10:00 AM till 15:00 PM January 18th 2020Book your free ticket
University of Newcastle
Hunter St & Auckland St,
Newcastle NSW 2300
10:15AM CFP Advice (video)
10:35AM What Should I Speak About (brainstorming)
11:00AM Proposal Writing Practice
11:15AM Crafting Your Bio (video and brainstorming)
12:00PM Lunch (catered)
12:30PM Caring for Your Audience (group work)
1:00PM Your Perfect Tech Talk (video)
1:15PM Proposal Writing and Mentor Feedback
1:45PM The Art of Slide Design (video)
2:05PM Proposal Writing and Mentor Feedback
2:30PM The Day of Your Talk (video)
2:45PM Attendees present their talk proposal
3:00PM Family photo and event close
Some things that might be handy to bring along would be:
• Pen and paper for all important brainstorming
• A laptop to put together you talk proposal AND be able to submit it to a number of conferences!
• If you have a spare laptop that someone else in need might be able to use that would be amazing
Importantly you need to bring bags full of enthusiasm, ideas and positive energy for you and your fellow attendees!
Reason for being involved in workshop: To help improve the Newcastle software development and tech community.
About Klee: Klee is a Software Developer working at nib and organiser of the Newcastle Coders Group. He is an Agile and Clean Code advocate who loves to talk about what we can do to build better quality, maintainable software. Outside of software development Klee is a fan of Martial Arts, Netflix and spending time with his wife and cats.
Reason for being involved in workshop: To help improve the Newcastle community.
About Anjali: Anjali is Software Development Manager at nib. She is passionate about building quality software solutions using the Agile process. Outside of work, Anjali loves to read with an aim to learn something new every day, enjoy travelling and exploring new places with her husband.
Reason for being involved in workshop: Help people to share great ideas and insights.
About Siobhan: Manager, Integrated Innovation Network (I2N) and Innovation at University of Newcastle
Getting to the venue
Is there a public transportation stop near the venue? Yes
Are public transportation stops accessible to people using mobility devices? Yes
Are public transportation stops accessible to people using service animals? Yes
Are public transportation stops accessible to people who are sight impaired? Yes
Is the area around the venue safe and well-lit? No
How close is parking to the venue?
On-street parking is available
Are there costs associated with parking?
Is the parking lot well-lit? No
Is the parking lot gated? No
Is the parking lot guarded? No
Accessing the venue
Is there any building security? No
What is the process for entering?
Are there steps going into the building or space?
Are there ramps or elevators?
Are elevator buttons of an appropriate height for wheelchair users to reach?
Is there affordable childcare at or near the venue?
Is there a quiet room? Yes
There are various meeting rooms on all floors of the building.
Is there a nursing room for parents with a newborn? Yes
Located on ground floor. Includes armchair, fridge, microwave and sink.
Is the venue safe for small children? Yes
Children will require supervision as we are unable to provide childcare.
Is the space easily navigable for people using mobility devices or service animals? Yes
Do chairs in the venue have arms? No
Are food and (non-alcoholic) drinks allowed in the space? Yes
How many bathrooms (both single and multiple occupancy) are available?
How many wheelchair accessible stalls are there?
How many gender-neutral bathrooms are available?