10:00 AM till 16:00 PM January 18th 2020Book your free ticket
Reason for being involved in workshop: Because I'm bored of Belgian conference. Their content remains the same years after years and they don't seem to understand the value of diversity in their program. I want to fight back against male panel.
About Manon: Co-founder of HackYourFuture Belgium (a coding school for refugees based in Brussels) and a Wikipedia lover trying to increase to kill the gender gap there. Currently cycling from Brussels to Tokyo.
Reason for being involved in workshop: I love to see more diverse speakers present at tech conferences and I'm happy to share my knowledge so that anyone gets the opportunity to become a rockstar speaker.
About Nick: For the past 20 years, Nick has been working with a variety of technologies and has been delivering talks at meetups, conferences in Belgium and internationally. He currently works as a Developer Relations Lead at Microsoft.
Reason for being involved in workshop: I love sharing my experience and helping those I can with my experience in tech. I am passionate about learning and sharing, and very curious about tech and what is next to come!
About Marta: Marta is the Marketing and Community Manager at Hackages, where she supports the dev team in their activities and learning. As an event organiser, she takes care of all the dev activities at Hackages and helps her team in submitting talks and proposals to participate at external events.
Reason for being involved in workshop: I want to mentor people because I walked a long road as a person with autism (and a volunteer) and since last 2 years I travel all arround the world to share my experiences at conferences. I want to help others to go for their dreams and share their insights
About Dennie: Dennie is Microsoft MVP Developer Technologies and has experience in accessibility in with Microsoft technologies. In daily life Dennie is president and developer at DDSoft, a nonprofit in function of People With Disabilities. Dennie invented technical solutions and systems to help people with disabilities to participate in their daily life. Thanks to his autism he's the right man at the right spot to contribute as a volunteer in function of people with disabilities.
Reason for being involved in workshop: Hello, I've been giving presentations for 15 years. I am also leading a user group and organizing meetups and more significant conferences. I think it is essential to open up and give people tools and opportunities to be included in the Technical communities regardless of their gender, age, origins, and so on.
About Isabelle: Isabelle Van Campenhoudt is a MVP DataPlatform who has been working for more than 20 years in the world of databases; she lives in Belgium and has strong experience in Business Intelligence and Database Administration. Trainer (Microsoft Certified Trainer), speaker and consultant.
Getting to the venue
Is there a public transportation stop near the venue? Yes
Train, Metro, Bus: Brussels Central Station
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? Yes
How close is parking to the venue?
Are there costs associated with parking?
Is the parking lot well-lit? Yes
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?
The door will be open and someone will be waiting for you at the reception.
Are there steps going into the building or space?
Please follow the signage in the building.
Are there ramps or elevators?
Are elevator buttons of an appropriate height for wheelchair users to reach?
Wheelchair users can enter the building from a separate entrance. Please call us prior to arrival!
Is there affordable childcare at or near the venue?
We will provide childcare if needed.
Is there a quiet room? Yes
Is there a nursing room for parents with a newborn? Yes
Is the venue safe for small children? Yes
Is the space easily navigable for people using mobility devices or service animals? No
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?