What We’re Talking About

Metadata

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Election photo approved

A week after the data retention legislation, Senator Scott Ludlum offers an overview of what we know about what’s being collected and a roadmap for impacting policy in this area.

The Economy of Things

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sanjay-pannikar

How eCommerce and the Internet of Things might intersect… Sanjay from IBM will talk design thinking for good user experiences and outline the IBM/Samsung proof of concept that turns the Internet of Things into the Economy of Things. Telehash, bit torrent and the blockchain; objects linked with contracts and payments.

Docker

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The open platform for developers and sys admins to build, ship, and run distributed applications. We show how to quickly assemble apps from components, ship faster and run the same app, unchanged, on laptops, data center VMs, and any cloud. It’s a ‘get your feet wet’ session, not designed for advanced users.

Presented by Docker @ Australian Technology Park in Sydney

JS: Really Reacting to communications about components

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craig-sharkie

React, Skate.js, OpenTok. JavaScript has long ago learnt the lesson that small libraries working together can create a sum greater than their parts – and when your parts are Real Time Communication, Web Components, and React’s Shadow DOM that sum takes some beating.

Presented by Craig Sharkie @ Australian Technology Park in Sydney

Consent

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emma-holten-feature

Mapping our values to our online behaviour… Emma addresses the differences between consensual and non-consensual sharing and asks the web industry to provide online tools that help delineate them.

Blockchain 2.0

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Jason-William

What is the blockchain and where is it headed? How can it be used for things other than the transference of value? You’ll get examples of how smart contracts and multisignature applications will change the face of business.

Presented by Jason Williams @ Australian Technology Park in Sydney

bricksandmortar.com.au

MELBOURNE SYDNEY ONLINE
cameron-digorgio

Some of the smartest cookies in the digital strategy business talk through their approach to digital strategy development using real-world businesses as case studies.

Presented by Cameron De Giorgio @ Victoria University in Melbourne

When Operations matter

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mikel lindsaar

Once you’ve handed over, who looks after these sites? What risks are involved? Who is liable if they are hacked or compromised? What solutions are available and how can you protect yourself and your company?

Presented by Mikel Lindsaar @ Australian Technology Park in Sydney

GovCMS

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Open source opportunities and realities… GovCMS is the new web Content Management System and cloud platform for Australian Government agencies. What is GovCMS trying to achieve and how will it work?

Presented by Christopher Harrop streamed live from Canberra

Accessibility risk & reward

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vivienne_conway

You’ve seen the Coles case in the news. What lies ahead in accessibility compliance? Vivienne will outline who is most at risk and what web developers can do to mitigate risks for clients and bake in accessibility preparedness.

Viral for fun, not profit

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Ben Dechrai

Here’s where you learn to write a virus. Have you seen a virus in the wild? What was its function? How did it hide? This session will outline the principles of virus writing, including cryptography and virus-scanner circumvention. It includes a live demo of the creation of a new virus.

Presented by Ben Dechrai @ Victoria University in Melbourne

Moment in Time

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Luke-Feldman

Designing & developing a new access to file-sharing… Moment in Time networking allows instant file-sharing and polling without downloads or pre-registration. It works on all devices. Luke Feldman talks about developing TouchPoint.

Presented by Luke Feldman @ Victoria University in Melbourne

Continuous Delivery

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darrell-king

Beyond Continuous Integration… Darrell King outlines critical steps towards Continuous Delivery adoption with a recent case study.

Presented by Darrell King @ Australian Technology Park in Sydney

Crash course: ladies in tech

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kate raynes-goldie

What’s changing for women in technology and what’s not? In this panel we’ll tell you how to make your events and teams inclusive and welcoming so that everyone reaps the benefits of having awesome ladies around!

Skills that matter

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ashley-aitken

Industry organisations and university students alike lament the lack of job readiness of graduates, and courses not being current with what is needed in industry. What are the issues surrounding this? How can the web industry have greater input? How can web-focused higher education courses stay ahead of the curve?

Side projects

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matt-lambie

What different models exist for entrepreneurial side-projects at web development and design companies? Let’s share some different ways of generating entrepreneurial culture (rather than everyone keeping it all to themselves).

Pitches

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Fancy elevator

Give us your elevator pitch. You’ve got two minutes.

Where You run the show

Puppet

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Stephen Wallace demonstrates the power of the Puppet. This open source configuration management utility automates software delivery. Learn how to automate tasks that sys admins have been doing manually for years.

Presented by Stephen Wallace @ Australian Technology Park in Sydney

Playing with corporates

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zane-prickett

Thanks to the digital disruption, large corporates are re-thinking their ideas about innovation. Coke, Arup, HBF, RAC, BankWest and others are putting money into hackathons, looking for ideas and opening up their databases to developers.

Tweaks

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Patrik-Affentranger

What do you do that works? Share a tip or a tweak that makes life easy. Lightning talks that will get you business-changing benefits in a matter of minutes.

Master of your domain (names)

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jo-lim

You almost certainly register .au domain names for your clients. Would you like to be able to bulk transfer your domain names between registrars? Do you want improved management tools? Jo Lim from auDA will explain their new program for domain name resellers.

Presented by Jo Lim @ Victoria University in Melbourne

Agile Padawan

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DonnaBenjamin

Agile methods of software development have really taken off. Lean, XP, Scrum, Kanban… What do they all mean?

Presented by Donna Benjamin @ Victoria University in Melbourne

Call that a BRIEF?

PERTH SYDNEY MELBOURNE ONLINE
miles_burke

We’ve all had the experience of a client giving us a brief on a scribbled bit of paper, right? Bam Creative founder Miles Burke will share how both clients and industry can tackle bad briefs, and get back to creating awesome work with less head-scratching.

Is it just You?

moderator

Or is this problem widespread? If it’s widespread, what can we do about it collectively? Let’s identify what the challenges are. A structured investigation of what is missing in our industry.

A panel session with a Moderator

Does your website speak Mandarin?

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Daniel Roffman

What makes for an effective web presence in China? To succeed, your site needs more than direct language translation.

Presented by Daniel Roffman

Data is beautiful

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Telerik’s John Bristowe showcases Kendo UI DataViz – a library of interactive charts and graphs that enable beautiful visualizations of your data.

Presented by John Bristowe @ Australian Technology Park in Sydney

Meetup repeatup

SYDNEY PERTH MELBOURNE ONLINE
bret-treasure

How many JavaScript meetup groups does it take to change an LED light bulb? Anyone can start a meetup group and many of us do. But managing, promoting and sustaining a meetup group takes time.

Presented by Bret Treasure @ Australian Technology Park in Sydney