Upcoming tech events to look forward to
Looking to upskill and meet some like-minded individuals? Then we’ve got you covered. This week we’re highlighting some upcoming digital and tech-related events across Melbourne that are definitely worth checking out.
Digital Marketing Trends: Next Gen Marketing and Analytics Fireside Chat
Who: Collective Campus with guest speakers from xLabs and Kepler Analytics
What: The rise of the Internet of Things and the wearable devices means that there’s more data than ever before for marketers and data analysts to tap into. This informal event will bring together Richard Kuta from xLabs and David Mah from Kepler Analytics who will share their thoughts on big data, marketing and analytics, and how brands can tap into these new developments. There’ll also be a Q&A and time to network afterwards.
When: Thursday 31 March, 6pm-8pm
Where: Collective Campus, 20 Queen Street, Melbourne
A Look Inside Metro: The ABC’s Media Transcoding Service
Who: Daphne Chong, Technical Lead in the API and Backend Services team at the ABC
What: This one is for the software developers. Daphne will take attendees through the national public broadcaster’s new media transcoding system called Metro, which converts various sources of content into standardised format for their catch-up service, iView. Learn about the system at a high level, hear about the technical difficulties they’ve faced, what results they’ve achieved so far, and what they plan to do in the future.
When: Monday 18 April 2016 from 5:30pm-8:30pm
Where: El Coco, 120 King St Melbourne
Design Thinking Experience
Who: Collective Campus and the School of Design Thinking
What: This three-day hands-on course will give participants a solid understanding of the Design Thinking principles. Participants will be given the chance to complete two projects while undertaking the course, as they apply the Design Thinking principles of empathy, collaboration and experimentation to their work. This way of thinking engenders collaboration and equips adherents with the skills to solve complex problems in exciting ways. Perfect for business leaders and entrepreneurs who are looking to develop new business models and inspire their teams.
When: Three full days, 9am-5:30pm, 18-20 April, 2016
Where: On campus, on-site at your organisation, or third-party sites such as conferences. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (03) 9996 1257 for bookings and enquiries.
These are just a select few. For even more events, courses and meetups, we recommend you check out www.meetup.com and search through the myriad of groups and events on offer.