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How the New Normal is taking shape

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April 28, 2021

As the light grows at the end of the Lockdown tunnel, Newcastle Building Society CIO Manila McLean will be in conversation with Scott Logic General Manager Nigel Wilson, reflecting on their experiences of leading their respective businesses to address the challenges of the pandemic, and looking ahead to how their organisations will be returning to the office.

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Ministry of Testing Edinburgh

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April 14, 2021

At April's Ministry of Testing Edinburgh, Sofia Palamarchuk (Director and Board Member of software testing services company, Abstracta) will talk about enhancing mobile user experience through Performance Testing.

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NE:Tech – April 2021

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April 8, 2021

At April's NE:Tech, Ali Spittel—Senior Developer Advocate at AWS—will be speaking about how to 'Create an Application Backend in Clicks with the Amplify Admin UI'. She'll demonstrate how with Amplify you can build a scalable, full-stack application in minutes, backed by multiple AWS services including Cognito, Appsync and S3.

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South West Test #30

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March 31, 2021

At March's online South West Test, Alistair Goodall (Lead Software Quality Analyst at WorkForce Software) will be discussing Shifting Left, and Simon Prior (Head of the Digital QA team at EasyJet) will explore 'Growing a Culture of Quality'.

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How to build Mental Health Resilience

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March 31, 2021

Mental health is a continuum. Everyone continually moves up and down the continuum to varying degrees from positive mental health to mental distress. Mental health resilience is the ability to adapt or recover from a range of issues, including trauma, burnout and conflict. In this talk, Laurence Pisani (Head of Consultancy, London) will explore the various stressors that affect our mental health and share some strategies that will help you to improve your resilience.

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Laurence Pisani

Shouting out for Open Source Sustainability!

March 25, 2021

The prevalence of open source is the reason technology has developed at such a breakneck pace over the decades, but frankly the set-up just isn’t fair! This roundtable discussion hosted by Colin Eberhardt will explore the frustrations and more importantly the solutions for making open source more sustainable for the future.

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Colin Eberhardt

APAC Open Source in Fintech Meetup

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March 24, 2021

Symphony's Yong Sheng Tan, Developer Relations Technical Lead will talk on the recently contributed open source Symphony BDK for Java. José Pozo, VP of Core Development at Genesis will present on open source & low code platforms. 5pm Australian EDT/2am US EDT/6:00am GMT.

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Open Energy: Lessons from Open Banking

Steven Steer, Paul Fitton, Jonathan Haggarty
March 18, 2021

The global energy transition is well underway. Are there lessons to be learnt from other sectors that will allow the power sector to move faster, address business concerns sooner and deliver early value to stakeholders? Join this online event to gain insights and practical lessons from our expert panel: Ofgem’s Head of Data, Steven Steer; Northern Powergrid’s Head of Information Systems, Paul Fitton; and NatWest Group’s Head of Open Banking Technology, Jonathan Haggarty.

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NE:Tech – March 2021

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March 11, 2021

In this talk, PhD student Cameron Trotter will be discussing his research into how Machine Learning can be a force for good in helping protect some of the world's most vulnerable species by giving conservationists new insights about the animals they study.

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Agile North East

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March 9, 2021

March sees the return of the Lightning Talks competition! There will be six 8-minute talks and you can vote for your favourites. The winners will get one of a set of amazing prizes (including a Nintendo Switch on us)!

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