Makers Alumni Talks Night 0.0.2

location Makers Academy | 6:30 PM-8:30 PM Thursday 14 January 2016 (GMT)

A night of talks with Makers alumni

Food and drinks

We'll have platters from POD and some wine and beer to start. Thank you to Makers Academy for sponsoring us.


React & Styleguide-Driven Development by Ethel Ng

Ethel will give a quick introduction to React, and talk about how React makes creating and maintaining style guides easier, using as a case study.

My 20% project: the Seal Slackbot by Tatiana Soukiassian

As part of Tatiana's 20% project at GDS, she developed a Slackbot that reminds developers of their team's pull requests that are awaiting review. Tatiana will talk about why and how the seal was built, and what she learned from building it.

FYI, slots are allocated using first come, first served.

Submit a talk

List of talk submissions

Lightning talks

Anyone can sign up on the night. 5 min each. We'll have time for up to four lightning talks.


  • 6:30pm Food and drinks (TBC)
  • 6:50pm First talk
  • 7:15pm Break
  • 7:25pm Lightning talks
  • 7:50pm Second talk
  • 8:15pm Retrospective
  • 8:20pm Adjourn to The Culpeper pub


The retro board and action points from 0.0.1 and latest discussion is in the #talks channel of our Makers Alumni Slack. Please join in.




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