August Newsletter is out
By Vicky Twomey-Lee in Dublin Aug. 15, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
[Note: Apologies, we are experience some database backup problems at the moment, but I've reposted this update and included a raffle (another lost post). Sorry for any inconvenienced caused.]
I am so excited that I want to mention it again.
Awesome news, confirmed 2nd Beginners #Python workshop at Blanch library in Oct. Limited to 15 places & PCs provided. Dets coming soon. 🐍❤️🌈— Coding Grace (@CodingGrace) August 14, 2017
Event details are coming soon, so keep your 👀 peeled.
I'll be heading to ShipItCon on Aug 25, maybe I get to bump into some folks there, so say "Hi!" if you see me.
Since our newsletter went out earlier this month, a few events have popped up since. Please find them listed below, and feel free to add more in the comments section, sharing is caring! 🌈❤️
There's a couple of announcements (a couple are the same as last month) that I want to highlight here in this post, please help if you can, the following groups are doing amazing things. 🤜🤛
Call for Women in Open Source
Dublin Open Source User Group is looking for speakers for their "Women in Open Source" event in August.
Interested? E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for Women in AI
PyCon Ireland Call for Papers
- When: Sat Oct 20 - Sun Oct 21 @ Radisson Blu, D7
- Details: https://pyconie17.python.ie/
Offers for upcoming conferences
10% Discount for UXDX
- When: Oct 4-7th @ RDS
- We're partnering with UXDX to offer a discount of 10%.
- Check out their website for an amazing lineup and use this link use the code "CODEGRACE" https://uxdxconf.com/tickets
DiversityStock Ticket Offer for SaaStock
- When: September 18th – 20th @ RDS
- More info: https://www.saastock.com/blog/view/in-search-of-diversity-at-saastock
Raffle for an in-game voucher for Eden Isle: Paradise Resort
My IrishGameDev friend, Elaine Reynolds (who was also one of our International Women's Day Diversity Games event speakers last year) just released a game called Eden Isle: Paradise Resort.
She's offered an in-game voucher for CodingGracers, I'm extending the deadline as there was a glitch with our site today re. lost blog posts. Good luck!
Azure Dublin Meetup - the ups and downs of running GPU compute jobs in Azure
- When: Thursday, August 17, 18:15 @ TechMeetup.space
Dublin Tech Talks: We will be having fun with block-chains
- When: Thursday, August 17, 19:00 @ Venue TBC
Dublin Video Game Development Meetup
- When: Saturday, August 19, 17:30 - 21:00 @ Token Dublin
Ruby Ireland: High Performance Ruby & A.I. Newbies
- When: Wednesday, August 23, 18:30 @ Zendesk
Dublin R: R for Geospatial Analysis : Mapping Small Areas
- Thursday, August 24, 18:30 @ AIB Grafton St
Data Scientists Ireland: [Limerick] Introduction to R & The Tidyverse Toolkit - Weekend Workshop
- When: Saturday, August 26, 10:30 - 16:30 @ UL Pavilion
Google Developers Group in Galway Meetup: Polymer Event - "Why Polymer"
- When: Tuesday, August 29, 19:00 - 21:00 @ The PorterShed
BelfastJS - August Meetup @ Puppet
- When: Wednesday, August 30, 18:30 to 21:00 @ Puppet, Belfast
Dublin Swift Meetup
- When: Thursday, August 31, 18:30 @ Zendesk