Triangle Modern Web + Devs@RTP -Growth in Tech, Diversity & Inclusion, and more!

2019-04-25
Organizer: Modern Web (Triangle)
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This is a special Triangle Modern Web + Devs@RTP event! This event is co-hosted with Angular RTP, TriangleJS, GDG Triangle, Triangle NodeJS, Triangle ReactJS, and TriangleRB.

Special thanks to Nutanix, Vaco, All Things Open, and This Dot Labs for sponsoring the event.

This will be held from 6:30PM - 9:30PM on April 25, 2019 at Nutanix 701 W Main St Suite 700 · Durham, NC

We have some amazing talks planned for you!

Our lineup of speakers:

Speaker - Todd Jordan
Talk - TBA

Speaker - Ben McCormick
Title- A Second Set Of Eyes: Getting The Most From Code Reviews

Description - Effective code reviews can improve code quality, spread knowledge around the team, create avenues for mentorship and clarify gaps in understanding. But many teams go without them or fail to reap all of the benefits that they might bring. This talk will discuss practical steps for implementing better code reviews that benefit your whole team.

Lightning Talks:

Speaker - Mark Haplin
Talk - Working with Hugo, the Static Site Generator

Speaker - Tracy Lee
Title - Diversity and Inclusion in Tech
Description - Everyone is talking about diversity and inclusion these days. But why does it really matter? And if you’ve had a hard time finding women to hire, how do you solve that problem? What are some ways companies have done D&I right, and how can you learn from them?

Speaker - Daniel Amadi
Talk - How to grow the tech community in your home

Speaker - Eugene Amadi
Talk - When to grow the tech community in your home

Speaker - Timothy Amadi
Talk - Why you need to grow the tech community in your home

Speaker - Rob Ocel

Title - A Geometric Analogy For Software Development

Description - Want a simple way to understand and explain the relationship between requirements and implementations? Requirement constraints vs assumptions? Implementations and tests? I'll share a visualization that I've used as a mentor to help newer developers understand these concepts!

Speaker - Maria Lamardo
Talk - TBA

See you in a few weeks!

Parking Instructions:

The West Pettigrew Parking Deck
704 W. Pettigrew Street, Durham, NC 27701 - https://goo.gl/maps/A7yKuytr7fD2

You can bring the parking ticket from this parking lot to the office for validation - Please use the following walking instructions to the office: Walk North on South Gregson Street to Main Street. Make a right on Main Street and cross over Duke Street using the crosswalk at the traffic light. The Chesterfield main entrance is located on Main Street.

There is limited free parking behind the building (on the intersection of S Duke St and W Peabody St https://goo.gl/maps/HmmH2q6ePbJ2). If you park here, make sure it is only behind OUR building.

There is also street parking.

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