#HNLondon - May 2018

Date: 
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 18:30
Source: 
Hacker News London
Attendees: 
110
City: 
London

Please RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hnlondon-may-2018-tickets-46034054095

London's largest tech meet-up is back for another round of fascinating and inspiring talks. We have the following delights planned for you

18:30 - Pizza and soft drinks

18:45 - Sponsor intros

18:50 - Nicole Kayode & Rita Mantler - Medixus: The Good, The Tech & The Ugly.
Medixus founders Nicole & Rita discuss the reality of developing a healthcare 'tech for good' product, their journey so far, and their grand vision: sharing knowledge and saving lives across the world.

19:10 - Ben Alun-Jones - Unmade: The convergence of software, hardware, knitwear.... and a bunch of other products.
Ben is the co-founder of Unmade.com, the leading customisation platform for the fashion industry.

19:30 - Break & Networking

19:50 - Kat Bowles - On ‘joining the (engineering) club’ as a woman
Kat Bowles is the Director of People and Talent @ OpenSignal and a Business Psychologist. Hear findings from Kat’s recent academic research (soon to be published) on how women in software engineering identify with their careers and experience ‘fitting in’, in a male-dominated industry. Also hear some tips on improving the inclusivity of the industry, part research driven, part experience driven (from working in the industry for the past seven years).

20:10 - Julien Callede - Co-founder @ Made.com
Title & description coming soon

HNLondon is sponsored by:

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