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Start of year drinks

  • Jan 15, 2014 · 6:30 PM
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Hey MelbJVM'ers 

We trust you've had the opportunity to get some Christmas and Holiday cheer and you're slowly getting back into the swing of things at work. 

January is the month we meet for drinks.  Its pretty informal, no talks, no sponsors, just interested devs meeting up at a local and having a chat about Java, JVM languages, movies and race cars.

We're having drinks at CQ Bar, just up the road from the usual Peoplebank venue on Queen St, its between Little Collins and Bourke St.  We are in the Lanai Bar which is upstairs from the main bar, just for MelbJVM.

Just a note, as this event is a sponsor free, this is a self funded event.  However there is a decent bar menu at CQ and reasonably priced beers. We'll trust you'll like the venue and the excuse to enjoy some beers out of the heat.


The MelbJVM Organisers

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  • Taras D.

    I was excellent. Met new people, had few drinks.

    January 16, 2014

  • Nilay S.

    Very good interaction with a lot of people working in Java/JVM based technology. Looking forward to next meetup.

    January 16, 2014

    • Kon S.

      Thanks Nilay. Glad to meet you.

      January 16, 2014

  • Gopi Y.

    Sorry guys probably can't join, got a production issue.

    January 15, 2014

  • Kon S.

    Just a quick heads up we'll be in the Lanai Cocktail Bar.
    Thanks for registering. See you tonight.

    January 15, 2014

  • Tarcio Teseske S.

    Sorry guys, something importante came up. See you next time :)

    January 13, 2014

  • Timothy F.

    Sorry folks, I'm out. I have to work in London timezone Wed+Thu

    January 13, 2014

  • Dilan De S.

    Glad to join this group...Hope to see yall soon !

    1 · January 13, 2014

  • Anil S.

    Glat to join the group, what topics we going to talk about? or its just random? can't wait :-)

    January 2, 2014

    • Kon S.

      Hi Anil, thx for joining the group. Usually January we just do an informal drinks at a pub since everyone is still in holiday mode. That said, if anyone wants to talk briefly about what projects & tech they've been playing with over the break then we can easily accommodate that.

      January 3, 2014

  • Kon S.

    Okay, given the first Wednesday of Jan falls on New Years Day, it may be a bit hard to have a coherent meetup topic! :-)

    So we'll move this a few weeks ahead. We usually do drinks at a bar but open to suggestions for other activities.

    Open to dates (Keeping with Wednesday I suggest Wed 15th / Wed 22nd?) but let me know what suits.

    December 2, 2013

Our Sponsors

  • Thoughtworks

    Food Bev + Venue for June, August, Dec '15 meetup

  • Docmosis

    Food + Bev + Nametag + Awesomeness Sponsor for 2015 / 2016

  • Jetbrains

    Prizes for group attendees

  • Aconex

    Venue + Beverage sponsor for Sept.

  • Peoplebank

    Providing a room with a view for our meetup plus food & bev sponsorship

  • N Squared

    MelbJVM's 'AFL Duke' logo. Courtesy: Noel Richards

  • O'Reilly Media

    50% off most ebooks/videos & 40% off most print books. Use code: PCBW

  • Queens Collective

    Melbourne's Home to World-Class Startups. 20 Queen Street

  • Azul Systems

    Food, Beverage & Speaker Sponsorship of MelbJVM 2014 finale.

  • Oracle

    Food and Beverage sponsorship for MelbJVM. Provider of raffle goodies.

  • Plumbr

    Food & beverage sponsor August 2014.

  • Pivotal Inc

    Food and Beverage sponsor for the October 2013 meetup

  • Chronicle

    Food, Beverage & Speaker Sponsorship of the March 13th 2014 meetup

  • Vaadin

    Food, Beverage and feature speaker for Feb 2014 meetup

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