IoT with nothing but your Laptop With Pete Gallagher

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20 Chapel Street Unity Building · Liverpool

How to find us

We are a two-minute walk from the Moorfields train station or we have next door NPC multistory car parking for those of you who would prefer to drive

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Details

It is a privilege to welcome to Liverpool Pete Gallagher presenting a topic on IoT with nothing but your Laptop

Pete Gallagher is a Freelance Programmer and owner of PJG Creations Ltd. As well as being a happy programmer in just about every language, he also runs Notts IoT, co-organises Dot Net Notts, Notts Dev Workshop and sits on the board of LATi. Pete is also an active STEM Ambassador and Code Club Volunteer, and enjoys helping and encouraging young people into Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics subjects.

Although the cost of IoT hardware has reduced dramatically over the last few years, you still need to choose the right IoT option, figure out what accessories it needs, order it all from Amazon and wait for it to arrive. By that point, you’ve moved on to something else entirely, so it sits in a cupboard drawer for a year and a half before you get back around to thinking about it…. Then you realise that you need some components and wires… Back in the drawer it goes!

With the advent of HTML 5, so comes the ability to simulate a lot of IoT Kit right there in your web browser. Pete will take you through a few online simulators for IoT technology, which will give you a head start into the world of IoT. This way you can forgo all the procrastinating, and get to (virtually) creating!

This event couldn't be run without the support of our sponsors, we have arranged food and drinks so feel free to come down, socialise and take away the great knowledge our speaker will be sharing with us.

For any special dietary requirements, please drop one of our organisers a message before the event.

Location

This meeting is on floor 13, 20 Chapel Street Unity Building, Liverpool L3 9AG

If you have any special dietary requirements please let us know via the group message forum. (https://secure.meetup.com/messages/)

If you would need assistance to leave the building in the event of an evacuation then please let us know via the group message forum. (https://secure.meetup.com/messages/)

Schedule
Doors open from 18:00

Intro and welcome 18:40

Speakers from 18:50 (with a pizza break at some point )

Close ~21:00 (Don't feel bad if you have to leave early for a train/bus/lift home - no one will be offended)

Travel

Train - We are located just a couple of minutes walk from the Moorfields train station

Driving - There is a multi-story paid car park next door to the building we recommend - https://www.ncp.co.uk/find-a-car-park/car-parks/liverpool-moorfields/