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FUSION IS AN EVENT FOR TECH PASSIONATE PEOPLE IN THE MIDLANDS, HELD IN BIRMINGHAM CITY CENTRE WITH A FOCUS ON ENGAGING, THOUGHT PROVOKING TALKS IN AN INFORMAL, SOCIABLE ENVIRONMENT.
We aim to provide a forum for innovation, ideas and discussion, with a side order of delicious food from local providers and a few beers thrown in for good measure.
Our focus is to bring the local Tech community together over insightful talks, good food, and conversation; a networking event with a difference.
Please see the event Code of Conduct here http://confcodeofconduct.com - general overview; everyone is welcome, be nice to people, include others and have a great time!
(Due to Sponsorship Requirements we are not accepting ticket requests from BDM's/Recruiters at this moment in time)
Rabeb Othmani - Developer Advocate at Nexmo
Talk: What Developers Want
There is so much going on in the tech world nowadays, new programming languages, new APIs and new tools everyday. Trying to keep up with all of it can be challenging. So how can we guarantee a smooth developer experience?
Paul Dragoonis - Software Consultant at Office of the Public Guardian (OPG)
Talk: Delivering; Continuously
Paul, a member of the Jenkins and PHP open source projects, will share his experiences of rolling out Continuous Integration pipelines, with a focus on recently doing this for OPG. We'll discuss strategic approaches taken to really get the most out of tools such as Jenkins, AWS and Docker.
Jacob Clarkson - CTO at Amigo
Talk: Let's build a portable cloud application! (LIVE DEMOS!! 30-40 minute talk)
The Go team at Google recently released (24th July) Go Cloud, a project that aims to make Go the "language of choice for developers building portable cloud applications". But what is a "portable cloud application"? Are they worth building? We'll seek to answer these questions and more through building an example app in ~real-time.