1333 2nd Street, Floor 2, Santa Monica, CA
Please invite a non-coder friend as your guest to help us celebrate two full years of building a more diverse and beginner-friendly tech community!
And we have lots to celebrate: our community has grown to over 4600 members, we’ve hosted over 300 events, and we now have several weekly groups meeting all over Los Angeles -- plus a chapter in Seoul, Korea! So help us celebrate two years of learning and teaching code together by participating in our show-and-tell night. :)
We want talks from beginners and experts alike! Here’s our call for speakers:
• Submit your proposals at this form: https://goo.gl/forms/i3pusPef0Ao0D8aU2 no later than Tuesday January 24th, 2017.
• Teach us something new that you’ve just learned yourself, or share a project that you've built, or just share a weird bug that you finally fixed! However big or small, just be sure to tell us a story that shows why more people should learn to code and how it can change your life for the better!
• Our audience is super diverse, with many people who are NEW to programming, so provide context for the bigger picture (why is this important/why is it interesting?) and use plain English whenever possible. Details and technical terms are great as long as you make them easy to understand.
• Lightning talks and demos should aim to be 5 minutes or less. (They can be as short as 30 seconds if you just want to share one quick trick!)
• Wherever possible, show us demos, images, mockups, sample code, animated GIFs -- really paint us a picture using some key details to enlighten and inspire us!
We’ll be hosting tech talk workshops leading up to our big event, so you can practice your public speaking and get feedback from our community. This is a great way to level up your coding career, especially if you’re still a beginner!
Remember to submit your lightning talk proposals at this form: https://goo.gl/forms/i3pusPef0Ao0D8aU2 no later than Tuesday, January 24th, 2017.
Agenda for our big Jan 31 event:
6:30pm - Food, drinks, and speed networking!
7:30pm - Lots of awesome lightning talks and demos! (Talk topics will be added here as they're accepted on a rolling basis)
9pm - Raffle off prizes for our speakers! (Code related swag, books, and more!)
9:30pm - Wrap up and help us finish the food!
The parking garage below the building costs $7 after 6pm. There is also a city parking structure #4 next door [masked]nd St) with 90 minutes free parking.
A huge thanks to our sponsors:
Thanks to Pivotal Labs for sponsoring our event and hosting us at their beautiful Santa Monica office!
And thanks to CodePen for connecting us with their worldwide coding community and sponsoring some cool swag for us!
Here to learn new things and meet new people. Let's learn all the things!!!
Hoping to improve my programming skill set
I'm a major trier of stuff.
Excited to learn how to code & meet cool peeps!
Beyond beginner.. but not quite ninja.