Queer Code

Queer Code London
Queer Code London
Public group

Scott Logic

13 Charles II St · London

How to find us

The building is next to the Phantom of the Opera. We're on the 5th floor.

Location image of event venue

Details

Hello Queer Coders, we're back from our summer holidays! Join us for another evening of talks, food and mingling.

Arrival & food 6:30pm
Talk: Sam Sneddon - Getting Involved with Web Standards 7pm - 7:30pm
Talk: Callum Akehurst-Ryan - How Diversity and Inclusion help testing 7:30pm - 8pm
Leave 8:30pm

Getting Involved with Web Standards

Web standards can seem intimidating to outsiders, as there are many venues, and it’s easy to feel like an imposter or not experienced enough when there tends to be so many browser developers around. In this talk, I’ll explain where and how to usefully contribute, and how to do so comfortably.

How Diversity and Inclusion help testing

Socially designed systems and products benefit greatly from considering different viewpoints and people. Let’s discuss how smashing monoculture can greatly help with designing and testing products.

About our speakers

Sam (they/them) nowadays works on making browsers more interoperable through a massive shared testsuite, used and contributed to by all major browser vendors. They have worked on and around browsers for the past decade, working on everything from testing JavaScript implementations to reforming the testing of CSS standards.

Callum (he/him) is a Senior Test Engineer with 11 years of experience across multiple domains from finance to public safety. His technical skills and keen interest in exploratory testing techniques are backed up with a passion for team engagement and the advocation for the integration of testers into agile teams. Using his background in psychology, Callum has recently been engaging teams with quality narratives surrounding human factors; providing insights on how individual and diverse users will engage and experience their products in different ways. In his spare time he’s also a kick-ass Dungeon Master.

Accessibility

The event room and kitchen facilities are all located on the 5th floor, accessible by lift. Toilets on the ground floor have step-free access whilst other toilets are up one flight of stairs; toilet markers for these toilets are gendered. There are no steps into the building, when you arrive, ring the buzzer and someone will let you into the building.

Photo by Ash Edmonds on Unsplash
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