Past Meetup

May Meetup - Tech recon of Blackberry OS 10 and QNX

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Date: Tuesday 21 May 2013 (3rd Tues every month)

Time: 18:00 - 20:30

Title: Recon of Blackberry OS 10

Abstract: An entertaining and informal review of the recently announced BlackBerry offering. The BB Z10 runs QNX, a stable and reliable embedded OS, and the BES management tools have changed too. This talk will give a high level overview, some interesting detail, and a few demos.

Speaker: Mark Turner has wide technical experience in web technologies, growing interest in embedded systems, and has spent significant time 'under the hood' with the BlackBerry 10 prior to release. Recent activities include Ruby-based server techniques for HTML5 and web apps on QNX.

Purpose: To bring together system administrators, ICT professionals, computer/network programmers/administrators. Visitors welcome. Bring friends or colleagues; we welcome visitors. Please consider the benefits of becoming a member: .


18:00 Pre-meeting drinks and snacks in Google's Corroboree Tech Talk room

18:30 Meeting commences promptly - don't be late!
- Introductions and any general business
- Mark's BlackBerry 10 presentation
- Q & A

20:30 Close - optionally adjourn to nearby pub for anyone keen to continue discussion.

RSVP: You must RSVP before noon on the day, here or by email to william.shipway at Google's security requirements mean we must know who's attending. If arriving after 6:30pm, please call an organiser on 0417 401581 or 0430 453732.

Archive: This meeting won't be recorded, sorry. Previous presentation recordings are posted at

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