Tech Nottingham July 2019: Intellectual Property And Gamification

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This month we have a fun jam-packed event with talks from Kulpreet Virdi, Jorge Andrés Martínez and Nader Al-Shamma. Plus we've got free food and drinks provided at the event thanks to our sponsors.

Everyone is welcome and there are no tickets required. Just turn up - it's free!


**Let’s Play A Game: A Quick Introduction To Gamification**
by Jorge Andrés Martínez and Nader Al-Shamma

Ever wondered how you can put a little fun back into your work? In this talk Nader and Jorge give a high-level introduction to Gamification. How playful game mechanics can be implemented in everyday life and work to help increase motivation, encourage greater engagement and foster greater collaboration. The talk will be presented by Nader Al-Shamma and Jorge Andrés Martínez who will walk through the basics of what gamification is, to whom it may appeal to, why organisations might want to adopt it and how it can be implemented.

*About Jorge*
Jorge Andrés Martínez is a games & UX designer specialising in Gamification, he works with organisations helping them innovating and implementing game mechanics in different environments to deliver products, strategies and creative spaces.

Jorge also has a passion for cultivating creative talent and works with a variety of artistic individuals to help them focus their skills and commercialise their abilities. To top it all off, he is a well-known triangle soloist.

*About Nader*
Nader Al-Shamma is a software engineer, published academic and conference speaker, specializing in Web and Mobile development.

Nader has a keen interest in the relationship people have with technology and how software can be used for good. He works with organisations to help them get the most out of technology and drive their digital growth forward.

He is passionate about building teams and fostering the creativity needed to develop innovative and engaging products.


**Intellectual Property Explained Through The Medium Of Pokémon**
by Kulpreet Virdi

Have you ever heard the terms “trade mark”, “patent” or “copyright” and wonder what they mean? Have you created something new and are wondering how to protect your invention? In this talk Kulpreet will explain the basics of intellectual property rights, including the different types of intellectual property rights, why they are important and how you can protect them.

Kulpreet loves to keep her legal talks fun so all of this will be explained through the medium of Pokémon!

*About Kulpreet*
Kulpreet is a junior associate Intellectual Property solicitor at Browne Jacobson LLP who specialises in transactional intellectual property matters. Kulpreet advises clients on how to protect their intellectual property rights and also has experience in drafting and negotiating intellectual property contracts such as research and development agreements, licensing agreements and assignments.

Kulpreet is also an avid video gamer, gym goer, cosplayer and has a (verging on unhealthy) obsession with Assassin’s Creed.


*Win Stuff At Tech Nottingham!*

We'll also be giving away two 1 year subscriptions to a JetBrains product of your choice, including Resharper, IntelliJ and PHPStorm. You know the drill: attend and tweet on the #TechNott hashtag to be in with a chance!


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