Past Meetup

#nerdlearn x NSNorth presents: Getting ready for the Apple Watch

This Meetup is past

55 people went

Price: CA$5.00 /per person

TWG

425 Adelaide St W #300 · Toronto, ON

How to find us

Our studio is located at Adelaide St W & Brant (Adelaide & Spadina is the nearest main intersection)

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Details

We’re teaming up with our friends from NSNorth (http://nsnorth.ca/) for a #nerdlearn that’s dedicated to the Apple Watch.

#nerdlearn is our night for Toronto developers who love to learn. Join TWG and event host Dessy Daskalov (CTO, Nudge Rewards) for a fun and friendly night exploring a particularly pressing topic with a panel of expert developers. Pizza, drinks and good times guaranteed.

With the Apple Watch due to be released in April, it’s an exciting time for developers to be exploring the wearable space. You may be wondering what sort of opportunities are out there for devs to make an impact, or if dedicating resources to developing for the Apple Watch is a smart move right now.

Join us on Thursday, February 19th for a special NSNorth edition of #nerdlearn and let our panelists guide you. You will hear their perspectives on what it’s like developing and designing for the Apple Watch, the impact it may have on their business, and whether or not you need to be planning for it.

Panelists: Brian Gilham (http://twitter.com/bgilham) of TWG, Mark Pavlidis (http://twitter.com/mhp) of Flixel Photos Inc., Philippe Casgrain (http://twitter.com/@philippec) of NSNorth and Georgia Dow (http://twitter.com/Georgia_Dow) of iMore.

Working on your own Apple Watch app? Thinking about it? Come on out! Bring your friends, have some pizza and beer, and #nerdlearn with us and some great panelists.

About #nerdlearn

#nerdlearn is a super casual, pizza-fuelled jam for developers who love to learn. The event takes place at TWG’s studio (425 Adelaide St W, #300).

Doors open at 6pm and we’ll have drinks and pizza on offer whilst you mingle with other developers. The panel starts at 6:30 p.m. and will run for about an hour. Although we do have a general plan for the discussion, we encourage you to get involved throughout the hour, ask our panelists tough questions, and shout out your opinions.

Dessy Daskalov will be on hand to keep the fighting clean and field your questions. The more you #nerdlearn, the happier our panelists are!

Please pass on this invitation - bring your developer and designer friends!

About NSNorth

NSNorth (http://nsnorth.ca/) is Canada's independent conference crafted specifically for developers and designers who specialize in Apple's platforms of iOS and Mac. Taking place at the Fairmont Le Château Montebello, from April 10 - 12, 2015, it’s a chance to come together with your peers to learn new perspectives, new technologies, and new paths to profitability.

Tickets to NSNorth (http://nsnorth.ca/#ticketDiscussion) are $699 but #nerdlearn attendees can save $25 when booking by using the code NERDLEARN. We'll have even more amazing NSNorth discounts for you during the event so be sure to sign up!

Register for NSNorth (http://nsnorth.ca/#ticketDiscussion)

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The Working Group (http://www.theworkinggroup.ca/) (TWG) designs digital products. We like code and helping our community, and #nerdlearn is one of our oldest events. We're always looking for smart people to join our team, and currently have openings for a Senior Mobile Developer (http://www.theworkinggroup.ca/careers/position.html#MobileDev) and aSenior Software Engineer. (http://www.theworkinggroup.ca/careers/position.html#SeniorDev)