Hello Melburnians! Please take a look at what’s happening and we look forward to any feedback you might have. Have a great week!
Humphrey and Geoff
Melbourne StartupDigest is curated by:
Humphrey Laubscher - Co-Founder of a stealth startup focused on improving businesses through customer feedback and loyalty engagement
Geoff Burns – Designing software products and solutions for 15 years
What’s Going on in the Melbourne Startup Community
Python User Group (Free – RSVP)
When: Monday 5 December 2011 at 6:00 PM
Where: Inspire9 1/41 Stewart Street Richmond
It’s fun! Come along and learn about Python, meet other Python developers, and share what you know!
Mobile Application Development
(Free – RSVP)
When: Tuesday 6 December 2011 at 5:30 PM
Where: Telstra Conference Room 1, Level 1, 242 Exhibition St, Melbourne
Mob SIG Event: Securing iOS and Android devices for the Enterprise.
In this seminar, we will investigate the issues associated with mobile devices in the enterprise. Both iOS and Android provide different offerings for securing devices and ensuring they are “managed” in an enterprise environment.
(Free to attend but you buy your own drinks)
When: Wednesday 7 December 2011 at 6:00 PM
Where: Slate Bar & Restaurant Mezzanine, 9 Goldsbrough Lane Melbourne VIC 3000
The December guest speaker is Abigail Forsyth. Abigail’s leadership and devotion to finding creative solutions to overcome our impact on the environment has changed the way even the most discerning coffee drinkers enjoy their daily dose and she has since been commended in several globally renowned awards.
When: Wednesday 7 December 2011 at 6:30 PM
Where: 1000£ Bend, 361 Lt Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
This month we have Keith Pitt giving us an in-depth look at Vendor, an iOS dependency management system that he teased us with last month. We’ll also have a few lightning talks about how people setup and structure their projects.
(Member booking before 2 days $33 to Non Member booking after 2 days $55)
When: Thursday 8 December 2011 at 5:30 PM
Where: Upstairs @ The Leveson Hotel, 46 Leveson St, North Melbourne
Seems there’s hardly an organisation around that doesn’t have some kind of customer or community engagement program. Front and centre in marketing and customer service strategies, experts tell us we’ll be co-creating the future together. But what’s the truth behind the hype. Does engagement really deliver results or is it just another thing for organisations already stretched to the max to manage.
When: Thursday 8 December 2011 at 6:00 PM
Where: Thoughtworks office (Level 15, 303 Collins Street)
Demonstrations of Implementations of the Game of Life in various functional languages.
Social Media Breakfast
When: Friday 9 December 2011 at 8:00 AM
Where: 1000 Pound Bend, 361 Little Lonsdale St Melbourne, VIC 3000
When: Friday 9 December 2011 at 12:30 PM
Where: Council House 2 240 Little Collins St, Melbourne
This is a discussion group for Gamification, ‘play’ and ‘Serious Games’ for education, enterprise, organisational development and personal development. There is no real structure to our sessions as of yet, however this will evolve over time. Come down and have a coffee (or bring your playlunch) and meet some interesting, like-minded individuals.
Startup Weekend Xmas Party ($17)
When: Friday 9 December 2011 at 5:00 PM
Where: York Butter Factory, 66 King Street, Melbourne
The people behind the York Butter Factory and Startup Weekend Australia are hosting a Christmas party custom made for the Melbourne tech entrepreneur, investor and developer community.