The two upcoming weeks are fairly full on as well; it seems that events are forming every day so please be sure to contact Marko or I to add things to our calendar.
Sydney StartupDigest is curated by:
Justin Flynn – Founder of StartCast
What’s Going on in the Sydney Startup Community
It’s All Go (lang)
When: Tues Aug 30, 6:00pm
Where: Google Sydney, Level 5, 48 Pirrama Street
Whether you have an interest or a passion for the language, tonight It’s All Go with two talks from Google. Speakers : 1. Andrew Gerrand (Google) – Update on the Go project with a walk-through of the construction of a simple App Engine app. 2. Rob Pike (Google) – In-depth walk-through of a particularly interesting piece of Go code, the lexer from the new template package.
When: Thurs Sept 1, 6:15pm
Where: Google Sydney, Level 5, 48 Pirrama Street, Pyrmont
Talks about Python. Followed by drinks at a nearby pub.
What do you know?
When: Thurs Sept 1, 6:30pm
Where: CBD Hotel – Level 4, cnr York and King Streets
Join us for Web Directions’ “What do you know?” – an awesome free evening of learning and levity for people who work on the web. Come by at 6.30pm and we’ll kick off around 7.00pm. There’ll be ten fast and furious five-minute presentations showing off a cool web development or design technique. There’ll also be free beer and a bite to eat, and it’s a great chance to see who’s doing what in the local web industry.
Social Coffee Sydney
When: Fri Sept 2, 7:00am
Where: Single Origin Cafe, Surry Hills
Each Friday morning from 7 a.m., a bunch of social media and advertising bloggers meet for coffee and conversation at one of Sydney’s best cafes – Single Origin. It is more than a meeting of minds – it is a feast of ideas, and a cacophony of good humoured banter.
Silicon Beach Drinks
When: Fri Sept 2, 5:00pm
Where: Bar 77, Grace Hotel on the Mezzanine level, cnr King and York
Everyone is welcome for these Friday drinks a good pub. Anyone in IT, web, startups, grown-ups, programmers, analysts, entrepreneurs, product people, QA, designers.
Mobile Mondays – Mapping and Mobile
When: Mon Sept 5, 7:00pm
Where: City Hotel, 347 Kent St
We have an exciting action packed event with Navteq sponsoring tonights theme on Mapping & Mobile. Join us for drinks and nibbles as we set course through the unchartered waters of location based services in mobile, as we are guided by our adventurous presenters who have been there, done that and got the t-shirt to prove what is possible with mobile and mapping.
PostgreSQL Users Group
When: Tues Sept 6, 6:30pm
Where: North Sydney
HP webOS CONNECT
When: Wed Sept 7, 6:00pm
Where: The Establishmentn, 5 Bridge Lane
webOS CONNECT is a fun and informal community gathering of web developers, designers and mobile expressionists. Whether you are currently developing applications for the HP TouchPad or learning how you can take advantage of the webOS opportunity to grow your business, we hope you are able to join us for a night of networking, hosted food and open bar in a unique and accessible setting. This event is free to attend, but you must pre-register.
Manly Entrepreneurs and Geeks
When: Wed Sept 7, 6:00pm
Meetup for Northern Beaches Entrepreneurs and Geeks. Join us for some great activities, networking and a few drinks.
Agile Product Management
When: Thurs Sept 8, 12:00am
Where: Sydney CBD (TBC)
This one-day course is designed to teach Product Managers the necessary practices for working in an Agile environment. The course covers multiple Agile development methods (Scrum, XP and Lean) and is focused on providing practical applications of the theory to make participants more effective the moment they return to their desks. In addition, this course prepares the participant for AIPMM certification to become an Agile Certified Product Manager (ACPM).