TechTonic Fest 2018

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Coder Academy

7 Kelly Street

Level 2

Ultimo, NSW 2007


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Coder Academy’s TechTonic Fest is an open event for the public and representatives from industry to celebrate Australian innovation, and inspire the next generation of technologists and creators.

The event is designed for school and university graduates ages 16-24, and open to anyone wanting to get involved in the technology space. Hear from industry experts, get hands-on with the latest tech equipment, and connect and engage with Sydney’s top innovators, technologists, and futurists.

TechTonic Fest Activities:

  1. Learn - Technology, innovation & futurism talks

  2. Engage - Creative workshops around Web, Mobile, IoT, VR & AR, 3D printing technologies

  3. Connect - public connect with industry folk and hear their stories about the future of technology & education

  4. Entertainment - The TechTonic Fest is a family-friendly event! Anyone is welcome to get involved in the tech workshops, presentations, and other activities. Parents are also encouraged to get involved!

Who’s TechTonic Fest for?

  • High school and university students/graduates ages 16-24 who have a keen interest in technology, creation, invention, and problem solving

  • Teens and adults who like to build and create exciting things

  • Teens and adults who want to get into a career in tech sooner rather than later

  • Teens and adults who recognise technology as the future of Australia’s workforce

  • Anyone who is interested in exploring their creativity and imagination

Schedule of Events:

  • 3:00pm - Introduction & Welcomes

  • 3:30pm - 6:00pm - 30 Minute Workshop Rotations
    Get hands-on with the top tech equipment available & explore the possibilities of what you can create with code!

    • Stations will include: Augmented & Virtual Reality, 3D Printing & Modelling, IoT & Embedded Technologies, Web & Mobile App Development, and Drones

  • 6:00pm - GenTech Launch/Coder Academy Announcement

  • 6:15pm - Industry Panel (speakers to be announced!)

  • 6:30pm - 7:30pm - Presentations by Tech Experts (more speakers to be announced!)

    - Magda Cortez, Senior Product Manager, Gumtree Australia
    - Dom Price, Head of R&D and Work Futurist, Atlassian
    - Caroline Raj, Head of Marketing - Global Technology Services, IBM Australia

  • 7:30pm - 8:00pm - Q&A and Networking

What’s required?

  • Please bring a laptop if you have one available.

  • Your curiousity and enthusiasm for technology!

What You’ll Gain:

  • Celebrate the endless career opportunities the tech industry offers

  • Hear from and have the opportunity to network with key players from Sydney’s top tech companies

  • Explore, play, and learn with exciting tech equipment with input from industry experts & Coder Academy team members

  • Get acquainted with Coder Academy’s new GenTech Bootcamp and how it may be the best pathway for you to accelerate your journey into the tech industry

  • Gain an improved understanding of the different technologies and job opportunities you could pursue with coding

  • Be on your way to becoming a technologist!

Where & When?

Date: Friday, 19 January 2018

Time: 3:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Coder Academy (Sydney Campus)
Level 2, 7 Kelly Street
Ultimo, NSW 2007

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