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YOW! West 2017 - Perth - May 2-3, 2017
Tue., 02/05/2017, 8:00 am – Wed., 03/05/2017, 6:00 pm AWST
YOW! WEST CONFERENCE
Perth, 2-3 May 2017
Following last year's successful event, International and local top notch speakers will once again bring cutting edge content to Perth for YOW! West. Join us and be inspired during this two day conference covering current and emerging practices and technologies.
YOW! West attracts leading software professionals that are serious about staying informed of the latest trends and using that knowledge to create innovative solutions. There is a strong focus on learning new skills from experts and peers through case studies, talks and demontrations as well as building networks and fostering connections within the local development communiy.
YOW! WEST 2017 KEYNOTES:
* Andy Clarke -
Andy Clarke is one of the best-known web designers because of his design work and contributions to the web design industry. He’s given more than sixty presentations at conferences all over the world. As well as numerous articles in web design publications, he’s written three books on website design and development including Transcending CSS and Hardboiled Web Design.
He recently relocated from the UK to Sydney to head the design team at ansarada. Andy also hosted four video titles for New Riders Press in 2008/2009: Inspired CSS: Styling for a Beautiful Web, Designing web accessibility, Designing with CSS and Designing with microformats. Read More...
* Dr. Anita Sengupta -
Dr. Anita Sengupta is a rocket scientist and aerospace engineer who for the past decade has been developing spacecraft technologies that have enabled the exploration of Mars, Asteroids, and deep space. She started her career working on the launch vehicles and communications satellites. Her doctoral research focused the developing the ion engines that powered the Dawn spacecraft to reach Vesta and Ceres in the main asteroid belt. She was then responsible for the supersonic parachute system that was integral to the landing of the Curiosity Rover on Mars. She most recently led the development of the Cold Atom Laboratory, a laser-cooling quantum physics facility to be launched in 2017 to the International Space Station to create the coldest spot in the known universe. She is now leading the next generation of technologies for missions to explore the origins of the cosmos and search for habitable worlds outside of our solar system. Read More...
* James Stewart -
James Stewart is an independent consultant supporting senior leaders in a range of sectors embed modern technology and security in their strategies, and helping organisations with digitally-enabled transformation.
Previously James was a co-founder of the Government Digital Service and Deputy CTO of the UK Government. He was responsible for the technical architecture of the award winning GOV.UK, building the acclaimed team behind it, supporting the delivery of dozens of projects across government and transforming the UK Government’s relationship with open source by “coding in the open.” Read More...
More information on http://west.yowconference.com.au/
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