NOR(DEV):CON

Norfolk Developers Conference

26th – 28th February 2020

nor(DEV):con is back in 2020. The eastern region's biggest tech conference returns in February with a fantastic line-up of speakers and workshops.

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Speakers

  • Chris O'Dell
    Chris O'DellBackend Engineer at Monzo

    Between 2012 and 2014, Chris led the API team at 7digital – a leading provider of music streaming services worldwide. After that, she spent 3 years at Just Eat in both the Payments and Platform Engineering teams. She now works at Monzo, helping to transform the banking world.

  • Dr. Gail Ollis
    Dr. Gail OllisResearcher and Lecturer at Bournemouth University

    Seeking to improve software development by understanding the people who do it. I am a chartered IT professional with over twenty years experience as a software developer. I am also a psychologist. My research interests stem from my programming career.

  • Jennifer Wadella
    Jennifer WadellaLead Angular Developer at Bitovi

    Often described as a force of nature, Jennifer is a JavaScript developer, speaker, foodie, fitness geek, and community organizer most well known for her work creating innovative and highly sought-after programs for women in technology.

  • Karen Longdin
    Karen Longdin Head of IT Development and Architecture

    Previously having been Head of IT at Stansted Airport and Acting IT Director of Suffolk Police Karen has worked across a variety of industries both private and public sector.

    • Brian Bush
      Brian Bush
      • Charli Vince
        Charli Vince
        • Chris Sainty
          Chris Sainty
          • Dani Papamaximou
            Dani Papamaximou
            • Dom Davis
              Dom DavisCTO at Tech Marionette
            • Federica Freddi
              Federica FreddiDeep Learning Researcher at MediaTek
            • Jez Higgins
              Jez HigginsSoftware Grandad
              • Jim Coplien
                Jim Coplien
                • Jim Marshal
                  Jim MarshalCEO at Marshall Wolfe
                  • Jon Skeet
                    Jon Skeet
                    • Matt Draycott
                      Matt DraycottLecturer in Enterprise and Operations at University of Buckingham
                    • Michael Davy
                      Michael Davy
                      • Russel Winder
                        Russel Winder
                        • Steve Bryen
                          Steve Bryen

                          Schedule

                          1. Main Auditorium (Track 1)
                          2. Conference Room 1 (Track 2)
                          3. Conference Room 2 (Track 3)
                          4. Board Room (Track 4)
                          5. Training Room 1
                          1. 27th February
                          2. 12:30

                            1. Opening Keynote

                              Chris O'Dell

                          3. 13:30

                            1. Break

                          4. 13:45

                            1. TBC

                            2. TBC

                            3. TBC

                            4. C++

                              Jez Higgins

                            5. TBC

                              Jim Coplien

                          5. 14:30

                            1. TBC

                              Chris Sainty

                            2. TBC

                            3. TBC

                            4. C++

                              Jez Higgins

                            5. TBC

                          6. 15:15

                            1. TBC

                              Jon Skeet

                            2. TBC

                            3. TBC

                            4. C++

                              Jez Higgins

                            5. TBC

                          7. 16:00

                            1. Break

                          8. 16:15

                            1. Closing Keynote

                              Dr. Gail Ollis

                          9. 17:15

                            1. Break

                          10. 17:30

                            1. nor(DEV) Conference Special

                          11. 19:00

                            1. Dinner

                          12. 28th February
                          13. 09:30

                            1. Opening Keynote

                          14. 10:30

                            1. Break

                          15. 10:45

                            1. TBC

                              Jon Skeet

                            2. TBC

                            3. TBC

                              Russel Winder

                            4. Hot Source Workshop

                            5. How to build & manage high performing teams

                              Jim Marshal

                          16. 11:30

                            1. TBC

                              Charli Vince

                            2. TBC

                            3. TBC

                              Dani Papamaximou

                            4. Hot Source Workshop

                            5. Sync Norwich

                          17. 12:15

                            1. Lunch

                          18. 13:30

                            1. TBC

                              Dom Davis

                            2. TBC

                            3. TBC

                              Jim Coplien

                            4. Computer Vision coding workshop

                              Federica Freddi

                            5. TBC

                              Brian Bush

                          19. 14:15

                            1. TBC

                              Dom Davis

                            2. TBC

                            3. AWS

                              Steve Bryen

                            4. Computer Vision coding workshop

                              Federica Freddi

                            5. TBC

                          20. 15:00

                            1. Break

                          21. 15:15

                            1. TBC

                            2. TBC

                            3. TBC

                            4. Search Norwich Workshop

                            5. Claimer

                          22. 16:00

                            1. TBC

                            2. TBC

                            3. TBC

                            4. Search Norwich Workshop

                            5. TBC

                          23. 16:45

                            1. Break

                          24. 17:00

                            1. Sponsor Presentation

                          25. 17:30

                            1. Closing Keynote

                          26. 18:00

                            1. Wine Reception

                          27. 19:00

                            1. Conference Dinner

                          Location

                          The King's Centre, King Street, Norwich, NR1 1PH

                          The King's Centre is a quality conference venue in the centre of Norwich, offering 14 different rooms available to hire to suit your event; from 6 people to 650.

                          • The Kings Centre's Main Conference Auditorium
                          • The Kings Centre's Training Room
                          • The Kings Centre Conference Room 1
                          • The Kings Centre Conference Room 2
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                          Nearby

                          • Train Station

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                            With good connections across East Anglia, and the UK. The historic Norwich Train Station provides good access.

                            0.6miles from the venue

                          • Premier Inn

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                            Located on Duke Street, close to the river. The Premier Inn offers an affordable stay.

                            0.5miles from the venue

                          • Maids Head

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                            Located within Tombland and nextdoor to the Cathedral. The Maids Head Hotel is an award winning, AA 4 Star hotel. Known to be the oldest in the UK.

                            0.4miles from the venue

                          • Travelodge

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                            Comfy king size beds with four plump pillows and a cosy duvet. An on-site restaurant and bar serves breakfast and tasty evening meals.

                            0.5miles from the venue

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