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.

    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

        John Nicholson

    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

        Karen Longdin

    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

        Nicholas Walsh

      2. TBC

      3. TBC

      4. Search Norwich Workshop

      5. TBC

        Adam McCann

    22. 16:00

      1. The Politics of Tool Shaming

        James Seconde

      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

        Jennifer Wadella

    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

    Sponsors

    The Norfolk Developers Conference wouldn't be possible without the support of our wonderful sponsors. We're really grateful for their trust and support; and are proud to feature them below.

    Want to join our community of Sponsors? We stil have a range of sponsorship packages available.

    1. IJYI

      Elite

      IJYI employs a dedicated, talented and creative team of Developers, Quality Analysts, Project Managers, Architects, Trainers, DevOps consultants, Business Analysts and Agile Coaches who all work hard to help clients achieve the best possible outcomes for a range of complex IT projects.

    2. Naked Element

      Partner

      Technology solutions for innovative businesses.

    3. BreakwaterIT

      Associate

      Providing cost-effective IT support, IT services and IT solutions which work together to power your business.

    4. InfoQ

      Associate

      Senior software developers rely on the InfoQ community to keep ahead of the adoption curve.

    5. SomewhereRandom

      Associate

      Somewhere Random, IT consultancy without the BS