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Software Developments in Nelson - things you didn't know started out and are happening here....

25 September 2018: 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm

NMIT (room A304)
322 Hardy St

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There are a bunch of software development companies in Nelson doing really innovative things and most people have no idea. This event reveals a couple of companies doing cool things out of little ol' Nelson in software development and also we have a very interesting talk on progressive web applications to give you some food for thought for the future.

This event is free, followed by drinks/networking nearby for those interested.

About The Speakers

Tama Easton - Upshift

Tama Easton wrote his first code in 1981 & first went online in 1989. After 9 years of online community start-ups in the 2000s he moved to Nelson for the sun & mountain biking. Tama co-owns UpShift, a digital agency developing websites, brands & apps in the Nelson CBD.

Riley Blair - Adduco Media

Riley Blair is the CTO of Adduco, a marketing intelligence platform that provides consumer brands who need deeper intelligence into their customer preferences, with precise high-fidelity insights and content distribution tools. Riley's background is in web and mobile application development for the finance, insurance and marketing industries, having worked with Adduco's 130+ domestic and international clients. He is currently completing a BE(Hons) in software engineering, specialising in artificial intelligence and machine learning, at Victoria University of Wellington.

Belma Gaukrodger - NMIT

Belma Gaukrodger is an academic staff member at NMIT, delivering courses on the Digital Technologies and Applied Business programmes. She received her Graduate Diploma in IT from NMIT in 2016, and has recently completed a Web Developer boot camp from EDA in Auckland. She combines her passion for languages and cultures with IT, by 'playing around' with JavaScript in her spare time to develop language learning and teaching apps.


Registration Details:

This is a free event, register below.

Please note that this session may be video or audio recorded for viewing by other members at a later date. As it is possible that audience members may be incidentally recorded, please let us know if you specifically want to be excluded and we will ensure you are not shown.

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