7th March 2019, 5.30pm

Floor 17, The Shard, London

Celebrating the "tech"
in "diversity in tech".

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About

Tech Night LDN

Tech Night LDN is a mini-conference packed with talks, workshops and networking for students and recent graduates who are curious about technology. Expect an evening of inspiration and motivation.

We believe that in order to truly make strides towards achieving diversity in tech, we need to include all genders and different races in the conversation. Even if you’re new to technology, or are really passionate about it, join us!

FAQ

Who is this event for?

Any student or recent graduate (less than 2 years out of university) interested in technology. All genders, races and technical skill levels are welcome!

Who is running this?

We're a (pretty diverse) team of tech-loving students from She++ London and WarwickTECH.

Will food be provided?

Yes! We will be providing dinner and drinks courtesy of our extremely generous sponsor, the Warwick Technology Alumni Network.

I know nothing about tech. Can I come?

Yes! We warmly welcome anyone willing to learn, so all of our activities have been chosen with you in mind.

Do you have a code of conduct?

We sure do! Everyone involved with the event is required to read and respect the Conf Code of Conduct.

SPEAKERS

Diana Lee

Principal Engineer @ Applied

Diana is the Lead Curriculum Instructor for Front-end at Code First: Girls, a social enterprise set up by Entrepreneur First that provides free coding courses for women at university, and also a Data Science mentor with Thinkful. As a She++ ambassador in the UK, she focuses on empowering women in technology development. She is currently also a Code First: Girls One to Watch 2016, and a member of Founders of the Future, a recently launched invite-only initiative of Brent Hoberman's Founders Forum group.

Ross Taylor

Co-founder at Atlas ML

Ross Taylor is an open source author, and authored the most popular time series analysis library for Python. He has worked as a ML engineer in sports betting and finance, and built several popular online communities in his teens. He holds a Masters from Cambridge.

Pietro Invernizzi

Dealflow at The Family

Pietro Invernizzi manages deal-flow and fundraising at The Family, a pan-European infrastructure helping ambitious entrepreneurs build successful businesses. A King’s College London grad, Pietro began his journey at The Family after working at a small-cap Private Equity fund in New York (GF Cap) and an M&A investment banking boutique in London (Greenhill). He now works on selecting the best European startups to join The Family and follows them through their growth and fundraising rounds. This involves working with all main stakeholders in the startup ecosystem, including founders, investors, partners, press and schools.

Alicia Beylan

Software Engineer at Deliveroo

I’m a recent graduate of Robotics from King’s College London. At the moment I’m a backend developer in the consumer team at Deliveroo using Ruby as my main language. During my weekends I’m a developer advocate for Major League Hacking where we empower hackers all over Europe. I’m also member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group in Artificial Intelligence where we discuss how AI could affect our day to day and what should be taken. During my spare time I dance a Brazilian dance called Zouk.

PARTNERS

SCHEDULE

17:30-18:00 Registration
18:00-18:15 Welcome speech
18:15-18:45 Dinner
18:45-20:00 Three Streams Stream 1: Talk about Startups

Stream 2: Talks about Machine Learning/AI

Stream 3: Coding workshop

20:00-20:45 Closing speech
21:00 Close

TICKETS

Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite here!