Forward Summit

Aug 22, 2017 · Madison, United States of America

As a part of Forward Fest ($), I am organizing a session in the Madison Meetups track on "dynamic documents" along with Scott Sievert (@stsievert) and Tristan Mahr (@tjmahr). Scott will be talking about jupyter notebooks, and TJ will talk about Rmarkdown documents. I think I'll be talking about pandoc and introducing dynamic documents more generally. We only have 45 minutes so it will be a bit of a blitz, and should be fun.

There are of course other Meetups that are organizing sessions for our track, including Internet of Things - Madison, Ionic Madison, Madhackers, Madison Women in Tech, and MASD (Madison Area Software Developers). Here's the schedule for the day.

10:15-11 AM Lady Lightning
11-11:45 AM Ionic - From Madison with Love
12:45-1:30 PM The Modern Stack
1:30-2:15 PM Hacking and the value of open source software
3-3:45 PM Dynamic documents for reproducible research
3:45-4:30 PM Internet of Things and Milwaukee Tools

You can find out more about the event below.

$$ This event requires paid registration on the Forward Fest website. MadPy Meetup members can use CbMdLRD for a 33% discount. $$

The Forward Summit is a collection of conferences covering entrepreneurship and technology. All attendees will share a keynote speaker as well as lunch and an ice cream social. Registration for any of the Forward Summit events include access to:

Forward Technology Conference - Geared toward startup founders, tech geeks, and those wanting to build successful technology companies. 

BigData Wisconsin Conference - Centered around Big Data and Data Science and their use throughout Wisconsin

Data for Impact - Using data, large and small, to amplify your social impact

Madison Tech Meetups - Learn from Internet of Things - 

Madison, Ionic Madison, Madhackers, Madison Women in Tech, MASD (Madison Area Software Developers), and MadPy

Healthcare Innovations - Explore health care innovation as meaningful from the patient perspective

At the end of the day, you will hear pitches from five great Madison companies at the Forward Festival Startup Showcase (4:30 - 6:15 pm) before all attendees join the evening reception (6:15 - 8 pm).

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