· Welcome (start 16h30)
· Lightning talk (start 16h35) - 10min
· Session 1 (start 16h50) - 20 min
· Session 2 (start 17h15) - 40min
Title: Running an Internal Hackathon
Facilitator: Candice Mesk
Candice and her amazing team have just organised and run an internal hackathon for a financial institution. During this talk, she will share insights from this experience.
Candice is a former developer turned agile coach, and a serial organiser of events where smart people can connect with other smart people.
Facilitator:Jake Helme & Ryan Kotzen
Title: Game dev in South Africa, and what it takes to make a game.
A look at the South African game development community that you [probably] didn’t know about. And a high-level run down of exciting and painful 2.5 years we spent building a game about killing llamasFacilitator: Facilitator Here
Matt Cavanagh is a developer from Durban who hates writing bio’s in third person.
He started a company called roguecode making Windows apps, but then decided being poor was a better idea so went into game development.
He’s done talks at conferences like DevConf, and TechEd (when Microsoft still knew SA existed).
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