20th Oct

Conference

21st - 22nd

Hackathon

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2017

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Hackference 2017 is your chance to learn and play with something completely different.

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Hackference brings developers together to learn, build, share.

On the Friday, you'll share new tools and APIs in our two track conference. Then everyone will come together again for a two-day hackathon to build cool new things with the technologies you've learned at the conference.

To participate in Hackference, you agree to abide by our code of conduct.

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The amazing speakers at Hackference 2017 in Birmingham.

More to be announced!

Stuart Langridge

Stuart Langridge

Freelance developer and consultant

Privacy could be the next big thing

Ben Foxall

Ben Foxall

JavaScript browser bits

Lorna Mitchell

Lorna Mitchell

IBM

Building a Serverless Data Pipeline

Parham Doustdar

Parham Doustdar

Booking.com

Code is not only for computers, but also for humans

Samathy Barratt

Samathy Barratt

An Adventure in Graphs with Neo4J

Martin Splitt

Martin Splitt

JavaScript - the exotic parts: Workers, WebGL and Web Assembly

Jonathan Kingsley

Jonathan Kingsley

Thornhill

So I heard you like engineering..

Jamie Tanna

Jamie Tanna

Capital One

Infrastructure as Cake - Testing Your Configuration Management in the Kitchen, with Sprinkles and Love

Tim Carry

Tim Carry

Algolia

How To Build A Search Engine In Pure CSS

Sam Phippen

Sam Phippen

Digital Ocean

Fast, Safe, Productive: Pick Three

Lily Madar

Lily Madar

Programming with yarn

Florence Okoye

Florence Okoye

Natural History Museum

Dude, do you even design?

Mircea Ulinic

Mircea Ulinic

CloudFlare

NetDevOps: DevOps in networking. Challenges and solutions

Tim Perry

Tim Perry

Resin.io

Hardware Hacking for JavaScript Developers

Slobodan Stojanović

Slobodan Stojanović

Cloud Horizon

How to build a website that will (eventually) work on Mars?

Sponsors

Do you want your brand to be a part of Hackference 2017?
Contact us for sponsorship opportunities.

Schedule

Innovate
08.15

Registration and light breakfast

Escape

08.55
Mike Elsmore

Welcome to Hackference 2017!

09.00
Jonathan Kingsley, Thornhill

So I heard you like engineering..

Jonathan Kingsley, Thornhill

Move between tracks as you please
Innovate Develop
10.05
Ben Foxall

JavaScript browser bits

Ben Foxall

Sam Phippen, Digital Ocean

Fast, Safe, Productive: Pick Three

Sam Phippen, Digital Ocean

10.45
Lily Madar

Programming with yarn

Lily Madar

Jamie Tanna, Capital One

Infrastructure as Cake - Testing Your Configuration Management in the Kitchen, with Sprinkles and Love

Jamie Tanna, Capital One

Break

Escape

11.50
Samathy Barratt

An Adventure in Graphs with Neo4J

Samathy Barratt

Tim Perry, Resin.io

Hardware Hacking for JavaScript Developers

Tim Perry, Resin.io

12.30
Slobodan Stojanović, Cloud Horizon

How to build a website that will (eventually) work on Mars?

Slobodan Stojanović, Cloud Horizon

Mircea Ulinic, CloudFlare

NetDevOps: DevOps in networking. Challenges and solutions

Mircea Ulinic, CloudFlare

13.05

Lunch

Escape

14.10
Florence Okoye, Natural History Museum

Dude, do you even design?

Florence Okoye, Natural History Museum

Parham Doustdar Booking.com

Code is not only for computers, but also for humans

Parham Doustdar Booking.com

14.50
Lorna Mitchell, IBM

Building a Serverless Data Pipeline

Lorna Mitchell, IBM

Tim Carry, Algolia

How To Build A Search Engine In Pure CSS

Tim Carry, Algolia

Break

Escape

All back together (Innovate)
15.55
Martin Splitt

JavaScript - the exotic parts: Workers, WebGL and Web Assembly

Martin Splitt

16.35
Stuart Langridge

Privacy could be the next big thing

Stuart Langridge

17.10
Mike Elsmore, BuiltByMe

Goodbye and thanks!

Conference Venue 20th October

The Studio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham B2 5EP

Hackathon

The hackathon is one of the biggest public hackathons in the United Kingdom - you don't have to be a student, or even a coder to come along and get involved!

We will have plenty of API's and technology for you to put your skills to, for the chance to win some amazing prizes, or even just impress your peers!

Venue 21st - 22nd October

Impact Hub Birmingham, Walker Building, 58 Oxford Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 5NR

We'll make sure you are fed well with proper food like making sure you'll have a roast dinner on Sunday, and a great meal to set you up for an all night coding session if you want to, we'll make sure you have enough drinks and snacks to keep you going and we'll give you the best internet connection we have ever seen at a Hackathon.

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