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Katharine Beaumont
New Speaker Academy 11 Dec 2019
Dream of public speaking? Is there something stopping you? At Devoxx UK we’re always keen to see new people coming forward to share fresh perspectives. And we’re always keen to unearth new speaking talent and see members of the community go on to speak at events around the globe. A few years ago we ran our...
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Interested audience members
What makes a good submission to the CFP? This article draws from the repository Conference Talk Proposal Advice, advice from our very own Program Team members Ana-Maria Mihalceanu, Rabea Gransberger and Andrew Harmel-Law, and a guide produced for the LJC and Devoxx UK New Speaker Academy. What makes a good title? Don’t underestimate the importance...
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Volunteers holding letters spelling Devoxx UK
Introducing the hardworking people behind Devoxx UK 2020! Every year a whole host of people help come together to help create the program and drive initiatives to make Devoxx UK a truly community-driven event. As a result of the time, effort and energies they provide, we believe the event continues to improve every year. Massive...
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Great news! Ticket sales have opened for Devoxx UK 2020, and with the long winter nights approaching, you can bask in the warm glow of a lovely discount. Blind Bird tickets are on sale now. It’s called Blind Bird because the program for the conference is a work in progress… in fact, the Call For...
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The talks from 2019 are up and we have created some super playlists for you. Want to watch all the Keynotes? Maybe just the Byte Size lunch time sessions? Or skip straight on to the Top Rated. Either way, you have hours of fun and learning ahead of you. Enjoy! Click on the icons below...
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Houses in Morocco
Once a year the titans of Devoxx convene to discuss secret Devoxx things. This year it was in Morocco. Mark Hazell presented Project Carbon – our goals, our areas of focus, our emerging timeline and the work so far. It was well received, and the other Devoxxes can watch Devoxx UK 2020 and use our...
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Project carbon summit presentation
The trello board is busy and we have an internal moniker, imaginatively, ‘Project Carbon’. For each element, in an ideal world, we want to know: What was the impact on this for 2019 What are the best ways to tackle it in 2020 The spectre of travel is still looming large, and there has since...
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Virgin Airlines flight
After some preliminary research into green events, we focused on identifying the effects of Devoxx UK. What are the direct effects of Devoxx UK on the environment? What are the indirect effects? The dividing line for direct and indirect was ‘within our control to change’. So arguably, attendee travel is a direct effect: without the...
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Wales Trees River England Stones
It is early September. The rainforest is on fire, apocalypse anxiety is part of the global zeitgeist and we’re slowly waking up to the fact that we are tacitly complicit in our ignorance. Many of us who lauded Greta Thunberg, who has just stormed New York, have shockingly realised ourselves to be the adults that...
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