Tech Exeter Conference 2016

Saturday 8th October 2016


Re-live the event via our social media Storify Page (lots of great pictures here!), download the slides from SlideShare, and listen again to the talks on Soundcloud

Tech Exeter Conference 2016

Multi-disciplinary, grassroots tech conference with an inclusive, community ethos, and friendly, welcoming vibe.

Tech Exeter is hosting it’s inaugural annual conference at the University of Exeter Business School on Saturday 8th October.
This one-day, two-track conference covers a broad range of topics with speakers coming from a wide range of technical backgrounds both based in the South West and beyond.
The conference features over a dozen 25-45 minute talks , full hot-food catering, break-out spaces for workshops & demos, quiet workspaces, communal networking space and a retro games area.
This conference is aimed at software and games developers, engineers, data scientists, tech entrepreneurs, tech designers, students and those curious about a wide range of technical subjects.

Tech Exeter 2016 Speakers

We are delighted to bring you a great line-up of speakers from across the South West & beyond.

*Please note that the conference speakers are subject to change.


9:00Registration Opens, Tea & coffees
Track 1Track 2
A John Kane - Fixing the Web with the Interplanetary File System Joseph Woodward - Going cross-platform with ASP.NET Core
10:45Tea & coffees
B Jacob Tomlinson - Monitoring in a scalable world Annette Allen - The what, why and how of Unit Testing with SQL Server
C 1) Andy Mantell - Revitalizing your frontend workflow with pattern libraries
2) John Blackmore - Simplify, Isolate and Scale with RabbitMQ
Martin Thornalley - Data Science in the cloud with Microsoft Azure
D 1) Craig Buckler - The Future of Mobile: Native vs Progressive Web Apps
2) Rachel Prudden - Genetic Algorithmns
Ian Ames - Practical agile. Lessons learned the hard way on our journey building digital products.
15:30Tea & coffees
E Andy Wood - enjoy the Vue.js Mike Dunn and Will Scott - Story mapping and sketching - humanising the requirements process
F Christopher Hunt - This Is Where We Where: A TIWWA @ Tate Modern Post Mortem
17:30Closing Session




Enjoy some classic retro gaming in-between sessions with a fully stocked lineup of classic 8 + 16bit games!

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Tech Exeter Conference 2016 Sponsors

We are very grateful to our Sponsors & Supporters for making it possible to run this event.

One Planet MBA

One Planet MBA
Event Host

The World Class ‘One Planet MBA’ at The University of Exeter Business School equips you to harness innovative business thinking and new business models that can deliver organisational growth whilst addressing global economic, social, environmental and technological challenges.

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Innovation Exeter

Innovation Exeter
Major Sponsor

An Exeter programme to create opportunities for business and employment growth through innovation, building on the area’s strengths in environment and data science, agri-tech, health and professional services.

Exeter City Futures

Exeter City Futures
Major Sponsor

We are at a moment of exciting change for cities

Connectivity and the technology in our hands are providing us with the chance, as never before, to really understand the problems that cities face, to design elegant and innovative solutions and to re-imagine our cities for the future.

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Tech Exeter 2016 Location

University of Exeter Business School, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4PU
The Business School, University of Exeter

The Business School, University of Exeter

Space for over 150 delegates and first class facilities, Building One at the University of Exeter is an amazing venue for the conference. We’re fortunate to be sponsored by the One Planet MBA team for what will be an inspiring and entertaining day of tech!

How to find The Business School

How to find The Business School

Building One is #84 on the right of the campus map. Ample car parking is available at Car Park D. Disabled Parking available next to Building One.

How to get to the University of Exeter; including by road, rail, bus and on foot

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Campus Map

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