TECH(K)NOW DAY TAIPEI
04/20/2019(Sat) 01:00 am (+00:00)
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04/20/2019(Sat) 10:00 am (+00:00)
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Jane Shih
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JOIN over 400+ WOMEN in TECH and WOMEN-LED STARTUPS in TAIPEIon SATURDAY, APRIL 20, from 9am to 6pm fothe very 1st TECH(K)NOW Day in Taipei.

Please RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/techknow-day-taipei-saturday-april-20-9am-to-6pm-tickets-55343822864

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TECH(K)NOW Day started in London back in early 2017 and happens there twice a year.  We are very happy to organize one here in Taipei!


TECH(K)NOW DAY has been organised to provide a place and venue for anyone who identifies as a woman to go and learn new tech skills (see details below).  This is in keeping with the past few years' International Women's Day themes - #BeBoldforChange #PressforProgress #BalanceforBetter


Tea/Coffee/Pastries/Biscuits will be served for Breakfast (8-9am). Lunch will also be avalable as well as Tea/Coffee/Biscuits for the afternoon tea break.

 

HOW WAS IT THE LAST FEW YEARS in LONDON?

Below is a feedback from one of the attendees at the March 2017 event. We love the way she perfectly summarized what happened on the day! From 400+ attendees, we have been growing and are looking to welcome 1800+ women in tech (or women wanting to get into tech) to the event.  Make sure you don't miss out!


 

WHAT'S IN STORE?

HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS

Throughout the day, there will be a whole range of hands-on workshopsavailable for both -

complete beginners (for you to explore what's out there that you could be learning and find out for yourself if coding is for you)

experienced developers (for you to explore other technologies/languages you might currently not be familiar with, for example - machine learning, AI, graph databases, AngularJS, messaging bots and a whole range of other topics).

 

NOTE: In order to receive information on the workshops (topics, details, schedule, prerequisites), you need to have a valid conference ticket - they will go quite fast!


Past workshops on offer were -

All/Beginners Level


  • Beginner HTML/CSS
  • iOS/Swift 101
  • Introduction to Javascript
  • Kotlin Basics: Build a Simple Standalone Sudoku Game App
  • Intro to Pair Programming and Test-Driven Development
  • Learn Ruby Through Music
  • Wordpress Development for Beginners
  • Introduction to Python
  • Android 101


For more experienced developers

  • Dealing with Legacy Code (Understanding the code-, Writing a Golden Master, Writing Unit Tests and Refactoring, Introducing new Features)
  • Learn GraphQL
  • Microsoft Bot Framework Workshop
  • Learn how to use Java Streams
  • Introduction to Functional Programming in Scala
  • Getting Started with WebVR - An Introduction to A-Frame
  • State Management with Redux
  • Deep Learning with Python
  • Machine Learning on iOS
  • Learn React
  • Learn ReactJS
  • Learn WebRTC
  • Learn WebGL
  • Building a Recommendation System in R
  • Building AI applications using Microsoft Cognitive Services
  • Building a Conversational App with the Google Assistant
  • Image Classification using Deep Learning
  • Kubernetes Engineering & Operator Workshop

 


Personal Development

  • More Impactful Presentations with the Power of Body Language

 

Business Development


  • How to launch your idea
  • How to Raise Funding

 

 

AGAIN NOTE: In order to receive information on the workshops (topics, details, schedule, prerequisites), you need to have a valid conference ticket

 

TALKS

There will also be a separate track for talks, so if you are not in one of the workshops above, you can listen to interesting talks and speakers about


  • Tech topics (current and emerging)
  • Personal Development
  • Career Development
  • Diversity / Inclusivity / Unconscious Bias

We particularly want to highlight the talk on Career Development (don't miss it!), where you'll learn about


  • Salary negotiation for women (including talks about new regulations coming up on equal pay)
  • Confidently applying for a job you don’t have ALL the skills for (yet)
  • Areas you should consider developing skills in
  • Presenting yourself well in interview
  • How to get the most out of your relationship with your recruiter
  • Re entering the workforce after a break
  • Making your CV stand out

 


CAREER HUB / CAREER FAIR

There will be a career hub where experts will be on had to help you - if you want to have one-to-one conversations about the above career development-related topics.

 

Sign up for a ticket so we can send you more information along with the schedule of the hands-on workshops, talks and other activities happening onSaturday, April 20!

 

It will be a wonderful day out for women in tech and women-led startups!


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