Call for Makers: UK Maker Faire 2013

In case you didn’t already know Maker Faire is now running in the UK!  I know there are a few people that I know who love making things and this event is perfect for them!  Here’s what the call for Makers has to say: Maker Faire showcases the amazing work of all kinds and ages … Read more

About Sarah Lamb

Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

Event: Ignite Bletchley Park

Even if you can’t join us for the full OTA11 event, you should definitely try to make it out to Bletchley Park for Friday evening, as we will be introducing an exciting new element to the programme:

Ignite is a global event, organized by volunteers, where participants are given five minutes to speak about their ideas and personal or professional passions, accompanied by 20 slides. Each slide is displayed for 15 seconds, and slides are automatically advanced. The Ignite format is similar to Pecha Kucha, which features 20 slides displayed for 20 seconds each. The presentations are meant to “ignite” the audience on a subject, i.e. to generate awareness and to stimulate thought and action on the subjects- Wikipedia

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About Sarah Lamb

Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

See 2010 Call For Speakers

See2010 LogoSymbian are excitedly preparing for SEE 2010 in Amsterdam and Symbian are looking for inspired individuals to bring the industry’s hottest topics to life at the event. The Call for Speakers is officially now open and anyone can submit to present.

This year SEE 2010 will feature four dynamic tracks, allowing the community to share its experience and knowledge on engaging topics. These include:

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About Sarah Lamb

Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

Launch: Silicon Valley Call For Speakers

In its 5th year, Launch: Silicon Valley is now the premier product launch platform for cash conscious startups. Up to 30 exciting young startups in Information Technology, Mobility, Digital Media, Next Generation Internet, Life Sciences and Clean Energy will be selected to present at Launch: Silicon Valley on June 8, 2010 before an audience of … Read more

About Sarah Lamb

Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

BBC1 Who Dares Wins – Dare 2 Try?

So as usual I was trawling through my e-mails and this time came across an interesting one from a BBC1production company… and here’s how it goes… “I’m not sure if you are aware of the show or have seen any programmes. The basic premise of the show is completing lists. You may be given topics … Read more

About Sarah Lamb

Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

Find technical women to speak

Still very alpha but interesting nonetheless: Geekspeakr.com. “Many organisers of technical conferences, meetups, and dinners want to have more gender-balance in their lineups, but they don’t know where to find technical women speakers. Enter geekspeakr.com, a simple directory and connections system to help technical women speakers and event organisers to find each other.” The top … Read more

Are you a Geek Speakr? You should be!

So I’ve heard about this from a number of different sources and it’s taken me til now to get myself into gear and get back into blogging! Yep you heard right… All this tweeting and doing the London Girl Geek Dinner website re-designs has been using up a fair bit of time. So now that’s … Read more

About Sarah Lamb

Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005