Event date:

For our June event we are pleased to announce Lightning Talks! With pizzas provided by Sharpe Recruitment, venue provided by Campus North and additional sponsorship from Opia.

The event will take place at The Auditorium, Bunker Coffee, Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF (map).

The event is free and open to all, but please sign up online so that we have an idea of numbers for the venue and catering. Feedback, suggestions and ideas for future topics are welcome on Twitter.

Acceptance Testing - Andy Tait

Andy Tait, Head of Development at Opia, is going to talk to us about Acceptance Testing.

Tactician, the command bus - Michael Peacock

Tactician, a component from the [PHP League], provides a flexible and powerful command bus that can easily be brought into an application. In this talk we will walk through how to use it, how it works and how you can use it in your applications.

Michael is a consultant CTO running Parity Bit Systems and helping a range of early stage SaaS start-ups.

When work gets in the way of real life - Oli Wood

Ignite-formed talk (20 slides, 20 seconds a slide, slides move on automatically) about my experience of when work gets in the way of real life.

Oli is an infrastructure and deployments person with 12 years in the IT world working on everything from insanely budgeted government projects to credit card-funded startups.

Additional talks to be confirmed

We are working on the details for another talk. Watch this space!

After the event, many of us will be going to The Ware Rooms next door for some liquid refreshments.