Last month I was extremely surprised and honoured to receive an invite to a UK Technology Reception with The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace on Monday 9th June 2014. The reception was hosted by The Duke of York and I was among 350 guests from all over the UK Technology industry invited to this fantastic occasion. I received my invite for the work I’ve done in the community with user groups such as NEBytes and events such as DDD North and Imagine Cup North East, which is very humbling as I love the work I do … Continue reading An Invite to the Palace!
This morning I am delighted to announce that DDD North 2014 will be held at the University of Leeds on Saturday 18th October 2014. DDD North is a free one day technical event for developers. This is the fourth Developer! Developer! Developer! Community Event ever ran in the North of England and we are delighted to be hosted at the University of Leeds following on from our three previous events with registrations rising over 425 last year! DDD North is a day of learning, discussion, contribution and involvement in the community in the North East, North West, Midlands and Scotland. … Continue reading DDD North 2014 Announced
On Saturday I attended the inaugural DDD East Anglia and took the ideal opportunity to announce the details for this year’s DDD North! The event has been in the planning stages for a while and work continues apace. I’m delighted to announce that we will be returning to the University of Sunderland on Saturday 12th October 2013 for DDD North. The University of Sunderland’s Sir Tom Cowie’s Campus at St.Peters’ is a fantastic venue and was a fantastic place to study when I was studying for my degree many years ago. We are working hard with the University of Sunderland, … Continue reading DDD North 2013 Announced and Session Submission Open
As we are under an hour away from registration opening for DDD North 2012, which is being held at the Bradford University School of Management I thought it would be useful to put together a few links to help with accommodation choices. This list isn’t extensive as last year’s event as it was held in my home town, but I will keep adding to this list based on comments and recommendations. Heaton Mount – http://www.bradford.ac.uk/management/heatonmount/accommodation/ Dubrovnik Hotel – http://www.dubrovnik.co.uk/ Lister Hotel – http://www.listerhotelbradford.co.uk/ The Cartwright Hotel – http://www.cartwrighthotelbradford.co.uk/ As I say I’ll keep adding this as I uncover more options. … Continue reading DDD North 2012 Accommodation Suggestions
After enjoying a great day at what we hope will be a fantastic first ever DDD North, please join us to enjoy a fantastic Geek Dinner at the Sunderland Stadium of Light. Thanks to the fantastic folks at Devexpress we are able host a free Geek Dinner for 150 people!! We hope this will be a fantastic opportunity for speakers and attendees to chat and relax after a fun filled day of great technical content at DDD North Please join us at the Sunderland Stadium of Light after Developer! Developer! Developer! North for drinks in the Sports Bar and then … Continue reading FREE DDD North Geek Dinner Sponsored by Devexpress
Developer! Developer! Developer! North is this coming weekend in Sunderland, UK and is being held at the David Goldman Informatics Centre on the Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St. Peter’s on the banks of the river Wear. There are many different ways to travel to the University and here are some guides on how to get to the campus. By Train Sunderland is well connected by a national rail service. Grand Central trains run direct from London Kings Cross daily. East Coast run services into Newcastle Central Rail Station, from here you can take the METRO direct to Sunderland in … Continue reading Travelling to DDD North? Directions
As the agenda is being formalised now and registration for DDD North opens tomorrow I thought it might be useful to publish some information about accommodation for DDD North. DDD North is being held in Sunderland, which is a city on the North East coast and has a stunning coastline, so why not stay on the coast with a fantastic sea view? Take it from one who lives here, this is one of the reasons I love living in the North East. So I have put together a selection of hotels and guest houses to get you started in finding … Continue reading Looking for Somewhere to Stay at DDD North?
I’m very pleased to announce that Session Submission has opened for DDD North, the first Developer! Developer! Developer! event to be held in the North East! DDD North will be held at the University of Sunderland on Saturday 8th October 2011 – http://www.developerdeveloperdeveloper.com/dddnorth. We are looking forward to hosting a fantastic free community led event where you the community define the agenda. So what are you waiting for, get your session submissions in now!! Stay up to date with DDD North through the twitter account – http://twitter.com/dddnorth and with the hashtag #DDDNorth.