Melbourne Ruby Meetup

At this months Ruby meetup in Melbourne there will be three speakers:

* Programming is Hard – Keith Pitt
* Postgres Replication – Ben Hoskings
* A reskin is just a dialect – Michael P & Michael M

Date: 29 November 2012
Location: Inspire9, Level 1, 41-43 Stewart St, Richmond

For more information visit: http://ruby.org.au/meetups/mel.html

Gartner Business Intelligence & Information Managment Summit 2013

Analyze. Predict. Act.

The Must-Attend Event For BI, Analytics, & IM Professionals. Widespread adoption of business analytics has resulted in a fundamental shift of BI strategy towards being more future facing. Gone are the days of descriptive reporting of qualitative data with organisations now moving towards the use of technologies and approaches that are predictive and prescriptive using a richer pallet of different types of data to enable future business decisions.

Register before 7 December to save $400 and receive a copy of the yet to be released Gartner BI and Analytics Market Trends 2020 Vision presentation.

Date: 25 – 26 February 2013
Location: Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Darling Drive, Darling Harbour

For more information visit: www.gartner.com/ap/bi

Geelong Linux and Open Source Meet

There’s been some interest in a Geelong group meeting face to face, which is fantastic. The lovely people at the Uni have been kind enough to provide a room for the evening, so you’re all warmly invited to meet, catch up and share your favourite open source and Linux news, stories and opinions. There will be beer and pizza, let Kathy know if you have special requirements. There will also be presentations (hopefully) or just meeting face to face.

Date: 29 November 2012
Location: Deakin University Waterfront Room AD5.004, Central Geelong

For more information visit: http://lists.luv.asn.au/pipermail/luv-geelong/2012-November/000045.html

Product Hack Camp #sapihack

Join Product Hack Camp for the opportunity to hack together new product concepts and explore feature ideas, play with fun tools and mash some great brands together. There will also be talks, product demos, giveaways and product management mini workshops hosted by Brainmates.

This event is for designers, developers, marketing gurus, students, analysts or anyone with something to contribute and you compete for the $5000 prize for the best product concept that mashes SAPI up with other partners.

Date: 24 – 25 November 2012
Location: The York Butter Factory, 66 King St, Melbourne

For more information visit: http://producthackcamp.eventbrite.com/

SANS Secure Canberra 2013

SANS Secure Canberra 2013 is world-class information security training. The courses are Mobile Device Security and Ethical Hacking along with Computer Forensic Investigations – Windows In-Depth.

Date: 18 – 23 March 2013
Location: The Australian National University, 26 Barry Drive, Canberra

For more information visit: https://www.sans.org/event/secure-canberra-2013

Fundamentals of Game Design

Gaming has changed. No longer is it the domain of kids and nerds. Almost everyone is gaming now as platforms have become more accesible and more pervasive. Our phones alone allow us to carry thousands of games around with us in our pockets and consoles such as XBox Kinect and Nintendo Wii have significantly lowered the barriers to entry for gaming.

Date: 27 November 2012
Location: General Assembly, 608 Harris St, Ultimo, Sydney

For more information visit: http://gamedesfun.eventbrite.com/