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AtlanTec 2017


I attended the Docker Concepts with Phil Estes. Workshop resources include: https://jpetazzo.github.io/orchestration-workshop/#49 https://github.com/jpetazzo/orchestration-workshop#using-play-with-docker

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LavaCon 2017


The winner of the LavaCon tickets are Madeline Earp and Ashley Tan. For more information about LavaCon, see LavaCon Dublin 2017.

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Dublin Tech Summit 2017


The winner of the Dublin Tech Summit ticket is Nicola O’Sullivan. For more information about Dublin Tech Summit, see Dublin Tech Summit.

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Predict Conference 2016


Ina O’Murchu was one of the lucky ticket winners. Check out her Predict Conference review: Telling Stories With Data

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Winners of the Predict Conference Tickets


Congratulations to our Predict Conference winners: Ina O’Murchu Claire Gallagher Andrea Yanez

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Predict Conference 2016


The Predict Conference will feature leading international thinkers in the areas of Data, Predictive Models, Technology and Decision making. Discuss the latest progress in Predictive Modelling and its future - from Data to Software and Hardware technology, plus Predictive Modelling methods and the best examples of Data-driven Decision-making. Enjoy talks from leading entrepreneurs, data scientists, technologists, investors, and decision-makers (from business and government) Learn about case-studies and attend hands-on workshops.

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Women in Technology Galway meetup-September 2016


Join us for our September meetup as we join with Network Galway to host Technology and You. Our Technology and You event brings together members of Network Galway and Women in Technology Galway to discuss the world of business and technology, and to bring attention the value of women participating in the technology sector. We have guest speakers from local tech companies. Our Technology and You speaker panel includes: • Sarah King, Software Developer @ HPE

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Python Coding Grace workshop-August 2016


Join WITS Ireland at their Python Coding Workshop scheduled for the 23rd August. This workshop is aimed at beginners level. No experience required. The workshop will be lead by Vicky Twomey-Lee from Coding Grace and WITS Ireland. There will be self paced beginners content and resources available to all attendees. Please register at WITS Ireland to secure your place. For more information, please contact Sandra Riordan.

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Winner of the Inspirefest Ticket


Congratulations to Deardriu Lally on winnning the 2 complimentary tickets for Inspirefest at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2. Inspirefest is a two day conference and takes place on the 30th June and 1st July. Inspirefest is a truly unique international festival of technology, science, design and the arts, which also happens to place diversity and inclusion at its heart. The event is an excellent opportunity to network with other companies and professionals, discuss the future of science and technology and to listen to key STEM speakers.

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Winner of the AtlanTec-IT Meets High Tea Ticket


Congratulations to Mary Kate Heaslip and Louise Gilligan on winning the complimentary tickets for the AtlanTec Women in Technology event “IT Meets High Tea” at the Meyrick Hotel. The AtlanTec Festival aims to showcase Galway’s diverse technology culture. The Women in Technology event will highlight the success of leading female talent in the tech industry in the West of Ireland. The event is an excellent opportunity to network with other companies and professionals, discuss interesting topics, and inspire future women in the field.

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Unconscious Bias talk and WITS Galway Launch-April 2016


On the 27th April, the WITS Galway group was launched. The event took place at the Blackstone LaunchPad NUIG. Women In Technology Science (WITS) is an independent, voluntary organization set up in 1990 to actively promote and support women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Mary Carroll was the main speaker at the event. Mary is the Vice-Chair of WITS and is a business strategist with over 25 years experience in design engineering, management consulting and business development.

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Women In Technology Galway meetup-April 2016


Thank you to everyone who attended our meetup and to our guest speakers: Ashley Fielding, Shopify Andrew Hind, Shopify Dr Sandra Riordan, WITS Tara Dalrymple, Superpixel labs. A special thanks to our hosts Superpixel labs for setting up the space and refreshments. The space is amazing, vibrant, and energising. Missed the meetup? If you missed the meetup, don’t worry we will host another meetup at the end of April.

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International Women's Day-March 2016


Happy International Women’s Day! To find out what is happening in your local area, check out: IWD

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Women in Technology Galway meetup-February 2016


Thank you to everyone who joined us tonight. A special thanks to our speaker Edel Browne. Edel is an excellent STEM role model. The community is lucky to have this young inspirational lady. To find out more about the innovative device designed by Edel, see Free Feet Medical or follow Edel on Twitter @EdelBrownie. Thank you to our hosts Annie, Mairead and Tracy from Workbench Galway for setting up the space and refreshments.

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Women in Technology Galway meetup-January 2016


Thank you to everyone who joined us on the night and a special thanks to Annie and Tracy from Workbench Galway for setting up the space and refreshments. BOI Workbench Galway was the perfect space to hold our meetup and I really appreciate the support from them. The facility is an excellent space for budding entrepreneurs, new businesses, and community events. Last Thursday, the first Women in Technology Galway meetup was held in BOI Workbench Galway.

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DevOps


DevOps Diving into the DevOps world. To get started, it is recommended to read the Phoneix Project (Gene Kim, Kevin Behr and George Spafford) and Continuous Delivery (Jez Humble & David Farley). Check out these 20 influential women: http://techbeacon.com/20-influential-women-devops

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Join the Women in Technology Galway meetup


Technology plays an influential part in our lives. Technology is always changing and growing. We need to raise awareness of women in tech and make women more visible in the IT industry. The Women in Technology Galway meetup group provides a platform for communication and discussion for students and professionals in Galway. If you are interested in hearing about the perks of working in IT, learning about the latest technologies or networking with other professionals, then come along to the Women in Technology Galway meetup.

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