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Sunday, 10 April 2016

Guerrilla Talks - A new lightning talk format...

Its all Richard Munn's fault idea - "Lets create a forum to encourage new speakers..."

Guerrilla Talks is Richard Munn's fault brain child. A way of encouraging new speakers.

He pitched it as a crazy idea, but in fact its quite sensible.

A way of;
*Allowing people to dip their toes into speaking without having to do a 50/60 minute session.
* Letting people try new ideas.
* Doing it all from the comfort of your desk (or high-backed armchair) at lunch time.

So as Pop Will Eat Itself would say, 'Let's get down to it, Boppers'.

Guerrilla Talks is a new lightning talk format session to help and encourage new, up and coming speakers to dip their toes in speaking without leaving the comfort of the desk.  It also gives old hands a chance to trying something new and different.

Its all remote  (via GotoWebinar) and the rules are quite simple.
* The session can be either 5 or 10 minutes
* Its run at lunch time (BST) 12:30pm-1pm
* Once a month, the last Wednesday in each month.
* It’s open to any and everyone
* Any topic

The first one is on the 27th April at 12:30; And here is the first line up.

Richard Munn @splappy - Once, Twice, Three Times A DBA (5 mins)
Alex Whittles @PurpleFrogSys - “Windowing functions – the Chuck Norris of T-SQL” (10 mins)
Rob Sewell @sqldbawithbeard - Four things you need to know to effectively use PowerShell (5 mins)

Be there or be square (yes, I am that old).  Register here. 

The next one is on the.. 25th of May

See you there,

Mark