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Date Event Location
Tuesday, 02 July

Brighton ALT NET

Now in its tenth year, Brighton ALT NET is a monthly meetup for software developers interested in the .NET platform.

No need to register, just turn up at The Skiff by 7:30. It's a very friendly crowd and everyone is welcome.

Website: brightonalt.net (http://brightonalt.net/)


Time: 19:30-22:30
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The Skiff
30 Cheapside
Wednesday, 03 July

ResearchOps Breakfast

Social meetup to share your experiences and talk all things ResearchOps. ResearchOps Breakfast is a monthly meet up for anyone who works in user research to meet and discuss challenges and approaches to the management, organisation, development and execution of research operations.Open to anyone to drop in, have some food, drink some coffee, meet people and share your stories amongst friends.  

Time: 08:30-10:00
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Bills Restaurant
100 North Road
Friday, 05 July

Brighton Ruby Conference

It’s a friendly, single day, single track event for Rubyists and the Ruby-curious.

We’re nice. The speakers are ace. You should come.

Cost:  139
Time: 08:30-17:30
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Brighton Dome, Corn Exchange
Tuesday, 09 July

Develop: Brighton

Develop:Brighton has been bringing together the European Game Dev community from global superstars to micro indies - since 2006. Come and learn from your peers and share your experiences, hear from the industry’s leading lights, get up-to-date with the latest tools, techniques and industry trends, plus network with over 2,000 game dev professionals.

Develop:Brighton 2018 was the biggest and best event yet, with 2,369 game devs joining us by the sea. So, a huge thank you to everyone for coming along and making it so memorable - we really hope you enjoyed the event as much as we did and have gone back to work inspired to make even better games!

Cost:  385
Time: 09:00-19:00
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Hilton Brighton Metropole
Wednesday, 10 July

Sussex Branch: What it takes to be a successful Project Manager

What it takes to be a successful project manager is more than understanding a management framework or methodology, or even being able to tailor it to your environment.

In this presentation, Elizabeth Harrin discusses how to be successful as a project manager. You'll learn:

7 essential skills and competencies to help you succeed
Common team structures for projects and how to work successfully within them
Why understanding strategy is the key to ultimate success as a PM
Packed with practical advice for real-world projects, you’re sure to go away with strategies and tips for making yourself indispensable at work. Whether you are interested in making the leap into project management, are new in your career, or you lead junior project managers and are looking for some straightforward advice to take back to them, this session will arm you with the knowledge you need to succeed. There will be plenty of time of questions so bring along all your queries about how to make it as a PM!

Speaker synopsis:

Elizabeth Harrin, MA, FAPM, MBCS is a programme manager and author. She has over fifteen years’ experience in projects. Elizabeth has led a variety of IT and process improvement projects including ERP and compliance initiatives. She is also experienced in managing business change.

Elizabeth spent eight years working in financial services (including two based in Paris, France) before moving into the healthcare sector. Elizabeth is the author of 5 books: Communicating Change; Shortcuts to Success: Project Management in the Real World; Collaboration Tools for Project Managers; Project Manager; and Customer-Centric Project Management.

She also writes the award-winning blog, A Girl’s Guide to Project Management. You can find Elizabeth online at GirlsGuideToPM.com or on Twitter @girlsguidetopm.

This is a joint event with BCS PROMS-G

Please note, Carpark 7 is immediately behind Jubilee.

Time: 19:00-21:00
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University of Sussex, Jubilee 144
Friday, 12 July

Women in Games Drinks

A opportunity for women working in games, women wanting to make connections within the industry, and like-minded people supporting diversity and change, to meet and network in a social environment over drinks, nibbles and games.

This event will run monthly and be hosted at Loading Brighton, on the Lower Promenade, opposite the Sea Life Centre, Brighton and sponsored by Hangar 13 in partnership with Women in Games.

As well as the regular monthly social drinks, there will also be special events being held that will include mentoring, inspiring speakers, motivational talks and much more!

Time: 19:00-23:00
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Loading Brighton
11 Lower Promenade, Madeira Drive
Tuesday, 16 July

BrightonAnalytics Meetup

We chat about web analytics. Come join us - in a pub, somewhere in Brighton...

We aim to bring together people from Brighton (and beyond) who are using analytics to add insight to their strategies and augment their projects and ideas

Time: 18:00-21:00
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Evening Star
Surrey Street
Thursday, 18 July

The.Update - A Roundtable Series


A Roundtable Series

The.Update is a roundtable that contributes to open, connected and transparent communities. A way to build stronger bonds between entrepreneurs, start-ups, freelancers and the wider community as a whole. A periodical update by and for the community in the form of skill sharing, knowledge swapping and exchanging networks and contacts.

Sharing techniques and tools promotes efficiency, improves wellbeing and brings a sense of pride about being part of something greater. A community that brings insights and practices to the table. A family of professionals that inspire, support and celebrate the achievements of one another.

Come along and welcome to the family.

Time: 12:00-13:00
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The Projects
8-9 Ship Street
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