December in Sydney: 7 tech events you don’t want to miss

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We made it, folks. This year (and the decade) is coming to a close – but the Sydney tech industry is still busy hustling. With a wide variety of tech events to choose from, this month’s line-up offers last opportunities of the year to learn from bright minds in your sector and network with like-minded peers before you switch off and go on a well-deserved break.

From lunch workshops, training to evening events, there sure is something for everyone to close out the month (and the year) on a good note.

Top tech events in Sydney this December

Innovating with purpose: Typeform’s quest for the perfect interface

December 3rd
Canva, 110 Kippax Street, Surry Hills
Price: FREE

Coming all the way from Barcelona and San Francisco, Typeform will be in Sydney to meet the Canva folks and local tech scene. Join this exclusive event for a night of exchange, learnings and networking with brilliant minds on a quest for the perfect interface. Listen to Tyze Whorton, Head of Product for the Creator Experience, as he shares his experience and knowledge on how to stick to your vision while innovating as you grow. This insightful event will conclude with dinner, some drinks and the opportunity to mingle.

Women of Wearables Sydney

December 3rd
TripAdvisor, L5 219-241 Cleveland Street, Redfern
Price: FREE

If you want to learn more about wearable tech, fashion tech, smart textiles, IoT, health tech and VR/AR, then join this exclusive event hosted by WOW. Led by a team passionate about bringing the tech and fashion worlds together, this global movement offers wearable technology mentorship, educational programs and more through various events. Kicking off with networking, the event will then host talks and a Q&A session on how to reconcile fashion and technology to build global Fashion Tech communities.

Navigating multi-cloud the right way

December 4th
Servian Offices, Australia Square, 264 George St, Sydney
Price: FREE

The cloud landscape and infrastructure are changing at a very fast pace and this event will show you its current landscape, as well as how to navigate the multi-cloud phenomena like a pro. With a focus on the Servian Cloud Foundations and Hashicorp Consul, you’ll get to understand which cloud is the most suitable for your workload so you can make the right decision for your business. Remember to bring your laptop as there will be hands-on challenges and demonstrations.

Pie & AI

December 4th
Microsoft Reactor, Level 10/11 York St, Sydney
Price: FREE

Join DSAi in their first deeplearining.ai partnered event and learn about the latest trends, tips and tricks on how to build a career in AI. Listen to Dr. Andrew Ng, a globally-reputed leader in AI and CEO of Landing AI and General Partner at AI Fund, plus local guest speakers, as they talk you through data science in the public sector and how to reach the next step in your career. The event offers a chance to network with like-minded peers.

YOW!

December 4th
The Hilton, 488 George Street, Sydney
Price: From $900

At YOW! Sydney, leading software industry experts from all over the world come together for two days of networking and learning opportunities. The talks are designed to bring you the latest practices as well as future directions in software development and delivery. YOW! Speakers are chosen based on their expertise; they provide technically rich content, appropriate to all roles in software and IT, completely independent of commercial concerns such as sponsorship or product. This means no commercials, ever, just lots of case studies and stories from the trenches. Whether you’re a developer, architect, product owner, team lead, coach, or manager, don’t miss this learning opportunity.

Lunch and Learn: Protecting your business from cyberattacks

December 10th
Merewether Building (H04), Level 2, Darlington, NSW 2008
Price: FREE

Feed your stomach and your mind with this Lunch and Learn session. You’ll learn about the threat of cyber attacks and how to protect your business from it. Led by Manal al-Sharif, Senior Manager of Cybersecurity at Ernst & Young and one of the founding members of Saudi Aramco’s Information Security Department, acquire the skills to identify, classify and protect your company’s assets in the unfortunate event of a data breach. Please note that lunch isn’t provided so make sure you bring your own.

Introduction to Python

December 10th and 12th
Level 10/11 York St, Sydney
Price: $249

Python is becoming popular in data science and this seven-hour course will teach you how to use basic Python programming to handle data, variables types, operations and functions. Hosted by Maryam Montazer, who holds a PhD in climate forecasting and modelling at the University of Sydney, an MSc. in Medical Engineering from Bioelectric and a BSc. in Electrical and Telecommunication Engineering, the course has a focus on applied machine learning and statistical modelling.

There you have it! This is our list of the seven top tech events in Sydney you don’t want to miss in December. Review the year’s best practices and explore the forecasted tech landscape for 2020 by attending one of these insightful tech events this month.