Top Tech Events You Can Attend Without Even Leaving Your Sofa This August

Top Tech Events You Can Attend Without Even Leaving Your Sofa This August

What a rollercoaster the tech events scene in Sydney (and larger Aus) has been. Just when the industry started to open back up, the next extended lockdown reared its unwelcomed head.  Good thing it’s the tech industry and “Online” is our middle name. 

So if you're tired of all this social isolation (like us) and keen on networking and learning new, now’s as good a time as any.  We’ve picked some top tech events that should be right up your alley.


Beam Summit for Data and Stream Processing Presented By Google

4-6 August 


A three-day summit about data and stream processing, presented by Google. Totally free and 100% digital, this is a must-attend event for everyone in the tech world around Sydney. 

The conference is the first of its kind held by the international community of Apache Beam users. 

Apache Beam is an open-source, unified model and set of language-specific SDKs for defining and executing data processing workflows. During the summit, speakers will discuss a range of topics such as how the model is evolving and what is in the roadmap for Apache Beam.

In addition, you can expect to learn all the ways that Beam is being used in top tech companies such as Google, AWS, Mozilla, and more.


Tech For Non-Tech Founders

4 August

Virtual MeetUp

Are you a startup founder? But do you struggle with tech? This webinar is run by Tech for Fin-Techs and is aimed at simply explaining many of the tech parts of business to any founder or executive that may get overwhelmed by the tech jargon and keeping on top of the latest industry advancements.

Topics will include:

- Tech choices for web & mobile apps

- What are the business risks related to tech and how to manage them

- When to bring the development in-house and build own teams

- And more 

You are sure to come away with a clearer understanding of the role tech plays in your business and gain actionable insights that you can use in managing tech in your startup.


Applied ML Summit - The ML Data Engineering Community Event

11 August 


This interactive event focuses on data engineering for applied machine learning. Several of Australia's top tech people will be delivering presentations. Topics range from building high-performance teams to creating malleable ML systems.

With so many great speakers and a range of interesting presentations being given, this is an event you don't want to miss. 


Invisible to Influential: Promoting Change in Your Workplace

17 August


Women In Tech, supported by GA, are running an online conference where Trainer and Coach 

Friska Wirya will talk about fostering collaboration, and how to acquire the competencies to influence others without formal power.

If you work in tech and are moving into a leadership role. Or perhaps are a woman in tech and would like to improve your skills in navigating leadership in a male-dominated profession then be sure to tune in.

The conference is sure to deliver top insights that you can take away and put into action in your everyday work environment. 


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