Sunderland Digital

Bringing together the digital community of Sunderland through a series of informal monthly meetups and talks.

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Event History

Wed
16th
Jan
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
Tom Moran will take a look at the history and future of voice-lead virtual assistants.
Wed
21st
Nov (2018)
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
Martin Underhill and Steven Proctor look at common mistakes when designing and coding forms on the web, both visual design and HTML.
Wed
17th
Oct (2018)
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
Tim Gale presents ways to use tools to give indications of design success.
Wed
19th
Sep (2018)
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
Gavin Elliott shares his take on professional progression and what that means from both an individual and managerial perspective.
Wed
15th
Aug (2018)
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
Craig Abbott will talk about building empathy for users with impairments, making sure to be aware of how to design services that don’t disable people.
Wed
18th
Jul (2018)
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
Luke Medlock will discuss how to design with near certainty, appease stakeholders, and better sell work through Hypothesis Driven Design, for
freelancers, startups and big business.
Wed
20th
Jun (2018)
6pm - 8pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
Vic Bell shares her story about living as a creative with depression, how that can feel and how to manage it.
Wed
16th
May (2018)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
Two talks, "The Importance of Brand Guidelines" (Ross Palmer) and "What's your name again?" (Helena Hill).
Wed
18th
Apr (2018)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
Ade-Lee Adebiyi will discuss the importance of having creative confidence, how to build it and how to regain it if you’ve lost it.
Wed
21st
Mar (2018)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
Adam Finlay talks about NOVAK's projection technology and Urban Observatory data visualisation, and Ian Wright explores 'Bullet Time Photography’.
Wed
21st
Feb (2018)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
Two talks, "What are brand guidelines and why are they important when working with clients" (Narrative Communications) and "Use of Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing techniques to improve automated machine understanding of product/service performance" (Daykin & Storey)
Wed
17th
Jan (2018)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
Ian Wood talks about architecting software for a long life.
Wed
15th
Nov (2017)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
Wed
25th
Oct (2017)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
Steven Proctor discusses why content is important to the user experience, different ways to approach it, who it is for, the rise of content design, and voice and tone.
Wed
20th
Sep (2017)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
Three talks, "Why do all websites look the same?" (Danielle Stone), "Adventures in Accessibility Testing" (Phil Sherry) and "Cloud Performance -
Pitfalls, Hints and Tips" (David Owen).
Wed
16th
Aug (2017)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
Two talks: "Dealing with Depression" (Adam Hill) and "Imposter Syndrome" (Gavin Elliott).
Wed
19th
Jul (2017)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
Craig Abbott explains what a prototype is, and why we should use them, as well as introducing us to the tools and resources available to build a prototype and how to avoid common mistakes.
Wed
21st
Jun (2017)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
"How to avoid a Robot Apocalypse: The history, now and future of AI from Spambots to Skynet" (Tom Moran)
Wed
17th
May (2017)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
David Todd will discuss how the use of colour, typography and animation can affect the user's state of mind. Plus speaker from Orange Bus.
Wed
18th
Jan (2017)
6pm - 9pm
FREE
venue The Software Centre Tavistock Place, Sunderland, SR1 1PB
Talks form Adam Wimpenny (WordPress) and Adam Hill (Drupal).