DevFest WI 2022

UW-Madison Memorial Union, 800 Langdon Street, Madison, 53703

DevFest WI is a conference for all technologists, organized by GDG Madison and volunteers from the Madison tech community. It will take place on August 18th, 2022 at the Memorial Union in Madison, WI. Our conference theme this year is inclusivity: how to create development teams and software products that are welcoming to everyone. We hope to see you there!

Aug 18, 2022, 2:00 – 10:00 PM

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Key Themes

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About this event

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DevFest WI is a single-day conference held in Madison, WI where technologists of all skill levels can come together to network and learn from one another. We are very excited to be bringing this conference back live and in-person this summer after 2 years with very few in-person meetups, and cannot wait to see you! 

We'll be posting speakers and schedules as we get closer to the event, so please watch this space and/or visit the DevFest WI (https://www.devfestwi.com/) website for updates as we work out the final details. 

When

When

Thursday, August 18, 2022
2:00 PM – 10:00 PM UTC

Agenda

Registration
Welcome
“Using Our Powers for Good: Tech and Social Impact”
“Impostor Syndrome and Advocacy”
Break
“Accessibility Best Practices”
“Is Your Software Teachable?”
Lunch
“What’s Hockey Got to Do With It? Building Inclusive Teams On and Off the Ice”
“12 Stages of Burnout”
"Just be a person – the importance of empathy in creating an inclusive team culture”
Break
“Empathy is Hard: Why Web Accessibility is Still an Unsolved Problem in 2022”
“Professional Self-Care”
Talkback / Retro

Speakers

  • Ross Larson

    Paradigm

    Software Developer

  • Savina Imhan

    nvisia

    UX Designer

  • Dorothea Salo

    UW-Madison Information School

    Distinguished Teaching Faculty III

  • Amanda Thornton

    UW-Madison Space Science and Engineering Center

    Team Lead / Software Developer

  • Morgan Andersen

    UW-Madison

    Associate Director of Financial Applications

  • Sadik Shahidain

    Infosec

    Software Engineer

  • Lauren Kieliszewski

    Fetch Rewards

    Director, InfoSec/DevOps/SRE

  • Hilary Stohs-Krause

    Ten Forward Consulting

    Co-Owner and VP

  • Naveen VK

    nvisia

    Technical Director

Host

  • GDG Madison

Organizer

  • Naveen VK

    nvisia LLC

    Technical Director

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