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⚡ Lightning talks by the MuslamicMakers Community ⚡
Thu 20 October 2016, 18:30 – 21:00 BST
** Update - if your ticket type is fully booked then feel free to choose a different type that has tickets**
Muslamics Makers is a small monthly meetup to get muslim makers together to discuss, show and tell, debate, and share their thinking.
There's a shortage of minority groups involved in and leading the way in creative, tech startup, social enterprise, arts and making industries. We want to see more collaboration, exploration and general creative technological awesomeness coming from the Muslim community and we think this is a way to kickstart that. As Muslims involved in these spaces grow we’re looking to create a fresh space for collaboration, networking and general awesomeness and creating safe space that isn't fuelled by alcohol.
Big shoutout to Digital Agency UsTwo for not only letting us use there venue but sponsoring food too!
We've hosted a few events now with big names which you can check out on our Youtube channel but we've come to the realisation that the people attending our very events are super talented too! So this event is all about giving the MuslamicMakers crew a time to shine by having people give 5 minute lightning talks.
Checkout the ⚡ talks we've got lined up:
Jack of all trades, master of none - Zahra Shah
Since when was a Big4 accountancy building Oculus Rift apps? - Sawood Pearce
How to build your tech platform quickly...very quickly - Sadiq Damani
Be a dolphin! Data viz on a budget - Ryan Jendoubi
The importance of branding for startups - Muneebah Waheed
Where do Emoji come from? - Faheem Patel
Nurturing a concept - Hussain Al Hilli
Progressive Web Apps - Tasmin
Networking 101 - Rooful Ali
Context BAE - Murtaza Abidi
Snapchat - Arfah
6.30pm: Arrival and Networking
7.00pm: Lightning Talks
Who are we?
Murtaza - I’m a experience designer working on digital products and startups. I helped co-found casseroleclub.com alongside FutureGov. I’m into social enterprise, videography and Arsenal.
Arfah - I head up the Marketing at Makers Academy, a 12 week coding bootcamp. I co-founded Discoverables and went through a social tech accelerator where I had a crazy #startupkid journey. I am also trustee of youth charity Spark-Mettle and spend my spare time binging on TV shows and geeking up on podcasts.
Note: This event is open to people of all faiths and none! We just want to create a space to showcase what people in the muslim community are up too!