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An informal get-together for people who work in the web industry around Melbourne.

Melbourne Geek Night

Past events

Next event: 6:00pm Monday 15 August 2016

23 Meyers Place, Melbourne 3000

Melbourne Geek Night is an informal get-together for people who work in the web industry around Melbourne to catch-up, have a yarn, share ideas and talk about new techniques and technologies.

Aside from all the beer and social blather there are a small number of short talks (around 20 minutes) from guest speakers on all things 'webby'. Come along and get learned!

Interested in attending? Register now.

August 2016

What intellectual property subsists in computer code and who owns it?

Does it matter if the author is an independent contractor or an employee? How do I protect my IP? Emily is an IT and IP commercial lawyer and will explore this topic with you.

Emily Booth

Senior Associate
Holding Redlich - @HoldingRedlich

Dark patterns & the power of persuasive design

Explore the idea of 'persuasive design', where elements of cognitive psychology are employed to influence a change of user behaviour, for both good and evil.

Ben Tollady & Gareth Roberts

UX Director & Senior UX Designer
Thirst Studios - @thirststudios

Successful product development crowdfunding campaigns

Sergei Plishka from Outerspace Design will be discussing the do's and don'ts of setting up a successful product development crowdfunding campaign. Sergei will show examples of campaigns he's been involved with, including Melbourne's Fusion Guitar.

Sergei Plishka

Senior Marketing & Project Manager
Outerspace Design - @outerspace_d

Where is it?

Loop Bar

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Who's behind this?

Melbourne Geek Night is brought to you by
Thirst Studios. A small user experience (UX) web design team based in Melbourne, Australia.