Launching Edinburgh Girl Geeks Dinner

After the fantastic success of the Scotland Girl Geeks Dinner launch in Dundee, we are proud to announce the launch of Edinburgh Girl Geeks Dinners!

Details are listed below. But be quick – we’re expecting the event to be a fantastic night!

Edinburgh Girl Geek Launch Night

14th May 2009, 7pm – 10pm, Mini-Forum 2, Informatics Forum, 10

Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

Cost – £10 including hot buffet and soft drinks

Girl Geeks Dinners has arrived in Edinburgh! Come to our launch night, where we hope to gather the region’s brightest female computer scientists, technologists, entrepreneurs and techies for good food and good company. The evening will be chilled, friendly and informal. We hope to attract students, as well as professionals across the Lothians.

There will be 2 speakers on the night – Danielle Wilde (bio below) and another TBC. But there will be plenty of time available to mingle and chat throughout the evening. We hope you can join us in the first ever

Edinburgh GGD!

Tickets are limited (40 available), so please book soon to avoid disappointment. Tickets available at:

https://www.epay.ed.ac.uk/events/eventdetails.asp?eventid=114

Confirmed Speaker:

Danielle Wilde is an artist and design researcher at Monash University Faculty of Art and Design (Melbourne, Australia) and the CSIRO Division of Materials Science and Engineering (Belmont, near Geelong). She is engaged in practice-based doctoral research, at the nexus of performance, fashion, fine art, critical (technology) and interaction design. Her projects include highly visible, extended and extending interfaces in addition to “invisible”, embedded and distributed systems, which allow the wearer to actuate and control changes in sound, colour, light, shape and form. She is currently travelling through Europe on a series of visiting fellowships, working in collaboration with the Open University’s Pervasive Interacti

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