Suits 'n Geeks

Industry meets Science

4.45pm - 7:30pm
Wednesday 11th of April 2007
WEL Trust Academy of Performing Arts
Company Registration

You are invited to the inaugural NZ CSRSC Suits 'n Geeks evening. This networking event, proudly sponsored by WaikatoLink, will draw together representatives from industry and the brightest computer science graduate students in the country.

To kick the evening off, we are proud to present a man who spans the divided worlds of suits and geeks like a colossus: Craig Nevill-Manning, the founder and head engineer of Google New York. This stunningly successful kiwi expatriate will share his experience of how cutting-edge computer science research is applied in the real world.

Following the keynote, suits and geeks will be left to mingle over dinner and drinks in the beautiful surroundings of the WEL Trust Academy of Performing Arts. Think of it as beauty and the geek, only the beauties we have to offer are representatives of leading IT and computing firms from New Zealand and abroad. Their counterparts aren't merely geeks either; the event will boast at least 50 of New Zealand's top computer science graduate students.

Registration

Suits 'n Geeks will be a ticket-only event. Please, register quickly as places are limited. If you have any questions please call Delia Herder on +64 7 858 5172.

Suits

Tickets cost $40 per representative, which includes finger food, a complementary drink, and admission to the keynote talk. Space for stalls can also be purchased for an additional $100. Please click here to register.

Geeks

All conference attendees will be given free admission to this event, including food, drinks, and the keynote talk. Sign up here if you haven't already registered for the conference.

You will have the chance to make your research project known to a wide range of people from academia and industry. Just send Andrea Schweer (schweer |at| cs.waikato.ac.nz) one (catchy) sentence that makes people curious about your project. This will be put up at the venue with your name email as a means to guide suits to you.

Your sentence must be no longer than 120 characters. It will be formatted in a fixed-width font in six lines with 20 characters each and printed on an A4 sheet.



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