As an unabashed extrovert, I love to talk. If you’re interested in having me speak at your event, pop me an email at jessica(at)closetoclever.com or find me on Lanyrd.
Build Newbies, Ship a Better Tech Culture, OpenTechSchool Conference, August 15-16th.
Impostor Syndrome and Individual Competence, Laracon EU, August 25-26th.
Safeguarding and Event Production for Under 18s in Technology, Hackcon, August 29-30
What the Cult of Expertise Costs, YAPC Europe, September 2-4, 2015.
Communicating Across a Technical Skills Gap, Webcamp Zagreb, October 3-4, 2015.
Costs of the Cult of Expertise, Topconf Tallinn, November 18, 2015.
Build Newbies, Ship Change, Tech Wednesday, Innovation Birmingham, July 15, 2015.
WordPress as a Gateway into Development, WordPress Cologne, June 5, 2015.
Practical Steps Towards Diversity, Tech Nottingham, June 1, 2015.
Imposter Syndrome and Individual Competence: PHP Tek, May 21, 2015.
Cognitive Biases and Getting Things Done, SkeptiCamp Manchester, April 24, 2015.
Communication Across A Technical Skills Gap Workshop, Mix-It, April 18-19 2015
Easy, Lazy SEO: WordCamp London, March 20-22, 2015.
Easy, Lazy SEO: WordCamp Birmingham, February 8, 2015.
Children’s collaborative storytelling workshop, EMF Camp, August 30, 2014.
Ruby for kids, EMF Camp, August 29, 2014.
Easy, Lazy SEO, WordPress York Meetup, October 28.
Easy, Lazy SEO: August 8th 2014, Birmingham WordPress Meetup.
Tone in Documentation, July 20, 2014, Write the Docs Unconference, Berlin.
Fun With Code Panel: July 2, 2014, BBC Media City, Salford.
Easy, Lazy SEO: June 29 2014, WordCamp Manchester.
Technical SEO Panel: June 6, 2014, Sascon, Manchester.
Transitioning into a Technical Role: April 29, 2014, Innovation Campus, Birmingham.
Tone in Documentation, March 31 2014: Write the Docs, Budapest.
Grace Hopper, March 15 2014: Pecha Kucha, Manchester.
SEO for Start Ups, Jan 15 2014: Tech Wednesday, Birmingham.
Selfish Reasons For Diversity in Tech, Sept 3 2013: Campus Party Europe, London.