Sarah Talland (Speaker) – Trademark Lawyer – The power of technology – Tuesday 31st March 2015

Sarah Talland 

Trademark Attorney

@WildboreGibbons Law firm

Tuesday 31st March at @HubBrixton

 The power of technology

Sarah

Sarah is a Trade Mark Attorney with particular expertise in international brands and UK/EU trade mark registrations.

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Sarah studied the Trade Mark Practitioners Course at Nottingham Trent University and the Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice at Queen Mary, University of London. Sarah read law at Cambridge. 

Sarah is a member of two ITMA committee working groups and is a member of ITMA.

Book your ticket today :

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John F. Kennedy (Speaker) – Lawyer – Brand Protection and Brand Management – The power of technology – Tuesday 31st March 2015

John F. Kennedy

Tuesday 31st March at @HubBrixton 

The power of technology

JohnFKennedy

John specialises in Brand Protection and Brand Management, IP, Marketing Chief, Marketing and Client Service Strategy at Wildbore & Gibbons LLP.

John is a regular speaker on brand and marketing strategy as well as on the commercial aspects of Intellectual Property.

IP

John’s expertise in branding and brand protection provides our clients with both a commercial and legal perspective on protecting and developing their brands. John has particular expertise and experience in marketing and client service strategies in professional services firms. 

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John is a Fellow of the Institute of Digital Marketing FIDM.

Book your ticket to hear one of the finest speakers and experts on digital marketing. 

http://www.poweroftech.eventbrite.co.uk

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Vinita Rathi (Speaker) – Women Who code London and Google Women Techmakers – The power of technology – Tuesday 31st March 2015

Vinita Rathi

The power of technology

Vinita

Vinita is the Founder of Systango & CodePunt, Women Who Code London Director and Google Women Techmakers Lead.

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Vinita is the Co Founder of Systango – an IT consultancy firm and a former VP at Goldman Sachs UK with 9 years experience in varied roles in Information Technology.

She is the Co – Founder of SWIFT Developer Community and Women Who Code London Chapter Director.Womenwhocode london

Alongside this she runs a daily challenge website – http://www.CodePunt and is a Hands on developer and tech architect.

Vinita codes in Ruby, Java, Scala, Python, PHP, Objective C, Swift, NodeJS, Go, Android and runs various projects end to end with anteam of Business Analysts, UI, UX folks and Quality Analysts.

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Elelta Demissie (Speaker) – Founder of TechWench and Technical Specialist – The power of technology – Tuesday 31st March 2015

Elelta Demissie

The power of technology

Tuesday 31st March

@HubBrixton

 Elelta

Elelta has been in the technology sector for 13 years with experience and skills ranging from desktop support, sysadmin, project management (Prince2), service desk (ITIL), web development and more.

Started off, at 20, in a junior IT support role and over the course of 9 years moved on to fulfil several roles in that department of system & server administrator, Business Analyst, Project Manager and in the end up as acting IT manager.

 SystemsAdmin

Elelta has worked for a large software developer & service provider in the financial sector as well as a contractor in the telecoms industry in a Quality Assurance and Quality Control role in an Agile web project.

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Elelta launched & runs TechWench, a technology consultancy built to enable and empower people – mainly women – with their technology needs for businesses and personal projects.

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Book your ticket :

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Dr Don Onwunumah (Speaker) – CEO of PigStyCoders – The power of technology – Tuesday 31st March 2015

Don Onwunumah CEO of @PigStyCoders 

The power of technology

Tuesday 31st March

 @HubBrixton

Don

 

Don is a hacker in every sense of the word. His work focuses on solving problems with technology. With over 20 years in Industry, he has a vast experience and knowledge to draw on. Through PigStyCoders, he has consulted for and advised many multi-nationals (TomTom, AO, Governments, Hedge Funds, etc) across various verticals such security, artificial intelligence, infrastructure and governance.

His work on mobile technology started before the smartphone became prevalent and continue to drive him, coupled with a love of open-source, he has had indirect influence on the global direction of the technology.

Mobileapp

In the midst of all that, he is most at home working with the under-privilege and in how technology can lift some people out of poverty.

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He is currently running an African outreach program taking the raspberry pi to African cities, providing day long introductory courses on programming and electronics.

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Specialties:

  • Linux/Unix Architecture and Domain Expert
  • Web-Services that Scale
  • Embedded + Mobile Architecture (Android + iOS + Blackberry)
  • Web
  • High Performance Computing
  • Real-Time Computing

He is also running a private research team on Bitcoin-based technology and how it can be applied to low technology communities.

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Book your ticket :

http://www.poweroftech.eventbrite.co.uk

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Jane Austin (Speaker) – Head of UX at The Telegraph – Power of technology – Tuesday 31st March 2015

Jane Austin

Head of UX at The Telegraph newspaper

Jane Austin1

Jane is a User Experience specialist with a particular interest in data, start ups and how UX works with Agile and Lean.

 what-is-agile-developmentCurrently her particular focus is on bringing user research into the design process and using prototypes to evolve design.

User Experience1

Book your tickets:

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#IYTech #DigitalMedia #Copyright #Trademark #SME #StartUps #IWM2015 #Lambeth #Enterprise #entrepreneurs

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Apply for a FREE market pitch in Lewisham

Do you live in a Lewisham Homes property?

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Do you want to promote your product, develop useful new skills, and make some extra cash-money while you’re at it? 

The London borough of Lewisham has markets throughout the borough that showcase the finest selection of arts and crafts as well as food and drink.

Sydenham market

We are offering Lewisham Homes residents an opportunity to secure a FREE stall.

Join local traders who sell a variety of products including: handmade jewellery, cards and gifts, crochet and knitwear, bags, photography, aloe vera products, fresh bread, chilli preserves and sauces, Arabic and Mediterranean food, French cakes as well as fresh juices, cordials and smoothies.  You can also meet those who sell flowers, plants and bulbs, bric a brac and Vietnamese food.

Lewisham Homes is full of talented designer/makers, craftspeople, and start ups with products that people want, and we want to support you. 

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How do I get involved?

Applications for the a market pitch are submitted by just filling out the form on and we’ll get in touch to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

What’s involved?

Please register your interest in the market day by using the form here, and tell us about your product and why you want to participate in the market. We will be selecting people to participate in the market based on a pitch you will deliver to our team.

We run through the basics in a single training session where we equip selected traders with market selling basics, before you go out and meet potential customers. 

Why apply?

  • This is an opportunity to sell at a market you that you may not have been exposed to
  • A great way to get valuable feedback on your product
  • A unique opportunity to advertise your brand
  • Sell to new customers

By participating, you will be opening the doors to a chance of making money, and gaining confidence and feedback in a competitive and lively environment. Small risk, HUGE reward!

Exprience

Apply before the 5th April 2015

 

Seeking interns and volunteers

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Board of advisors and Intern’s wanted

for Inspirational YOU and our new Inspire YOUth Academy

Expenses paid

If you are interested in joining a board or gaining further experience, then please apply.

Description of Roles

InternshipsBoard of advisors

Deputy Chair 

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The chair will also ensure that we our strategy into action and ensure all teams are delivery to their part of the strategy.

• The chair will ensure IY is operating in a lean and sustainable way, without compromising on quality and building on successes.


Head of Communication’s

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• Responding and communicating with the media and handling PR requests.

• Overseeing all forms of communication that goes out from IY.

• Checks and produces all newsletters, press releases, tweets, sms and anything other communication sent out to the externally.

• Manage our mailing lists and ensure our databases are up to date. Marketing: We need someone who is driven, ambitious and bursting with ideas.

Essential skill sets:

• Good organisational skills • Excellent written and verbal communication

• Are a strong team player • Can work under pressure to tight deadlines Job description

• Organising market research • Writing press releases

• Arranging promotional events • Assessing the results of a marketing campaign

• Assisting the manager in writing reports and analysing data

• Helping to drive online traffic with web-related campaigns

• Writing online content • Communicating with clients


PR

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• Coming up with PR strategies

• Building relationships with the media

• Writing press releases and calling around whenever you’re trying to generate publicity

• Writing reports on media coverage data

• Overseeing content production (adverts, videos, social media and online PR stunts)

• Arranging press conferences and events • Overseeing market research

• Bringing in new business opportunities • Managing client relationships

• Overseeing social media PR strategies Community and Partnerships

• This department will network; attend meetings, conferences and seminars to meet likeminded organisations that we can partner with to deliver our aims.

• To secure mutually beneficial partnerships with corporates, schools, colleges and universities.

• To be the face of IY and project a positive message of IY to get all forms of buy in and support.

• Securing support and sponsorship from local businesses via CSR, community or diversity.


Social Media:

Social Media

 

 

 

 

• Managing IY on all social platforms, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest and other social media platforms.

• This department will need to be proactive in raising our profile, responding to requests and promoting our activities online.

• Connecting and contacting potential speakers, sponsors and partners.


Head of Events and Events Assistant

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• Development, production and delivery of projects from proposal right up to delivery.

• Delivering events on time, within budget, that meet (and hopefully exceed) expectations.

• Setting, communicating and maintaining timelines and priorities on every project

• Communicating, maintaining and developing client relationships

• Managing supplier relationships

• Managing operational and administrative functions to ensure specific projects are delivered efficiently

• Providing leadership, motivation, direction and support to your team

• Travelling to on site inspections and project managing events

• Being responsible for all project budgets from start to finish.

• Ensuring excellent customer service and quality delivery

• The management of all monthly, quarterly and/or annual events.

• Securing and liaising with speakers, the venue, the paperwork for the day, knowing were parking is and having a presence on the days of the events.

• Do health and safety assessments.

• Source partners and venues for our workshops and talks.

Key skills 1. Good communicator 2. Ability to lead and motivate a team 3. Good with budgets 4. Reliable/good at hitting deadlines 5. Ability to use initiative


Head of Strategy:

Strategy

 

 

 

• The strategy behind the organisation; what IY is going to be, how we are positioned in the outside world.

• The intrinsic planning where IY will be in the next 1 – 5 years.

• To ensure IY is strategically position to be the best in its field and constantly at the forefront. Sponsorship or fundraising (Board Advisor):

• Getting the money in through grants, large corporate sponsors, funding bodies, donations, raising revenue from talks and the services IY provide.


Volunteer coordinator (Board Advisor):

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• Liaising with community groups, voluntary councils and businesses who encourage their staff to volunteer.

• Listing volunteer opportunities in the press and similar blogs and websites.

• Registering and attending voluntary sector meetings.

• Manage and look after the volunteers at each event.

• Work alongside the events coordinator to provide inductions, references, mentoring and expenses among other managerial things.

• This department will also ensure all volunteers leave IY feeling empowered, inspired and achieving a positive learning outcome.


Finance (Board):

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• Manage our budgets

• Keep up to date with funding strands and potentials sponsors

• Make payments

• Monitor funding and income

• Ensure accounts are up to date, audited and

• Manage petty cash Membership:

• To ensure members are satisfied and all services around membership are up to date

• If an error occurs it is rectified promptly

• To answer all questions around membership and get more people to become members

• To increase our mailing list Products and Merchandise:

• To create and sell IY products to promote our services and generate an income for the organisation.

.@RashadaHarry (Speaker) – Specialist Sales at Vodafone Global Enterprise and Co-Director of “Your Future Your Ambition” (YFYA) – Power of technology – 31st March 2015

Rashada Harry

Tuesday 31st March

Impact Hub in Brixton

Power of Technology

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Rashada is responsible for driving fixed infrastructure business opportunities in a global capacity at Vodafone Global Enterprise. She possesses a strong track record of new business development, account management and consultative selling into Enterprise client organisations offset against aggressive sales targets (in excess of $50m). Prior to joining Vodafone she spent 10 years with Cisco where she worked as a global business development manager for EMEAR (Europe Middle East Africa & Russia).

Rashada2

She is co-Director of “Your Future Your Ambition” (www.yourfutureyourambition.com) an initiative aimed at creating an awareness and encouraging young people from diverse backgrounds that studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) at school, college or university can open doors to an array of careers.
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Rashada was a STEM Leader finalist in the 2014 inaugural Black British Business Awards.

Book your tickets today:

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The Power of technology – Tuesday 31st March – Impact Hub Brixton

The power of technology

Tuesday 31st March 2015

Town Hall, Brixton, SW2 1RW

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The power of technology masterclass puts the spotlight on some of the most talented professionals transforming the technology industry. 

Meet innovators who are making advancements within the Digital sector. The evening will provide you with an opportunity to network and gain tips designed to give you the competitive edge. 

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HOST – Garry Green Barrister

Speakers

Jane Austin Head of UX at The Telegraph

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Jane is a user experience specialist with a particular interest in data, start ups and how UX works with Agile and Lean.


Currently her particular focus is on bringing user research into the design process and using prototypes to evolve design. 

Rashada Harry Specialist Sales at Vodafone Global Enterprise and Co-Director of “Your Future Your Ambition” (YFYA)

Rashada

Rashada is responsible for driving fixed infrastructure business opportunities in a global capacity at Vodafone Global Enterprise. She possesses a strong track record of new business development, account management and consultative selling into Enterprise client organisations offset against aggressive sales targets (in excess of $50m). Prior to joining Vodafone she spent 10 years with Cisco where she worked as a global business development manager for EMEAR (Europe Middle East Africa & Russia).

She is co-Director of “Your Future Your Ambition” (www.yourfutureyourambition.com) an initiative aimed at creating an awareness and encouraging young people from diverse backgrounds that studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) at school, college or university can open doors to an array of careers.

Rashada was a STEM Leader finalist in the 2014 inaugural Black British Business Awards. 

John F Kennedy Brand Protection and Brand Management, IP, Marketing Chief, Marketing and Client Service Strategy at Wildbore & Gibbons LLP

JohnFKennedy

John is a regular speaker on brand and marketing strategy as well as on the commercial aspects of Intellectual Property.

John’s expertise in branding and brand protection provides our clients with both a commercial and legal perspective on protecting and developing their brands.  John has particular expertise and experience in marketing and client service strategies in professional services firms.  

John is a Fellow of the Institute of Digital Marketing FIDM.

Sarah Talland Registered Trade Mark Attorney at Wildbore & Gibbons LLP

 Sarah

Sarah is a Trade Mark Attorney with particular expertise in international brands and UK/EU trade mark registrations.

Sarah studied the Trade Mark Practitioners Course at Nottingham Trent University and the Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice at Queen Mary, University of London.  Sarah read law at Cambridge. 

Sarah is a member of two ITMA committee working groups and is a member of ITMA.

Vinita Rathi Co Founder Systango & CodePunt, Women Who Code London Director and Google Women Techmakers Lead

Vinita

Vinita is the Co Founder of Systango – an IT consultancy firm and a former VP at Goldman Sachs UK with 9 years of experience in varied roles in Information Technology.

She is the Co – Founder of SWIFT Developer Community and Women Who Code London Chapter Director.  Alongside this she runs a daily challenge website – http://www.CodePunt and is a Hands on developer and tech architect – well versed and experienced in Java, C Sharp, Objective C and now SWIFT.

Vinita codes in Ruby, Java, Scala, Python, PHP, Objective C, Swift, NodeJS, Go, Android and runs various projects end to end with anteam of Business Analysts, UI, UX folks and Quality Analysts.

Don Onwunumah Founder+Director at PigSty Alley Coders

Don

Don is a hacker in every sense of the word. His work focuses on solving problems with technology. With over 20 years in Industry, he has a vast experience and knowledge to draw on. Through PigStyCoders, he has consulted for and advised many multi-nationals (TomTom, AO, Governments, Hedge Funds, etc) across various verticals such security, artificial intelligence, infrastructure and governance.

His work on mobile technology started before the smartphone became prevalent and continue to drive him, coupled with a love of open-source, he has had indirect influence on the global direction of the technology.

In the midst of all that, he is most at home working with the under-privilege and in how technology can lift some people out of poverty. He is currently running an African outreach program taking the raspberry pi to African cities, providing day long introductory courses on programming and electronics.

He is also running a private research team on Bitcoin-based technology and how it can be applied to low technology communities.

Elelta Demissie Founder of TechWench and Technical Support Specialist 

EleltaElelta has been in the technology sector for 13 years with experience and skills ranging from desktop support, sysadmin, project management (Prince2), service desk (ITIL), web development and more. 

Started off, at 20, in a junior IT support role and over the course of 9 years moved on to fulfil several roles in that department of system & server administrator, Business Analyst, Project Manager and in the end up as acting IT manager.

Elelta has worked for a large software developer & service provider in the financial sector as well as a contractor in the telecoms industry in a Quality Assurance and Quality Control role in an Agile web project.

Elelta launched & runs TechWench, a technology consultancy built to enable and empower people – mainly women – with their technology needs for businesses and personal projects.

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The Panel will focus on:

  • Mobile app trends and ways to generate an income
  • Taking your business to the next level
  • Developing your tech skills
  • Boosting your brand on and offline
  • How to protect your digital IP
  • Tips on digital marketing
  • Legal advice for an online business from two city Lawyers
  • The support available to women running an online business
  • Getting the User Experience (UX) right (e.g. websites, intranets, applications, software)
  • Understanding digital IP and Copyright

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Impact Hub

Impact Hub Brixton opened in April 2014 and is an innovative business incubator / working space.

The Impact Hub offers a unique ecosystem of resources, inspiration and collaboration opportunities to grow SME’s.

Times

6.00pm – 6.30pm Guests seated for discussion

6.30pm – 8.00pm Welcome, intro and panel discussion

8.00pm – 8.30pm Q & A

8.30pm – 8.45pm Close and depart

 Tickets: http://poweroftech.eventbrite.co.uk

Contact: info(at)inspirationalyou.co.uk

07545 156 111 

@inspirational_u | #IYTech

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