a behind the scenes look at the ups & downs

I’m trying a lot of new things right now. (as I said I was going to this year)

  • organizing a local meetup
  • local meetup speaking
  • conference speaking
  • etc..

As part of my regular self-care routine, I commonly write about my thoughts, successes and struggles

It recently occurred to me that others might benefit from seeing an open & honest view of the process behind some of these types of endeavors

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360AnDev Recap

360AnDev '16 badge and swag

Heading to the Mile-High City

I love going to conferences. I think they are a great way to get out of the office, to stay current on trends in related fields, and to meet/interact with peers. Because of these beliefs, I like to attend at least one conference in every year. After attending AnDevCon Boston last year, I had been targeting DroidCon New York as my conference of choice for 2016.

This past spring, however, I came across a new conference (360AnDev) being held this year in Denver. Initially, it caught my eye because Colorado seemed a bit more accessible to me coming from the west coast. After following the conference website and twitter for a while, I was sold on the potential of 360AnDev to be a terrific event.

Nate Ebel on Twitter

Speaker lineup for @360andev is looking good!

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“The combination of talented/high-profile speakers, and a schedule packed with interesting talks really sold the event for me”

The combination of talented/high-profile speakers, and a schedule packed with interesting talks really sold the event for me, and I started making my plans to attend. I even convinced some co-workers that this should be the go-to event for the year.

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