February Virtual Meetup

Feb 23, 2021

Our Speakers

Ian Livingstone

Advisor to Multiple Startups & Halihax Board Member

Ian is a Halifax-based technology leader & entrepreneur with a passion for empowering engineers to build the next generation of society-improving apps. Over the last ten years, he has co-founded two companies, managed engineering teams at scale, and delivered products to some of the largest companies in the world. To relax, he enjoys cycling, trail running, attempting to cook, and taking his chocolate lab Franklin to the park.

Twitter, Linkedin

Tim Speed

Former CTO @ Compilr.com (acquired by Lynda.com in 2014)

Last employed at Manifold.co. Tim has mainly been a full-stack developer for the past 14 years but has had many roles and responsibilities, from infrastructure to management.

The Rundown

7:00pm – Introductions & Welcome

We'll do a quick introduction and kick off the evening.

7:10 pm –   Ian Livingstone: Introducing Updates to the community

Ian will be discussing upgrades to the community and presenting some exciting changes to Halihax .

7:30 pm –  Tim Speed: Containers Past & Present

Tim will be walking us through a rough history of containers, his own experience in a pre-docker world, breaking down how Docker and Kubernetes work and talking through practical applications.

8:00 pm - Q&A + Networking event

Stick around for some Q&A on Tim’s talk, and get to know our other community members on Zoom.

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