Girl Geeks Dinners is back in Edinburgh for an Autumn get together! Come and join us. We hope to gather the region’s brightest female computer scientists, technologists, entrepreneurs and techies for good food and good company. The evening will be chilled, friendly and informal. We hope to attract students, as well as professionals across the Lothians.
We have a great speaker, Cornelia Sollfrank, a digital media artist, her details are below. Three professional women (from Adobe Systems, IBM and Harvey Nash) will give us an update on the current and future job scene in the sector. And there will be plenty of time to mingle and chat throughout the evening. Tickets are limited (50 available), so please book soon to avoid disappointment.
This event is sponsored by the British Computer Society, Interconnect and the IET
19.00 Introduction, Welcome, Networking
20.00 Speaker - Cornelia Sollfrank Digital Media Artist
21.00 Spotlight on JOBS from Adobe Systems, Harvey Nash, IBM
21.20 Prize draw (Adobe Premiere Software!) and informal networking
Cost - £10 including buffet and soft drinks (£5 cash back for undergraduates – sponsored by Interconnect)
Our Speaker: Cornelia Sollfrank
German digital media artist Cornelia Sollfrank explores the changing role of the artist in the Information Age, new forms of dissemination of art, the gender-specific handling of technology, and communication and networking as art.
She initiated the Cyberfemininist alliance known as “Old Boys Network” www.obn.org . Her project Female Extension (1997) was a hack of the first net.art competition initiated by a museum, in which she flooded the museum’s network with submissions by 300 virtual female net artists.
Her net.art generator net.art-generator.com automatically produces art on demand. She edited the First Cyberfeminist International (1988) and Next Cyberfeminist International (1999). Sollfrank is currently producing work on the subject of female hackers.
More about Cornelia and her work here: