Colchester Digital Conference 2019

Colchester Digital's first Annual Conference showcasing local talent and some fantastic guest speakers


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On the day

08:30 - 09:00


Grab a lanyard and some goodies and head up to the First floor for tea and coffee, to meet other attendees and visit our sponsors and exhibitors.

09:00 - 09:20

A warm welcome to all attendees of Colchester Digital's first one day conference from one of the founding members of the group and what to expect today

09:20 - 09:25


Last chance to grab refreshements or a comfort break before we begin

09:25 - 09:55

Kerry shares her experiences of convincing organisations she's worked at to put content strategy at the heart of their web projects.

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    Kerry Cole
    Marketing Strategist
    Green Emerald Marketing

10:00 - 10:30

Creative Director Frazer Merrick explains how Teaboy Games went from university graduates to featured app store developers in little over 6 months

10:30 - 10:45

Morning Break

Take a break for refreshments

10:45 - 11:15

We'll look at how biometric technology can take UX testing to the next level by incorporating eye tracking, facial recognition and skin response.

11:20 - 12:00

Design Systems are so hot right now, Stu discusses the parts that make up one and offers advice to help you start or maintain your current system.

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch Break

13:00 - 13:30

Hosting at scale for pennies using Hugo and Amazon S3 with Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment as an example process

13:35 - 14:05

Luke is going to attempt to share his experience (read: paranoia) for software security and how he makes sure commits in his name were definitely him

14:05 - 14:20

Afternoon Break

14:20 - 14:50

Exploring the most modern protocols for communicating between applications and services such as JSON-RPC, pub/sub, gRPC and comparing them to much more

14:55 - 15:35

Rachel explores some of the things coming to CSS Layout, including the much requested subgrid feature, plus how to get how to get involved with CSS.

15:35 - 16:00


Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver and Bronze

Special Thanks