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I enjoy speaking at meetups and conferences on both technical and “soft skills” subjects, including:

A lot of these talks are based on blog posts that I’ve previously written, so check out my blog for a preview of the content. I have talks prepared on the above subjects, so if you’d like to invite me to speak at an event please send me an email or Tweet me.

Dan’s workshop delivery is incredibly professional, his mentoring skills are exceptional, and feedback from his sessions is always excellent.

— Claire Dodd, Founder of CodeUp Manchester

Upcoming talks

No currently scheduled talks.



Previous talks (slides/transcripts)

  1. ES-What?!

    A short introduction to some new JavaScript features and how to implement them with backwards compatibility, today.

    Talk given at JavaScript North West
  2. CSS: The Edge of the Cascade

    A talk and demo of some of the latest CSS features, and how to use them in practise today.

    Talk given at Code Computerlove
  3. The Lean Studio: Running a modern agency

    Agile development in an agency environment is hard.

    At Code ComputerLove we have moved away from the traditional agency model to a new, more effective way of working based on value and continual learning.

    From changing how project managers work and think about value to re-educating clients about more regular releases and smaller batches, we will share the lessons we have learnt along the way, the challenges we’ve faced and where are still looking to improve.

    Talk given at Agile Manchester 2016