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Workshops & parties - side activities you should not miss at Touch 2019

Check the schedule of the parties and don’t forget to register for the workshops before the deadline!

Workshops

To deliver practical tips and tricks about various aspects of doing business, building Artificial intelligence or design thinking, Touch team will organise 3 workshops during 29-31 October, for which the registration is obligatory - because the speakers want to prepare materials that will be really useful for the workshop participants. Knowing about the attendees’ professional background helps to customize the content for the class.


Free Nike workshop


When : 29 October

Time : 19:00-21:00

Where : Daraba Art (8 G.Kikodze str., Tbilisi)

Speaker : Lysandre Follet, Nike

Participation : free, registration required (limited spots): https://forms.gle/RyPEQ59oFRhLrnqF6 - by 28 October


Lysandre Follet, Director of computational design from Nike, is coming to Tbilisi from Portland, USA. He will do a 1.5-hour workshop about the design processes at Nike, talking about some practical points in building the design team and working on new impressive products on the edge of art and technology.


The workshop will be followed by the Q/A session and can be interesting for students, industrial and product designers, product managers and retailers. 


Hear about true insights about working at Nike, register now - the workshop has a limited number of spots, and registration closes on 28 October. 


The event will be in English.


After the workshop, Touch Digital Summit ticket holders are welcome for the Warm up party at the Art Cafe HOME .


Coding workshop


When : 30 October

Time : 17:00-18:30

Where : Rustaveli Theatre, Workshop room, 2nd floor

Speaker : Oleksandr Honchar, Neurons Lab & MAWI

Participation : for Touch ticket holders, registration required (limited spots): https://forms.gle/rsoSgJaG16vdp3WV8 - by 28 October


Oleksandr Honchar, CTO @ Neurons Lab, will continue his keynote talk at #Touch2019 with a 1,5-hour workshop called "Al trading team playbook: from fails to gains."


The talk on this topic introduces the minefield you're about to walk on starting the fintech project. On this workshop, we will dive deeper into details and will study a real case with real data and almost a real team to gain practical insights on how to deal with financial data with respect to the AI applications.


For whom:

Project and product managers, developers, fintech startups and everyone related to this sphere (AI, fintech).


Language of the Workshop - English.


You can register for the Workshop only if you bought the tickets for Touch Digital Summit.



Design thinking workshop


When : 31 October

Time : 17:00-18:30

Where : Rustaveli Theatre, Workshop room, 2nd floor

Speaker : Gigi Janelidze, Design Director at MTS

Participation : for Touch ticket holders, registration required (limited spots): https://forms.gle/orC1ozVt9SX3rxG78 - by 28 October


In the frames of #Touch2019, Gigi Janelidze, Design Director, will do a short workshop about Basics of design thinking and Rapid prototyping.


Outline:

=> Basics of design thinking.

=> Work in groups to define the problem and generate ideas.

=> After that, you will create a prototype with rapid prototyping tool and technique.


For whom:

Project and product managers, designers, art directors, project coordinators and anyone interested in modern methods of idea generation and rapid prototyping.


Language of the Workshop - English.


You can register for the Workshop only if you have tickets for Touch Digital Summit.



Parties


Warm up party - 29.10

When : 29.10, 21:00-00:00

Where : Art-Cafe Home (13 Betlemi St.)

https://goo.gl/maps/cRhbwyaAi9Mnpp9L8

Participation : for Touch Digital Summit attendees


Join us to meet our first speakers, startups and other attendees. Have informal talks with people that are coming to Tbilisi for this event.

Our host will provide welcome drinks for first comers. And there you’ll also be able to get your badge for the Summit and avoid standing in a queue next day.


Touch volunteers will help you to login in the networking App and arrange first meetings for the Summit days.


Get in Touch and feel the vibe.



Networking party


When : 30.10, 20:00-00:00

Where : Cocktail factory

(1 Vasil Petriashvili St. (territory above Hard Rock Cafe, right at the heart of the Wine factory area))

https://goo.gl/maps/Zx8QYKNzdRi6ZrjV7

Participation : for Touch Digital Summit attendees


Discuss the first day of the Summit and take some rest on a big territory of the Wine factory full of nice spots and music. And, of course, people.

Touch partner - Cocktail factory - will also provide welcome drinks on the base of “first come-first served”.



Halloween After-party


When : 31.10, 20:00-02:00

Where : Daraba Art (8 G.Kikodze str., Tbilisi)

Participation : for Touch Digital Summit attendees


When the Summit is over, it’s time to reflect, get some free punch, reconnect with people you met at the event and even discuss some future deals.


We’ll also organise a Halloween party with a costume competition ;)



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All this fun is available to the Touch Digital summit attendees - get your ticket here to join: touch.ge/tickets