AiA 170: NG Atlanta with Zack Chapple and Kim Maida

Panel: 
Ward Bell
Joe Eames
Charles Max Wood
Special Guests: Zack Chapple & Kim Maida
In the episode of Adventures in Angular the panel speaks with Zack Chapple. Zack is a software architect at Career Builder , and is the founder and main organizer for NG Atlanta. Zack is on the show to talks about the inspiration for NG Atlanta and the origin stories of the conference. Zack describes the details and goals of the conferences concerning diversity, demographics, and technology.
Also joining the show is Kim Maida. Kim is the technical content lead at Auth0. Kim talks about the demographics of women and the diversity of the conference speaks and attendees. Zack is on the show to talks about the inspiration for NG Atlanta and the origin stories of the conference. Zack describes the details and goals of the conferences concerning diversity, demographics, and technology.
In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

NG Atlanta  – Two-day workshop and Two  single-track conference
Diversity, Inclusion, Angular
Technology related to Angular
Leverage where we are in technology
Origin  story of NG Atlanta
Programs
Holistic approach
Community and interpersonal skills
Diversity
50 percent of speakers are women
Tech conferences and statistics
Contributions
Diversity and Demographics
Calling out conferences
Putting together conferences
Code of conduct
Criteria for conferences
and much more!

Links: 

https://www.careerbuilder.com
http://ng-atl.org
@KimMaida
@zchapple
https://auth0.com/blog/

Picks:
 
Charles

Star Wars 
Indiegogo for View and React, and Elixir

Joe

Murder on the Orient Express

Ward

Translation of the Odyssey 

Zach

Vets Who Code
Bright

Kim

NG Girls
Deep Space 9

Link: https://devchat.tv/adv-in-angular/aia-170-ng-atlanta-zack-chapple-kim-maida