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May 2013 - a brief history 
Jesse Collis
CocoaHeads meetings aren’t just for the techno-geek — they can be 
a great opportunity for people to find out what new app...
How did you hear of Melbourne Cocoaheads?
cocoaheadsau 
742 Members, 1005 Topics
Version 1.0 
• July 2007 - August 2010 
• Held @ RMIT Library 
• Hat tip to Peter Varitimidis 
from RMIT for initial 
orga...
2007 (v1.0) 
• 5 Meet ups 
• 5 Presentations (estimated) 
• Held @ Bunker and RMIT Library 
• melbournecocoaheads.com in A...
2008 (v1.0) 
• 9 Meet ups (April-December) 
• 18 Presentations 
• Held at RMIT Library 
• Brisbane Cocoaheads in June 
• W...
2009 (V1.0) 
• 10 Meetings (Feb - November) 
• 13/14 Presentations 
• Sydney Cocoaheads in February 
• Hack Night by Marcu...
@rob_caporetto presenting, July 2009
2010 Part 1 
• iPad release Aril 2010 
• April 2010 - First post by Sean Woodhouse 
• May meet up was at the Oxford Schola...
Cocoaheads v2.0 
Beer and Pizza become the norm 
Spearheaded by Seven Holloway 
from realestate.com.au
2010 Part 2 
• September - November hosted by 
realestate.com.au 
• Beer and Pizza then more beer prevailed 
setting a goo...
2011 
The year of the travelling salesman 
• Sean Woodhouse took over 
from Gareth Townsend 
• 11 Meet ups, 22 Presenters,...
Cocoaheads People 
October 2011 
http://www.flickr.com/photos/iamorj/sets/72157627929204930/
2012 
At home at RMIT, High definition video, Sponsorship
2012 
• Tickets for Melbourne’s March event Sell out (80) 
• Introduction of Lightening talks 
• Videos of almost all pres...
2007-2012 Speakers 
• 2007 Jedda Wignall, Gareth Townsend, Mathieu Tozer, Doug Clarke, Robert Stainsby 
• 2008 Marcus Craf...
Lots of other 
Cocoaheads
Closing thoughts... 
• When was your first Melbourne 
Cocoaheads? 
• Have you done a presentation yet? 
• Have we drunk al...
Also see... 
• http://cocoaheads.tv/a-brief-history-of-cocoaheads- 
by-mark-dalrymple/ 
• http://cocoaheads.tv 
• http://c...
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A presentation on the history of the Melbourne Cocoaheads (http://melbournecocoaheads.com) group given in May 2013.

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A Brief History of Melbourne Cocoaheads - May 2013

  1. 1. May 2013 - a brief history Jesse Collis
  2. 2. CocoaHeads meetings aren’t just for the techno-geek — they can be a great opportunity for people to find out what new applications are coming out for the Mac, iPhone and iPod touch, plus sometimes the opportunity to become involved in beta-testing of new products. Australian Macworld August 14, 2008 http://www.macworld.com.au/blogs/mugshots-cocoaheads-585
  3. 3. How did you hear of Melbourne Cocoaheads?
  4. 4. cocoaheadsau 742 Members, 1005 Topics
  5. 5. Version 1.0 • July 2007 - August 2010 • Held @ RMIT Library • Hat tip to Peter Varitimidis from RMIT for initial organisation help https://groups.google.com/forum/?hl=en&fromgroups=#!forum/melbourne-cocoaheads
  6. 6. 2007 (v1.0) • 5 Meet ups • 5 Presentations (estimated) • Held @ Bunker and RMIT Library • melbournecocoaheads.com in August
  7. 7. 2008 (v1.0) • 9 Meet ups (April-December) • 18 Presentations • Held at RMIT Library • Brisbane Cocoaheads in June • Write up in Australian Macworld • iPhone release July
  8. 8. 2009 (V1.0) • 10 Meetings (Feb - November) • 13/14 Presentations • Sydney Cocoaheads in February • Hack Night by Marcus Crafter in March @ Joe’s Garage
  9. 9. @rob_caporetto presenting, July 2009
  10. 10. 2010 Part 1 • iPad release Aril 2010 • April 2010 - First post by Sean Woodhouse • May meet up was at the Oxford Scholar (Sean’s Idea) • June meet up cancelled for WWDC • Feb - August had 5 meet ups • 8~9 Presentations
  11. 11. Cocoaheads v2.0 Beer and Pizza become the norm Spearheaded by Seven Holloway from realestate.com.au
  12. 12. 2010 Part 2 • September - November hosted by realestate.com.au • Beer and Pizza then more beer prevailed setting a good habits and high turnout. • 8 Presentations
  13. 13. 2011 The year of the travelling salesman • Sean Woodhouse took over from Gareth Townsend • 11 Meet ups, 22 Presenters, 10 Locations • Hosting companies continued with beer and pizza • Sean’s write up: http://web.archive.org/web/20120102124854/ http://www.melbournecocoaheads.com/
  14. 14. Cocoaheads People October 2011 http://www.flickr.com/photos/iamorj/sets/72157627929204930/
  15. 15. 2012 At home at RMIT, High definition video, Sponsorship
  16. 16. 2012 • Tickets for Melbourne’s March event Sell out (80) • Introduction of Lightening talks • Videos of almost all presentations • 11 Meet ups, 19+ Presentations, 6+ Lightening presentations • Corporate Sponsorship
  17. 17. 2007-2012 Speakers • 2007 Jedda Wignall, Gareth Townsend, Mathieu Tozer, Doug Clarke, Robert Stainsby • 2008 Marcus Crafter, Robert Stainsby, Bulkan-Savun Evcimen, Gareth Townsend, Daniel Saffioti, Bart van Deventer, Doug Clark, Scott Brewer, Luke Tupper, Mathieu Tozer, Oliver Jones, Joshua Bassett, Ben Britten • 2009 Daniel Read, Josh Basset, Luke Tupper, Gareth Townsend, Matt Gallagher, Robert Stainsby, Rob Caporetto, Alexandre Queiroz, Josh Basset, Daniel Read • 2010 Rob Caporetto , Farad, Luke Tupper, Jeff Bonnes, Bill Tinker, Sadat Rahman, Scott Brewer, Marcus Crafter ,Steven Holloway, Kevin O’neill, Chris Miles, Sean Woodhouse, Jesse Collis • 2011 Stewart Gleadow, Jeff Tan-Ang, Grant Adam, Kevin O’Neill, Oliver Jones, Alan Harper, Chris Miles, Jesse Collis, Steven Holloway, Luke Tupper, Scott Manley, David Kennedy, Luke Cunningham, Bradley Clayton, Vlado Grancaric, Patrick Richards, Sadat Rahman, Alex Silverman, Loukas Kalenderidis, Jeff Bonnes, Rob Caporetto, Keith Pitt • 2012 (Includes Lightenings) Jesse Collis, Chaise Hocking, Chris Miles, Rob Caporetto, Oliver Jones, Bradley Clayton, Aron Bury, Alan Rogers, Alexander O'Han, Andrew Canto, Scott Brewer, Peter Goldsmith, Josh ?, Luke Tupper, Mark Afflick, Robert Stainsby, Adam Eberbach, Chris Miles, Derek Clarkson, Pete Hodgson, Donny Kurniawan, Craig Peebles, Matt Toohey
  18. 18. Lots of other Cocoaheads
  19. 19. Closing thoughts... • When was your first Melbourne Cocoaheads? • Have you done a presentation yet? • Have we drunk all the beer yet?
  20. 20. Also see... • http://cocoaheads.tv/a-brief-history-of-cocoaheads- by-mark-dalrymple/ • http://cocoaheads.tv • http://cocoaheads.org • https://groups.google.com/forum/? hl=en&fromgroups=#!forum/melbourne-cocoaheads • http://www.melbournecocoaheads.com

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