South Florida IT Events
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This Week

Friday, June 26th, 2020

Monday, June 29th, 2020

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Next Week

Monday, July 6th, 2020

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

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SF IT vBeers Broward
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vBeers South Florida - Weekly Virtual Meetups via Zoom
Wednesday, July 8th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
vBeers meetups are informal networking events for South Florida Tech professionals.

In-person vBeers are suspended until the COVID-19 thread is diminished and public gathering are again allowed. will host a Virtual vBeers every Wednesday until in-person events resume.

After the intros, the rest of meeting will be an informal hangout!

Please join the live meeting at 6:00PM EST with this Zoom link:

You can also join by phone:

  • Meeting ID: 792 850 274
  • 646 558 8656 US
  • +16465588656,,792850274# US (New York)

vBeers@Boca is sponsored by TechLauderdale:

  • "TechLauderdale promotes the growth, connectivity, and awareness of the thriving technology ecosystem in Greater Fort Lauderdale"

Hosted by John J. McLaughlin


SF IT vBeers Miami
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vBeers South Florida - Weekly Virtual Meetups via Zoom
Wednesday, July 1st, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
vBeers meetups are informal networking events for South Florida Tech professionals.

In-person vBeers are suspended until the COVID-19 thread is diminished and public gathering are again allowed. will host a Virtual vBeers every Wednesday until in-person events resume.

After the intros, the rest of meeting will be an informal hangout!

Please join the live meeting at 6:00PM EST with this Zoom link:

You can also join by phone:

  • Meeting ID: 792 850 274
  • 646 558 8656 US
  • +16465588656,,792850274# US (New York)

vBeers@Boca is sponsored by TechLauderdale:

  • "TechLauderdale promotes the growth, connectivity, and awareness of the thriving technology ecosystem in Greater Fort Lauderdale"

Hosted by John J. McLaughlin


SF IT IIBA
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Join South Florida IIBA's Board of Directors in a night of fun with games, music, beverages & trivia!
Tuesday, July 14th, 2020: 7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
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Join South Florida IIBA's Board of Directors in a night of fun with games, music, beverages & trivia!

Agenda

  • Ice Breaker
  • Trivia & Activities Session
  • Member pool
  • Closing Remarks and comments

Our Host: Chapter Board of Directors

Hosted by IIBA South Florida


SF IT Palm Beach Tech
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Implementing BYOD
Monday, June 29th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
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Palm Beach Tech Talks are monthly happy hours to network, learn and engage with local technology & entrepreneurial leaders that have experiences to share!

GUEST SPEAKER: Shawn Genoway, Senior VP of Operations @ DedicatedIT

TOPIC: "Implementing BYOD"

Shawn will introduce and talk to considerations when implementing a BYOD program, lessons learned, ranging from stipends to policies.

Hosted by Nikki Cabus From Palm Beach Tech


Augmented Reality
Monday, July 6th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
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Palm Beach Tech Talks are monthly happy hours to network, learn and engage with local technology & entrepreneurial leaders that have experiences to share!

GUEST SPEAKERS

  • Rob Petrosino | VP Innovation @ Peak Activity
  • Robert Gallione, Lead Technical Architect @ Peak Activity

TOPIC: "The Reality of Augmented Reality"

PeakActivity is a technology and marketing consultancy focused on helping enterprises achieve long-term, profitable, and scalable growth through better insights, superior talent, and game-changing technology. Utilizing a three-step approach (Dream, Deliver, Elevate), we partner with enterprises to accelerate growth through digital innovation while working in a highly communicative, embedded team model. That means clients get dedicated, cross-functional teams that work in tandem with client resources to deliver quick wins tied to long-term strategy.

Hosted by Nikki Cabus From Palm Beach Tech Meetup


SF IT AWS
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Best Practices for Running Serverless Code in AWS Lambda
Thursday, July 9th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Running serverless code in AWS Lambda is incredibly easy, you can have sample code up and running in a couple minutes. But doing this in an effective and efficient way can be very challenging.

In this event we'll cover a few of the more important best practices to help meet this challenge. We will present live demos and share the code on GitHub.

Hosted by Rich From South Florida AWS User Group


SF IT Blockchain
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Trading Tuesday feat. Erkya Gemma + Ty Blackard
Tuesday, June 30th, 2020: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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As CEO of the Bitcoin Center Miami, Eryka Gemma leads the educational hub that powers the Blockchain Center. Her affinity for bitcoin stems from an appreciation for economics and sound money, as a teenager, she was a delegate in Washington State for the Ron Paul 2012 campaign. Eryka graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics and her private pilots license. She is a public speaker and community figure focused on developing Miami's tech scene and teaching as many people as she can about the importance of being your own bank.

Hosted by Eryka Gemma From CryptoMondays Miami


Trading Tuesday feat. Erkya Gemma + Ty Blackard
Tuesday, July 7th, 2020: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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As CEO of the Bitcoin Center Miami, Eryka Gemma leads the educational hub that powers the Blockchain Center. Her affinity for bitcoin stems from an appreciation for economics and sound money, as a teenager, she was a delegate in Washington State for the Ron Paul 2012 campaign. Eryka graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics and her private pilots license. She is a public speaker and community figure focused on developing Miami's tech scene and teaching as many people as she can about the importance of being your own bank.

Hosted by Eryka Gemma From CryptoMondays Miami


SF IT Javascript
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Build a Budget app with JavaScript
Tuesday, July 7th, 2020: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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In recent years JavaScript has taken hold in the technology industry; not only in the development of web pages, but in back-end development, mobile application development, augmented reality, virtual reality and even Artificial Intelligence. For all this, JavaScript is the language you should approach, or if it is your first time programming and you are interested in entering the world of technologies, JavaScript is an excellent starting point.

Simply put, JavaScript is the most important programming language of this decade and it's even more important than you think.

In this workshop we will take the potential of JavaScript to another level, creating your own budget app to help you control your personal finance.

Hosted by Victor Hernandez


Palm Beach JS - Building a easy Dashboard with Nivo by Rick Blalock
Tuesday, June 30th, 2020: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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We all need to build dashboards. Whether it's for some basic analytics or as the main project.

Rick Blalock, Directory of engineering at Pinpoint, will show us how the Nivo Library and Grid Layout you can quickly and easily create the dashboard you wanted.

Rick Blalock has created the ever popular Fish Rules App. He's currently the Dirrector of Engineering at Pinpoint. A former Architect at IBM, Former engineer and Director of Product Architecture @ Appcelerator.

Hosted by Damian Montero


SF IT FVI
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Live Online Tech Talk: Career Opportunities in the industry
Thursday, July 9th, 2020: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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In this 1-hour workshop, we will take a high-level dive in the mind of a Network Technician.

Did you know that about 70% of people in today's digital world have had their data compromised and/or sold on the black market?

In this 1-hour workshop, we will take a high-level dive in the mind of a Network Technician. We will get to the truth behind what happens in the digital world when no one is looking... or so you think.

Hosted by FVI School of Technology


SF IT Python
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BocaJS - Lightning-fast publishing with Firebase
Tuesday, July 7th, 2020: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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There are plenty of cloud providers out there. We have AWS, Azure and plenty small ones comparably, but there's a GIANT no one talks much about but everyone wants to learn. GOOGLE! and Google uses the name "Firebase" for all their cloud services.

Todd Albert (From Boca Code School) will show off why he thinks that Firebase and Google are heads above their competition and if you care about speed and easy of use you should be using them.

Hosted by Damian Montero From Boca JS


Using Python with a Massively Parallel Database to Predict COVID-19 Numbers
Tuesday, July 7th, 2020: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Python is a powerful programming language that is a good choice for many types of analytics. It is rapidly becoming the language of choice for scientists and researchers of many types. Now by combining a massively parallel (MPP) database like Vertica with Python, you can overcome many scale and analytics challenges that can limit Python users.

Hosted by Julia Mohler From Miami Hadoop User Group


SF IT WITI
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WITI Member Orientation
Friday, July 3rd, 2020: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Learn about events, resources, and more. These calls take place on the first Friday of every month and are free of charge. Share your voice with WITI, and join us today!

WITI provides a great venue in our community for networking and valuable content to improve the visibility of the content that people aren't directly engaged within their daily technology roles. - WITI Member

Hosted by WITI


SF IT PHP
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SoFloPHP Fort Lauderdale
Thursday, July 9th, 2020: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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A subject for this meetup not firm yet, but it is bound to be good even if we simply get together and chat about what we are all up to lately.

Most of these meetups include FREE pizza and drinks provided by the current months sponsor. These meetups are alcohol free and a learning atmosphere, though we usually socialize before and after the topic of the month.

Hosted by Adam Culp From South Florida PHP User Group (SoFloPHP)


SF IT Agile
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Weekly Agile Meetup with Certified Coaches
Wednesday, July 8th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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This remote meeting is for anyone interested in learning more about Agile. Everyone can join remotely via ZOOM

This is a recurring Agile Coaching Session occurring every Wednesday at 6:00 PM EST.

Description: This is an interactive session for anyone interested in topics relating to Agile software development, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Lean Management, SAFe, etc. All experience levels are welcome. This is an opportunity to get together with your fellow South Florida Agilists and discuss challenges, solutions, trends, certifications (CSM, CSPO, PMI-ACP, CSP, CEC, CST, SPC4, Kanban) or anything else to help you grow as an Agilist.

Hosted by Rick Regueira from South Florida Agile Association


Weekly Agile Meetup with Certified Coaches
Wednesday, July 1st, 2020: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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This is a recurring Agile Coaching Session occurring every Wednesday at 6:00 PM EST.

Description: This is an interactive session for anyone interested in topics relating to Agile software development, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Lean Management, SAFe, etc. All experience levels are welcome. This is an opportunity to get together with your fellow South Florida Agilists and discuss challenges, solutions, trends, certifications (CSM, CSPO, PMI-ACP, CSP, CEC, CST, SPC4, Kanban) or anything else to help you grow as an Agilist.

Hosted by Rick Regueira from South Florida Agile Association


SF IT Startup Grind FLL
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Coping with, Confronting and Conquering Covid19 Chaos Ep. 5: Innovation with Osc
Wednesday, July 1st, 2020: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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We are experiencing unprecedented times. Unemployment is expected to reach levels not seen since the great depression, small businesses are failing left and right, economic uncertainty has gripped the globe while a catastrophic global recession is all but guaranteed. - We're told to prepare for the new normal, characterized by periods of economic contraction alternating with economic expansion as waves of infections rise and wane. How does an entrepreneur deal with chaos, disruption and uncertainty? What strategies can be employed to not only cope with but confront and conquer these upcoming challenges?

Hosted by Startup Grind Startup Grind Fort Lauderdale


SF IT IronHack
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Business Analytics & Business Intelligence Basics - Victor Hernandez
Wednesday, July 1st, 2020: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Business Analytics & Business Intelligence are the new trend for business decision makers. Now's your chance to attend a hands-on webinar and learn the basics of BA & BI.

We'll cover the foundations of Business Analytics & Business Intelligence. Explore a real data set and cover the basics of Data Analytics.

Hosted by Victor Hernandez


Women in Tech: The life-changing testimonial of a Nepali Web Developer
Thursday, July 2nd, 2020: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Education is proven to be one of the most powerful vehicles for developing sustainable growth and fighting gender inequility. It provides access to a future where gender, color and wealth disparities can stop becoming a hindrance for young professionals. The Algorithm is Female is a movement to knock down borders and give voice to all women in tech.

In this webinar, we bring to you the life-changing story of Neha Khachhibhoya, a Nepalese woman who joined the movement from Nepal and made her way to Barcelona to become a Web Developer with Ironhack and Spotahome.

Hosted by Victor Hernandez From Ironhack Miami: Learn to Code + Design


Open House : The Ironhack Experience
Wednesday, July 8th, 2020: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
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As a top globally ranked tech bootcamp, join us for an Open House to learn about our award-winning programs, meet Ironhack staff and get your questions answered from all over the world!

Walk away learning

  • Course overview of UX/UI, Web Development and Data Analytics
  • Learn which path is right for you
  • Ironhack Career Services
  • Job opportunities after Ironhack
  • What makes Ironhack the greatest bootcamp in the world!
  • What it takes to enroll in Ironahack (Our admissions process)

Hosted by Lisa Nuessle From Ironhack


SF IT Thinkful
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Thinkful Speaker Series - Developer Experience That Gets You Hired
Monday, June 29th, 2020: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Have you ever considered becoming a developer? Maybe you've dabbled with learning to code, but have no professional background in programming. You might be working in a completely different industry, unsure how to forge a path into the tech world.

Hosted by Ivy Rueb and Jordan Zurowski


Thinkful Webinar - Data Science vs. Data Analytics
Wednesday, July 1st, 2020: 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
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Join us as we put two high-paying careers head to head in the ultimate showdown to determine which one is right for you.

Data Science and Data Analytics aren't just buzzwords. They are currently two of the hottest and most in-demand professions. Wondering which one best suits you? Join us as we break down the specifics of each, and help you determine which one is your ideal next career choice.

Hosted by Ivy Rueb and Jordan Zurowski


Thinkful Webinar - Getting Started in Tech
Thursday, July 2nd, 2020: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Interested in pursuing a career in tech? Join us to learn how you can break into the industry, what career paths are available, and how find growth opportunities.

In this talk, we'll cover the different ways you can break into tech and outline the pros and cons of all the options within the local tech community. Then we'll dive into the job opportunities available, from positions you've heard of such as front-end developer, to ones that are new to the scene, such as developer evangelist.

Hosted by Ivy Rueb and Jordan Zurowski From Thinkful Miami


Thinkful Webinar - Learn Data Science With Thinkful
Monday, July 6th, 2020: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Interested in becoming a Data Scientist? Come learn more about Thinkful's flexible Data Science program, which prepares you for your next job without asking you to quit this one. You'll learn about our mentorship program, career services, curriculum, and track record of job placement.

How to join us: Once you register with Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar from BigMarker. We recommend RSVPing even if you cannot attend the event live because you will receive an email after the webinar has completed with the replay link. If you do not receive your link, please email ivy@thinkful.com.

Hosted by Ivy Rueb and Jordan Zurowski From Thinkful Miami


Free Crash Course: Natural Language Processing
Tuesday, July 7th, 2020: 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
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Get up close and personal with one of the most exciting specializations in Data Science, Natural Language Processing.

Data Science is a broad field that covers specializations across a wide range of topics. One of the most exciting data science specializations is Natural Language Processing - or NLP. In this workshop, we'll work together to build a sentiment analysis model based on hotel reviews.

We will introduce essential Data Science methods. You will leave this workshop with a better understanding of how you can use modern tools to analyze the natural language data that we have at our fingertips today.

Hosted by Ivy Rueb and Jordan Zurowski


SF IT Wyncode
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Learn the basics of JavaScript to start growing your career from home
Monday, June 29th, 2020: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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Join us for a 101: Intro to JavaScript! Learn from our talented instructor who will walk you through the JavaScript course and answer questions for you along the way. This is designed for beginners, tech aficionados, and those looking to change their careers.

Make sure to RSVP to get Zoom meeting details! You'll need to sign into your account to join.

Hosted by Wyncode Academy


SF IT Game Developers
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PlayStation 5 Development in Unity3D & Dev Mentoring
Friday, June 26th, 2020: 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM
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Florida Game Developers Association is pleased to co-host with the global Magic Leap / Unity3D / Unreal Engine User Group community:

COVID-19 INDIE DEV FUNDRAISING CONFERENCE IN VR

Please visit https://it.it-news-and-events.info/go/2?a=93253&l=http%3A%2F%2Fconferenceinvr.com" target=_new>http://conferenceinvr.com for more information and registration.

The Covid-19 Indie Dev Fundraising Conference in VR raises funds for indie devs and World Central Kitchen by bringing together developers and donors for dev talks and exhibition in 3D immersive virtual reality and indie games 1 pm - 7 PM EST June 25.

Hosted by Praveen Yalamanchi and Andru Fratarcangeli From Florida Game Developers Association


SF IT IXDA
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State of UX in South Florida: Prototyping Tools with Accessibility in Mind
Tuesday, June 30th, 2020: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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Inclusive Interaction Design has finally taken the attention it deserves. As we begin designing solutions with the goal to evaluate with people with disabilities as early as possible, Accessibility is no longer an option, it is a must-have in usability studies.

Please join our IxDA chapter, as we embark on the Rapid Prototyping with Accessibility in Mind series.

Hosted by Joel and Marcelo Paiva


SF IT Startup
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How to Manage a Remote Team in a Post-COVID World
Tuesday, June 30th, 2020: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Remote work is no longer the future, it is here. On this live online event, you can learn the best practices for managing a remote team from Liza Rodewald, the CEO of Instant Teams, a fast-growing company that has been remote since day one. Join this interactive event where we will discuss specific tactics for managing remote employees, strengthening your remote culture, developing policies for a new remote world, and more.

Hosted by Jonathan Greechan From Miami Startup Founder 101


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