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Summary of Upcoming South Florida IT Events
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Due to concerns around COVID-19, many events have been cancelled, postponed or moved to on-line.

Please double check the web page of any event before assuming it will still be conducted in person.

Encourage your IT colleagues to register to receive their own, free, customized version of this newsletter. There are many event sections to choose from!

This Week

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

Friday, March 27th, 2020

Thursday, April 16th, 2020

  • Miami DevCon - 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM Friday, April 17th, 2020

Saturday, April 29th, 2020

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Details at SF IT Events Website.

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SF IT vBeers Broward
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vBeers South Florida - Weekly Virtual Meetups via Zoom
Wednesday, March 25th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Online - Zoom

In-person vBeers are suspended until the COVID-19 thread is diminished and public gathering are again allowed.

I will host the first Virtual vBeers on Wed 18th. If it works out well, I will host a Virtual vBeers every Wednesday until in-person events resume.

Make sure you have your own food and beers handy before joining the meeting!

I may ask each participant to introduce themselves - who are you, what do you do, what does your company do, etc. That will be followed by an open discussion.

To test your audio and video setting, you can join this test Zoom meeting: https://zoom.us/test

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 Sales
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Online Monthly Meetup of IT Sales and Marketing Professionals - South Florida
Monday, March 23rd, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Virtual (Zoom)

This is a group for IT Sales and Marketing Professionals to meet with their peers, learn from each other and share referrals

In-person meetups are suspended until the COVID-19 thread is diminished and public gathering are again allowed, we will run the next meetup (or two) as Zoom video conferences.

I may ask each participant to introduce themselves - who are you, what do you do, what does your company do, etc.

That will be followed by an open discussion.

Hosted by John and Lauren McLaughlin


SF IT Security
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Lightning Talks: What's a SIEM? What a Firewall Can and Cannot Do.
Saturday, April 29th, 2020: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cybersecurity Center of the Americas - Miami

The 2020 (ISC)2 Miami Chapter annual meeting will take place on April 29th, 2020 at the Miami Dade College Cybersecurity Center of the Americas

This is the opportunity to learn about the Chapter's accomplishments and to discuss its growth and future plans.

The meeting will be followed by a deep dive into SIEM tools.

Refreshments and hors d'oeuvre will be offered!

This free event is exclusively for (ISC)2 Chapter members, join in advance to make sure you are a part it! Host ed by The (ISC)2 Miami Chapter


SF IT SIM
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How is your Business Continuity Plan holding up to COVID-19 (online)
Friday, March 27th, 2020: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Online

In Florida, we've had plenty of opportunities to see our business continuity plans in action but COVID-19 brings a new set of challenges.

Did you have an 'in case of pandemic' section in your business continuity plan? What in your existing plan were you able to leverage for the current situation?

Join the SIM South Florida board on Friday, March 27th at 12:00 pm for the webinar "How is your Business Continuity Plan holding up to COVID-19". Several of our board members have experience implementing business continuity on a global level and have already been dealing with COVID-19 at their international locations. We will have a presentation sharing our experiences and lessons learned followed by a robust question and answer.

Hosted by SIM South Florida


SF IT Developer
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Introduction to NextJS
Monday, March 23rd, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Virtual (Google)

Our aim to teach and help developers grow in their environment. We want to give tools that will help developers solve common problems that can be encountered in any project.

This space is built for:

  • Novice Programmers
  • Bootcamps or Colleague Coding Programs participants or recently graduates
  • Self taught Programmers
  • Curious about Coding

Hosted by Alan G and 3 others From Miami Software Developers


Online Grammerhub 003: React & Project Teams via Google Meet
Monday, March 23rd, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Virtual (Google)

Join us on Monday, March 23rd ONLINE via Google Meet to continue using React and Github Repos to build your first static project

Grammerhub 002 allowed us to set up our environments to begin building the first blocks of our static sites.

Looking forward to seeing everyone's progress!

The goals of Grammerhub 003 are:

  • Review your environment and Repo setup
  • Review the initial code lines of your static pages

Hosted by Allan Tito and 2 others From Grammerhub - Hands-On Software Development


Build Apps Like You Mean It
Thursday, March 26th, 2020: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Virtual (Crowdcast)

Claudio Vera is a certified accessibility professional with over 20 years' experience in UX design and front-end development. In his current role as senior analyst and accessibility evangelist for a 65,000-person company he focuses on delivering digital experiences that include web, mobile, native, augmented reality, kiosks, and gaming.

About the Event:

Join us for this remote session on Thursday March 26 where we'll cover one of the hottest topics in UX. From ensuring that your websites, apps and other digital experiences are accessible to everyone, to reducing the risk of being sued for creating experiences that discriminate against people with disabilities.

Hosted by Joel and Claudio Luis Vera from IxDA Miami


Coding Challenges with Swift
Thursday, March 26th, 2020: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Virtual (Zoom)

Now that we've covered a number of Data structures and Algorithms in Swift, it's time to start solving some problems.

Join us on Thursday, March 26 at 7pm EST as we attempt to solve coding challenges on Leetcode and Codility. Many companies ask these types of questions during interviews, so you will gain immediate value from these sessions, especially if you're currently looking for your next opportunity.

It'll be an interactive experience, where we'll approach the problem together and discuss tradeoffs of possible solutions. It's okay if you don't know Swift too well - these problems should first be solved by hand with pseudocode anyway.

Hosted by Giovanni Noa From Swift Miami


SF IT Palm Beach Events
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Automation in Enterprise Architecture
Monday, May 18th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Mad Robot Brewing Co. - Boca Raton

David Hartman, Founder & CEO @ The SilverLogic - CSM with degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics, David architects platforms and innovative technology solutions combining APIs and cutting-edge technologies, such as AR and IoT. His mission is to streamline the process of bringing innovative ideas to life in order to enable more people to build amazing user experiences.

Hosted by Alice Figuerola From Tech Talks Boca Raton


SF IT HackMiami
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#TAIF : Tackling Your Dream Job (Virtual)
Tuesday, March 24th, 2020: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Virtual (Crowdcast)

We're celebrating Women's Month by featuring some powerhouse speakers.

Join us and Rita Rovira to learn how to you can land your dream job in 2020.

Rita Rovira is the CEO of R2 Resource focusing on Human capital sales leader and match maker in the areas of Legal, IT and Revenue Generation.

This is your opportunity to discuss changing careers, nailing the interview, working with r

Hosted by Lisa Nuessle From Ironhack


#TAIF: Building Your Side Hustle
Wednesday, March 25th, 2020: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Virtual (Crowdcast)

Emily Cleary is an Ironhack UX Grad, Product Manager and Founder of Cleary Co!

Join our webinar to learn how you can build your side hustle, common misconceptions when freelancing, how to find clients, knowing your billing rate and delivering amazing results for your clients!

The "Algorithm is Female" is a growing community that focuses on empowering individuals regardless of their nationality, gender or age. We are celebrating Women's Month with a series of events to connect tech and innovation with a growing community that believes in fighting the gender gap. All are welcome!

Hosted by Lisa Nuessle From Ironhack


#TAIF: Conquering Imposter Sydrome
Thursday, March 26th, 2020: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Virtual (Crowdcast)

Join us for a virtual webinar learning how you can conquer your imposter syndrome.

Monica Gragg is an Ironhack alumni and Head of Creative at Learning Tribe USA.

She is also the founder of Learn By Design, an eLearning agency that provides online training for people interested in creating online training programs. She started the company intending to make education affordable and accessible to all.

As an author, she has published a book: 'Create The Change You Want To See: Build Your Online School Or Training Program Today' and continues to be a passionate educator, author, and eLearning Strategist. She is also involved in several community building/social impact programs.

Hosted by Lisa Nuessle From Ironhack


#TAIF: Thynking Global and Building Your Community
Friday, March 27th, 2020: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Virtual (Crowdcast)

Join us and Maghan Morin, the co-founder of Thynk Global.

Thynk Global helps municipalities make their cities a DOPE place to live, work, shop, and play by connecting them to innovative companies. It's a growing community of makers, creators, and innovators who want more out of life. We thynk big & thynk different, and give ourselves the permission to go for it.

We will hear Maghan's story of launching Thynk Global, her challenges, overcoming obstacles and the importance of building your community.

Hosted by Lisa Nuessle From Ironhack


SF IT Miami Events
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Miami DevCon
Thursday, April 16th, 2020: 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM Friday, April 17th, 2020
Ecotech Visions - Miami Gardens

Miami's inaugural emerging technology DevCon that bridges the gap between AI, Blockchain, Reality, Smart Cities & Impact.

Taking place on April 16th & 17th, Miami DevCon will welcome a diverse group from throughout North America, LatAm and the Caribbean. The conference agenda features a series of insightful talks, interactive panel discussions, workshops and solutions-based case studies developed by thought leaders and influencers in emerging tech.

The event also showcases two days of top-level content and interactive experiences from leading brands who are embracing emerging technologies and social impact.

Hosted by Miami Devcon


SF IT Agile
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SFAA SIG - SAFe Scaling Agile : What , How and When ?
Tuesday, March 24th, 2020: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Virtual (Zoom)

As part of Florida's SAFe (ScaledAgileFramework) group initiative, let us meet to discuss different ways of Scaling agile from small teams to large organizations, what are different ways and means and when would be the right time to implement this.

This is part of the monthly recurring series of meetups.

Hosted by Ramesh Nori From South Florida Agile Association


Remote Working/Facilitation Best Practices (Quarantined Edition)
Thursday, March 26th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Virtual

Transformation Experts, we believe in supporting our community. We have brought together our team of Agile coaches to share with you best practices on:

  • Remote working/facilitation best practices
  • Remote tools, tips, and tricks
  • Remote team building activities

Don't miss this chance to keep learning!

Hosted by Rick Regueira


Maintaining Grace Under Pressure
Thursday, March 26th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Virtual (Zoom)

Join your fellow agilistas for a virtual lean coffee on 'Maintaining Grace Under Pressure'

We will share stories and strategies for navigating the new reality we find ourselves in, and brainstorm how we can support each other through this.

A Lean Coffee is a structured but agenda less meeting. Participants brainstorm topics, prioritize them and then have time boxed discussions on the prioritized topics.

Hosted by Mansi and 4 others from Empowering South Florida Women In Agile


SF IT Code for FLL
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Virtual OpenHackNight with Joe Kimok
Wednesday, March 25th, 2020: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Virtual (Google)

UPDATE: In the interest of keeping everyone safe (including from contracting or spreading the corona virus), we are going to do this meeting virtually

Join us for our Virtual OpenHackNight!

Speaker: Joe Kimok

  • Progressive candidate for Broward State Attorney

Disclaimer: Code for Fort Lauderdale does not endorse any candidate or party. Code for Fort Lauderdale does not endorse any State Attorney Candidate either.

Breakout: Projects and Brainstorms

Hosted by Rob Davis and Ryan Gates From Code for Fort Lauderdale


SF IT Wyncode
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Launch a career in tech with Wyncode's Co-Founder
Tuesday, March 24th, 2020: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Virtual

Learn top tips and tricks from Johanna Mikkola, CEO, Co-Founder and expert behind Wyncode.

On March 24th, you will have a unique opportunity to hear from Johanna Mikkola, Wyncode's CEO and Co-Founder. She will be sharing insights on how to successfully launch a career in tech, along with her experiences in the field. There will be an audience Q&A at the end of the session.

This is your moment to learn about how to enter one of the most in demand fields today. Our team will be available to provide information on our programs and how we can help you be the next Wyncoder to join tech!

Hosted by Wyncode Academy


SF IT Social Media
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WEBINAR - An Introduction To Website Creation & Design
Wednesday, March 25th, 2020: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Webinar with Zoom

In this modern online age, having a professional website is a must for nearly all career choices and business ventures. A stunning website can dynamically serve as a marketing tool, an ecommerce store front, a showcase of works and skills, a communication medium and as a vehicle for branding.This workshop will serve as a step-by-step guide on how to create a modern professional eye-catching website. Not only will you be coached on the technicalities and details of creating your own website, emphasis will also be placed on branding and overall aesthetics to ensure that any website you create stands out. Additionally, you will be provided with a plethora of FREE resources that will guarantee your creation of a stunning website.

Hosted by by WebBuildITCon


SF IT Startup
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Founder Hotseat: Pitch Your Startup Idea to Entrepreneurs and Experts
Tuesday, March 24th, 2020: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Virtual

Could you use blunt, honest feedback on your startup ideas? On this live and interactive online event you can pitch your ideas to a panel of experts for ratings and feedback, including Jonathan Greechan (Co-Founder of the Founder Institute), Mike Suprovici (Managing Director, Portfolio Success at the Founder Institute), and Rachel Sheppard (Director of Global Marketing at Founder Institute and Co-Founder of the Female Founder Initiative). Even if you don't want to pitch, you are invited to hear startup ideas and watch how the experts analyze businesses.

Hosted by Jonathan Greechan From Miami Startup Founder 101


2nd FREE Virtual Speed Networking [VIDEO BASED] For Tech Startups
Wednesday, March 25th, 2020: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Virtual (Meetaway)

StartupPOP is once again hosting a virtual speed speed networking [VIDEO BASED] event for the South Florida Tech Community on Wednesday March 25th at 1pm using Meetaway!

This networking event is free. You just need to register by clicking the link below. Remember to mark your calendar and get there on time.

Just remember, with the problems of the virus and other issues, how much easier this networking event will be compared with attending real in-person events. Last month I met a lot of great people!

Who should attend? Startups, Entrepreneurs, Venture Capital, Investors, Mentors, Tech Community, Interested Parties.

Hosted by Dan Gudema


SF IT Broward Events
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Virtual Monthly Meetup of IT Sales and Marketing Professionals - South Florida
Monday, March 23rd, 2020 6PM to 8PM
Zoom

This is a group for IT Sales and Marketing Professionals to meet with their peers, learn from each other and share referrals.

Meet with peers, learn from each other and share referrals in a relaxed informal event.

In-person meetups are suspended until the COVID-19 thread is diminished and public gathering are again allowed, we will run the next meetups as Zoom video conferences.

I may ask each participant to introduce themselves - who are you, what do you do, what does your company do, etc.

That will be followed by an open discussion.

Join Zoom Meeting

If you are interested in helping this group grow - by being a sponsor, presenter or an organizer - please let me know.

johnj (954) 324-7867


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