• Sprint Accelerator

    210 W. 19th Terr., Kansas City, MO, Kansas City, MO (map)
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  • Interested in helping the Kansas City area?  Great! Whether or not you know how to code, you can help by joining us to work on civic hacking to create a better Kansas City and surrounding cities. Bring projects, ideas, designs, laptops, data, and friends.
    Meeting Format
    6:00 - Social / Introductions 6:10 - New Member Orientation 6:20 - Project Pitches
    See if there are any updates on projects
    See if anyone has a new project they would like to work on Pitch existing projects to work on
    6:30 - Work on projects (7:00 ~ Pizza arrives -- first Mondays only)  7:45 - Wrap up - get project updates

    Location: Community Room on the South side of the building.
    Please RSVP so that we know how many snacks & drinks to bring.
    Civic Heroes of all types welcome! This event is for coders and non-coders alike -- as long as you're interested in making government more transparent and building interesting things for our city, you're more than welcome!
    Bring a laptop: If you intend on getting some hands-on hacking done (it’s ok if you can’t but it definitely helps to have one).
    On first Mondays, there will be pizza! We'll be getting some 'za from Sizzle Pie, so there will be a vegetarian option.
    If you have something you'd like to work on or are excited about, please let us know via the meetup or at the hack night itself. We are growing our initiative and the energy comes from the community.
    Code for Kansas City has a Code of Conduct! Please always be respectful and help us keep our events welcoming, positive, productive environments for everyone.
    Connect with Us:
    • Join our Code for KC email list.
    Follow us on Twitter @CodeforKC
    • Join us on Slack:
    Got questions? Email our Brigade Captain, Paul Barham:
    Code For Kansas City presenters and participants are held to this anti-harassment policy.

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    • Google Fiber Space Lounge

      1820 Westport Road, Kansas CityMO (map)
    • We're at the Google Fiber building on the corner of State Line and Westport Rd
    • Hello friends!
      The next KCVR Meetup will be September 27, 6:30PM - 9:00PM! This month, we'll be at the Google Fiber Space Loungein Westport (1820 Westport Road, Kansas City, MO). We'll have more demos to try, news about local VR/AR developments, and some good folks to chat about things that they are working on. Come by and try out some of the latest hardware!
      Let me know if you would like to showcase or demo any work that you are working on. We would love to hear about it and promote it! Please contact us if you have any questions.
      See you then!
      Drew & Steve


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    • The Nerdery

      100 E 7 St Suite #401, Kansas CityMO (map)
    • We'll discuss how to organize and architect your front-end development projects and practice set-up along with support from our awesome mentors!
      Session Topic: Introduction to Front-End Architecture
      Join us for our monthly coding series, Coding & Cocktails. Women are invited to attend sessions to get an introduction to website building in a fun, laid-back atmosphere. 
      We'll discuss how to organize and architect your front-end development projects and practice project set-up along with support from our awesome mentors!
      No coding experience necessaryWifi-enabled laptop is required (don't have one? Borrow one of ours)Must be at least 21 to attendCocktails, non-alcoholic beverages, and light appetizers servedPlease familiarize yourself with Kansas City Women in Technology's Code of Conduct
      Do you need financial assistance to attend? Email us for more information.
      In you are unable to attend, you must cancel 48 hours prior to the event to receive a refund!


    Build software to change the world and compete for $1 million in cash prizes. GlobalHack VI is October 21-23, 2016 at Chaifetz Arena on the campus of Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri. 

    GlobalHack is building a better tech ecosystem through software competitions. Our events bring together developers, designers, entrepreneurs, and technologists to build innovative software solutions that solve real-world problems.

    Building the next generation of tech talent.

    GlobalHack gives students hands-on experiences around computer science. We get students excited about computer programming by showing them how fun, creative, and empowering coding can be.

    Build first. Talk later.

    GlobalHack hackathons bring together engineers, developers, UI/UX designers, entrepreneurs, and technologists for weekend-long software competitions. Small teams across youth, college, and pro divisions work around the clock to build innovative software solutions that solve real-world problems.


    Smarter SharePoint KC User Group: Where Smart People Go To Talk About SharePoint
    Smarter SharePoint
    KC User Group
    August 30, 2016
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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    Microsoft Office
    Corporate Woods
    10801 Mastin Blvd 6th Floor
    Overland Park, KS, 66210
    Troubleshooting and Tuning SharePoint Online Performance
    This month's Smarter SharePoint will be hosted by DEG's Nick Aranzamendi and Richard Bishop. They will be presenting their recommendations for troubleshooting and optimizing SharePoint online performance, as well as best practices and recommendations for developing maintainable and performant JavaScript solutions for SharePoint.
    Nick Aranzamendi is the Enterprise Collaboration / SharePoint technical lead for DEG. He began working on SharePoint starting with the launch of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and has continued to increase his knowledge of all things SharePoint and o365. Check out his blog at:

    For the past 5 years, Richard Bishop has been learning and growing his abilities in web development on the .Net platform and client-side frameworks like AngularJS. He is currently a SharePoint Engineer for DEG and has been focusing on client-side UI using HTML5, AngularJS, and SASS for the enterprise collaboration clients of DEG. The knowledge and experience gained at DEG boosted his web game and he is ready to share it.

    Location: Microsoft Office | Pizza will be provided
    Please register for this event at:


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    • C2FO

      4210 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Fairway, KS (map)

    • RSVPs will open two weeks before the meetup.
      Gates Brown will present The Basics of Pandas: Not for the Bears. The Pandas package allows for efficient data manipulation and visualization. This overview will focus on using the Pandas package in a Jupyter notebook, reading data into a dataframe, data manipulations, and visualizations.


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    • Hammerspace

      440 E 63rd St , Kansas City, MO (map)
      39.013760 -94.582397
    • 1/2 block east of Oak St. on 63rd St.
    • Every Thursday, the members of Hammerspace gather to socialize, network, and meet new members of the space. We welcome the community at large to come down during this time to explore the workshop, check out all of the tools, fabrication equipment and work space made available to HammerSpace members, and ask questions of our community of Hammerspace users.
      There is a concession stand and kids playroom available, and the evening is always the origin point of new and amazing creative ideas.
      Tours are led every 30 minutes for those curious about the tools and capabilities of the facility and staff. This is a free event, open to the public.


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