Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop

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 plenty of off-street parking, a kids playroom available for tiny makers, 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.

45th & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Click here for event

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Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 12:00:00 PM Virtual Meetup

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Speaker: Nelson Petracek, CTO, TIBCO Software

Did you know that the TIBCO LABS™ organization collaborates directly with customers and partners to solve today's new business and technical challenges? Innovation is critical to an organization's success, and TIBCO LABS staff has helped many customers understand how to apply capabilities related to IoT, edge analytics, blockchain, process mining, augmented reality, and more to meet business needs.

- Want to hear more about the TIBCO LABS program?
- Familiar with TIBCO LABS work and want to see what we will be up to in 2021?

Join this session to hear from TIBCO CTO Nelson Petracek on initiatives tackled in 2020, and what we are looking forward to in the upcoming year.

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Monday, January 25, 2021 at 7:00:00 PM Online event

*** Please RSVP on Eventbrite to receive an email with your customized webinar link:**

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 to find the right growth opportunities for you.

In this talk, we'll cover the different ways you can break into tech. Then we'll dive into the job opportunities available, from positions you've heard of such as UX/UI designer and web developer to ones that are new to the scene, such as the data scientist.

What you will learn:
- What are the different career paths in tech?
- The growth projections of these careers
- Resources to start your career in tech
- And so much more...

How to join us: Once you register with Eventbrite, you will receive an email with the links to the live webinar from BigMarker. If you do not receive your link, please email"

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Monday, January 25, 2021 at 6:00:00 PM Online event

Register here for the Zoom link to kick off the meeting:

The Zoom link is the same week-to-week, but we ask you to register each week.

IMPORTANT NOTE: We are taking a hiatus from our in-person Hack Nights as we deal with the implications of COVID-19. We encourage teams to continue project work and to meet virtually from 6:00-8:00pm on Mondays. Our ability to provide pizza and snacks will be compromised, however :).

Individual teams will have access to video breakouts via Zoom. You can use Slack for breakout rooms if you like.

We are also exploring possible projects we could take on to help address this public health emergency. Please email if you have any questions or are interested in working on immediate public health-related projects.

Aaron, Paul, and the rest of the Core Team

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 - Kickoff and Introductions
6:15 - go into breakout rooms
8:00 - Wrap-up

"Pitch Nights," TBD when we have a slot for new project pitches during kickoff;

"Learn Nights," TBD where we have community speakers on civic tech topics from 6:30-7:30pm.

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!

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 KC is a program of KC Digital Drive, a local non-profit whose mission is to make Kansas City a digital leader by developing civic capacity to adapt to technology change. We are the local affiliate in Code for America's Brigade network.

Connect with Us:

• Join our Code for KC email list (

• Follow us on Twitter @CodeforKC ( and @KCDigitalDrive (

Got questions? Email our Brigade Captain, Paul Barham: or

Code for KC has a Code of Conduct! Please always be respectful and help us keep our events welcoming, positive, productive environments for everyone. Code For KC presenters and participants are held to this anti-harassment policy ( Click here for event

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop

WELDING FOR EVERYONE! In the Welding for Everyone class, the instructor will cover basic welding techniques. A variety of useful welding methods will be demonstrated and then repeated by the students. Open to beginners as well as those who have prior experience. Please bring a long sleeved, preferably denim shirt with you to protect your arms. The class will introduce you to flux-core wire feed, MIG and ARC welding. For ages: 18-118 (All materials included) Seating is limited.

45th & Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. Click here for event

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 11:00:00 AM Virtual Meetup

Please register at the below link to reserve your spot today (must be registered to attend)

What is Dr. Data Science?

Dr. Data Science is an interactive virtual presentation aimed at helping new and advanced practitioners of data science and machine learning. The program is hosted by experts from our Data Science and Customer Success teams, including veterans from the world of advanced analytics and architects of the TIBCOⓇ Data Science platform.

We are launching a new Dr. Data Science series that explores a real-world data science project end to end. We'll take a comprehensive and detailed look at the work of the data scientist by examining each stage of a complex project, from inception through to deployment. We'll not only cover the classical phases of data science — including exploration, data preparation, feature generation, modeling, testing, and model ops — but also look at what happens when the right data isn't available, avenues of exploration don't yield results, models aren't accurate enough, and requirements change.

The first session in January, "No End in Sight," sets the scene. It will describe the history of an ongoing multi-year project at TIBCO, including initial goals, current status, and the project's ever-changing priorities and activities. In subsequent sessions, we'll dig into each of these activities, starting with a joint session with Dr. Spotfire. This joint session in February, will show how an exploratory data analysis back in the summer of 2019 generated a host of questions and competing priorities that continue to drive the project today.

Neelima Potti, Lead Customer Success Manager, TIBCO Software
Steven Hillion, Senior Director, Data Science, TIBCO Software

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 10:00:00 AM Online event

JavaScript Marathon is a full day of free, online courses covering various tech topics. This month's marathon features trainings on Angular, Tailwind, web design, and more. Come learn about some of the leading web development technologies, and concepts!


10:00am - 11:00am CST
"Upgrade AngularJS to Angular with Angular Elements", Colum Ferry
Working in a legacy AngularJS codebase wishing you could get to use the new features in the latest Angular? Learn how to incrementally migrate your AngularJS codebase to Angular using Angular Elements!

11:30am - 12:30pm CST
"Intro to Tailwind CSS", Hunter Miller
Would you like the full power of CSS at your fingertips while writing HTML? Tailwind CSS offers a robust framework of utility classes, combined with a pre-built design system, allowing you to build world-class websites immediately. In this beginner-friendly talk, we cover how to setup Tailwind, configure it to your liking, and build a few components to show you how fast and powerful it can be.

1:00pm - 2:00pm CST
"Building Clean Forms Using Angular", Chris TrzeĊ›niewski
In this session, we will cover how to create forms using Angular and how to turn complex use cases into more readable and reusable chunks. Together with me you will build your own custom form controls that you can reuse across your application. You'll also learn how to group sets of form fields into easier to understand and reusable components.

2:30pm - 3:30pm CST
"Getting Starting in Web Design using CSS Libraries", Kelly Mahoney
Getting started in UI/UX design can be difficult, and can feel like you don't even know where to start. CSS frameworks and libraries provide an awesome set of pre-designed page components that can help you get started quickly and beautifully. Kelly got her start in UI/UX design with CSS frameworks, and she'll teach you how you can get started as well!

4:00pm - 5:00pm CST
"Building a full-stack app with LitElement, TypeScript, and Vaadin Fusion", Marcus Hellberg
In this talk, you'll learn all the basics of building an app with LitElement and the new Vaadin Fusion framework. We'll cover views, routing, styles, forms, backend communication, and database – step-by-step in code.

Save your seat, and sign up to receive the live stream here @!

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