Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM Softek Illuminate 7255 W 98th Terrace, Overland Park, ks

With the new Elm 0.19 release, Evan rewrote the parser package. Tristan Bull will explain how the new API works. He will also demonstrate how it can be used in practice with an HTML parser he wrote.

Next, Stephen Reddekopp will discuss the issues around parent-child communication that arise when growing an Elm application. He will explain the most popular approaches to dealing with the problem, show some packages that can help, and share what has worked for the team at SMRxT.

Big thanks to Softek Illuminate for hosting us yet again!

Illuminate's building is #5 in the complex. We will be in the conference room on the first floor. Click here for event


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Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM Tradewind Energy Inc. 16105 West 113th Street, Suite 105 , Lenexa, KS

Please note: This MeetUp has been moved to January 3rd! If you would like to speak during the February MeetUp please contact a host.

For the last GeoDev KC meeting of 2018 we will be mixing things up a bit. This meeting will be held as a Mastermind Group moderated by Bryan Long.

How it works: During a Mastermind Group everyone who attends places a question, issue, or discussion topic into a hat. Topics will then be selected at random from the hat and discussed with the Masterminds (everyone who attends).

We invite you to join this free and engaging Meetup that is meant to spur holiday cheer and promote networking.

Details:
December 10th
6:30 - 8 pm

Happy holidays everyone!

Please park in the large parking lot. Signs will be available on the doors for entrance. Please call the number and an attendant will let you inside. Click here for event


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Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

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.

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


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Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 12:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

This is a private pinewood derby build event scheduled by a scout troup.

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NEXT (ISC)2 KC CHAPTER MEETING:  WEDNESDAY,
January 2, 2019
Register Here


Register for the next (ISC)² Kansas City Chapter Meeting. Registering will help us plan accordingly for meeting space, chairs and refreshments.

Register Now at Eventbrite: 
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/isc2-kc-chapter-january-2nd-meeting-please-register-tickets-54174191465

Monthly Meetings:
  • When: The first Wednesday of every month
  • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Where: Ruisch Auditorium at Black & Veatch 
  • Address: 11401 Lamar Ave., Overland Park, KS 66211 map
  • Format:  Round table, interactive discussion with security professionals from many different industries, tech companies and organizations, from upper management to operators who have many diverse experiences.  We invite knowledgeable and expert members and guests to facilitate and keep the discussion moving along and on-task.

Next Chapter Meeting - January 2, 2019
  • Topic: Cyber Business Communication & Metrics
  • Sponsor (food & drink): TBA
  • Facilitator: Jill Allison
Chapter Meeting DETAILS:

TopicSecurity has an unprecedented opportunity to empower management to drive a proactive security agenda for their organizations. Security practitioners must try to see cybersecurity as management sees it: a business imperative, something that should align with risk appetite and business priorities.

Traditionally, security leaders have presented a mass of technical and security operation metrics, which can fail to make a mark and engender trust in their ability as enterprise security leaders. The majority of leaders find it a challenge to understand what management is looking for and provide the required information in a framework that resonates. Practitioners need to engage in meaningful conversations with management and be accepted as equal partners in business conversations rather than compliance chasers, technology spenders, and/or one-way cost centers.

FacilitatorJill Allison brings over 30 years of cybersecurity industry and enterprise risk leadership experience for government, research and corporate organizations. She is currently a CISO advisor for Kudelski Security. She has served on the leadership team for the Manhattan Cyber Project, National Biometric Security Project (NBSP), and led the strategic alliance for the first cybersecurity insurance cover offered by Cigna, SAIC and Pinkertons. She earned a BA in Economics from Gustavus Adolphus College, MIM in Technology from Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management, and Wharton MBA in Strategic and Entrepreneurial Management. Jill is currently pursuing CISO Certification from Carnegie Mellon University. For the past 15 years Jill has served as a Volunteer Leader with ASIS International, IT Security and Women in Security Councils, and Member of the CSO Center for Leadership and Development. She is a longstanding Advisory Board member for the Cyber Security Summit.

Directions:  map
  1. Take exit 79 off of I-435 & Metcalf Ave. in Overland Park, KS.
  2. Go south on Metcalf Ave.to College BLVD.
  3. Turn east (left) onto College BLVD.to Lamar Ave.
  4. Turn south (right) onto Lamar Ave.Black & Veatch will be a block down on the left (east).
  5. Find the front entrance to the south, right across from the Sprint Campus (off of 115th St.).
  6. Locate the front entrance-it looks like an atrium-it is glass with a grass roof.

(ISC)2 KC CHAPTER PROGRAMS

STUDY GROUPS - Chair:  Mark Waugh (waugh.mark.r@gmail.com)
  • CISSP Study Group
  • CCSP Study Group
    • Facilitator: Derin Beechner (derinbeechner@gmail.com)
    • Meeting Details:  Monday (the Monday before chapter meeting & 3rd Monday) nights | 5:30 PM | Black & Veatch

SAFE & SECURE ONLINE - Chair:  Kitty McCoy (sso@isc2kcchapter.org)

Mission
 
The mission of (ISC)² Kansas City Chapter is to advance the Information Security Profession by leveraging our shared body of knowledge to better our communities, groom the next generation of security professionals by delivering solutions to real-world security problems and issues that our members face.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

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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Friday, January 4, 2019 at 4:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Learn to cast pewter coins and jewelry in laser cut MDF molds, hand cut molds molding sand and silicone molds.

We will be designing new molds and casting from existing molds to create a variety of beautiful pewter items.

Novelty Coins, Medallions, Barrett clips and more are possible. Make as many as you like.

For Ages: 10 to 110
Class cost: $40 plus $1.75 per oz of pewter used.

BIRTHDAY PARTY RATE: $30 per person

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Panera Bread 8580 S Church Rd, Liberty, MO

Bring a laptop or tablet with Linux running on it.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 7:00:00 PM Denny's Restaurant 1600 Broadway Blvd, Kansas City,

Open to anyone in the area who is interested in developing video games. In order to have a little structure, we'll try to do a couple things each week:

Introduce new members. What have you worked on, game related or not? What do you want to work on next?

Discuss this week's conversation starter. Some article, video or game that we can dig into a little.

Members can present any games they're working on, for feedback or just to brag.

Of course, it's all very informal. The main goal is interesting conversation(s) about our passion.

Looking forward to it!

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 7:00:00 PM Kansas City Public Library: Plaza Branch (Large Meeting Room) 4801 Main St, Kansas City, MO

Topic & Speaker TBA

WordPress KC regularly scheduled Meetups are at 7pm on the 2nd Tuesday of every month, usually at the Plaza branch of the Kansas City Library.

Mark your calendars from now until eternity!

We will host a 2nd WordPress KC Meetup later in the month on a rotating schedule... So check back often!

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Meetup Schedule

• Networking - Chat with other group members: 7pm
• Member introductions: 7:15pm
• Presentation: ~7:30pm
• Q&A: Immediately following presentation
• Chat and talk shop: Following Q&A, up until 9pm

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Connect with WordPress KC

• Website - http://wordpresskc.com
• Newsletter - http://wordpresskc.com/newsletter
• Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/WordPressKC/
• Twitter - https://twitter.com/wordpresskc
• Instagram - http://instagram.com/wordpresskc

We'll be in the large meeting room. We get the room at 7pm. Click here for event


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Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Blvd Tavern 320 Southwest Boulevard, Kansas City,

Join us for monthly meetup where we practice coaching skills and tools, debrief challenges in a safe environment. We'll spend the first 30 minutes networking. The official "work" will start at 6:30. 

Downtown KC/Crossroads - Parking available across the street. Click here for event


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Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 10:00:00 AM Central Resource Library 9875 W 87th St , Overland Park, KS

Having trouble finding time to write your blog post. Me too.

I want to have a dedicated time to work on my blog post each week, I figured it would be great to schedule a time to blog and be with other WordPress people.

Let's get together and write and talk some, but be a support network to get our blog posts written.

This is not a help session, it is to post blogs.

This is not an information session, it is to post on your own website.

I plan on two in the morning per Month on Tuesdays or Wednesdays... Depending on my teaching schedule. Hope you to see you there.

NOTE - The library has free wifi. If you want a secure internet connection, bring your own hotspot - one will not be provided. The library does have secure computers right outside the conference 2 meeting room. The meeting room will change based on availability

Central Study 09 from the main entrance turn right to the back wall Click here for event


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Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 6:00:00 AM Panera Bread 8580 S Church Rd, Liberty, MO

Bring a laptop or tablet with Linux running on it.

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Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

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.

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


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Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 11:00:00 AM , ,

We listened. More importantly, we heard!

That's why we designed Think 2019, and it's companion Community Day, with your specific wants and needs in mind.

* "I want to see what you're planning for the future with your products and solutions and how it applies to me and my company!"
* "I want to hear from people that I find interesting and that have something important I can learn."
* "I'm a technical person. This isn't going to be just a bunch of marketing fluff, is it?"
* "Can I please get some hands-on time with your products?"
* "I want to hear from your developers, not just high-level folks!"u
* "I want to hear from your executives about your company's technology directions!"
* "I need to hear from your customers how they have successfully implemented solutions with your products!"
* "Will I be able to network before, during AND after the conference events, especially for different brands, products, and services?"

To answer your questions and give you a taste of what's ahead, IBM executives Rob Thomas (General Manager, IBM Analytics) and Denis Kennelly (General Manager, Cloud Integration) will host a short, to-the-point webinar about the event. REGISTER HERE: https://bit.ly/2BH4697

So join us on January 3rd at 11AM EASTERN STANDARD TIME, bring your questions, and find out why we're so eager to have you with us in San Francisco this February 11-15, 2019.

If you can't make the live broadcast click here for the recording - https://ibm.co/2GGSxVh

Check out the IBM Community at https://ibm.co/2rImppU to receive your discount for registering for Think 2019 - February 11-15.

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Monday, January 7, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Plexpod Crossroads 1712 Main St, Kansas City, mo

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 / Networking
6:15 - Kickoff and Introductions
6:25 - New Member Orientation and Hacking
8:00 - Wrap-up

First Mondays are "Pitch Nights," when we have a slot for new project pitches during kickoff; third Mondays are "Learn Nights," where we have community speakers on civic tech topics from 6:30-7:30pm.

Location: Plexpod Crossroads (formerly Think Big CoWorking).
Entrance in the alley on the West side of the building.
https://goo.gl/maps/hsBMJdcdEh72

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).

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 (http://eepurl.com/7gbQP).

• Follow us on Twitter @CodeforKC (http://twitter.com/codeforkc) and @KCDigitalDrive (http://twitter.com/kcdigitaldrive).

Got questions? Email our Brigade Captain, Paul Barham: captain@codeforkc.org or codeforkc@kcdigitaldrive.org.

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 (http://codeforkc.org/hackkc-code-of-conduct).

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Sunday, December 30, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Learn to cast pewter coins and jewelry in laser cut MDF molds, hand cut molds molding sand and silicone molds.

We will be designing new molds and casting from existing molds to create a variety of beautiful pewter items.

Novelty Coins, Medallions, Barrett clips and more are possible. Make as many as you like.

For Ages: 10 to 110
Class cost: $40 plus $1.75 per oz of pewter used.

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Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 3:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO Click here for event


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Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 1:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Join us for and open-ended Sunday of building fun and interesting DIY Electronics Kits.

We have scoured the dark corners of the internet to bring you this selection of kits curated for makes of all ages and skill levels!

Are you a Beginner who is excited to learn the basics? We've got a basic kits that are easy to build and a blast to use! Do you know what your doing but are eager for practice? Come build one of our larger multi-part kits! Are you a soldering god who's looking for a challenge?! Then try your hand at building one of our Surface Mount Soldering Kits!

We meet in the Hammerspace Classroom starting at 1:00pm. You pick the kit you'd like to build from our selection, and our instructors will provide all the instruction, guidance, and assembly hints you need!

---Bring food and drink if you'd like, or even order takeout while you build.---

Young assistants are welcomed and encouraged!

No RSVP is required for MEMBERS of Hammerspace. $5 RSVP for non members, Kit prices vary from $15 to $45 depending on complexity. Cash and Cards accepted during the class.

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Sunday, January 6, 2019 at 11:00:00 AM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Actual clinic time TBD

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Panera Bread 8580 S Church Rd, Liberty, MO

Bring a laptop or tablet with Linux running on it.

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Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 3:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

If you've ever wanted to get into 3D printing, but don't quite know how to get started, then this is the class for you! 3D Printing & Design class, going on every other Saturday at Hammerspace. Learn how to design objects to be printed, as well as how to operate a 3D printer. No prior knowledge required.

Be sure to bring your laptop so you can get set up to get started on designing your first 3D creation.

FYI: There are two ONI 3D printer available to members of HammerSpace Workshop.

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


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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM Sprint Campus 6360 Sprint Parkway, Oval Room, Overland Park, KS

Hello All!

** NOTE: Exact location on Sprint Campus to be determined **

Thank you for showing interest in this code challenge MeetUp! Now that we are wrapping up 2018, it's a good time to plan our very first meeting. I'm proposing the second Tuesday in January at 6:30pm.

The agenda for this first meeting will be more organizational in nature:
- Introductions and goals of the group
- Discuss problem sets and decide approach
- Decide challenge ground rules (at least an initial take)
- Demo of a problem presentation

Possible sources of programming challenges include:
- InterviewCake (https://www.interviewcake.com/)
- Cryptopals Crypto Challenge (https://cryptopals.com/)
- Project Euler (https://projecteuler.net/)
- Lisp 99 (http://www.ic.unicamp.br/~meidanis/courses/mc336/2006s2/funcional/L-99_Ninety-Nine_Lisp_Problems.html)
- Exercises from classic programming books
- Coderbyte (https://www.coderbyte.com/)

P. Todd

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 6:00:00 AM Panera Bread 8580 S Church Rd, Liberty, MO

Bring a laptop or tablet with Linux running on it.

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Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 12:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

This is a private pinewood derby build event scheduled by a scout troup.

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Monday, January 14, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Plexpod Crossroads 1712 Main St, Kansas City, mo

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 / Networking
6:15 - Kickoff and Introductions
6:25 - New Member Orientation and Hacking
8:00 - Wrap-up

First Mondays are "Pitch Nights," when we have a slot for new project pitches during kickoff; third Mondays are "Learn Nights," where we have community speakers on civic tech topics from 6:30-7:30pm.

Location: Plexpod Crossroads (formerly Think Big CoWorking).
Entrance in the alley on the West side of the building.
https://goo.gl/maps/hsBMJdcdEh72

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).

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 (http://eepurl.com/7gbQP).

• Follow us on Twitter @CodeforKC (http://twitter.com/codeforkc) and @KCDigitalDrive (http://twitter.com/kcdigitaldrive).

Got questions? Email our Brigade Captain, Paul Barham: captain@codeforkc.org or codeforkc@kcdigitaldrive.org.

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 (http://codeforkc.org/hackkc-code-of-conduct).

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Monday, January 14, 2019 at 5:30:00 PM Burns & McDonnell 9450 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO

Agenda TBD

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Friday, January 4, 2019 at 4:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Learn to cast pewter coins and jewelry in laser cut MDF molds, hand cut molds molding sand and silicone molds.

We will be designing new molds and casting from existing molds to create a variety of beautiful pewter items.

Novelty Coins, Medallions, Barrett clips and more are possible. Make as many as you like.

For Ages: 10 to 110
Class cost: $40 plus $1.75 per oz of pewter used.

BIRTHDAY PARTY RATE: $30 per person

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Sunday, December 30, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Learn to cast pewter coins and jewelry in laser cut MDF molds, hand cut molds molding sand and silicone molds.

We will be designing new molds and casting from existing molds to create a variety of beautiful pewter items.

Novelty Coins, Medallions, Barrett clips and more are possible. Make as many as you like.

For Ages: 10 to 110
Class cost: $40 plus $1.75 per oz of pewter used.

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Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 6:30:00 PM Centriq Training 8700 State Line Road, Leawood, KS

This is our generic placeholder for the monthly meet-up. As topics are choosen or speakers booked, we will update the specific monthly meet -up with that information! Go ahead and join as a member so you don't miss out!

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Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

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.

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


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Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 3:00:00 PM Microsoft Kansas City 10801 Mastin Blvd, Overland Park, KS

Simplifying your World with Microsoft Flow Buttons by Jerry Weinstock
Track: IT Pro, Developer, End-User, Business
Jerry is a Microsoft Dynamics MVP and a Founder of the PowerApps User Group in KC. Please also register here for updates: https://www.powerplatformug.com/kansascity

Jerry will be demonstrating a portfolio of Microsoft Flow Buttons that you can use to simplify your daily tasks, transfer data between applications and send out event driven notifications. The Flows that will be demonstrated will connect to a wide variety of applications such as SharePoint, Outlook, Dynamics 365, Excel, One Note and OneDrive.

During the presentation he will walk you through how to create a Flow Button, the design, triggers, input, actions and output. When you leave the session you will be able to create your first Flow Button when you get home.

Suite 620 Microsoft Office, big training room Click here for event


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