Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 11:30:00 AM Stowers Institute 1000 E 50th St, Kansas City,

THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP HERE

April 2018 KCAUG - Atlassian Plugin Best Practices

Don will begin with tips on plugin updates and best practices to make sure they work effectively with your Atlassian Stack. Next, he will share the most popular plugins he sees Contegix customers utilizing for Jira and Confluence, describing each in detail. Finally, he will open it up for Q&A. So, if you are trying to accomplish a specific task with your instance, you can pick his brain to see if he's come across a good plugin to help you.

Agenda

11:30 am Welcome, Food & Networking

11:45 am Announcements

12:00 pm Atlassian Plugin Best Practices

Speaker

Don West - Contegix (Manager of Solution Architecture)

Hosted By

Karen Mustain, Atlassian User Group Leader

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Jessica Witt, Atlassian User Group Leader

Kate Lomax, Program Coordinator

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Jim McFarlane, Program Manager

David Puchosic, AUG Assistant

Global Partner

Millions of users globally rely on Atlassian products every day for improving software development, project management, collaboration, and code quality.

What is Atlassian User Groups?

For nearly a decade, Atlassian customers have come together to network, share ideas, solve problems, and find new ways to use Atlassian products. Today, more than 15,000 people take part in Atlassian user groups in more than 30 countries.

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Monday, April 2, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM Think Big Partners 1712 Main Street, 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) on the West 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).

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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Thursday, April 5, 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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Tuesday, April 10, 2018 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, April 10, 2018 at 7:00:00 PM Kansas City Public Library: Plaza Branch (Large Meeting Room) 4801 Main St, Kansas City, MO

Whether you're new to WordCamp KC or a 5-year vet, come and get all your questions answered about WordCamp KC 2018.

As well, organizers will share their favorite tips to make sure you get the most from attending WordCamp KC on April 13 and 14.

Get all the WordCamp KC details at - https://2018.kansascity.wordcamp.org/

Buy tickets! Only $40 for the 2 day conference. 40 WordPress dev, social media, blogging, ecommerce, blogging and SEO sessions, plus coffee all day, lunch and after-parties both days!

Tickets - https://2018.kansascity.wordcamp.org/tickets/

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Meetup Schedule

• Networking - Chat with other group members: 7pm
• Member introductions: 7:15pm
• Presentation & Q&A: ~7:30pm
• Chat and talk shop, 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

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


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Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM Company Kitchen 8500 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Merriam, KS

Jordan has offered to talk about NIFs (Native Implemented Functions, a way to call C code from Erlang) and Craig has offered to talk about Nerves (Elixir for embedded projects).

Enter through the west building door; we're down the hall on the right (and then another right after you enter the office). Click here for event


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Wednesday, April 4, 2018 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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Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 7:30:00 AM Eggct 5107 Main Street, Kansas City, MO

When you walk in the door, let them know you are with KC Roundtable and they should bring you to the table!

KC Roundtable in the back left room of Eggtc. Click here for event


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Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 5:30:00 PM Garmin International 1200 E 151st Street, Olathe, KS

Abstract:

Integration testing can be difficult and unreliable. Integration tests often require complex setup, access to remote resources, and specific test data, but for all this work integration tests are often flakey. Tests can fail because a remote system is down or over-utilized, test data has become stale, or any other of a number of reasons. Beyond the flakiness of integration tests, integration testing can also suffer from difficulty of reproducing edge case scenarios like system outages, wait times while teams responsible for remote systems complete their work, and the ability to run integration tests locally.

But what if it didn't have to be this way? During this presentation we will define and cover the goals and best practices of integration testing. We will then look at how the tools of TestContainers and Spring Cloud Contract not only make writing integration tests easier, but more portable, reliable, capable of reproducing complex scenarios, and how more value can be derived from tests in the form of documentation and local development aides.
I would do it myself, but it's a bit of a pain on mobile.

Speaker Bio:

Billy Korando:

Billy is a Java/Spring developer with over nine years of experience. Billy has been involved in the initial conception to the design, coding, and push to production of enterprise web applications as well as major updates to existing web applications. When not working Billy enjoys writing extremely generic bios about himself in the third person.

Dan Dowma:

Dan Dowma is a software engineer for Target for the past 10 years, focused recently on integration projects.

He implemented a patented credit card obfuscation algorithm that is used extensively within Target.

He enjoys the challenge of finding elegant solutions to tough problems with code, and has been finding those solutions using Java (plus its derivatives) for almost 20 years.

Schedule
• 5:30 - 6:30pm - Social Hour with food provided by sponsor Keyhole Software: https://keyholesoftware.com/

• 6:30pm - Presentation

• After presentation happy hour at Austin's Bar and Grill.

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 3:00:00 PM Lidia's Kansas City 101 W 22nd St., Kansas City, MO

• What we'll do
You don't want to miss this meetup!

• Come at 3pm and enjoy networking with other IAM professionals

• Enjoy free food and drinks

• Settle in for speakers and discussion

Big thank you to Radiant Logic for sponsoring this event!

This meetings speakers, a duo of Identity Management Experts from Cerner:

Orson Davis, Software Architect

Paul Jones, Lead Architect on Identity Access Governance

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Monday, April 9, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM Think Big Partners 1712 Main Street, 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) on the West 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).

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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Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM Stowers Institute 1000 E 50th St, Kansas City,

Please join us for an evening of looking at the exciting past month of PHP news and learning about interesting concepts and projects in PHP and software development.

Light refreshments will be provided. Join us to meet new people, discuss PHP, and learn something new.

Our Evening Meeting Format

We love Web Development and all things PHP. Our meetings are often a little free-formed, but we shoot for this schedule:

6:00pm - Mingling / Meet and Greet

6:15pm - Lightning Talk: Last Month in PHP

6:30pm - TBA

Your topic here? Contact us to speak (http://www.meetup.com/kcphpug/suggestion/)!

Rate the talks!

All Developers Welcome!

We understand Web Developers often come from all backgrounds, and many work in more languages than PHP. Whether you're curious and just starting out, dabble in PHP on the weekends, write custom PHP on a daily basis, work in a framework like Symfony, Zend Framework, Silex, Slim, Laravel, CakePHP or customize CMS products like WordPress, Drupal or Joomla; our goal is that you will find something new, useful and thought provoking.

Interested in giving a presentation to the group, or demoing something you're working on? Contact one of the organizers through Meetup or talk after a monthly meeting to sign up!

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NEXT (ISC)2 KC CHAPTER MEETING:  WEDNESDAY,
April 4, 2018
Register Here


***ANNOUNCEMENTS***

SAVE THE DATES:
Please register for the next (ISC)² Kansas City Chapter Meeting and plan to attend the first Wednesday of the month-April 4!  Registering will help us plan accordingly for meeting space, chairs and refreshments.

Register Now at Eventbrite:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/isc2-kc-chapter-april-4th-meeting-please-register-tickets-44417783787

Monthly Meetings:
  • When: Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 (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.
Meeting Details:
  • Topic: Security with an "Assumed Breach" mentality - How traditional defenses fail your organization.
  • Sponsor (food & drink):  SHI 
  • FacilitatorRyan Preston, Security Assessments Team Lead at Depth Security
More Info:
  • TOPIC:
    Is your organization protected by X, Y, and Z? Do you have vulnerability assessments preformed that “prove” you’re protected from outside threats? I’m here to tell you there’s always a way in, at least, Microsoft thinks so. The latest Windows and Active Directory defenses take an ‘Assumed Breach’ mentality, looking inward for suspicious activity. We’ll hear a few real-world examples of attacks against organizations that don’t utilize any malware but instead, take advantage of weaknesses within organization’s AD and its users. I hope to clarify where traditional defenses fail and your penetration tests might be giving you a false sense of security. As the perimeter is quickly dissolving, How are you working to detect suspicious activity of your users?
  • FACILITATOR:  
    Ryan Preston is the Security Assessments Team Lead at Depth Security. It's rumored that he was raised by monks at a hidden temple known as the House of Zero. He has an alert (love/hate) relationship with XSS. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering from Kansas State University and is a certified OSCP with 6 years dedicated assessment experience. Ryan has been publicly thanked for helping identify and resolve vulnerabilities for many Fortune 500 companies including Target, CenturyLink, PayPal, Netflix, eBay, and the Department of Defense.
Come prepared with your experiences, questions, and your security concerns that you wish to bring before a host of like-minded security professionals.

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

We do have a few Safe & Secure Online speaking engagements coming up SOON and need volunteers!


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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This is a meet up for anyone interested in React. All levels are welcome


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DevOpsDays Kansas City 2018

DevOpsDays is a conference for not only Developers and Systems/Operations Engineers, but everyone across the spectrum involved in creating or managing technical solutions in any industry. This includes Security, QA, UX, Management, as well as, specialists in Mobile, VR, AI, BI, etc…
Learning
At DevOpsDays we discuss the culture and tools that can make organizations run better, deliver faster, and improve quality. This year’s list of talks and speakers will be finalized soon, last year topics included: Human Factors, Containers, BizOps, Scaling, and many other areas of interest. With a mix of in-depth talks and laser focused Ignite talks, you are sure to walk away having learned something new.
Sharing
One of the great parts of DevOpsDays is Open Spaces, where all attendees contribute to the topics that will be discussed that day in small groups. Share success and failure stories, get feedback on your next crazy idea, ask for help solving a real world problem you are facing when you go back to work on Friday. Everyone can take away something from these highly collaborative sessions.
Fun
• DevOpsDaysKC includes a happy hour Wednesday evening for networking and just relaxing around people with at least something in common.
• The Organizers and various Sponsors will be giving away a variety of prizes throughout the conference. Of course, you must be present to win.
• Do you fancy yourself as someone who can think on their toes? Then, Ignite Karaoke is for you, and everyone else, to enjoy.

Dates
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 - Thursday, Oct 18, 2018
Propose
https://www.devopsdays.org/events/2018-kansas-city/welcome/


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