ISSA-Kansas City Chapter Event

August 23rd


When
Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM CDT
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Where
Lidia's Kansas City
101 W 22nd St
Kansas City, MO 64108
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On August 23, 2018 the ISSA-KC Chapter members, and other security professionals will hold a meeting at Lidia's Italy Restaurant.

Topic:  Waves of Cloud:  Where is Your Strategy?
Summary: Evolution from data center virtualization to integrating cloud ecosystems has implied a fundamental shift in how services are provisioned, managed, used, and where data lives.  Explore the current and coming waves of computing models as we dive into the exposure of data through cloud services. McAfee has harvested feedback from across thousands of IT decision makers to identify the current state of the transformation journey and make some key recommendations for a DevOps and serverless world.  Tools and software are only part of the answer. Are you ready?

Daniel Larson's IT career spans 20+ years and he has been working at McAfee since July 2011, and a McAfee customer for 12+ years. In his current role he works with customers to understand the technology they have and how McAfee can enable them to provide better protection and lower their TCO. His primary focus in on McAfee's endpoint protection, encryption, and IPS technologies.  He currently holds certifications as a CISSP, CCSP, and ITIL Practitioner. Dan has held various roles and titles over the years; primarily focused on security, infrastructure, customer support and ITSM.

Brandon has been with McAfee for the past 7 years in various roles. Originally from north Texas, he recently moved his family to St. Louis to better serve customers in the region. Although he works directly with corporations on their security strategies; he has a passion for how understanding how various threats impact consumers and their families, and how they can remain safe.

Location:
Lidia's Italy Restaurant,
101 W. 22nd street,
Kansas City, MO. 64108

Agenda:
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Greeting and Registration
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Meeting & Presentation
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM - Questions, Answers & Networking

Menu:
Pasta Tasting Trio - A sampling of three daily-made fresh and filled pastas.
Biscotti Platters - An assortment of house-made cookies & sweets to pass and share family style.
Soft drinks, Iced Tea, Coffee

*Vegetarian option available, please note at registration*
**Menu subject to change. **

Price:
$25.00 for ISSA Members,
$35.00 for Guests/Non-Members Maximum Reservation: 35  
Credit(s): 1 CPE credit

We look forward to seeing you at the event. If you have any questions about the event or how to register, please email our RSVP email, or contact the venue for directions



Sincerely,
ISSA Kansas City Board


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Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM Johnson County Community College 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS

Come meet other local Unreal/Game Developers, discuss the latest tech and ideas in game development, showcase your own game dev work, engage in round-table discussions, and network with other professionals.

The KC Unreal Devs User Group will be meeting at the Johnson County Community College CoLab. The CoLab is an active learning environment offering an array of resources — imaginative co-work spaces, advanced technology, technical support, and research assistance. The CoLab is located on the ground floor of the Office and Classroom Building. Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/fvPdZMi7oB52

The easiest parking location is to the North West of the Office and Classroom Building (OCB). Here's a .PDF map of the CoLab and parking locations: https://goo.gl/ucwUh8

Also, be sure to follow the KC Unreal Game Devs User Group on Twitter (@KCUnrealDevs) and join our Discord channel ( https://discord.gg/Dnk9YvZ ) for on-going discussions, tips-and-tricks, and other industry news happening in the world of Game Dev.

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Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 10:00:00 PM Johnson County Central Resource Library 9875 W 87th St, Overland Park, KS

I think we have an actual client. Stay tuned-I will update with details.

Pickard Room Click here for event


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Saturday, August 25, 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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Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 11:00:00 AM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

This is a 3D Printer Build/Repair Clinic for those who need assistance building or repairing their 3D printer. Tom Newell, local inventor and distributor of ONI 3D printers will be walking you through the build or repair of your ONI 3D printer or any other brand of 3D printer you bring in with you. Spare parts for ONI printers will be on hand for sale during this clinic.

Take Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. to 45th St. Click here for event


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Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 12:00:00 AM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

In this class we will introduce students to basic hammer skills and forge use to teach them how to create this beautiful hand forged steel rose.

Learn how to draw out steel bar and create shoulders, texture and pattern steel plate, Learn hot forming and hot riveting techniques. A little light welding is included. Come prepared to swing a hammer and endure some heat.

We will have an intermission if you wish to bring snacks and beverages.

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM Code Koalas 2024 Main Street, Kansas City, mo

Join us for our first Workshop Wednesday as we talk and engage with each other on how to create an excellent company culture. We will provide real-world examples and cover different business philosophies that many of the best companies utilize. Whether you're an owner or were just hired last week, learn how you can contribute to creating an enjoyable work environment at your company.

Food will be provided.

Entrance on lower floor by Lidia's Click here for event


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Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM JE Dunn Headquarters (LEED) Where: 1001 Locust, Kansas City, MO

Learn how to build cross platform native mobile apps using JavaScript.

What is React Native?
What are the advantages and disadvantages?
How it works on mobile Devices?
Learn how you can use Expo with React Native to speed development.

Hope to see you there. Lunch provided.

Hosts will greet and help you find the room. Click here for event


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Wednesday, August 29, 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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Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 7:00:00 PM Tannin Wine Bar & Kitchen 1526 Walnut Street, Kansas City, MO

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, August 21, 2018 at 6:30:00 PM Plexpod Crossroads 1712 Main Street, Kansas City, mo

Flutter is Google's mobile app SDK for crafting high-quality native interfaces on iOS and Android in record time. Flutter works with existing code, is used by developers and organizations around the world, and is free and open source.

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Want to get started on building Flutter apps?

Join GDG Kansas City for a Flutter Study Jam! Together we'll work through the Flutter Udacity course prepared by Google instructors. You will be able to get hands-on experience with Flutter and build a Flutter app while learning the fundamentals.

The Kansas City Flutter Study Jam will span four weeks with several events in between. Everything is built around the Flutter course on Udacity but the Study jam provides an extra layer of help, guidance, and support from the Study Jam facilitators and others participating in the course in Kansas City. You don't have to make it to every event, but you do have to attend one of the first four as well as the in-person meetup on 8/21 to be eligible for prizes.

The Udacity course is made up of two lessons, each estimated to take 4 hours.
https://classroom.udacity.com/courses/ud905

7/24 - In person
https://www.meetup.com/GDG-Kansas-City/events/252752257/
- Introduction to Flutter
- Start Lesson 1 (finish on your own by 8/7)

7/31 - Hangouts on Air
https://www.meetup.com/GDG-Kansas-City/events/253086376/
- Ask the facilitators any questions on Lesson 1
- Get some supporting content

8/7 - In person @ Google Fiber Space
https://www.meetup.com/GDG-Kansas-City/events/253114205/
- Summarize Lesson 1
- Start Lesson 2 (finish on your own by 8/21)
- Introduce the optional final projects and competition

8/14 - Hangouts on Air
https://www.meetup.com/GDG-Kansas-City/events/253212746/
- Ask the facilitators any questions
- Get feedback on final projects
- Brief content not covered in the Udacity course

8/21 (this one) - In person @ Plexpod Crossroads
- Summarize Lesson 2
- Some extra content not covered in the Udacity course
- Final project presentations for anyone that wants to

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At this event, you'll get a brief summary of the content covered in the Udacity course, then see presentations from those that went through the course.

If you attended any of the meetups over the last month, we would love to see what you can make with Flutter! The only requirements for the app are
1) You made it yourself (or on a team of others that went through the course) and
2) You built it with Flutter
If you're interested, fill out this short signup form just so we have an idea how many to expect:

Agenda:
6:00 pm - Doors open, food provided, and networking
6:30 pm - Welcome
6:35 pm - Lightning Talks: Attendees can talk about what they're working on or something cool they learned (https://hackernoon.com/how-to-start-lightning-talks-304b673b412f)
6:45 pm - Course Summary: We'll talk over the big ideas when using Flutter
7:00 pm - Project Presentations: Anyone can present a Flutter app of their own (or team) making
After Presentations - Firebase for Flutter: We'll create a simple chat app with Flutter using Firebase

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*I've never made a mobile app before. Will I be able understand what's going on?*
Zero prior mobile development experience is required. Some programming experience is definitely recommend though. Flutter uses Dart which will feel familiar if you have experience with languages like Swift, C#, Java, or Javascript.

*What should I bring?*
If you can, bring a laptop to follow along while we build the chat app. To install the Flutter tools, visit https://flutter.io/get-started/install/

*Where should I park*
There is plenty of street parking on the north and east sides of the building. The lot north of Plexpod will have spots but they are reserved. You can park there at your own risk.

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018 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, August 21, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Join us for and open-ended evening 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 6pm. 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!

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 5:30:00 PM C2FO 2020 W 89th St, Leawood, ks

Bring short talks on topics that you would like to try out!!

This description will be updated closer to the event with special instructions and more information.

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 6:30:00 PM Cerner Innovations Campus 8770 Hillcrest Rd, Kansas City, MO

For our inaugural meetup, we're joining forces with JSKC to bring you GraphQL: The Basics and Beyond! Make sure to register on eventbrite and check out the meetup post at https://www.meetup.com/JavaScriptKC/events/253651202/

It has been duplicated below for convenience. Hope to see you all there!

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/javascriptkc-august-2018-meetup-tickets-48926316931

Abstract: REST is wonderful at exposing single-consumer APIs. However, it starts to fall down when you need to provide a non-breaking long term solution that multiple clients with various concerns must depend on. To solve this and many other problems we have GraphQL.

This is not another Apollo GraphQL talk. Instead, this talk focuses on how to build out a Node.js hapi server to serve the needs of REST and GraphQL clients without the need for separate handlers for each case. The talk will also cover how to interact with GraphQL from the frontend using Vue. Additionally, it will focus on how to make GraphQL requests from a server to other servers. This talk will also cover basic approaches to testing these GraphQL services.

Everything in this talk is oriented toward the modern JavaScript Engineer who is interested in learning about the shortcomings of REST and the reasons why GraphQL is gaining popularity.

Bio: Wyatt regularly contributes to open source software, namely software in the Node.js ecosystem. I helped to create hapi and the surrounding ecosystem. He has a passion for containers, microservices, application security, and testing. You can find his open source work at https://github.com/geek

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 6:30:00 PM Cerner Innovations Campus 8779 Hillcrest Road, Kansas City,

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/javascriptkc-august-2018-meetup-tickets-48926316931

Abstract: REST is wonderful at exposing single-consumer APIs. However, it starts to fall down when you need to provide a non-breaking long term solution that multiple clients with various concerns must depend on. To solve this and many other problems we have GraphQL.

This is not another Apollo GraphQL talk. Instead, this talk focuses on how to build out a Node.js hapi server to serve the needs of REST and GraphQL clients without the need for separate handlers for each case. The talk will also cover how to interact with GraphQL from the frontend using Vue. Additionally, it will focus on how to make GraphQL requests from a server to other servers. This talk will also cover basic approaches to testing these GraphQL services.

Everything in this talk is oriented toward the modern JavaScript Engineer who is interested in learning about the shortcomings of REST and the reasons why GraphQL is gaining popularity.

Bio: Wyatt regularly contributes to open source software, namely software in the Node.js ecosystem. I helped to create hapi and the surrounding ecosystem. He has a passion for containers, microservices, application security, and testing. You can find his open source work at https://github.com/geek

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM NAIC 1100 Walnut, Kansas City, MO

We will discuss how NIPR built a call center with AWS Connect, its surrounding serverless components, the experience so far, and the next integrations and automations on the roadmap.

Food will be provided and parking info will be distributed prior to the event. Please RSVP before the day of, to ensure you have food and parking.

This event is on the 4th Floor of the Town Pavilion building at 11th and Walnut. Please use the Walnut Street entrance (see picture). Parking info will be provided prior to the event. Click here for event


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Tuesday, August 28, 2018 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, August 28, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM VinSolutions 5700 Broadmoor Street, Mission, KS

Understanding the real value of Open Source with nopCommerce

Open Source. Developers hear about it a lot. What should you really look for and why? For example, I choose to study nopCommerce, which has led to some amazing opportunities. nopCommerce has a familiar architecture, a plug-in model, and an active community. This is a fast paced walk-through of the nopCommerce architecture and source code. More importantly, you will discover the many ways to get involved with nopCommerce, or any other open source software, to better your career and life.

John Baluka @JohnBaluka

John has been developing software with the Microsoft stack for 20+ years. For most of the last 10 years, John has been a sub-contractor, business owner, and a Dad. John enjoys researching and applying new technologies to real world examples.

See Sharper
TBA

Sponsor
TEKsystems @TEKsystems
http://teksystems.com
Rachel Enderson
913.982.4999

9th floor, through the glass doors and around the reception desk Click here for event


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Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM VML 250 Northwest Richards Road, Kansas City, MO

• What we'll do

• What to bring

• Important to know

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018 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

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Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 7:00:00 PM Lawrence Public Library 707 Vermont St, Lawrence, KS

- Jason Devore, "Embedded Linux and Django"
- Matt Copple, "Workflows-as-Code with Apache Airflow"

RSVPs will open two weeks before the meetup.

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Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 6:30:00 PM Centriq Training 8700 State Line Road, Leawood, KS

Please join us to hear a recap from several KC attendees, including Conference Speakers Jenny Tarwater and Shahzad Zafar. The Agile Conference is always a BIG SHOW with over 2,400 attendants. We'll share stories and ideas that we all brought back from San Diego with all of our KC friends!

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Thursday, August 23, 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, August 23, 2018 at 5:00:00 PM , ,

Presenter: Lyn Heaton, MS, PMP

Activity Description and PMI Alignment: Technical 100%

Course Overview:

This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of how PMI's 6th edition PMBOK guide has changed.

Course Objectives:

1. Participants will gain an understanding of the following in the PMBOK 6th edition:

New sections, chapters, concepts, and themes
Themes / concepts that have been removed
The new way ITTOs are represented
Knowledge area changes
Process level changes
ITTO changes
Audience: This workshop is targeted toward current and future project managers and project team.

PDUs Earned: 3 PDUs (3 Technical)

Class Schedule: This is a 3-hour seminar that will be conducted on Thursday, August 23rd from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Cost: $40.00 Earn 3 PDUs for a 3-hour workshop (For PMI Members)

$50.00 Earn 3 PDUs for a 3-hour workshop (For Non- PMI Members)

Presenter:

Lyn Heaton is the owner of Heaton Business Consultants, LLC, providing project management consulting and training. She has been providing Project Management training to corporations in the Kansas City area since 2008. She also teaches continuing education classes for the University of Missouri in Kansas City.

She is an active member of the Kansas City Chapter of PMI (Project Management Institute), previously serving on their board of directors as the VP of Professional Development. Lyn received her Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification in 2001 and holds a Master's Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University.

Lyn previously worked for 19+ years in the Telecommunications industry at Sprint Nextel. She held the positions of Project / Program Manager in various departments. During that time, she worked on many of their multi-million dollar projects in the Long Distance and Wireless divisions.

Questions: Contact Shruti Haralalka at workshops@kcpmichapter.org if you have any questions.

Register for this event via this link: https://kcpmichapter.starchapter.com/meet-reg1.php?mi=1426493&id=370

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Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM Online Webinar Online, Lenexa, KS

REGISTER NOW FOR lIVE WEBINAR: https://www.tibco.com/events/blockchain-next-wave-industry-40

Presented by: Eric Carlier, TIBCO Software Inc., Principal Consultant

Most industries today are on the path to digitalization, but in Manufacturing, digital is more visible and disruptive. Known as Industry 4.0, Manufacturing is going through a deep transformation, moving from physical to virtual data and processes.

Many elements drive Industry 4.0: 3D printing, robots and automation, smart factory with IoT and machine learning, and supply chain digitization. And the next technology to contribute to this digital revolution will be blockchain: It will bring the benefits of a trusted environment where various participants in a business network transact,
exchange, or share data.

Examples:
Trusted and automated additive manufacturing
Product lifecycle track & trace
Sharing and securing industrial IoT intelligence

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Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 7:30:00 AM Messenger Coffee Co. + Ibis Bakery 1624 Grand Boulevard, Kansas City,

• What we'll do
Casual discussions about intersectional feminism over various topics. Conversations about how to succeed in life, work and relationships while advocating for yourself and empowering the women around you.

• What to bring
An open mind and willingness to share your experience, ask questions and potentially be vulnerable. If you have additional topics you'd like to discuss, please don't hesitate to reach out or bring them up in the course of conversation.

• Important to know
These conversations aren't about subscribing to a certain set of answers, but instead, they're about having honest, organic discussions that help us do and be better every day.

We'll plan to be at the large pub table on the second floor. Subject to change depending on number of attendees, availability and weather. Click here for event


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Monday, August 20, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM Centriq 8700 State Line Rd. Suite 200, Leawood, KS

Spotlight Talk: Carolyn Schroeder will be giving a presentation on how to achieve success on Upwork. Main Talk: It was time to give Cjk's website a makeover. The original site was 10 years old and needed to be refreshed. John K, Development Manager at Cjk Software Consultants and James Small will discuss the process on what has been completed thus far. Joyce Allard a member of the J-TEAM and KCWebPros was scheduled to speak. She was called out of town expectantly. We will cover some of the suggestions that Joyce has made on her assessment. Come join us if you want to learn what we learned from Joyce.

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Monday, August 20, 2018 at 6:00:00 PM Plexpod Crossroads 1712 Main St, Kansas City, mo

Once a month, on 3rd Mondays, our Hack Nights now also feature a "Learn Night" educational component. We regularly encounter community members who have info that is relevant to the Brigade--ongoing projects, vexing problems, or tutorials for new skill development.

This Learn Night: Creating the Transportation System of the Future
presented by KCATA

KCATA and its RideKC partners are working to create the transportation system of the future. In the past year and a half, RideKC has developed two mobile apps to increase the accessibility of our customers. This has included the RideKC mobile ticketing app that allows customers to plan, track and pay for trips, and the RideKC Freedom On-demand app that allows customers to access an Uber-like on-demand service. Both apps, as well as traditional means for accessing transportation services, have resulted in us collecting a wide and varied list of data points. RideKC wishes to engage interested parties on how to incorporate new technologies and service models to create more direct transportation solutions, better inform customers, produce a seamless customer experience, and coordinate data output across a multitude of formats into a singular master database.

@RideKCTransit http://ridekc.org/ Instagram @RideKC
https://www.facebook.com/RideKC/
http://ridekc.org/fares/mobile-payment-app
http://ridekc.org/mobility-services/ridekc-freedom-ondemand

Our Learn Nights will be on the mezzanine level of Plexpod Crossroads, so project teams can hack away uninterrupted, but we hope you'll find some topics of interest. These talks are not specifically directed at a technical audience, so they're a great way for non-coders to get involved with Code for KC.

Presentations and Q&A will run from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Hack Night starts at 6, so you'll have some time to mingle with the Brigade and grab some snacks.

Already an expert?
Participate in Hack Night. On the lower level, we're still running our weekly Hack Night, where people interested in helping can joining us to work on our various civic hacking projects to create a better Kansas City. Bring projects, ideas, designs, laptops, data, or friends.

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

Meeting Format:
6:00 - Social / Networking
6:15 - Kickoff and Introductions
6:25 - New Member Orientation and Hacking
6:30 - Learn Night presentation

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. Code For Kansas City presenters and participants are held to this anti-harassment policy: http://codeforkc.org/hackkc-code-of-conduct

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)

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

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Monday, August 27, 2018 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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Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM Code Koalas 2024 Main Street, Kansas City, mo

Join us for our first Workshop Wednesday as we talk and engage with each other on how to create an excellent company culture. We will provide real-world examples and cover different business philosophies that many of the best companies utilize. Whether you're an owner or were just hired last week, learn how you can contribute to creating an enjoyable work environment at your company.

Food will be provided.

Entrance on lower floor by Lidia's Click here for event


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Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM JE Dunn Headquarters (LEED) Where: 1001 Locust, Kansas City, MO

Learn how to build cross platform native mobile apps using JavaScript.

What is React Native?
What are the advantages and disadvantages?
How it works on mobile Devices?
Learn how you can use Expo with React Native to speed development.

Hope to see you there. Lunch provided.

Hosts will greet and help you find the room. Click here for event


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Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 12:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

ONE RSVP FOR THIS CLASS INCLUDES PARENT AND CHILD
This a class designed for a parent and child to explore woodworking together and build -2- really neat table top catapults suitable for assaulting a lego fort or sand castle, or hurling delicious marshmallows at each other.

We will use the CNC router to cut the basic shapes, and the saws, sanders, and drill presses to finish the parts. Use dowel rods and screws to assemble the parts and adjust your rubber bands to prepare for battle.

I have one of these catapults that is well over 30 years old and still operates despite being left in the sandbox many, many times.

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


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ISSA-Kansas City Chapter Event

August 23rd


When
Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM CDT
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Where
Lidia's Kansas City
101 W 22nd St
Kansas City, MO 64108
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On August 23, 2018 the ISSA-KC Chapter members, and other security professionals will hold a meeting at Lidia's Italy Restaurant.

Topic:  Waves of Cloud:  Where is Your Strategy?
Summary: Evolution from data center virtualization to integrating cloud ecosystems has implied a fundamental shift in how services are provisioned, managed, used, and where data lives.  Explore the current and coming waves of computing models as we dive into the exposure of data through cloud services. McAfee has harvested feedback from across thousands of IT decision makers to identify the current state of the transformation journey and make some key recommendations for a DevOps and serverless world.  Tools and software are only part of the answer. Are you ready?

Daniel Larson's IT career spans 20+ years and he has been working at McAfee since July 2011, and a McAfee customer for 12+ years. In his current role he works with customers to understand the technology they have and how McAfee can enable them to provide better protection and lower their TCO. His primary focus in on McAfee's endpoint protection, encryption, and IPS technologies.  He currently holds certifications as a CISSP, CCSP, and ITIL Practitioner. Dan has held various roles and titles over the years; primarily focused on security, infrastructure, customer support and ITSM.

Brandon has been with McAfee for the past 7 years in various roles. Originally from north Texas, he recently moved his family to St. Louis to better serve customers in the region. Although he works directly with corporations on their security strategies; he has a passion for how understanding how various threats impact consumers and their families, and how they can remain safe.

Location:
Lidia's Italy Restaurant,
101 W. 22nd street,
Kansas City, MO. 64108

Agenda:
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Greeting and Registration
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Meeting & Presentation
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM - Questions, Answers & Networking

Menu:
Pasta Tasting Trio - A sampling of three daily-made fresh and filled pastas.
Biscotti Platters - An assortment of house-made cookies & sweets to pass and share family style.
Soft drinks, Iced Tea, Coffee

*Vegetarian option available, please note at registration*
**Menu subject to change. **

Price:
$25.00 for ISSA Members,
$35.00 for Guests/Non-Members Maximum Reservation: 35  
Credit(s): 1 CPE credit

We look forward to seeing you at the event. If you have any questions about the event or how to register, please email our RSVP email, or contact the venue for directions



Sincerely,
ISSA Kansas City Board


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