Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 7:00:00 PM iModules Software Inc 8330 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO

Paul Mills, Director of Development will be speaking about Extreme Programming. We will have food and drink at the event.

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Panera Bread 8580 North Church Road, Kansas City,

Bring a laptop or tablet with Linux running on it.

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Wayside Waifs 3901 Martha Truman Rd, Kansas City, MO

Continuing our tradition of helping a local non-profit organization with our Photo Walk assets, this year we are going to focus our evening (and lenses) on Wayside Waifs.

Since 1944, Wayside Waifs has been serving the homeless pets of Kansas City. Wayside Waifs is a comprehensive animal welfare organization providing: animal rescue, shelter veterinary care, retail pet boutique, pet adoptions, off-leash dog park, humane education programs for more than 30,000 school children each year, volunteer opportunities, secure pet care for local domestic violence shelters and pet memorial services and cemetery.

Wayside Waifs is committed to finding homes for all adoptable pets. Wayside is the largest no kill pet adoption campus in Kansas City, placing approximately 5,400 animals each year. Wayside does not euthanize adoptable animals, and there are no time limits for animals in our care. Only animals suffering from significant medical issues or those that pose a danger are humanely euthanized. Wayside Waifs is proud to be a part of Kansas City's no kill community.

After the photowalk we will post our best images to a website. Wayside Waifs will select the prize-winning photo. The photos become available to the nonprofit to use as they see fit in their marketing and promotion (with the provision that our members can use their own photos in their portfolios).

Don't forget we will draw for the Creative Cloud annual subscription in the raffle drawing and you must be present to win! We will adjourn from Wayside Waifs to dinner/drinks at 54th Street Grill, about a mile away. The social part of the evening is optional, but it will be nice to gather informally after our photo walk!

Wayside Waifs is located in south Kansas City at 3901 Martha Truman Road, Kansas City, MO 64137.

See you Tuesday night, June 4, at 6:00 pm!
Buck and Jim

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Thursday, May 30, 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 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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Monday, June 3, 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, May 26, 2019 at 12:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Learn basic silver-smithing techniques while making a silver band-style ring. This class will teach you about basic metal-working hand tools, their usage and safety, and jewelry making techniques in order to create your very own individualized sterling silver band ring for yourself, or to give someone as a gift.

You will learn: sawing, texturing, ring forming, soldering and basic finishing techniques (filing, sanding and polishing).

For Ages: 10-110 years old

Cost: $50 per ring (All materials included)

NOTE: If you are making a ring for someone else, be sure to get their ring size before the class! Also, if you and your child are making just one ring together, you only need to sign up and pay for one person.

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


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SQLSaturday is a free training event for Microsoft Data Platform professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server, Business Intelligence and Analytics. This event will be held on Sep 14 2019 at Rockhurst University, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, Missouri, 64110, United States


https://www.sqlsaturday.com/901/eventhome.aspx


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Grand Street Cafe
4740 Grand Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64112
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SMCKC June Breakfast: The Art and Science of Social Media Storytelling

June 7, 2019 7:30AM - 9:00AM

Learn how to create content that informs, entertains and converts with Ben Putano from WeContent and The Kansas City Spirit. Discover what types of content performs best across social platforms and best engages your targeted audience. You’ll also learn the importance of treating each channelas its own medium for designing content to specfic to that medium, the key elements of every great story, and a tried-and-true template for creating effective content.
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NEXT (ISC)2 KC CHAPTER MEETING:  WEDNESDAY,

June 5, 2019
Register Here


***ANNOUNCEMENTS***
SAVE THE DATES 2019
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-june-5th-meeting-please-register-tickets-61254441684

Monthly Meetings:
  • WhenThe first Wednesday of every month
  • Time6:30 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 - June 5, 2019
  • Topic:  Insider Threat Detection
  • Sponsor:  (food & drink): ObserveIT
  • Facilitator:  Erich Anderson
Chapter Meeting DETAILS:

Topic Details: Erich will lead a discussion around insider threat programmatics in relation to the relevancy and need for a ‘hub’. The hub is a centralized place where data and analysis meet, and an exploration of hub operations and its challenges—including access to information, integration of information, analysis, privacy, and response—will be discussed. Attendees will get feedback on the most important data sources for Hub operations and an appetite for having an Insider Threat hosted service.

Facilitator:  Erich Anderson serves as a professional consultant for ObserveIT who brings experienced information security knowledge of over 15 years around Insider Threat, cyber security and risk mitigations.  Previously, Mr. Anderson was responsible for running fusion, analytics, and mitigations at the FBI where his leadership, teams and platforms assisted numerous insider threat investigations, e-discovery requests and complex technical challenges on a regular basis.  He is known to build effective insider threat programs and assisted in the creation of national policy and minimum standards for insider threat as directive via EO 13587 and was a founding member of the National Insider Threat Task Force.  Mr. Anderson has a passion for assisting people understand policies, implement best practice and sharing lessons learned in all information security realms with a specialty around insider threat.
 

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
    • Facilitator: Mark Waugh (waugh.mark.r@gmail.com)
    • Contact Mark for meeting details
  • CCSP Study Group
    • Facilitator: Derin Beechner (derinbeechner@gmail.com)
    • Contact Derin for meeting details

SAFE & SECURE ONLINE - Chair:  Kitty McCoy (sso@isc2kcchapter.org)
  • Assistant: Derin Beechner (derinbeechner@gmail.com)
  • More Info:  https://sites.google.com/a/isc2kcchapter.org/chapter/safe-secure-online
  • Let us know if you would like to be added to the Chapter SSO speaker bank
  • We are looking to connect with organizations such as Cub/Boy/Girl Scouts, PTO, PTA, senior citizen and retirement communities, etc.  Please let us know if you think an organization would like to learn more about being safe and secure online.
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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Sunday, June 2, 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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Tuesday, May 28, 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, May 28, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM TBD TBD, Kansas City, MO

The Kansas City Search Engine Marketing Association is dedicated to educating the local business community about the benefits of Search Engine Marketing and helping aspiring and existing SEMs advance their careers.

Kansas City Search Engine Marketing Association - http://kcsem.org Click here for event


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Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Panera Bread 8580 North Church Road, Kansas City,

Bring a laptop or tablet with Linux running on it.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM VinSolutions 5700 Broadmoor Street, Mission, KS

Push it (Push it Real Good)

Git. It can be intimidating if you're accustomed to other kinds of source control management. Even if you're already using it and comfortable with the basics, situations can arise where you wish you understood it better. Developers often just want to write code and tell everyone else to take a hike, but the reality is that most of us work on teams where the feature-based code we write must be integrated, tested, and ultimately released. This session will cover the most critical git concepts, basic and advanced, in a completely visualized way. At the same time, you'll pick up git terminal commands to help you understand (or even eliminate) a git GUI you already use. Go beyond the basics to learn how to get yourself out of a git pickle, practical release management strategies, and more.

Speaker: Lyndsey Padget (https://twitter.com/LyndseyPadget)

Lyndsey Padget is the founder of Longplay Software and a Git coach at GitGrit.com. As a full stack developer with 15 years of software and web development experience at both mega-corporations and startups, she enjoys sharing in-depth knowledge on topics such as git & release management, MEAN stack development, microservices & REST, test-driven development, agile & kanban, healthy teams, diversity & inclusion, public speaking, and more. Lyndsey is involved in local organizations that encourage women, young and old, to explore careers in math and science. She believes that the difference between a good software engineer and a great one often has little to do with code.

Building the KCDNUG System: TBA - Brent & Duane

Sponsor: KCDC (https://twitter.com/kc_dc)
http://kcdc.info

Agenda

5:45 Doors Open/Food & Drinks
6:00 Announcements & sponsor highlight
6:10 Building the KCDNUG System
6:30 Keynote
7:45 prizes & wrap up
8:00 Happy Hour

9th floor, through the glass doors Click here for event


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Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Johnson County Community College 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS

This meetup will cover Part 4 of our 5-part series on creating a Product Configurator Unreal project from start to finish. In Part 4, we'll walk through setting up our cinematic Camera and Sequence.

Livestream:
Can't make the meetup in person? Join our Livestream on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/kcunrealdevs/

Meetup Information:
Come meet other local Unreal Engine/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 located on the ground floor of the Office and Classroom Building.

Exact location: https://goo.gl/maps/ZkSmkNcbv9o

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.

We're meeting in the CoLab located in the Office and Classroom Building. Click here for event


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Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM 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 Room 09 or 10 from the main entrance turn right to the back wall Click here for event


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Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 3:00:00 PM PT's at The Crossroads 310 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO

We are going to be working on this Kaggle competition: https://www.kaggle.com/c/petfinder-adoption-prediction

Create an algorithm to predict where the data scientists will be sitting...or just look for all the powerful laptops. Click here for event


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Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 3:00:00 PM PT's at The Crossroads 310 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO

We are going to be working on this Kaggle competition: https://www.kaggle.com/c/petfinder-adoption-prediction

Create an algorithm to predict where the data scientists will be sitting...or just look for all the powerful laptops. Click here for event


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Saturday, June 1, 2019 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, June 1, 2019 at 12:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

**THIS IS A 2-DAY, 2-PART CLASS. FIRST PART IS ON SATURDAY, JUNE 1ST, NOON-5:00PM. SECOND PART IS ON SUNDAY, JUNE 2ND, NOON UNTIL YOUR KNIFE IS COMPLETED.**

Learn the art of knife smithing as you create a beautiful damascus utility knife.

These are a long time favorite of our instructor. A beautiful and compact knife based on a skinning knife that makes itself useful on a daily basis.

The wood grain pattern of damascus style laminate steel is highlighted by your choice of a variety of exotic hard woods for the handle.

On day 1 we will be shaping the knife in our workshop. Learn to profile your knife, apply a bevel and create a blade. Apply intricate filework to the spine or add a hole for a lanyard. At the end of this class (or the beginning of class 2) we will heat treat our blades, and acid etch them to bring out the patterns in the steel.

On day 2 we will learn how to attach a handle with brass pins. We will shape and finish the handles and finish and polish and sharpen the blades.

There will be a short intermission on both days, so you are welcome to bring food and drinks with you (break room fridge available).

Age range: 18 and older

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


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Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 12:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Learn basic silver-smithing techniques while making a silver band-style ring. This class will teach you about basic metal-working hand tools, their usage and safety, and jewelry making techniques in order to create your very own individualized sterling silver band ring for yourself, or to give someone as a gift.

You will learn: sawing, texturing, ring forming, soldering and basic finishing techniques (filing, sanding and polishing).

For Ages: 10-110 years old

Cost: $50 per ring (All materials included)

NOTE: If you are making a ring for someone else, be sure to get their ring size before the class! Also, if you and your child are making just one ring together, you only need to sign up and pay for one person.

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


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Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM WeWork - Floor 5 1828 Walnut St, Kansas City, mo

The first 15-20 minutes will be a short presentation on some tool in the serverless world (still working on the exact plan) and then we'll break up into groups and build some useful microservices.

Looking forward to seeing everyone!

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Thursday, May 23, 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 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, May 23, 2019 at 5:00:00 PM Technology Group Solutions, LLC. 8551 Quivira Road, Lenexa,

Join us for our next meetup in Kansas City, the agenda is:

5:00pm - Doors open. Food & beverages will be provided
5:30pm - Talk on Security Analytics with q&a
7:00pm - We'll wrap things up.

Elastic for Security Analytics

The Elastic Stack offers unique value in identifying security threats and reducing incident response times. During this meetup, we will discuss how Elastic Stack can help you to:

· Eliminate potential blind spots by converging all data without limitations on size, source format, or artificial ingestion rate caps.

· Identify threats more quickly by interrogating data at the speed of thought and quickly pivoting through data to answer critical questions immediately.

· Reduce dwell time by alerting on potential threats earlier in the kill chain using relationship analysis and automated detection via machine learning.

Adam Quan is a Solutions Architect at Elastic, where he works with customers on architecting distributed solutions using the Elastic Stack. Adam has 20 years of experience with Java application development and application integration technologies.

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Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 1:00:00 PM , ,

zED Talks Webcast: Integration for the Event Driven Enterprise with IBM Event Streams (Kafka): An Enabler for Cloud. Click below to register.

https://onlinexperiences.com/Launch/QReg/ShowUUID=513DA612-B95D-4CBC-9F77-C825AED8F72E&LangLocaleID=1033&AffiliateData=Newsletter

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Thursday, May 23, 2019 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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SMCKC May Lunch: Making a Splash on Social during Large-Scale Events

May 21, 2019 11:30AM - 1:00PM

BRIO Tuscan Grille
502 Nichols Road
Kansas City, MO 64112


From crafter beer to comic books, Big 12 basketball to big-name productions, Kansas City Delights in welcoming large-scale events designed for locals and visitors alike. It's a no-brainer to capitalize on these events via social media, but proper execution requires planning, focus and follow-through. Representatives from various local organizations that have recently played roles in some of KC's large-scale events will share their tips and tricks on executing coverage in a meaningful, memborable way.
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Thursday, May 30, 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 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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Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 3:00:00 PM PT's at The Crossroads 310 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO

We are going to be working on this Kaggle competition: https://www.kaggle.com/c/petfinder-adoption-prediction

Create an algorithm to predict where the data scientists will be sitting...or just look for all the powerful laptops. Click here for event


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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM 5100 Rockhill Rd 5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO

Join us at the KCVR MeetUp at UMKC's brand new AR/VR Innovation Academy! We will gather at the UMKC campus at the School of Computing and Engineering to hear about UMKC's plans for offering AR/VR training for enterprise applications. UMKC has some big plans for their new AR/VR Innovation Academy and we can't wait to see how it impacts our community!

We'll meet at the UMKC campus at Flarsheim Hall 5th floor, room 531 (Toyota Room) at 5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110. Metered parking is available around campus. As the easiest path, we recommend metered parking at yellow lot A44. Here is a map for additional parking if needed: https://www.umkc.edu/maps/documents/volker_maps/UMKC_Volker_campus.pdf

Please let us know if you have any questions and we hope to see you there!

For questions regarding UMKC's AR/VR Innovation Academy, please contact Sandra Marin at MarinRuizS@umkc.edu

Flarsheim Hall is located directly north of the A44 metered parking lot. Once you arrive in Flarsheim Hall, take the elevator or stairs to the 5th floor and you will find us at the Toyota Room. Click here for event


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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM HCL 18103 W 106th St , Olathe, ks

Carl Turner will be presenting on "Managing horticulture infrastructure with single-board computers and microcontrollers", and "Creating scalable sensor networks for metric reporting, alerting, and environmental control".

We also plan to present some of the new IOT features of the recent 14.10 release of the Informix Database server.

As usual we will start the meet-and-greet at 6, and our presentations at around 6:20. The presentations and QA usually lasts about 60 minutes, and then you can continue to "network" until 8pm.

We will also raffle off some more stuff from the HCL promo bag after the meeting.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 12:00:00 PM C.H. Robinson 901 Carondelet Dr W, Kansas City, MO

React has added an exciting new feature called hooks which allow you to write pure functional components and still use features that were previously only available to class components. So how does that change development for React? Let's find out! In this talk we'll take an in-depth look at what hooks bring to React and how you can start using them in your React project today.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM InfoDeli.com 2107 Grand Blvd. Suite 208, Kansas City, MO

InfoDeli  and Internet Marketing Works will be hosting the Kansas City Web Analytics, Google Analytics & Marketing Metrics Group.

Each month we have one or more guest speakers discussing Google Analytics, Web Analytics and Marketing Metrics.

Meeting Agenda*

6:45 - 7:00 Welcome and Networking with food and drink
7:00 - 8:00 Analytics or Marketing Metrics Topic Presentation/s
8:00 - 8:30 Group Discussion - Q&A and Answers To Previously Submitted Questions
8:30 - 9:00 Informal Breakout sessions for specific Q&A among group members

* The actual agenda is flexible depending upon speaker's presentations and length of Q&A.

All attendees are encouraged to email questions to be answered at the event to Breht Burri at breht@infodeli.com

Parking:  Free Parking on Grand Blvd on both east a west sides of the street.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM 201 Wyandotte St 201 Wyandotte St, Kansas City, MO

We've got something really special this month - a sneak peek at some amazing upcoming tools from Red Giant (https://www.redgiant.com), makers of awesome film-making and motion design tools like the Trapcode Suite, Magic Bullet Suite, Universe, and more. We'll be getting a live (remote) demo from Senior Product Manager Christine Goldby! (I've seen some of these myself, and they look like a pretty serious game-changer for compositing and other related tasks.)

Before joining Red Giant, Christine spent several years in the industry working on projects like "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Babe: Pig in the City," music videos for Johnny Cash, Audioslave, J Lo and more - so she's the real deal!

After that, we'll spend some time discussing the short fan film "Mac and Paul," (https://www.macandpaul.com) a fun tribute to the "Mac & Me" clip shown every time Paul Rudd appears on Conan. Several group members worked on this piece, so we'll get to explore it from a few different angles!

Schedule:
6:00 - Doors open. Setup/social time.
6:30 - *Official meeting start.* Welcome / intro / news / etc.
7:00 - Red Giant sneak peek w/ Christine Goldby
8:00 - "Mac & Paul" Case Study
9:00 - Meeting Ends

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM C2FO 2020 W 89th St, Leawood, KS

In this talk we will discuss microservices and serverless development, including going through some common difficulties, pitfalls, and cautionary tails. We'll introduce a new marketplace for microservices, discuss some future ideas, and ultimately build a simple serverless function using the marketplace.

Speaker: Bobby Thompson

Bobby started his career as a data scientist but moved into software development to build a data science platform for his company. For the past 5 years, he has run a software consulting company using almost entirely JavaScript and has recently launched a new product, Bantam.io, to provide a marketplace for microservices.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Panera Bread 8580 North Church Road, Kansas City,

Bring a laptop or tablet with Linux running on it.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM 1740 W 92 St 1740 W 92 St, Kansas City, MO

Two Topics: One on Business Strategy and one on web design.
How to use email to grow your business, develop new prospects, and nurture long term customers. Are struggling to land new clients or projects. Do you need help. Sam Werner can provide the answers.

Topic Two: John K will have collaborative session on some challenges clients face with legacy solutions and needing a web site makeover. Any examples attendees would like to show what they have accomplished in 5-7 minutes will be greatly appreciated.

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