Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 10:00:00 AM Bartle Hall-Convention Center 13th Street, Kansas City, MO

HammerSpace will have a demo booth at Planet Comicon Friday through Sunday. Our staff will be there showing off cool creations made at our makerspace, answering questions, and doing maker demos all weekend long. Check the Planet Comicon website for all the info.

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Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM 6900 Squibb Rd 6900 Squibb Rd, Mission, KS

Hey Everyone! We have booked our next meetup event at SkillPath! We will hopefully be having a special guest speaker. Please like always bring any work you want to show off, and any cutting edge gear you might have!

Find us in Mission Kansas! Click here for event


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Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM VeriShip 8880 Ward Pkwy #300, Kansas City, MO

Effective communication is critical to the success of any software development team. We will explore the most common reasons communication breaks down along with some simple solutions to improve communication in your teams and with other stakeholders. Topics will include signal amplification bias and competitive communication, among others.

Jonathan Hollingshead

Jonathan started his web development and technology career at age 14 by building a web site for a commercial skatepark manufacturer and working as their IT Manager from age 16 until 18. Jonathan operated a web development company part-time until 18 and then full time until age 21, when he decided to enter a new challenge as a police officer. For eight years, Jonathan worked as a police officer in Independence, Missouri, during which he assisted in deploying the first mobile data terminal program in the city and developed a web-based crash mapping system, while performing his duties as a patrol officer and later an accident reconstructionist and certified instructor. Jonathan left law enforcement in 2015 to continue developing his software engineering career. Jonathan is now an Engineering Manager at Rx Savings Solutions, leading the Applications Team, which develops web-based applications for internal and client-facing needs.

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Thursday, March 28, 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, March 28, 2019 at 5:30:00 PM Polsinelli 900 W. 48th Place, 1st Floor, Kansas City, MO

We are a community of tech professionals and enthusiasts that are inspired and passionate about technology in all forms and applications. We are focused on connecting the Kansas City Tech community through the simplest form of communication…a conversation.

Kansas City Tech and Beer (http://www.techandbeers.com/) is a platform for technology professionals and entrepreneurs who wouldn't normally cross paths to meet, collaborate, and learn about what their peers are doing in our own community.

TAB is one of the fastest growing tech community focused groups and we welcome you to join thousands of TAB members. Learn more about TAB and what we are all about:

https://youtu.be/sTQo6Grnk-A

Learn More: http://techandbeers.com/

Follow us on our social channels to see what other TAB locations are up to:

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/techandbeers/

Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/company/orlando-tech-and-beer/

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/techandbeers/

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Thursday, March 28, 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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https://thunderplainsconf.com/

October 22nd 2019
We will be at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Follow us on Twitter to stay updated! Our CFP is open!


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NEXT (ISC)2 KC CHAPTER MEETING:  WEDNESDAY,

April 3, 2019
Register Here


***ANNOUNCEMENTS***

SAVE THE DATES 2019
More Info Here:  https://www.kccyber.com/


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ISSA-Kansas City March 28th, 2019 Chapter Event
When
Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM CDT
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Where
Hereford House
5001 Town Center Dr
Leawood, KS 66211
Driving Directions
Dear Rob,

Please join ISSA KC chapter members and other security professionals at Hereford House in Leawood on March 28, 2019.

Topic: 
Innovation & Virtualization, keeping creativity alive virtually

Topic Summary:

Innovation is what is required for organizations to be successful, yet in today's environment of speed and agility, the only way to achieve such goals is through virtualization.  Are you struggling with what virtualization means to you and your organization?  Do you understand how to maintain an innovative environment while pressing forward into the virtualized world?

You must foster a specific environment to keep innovation moving in the virtual world.  In order to engage clients more intimately and longer term your organization must be able to work without the limits of physical location and bureaucracy.  Every organization can benefit from a virtualized environment to improve its competitive advantage and operational efficiencies through innovative virtualization.

Key Takeaways
  1. Identify innovation and how to create a safe environment for it to happen
  2. Abstract the software from the hardware to allow employees to work without boundaries
  3. Learn how to keep bureaucracy from destroying your virtualization initiative
  4. Visualize your own challenges to virtualization and learn to overcome them
  5. Implement a service driven model to improve IT efficiencies
  6. Avoid strangulation of innovation through the silo trap
Speaker Bio:
Stefana Saxton, Business Innovation Strategist, VMware

Stefana Saxton serves as a Business Innovation Strategist for VMware where she works with clients to assess long term business goals and then strategically identify, prioritize and execute mission critical business improvements and innovations that add value for VMware clients and business partners.
She has worked with clients in healthcare, finance, engineering, programs, operations, information technology, manufacturing and development.

Prior to her current role, Saxton held leadership positions in energy & infrastructure (Black & Veatch) Department of Defense (Alliant Techsystems), aerospace (Ultrax Aerospace), Department of Energy (Honeywell FM&T), and telecommunications consulting (Akinnovate). She holds Bachelor Degrees in Electrical Engineering and Music, and a Master in Business Administration.  She is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Project Management Professional (PMP).

Location:
Hereford House
5001 Town Center Dr, Leawood, KS 66211

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


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Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 7:30:00 AM eggtc. 5107 Main St, 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!

We are usually in the room to the back left. If that one is for some reason filled we end up in the room to the right immediately when you walk in at the a large set of tables in the middle. See you there! Click here for event


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Saturday, March 30, 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, March 30, 2019 at 10:00:00 AM Bartle Hall-Convention Center 13th Street, Kansas City, MO Click here for event


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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 7:00:00 PM Johnson County Library - Central Resource 9875 W 87th St, Overland Park, KS

Erin Wrubel is an Executive Recruiter for Modis. She works to make the perfect match between candidate and job.

We will be in the Carmack room Click here for event


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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM HCL 18103 W 106th St , Olathe, ks

Patrick McDonagh from Meshify will be our featured speaker.

He will present his company's approach to building (and then selling) IoT Platform and Product, as well their experiences with converting their applications to Kubernetes infrastructure.

Meshify is an insurance-focused IoT platform that processes over 1.8 million temperature and leak sensor data points in a day to alert customers to conditions that could lead to property loss.

We will also raffle off some more stuff from the HCL tech bag.

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 5:30:00 PM Kansas City Public Library: Plaza Branch 4801 Main St, Kansas City, MO

Join us for our February meeting to connect with your fellow quality-minded individuals and get the scoop on some big changes happening with the group!

In this month's Meetup Daniel Jiregna and Nick Gover from NIPR will facilitate demos for some leading testing reporting frameworks.

With Extent Reports; Daniel will demonstrate how you can create beautiful, interactive and detailed reports for your tests. Add events, screenshots, tags, devices, authors or any other relevant information you decide is important to create an informative and a stunning report.

Using Allure Nick will show you a flexible lightweight multi-language test report tool that not only shows a very concise representation of what have been tested in a clean and modern web report but allows everyone participating in the development process to extract useful information from everyday execution of tests.

Schedule:
The items below are estimates.

- Meet and greet, refreshments
- Introductions
- Sponsors and Announcements
- Demo Presentations
- Q&A
- Quiz & Prizes
- Next time on MoT KC Meetup

There will be food, refreshments and maybe even prizes, so don't miss it!

What to bring
- yourself
- maybe a companion
- a laptop, notebook, device to take notes
- positive attitude

We'll be in the Large Meeting Room Click here for event


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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 12:00:00 PM Retail Success 11230 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS

React and GraphQL go together like peanut butter and jelly. Now, with Apollo's local state management, you can take advantage of familiar GraphQL tools to manage your local state in a more unified way.

We'll talk about what is possible now, what Apollo might be making possible in the future, and run through some code and project setup to show you how to use these techniques now.

Use the north entrance. We are right beside the welcome desk. Click here for event


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Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 5:30:00 PM VeriShip 8880 Ward Pkwy #300, Kansas City, MO

Come play the Agile Fluency Game with us! This board game invites you to "experience" several iterations at a company while the team makes investment decisions (e.g. should we build a collaboration space or learn TDD?) while shipping at least one feature every iteration. What happens if your technical debt or lack of certain practices take up all your time and you can't deliver in an iteration...well, you your company folds!!!

Game play will begin promptly at 6:00 after announcements at 5:45 Typical game play could be up to ninety minutes!!!

Please visit https://youtu.be/hfHLmES_XJc to see the Agile Fluency Game in action.

Please visit https://youtu.be/qvvMl1F_Tow to hear Diana Larsen talk about the Agile Fluency Model.

Note: The game can be played with 1-7 players. If there are more than 7 folks that show up... we will first ask who wants to play v observe, and if needed we will allow people to opt-in based on Meetup RSVP order.

Pizza will be provided. There may be beer also, but to be sure or to bring your own preference of beverage, there is a fridge!

Instructions will be at the front door for entry. Click here for event


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Friday, March 29, 2019 at 1:00:00 PM Bartle Hall-Convention Center 13th Street, Kansas City, MO

HammerSpace will have a demo booth at Planet Comicon Friday through Sunday. Our staff will be there showing off cool creations made at our makerspace, answering questions, and doing maker demos all weekend long. Check the Planet Comicon website for all the info.

Click here for event


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Tuesday, March 26, 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, March 26, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM VinSolutions 5700 Broadmoor Street, Mission, KS

Hacking Your Car - Driving Towards a smarter future

Inspired by everything from Star Trek to the Tesla car, I've embarked on a journey to transform my truck from mundane to something that is more than meets the eye. Ever since I was old enough to drive, I've dreamed of having a car with a computerized dashboard, but it seemed out of reach until recently. With the advent of affordable tiny embedded computers like the Arduino and Raspberry Pi I was finally ready to make this a reality. I wanted a system that could grow with my dreams, so I created CADI, an open source Computer Aided Dashboard Instrumentation system. I'll take you with me from concept to integration, taking a look at how I choose my hardware, what I've learned trying to integrate with my car's electronics, what it can do today, and where I'd like to take it moving forward. If you've ever wanted something more than that stock radio & analog A/C controls you'll want to check out project CADI (projectcadi.com).

Speaker: Duane Newman (http://twitter.com/DuaneNewman)

Duane is Co-Founder of Alien Arc Technologies, LLC where he focuses on creating apps targeting mobile devices, modern desktops, and the Internet of Things. As a Microsoft MVP and technology enthusiast with a passion for good software he strives to bring solutions that improve or eliminate costly duplication and repetitive processes so more important things can be done. He enjoys teaching others and speaking at conferences on topics ranging from DevOps to Xamarin. When not behind a computer screen he can be found sharing his love of SCUBA and all things underwater with new divers at the pool or through his underwater videos and photos at DLDAdventures.com.

Building the KCDNUG System: Azure Functions - Brent & Duane

Sponsor: Okta (http://okta.com)

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, March 26, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Johnson County Community College 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS

This meetup will cover Part 2 of our 5-part series on creating a Product Configurator Unreal project from start to finish. In Part 2, we'll walk through setting up the level (scene assembly & cinematic lighting) and the basic Roadbike Blueprint.

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, March 26, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM VML 250 Northwest Richards Road, Kansas City, MO

The topic/presentation hasn't been nailed down yet (that's starting to become the new norm this year...) but be sure to bring your questions and anything you'd like to share. I'll update Meetup.com as soon as any details are finalized.

I'm thinking we'll have a discussion about the new Layout Builder. Nothing formal so bring your questions, thoughts, and any experiences you might have.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 11:30:00 AM Stowers Institute for Medical Research 1000 E 50th Street, Kansas City,

THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP IN THE LINK BELOW
https://aug.atlassian.com/events/details/atlassian-kansas-city-presents-march-2019-kcaug-scrum-ceremonies/ Scrum Ceremonies<br></p><ul><li>Sprint Review Meeting<br></li><li>Stand Ups or Daily Scrum<br></li><li>Sprint Retrospectives<br></li></ul>

Agenda
11:30 AM: Arrive & Grab Lunch
12:00 PM: Scrum Ceremony Videos
12:30 PM: Discuss Scrum Ceremony Topics (Share Current Practices and Insights)

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Hosted By
Karen Mustain, Atlassian User Group Leader

Jessica Witt, Atlassian User Group Leader

Kate Lomax, Program Coordinator

Jim McFarlane, Program Manager

David Puchosic, AUG Assistant

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Global Partner
Atlassian (http://atlassian.com)
Millions of users globally rely on Atlassian products every day for improving software development, project management, collaboration, and code quality.

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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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THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP IN THE LINK BELOW
https://aug.atlassian.com/events/details/atlassian-kansas-city-presents-march-2019-kcaug-scrum-ceremonies/

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 6:00:00 AM Panera Bread 8580 S Church Rd, Liberty, MO

Bring a laptop or tablet with Linux running on it.

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 10:00:00 AM Central Resource Library 9875 W 87th St , Overland Park, KS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Central Study Room 09 or 10 from the main entrance turn right to the back wall Click here for event


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Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 6:00:00 AM Panera Bread 8580 S Church Rd, Liberty, MO

Bring a laptop or tablet with Linux running on it.

Click here for event


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Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM 6900 Squibb Rd 6900 Squibb Rd, Mission, KS

Hey Everyone! We have booked our next meetup event at SkillPath! We will hopefully be having a special guest speaker. Please like always bring any work you want to show off, and any cutting edge gear you might have!

Find us in Mission Kansas! Click here for event


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Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM VeriShip 8880 Ward Pkwy #300, Kansas City, MO

Effective communication is critical to the success of any software development team. We will explore the most common reasons communication breaks down along with some simple solutions to improve communication in your teams and with other stakeholders. Topics will include signal amplification bias and competitive communication, among others.

Jonathan Hollingshead

Jonathan started his web development and technology career at age 14 by building a web site for a commercial skatepark manufacturer and working as their IT Manager from age 16 until 18. Jonathan operated a web development company part-time until 18 and then full time until age 21, when he decided to enter a new challenge as a police officer. For eight years, Jonathan worked as a police officer in Independence, Missouri, during which he assisted in deploying the first mobile data terminal program in the city and developed a web-based crash mapping system, while performing his duties as a patrol officer and later an accident reconstructionist and certified instructor. Jonathan left law enforcement in 2015 to continue developing his software engineering career. Jonathan is now an Engineering Manager at Rx Savings Solutions, leading the Applications Team, which develops web-based applications for internal and client-facing needs.

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Thursday, March 28, 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, March 28, 2019 at 5:30:00 PM Polsinelli 900 W. 48th Place, 1st Floor, Kansas City, MO

We are a community of tech professionals and enthusiasts that are inspired and passionate about technology in all forms and applications. We are focused on connecting the Kansas City Tech community through the simplest form of communication…a conversation.

Kansas City Tech and Beer (http://www.techandbeers.com/) is a platform for technology professionals and entrepreneurs who wouldn't normally cross paths to meet, collaborate, and learn about what their peers are doing in our own community.

TAB is one of the fastest growing tech community focused groups and we welcome you to join thousands of TAB members. Learn more about TAB and what we are all about:

https://youtu.be/sTQo6Grnk-A

Learn More: http://techandbeers.com/

Follow us on our social channels to see what other TAB locations are up to:

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/techandbeers/

Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/company/orlando-tech-and-beer/

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/techandbeers/

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Thursday, March 28, 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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Monday, March 25, 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).

http://codeforkc.org/ Click here for event


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Monday, March 25, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM VML 250 Richards Road, Kansas City, MO

Containers aren't just for stateless apps. You have mission-critical stateful applications like Postgres, MySQL, Kafka, or Cassandra databases that you want to run in containers. In our presentation we cover use cases and best practices for delivering stateful applications at scale.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
• Do's and dont's of running stateful applications on Kubernetes
• Best practices for delivering stateful applications at scale

Our speaker is from Portworx (https://portworx.com/)

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Monday, April 1, 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).

http://codeforkc.org/ Click here for event


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Monday, April 1, 2019 at 5:30:00 PM Centriq Training 1740 W 92 St, Kansas City, MO

You MUST register on EventBrite to attend: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bitovi-academy-angular-workshop-tickets-59089218443

Join this two-part interactive workshop to learn Angular! This workshop is perfect for those wanting to move from AngularJS to Angular, or those needing to learn Angular from the ground up. This workshop will explain Angular fundamentals with hands-on learning exercises to ultimately build and deploy a working Angular app.

This is an interactive workshop, you will need to bring your wifi-enabled laptop, power cord, and anything else you need to be productive.

We'll be building a restaurant ordering app and cover topics like using the Angular CLI, building components, creating routing & navigation, creating services to make get requests, using reactive forms, writing unit tests, and adding real time connections. You can preview a working version of the app here: http://www.place-my-order.com/ and a preview of the workshop outline here: https://bitovi.github.io/university/angular.html

Spots are limited to 24 attendees, so please only register if you are able to attend! If you are unable to attend and your workplace has an interest in bringing this training(or training on TypeScript and RxJS) please reach out to Jennifer@bitovi.com

Dinner will be provided by Bitovi.

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