Monday, June 10, 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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Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 5:30:00 PM VeriShip 8880 Ward Pkwy #300, Kansas City, MO

We will be playing a cooperative board game like Pandemic or SpaceTeam to "feel" what accomplishing a goal as a team feels like!

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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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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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.eventbritecom/e/isc2-kc-chapter-june-5th-meeting-please-register-tickets-61254441684

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

Next Chapter Meeting - June 5, 2019
  • TopicInsider 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.

FacilitatorErich 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)

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

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

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Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 12:00:00 PM 1500 E Red Bridge Rd 1500 E Red Bridge Rd, Kansas City, MO

Pack a picnic or bring something to throw on the grill. Come and join us on a nice summer afternoon to talk about Operation Code and opportunities for mentoring and learning about IT careers. BRING THE FAMILY. We want to hear from you and get to know each and every one of you.

There is a grill at the shelter, but we will be bringing some additional portable grills. Stay tuned for additional details.

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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.

1st Floor Click here for 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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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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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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Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 5:00:00 PM Veriship 8880 Ward Parkway , Kansas City, mo

Coding & Cocktails: The Mixer | Interactive JavaScript

You MUST register on Eventbrite to attend: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coding-cocktails-the-mixer-interactive-javascript-tickets-52996721621?aff=meetup

Join us for our monthly coding series, Coding & Cocktails. Women are invited to attend sessions to get an introduction to website building in a fun, laid-back atmosphere.

Objects, fetching data and templates - oh my! The world of JavaScript is vast and this month we'll dive deeper into making your web applications interactive. Like the mixer in a cocktail, interactivity is a powerful way to customize the behavior of your web project. You'll also have time to practice your newly acquired JavaScript skills with support from our mentors!!

There will be lots of guidance and support for those with little to no coding experience so come join the fun!

- No coding experience necessary (we mean that!)
- Wifi-enabled laptop is required (don't have one? Borrow one of ours)
- Must be at least 21 to attend
- Cocktails, non-alcoholic beverages, and dinner served
- Please familiarize yourself with Kansas City Women in Technology's Code of Conduct: http://kansascitywomenintechnology.github.io/CodeOfConduct

Do you need financial assistance to attend? View https://codingandcocktails.kcwomenintech.org/financialaid for more information.

If you are unable to attend, you must cancel 48 hours prior to the event to receive a refund!

You MUST register on Eventbrite to attend: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coding-cocktails-the-mixer-interactive-javascript-tickets-52996721621?aff=meetup

Parking is available in VeriShip's parking garage which you can enter from Ward Parkway. Accessible parking is on the 1st floor of the garage. Enter via the glass doors at the front of the building and take the elevator or stairs to the 3rd floor. Click here for event


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Saturday, June 8, 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 8, 2019 at 10:00:00 AM Johnson County Library - Central Resource 9875 W 87th St, Overland Park, KS

RSVPs open 10 days before the date of the event.

Come work on Python projects, get programming help, help others, and meet interesting people. We'll begin with brief introductions and an opportunity to talk about what we're each working on. We'll have members available to help beginning Python programmers with language basics and getting Python and related tools installed on their computers. We'll have plenty of time for more advanced topics, too.

Audience: Everyone! We'll have something for all Python experience levels.

What to bring: A laptop with WiFi and power cord.

Carmack Community Room 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).

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


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Apologies, all, but I am going to cancel tonight's meeting due to the timing of the impending bad weather and my not really wanting to drive across the city in the midst of it.
Fortunately, I was able to reschedule the June meeting for the same location with the same speakers, so hopefully I will see everyone in June!  RSVP below!
https://www.meetup.com/OWASP-Kansas-City/events/261843604/


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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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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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Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM Service Management Group (SMG) 1737 McGee St, Kansas City, MO

Mobile applications require cloud services for actions that can't be done directly on the device, such as offline data synchronization, storage, or data sharing across multiple users. One option is to design, configure, manage these services yourself but the easier, faster, and more scalable solution is to leverage Amazon's collection of services for mobile applications.

Speaker: Yair Segal is the founder and CTO of Peach Software, an independent I.T. consulting firm with years of experience delivering custom mobile applications for a variety of clients.

Sponsor: TBD

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

Save the Date - 1st Thursday - June 6th - 6:30PM - Tradewind Energy

Use the main entrance with the glass doors near the flag pole on the Northside in between Tradewind and Grantham University. We'll meet on the 2nd floor starting in the Lounge at 6:30. Come grab a bite to eat before we start the presentation at 7pm. Click here for event


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Thursday, June 6, 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, June 6, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM , ,

No firm topic yet; we'll open up it up to general discussions focusing on Elixir and functional programming topics.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 7:00:00 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 welcome Tyler Enders, Co-founder of local retail shops "Made in KC", to come by & share the his and the company's story.

We are usually in the room to the back left, just ask if you have any trouble finding us. See you there! 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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