Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 7:00:00 PM Central Carmack Community Room 9875 W. 87th St., Overland park, KS

Jason Ford will be discussing the entry level steps into IT

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Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM VeriShip 8880 Ward Pkwy #300, Kansas City, MO

Shhhhhh!!!! Don't tell anyone! This month's meet-up will have Sarah Harper sharing her upcoming LeanAgileKC keynote speech with us in a 'practice run'. Not that this meet-up isn't good enough for the official version (for that you have to pay! :-). Rather, just as we all attempt to do in our agile lives, we experiment seeking feedback - and that's exactly what Sarah will be doing.

Join us Thursday, September 26th to get a sneak peak of Sarah's talk and be prepared to provide some feedback for her!

Oh - and the title of her talk - Agile Coaching through a Faith Lens - just in case you were curious. I won't share more - you'll have to show up to know what it's about. Shhhhh!

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Thursday, September 26, 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, September 26, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM C2FO 2020 W 89th St, Leawood, KS

In this presentation, I'll talk about what accessibility is, why it's important, and how to build accessible online experiences.
I'll cover the basics and just a little bit beyond including how to approach accessibility, tools to use, and best practices for making accessibility easier for your team.

Speaker: Brendan Carney

Brendan is a Software Developer at ConvertKit, an email marketing tool for creators. He currently works on a rich text email editor, and landing page designer, and their new component library.

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Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM VML 250 Richards Road, Kansas City, MO

Add yet another skill to your tool belt!

When it comes to modern web apps, it's not enough that it work as expected, we also want it to be experienced as expected. In other words, we want to test the look and feel of a site across platforms. That's where automated visual testing with BackstopJS comes in.

This workshop will be divided into two parts.

In the first, we'll get a BackstopJS test up and running. It only takes four commands and three minutes to have your first visual test. Then, we'll play around with the configuration. You'll see how intuitive it is -- you don't even need a coding background to make sophisticated changes.

BackstopJS is an open-source tool, which means it is built and maintained by the coding community.

In the second part of our workshop, we'll discuss some of the features and upgrades we'd like to see made to BackstopJS. Then, we'll dive into the source code and talk through possible contributions we could make to the repository.

Whether you're a seasoned test automator or someone just getting started, this workshop will give you the opportunity to hone your testing skills.

Refreshments will be provided by our awesome sponsors at ECCO Select (https://www.eccoselect.com/).

* Please, have your laptop with you for some hands-on experience! But if you prefer to just listen and learn, you are welcome to do so.

Presenter:
Andrea Johnson - Writer turned coder with a passion for good READMEs. As a technology apprentice at VMLYR, I'm currently writing automated tests using Selenium, JBehave, Cucumber, Serenity and Jenkins. After learning the hard way, I like teaching the easy way. When I'm not improving my Java skills I love mountain biking. Both involve the possibility of disaster.

Come to the main entrance of the downtown airport Click here for event


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Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Freedom Interiors 4000 Washington St, Kansas City, MO

Hey Everyone! We don't have the guest speaker lined up yet, or the exact details, but Freedom Interiors has been amazingly generous, and allowed us to meet in their space on September 26th at 6pm. I will update this event with more details as we get closer, but I wanted to post it now so that everyone could put it on their calendars!

See you soon!

-Andrew

GO TO FREEDOM INTERIORS Click here for event


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Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 5:30:00 PM Parlor 1707 Locust St, 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, September 26, 2019 at 5:30:00 PM Town Pavillion 1100 Walnut Street, Kansas City, mo

Established in 1997, NIPR is a not-for-profit technology company simplifying the world of insurance producer licensing. After years of utilizing in-house products for volume and revenue projections to create budgets, NIPR moved to AWS Forecast for their needs. As a member of the Forecast preview group, NIPR used Forecast to predict their 2020 budget and look to Forecast for future projection needs. Join us for a look at the process of learning and understanding AWS Forecast and putting it to real business use.

P.S. Thanks to DisruptOps for covering the food!

Parking details will be updated prior to the event. Use the Walnut Street Entrance (see map pin), and look for helpers to gain access to the 4th Floor meeting space. Reach out in Slack if you are having any trouble! Click here for event


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Thursday, September 26, 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, September 23, 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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Monday, September 30, 2019 at 7:00:00 PM Johnson County Community College - Regnier Center, Room 270 12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, ks

Through the end of 2019, we will host a WordPress KC Meetup the last Monday each month with focus on marketing your business and website using WordPress.

Topics will range from SEO, blogging, email newsletters, marketing automation, social media, analytics and more.

If you are interested in presenting, please send a message to Travis Pflanz with your topic idea (https://secure.meetup.com/messages/?new_convo=true&member_id=80534812&name=Travis+Pflanz).

JCCC REGNIER CENTER ROOM 270
Follow the map above. Enter the Regnier Center garage for parking. Take the elevator to the 2nd floor. Room 270 is to the left as you exit the elevator.

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CONNECT WITH WORDPRESS KC:
• Website - http://wordpresskc.com
• Newsletter - http://wordpresskc.com/newsletter
• Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/WordPressKC/
• Twitter - https://twitter.com/wordpresskc
• Instagram - http://instagram.com/wordpresskc

Follow the map above. Enter the Regnier Center garage for parking. Take the elevator to the 2nd floor. Room 270 is to the left as you exit the elevator. Click here for event


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Monday, September 30, 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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Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

WELDING FOR EVERYONE! In the Welding for Everyone class, the instructor will cover basic welding techniques. A variety of useful welding methods will be demonstrated and then repeated by the students. Open to beginners as well as those who have prior experience. Please bring a long sleeved, preferably denim shirt with you to protect your arms. The class will introduce you to flux-core wire feed, MIG and ARC welding. For ages: 18-118 (All materials included) Seating is limited.

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


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Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 4:30:00 PM The Boardroom: Board Game Restaurant & Bar 8725 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS

This is our first meetup, so mainly a meet and greet to get to know everyone and feel out the space.

Bring your questions, bring your topics you would want to learn more about, bring your enthusiasm about Puppet.

https://www.theboardroomks.com/

Look for the Puppet Shirt or ask the bartender. Click here for event


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Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 12:00:00 PM Retail Success 11230 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS

When our clients give us kudos for releasing high quality applications, it makes us happy. To achieve great levels of quality, we need to thoroughly test our applications. But we know that some forms of testing can be expensive and tedious at times. Unit and integration tests help overcome some of the testing challenges companies are facing today. We've all heard that these types of tests help reduce bugs in new features. While reduced bugs are a great benefit, the main goal of unit and integration testing is to drive better design.

As reusable units, React components are perfect candidates for unit and integration testing. The "Testing Library" provides a great testing toolkit. It helps simulate how the user interacts with your application.

In this session, we will explore how you can leverage the "Testing Library" and Jest to test React components.

Bio:
Avindra Fernando is a passionate developer and a mentor. He has over 8 years of experience in designing and architecting real-time web applications, automating workflows, and mentoring fellow engineers. Avindra was also a lecturer at The University of Kansas, where he taught 'System Integration and Architecture'. When he is not coding, he loves to travel and experience new cultures and places.

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NEXT (ISC)2 KC CHAPTER MEETING:  WEDNESDAY,

October 2, 2019
Register Here


***ANNOUNCEMENTS***
CHAPTER PROGRAMS REBOOT  <-volunteer opportunities="" span="">
We are rebooting our chapter programs and there are PLENTY of opportunities to volunteer and give back, not only to our chapter, but to our community!  Reply or reach out to the program chairs to volunteer today!  Detailed info is below (way below), here is an overview:
  • Study Groups (facilitators & participation)
    • CISSP
    • CCSP
  • Safe & Secure Online
    • Give presentations to children, parents, and/or senior citizens
    • Help manage the program
    • Help train new speakers
    • Network & Promotions
  • Communications <-new span="">
    • Website design, administration & updates
    • Writing emails, web pages, posts, etc.
    • Editing-spell check, consistent messaging
    • Social Media management
    • Media production
SAVE THE DATES 2019
  • Chapter elections will be held at the November 6th Chapter Meeting.  More info will be provided; please let us know if you are interested in becoming a candidate for one of these open positions:
    • President
    • Membership Chair
    • Secretary
    • All 5 Board members
  • Data Connectors Kansas City Cybersecurity Conference 2019
  • Building Future Cyber Defenders (Girl Scout event at B&V)  <--coming soon="" span="" super="">
    • November 2nd, 2019
    • 9:00 AM-Noon (set up before event & clean up after event)
    • Hosted at Black & Veatch
    • More Info:  On November 2, 2019, Women in Security of Kansas City (WiSKC) & The Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW Missouri will be hosting a Building Future Cyber Defenders that will be covering Brownies and Junior Badge 2: Cybersecurity Safeguards. This provides the opportunity for all Girl Scouts in the KC metro to dive deeper into cybersecurity as well as gain hands on experiences.
    • For more information contact Amber Stone (amber.stone831@gmail.com).
    • Volunteers needed
  • KC CYBER SECURITY CONFERENCE 2019


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ISSA-Kansas City September 26th, 2019 Chapter Event
When
Thursday, September 26, 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 on September 26th, 2019.

Topic Summary:
Docker and Kubernetes has taken the development world by storm. You may have heard of this as microservices architectures or containerization, but what does that mean and how can you leverage this new technology? This presentation will cover some of the history of containerization, what Docker and Kubernetes can help you with in your IT organizations, and how to secure your deployments.

Speaker: Brendan Dalpe
Brendan Dalpe is a Senior Security Consultant with Critical Start. Brendan has worked for the Fortune 250 and has been consulting for multiple years helping customers build defendable networks. Brendan holds his CISSP, CCSP, AWS Architect - Professional and many more vendor certifications.

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
Register Now!

 
Sincerely,
 
RSVP
ISSA-Kansas City Chapter
rsvp@kc.issa.org


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Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Dragonfly Tea Zone 215 NE Englewood Rd , Kansas City , MO

Bring a laptop or tablet with Linux running on it.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Johnson County Community College 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS

Come join other game developers as we discuss the latest in game development!

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 Engine Developers 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, September 24, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM VinSolutions 5700 Broadmoor Street, Mission, KS

.NET Conf 2019 Live

.NET Conf will be in full swing. We'll talk about the announcements made at the Keynote and take a look at what's new in .NET Core 3.

Speakers:
Duane Newman (https://twitter.com/DuaneNewman)
Brent Stewart (https://twitter.com/BrentEStewart)

Sponsor:
Advantage Tech
http://www.advantagetech.net
Gina Faught gina@advantagetech.net

Agenda

5:45 Doors Open/Food & Drinks
6:00 Announcements & sponsor highlight
6:10 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, September 24, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM VML 250 Northwest Richards Road, Kansas City, MO

This month we'll be kinda-sorta "getting off the island" by looking at using Drupal as a headless content repository for the Gridsome static site generator.

We'll have plenty of time for open discussion and Q&A too so if you have something you'd like to discuss or a question you're having a hard time getting an answer to please bring it with you.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 5:30:00 PM The Martin Event Space 13440 Holmes Rd, Kansas City, MO

Armon Dadgar is our guest speaker, and will be speaking about the origins of HashiCorp, the Taos that govern our development, and why HashiCorp vs. cloud-native tooling. If that doesn't fill the time, we can have a fair amount of Q&A. We are looking forward to a great event!

Food and beverage provided by Martin City Brewing Company https://martincitybrewingcompany.com/

5:30 - Arrival/Food/Beverages/Networking
5:45 - Jonathan Stacks / C2FO - Consul Talk
6:15 - Presentation by Armon
7:00 - Wrap-up / Q&A / Networking

*If you are interested in giving a lightning talk, please reach out to us at hugs@hashicorp.com and we will be in touch. Technical talks or relevant culture talks would be great!

Who is HashiCorp?
HashiCorp is focused on enabling DevOps practices in a multi-cloud environment. We build a suite of tools to provision, secure, connect, and run any application on any infrastructure. The products include Vagrant, Packer, Consul, Terraform, Vault, and Nomad with both open source and commercial versions. We partner with the Global 2000 to enable them to adopt public cloud infrastructure and modernize their application delivery process.

The Martin is located at the corner of 135th and Holmes Click here for event


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Saturday, September 21, 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, September 21, 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, September 21, 2019 at 3:00:00 PM Lawrence Public Library 707 Vermont St, Lawrence, KS Room B Click here for event


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Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 2:30:00 PM Black Dog Coffee House 12815 W 87th St, Lenexa, KS

Saturday Meeting Format

Our Saturday meetings are free-formed. Attendees bring up topics that interest them or that they want feedback on. Attendees are welcome to participate or just kick back and soak in the discussions. There are also no dumb questions! If you're just starting out this is a great opportunity to ask questions.

The meeting structure usually follows this format:

* Introductions / meet and greet new members
* Open group discussion on any development topic, concern or question; discussing any new happenings that interest the group
* Get help setting up your development environment, looking at code, quick demos, etc. (time permitting)

All levels welcome!

Maybe you have been using using PHP for a week or even a decade--we all have things to learn and share. If you enjoy working with PHP, or want to learn more about it this meeting is for you.

Get Involved

If you're looking for a presentation-focused event with talks and demos, check out our weeknight meetups. We would also love to have you present! Please contact an organizer through Meetup or talk after a meeting to tell us more about your topic.

Hopefully the big room in back--look for the group with laptops Click here for event


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Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 12:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Learn how to use a silk screen to print on cloth (or wood, or paper, etc...) while making some really fun shop towels for your workbench, garage, or just for around the house. Shop towels are a fun object to screen print for a novice, because you don't feel to bad if you mess up a print... it still works as a shop rag!

In this class we will be using diazo photo-emulsion to create the silk screens from scratch as well as using previously burned screens.

Students will help select the art we use for the new screens.
All materials are included. Each student will print several copies of favorite designs, and take home 8 prints!

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Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 8:00:00 AM Brew Haha Coffeehouse 10332 Mastin St, Overland Park, KS

Bring your laptop and your projects and let's work on them together. If you are an experienced developer, come help mentor a beginner or junior developer. If you are a beginner, come with your projects or just bring your questions. If you are neither, show up and let's discuss Operation Code and how everyone can help out.

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Monday, September 23, 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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Thursday, September 19, 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, September 19, 2019 at 11:30:00 AM VinSolutions 5700 Broadmoor Street, Mission, KS

You're invited to join us for lunch and great conversation on the top Lean-Agile topics of the day.

Format: Lean Coffee topical format
Where: VinSolutions, 5700 Broadmoor St #900, Mission, KS 66202

This is a BYOL (bring your own lunch) event.

Parking is available in the areas marked in green. Areas in red could result in a towed car. Vin's meeting space is located on the 9th floor.

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Thursday, September 19, 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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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 7:30:00 AM Opera House Coffee & Food Emporium 500 Walnut Street, Kansas City, MO

Join us for a pre-work meetup to have some coffee, get your day started, and hang out with some fellow developers.

http://codeand.us/ Click here for event


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Saturday, September 21, 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, September 21, 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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