Why Should You Attend?

More Like, Why Wouldn’t You!

Join us December 5, 2019 at the Overland Park Convention Center
With your paid registration, you’ll get:
- The opportunity to see 2 world-class keynote speakers with real-life experiences
Looking Back on 2019 – Observations from a Digital Forensic and Incident Response Practice
Josh Larocca, Senior Managing Director, Stroz Friedberg, an Aon Company
Secure Your Life: Rex Hudler’s Story
Rex Hudler, Color Analyst, Kansas City Royals, Fox Sports

- Unlimited access to all breakout sessions, which will include the topics below:
(allowing you and your team to tailor the day to meet your needs)
Endpoint Security – Getting Back to the Basics
John Ham, Director of Technical Account Management, Tanium
Insider Threat Programs
Ryan Rambo, Senior Operations Manager, Cerner
Scott Barton, Director of Protective Services, Cerner
Post Breach – Government Role: Community Help Available
to Your Company and What They Provide
Geoff Jenista, CISSP, Cybersecurity Advisor, Department of Homeland Security
George Schultzel, Supervisory Special Agent, Cyber Crime Task Force, FBI
Security Work/Home – Executive Security in a Weaponized World
Aaron Crawford, Author and Owner, The Insider Agency
Post Breach – Corporate Communications
Josh Larocca, Senior Managing Director, Stroz Friedberg, an Aon Company
Madeline Allen, Cyber Technology Practice, Lockton Companies
Ryan Noonan, Director of Corporate Communications, AMC Theatres
Security Work/Home – Security Starts at Home
Eric Walters, CISO, Burns & McDonnell
Case Study: True Cyber Partnerships Through
Customer-Centric Security
John Godfrey, CISO and AVC of Information Security,
University of Kansas Medical Center
- The opportunity to network with 200+ local IT executives 
- Hot breakfast, lunch and bottomless cups of coffee to fuel your day

SAVE $50 when you register—use promo code: Earlybird19


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When
Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM CST
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Where
Tabards Ale House
12030 Blue Valley Pkwy
Overland Park, KS 66213
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Dear Rob,

Please join ISSA chapter members and other security professionals for Networking Affair!
This networking affair/happy hour is held at Tabard's Ale House, Overland Park KS from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.  This event is a great opportunity to become acquainted and interact with ISSA chapter members and other professionals. Come along and join ISSA chapter members and other security professionals for a lively happy hour!
Also, this special event is free for ISSA Kansas City chapter members!!! Guests and spouses are surely welcome to attend. All guests in attendance will receive two drink tickets.   
 
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Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 1:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

**UPDATE: This session is now SOLD OUT, but we will be hosting it again in the near future. (Additional class dates to be announced)**

Learn how to heat, hammer, and shape metal while making your very own, very cool looking ring out of a US quarter dollar coin. Coins will be provided, but feel free to bring one of your own if you prefer. Open to BOTH members AND non-members, so tell your friends!
Cost: $45/person (all materials included)
Suggested age: 14-114 years old

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Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 10:00:00 AM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

If you attended the Retro Arcade Game build class on Saturday, Nov. 9th, this is an optional "Painting and Detailing" class for your arcade machine. **This class is ONLY for those who attended the Saturday class session. DO NOT SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS UNLESS YOU ATTENDED THE SATURDAY ARCADE BUILD CLASS**

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 6:30:00 PM Our Daily Nada 304 Delaware St, Kansas City, MO

• 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.

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Tuesday, November 5, 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, November 5, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Softek Illuminate 7299 West 98th Terrace, Overland Park,

Let's explore different types of parsers and their uses cases. Implement a couple of different parsers for a simple programming language. Short lesson followed by hands on. Food and beverage provided.

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM VeriShip 8880 Ward Pkwy #300, Kansas City, MO

A solid data model is the foundation for a successful graph database project. Graph databases make data modeling dynamic, iterative, and fun! Learn to bring your connected data to life with John Singer, founder and CEO of NodeEra.

6:00 Networking and snacks
6:15 Introductions
6:30 Presentation from John Singer
7:15 Q&A

Use the parking lot north of the 8880 entrance on Ward Parkway. The sky walk will be closed, so park on the first two levels and enter through the main doors. Click here for event


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Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM Westport Coffee House 4010 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City, MO

Join us for the next book we will be reading in the KC Tech Book Club! We will be reading Clean Code by Robert C. Martin ("Uncle Bob"). Considered a classic and must-read book for any aspiring programmer. We will meet 2 times for Clean Code or perhaps more if people want.

Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Clean-Code-Handbook-Software-Craftsmanship/dp/0132350882

Feel free to still come if you haven't read the book or just read parts of it or read it years ago and can't remember anything about it. It will be a very laid-back discussion format. Should be fun!

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Saturday, November 2, 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, November 2, 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, November 2, 2019 at 11:00:00 AM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

This is a 3D Printer Build/Repair Clinic for those who need assistance building or repairing their 3D printer. Tom Newell, local inventor and distributor of ONI 3D printers will be walking you through the build or repair of your ONI 3D printer or any other brand of 3D printer you bring in with you. Spare parts will be on hand for sale during this clinic.
Class Price: $35/printer (price is per printer)
All ages welcome

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


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Chapter Meeting Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Advancing the Information Security Profession
Risk Quantification
Financial Analysis of Information Security Risk
Tony Rock, Chief Operating Officer, Lockpath, is a senior executive and adviser in working with management teams and investors to execute organic growth, acquisition, new venture, and restructuring initiatives.

He has extensive market development, technology and operational leadership experience in multiple industries, including new ventures in China.

Tony is sought after for his ability to drive revenues, transform companies, develop new technologies, and fostering a culture of innovation to spur enterprise growth. Stellar record in developing executive networks, strategic partners, recruiting teams, and originating and closing complex, high-value transactions.
Tony Rock, Chief Operating Officer Lockpath
(ISC)KC CHAPTER MEETING
WEDNESDAY, November 6, 2019
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Black & Veatch
11401 Lamar Ave., Overland Park, KS
NOVEMBER 2019 SPONSOR
  • Secure digital identity management
  • Keyfactortm Code Assure
  • 2019 Cybersecurity Breakthrough Winner


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Saturday, November 9, 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-68729954143?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-68729954143?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, November 9, 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, November 9, 2019 at 1:00:00 PM Johnson County Library - Lenexa City Center 8778 Penrose Ln, Lenexa, KS

Two speakers and topics to be announced. We will be in Lenexa Meeting Room 2.

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Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 10:00:00 AM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Join us for a day of Retro Gaming, Woodworking, and Painting!
Using a Raspberry Pi and the Retro Pi operating system, these arcades can play any retro arcade game we can find the digital image files from.

Over the course of this class we will build our cabinets from CNC cut parts to match our own retro taste, then wire up and program the electronics. Come prepared to get messy. Outside food and drinks welcome. We will take short breaks periodically.

Build teams are absolutely encouraged! Bring your friend, spouse, parent, or child and build your arcade together! Class price is per machine.

**Sign up for our optional second day (Sunday, Nov. 10th) to paint and apply vinyl decals to give your new arcade its own personal flare! (Price for day 2: $100/machine)

This is an all day class with an optional second day. We will meet from 10 am to 12pm, break for lunch, then reconvene until 4pm. Bring a sack lunch along with you if you like.

Day 1 class includes:
Assembling our cabinets
Wiring the controls and lighting
Setting up the Raspberry Pi and Retro Pi operating system

*Optional $100 Day 2 class includes:
Painting your arcade cabinet
Creating and applying vinyl decals

Suggested age range: age 10 to adult (children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult)

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Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 10:00:00 AM JoCo Central Resource Library (Carmack Community Room) 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.

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Monday, November 4, 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, November 4, 2019 at 4:00:00 PM Opera House Coffee & Food Emporium 500 Walnut St, Kansas City, MO

To all our fellow SQL enthusiasts...

Please plan on joining us at the Opera House for the 2nd inaugural kickoff of the Kansas City SQL meetup group. Everyone with an interest in SQL is welcome to attend, regardless of where you are along that journey.

This initial meetup will be held in a loose format, allowing time for everyone to introduce themself and share a bit regarding experience/interest with SQL. We plan to tailor subsequent meetings based on topics the members deem important/interesting, with talk tracks right sized for member proficiencies.

The overall goal for this meetup group is to share knowledge among the members, while building a solid network we can all rely on for support.

We look forward to networking and knowledge sharing with each of you.

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Monday, November 4, 2019 at 11:00:00 AM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Private meeting & tour for Englewood Arts District

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Friday, November 1, 2019 at 6:00:00 PM VMLY&R 250 Richards Rd, Kansas City, MO

****** APPLICATIONS FOR Django Girls Kansas City 2019 ARE NOW CLOSED. Signing up on Meetup or Eventbrite does NOT grant you a seat, you MUST fill out the Django Girls application and be accepted ******

Are you a woman interested in learning how to build web applications with the latest technologies? We have awesome news for you! Django Girls and Kansas City Women in Technology are coming together to bring you a free, one-day introductory coding workshop.

The fun kicks off on the evening of Friday, November 1st with a pre-workshop tool installation pizza party. The full-day workshop takes place on Saturday, November 2nd during which selected participants will build and deploy a web application using Django.

We believe that everyone in the technology industry can benefit from more female developers and IT professionals. Here is a great opportunity to learn how to code in a fun, beginner-friendly, immersive environment.
Our mentors will provide plenty of guidance and support for those with no coding experience. Fill out the application today and join the fun! Application link: https://djangogirls.org/kansascity/

Frequently Asked Questions:
* How much does this event cost? This workshop is 100% FREE of charge for accepted attendees.
* Do I need to know how to code? Nope! Prior coding experience is NOT required. We'll send resource materials prior to the workshop to help you hit the ground running!
* Do I need to bring my own laptop? Yes, please bring a wifi-enabled laptop. Feel free to apply if you don't have a laptop and let us know. We want to help!
* Will meals be provided? Lunch, snacks, and beverages will be provided.
* When will I find out if I've been accepted? We will contact all applicants via email shortly after applications close on September 30th.

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Friday, November 1, 2019 at 11:00:00 AM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

Private tour for homeschooling group

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Friday, November 1, 2019 at 7:30:00 AM Messenger Coffee Co. + Ibis Bakery 1624 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO

It's that time of year again where the urge to venture a bit further for a great cup of coffee beckons us! It's hard to beat the combination Messenger Coffee and Ibis Bakery on a brisk morning.

• What we'll do

Hangout, converse and consume some quality caffeine.

• What to bring

Bring yourself and a colleague if you'd like.

Bring a laptop or device or if you have something your working on and want to show it off or to get feedback.

• Important to know

Everyone is welcome at all levels, it doesn't matter if you've just started out testing or whether you're a seasoned pro. You don't even have to be a tester as long as you share a passion to instill quality in your products you're in good company.

We'll have some excellent coffee from Messenger coffee and maybe some light snacks.

Come say hi and mingle with your like-minded quality professionals.

If your interested feel free to ask about our other presentation-focused Meetups or if your interested in hosting a talk to a group of engaged, quality minded individuals just talk to one of our organizers to learn more.

Messenger's Space is vast! We plan to stake out a spot on the 2nd floor. Click here for event


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Please join us for our Scary Halloween Meeting!

The September meeting will take place on Thursday, October 31st, at 2:30 PM
We're returing to the Microsoft offices at 10801 Mastin Blvd - 6th floor, Overland Park, Kansas (map)

Featured Presentation:

SCARY DBA TALES!

Open for everyone, including a special video by Grant Fritchey, the Scary DBA!

For this special Halloween meeting, we thought we'd do something a bit different. We'll do an open session where everyone is encouraged to come up and tell us a scary data-related story! We'll start off with a special video made for us by SQL Server MVP Grant Fritchey (www.scarydba.com) telling us one of his freighting stories! Costumes welcome, and HIGHLY encouraged. We don't expect the meeting to last the full time, but we'd love for you all to show up and tell us a scary story. We'll have snacks and soda available.
Schedule: Please note, this will be an Afternoon Meeting.
2:30 – 2:40 – Greeting and Housekeeping
2:40 – 2:50 – Sponsor Introduction
2:50 – 4:30 – Presentation
4:30 – 5:00 – Wrap up and Q&A
We look forward to seeing you all soon!
KC User Group Slack Channel!
Our user group has a Slack channel! The site address is https://kcsqlug.slack.com. Since we are using the free version of slack, you must be sent an invitation email in order to join. If you would like to join our slack site, please reply to this email and we will send you an invitation! Please note: Once you receive the invitation please join right away because we can only send out a limited number of invitations at a time. Any unaccepted invitations will block our ability to send out more invitations.

Call for Speakers!
We are looking to fill up the year with speakers for the coming months! If you have any interest at all in speaking at one of the meetings this year, please let me know and I will get you scheduled! If you are more interested in doing a 10-15 minute lightning talk, then we can definitely make that happen as well! Please reply to this email if you have any interest at all.

Call for Sponsors!
We are also looking for sponsors for these future meetings! If your business has any interest in promoting their brand, please let me know by replying to this email!
KC SQL Server User Group web site: http://kansascity.sqlpass.org/


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Sunday, November 3, 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, October 31, 2019 at 5:00:00 PM The NEW HammerSpace Community Workshop 5200 E. 45th St., Kansas City, MO

HammerSpace will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC at 5pm on Thursday Oct. 31st for Halloween. NO OPEN HOUSE EVENT. We will open again at the regular 11am time on Friday, Nov. 1st. Our next open house event after Halloween will be on Thursday, Nov. 7th, 6pm-8pm.

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Grand Street Cafe
4740 Grand Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64112
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SMCKC November Breakfast: Keeping it Real with Instagram Filters

Ticket prices increase today at 5PM!

November 1, 2019 | 7:30AM - 9:00AM

Quick tips on how to create effective, engaging filters on social media using simplicity, reverence and giving a gift to fans of your brand

What You'll Learn:

  • The tenants of creating an engaging social AR filter
  • The software and approval process of creating a filter on Instagram
  • A quick real-time build of a filter from start to finish
About the Speaker: Luke Hurd, Signal Theory
A member of Instagram's beta development team for their augmented reality platform, Spark AR, Luke Hurd was recently featured at Facebook's annual keynote, which showcased his filters as ways to effectively engage Facebook/Instagram users. Luke also works closely with the Instagram development team to understand augmented reality user behaviors — interactions, time spent and the most effective methods of engagement, and with the Facebook/Instagram Strategic Brand/Partner team to determine how brands can leverage AR in their advertising campaigns, in physical locations and activations.
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