Purpose

To discuss activities happening in the tech community and to work together to cross-promote what’s going on in each organization.

Group Updates

MATA – Sherry Coker

  • 09/21 – Idea Mashup: Tonight at 4:00pm. Encourage everyone to attend.
  • 10/26 – MATA Booth at TIO: Booth reserved. Need to update the brochure that lists all the tech groups and meeting dates.
  • 11/03 – CSI Springfield: Jarrett Middle School. Need 5-6 businesses to participate in the IT career exploration fair. Event is 9:00am – 2:00pm. Setup for career fair participants beginning at 8:00am. FREE event!
  • 11/03-11/05 – Hack 4 Good: We have accepted the case study from iPourLife to use for our Hack 4 Good professional project. Greg is in charge of advertising. Need sponsors and participants.

AITP – Dave Sharon, Jason Klein

  • 09/18 – Scholarship Golf Tournament: Total revenue was $16-18K from sponsors and 17 team registrations. Net proceeds for scholarships TBD.
  • 09/20 – Member Lunch: New Speed Dating Format (3 Groups: Cybersecurity, WAN, Cloud)
  • 10/26 – Member Lunch: Data Breach w/ Spencer Fane and Whitlock Co
  • 10/27 – Tech IT Out Expo: Expecting about 800 attendees, 60 exhibitors, and 30 speakers. Finalizing speaker schedule next week.
  • 2018 – Elections: President Elect (6 years total), Secretary (1 year)
  • 2018 – Technology Awards: Planning Phase

ISACA – Eric Warakomski, Shannon McMurtrey

  • 10/26 – Cybersecurity Hackathon: Capture The Flag Competition Primarily focusing on software and network security. Amateur and professional levels. Spread the word. Need to recruit more individual participants! FREE for first 100.

Other Local Technology Events

  • 09/20 – Springfield Creatives: Job Panel
  • 09/26 – Dot NET Group: Intro to PowerShell
  • 10/02 – Women in Tech Group: Coffee & Code
  • 10/03 – PowerShell Group: Cancelled
  • 10/04 – Web Dev Group: Mozilla Road Show (limit 100 attendees)
  • 10/13 – Ozark Agile: Hybrid Agile
  • 10/17 – Python Group: Jupyter Notebook
  • 10/18 – Springfield Creatives: TBD
  • 10/18 – Raspberry Pi Group: Digital Signage
  • 10/24 – Dot NET Group: F# vs C#
  • 11/30 – Cybersecurity Group: TBD
  • 2018 – Dev Ops Cloud Group: Planning
  • 2018 – Developer Conference: Planning

Local Tech Calendar

More Details or RSVP for Events Listed Above http://aitpozarks.org/calendar

Be sure to join the Tech Leader channel on MATA Slack! https://matasgf.slack.com/

Next Meeting: Thursday October 19th 2017 (12-1pm) @ TBD. Save the date!