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Aug
12
Wed
Live Online – OPEN HOUSE FOR FULLY FUNDED IT TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS!! @ The Academy of Fort Lauderdale
Aug 12 @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

*** Due Corona Virus, all upcoming open houses and events can be taken Live Online (Virtual), just sent an email to [masked] ***

We would like to welcome you to our Open House hosted by OIC of South Florida for fully funded IT training!

With more than 15 years of IT training experience, The Academy is uniquely qualified to help advance your IT career.

Whether you are an experienced IT Professional looking for additional skills or IT certification or you are looking to start a new career in technology, The Academy has the training you need.

Our Corporate Division trains more than 2,000 IT Professionals and Developers from over 500 companies each year.

Our accelerated Vocational programs are designed to teach you the IT career skills needed to start a new IT career in just four months – even if you have no previous technology experience.

The Academy, Computer Training Centers, in Florida offers accelerated Certification training for IT Professionals in MCSE 2012, MCITP 2008, MCSA, MCT, MCTS, MCITP, MCSE SQL Data Platform, MCSE SQL Business Intelligence, Exchange 2013, Exchange 2010, SharePoint, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network +, CompTIA Security+, MCITP, Cisco CCNA, Cisco CCNP, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Project, Windows 10, Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Crystal Reports, CISSP, Ethical Hacking, Cyber Security Classes, Java, HTML5, Ruby on Rails, ASP.NET, Linux, CCE, and others. Learn more: www.it-certification-courses.com

• What to bring
– Driver’s license/State ID
– Social Security Card

• Important to know
– Great opportunity for IT training and certifications!!
– Fully funded grant programs available!!
– Free certification training!!
– Career Services/Placement!!
– Classes starting soon!!

To be considered for funding, OIC will require the following documents:
• Copy of driver’s license or a utility bill. (Document must indicate established residency in Broward County)
• Copy of High School diploma
• Proof to established legal guardianship of Child, e.g. Birth certificate, court order etc. (if child is above 13 years and has a disability documented proof of such)
• Proof of Public Assistance
Proof of qualifying income (e.g. pay stub)
If you are approved for funding, on site registrations will be done. For this, The Academy will need:
• Driver’s license
• Proof of education
• Signed Social Security Card

Agile Leadership Series @ Online event
Aug 12 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

This remote meeting is for anyone interested in learning more about Agile. Everyone can join remotely via ZOOM

This is a recurring Agile Coaching Session occurring every Wednesday at 6:00 PM EST.

Description: This is an interactive session for anyone interested in topics relating to Agile software development, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Lean Management, SAFe, etc. All experience levels are welcome. This is an opportunity to get together with your fellow South Florida Agilists and discuss challenges, solutions, trends, certifications (CSM, CSPO, PMI-ACP, CSP, CEC, CST, SPC4, Kanban) or anything else to help you grow as an Agilist.

Agenda: We gather, build an agenda, and begin talking. Conversations are focused and productive because the agenda for the meeting is democratically generated.

Place: Remote connection only.

Rick Regueira, PMP, CEC, (305)[masked]
Agile Coach/Trainer

Virtual Beers South Florida @ Online event
Aug 12 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Online – Zoom @ 6PM

In-person vBeers are suspended until the COVID-19 threat is diminished and public gathering are again allowed.

I will host a Virtual vBeers every Wednesday until in-person events resume.

Make sure you have your own food and beers handy before joining the meeting!

I may ask each participant to introduce themselves – who are you, what do you do, what does your company do, etc.

That will be followed by an open discussion.

Please join the live meeting at 6:00PM EST with this Zoom link:

https://zoom.us/j/792850274

You can also join by phone:

Meeting ID:[masked]

Phone:[masked] US

Monile: [masked],,[masked]#

Aug
13
Thu
Monthly Online Agile Coaching Meetup (Remote Connections)
Aug 13 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

This remote meeting is for anyone interested in learning more about Agile. Everyone can join remotely via ZOOM

This is a recurring Agile Coaching Session occurring on the second Thursday of every month at 6:00 PM EST.

Description: This is an interactive session for anyone interested in topics relating to Agile software development, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Lean Management, SAFe, etc. All experience levels are welcome. This is an opportunity to get together with your fellow South Florida Agilists and discuss challenges, solutions, trends, certifications (CSM, CSPO, PMI-ACP, CSP, CEC, CST, SPC4, Kanban) or anything else to help you grow as an Agilist.

Agenda: We gather, build an agenda, and begin talking. Conversations are focused and productive because the agenda for the meeting is democratically generated.

Time: This meeting is scheduled to occur on the second Thursday of every month at 6:00 PM EST.

Place: Remote connection only.

Rick Regueira, PMP, CEC, (305)[masked]
Agile Coach/Trainer

Weekly Agile Meetup with Certified Coaches @ Online event
Aug 13 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

This remote meeting is for anyone interested in learning more about Agile. Everyone can join remotely via ZOOM

This is a recurring Agile Coaching Session occurring on the second Thursday of every month at 6:00 PM EST.

Description: This is an interactive session for anyone interested in topics relating to Agile software development, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Lean Management, SAFe, etc. All experience levels are welcome. This is an opportunity to get together with your fellow South Florida Agilists and discuss challenges, solutions, trends, certifications (CSM, CSPO, PMI-ACP, CSP, CEC, CST, SPC4, Kanban) or anything else to help you grow as an Agilist.

Agenda: We gather, build an agenda, and begin talking. Conversations are focused and productive because the agenda for the meeting is democratically generated.

Time: This meeting is scheduled to occur on the second Thursday of every month at 6:00 PM EST.

Place: Remote connection only.

Rick Regueira, PMP, CEC, (305)[masked]
Agile Coach/Trainer

Monthly Online Agile Coaching Meetup (Remote Connections)
Aug 13 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

South Florida Agile Association
Thursday, August 13 at 6:00 PM

This remote meeting is for anyone interested in learning more about Agile. Everyone can join remotely via ZOOM This is a recurring Agile Coaching Sess…

Monthly Online Agile Coaching Meetup (Remote Connections)

Thursday, Aug 13, 2020, 6:00 PM

No location yet.

1 Agilists Attending

This remote meeting is for anyone interested in learning more about Agile. Everyone can join remotely via ZOOM This is a recurring Agile Coaching Session occurring on the second Thursday of every month at 6:00 PM EST. Description: This is an interactive session for anyone interested in topics relating to Agile software development, Scrum Masters, P…

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Aug
15
Sat
FREE REMOTE | Taste of Agile for Remote High Performing Teams @ Online event
Aug 15 @ 4:30 AM – 6:30 AM

If you find yourself working from home and want to learn new skills to catapult your career and build Agile, Remote High Performing Teams, this is the workshop for you.

Attend this Agile remote workshop that is customized for today’s remote challenges. Obtain the techniques to make a difference in your organization.

Are you interested in getting to know what Agile is and how it works in the business world? Do you want to know the difference between Waterfall and Agile? Or maybe you are interested in understanding the most popular Agile frameworks (Scrum, Kanban, Scaling). Do you want to learn how a Scrum Master can take a Remote Agile team to “High Performing”, then this workshop is ideal for you?

What will you learn?
– Agile Mindset for Remote Teams
– Unlock the Secrets of Scrum & Kanban
– Building Remote High Performing Teams
– Remote Tool Kits

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Meeting ID:[masked]
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Rick Regueira, PMP, CEC, (305)[masked]
Chief Executive Coach

Aug
17
Mon
Wynspace Launch Party @ Wyncode Academy
Aug 17 @ 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Important Notice: Due to concerns over Coronavirus, we have tentatively scheduled this event for April 27, 2020, but please note this date could change depending on new developments.

Welcome to Wynspace: coworking for tech professionals

Wynspace is a co-working space located in Wynwood and specifically designed for tech professionals. Join us for a launch party where you’ll get to know the space, network with other tech pros, meet freelancers and enjoy a drink!

Read more about Wynspace.

Aug
18
Tue
Coders Cafe – Working with .NET Interactive Notebooks – Maximo Trinidad @ Online event
Aug 18 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

FlaDotNet
Tuesday, August 18 at 6:30 PM

NOTE: This meeting will be held online using Microsoft Teams. Join here: https://bit.ly/CodersCafe Abstract:This session will give you all you need to…

Coders Cafe – Working with .NET Interactive Notebooks – Maximo Trinidad

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2020, 6:30 PM

Online event
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4 Members Attending

NOTE: This meeting will be held online using Microsoft Teams. Join here: https://bit.ly/CodersCafe Abstract: This session will give you all you need to quickly understand and use .NET Interactive Notebooks. Use any of the existing familiar languages, or ones that you’re not: C#, F#, PowerShell, and Python. Start creating and sharing notebooks. Also…

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Monthly Linux Meetup (also covering Open Source, UNIX and UNIX-Like Systems)
Aug 18 @ 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

South Florida Linux Users Group – FLUX
Tuesday, August 18 at 6:30 PM

Monthly Linux Meetup at NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing, Carl DeSantis Bldg, Room 1124, “Knight Auditorium”, Ground Floor. Send your sugges…

Monthly Linux Meetup (also covering Open Source, UNIX and UNIX-Like Systems)

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2020, 6:30 PM

NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing
3301 College Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL

1 fluxsters Attending

Monthly Linux Meetup at NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing, Carl DeSantis Bldg, Room 1124, “Knight Auditorium”, Ground Floor. Send your suggestions for FOSS topics you would like to know more about, or give a presentation on, to suggestions-at-flux-dot-org. About FLUX: A meetup group for IT Professionals who use Free and Open Source Softwar…

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Aug
19
Wed
vBeers @ Biergarten Boca @ Biergarten Boca
Aug 19 @ 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

vBeers South Florida (http://www.meetup.com/vBeers-South-Florida/) invites you to join us for vBeers @ Boca. We meet on the 3rd Wednesday of each month in Boca Raton, FL.

The meeting will be at Biergarten Boca, which is located in on US 1, just South of Palmetto Park and East of I-95.

$5 burger/fries and $3 featured drafts during happy hour! We meet in the upstairs lounge.

These informal networking/social events provide a relaxed environment to meet with other hands-on IT professionals and promote the growth of IT in South Florida.

Feel free to arrive and depart at your convenience. People start gathering around 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM and most people leave by 8:30 or 9:00 PM.

Registration is free.

vBeers@Boca is sponsored by TechLauderdale:

“TechLauderdale promotes the growth, connectivity, and awareness of the thriving technology ecosystem in Greater Fort Lauderdale”
https://techlauderdale.org

Please RSVP via meetup.com (http://www.meetup.com/vBeers-South-Florida).

Bring your sense of humor and get ready for some great IT and virtualization conversations with some of the best people in South Florida’s IT community.

Please share this invitation with your IT colleagues and encourage them to attend!

We’re about:

IT – Operating Systems – Technology Startups – Open Source – Enterprise Computing/Networking/Storage – Agile – IoT- New Technology – IT Professionals – Cloud Computing – Information Technology – Virtualization – Information Technology Architecture – Information Technology in Business – SaaS (Software as a Service) – vBeers – Linux – Unix – Web Technology – Security – AI/Machine Learning – CxO Topics – Operations – BC/DR – Bitcoin – Email – DevOps – Containers – Networking – Referrals – Beer

Agile Leadership Series @ Online event
Aug 19 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

This remote meeting is for anyone interested in learning more about Agile. Everyone can join remotely via ZOOM

This is a recurring Agile Coaching Session occurring every Wednesday at 6:00 PM EST.

Description: This is an interactive session for anyone interested in topics relating to Agile software development, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Lean Management, SAFe, etc. All experience levels are welcome. This is an opportunity to get together with your fellow South Florida Agilists and discuss challenges, solutions, trends, certifications (CSM, CSPO, PMI-ACP, CSP, CEC, CST, SPC4, Kanban) or anything else to help you grow as an Agilist.

Agenda: We gather, build an agenda, and begin talking. Conversations are focused and productive because the agenda for the meeting is democratically generated.

Place: Remote connection only.

Rick Regueira, PMP, CEC, (305)[masked]
Agile Coach/Trainer

Virtual Beers South Florida @ Online event
Aug 19 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Online – Zoom @ 6PM

In-person vBeers are suspended until the COVID-19 threat is diminished and public gathering are again allowed.

I will host a Virtual vBeers every Wednesday until in-person events resume.

Make sure you have your own food and beers handy before joining the meeting!

I may ask each participant to introduce themselves – who are you, what do you do, what does your company do, etc.

That will be followed by an open discussion.

Please join the live meeting at 6:00PM EST with this Zoom link:

https://zoom.us/j/792850274

You can also join by phone:

Meeting ID:[masked]

Phone:[masked] US

Monile: [masked],,[masked]#

Aug
20
Thu
SIM Virtual Coffee + Networking: Technology Careers in Transition w/ Alex Funkhouser @ Virtual
Aug 20 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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Technology Careers in Transition – As fast as things are changing, it’ll never be this slow again

SIM South Florida invites you to join us for Virtual Coffee/Networking with Alex Funkhouser, President at SherlockTalent. We will discuss how COVID has sent the accelerating pace of change into hyperspace!

Important questions we will ask and answer:

  • How will I manage my technology career amidst such massive disruption?
  • Where are the employment opportunities now?
  • What skills must I learn to compete for opportunities?
  • How can I market myself more effectively to employers – how do I get my foot in the door?

Speaker

Alex Funkhouser wrote his first lines of code on a TRS80. Alex serves as CEO of SherlockTalent, a South Florida based tech talent agency helping top tech talent find great opportunities. He is an avid supporter of the technology community. He serves on the South Florida SIM board, served as president of TechLauderdale (aka South Florida Technology Alliance), and is active in DevCon/CodeCamp, ITPalooza, and other technology organizations. He earned a Bachelor of Science from Washington University and an MBA from The Netherlands School of Business. Alex’s recruiting philosophy: “Know who is best at what, and know who needs the best!”

August 2020 Monthly Meeting @ Carl DeSantis Building
Aug 20 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Please join us for our August 2020 Meeting. Two technical talks followed by networking. This month we are at Nova Southeastern University in Davie in the Carl DeSantis building, room 3044. Networking to follow at Ye Olde Falcon Pub.

Speaker 1: TBA
Speaker 2: TBA

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