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South Florida Executive Roundtable: Innovation, Leadership, Change-Management, AI, Talent, Cybersec, Data Privacy, & More
Tuesday, May 28th, 2019: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
TBA on registration (Near I-95/Cypress Creek exit)

The TECHNOLOGY LEADERS FORUM, an innovation group of the SFER, invites you to join us on May 28th, 2019 - from 5:30pm til 8:00pm for our Technology Leader's Cocktail, Hors d'Oeuvres, & Exec Panel in East Ft. Lauderdale


Executive Panel Speakers:

  • Ann Dozier: SVP, Chief Information Officer, Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits
  • Janet Heins: Chief Information Security Officer, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd
  • Chip Regan: Chief Information Security Officer, JM Family
  • Jose Rosario: EVP, CIO, CISO, The GEO Group Inc

Panel Moderator:

  • Rick Connolly: SFER's Technology Leaders Forum Exec, & CEO, Gravity IT Resources

Opening Speakers:

  • Gerry Litrento: SFER's CEO Council, & Senior Executive Vice President, Bank United - on the future of banking, all things digital & machine learning

  • Raymond Mobayed, CEO, 4IT & Alex Freund, President & CIO, 4IT & SFER's Technology Leaders Forum Execs on CyberSec & Disaster Recovery

Hosted by SFER

SF IT Palm Beach Events
May Meeting: Palm Beach Front End Developers
Thursday, May 23rd, 2019: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
1909 (FKA Palm Beach Tech Space)

We'll be gathering on the 23rd this month. The subject of the meeting will be announced soon. But be sure to save the date!

Hosted by Kathy Evans from Palm Beach Front End Developers

Palm Beach Digital Solutions: Let's Meet! Join Us For A Cold One at Saltwater Brewery in Delray Beach
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
SaltWater Brewery - Delray Beach

OK kids, time to come meet some people just like us! This is a casual mixer for business owners and C-level executives. Feel free to bring a friend!

The event is being held at Saltwater Brewery (, in Delray Beach, Florida.


Happy Hour pricing, $5/beer is extended until 7 PM for our event. The Gourmet Food Truck is Gastro Geeks

We will be meeting inside the Brewery and will have reserved tables. Please look for the us by the door to check in.

Hosted by Mark Turkel and Rick Romano From Palm Beach Digital Solutions

TEDxBocaRatonSalon: Theme: Finding the 'I' in A.I.
Thursday, June 6th, 2019: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Boca Raton Innovation Campus - Boca Raton

Whether you recognize it or not, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become integrated into our daily lives. AI is revolutionizing the way companies engage with customers, compete with each other, and grow in the marketplace. But the line between computer software and AI systems is opaque. And can machines really demonstrate intelligence?

Join us for a discussion with our expert panel on the fundamentals of Machine Learning (ML) across a variety of disciplines. Learn how AI is fueling powerful ways to help companies get closer to their customers and share knowledge in an informative, effective and personalized exchange.

Hosted by - TEDxBocaRatonSalon

SF IT Palm Beach Tech
The British Invasion
Tuesday, May 21st, 2019: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Voltaire - West Palm Beach

Palm Beach Tech Meetups are held regularly for tech professionals, enthusiasts, and stakeholders.

The British Isles have brought the world many innovations, and for South Florida a few technology leaders as well. Our panel will discuss their journeys across the pond and how the GDPR & Brexit climate affect today's tech industry.

  • Andy Parry, VP Tech @ Office Depot
  • Trevor White, CIO @ Liberty Mutual
  • Kevin Grayling, CIO @ Florida Crystals

Hosted by Joseph Russo From Palm Beach Tech Meetup

Discovering AR/VR: The Most Exciting Technology of Our Time
Thursday, June 6th, 2019: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
FAU Tech Runway - Boca Raton

Join South Florida Business & Wealth, FAU Tech Runway, FAU's Division of Research and Florida SBDC at FAU.

Learn why industry leaders, investors and creators are paying attention to this transformative technology. Hear from creative and technical experts who are changing the face of marketing, sales and design; overcoming complex challenges; bringing AR/VR into new industries; considering moral implications; and working on the cutting-edge of AR/VR development. Don't miss the chance to learn more about the disruptive technology that could revolutionize business and the opportunity to engage with interactive displays.

Hosted by South Florida Business & Wealth

Miami VR Expo 2019
Thursday, June 6th, 2019: 7:00 PM to 5:00 PM Saturday, June 8th
Magic City Studios - Miami

Miami VR Expo will be the second coming of Miami's Immersive Tech event of the year. Kicking off the summer with a focus on XR and How brands are leveraging Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality in the marketplace. Come take in Sun, Sand and Sea and the tech community in Miami.

'For me this expo, I feel this is more personal. The VR Industry is growing, and it needs to have more connections between the developers, the creators and the audience like it is here at MVR expo'

Hosted by Miami VR Expo, LLC

SF IT Big Data
Crime Data Project - Part 5
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
The Idea Center at Miami Dade College

This is a continuation of the previous Crime Data Project meetings. Newcomers welcome.

A brief review of the business case will be presented at the start. Check out #crime-data-project in our Slack for datasets and notes.

All experience levels and career backgrounds are welcomed. Join us!

Hosted by Cris from Data Science Study Group: South Florida

SF IT vBeers Miami
vBeers @ Miami (Veza Sur Brewing Co.)
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Veza Sur Brewing Co. - Miami

Join us for the next vBeers @ Miami. We meet on the 4th Wednesday of each month in Miami. Come out and connect with other professionals in your industry! vBeers is a great event meant to promote growth of the IT industry here in South Florida.

The Miami events will be held in conjunction with the Miami VMware users group (VMUG).

Hosted by John J. McLaughlin from vBeers

SF IT Linux
Monthly Linux Meetup: Getting Started With Ansible
Tuesday, May 21st, 2019: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
NSU - Davie

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

Kwan will deliver a talk on Ansible, which is "an open-source software provisioning, configuration management, and application-deployment tool. It runs on many Unix-like systems, and can configure both Unix-like systems as well as Microsoft Windows. It includes its own declarative language to describe system configuration..."

  • Introduction
  • Setting up the environment
  • Basic playbooks
  • Inventory files
  • Galaxy

Pizza and soda will be provided.

Hosted by Bill Mooney, Douglas Sensenig and Kwan Lowe

SF IT Bitcoin
The South Florida Crypto Miner's Meetup
Tuesday, May 28th, 2019: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
TBD - Fort Lauderdale, FL

What we'll do:

  • getting to know each other and talk crypto mining

What to bring

  • nothing

Important to know

  • come early to make sure we get a good spot as the lobby is first come first serve

Hosted by Eli Rouimi and matt justin from The Crypto Miner Meetup - South Florida

Role of HR in a Cyber-security Breach?
Tuesday, May 21st, 2019: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Embassy Suites - Miami

This is about all ways Cybersecurity effects HR and how HR can be a valuable asset for the organization and individuals of the organizations regarding Cybersecurity and Cyber Safety as a whole. Come and learn w


What you will learn: - What do HR folks need to know and understand about the importance of data privacy and security. - How to protect not only HR data but also how to help employees protect themselves as well as the organization. - Should cybersecurity awareness training be part of on-boarding? - What is HR's role concerning the creation of an Incident Response Plan to help the organization be prepared for a breach and what to do when there is one? - What does the insurance companies providing protection for companies require?


  • Mark Becker - Partner/CIO, MrTechnologyGroup
  • Jennifer LaPorta - Chief Compliance & Privacy Officer @ FIU
  • Kate Black - Shareholder, Cybersecurity, Privacy & Crisis Management Group @ Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Robin Burnett - Director, Network Test Labs
  • Horacio Delgado - Data Privacy Officer & Manager of iT Governance & Compliance @ Telefonica USA

Come and learn with our incredible panelists from IT practitioners and legal advisors as to how HR can help them and their employees.

Hosted by GMSHRM - Greater Miami Society for Human Resource Management

SF IT Security
ISACA South Florida - 3rd Annual GRC Conference
Friday, June 21st, 2019: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
FAU Tech Runway - Boca Raton

The GRC Conference is the premier summer conference for South Florida IT executives in the private and public sectors and provides opportunities for IT leaders (CIOs, CISOs, CSOs, CTOs, and IT Directors) and other industry practitioners to share their experiences and network while hearing informative and engaging presentations. Topics will cover pertinent areas in the security world including security automation, security responsibilities for cloud services, incident response, IoT and mobile devices security.

Anticipated attendance for this event is approximately 175, and 8 hours of CPE will be available.

Hosted by ISACA South Florida Chapter

SF IT Javascript
Best Practices and Patterns For React: GatsbyJS
Monday, May 27th, 2019: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
StartHub Miami - Miami

Build websites and apps faster with GatsbyJS

One of the best ways to become a great developer is to know how to handle new technologies and that's where we come in.

We have prepared different meetups where the main goal is to enhance your capabilities as a Problem Solver, using coding skills.

If you're starting up, we'll help you set up and start your new journey and if you're already experienced this is the perfect place to share and gain knowledge with other developers.

Hosted by Angel lacret and Andrea Urdaneta from StartHub Miami

SFAA SIG - SAFe Scaling Agile : What , How and When ?
Tuesday, May 28th, 2019: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sproutloud Media Networks - Sunrise

As part of SFAA's SAFe SIG group initiative, let us meet to discuss different ways of Scaling agile from small teams to large organizations, what are different ways and means and when would be the right time to implement this.

This is part of the monthly recurring series of meetups.

Hosted by Ramesh Nori from South Florida Agile Association

Open Source Projects
Tuesday, May 28th, 2019: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
1909 (FKA Palm Beach Tech Space)

We have learned how to technically contribute to open source in our last meetup. We learned about a couple of projects that might be a good start to contribute to. But, there is still a bit of hesitance. Maybe you are afraid of how to get started.

In this meetup let's talk about a couple of projects I am working on with Code Palm Beach. I will walk you through what my tools are, how they currently work, and what improvements I would love to see.

Hosted by Jeremy "Jermbo" Lawson from Palm Beach JavaScript

SF IT Starthub
Best Practices and Patterns For Javascript: AWS Amplify and GatsbyJS
Monday, May 20th, 2019: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
StartHub - Miami

Develop Apps quicker with AWS Amplify and GatsbyJS

One of the best ways to become a great developer is to know how to handle new technologies and that's where we come in.

We have prepared different meetups where the main goal is to enhance your capabilities as a Problem Solver, using coding skills.

This time we'll be giving you the details on how to use AWS Amplify and GatsbyJS, with these tools you'll make applications in an easy and fast way.

Hosted by Angel lacret and Andrea Urdaneta from Software Developers of Florida

The Ultimate Guide to IT Certifications - CompTIA Network+
Thursday, May 30th, 2019: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Florida Vocational Institute, Miramar Campus

The Ultimate Guide to IT Certifications - CompTIA Network+

Everything you need to know about the certification and the importance of being certified in the IT world - A comprehensive workshop with Andrew Chichewicz, Cyber Security Engineer & Technology expert.

The Value of IT Certifications

In an increasingly competitive marketplace, it's harder than ever for job candidates to impress their employers. Gaining industry-recognized certifications can help differentiate yourself in a challenging job market. It's essential for aspiring IT Students, like yourself, to validate your skills and add valuable credentials to your resume.

Hosted by Alejandra Gomez

Modernizing your Data Platform with Microsoft and Intel - SQL Server Migration
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Microsoft Building - Fort Lauderdale

It's SQL Server migration season. With the end of support (EOS) coming for SQL Server 2008 in July, PASS has teamed up with Microsoft and Intel to help SQL Server users through the process of migrating to a modern data platform.

Hosted by Cecilia Brusatori from South Florida SQL Server User Group

Sign Up for SQLSaturday #864 - South Florida 2019
Saturday, June 8th, 2019: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
NSU - Davie

SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server, Data Analyst and Business Intelligence professionals and those wanting to learn more about the SQL Server Data platform. Admittance to this event is completely FREE as most costs are covered by donations and sponsorships, however the lunch fee is $10.00 per person.

45 hours of technical training from real practice professionals and experts in the field.

Don't miss this opportunity to network with peers, get to know our presenters and sponsors and to take advantage of a Full day of FREE classes and amazing sponsor prizes!

Hosted by South Florida SQL Server User Group

Rails and the Internet of Things
Monday, May 20th, 2019: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wyncode Academy - Miami

The Internet of Things is here and important! We'll be talking about working with data from the Code for Miami Flood Tracker project in Rails.

  • a little bit about device firmware
  • estimating data quantities and the heroku free tier
  • how ingest and roll up work
  • table design
  • old scaffolds
  • porting to rails 6

This talk will go into design and code details, with questions and insights welcome from ruby, rails, and web developers of every skill level.

Hosted by Bryce Kerley

Reflection in Go
Thursday, May 23rd, 2019: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
General Provision FATVillage - Ft. Lauderdale

Lightning talks welcome! Bring something to share for 2-5 minutes. If you plan on sharing something, please take 30s to let us know

Peter Orzell will be talking about ways to take advantage of reflection in Go. He is a relatively new Gopher, coming from a C and C++ background, so come out and hear his fresh perspective!

Hosted by Guillaume Jeoffrey Charmes and Zachary Keener From Go Miami/FLL

SF IT dotnet
Coders Cafe Visual Basic Lives! - Leonard Ansin - Founder, Ansin Technology
Tuesday, May 21st, 2019: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Cendyn Spaces - Boca Raton

Leonard will share his experience with his 'SOS' software which started as a VB6 app in 2003. He will share both technical and marketing ideas covering both positives and negatives. The SOS application was written in 2003 using VB6. In 2010 new applications were moved to VB.NET.

Leonard Ansin is the founder of Ansin Technology (AT). AT specialized in creating software and hardware solutions for businesses and non-profit organizations. Drawing on more than 25 years as a manufacturing and international businessman, Leonard uses technology which has helped clients to solve problems such as the Scheduling and Coordination of Multi-site Construction Projects, the Management and Administration of Synagogues, Financial Analysis for and planning of Real Estate Development projects, and the Creation of Information Systems for Public Libraries.

Hosted by Dave Noderer

SF IT Miami Events
VeeamON 2019 Conference for Intelligent Data Management
Monday, May 20th, 2019: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM Wednesday, May 22nd
Fontainebleau - Miami Beach

Attend breakouts with various tracks on the latest industry trends and worldwide technology best practices, along with discussion panels and how-to sessions on Veeam capabilities, , such as:

  • VeeamON EXCLUSIVE: Sneak Peek at 2019 Releases from Veeam
  • Cumulonimbus - Cloud Tier Deep Dive & Best Practices
  • Architecture, Installation, Design for Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365
  • Automate Yourself Out of a Backup Job - Advanced PowerShell & API Usage

There's more! We are adding exciting updates regularly.

Hosted by Veeam Software

Free Co-Work Friday at Tribe
Friday, May 24th, 2019: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
TRIBE - Co-work and Urban Innovation Lab Overtown - Miami

Bring your laptop, grab some coffee, host a meeting, and co-work with some cool people

Hosted by Felecia Hatcher From BlackTech Miami

Data Science + Design Thinking: A Powerful Combination with Laura Gabrysiak
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
TheVentureCity - Miami

Data science methodologies such as CRISP or KDD are used as standard processes for quantitative analysis, providing a structured procedure for handling large and diverse data sets. However, these methodologies can be improved upon. This presentation proposes a hybrid methodology for combining elements from qualitative research (such as personas) in order to improve statistical analysis and provide a deeper understanding into problem setting, using example scenarios from the financial industry.

Hosted by David Smith and Laura Gabrysiak from Miami Data Science Meetup

Free Co-Work Friday at Tribe
Friday, May 31st, 2019: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
TRIBE - Co-work and Urban Innovation Lab Overtown - Miami

Bring your laptop, grab some coffee, host a meeting, and co-work with some cool people

Hosted by Felecia Hatcher From BlackTech Miami

TDWI South Florida Q2 Chapter Meeting featuring Chris Adamson
Friday, May 24th, 2019: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Nova Southeastern University - Carl DeSantis Building

Come meet other local professionals, swap business cards, share ideas, and exchange career advice while listening to quality presentations in a vendor-neutral setting, which is the hallmark of TDWI education. Our speaker, Chris Adamson is a renowned speaker, BI and analytics consultant, educator, and author who is passionate about using information to improve business performance.

  • The Dimensional Model Refactored: New Thinking for the 21st Century

Hosted By TDWI

SF IT Code for FLL
Intro to Ionic and Developing a Speakers List by Luis Vargas
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Ultimate Software - Weston, FL

Join us for our OpenHackNight at Ultimate Software! We'll be in the Think Tank Room on the third floor in Phase 10. Go to the front desk in the lobby on the first floor and Ryan will help everyone get to the room.

Use this as an opportunity to hack on a project, learn something new, and meet fellow citizens interested in open gov/open data.

Got something to share? Email us to present it next Weds.

Yes, coders and non-coders welcome! Bring your own laptop & charger or we can provide a classroom computer for you.

Hosted by Rob Davis and Ryan Gates From Code for Fort Lauderdale

SF IT Network After Work
Network After Work Fort Lauderdale at The Hideaway
Thursday, May 23rd, 2019: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The Hideaway - Ft. Lauderdale

Network After Work invites you to an evening out with other local business owners, entrepreneurs, executives, and career-minded professionals on Thursday, May 23rd at The Hideaway.

Hosted by America's leader in networking mixer events, enjoy introductions and conversations after work weekday in a casual environment ideal for networking Featuring a speakeasy serving artisanal cocktails, craft beers and an eclectic rotating counter-style menu in an industrial chic setting..

Hosted by Natalie Galindo from Network After Work

Network After Work Miami at Bagatelle
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Bagatelle - Miami

Network After Work invites you to an evening out with other local business owners, entrepreneurs, executives, and career-minded professionals on Wednesday, May 22nd at Bagatelle.

Hosted by America's leader in networking mixer events, enjoy introductions and conversations after work weekday in a casual environment ideal for networking Featuring a French Mediterranean dining experience with an exquisite seasonal menu and a beautifully constructed space..

Hosted by Network After Work

SF IT Wyncode
Intro to JavaScript 101 (Workshop)
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Microsoft @Aventura Mall - Aventura

Join us for a 101: Intro to JavaScript at the Microsoft store located in Aventura Mall. Learn from our talented Head Instructor who will walk you through the JavaScript course and answer questions for you along the way. This is designed for beginners and tech aficionados.

If you seek to enhance your professional skills, this introductory lesson is the first step! During the session, we will explain exactly what coding is, why everyone should learn to code, and what you can build with those skills. Bring your laptop and get ready to try it for yourself!

Hosted by Wyncode Academy

Myth Busters: UX/UI Edition
Thursday, May 30th, 2019: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Venture Cafe - Miami

Join us for an informative session of our UX/UI Immersive program and how our Wyncoders are changing the landscape of Miami Tech + User Experiences.

MAKE SURE TO RSVP to get a reminder :)

About Gessica Tortolano:

Before returning to South Florida, Gessica spent 3 years in San Francisco working as Director of Product Design at Beyond. There, she shortened the purchase path for clients like Google, entered into experimentations and feedback loops with Gap, and tapped the true value of Voice UX with Samsung.

Hosted by Wyncode Academy

SF IT Game Developers
Unity3D evangelist AMA & Gamedev FUN Open Forum Talks : playtest, relax, network
Friday, May 24th, 2019: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Dunkin' Donuts - Davie

Florida Game Developers Association is pleased to welcome via monthly livestream from San Franciso, Ms. Elena Nizhnik, our assigned Unity Technologies Organic Evangelism Manager.

Elena will talk to us about all things Unity and will listen to our feedback about future talks and presentations that we would like to see in South Florida (during mid-month meetups) as well as provide a forum for us to relay what projects we are working on how we can collaborate with Unity Technologies.

Hostes by Praveen Yalamanchi

SF IT Startup
SUP-X - The Startup Expo
Thursday July 25, 2019
Greater Fort Lauderdale-Broward County Convention Center

Tickets on Sale Now, Priced from $29-$299!

Sponsorships Opportunities on Sale Now, Packages from $250-$12,500!

Key Facts About SUP-X:

  • 1000+ Attendees
  • 4 Stages, 60+ panels, speeches, pitches, and demos
  • 100+ exhibitors, special exhibition opportunities for venture oriented startups and community partners
  • Startup competition with $25,000+ in cash and prizes, exhibition and pitch opportunities
  • #Women4Women, our morning forum focused on female founders, entrepreneurs, and investors

For more information visit SUP-X.ORG

Presented by TechLauderdale Powered by SFTA

Nicholas Mohnacky: From community builder to collective intelligence startup
Thursday, May 23rd, 2019: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
1909 (FKA Palm Beach Tech Space)

Understanding collective intelligence is key for every company.

Hear the journey of someone who has created a service around this concept, absorb all his advice and ask him how he did it. Nicholas Mohnacky is a tech entrepreneur with a desire to live life passionately, creatively, and with integrity, both personally and in his professional career.

Hosted by Joseph Russo and Alice Figuerola from Startup Grind PB

Pop-Up Networking Event at Venture X Doral
Thursday, May 23rd, 2019: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Venture X Doral Office Space

The Doral Chamber of Commerce invites you to get to know Venture X Office Space Doral and many local business professionals at this exciting business networking event!

Stop by Downtown Doral's newest exciting business, Venture X, Grow your Business by making new business connections with many amazing local professionals like you!

Hosted by Manny Sarmiento From The Fort Lauderdale Entrepreneur & Business Network Group

We are hosting Lillian Roberts of Xendoo, winner of Steve's Case's Rise Of The R
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
General Provision - Fort Lauderdale

Lillian is a force to be reckoned with. After winning the 2018 technology prize at Emerge Americas, Lillian's pitch just won Xendoo the Rise of the Rest Miami 2019 startup pitch contest. Join us to hear Lillian share her successful entrepreneurial journey and provide us with invaluable insights as we celebrate #SGWomen Leaders Month and Kickoff Startup Weekend Fort Lauderdale LatinX In Tech

Hosted by Startup Grind Ft. Lauderdale

Become an Idea Machine.
Thursday, May 30th, 2019: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
General Provision FATVillage - Ft. Lauderdale

Discover your Creative Engine and become an Idea Machine!

  • We can all agree that creativity improves everything.
  • We can ALSO all agree that creativity has been painted as something that's hard, unapproachable, and reserved for the elite & capable few.
  • Yeah... you've been lied to.

This workshop will break down both the understood & misunderstood barriers between you and creativity. It'll reveal to you exactly what is happening in minds that are running 'creative programming' and teach you how to replicate those same practices and patterns in your own mind and actions.

Hosted by Startup Weekend FTL

Turbocharge your Startup.
Thursday, May 30th, 2019: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Venture X - West Palm Beach

Build your own Startup accelerator.

This free workshop was created to introduce entrepreneurs to the startup acceleration process and help them grow their startups the fastest way possible using world-class methodologies, tools and best practices without having to join an accelerator.

This workshop will help you:

  • Shape your entrepreneurial vision
  • Build an execution track record
  • Validate an investment-ready Startup

Hosted by Startup Weekend FTL

We are Hosting Chris Stegner, Founder & CEO of Very Big Things
Thursday, May 30th, 2019: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
WeWork Brickell City Centre - Miami

Chris Stegner is the Founder & CEO of Very Big Things. Very Big Things is an award-winning digital products agency. In 2017 he was named "Technology Entrepreneur of the Year" by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.

Previously Chris was a Jr Partner & CTO at z9 Capital a $25M venture capital fund in Boca Raton. And over the last 17+ years has successfully launched hundreds of digital products with clients including the Fortune 50, leading brands, and government institutions, and both bootstrapped and VC backed startups.

Hosted by Startup Grind Miami

Techstars Startup Weekend Fort Lauderdale- Latinx in Tech
Friday, May 31st, 2019: 6:30 PM to 9 PM Sunday, June 2nd 2019
General Provision, FAT Village - Fort Lauderdale

Do you have an idea you'd like to pursue or a problem you'd like to solve but don't know where to start or who to start with?

Techstars Startup Weekend Latinx in Tech is the only event where participants can pitch an idea, partner into teams then build and launch a brand new startup over the course of a single weekend all under the guidance of local experts.

Turn your idea into a startup in 54 hours

Techstars Startup Weekend Latinx in Tech brings exposure, awareness, and an experiential way to learn about tech to the community.We aim to inspire potential entrepreneurs in the Latinx community to breathe life into their ideas and learn how to bridge the gap from ideation to prototype with customer validation.

We're gathering 100 Latinx entrepreneurs in the making and allies over 54 hours, in different cities to identify and design technology solutions to problems disproportionately facing the U.S. Latinx community.

Hosted by Techstars Startup Programs

StartupPOP SEO MasterClass
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Robot Brewing Company and Quixotic Lounge - Boca

SEO MasterClass is a 2 hour event about Getting Your Business Found Better On Google, held at Robot Brewery Co. in Boca Raton, FL on May 22nd from 5:30pm to 8:00pm.

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. If you are a small business owner, run a website or you are an online marketer or run a web agency in the Boca Raton area this is an event for you.

Cost: No Cost. FREE. But we don't cover the beer.

Hosted by Jennifer Honore - StartupPOP Tech Startup Pitch Events Boca Raton Florida

Startup SAFARI Miami
Friday, June 7th, 2019: to Saturday, June 8th, 2019

Startup SAFARI gives you a look behind the scenes of this amazing startup ecosystem. The city extracts itself as a magnificent city for founders and is known as one of the Startup Hotspots in USA

To meet the most important startups of your ecosystem, set your own Startup SAFARI agenda and visit founders, coworking spaces and accelerators in their own offices to create meaningful connections.

Meet students, startups, VC's, coworking spaces and accelerators of your startup scene and create meaningful connections. Dive deep into the local startup scene and experience the startup lifestyle with Startup SAFARI.

Hosted by Startup SAFARI Miami

SF IT Broward Events
Serverless from Scratch w/ Victor Hernandez from Gitlab
Tuesday, May 28th, 2019: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
General Provision Downtown - Ft. Lauderdale

Are ready to go from zero to Serverless in less than 30 minutes? In this live demo, you'll learn how to easily spin up functions-as-a-service and serverless apps using Knative and GitLab Serverless.

Victor Hernandez is a Solutions Architect at GitLab, part of the Customer Success Team. As an SA, Victor provides pre-sales support and enablement to prospects and customers seeking to learn and understand the value of GitLab as a complete DevOps solution.

Hosted by John Gills and 2 others From South Florida Kubernetes Meetup

Biz To Biz Networking at Chima - Las Olas
Tuesday, May 28th, 2019: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Chima Brazilian Steakhouse - Ft. Lauderdale

Bring A Friend and Introduce Them To Biz To Biz Networking - Everyone is Welcome to Attend and enjoy networking at this beautiful location.

Pay Online $10 and Bring a Guest for Free

Hosted by Biz To Biz Networking

Biz To Biz Networking at Shooters Waterfront
Monday, May 20th, 2019: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Shooters Waterfront - Ft. Lauderdale

Join Biz To Biz Networking For An Exclusive Evening Of Networking At Shooters Waterfront

PAY ONLINE $10 Per Person And Bring a Guest for Free

Includes Appetizers and Discounted Drinks

There will be a table setup to display items and brochures

Hosted by Biz To Biz Networking / Expos

Biz To Biz Spring Business Expo May 22nd
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center

Showcase your business at 2019 Business Trade Expo

All Types of Businesses are Welcome

Hosted by Biz To Biz Networking / Expos

TECH TALK Hosted by South Florida HIMSS & NAHSE
Thursday, May 23rd, 2019: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Memorial Training Center - Miramar

Please join Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) South Florida Chapters for the 3rd Annual Innovation Kickoff "TECH TALK."

Featuring Key Note Speaker Oscar Perez, VP of Information Technology at Memorial Healthcare System.

Speakers will share subject matter knowledge and experience in the areas of CyberSecurity, Blockchain, Business Intelligence, EHR Programming, IOT, Telemedicine and Artificial Intelligence.

Hosted by NAHSE South Florida Chapter

Robotic Process Automation with a side of Machine Learning
Wednesday, June 19th, 2019: 5:30 PM to 08:30 PM
NSU - Davie

Gartner refers to Robotic Process Automation as a "gateway technology" because it provides companies with a way to start transforming their business operations more easily and for minimal cost. With the highest adoption rate of automation tools, demand for RPA tools is growing and it's time to leverage this technology in your business to be more efficient and improve quality.

SIM is a senior IT leadership organization with over 5,000 national members. SIM South Florida strives to strengthen professional communications among members who direct the application of information technology in private and public organizations.

Hosted by SIM South Florida

Design Principles for Developers ... And Why EVERYONE Needs to Know Them
Thursday, May 23rd, 2019: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Ultimate Software - Weston, FL

Whether you're a Developer, a Designer, or a Product specialist, every action that you take has an impact on the DESIGN of your product. Learn how these essential principles help you take your craft to the next level, and how your design can (and should) represent your company's values.

Hosted by Lauren From SOFLUX - The South Florida UX Meetup & UXPA Int'l Chapter