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SF IT vBeers Boca
vBeers @ Biergarten Boca
Wednesday, January 15th, 2020: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Biergarten Boca - Boca Raton

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. 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.

Register today so you can be a part of this great monthly event! Feel free to invite all of your friends and co workers who work in the IT industry!

We meet in the upstairs lounge where you can take advantage of the $5 burger special and discounted beers!

vBeers@Boca is sponsored by TechLauderdale:

"TechLauderdale promotes the growth, connectivity, and awareness of the thriving technology ecosystem in Greater Fort Lauderdale" -

Hosted by John J. McLaughlin

SF IT vBeers Miami
vBeersPlus @ vBeersPlus at New Horizons South Florida, Miami
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
vBeersPlus at New Horizons South Florida, Miami- 3rd Wednesdays of the Month

Monthly networking for Enterprise IT Professionals with food, beer, wine and soft drinks provided by sponsors

Spend some quality time with a wide variety of IT professionals in a relaxed, private environment. Arrive at your convenience after 6:00PM. People will be around until 8:00PM.

We will short presentations starting at 7PM. Three minutes max. per presentation, and a maximum of 30 minutes.

Please Register at eventbrite.

Sponsorships Available

If you are interested in sponsoring please email or call/text Lauren McLaughlin for details at (954) 729 9130.


Hosted by John J. McLaughlin and Lauren McLaughlin From ITNE

vBeersPlus @ vBeersPlus at New Horizons South Florida, Miami
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
vBeersPlus at New Horizons South Florida, Miami- 3rd Wednesdays of the Month

Monthly networking for Enterprise IT Professionals with food, beer, wine and soft drinks provided by sponsors

Spend some quality time with a wide variety of IT professionals in a relaxed, private environment. Arrive at your convenience after 6:00PM. People will be around until 8:00PM.

We will short presentations starting at 7PM. Three minutes max. per presentation, and a maximum of 30 minutes.

Please Register at eventbrite.

Sponsorships Available

If you are interested in sponsoring please email or call/text Lauren McLaughlin for details at (954) 729 9130.


Hosted by John J. McLaughlin and Lauren McLaughlin From ITNE

SF IT Security
Secure Miami Cybersecurity Conference
Saturday, February 8th, 2020: 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
FIU - Miami

South Florida's Premier Cybersecurity Conference

Secure Miami has rapidly become the don't miss cybersecurity event of the year!

Secure Miami brings together top cybersecurity experts to educate individuals about the latest security threats and strategies through thought-provoking discussions and interactive presentations in a high-quality networking forum.

Hosted by DigitalEra Group & Florida International University

14th Annual State of the CIO - March 2020
Wednesday, March 4th, 2020: 7:30 AM to 11:45 AM
The Signature Grand - Davie

Save the date for the 14th Annual State of the CIO.

Hosted by the CIO Council South Florida

SIM Women - Miami event
Friday, January 17th, 2020: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Earls at Dadeland - Miami

SIM Women is a networking group associated with Society for Information Management (SIM) which is a national organization of IT executives. The local chapter of SIM in South Florida has events through out the South Florida area. The events are networking and educational based with a mission to increase growth opportunities for women in technology and bridge the gender diversity gap.

Hosted by Elizabeth Decker

SF IT Code Camp
2020 South Florida Software Developer Conference
Saturday, February 29th, 2020: 7:30 AM to 5:45 PM
NSU - Davie

The 2020 South Florida Software Developer Conference is the 16th annual conference previously known as the South Florida Code Camp. It is a FREE one day GEEK FEST held on Saturday February 29, 2020 at Nova Southeastern University. This year we are teaming up with Tech Lauderdale and taking steps to make this an even bigger conference. The event will have speakers from the local community and beyond.

Speakers will be presenting some of the most requested topics like Machine Learning, AI/VR/AR/MR, IoT, .NET Core, Visual Studio 2019, DevOps, MVC Framework, Javascript, JQuery, SQL Server 2019, Business Intelligence, Software Testing, Xamarin/Mobile Development, cross platform development, Azure/Cloud and Business/Career Development.

SF Software DevCon is community driven by a group of dedicated volunteers and speakers. Breakfast and lunch is included!

Hosted by TechLauderdale

SF IT Palm Beach Events
Technology + Innovation In The Construction Industry
Tuesday, January 28th, 2020: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
The SilverLogic - Boca Raton

We would like to invite you to attend Technology + Innovation In The Construction Industry.


  • Ves Marinova, Co-founder of iCC
  • Todd, CEO of Speedy Concrete
  • Adam Eric Richards, Partner at Katz Barron

These are some points that are going to be covered:

  • What are the main setbacks on projects?
  • How are Innovations in construction technology disrupting the industry?
  • Decoding digital transformation in construction
  • Contract law for construction


  • Todd Barna is the owner and CEO of Speedy Concrete Cutting
  • Ves Marinova is Director of Marketing and IT for Speedy Concrete Cutting and co-founder of iCC
  • Adam Eric Richards is a Partner at Katz Barron

Hosted by The SilverLogic

SF IT Palm Beach Tech
Michelle Bakels (NextEra Energy): 'Volunteering Your Tech Skills'
Monday, January 13th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Venture X - Palm Beach Gardens

Palm Beach Tech Talks are monthly happy hours to network, learn and engage with local technology & entrepreneurial leaders that have experiences to share!


Michelle Bakels, Software Developer @ NextEra Energy Resources


'Volunteering Your Tech Skills'


  • :40 Minutes of Networking
  • :5 Minutes of Introductions
  • :15 Minute TED Style Talk

Hosted by Christopher Cabrera from Tech Talks : Palm Beach Gardens

SF IT SuperConf
SuperConf 2020
Friday, March 13th, 2020: 7:00 PM to 11:30 PM to Saturday, March 14th
LightBox - Miami

SUPERCONF is a conference for makers! The designers, developers and entrepreneurs molding our future. Hosted in sunny Miami (Wynwood to be exact). It's an intimate conference with only 250 tickets, so you'll get a chance to meet everyone; attendees, speakers, founders, and more.

On day one, we open the floor for lightning talks from the community in the morning - then in the afternoon, you'll see founders launch their company for the first time for a chance to win up to $10k in cash + $10k in prizes. We've been fortunate to have founders of companies like CodeSchool, TBH & ShoeFitr pitch at SuperConf. We have a panel of judges decide who takes home the prize, but the audience votes as well.

Hosted by SuperConf

ITEXPO 2020 - Digital Transformation Happens Here - Free Expo Plus Pass
Wednesday, February 12th, 2020: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Friday, February 14th
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center

Use this link to register for a free Expo Plus Pass. ($100 value)

TMC announced 71 companies have signed on to sponsor and exhibit at the #TECHSUPERSHOW, ITEXPO being held February 12-14, 2020 at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward Country Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Through interactive sessions, quality keynotes, exciting networking experiences and a recently expanded exhibit floor, ITEXPO connects businesses with the solutions, partners and education they need to drive digital transformation. As one of the only vendor neutral shows in the marketplace, thousands of Resellers, enterprises, service providers, media, manufacturers and developers come to ITEXPO year after year to make their purchasing decisions and select new partners.

Hosted by TMC

The Smart City Event
Wednesday, February 12th, 2020: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Friday, February 14th
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center

Discover the nearly limitless potential of Smart Cities and how connected solutions will drive city wide improvements, better quality of life for residents and business opportunity for enterprises.

Hosted by

SD-WAN Conference & Expo
Wednesday, February 12th, 2020: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Friday, February 14th
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center

SD-WAN Conference & Expo is the leading event for enterprise executives, service providers, and technology vendors to connect, learn about and discuss how this market is growing, how it is evolving, how all three of these constituencies can make the most of the SD-WAN opportunity. Collocated with ITEXPO, one the largest remaining communications and technology conferences in the world, SD-WAN Expo is the dedicated forum for the industry to come together and learn. Join us and share ideas to grow your businesses.

Hosted by

ChannelVision (CVx) Expo
Wednesday, February 12th, 2020: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Friday, February 14th
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center

Gain perspective on how to adapt, what to sell and how to sell it within this ever-evolving communications ecosystem through the educational sessions and vendors showcasing their products and services at ChannelVision (CVx) Expo.

Hosted by

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Friday, February 14th
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center

MSP Expo is where business owners and technology specialists in the channel come together to accomplish three key goals in growing your managed services business

Hosted by

Open Source World
Wednesday, February 12th, 2020: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Friday, February 14th
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center

Open Source enthusiasts from all over the world will be at Open Source World. Be there as the community gathers to share their Open Source passion. Hear the latest Open Source news and project updates, gain access to in-depth technical sessions, participate in networking opportunities, meet potential collaborators and review and discuss detailed case studies of Open Source projects. Discover how Open Source, the world's most widely used open source telephony software, can save you money and empower you to create more flexible telephony solutions.

Hosted by

Connected Real Estate Summit
Wednesday, February 12th, 2020: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Friday, February 14th
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center

This One of a Kind Summit is focused on exploring today's IT and Wireless Networking challenges facing Commercial Real Estate and the Enterprise. There are over 5 million commercial properties across the US and the carriers can't realistically fund network infrastructure solutions for each and this reality is presenting new challenges and introducing opportunity.

Hosted by

SF IT Linux
Monthly Linux Meetup (also covering Open Source, UNIX and UNIX-Like Systems)
Tuesday, January 21st, 2020: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
NSU - Davie

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 Software, Linux, UNIX or UNIX-like Operating systems including Red Hat, SUSE, Ubuntu (and other Linux distros), MacOS, AIX, Solaris, HP-UX, Android/Chrome.

Hosted by Bill Mooney

SF IT Blockchain
CryptoMondays Miami
Monday, January 13th, 2020: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Blockchain Center - Miami

This event is for anyone interested in becoming part of the emerging Cryptocurrency and Blockchain economy. CryptoMondays is a global brand existing in 37 other cities in 14 different countries, Miami is proud to be the 22nd chapter.

Hosted by CryptoMondays From CryptoMondays Miami

Trading Tuesday at the Blockchain Center Miami
Tuesday, January 14th, 2020: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Blockchain Center - Miami

Discuss the Crypto markets and trading strategies with Bitcoin pioneers Ivan Paychecks and Nick Gomez. This class is for both beginners and advanced traders.

Ivan Paychecks

Serial Entrepreneur for over 16 years. Global speaker inspiring the masses about entrepreneurship, self development, bitcoin, marketing, sales Investing. Bitcoin advocate and early adopter. First bitcoin to bitcoin real estate transaction.

Nick Gomez

Empowering and educating the masses Nick is a global speaker and educator in the markets of Crypto Currencies. With 6+ years of experience in entrepreneurship and trading he breaks down the new age of digital currency for everyone of all ages to consume, apply, and earn.

Hosted by Matthew Mano

Fluidchains: Exponential Blockchain and Global Transformation Economy
Wednesday, January 15th, 2020: 2:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Blockchain Center - Miami

Exponential Blockchain and Global Transformation Economy Hosted by Fluid Chains and OpenExO

About this Event

Blockchain will transform the global economy. In this gathering we will explore the border-less nature of the technology and we will imagine.

Hosted by Matthew Mano From CryptoMondays Miami's Roadmap to Financial Autonomy
Thursday, January 16th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Blockchain Center - Miami

Senior Vice President of Marketing, Maggie Ng, reflects on key milestones and future plans of as it continually strives to deliver financial autonomy through a comprehensive crypto ecosystem with everything from crypto offerings & trading to interest-earning and crypto payments.

Hosted by Matthew Mano From CryptoMondays Miami

MIA Bitdevs Meetup - 2020 Miami Bitcoin Hackathon Opening Ceremony
Friday, January 17th, 2020: 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Blockchain Center - Miami

The 6th annual Miami Bitcoin Hackathon will be a journey filled with food, fun, and bitcoin. Join us as teams of developers battle it out this year for Bitcoin, prizes, and swag. The goal is to inspire and educate South Florida developers about the importance of Bitcoin.

Opening Ceremony:

  • 6:00PM - Introduction and Remarks
  • 6:15PM - BitDevs Presentation

Hosted by Matthew Mano From CryptoMondays Miami

OS Miami Open Office Hours : Blockchain answers, Pizza Party, VR/AR Game Night
Monday, January 20th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Creation Station Lab - Broward Main Library - Ft. Lauderdale

Meet your local friendly block producer in a social environment with food and VR/AR games.

Meetups will take place on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of every month from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Pizza (Vegan, Vegetarian, and the Works) will be served at each meeting.

Hosted by Praveen Yalamanchi and 2 others From EOS Miami

SF IT Nutanix
Nutanix User Group South Florida Chapter
Wednesday, January 29th, 2020: 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Dave & Buster's - Hollywood

The world of IT, cloud, and hyperconvergence is vast-don't venture out there alone! Assemble your team, mingle with peers, and learn how to navigate the IT landscape at a Nutanix User Group (NUG) meeting. One's coming to Hollywood, FL on Wednesday, January 29th, and you're invited!

Come prepared to:

  • Connect with Nutanix customers
  • Chat with IT pros and cloud builders
  • Get up-to-date with the latest Nutanix tech
  • Watch live product demos
  • And much more!

Bring your knowledge, questions, and appetite (there'll be lunch!) Space is limited, so register today.

Hosted by Nutanix User Group

SF IT Bitcoin
North American Bitcoin Conference
Wednesday, January 15th, 2020: 7:00 PM to 5:30 PM Friday, January 17th
James L. Knight Center - Miami

The North American Bitcoin Conference is back in Miami for the seventh year running.

At previous conferences, we've launched huge names like Ethereum, Litecoin, Polymath, TZERO, Factom, Aion, and we can't wait to one-up ourselves this year.

We're asking our attendees: what's next for blockchain? We've celebrated 2017's electrifying highs and survived the ensuing crypto winter.

What will the industry throw at us next?

TNABC has shaped the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry since 2012, evolving alongside a market that attracts ferocious supporters and harsh critics.

Join us in 2020 for the latest industry launches, the most energizing investment announcements, and powerful networking with long established blockchain players.

Hosted by

The Blockchain Even
Wednesday, February 12th, 2020: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Friday, February 14th
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center

Join the entrepreneurs, developers, industry leaders and investors at The Blockchain Event. Learn everything how blockchain business models will take this distributed ledger technology disrupt every market imaginable from shipping to commerce. Hear real life case studies from companies across industries and learn from their successes and failures. Industry experts and cutting-edge global startups will discuss everything from the advertising implications to potential regulation to security concerns. Finally, we will focus on what the future holds for blockchain and how your company can benefit now.

Hosted by

AIOps Expo
Wednesday, February 12th, 2020: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Friday, February 14th
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center

AIOps Expo provides a deeper dive into how artificial intelligence and machine learning can help ensure application performance, network performance, and security. This part of the program focuses specifically on AI for IT operations platforms, which build and improve upon application performance monitoring, network performance monitoring, and diagnostic tools.

Hosted by

The Future of Work expo
Wednesday, February 12th, 2020: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Friday, February 14th
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center

The Future of Work expo explores how artificial intelligence and machine learning can improve business communications, collaboration, contact center and customer service, and marketing and sales experiences and initiatives. At The Future of Work, we'll discuss how AI can enhance the business knowledge worker experience, and help marketing and sales teams be more efficient and effective.

Hosted by

SF IT Python
Python Developers Miami monthly MeetUp @FIU PG-6
Saturday, January 18th, 2020: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
FIU PG-6 - Miami

Anyone who wants to learn more about Python and its uses and advantages. Developers using Python for Web , Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning applications. Monthly meet ups second Saturday of every month.Delicious snacks during the whole event.

Hosted by Jean Jeazy Felisme and David Gutierrez From Python Developers Miami

Fixing Your Automation Challenges in the Era of CI/CD
Thursday, January 16th, 2020: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Ultimate Software - Weston

We going to kick-off 2020 with our guest presenter from applitools, here is what we going to talk about:

Continuous Delivery is now the holy grail of IT organizations, but most companies are still struggling with the transition into shorter release cycles and faster, more frequent deployments. A key challenge that companies are facing in that transition lies around test automation, and in this talk, we will cover these challenges in detail and demonstrate how successful companies are addressing it.

Hosted by Slav Kurochkin and 2 others from South Florida Test Automation

SunshinePHP Conference 2020
Thursday, February 6th, 2020: 8:00 AM to 7:45 PM to Saturday, February 8th
Embassy Suites Miami International - Miami

The SunshinePHP Developer Conference is hosted by the South Florida PHP community (SoFloPHP) in Miami, Florida from February 6th - 8th, 2020, and you're invited! We'll host some of the best speakers, awesome talk topics, latest technologies, and up to date news in PHP. And don't forget our Hack-a-thon and Uncon'ference, as well as a great hallway track!

The conference has something for every level of PHP developer. We start on February 6th with a full day of 8 PHP related tutorials and workshops that are each 3 hours of in-depth information. Next we follow that with 2 days on February 7th and 8th containing 5 keynote/general session and 30 PHP talks over 3 tracks.

So come warm up for awhile in February and meet other PHP developers to see what others are doing, and share your experience as well. Then relax or have some fun at the evening events with plenty of fun for everyone!

Hosted by SunshinePHP Conference

SF IT Miami Events
Javascript Development: A simple CRM with ReactJS
Monday, January 13th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
StartHub - Miami

Our meetups aim to teach and help developers grow in their environment, we want to give tools that will help developers solve common problems that can be encountered in any project.

Come and meet new developers and share your experience, if you have a coding problem together we can find the best solution to them, and if you're just starting out we'll set you up, and you can start coding right away!

Hosted by Alan G and 3 others From Miami Software Developers

HOW CHARTS LIE, a Book Launch Event Featuring UM's Alberto Cairo
Tuesday, January 14th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
TheVentureCity - Miami

In collaboration with PyData Miami, the Miami Data Science Meetup is pleased to announce a special event featuring Alberto Cairo discussing his new book, How Charts Lie.

We've all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if we don't understand what we're looking at?

Charts, infographics, and diagrams are ubiquitous. They are useful because they can reveal patterns and trends hidden behind the numbers we encounter in our lives. Good charts make us smarter - if we know how to read them.

Hosted by David Smith and Teodor Georgiev From Miami Data Science Meetup

SF IT dotnet
Direct Device to Device Com, Shelly Home Automation Products - Doug Robinson
Tuesday, January 21st, 2020: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Cendyn Spaces - Boca Raton

The demonstration will use two Shelly modules - a Shelly 1 relay and a Shelly Door/Window sensor.

Doug will show how to retrofit an existing "dumb" light switch with a Shelly 1 relay, how to set up and configure the Door/Window sensor, and then illustrate how the two products can work cooperatively with each other (and others), as well as how they can be integrated into various home automation hubs and platforms.

Hosted by Dave Noderer From FlaDotNet

SF IT Agile
Tips in Agile-Scrum: Learn Through My Transformation and Experiences
Thursday, January 16th, 2020: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
CIC - Miami

Join us for an interactive presentation to learn about Agile Scrum with Ida!

This meetup's objective is to give an introduction, expose the usual struggles and common mistakes and way to solve them.

Ida Nunton is a Software Engineer and certified Product Owner who has been a member on "agile" and agile teams, participated on transformations, and experienced the ugly, bad, and great about Scrum and Kanban.

Hosted by Giovanni Noa

Story Mapping: Building intelligent solutions!
Thursday, January 16th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ryder Systems - Medley

Join us in our upcoming special Meetup event!. Our presenter Anderson Ouriques will be talking about:

"Story Mapping - It is not about gathering requirements, it is about building intelligent solutions!"

An essential guide on how to facilitate efficient product discussions and create value-driven product backlogs. You will learn how you can get business and IT to collaborate and explore their best ideas to innovate.

Anderson Ouriques is Agile Portfolio Lead and Transformation Agent at Ryder:

Anderson is an Agile Coach with more than 20 years of experience in Software Development and leading teams to success.

Hosted by Rick Regueira from South Florida Agile Association

Lean Coffee Theme: Crafting a shared 2020 Vision for Empowering Women in Agile
Thursday, January 23rd, 2020: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Modernizing Medicine - Boca Raton

Let's step into a new year and a new decade with a renewed vision and objectives for South Florida Women in Agile (SFWiA).

The newly formed Leadership Circle of SFWiA (Anjali Leon, Jennifer Mollitor, Stephanie Allen, Ashaki Reid, Mansi Viswanath, and Livia Arellano), would like to ensure this meetup is meeting the needs of our users - you). To that end, we are inviting you to a Lean Coffee session to collaboratively craft a shared 2020 Vision for Empowering Women in Agile and prioritize the objectives we will further in 2020. We hope you will ALL choose to be a part of the plan and the execution. Bring any ideas you have, or personal goals you are hoping that SFWiA could help you achieve!

Hosted by Mansi and 4 others from South Florida Women In Agile

LeanAgileUS 2020
Monday, February 24th, 2020: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Wed, February 26th
Signature Grand - Davie

LeanAgileUS is the premier conference for Lean and Agile discussion in North America. Nowhere else can you find this unique blend of all flavours of Agile. Come join us to hear world-class speakers, engage with great people and share ideas with some of the best agile minds in the world.

Two AMAZING Keynote Speakers:

  • Two AMAZING Keynote Speakers
  • Dimitar Karaivanov

Hosted by LeanAgileUS

SF IT Wordpress
UserWays's Accessibility Plugin, Website Reviews, WCMIA Update and more
Saturday, January 18th, 2020: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Setting up Web Accessibility Plugin

The future of the web is to be accessible to all. There are a few website accessibility plugins out there. We will review an install and setup of UserWay's WordPress plugin.

Free Ideas to Improve Your Website

This is only for the brave, bring your website URL and we will critique it. What this mean is that we will give you advice on how to make your website better or applaud a job well done. All advice is free so you take it at your own risk. Get free ideas!

Happiness Bar

Please bring your questions, newbie or seasoned. You can help in advance by posting your questions in the comments and we will go over them while your at the Meetup. Can't send us your questions, NP, show up and we'll take questions then as well.

Hosted by Jesse Velez from South Florida WordPress Meetup Group

SF IT IronHack
Ironhack Open House : Learn how you can change careers ASAP!
Tuesday, January 21st, 2020: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Ironhack - Miami

Ironhack is the #2 coding and design boot camp in the world with a campus in Miami. Join us to learn about our 3 tech programs, success stories, and how you can change your life in only 9 weeks

  • DATA

Our programs are created for the hustlers and do-ers who are looking to change careers, boost career and enter the fastest growing tech industry!

Hosted by Lisa Nuessle from Ironhack Miami: Learn to Code + Design

South Florida ISSA Chapter January 2020 Monthly Meeting
Thursday, January 16th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
NSU - Davie

Please join us for our January Meeting. 2 technical talks followed by networking. This month we will be at Nova Southeastern University, rm TBA. Networking to follow at Falcon Pub.

Hosted by Michael Brown from South Florida ISSA Chapter

SF IT Wyncode
Test Course: Audit Wyncode's Digital Marketing Class
Wednesday, January 15th, 2020: 6:45 PM to 9:00 PM
Wyncode Academy - Miami

Come audit the first day of our Digital Marketing and dip your toe into the part-time program. Find out if it's the right fit for you and learn the basics from instructor and industry expert Mike Schott.

Our Digital Marketing course curriculum covers digital strategy, metrics and analytics, social media marketing, remarking and targeting. Sharpen your marketing skills and give your career a boost! Read more about the program here.

Wyncode is proud to be the #3 most reviewed in-person code school in the country on the industry-leading website Course Report with a 4.73/5 star rating.

Hosted by Wyncode Academy

Build your website with Squarespace
Thursday, January 23rd, 2020: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wyncode Academy - Miami

Squarespace is an amazing tool for entrepreneurs, bloggers, photographers, restaurants, and small business owners looking to build a beautifully designed website quickly and easily. In this workshop, you'll learn how to choose a template, customize the look and feel of your website, lay out content, and leave with the beginnings of your very own website.

You must bring an internet-capable laptop to work on. We also recommend you come prepared with any photos or logos you would like to have on your website.

Seats are limited so don't forget to RSVP!

Hosted by Wyncode Academy

Coding is a Family Thing: Parents & Kids Workshop
Saturday, January 25th, 2020: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Wyncode Academy - Miami

Ready to learn more about coding?

This workshop is for parents and their kids to learn together! The experience is designed for individuals who have little to no experience in programming. You will learn about coding concepts, different languages, and write your first line of code! All you'll need for this event is a computer that is able to access the internet.

Seats are limited, be sure to reserve yours today! Hosted by Wyncode Academy

How to get your app approved in the App Store
Tuesday, January 28th, 2020: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wyncode Academy - Miami

Join us for a masterclass on acing the Apple App Store's requirements. You'll learn all the tips and tricks around getting your app approved. You'll also learn how to think of your design through a UX/UI frame to make it the best it can be.

MAKE SURE TO RSVP to get a reminder!

Hosted by Wyncode Academy

SF IT BizHack
Launch a Successful Facebook Ad
Tuesday, January 21st, 2020: 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EST
The Idea Center at Miami Dade College - Miami

Start the year knowing once and for all how to launch a successful Facebook Ad. Maybe you tried advertising online in the past with no results, maybe you wanted to start in 2019 and didn't happen. Well, 2020 is YOUR YEAR!

Bring your laptop to this hands-on, 1.5-hour Master Class to start advertising with social media successfully.

Digital marketing expert Dan Grech of BizHack Academy will walk you through the basics of how to create a strategy to run Facebook Ads and will teach you specific tactics using Audience Insights, detailed targeting and more. Learn how to find new customers and generate sales in 2020 using the most powerful ad platform ever built.

Hosted by BizHack Academy

SF IT Startup
Starter Pack Business Essentials
Monday, January 20th, 2020: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
The LAB Miami

Most people have a lot of really great ideas and things they're passionate about however, I've noticed very few people take action on these ideas. One of the main reasons people don't take action on these ideas is simply not knowing where to start. At Starter Pack Business Essentials you will learn about the three tools you absolutely must have to get started on any new project or venture - an elevator pitch, a website and a pitch deck.

Hosted by James Irvine From Miami Startup Founder 101

Website Traffic Master Class
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Mad Robot Brewing Co. - Boca Raton

Is your website ready for 2020?

We will show you exactly how to increase your website's traffic and improve your website's SEO with SEO Turbo Booster.

Come out an learn about the importance of organic SEO (search engine optimization) and how the easy to deploy SEO Turbo Booster plugin can help boost your site's organic positioning.

We'll cover the basic of SEO and show real world examples of how SEO Turbo Booster helps websites get better found organically on Google.

Hosted by Jennifer Honore From StartupPOP Tech Startup

StartupPOP Tech Startup Pitch Event
Thursday, January 30th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Cendyn Spaces - Boca Raton

StartupPOP will be running it's 34th tech startup pitch event with networking in the last 4 years on January 30th, 2020 at 6pm at Cendyn Spaces. We have had over 300 startups pitch at our events since 2014! - If you have a tech startup or are interested in the startup community in Boca Raton, this is a special local event you should consider attending! If you attend for the first time, you will see 5 tech startups get up and pitch their businesses!

Hosted by StartupPOP

SF IT Broward Events
H2O Driverless AI and IBM Power Systems
Wednesday, January 15th, 2020: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Duffy's Sports Grill - Plantation

Jerry Carroll, IBM Cognitive Systems Architect, will be presenting on how to get started with AI using H20 Driverless and Power Systems.

H2O Driverless AI codifies the know-how and techniques of expert data scientists in an easy to use application that scales your data science efforts.

Hosted by Jeff Elmore and Rick Napier From South Florida IBM Power Technology Meetup

HackMiami - Regex and You!
Saturday, January 18th, 2020: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Broward Main Library - Ft. Lauderdale

Regular expressions are incredibly valuable within many facets of InfoSec. Understanding the basics is all that is needed to get started and query through data like a pro! Come join me as I demonstrate just how simple learning Regex is!

Hosted by Jonathan Respeto and Hunny From HackMiami

Don't miss out an opportunity to network, learn and share your experience with the community.
Tuesday, January 21st, 2020: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
2250 N Commerce Pkwy - Weston

This group is for open source, workflow automation & business process management enthusiasts, as well as users of the Camunda stack for workflow and decision automation, based in the South Florida

Hosted by Michelle and Camunda Team From Camunda User Group South Florida

South Florida Executive Roundtable: Executive Breakfast Panel: 'Innovations in Tech & Healthcare'
Tuesday, January 21st, 2020: 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Ft. Lauderdale

Join us January 21, 2020 for our Breakfast Meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, 8:00am to 9:30am, for a continuing conversation on #Innovation #Leadership #Change-Management #Talent #Tech #CorporateSocialResponsibility more... specifically around 'Innovations & Tech in Healthcare'

Hosted by SFER

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020: 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM Wed, February 26th
Fort Lauderdale Marriott Coral Springs

CEDIA Tech Summits are local, focused, education-oriented events, featuring some of the top manufacturers in the AV, control and technology industry

The Tech Summit is brought to you by Independent Manufacturer Reps in your territory. The local event and one-on-one atmosphere promotes real-world education, practical business development, and networking for all involved.


  • Real-world seminars on hot tech trends, increasing profits, networking (IP), sales and business
  • Valuable one-on-one time with manufacturers and reps
  • Live projector & screen showcase
  • Networking
  • Complimentary lunch
  • Robust CEDIA Education

Hosted by CEDIA

SF IT Tech Beach
Tech Beach Talk _ Hiring While Scaling
Wednesday, January 15th, 2020: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
WeWork - Miami Beach

We are very excited to announce that we'll be kicking off 2020 with a Tech Beach Talk focused on one of the most often addressed issues in Miami during 2019, hiring while scaling.

WeWork is generously hosting our event at their Lincoln Road location on January 15, 2020 at 6:30 p.m., and we'll get things started with networking and refreshments/lite bites, followed by the talk.

Hosted by Jason Blilie and J.T. Gyorfy From Tech Beach

Morning with Microsoft: IoT
Tuesday, January 21st, 2020: 8:30 AM to 11:03 AM EST
New Horizons Computer Learning Center, Plantation

Join us for our third Morning with Microsoft event, our experts will be talking about the Internet of Things.

Hear from industry thought leaders, customers and Microsoft experts on all angles of IoT and a panel to dive deeper. The Internet of Things empowers organizations to gather, analyze, and employ information in ways previously unattainable.

But this newfound capability is not without its challenges:

  • Overwhelming Size: IoT generates tremendous volume and velocity of information, easily swamping most homegrown data collection systems

  • Security Worries: The proliferation of sensors and devices in our homes and workplaces makes IoT a juicy target for nefarious entities Death by Data: Organizations often find it difficult to sift through IoT data to find actionable insights in a way that is both scalable and forward-looking

These challenges also present opportunities. With mindful design and implementation, your IoT investment can not only overcome but thrive.

Hosted by Centric Consulting

IoT Evolution Expo
Wednesday, February 12th, 2020: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Friday, February 14th
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center

Participate in over 120 business and technology sessions, workshops and keynotes. Explore the industries and verticals where IoT is powering the most disruption and opportunity. Plus, discover advances in edge computing, machine learning and AI; and understand the role these technologies play in ushering in the new age of digital transformation.

Hosted by

Industrial IoT Expo
Wednesday, February 12th, 2020: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Friday, February 14th
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center

The Internet of Things is disrupting old business models and creating opportunity, transformation and exciting new avenues for growth in companies of all kinds. Get Insight on the massive opportunity to increase the productivity and efficiency of your manufacturing and production processes.

Hosted by

Intelligent Edge Expo
Wednesday, February 12th, 2020: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM Friday, February 14th
Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center

The Edge of the network is quickly becoming the critical home of Intelligence as well as data collection. This evolving Edge is made up of the sensors, gateways, endpoints, network connections, and ever more importantly, Intelligence that helps IoT-enable organizations become ever more efficient, sustainable and profitable.

Hosted by

OWASP South Florida Chapter meeting - Talk(s) + Discussion + Pizza
Wednesday, January 15th, 2020: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
OWASP South Florida Chapter

This talk will provide a recap of Security related topics from AWS re:Invent 2019.

The topics include:

  • S3 access points
  • AWS Fargate
  • VPC security
  • Cloud HSM
  • Well Architected Framework
  • Service Catalog
  • AWS Security Hub
  • Amazon Inspector

Speaker Bio:

Rohini Sulatycki is an application/product security enthusiast who has setup Application Security programs and is considered an AppSec innovator.

Hosted by Rohini Sulatycki and Adesina A

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