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SF IT vBeers Boca
vBeers @ Biergarten Boca
Wednesday, March 18th, 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 Security
Lightning Talks: What's a SIEM? What a Firewall Can and Cannot Do.
Saturday, April 29th, 2020: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cybersecurity Center of the Americas - Miami

The 2020 (ISC)2 Miami Chapter annual meeting will take place on April 29th, 2020 at the Miami Dade College Cybersecurity Center of the Americas

This is the opportunity to learn about the Chapter's accomplishments and to discuss its growth and future plans.

The meeting will be followed by a deep dive into SIEM tools.

Refreshments and hors d'oeuvre will be offered!

This free event is exclusively for (ISC)2 Chapter members, join in advance to make sure you are a part it! Host ed by The (ISC)2 Miami Chapter

SF IT Palm Beach Events
Automation in Enterprise Architecture
Monday, April 20th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Mad Robot Brewing Co. - Boca Raton

David Hartman, Founder & CEO @ The SilverLogic - CSM with degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics, David architects platforms and innovative technology solutions combining APIs and cutting-edge technologies, such as AR and IoT. His mission is to streamline the process of bringing innovative ideas to life in order to enable more people to build amazing user experiences.

Hosted by Alice Figuerola From Tech Talks Boca Raton

SF IT Linux
Monthly Linux Meetup (also covering Open Source, UNIX and UNIX-Like Systems)
Tuesday, March 17th, 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.

FLUX member Carlos Echenique will be presenting on FOSS Photography: A professional photographic workflow using free open-source software.

"Sometime last year, I was challenged by the members of my local photo club to put together a low budget photo editing laptop. I surprised the group when I presented them with mid-level machine that was running completely free software."

Carlos has been a photographer for about 45 years and an I.T. professional for 35 years and has a wealth of experience to share.

Hosted by Bill Mooney From South Florida Linux Users Group - FLUX

SF IT Blockchain
Introduction to Solidity Workshop
Wednesday, March 18th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
4Geeks Academy - Miami

Solidity is an object-oriented, high-level language for implementing smart contracts. Smart contracts are programs which govern the behavior of accounts within the Ethereum state. With Solidity you can create contracts for uses such as voting, crowdfunding, blind auctions, and multi-signature wallets.

During this workshop we will learn to deploy a faucet contract with Ethereum on the Kovan test network, audit the contract on-chain using the EtherScan block explorer, and overview the layout and functions of the Remix IDE.

Hosted by Eryka Gemma From CryptoMondays Miami

Botify Your Life - Virtual Session
Thursday, March 19th, 2020: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

You will learn how automation can help you spend more time on things that matter most, whether at work or at home ... no technical background required. Tracy will share the tools that she leveraged on her RPA journey, leading to her recognition as a UiPath MVP. Finally, she'll also share how to select candidates for automation and best practices for automation at scale.

Here we go South Florida!! Join us March 19th via zoom. This session will be lead by a UiPath MVP, Tracy Dixon of Centric Consulting.

Hosted by Kishore Pardasani From Robotic Process Automation RPA Meetup South Florida

SF IT Google
Firebase Study Jam
Saturday, March 21st, 2020: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
General Provision FATVillage - Ft. Lauderdale

Join a community of like-minded developers and explore the latest Firebase for Web technologies as a team.

Want to get started building web apps? Learn how to do that with Firebase! Join us for our Firebase Study Jam! Together we'll work through Firebase for web codelabs prepared by Google instructors. You will be able to get hands-on experience with Firebase..

Hosted by Farzad and Layla B From GDG Miami

Tech Talk: Cyber Security, IT Certifications, and AWS Cloud Computing
Thursday, March 19th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
FVI School Of Technology - Miramar

Whether you're working a dead-end job, want to gain a new skill, or transitioning out of your current field, everybody wants to have that high-paying job and that is challenging and rewarding. Technology is an ever-growing market and you DO NOT miss it!

The Tech industry is doing better than ever and offers great pay, amazing benefits, and lots of employment opportunities. And at FVI School of Technology, we can make that happens.

Hosted by Alejandra Gomez and Priscilla Pastora From FVI School of Technology

SF IT Miami Events
Github Activity Tracker with React: Part II
Monday, March 16th, 2020: 6:30 PM to 8:00 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.

This space is built for:

  • Novice Programmers
  • Bootcamps or Colleague Coding Programs participants or recently graduates
  • Self taught Programmers
  • Curious about Coding

Hosted by Alan G and 3 others From Miami Software Developers

Venture Cafe Miami Thursday Gathering
Thursday, March 19th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Venture Cafe Miami enhances and accelerates the innovation process through spaces, programs, and conversations for entrepreneurial individuals and organizations to gather and build relationships.

Hosted by Venture Cafe Miami

Miami DevCon
Thursday, April 16th, 2020: 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM Friday, April 17th, 2020
Ecotech Visions - Miami Gardens

Miami's inaugural emerging technology DevCon that bridges the gap between AI, Blockchain, Reality, Smart Cities & Impact.

Taking place on April 16th & 17th, Miami DevCon will welcome a diverse group from throughout North America, LatAm and the Caribbean. The conference agenda features a series of insightful talks, interactive panel discussions, workshops and solutions-based case studies developed by thought leaders and influencers in emerging tech.

The event also showcases two days of top-level content and interactive experiences from leading brands who are embracing emerging technologies and social impact.

Hosted by Miami Devcon

SF IT Agile
Managing Agile Remote Teams During the COVID-19 Outbreak
Thursday, March 19th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Today's Topic: Managing Agile Remote Teams During the COVID-19 Outbreak.

Working remotely may not sound new as a task management strategy for companies. However, as the world faces new challenges this year, this plan of action will probably become more than just a simple choice; it will be a necessity. In this online session, we will discuss the diverse challenges teams face when working remotely as we explore a new approach to set the basis for building successful Agile teams. In doing so, we can defeat uncertainty by focusing on Leadership and Facilitation Strategies that support the Agile mindset at its fullest, specially while working remotely.

Hosted by Rick Regueira from South Florida Agile Association

SF IT Startup Grind FLL
StartupGrind On Tour: We are going to ShipMonk to chat with Jan Bednar!
Wednesday, March 18th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
General Provision Downtown - Fort Lauderdale

If you are building a startup or selling products online, you cannot afford to miss the opportunity to meet Jan Bednar of ShipMonk and tour his ultra-modern fulfilment facilities right here in Fort Lauderdale.

Jan grew ShipMonk 8000% in the span of a few years from an initial seed of $5000 to a $70 million dollar in revenue 900 employee startup.


  • 6:00 PM Welcome & Networking: Light dinner and refreshments will be served.
  • 6:30 PM Facilities Tour: ShipMonk HQ Tour.
  • 7:30 PM Fireside Chat: Chat with ShipMonk CEO Jan Bednar.
  • 8:00 PM Q&A with Jan: Ask Jan your burning questions.
  • 8:30 PM Wrap Up: Final announcements & Networking.

Tour Restrictions:

  • No open-toe shoes
  • No pictures

Hosted by Startup Weekend FTL

March 2020 Monthly Meeting
Thursday, March 19th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Please join us for our March 2020 Meeting. Two technical talks followed by networking. This month we will be at Florida International University in Miami, room TBA. Networking to follow nearby.

About Talk 1

  • Title: The Backup Operators Guide to the Galaxy

About Talk 2

  • Title: Data Security in a Cloud-First World: Secrets, Stories, and Suggestions

Hosted by Michael Brown from South Florida ISSA Chapter

PMI Broward County Mixer!
Thursday, March 19th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Bokampers - Miramar

This networking mixer has been planned and hosted by the PMI South Florida Chapter's Community Outreach Program's high school students from Doral Academy Charter High School.

The goal of Community Outreach Program is to bring together our two valuable community partners, Corporate profit / non- profit organizations and Educational Institutes, to help bridge the project management talent gap through training & workshops. This, allows students to learn about Project Management, and helps develop students' ability to grow professionally through real life project experience. We would love to have you be a part of this event to support and encourage the success of these students. Food and drinks will be provided!

Hosted by PMI South Florida

PMI Palm Beach County Mixer!
Thursday, April 16th, 2020: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Bokampers - Miramar

This networking mixer has been planned and hosted by the PMI South Florida Chapter's Community Outreach Program's high school students from Doral Academy Charter High School.

Hosted by PMI South Florida

SF IT Wyncode
Let's Talk About UX/UI (Webinar)
Tuesday, March 17th, 2020: 6:30 PM to Friday, March 27th, 2020, 7:30 PM
Wyncode Academy - Miami

Due to concerns over COVID-19, the format of this event has been changed from in-person to a webinar workshop to better adhere to recommendations from health authorities.

This event will be hosted using Zoom. Please check back for the meeting ID to connect to the event in the next few days.

JThis event is designed for individuals who have little to no experience in UX/UI design. We encourage you to bring your Internet-capable computer.

Come enjoy some pizza with us while you learn about UX/UI. Seats are limited, so be sure to reserve yours today!

Hosted by Wyncode Academy

SF IT Broward Events
Monthly Meetup of IT Sales and Marketing Professionals - South Florida
Monday, March 23rd, 2020 6PM to 8PM
This is a group for IT Sales and Marketing Professionals to meet with their peers, learn from each other and share referrals.

Meet with peers, learn from each other and share referrals in a relaxed informal event.

We will meet in the spacious Lobby Bar or the Patio (which is the other side of the lobby bar) of Le Meridien Hotel, which is located on Griffin Road and can be easily accused from I95 or the Turnpike.

Le Meridien is also a short Uber ride from the Ft. Lauderdale airport Tri-Rail station.

  • Lobby/Patio Bar
  • Le Meridien Dania Beach at Fort Lauderdale Airport
  • 1825 Griffin Rd, Dania Beach, FL 33004
  • 6PM to 8PM
  • drop by a your convenience

If you are interested in helping this group grow - by being a sponsor, presenter or an organizer - please let me know.

johnj (954) 324-7867

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