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Upcoming Events

 

DevOps & Drinks
Jul
30
6:15 PM18:15

DevOps & Drinks

 
 
 
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From Nginx to Envoy – Routing in a mesh world

About

Routing in the microservice world is challenging, the reverse proxies and Layer 7 landscape and requirements have changed several times over the last couple of years to serve the rapid development in the kubernetes orchestration era. 

An API Gateway can decouple applications from external consumers, by routing ingress requests from end-users and third-parties to various internal applications, and by providing cross-cutting functionality like authentication, encryption, and rate limiting. A service mesh can decouple applications from internal consumers by dynamically routing inter-datacenter and service-to-service requests, regardless of where they are exposed on the network. The core concepts behind an API gateway and service mesh are not new, but the combination of current user requirements and modern cloud native technologies provide new constraints and new opportunities.

In this session, Waleed Ali will walk us through the journey from Nginx to Ambassador/Envoy as the microservices API gateway at Lifion by ADP.

Join this session to:

• Learn about the difference between an API gateway for handling ingress north-south traffic, and a service mesh for managing service-to-service, east-west traffic and how can they complement each other.

• Explore how the open source envoy project and the ambassador wrapper has driven innovation within this space, and understand how it differs from existing proxies like Nginx.

• Learn how it has highly contributed to the safety in deployment to non-production and production environments.

Speaker

• Waleed Ali, Principle Architect at Lifion by ADP—Waleed’s technical expertise focuses on ‘DevOps’ tooling, cloud/container platforms, and enterprise microservice implementations.

(www.linkedin.com/in/aliwaleed, @waleedeg)

Agenda

6:15 PM: Arrivals & Networking

6:45 PM: Introduction & Presentation

8:00 PM: Networking

8:30 PM: Program Ends

 

 
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Internet of Fashion: What's Your Pitch
Jul
23
6:30 PM18:30

Internet of Fashion: What's Your Pitch

 
 
 

About

During the monthly internet of Fashion meet ups attendees will learn Designing Fashion tech, AR/VR, AI, Business strategies, Blockchain, Drones and Robotics. The meetings focus are different technological advancements. Expert designers that have already successfully introduced their products/services into the consumer market will share the processes of creations that integrate technologies.

Agenda

6:30 PM: Welcome Networking

7:00 PM: Lifion & IOF Introduction

7:15 PM: Innovation Pitch

7:30 PM: Attendee Q&A

8:00 PM: Networking

8:30 PM: Program Ends

 

 
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Frontier Tech: Robotics, Drones, IoT & More [FirstMark's Hardwired NYC]
May
29
6:15 PM18:15

Frontier Tech: Robotics, Drones, IoT & More [FirstMark's Hardwired NYC]

 
 
 
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About

Hardwired NYC, organized by FirstMark Capital, is a fast-growing community that explores frontier technology and emerging computing platforms: internet of things, virtual reality, augmented reality, drones, 3D printing, robotics, etc. 

 

Speakers

• Shaun Stewart, CEO, New Lab (Multidisciplinary tech hub for helping entrepreneurs scale frontier technologies)—Shaun has an incredibly impressive background leading strong teams at some of the world's top tech companies like Waymo (self-driving), Google X, Airbnb, and others.

• Nisan Lerea, Co-Founder & CEO, WAZER (Desktop waterjet digital cutting device)—WAZER, based in SF, has raised $1.4M SOSV, Kickstarter, and others.

• Krishna Manda, Co-Founder & CEO, Etho.io (AR for mobility)—Etho.io, based in NYC, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Acceleprise, Right Side Capital Management, and others.

• Akshet Tewari, Founder & CEO, Barsys.io (Robotic cocktail maker)—Barsys.io, based in NYC, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding.

Agenda

6:15 PM: Arrivals & Networking

6:45 PM: Introduction & Talks

8:00 PM: Networking

8:45 PM: Program Ends

 

 
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Internet of Fashion: Tekcessories for Performance Artist
May
22
6:15 PM18:15

Internet of Fashion: Tekcessories for Performance Artist

 
 
 

About

During the monthly internet of Fashion meet ups attendees will learn Designing Fashion tech, AR/VR, AI, Business strategies, Blockchain, Drones and Robotics. The meetings focus are different technological advancements. Expert designers that have already successfully introduced their products/services into the consumer market will share the processes of creations that integrate technologies.

Agenda

6:30 PM: Welcome Networking

7:00 PM: Lifion & IOF Introduction

7:10 PM: Milica Paranosic Presentation

7:30 PM: Speakers Performance + Q&A

8:00 PM: Networking

8:30 PM: Program Ends

 

 
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Frontier Tech: Robotics, Drones, IoT & More [FirstMark's Hardwired NYC]
Apr
24
6:15 PM18:15

Frontier Tech: Robotics, Drones, IoT & More [FirstMark's Hardwired NYC]

 
 
 
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About

Hardwired NYC, organized by FirstMark Capital, is a fast-growing community that explores frontier technology and emerging computing platforms: internet of things, virtual reality, augmented reality, drones, 3D printing, robotics, etc. 

 

Speakers

• Ramses Alcaide, Co-Founder & CEO, Neurable (brain-computer interfaces for next-generation computing platforms)—Neurable, based in Boston, has raised $2M from Brian Chin, Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund, and others.

• Ben Forgan, Co-Founder & CEO, Magic.co (decentralized access to the internet)—Magic.co, based in NYC, is part of Hologram.io, which has raised $6M from Tyler Willis, Drive Capital, and others.

• Mikhail Kokorich, President & Founder, MOMENTUS (in-space flights for satellites between orbits)—MOMENTUS, based in SF, has raised $8M from Prime Movers Lab.

• Taras Kravtchouk, Co-Founder, Tarform (electric motorcycles)—Tarform, based in NYC, is part of the New Lab innovation center.

Agenda

6:15 PM: Arrivals & Networking

6:45 PM: Introduction & Talks

8:00 PM: Networking

8:45 PM: Program Ends

 

 
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Co-founder Stories: From Matchmaking to Growth
Apr
22
6:30 PM18:30

Co-founder Stories: From Matchmaking to Growth

 

StartOut New York + ADP

Co-founder Stories: From Matchmaking to Growth

 
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Details

StartOut New York and ADP are proud to present an evening of discussion on what it takes to find a co-founder and flourish together. We will hear from successful entrepreneurs who have started ventures with one or more co-founders and learn from their wisdom what are the advantages and potential pitfalls of this type of partnership..

Agenda

6:30 PM: Registration, Light Food, Drinks & Networking

7:15 PM: Introduction & Welcome

7:30 PM: Panel Discussion

8:15 PM: Networking & Goodbyes

Meet Your Panel

  • Moderator: Puja Singh, NYC Programming Board Member, StartOut

    Puja is currently Director of International Business at Roland Foods and formerly a co-founder and COO of Sweet Technology Inc and Sweetist. She has an extensive career building businesses from the ground up and becoming expert in business development, change management, and customer success. She spends a considerable amount of time mentoring and advising new start ups.

  • Justin, Stewart, Co-founder & CEO, CherryPick.ai

    Justin is co-founder and CEO of Cherry Pick. As a fashion model turned data science entrepreneur, Stewart has developed a deep passion for using social media data to enable novel customer experiences. After pursuing a PhD in Economics, Justin built machine learning products for five years, focusing on natural language processing, predictive analytics, and social media.

  • Melissa Munnerlyn, Co-founder & CEO, CherryPick.ai

    Melissa is co-founder of Cherry Pick. Melissa built her career founding marketing organizations for multiple fashion and beauty e-commerce startups. Her expertise in marketing, sales, and business development provides the implementation level detail to build product customers love and actually use.

  • Jordan Weiss, Co-founder, LGBTQutie

    Jordan has a demonstrated history of working in the consumer technology industry as the Co-Founder of a successful startup. He is skilled in negotiation, public speaking, organization and management. Jordan has had an extensive background in wellness, personal training and mixed martial arts for 15 years. Jordan uses his skills of discipline and diligence that he acquired through these experiences to effectively run LGBTQutie. Jordan is a graduate of NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies and has been an experienced entrepreneur for over 6 years.

  • Rachel Kimelman, LCSW & Co-founder, LGBTQutie

    Rachel has a background as a Licensed Psychotherapist with vast experience obtained from 10 years working in the field of mental health. She received a Master’s Degree from Columbia University School of Social Work and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from SUNY Stony Brook. Working with people has allowed Rachel to sharpen her skills of empathy, in order to better understand the needs of the consumer. Rachel is a visionary with over 6 years of experience as an entrepreneur. Her strengths include building strategic partnerships, content creation, fundraising and creative branding.

  • Jon Moore & Jason Pazmino, Co-founders, Loyal Brands LLC/Gay Beer

    Designed to speak directly and authentically to a more diverse consumer market, Gay Beer is intended to honor the rich heritage of the LGBTQ community’s past while recognizing the diversity and integrity of the community’s present. Loyal Brands intends to recognize and represent this powerful consumer base of beer drinkers through an approach that is currently unavailable in the beer market.

    As beer drinkers and members of the queer community, co-founders and co-creators Jon Moore and Jason Pazmino are two guys who have been drinking beer in Brooklyn for a long time. Long enough to be finished waiting for someone else to customize a beer specifically crafted for them, the diverse community they love and the community’s allies. Loyal Brands was established to create quality products that hold the potential to impact people and shape community through simple acts of enjoyment.

 
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Diversity Series: Women in Tech
Apr
10
6:00 PM18:00

Diversity Series: Women in Tech

 

About

Illuminate IO in partnership with “Ladies of Lifion” and “Woman Engineers @ Lifion”, are hosting a Woman in Technology Panel.

Please join us in discussing this important topic of diversity and inclusion. Our panelist will answer your questions and have in depth discussions.

After, we will offer the change to network with an amazing group of professionals in tech.

 

Panelists

• Deb Hughes—ADP SVP, Transformation Change and Communications
• Arylee McSweeny—Senior Manager, Test Engineering/QA, Etsy
• Dana Wilson—Founder CEO, Synctank
• Alexis Perry—ADP Technical Project Manager, Operations • Jenny Eckstein—Platform Engineer, Lifion by ADP

Your Hosts

Illuminate I/O Admins:

• Joe Crawford
• Darnel Clayton
• Daleysha Lockhart
• Clifton Guzman

Agenda

6:00 PM: Welcome & Introduction

6:30 PM: Panel Discussion & Q&A

7:15 PM: Networking

8:30 PM: Program Ends

 
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An Evening with the Women Tech Leaders of Lifion by ADP
Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

An Evening with the Women Tech Leaders of Lifion by ADP

 

PowerToFly + Lifion by ADP

An Evening with the Women Tech Leaders of Lifion by ADP

 
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Details

PowerToFly has partnered with Lifion by ADP, the world’s leading provider of Human Capital Management technology and solutions, to host an evening of networking and tech talks for women in tech.

Join us on Thursday, March 28 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at 135 W 18th Street; 5th Floor, New York.

The evening’s tech talks will dive deeper into how Lifion’s apps are helping their clients manage everything from payroll and taxes to retirement and vacation days. This is your chance to ask your questions directly to the women tech leaders and male allies behind this innovative platform.

Women make up more than 50 percent of the workforce at ADP. Their commitment to diversity provides an environment that empowers working mothers to advance and succeed through mentoring, networking opportunities, workplace flexibility, and an inclusive culture. Additionally, ADP has earned spots on the Best Companies for Working Mothers, the Best Companies for Multicultural Women, and the NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women lists.

Agenda (subject to change)

6:00 PM: Check In + Networking Over Light Food & Drinks

6:20 PM: Kickoff from PowerToFly

6:25 PM: Keynote Address by Roopinder Virk, Head of People Ops at Lifion by ADP

6:35 PM: Tech Talk Featuring Brianne Wilson, Lead Product Manager at Lifion by ADP & Co-President, Ladies of Lifion

6:45 PM: Panel Discussion Featuring:

7:05 PM: Audience Q&A

7:30 PM: Networking Continues Over Light Food & Drinks

8:00 PM: Program Ends

 
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Cyberpunk Couture: AI and the Future of Fashion
Mar
27
6:30 PM18:30

Cyberpunk Couture: AI and the Future of Fashion

 
 
 

About

During the monthly internet of Fashion meet ups attendees will learn Designing Fashion tech, AR/VR, AI, Business strategies, Blockchain, Drones and Robotics. The meetings focus are different technological advancements. Expert designers that have already successfully introduced their products/services into the consumer market will share the processes of creations that integrate technologies.

Agenda

6:30 PM: Arrivals & Networking

6:45 PM: Leanne Luce "The Fashion Robot"

7:15 PM: Joshua Mudgett Creative Director J.MUJET

7:45 PM: Q&A

8:00 PM: Networking

8:30 PM: Program Ends

 

 
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 Illuminate IO: Women's History Month - Technical Interview Workshop
Mar
26
6:15 PM18:15

Illuminate IO: Women's History Month - Technical Interview Workshop

 
 
 

About

Are you a Computer Science or Coding Bootcamp student or alum? Attend to experience mock technical interviews and resume review by interviewers and hiring managers. Increasing student preparedness for computer science careers. Constructively identifying weak points where students require improvement. Actionable steps are to provide you with tools to successfully transition into a career in tech, with resume critique and mock interview sessions.

Lehman College’s National Society of Black Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, The Knowledge House, and Grace Hopper represent individuals underrepresented in the tech industry.  You will be meeting and learning from ADP associates how to step into an interview not only prepared, but a step ahead of the rest.

Other than engineering, other technical roles exist where you may leverage your CS knowledge. Come to learn more about Product Owner, Project Manager, and more.... 

 

Your Hosts

Illuminate I/O Admins:

• Joe Crawford
• Darnel Clayton
• Daleysha Lockhart
• Clifton Guzman

Agenda

6:15 PM: Arrivals & Refreshments

6:30 PM: Mock Technical Interview #1

7:15 PM: Resume Critique

7:45 PM: Mock Technical Interview #2

8:45 PM: Program Ends

 
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Essence of Inclusion in Tech: International Women's Day
Mar
20
6:15 PM18:15

Essence of Inclusion in Tech: International Women's Day

 
 
 
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About

AN EVENING WITH: WOMEN IN TECH AND MALE ALLIES
Let’s engage in uncensored real talk this International Women’s Day at the first annual Essence of Inclusion event.

We are hosting an inclusive fireside chat with local NYC engineers and legal/HR experts to discuss challenges and opportunities to advance gender equality in the tech industry.

Join us as we celebrate women and male allies in tech.

 

Speakers

• Legal - Lauren Betters (Civil Rights Attorney, Gender Equality Law Center)

• HR - Roopy Virk (Head of People at Lifion)

• Engineering - Evie Borthwick (Project Manager, Author, UN Women) & Jennifer Choudhry (United Tech. Digital, Women Who Code)

• Male Allies - Alan White (CEO and CIO at STEM-Inno) & Kim Engebretsen (Director of Security Engineering at Lifion)

Agenda

6:15 PM: Arrivals & Networking

6:45 PM: Introduction & Talks

8:00 PM: Networking

8:45 PM: Program Ends

 

 
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Frontier Tech: Robotics, Drones, IoT & More [FirstMark's Hardwired NYC]
Mar
13
6:15 PM18:15

Frontier Tech: Robotics, Drones, IoT & More [FirstMark's Hardwired NYC]

 
 
 
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About

Hardwired NYC, organized by FirstMark Capital, is a fast-growing community that explores frontier technology and emerging computing platforms: internet of things, virtual reality, augmented reality, drones, 3D printing, robotics, etc. 

 

Speakers

• Bruce Smith, Founder & CEO, Hydrow by CREW (connected indoor rowing machine)—Hydrow by CREW, based in Boston, has raised $25M to date from L Catterton and others.

• Bill Bither, Founder & CEO, MachineMetrics (Industrial IoT analytics and machine monitoring platform)—MachineMetrics, based in MA, has raised $13.4M to date from LRV Health, Tola Capital, and others.

• Mikhail Kokorich, President & Founder, MOMENTUS (in-space transportation powered by proprietary water-plasma engines)—MOMENTUS, based in SF, has raised $8.3M to date from Prime Movers Lab, Y Combinator, and others.

• Michelle Cortese, VR Product Designer, Facebook (ubiquitous social media platform)—Facebook (NYSE: FB), based in Menlo Park, is a $456B market cap public company that also owns Instagram and Whatsapp.

Agenda

6:15 PM: Arrivals & Networking

6:45 PM: Introduction & Talks

8:00 PM: Networking

8:45 PM: Program Ends

 

 
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Meetup: DesignOps NYC Design Systems in the Enterprise
Mar
6
6:15 PM18:15

Meetup: DesignOps NYC Design Systems in the Enterprise

 
 
 

Details

As design leaders and practitioners work on scaling design in their organizations, design systems play an integral part. Whether you have established a DesignOps program in your company, a design system program helps designers, product managers and developers leverage a common language, assets, tools and processes. This panel will concentrate on sharing challenges and lessons learned implementing design systems at the enterprise level. Borrowing a line from Scott Belsky newest book, the most important aspect of a venture, in this case, the design system is neither the beginning nor the launch, it is the “Messy Middle” where a lot of the important things happen. The audience will get the chance to learn from different perspectives and industries, the approaches to navigate and resolve hurdles encountered in complex environments to create successful design systems.

Panelists

• Jose Coronado – Digital Impulsum. Jose has experience working on both sides of the fence, leading enterprise UX in-house teams as well as a consultant, helping clients build and expand their UX and Innovation programs. @jcoronado1

• Talia Fisher – Verizon. Talia has been living and breathing design systems both from the agency side and in-house, most recently as part of the Experience Design & Strategy practice at Verizon. @taliafish

• Adekunle Oduye – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Adekunle is a design technologist that specializes in design systems, UI animation and data visualization. He has experience in different organizations leading design system teams, collaborating closely with product management and engineering teams. @adekunleoduye

• Indra Klavins – WeWork. Indra has held a variety of roles in a wide range of organizations. Most recently, merging her experience in program management with that as the leader of exceptional user experience design teams. @indrapendence

• Chris Fahey - Lifion by ADP. Chris has extensive experience leading design teams in a wide range of organizations, from Startups to Fortune 500. He leads a multidisciplinary team of product design and research with a strong emphasis on collaboration and empowerment. @chrisfahey

Agenda

6:15 PM: Arrivals & Networking

6:30 PM: Introduction & Panel

8:00 PM: Networking

8:30 PM: Program Ends

 

 
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World Retrospective Day - NYC
Feb
27
6:15 PM18:15

World Retrospective Day - NYC

 
 
 

Details

Our February session will convene on Wednesday, February 27 (not the typical "third Thursday"), to align with other World Retrospective Day (WRD) sites. World Retrospective Day ( http://worldretroday.com/ ) is a 24-hour series of events in agile communities around the world, as well as on-line.

NYC Scrum User Group is proud to be the host of the local WRD event in NYC. Thank you to our facilitators:

Emily Clark ( https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-clark-47427012/ )
Ralph Jimenez ( https://www.linkedin.com/in/ralphjimenezjr )

Not all Retrospective formats are created equal – some are good at breaking the ice for newer teams while others are better for uncovering hidden problems that could be really bogging the team down. In any case, this Meetup session will focus on sharing techniques/best practices that’ll inspire participants to be thoughtful in selecting a proper Retrospective format for their team’s situation.

Join us for this special event putting a spotlight on one of the most important agile practices – the Retrospective!

Agenda

6:15 PM: Arrivals & Networking

6:45 PM: Introductions

7:00 PM: Workshop & Presentation

8:30 PM: Program Ends

 

 
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Frontier Tech: Robotics, Drones, IoT & More [FirstMark's Hardwired NYC]
Feb
19
6:15 PM18:15

Frontier Tech: Robotics, Drones, IoT & More [FirstMark's Hardwired NYC]

 
 
 
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About

Hardwired NYC, organized by FirstMark Capital, is a fast-growing community that explores frontier technology and emerging computing platforms: internet of things, virtual reality, augmented reality, drones, 3D printing, robotics, etc. 

 

Speakers

• Chris Aimone, Founder & CTO of Muse by InteraXon Inc. (brain-sensing headband built for meditation)—Muse, based in Toronto, has raised $28.8M from Trend Forward Capital, OMERS Ventures, and others.

• Mert Iseri, Founder and CEO of SwipeSense (location-aware sensors making hospitals safer, more efficient, and more effective)—SwipeSense, based in Chicago, has raised $27M from TEXO Ventures, Eclipse, and others.

• Tara Pham, Founder & CEO of Numina (A standalone sensor solution that uses computer vision to measure street activity & make cities more responsive)—Numina, based in NYC, has raised an undisclosed amount from Shasta Ventures, betaworks, BMW, SOSV, and 500 Startups.

• Angelo Stracquatanio, Founder & CEO of Apprentice.io (Industrial augmented reality for pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and manufacturing)—Apprentice.io, based in New Jersey, has raised $10.5M from Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Silverton Partners, and others.

Agenda

6:15 PM: Arrivals & Networking

6:45 PM: Introduction & Talks

8:00 PM: Networking

8:45 PM: Program Ends

 

 
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HR & Finance: Sound Approach to Employee Compensation Strategy
Feb
6
6:30 PM18:30

HR & Finance: Sound Approach to Employee Compensation Strategy

 

ADP + Gray Scalable Event

HR & Finance: Sound Approach to Employee Compensation Strategy

 
 

Details

Join us for an engaging and interactive presentation on the fundamentals of employee compensation strategy for high-growth startups and mid-market companies. You'll walk away with actionable takeaways (not just theory) that will inform the direction of your company's compensation strategy. The presentation will be led by Charlie Gray, President of Gray Scalable, and will cover topics including:

  • Setting up compensation principles and employee communications

  • Structuring the right job levels for your stage and size

  • Balancing different forms of compensation (base, equity, and bonus) as the business grows/evolves

  • Conducting pay equity analysis

  • Integrating performance with pay

 

The Hosts

Charlie Gray, President at Gray Scalable

Ryan Holden, District Manager at ADP

Samantha Feldman, People Analytics Manager at Gray Scalable

Aja Kuczma, Principal Human Solutions Consultant at Gray Scalable

Lucia Smith, HR Consultant at Gray Scalable

Brett Moskowitz, Head of Client Partnerships & Growth at Gray Scalable

Aubrie Jones, Content & Brand at Lifion by ADP

Brianne Wilson, Senior Product Manager at Lifion by ADP

 

Agenda

6:30 PM: Check In + Networking

7:00 PM: Presentation + Discussion

8:00 PM: Networking + Departure

 
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Frontier Tech: Robotics, Drones, IoT & More [FirstMark's Hardwired NYC]
Jan
22
6:15 PM18:15

Frontier Tech: Robotics, Drones, IoT & More [FirstMark's Hardwired NYC]

 
 
 
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About

Hardwired NYC, organized by FirstMark Capital, is a fast-growing community that explores frontier technology and emerging computing platforms: internet of things, virtual reality, augmented reality, drones, 3D printing, robotics, etc. 

 

Speakers

• James George, Founder & CEO of Scatter (Volumetric Filmmaking for AR and VR) — Scatter, based in New York, has raised $4.5M from Lux Capital, Eniac Ventures.

• Alex Schwarzkopf, Co-Founder & CEO of Pillar Tech (Sensors and analytics for construction sites) — Pillar Tech, based in New York, has raised $3.3M from XL Innovate, Techstars Ventures, and others.

• Sam Shames, Founder & CEO, Embr Wave (Personal wearable thermostat) — Embr Wave, based in Boston, MA, has raised ~$750K from seed investors and a kickstarter campaign.

• Jenny Fielding, Managing Director, Techstars NYC (Seed accelerator program & worldwide network) — Techstars, founded in Boulder, CO, is an accelerator whose portfolio includes more than 1,000 companies with 143 exits and a cumulative market cap of ~$9.6 billion.

Agenda

6:15 PM: Arrivals & Networking

6:45 PM: Introduction & Talks

8:00 PM: Networking

8:45 PM: Program Ends

 

 
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Illuminate IO: Technical Interview Workshop
Dec
11
6:00 PM18:00

Illuminate IO: Technical Interview Workshop

 
 
 

Details

Are you a Computer Science or Coding Bootcamp student or alum? Attend to experience mock technical interviews and resume review by interviewers and hiring managers. Increasing student preparedness for computer science careers. Constructively identifying weak points where students require improvement. Actionable steps are to provide you with tools to successfully transition into a career in tech, with resume critique and mock interview sessions.

Lehman College’s National Society of Black Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and The Knowledge House represent individuals underrepresented in the tech industry.  You will be meeting and learning from ADP associates how to step into an interview not only prepared, but a step ahead of the rest.

Other than engineering, other technical roles exist where you may leverage your CS knowledge. Come to learn more about Product Owner, Project Manager, and more...

 

Agenda

6:00pm: Arrivals & refreshments

6:30pm: Mock Technical Interview #1

7:15pm: Resume critique

7:45pm: Mock Technical Interview #2

 

Your Hosts

Illuminate I/O Admins - Darnel Clayton, Daleysha Lockhart, Clifton Guzman, Joe Crawford

 
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Atlassian User Group New York: Holiday Party
Dec
5
6:15 PM18:15

Atlassian User Group New York: Holiday Party

 
 
 

Details

Wow, another year just flew by! Join your fellow AUG members to celebrate 2018 with an exclusive networking event. No talks, no specific topics to discuss, just networking while you sip one of your favorite drinks and relish some great food in a beautiful open space at ADP. And, don't forget, there will be a few cool surprise door prizes for some lucky winners!

We are really looking forward to celebrating the holidays and end of year with you!

Agenda

6:15 PM: Doors open

6:30 PM: Networking

8:30 PM: Raffle Drawing

8:45 PM: Program ends

 
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Essteem: How to Break the Glass Ceiling
Nov
27
6:15 PM18:15

Essteem: How to Break the Glass Ceiling

 
 
 

Details

You are a Senior Woman in Tech, or Ally supporting Equality in Jobs and mixed teams, or just interested in the challenges you may soon face…

Join us on Nov 27th to gain valuable insights and network with peers.

 

Speakers

Helene Molinier - Director, UN Women

Meg Columbia Walsh - 7X founder - CEO, Wylei - AI for Marketing

Jessica A. Robinson - CEO, PurePoint; Author in Cyber Security

Marie-Eve Piche - CFO, Pymetrics - AI for Recruitment

Kamilla Khabibrakhmanova - Director at Women Who Code

Lauren T. Betters - Staff Attorney at the Gender Equality Law Center

Tanya James - Founder, Global Fashion Tech Federation; Fashion Tech Week NY

 

Agenda

6:15 PM: Doors Open

6:30 PM: Welcome Introduction

6:45 PM: Panel Discussion

7:15 PM: Workshop with Speakers

8:00 PM: Networking

8:45 PM: Program ends

 
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NYC Information Security: Secrets Management for Kubernetes
Nov
20
6:15 PM18:15

NYC Information Security: Secrets Management for Kubernetes

 
 
 

About

NYC Information Security aims to connect security professionals, researches and hackers and to exchange knowledge. The meetup focuses on in depth security engineering topics, security frameworks, and best practices from the industry

 

Agenda

6:15 PM: Arrivals & Networking

6:45 PM: Introduction & Presentations

8:00 PM: Networking

8:45 PM: Program Ends

 
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Frontier Tech: Robotics, Drones, IoT & More [FirstMark's Hardwired NYC]
Nov
19
6:15 PM18:15

Frontier Tech: Robotics, Drones, IoT & More [FirstMark's Hardwired NYC]

 
 
 
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About

Hardwired NYC, organized by FirstMark Capital, is a fast-growing community that explores frontier technology and emerging computing platforms: internet of things, virtual reality, augmented reality, drones, 3D printing, robotics, etc. 

 

Speakers


• Ben Popper, Communications, DJI (Leader in commercial & recreational drones) — DJI, based in China, has raised $105M from Sequoia, Accel, and others.

• Dakin Sloss, Founder & CEO, Tachyus (Leader in energy production optimization) — Tachyus, based in SF, has raised $24.3M from Founders Fund, Primwest, and others.

• Grant Jordan, Founder & CEO, SkySafe (Leader in drone airspace security) —SkySafe, based in San Diego, has raised $14.5M from Andreesen Horowitz, BoxGroup, SV Angel, and others.

• Adam Maher, Founder & CEO, UrsaSpace (Leader Space 3.0 analytics-as-a-service) — Ursa, based in Ithaca, NY, has raised $13.1M from NEA, RRE Ventures, and others.

Agenda

6:15 PM: Arrivals & Networking

6:45 PM: Introduction & Talks

8:00 PM: Networking

8:45 PM: Program Ends

 

 
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Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

Machine Learning - Introduction to Clustering - Chennai

Training Date

17th November, Saturday

Timings

10:00 am till 3:00 pm (4 hours session; 1 hour break)


Topic

Machine Learning – Introduction to Clustering

About the session:

The meet up will be an introduction to an unsupervised Technique, Clustering. Clustering is an unsupervised technique and has several applications in business. Applications include identifying customer segments, anomalies etc. The session will focus on understanding different clustering techniques and different methods and methodologies for different data type. It will be mix of theoretical deep-dive and hands-on. Software Requirements: Install Python 3, Mac or Windows Laptop, Microsoft Excel Data will be provided for the hands-on.

Trainer

Ms. Vidhya Chandrasekaran (External)

About the trainer

Vidhya Chandrasekaran has 15 plus years of rich data experience. Having played a variety of roles and leading challenging data projects and data products and growing young talents in the organizations currently leading data teams in Global Data Science, PayPal.


Address:

ADP India Pvt Ltd

Tamarai Tech Park, 1st Floor, North Wing, S.P Plot No.16-20&20A,

Thiru Vi Ka Industrial Estate, Inner Ring Road, Ekkatuthangal, Guindy,

Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600 032.

Mobile: 8939820447 or +91 44 33216000


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 ICONYC and SOSA NYC Present: State of NYC Tech 2018
Nov
13
6:30 PM18:30

ICONYC and SOSA NYC Present: State of NYC Tech 2018

 
 
 

A Special Evening With The Movers & Shakers Defining The Future of NYC Tech. Space Is Limited. 

2018 was the year the NYC tech ecosystem made a huge step forward, establishing itself as a prime player in the global tech scene. With over 200 early stage VCs, a growing list of startup unicorns and tech talent flocking to the city, NYC has become a global tech hub. We’re lucky enough to have a front row seat as this tech powerhouse heads into maturity.

Will we continue to see a growing number of massive exits and IPOs in 2019? Or, are we still in the building phase of this unique tech ecosystem?   

Join us for a special evening bringing together the absolute BEST of NYC Tech -- including Andrew Cleland (Comcast Ventures), Ed Sim (BoldStart Ventures), Ellie Wheeler (Greycroft Partners) and Daniel Ramot (Via). The panel will be moderated by Hope King (Anchor, Cheddar).

Hosted by ICONYC labs, in collaboration with SOSA NYC this event is by invitation only for tech founders, investors and corporate executives. Space is limited so make sure to sign up early.

Agenda

6:30 PM: Registration, Refreshments & Networking

7:00 PM: Welcome & Introductions

7:15 PM: Panel Discussion “State of NYC Tech 2018”

8:00 PM: More Networking

8:45 PM: Program Ends

 
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STORYLABS.IO Interactive Workshop: Let's Find the Fun in Fighting Climate Change Using Blockchain
Nov
7
6:00 PM18:00

STORYLABS.IO Interactive Workshop: Let's Find the Fun in Fighting Climate Change Using Blockchain

 
 
 
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Details

Are the dollars we spend on our electricity bill addressing climate goals?

Storylabs.io presents an interactive educational workshop that looks at how blockchain (Exergy.energy) can be used to optimize the world's energy infrastructures, promote the growth of renewable energy at the grid edge and democratize a legacy system that may not have people's best interest at heart.

Agenda

6:00 PM: Doors open

6:30 PM: Welcome introductions

6:50 PM: Workshop begins

8:20 PM: Q&A session

8:45 PM: Program ends

 

Hosts

Guillaume de Jenlis - Lifion Spokesperson

Sasha Santiago - Storylabs Director

Adrienne Smith - Stroylabs workshop host

Ben Conte - Stroylabs guest host (director of Commercialization for LO3 Energy)

Promo Videos

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

 
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ProfitWell Speaker Series & Reception - New York City
Oct
10
6:15 PM18:15

ProfitWell Speaker Series & Reception - New York City

 
by ProfitWell (formerly Price Intelligently)

by ProfitWell (formerly Price Intelligently)

 
 

ProfitWell Speaker Series & Reception - New York City

Join us for an evening speaker series and reception where we're bringing together the New York subscription community.

ProfitWell’s CEO, Patrick Campbell, will be holding it down along Suneet Bhatt, GM of Crazy Egg, sharing their insights (with data, of course) on the growing subscription economy.

You'll want to stick around after the discussion because we'll be serving beer, wine and pizza. Honestly, who can say no to wine and pizza?

AGENDA

Doors open @ 6:15 PM

Presentation @ 6:30 PM

Networking @ 7:30 PM

Event ends @ 9:15 PM

RSVP

Your ticket is free, but seats are limited. Register here and save your seat now.

 
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Illuminate IO: Technical Interview Workshop
Jul
25
6:45 PM18:45

Illuminate IO: Technical Interview Workshop

 
 
 

Details

Are you a Computer Science or Coding Bootcamp student or alum? Attend to experience mock technical interviews and resume review by interviewers and hiring managers. Increasing student preparedness for computer science careers. Constructively identifying weak points where students require improvement. Actionable steps are to provide you with tools to successfully transition into a career in tech, with resume critique and mock interview sessions.

Lehman College’s National Society of Black Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and The Knowledge House represent individuals underrepresented in the tech industry.  You will be meeting and learning from ADP associates how to step into an interview not only prepared, but a step ahead of the rest.

Other than engineering, other technical roles exist where you may leverage your CS knowledge. Come to learn more about Product Owner, Project Manager, and more...

 

Agenda

6:30pm: Arrivals & refreshments

6:45pm: Mock Technical Interview #1

7:15pm: Resume critique

7:45pm: Mock Technical Interview #2

 

Your Hosts

Illuminate I/O Admins - Darnel Clayton, Daleysha Lockhart, Clifton Guzman, Joe Crawford

     
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    nglccNY M3: Members Monthly Mixer
    Jul
    18
    6:45 PM18:45

    nglccNY M3: Members Monthly Mixer

     
    The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce New York

    The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce New York

     
     

    M3: Members Monthly Mixer

    This high-energy event brings Chamber members and guests together for quality networking and community building. Don't miss this opportunity to forge connections with members, corporate partners and non-profit leaders. M3: Members's Monthly Mixer takes place monthly and is hosted by a different nglccNY Corporate Partner or Business Member each month.

     

    AGENDA

    Two and a half hours of networking, light appetizers and beverages.

     

    TIME

    Doors open @ 6:45 PM

    Event ends @ 9:15 PM

     

    RSVP

    If you are a current member of the NGLCCNY, please click the RSVP link above and login to be able to register for the M3 at no cost.

       
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      Scaling Agile across the Enterprise
      Jul
      10
      6:45 PM18:45

      Scaling Agile across the Enterprise

       

      Scaling Agile across the Enterprise delivering max value with min dependencies

       
       

      Details

      Enterprise Scrum, developed by late Mike Beedle, the founder of Enterprise Scrum framework, scales Scrum/Agile based on customer segment level that results in not only reducing the dependencies among teams, but delivering the most value to paying customers.
       

      This Meetup will be a lecture + exercises. We believe that we learn by doing. We will demonstrate how Enterprise Scrum scales through organization's funding its value streams. Sort of "Follow the Money". Yeah, it applies to scaling agile.
       

      Who should attend?

      Anyone implementing or planning to implement Agile/Scrum enterprise level and seeking guidance on how to deliver the max. value to customers/clients with self-organizing teams building awesome products/services.


      Instructor

      Sue Ryu, a Business Agility Consultant, Certified Enterprise Scrum Instructor, and Certified LeSS practitioner, focused on providing business agility services to organizations to help them deliver valuable products and services to customers.
       

      Agenda

      6:45 PM - Doors open
      7:10 PM - Welcome introductions
      7:20 PM - Program starts
      8:45 PM - Program ends

         
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