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Monday
Jan 25
Data recovery and data loss prevention
Zoom

Oregon Computer Consultants Association Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Topics that will be addressed:

  • recoverable vs. non-recoverable scenarios
  • encrypted devices
  • recovery from Flash, smart devices, etc
  • best practices
  • cost and why data recovery costs what it does
  • natural disaster recovery cases
  • Long term storage and data preservation

Questions are welcome

Speaker(s): Mike Cobb, DriveSavers Director of Engineering from 2010 to present. His duties include:

• Direct our cleanroom engineers to constantly stay on the cutting edge of recovery techniques and find ways to access data storage devices for any failure scenario.

• Provide direction and expertise to our enterprise class logical recovery engineers helping them to reverse engineer dozens of unique file systems in order to gain access to recover data.

• Investigate and implement new processes and techniques for recovery of solid-state devices and train recovery engineers to perform unique customer solutions for data recovery.

• Develop relationships and advanced data recovery techniques with manufacturers for all types of recovery devices including HDD, SSD, various Flash devices, Smart Devices, RAID arrays, SAN environments and more.

• Provide best practices and assistance with business continuity and disaster recovery to our customers.

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Drivesavers is a very large and highly rated professional data recovery company. They have been recovering client data from all over the world since 1985. All leading manufacturers authorize DriveSavers to open sealed drives without voiding the original warranty. You can still receive an in warranty drive replacement.

Agenda: 6:30--7:00 Introductions, Announcements, Gadget Minute, Stump the Geek 7:00--8:00 Main Presentation (followed by Q&A)

Location: This meeting will be held online.

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Tuesday
Jan 26
Online Resume Review
Online

Have you recently revamped your resume? Want to get feedback? Join for this meeting.

This meeting is hosted by NW Veterans in Technology and is open to the general public.

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Thursday
Jan 28
Financial Accounting for Entrepreneurs Workshop by The Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Virtual

Whether you’re bootstrapping or investment-backed, pre-revenue or turning a profit, just started up or have been operating for years, there are steps you need to take to stay on top of your finances, maintain compliance, and establish or maintain a strong foundation.

In this workshop, you will learn:

Why accounting is important for an entrepreneur to know Overview of cash flow vs. balance sheet Financial terms to know when talking to others involved in supporting your business The key players every entrepreneur should have within their financial support system About the speaker:

Michael Rewkiewicz is a partner in the Assurance and Advisory Practice at Frank, Rimerman + Co. and leads the firm’s Venture Fund Group. He has extensive experience in advising venture backed companies. Michael specializes in audits of venture funds, private equity funds and debt funds ranging from $10m into the billions in terms of committed capital.

Questions about this event? Please contact Katie Spoden at [email protected].

This event is created by Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, University of Chicago, and Frank, Rimerman + Co. LLP.

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PNSQC Culture Jam 2021
TBD

Come Together for the 2021 Culture Jam!

It’s time to open the PNSQC 2021 Call for Papers with a Culture Jam. This year the theme is Quality Coming Together. As we begin planning for the conference, we’re hosting an afternoon of lightning talks to have a meeting of minds and get your ideas flowing for new proposals on software quality.

Each speaker will have 15 minutes to get to the point and convey their ideas on the theme of how quality comes together for their teams, organizations and projects.

This is the official opening of the call for papers for the 2021 conference. It will be held virtually with breaks for networking, announcements and PNSQC 2020 Conference Award presentations.

How do I get involved?

Watch past Culture Jam events on PNSQC’s youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/PNSQC/playlists

PNSQC’s mission statement is to enable knowledge exchange to produce higher quality software. The event is free and open to all interested.

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Saturday
Jan 30
Learn How to Draw From Your Imagination
Online

Join us as I talk about how to improve your art skills.

I made a goal in 2021 to paint all original artwork. In the past month, I've been painting Jesus and other characters from the Bible.

During this hour, I'll share my methods of painting without references. Whatever time is left, we can have Q&A and a general discussion. You're welcome to share your artwork as well.

Be inspired!

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Monday
Feb 8
PDXWIT Presents: Humanizing Tech LIVE Podcast Recording
Virtual

Registration through Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5EfDy1pKQXWMgj3mBo36aQ

Kick off Black Futures && Black History Month by joining Humanizing Tech Podcast hosts Jesselle Hedman and Dawn Mott for a live interview with Rihana Mungin. Mungin has been featured on Nickelodeon (she sent slime to space!) and has collaborated with NASA on numerous life support experiments. She has served on the leadership team at PDXWIT for the last two years while the organization has culturally redefined itself and adapted into an entirely virtual environment. The interview will explore the highs and lows she has experienced in academia while pursuing her Master’s in Mechanical Engineering, including dropping out of college twice (low) to creating synthetic plant roots out of hair weave to send to space for research (high!).

Agenda: 12 p.m. - Event opens / PDXWIT Intro 12:05 p.m. - Interview with Rihana Mungin 12:45 p.m. - Audience Q & A 1 p.m. - Event ends

Purpose: PDXWIT encourages women, non-binary and underrepresented people to join and stay in tech. Our events are inclusive. ALL people who support our purpose are welcome.

Wednesday
Feb 10
Email Marketing Basics Webinar: Writing Effective Copy
Virtual Event

Want to write impactful email marketing copy that utilizes your unique voice? On February 10th, Zoho's hosting a free, educational webinar on writing effective copy for your email marketing campaigns. Learn how to establish your brand's voice, hone in on your campaign goals, and get some email marketing campaign ideas.

Register Now: https://zoho.to/fNQ

This webinar will kick off our three week series on email marketing basics. Check out our other postings for additional sessions.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at [email protected]

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Community Management Meetup: A Discussion on Community Management Tools
online

What tools have you been using to manage your community groups? Most of us utilize some type of email service, landing page, social media platforms, video calling services, perhaps even more sophisticated tools to track relationships like CRM, website visits, and analytics.

Maybe you've found the perfect tools, or you're seeking a new tool. In either case, join this meeting and let's talk about what tools we've found successful.

This meeting is going to run exactly 1 hour, so please join us at 3pm sharp. We'll do a quick round of introductions and then dive into it.

Details to join the meeting with be distributed to those who RSVP.

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Wednesday
Feb 17
Email Marketing Basics Webinar: Building and Maintaining Your Lists
Virtual Event

On February 17th, Zoho's hosting a free, educational webinar on building and maintaining your email marketing lists. Learn how to build, segment, and nurture your email lists in order to improve engagement and retain quality campaign subscribers. In this webinar you will also gain a better understanding of GDPR, avoiding spam filters, and the importance of keeping your lists clean.

Register Now: https://zoho.to/YsA

This webinar is part of our Email Marketing Basics series. If you have any questions or if you're interested in our other sessions, please reach out to us at [email protected]

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PDXWIT Presents: February Virtual Happy Hour
Virtual

Registration through Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UxaZpGWCSRmFIrjBpHQqUw is required to gain entry to this virtual event

Join us for a special edition Virtual Happy Hour hosted by Cambia Health Solutions and centered on PDXWIT’s theme for the month of February: Black Futures && Black History.

We will have our usual Recruiter Roll Call and Virtual Job Seekers Lounge, but we will also be introduced to some rad organizations in Portland directly supporting and elevating the Black Community. Attendees will learn how they can plug into these organizations and will be invited to join PDXWIT in financially supporting them. Those who donate to these organizations during the event will be entered into a special raffle, and PDXWIT will be matching all funds raised.

All attendees will be entered to win gift certificates to some amazing local Black owned businesses!

And for those of you looking to connect on camera, we will have face-to-face networking at the end of the event!

We will also have ASL interpretation and live closed captioning throughout.

Hope to see you there!

Agenda: 5:00 p.m. - Zoom Webinar Open/Virtual Networking 5:05 p.m. - Introductions + Announcements 5:10 p.m. - Lightning Talks + Women in Tech History 5:20 p.m. - Recruiter Roll Call 5:40 p.m. - Virtual Job Seekers Section via Slack/Face-to-Face Networking 6:15 p.m. - Event ends

Purpose: PDXWIT encourages women, non-binary and underrepresented people to join and stay in tech. Our events are inclusive. ALL people who support our purpose are welcome.

TiE Oregon Pitch Club
Zoom

Pitch Club is an event where entrepreneurs learn the criteria and methods used by real investors to evaluate their venture as a potential investment. This is done by recreating a typical investor meeting where a few companies pitch and receive feedback from TiE Oregon Charter Members. These meetings follow the same basic agenda of an investor meeting with three sections: the pitch, Q&A, and investor discussion & decision..

Who facilitates Pitch Club?

Pitch Club is organized by Kari Naone, TiE Oregon Executive Director and led by Tom Kingsley, a TiE Charter Member who is an investor and successful entrepreneur.

What to expect?

Each attendee who intends to pitch should prepare a five minute pitch presentation. (This can include a power point projection that will be presented from your computer.) Directly after pitching a five-minute Q&A will take place, followed by a five-minute Investor Discussion & Decision).

Those who attend pitch club will walk away with a better understanding of what investors look for in a pitch and how to answer the questions possible investor will ask. In addition, each presenter will receive a digital copy of their pitch and feedback from their peers and TiE Charter Members.

Interested in sponsoring Pitch Club - please contact [email protected].

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Portland Junior Developer Meetup
Online via Zoom

For entry level developers, people interested in starting a new career in tech, and anyone wanting to encourage and help newer developers. Join us to hear relevant speakers, have a slice of pizza, and make new connections! We look forward to meeting you. If you’d like to be a part of our slack channel, you can be a part of the conversation here: http://bit.ly/JrDevSlackInvite

We meet the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00 till 7:00 or 7:30, alternating between an informal gathering time and a speaker event. All skill levels always welcome!

All are expected to adhere to our Code of Conduct: http://bit.ly/JrDevCodeOfConduct

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Friday
Feb 19
PyCascades 2021
through Online, Anywhere

Our regional Python conference will be virtual next year! Join Pythonistas from British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and beyond to learn, network, and discuss Python. Subscribe to our newsletter for full updates, follow us on Twitter, and volunteer to help us make this remote conference a great one.

This year, we're doing one day of talks on Saturday instead of the usual two, but adding a chaos track of more interactive programs, plus social events on Friday and mentored sprints on Sunday.

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Tuesday
Feb 23
PDXWIT Presents: Public Speaking: Tips for Empowering Yourself and Others
Virtual

Registration through Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/.../reg.../WN_xw2K259rSRyRFVnJb9i6KA is required to gain entry to this virtual event

Public speaking is one of the most useful tools to have in your arsenal in both your professional and personal life. Being able to speak to people in small or large groups can be daunting, and learning how to gain confidence will make the experience more enjoyable.

Join PDXWIT speaker Sarah Spieglman as she explores ways of empowering your confidence and your voice. Her talk will include tips and more: Keys to organizing your thoughts Tools to develop and present your narrative Ways to explore your passions and use them as your story These public speaking tips and tricks will be helpful for both professional and personal relationships, as well as for formulating a presentation.

Agenda: 5:00 p.m. - Webinar open 5:05 p.m. - PDXWIT and Host Introduction 5:15 p.m. - Talk begins 6:00 p.m. - Q&A 6:15 p.m. - Event ends

Purpose: PDXWIT encourages women, non-binary and underrepresented people to join and stay in tech. Our events are inclusive. ALL people who support our purpose are welcome.

Wednesday
Feb 24
Email Marketing Basics Webinar: Automating and Monitoring Your Lists
Virtual Event

On February 24th, Zoho's hosting a free, educational webinar on automating and monitoring your email marketing lists. Learn how to create automated email marketing campaigns to streamline your customer acquisition process. You’ll also learn about managing your sender reputation score, and how to use key email marketing metrics to assess the effectiveness of your campaigns.

Register Now:https://zoho.to/RtM

This webinar is part of our Email Marketing Basics series. If you have any questions or if you're interested in our other sessions, please reach out to us at [email protected]

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Wednesday
Mar 17
TiE Oregon Pitch Club
Zoom

Pitch Club is an event where entrepreneurs learn the criteria and methods used by real investors to evaluate their venture as a potential investment. This is done by recreating a typical investor meeting where a few companies pitch and receive feedback from TiE Oregon Charter Members. These meetings follow the same basic agenda of an investor meeting with three sections: the pitch, Q&A, and investor discussion & decision..

Who facilitates Pitch Club?

Pitch Club is organized by Kari Naone, TiE Oregon Executive Director and led by Tom Kingsley, a TiE Charter Member who is an investor and successful entrepreneur.

What to expect?

Each attendee who intends to pitch should prepare a five minute pitch presentation. (This can include a power point projection that will be presented from your computer.) Directly after pitching a five-minute Q&A will take place, followed by a five-minute Investor Discussion & Decision).

Those who attend pitch club will walk away with a better understanding of what investors look for in a pitch and how to answer the questions possible investor will ask. In addition, each presenter will receive a digital copy of their pitch and feedback from their peers and TiE Charter Members.

Interested in sponsoring Pitch Club - please contact [email protected].

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Portland Junior Developer Meetup
Online via Zoom

For entry level developers, people interested in starting a new career in tech, and anyone wanting to encourage and help newer developers. Join us to hear relevant speakers, have a slice of pizza, and make new connections! We look forward to meeting you. If you’d like to be a part of our slack channel, you can be a part of the conversation here: http://bit.ly/JrDevSlackInvite

We meet the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00 till 7:00 or 7:30, alternating between an informal gathering time and a speaker event. All skill levels always welcome!

All are expected to adhere to our Code of Conduct: http://bit.ly/JrDevCodeOfConduct

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Wednesday
Apr 21
TiE Oregon Pitch Club
Zoom

Pitch Club is an event where entrepreneurs learn the criteria and methods used by real investors to evaluate their venture as a potential investment. This is done by recreating a typical investor meeting where a few companies pitch and receive feedback from TiE Oregon Charter Members. These meetings follow the same basic agenda of an investor meeting with three sections: the pitch, Q&A, and investor discussion & decision..

Who facilitates Pitch Club?

Pitch Club is organized by Kari Naone, TiE Oregon Executive Director and led by Tom Kingsley, a TiE Charter Member who is an investor and successful entrepreneur.

What to expect?

Each attendee who intends to pitch should prepare a five minute pitch presentation. (This can include a power point projection that will be presented from your computer.) Directly after pitching a five-minute Q&A will take place, followed by a five-minute Investor Discussion & Decision).

Those who attend pitch club will walk away with a better understanding of what investors look for in a pitch and how to answer the questions possible investor will ask. In addition, each presenter will receive a digital copy of their pitch and feedback from their peers and TiE Charter Members.

Interested in sponsoring Pitch Club - please contact [email protected].

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Portland Junior Developer Meetup
Online via Zoom

For entry level developers, people interested in starting a new career in tech, and anyone wanting to encourage and help newer developers. Join us to hear relevant speakers, have a slice of pizza, and make new connections! We look forward to meeting you. If you’d like to be a part of our slack channel, you can be a part of the conversation here: http://bit.ly/JrDevSlackInvite

We meet the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00 till 7:00 or 7:30, alternating between an informal gathering time and a speaker event. All skill levels always welcome!

All are expected to adhere to our Code of Conduct: http://bit.ly/JrDevCodeOfConduct

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Wednesday
May 19
TiE Oregon Pitch Club
Zoom

Pitch Club is an event where entrepreneurs learn the criteria and methods used by real investors to evaluate their venture as a potential investment. This is done by recreating a typical investor meeting where a few companies pitch and receive feedback from TiE Oregon Charter Members. These meetings follow the same basic agenda of an investor meeting with three sections: the pitch, Q&A, and investor discussion & decision..

Who facilitates Pitch Club?

Pitch Club is organized by Kari Naone, TiE Oregon Executive Director and led by Tom Kingsley, a TiE Charter Member who is an investor and successful entrepreneur.

What to expect?

Each attendee who intends to pitch should prepare a five minute pitch presentation. (This can include a power point projection that will be presented from your computer.) Directly after pitching a five-minute Q&A will take place, followed by a five-minute Investor Discussion & Decision).

Those who attend pitch club will walk away with a better understanding of what investors look for in a pitch and how to answer the questions possible investor will ask. In addition, each presenter will receive a digital copy of their pitch and feedback from their peers and TiE Charter Members.

Interested in sponsoring Pitch Club - please contact [email protected].

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Portland Junior Developer Meetup
Online via Zoom

For entry level developers, people interested in starting a new career in tech, and anyone wanting to encourage and help newer developers. Join us to hear relevant speakers, have a slice of pizza, and make new connections! We look forward to meeting you. If you’d like to be a part of our slack channel, you can be a part of the conversation here: http://bit.ly/JrDevSlackInvite

We meet the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00 till 7:00 or 7:30, alternating between an informal gathering time and a speaker event. All skill levels always welcome!

All are expected to adhere to our Code of Conduct: http://bit.ly/JrDevCodeOfConduct

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Wednesday
Jun 16
Portland Junior Developer Meetup
Online via Zoom

For entry level developers, people interested in starting a new career in tech, and anyone wanting to encourage and help newer developers. Join us to hear relevant speakers, have a slice of pizza, and make new connections! We look forward to meeting you. If you’d like to be a part of our slack channel, you can be a part of the conversation here: http://bit.ly/JrDevSlackInvite

We meet the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00 till 7:00 or 7:30, alternating between an informal gathering time and a speaker event. All skill levels always welcome!

All are expected to adhere to our Code of Conduct: http://bit.ly/JrDevCodeOfConduct

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Wednesday
Jul 21
Portland Junior Developer Meetup
Online via Zoom

For entry level developers, people interested in starting a new career in tech, and anyone wanting to encourage and help newer developers. Join us to hear relevant speakers, have a slice of pizza, and make new connections! We look forward to meeting you. If you’d like to be a part of our slack channel, you can be a part of the conversation here: http://bit.ly/JrDevSlackInvite

We meet the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00 till 7:00 or 7:30, alternating between an informal gathering time and a speaker event. All skill levels always welcome!

All are expected to adhere to our Code of Conduct: http://bit.ly/JrDevCodeOfConduct

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Wednesday
Aug 18
Portland Junior Developer Meetup
Online via Zoom

For entry level developers, people interested in starting a new career in tech, and anyone wanting to encourage and help newer developers. Join us to hear relevant speakers, have a slice of pizza, and make new connections! We look forward to meeting you. If you’d like to be a part of our slack channel, you can be a part of the conversation here: http://bit.ly/JrDevSlackInvite

We meet the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00 till 7:00 or 7:30, alternating between an informal gathering time and a speaker event. All skill levels always welcome!

All are expected to adhere to our Code of Conduct: http://bit.ly/JrDevCodeOfConduct

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Wednesday
Sep 15
Portland Junior Developer Meetup
Online via Zoom

For entry level developers, people interested in starting a new career in tech, and anyone wanting to encourage and help newer developers. Join us to hear relevant speakers, have a slice of pizza, and make new connections! We look forward to meeting you. If you’d like to be a part of our slack channel, you can be a part of the conversation here: http://bit.ly/JrDevSlackInvite

We meet the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00 till 7:00 or 7:30, alternating between an informal gathering time and a speaker event. All skill levels always welcome!

All are expected to adhere to our Code of Conduct: http://bit.ly/JrDevCodeOfConduct

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Monday
Oct 11
PNSQC 2021: The Pacific Northwest Software Quality Conference
through TBD

The 39th Pacific Northwest Software Quality Conference will be held October 11-13, 2021. The conference theme is Quality Coming Together — how all the separate people, teams, processes, libraries and ideas come together to build a quality system (or not). PNSQC 2020 will be online this year, so you can easily join keynotes, technical presentations, panels, and workshops. Stream the conference to watch from the comfort of your home office, or next to your cat or dog on the couch. Early bird pricing will be announced in April. Join us for October 11-13, 2021, by registering online: https://www.pnsqc.org/register

Tracks Include - People, Management and Leadership - Technologies and Tools (including Machine Learning and AI) - Performance and Security - Automation - Processes, Practices, and Methods - Quality Engineering

Our industry learns from working with education, healthcare, manufacturing, government sectors, and more. What can those other industries learn from us? Come and find out at PNSQC 2021.

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Wednesday
Oct 20
Portland Junior Developer Meetup
Online via Zoom

For entry level developers, people interested in starting a new career in tech, and anyone wanting to encourage and help newer developers. Join us to hear relevant speakers, have a slice of pizza, and make new connections! We look forward to meeting you. If you’d like to be a part of our slack channel, you can be a part of the conversation here: http://bit.ly/JrDevSlackInvite

We meet the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00 till 7:00 or 7:30, alternating between an informal gathering time and a speaker event. All skill levels always welcome!

All are expected to adhere to our Code of Conduct: http://bit.ly/JrDevCodeOfConduct

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Wednesday
Nov 17
Portland Junior Developer Meetup
Online via Zoom

For entry level developers, people interested in starting a new career in tech, and anyone wanting to encourage and help newer developers. Join us to hear relevant speakers, have a slice of pizza, and make new connections! We look forward to meeting you. If you’d like to be a part of our slack channel, you can be a part of the conversation here: http://bit.ly/JrDevSlackInvite

We meet the third Wednesday of every month from 6:00 till 7:00 or 7:30, alternating between an informal gathering time and a speaker event. All skill levels always welcome!

All are expected to adhere to our Code of Conduct: http://bit.ly/JrDevCodeOfConduct

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Tuesday
Jan 19, 2038
Epochalypse
TBD

Wherever remains that still serves beer in 2038, we will party like it's 1970.

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