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Max's Fanno Creek Brew Pub

12562 SW Main Street
Tigard, OR 97223, US (map)
503-624-9400
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Future events happening here

  • Tuesday
    Apr 24 2018
    OCCA - What is Intel doing and what are they planning?

    What is Intel doing and what are they planning?

    The Oregon Computer Consultants Association presents a discussion with Intel engineer Baltazar Ruiz regarding Intel technologies. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers, but topics that will be covered include current and future developments for:

    Servers (motherboards and CPUs)

    Desktops and laptops (motherboards and CPU's)

    Optane Memory

    SSD connectivity

    NUCs

    How are Intel and Microsoft working together to mitigate Spectre (and meltdown) on various platforms?

    Presented by:

    Baltazar Ruiz is an Application Engineer based out of Hillsboro, OR. He covers Cloud Service Providers (Such as Groupon, Craigslist, Progressive, etc.). Baltazar is an immigrant from Monterrey, Mexico, where he studied Control and Computing, the technology you find in manufacturing plants where robots build cars. However; he spent his professional life working in ISPs and Communications Service Providers since 1997, as a Systems and Network Engineer and leading the technical teams.

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Past events that happened here

  • Tuesday
    Jan 31 2017
    Trends in Cybersecurity

    Trends in Cybersecurity

    The presentation will be a summary of security topics and risks based on notes from 2 cybersecurity presentations from the FBI in Oct. and Nov. 2016. Topics will include:

    Tips for selling security
    Tips for security audits
    Some best practices
    Live demonstrations
    Cyber attack trends
    Mitigating disaster if it occurs
    

    Agenda:

    6:00--6:20 Networking
    6:20--7:00 No-host dinner
    7:00--7:30 Introductions and announcements
    7:30--8:30 Main Presentation (followed by Q&A):
    

    Presented by:
    David Bowman
    Northbridge Secure
    Business Development Manager
    http://netconnect.co/

    David has been working in the technology industry since he was performing child labor maintaining the Dial-Up BBS for his Dad during storms. Having grown up around technology the crowning achievement of his teenage years was finally talking his parents into the Palm Pilot IIIc. He was known to use his "school laptop to write websites during class and nearly didn t graduate high school because his final Project was plagiarized from himself. (yes he sold his Project to a company and got school credit for it at the same time)

    David has spent the last 10 years working for companies such as Hewlett Packard, Cisco Systems, and CenturyLink. With a strong background in switching, internet connectivity, and rooms without windows full of technology he comes to us today from Northbridge Secure a company which enables "Work to be an activity not a place."

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  • Tuesday
    Jul 26 2016
    OCCA: Advanced Network Troubleshooting

    The Oregon Computer Consultants Association presents Advanced topics in Network Troubleshooting

    -Overview of switches/networking devices that offer tcpdump/pcap.
    -How a span port works
    -Viewing and troubleshooting via Wireshark.
    -If time allows, advanced topics such as how to view SSL payloads in Wireshark.

    Bio: Eric Hardin has been in IT for over 14 years and has held positions from help desk to Sr. Manager. He has worked for a few large companies in the Portland area and spent two years as a consultant. Currently Eric is a Sr. Manager, Cyber Defense Center at Nike.

    Eric enjoys spending time with his family along with coin collecting and woodworking. Eric and his wife Angela have been married for ten years and they have two boys Wesley and Everett.

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  • Tuesday
    Jun 28 2016
    Advanced Wireless Networking Technologies

    Advanced Wireless Networking Technologies

    Discussion Format: Roundtable of the full membership

    Wireless networks in the business environment can be problematic. We will be discussing some advanced networking technologies and assessing which one is best for which scenario.

    We will discuss the following issues:

    What technologies do you use and what are the benefits?

    Open Mesh

    Mobile Beacon

    Powerline adapters

    Other?

    What products do you use and what are the costs?

    Ubiquity

    Ruckus

    Invictus

    Linksys

    Trendnet

    Netgear

    TP-Link

    Other?

    Presented by Christian Martin: Denali Consulting (Open Mesh)

    David Harold: You PC Guru (Mobile Beacon)

    Agenda:

    6:00--6:20 Networking

    6:20--7:00 No-host dinner

    7:00--7:30 Introductions and announcements

    7:30--8:30 Main Presentation (followed by Q&A):

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  • Tuesday
    Apr 26 2016
    OCCA: How You Resolved a Big Technical Challenge

    How You Resolved a Big Technical Challenge

    This is an opportunity for members and guests of monthly meeting of the Oregon Computer Consultants Association to share how they resolved a large technical challenge in the last year. An additional challenge will be to present your story in three minutes or less. The goal is to offer useful and novel solutions to problems other consultants could apply to their own work.

    Presented by OCCA Vice President Christian Martin will moderate the event.

    Christian is the founder of Denali Consulting.

    Agenda:

    6:00--6:20 Networking
    6:20--7:00 No-host dinner
    7:00--7:30 Introductions and announcements
    7:30--8:30 Main Presentation (followed by Q&A):
    
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  • Tuesday
    Jan 26 2016
    Resources We Use: Oregon Computer Consultants Association Monthly Meeting

    Agenda: 6:00--6:20 Networking 6:20--7:00 No-host dinner 7:00--7:30 Introductions and announcements 7:30--8:30 Main Presentation (followed by Q&A):

    Resources We Use: Part 2

    In November we started a discussion of resources we use. We focused on what products and services we re-sell, where we get them and how that works for us. This month we will continue that discussion but focus on those resources that help us run our business and provide our services.

    1. Website Resources: What Websites do you use in your business and how: For example, http://Speedtest.net to test Internet speed, or Passmark CPU tests to establish a baseline for CPU speed. MXToolbox.com for blacklists mxlookup etc.

    2. Training Resources: What resources do you use to keep current and get training? These should include: websites, podcasts, schools, video casts, online training, webinars, etc.

    3. Business Resources: Finances, Client tracking and billing

    4. Software we use: Password safes, text editors, FTP, Email, PDF etc.

    5. Dealing with Windows 10: How do you protect privacy? How do you prepare clients for upgrades?

    6. Other: What did we miss?

    Please try and make a list of your useful resources and bring it to the meeting. We'd like to get everyone involved.

    Moderators: This will be an open discussion involving everyone. Tim Chalmers (Your computer Guy) and Andy Hundt (Pro Activist Computer Support) will moderate.

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  • Tuesday
    Jul 28 2015
    What's Windows 10 Really Like?

    You are cordially invited to join us for our Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Oregon Computer Consultants' Association Monthly Meeting!

    On July 29 Windows 10 will be officially released. We have lots of questions that need to be answered.

    ~ What does it look like?
    ~ What are the potential problems?
    ~ What are the important new features?
    ~ What was left out?
    ~ What compatibility issues might there be?
    ~ Should my clients move production machines to it right away, or wait?
    

    These and many more questions will be answered by Scott just 1 day before the Windows 10 release.

    Presented by Scott Hanselman. Scott works from his home in Oregon for the Microsoft Web Platform Team. He is a teacher. He speaks widely. He has written code that you've used. He's been blogging for over a decade, coding for twice that, and podcasting for over half that. He codes, writes, speaks, empowers, promotes, braids, learns and listens, usually not in that order.

    Check out our speaker's web site and blog at http://www.hanselman.com/

    About: Free and open to the public. Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month except November, (3rd Tuesday to avoid Thanksgiving week) and December, no meeting. Please help us keep the Restaurant happy by buying food and beverages.

    Agenda: 6:00--6:20 Networking 6:20--7:00 No-host dinner 7:00--7:30 Introductions and announcements 7:30--8:30 Main Presentation (followed by Q&A)

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  • Tuesday
    Jun 30 2015
    My Favorite App - presented by the Oregon Computer Consultants Assn.

    OCCA Meetings are free and open to the public though food and beverages orders help keep the restaurant owners happy.

    Agenda: 6:00--6:20 Networking 6:20--7:00 No-host dinner 7:00--7:30 Introductions and announcements 7:30--8:30 Main Presentation (followed by Q&A):

    Title: My Favorite App - an Open Discussion

    Come ready to share your favorite app (or two). We want everyone to contribute. Just tell us in 3 or 4 minutes what app you use a lot and think is wonderful. Any operating system. Any app type. We'll have a projector and attempt to get to a descriptive web page for each app. The goal is to present 15 to 20 different apps to give everyone an idea for software that could be useful for them and also for their clients.

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  • Tuesday
    Mar 31 2015
    Regional Internet Backbones

    Have you ever wondered where the internet backbones run through our region? Who owns it? What are peering and transit agreements? Ever wondered how much it would cost to run a fiber optic line across the Pacific to Asia? Are you curious about what makes data centers so special?

    Eric Hulbert of Opus Interactive will discuss the internet backbones running through the region, and give a bit of history on how they came to be. Eric will also discuss options for hosting virtual servers on equipment that doesn’t belong to your or your client.

    Agenda:

    6:00--6:20 Networking

    6:20--7:00 No-host dinner

    7:00--7:30 Introductions and announcements

    7:30--8:30 Main Presentation (followed by Q&A)

    About Eric Hulbert:

    Eric Hulbert is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Opus Interactive, a Portland-based hosting company that was founded in 1994 and provides services from Tier III+ data centers in Portland, Hillsboro, San Jose and Dallas.

    With 16 years of IT experience, Eric provides leadership and vision for Opus Interactive’s strategic development and business growth goals. Eric also plays a key role in the company’s operations and is known for his hands on approach, hard work and determination.

    www.opusinteractive.com

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  • Tuesday
    Nov 18 2014
    New Trends and Technologies from Intel

    You are cordially invited to join us for our Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Meeting!

    Topic: New Trends and Technologies from Intel

    Program Description: Intel will discuss the trends and technologies in the ever-changing computing landscape. Topics will include Intel s technology roadmap and it s applications to various industries. See live demos of current technologies along with a sneak peak at what the future may hold.

    Presented by: Ben H. Lee III is an Intel Technology Specialist located in Hillsboro, Oregon. Ben has an Electrical Engineering degree from Oregon State University and holds one patent in adaptive synchronization of data across networks. He started working at Intel in 1996 and held various positions in engineering for desktop and networking products. He went on to marketing in 2000, did four years in sales beginning in 2004, moved to technical sales in 2008, and then to business development sales in 2012. Today, Ben is speaking at many industry events across the US and Canada training partners on Intel products and technologies.

    About: OCCA Meetings are free and open to the public. Please help us keep the Restaurant happy by buying food and beverages.

    Meetings are usually held on the last Tuesday of the month (except December). This year, our November meeting will be on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.

    Location Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 6 pm : Max's Fanno Creek Brew Pub 12562 SW Main Street Tigard, Oregon 97223

    Agenda: 6:00--6:20 Networking 6:20--7:00 No-host dinner 7:00--7:30 Introductions and announcements 7:30--8:30 Main Presentation (followed by Q&A):

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  • Tuesday
    Oct 28 2014
    Social Security Strategies

    Social Security benefit strategies are like finger prints. Everyone s strategy is different. The Social Security personnel will not provide guidance for your benefit issues. Rick will explain some of the things you should understand and consider when applying for your Social Security benefits.

    What is:

    Early Retirement Age
    Full Retirement age
    Deferred retirement age (credits)
    Spousal Benefits
    

    What other factors should be considered when choosing to accept Social Security benefits.

    How does continuing to work affect your benefits?
    What about other income sources?
    Life expectancy versus total benefits received.
    The effects of inflation
    

    Questions and answers

    Meeting notes are downloadable at: http://occa.org/files/SSNotes.pdf

    Agenda:

    6:00--6:20 Networking
    6:20--7:00 No-host dinner
    7:00--7:30 Introductions and announcements
    7:30--8:30 Main Presentation (followed by Q&A):
    
    Website
  • Tuesday
    Aug 26 2014
    Microsoft Azure for Consultants

    Microsoft Azure and the possibilities and potential it has for small business consultants to add to their revenue stream. Join us for an overview of how Microsoft Azure can help drive new business. In this overview, Scott will explain what Azure is and how partners can go to market with Microsoft and expand their reach.

    Presented by Scott Hanselman. Scott works from his home in Oregon for the Microsoft Web Platform Team. He is a teacher. He speaks widely. He has written code that you've used. He's been blogging for over a decade, coding for twice that, and podcasting for over half that. He codes, writes, speaks, empowers, promotes, braids, learns and listens, usually not in that order.

    Check out our speaker's web site and blog at http://www.hanselman.com/

    About: OCCA Meetings are free and open to the public. Please help us keep the Restaurant happy by buying food and beverages.

    Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month (except December).

    Agenda: 6:00--6:20 Networking 6:20--7:00 No-host dinner 7:00--7:30 Introductions and announcements 7:30--8:30 Main Presentation (followed by Q&A):

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Jun 24 2014
    Google, SEO and Beyond

    You are cordially invited to join the Oregon Computer Consultants Association for our June 2014 Meeting!

    Topic: Google, SEO and Beyond

    Program Description: Scott Hendison will speak on · changes in the “SEO” rules · some things to do for your local business that are even more important than Google, · how to best use the various Google services like Google+, Google Maps, and Google Local pages to best promote your businesses

    Speaker: Scott Hendison is the CEO of Search Commander, Inc.and is the founder and creator of SEO Automatic.

    As the owner of a computer & software store from 1997–2002, Scott first learned about search selling software and building a local on-site computer repair business using both Pay Per Click and organic search engine optimization.

    He began working for clients in the search industry in 2002, and has been attending and speaking at national search marketing conferences since he founded Search Commander, Inc. in 2004.

    Today, Search Commander, Inc. is a company with multiple services and brands, including SEO Automatic (a toolset for small businesses and internet marketers), GetWPress (Wordpress development and maintenance), Portland Technology Consultants (PDTC web hosting & technical services ), and several others.

    Scott lives in SE Portland with his wife and two sons, and when he's not using a keyboard or cell phone, is often found coaching kids baseball, playing racquetball, snowboarding or watching TV.

    About: OCCA Meetings are free and open to the public. Please help us keep the Restaurant happy by buying food and beverages.

    Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month (except December).

    Location: Max's Fanno Creek Brew Pub 12562 SW Main Street, Tigard, Oregon 97223

    Agenda: 6:00--6:20 Networking 6:20--7:00 No-host dinner 7:00--7:30 Introductions and announcements 7:30--8:30 Main Presentation (followed by Q&A):

    Website