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The Tech Academy

310 SW 4th Ave Suite 412
Portland, OR 97204, USA (map)

Future events happening here

  • Friday
    May 24 2024
    May 24: How to Use AI to Learn to Code, Delivered by Erik Gross
    python

    The Tech Academy

    Artificial intelligence is quickly taking over all of our lives. Like any tool, it can be used for construction or destruction – good or evil.

    On May 24 (Friday evening) the Co-Founder of The Tech Academy, Erik Gross, will teach students how to leverage AI in order to write and debug effective code. This live online free class will start at 5:00 p.m. PST (7 CST / 8 EST).

    Learn about useful tools that will help you on your journey as a technology professional!

    Register your attendance for this powerful and useful workshop now!

    Meetup link: https://bit.ly/ErikWorkshop0524 Eventbrite link: https://bit.ly/ErikWorkshopE0524

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  • Friday
    May 31 2024
    May 31: Develop a "Connect 4" Game Using Python, With Erik Gross
    python

    The Tech Academy

    Join The Tech Academy as we create the popular and classic game “Connect 4” using Python! In this free live class, Erik Gross (our Co-Founder) will cover the basics of coding for absolute beginners.

    This online workshop will be hosted through Zoom at 5:00 p.m. PST (7 CST / 8 EST), on May 31 (Friday evening).

    This free coding class is for people who have never written code before, and in it Mr. Gross will explain every line of code in plain English. All technical terms and concepts will be defined simply. Python is one of the most-used programming languages in the world and you’ll get your feet wet here!

    Register for this fun and educational intro to coding class for beginners now!

    Meetup link: https://bit.ly/ErikWorkShop0531 Eventbrite link: https://bit.ly/ErikWorkshopE0531

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  • Friday
    Jun 7 2024
    June 7: How NOT to Get Scammed by AI, from Erik Gross
    python

    The Tech Academy

    Artificial intelligence is growing in use and power every day. And unfortunately, it is increasingly being used to scam users through complex schemes and even hacking.

    In this free workshop, Erik Gross (Co-Founder of The Tech Academy) will give students tools and resources to protect themselves from AI. He will also show you how to recognize if something was generated by a human or artificial intelligence.

    Join The Tech Academy on Zoom at 5:00 p.m. PST (7 CST / 8 EST) for this live online event on June 7 (Friday evening).

    Register for this special and useful event now!

    Meetup link: https://bit.ly/ErikWorkShop0607 Eventbrite link: https://bit.ly/ErikWorkshopE0607

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  • Friday
    Jun 14 2024
    June 14: Make Your Own Adventure Game in Python, with Erik Gross
    python

    The Tech Academy

    Learn how to create your very own text-based adventure game, similar to the classic game Zork, at this live class delivered by the Co-Founder of The Tech Academy.

    This online workshop will teach the basics of the popular programming language Python, and you can join us on Zoom at 5:00 p.m. PST (7 CST / 8 EST), on June 14 (Friday evening).

    This live class is for people who have never written code before, and in it Mr. Gross will explain every line of code in plain English. All technical terms and concepts will be defined simply. Python is one of the most-used programming languages in the world and you’ll get a taste of it here!

    Confirm your attendance now for this fun and educational Intro to Python coding class!

    Meetup link: https://bit.ly/ErikWorkShop0614 Eventbrite link: https://bit.ly/ErikWorkshopE0614

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  • Friday
    Jun 21 2024
    June 21: Using ChatGPT and AI to Prepare for Interviews, Hosted by Erik Gross
    python

    The Tech Academy

    Join The Tech Academy on Zoom at 5:00 p.m. PST (7 CST / 8 EST) for our live online event entitled “Using ChatGPT to Prepare for Interviews” on June 21 (Friday evening).

    The host of this webinar is Erik Gross (our Co-Founder) and he is not only an experienced software developer who has been working in tech for decades, he is an expert in AI and leveraging ChatGPT. At this free workshop, we will cover how to ace interviews with AI. And don’t worry, no cheating is involved! This will be ethical usage of ChatGPT.

    Register for this valuable, yet free, event now!

    Meetup link: https://bit.ly/ErikWorkShop0621 Eventbrite link: https://bit.ly/ErikWorkshopE0621

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  • Friday
    Jun 28 2024
    June 28: Let's Make Hangman With Python - Free Coding Class by Erik Gross
    python

    The Tech Academy

    Join The Tech Academy at this free, online intro to coding class, hosted live by Erik Gross (our Co-Founder), where he will show you how to create the game “Hangman” using one of the top programming languages in the world: Python.

    The class will be held on Zoom on June 28 (Friday evening) starting at 5:00 p.m. PST (7 CST/8 EST).

    This workshop is for people who have never written code before, and in it, Mr. Gross will explain every line of code in plain English. All technical terms and concepts will be defined simply.

    Register now for The Tech Academy’s fun, simple and educational Intro to Python coding class!

    Meetup link: https://bit.ly/ErikWorkShop0628 Eventbrite link: https://bit.ly/ErikWorkshopE0628

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  • Friday
    Jul 12 2024
    July 12: Developing Tic-Tac-Toe Game in Python, Hosted by Erik Gross
    python

    The Tech Academy

    Come join The Tech Academy at this very special free introductory online coding class, delivered by Senior-Level Software Developer, and our Co-Founder (Erik Gross). In it, Erik will show you how to build a “Tic-Tac-Toe” video game using the popular programming language: Python.

    Attend on Zoom at 5:00 p.m. PST (7 CST / 8 EST), on July 12 (Friday evening).

    This live Python class is for people who have never written code before, and in it Mr. Gross will explain every line of code in plain English. All technical terms and concepts will be defined simply. Python is one of the most-used programming languages in the world and you’ll get a taste of it here!

    Confirm your attendance now at this fun and very special Intro to coding class!

    Meetup link: https://bit.ly/Erikworkshop0712 Eventbrite link: https://bit.ly/ErikworkshopE0712

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Past events that happened here

  • Friday
    May 10 2024
    May 10: A Day in the Life of an AI Developer, Hosted by Erik Gross
    python

    The Tech Academy

    The position of “AI Developer” is a relatively new one. And did you know that they spend less than half their time actually working with AI and writing code? So, what do they spend the rest of their time doing?

    Join The Tech Academy at 5:00 p.m. PST (7 CST / 8 EST) for our live online event entitled “A Day in the Life of an AI Developer“ on May 10 (Friday evening), and gain answers to these questions and more.

    Erik Gross has been working in tech for decades and at this free workshop, he will “lift the curtain” on the technology sector and AI, and tell you what it’s really like.

    Register for this special event now!

    Meetup link: https://bit.ly/ErikWorkshop0510 Eventbrite link: https://bit.ly/ErikWorkshop510

    Hope to see you there!

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  • Friday
    Apr 26 2024
    How Do You Grow and Stay Current as a Software Engineer After Training?

    Christopher Carte, Tech Academy's graduate, will share his insights on how to keep your skills sharp and stay relevant in this ever-evolving field.

    Christopher's a full-stack .NET developer who loves clean code and all things coding. He's great at turning client needs into useful software.

    This talk is perfect for software engineers of all levels. Christopher will discuss: - Strategies for staying up-to-date on the latest technologies and trends. - Tips for improving your coding skills and best practices. - Effective methods for continuous learning and professional development.

    This event will equip you with the tools and strategies you need to thrive in the dynamic world of software engineering.

    Join us this Friday, April 26 at 1 pm Pacific Time (3 pm CT, 4 pm ET).

    Register on Meetup: https://bit.ly/TechTalk0426 Register on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/TechTalkE0426

    Don't miss this opportunity to invest in your future!

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  • Friday
    Apr 19 2024
    Revolutionizing Prompt Engineering with Christopher Thompson
    python

    Join us this Friday, April 19th, at 1 pm PST for a technical walkthrough of the DSPY library with Chris Thompson.

    DSPy is a library released out of Stanford University that aims to completely change the prompting process by treating it less like whack-a-mole and more like training a machine learning model.

    In this Talk, Christopher will discuss: - Prompt Engineering - OpenAI Functions - Explanation and demonstration of the DSPy library - Q&A

    Currently, Chris works as a Machine Learning Articecht for Insight, a Fortune 500 solutions integrator helping organizations accelerate their digital journey.

    Join us Friday, April 19th at 1 pm Pacific Time (2 pm MT, 3 pm CT, 4 pm ET).

    Register on Meetup: https://bit.ly/TechTalk419 Register on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/TechTalkE419

    Networking Opportunity: For those seeking valuable connections, this event is your golden ticket. Engage, learn, and expand your network with like-minded tech enthusiasts.

    Take this chance to gain insights, ask questions, and connect with like-minded individuals. See you there!

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  • Friday
    Nov 3 2023
    How LLM’S and Langchains Can Help You Land a Tech job with Kent Gray

    Tech Academy graduate, Kent Gray, joins us to discuss landing tech jobs utilizing Large Langauge Models (LLM) and Langchains!

    Kent graduated from the Tech Academy in 2016 from the Software Developer Boot Camp. Since then, Kent has turned the information he learned on the course into a successful career in Tech!

    In this Talk, Kent will discuss:

    Intro of Generative AI Overview of LLM's What is LangChain How to create your own LangChain models within Huggingface Demonstrate how LangChain can work to help you: - Improve your resume - Align your resume with Job Descriptions - Scrape job forums and pull jobs that match your criteria - Apply to jobs online

    Equipped with more than 9 years of experience in the industry, Kent now works as a Data Solutions Consultant with SOFI, inc. Within his role, he utilizes dbt and Snowflake to ensure efficient data extraction, transformation, and loading processes.

    Join us Friday, November 3rd at 1 pm Pacific Time (2 pm MT, 3 pm CT, 4 pm ET) in our Google Meet room.

    Can't make it live? We will be posting the recording to our Tech Talks playlist on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

    Networking Opportunity: For those seeking valuable connections, this event is your golden ticket. Engage, learn, and expand your network with like-minded tech enthusiasts.

    Take this chance to gain insights, ask questions, and connect with like-minded individuals!

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  • Friday
    Oct 27 2023
    How to Become More Marketable in Tech with Dave Vu

    Dave Vu, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Ribbon, will be joining this week’s Tech Talk to provide his insights into the job market and how you can make yourself stand out!

    In this Talk, Dave will share the following information:

    • How to stand out: Tips on what to do to be more marketable for an employer
    • What recruiters and employers are looking
    • The current state of the job market and where it’s going
    • His personal journey
    • What is Ribbon and how can it help (ribbon.cool)
    • Q&A

    Dave co-founded Ribbon, a professional social platform centered around verified achievements and ownership. The platform empowers managers, leaders, and HR professionals to celebrate their team’s work by sending lasting verifiable awards and credentials, powered by the blockchain.

    Join us Friday, October 6th at 1 pm Pacific Time (2 pm MT, 3 pm CT, 4 pm ET) in our Google Meet room.

    RSVP on MeetUp: https://bit.ly/TechTalkDavidVu RSVP Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/TechTalkEDavidVu

    Don't miss this opportunity to learn and network!

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  • Friday
    Oct 20 2023
    Cyber Security and How to Land Your First Job in Tech with Andrew Christlieb

    In-Person Tech Talks Are Back!

    Get ready for a Tech Talk at our Portland Campus featuring our amazing graduate, Andrew Christlieb!

    Andrew will join us to discuss the cyber security sector and how to land your first job in the Tech Industry. Andrew has spent over eight years in tech sales, with over four years directly in cyber security. He joined the Tech Academy to transition into the tech sector and learn about the importance of front-end development in an effort to become a project manager. After graduating, Andrew found his first tech job at Adpearance in Portland; the rest is history.

    In this Talk, Andrew will discuss:

    • Why Cyber security, and why now?

    • How do you land an initial job, and what is the career projection?

    • What does a typical day look like for a cyber security sales professional?

    • How did The Tech Academy prepare you for the role?

    • I'm not interested in sales; what else can I do at a cyber security company?

    • Q&A

    Andrew currently works at Akamai Technologies and is a Major Account Executive responsible for companies with over $1b in revenue in Oregon, Alabama, Hawaii, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Montana, Arizona, and New Mexico.

    Event Details: 📅 Date: Friday, October 20th

    📍 Location: Our Downtown Portland Campus

    🕒 Time: 12:40 pm Doors open 12:45 pm Food and refreshments 1:00 pm Tech Talk starts.

    Join Virtually: Can't make it in person? No worries! Please make sure to RSVP athttps://bit.ly/TTATTOnline to catch the action online.

    With a wealth of experience in tech sales, including a deep dive into cyber security, Andrew's journey from The Tech Academy to becoming a Major Account Executive at Akamai Technologies is nothing short of inspiring!

    🌟Networking Opportunity: For those seeking valuable connections, this event is your golden ticket. Engage, learn, and expand your network with like-minded tech enthusiasts.

    Take this opportunity to gain insights, ask questions, and connect with like-minded individuals. See you there!

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  • Friday
    Oct 13 2023
    Understanding the Current Landscape of the Tech Job Market with Christopher Thompson

    Christopher Thompson, a Machine Learning Architect, joins us for a candid discussion regarding the current state of the job market in the tech industry.

    Christopher will provide actionable steps, help set realistic expectations, and highlight the motivation needed to continue progressing in your tech career.

    In this Talk, Christopher will discuss:

    • The current state of the tech industry as a whole
    • Practical advice to improve your job search
    • What job seekers can do to position themselves more effectively
    • The value of persistence and dedication
    • Q&A

    Christopher has 5+ years of legitimate experience in Tech across a variety of positions. Currently, he works as a Machine Learning Articecht for Insight, a Fortune 500 solutions integrator helping organizations accelerate their digital journey.

    Join us Friday, October 13th at 1 pm Pacific Time (2 pm MT, 3 pm CT, 4 pm ET) in our Google Meet room.

    Can't make it live? We will be posting the recording to our Tech Talks playlist on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

    Networking Opportunity: For those seeking valuable connections, this event is your golden ticket. Engage, learn, and expand your network with like-minded tech enthusiasts.

    Take this chance to gain insights, ask questions, and connect with like-minded individuals. See you there!

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  • Saturday
    Oct 7 2023
    Mentorship Saturdays

    The Tech Academy

    We are both online via the link below and hosted in person thanks to Tech Academy!

    Hosted by Aaron Campf. Online Teams Link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YTljOWRlMDAtNThmZS00NzljLWE1YTEtZDhlODMyYzI0OTRi%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2282ea9e81-6f10-49e0-a1f1-d75b0b4c2e7c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22143ee9d3-21a4-4da7-a1e8-2472c358110e%22%7d

    Or call in (audio only) +1 872-240-8681,,882162595# United States, Chicago Phone Conference ID: 882 162 595#

    Please join one of our community group chats

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    Discord https://discord.gg/nSCxgbcG7U

    If there are any issues with joining in person or online please message on here and Slack or Discord

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  • Friday
    Oct 6 2023
    Finding Your First Job and Excelling In It with McKay Moore Photo of The_Tech_Academy Hosted By The_Tech_Academy

    McKay Moore, Tech Academy graduate, will discuss how to land your first tech job and be successful in it!

    In this Talk, McKay will share the following information:

    • Job search process
    • How to succeed once you are on the job
    • ANKI, a great learning tool for technical interviews
    • Q&A

    McKay graduated from The Tech Academy in 2022 and currently works as a Full-Stack Software Engineer at GoEngineer.

    Join us Friday, October 6th at 1 pm Pacific Time (2p MT, 3p CT, 4p ET) in our Google Meet room.

    RSVP on Meetup: https://bit.ly/TechTalk106 RSVP on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/TechTalkE106

    Don't miss this opportunity to learn and network!

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  • Saturday
    Sep 9 2023
    Mentorship Saturdays

    The Tech Academy

    We are both online via the link below and hosted in person thanks to Tech Academy!

    Hosted by Aaron Campf. Online Teams Link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YTljOWRlMDAtNThmZS00NzljLWE1YTEtZDhlODMyYzI0OTRi%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2282ea9e81-6f10-49e0-a1f1-d75b0b4c2e7c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22143ee9d3-21a4-4da7-a1e8-2472c358110e%22%7d

    Or call in (audio only) +1 872-240-8681,,882162595# United States, Chicago Phone Conference ID: 882 162 595#

    Please join one of our community group chats

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    If there are any issues with joining in person or online please message on here and Slack or Discord

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  • Saturday
    Aug 5 2023
    Mentorship Saturdays

    The Tech Academy

    We are both online via the link below and hosted in person thanks to Tech Academy!

    Hosted by Aaron Campf. Online Teams Link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YTljOWRlMDAtNThmZS00NzljLWE1YTEtZDhlODMyYzI0OTRi%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2282ea9e81-6f10-49e0-a1f1-d75b0b4c2e7c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22143ee9d3-21a4-4da7-a1e8-2472c358110e%22%7d

    Or call in (audio only) +1 872-240-8681,,882162595# United States, Chicago Phone Conference ID: 882 162 595#

    Please join one of our community group chats

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    If there are any issues with joining in person or online please message on here and Slack or Discord

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  • Saturday
    Jul 8 2023
    Mentorship Saturdays

    The Tech Academy

    Date was changed to move away from July 4th

    We are both online via the link below and hosted in person thanks to Tech Academy!

    Hosted by Aaron Campf. Online Teams Link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YTljOWRlMDAtNThmZS00NzljLWE1YTEtZDhlODMyYzI0OTRi%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2282ea9e81-6f10-49e0-a1f1-d75b0b4c2e7c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22143ee9d3-21a4-4da7-a1e8-2472c358110e%22%7d

    Or call in (audio only) +1 872-240-8681,,882162595# United States, Chicago Phone Conference ID: 882 162 595#

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    If there are any issues with joining in person or online please message on here and Slack or Discord

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  • Saturday
    Jun 3 2023
    Mentorship Saturdays

    The Tech Academy

    We are both online via the link below and hosted in person thanks to Tech Academy!

    Hosted by Aaron Campf. Online Teams Link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YTljOWRlMDAtNThmZS00NzljLWE1YTEtZDhlODMyYzI0OTRi%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2282ea9e81-6f10-49e0-a1f1-d75b0b4c2e7c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22143ee9d3-21a4-4da7-a1e8-2472c358110e%22%7d

    Or call in (audio only) +1 872-240-8681,,882162595# United States, Chicago Phone Conference ID: 882 162 595#

    Please join one of our community group chats

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    If there are any issues with joining in person or online please message on here and Slack or Discord

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  • Saturday
    May 6 2023
    Mentorship Saturdays

    The Tech Academy

    We are both online via the link below and hosted in person thanks to Tech Academy!

    Hosted by Aaron Campf. Online Teams Link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YTljOWRlMDAtNThmZS00NzljLWE1YTEtZDhlODMyYzI0OTRi%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2282ea9e81-6f10-49e0-a1f1-d75b0b4c2e7c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22143ee9d3-21a4-4da7-a1e8-2472c358110e%22%7d

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    If there are any issues with joining in person or online please message on here and Slack or Discord

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  • Saturday
    Apr 1 2023
    Mentorship Saturdays

    The Tech Academy

    We are both online via the link below and hosted in person thanks to Tech Academy!

    Hosted by Aaron Campf. Online Teams Link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YTljOWRlMDAtNThmZS00NzljLWE1YTEtZDhlODMyYzI0OTRi%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2282ea9e81-6f10-49e0-a1f1-d75b0b4c2e7c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22143ee9d3-21a4-4da7-a1e8-2472c358110e%22%7d

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    If there are any issues with joining in person or online please message on here and Slack or Discord

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  • Saturday
    Mar 4 2023
    Mentorship Saturdays

    The Tech Academy

    We are both online via the link below and hosted in person thanks to Tech Academy!

    Hosted by Aaron Campf. Online Teams Link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YTljOWRlMDAtNThmZS00NzljLWE1YTEtZDhlODMyYzI0OTRi%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2282ea9e81-6f10-49e0-a1f1-d75b0b4c2e7c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22143ee9d3-21a4-4da7-a1e8-2472c358110e%22%7d

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    If there are any issues with joining in person or online please message on here and Slack or Discord

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  • Saturday
    Feb 4 2023
    Mentorship Saturdays

    The Tech Academy

    We are both online via the link below and hosted in person thanks to Tech Academy!

    Hosted by Aaron Campf. Online Teams Link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YTljOWRlMDAtNThmZS00NzljLWE1YTEtZDhlODMyYzI0OTRi%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2282ea9e81-6f10-49e0-a1f1-d75b0b4c2e7c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22143ee9d3-21a4-4da7-a1e8-2472c358110e%22%7d

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    If there are any issues with joining in person or online please message on here and Slack or Discord

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  • Saturday
    Jan 7 2023
    Mentorship Saturdays

    The Tech Academy

    We are both online via the link below and hosted in person thanks to Tech Academy!

    Hosted by Aaron Campf. Online Teams Link: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YTljOWRlMDAtNThmZS00NzljLWE1YTEtZDhlODMyYzI0OTRi%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2282ea9e81-6f10-49e0-a1f1-d75b0b4c2e7c%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22143ee9d3-21a4-4da7-a1e8-2472c358110e%22%7d

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    If there are any issues with joining in person or online please message on here and Slack or Discord

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  • Saturday
    Nov 5 2022
    Mentorship Saturdays

    The Tech Academy

    Coffee, bagels and people working on their careers and code! We have 2-5 mentors every month ready to help people get started in the industry, get help with a particular problem, or get career advice. We offer resume reviews, portfolio reviews, and sometimes mock interviews (time permitting).

    Slack: https://mentorshipsaturdays.herokuapp.com/ Discord: https://discord.gg/nSCxgbcG7U

    Website
  • Saturday
    Oct 1 2022
    Mentorship Saturdays

    The Tech Academy

    Coffee, bagels and people working on their careers and code! We have 2-5 mentors every month ready to help people get started in the industry, get help with a particular problem, or get career advice. We offer resume reviews, portfolio reviews, and sometimes mock interviews (time permitting).

    Slack: https://mentorshipsaturdays.herokuapp.com/ Discord: https://discord.gg/nSCxgbcG7U

    Website
  • Saturday
    Sep 3 2022
    Mentorship Saturdays

    The Tech Academy

    Coffee, bagels and people working on their careers and code! We have 2-5 mentors every month ready to help people get started in the industry, get help with a particular problem, or get career advice. We offer resume reviews, portfolio reviews, and sometimes mock interviews (time permitting).

    Slack: https://mentorshipsaturdays.herokuapp.com/ Discord: https://discord.gg/nSCxgbcG7U

    Website
  • Saturday
    Aug 6 2022
    Mentorship Saturdays

    The Tech Academy

    Coffee, bagels and people working on their careers and code! We have 2-5 mentors every month ready to help people get started in the industry, get help with a particular problem, or get career advice. We offer resume reviews, portfolio reviews, and sometimes mock interviews (time permitting).

    Slack: https://mentorshipsaturdays.herokuapp.com/ Discord: https://discord.gg/nSCxgbcG7U

    Website
  • Saturday
    Jul 9 2022
    Mentorship Saturdays

    The Tech Academy

    Coffee, bagels and people working on their careers and code! We have 2-5 mentors every month ready to help people get started in the industry, get help with a particular problem, or get career advice. We offer resume reviews, portfolio reviews, and sometimes mock interviews (time permitting).

    Slack: https://mentorshipsaturdays.herokuapp.com/ Discord: https://discord.gg/nSCxgbcG7U

    Website
  • Friday
    Mar 18 2022
    An Introduction to APIs with Cory Althoff

    Cory Althoff, author of The Self-Taught Programmer: The Definitive Guide to Programming Professionally, and a developer advocate at Vonage, will discuss his experience as a self-taught programmer, the community he started, and his thoughts on coding boot camps and why people should consider enrolling in them.

    Cory will also host an introductory workshop focusing on APIs (application programming interface). You will leave this workshop understanding core concepts of: -What is an API -How APIs work -Examples of popular APIs -How you can use APIs to create fun side projects that help you get started -Join us Friday, March 18th, at 1pm Pacific Time (2p MT, 3p CT, 4p ET) in our Google Meet room.

    RSVP on Eventbrite: bit.ly/3v63S8L RSVP on Meetup: bit.ly/3h5GMXJ

    Can't make it live? We will be posting the recording to our Tech Talks playlist on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

    Don't miss this great opportunity to learn about APIs!

    Website
  • Friday
    Oct 29 2021
    Artificial Superintelligence: Beyond Today's Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial intelligence (AI) has been named as the most widely referred technology in recent times.

    One of the variants of AI technology is Artificial superintelligence (ASI). This is where machines become self-aware and surpass the capacity of human intelligence and ability.

    This week we are joined by Mounir Shita, founder of Global Economic Alliance, to discuss ASI and the future that it holds. He will be sharing over 14 years of ASI research.

    Join us on October 29th at 1pm PT, 2pm MT, 3pm CT, and 4pm ET. We'll be in this google meet room: https://meet.google.com/erw-giij-ktv

    Can't make it live? Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

    Don't miss out on another great opportunity to learn and network!

    Website
  • Friday
    Oct 22 2021
    Best practices for collaborating with UX designers: Tech Talk with Daniel Sauble

    As a developer, it is important to know how to collaborate with the UX designers, and vice versa!

    Daniel Sauble, Lead Product Designer at DataStax, will be joining us to discuss the best practices for collaborating with UX designers.

    Topics that are going to be covered:

    What does a UX designer do? How do they interact with the software development lifecycle? What does effective collaboration between developers and designers look like?

    RSVP on Meetup: bit.ly/techtalk22 RSVP on Eventbrite: bit.ly/techtalk22e

    Join us Friday, October 22nd at 1pm Pacific Time, 2pm Mountain Time (3p CT, 4p ET)

    Don't miss out on another great opportunity to learn and network!

    Can't make it live? We will be posting the recording to our Tech Talks playlist on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

    Website
  • Friday
    Oct 8 2021
    Leveraging LinkedIn to Capitalize on the Bull Job Market with Jeffrey Morris

    LinkedIn is one of the most popular platform for job-seekers in the market!

    Jeffrey Morris will be joining us to give some tips on how to leverage LinkedIn to capitalize the job market! Jeffrey is a Technical Recruiting Manager at Triad Technology Group.

    Bring all your questions and take tips on how to take advantage of LinkedIn to land your dream job!

    Join us on October 8th at 1pm PT, 2pm MT, 3pm CT, and 4pm ET for this great opportunity to learn and network!

    RSVP on Meetup: https://bit.ly/3hzRjuM RSVP on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/39bJA1C

    Can't make it live? Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

    We hope to see you there!

    Website
  • Friday
    Oct 1 2021
    Q&A Coding Game: Tech Talk with Rojina and Jeffrey

    Lets learn and have fun!!

    We are hosting a game show on coding questions. We will mostly be covering HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Meet up with us, test out your knowledge and try to win a $100 Amazon gift card!! Thanks to our sponsor, Constructor, we have have increased the prize for this game so you definitely don't want to miss out!

    Join us on October 1st at 1pm PT, 2pm MT, 3pm CT, and 4pm ET.

    RSVP on Meetup: https://bit.ly/TT10121 RSVP on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/TTE10121

    Don't miss this great opportunity to learn and network!

    Website
  • Job Placement Q&A Tech Talk with Rojina and Jeffrey

    Having a hard time with your job search or don't even know where to start?!

    We are going to discuss all aspects of landing a tech job! Bring all of your questions on job search, resumes, interviews, etc.!

    Join us on October 1st at 1pm PT, 2pm MT, 3pm CT, and 4pm ET for this great opportunity to learn and network!

    Can't make it live? Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel!

    Website
  • Friday
    Sep 24 2021
    From Bootcamp to Lead: Lessons from a Journey in Tech with Joe Karasek

    Need help navigating the world of tech!?

    This week we have Joe Karasek joining us to discuss his journey in tech! From being in a coding boot camp to lead design system engineer at Nike, Joe will share his experience and tips on how to become successful in this industry!

    Bring all your questions on how to succeed in your journey!

    Join us Friday September 24th at 1pm PT, 4p ET.

    RSVP on Meetup: bit.ly/3gwnQl0 RSVP on Eventbrite: bit.ly/3Bad1Nu

    Can't make it live? We will be posting the recording to our Tech Talks playlist on our YouTube Channel!

    Don't miss out on another great opportunity to learn and network!

    Website
  • Friday
    Sep 17 2021
    Yes, You Are Good Enough! Imposter Syndrome Tech Talk with Dan Linn

    Yes! You are good enough!

    Are you doubting your abilities and feeling like a fraud? Join this week's Tech Talk, with Dan Linn, to learn all about imposter syndrome and tips on how to overcome it!

    Dan Linn is the President of Hello World Devs. Hello World helps companies create application solutions with their own internal teams, or as supplemental or permanent workers on outside projects.

    Join us on August 6th at 1pm PT, 2pm MT, 3pm CT, and 4pm ET for this great opportunity to learn and network!

    RSVP on Meetup: bit.ly/TTM917 RSVP on Eventbrite: bit.ly/TTE917

    Can't make it live? Watch the recording on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

    We hope to see you there!

    Website
  • Friday
    Aug 13 2021
    Getting into Tech: Advice from a Tech Recruiter with Tearyn Cox

    Having a hard time breaking into the industry?

    Join us this Friday with guest speaker Tearyn Cox, who is a professional Recruiter at Insight Global, to discuss job placement.

    Bring your questions regrading job recruitment, resume, interview, and etc. as we prepare you for your future!

    Join us Friday August 13th at 1pm Pacific Time, 2pm Mountain Time (3p CT, 4p ET) in our google meet room: https://meet.google.com/erw-giij-ktv

    RSVP on Meetup: https://bit.ly/TT813

    Can't make it live? We will be posting the recording to our Tech Talks playlist on our YouTube Channel: https://bit.ly/TTA-techtalks

    Don't miss out!!

    Website
  • Friday
    Apr 23 2021
    A Day in the Life of a Data Scientist and How to Get There - Tech Talk with Kent Gray

    Tech Academy graduate Kent Gray joins us to share his journey from boot camp student to data scientist in this week's Tech Talk.

    Kent works as a service Data Scientist at Kubota Tractor Corporation, and has several years experience as an analyst since graduating from The Tech Academy in 2016. Come learn what a day in the life of a data scientist is like and get advice on how to break into the industry!

    Meet with us virtually on April 23rd at 1pm Pacific time for some networking and fun!

    Register on MeetUp to attend: https://www.meetup.com/techacademy/events/277240087/

    Website
  • Friday
    Feb 12 2021
    Friday Tech Talk at The Tech Academy: Spencer Verada - Talking about SEO

    Join us on Friday 2/12 for this week's Tech Talk at The Tech Academy. This week Spencer Verada will be sharing essential tips and tricks to get your website listed at the top of the internet's most popular search engines. The world of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is constantly shifting and changing, so join us this Friday on Google Meet (meet.google.com/erw-giij-ktv) to learn from an expert!

    Website
  • Friday
    Apr 13 2018
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Both Sides of Net Neutrality
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    The Tech Academy

    Featured Speaker: Brett Caudle, Dean of The Tech Academy

    Brett has been with The Tech Academy for years and is an integral part of the school's ongoing success.

    Net Neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers should enable access to all content and applications regardless of the source, and without favoring or blocking particular products or websites. This has been a hot topic in our current political climate.

    Brett will lead a civilized discussion around both sides of this issue.

    12:30 p.m. Pizza and Refreshments
    1:00 p.m. Tech Talk starts

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you! We strive to have an uplifting and inclusive environment. Please come prepared to share your own ideas while respecting the opinions of others.

    Website
  • Thursday
    Feb 22 2018
    Code Oregon - The Tech Academy presents Code Oregon Careers: Maximizing Your GitHub 8/22
    php python javascript

    Code Oregon Careers is a collaboration between Code Oregon and The Tech Academy to help software developers prepare themselves for the job search in the software industry. This is a four part series focusing on Soft Skills Interviews, Technical Interviews, LinkedIn and GitHub. 

    Whether you are an experienced developer back on the job search or a brand new junior developer looking for your first opportunity, join us to learn some valuable skills to help you in your job search.  

    This installment on Thursday, February 22 at 6.p.m. will cover:

    Maximizing Your GitHub for the Job Search

    Food & Beverages:

    The Tech Academy will be providing free pizza and beverages. Please RSVP to help us ensure we have enough food for everyone. If later on you are unable to make the event, please change your RSVP status to help us avoid wasting food. 

    Schedule:
    • 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Meet and greet (Networking + pizza and beverages)

    • 6:30 p.m. Code Oregon Careers presentation

    • 7:30 p.m. Q & A and announcements

    • 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. Practice Soft Skills interview inteviewing for anyone that what's to stay after the initial presentation to develop and practice soft skill interviewing

    Resources for Tech Job Seekers:

    David Duncan with Code Oregon (a partnership with WorkSource Oregon and WorkSystems) has developed PortlandTech.org to help job seekers in the tech industry. To schedule a resume review and/or join his list to receive customized job leads, send a resume to [masked] or [masked] to schedule an appointment.

    Website
  • Thursday
    Feb 8 2018
    Code Oregon - The Tech Academy presents Code Oregon Careers: Soft Skills Interviewing 2/8
    php python javascript

    Code Oregon Careers is a collaboration between Code Oregon and The Tech Academy to help software developers prepare themselves for the job search in the software industry. This is a four part series focusing on Soft Skills Interviews, Technical Interviews, LinkedIn and GitHub. 

    Whether you are an experienced developer back on the job search or a brand new junior developer looking for your first opportunity, join us to learn some valuable skills to help you in your job search.  

    This installment on Thursday, February 8 at 6.p.m. will cover:

    Preparing for Soft Skill Interviews

    Food & Beverages:

    The Tech Academy will be providing free pizza and beverages. Please RSVP to help us ensure we have enough food for everyone. If later on you are unable to make the event, please change your RSVP status to help us avoid wasting food. 

    Schedule:
    • 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Meet and greet (Networking + pizza and beverages)

    • 6:30 p.m. Code Oregon Careers presentation

    • 7:30 p.m. Q & A and announcements

    • 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. Practice Soft Skills interview inteviewing for anyone that what's to stay after the initial presentation to develop and practice soft skill interviewing

    Resources for Tech Job Seekers:

    David Duncan with Code Oregon (a partnership with WorkSource Oregon and WorkSystems) has developed PortlandTech.org to help job seekers in the tech industry. To schedule a resume review and/or join his list to receive customized job leads, send a resume to [masked] or [masked] to schedule an appointment.

    Website
  • Friday
    Jan 26 2018
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Friday Tech Talk with Josh Carter on "My Founder Journey"
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    Featured Speakers: Josh Carter 


    Josh Carter is a US Navy Vet, speaker, and technology leader who has a long track record of success throughout his career. He is the COO of Camp Patriot Boot Camp (PBC), which is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit on a mission to equip active duty military members, Veterans, and their spouses with the education, resources, and community needed to be successful technology entrepreneurs.


    He will giving a presentation on "My Founder Journey"

    12:30 p.m. Pizza and Refreshments
    1:00 p.m. Tech Talk starts

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Thursday
    Jan 25 2018
    Code Oregon - The Tech Academy presents Code Oregon Careers: Maximizing Your LinkedIn 1/25
    php python javascript

    Code Oregon Careers is a collaboration between Code Oregon and The Tech Academy to help software developers prepare themselves for the job search in the software industry. This is a four part series focusing on Soft Skills Interviews, Technical Interviews, LinkedIn and GitHub. 

    Whether you are an experienced developer back on the job search or a brand new junior developer looking for your first opportunity, join us to learn some valuable skills to help you in your job search.  

    This installment on Thursday, January 25 at 6.p.m. will cover:

    Maximizing LinkedIn for your job search

    Food & Beverages:

    The Tech Academy will be providing free pizza and beverages. Please RSVP to help us ensure we have enough food for everyone. If later on you are unable to make the event, please change your RSVP status to help us avoid wasting food. 

    Schedule:
    • 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Meet and greet (Networking + pizza and beverages)

    • 6:30 p.m. Code Oregon Careers presentation

    • 7:30 p.m. Q & A and announcements

    • 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. Soft Skills interview mini-workshop for anyone that what's to stay after the initial presentation to develop, practice soft skill interviewing

    Resources for Tech Job Seekers:

    David Duncan with Code Oregon (a partnership with WorkSource Oregon and WorkSystems) has developed PortlandTech.org to help job seekers in the tech industry. To schedule a resume review and/or join his list to receive customized job leads, send a resume to [masked] or [masked] to schedule an appointment.

    Website
  • Friday
    Jan 19 2018
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - 2-part Tech Talk Series: "Coding Securely - Minimizing Vulnerabilities" Part 2
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    Featured Speaker: Dr. Brent Wilson, Assoc. Professor of Computer Science at George Fox University

    Using the OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) Top-10 Vulnerability listing as a guide, we will look at the various vulnerabilities and investigate how they work along with the mitigations and defenses that developers need to employ to create secure software.


    This is Part 2 of a 2-Part series of talks.

    Come join us for fresh coffee, pizza, refreshments, and some great networking opportunities.

    Lunch & Open Q/A 12:00-1:00
    Tech Talk 1:00-2:00

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Jan 12 2018
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - 2-part Tech Talk Series: "Coding Securely - Minimizing Vulnerabilities" Part 1
    javascript

    Featured Speaker: Dr. Brent Wilson, Assoc. Professor of Computer Science at George Fox University

    Using the OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) Top-10 Vulnerability listing as a guide, we will look at the various vulnerabilities and investigate how they work along with the mitigations and defenses that developers need to employ to create secure software.


    This is Part 1 of a 2-Part series of talks.

    Come join us for fresh coffee, pizza, refreshments, and some great networking opportunities.

    Lunch & Open Q/A 12:00-1:00
    Tech Talk 1:00-2:00

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Thursday
    Jan 11 2018
    Code Oregon - The Tech Academy presents Code Oregon Careers: Preparing for Technical Interview
    php python javascript

    Code Oregon Careers is a collaboration between Code Oregon and The Tech Academy to help software developers prepare themselves for the job search in the software industry. This is a four part series focusing on Soft Skills Interviews, Technical Interviews, LinkedIn and GitHub. 

    Whether you are an experienced developer back on the job search or a brand new junior developer looking for your first opportunity, join us to learn some valuable skills to help you in your job search.  

    This installment on Thursday, January 11 at 6.p.m. will cover:

    Preparing and tips for the Technical Interview

    Food & Beverages:

    The Tech Academy will be providing free pizza and beverages. Please RSVP to help us ensure we have enough food for everyone. If later on you are unable to make the event, please change your RSVP status to help us avoid wasting food. 

    Schedule:
    • 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Meet and greet (Networking + pizza and beverages)

    • 6:30 p.m. Code Oregon Careers presentation

    • 7:30 p.m. Q & A and announcements

    • 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. Practice Soft Skills interview inteviewing for anyone that what's to stay after the initial presentation to develop and practice soft skill interviewing

    Resources for Tech Job Seekers:

    David Duncan with Code Oregon (a partnership with WorkSource Oregon and WorkSystems) has developed PortlandTech.org to help job seekers in the tech industry. To schedule a resume review and/or join his list to receive customized job leads, send a resume to [masked] or [masked] to schedule an appointment.

    Website
  • Friday
    Dec 29 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - "Lessons Learned From The First Dot-Com Bubble" - Tech Talk with Jack Hennessy
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    Featured Speakers: Jack Hennessy


    Jack is an early technology pioneer who achieved massive success in the dot-com boom of the late '90s. Jack spent time with tech luminaries like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates.

    Jack is coming to The Tech Academy to share what things were like in the early PC days.

    12:30 p.m. Pizza and Refreshments
    1:00 p.m. Tech Talk starts

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Thursday
    Dec 28 2017
    Code Oregon - The Tech Academy presents Code Oregon Careers: Maximizing Your GitHub 12/28
    php ruby python javascript

    Code Oregon Careers is a collaboration between Code Oregon and The Tech Academy to help software developers prepare themselves for the job search in the software industry. This is a four part series focusing on Soft Skills Interviews, Technical Interviews, LinkedIn and GitHub. 

    Whether you are an experienced developer back on the job search or a brand new junior developer looking for your first opportunity, join us to learn some valuable skills to help you in your job search.  

    This installment on Thursday, December 28 at 6.p.m. will cover:

    Maximizing Your GitHub for the Job Search

    Food & Beverages:

    The Tech Academy will be providing free pizza and beverages. Please RSVP to help us ensure we have enough food for everyone. If later on you are unable to make the event, please change your RSVP status to help us avoid wasting food. 

    Schedule:
    • 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Meet and greet (Networking + pizza and beverages)

    • 6:30 p.m. Code Oregon Careers presentation

    • 7:30 p.m. Q & A and announcements

    • 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. Practice Soft Skills interview inteviewing for anyone that what's to stay after the initial presentation to develop and practice soft skill interviewing

    Resources for Tech Job Seekers:

    David Duncan with Code Oregon (a partnership with WorkSource Oregon and WorkSystems) has developed PortlandTech.org to help job seekers in the tech industry. To schedule a resume review and/or join his list to receive customized job leads, send a resume to [masked] or [masked] to schedule an appointment.

    Website
  • Friday
    Dec 22 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk with Cole Dixon: "Two Years Out Of A Coding Bootcamp- Honest Feedback"
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    Featured Speakers: Cole Dixon, Software Developer at EVS, LLC in Boulder, CO


    Prior to development, Cole was a barista and bartender. Desiring a career change, Cole, like many others, attended a coding bootcamp. After two years of experience in the industry, Cole is coming to share what it was like attending the bootcamp, and how things have been in the two years since then.

    10:00 a.m. Light breakfast items: Pastries, bagels, fresh fruit, water, juices, and coffee 
    10:15  a.m. Tech Talk starts

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Dec 15 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Friday Tech Talk with Paul Menig on "Reality from Cognition to Recall"
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    Featured Speakers: Paul Menig


    Paul Menig will be joining us at The Tech Academy on Friday, December 15 to share a talk on "Reality from Cognition to Recall". He is the Chief Executive Officer for Tech-I-M Business Accelerants.

    Come join us to at The Tech Academy to hear Paul share his experience in the field.

    12:30 p.m. Pizza and Refreshments
    1:00 p.m. Tech Talk starts

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Thursday
    Dec 14 2017
    Code Oregon - The Tech Academy presents Code Oregon Careers: Soft Skills Interviewing 12/14
    php ruby python javascript

    Code Oregon Careers is a collaboration between Code Oregon and The Tech Academy to help software developers prepare themselves for the job search in the software industry. This is a four part series focusing on Soft Skills Interviews, Technical Interviews, LinkedIn and GitHub. 

    Whether you are an experienced developer back on the job search or a brand new junior developer looking for your first opportunity, join us to learn some valuable skills to help you in your job search.  

    This installment on Thursday, December 14 at 6.p.m. will cover:

    Preparing for Soft Skill Interviews

    Food & Beverages:

    The Tech Academy will be providing free pizza and beverages. Please RSVP to help us ensure we have enough food for everyone. If later on you are unable to make the event, please change your RSVP status to help us avoid wasting food. 

    Schedule:
    • 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Meet and greet (Networking + pizza and beverages)

    • 6:30 p.m. Code Oregon Careers presentation

    • 7:30 p.m. Q & A and announcements

    • 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. Practice Soft Skills interview inteviewing for anyone that what's to stay after the initial presentation to develop and practice soft skill interviewing

    Resources for Tech Job Seekers:

    David Duncan with Code Oregon (a partnership with WorkSource Oregon and WorkSystems) has developed PortlandTech.org to help job seekers in the tech industry. To schedule a resume review and/or join his list to receive customized job leads, send a resume to [masked] or [masked] to schedule an appointment.

    Website
  • Saturday
    Dec 9 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Free One-Day Course on Introduction to Programming with Python - 12/9
    javascript

    The Tech Academy

    Have you ever wondered whether you'd enjoy computer programming? 

    The Tech Academy is offering a free one-day course on Introduction to Programming with Python. Python is a popular computer programming language.

    This course is perfect for people with little or no experience in programming who are considering a career in software development. This way, you can find out ahead of time whether you enjoy the actual work of programming computers. A computer programmer does a lot more than just write code, but coding is the most important part of the job. 

    Please make sure to bring your laptop, as this will be a hands on learning process where you get to code.

    Details

    Dates: Saturday, December 9
    Times: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Classroom will open at 9:15 a.m.) 
    RSVP:  An RSVP is needed to guarantee a seat in the class, though we tend to have a few open seats for last minute attendees  
    Location: 310 SW 4th Avenue Suite #330 Portland, Oregon 97204

    Please Note:

    •  We will take a 45 minute lunch at approximately 12 p.m. 

    • There are number of eating establishments within walking distance where you can grab a quick bite.

    • Space is limited to ensure we can provide the best experience. 

    • If something comes up after you sign up such that you are unable to attend, please change your status. This will allow others on the waiting list to attend.

    For questions, please email [masked]


    Website
  • Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Free One-Day Course on Introduction to Programming with Python - 12/9
    javascript

    The Tech Academy

    Have you ever wondered whether you'd enjoy computer programming? 

    The Tech Academy is offering a free one-day course on Introduction to Programming with Python. Python is a popular computer programming language.

    This course is perfect for people with little or no experience in programming who are considering a career in software development. This way, you can find out ahead of time whether you enjoy the actual work of programming computers. A computer programmer does a lot more than just write code, but coding is the most important part of the job. 

    Please make sure to bring your laptop, as this will be a hands on learning process where you get to code.

    Details

    Dates: Saturday, December 9
    Times: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Classroom will open at 9:15 a.m.) 
    RSVP:  An RSVP is needed to guarantee a seat in the class, though we tend to have a few open seats for last minute attendees  
    Location: 310 SW 4th Avenue Suite #330 Portland, Oregon 97204

    Please Note:

    •  We will take a 45 minute lunch at approximately 12 p.m. 

    • There are number of eating establishments within walking distance where you can grab a quick bite.

    • Space is limited to ensure we can provide the best experience. 

    • If something comes up after you sign up such that you are unable to attend, please change your status. This will allow others on the waiting list to attend.

    For questions, please email [masked]


    Website
  • Friday
    Dec 8 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk with Garrett Guevara - Software Developer at Zapproved
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    Featured Speakers: Garrett Guevara


    12:30 p.m. Pizza and Refreshments
    1:00 p.m. Tech Talk starts

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Thursday
    Dec 7 2017
    Code Oregon - The Tech Academy presents Code Oregon Careers: Maximizing Your LinkedIn 12/7
    php ruby python javascript

    Code Oregon Careers is a collaboration between Code Oregon and The Tech Academy to help software developers prepare themselves for the job search in the software industry. This is a four part series focusing on Soft Skills Interviews, Technical Interviews, LinkedIn and GitHub. 

    Whether you are an experienced developer back on the job search or a brand new junior developer looking for your first opportunity, join us to learn some valuable skills to help you in your job search.  

    This installment on Thursday, December 7 at 6.p.m. will cover:

    Maximizing LinkedIn for your job search

    Food & Beverages:

    The Tech Academy will be providing free pizza and beverages. Please RSVP to help us ensure we have enough food for everyone. If later on you are unable to make the event, please change your RSVP status to help us avoid wasting food. 

    Schedule:
    • 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Meet and greet (Networking + pizza and beverages)

    • 6:30 p.m. Code Oregon Careers presentation

    • 7:30 p.m. Q & A and announcements

    • 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. Soft Skills interview mini-workshop for anyone that what's to stay after the initial presentation to develop, practice soft skill interviewing

    Resources for Tech Job Seekers:

    David Duncan with Code Oregon (a partnership with WorkSource Oregon and WorkSystems) has developed PortlandTech.org to help job seekers in the tech industry. To schedule a resume review and/or join his list to receive customized job leads, send a resume to [masked] or [masked] to schedule an appointment.

    Website
  • Friday
    Dec 1 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - "Lessons Learned From The First Dot-Com Bubble" - Tech Talk with Jack Hennessy
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    Featured Speakers: Jack Hennessy


    Jack is an early technology pioneer who achieved massive success in the dot-com boom of the late '90s. Jack spent time with tech luminaries like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates.

    Jack is coming to The Tech Academy to share the lessons he learned from the first dot-com bubble.

    12:30 p.m. Pizza and Refreshments
    1:00 p.m. Tech Talk starts

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Thursday
    Nov 30 2017
    Code Oregon - The Tech Academy presents Code Oregon Careers: Preparing for Technical Interview
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    Code Oregon Careers is a collaboration between Code Oregon and The Tech Academy to help software developers prepare themselves for the job search in the software industry. This is a four part series focusing on Soft Skills Interviews, Technical Interviews, LinkedIn and GitHub. 

    Whether you are an experienced developer back on the job search or a brand new junior developer looking for your first opportunity, join us to learn some valuable skills to help you in your job search.  

    This installment on Thursday, November 30 at 6.p.m. will cover:

    Preparing and tips for the Technical Interview

    Food & Beverages:

    The Tech Academy will be providing free pizza and beverages. Please RSVP to help us ensure we have enough food for everyone. If later on you are unable to make the event, please change your RSVP status to help us avoid wasting food. 

    Schedule:
    • 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Meet and greet (Networking + pizza and beverages)

    • 6:30 p.m. Code Oregon Careers presentation

    • 7:30 p.m. Q & A and announcements

    • 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. Practice Soft Skills interview inteviewing for anyone that what's to stay after the initial presentation to develop and practice soft skill interviewing

    Resources for Tech Job Seekers:

    David Duncan with Code Oregon (a partnership with WorkSource Oregon and WorkSystems) has developed PortlandTech.org to help job seekers in the tech industry. To schedule a resume review and/or join his list to receive customized job leads, send a resume to [masked] or [masked] to schedule an appointment.

    Website
  • Friday
    Nov 10 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Friday Tech Talk with Nate Taggart - FaaS and the Developers
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    Featured Speaker: Nate Taggart


    Nate Taggart will be joining us at The Tech Academy on Friday, November 10 to share a talk on "FaaS and the Developer". FaaS stands for Function as a Service. He is the CEO of Stackery.


    Come join us to at The Tech Academy to hear Michael share his experience in the field.

    • 12:30 p.m. Pizza and Refreshments

    • 1:00 p.m. Tech Talk starts

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Thursday
    Nov 9 2017
    Code Oregon - The Tech Academy presents Code Oregon Careers: Maximizing Your GitHub 11/9
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    Code Oregon Careers is a collaboration between Code Oregon and The Tech Academy to help software developers prepare themselves for the job search in the software industry. This is a four part series focusing on Soft Skills Interviews, Technical Interviews, LinkedIn and GitHub. 

    Whether you are an experienced developer back on the job search or a brand new junior developer looking for your first opportunity, join us to learn some valuable skills to help you in your job search.  

    This installment on Thursday, November9 at 6.p.m. will cover:

    Maximizing Your GitHub for the Job Search

    Food & Beverages:

    The Tech Academy will be providing free pizza and beverages. Please RSVP to help us ensure we have enough food for everyone. If later on you are unable to make the event, please change your RSVP status to help us avoid wasting food. 

    Schedule:
    • 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Meet and greet (Networking + pizza and beverages)

    • 6:30 p.m. Code Oregon Careers presentation

    • 7:30 p.m. Q & A and announcements

    • 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. Practice Soft Skills interview inteviewing for anyone that what's to stay after the initial presentation to develop and practice soft skill interviewing

    Resources for Tech Job Seekers:

    David Duncan with Code Oregon (a partnership with WorkSource Oregon and WorkSystems) has developed PortlandTech.org to help job seekers in the tech industry. To schedule a resume review and/or join his list to receive customized job leads, send a resume to [masked] or [masked] to schedule an appointment.

    Website
  • Friday
    Nov 3 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Friday Tech Talk with Mounir Shita on "A.I. is My Passion!"
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    Featured Speaker:Mounir Shita


    Mounir Shita will be joining us at the Tech Academy on Friday, November 3 to share a talk on "A.I. is My Passion!". He is a Entrepreneur, Business & Technology Executive at Kimera Systems.

    Come join us to at The Tech Academy to hear Mournir share his experience in the field.

    • 12:30 p.m. Pizza and Refreshments

    • 1:00 p.m. Tech Talk starts

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Oct 27 2017
    Friday Tech Talk with Matthew McLuckie

    The Tech Academy

    Join us at The Tech Academy for our weekly Friday Tech Talk.

    Get more details and signup for the talk at our event page.

    Website
  • Thursday
    Oct 26 2017
    Code Oregon - The Tech Academy presents Code Oregon Careers: Soft Skills Interviewing 10/26
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    Code Oregon Careers is a collaboration between Code Oregon and The Tech Academy to help software developers prepare themselves for the job search in the software industry. This is a four part series focusing on Soft Skills Interviews, Technical Interviews, LinkedIn and GitHub. 

    Whether you are an experienced developer back on the job search or a brand new junior developer looking for your first opportunity, join us to learn some valuable skills to help you in your job search.  

    This installment on Thursday, October 26 at 6.p.m. will cover:

    Preparing for Soft Skill Interviews

    Food & Beverages:

    The Tech Academy will be providing free pizza and beverages. Please RSVP to help us ensure we have enough food for everyone. If later on you are unable to make the event, please change your RSVP status to help us avoid wasting food. 

    Schedule:
    • 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Meet and greet (Networking + pizza and beverages)

    • 6:30 p.m. Code Oregon Careers presentation

    • 7:30 p.m. Q & A and announcements

    • 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. Practice Soft Skills interview inteviewing for anyone that what's to stay after the initial presentation to develop and practice soft skill interviewing

    Resources for Tech Job Seekers:

    David Duncan with Code Oregon (a partnership with WorkSource Oregon and WorkSystems) has developed PortlandTech.org to help job seekers in the tech industry. To schedule a resume review and/or join his list to receive customized job leads, send a resume to [masked] or [masked] to schedule an appointment.

    Website
  • Friday
    Oct 20 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Friday Tech Talk with Brett Tramposh - Tips on Managing your Career in Software
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    Featured Speaker: Brett Tramposh


    Brett Tramposh will be joining us at The Tech Academy on Friday, October 20 to share a talk on "Tips on Managing your Career in Software". He is a Senior Software Developer at TruckTrax. 

    Come join us to at The Tech Academy to hear Brett share his experience in the field.

    12:30 p.m. Pizza and Refreshments
    1:00 p.m. Tech Talk starts

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Oct 13 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Friday Tech Talk with Michael Bibeau - The Spectrum of Skills & Landing a Job
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    Featured Speaker: Michael Bibeau


    Michael Bibeau will be joining us at the Tech Academy on Friday, October 13 to share a talk on "The Spectrum of Skills and Landing a Job in the Industry". He is a Software Development Manager at Jaguar Land Rover.


    Come join us to at The Tech Academy to hear Michael share his experience in the field.

    • 12:30 p.m. Pizza and Refreshments

    • 1:00 p.m. Tech Talk starts

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Oct 6 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk: "The Art of Questioning"
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    The Tech Academy

    Featured Speaker: Aaron Frichtl

    Subject: "The Art of Questioning" - Why come to this talk? Why not?

    - fresh coffee 
    - pizza 
    - refreshments
    - great networking opportunities

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    12:45 Doors Open
    1:00 Start of Talk
    1:30 Q&A

    Website
  • Friday
    Sep 22 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Friday Tech Talk with Cesar Jimenez
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    Featured Speaker: Cesar Jimenez


    As a Developer, Cesar's philosophy is clear: wake up, work hard, be kind, repeat. 

    Humble and passionate, Cesar is constantly striving to share knowledge with all the incredibly talented developers he is surrounded by. At the end of the day, he understands that it’s all about people helping people; it's a powerful thing.


    Co-Founder and Developer for Untold Studio, Cesar is coming to The Tech Academy to share his journey into software development.


    12:30 Pizza/Refreshments
    1:00 Tech Talk

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Sep 15 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk with Mayor of Portland Ted Wheeler
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    Featured Speaker: Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler


    Key Points of Discussion:

    • Maintaining Portland's culture while attracting technology companies and workers. (In other words, bringing the best of Silicon Valley without becoming Silicon Valley) 

    • Portland, Oregon city government technology initiatives

    • Smart Cities Initiative 

    • Technology initiatives involving the intersection of public and private sector resources


    Come join us for fresh coffee, pizza, refreshments, and some great networking opportunities.

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Sep 8 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Overcoming The Barriers To Getting Hired As A Junior Developer
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    The Tech Academy

    Featured Speaker: Erik Gross, Co-Founder | The Tech Academy

    Erik created The Tech Academy to help people break into the software field and to help experienced developers advance their careers. To date, he has helped hundreds of aspiring developers land their first job the industry.

    With deep insight into what it takes to make it as a junior developer, Erik will talk about overcoming the barriers to getting hired as a junior developer, and  creating your own passion for learning.

    Come join us for fresh coffee, pizza, refreshments, and some great networking opportunities.

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    12:45 Doors Open
    1:00 Start of Talk
    1:30 Q&A

    Website
  • Friday
    Sep 1 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Life as a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
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    The Tech Academy

    Featured Speaker: Johnny Reaser, Senior Quality Assurance Engineer

    Johnny has 20+ years experience in software testing. Since his first position at Microsoft in 1997 he has been involved in all aspects of system development life cycle and application evolution using agile methodology, object-oriented design, and iterative development.

    Johnny is a graduate of The Tech Academy.

    Find out what it's like to work as a Senior QA Engineer: The pluses, the minuses, and everything in between!

    Come join us for fresh coffee, pizza, refreshments, and some great networking opportunities.

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    12:45 Doors Open
    1:00 Talk Begins
    1:30 Q&A

    Website
  • Friday
    Aug 25 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Becoming a Junior Developer after Fifty
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    Featured Speaker: Scott Jansen, Software Developer at US Bank

    Two years ago, Scott broke back into the software industry after spending twenty years on a different career path. His skills in COBOL were no longer sufficient, so he attended The Tech Academy Software Developer Boot Camp to sharpen up on the most in-demand programming languages.

    Scott is coming to share what it was like dealing with the struggles of learning the new technology, the struggles of finding a job, and the struggles of getting along with younger but more experienced coders.

    Come join us for fresh coffee, pizza, refreshments, and some great networking opportunities.

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Aug 18 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Life as a .NET Developer at Intel
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    Featured Speaker: Chris Carter, .NET Software Engineer at Intel

    Chris has been developing software at Intel for the past year. Prior to that, Chris attended and graduated from The Tech Academy Software Developer Boot Camp, having no previous experience in the industry.

    30,000 lines of code later, along with a plethora of stories and advice, Chris is coming back to The Tech Academy to share what life is like as a .NET Developer at Intel.

    Come find out what it took to land this job, all the trials and tribulations along the way, and what things are like now.

    Join us for fresh coffee, pizza, refreshments, and some great networking opportunities.

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Aug 11 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk with Tom Toy: IoT Security
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    Featured Speaker: Tom Toy

    Tom Toy was a recent graduate of the Tech Academy and has 20+ years of expertise in Software Sales, building relationships, advocating for clients, and collaborating with technical, sales, and engineering experts to deliver specialized development tools to the Embedded Systems market. Tom started to see a huge challenge protecting connected devices from unwanted intrusion and joined NewSky Security in Redmond, WA to explore business opportunities with a predictive security technology. 

    His talk will be from a Business Perspective and Cover These Topics:

    • IoT Enterprise Security Nightmare.

    • Recent IoT Attack Examples.

    • White Hat vs. Black Hat Hacking.

    • Summary of The Most Common Attacks. 

    • Common Vulnerabilities and Exposure Data Base. 

    • Why Anti-Malware and Firewalls Can Fail for IoT Infrastructure.

    • Threat Models.

    • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning For Security.

    • Model For Protecting Connected Devices.

    • Credential Monitoring.

    • Followed by Q&A.

    Website
  • Thursday
    Aug 10 2017
    Code Oregon - The Tech Academy presents Code Oregon Careers: Maximizing Your LinkedIn
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    Code Oregon Careers is a collaboration between Code Oregon and The Tech Academy to help software developers prepare themselves for the job search in the software industry. This is a four part series focusing on Soft Skills Interviews, Technical Interviews, LinkedIn and GitHub. 

    Whether you are an experienced developer back on the job search or a brand new junior developer looking for your first opportunity, join us to learn some valuable skills to help you in your job search.  

    This installment on Thursday, August 10 at 6.p.m. will cover:

    Maximizing LinkedIn for your job search

    Food & Beverages:

    The Tech Academy will be providing free pizza and beverages. Please RSVP to help us ensure we have enough food for everyone. If later on you are unable to make the event, please change your RSVP status to help us avoid wasting food. 

    Schedule:
    • 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Meet and greet (Networking + pizza and beverages)

    • 6:30 p.m. Code Oregon Careers presentation

    • 7:30 p.m. Q & A and announcements

    • 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. Soft Skills interview mini-workshop for anyone that what's to stay after the initial presentation to develop, practice soft skill interviewing

    Resources for Tech Job Seekers:

    WorkSource Oregon (A Code Oregon partner) has developed a helpful resource for software developers called Portland Tech Jobs to help job seekers in the tech industry.

    Website
  • Friday
    Aug 4 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk with Annandra Grace: My Journey Into the Software Industry
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    Featured Speaker: Annandra Grace - Program Coordinator at Intel

    Annandra is a graduate of The Tech Academy Software Developer Bootcamp who started out with no IT experience. She has since worked her way up the ranks in the industry and for the last year and a half has been working at Intel as a Program Coordinator.

    She is joining us at The Tech Academy to share her career journey, her trials and tribulations, and what things are like now.

    Come join us for fresh coffee, pizza, refreshments, and some great networking opportunities.

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Jul 28 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk with Dennis Kravets: How To Move Up Quickly In Software
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    Featured Speaker: Dennis Kravets

    Dennis is a graduate of The Tech Academy Software Developer Boot Camp who has been moving nowhere but up since graduating. From forming is own web development company to landing a killer dev job, and now dealing with some big-hitter contracts, Dennis has taken huge strides in just the last couple years.

    Now he's coming to The Tech Academy and will share with you his advice and best practices to achieve success in the software field.

    Come join us for fresh coffee, pizza, refreshments, and some great networking opportunities.

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Jul 21 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk with Oz du Soleil: When and why to use Excel as a developer
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    Featured Speaker: Oz du Soleil

    Oz is an Excel developer, blogger, trainer, raconteur and Microsoft Excel MVP. He's known for a colorful and fierce commitment to empowering people who don’t have an IT team or the skillset to manage their own data.

    He's also lead author of the book, Guerrilla Data Analysis 2nd Ed., co-written with Mr. Excel, Bill Jelen. He recently relocated to Portland, OR and is known for his passion for ghost pepper Sriracha.

    Things that people have used to describe Oz have been: Mentor, fun, funny, patient and quirky. Oz is known for showing the WHEN and WHY, not just the HOW.

    Subject: Oz is coming to share insights into when it's actually faster or better to use Excel as a developer, and why. We will provide fresh coffee, pizza, and refreshments. This is a great opportunity to meet new people and network in the software industry.

    Everyone is welcome!

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Jul 14 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - 3-part Tech Talk Series: "Coding Securely - Minimizing Vulnerabilities" Part 3
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    Featured Speaker: Dr. Brent Wilson, Assoc. Professor of Computer Science at George Fox University

    Using the OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) Top-10 Vulnerability listing as a guide, we will look at the various vulnerabilities and investigate how they work along with the mitigations and defenses that developers need to employ to create secure software.


    This is Part 3 of a Three-Part series of talks.

    Come join us for fresh coffee, pizza, refreshments, and some great networking opportunities.

    Lunch & Open Q/A 12:00-1:00
    Tech Talk 1:00-2:00

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Jul 7 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - 3-part Tech Talk Series: "Coding Securely - Minimizing Vulnerabilities" Part 2
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    Featured Speaker: Dr. Brent Wilson, Assoc. Professor of Computer Science at George Fox University

    Using the OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) Top-10 Vulnerability listing as a guide, we will look at the various vulnerabilities and investigate how they work along with the mitigations and defenses that developers need to employ to create secure software.


    This is Part 2 of a Three-Part series of talks.

    Come join us for fresh coffee, pizza, refreshments, and some great networking opportunities.

    Lunch & Open Q/A 12:00-1:00
    Tech Talk 1:00-2:00

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Jun 30 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - 3-part Tech Talk Series: "Coding Securely - Minimizing Vulnerabilities" Part 1
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    Featured Speaker: Dr. Brent Wilson, Assoc. Professor of Computer Science at George Fox University

    Using the OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) Top-10 Vulnerability listing as a guide, we will look at the various vulnerabilities and investigate how they work along with the mitigations and defenses that developers need to employ to create secure software.


    This is Part 1 of a Three-Part series of talks.

    Come join us for fresh coffee, pizza, refreshments, and some great networking opportunities.

    Lunch & Open Q/A 12:00-1:00
    Tech Talk 1:00-2:00

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Jun 23 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk on Machine Learning with Andrew Ferlitsch
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    Featured Speaker: Andrew Ferlitsch

    Andrew is a Research Scientist with over 20 years experience in research fields and 30 years of industry experience. He is an Inventor on 115 US granted patents.

    Andrew will be joining us at The Tech Academy to present a special Machine Learning Introduction workshop.

    Come join us for fresh coffee, pizza, refreshments, and some great networking opportunities.

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Jun 16 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk - Scott Harvey: The Key Attributes of a Successful Software Dev
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    Featured Speaker: Scott Harvey - VP of Engineering at Atmosera

    Scott is a seasoned and innovative technical engineering leader with extensive product and solution delivery experience in both product and service development. 

    Scott has successfully transformed under-performing teams, and shifted or established new departments and corporate cultures. He has managed both offshore, outsourced, and multi-site teams. In short, Scott has worked with developers of all kinds in all scenarios.


    Scott will share the key attributes he has seen in successful software developers, and how you can aspire toward these traits.

    Come join us for fresh coffee, pizza, refreshments, and some great networking opportunities.

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Jun 9 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk - Jonathon Hensley: What do I look for in a software developer?
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    Jonathon Hensley is CEO of Emerge Interactive, a digital innovation company, where he works with clients to transform business strategies, user needs and new technologies into valuable products and experiences.

    An accomplished writer and speaker, Jonathon has lectured on topics such as the connected consumer’s impact on business, creating value through data-driven experiences, and user-centric approaches to innovation. In 2012 he was recognized in the Portland Business Journal’s “40 under 40” as one of Portland’s emerging professional and community leaders.

    Jonathon will be joining us at The Tech Academy to share what it is he looks for in a software developer.

    Everyone is welcome!

    Come join us for fresh coffee, pizza, refreshments, and some great networking opportunities.

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Jun 2 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk with Marri Gamard, Front-End Developer for Metal Toad
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    Featured speaker: Marri Gamard

    Marri is an experienced front-end developer, currently working for one of Portland's most prominent website and app development firms: Metal Toad Media. We're excited to have Marri at The Tech Academy to share her experieence as a front-end developer and her passion for clean code and great design.

    We will provide fresh coffee, pizza, and refreshments. This is a great opportunity to meet new people and network in the software industry.

    Everyone is welcome!

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    May 26 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Open House & Talk - Nate Taggart and Erik Gross
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    Featured Speakers:

    Nate Taggart - Co-Founder and CEO of Stackery - Portland startup for serverless software. 

    Nate will share how Stackery started, how they recently landed $1.75 million in funding, and what's in store for the future.


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    Erik Gross - Senior Software Developer and Co-Founder of The Tech Academy.


    Everyone is welcome!

    Come join us for fresh coffee, pizza, refreshments, and some great networking opportunities.

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Saturday
    May 20 2017
    PDX Women In Tech (PDXWIT) Coderetreat

    The Tech Academy

    Please RSVP on Eventbrite

    Coderetreat.org is a self-organized, volunteer-led organization dedicated to enabling software developers to help each other improve their craft and teaming skills. Software developers of all sorts gather with their machines, IDEs and the ready-to-code Conway's Game of Life. A Coderetreat facilitator assists the developers during several 45-minute sessions throughout the day. Jean Richardson and Tanya Crenshaw will be teaming up to facilitate this Coderetreat. Tech Academy is donating space and providing breakfast and lunch for the event.

    Come along for a day of codeplay in a supportive environment and help Coderetreat follow the sun during the global celebration of software development! If you were there in Februrary, we look forward to seeing you again. If you missed that event, grab your laptop, your favorite IDE, and come along.

    PDXWIT is a community-based non-profit organization. Our purpose is to strengthen the Portland women in tech community by offering educational programs, partnerships, mentorships, resources and opportunities. We are unifying a supportive environment for current and potential women in tech, all of whom are committed to helping each other. Our goal is to bring together and empower women in tech and to encourage others to pursue tech careers. This is our step towards reducing the gender imbalance in the industry and addressing the current negative effects of that imbalance on women.

    Trans and non-binary people are always welcome at our events.

    Website
  • Friday
    May 19 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk - Tim Denison presents "My Journey Into Software Development"
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    Featured Speaker: Tim Denison, Software Developer

    Tim is an experienced software developer and a graduate of The Tech Academy. Prior to coming to The Tech Academy, Tim was working in the fields of education and photography. He had no experience in software, and had to start from scratch. 

    He's coming to share what it was like making a career change into development, what it took to get through the Tech Academy program, how he broke into the industry, the trials and tribulations starting out, and what it's like now.

    Come join us for fresh coffee, pizza, refreshments, and some great networking opportunities.

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    May 5 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk - Building Meaningful Relationships with Claudia Knauer
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    Claudia is a second generation IT staffing, services and solutions professional. She has held positions in management, sales and recruiting for Fortune 100 and 500 companies on the West Coast.


    She will be joining us on Friday, May 5th, to share how to build meaningful relationships as a foundation for a successful career.

    Everyone is welcome!

    Come join us for fresh coffee, pizza, refreshments, and some great networking opportunities.

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Apr 28 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - Tech Talk - The History of Women in Tech
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    All are welcome!

    Featured Speaker: Morgan Senkal - Senior Software Developer and Scrummaster @ Metal Toad

    Morgan will give a talk on the history of women in tech - raising awareness around some of the amazing women on whose shoulders we now stand. 

    The talk is about 40 minutes long, with a little bit of trivia at the end.

    We will provide pizza, soda, water and fresh coffee for the event. Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone!

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Mar 3 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - The Tech Academy Tech Talk w/ Rick Turoczy of Silicon Florist
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    Come hang out with your fellow coding enthusiasts at The Tech Academy! Join us at The Tech Academy on Friday, March 3rd at 1:00 p.m. for a Tech Talk with Rick Turoczy of Silicon Florist. Rick is one of the most knowledgeable around when it comes to the Portland startup community, so this is sure to be a great time! As always we will supply food and beverages.

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone!

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Friday
    Feb 17 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - The Tech Academy Tech Talk with Dan Heilman of Cox Automotive Inc.
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    Come hang out with your fellow coding enthusiasts at The Tech Academy! 

    Join us at The Tech Academy, Friday, February 17th, at 1:00 p.m. for a Tech Talk with Dan Heilman, Sr. Engineering Manager at Cox Automotive Inc. He will do a Q&A and discuss his experience as a Software Engineer and Scrum Master. There will be pizza and beverages!


    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone!

    We look forward to seeing you!

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Feb 7 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - The Tech Academy Social Networking Night
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    Join The Tech Academy for a fun evening of networking and socializing!

    Come test your skills at Foosball and ping pong with other great tech enthusiasts! There will be free beer, pizza and fun! Who doesn't love fun?

    All are welcome!

    We hope to see you there!

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  • Saturday
    Feb 4 2017
    PDX Women In Tech (PDXWIT) Presents A Woman-focused Code Retreat

    The Tech Academy

    RSVP - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pdx-women-in-tech-pdxwit-presents-a-woman-focused-code-retreat-tickets-29987640841

    Coderetreat.org is a self-organized, volunteer-led organization dedicated to enabling software developers to help each other improve their craft and teaming skills. Software developers of all sorts gather with their machines, IDEs and the ready-to-code Conway's Game of Life. A Coderetreat facilitator assists the developers during several 45-minute sessions throughout the day. Tanya Crenshaw and Jean Richardson will be teaming up to facilitate this Coderetreat. Tech Academy is donating space and providing breakfast and lunch for the event.

    Come along for a day of codeplay in a supportive environment and help Coderetreat follow the sun during the global celebration of software development!

    If you were there in October, we look forward to seeing you again. If you missed that event, grab your laptop, your favorite IDE, and come along. In response to feedback from the last session, we’ll be starting at 9am this time. Yes, we listen.

    PDXWIT is a community-based non-profit organization. Our purpose is to strengthen the Portland women in tech community by offering: educational programs, partnerships, mentorships, resources and opportunities. We are unifying a supportive environment for current and potential women in tech, all of whom are committed to helping each other. Our goal is to bring together and empower women in tech and to encourage others to pursue tech careers. This is our step towards reducing the gender imbalance in the industry and addressing the current negative effects of that imbalance on women.

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  • Friday
    Jan 27 2017
    Tech Academy Portland Meetup - The Tech Academy Tech Talk with Dr. Brent Wilson from George Fox University
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    Come hang out with your fellow coding enthusiasts at The Tech Academy! 

    Join us at The Tech Academy, Friday, January 27, at 11:45 a.m. for a Tech Talk with Dr. Brent Wilson. 

    The pizza will be arriving around 11:45 a.m. Dr. Wilson will eat lunch and socialize with attendees. The Tech Talk begins at 1:00 p.m. Followed by a Q&A.

    Please RSVP to help us ensure we order enough food for everyone!

    We look forward to seeing you!

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  • Thursday
    Jan 26 2017
    Code Oregon - Tech Academy presents Code Oregon Careers: GitHub Workshop
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    Join us at The Tech Academy for the next installment of Code Oregon Careers. 

    We will be going over the very basics of GitHub and how you can use it to help you stand out in the market place. Both new and experienced users of GitHub will benefit from this presentation. You do not need prior experience with GitHub to attend.

    We will be providing pizza and beverages, so please RSVP to help us plan and prepare accordingly. 

    Schedule:

    • 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Meet and greet (networking + Pizza and beverages) 

    • 6:30 p.m. Overview of Code Oregon Careers 

    • 6:35 p.m. Presentation on the basics of GitHub and how to maximize it to help you stand out in the job market.

    • 8:00 p.m. Q & A

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  • Friday
    Jan 13 2017
    The Tech Academy Tech Talk with Megan Bigelow of PDXWIT

    Come hang out with your fellow coding enthusiasts at The Tech Academy!

    This Week's Featured Speaker: Megan Bigelow

    Join us at The Tech Academy, Friday, January 13th, at 1 p.m. for a Tech Talk with Megan Bigelow.

    Megan is the Co-Founder of PDXWIT.

    We look forward to seeing you!

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  • Friday
    Jan 6 2017
    The Tech Academy Tech Talk with Michael Case, Research Engineer

    Come hang out with your fellow coding enthusiasts at The Tech Academy!

    This Week's Featured Speaker: Michael Case

    Join us at The Tech Academy, Friday, January 6th, at 2 p.m. for a Tech Talk with Michael Case. Tom is a Software Research Engineer. We look forward to seeing you!

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  • Friday
    Dec 30 2016
    The Tech Academy Tech Talk with Tom Healy of Jama Software

    Come hang out with your fellow coding enthusiasts at The Tech Academy!

    This Week's Featured Speaker: Tom Healy

    Join us at The Tech Academy, Friday, December 30th, at 1 p.m. for a Tech Talk with Tom Healy. Tom is a Software Engineering Manager at Jama Software. We look forward to seeing you!

  • Friday
    Dec 16 2016
    The Tech Academy Tech Talk with Megan Bigelow of PDXWIT **Cancelled**

    Come hang out with your fellow coding enthusiasts at The Tech Academy!

    This Week's Featured Speaker: Megan Bigelow

    Join us at The Tech Academy, Friday, December 16th, at 1 p.m. for a Tech Talk with Megan Bigelow. Megan is the Co-Founder of PDXWIT.

    We look forward to seeing you!

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  • Friday
    Dec 2 2016
    The Tech Academy Tech Talk with Nick Luallin of I.T. Motives

    Come hang out with your fellow coding enthusiasts at The Tech Academy!

    This Week's Featured Speaker: Nick Luallin

    Join us at The Tech Academy, Friday, December 2nd, at 1 p.m. for a Tech Talk with Nick Luallin.

    Nick is a technical recruiter from I.T. Motives.

    We look forward to seeing you!

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  • Friday
    Nov 4 2016
    Scott Hanselman: ASP.NET Core, .NET Core, and Microsoft’s Open Source Journey

    Come hang out with your fellow coding enthusiasts at The Tech Academy!

    This Week's Featured Speaker: We have the great pleasure of having Scott Hanselman as our speaker.

    Join us at The Tech Academy, Friday, November 4th, at 1 p.m. for a Tech Talk with Scott Hanselman. Scott is a programmer, teacher, and speaker. Scott has three podcasts and a YouTubechannel: https://www.youtube.com/shanselman He will be giving a talk on ASP.NET Core, .NET Core, and Microsoft’s Open Source Journey. It's going to be an amazing talk!

    See you soon!

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  • Friday
    Oct 28 2016
    The Tech Academy Graduates Night Social

    Hello Tech Academy Friends & Graduates,

    The Tech Academy will be hosting our 2nd Graduate Alumni Social Night at the school on Friday, October 28th at 6PM. Our last event was a lot of fun! Come hangout, and reconnect with your fellow Tech Academy Graduates. See where other graduates are working now, what projects they are working on, what technologies they working with. We will have beer, pizza and refreshments. So come hungry and thirsty!

    All are welcome!

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  • The Tech Academy Tech Talk with Ben Bertola of iovation

    Come hang out with your fellow coding enthusiasts at The Tech Academy!

    This Week's Featured Speaker: Ben Bertola

    Join us at The Tech Academy, Friday, October 28th, at 1 p.m. for a Tech Talk with Ben Bertola. Ben is an Engineering Manager at iovation. We look forward to seeing you!

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  • Tuesday
    Oct 25 2016
    The Tech Academy Social Networking Night

    The Tech Academy

    Join The Tech Academy for a fun evening and a chance to work on your elevator pitch!

    The Tech Academy will be hosting a networking event on Tuesday, October 25th at 6pm. Come ready to deliver a 30-second elevator pitch about yourself (who you are, what services you provide, are you looking for talent, are you looking for a job, what skills and experience do you have, etc.)

    Also come test your skills at Foosball, and ping pong! There will, of course, be beer and pizza.

    Hope to see you there!

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  • Saturday
    Oct 22 2016
    PDX Women In Tech (PDXWIT) Coderetreat 2016

    The Tech Academy

    RSVP for this event - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pdx-women-in-techpdxwit-coderetreat-2016-tickets-27661828273

    PDXWIT presents a woman-focused Coderetreat in honor of the Global Day of Coderetreat 2016. Coderetreat.org is a self-organized, volunteer led organization dedicated to helping software developers help each other improve their craft. Tanya Crenshaw and Jean Richardson will be teaming up to facilitate PDXWIT's 2016 Coderetreat. The Tech Academy is donating space and providing breakfast and lunch for the event. Come along for a day of codeplay in a supportive environment and help Coderetreat follow the sun during the global celebration of software development!

    Here's how it works: SW developers of all sorts gather together with their machines and IDE's ready to code Conway's Game of Life for 45 minute sessions. Pairs change with every 45 minute iteration so everyone gets exposed to different problem solving strategies, and everyone learns together: newbies and master-craft persons alike. There is no expectation to finish coding Conway's Game of Life at any point during the day.

    The purpose is to learn coding problem solving strategies, share skills and experience pairing in a supportive environment.

    PDXWIT a community-based non-profit organization with the purpose of strengthening the Portland women in tech community through educational programs, partnerships and events that provide information, connections, resources, opportunities, and a supportive environment for current and potential women in tech, all of whom are committed to helping each other. Our goal is to bring together and empower current women in tech and encourage others to pursue tech careers to help reduce gender imbalance in the industry and address the current negative effects of that imbalance on women.

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  • Friday
    Oct 21 2016
    The Tech Academy Tech Talk with Nick Johnson

    Come hang out with your fellow coding enthusiasts at The Tech Academy!

    This Weeks Featured Speaker: Nick Johnson

    Join us at The Tech Academy, Friday, October 21st, at 1 p.m. for a Tech Talk with Nick Johnson. Nick is a graduate of the Tech Academy and is currently working as a software engineer. Hear Nick talk about his experience since graduating The Tech Academy.

    We look forward to seeing you!

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  • Friday
    Oct 14 2016
    Tech Talk: "The Importance of Algorithms- Coding Is Just Part of the Equation."

    The Tech Academy

    Come hang out with your fellow coding enthusiasts at The Tech Academy!

    This Weeks Featured Speaker: Dr. Brent Wilson Assoc. Professor of Computer Science at George Fox University.

    Join us at The Tech Academy, Friday, October 14th, at 12 p.m. for a brown-bag lunch Q&A and Tech Talk with Dr. Brent Wilson. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP

    Schedule: • 12:00pm to 1:00pm Brown-bag lunch Q&A • 1:00pm to 1:45pm Tech Talk

    We look forward to seeing you!

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  • Friday
    Oct 7 2016
    Tech Talk with Erica Sivak of Otterly Designs

    Join us at The Tech Academy, Friday, October 7th, at 1 p.m. for a Tech Talk from Erica Sivak of Otterly Designs.

    Erica, is the Co Founder of Otterly Designs. Otterly Designs is a Portland web design and development studio. Erica will be talking about her company and her experiences as a Portland business woman in tech. It will be a great, and informative talk!

    We will be serving snacks and refreshments. We look forward to seeing you there!

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  • Friday
    Sep 30 2016
    Software Development: The Perks and Pitfalls of Working Remotely

    Join us at The Tech Academy for a presentation from Senior Software Developer and Founder of the Tech Academy, Erik Gross. 

    Erik has extensive experience in all different roles of software development, from working at large or small companies, contract roles, and working completely remotely. He will share the ins and outs of working remotely versus on-location. Come learn the perks and pitfalls of a remote position, and how to get one!

    We will be serving snacks and refreshments.

    All are welcome!

    We look forward to seeing you there!

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  • Friday
    Sep 23 2016
    Tech Talk with Sharon Maxwell of Maxwell Institute

    Join us at The Tech Academy, Friday, September 23rd, at 1 p.m. for a presentation from Sharon Maxwell.

    Sharon, is the founder of Maxwell Institute, LLC. Sharon's business helps individuals and businesses with success, and career coaching.

    It will be a great, and informative talk!

    We will be serving snacks and refreshments.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

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  • Friday
    Sep 16 2016
    Tech Talk with Phill Yoon of Modus Technical Services

    Join us at The Tech Academy, Friday, September 16th, at 1pm for a presentation from Phill Yoon.

    Phill, is a Technology Recruiting Manager for Motus Technical Services. He will be sharing his insights on the local technology market.

    It will be a great, and informative talk!

    We will be serving snacks and refreshments.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

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  • Friday
    Sep 9 2016
    Tech Talk on Augmented Reality in Mixed Reality

    The Tech Academy

    Join us at The Tech Academy, Friday, September 9th, at 1pm for a presentation from Tyler Lindell.

    Tyler Lindell, is Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality Software Engineer at Holographic Interfaces. He will be giving a talk about Augmented Reality in Mixed Reality. He will also be talking about how he got started in the field. It will be a great, and informative talk!

    We will be serving snacks and refreshments.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

  • Friday
    Sep 2 2016
    Tech Talk on Maximizing Your GitHub

    Join us at The Tech Academy, Friday, September 2nd, at 1pm for a presentation from Michael Allen.

    Michael Allen, is The Job Placement Director at The Tech Academy. He will be giving a talk about how to maximize your GitHub to increase your job search success.

    It will be a great, informative talk.

    We will be serving snacks and refreshments.

    We hope to see you there!

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  • Friday
    Aug 26 2016
    Tech Talk with Dennis Kravits, Systems Manager at Centerpointe Research...

    Join us at The Tech Academy, Friday, August 26th at 1pm for a presentation from Dennis Kravits.

    Dennis, is a graduate of The Tech Academy who now works as a Systems Manager at Centerpointe Research Institute Inc.

    Dennis will be talking about his success here at The Tech Academy and his daily life in his current position at Centerpointe Research Institute Inc.

    We will be serving snacks and refreshments.

    Hope to see you there!

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  • Tech Talk with Dennis Kravets, Systems Manager at Centerpointe Research...

    Join us at The Tech Academy, Friday, August 26th at 1pm for a presentation from Dennis Kravits.

    Dennis, is a graduate of The Tech Academy who now works as a Systems Manager at Centerpointe Research Institute Inc.

    Dennis will be talking about his success here at The Tech Academy and his daily life in his current position at Centerpointe Research Institute Inc.

    We will be serving snacks and refreshments.

    Hope to see you there!

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  • Friday
    Aug 12 2016
    Open House with President of the Technology Association of Oregon Skip Newberry

    Open House - Everyone is welcome!

    Featured speaker: 

    Skip Newberry, President and CEO of The Tech Association of Oregon

    What's happening on a broad scale in Tech in the Northwest? Where is the industry headed? What are the hottest tips on how to break into and succeed in the IT industry? Hear it from the man who knows best! 

    What is The Tech Academy? Find out atwww.learncodinganywhere.com

    Come join us for food, drinks, and fresh brewed coffee, and lively conversation with new people!

    All are welcome!

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  • Friday
    Aug 5 2016
    The Tech Academy Tech Talk with Mike Griffin Director of IT Security at Circle K

    Come join us at The Tech Academy for another Tech Talk!

    Mr. Mike Griffin, Director of IT Security at Circle K, will be giving a talk at The Tech Academy, on Friday, August 5th at 1pm. Mr. Griffin, will be giving tips on how to get into the IT security industry. Also, what he does on the job on a daily basis, and more!

    We will have refreshments, and snacks! Bring your friends.

    Hope to see you there!

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  • Friday
    Jun 24 2016
    Open House with Professor Brent Wilson

    Open House - Everyone is welcome!

    Featured speaker: Professor Brent Wilson

    Professor Brent Wilson, with The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at George Fox University will be speaking at The Tech Academy on Friday June 24th, 2016.

    What is The Tech Academy? Find out atwww.learncodinganywhere.com

    Come join us for food, drinks, and fresh brewed coffee, and lively conversation with new people!

     All are welcome.

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  • Friday
    Apr 22 2016
    Open House - How Coding is the best career choice in the last 20 years

    Open House - Everyone is welcome!

    Featured speaker: Bob Sudalnik

    Bob has been working as an executive in Infrastructure, IT Optimization and Sales at IBM for over 20 years. He will be talking about how and why being a coder / software programmer today is the best career to be in in the last 20 years. 

    What is The Tech Academy? Find out at www.learncodinganywhere.com

    Come join us for food, drinks, and fresh brewed coffee, and lively conversation with new people!

     All are welcome.

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  • Friday
    Mar 25 2016
    Open House - Hear from the Director of Oregon Story Board!

    Come join us!

    We are welcoming Shelley Midthun, Director of Oregon Story Board, to The Tech Academy.

    Oregon Story Board is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the digital storytelling industry in Oregon by providing the resources companies and entrepreneurs need to thrive. 


    Come join us for food, drinks, coffee, and a lot of fun and opportunity to network.

    All are welcome!

    Please RSVP, so we have an accurate count for refreshments.

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  • Friday
    Mar 4 2016
    Tech Academy Open House

    This meetup is for anyone.

    We are welcoming Cynthia Madden, published Author on IT Ethics with Sygress and O’Reilly Press. Cynthia will be speaking about her career path as a woman in IT.

    Recent Tech Academy Graduate Randi Wilson will join us to share her success from doing our Software Developer boot camp, and tell us what she's doing now.

    Tech Academy Founder, Erik Gross, will also be speaking, which is always a joy.

    Refreshments before and afterwards, and opportunity to meet new people. All are welcome!

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  • Wednesday
    Feb 10 2016
    Angular Portland Presentation Night

    James Churchill - Using Typescript with Angular 1 & 2


    Alvin Pinovar - Introducing apLamb (Little Angular Message Bus)

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  • Friday
    Oct 30 2015
    The Tech Academy, Tech Talk

    Skip Newberry, President of the Technology Association of Oregon, will be doing a tech talk at The Tech Academy!

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  • Friday
    Oct 9 2015
    Tech Talk, The Tech Academy

    The Tech Academy

    Free Geek will be delivering a tech talk!

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  • Friday
    Sep 25 2015
    Tech Talk at The Tech Academy

    Professor Brent Wilson from George Fox University will be delivering a tech talk!

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  • Friday
    Sep 18 2015
    Tech Talk

    Join us for a tech talk at The Tech Academy. Our guest speaker is Michael Kaiser-Nyman, founder of Epicodus!

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