Events to Attend
At Central Maine Tech Night you can expect to connect with like-minded individuals that share a passion for learning, technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
This month CGI will be holding an open house on the first floor of the Hathaway Center in Waterville. Come and enjoy a frothy pint of beer or a tasty glass of wine and learn about CGI - who they are, what they do, and their future goals with the Waterville community.
Speaker: Andrew Thompson, Director, Wausau Domestic Solutions
Andrew is the Director of Wausau Domestic Solutions, a division of CGI. He comes from a diverse, yet far from boring, background of information technology and project management. Those who have worked with Andrew over the years describe him as being “the best project manager” they’ve ever worked with.
CGI delivers IT solutions to businesses with complex technology needs across the globe. Their purpose is to identify these needs and design innovative solutions and digital platforms that will foster long-term company growth for their clients.
In addition to CGI, Andrew is the Founder and Owner of Elevate Groups, LLC where he collaborates with companies in areas of business and sales strategy, entrepreneurship, technology, leadership, teamwork, and business negotiations. In 2007 he founded a retail company called JAR Products that sells a line of hot sauces of which he states was “started because we make our own hot sauce and it’s frankly better than anything in stores.”
Central Maine Tech Night Agenda
5:00 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: The Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce and Central Maine Growth Council will welcome CGI Corp to the Waterville business Community.
5:15 Guest Speaker: Andrew Thompson will speak about CGI, who they are, what they do, and future goals
5:30 Social Hour: Appetizers and cash bar (beer and wine)
5:30 to 6:30 Tours: CGI will give tours of their new space
6:30 Tech Night Rollout: Tracy O’Clair, CEO/President of TOCmedia,
and Andrew Thompson will speak about Tech Night and the associated upcoming events.
Educate Maine and MMSA will host a workshop for area administrators to learn more about the Code.org Regional Partnership programming for teachers and how schools can take advantage of FREE computer science training for their educators.
Maine Science Festival will be held March 16-19, 2017 in Bangor, ME.
2017 TEEN TECH NIGHT at THE MAINE SCIENCE FESTIVAL
Project>Login is proud to host Teen Tech Night on Friday March 17th from 4:00-7:30pm
We'll also have a break for pizza and prizes.
Come to The Office of Information Technology - meet hiring managers and see if you are a good fit for one of our open positions or internships!
Please bring a valid photo ID, multiple copies of your resume and cover letter, and your portfolio (if applicable). Be prepared to interview!
Note that you will not be allowed into the event without your photo ID.
State of Maine's Office of Information Technology (OIT) is holding their annual Tech Night at The Augusta Armory. For more information: Courtney Alley
New England Celebration of Women in Computing conference is from Friday, March 31 to Saturday, April 1, 2017. The theme this year is She Innovates the Future!
People from all over New England will gather at the DoubleTree by Hilton Portland Hotel in South Portland to celebrate the work women have been and are doing in STEM.
The goal of the New England Celebration of Women in Computing (NECWIC) is to encourage the participation of women in computing by providing a vehicle for students to explore opportunities in computing, to network with other women from academia, industry, and government, and to facilitate connections and friendships among women in the region who share the same passion for computing. We welcome participants from all of these groups. We welcome all women and allies who recognize the importance of gender diversity in computing.
Join us in making this an amazing celebration! For more information, please visit: http://necwic.hosting.acm.org/
Maine Technology Users Group — MTUG brings together interested individuals in the Maine computer networking and telecommunications industries for education, information, and networking.
Tech Maine — TechMaine’s goal is to provide a platform to highlight the exchange of news, events, and information for Maine technology professionals, technology oriented businesses, and those reliant on technology.
Code for Maine — Meets every week on Tuesdays. “Code for Maine is the local affiliate of Code for America. Code for America enlists the talent of the web industry into public service to use their skills to solve core problems facing our communities.”
Hack Portland — Meets in Portland every week on Tuesdays. “What’s a hacker? Someone who likes to know how stuff works — someone who likes to take stuff apart, someone who likes to tweak, fiddle and mess around.”
Maine Hacker Club — Meets in Bangor every 2 weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays. “The goal of the group is to establish a cross generational technical community in central and northern Maine.”
Maine WordPress Meetup — Meets in Westbrook on the third Wednesday every 2 months. “This is a group for people interested in WordPress. If you’re interested in WordPress, let’s get together and meet each other, talk, teach things to each other, and explore the community!”
Portland iOS Developer Network — “We’ll be meeting to share discoveries, opportunities, quandaries, and solutions relating to development for Apple iPhone and iPad.”
Maine School of Science and Math: Summer Camps — In Limestone. “The MSSM Summer Camp program provides an opportunity for campers to exchange ideas and experiences with like-minded peers and an enthusiastic and dedicated staff who share their passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.”
Maine Robotics: Build Your Own Computer Camp — In Portland, Falmouth, Augusta, and Bangor. Have you ever wondered what all the parts of a desktop computer do? How a computer is put together, configured, and setup to run? This camp is for youth, ages 12 to 16 who want to build and test their own computer.
The Maine Game Summer Camp — In Bangor. “We make video games, let us show you how. We make games like Hearthstone, Crossy Road, Angry Birds and Kerbal Space Program using the Unity game engine and through C# code and 3DS Max.”
Maine Media Workshops — In Rockport. Participants will get an introduction into making a real-time “level design” in the game software Unreal Engine®. This high-end game-making software allow students to create a first person world from their own imagination and build playable games in the game engine.