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June
23

Event: Tech Hiring Event at MSCW
Time: 4:00-6:30pm
Location: Maine College of Art Cafe

Free & Open to the Public!

Maine Startup and Create Week, in partnership with Project>Login, is hosting a tech sector job recruiting event, FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

This hiring fair is ideal for all tech sector job seekers: software developers & engineers, UX designers, product designers, graphic designers, IT, project managers, marketers, SCRUM masters, analysts, and more. 

Maine has a fast-growing community of tech companies of varying sizes – and the need for great tech talent is increasing rapidly. For the first time, MSCW is bringing together both the talent who want live and work in Maine and the companies looking to hire them, to mix and learn and recruit and make great things happen! This is a solid opportunity for tech workers to learn about Maine companies and the various opportunities that are available. To see the list of featured companies and to RSVP (not necessary but helpful!), visit:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tech-sector-job-recruiting-event-free-open-to-public-tickets-34294612108

Sponsored by WEX Inc. Each attendee gets 2 free drink tickets and appetizers

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June
28

Event: E2Tech Summer 2017 Networking Reception
Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm
Location: Verrill Dana Courtyard, One Portland Square, Portland, ME

E2Tech Summer Networking Reception

Join us outside for food, drinks, and networking with Maine's business, government, and non-profit leaders. Stop by to meet with old friends and make new connections while kicking off the beautiful summer season here in Maine! 

We will also be teaming up with the Maine International Trade Center (MITC) and the University of Maine in welcoming prominent African leaders through the Mandela Washington Fellowship program.

Thank you to Verrill Dana for hosting this event!

Register Today

July
10

Event: SOPO CODE CAMP
Time: 9am-2pm
Location: South Portland High School

We think that computer science education is crucial in today's world. The SoPo Code Camp fosters this idea, giving students the tools and knowledge necessary to turn ideas into reality.

Each session, students are introduced to the most widely used programming languages in the industry, and each student works and learns to create his/her own computer game. Learning has never been this fun.

Camp is held in the computer lab at South Portland High School July 10-14, from 9am to 2pm.  The fee is $225 per student.

Register online at sopocodecamp.com
 

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Summer Camps in Digital and Computing Tech

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.”

Free Learn to Code Camp — Learn to Code Camp will be held June 26-30, 2017 on the University of Maine campus in Orono. Any Maine high school student entering their junior or senior year in Fall 2017 is welcome to apply.  All on-campus room and board expenses will be covered. No previous exposure to programming required or expected.

So Po Code Camp — Camp is held in the computer lab at South Portland High School. Two sessions are available: July 3-7 and July 17-21, each with a maximum of 12 students. Camp runs from 9am to 2pm. Lunch will not be provided so the students should bring their own, but we will have plenty of water. The camp is open to students entering grades 6-8.

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.

Computing & IT Groups

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.

Computing & Digital Meetups

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.”