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Sept.
20

Event: IT Industry networking & tech speaker event
Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Location: Dyke Center for Family Business, Husson University, 1 College Circle, Bangor

Project>Login and Husson University will host an evening Networking meetup event for IT industry professionals.  This FREE event will take place at Husson's Center for Family Business on Sept. 20th 5:30pm-7:30pm.

We are proud to announce that Dianne Pacheco, Information Security Officer at JAX, will be our featured guest speaker.

The event is open to Husson alumni, students, faculty, area industry professionals, EMCC students, TechHire Maine participants, Project>Login supporters and community members from the region.

The format of the evening is as follows:
5:30-6:15 Arrive, appetizers and drinks
6:15-6:20 Dean Hansen to introduce speaker
6:20-6:50 Dianne Pacheco, Information Security Officer at The Jackson Laboratory speaks
6:50-7:30 Q&A, more networking, refreshments, etc.

RSVP Today

Oct.
10

Event: Husson University Campus Networking Reception (IT career event)
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Location: Dyke Center for Family Business, Husson University, 1 College Circle, Bangor

Project>Login will host a campus networking reception at Husson University on October 10th at the Dyke Center for Family Business on the Husson campus. This annual IT career event is one of the major employer networking receptions that Project>Login organizes.

This year the panel with feature a current intern or past intern (alum) along with their employer. Come hear first hand what the internship experience is like.

Register Today

Oct.
11

Event: University of Maine (Orono) campus networking reception
Time: 4:00-6:00pm
Location: Bangor Room in the Memorial Union at University of Maine's flagship campus

Project>Login will host a campus networking reception at University of Maine on October 11th at the Bangor Room of the Memorial Union on the Orono campus. This annual IT career event is one of the major employer networking receptions that Project>Login organizes.

Thank you Tyler Technologies for sponsoring the refreshments at this event!

Employers Register Here

Oct.
13

Event: GDG Meetup: Machine Learning Study Jam
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Location: IDEXX, 1 IDEXX Dr, Westbrook, ME

The GDG Machine Learning Crash Course (MLCC) is intended for those who wish to learn about ML from a practical, applied perspective. For the
full experience, audience members should be comfortable programming,
ideally in Python, and be comfortable with basic algebra. This workshop will give attendees a start on the MLCC materials, which provide an additional 16 hours of self-study exercises. The MLCC is designed to enable you to use machine learning within your everyday projects, and to benefit from the power of TensorFlow wrapped in convenient higher-level abstractions.

Course website: https://g.co/mledu/studyjams

Speaker:

David Steines is an algorithm developer at IDEXX Laboratories. 

Facilitators:

Clare Bates Congdon is Senior Research Scientist at Introspective Systems. She has been working in Machine Learning for over 25 years, and teaching Computer Science for over 20 years.

Carleton Ericson has worked at IDEXX since 2013 and is finishing up his MS in computer science this fall from Georgia Tech (specializing in machine learning), where he also was a teaching assistant for the Computer Vision class.

Kevin Hanselman has been a Software Engineer at IDEXX for five years. Also enrolled in Georgia Tech's OMSCS program, he is finishing up his master's degree in Computer Science with a specialization in machine learning.

Note: RSVP required. (bring ID and laptop)
 
This event will occur in two sessions:
  • 1 hour Tech Talk on Machine Learning (mostly basics)  
  • 2 hour study jam. This can be done based on attendees pace.

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Oct.
17

Event: University of Maine at Augusta
Time: 4:00-6:00pm
Location: Randall Student Center, UMA, 46 University Dr, Augusta

Project>Login will host a campus networking reception at the University of Maine at Augusta. This annual IT career event is one of the major employer networking receptions that Project>Login organizes.

Join us in the Randall Student Center, 2nd floor, near fireplace.

Employers Register Today

Oct.
22

Event: Code.org Counselor/Administrator Workshop Session
Time: 7:30am-9:00am
Location: Decary Hall, 11 Hills Beach Rd, University of New England in Biddeford

Educate Maine and Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance will host a Code.org workshop for K-12 school administrators, guidance counselors and curriculum coordinators to learn about our Professional Learning Program. As the Code.org Regional Partner for Maine we want schools to expand computer science in their districts by training teachers with our high quality professional development.

This will include a free breakfast!

K-12 Adminsistrators Register Today

Oct.
24

Event: Code.org Counselor/Administrator Workshop Session
Time: 7:30am-9:00am
Location: Room 205A in the Ayotte Academic Building, Thomas College, Waterville

Educate Maine and Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance will host a Code.org workshop for K-12 school administrators, guidance counselors and curriculum coordinators to learn about our Professional Learning Program. As the Code.org Regional Partner for Maine we want schools to expand computer science in their districts by training teachers with our high quality professional development.

This will include a free breakfast!

K-12 Adminsistrators Register Today

Oct.
26

Event: University of Maine at Farmington campus networking reception
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Location: University of Maine at Farmington, 224 Main St, Farmington, ME 04938

Project>Login will host a campus networking reception at University of Maine at Farmington on October 26th at UMF, 224 Main St, Farmington, ME 04938. This annual IT career event is one of the major employer networking receptions that Project>Login organizes.

 

Employers Register HERE

Nov.
5

Event: Principal/Counselor Admin Session for Code.org
Time: 7:30am-9:00am
Location: Multi-purpose room, Hampden Academy, 89 Western Ave, Hampden

Educate Maine and Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance will host a Code.org workshop for K-12 school administrators, guidance counselors and curriculum coordinators to learn about our Professional Learning Program. As the Code.org Regional Partner for Maine we want schools to expand computer science in their districts by training teachers with our high quality professional development.

This will include a free breakfast!

K-12 Administrators Register Here

Nov.
6

Event: Thomas College campus networking reception
Time: 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Location: Spann Student Center, Thomas College, W. River Rd, Waterville, ME

Project>Login will host a campus networking reception at Thomas College on November 6. A panel of employers will speak beginning at 3:30pm and then attendees will transition to the career fair portion of the networking event. Attendees are encouraged to learn about internships and jobs from Maine employers.

Employers Register HERE

Nov.
7

Event: Employer Connections Event at UNE
Time: 4:00-6:00pm
Location: University of New England, Ripich Commons, First Floor

Come to the Employer Connections Event at the University of New England on Nov. 7th!!

Join Project>Login and LWM in the Danielle Ripich Commons onthe first floor beginning at 4:00pm.

 

Employers Register HERE

Nov.
14

Event: USM Internship Matching Fair
Time: 11:00am - 1:30pm
Location: University of Southern Maine, Abromson Center, Second Floor

The Internship Matching Fair at USM will be Nov. 14th from 11:00am to  1:30pm. in the Abromson Center in Portland.

Employers Register HERE

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.”

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.”