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Sept
30

Event: CS Connected:Women in Tech: Penny Rheingans
Time: 12pm-1pm
Location: Virtual

CS Connected invites you to join us in listening to Penny Rheingans, Professor and Director of the School of Computing and Information Science (SCIS) at the University of Maine, speak about experiences of being a woman in technology. Additional panelists will be joining Dr. Rheingans to speak about their own experiences.

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October
7

Event: CS Connected: Connect with Industry Mentors, Introduce Peer Mentors
Time: 12pm-1pm
Location: Virtual

CS Connected invites you to an informal virtual networking event.

This will be a kickoff event where you will be able to socialize with your mentors/mentees and others in the CS mentor program.

We will have visiting guests from the industry, interested in becoming mentors, come in to speak. Students interested in finding a mentor in the industry are encouraged to connect with them afterwards.

CS Connected is a program run by UMaine's School of Computer and Information Science and Educate Maine's Project>Login. Our mission is to give students an opportunity to interact with each other and professionals connections during a time of remote learning.

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October
14

Event: CS Connected: Interview & Resume Workshop
Time: 12pm-1pm
Location: Virtual

October
21

Event: CS Connected: University of Maine Career Fair
Time: 12pm-1pm
Location: Virtual

October
28

Event: CS Connected: LGBTQ+
Time: 12pm-1pm
Location: Virtual

November
3

Event: CS Connected: Intro to Project Management for IT
Time: 12pm-1pm
Location: Virtual

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 Summer Camps - Maine Robotics is entering its 19th year bringing FUN and EDUCATIONAL summer programs to communities all over the state.

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 set up 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 allows 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

Maine CSTA— Maine Computer Science Teachers Association regularly holds regional meetups across the state. They post their upcoming meetups on their website and Twitter.

Google Developers Group Meetup — over 270 members regularly hold meetups, DevFests, meet & greets, study jams, Google Women TechMaker events and more! 

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.”