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· Networking
Networking
One on One Networking with other event attendees
2020-08-13T09:30:00Z 2020-08-13T09:55:00Z America/New_York Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Sponsor Expo Booths Open
Visit our Sponsor Expo booths to learn more about each company & receive special offers & raffles.
2020-08-13T09:30:00Z 2020-08-13T12:00:00Z America/New_York Sponsor+Expo+Booths+Open https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Welcome Day 1
2020-08-13T09:53:00Z 2020-08-13T10:00:00Z America/New_York Welcome+Day+1 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
A Deep Dive into Measuring Dependency Freshness with LibYear
We'll explore how to compute LibYear, learn how to use a tool for computing the metric over the life of a project & view trends for popular projects.
M. Scott Ford
2020-08-13T10:00:00Z 2020-08-13T10:45:00Z America/New_York A+Deep+Dive+into+Measuring+Dependency+Freshness+with+LibYear https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Breaking Down the Monolith: A journey toward CI/CD
CI/CD is great with greenfield development - everything is set up to work together from the beginning. This is not that story.
Lorien Rensing
2020-08-13T10:00:00Z 2020-08-13T10:45:00Z America/New_York Breaking+Down+the+Monolith%3A+A+journey+toward+CI%2FCD https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking
One on One Networking with other event attendees
2020-08-13T10:45:00Z 2020-08-13T11:00:00Z America/New_York Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Live Entrepreneurship and Customer Discovery
Ever wondered how to test a startup idea? I can build a fake startup in front of you, explain the process & publish it to the world to find our first users
Max Mirho
2020-08-13T11:00:00Z 2020-08-13T11:45:00Z America/New_York Live+Entrepreneurship+and+Customer+Discovery https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Building an Open Source Artificial Pancreas
Come to this talk to find out about how do-it-yourself open source artificial pancreases are doing amazing things from someone who runs one!
2020-08-13T11:00:00Z 2020-08-13T11:45:00Z America/New_York Building+an+Open+Source+Artificial+Pancreas https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
How Novices Learn to Program
Learn about my experience transitioning from a practicioner to an instructor, and how it's not as similar to corporate training as I thought it would be.
Tom Medvitz
2020-08-13T11:00:00Z 2020-08-13T11:45:00Z America/New_York How+Novices+Learn+to+Program https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
PTC: Brief explanation of Hopin Platform
2020-08-14T09:25:00Z 2020-08-14T09:30:00Z America/New_York PTC%3A+Brief+explanation+of+Hopin+Platform https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking
One on One Networking with other event attendees
2020-08-14T09:30:00Z 2020-08-14T09:55:00Z America/New_York Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Sponsor Expo Booths Open
Visit our Sponsor Expo booths to learn more about each company & receive special offers & raffles.
2020-08-14T09:30:00Z 2020-08-14T12:00:00Z America/New_York Sponsor+Expo+Booths+Open https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Welcome Day 2
2020-08-14T09:55:00Z 2020-08-14T10:00:00Z America/New_York Welcome+Day+2 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Grokking Culture with CVF
Join us for some hands on learning about organizational culture and how it can support our endeavors!
Aaron Kopel
2020-08-14T10:00:00Z 2020-08-14T10:45:00Z America/New_York Grokking+Culture+with+CVF https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The Automation Firehose: Be Strategic and Tactical
In this talk, we'll learn how to automate both strategically and tactically to maximize the benefits of automation.
Thomas Haver
2020-08-14T10:00:00Z 2020-08-14T10:45:00Z America/New_York The+Automation+Firehose%3A+Be+Strategic+and+Tactical https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Introduction to DynamoDB
Through this talk we aim to acquaint the listener with the basics of NoSQL and DynamoDB, demonstrating the differences between NoSQL and relational databases.
Nathan Menge
2020-08-14T10:00:00Z 2020-08-14T10:45:00Z America/New_York Introduction+to+DynamoDB https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking
One on One Networking with other event attendees
2020-08-14T10:45:00Z 2020-08-14T11:00:00Z America/New_York Networking https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Accessibility for the rest of us
The objective of this talk is to understand accessibility, its importance, and learn some practical steps for creating more accessible applications.
Sean McPherson
2020-08-14T11:00:00Z 2020-08-14T11:45:00Z America/New_York Accessibility+for+the+rest+of+us https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Integrating Google Assistant for Continuous Integration (CI)
The talk aims to explain the steps to integrate Google Assistant using DialogFlow for Jenkins CI environment.
Karan Balkar
2020-08-14T11:00:00Z 2020-08-14T11:45:00Z America/New_York Integrating+Google+Assistant+for+Continuous+Integration+%28CI%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The Fast Track to Microsoft Certifications in 30 days
Come learn about how I passed 7 exams in 21 days & how to build a personal learning road map.
Aaron Ralls
2020-08-14T11:00:00Z 2020-08-14T11:45:00Z America/New_York The+Fast+Track+to+Microsoft+Certifications+in+30+days https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ftechfest-2020 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Aaron Ralls

Cloud Solutions Architect

Tom Medvitz

Programmer | Educator | Entrepreneur

M. Scott Ford

Founder & Chief Code Whisperer, Corgibytes, LLC

Aaron Kopel

CEO, Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) at Project Brilliant

Karan Balkar

Mobile application developer primarily working on Android

Nathan Menge

Curious technical tinkerer, software QA expert

Max Mirho

There’s a process to entrepreneurship, and I experiment with it, live

Thomas Haver

International Speaker & Automation Architect

Sean McPherson

Software engineer and educator

Lorien Rensing

Software Developer at Making Everlasting Memories

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