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Critical Skills Series

The FedEx Institute of Technology and its partner organizations are committed to making Memphis a national leader in technology innovation. In order to see this mission come to fruition, it is important that we provide the resources for everyone in Memphis to pursue technology careers. To this end, we are pleased to offer the Critical Skills Development Program, a series of free workshops focused on skills development in the basic technology skills that open doors to a future in technology. 

2019 Schedule

Tableau Meetup

Description

The FedEx Institute of Technology is excited to announce our newest meetup. Come join local Tableau users as 

Date: January 9th 2019, 3:00-5:00 PM

Room: FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 203/205 (the Fishbowl) 

Registration Link

WordPress

Description

WorldPress is a group that meets once a month. They have two 15-minute lightning talks on topics of interest to WordPress users. Please feel free to join them on slack. http://slack.memphistechnology.org/ Channel #wordpress

Date: First Thursday of the month.

Room: FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 225

Registration Link

WebWorkers

Description

Web Workers is a community of designers, developers, UXers adn all around tech-and web-savy individuals that meet in person and online to discuss all goings on the wide, wide world of the web.

Date: Second Tuesday of the month.

Room: FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 225

Registration Link

PHP 

Description

Are you a PHP developer in Memphis? Are you curious about PHP? Come meet other MemphisPHP developers and open source enthusiasts at their monthly meet ups.

Date: Second Tuesday of the month.

Room: FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 225

Registration Link

MEM PASS/BI

Description

Are you a PHP developer in Memphis? Are you curious about PHP? Come meet other MemphisPHP developers and open source enthusiasts at their monthly meet ups.

Date: Second Thursday of the month.

Room: FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 225

Registration Link

Machine Learning/Data Science/R

Description

Are you interested in machine learning, data science or R? Contact Walter Heger and his group at heger_walter@yahoo.com

Date: Third Wednesday of the month.

Room: FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 226

Registration Link

Memphis Agile Practitioners

Description

Agile Alliance provides a listing of user groups so that you can connect with people interested in Agile software development.

Date: 4th Tuesday of each month.

Room: FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 225

Registration Link

MemDevOps

Description

This is a group for Memphis-area professionals interested in learning about DevOps transformations and contributing to discussions with like-minded individuals. They will explore all aspects of DevOps, including Continuous Integration/Delivery, Automated Testing, Automated Server/Container Provisioning, Tooling, and Automated Deployments.

Date: October 5 2018

Room: FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 203/205 (the Fishbowl)

Registration Link

Python User Group

Description

Are you interested in becoming part of an user group? Memphis Technology User Groups is a community calendar for technology user groups in the Memphis area. Come to the FedEx Institute of Technology and fin out for yourself!

Date: 4th Tuesday of each month.

Room: FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 225

Registration Link

Previous Events

  • Introduction to Agile, September 2017
  • Level Design Using ProBuilder, August 2017
  • Social Media Data Collection, July 2017
  • Data Management Association, June 2017
  • Programming with Tech901, May 2017
  • Ruby, April 2017
  • DRONES Racing, March 2017
  • Business Intelligence/Data Analysis, February 2017
  • Python, January 2017
  • Two Mini-workshops on PC Systems,November 2016
  • Unity, November 2016
  • HTML/CSS, October 2016