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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 community-driven workshops focused on skill development to open the doors to a future in technology. 

2020 Schedule

Memphis Python 

Description: Network and learn from the legendary Python experts in the Midsouth.

Live chat: slack.memphistechnology.org Channel #mempy

Date: 3rd Monday of each month, 6:00PM | FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 225 | Registration Link

 

Machine Learning/Data Science/R

Description: Learn how the latest theories of intelligence brings some of the foundational algorithms of the neocortex to software with NuPIC.

Live chat: slack.memphistechnology.org Channel #datascience

Date: First Tuesday of each month, 7:00PM | FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 226 | Registration Link

 

DevMemphis

Description: Founded by Memphis software developers for Memphis software developers, DevMemphis is a general-purpose programming user group that accommodates a wide variety of topics and formats.

Live chat: slack.memphistechnology.org Channel #devmemphis

Date: First Tuesday of each month, 6:00PM | FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 225 | Registration Link

 

Memphis Web Workers

Description: The Memphis Web Workers are a community of designers, developers, and User Experience experts that meet regularly to share their extensive knowledge of UX, front and back-end web technologies.

Live chat: slack.memphistechnology.org Channel #memphiswebworkers

Date: Second Tuesday of each month, 6:00PM | FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 225 | Registration Link

 

Memphis Agile Practitioners

Description: Network and learn from like-minded practitioners to share your experience with the agile journey.

Live chat: slack.memphistechnology.org Channel #agile

Date: 4th Tuesday of each month | FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 225 | Registration Link

 

Memphis Game Developers

Description: The Memphis Game Developers are an open group of developers and artists who share ideas and knowledge on game development as well as collaborate on projects and game jams.

Live chat: slack.memphistechnology.org Channel #game-dev

Date: Second Wednesday of each month, 6:00PM | FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 225 | Registration Link

 

WordPress

Description: WordPress meets once a month, and feature two 15-minute lightning talks on the WordPress CMS and more.

Live chat: slack.memphistechnology.org Channel #wordpress

Date: First Thursday of the month, 6:00PM | FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 225 | Registration Link


Blockchain901

Description: Blockchain901 is dedicated to advancing the awareness and education of Blockchain based technologies to the greater Memphis TN and surrounding areas.

Live chat: slack.memphistechnology.org Channel #blockchain

Date: First Thursday of each month, 6:00PM | UMRF Research Park | Registration Link

 

MemPASS/Power BI

Description: MemPASS/Power BI seeks to be a a forum for education, facilitate networking, and guidance around best practices in SQL Server and related products and services.

Live chat: slack.memphistechnology.org Channel #memphispass

Date: Second Thursday of each month, 6:00PM | FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 225 | Registration Link

 

MemphisPHP 

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.

Live chat: slack.memphistechnology.org Channel #memphisphp

Date: Third Thursday of each month, 6:00PM | FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 225 | Registration Link

 

Code Together

Description: Code Together is a time for you to work alongside and connect with other people in your local community.

Live chat: slack.memphistechnology.org

Date: Third Sunday of each month, 1:00PM | UMRF Research Park | Registration Link

 

Data Management Association | DAMA MidSouth

Description: Learn from and network with your local data management experts.

Live chat: slack.memphistechnology.org Channel #datascience

Date: Monthly, 3:45PM | FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 226 | 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.

Live chat: slack.memphistechnology.org Channel #sysadmin-and-ops

Date: Monthly, 3:00PM | FedEx Institute of Technology, Room 225 | Registration Link

 

Memphis Tableau User Group

Description: Come join local Tableau analytics platform users as they share knowledge, tips, tricks, and advice. All experience levels are welcome.

Date: Quarterly | Location varies | 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