Jan 4: First Friday – The Year Ahead by John Landry

SOLD OUT! A New Year’s tradition continues:  John Landry will again share his insights and forecasts for software-related technologies. John Landry is a 30+ year software veteran and innovator who has built great software products and great software companies.   Landry has had a distinguished track record as an innovative “Serial CTO”, successfully creating and executing […]

Dec 7: First Friday – Digital Forensics

Digital Forensics & the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office Bureau of Criminal Investigation The Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) is a crime scene investigative unit that was established in 1935 to assist local Cape departments. For this First Friday, members of the newly formed Cape Cod Computer Crime Unit will discuss the field of digital forensics. […]

Nov 2: First Friday: Biometric Identification Technologies

Presented by Frank Mann With Pat Murphy and Dennis Fonseca Biometric identification can rid you of that secret list of user names and passwords you have hidden near your computer! Find out how during this presentation by representatives of BIOMIDS, a biometrics integration and application development startup based on Cape Cod. Biometrics is the science […]

First Friday: Sep 7- Annual Entrepreneurs Panel: Covocative, the Cape Cod Commission and Alden DAVe Systems

Entrepreneur is defined as “a person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk” (dictionary.reference.com). And entrepreneurs start by identifying a challenge that needs a solution. Join us when Matt Poepsel, Covocative; Erin Jackson, Cape Cod Commission; and William Alden, Alden DAVe Systems, will share the challenges they […]

Oct 5: First Friday – OPFLEX SOLUTIONS LLC: growing a market leader

Presenter: Scott C. Smith, OPFLEX CEO During this First Friday, Smith will share his entrepreneurial tale, successes and challenges and how technology made his firm a market leader. Smith founded the West Hyannisport-headquartered OPFLEX Solutions LLC to manufacture, market, and sell specialized plastic and rubber foams to a variety of markets internationally. This Cape Cod […]

Aug 3: First Friday- Empowering Businesses With Technology

A Panel Discussion Hosted by Michael Bell and Bruce Greenhalgh Emerging Technology Group  If you want to be making wiser decisions for your business; if you feel as if you are suffering from “information overload” then join us for breakfast on First Friday August 3rd. Empowering Business with Technology is not a system, software or […]

Jul 13: First Friday- STEM Activities in Cape and Islands Schools

Students that study STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) ultimately have an edge in the global economy.  For this month’s First Friday (being held on the second Friday) features a panel of STEM educators, put together by Bob Sanborn, superintendent of the Cape Cod Regional Technical High School. They will share the programs they have […]

Apr 13: First Friday- Rick Mahoney, Innovation Access Network: Fostering Global Innovation

We are having our First Friday on April 13th to accommodate potential conflicts with Good Friday and Easter weekend. Richard Mahoney Jr. is the VP of Business Development for the Innovation Access Network. He is responsible for the overall direction of the Innovation Access Network including: the domestic and global growth strategy, sales and marketing, […]

May 4: First Friday- CapeNet Update on OpenCape deployment

Update from Tony DaSilva on CapeNet’s progress on the OpenCape fiber-optic middle-mile buildout.

Mar 2: First Friday- Smart Grid Technology: measuring residential energy use

Presented by: Kevin Galligan, Energy Efficiency Program Manager and Briana Kane, Senior Residential Program Coordinator Cape Light Compact In 2009, Cape Light Compact launched a pilot program promoting and measuring energy efficiency in private homes across Cape Cod using technology now known as Smart Grid. Homeowners who are part of the program are outfitted with […]