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June 2018

Tech Careers on Cape Cod with Marc Rocque – First Friday – June 2018

June 1, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Cape Cod is rich with potential for technology careers. I will look at the current landscape and explore hardware, infrastructure support and coding / applications engineering opportunities located here. Critical to filling the available technology jobs and fueling potential startup opportunities will be attracting and retaining qualified candidates. In light of that we'll take a look at education opportunities for students new to the field as well as housing / cost of living challenges faced by workers just starting out…

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July 2018

Social Media Strategy for Small Business – July 2018 “Second” Friday

July 13, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Social Media 2018 Social media and your business exist in an ever-evolving cycle of adjustment with an earnest hope of finding the sweet spot around the opportunities social media offers to grow and sustain your business. There is, of course, a newly established concern regarding the demise of Facebook’s value . . . or is that simply smoke and mirrors? What works and what doesn’t? How does one keep pace? All will be covered in this presentation. And we will…

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August 2018

Dangers of Public WIFI – August 2018 First Friday

August 3, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Everywhere you go these days from your local coffee shop to the airport; public WIFI hotspots are readily available. They are convenient and allow you to stay connected on your mobile device or laptop even when you’re on the go. But what are the hidden dangers? How do you manage your employees use of public WIFI in a way that protects both your business, clients, and mobile devices from the threat of hackers? All this and more will be covered…

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September 2018

From Bitcoin to Blockchain: The Technology of New Finance – First Friday – Sep 2018

September 7, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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The blockchain is a tidal wave of transformation that is disrupting businesses, governments, and the world economy. In this session, you'll get real-life examples of where blockchain is already changing the world. You'll leave inspired, refreshed, and ready to apply blockchain to improve your business and the world. SIR JOHN HARGRAVE is the publisher of Bitcoin Market Journal. He specializes in making the world of New Finance—bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and ICOs—understandable to everyday investors. Using plain English and entertaining examples, he…

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October 2018

Cape Cod Regional STEM Network: Building the STEM Pipeline on Cape Cod & the Islands – October 2018 First Friday

October 5, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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The CCRSN is a consortium of more than 650 individuals and 85 partner organizations working to build the STEM pipeline from K-career in our region. Housed at Cape Cod Community College, our mission is: To be an inspiration hub for tomorrow’s innovators. We achieve this by hosting K-16 teacher professional development, teacher externships at STEM-rich institutions in our region; offering programs for 4Cs STEM students such as: scholarships, tutoring, advising, speaker series, site visits to employers, a mentoring program with…

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November 2018

How Local Businesses Can Take Advantage of the Latest Trends in Digital Marketing: Nov 2018 First Friday

November 2, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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The world of digital marketing is constantly changing and evolving. This presentation will cover the present state of digital marketing and where it is heading in the future in a chancing economic, political and regulatory climate. Local business owners can stay abreast of the changing tides in digital marketing or be left on the sidelines. Attendees will leave with actionable information that they can apply to their own businesses to take advantage of the evolution of the market. Craig Orsi…

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December 2018

Cape Cod’s Blue Economy – A Project Update – Dec 2018 First Friday

December 7, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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The Blue Economy effort is about growing the region's economy in a sustainable and balanced way, focusing on protecting and promoting our water and coastal resources. This presentation will provide a look back at the origins of the Cape Cod Blue Economy Project, bring you up to speed on what we are working on today, and where we hope to head for the future. Chris Adams serves as Chief of Staff at the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce. In his…

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January 2019

Networking Like A Pro! – January 2019 First Friday

January 4 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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We all know networking is something we need to do. But many of us don’t like it one bit! Like anything else, it’s easier when you have some tools. Participants will learn about their behavior and personality style through a complimentary DISC Index Assessment – that’s a widely used, non-judgmental personality profile tool which identifies ways that people prefer to relate to one another. Everyone learns a lot? In a fun, interactive event, networking expert Warren Rutherford shared successful networking…

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February 2019

Unraveling Consumer Data Privacy Laws: GDPR, CCPA, CASL, and Other Four-Letter Words: Feb 2019 First Friday

February 1 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Apple CEO Tim Cook warns your data is 'being weaponized' against you, especially by Facebook and Google. Data privacy and protection is all the rage, and governments are stepping in to give you more control over how your online data is used. Which is great for consumers but painful for businesses. This presentation will give a general overview of the latest Data Protection regulations from Europe, Mexico, Canada, and now California. As Chief Technology Officer and Data Protection Officer for…

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March 2019

Drones & The Future of Automated (UAS) Unmanned Aerial Systems – March 2019 First Friday

March 1 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Discover how students are learning to write code to pilot drones today and into the future. Agriculture mapping, thermal imaging, tower inspection and much more are applications which save time and money for businesses and for the world. Creating flight plans for these UAVs has never been easier. Come see a demonstration on the tools schools are using to educate STEM students on Cape Cod. With over 20 years experience in the education publishing industry on the East Coast, Peter…

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