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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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Pete Greer

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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April 2019

Become a Better Recycler – April First Friday

April 5 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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You either put your recycling at the curb every week or drop it off at the dump, but what happens after that? Did you include the right materials? What should you do with things like hard-to-recycle items and household hazardous waste, unwanted pharmaceuticals, and organic debris? Kara Boule of Nauset Disposal and Kari Parcell from the Barnstable County Cooperative Extension will cover the recycling and materials management process, ideas for reducing and reusing materials, how to encourage recycling and monitor…

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May 2019

Infringers, Enforcers, and Influencers, Oh My! Legal Challenges for Online Businesses – May First Friday

May 3 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Gene Curry

When you are doing business on-line, you face a range of legal challenges. Infringers might try to steal your brand. Copyright trolls might try to extort payments from you. Under recent changes in the law, state tax authorities might try to do the same. Government agencies might examine how you pay influencers or protect data. Do you know whether you can use that photograph? Attorney Gene Curry will offer practical advice on avoiding online traps for the unwary. Gene Curry…

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June 2019

Cape Cod Baseball League Talks Baseball Tech – June First Friday

June 7 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Cape Cod Baseball League

During this session, the Cape Cod Baseball League will discuss the role that technology has played in changing, and even defining, the way the game is played over the years.  We will discuss key technologies that have changed the game, starting with the deadball era, and stadium lights, through today -- where technology, "moneyball", data analytics, predictive analytics, etc, are dictating how scouts, managers, and players make decisions.  Lastly, we'll discuss how technology influences the Cape League and what our…

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July 2019

Cape Cod Astronomical Society – July “Second” Friday

July 12 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Dr. James Lynch

The Cape Cod Astronomical Society is a group of amateur astronomers who enjoy looking at the cosmos and teaching others about the craft. Their work includes: Providing instruction and education for those who wish to view the skies. Supporting those with special interests in astronomy, space science and related fields. Preserving our night skies and saving energy by reducing light pollution. Meeting once a month to share ideas and observing experiences, and to participate in an astronomy or science presentation.…

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August 2019

Hydroid – August First Friday

August 2 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Hydroid's Steve Brodet

Located in the U.S. and a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, Hydroid is the world’s most trusted manufacturer of advanced Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). Our marine robotics systems provide innovative and reliable full-picture solutions for the marine research, defense, hydrographic and offshore/energy markets. For more information on our technologies, please visit www.hydroid.com. Ocean exploration has traditionally been dominated by surface ship technology. As a field-proven technology leader in autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), Hydroid’s REMUS line of vehicles are changing the game.…

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September 2019

The Technology Skills Gap – September First Friday

September 6 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Gary Beach

As emerging technologies like 5G, artificial intelligence, robotics, block chain and cyber security continue to create millions of new, well-paying jobs, market researcher International Data Corporation ominously forecasts by 2023 – just four years from now – the U.S. economy, and national security, will be handicapped by a dire situation where there will be a shortage of 900,000 individuals to fill jobs in those emerging market sectors. Thanks to our event sponsor - Cape Cod Young Professionals Long-term solutions to this…

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