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September 2014

Thorne Sparkman, Five Easy Ways to Get Rich in Cleantech

September 5, 2014 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Ceres calls climate change a “once-in-a-lifetime market opportunity” that will unlock $20 trillion of profitable climate changes solutions for businesses and entrepreneurs. So why is venture capital into the sector plummeting?  And if fundamentals are so bad, why are Solar City and Tesla worth so much? Thorne Sparkman, managing director at the Slater Technology Fund, will speak about the growing opportunities in cleantech and how entrepreneurs can solve the world’s most vexing environmental challenges using technology and business model innovation…

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October 2014

Agile VS Traditional Project Management: Which Is Best?

October 10, 2014 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Rescheduled to October 10! Technology projects have seen much discussion lately about the emergence and success of "Agile" project management.  Many companies are now declaring Agile methods their corporate standard.  Does this mean the end of traditional project management methods?  Join us for this session to compare both approaches,  and find out the implications for your business. About Alicia Trelles-Duckett, MBA PMP Alicia has over 20 years of experience in the Project Management field: 15 of them deploying global projects for…

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November 2014

Facial Recognition Technology, Law Enforcement and Privacy Issues

November 7, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Sean Mullin, President and CEO of BI2 Technologies of Plymouth, MA, will speak on biometric technology’s applications in law enforcement at the November First Friday breakfast of the Cape Cod Technology Council. The breakfast will be held on Friday, November 7 from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Hyannis Golf Club on Route 132, Hyannis. Sean will be joined by Bruce Taylor, CEO of Police Central in Atlanta and a CCTC member. Police Central provides law enforcement records, jail and…

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December 2014

Collaborative Robots

December 5, 2014 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Baxter, the robot, is coming to the December First Friday Breakfast of the Cape Cod Technology Council. Harley Green, a robotics specialist with Gibson Engineering of Norwood, MA, will discuss the growing field of collaborative machines which includes robots designed to work alongside people in close proximity with safety and effiency. The robots handle mundane tasks, freeing their human associates to do more skilled work while making the business more competitive and able to compete with international sources. Baxter, one…

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January 2015

Technology to Clean Wastewater, Provide Aquaculture and Energy

January 9, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Technology to Clean Wastewater, Provide Aquaculture and Energy is Focus of Cape Cod Technology Council January Second Friday Breakfast Brian Braginton-Smith, President of AquaGen Integrated Systems in South Yarmouth, will discuss his firm’s fascinating technology to convert wastewater into clean, super oxygenated water that speeds the growth of aquaculture such as salad greens and herbs, while also producing energy and fertilizer and other by-products at the January “First Friday” breakfast of the Cape Cod Technology Council.  Due to the New…

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February 2015

Managing Health Care through Technology

February 6, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Managing Health Care through Technology is topic of Cape Cod Technology Council’s February, 2015 First Friday Breakfast Kathleen Hernon, the Operations Readiness Director for Partners HealthCare at Home, will discuss the application of technology to improve health care management, covering such areas as tele-medicine, the smart phone’s role in health care, and related topics at the February First Friday breakfast of the Cape Cod Technology Council. The breakfast, open to the public, will be held on Friday, February 6 from…

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March 2015

Outsourcing and Offshoring Technology Services … to Cape Cod

March 6, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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How A Bourne Technology Company Succeeds by Finding Its Niche and Always Delivering is Topic of Cape Cod Technology Council’s March First Friday Breakfast Today when one reads about companies outsourcing technology work, the story usually discusses their contracting with design firms in India, the Far East, and elsewhere. But one local company has kept the work at home … by competing successfully from Cape Cod. John DeCesare, President of Celerity Embedded Design Services in Pocasset, will speak on the…

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April 2015

New Technology Allows Divers to Reach 1,000 Feet, Remain Under Water for Hours

April 3, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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WHOI Staffer Discusses the Technology and Its Recent Use in an Expedition off a Greek Island to Explore an Ancient Shipwreck as topic of Cape Cod Technology Council’s April First Friday Breakfast When a group of marine archaeologists explored an ancient shipwreck off a Greek Island in the Aegean Sea last September and October, the team included members of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and deployed advanced diving technology that overcomes the challenges of the deep for longer, better study…

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May 2015

John Landry “The Year Ahead”

May 1, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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RESCHEDULED FROM JANUARY 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 a business-aware technology vision at several major software companies.   His CTO career has evolved from developing batch mainframe application systems, to AI-based expert systems,…

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June 2015

UpperCape Tech Students’ Black Soldier Fly Larvae Composting Project

June 5, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Sign up for the July First Friday event here: Local STEM Program Studies Archeology in it's Own Backyard   Three students in the Upper Cape Regional Tech’s Environmental Science and Technology program will discuss their award winning project on use of black soldier fly larvae composting systems to help decrease the amount of food waste from the school’s culinary shop going to landfills by providing faster decomposition, while also yielding protein- and calcium-rich organic feed for fish and chickens, organic…

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