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1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States

April 2013

Breakfast with David Churbuck

April 5, 2013 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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David C. Churbuck is a digital media and marketing executive with over 25 years of experience and innovation in print and online businesses He is a founding partner of Eastman Advisors, where he specializes in digital marketing, ecommerce, and digital media as part of the firm’s corporate advisory practice. He was previously Vice-President of Global Digital Marketing at Lenovo, the world’s second largest PC manufacturer and home of the ThinkPad and IdeaPad lines of notebook computers. At Lenovo he: Led…

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May 2013

Thorne Sparkman, “Encouraging Local Tech Companies”

May 3, 2013 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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First Friday: May 3- Mr. Sparkman joined Slater in 2000 as Executive Director of the Slater Center for Interactive Technologies (“Slater Interactive”), now the Slater Technology Fund (“Slater Fund”), where he invests in software, new media, and energy-related technologies.

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June 2013

Cape Codders and Waste Water with Rob O’Leary

June 7, 2013 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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First Friday, June 7: Rob was the state senator for the Cape and Islands and before that a Barnstable County Commissioner.  He is a professor at Massachusetts Maritime Academy and have a Ph.D in American History with degrees from Georgetown, Harvard, and Tufts universities.  He has three children and five grandchildren and lives in Cummaquid. NOTE: This event was rescheduled, it was originally set for July.

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July 2013

John Landry “Internet Of Things” and Other Updates

July 12, 2013 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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First Friday: July 12- What is the "Internet of Things"? Join tech startup guru John Landry for a look at this and other trends.

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August 2013

Technology-Enhanced Education

August 2, 2013 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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First Friday - August 2: Gary Beach brings more than 30 years of information technology publishing experience to his role as publisher emeritus of IDG’s CIO magazine. Beach is a highly regarded spokesperson throughout the United States and the global technology industry and he has testified on key issues facing the IT industry before the U.S. House and Senate.

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September 2013

Navigating the Entrepreneurial Waters of Cape Cod

September 6, 2013 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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First Friday - September 6: Join NeuEon founder and Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur in Residence Peter Karlson as he outlines the resources and programs available to local entrepreneurs and what you can do to support and nurture the entrepreneurial community on Cape Cod.

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November 2013

Cape Cod Cranberry Growers Association- Technology and the Cranberry Industry on Cape Cod and SE Massachusetts

November 1, 2013 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Cranberries, a staple on the Thanksgiving dinner menu, is a major industry in southeastern Massachusetts and also one which is increasingly using technology to improve yields, lower costs, aid environmental conditions, and remain competitive. Dawn Gates-Allen, the communications manager of the 100+ year-old Cape Cod Cranberry Growers Association joins the Cape Cod Technology Council on Friday, November 1 to discuss the growing use of technology from computerized irrigation to remote sensors to monitor bogs to wireless and internet applications which…

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December 2013

Privacy and Security In A Connected World

December 6, 2013 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Connected devices and ubiquitous broad band offer convenience, but at a price. Your devices communicate all sorts of data to be collected by the government and companies. Every internet device is a potential  target for hacking and malware. Our panel of experts will discuss the security and privacy issues created by our increasingly connected world, including strategies to minimize the risk of being tracked, hacked, or profiled. Christine “CJ” Conrad Chief Customer Experience Officer The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings…

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January 2014

John Landry “The Year Ahead” Rescheduled to Jan 10!

January 10, 2014 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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This event has been rescheduled to Friday, Jan 10 due to weather concerns! 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…

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February 2014

Mobile Strategies and Technologies for Businesses and Organizations

February 7, 2014 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Bob Egan, chief analyst and CEO of the Sepharim Group of Falmouth, joins the Cape Cod Technology Council First Friday Breakfast on Feb. 7, to discuss mobile strategies and technologies for businesses and organizations. Bob, who has worked with over 2000 enterprises during his 30 years of focus on mobile and wireless, is a globally recognized industry thought-leader on the strategic business use of mobility and is a sought after speaker for his views about the future of mobile and…

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March 2014

Influencing Smarter Development through Technology and Geodesign

March 7, 2014 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Kristy Senatori, Deputy Director of the Cape Cod Commission, leads the Commission's Strategic Information Office and the information, innovation and design departments.  After graduating from law school Ms. Senatori worked in the private sector for several years before joining the Commission in 2008 and serving as the Commission's Chief Regulatory Officer for four years.  Ms. Senatori is currently leading regionalization efforts and smarter government initiatives for the Commission. Kristy graduated from Hamilton College, received a J.D. from Vermont Law School…

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April 2014

Breakfast with David Churbuck

April 4, 2014 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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David C. Churbuck is a digital media and marketing executive with over 25 years of experience and innovation in print and online businesses He is a founding partner of Eastman Advisors, where he specializes in digital marketing, ecommerce, and digital media as part of the firm’s corporate advisory practice. He was previously Vice-President of Global Digital Marketing at Lenovo, the world’s second largest PC manufacturer and home of the ThinkPad and IdeaPad lines of notebook computers. At Lenovo he: Led…

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May 2014

Tracking The Great White Shark: Marine Technology for Cape Cod and Beyond

May 2, 2014 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Marine biologist and shark expert Dr. Gregory Skomal will be the guest speaker at the Cape Cod Technology Council’s May 2 First Friday Breakfast at the Hyannis Golf Club from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  Dr. Skomal has been tracking large sharks in the waters off Cape Cod and elsewhere in the Atlantic Ocean using a variety of technologies.  Come learn how sensing and telemetry technologies have dramatically enhanced his understanding of the ecology of great white sharks in the…

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June 2014

3D Printing Technology Capabilities and Possibilities for Today and the Future

June 6, 2014 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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3D printing – the technology, applications, possibilities, and realities – will be the topic of the June First Friday breakfast of the Cape Cod Technology Council.  The breakfast will be held at the Hyannis Golf Club, Route 132, Hyannis on Friday, June 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Rudy Grua, Vice President of the 3D Printing Division of Alpha Imaging Technologies of Lowell, will give an overview on the development of 3D printing, the technologies and opportunities, and where…

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July 2014

A Green Grid and Smarter Energy Technology

July 11, 2014 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Luke Hinkle, founder of My Generation Energy, Inc. of South Dennis, will address the “Green Grid” at the July First Friday breakfast of the Cape Cod Technology Council.   Because of the Independence Day holiday on July 4, the breakfast will actually be held on the second Friday, July 11, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Hyannis Golf Club on Route 132, Hyannis. “Our electric grid is not very smart right now,” says Mr. Hinkle.  “A smarter grid will allow…

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August 2014

POS and ASO Technologies for Cape Cod

August 1, 2014 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Retail industry technology in the form of Point-Of-Sale and Advanced-Special-Order information systems will be the subject of the August First Friday Breakfast of the Cape Cod Technology Council. Sid Snow, President and Chief Executive Officer of Snow’s Home and Garden in Orleans and Harwich, and Sharise Nunnally, Snow’s Information Technology Manager, will review the company’s application of the latest in retail technologies for business management, customer service, and financial success.  The breakfast will be held on Friday, August 1 from…

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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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July 2015

How Local Buried Treasure Became Part of Upper Cape STEM Program

July 10, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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July 2015 First Friday: An archeological dig that lead to the discovery of buried treasure in downtown Sandwich and how that is furthering STEM programs in the Upper Cape town. The presentation will be preceded by remarks on STEM development by Jill Neumayer DePiper, Director of the new Cape Cod Regional STEM Network.

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August 2015

From Illustration & Animation to the Stage: How Technology has Changed Image-Making

August 7, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Aug 2015 First Friday: John Sullivan, a former art teacher, animator, set designer, and member of the Turner Pictures/ 20th Century Fox staff, will discuss and demonstrate how technology has changed the craft of animation and visual arts.

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September 2015

Think Global, Invest Local – September “Second” First Friday Breakfast

September 11, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Investing, including the impact of technology, will be the subject of the Cape Cod Technology Council’s September 11, 2015 “First” Friday Breakfast. Michael A. Tyler, Chief Investment Officer of Eastern Bank’s Wealth Management Division, will focus his talk on “Think Global, Invest Local”.

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November 2015

Fitness, Technology and Entrepreneurship

November 6, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Just in time for New Years weight-loss resolutions! At November's First Friday Breakfast, Tim Calise, co-founder and CEO of Koko FitClub Cape Cod, will speak on how technology is being used to make strength and conditioning more enjoyable while improving fitness quicker. He will also address the entrepreneurship challenges of developing franchises locally while expanding nationally.

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December 2015

Drones Testing at Joint Base Cape Cod – December 2015 First Friday

December 4, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Kevin Sareault, Vice President of Unmanned Programs for AVWatch, Inc., in Plymouth, MA will look at the current state of drones (unmanned aircraft systems), what he sees in development of the technology, and how he views the real impact of "drones" on the future -- it won’t likely be necessarily just what the Amazons, Googles, and other high-tech companies envision.

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January 2016

OpenCape’s Broadband Network (Accelerating the Pace) January 8, 2016 First Friday Breakfast

January 8, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Steve Johnston, Executive Director of OpenCape, will discuss the current status and plans for expansion of the state-of-the-art middle mile fiber backbone.

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March 2016

March 2016 First Friday Breakfast – Updates on Mobile Technologies

March 4, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Bob Egan, chief analyst and CEO of the Sepharim Group of Falmouth, joins the Cape Cod Technology Council First Friday Breakfast on March 4, to discuss mobile strategies and technologies for businesses and organizations.

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April 2016

Commercial Products from Oceanographic Research: A Role for Cape Cod Entrepreneurs?

April 1, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Bringing ocean technologies from the lab to the marketplace will be the subject of the Cape Cod Technology Council’s First Friday breakfast on April 1, 2016. David Knaack, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s (WHOI) Director for Technology Transfer, will discuss the institution’s commercial success stories.

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June 2016

STEM Education – June 2016 First Friday

June 3, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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David Cedrone, Associate Commissioner for Economic and Workforce Development and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) for the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education will discuss the State’s STEM focus and how it aligns with workforce needs.

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2016 Annual Golf Tournament

June 3, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Members and guests are invited to this annual event at the Hyannis Golf Course, immediately following our June 3rd First Friday Breakfast. Space is limited so register soon! All skill levels welcome.

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July 2016

Golf tech and wearable biofeedback in golf today – July 2016 First Friday

July 8, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Jane Frost of the Golf Academy, located at the Sandwich Hollows Golf Course, will discuss the major role that wearable biofeedback and other technology plays in helping golfers improve their golf game.

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August 2016

Shared Work Space: What does that mean? – August 2016 First Friday

August 5, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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What does the shared workspace industry have to do with technology? Everything. Robbin Orbison, the president and owner of CapeSpace, will discuss the concept of 'shared workspaces' and their impact on and value to today's independent, mobile workers of the technology industry.

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March 2017

Real Estate Technology on the Cape and Beyond – March 2017 First Friday

March 3, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Think the only big innovations in real estate have been Zillow? Think again! Ryan Castle of the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® and Multiple Listing Service will be discussing how CCIMLS is changing the way real estate listing data is distributed, and how they are creating new opportunities for innovation and collaboration.

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January 2018

Demistifying SEO – January 12 2018

January 12, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Veteran webmaster and SEO (search engine optimization) specialist Dale Shadegian of 118Group, will explain this confusing concept in plain English, and will illustrate the application of SEO using a real business.  The Google Search Engine has a simple goal: present fast, accurate, and secure answers to questions.  He will discuss topics like keyword research, back linking and prominence. Attendees will walk away with actionable tips for how to help websites get found in Google searches and Maps. Join us to learn…

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February 2018

The Agile Manifesto – First Friday – Feb 2018

February 2, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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The Agile Manifesto, Scrum, and other cutting edge Silicon Valley concepts and practices that you need to know in 2018 Agile, Scrum, Lean, Fail Fast, and Minimum Viable Product (MVP) are high tech terms that emerged from Silicon Valley practices which are now enabling leading companies worldwide to deliver products and services in astoundingly short time frames. Gene Sorbo of Strong Tower Solutions LLC is a Certified Scrum Master and expert in these Agile concepts and practices, and will deliver…

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March 2018

Cyber Fraud Update – March 2018 First Friday

March 2, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Business Email Compromise (BEC) has become a significant threat to U.S. businesses and individuals. Since October 2013, the FBI has identified victims from 131 countries and a global monetary exposure of over $5 billion dollars as a result of BEC fraud. Ransomware is a form of malware that targets both human and technical weaknesses in organizations and individual networks in an effort to deny the ability of critical data and systems. Ransomware is frequently delivered through spear phishing e-mails to…

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April 2018

The Internet of Things (IoT) – First Friday – April 2017

April 6, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is estimated to consist of 30 billion objects by the year 2020, and is projected to have a global market value of $7 trillion. Dr. Ed Klein, Ph.D., formerly with Intel Corporation’s Internet of Things Group, will present an overview of IoT. He’ll cover what IoT is, it’s history, trends, where it’s applied, what technologies it involves, how it's impacting individuals and organizations, concerns, and what's in IoT for us! Dr. Ed Klein, Ph.D., is…

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May 2018

Meet Jibo! – The Adorable Social Robot for the Home – First Friday – May 2018

May 4, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Social robots have arrived and they promise to revolutionize human-technology interactions using life-like behaviors. Jibo is the first social robot for the home designed to be more like a member of the family than just another voice-driven device. Cynthia Breazeal’s MIT Media Lab research indicates that robots like Jibo will provide more than just useful features - they will provide companionship and help us achieve our goals. This is an opportunity to meet Jibo and experience his charm in person.…

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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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Member Event: Intro to C++ Programming Language and Game Design with C++

July 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am - August 10, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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There are so many benefits for your student to learn programming language(s) even if he or she doesn’t see themselves as a computer scientist/programmer. Learning to code is more than just learning a computer language - it helps to strengthen problem-solving skills, enables you to communicate and understand the technical folks at a future job, adds a great skill to your overall skills tool belt, makes you more employable, and more! This two-week STEM computer science camp allows your student…

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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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One Day Social Media Workshop with Christine Merser

September 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Christine Merser, Managing Partner of Blue Shoe Strategy (who presented an overview of social media strategy at our July First Friday), will be on the Cape presenting a full day Social Media Workshop on September 25th from 9 am to 4 pm at the Hyannis Golf Club. The day will be filled with information, strategies, how to’s, and exercises so you will leave with a social media marketing plan. Facebook. Instagram. LinkedIN. Twitter. Website Review. Eblasts. Partnerships. Online Advertising. The…

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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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Workshop: Agile for Non-Profit Teams with Gene Sorbo

October 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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Postponed Want to stay up to date on rescheduling? Let us know at info@cctechcouncil.org Competition among non-Profits on Cape Cod is staggering. By some accounts there are 1000 worthwhile non-profits competing for the same set of donors, staff, volunteers, and worthwhile service opportunities. The rate of change is tremendous and many non-profits are feeling the pinch more than ever before. If you are part of a non-Profit, you and your teams are committed to creating products and services that advance…

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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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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

To Be Rescheduled: A Four-Step Guide to Evaluate & Buy Fundraising Software

June 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hyannis Golf Course, 1840 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601 United States
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This workshop has been postponed. We will post upon rescheduling. Presented by Maureen Wallbeoff in partnership with Philanthropy Partners of the Cape and Islands, SCORE Cape Cod, and the Cape Cod Technology Council About the Session Your donation platform, database, or CRM isn't working for your organization anymore. Maybe the software you're using is too basic - or it's too complicated. Maybe you can't easily integrate it with your other systems. Maybe you aren't getting good customer support. No matter…

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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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