Tech

community leads

Summer Meetup

Wednesday, August 14th, Brno

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Organized by

Hosted by

Program

17:00 - Meet at Kiwi.com office at Palachovo nám. 4, Brno

17:00 to 17:30 - Networking and Icebreakers

17:30 - Welcome by Maria Encinar, Developer Communities at Google

17:45 - Global Voice Travel Hackathon, Example of cooperation Experts & Communities, by Martin Krcek

18:00 - Who’s who? Communities on stage!

18:30 - Networking and dinner!

Our contact

Thank you !!!

It was great to meet you all on the first Tech community leads Summer Meetup.

We appreciate your time and enthusiasm to share your amazing activities.

See you soon and enjoy your presentations :-)

Maria & Martin

Proprietary + Confidential

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About our community

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Our challenges and next activities

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Hana Hřívová

Regional Manager Brno

hana.hrivova@czechitas.cz

Pavlína Kašparová

Event & Community Coordinator

pavlina.kasparova@czechitas.cz

Barbora Bühnová

Tech & Course Development Director

baru@czechitas.cz

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Kentico GitHub Community

  • SDKs, Sample apps, and tools (71)
  • Focused on tech people
    • Mainly JavaScript and .NET (some pieces of PHP, Java, Ruby)
  • Benefits
    • Build up Reputation
    • Embrace Innovation
    • Improve Your Skills
  • Events

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Focus - only for our customers and people interestrd in our products

Next activities

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Our challenges

  • Outreach
    • Get people to community
    • Spread the word about our OS projects
  • Engagement
    • Gather feedback

Petr Svihlik

@PetrSvihlik

Martin Makarský

@MartinMakarsky

Ondřej Polesný

@ondrabus

Ondřej Chrastina

@ChrastinaOndrej

Christopher Jennings

@cjennings

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Cloud Native Czechia

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Our activities

  • workshops
  • hackathons
  • hands-on lectures

  • slack
  • mail-list

  • fundraise

Present

Coming next

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Our goal

Build the cloud minded community able to:

  • share knowledge, best practices and how-tos,
  • teach newcomers and support continuous learning,
  • build trust and camaraderie amongst members.

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Our challenges

  • Speakers
    • We need speakers with great content for the Meetups
  • Place
    • Our Kiwis speakers have great content - We would like to give them opportunity to speak in relevant events
  • Promo
    • We are organizing a lot of interesting educational events - for free. We need support with sharing those activities.
  • Ambassadors
    • We would love to do a lot of activities for the community and we would appreciate your support with organizing.
  • Support - We can support other organizers with promotion, catering, speakers, mentors, venue

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Next activities

  • Educational Weekends
    • JS weekend - Prague, 22 – 24 November, 2019
    • Python weekend - Barcelona, 8–10 November 2019
    • Mobile weekend - Brno, 11-13 - October
    • Cloud weekend - TBA
  • Conferences
    • Mobile development conference, Brno - November 20
  • Global Travel Hackathon

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Our Contacts

Jiří Nečas - jiri.necas@kiwi.com

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We are a community of tech-enthusiasts, helping developers, entrepreneurs, teachers and general public understand & use new technologies.

We organize 150 - 300 events / year, from one2few workshops to huge events for 500+ attendees.

Spreading the love for technology since 2007

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More organizers >> more fun :)

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Next activities

Sept. 17 - #IamRemarkable workshop (Ostrava)

Sept. 21 - E-commerce day (Brno), 200+ attendees

Nov. 8 - 9 - DevFest.cz (Prague), 400+ attendees

Nov. 16 - BizFest.cz (Brno), 300+ attendees

and many more incoming every day :)

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Our contact

Filip Goszler, GUG.cz Community Navigator

filip@gug.cz

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Red Hat

Developer Meetup

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Our Goal

Build a tech-focused community across technologies

  • Follow upon JBUG Brno (sort of)
  • Share experiences
  • Showcase technologies
  • Connect developers regardless their experience

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Our Activities

  • Expand outside Red Hat
  • Workshops & Hands-on labs
  • Hackathon (SoonTM)

Present

Future

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Our Contacts

Jakub Cechacek (jcechace@redhat.com)

Stefan Bunciak (sbunciak@redhat.com)

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Name of the community

Brno Python Community

Brněnské Pyvo

brno.pyvo.cz

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Our challenges

  • Organization of events
    • 2+0.5 organizers
  • Speakers - reach
    • Scarce
  • Ideas for topics
    • Conceptual

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Next activities

  • Expansion
    • Speaker base
    • Organizer base
    • More neutral (over-red-hatted)
  • Cooperate with other communities

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Czech Republic

  • PyLadies: Global community of “women who love Python”
  • PyLadies CZ focus on open courses (mainly for beginners)

Attendee

Organizer

Lecturer

“Coach”/TA

Writer

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Our challenges

  • Volunteers. Encourage your employees to help out!
    • Engaging with the community is worth it – for individuals and companies.
  • Money is not a challenge: “budgetless” operation
    • Venues are easy to find for evenings
    • Small expenses (post-it notes) not worth expensing hassle
    • Possible to sponsor “extras” directly:
      • Shirts/stickers
      • Hardware for special MicroPython workshops
      • Food (default: “order your own pizza”/“bring snacks to share”)

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Next activities

  • Snake Workshop: Full-day motivational workshop
    • the “gateway event”
  • Beginners' courses: 3 in Brno this semester; more in other cities
    • organized by PyLadies for (not strictly exclusively) PyLadies
  • PyWorking.cz: Full-day workshops, various topics
    • organized by PyLadies for everyone
  • Advanced courses: Python and/or other topics
    • an organizer + a lecturer + some attendees = 🎆

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Our Contacts

brno@pyladies.cz

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Machine Learning Meetups

Focus: Machine Learning

Location: Prague, Brno, Bratislava, Košice

Members: ~3500 members in CZ + ~1000 members in SK

Speakers: Universities / Industry

Brno: ~60-100 attendees every month (except July, August and December)

Attendees: ML Enthusiast intermediate+

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Our challenges

Partners always welcome

Promotion of the event

Speaker recommendation

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Next activities

Meetups:

- September 26: Vladimir Macko, AI Residency Program at Google, NYC

- October 24: Jiri Mekyska, Brno University of Technology

- November: Marek Grac, Masaryk University

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Kristýna Šuráňová / Marketing & PR @

ngBeer Brno + Golang Meetup Brno + Summer Bootcamp

meetup.com/flowup-meetups

flowup.cz/cs/events

kristyna.suranova@flowup.cz

+420 601 212 301

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