Divi Nation Atlanta
This group is for anyone who uses (or is interested in learning more about) WordPress and Divi. It's also a great place to meet fellow members of the Divi Community, known affectionately as the Divi Nation. Join us to learn, make friends, and network with local designers, developers, DIYers, business owners, and more.
Every month, we'll have one presentation. We will also discuss the latest Divi theme updates. The presentations are designed for beginners and/or intermediates to learn and customize Divi theme. WordPress users of all levels are encouraged to join! Divi is a great theme for anyone looking to build a website, whether you are a beginner doing it yourself or an experienced developer.
ATL Speculative Futures
ATL Speculative Futures is a group for those interested in a vast array of fields: Speculative Design, Critical Design, Design Fiction, Discursive Design, Strategic Foresight, Futurism, Science Fiction, and any approach that uses design to speculate about potential futures and the strategies we employ.
We host speakers—practitioners, teachers, students, and other professionals—who share their experiences and insights on a wide range of topics. We also host workshops that help you learn how to conduct and apply futures design thinking in a variety of contexts and circumstances.
Flatiron School Atlanta Coding Community
Learn. Love. Code. Simple as that. It's not just about learning to code, but learning to love code. At Flatiron School, our vision is to make coding education accessible and valuable to everyone who wants to reinvent their career and change their life.
Join our community of movers and shakers as we hold Meetups ranging from introductions to coding to learning how to land the ideal programming job. There you'll learn about the courses we offer and can meet and network with Flatiron School students, alumni, and instructors.
Join us — our meetings are free, casual, and sometimes have a bunch of pizza.
Resources for prospective students:
Our courses: https://flatironschool.com/our-courses/
Student reviews: https://www.quora.com/Reviews-of-Flatiron-School
Women Who Code Atlanta
Women Who Code is the largest and most active community of engineers dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. We envision a world where women are representative as technical executives, founders, VCs, board members, and software engineers. Our programs are designed to get you there.
Interaction Design Foundation Atlanta Local Group
Our chapter meetups help individuals who are in the industry of Interactive Design network, share ideas and promote education.
Our goal is to connect with you and other individuals, groups, organizations to create and foster greater understanding of Interactive Design.
IDF Atlanta was started to bring together professionals, students, and design enthusiasts and spark some collective awesomeness.
Please feel free to join us if you are based in and around Atlanta Metro Region.
ABOUT THE INTERACTION DESIGN FOUNDATION
We are an independent nonprofit initiative with an objective that sounds like a paradox—to raise the level of global design education to an Ivy League standard, while at the same time reducing costs to as low as possible. We democratize learning by providing top-notch curricular materials, and we aim to strike the perfect balance between academic rigor and practical relevance.
Kennesaw WordPress Meetup
For the business owner, entrepreneur, solopreneur - you are likely hearing a lot about WordPress and simply want to know more about how WordPress can elevate your online presence - join us. For the current WP savvy folks - you may be looking for resources to pull in on a project you are working on. Come meet new talent. All skill levels are welcome. 22% of new domains in the US are run with WordPress and there are currently 28 million small businesses in the US! We work smarter together.
Woodstock WordPress Meetup
Up where the metro meets the mountains, in Cherokee County, GA a hearty band of WordPress users meet regularly to trade wisdom and build skills. We have events for everyone from total noobs to advanced users. The fourth Tuesday of every month, we have Happiness Bar and/or topics for beginners. The first Wednesday of every month, we have a more business-oriented event. We are adding a development track, soon. We are seeing explosive growth and look forward to serving the far North Atlanta area for years to come.
North Fulton WordPress Meetup
We are a group of local WordPress developers, designers, and publishers who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other WordPress users in the area. Meetings are held monthly in the evening at ATC Innovation Center (behind the fire station) at Webb Bridge Road and Westside Parkway.
This group is welcoming of all who have an interest in extended reality, whether personal or professional. We host events including expos, workshops, networking, panels and guest speakers. If you have an idea for a future event, please reach out to the leadership team!
Extended Reality: "XR encompasses everything: 360-degree video, augmented, virtual, and mixed realities, and whatever other realities might be created in the future." - Cathy Hackl and Samantha Wolfe
A meetup group for anyone wanting to learn how to code.
Atlanta Startup Founder 101
At Startup Founder 101, aspiring and early-stage startup founders meet once a month to hear candid talks by successful local entrepreneurs. Learn the best practices, strategies, and mistakes to avoid from those who have been there, done that. Then, if you’d like, you can share your ideas and plans in a relaxed setting to get personal and professional feedback.
Adobe InDesign User Group - Atlanta
The InDesign User Group is a group to help users access a wide range of InDesign and InCopy resources and get information about industry trends and events. Attend an InDesign User Group meeting to learn more about Adobe InDesign, InCopy and other Creative Cloud tools, connect with peers, and stay up-to-date on design and publishing trends.
Digital Analytics Association - Atlanta Chapter
The Digital Analytics Association Atlanta Chapter is a passionate group of digital analytics professionals, dedicated to making analytics professionals more effective and valuable through professional development and community. We hope to see you at a DAA Atlanta Chapter event!
Meet other developers using Meteor. Share your knowledge, apps, and get feedback from others. Meteor is an open-source platform for building top-quality web apps in a fraction of the time, whether you're an expert developer or just getting started.
This is a meetup for users of Spark (www.spark-project.org) in Atlanta, Georgia. Apache Spark is a fast and general engine for large-scale data processing.
Government Blockchain Association - ATL Chapter
GBA-ATL will play a key role in informing and facilitating the development of blockchain for industry, commerce, education and government. This group is for people who work in some capacity for public organizations and are interested in how the Blockchain impacts government agencies, departments and other public organizations. We are made up of government employees, contractors and interested parties in using and promoting government understanding and use of the Blockchain.
This group is sponsored by the Government Blockchain Association (GBA) (http://www.governmentblockchain.org/). See a full list of our events on our calendar by clicking HERE (https://www.meetup.com/Atlanta-Government-Grants-Meetup/events/).
We also post whitepapers, articles and presentations from previous events in this meetup group. Go to the menu and click on "More", than on "Files" to download them. Or you can click on the following link:
The Atlanta MySQL Meetup Group
Meet nearby MySQL Users for conversation and fun! Come to a local MySQL Meetup to talk about the world's most popular open source database, get great tips and share new ideas. All levels of experience welcome! Looking for work? Looking for talent? Check out the Atlanta MySQL Jobs Google Group at http://groups.google.com/group/atlanta-mysql-jobs
Social Media Atlanta
Planning to host a Social Media Atlanta Week during 2017. -- A Twitter hashtag will be established (@SMATL2017).
Social Media Atlanta is being developed to celebrate Atlanta success in social media marketing, digital marketing and social media technology. Events span a variety of formats, ranging from talks, presentations and panel discussions, to networking events and receptions.
Nonprofit Tech Club Atlanta
Social changemakers, non-profit workers, volunteers and technological forerunners come together at Nonprofit Tech Club Atlanta events to mix, swap stories and ideas, build new relationships and learn skills.
This group is affiliated with TechSoup's NetSquared (http://www.NetSquared.org) and NTEN's 501 Tech Clubs (http://www.nten.org/community/501-tech-clubs/).
Hyperledger is an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies. It is a global collaboration, hosted by The Linux Foundation, including leaders in finance, banking, Internet of Things, supply chains, manufacturing and Technology.
Hyperledger Meetup groups have an informal relationship with Hyperledger, and make up a key part of the Hyperledger ecosystem. Participation in a Hyperledger Meetup group is open to anyone--employees of a Hyperledger member company, Hyperledger contributors and developers, and people just passionate about blockchain technology.
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