October Meeting

Join us on Meetup

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, October 15, 2019.
Doors open @ 6:30 PM
Meeting begins @ 7:00 PM

Speaker: Keith Groves
Speaking on: The League of Amazing Programmers


Speaker: Erik Colban
Speaking on: Robot


>>>>> 9001 Spectrum Center Blvd. <<<<<
San Diego, CA 92123

Can you make it? (Meetup)

6:30 -

Equipment setup and mixer - Food Provided by: Cognitive Medical Systems

7:00 -

Meeting begins, announcements

7:10 -

Speaker Keith Groves on "The League of Amazing Programmers"

8:00 -

Short Break

8:10 -

Speaker: Erik Colban on "Robot"

9:15 -

Drawings - final announcements Meeting Ends, tear down, mixer

9:30 -

Official Stop

Speaker: Keith Groves

Title: The League of Amazing Programmers

Everything you ever wanted to know about The League of Amazing Programmers

Speaker Bio: Keith Groves lives in Oceanside California. He is currently the Director of Education for a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching Java to kids called The League of Amazing Programmers and an instructor for UCSD extension. His interests include programming, music, and computer science education. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer science, and continues to learn new things every day.

Company Bio: The LEAGUE of Amazing Programmers is a 501c(3) non-profit programming school with the mission of igniting young minds through programming. We arm League students in grades 5th through 12th with the critical thinking skills they need to prepare for science and technology careers of the 21st century.

We are unique in our belief that professional software development can be taught to young students. This best prepares our students to compete for college and well-paying jobs. Through our 10 level curriculum students learn to create software apps, collaborate on projects, and ultimately earn an Oracle Java certification.

The League of Amazing Programmers is dedicated to unlocking the mysteries of coding for kids. We teach in a fun and engaging manner to make learning programming a lively process of discovery. We currently have over 500 weekly students throughout San Diego County and in under-resourced communities, and will continue to reach as many students as we can with the help of volunteers and community partners.

Speaker: Erik Colban

Title: Robot

About Robot, a program used to teach beginner students, and advanced ones too, to program in Java

Speaker Bio: Erik Colban has a PhD in mathematical logic from the University in Oslo and has been working for most of his career in the telecom industry. He has actively participated in the standardization of the protocols used by wireless communication systems such as GSM, CDMA, WiMAX, and LTE. He is the inventor of 20+ patents. Erik has experience in using several programming languages in his research and prior work: Fortran, Simula, Cobol, Scheme/Racket, Matlab/Octave, Python, Scala, and, most of all Java. He has a passion for programming and always trying to extend his experience and knowledge. He also has been teaching programming to young (middle and high school) students for the past 8 years.

Company Bio: Erik works for ResMed. ResMed changes lives with every breath by building products that treat sleep apnea, COPD and other chronic respiratory diseases.

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