I recently travel with my Learning Technology Services teammates to Instructurecon (#Instcon) 2013 in Park City, Utah to present a session, learn more about Instructure Canvas, what other institutions are doing with Canvas, and about upcoming features. During this three day event I learn a lot more about the Canvas road map, LTIs, APIs, Canvas support, and how ridiculous we all looked in the 80’s. Day 1 kicked off with Josh
Orlando’s newest, exciting development in the entrepreneurship scene is the grand opening of Starter Studio, a three-month long intensive accelerator program for startups. The accelerator was founded by Gregg Pollack of Envy Labs/Code School, Christine Ortiz of Lawton Chiles Prepatory School and Startup Weekend, Orrett Davis of Arsenal Venture Partners and Startup Weekend, Dan Mcgaw of Code School, and Shakirra Meghjee of Beauty Pulse. The team banded together in order
Check out this photo gallery from BarCamp Orlando hosted at Wall Street Plaza on May 18, 2013. Check out this video featuring lots of other photos from the event.
BarCamp Orlando is coming back to Downtown Orlando very soon. When you think BarCamp, you might be thinking mixing drinks and juggling bottles but it’s not about that at all. BarCamp Orlando is an annual community-building event which aims to bring people from different backgrounds together for cooperative learning. Technologies such as Ruby, PHP, Java and C could be presented alongside graphic design, music, photography, and other new media. They typically provide free
On April 25, 2013, IZEA helped gather a group of sponsors, supporters, and food trucks to host the first Trucks and Tech event in downtown Orlando. This event aloud techies and foodies to unite, by showcasing Orlando’s tech community and munching on some delicious bites from local food trucks. This is one of the few events I have been to (I’ve been to a lot) that has helped unite the
This was my fifth Startup Weekend Orlando event as a mentor. Why do I volunteer my time to be a mentor at Startup Weekend? It’s due to a couple different personal reasons: I enjoying giving back to the community with my knowledge and expertise in a variety of areas. I believe in helping build Orlando’s tech community and I believe this is one of the events that will help build this community