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Mission Brief:

GemCity TECH’s mission is to grow the local industry and the community by providing a centralized destination for technical training, workshops and providing a forum for collaborating. detail

We Currently support six special interest groups from a variety of technical disciplines. We would like to expand and support the technical community and are always open to discussion about new groups.

Our family of user groups (in order of monthly occurance):

User Group Organizer Meeting Time
Dayton Web Developers - general topics around being a modern web developer Allen May 1st Wednesdays @6pm
Dayton Dynamic Languages - Casual discussions and demonstrations that lean towards Ruby/Rails, Python/Django, Scheme, Lisp & Smalltalk Catherine Devlin 2nd Wednesdays @7pm
Dayton .NET Developers - Helping software developers, technical leads, and managers keep in touch with .NET-related technologies. Hanen Alkhafaji 2nd Thursdays @6pm
Gem City Game Developers - Exploring all topics around gaming and the gaming industry. We explore design, art, programming, digital and non-digital game topics. Brian Turner 2nd Thursdays @5:30pm
New to Tech - A public group that meets twice a month targeted at folks who are just starting to learn about software development, up through those already employed in the industry who are targeting their first promotion. Topics will be presented twice - on the 1st Tuesday of this month then again on the 3rd Tuesday of next month. Topics will be split between software development fundamentals & career guidance and there will be plenty of time for group discussion & live coding. Please bring your laptop! Matt Alioto 1st & 3rd Tuesdays @6pm
Frameworks A monthly meeting that explore a balance of both frontend web DESIGN topics & frontend web DEVELOPMENT topics. Allen May 3rd Wednesdays @6pm
Gem City ML / AI For professionals who are curious about machine learning and meeting with like minded professionals. Evelyn Boettcher 3rd Thursdays @6pm
Code For Dayton A monthly user group meeting that follows the “hack night” format - a little discussion and show and tell up front, followed by an opportunity to break into groups to work on civic or community oriented projects. David Best 1st Tuesday @6pm

Currently, all meetings are at the Innovation Hub at the Downtown Dayton Arcade Building.

The Innovation Hub
31 South Main Street Dayton, OH

All user groups are free and open to the public.
All events are listed on the GemCity TECH Events calandar

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Technology First is the technology member association for the region. For 25 years, Technology First has been committed to building a community of leading-edge IT professionals. We stand on three pillars: to connect, strengthen and champion technology in the Dayton region. Come shape the future of technology with us. #UniteDaytonTech