June 6, 2017
HRACC Membership Meet-and-Greet & Wine Tasting Event
Wallingford, CT | 5:30 pm |$10
Please join us at a meet-and-greet at Paradise Hills Vineyards where we will sample fine wines in a relaxing setting, network with friends and colleagues, and have the opportunity to learn more about HRACC and all that we have to offer you. We are welcoming to this event HRACC Members, SHRM Members, any area HR professionals, and those who support or provide services in the HR industry. Bring a friend!
June 7, 2017
Employment Connection Meeting
Windsor, CT | 5:00 pm | Price Varies
The focus of this meeting is to allow HRACC members to share best practices with respect to current issues and concerns around job search, and to provide networking opportunities for attendees. Meetings are for those currently in transition to an HR role, as well as employed HR professionals who are thinking about a change. Not a member of HRACC? That’s okay – as a benefit to our HR Community, we encourage you to attend up to two Employment Connection Meetings at no fee. At your 3rd meeting, we’ll ask you to become a member of HRACC to continue to receive the benefit of this great networking and job search opportunity.
June 9, 2017
Help Desk Institute: Connecticut Chapter: TBD
A UBM Tech company, HDI is the professional association and certification body for the technical service and support industry. Facilitating collaboration and networking, HDI hosts acclaimed conferences and events, produces renowned publications and research, and certifies and trains thousands of professionals each year.
June 12, 2017
Planning Your BI Infrastructure
West Hartford, CT | 5:30 – 7:30 pm | Free
This group has monthly meetings which include technical presentations from industry experts. The topics covered include a wide range of subjects surrounding the SQL Server suite of products. Meetings are always free.
June 13, 2017
Containers for Integration Testing
Hartford, CT | 6:30 pm | Free
Let’s explore a solution to create a pipeline of data flavors. We use Docker images, Kubernetes Pods, Minikube to provision these endpoints. See how a Gradle project drives integration tests against these Pod endpoints, all ready for your continuous integration pipeline. In the end you can see the power of Consumer Driven Contracts against your dataset flavors.
HR & the Workplace: The Trump Impact
Hartford, CT | 8:30 – 11:30 am | $26+
The first 100 days of the Trump administration have set the stage for workplace policies that could significantly reset the labor and employment agenda of the past eight years. However, transitions are not speedboats, they’re ocean liners. Begin your strategic shift now to understand these changes so you will be prepared to adapt as they occur.
Greater Hartford GNU Linux Users Group
Glastonbury, CT | 6:00 pm | Free
Whether you’re experienced or just starting out, come hang out and chat about all things related to Linux and Free Software.
June 15, 2017
June 2017 CT SharePoint User’s Group Meeting
Hartford, CT | 6:00 pm | Free
Bots have been around for decades but why are they so popular now? With advances in artificial intelligence software, & machine learning, bots are becoming the new trendy technology to learn. Come hear about the Microsoft Bot Framework and learn how to build your first “Hello World Bot”. From there we will explore Language Understanding Intelligence Service and how it can help you with decoding a user’s intent for a request. Finally, we’ll kick things up a notch connect your bot to Office 365 services opening up some amazing possibilities for next generation collaboration.
June 22, 2017
Talent Engagement and Retention Strategies
Farmington, CT | 7:30 – 9:30 am |$25 members; $35 guest
Join SMA on Thursday, June 22 as we welcome John Madigan from Executive Talent Services and Vanessa Williams from Leading Edge Consulting. John and Vanessa will discuss the powerful role the HR professional can play (both formally and informally) post on-boarding to help retain, assimilate and engage new hires.