A TALK Briefing | May 31, 2020
TALK COVID-19 Updates
If you need to review  our TALK updates for available resources this summer, visit the TALK website. Find us on Linked In, and Facebook at Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky plus Twitter @talklou! Stay safe!

Upcoming Virtual Events
June 1, 3 PM.  The Soul of the City: Emptiness: Perspectives from Different Traditions. Interfaith Pathways to Peace. A free weekly forum. Click the link above to join on day of event. Enter password: 938122

June 2, 6:30 PM.  Staying Local: Exploring Higher Education Options in Greater Louisville presented by the Kentucky Lottery and GLI.
Free on Live in Lou’s Facebook Page.

June 3, Noon.   Venture Connectors Virtual Lunch:  fea turing Nick Campisano of  Campisano Capital  and  Stacy Griggs of  El Toro F ree event for members.  Join for $29/mth

June 4, 3 PM. LouLab: Introduction to LouLab and the Change Network. Interfaith Pathways to Peace hosts. . A free weekly forum. Click the link above to join on day of event. Enter password: 938122

June 4, 4 PM. TALKing Tech & Tidbits: A Virtual Happy Hour for Networking  This Week's Topic for Kickoff Conversations:  “ Surveillance in the Time of A Pandemic From COVID-19 Contact Tracing & Beyond—Where’s the Line on Privacy & Sharing?”  Find on Eventbrite. Free.

June 5, Noon. Windows Virtual Desktop: Is it Right for Your Organization? By HMB, Inc. with Terry Every. Free.   
Visit GLI's Job Seeker Connection Program.
Need a job or searching for the next step in your career? Fill out the form.   Fill out the form. 

Request your ballot before June 15th at www.GoVoteKY.com or by contacting the Jefferson County Clerk at 574-6100. You will receive a ballot in the mail. That ballot must be returned and postmarked in the mail by June 23, 2020.

For Middle Schoolers: TechGirlz Virtual Classes from TALK Begin Mid-June at No Cost
TALK board member volunteers and their excited assistants will present each Thursday to middle school-age girls (and boys too) in a TechGirlz STEAM session, beginning June 18th through the summer . Registration will open this Thursday (via Eventbrite and our TALK website) for the lineup of classes being offered at no cost and virtually via your family's computer. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math.
Learn a new skill and enjoy being with others your own age. Classes will be limited to not more than 30 in each class. Stay tuned to our website and this newsletter!!! TALK and TechGirlz have been partners for the last 3 years!
Free Virtual Classes offered this summer by TALK in partnership with TechGirlz will include:

*Make A Website Using HTML & CSS
*How to Design A Mobile App
*Mapping for Humanity Using Digital Mapping to Better the World
*Intro to Computer Programming with C++
*How​ ​Computers​ ​Talk:​ ​Introduction to​ ​Network​ ​Communications
And More....
June 12th: TALK's CyberSecurity Summit for Tech & Business Professionals/
To Be Held Virtually
Do You Have An Entrepreneurial Spirit, Already Work in a Tech or Science Field, & Are Seeking University Collaboration around Solving a COVID-19 Issue?
Visit Area University Pages to Find your Way:

Register now on Eventbrite-FREE!
Date & Time:    Friday, June 12, 2020, 8:30 AM to 4 PM
Location:     Online in Zoom & Live Streaming on our TALK Facebook page (   see Technology Association of Louisville KY    )
Cost: FREE;    Registration for Zoom Sessions on Eventbrite.
Or see live streaming–Facebook Live on June 12th on the TALK Facebook page.
For:     All Working Tech & Business Professionals and College-Age Students
Sponsors:     Verizon Wireless, &    Louisville’s Microsoft Future of Work Initiative

Can't get away from your meetings until the afternoon?

Take in these sessions:
1 PM Topic An Audience Interactive Discussion: “An Ounce of Prevention” Discussion will be around network segmentation, end user management, and incident response planning and more. Facilitators: Da-Wyone Haynes, Cyber Product Owner, Custom Data Solution–Data Analytics and Monitoring, Aegon Global Technology Operations with Dawn Yankeelov, Executive Director, Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky.

2 PM Topic:   “Today’s Ransomware & Where to Go From Here” A Government Panel Explaining How We Protect Our Governments, and What Agencies Can Help Corporations With Counsel. Panelists Include: Klint Walker, US Department of Homeland Security, CyberAdvisory Program For Our Region; James Meece, Chief Information Security Officer, Louisville Metro Government; and David Carter, KY CISO, KY Office of Technology