SVTC Banner
The Shenandoah Valley Connection top 
January 20, 2017
Click Any Link Below to Jump to Article
Welcome Savana Koteita
E-N Computers Lunch & Learn: Help Desk Best Practice (2/8)
Harrisonburg City Public Schools STEM Day (2/18)
Bits and Grits (2/21)
SVTC Luncheon (2/23)
MACH37 Cyber Accelerator Opens Applications for Spring 2017 Session
Job Opening: Associate Instructor of Technical Studies
Job Opening: Chiedo Labs front-end/back-end Developers
SVTC MEMBERS INVITATION: DISPLAY YOUR MEMBERSHIP STATUS
Welcome Our New Administration Assistant:
Savana Koteita

Savana is a Los Angeles native new to the Shenandoah Valley. She is a graduate of Vanguard University of Southern California where she studied Creative Arts. Savana grew up visiting her extended family in Harrisonburg and is excited to get to know the technology community! 

She will be the one communicating with you about membership, events, sponsorships, etc. 

Feel free to send her a welcome email at admin@svtc-va.org. 

_____________________________________________________________________________________ 
Lunch & Learn 
for IT Managers and CIOs | E-N Computers: Help Desk Best Practice
Feb. 8, 2017 | 11:30am | Wood Grill Buffet |Harrisonburg

A panel of speakers led by Ian MacRae of E-N Computers, will discuss Help Desk best practices. The presentation will include defining service levels and building a service catalog.

There will be additional discussion on reactive versus proactive Help Desk operations and the importance of service metrics.

Dutch Treat.


_____________________________________________________________________________________ 
Feb. 18 th , 2017  at the Valley Mall, 10am-3pm



Harrisonburg and Rockingham County communities are welcome to come celebrate the exciting fields of Science, Math, Engineering and Technology. Students and parents will be able to find exciting demonstrations, hands on activities, and exhibits created by students and teachers of Harrisonburg City Schools. 

This is a free, family-friendly event. No registration required.
_____________________________________________________________________________________ 
Bits and Grits
Feb. 21, 2017 | 8:00am-9:00am | 
Mrs. Rowes | Staunton

Come get together for great breakfast and to talk some tech. Dutch treat. No reservations required. 

This is where our technology users and creators get together to connect about various topics (while eating some good food!). This occurs on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Look for Kurt Plowman.  


_____________________________________________________________________________________ 

Feb. 23, 2017 | 11:45am-1:00pm | Wood Grill Buffet |Harrisonburg

Speaker: Alex Phillips, CEO and General Manager of HighSpeedLink.net. 
Phillips is also the President of WISPA and has been on the board of directors for 6 years. Phillips will be speaking to us about WISPA who they are, what they do and why they exist. He will share about what WISPA has been doing to help support board band proliferation throughout Rural America. He also has some good news about future of Broadband and the Technology in general.

ABOUT WISPA
WISPA Wireless Internet Service Providers Association. WISPA is a 501.c6 advocacy organization representing its membership and other companies who are part of the industry ecosystem. The association promotes the development, advancement and unification of the wireless Internet service provider industry. 

WISPA has over 800 members consisting of wireless Internet service providers, municipal wireless Internet providers, electric and telephone cooperative wireless Internet providers, equipment manufacturers, service vendors and other interested parties. These members support the industry which delivers broadband Internet to over 3 million users via 3000+ Internet Service Providers (ISPs) that serve both residential and business customers, often in exclusively rural areas.

WISPA is a membership-driven trade association that promotes the development, advancement and unity of the fixed wireless internet service provider industry. For more information, visit  www.wispa.org.

We look forward to hearing from our luncheon sponsors
about their plans for fall 2017:



Dutch Treat | Pre-registration encouraged | Membership not required


_____________________________________________________________________________________ 
MACH37 Cyber Accelerator Opens Applications for Spring 2017 Session
Spring '17 Cohort to Begin on March 14 th

December 14, 2016 (HERNDON, Va.) - The MACH37 Cyber Accelerator has officially announced it will begin accepting applications from information security product startups and security entrepreneurs for its Spring 2017 (S17) Cohort that begins on March 14 th. The MACH37 program consists of an intense 90-day program in which the selected startups are coached in all aspects of creating a sustainable and successful business.  
 
MACH37 encourages entrepreneurs with emerging products and companies to apply for the S17 Cohort, which will be limited to 8 companies. The program is open to startups from any geography whose founders are ready to immerse themselves in a mentorship program designed to produce the next generation of leading security product companies. The program brings together domain experts, successful security entrepreneurs, buyers, and investors familiar with the security market into a platform that supports the rapid launch of next generation security technologies.
 
Upon acceptance into the program, participants receive a $50,000 investment to develop and launch their ideas into the market. MACH37 companies receive ongoing access to the   MACH37 Stars Mentor Network and will have support of our network throughout the life of their enterprise.
     
MACH37 is looking for candidates who:
  • Are building a disruptive information security technology product
  • Are delivering foundational security capabilities that enable entirely new products & markets
  • Have the will and endurance to turn their labor into commercial success
  • Have ideally built a team of 2-4 co-founders
  • Need help with startup capital, introductions, and navigating pitfalls
  • Are seeking rapid growth through venture capital
  • Are willing to be in Virginia for the entire 90 day program and commit to the venture full-time
 
To apply, visit www.mach37.com/apply and fill-out the online application.  MACH37 will be accepting rolling submissions but participants are highly encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

To learn more, please visit www.mach37.com and follow @MACH37cyber on Twitter.
 
_____________________________________________________________________________________ 
Job Openings: 
Associate Instructor of Technical Studies
From: Lord Fairfax Community College

This position will provide leadership for the applied trades and manufacturing certificates and programs in the Division of Business, Education, and Technology. Specific duties include coordinating various existing trades programs such as Electrical, HVAC, and Welding.  The position, in collaboration with engineering faculty, will also lead the development of new courses and programs relevant to a multi-craft/manufacturing technician program.   This instructor will coordinate high school "Trades Academy" programs and will lead the development of a trades academy for the Luray-Page County center location. This position may teach at off-site locations within the LFCC service region.  Fostering relationships with business and industry leaders, secondary partners, and the offices of Workforce Solutions and Continuing Education (WSCE) is important for the position.  

Link to the job posting and application process is:   https://goo.gl/b4LHwR

_____________________________________________________________________________________ 
Job Openings: Junior front-end/WordPress Developer and/or Junior back-end Developer
From: Chiedo Labs, Inc. Company

Chiedo Labs is looking to hire two part-time or one full-time individual for one or both of the following positions in the next 2-3 weeks. Scheduling is flexible, the company is young and run by a 2013 JMU graduate. 
 
Junior front-end/WordPress Developer
Skills needed: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WordPress template theme development.
 
Junior back-end Developer
Skills needed: PHP, Ruby on Rails, NodeJS, MySQL

To learn more, visit chiedolabs.com. If interested, please email chiedo@chiedo.com with your resume and Github URL if available.


_____________________________________________________________________________________ 
SVTC MEMBERS INVITATION: DISPLAY YOUR MEMBERSHIP STATUS
Membership Badge Available 
 
Use our new graphic on your own website (and remember to link back to our website www. svtc-va.org !) 

Choose the graphic file of your choice:

Let us know when you incorporate this graphic and we'll mention your site in return!


Examples:
See how our Level I Members  grep Innovation, LLC displayed our membership badge on their  website!

_____________________________________________________________________________________ 
View our profile on LinkedIn

Follow us on Twitter 

 

Like us on Facebook  

 Level III Members


  
 

CIT Logo  

 

  null

city of hburg logo

 



 
Lumos Logo

PBMares Logo

 

  
  null
 
Serco logo
null



WAW Logo 

>> Ready to become a member, too?  

Membership
Benefits & Prices
 

 

>> How have you benefited from participating in our activities and/ or from membership? Tell us!

 

Info@svtc-va.org   

 

 

 

Contact Us 

Shenandoah Valley Technology Council
800 S. Main Street MSC 4901
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807
540-568-7882

 

 

Join Our Mailing List!