Help shape the future of AWC Twin Cities!

Please take our survey, we are interested in your responses by August 17th.

Right now the group is on summer hiatus, so the next meeting will take place this fall. The AWC general meeting and program is held monthly on the 3rd Thursday.

Please contact us if you are interested in a board position. We will be glad to explain the positions and mentor new board members.

Join us in April for Cloud Computing with Mike Benkovich

What is cloud computing?

What services are available for cloud computing?

How can cloud computing respond to the needs of IT?

In this program we will explore cloud computing, focusing on what it means, the types of services available and how they can enable new ways of responding to IT needs. We will look at patterns and practices and explore what you need to know to get started as well as to plan for the future.

Mike Benkovich
Energy, laughter, and a contagious passion for coding—Mike brings it all with him. In a career that has taken him from minion to business owner, from database administrator (DBA) to developer, from author to evangelist, Mike has seen it all. In more than 25 years of working in the technology industry, he has been part of the latest waves to sweep the industry, and he is compelled to share it all. Whether delivering MSDN Events live or webcast presentations, on the developer resource site or his blog, Mike brings enthusiasm for the tools and an energy for the search to find a better way. Follow him on Twitter @mbenko.

Time & Location

April 17, 2014
Check-in 5:30 Program at 6:00 pm
Brookdale Library
Room AB
6125 Shingle Creek Pkwy.
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

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Be Social Media Savvy with Katie Bedney

Are you looking for:

  • A professional organization to join?
  • A subject matter expert for questions you need answered?
  • A new job?
  • A new employee?

Social media can be used to answer all those questions by helping you network. In this session, we will concentrate on LinkedIn but will discuss other types of social media as well. Please bring your laptop or tablet if you want to review/work on your profile during or after the session.

Katie Bedney is a Talent Acquisition professional with over 20 years of experience in recruiting and human resources. Katie utilizes uses advanced social media techniques on a daily basis for her job.
She stays current with the latest technology and best practices through advanced training and attending industry seminars such as Talent Connect, the largest corporate recruiting event of the year.

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Time & Location

March 20, 2014
Check-in 5:30 Program at 6:00pm
Southdale Library
7001 York Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55435

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Annual Summer Social


Before we break for the summer, join us for an early evening picnic with a great group of IT professionals in the Twin Cities. Bring a friend. Share stories, experiences, ask questions, make contacts and