GemCity TECH - History - 2023 Lineup

In 2023, we became a 501c.3 non Profit!

Also, we added the Gem City Mechatronics and Autonomous Miami Valley user groups. Sadly, these two groups would not carry on into 2024.

Our family of user groups (in order of monthly occurrence) for the 2023 season:

Logo User Group Organizer Meeting Time
Gem City Mechatronics Gem City Mechatronics A public community of electronics enthusiasts who gather for informative presentations, workshops, and hands-on lab sessions on topics like electronics, prototyping, circuitry, Raspberry Pi and Arduino projects. Vibes 1st Monday @6pm
Code for Dayton 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
New To Tech New to Tech - A public group focused on 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 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 Thursday @6pm
The Dayton Web Developers Dayton Web Developers - general topics around being a modern web developer Allen May 1st Wednesdays @6pm
Dynamic Languages Group Dayton Dynamic Languages - Casual discussions and demonstrations that lean towards Ruby/Rails, Python/Django, Scheme, Lisp & Smalltalk Catherine Devlin 2nd Wednesdays @7pm
Autonomous Miami Valley Autonomous Miami Valley - The Autonomous MV user group is a community of individuals who share an interest in promoting and advancing the use of autonomous technologies. This group encourages the participation of researchers, developers, engineers, entrepreneurs, policymakers, and other stakeholders who are working to create and implement autonomous systems in various industries and applications. We also encourage anyone who is interested in learning more about autonomous systems and supporting technologies for business, academic or personal interest. All are welcome. Robert Blackthorn 3rd Wednesdays @6pm
Dayton .Net Developers Dayton .NET Developers - Helping software developers, technical leads, and managers keep in touch with .NET-related technologies. Hanen Alkhafaji 2nd Tuesdays @6pm
Gem City Game Developers 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
Gem City ML / AI For professionals who are curious about machine learning and meeting with like minded professionals. Evelyn J. Boettcher 3rd Thursdays @6pm