Louisville Technology Groups

Meets sporadically

@aigalou

Facebook

AIGA advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force. As the largest community of design advocates, we bring together practitioners, enthusiasts, and patrons to amplify the voice of design and create the vision for a collective future.

Meets the 3rd Tuesday every month @ 7pm

@bg_louisville

Facebook

Build Guild is a monthly gathering for web folks that enjoy chatting over drinks. High-fives encouraged. Mustaches optional.

Meets monthly on changing dates

A social event for Code Louisville students, graduates, mentors, staff, and friends to hang out, have a drink, talk, or play a game.

Meets weekly

This Meetup is dedicated to helping beginners learn HTML, CSS and Web Design. Outlining the fundamentals, this Meetup's course works through all common elements of front-end design and development.

Meets monthly

@cm_louisville

CreativeMornings is a breakfast lecture series for the creative community. Our free, monthly events feature a short talk and breakfast!

@DerbyPy

A meetup for anyone interested in the Python programming language. All skill levels are welcome. :)

Meets every two weeks

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Developers are always striving to learn more. Unfortunately development books can be dry and boring. Fortunately friends are fun. This group attempts to tackle boring development books in a social learning atmosphere with code challenges that correspond with the chapters.

@elixir_lou

We are group of programmers, students, and technology enthusiasts who are excited about the Elixir programming language. We meet on the second Tuesday of every month to discuss topics related to the Elixir ecosystem, distributed systems, and functional programming. All skill levels are welcome!

@emberjslou

Learning and meeting with Ember.js enthusiasts in Louisville, Kentucky. Ember.js Louisville is open to developers of any skill level. Our goal is to come together, share our stories, and learn to build ambitious web applications.

Meets monthly

@Food4Nerds

Meets every other Sunday @ 2pm

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#gamedevlou on Freenode

@GameDevLouKY

Louisville's game development community. We support game developers of all skill levels and backgrounds. We want to create a safe environment where everyone can learn and participate.

Meets sprodically

@gdilouisville

Facebook

Women Developers and Programmers! Want to learn how to code? Have a great idea? Don't be shy. Develop it.

Meets Monthly

@GDGLouisville

Facebook

We are a Google Developer Group! We will be discussing Android Development, but also incorporate most Google Development Products.

Meets one Friday a month @ 11am

@issakentuckiana

Facebook

If you are interested in Information Security and live in the Kentuckiana region, then you’ve come to the right place. Our chapter offers many benefits for seasoned security-minded professionals and relative newcomers to the field such as monthly meetings that provide opportunities for experiential learning and professional networking.

Meets the 2nd Tuesday every month @ 6pm

@ITHHLouKY

Facebook

The IT Happy Hour is a monthly event where IT People in the Louisville area can get together to discuss ideas and projects, fails and wins.

Meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesday every month @ 7pm

Mailing List

@JsLouKY

Google+

JSLou is a gathering where people of any experience level, and all types of JavaScript can feel right at home.

Meets the 3rd Tuesday every month @6pm

@JUGGLou

Facebook

Google+

We are a group of developers and enthusiasts who are interested in learning about Java, the Java Virtual Machine, and all of the things you can do on top of the JVM.

Meets the 2nd Wednesday every month @ 6:30pm

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#kyoss on Freenode

Google+

The Kentucky Open Source Society (KYOSS) is a group of Programmers, Sysadmins, Devops, Linux enthusiasts, Web Developers, Mobile Developers, and just about anyone else who is interested in technology.

Meets the 1st Tuesday every month @ 6:30pm

Facebook

A dynamic non-profit corporation,focused on educating and encouraging newcomers to computing as well as sharing technical information.

Open meetings every Tues at 8pm and assorted workshops

@LVL1HackerSpace

LVL1 is Louisville's premier original hackerspace. We are friendly community of tinkerers, makers, engineers, educators, scientists, artists, hackers and overall geeks. Anyone who is, aspires to be, or just wants to hang around smart, creative, friendly mad scientist maker/hacker Louisvillians is welcome at LVL1! We’ve got lots of cool tools and equipment. We like to work on (and show off) fun and challenging technical projects.

Meets sporadically

@tweetcakelou

Facebook

Sweet opportunities for women interested in technology and media.

Meets the 3rd Thursday every month @ 6:30pm

@LouDotNet

The Louisville .NET Meetup group is dedicated to helping developers around Louisville to become better developers with an emphasis on the Microsoft .NET technology stack.

Meets Monthly

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@Louisville_AWS

Come check us out to learn and share how you're using the AWS platform.

Meets the 3rd Wednesday every month @ 6pm

The Louisville Agile Forum consists of Agile practitioners in the greater Louisville area. We like to share our Agile experiences, network and help others with challenges related to Agile adoption.

Meets monthly on a Thursday at 6pm

If you are modernizing your business with Big Data and want your entire organization to benefit through compelling data visualizations, need to engage your audience with intuitive and interactive reports and dashboards on any device, or are new to BI and are interested to learn more about the use of BI in applications – then this group is for YOU!

Meets sporadically

@CivicDataAlly

Google+

We are Louisville's Code for America Brigade, called the Civic Data Alliance (CDA). Our mission is: Making Public Data Truly Public.

Meets on sporadic Thursdays @ 6:30 pm

@LouCocoaheads

Facebook

Let's get together and discuss all things Objective-C and cocoa. Want to develop for the iPhone, iPad or the Mac? This is the group. We want to create a community to share ideas and knowledge, build developer technical skills and cultivate new developers.

Meets quarterly

@geekdinner

A social networking event for those passionate about technology.

Meets the last Monday every month @ 6:30pm

Louisville is a city with a rich manufacturing history, and is a hub for medicine, logistics, and so many other fields. Lots of places to go for Software Startups, but where are the hardware folks supposed to go? We're a group for folks interested in making real stuff, from makers to marketers, seasoned manufacturers to Kickstarting newbies.

Meetup for Haskell enthusiasts. Haskell is an elegant and powerful language with a reputation for stretching your brain.

Meets the last Friday every month @ 11:30 am

@LouMUG

It’s a forum for computer professionals in the Louisville area interested in gaining and sharing knowledge in Microsoft technologies through networking and education.

Meets the 3rd Thursday every month @5:30 pm

@LouPOSH

Facebook

We are a community of IT professionals in and around the Louisville, KY area who share an interest in all things PowerShell.

Meets Monthly

Facebook

We discuss how we can solve problems using Data Science

Meets the third Thursday every month @ 5:30 pm

@lvlrb

Slack

Meetup for Ruby developers and the Ruby-curious.

Meets sporadically

Facebook

Google+

We represent the SQL Server community in Louisville, the surrounding metropolitan area, and throughout most of Kentucky. As a technical users group, we focus on monthly meetings, but also provide networking, learning opportunities, speaking opportunities, training, and collaboration for SQL Server professionals throughout the Ohio Valley area.

Meets the second Friday of every month @ 11:30am

@LouSPUG

Facebook

LouSPUG, formerly LouSPU, plans to meet every month to have some fun and talk SharePoint.

This meetup is for lead developers, managers, and directors of software teams to get together a few times a year to learn, share, and have some fun. Sign up, let’s meet up, and we’ll find ways to help each other become better leaders. Look for morning and evening meetups, as well as special events a few times each year.

Meets the 1st Wednesday every month @ 6pm

Formerly LouPUG, the Louisville PHP User Group, we have shifted our focus on Software Engineering. While code samples may still include PHP, we didn't want to limit our members to a single technology. If you are strictly interested in PHP, check out the KYOSS Meetup.

@louisvillesmug

Covering MS System Center and other products. We meet once a month, and attendance is free.

Meets sporadically

If you're a woman in any STEM field looking to meet & hang out with other amazing women, we'd love to meet you, too! We will get together monthly to network, learn from each other, and offer support.

Meets the 1st Thursday every month @ 5pm

A group for anyone interested in creating great experiences for the users of their products, websites, apps, robots, whatever. Join us to meet new people and chat about user centered design, lean UX, UI design, IA, usability, research, new tools and the importance of getting your ideas out of the building.

Meets Quarterly

#LouisvilleVMUG on Freenode

@LouisvilleVMUG

Louisville VMUG is an independent, customer-led organization created to maximize our members’ use of VMware and Partner solutions through knowledge sharing, training, collaboration, and quarterly events. Louisville VMUG focuses on providing presentations from local users across many different industries to share their experiences, solutions, and obstacles to solve real-world business requirements.

Meets online the 4th Tuesday every month @ 6:30pm

@mymobileville

Facebook

A meetup to discuss all things mobile! We meet on the 4th Tuesday if every month to discuss Android, iOS, and anything else that resembles mobile tech!

Meets the 1st Tuesday every month @ 6pm

@OpenHackLVL

Code together on anything, learn from, and teach each other. Together we can have fun while becoming better at our craft.

Meets the 2nd Tuesday every month @ 6:00pm

@techtalksky

Facebook

Tech Talks KY (formerly LEX>>FWD) is a meetup group with talks in both Louisville and Lexington. We focus on software, programming and IT technologies. Our aim is to be platform agnostic and to focus on overall concepts and practices. We are open to everyone.

Meets sporadically

The Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky (TALK) is the open membership association for the technology community in and around Louisville, Kentucky. Its mission is to facilitate exchanges through networks that promote meaningful outcomes for technologists.

Meets the 2nd Tuesday every month @ 6:15 pm

Facebook

Meets sporadically

@YpalLouisville

Facebook

The Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL) provides leadership development, educational opportunities and philanthropic support to Louisville’s Young Professionals for the benefit of the local community.