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Couldn't make our September breakfast meeting? Here's what you missed regarding Florida's STEM university -- Florida Polytechnic University

In addition to great networking at SIM Central Florida's September 2019 breakfast, chapter members learned all about Florida Polytechnic University and its singular STEM focus. Read the 5 big takeaways chapter members learned! LEARN MORE

Only a few foursomes left to play alongside former NFL / MLB / NBA stars at SIM Central Florida's golf tournament 
Play alongside former NFL, MLB & NBA stars at SIM Central Forida's upcoming golf tournament on Friday, Oct. 11th at Shingle Creek. Just a handful of foursomes are left so hurry & reserve your spot now! Proceeds will benefit local STEM initiatives.   REGISTER NOW

Sign up for "Unleashing The Power if IT" on Oct. 15
SIM Central Florida members (practitioners only, please) are invited to attend a free one-day workshop designed to help technology leaders move their teams up the IT maturity curve.  Presented by Ouellette & Associates, the workshop will be held from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at ACE Cafe in downtown Orlando. This exclusive workshop will focus on "Achieving IT Service Excellence," "IT Consulting - Becoming a Trusted Advisor" and "Marketing IT's Value."  REGISTER NOW 

SIM Central Florida donates $1,000 to local robotics students

SIM Central Florida has donated $1,000 to a group of Orange county middle school students and to assist them with their efforts in robotics competitions.  The group, called "Error 404: Team Not Found," is team of eight middle school students working together in their second season in FIRST® family -- an organization that gives students the opportunity to explore and solve world problems related to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Through an annual challenge, teams are encouraged to design, build, and program a robot that competes in certain tasks. 

“Our goal is to provide students with experience in robotics and engineering through exciting, challenging competitions and to build confidence and leadership abilities in our team members,” says Harsha Gagadam, SIM Member and mentor to the Error 404 robotics students.