September 2014
Professional Development YP Leaders Symposium YP Leaders Symposium 2014 Tuesday, Sep 9 12:01 PM - 6:00 PM Embassy Club West 520 Market St. West Des Moines IA 50266 Google Map Website Leaders from YPC, GenYP and New View have come together to organize a YP Symposium to encourage Young Professionals from around the metro to meet one another and share ideas. Focusing on entrepreneurship, networking, mentoring and personal branding. Save Event
Professional Development Integrity Integrated Leadership Development Program Wednesday, Sep 10 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM Hilton Garden Inn - Board Room 8600 Northpark Dr, Johnston IA 50131 Google Map Website The Des Moines Leadership Development Program is a four-month program that includes eight group sessions, four one-on-one coaching sessions with Ginny Wilson-Peters, and a 360-degree leadership assessment. The program is ideal for men and women who are ready to take the next step in their leadership journey and it begins Sept. 10! To enroll or find out more, contact Shari at or 563-359-1099. Brochure: Save Event
Educational Des Moines Area Quality Assurance Association DAQAA Monthly Meeting Wednesday, Sep 10 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Farm Bureau Financial Services 5400 University Ave. West Des Moines IA 50266 Google Map Website Topic: Web Services Testing with SoapUIPresenter: Annette Head, Principal Financial GroupThis month we will be doing an overview and demo of web services testing using SoapUI. Please come with any questions, experiences, and thoughts about this tool should you use or have used it in the past.Annette Head is a Senior QA Analyst with Principal Financial Group, and has been a Quality Assurance practitioner for 13 years.We look forward to seeing you there! Save Event
Professional Development Suzanne Hull Unemployed in Des Moines Thursday, Sep 18 9:00 AM - 9:00 AM Urbandale Library 3520 86th St. Room B Urbandale IA 50322 Google Map Website Bring your business cards, job search tips, stories and questions. Bring any others in the same situation to the meeting. Make new contacts, find support, get job leads & take part in the program. We meet the first and third Thursdays from 9am-11:30am at the Urbandale Public Library.FREE. Save Event
Charitable DM East & South Chamber of Commerce 2014 Celebration of Progress. Thursday, Sep 18 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden 909 Robert D. Ray Drive Des Moines IA 50309 Google Map Website This year's Celebration of Progress will showcase and celebrate the success of the newly designed Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, award the Educator of the Year, and present scholarship funds to local schools.This is also a great opportunity to network with other attendees while enjoying appetizers and a cash bar.Money raised from ticket sales goes towards the Chamber education scholarship awards.Tickets are $20 if purchased through September 4. Tickets are $25 if purchased after Save Event
Educational Des Moines OWASP Chapter Des Moines OWASP Chapter Meeting Tuesday, Sep 23 6:00 PM - 7:00 AM Dice Holdings, Inc. 12150 Meredith Dr. Urbandale IA 50323 Google Map Website Russ McRee, Director of Threat Intelligence & Engineering at Microsoft, a handler at the Internet Storm Center, and author of the toolsmith column for the ISSA Journal will be giving a remote training session on the Zed Attack Proxy, a cool and very useful testing tool. This will be followed by a Q&A and a workshop session, so please bring your laptops if you're interested in participating. We will have some local targets, or you can bring your own apps to test against. Save Event
Charitable Young Variety Bow Tie Ball Thursday, Sep 25 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Glen Oaks Golf & Country Club 1401 Glen Oaks Dr West Des Moines IA 50266 Google Map The 2nd Annual Bow Tie Ball will be even better than last year. Get a custom Young Variety bow tie, great food, and a chance to meet the up and comers from all over Greater Des Moines. All proceeds go directly to Young Variety to help make a difference in kid's lives right here in Central Iowa. Get your tickets today! Save Event
Women's Des Moines Women's Expo Des Moines Women's Expo Saturday, Sep 27 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center Iowa Events Center Des Moines IA 50309 Google Map Website All day consumer event designed with women, kids and families in mind. Shop from over 140 vendors, enjoy a visit to the beauty bar, afternoon fashion show, raffles. Join the Iowa Nice Guy as he tries to keep the chaos under control.. Save Event