I’m involved to varying degrees with several West Michigan user groups and conferences. Here are the ones I most frequently help out with.
- Co-organizer of and speaker at BarCamp Grand Rapids in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.
- Co-founder of CoNGA West Michigan.
- Former co-organizer of the Grand Rapids Linux User Group.
- Co-founder of, former co-organizer of, and speaker at the Grand Rapids Mobile Development Group.
- Founder of, organizer of, and speaker at Grand Rapids Python User Group.
- Co-founder of, former co-organizer of, and speaker at the Grand Rapids Web Development Group
- Participant at Grand Rapids GiveCamp in 2013 and 2014
- Member of the West Michigan Makers
- Member of, and speaker at the West Michigan Linux Users Group
- Member of the Ubuntu Michigan Local Community
- Former member of FriendlyCode, the Grand Rapids Code for America Brigade.
- Former member of GRMakers
I’ve also spoken at:
- The PyOhio regional Python conference in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014
- MobiDevDay Detroit in 2013
- GRDevDay in 2011 and 2013
- Michigan /usr Group (MUG) in 2014
I’ve also been a core developer on the Kivy cross-platform multitouch Python GUI framework since 2013.