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Ixia Connect

Ixia Connect, a new series of tech meetups, is here, and the aim is to discuss all things related to computer networks, testing tools, and cybersecurity. RSVP here to save your front row spot on November 19, starting at 18:30!

For this first meetup, you’re invited to discuss changes in the security landscape and how technology has transformed the way we think about privacy. Curious to learn more? Grab your ticket now, and let’s connect! 🎫

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Registration 🛎️
  • 19:00 – 19:30 Revisiting “Smashing the stack”: A GDB story – by Cristian Bidea (Software Engineer)

A look at what changed in the security landscape from when the seminal paper was published, through the lens of a timeless tool: The GNU Debugger!

  • 19:30 – 20:00 Consensual Surveillance: GPS/GSM monitoring watch – by Mircea Hasegan (Software Engineer)

Regardless of the species, parents need to take care of their young ones, make sure they are not exposed to high-risk situations, and can always cry for help. It is the basic need for safety. Traditionally this was achieved by imposing restrictions on the playground area, having an adult or bigger brother around, and being in the reach in case of danger. New devices have come along, offering attractive features for keeping children safe: cellular phones with parental control features, tracking devices, and wristwatches with GPS tracking and phone functionality.

  • 20:00 – 21:00 Q&A, networking, pizza & beer 🍕 🍺


RSVP here to confirm your attendance at the first Ixia Connect Meetup

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Py@Codette 4.1

Do you want to learn about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning but don’t know where to start? Py@Codette 4.1 is an introductory workshop full of interactive teaching and fun challenges! RSVP now and join them on November 16, for the 2nd edition of the workshop where the focus will be on understanding algorithms and the thinking behind. 

About the event

You will not deal with Py @ Codette v4 to learn Python, but you will use it for the practical part of the workshop. So, participants need to have had previous tangents with the area of Computer Science and, ideally, have written code in Python before or (if not), be able to learn the “syntax” of a new programming language. Hurry up, registrations are open until November 9, 5 pm! 

This event will be held in Romanian, and you can find more details on their Facebook event.


RSVP here to confirm your attendance at Py @ Codette v4.1

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Introduction to Design Thinking

The time for the 3rd Tech Startup School meetup has come, and this time is about Design Thinking. RSVP here to save your front row spot on November 13, starting at 18:30!

About the event

Design thinking is an iterative process which seeks to understand users, challenge assumptions, redefine problems and identify alternative solutions, which were unseen beforehand. It is a solution-based approach to problem-solving while being both a framework and a set of tools.

So, for the 3rd Tech Startup School meetup, our friends prepared a crash course in Design Thinking. In max. 2 hours, you will learn the process and reshape a product or experience with a focus on humans and their needs, through prototyping and testing.

Your guide will be Tudor Juravlea, who is the Design Thinking Society co-founder and an experienced facilitator of design thinking processes for more than 5 years. Tudor applied both User Experience Design and Service Design on real projects in telecom, banking, and energy. He also has NGO and startup experience.

Tudor loves tech and creators but knows that while the software isn’t built to last long term, solutions are. Tech can only be disruptive when users are at its center. So the biggest disease for any business is to forget about its clients. Tudor believes that’s also the biggest risk for humanity: to forget what makes us human in the first place – childlike curiosity, creativity, and collaboration.

Dragos Nicolaescu, along with his co-hosts Alice Teodorescu & Andrei Tudose, welcome you on November 13th, to a new evening of learning, fun, and networking.

Don’t forget to book your place in advance!

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 – Welcome & registration
  • 19:00-20:30 – Introduction to Design Thinking (Tudor Juravlea)
  • 20:30-21:30 –Networking


RSVP here to confirm your attendance to  Introduction to Design Thinking.

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Open Banking Meetup #4

PSD2 brings some opportunities but also some threats in the financial industry, and our friends from FintechCamp decided to have discussions on this topic with their community. RSVP here to join their 4th meetup where Cătălin Crețu (Visa) and Mihai Brătășanu (FintechOS) will dive in the issue, in a discussion moderated by Cosmin Cosma (FINQ).

About the speakers

Cătălin is a seasoned professional with close to 20 years of experience in the banking and financial industry space. For the past 15 years, he has been involved with VISA Europe, currently serving as General Manager for Romania, Croatia, Slovenia, & Malta.
Mihai has been involved with several companies in financial industry space, including Banca Transilvania, Nextebank, and Deutsche Bank. Currently, he is a Product Owner at FintechOS, shaping digital journeys for banking & wealth management.


  • 6.30 PM: Registration
  • 7.00 PM: Welcome note by Fintech Camp
  • 7.10 PM: Panel talk
  • 8.00 PM: Q&A
  • 8.30 PM: Wrap-up & Networking


RSVP here to confirm your attendance at Open Banking Meetup #4!

Note: the event will be held in Romanian

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ML on Spark workshop

The Big Data community is coming back in November with a new workshop on Machine Learning – this time with how to build a model using Spark ML logistic regression and gradient boosting. RSVP here to save your front row spot on November 5, starting at 14:00!


About the workshop

Come join us for an afternoon in which we will explore Apache Spark’s Machine Learning capabilities. We’ll be looking at using Spark to build a Credit Scoring model which estimates the probability of default for current and existing customers.


1. Intro, problem description and setup
2. Loading data
3. Exploratory data analysis
4. Feature engineering
5. Building our first model
6. Testing and validation
7. Improving the model with cross-validation and hyper-parameter tuning
8. Deployment
9. Considerations for running in production



Bring your laptop! Beyond that, the only requirement is a web browser. We will be using a managed Spark platform, called Azure Databricks, for the lab. We will provide access to Azure Databricks and everything else you need.

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#Live Growth Hacking Experiences with Alin Vlad and Dorin Boerescu

Third Growth Marketing Society meetup brings two special guests, who will present their growth hacking experiences, case studies, and how they applied #growth strategies and tactics for their projects. RSVP here to save your front row spot on October 16, starting at 18:30!

About the event

Alin Vlad is a Full Stack Marketer, Growth Hacking & Marketing Automation aficionado, and CyberGhost VPN CMO (a cybersecurity startup), with extensive experience in tech for both startups and the corporate world.
Dorin Boerescu is a seasoned entrepreneur, 2Performant CEO (a smart affiliate marketing platform), and experimented marketer.
As an intro, we’ll also have a presentation from our new partner – WeContent, the biggest content marketing conference in Romania.

Event agenda

  • 18:30-18:45 Welcome & Registration
  • 18:45-18:55 Meeting WeContent – special partner 🙂
  • 18:55-19:10 1-minute presentation
  • 19:10-19:40 Growth Hacking with Alin Vlad (20’ presentation + Q&A 10’)
  • 19:40-20:10 Growth Hacking with Dorin Boerescu  (20’ presentation + Q&A 10’)
  • 20:10-20:15 Feedback session
  • 20:15-20:20 Tidying up & networking
  • 20:15-21:15 More networking


RSVP here to confirm your attendance at Growth Marketing Society meetup #3

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Intro to GraphQL

A new awesome programming workshop for all JS enthusiasts 🤟. This event is a non-profit workshop done for the community. The ticket will cover location, breakfast, lunch, snacks, and coffee for the participants. 🍿All remaining profit will be used to sustain future community workshops.


2.Language and Entities
3.REST-ful Routing
4.GraphQL Schemas
5.Root Queries
6.The GraphiQL Tool
7.Async Resolve Functions
8.Nested Queries
9.Usage with Prisma
10.RootQuery Entry Points
11.Bidirectional Relations
12.Circular References


-basic programming & REST knowledge
-laptop & IDE installed

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September meetup: Hadoop on Raspberry PI, Elasticsearch vs Solr

Join us to talk about a Hadoop data lake built on a 3 nodes Raspberry PI cluster and continue with an update on Elasticsearch and Solr use cases and their differences. RSVP here to save your front row spot on September 26, starting at 18:30!


Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Registration


  • 19:00 – 19:40 Hadoop Data Lake setup, Andrei Daneasa @ EndavaAndrei is working in IT for more than 19 years. He started from the development area and moved gradually towards architecture, BI, Analytics and Big Data. He is Lead Data Consultant in Endava for almost 3 years. His talk will be focused on processing and visualization of data on a Raspberry PI 3-node Hadoop cluster.


  • 19:40 – 20:20 M Elasticsearch and Solr for Search and Real-Time Analytics, Radu Gheorghe @ SematextElasticsearch and Solr are used nowadays for a variety of use-cases. Originally, it was product search, but even that goes beyond pure keyword search: autocomplete, did-you-mean, facets, recommendations, more-like-this are all features found in E-commerce. Then there’s time-series analytics, meant to derive insights from logs, metrics, social media, and everything else with a timestamp.

    We will begin with a demo to introduce both search engines and see where they’re similar and where they differ. Then, we’ll discuss different use-cases and how you can solve them using Elasticsearch and/or Solr.


  • 20:20 21:00 Networking



RSVP here to confirm your attendance to September meetup: Hadoop on Raspberry PI, Elasticsearch vs Solr.

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September BUcharestJS Meetup

BucharestJS is meeting for a talk about NodeJS & Typescript, and to do a live coding session of building a front-end app on top of a blockchain. RSVP here to save your front row spot on September 25, starting at 18:30!


Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Registration
  • 19:00 – 19:30 A Modern NodeJS framework written in Typescript by Ionel Cristian Lupu, full-stack web developer and DevOps Engineer having a passion for coding projects from scratch

Ionel will be presenting a modern web framework built for Node.js, written in Typescript, that allows you to build fully-featured web applications. The framework is best suited for small-sized to enterprise-level apps. Most of the core packages it uses were built from scratch in order to preserve the performance of the framework. This was done to ensure that all the features you are using benefit from the latest language features. This framework’s source code is built around the developer’s expectations: it is modern, clean and beautiful. Also, the tools it’s providing are everything a developer needs to build his next awesome project.

  • 19:30 – 20:30 Live coding demonstration by Dragoș Rautu – CTO at Modex, experienced in FinTech and Blockchain solutions, with an extensive background as an architect and full-stack developer

The demo shows how easy it is to build a financial business flow by creating a simple front-end app on top of a blockchain database, without having to write any complex logic to enable the blockchain capabilities.
We will use Vue.js to create the front-end and, as back-end, we will use a GraphQL API provided out-of-the-box by Modex Blockchain Database (Modex BCDB)

  • 20:30 – 21:00 Networking



RSVP here to confirm your attendance to September BUcharestJS Meetup

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Security Espresso 0x1f

Com to talk about the technical aspects of implementing the electronic vote and the effects of having to use your ID to buy SIM Cards. RSVP here to save your front row spot on September 24, starting at 18:30!


About the event

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Registration
  • 19:00 – 19:45 Sebastian Cergă – The electronic vote

The electronic vote is the kind of subject you’ll find on everyone’s agenda: from political parties to NGOs. The intentions behind it might be good, but the implementation is a complex matter. In this talk, we will look at the technical aspects behind this feat, and talk about the problem of trust.

  • 19:45 – 20:00 Break
  • 20:00 20:45 Georgiana Gheorghe – SIM Cards require an ID to purchase

“The government wants to store the personally identifiable data of those who purchase SIM cards in order to take action against those making disruptive calls to the emergency services, 112” – this is the headline of the opinion piece which APADOR-CH published, on the 22nd of August. The legislative project has since been approved and it will become effective on January 1st, 2020. But what are the effects of this law? What data will be stored, for what purpose? Who will have access to it?

  • 20:54 – 21:30 Networking



RSVP here to confirm your attendance to Security Espresso 0x1f. 

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