Aug 18, 2017 8:00 AM

SAFe® Release Train Engineer   Summary In this advanced three-day workshop, you will gain an in-depth understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Release Train Engineer (RTE) in the SAFe enterprise. Through experiential learning, you will learn how to facilitate and enable end-to-end value delivery through Agile Release Trains (ARTs) and value streams. You will also learn how to build a high-performing ART by becoming a servant leader and coach, and how to plan and execute a Program Increment (PI) planning event, the primarily enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe organization. Scaled Agile’s SAFe Release Train Engineer exam maintains rigorous quality standards ensuring that those who have earned the certification are well prepared to effectively fulfill their role in a SAFe enterprise.  Audience The following individuals will benefit from this course: RTEs and Value Stream Engineers (VSEs) Program and project managers Scrum Masters Leaders and managers Agile coaches SAFe Program Consultants (SPCs) Learning Goals To perform the role of the RTE, you should be able to: Apply Lean-Agile knowledge and tools to execute and release value Assist with program and value stream execution Foster relentless improvement Build a high-performing ART by becoming a servant leader and coach Develop an action plan to continue your learning journey Topics Covered Exploring the RTE role and responsibilities Applying SAFe Principles Understanding the ART Planning a Program Increment Executing a Program Increment Fostering Relentless Improvement Serving the ART Continuing your Learning Journey Required Prerequisites To fully benefit from this class, you should have at least one current SAFe Certification, and, launched or participated in at least one ART and one PI. What You Get The class registration includes: Attendee workbook (physical version only) Eligibility to take the SAFe 4.0 Release Train Engineer exam Course certificate of completion upon request Attendees must attend all three days in order to qualify for the exam. Annual Renewal Membership renewals are one year from the date certification is earned Renewal fee: $295. Renewal fee for the RTE certification is included in SPC renewal (if current SPC). Professional Development Units (PDUs) and Scrum Education Units (SEUs) Attendees may be eligible to apply for 21 PDUs toward their continuing education requirements with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for PMP and PMI-ACP certifications. Attendees may be eligible to apply for SEUs under category C, toward earning or renewing their CSP through Scrum Alliance. SAFe 4.0 Release Train Engineer Certification Information A SAFe 4.0 Certified Release Train Engineer (RTE) is a SAFe program servant leader and coaching professional responsible for driving end-to-end delivery of value in a single program or value stream in a Lean-Agile enterprise. Key areas of competency include Facilitating program-level ceremonies Leading program execution Coaching ARTs and teams in relentless improvement of value delivery Creating transparency using metrics to initiate and drive positive change Facilitating resolution of dependencies, impediments, and risks This individual will be expected to perform these tasks with limited assistance from peers, product documentation, and support resources. Exam Prerequisite Skills or KnowledgeThese skills and knowledge are highly recommended in order to be successful in passing the RTE exam: SAFe certification Cross-team communication skills Full use of SAFe principles in action Coaching Agile and SAFe facilitation and leading by example Launch or participate in at least one ART and one PI Working knowledge of team dynamics Ability to manage stakeholders Minimum 3 months real-world, hands-on experience as an RTE What You Get SAFe Certified Release Train Engineer certificate (PDF) One year membership to the Scaled Agile RTE Community of Practice Instructor: Siraj Sirajuddin MBA, SPCT4 "With his 25+ years of experience with transforming enterprises, culture and leadership, Siraj has provided excellent change management coaching and leadership to large organizations from all over the globe. He is the author of the book “The Soulmate: The Poetry Book of Temenos” and upcoming book “The Temenos Effect: The Surprising Results of Wounded Healers Approaching the Transforming Enterprise, Culture and Leadership”. Siraj Sirajuddin founded Temenos in 2012 after two decades of intense experimentation and deep dives into the hard work of Enterprise Transformation. He is an MBA and one of the few global SPCTs (Scaled Agile Framework SPC Trainers). He and his team of enterprise change agents work with large and complex enterprises all over the world. He is a global nomad and travels between USA and Asia Pacific every month. Siraj hosts the venerable annual STIA+Temenos conference that is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. He has two daughters and loves poetry, music, movies, singing and painting."

Aug 06, 2017 10:00 AM

This August, for the fourth year in a row, thousands of J-1 Visa Exchange Program participants will gather together to take part in J Day - a national celebration of the power of international exchange!  From collecting food donations and school supplies for families in need, to taking part in beach clean ups and volunteering at local food banks, exchange participants make an impact in their American host communities! This year, all J-1 Visa Exchange Program participants in the New York City area are invited to #CelebrateJDay and #EatPlayGive at the Lower East Side Ecology Center.  Let's make NYC beautiful and have some fun!  -    Make an impact towards a sustainable NYC by cultivating planting beds along the East River.  -    Enjoy a picnic and make new friends (there will be tasty pizza and beverages). -    Win some cool NYC gifts at the J Day Raffle: tickets to visit the Empire State Building and Madame Tussauds Museum, tickets to a WNBA game at the Madison Square Garden!   -    Share your J Day experience on social media with these hashtags #CelebrateJDay #EatPlayGive #ExchangesImpact This event is organized by a group of J-1 Visa Sponsor Organizations: InterExchange Cultural Vistas CENET: Cultural Exchange Network CCI Greenheart CIEE Images courtesy of CCI Greenheart and CENET.   We will be taking photos at this event and some of them may be shared on Sponsors' social media channels and the website.

Jul 19, 2017 12:30 PM

Matt Lloyd Invites You To A FREE Online Business Workshop! At this workshop you will: Discover Matt's revolutionary “system” that has paid out over $70 million in commissions to people in 38 countries around the world. Find out how to gain financial freedom through the power of this System… even if you have NO computer skills and have NEVER made a single sale online before. Learn how you can make BIG commissions of $1,250… $3,300… and $5,500 just for bringing in leads (We take care of everything else FOR YOU!) Get Matt's System ABSOLUTELY FREE if you show up! It's time to take your financial future into your own hands. Select the best time and location, fill out the form and secure your spot now! >>>Register Now Click Here

Sep 30, 2017 1:00 PM

Don't miss this chance to meet and hear from our top leaders and corporate executives. Space is limited and this event will sell out. Find out what's coming next and how to capitalize on this special timing within Kannaway. WE WILL HOST AN OPPORTUNITY MEETING PRIOR TO THE RED CARPET EVENT 11:30AM-12:30PM ON SATURDAY. PLEASE INVITE YOUR PROSPECTS TO COME AND LEARN MORE ABOUT KANNAWAY. IF THEY WANT TO STAY FOR THE RED CARPET, THEY CAN BUY A TICKET AT THE DOOR OR PRIOR TO ATTENDING. Red Carpet Event is 1pm-4pm on Saturday, 9/30/2017. Note:  Please eat lunch before attending event.  TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE The time is now for you to help change people's lives, both physically and financially, don't let this opportunity pass you by!!! Kannaway is the Industrial Hemp Category Creator!!

Sep 12, 2017 8:00 PM

A low key, sophisticated approach to dating in New York. Preferring a 'less is more' environment devoid of typical event trappings. Gone are the name-tags, shouting and over-the-top party trimmings. Meeting your special someone shouldn't be anything but a comfortable and relaxed experience. Creating a private club atmosphere while recognizing our clients are also our product - we reward lovely daters with discounts and complimentary events and refuse service to anyone we don't think you'll fancy meeting. This is where being lovely has it's perks! Speed Dating @ The Hill - September 12th 2017 Ages: 24-38 | 8PM 416 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10016 http://www.speednydating.com SpeedNY Dating & Matchmaking

Jul 25, 2017 6:00 PM

Scholar Celebrations are intimate receptions held in major cities throughout the U.S., that bring together HSF Scholars and their families. The gatherings also provide Scholars an opportunity to interact with HSF Alumni, fellow HSF Scholars, staff, and partners, and to begin to establish a network, through these contacts, that we hope will last a lifetime. Additionally, the events feature keynote speakers and give Scholars the opportunity to share what their scholarship means to them.  SPECIAL NOTE: Scholars can bring up to two guests. Guests can be parents, friends, teachers, or other individuals who have a stake in your future. Please enter their names in the space provided on the registration form. You and your guest(s) must be registered to gain admittance. Attending a Scholar Celebration is completely voluntary and not mandatory, in order to maintain your status as an HSF Scholar. Guests are responsible for their own transportation.  We sincerely hope you will attend!

Jul 27, 2017 9:00 AM

Data Modeling Duration:  8-hours/1 day Skill Level: Intermediate Course Description This course teaches how to design and implement a graph data model and associated queries. With a mixture of instruction and hands-on practice sessions, you’ll learn how to apply the property graph model to solve common modeling problems. You’ll also learn how to evolve an existing graph in a controlled manner to support new or changed requirements.  Skills taught: An understanding of the labeled property graph How to apply the property graph to common modeling problems Common graph structures for modeling complex, connected scenarios Criteria for choosing between different modeling options How to modify an existing model to accommodate new requirements  Prerequisites You will need some familiarity with Neo4j, and the Cypher language in particular. The material from the Intro to Neo4j course is sufficient knowledge to understand this course Course Outline Quick review of the property graph model Graph based Modeling strategy & techniques Advanced Queries with Cypher Real-world implementation use cases with Neo4j Technical requirements *You will need your own laptop.*  Please arrive early to quickly install the product and labs used in the class. Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? For any questions about the event, e-mail [email protected]

Oct 25, 2017 5:30 PM

Join us for the TIPH Graduate School Fair in New York, NY! The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health will host a FREE graduate school fair on Wednesday, October 25. There will be representatives from various schools and programs as well as a member from the SOPHAS team to answer all of your application questions. This is a great opportunity to learn more about CEPH-accredited schools and programs of public health at one convenient location!   Free TIPH swag for attendees!   The event will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. At the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Bard Ballroom, 50 Haven Ave NY, NY 10032.     For parking and transportation options.  Please RSVP.

Sep 24, 2017 9:00 AM

think & learn with David Kinigson* (a new one day learning mode) the difference • a "think & learn" workspace is an engaging interactive learning experience • inspiration + conversation + action = quality + retention + referrals   the agenda • cutting demonstrations, theory, diagrams and videos • along with keynote presentations and inspirational conversations   the results • upgrade your technical skills with practical and useful salon takeaways • by changing 1-3 habits you will see a noticeable performance increase   the host salon • host salons are included in model prep and learning opportunities • host salons receive participant discounts   the invitation • we invite participants to come prepared with questions important to them • we invite participants to come prepared with challenges they face • we invite participants to come prepared for an intentional action plan   Date: Sunday September 24  Host Salon: Capelli D'Oro 5th Ave Salon 123 5th Avenue New York New York 10003 : $150     David Kinigson ("the most famous hairdresser you've never heard of") David Kinigson is the inspirational voice and technical mentor of mode IQ education for the thinking hairdresser presenting our curriculum... “secrets of (excellent) wet & dry haircutting”... (because there are benefits to both.)   An ordinary guy, from the streets of New York, David is fortunate to have had the opportunity to do a bunch of really cool things, with some extraordinary people, all around the world… learning, evolving, participating, taking risks and sharing knowledge.   Career wise, David is an A-list NYC haircutter, specializing in wet & dry haircutting. Early in his career, some 40 years ago, during the 'Silver Era' of precision haircutting, David saw the value of dry haircutting (on a foundation of wet cutting) as more than simply cleaning up the line or removing weight. Over the years, David developed many practical techniques, which he shares as part of his "secrets" curriculum.   A successful salon owner, David is an international editorial and runway stylist, celebrity hairdresser, national educator, author and poet. David is featured stage artist, keynote speaker, transformational career coach, spokesperson, martial artist, photographer, performance and recording artist and singer-songwriter.   Elan Sassoon in his book Sojourn With The Masters says this about David, “With a portfolio that includes about every major fashion magazine you can think of, including: Vogue, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, Allure, and Elle, to name a few; and a long list of bylines in trade, music and art publication, David has become somewhat of an icon himself.”   David is a recipient of the prestigious Créateur de Mode and is an award winning Master of the Craft. He is proud to be a founding member of the Intercoiffure North American Artistic Team and a member of the ICA Cutting Council. David is the author of The Haircutter’s Handbook with prefaces by Vidal Sassoon and Howard McLaren and endorsed by dozens of top industry leaders.   A true renaissance artist, David’s inspiration is informed by his diverse background, the zeitgeist and “the everything” life has to offer. It is ironic… David Kinigson, may very well be, “The most famous hairdresser you’ve never heard of.” (Or, so said Palm Beach Proper.)  

Sep 25, 2017 9:00 AM

think & learn with David Kinigson* (a new one day learning mode) the difference • a "think & learn" workspace is an engaging interactive learning experience • inspiration + conversation + action = quality + retention + referrals   the agenda • cutting demonstrations, theory, diagrams and videos • along with keynote presentations and inspirational conversations   the results • upgrade your technical skills with practical and useful salon takeaways • by changing 1-3 habits you will see a noticeable performance increase   the host salon • host salons are included in model prep and learning opportunities • host salons receive participant discounts   the invitation • we invite participants to come prepared with questions important to them • we invite participants to come prepared with challenges they face • we invite participants to come prepared for an intentional action plan   Date: Monday September 25 Host Salon: Capelli D'Oro 5th Ave Salon 123 5th Avenue New York New York 10003 Fee: $150     David Kinigson ("the most famous hairdresser you've never heard of") David Kinigson is the inspirational voice and technical mentor of mode IQ education for the thinking hairdresser presenting our curriculum... “secrets of (excellent) wet & dry haircutting”... (because there are benefits to both.)   An ordinary guy, from the streets of New York, David is fortunate to have had the opportunity to do a bunch of really cool things, with some extraordinary people, all around the world… learning, evolving, participating, taking risks and sharing knowledge.   Career wise, David is an A-list NYC haircutter, specializing in wet & dry haircutting. Early in his career, some 40 years ago, during the 'Silver Era' of precision haircutting, David saw the value of dry haircutting (on a foundation of wet cutting) as more than simply cleaning up the line or removing weight. Over the years, David developed many practical techniques, which he shares as part of his "secrets" curriculum.   A successful salon owner, David is an international editorial and runway stylist, celebrity hairdresser, national educator, author and poet. David is featured stage artist, keynote speaker, transformational career coach, spokesperson, martial artist, photographer, performance and recording artist and singer-songwriter.   Elan Sassoon in his book Sojourn With The Masters says this about David, “With a portfolio that includes about every major fashion magazine you can think of, including: Vogue, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, Allure, and Elle, to name a few; and a long list of bylines in trade, music and art publication, David has become somewhat of an icon himself.”   David is a recipient of the prestigious Créateur de Mode and is an award winning Master of the Craft. He is proud to be a founding member of the Intercoiffure North American Artistic Team and a member of the ICA Cutting Council. David is the author of The Haircutter’s Handbook with prefaces by Vidal Sassoon and Howard McLaren and endorsed by dozens of top industry leaders.   A true renaissance artist, David’s inspiration is informed by his diverse background, the zeitgeist and “the everything” life has to offer. It is ironic… David Kinigson, may very well be, “The most famous hairdresser you’ve never heard of.” (Or, so said Palm Beach Proper.)  

Aug 29, 2017 8:00 PM

A low key, sophisticated approach to dating in New York. Preferring a 'less is more' environment devoid of typical event trappings. Gone are the name-tags, shouting and over-the-top party trimmings. Meeting your special someone shouldn't be anything but a comfortable and relaxed experience. Creating a private club atmosphere while recognizing our clients are also our product - we reward lovely daters with discounts and complimentary events and refuse service to anyone we don't think you'll fancy meeting. This is where being lovely has it's perks! Speed Dating @ Flute | Midtown - August 29th 2017 Ages: 24-38 | 8PM 205 W 54th St, New York NY 10019 http://www.speednydating.com SpeedNY Dating & Matchmaking

Sep 20, 2017 8:00 PM

A low key, sophisticated approach to dating in New York. Preferring a 'less is more' environment devoid of typical event trappings. Gone are the name-tags, shouting and over-the-top party trimmings. Meeting your special someone shouldn't be anything but a comfortable and relaxed experience. Creating a private club atmosphere while recognizing our clients are also our product - we reward lovely daters with discounts and complimentary events and refuse service to anyone we don't think you'll fancy meeting. This is where being lovely has it's perks! Speed Dating @ La Sala | Astoria - September 20th 2017 Ages: 24-36 | 8PM 3205 Crescent St, Astoria NY 11106 http://www.speednydating.com SpeedNY Dating & Matchmaking