NSS Community Open House & "Software Developers in Middle Tennessee" Report Release

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Name: NSS Community Open House & "Software Developers in Middle Tennessee" Report Release
Date: August 29, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Join us August 29th from 5:30-8pm to roam Nashville Software School's (NSS) new facility and hear about the findings of the latest tech talent report from MTSU and the Nashville Technology Council, "Software Developers in Middle Tennessee." 
The evening will begin with time to network and explore NSS's new classroom facility. With twice the space of the previous location, the new facility features 6 classrooms, a larger Snackery, better flow for events like Demo Day, and much-needed space for staff and instructors. 
Following the open house, Dr. Amy Harris will present the "Software Developers in Middle Tennessee" report. This report focuses on the growth of software developer jobs in Middle Tennesse. A panel discussion on the topic will follow, including:

Amy Henderson, President & COO, Nashville Software School
Jerry Rizvi, Director of Application Development, The General Insurance
- Chris Spintzyk, Sr. Associate, Direct Placement, Vaco
- Karen Williams, CEO/Diversity Recruiter, MinTech
Rob Wilson, AVP, Keller Schroeder
This is a unique opportunity to both hear detailed analysis regarding the demand and supply for software development workforce in Nashville as well as see the expanded facilities of Nashville's preeminent vocational training programs for software development and data analytics.
About Nashville Software School: Nashville Software School (NSS) is Nashville?s nonprofit vocational school that prepares adults for careers in technical fields like software development, UI/UX design, data analytics, and data science. NSS is a place where a person with aptitude, motivation, and commitment can learn a new craft or build on their existing skills. NSS is committed to growing diversity in technology by opening the door to underrepresented groups in tech irrespective of their economic situation. One of the first coding bootcamps in the country, NSS has graduated over 800 web developers and data scientists since 2012. For more information, visit nashvillesoftwareschool.com.
About the "Software Developers in Middle Tennessee" Report: Following the release of the State of Middle Tennessee Tech report last fall, Dr. Amy Harris of MTSU has been diving deeper into workforce talent areas such as Healthcare Tech, Information Security, Software Development, and Analytics. It is a partnership between MTSU's Department of Information Systems and Analytics and the Greater Nashville Technology Council.
5:30 - 6:30 Open House & Networking
6:30 - 8:00 Presentation and Panel Led by Dr. Amy Harris
Nashville Software School's NEW HOME!
301 Plus Park Blvd., Ste. 300
Nashville, TN 37217
Date/Time Information:
August 29, 2019
5:30 - 6:30 Open House & Networking
6:30 - 8:00 Presentation and Panel Led by Dr. Amy Harris
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