Local Resources

List of technology resources in Southwest Missouri. Do you have an addition or correction? Please contact Jason Klein.

Professional Organizations

AITP LogoAssociation of Information Technology Professionals (AITP), Ozarks
aitpozarks.org
Contact: Dave Sharon, President-- AITP | LinkedIn

ISACA LOGOInformation Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Springfield
isaca.org/chapters2/Springfield/
Contact: Peggy McDannald, President -- LinkedIn

IEEE LogoInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Southwest Missouri
webinabox.vtools.ieee.org/wibp_home/index/R50020
Contact: Rohit Dua, Chair -- IEEE
Contact: Steven Lein, Vice Chair -- IEEE | LinkedIn

MATA LogoMid-America Technology Alliance (MATA)
matasgf.com
Contact: Sherry Coker, Executive Director -- LinkedIn

PMI LogoProject Management Institute (PMI), Southwest Missouri
pmiswmo.org
Contact: Darin Ellingsworth, President -- PMI | LinkedIn

SGFC LogoSpringfield Creatives
springfieldcreatives.com
Contact: Charlie Rosenbury, President -- SC | LinkedIn

 

Student Organizations

ACM LogoAssociation of Computer Machinery (ACM), Missouri State University
mostateacm.org
Contact: Mitchell Marlow, President (2015-16)

AITP LogoAssociation of Information Technology Professionals (AITP), Missouri State University
msuaitp.com
Contact: Jared Danielson, President (2017-18) -- LinkedIn
Contact: Michelle Hulett, Faculty Advisor -- LinkedIn

User Groups

Springfield Web Devs LogoSpringfield Web Developers
meetup.com/SGF-Web-Devs/
Contact: Myke Bates -- LinkedIn

Microsoft .NET LogoSpringfield .NET User Group
meetup.com/sgfdotnet/
Contact: Tim Franklin -- LinkedIn

Springfield Women in Technology LogoSpringfield Women in Technology
facebook.com/groups/1191392800923191/
Contact: Jordan Griffin -- LinkedIn

AITP LogoCyber Security User Group (AITP)
aitpozarks.org/cybersecurity
Contact: Shannon McMurtrey, Chair -- LinkedIn

AITP LogoTechnical Manager User Group (AITP)
aitpozarks.org/shoptalk
Contact: Jimmy Ledbetter, Co-Chair -- LinkedIn
Contact: Jordan Phillips, Co-Chair

SharePoint Logo

SharePoint User Group (AITP)
aitpozarks.org/SharePoint_SIG
Contact: Paul Rucker -- AITP | LinkedIn

AITP LogoProject Management User Group (AITP)
aitpozarks.org/Project_Management_SIG
Contact: Dr Keith Mathis -- LinkedIn

RefineM LogoOzark Regional Agile User Group
meetup.com/Ozark-Regional-Agile-User-Group/
Contact: NK Shrivastava -- AITP | LinkedIn

Atlassian LogoSpringfield Atlassian User Group
meetup.com/SGF-Atlassian-User-Group/
Contact: Matthew Stublefield -- LinkedIn

PowerShell LogoSWMO PowerShell User Group
meetup.com/SWMO-PowerShell-User-Group/
Contact: Mike Shepard -- LinkedIn

Raspberry Pi LogoOzarks Raspberry Pi User Group
meetup.com/Ozarks-Raspberry-Pi-Meetup/
Contact: Mike LaPage

Python Logo

Springfield Python Developers
meetup.com/Springfield-Python-Developers/
Contact: Chad Boschert -- LinkedIn

Drupal LogoSpringfield Drupal User Group (inactive)
meetup.com/Drupal-Springfield/
Contact: Rick Thomson -- LinkedIn

Evangel LogoSpringfield IT Leadership Group
Launching January 2018
Contact: Gary Blackard -- LinkedIn

Amazon Web Services LogoSpringfield AWS Hosting User Group
Launching January 2018
Contact: Jason Klein -- LinkedIn

Events

1MC Logo1 Million Cups, Springfield
1millioncups.com/springfield
Contact: Philip Baird, Organizer -- LinkedIn

Big Data Dance LogoBig Data Dance Conference
mdi.missouristate.edu/bigdatadance.htm
Contact: Jeff Schmedeke, MDI

Innovate Today LogoInnovate Today, Springfield
innovatetoday.co
Contact: Nathan Gregg

Maker Faire LogoOzarks Mini Maker Faire
theozarksmakerfaire.com
Contact: Deb Wilson, O-STEAM

Spin66 LogoSpin66 Innovation Summit
spin66.org
Contact: Paige Oxendine, The eFactory -- LinkedIn
Contact: Cody Stringer -- LinkedIn

Startup Weekend LogoStartup Weekend, Springfield
facebook.com/SWSpringfield/
Contact: Jeremy Adams, Organizer --  LinkedIn

Tech IT Out LogoTech IT Out Expo, Springfield
techitoutexpo.com
Contact: Robin Byler, Director -- 417-343-0225 | AITP | LinkedIn

Co-Working & Startup Spaces

The eFactory LogoThe eFactory
efactory.missouristate.edu
Contact: Paige Oxendine, The eFactory -- LinkedIn

Originate LogoOriginate
originate.io
Contact: Paul Tillman --  LinkedIn

Cast Workspace LogoCast Workspace Cooperative
castworkspace.com

Ozark Chamber LogoOzark Chamber Enterprise Center (Ozark MO)
ozarkchamber.com
Contact: Doug Schlottman -- LinkedIn

Joseph Newman Innovation Center (Joplin MO)
newmaninnovationcenter.com
Contact: Brian Kelly -- LinkedIn

Other Resources for Technology Businesses

Geek Foundation LogoGeek Foundation
thegeekfoundation.org
Contact: Maranda Provance

Information Technology Entrepreneur Network (ITEN STL)
itenstl.org

JVIC Logo

Jordan Valley Innovation Center (JVIC)
jvic.missouristate.edu
Contact: Allen Kunkel -- JVIC | LinkedIn

Missouri Business Portal
business.mo.gov

Missouri Source Link
mosourcelink.com

Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC)
missouritechnology.com

O-STEAM LogoOzarks SySTEAMic Coalition (O-STEAM)
osteam.org
Contact: Deb Wilson

Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC)
sbtdc.missouristate.edu

Springfield Chamber LogoSpringfield Chamber
springfieldchamber.com
Contact: Danny Perches -- Chamber | LinkedIn