August 2019 Meeting Agenda
Date: Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
Time: 6:00PM TO 8:00PM
Location: 336 Sheppard Ave East (Click for Location Map)
Room: Unit One (AltaTC)
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Mehrdad, PITON’s president, provided an introduction on PITON and its mission. He explained how PITON creates an environment in which people become empowerd by assisting each other.
As a regular practice in PITON, all the attendees are given time to introduce themselves in a professional way to stand up and be noticed.
The first presentation was performed by Fatima Omar, Leadership and Business Consultant, and the topic was “3 Steps to Success”. The three pillars of success can be summarized as “CUBS”:
Commitment: Declare your ultimate goals and remain focused on it.
Un-Learn: Find your barriers. Put aside your logical brain, listen to your curiosity and expand your abilities, move on.
Believe in yourself: Be kind to yourself
It leads to “Success”.
Second presentation was on Phishing scams that was delivered by Mehrdad.
He introduced Phishingfree.com that has a free browser add-on that can help detecting suspicious URLs. You can install it on Chrome and IE browsers for free.
This free add-on is provided by Safetoopen.com company based on Auckland, New Zealand.
Safetoopen provides phishing detection and protection solutions.
We had two guest speakers:
Hard skills (technology) track guest speaker was Masih Omid who talked about micro services. Summary of key points:
Micro-service architecture characteristics
The Soft Skill track guest speaker was Fatima Omar who talked about 3 Steps To Writing A Book: