What we're about

This meetup is open to all .NET lovers since 2016. We focus on Microsoft technology stacks and services e.g. .NET & Azure.

The Toronto .NET Meetup is dedicated to the advanced .NET and Azure developers/Architects. We endeavour to bring you well known “celebrities” from the Microsoft development community to come and talk about their areas of speciality.

This group was also started to increase networking amongst developers and to encourage support amongst its members.

As organizations look to add new emerging technologies e.g. .NET CORE, Azure and Cloud, IoT, Machine Learning, AI to their suite of IT solutions, new technologies opportunities, new development methodologies, and challenges arise.
Started in Toronto, our goal is to share real world experiences and provide educational opportunities as they relate to the Microsoft Stack and Azure cloud offerings.

Our membership includes IT developers, practitioners, managers, students, and anyone who is interesting in learning more about implementing or leveraging new Microsoft technologies and e services.

Code of Conduct:

At Toronto .NET Meetup, we aim to provide an open, judgement, discrimination and harassment free community for everyone. Harassment, bullying, calling out any member in any form is not tolerated.

As we are a tech meetup, there would be opinionated views of technology, we encourage healthy arguments/ discussion but any personal comments / derogatory / offensive comments would be dealt with sternly.

Harassment and bullying includes but not limited to verbal or online comments / messages / posts / inappropriate physical contact / unwelcome sexual attention / asking for dates. Also not tolerated are any form of RACIST / RELIGIOUS / COUNTRY / CREED discriminatory comments. If someone is uncomfortable with you or your comments we suggest to step away from the situation and immediately cease harassing or bullying and comply with organizers / sponsors.

If you are being disturbed / troubled / harassed / see someone being harassed / bullied please bring to the notice of any organizers immediately.

Depending on the offending behavior / offender the organizers would take action as appropriate including warning, being banned from the group,

Promoting / advertising / marketing of any form without prior consent of organizers / sponsors / venue stakeholders is not permitted. Kindly comply with the venue / hosting company's policies. We do not have any control over their policies or how they implement it.

Please bear in mind this is run by volunteers who take time off their schedule so as to share and learn technical knowledge and have a healthy technical conversation.

While we aim to do our best please do let us know any feedback and we would make amends within reasonable limits and within our reach.

For any clarification or complaints please reach out to organizers.

Treat people how you like to be treated!

These are the values to which every member should aspire.

· Be friendly and welcoming

· Listen with purpose, create space for others’ communication preferences; honor them by flexing yours

· Be patient

· Remember that people have varying communication styles and that not everyone is using their native language (meaning and tone can be lost in translation)

· Be thoughtful

· Productive communication requires effort; think about how your words will be interpreted

· Remember that sometimes it is best to refrain entirely from commenting

· Be respectful

· In particular, respect differences of opinion

· Be charitable

· Interpret the arguments of others in good faith, do not seek to disagree

· Avoid destructive behavior, including:

§ Derailing: stay on topic; if you want to talk about something else, start a new conversation

§ Unconstructive criticism: don't merely decry the current state of affairs; offer - or at least solicit - suggestions as to how things may be improved

§ Snarking (pithy, unproductive, sniping comments)

§ Discussing potentially offensive or sensitive issues; this all too often leads to unnecessary conflict

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Upcoming events (1)

SQL Saturday Toronto 2022

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A full day of free training and cutting-edge educational material for the professionals in the Microsoft Data Platform space.

We and TDPC (Toronto Data Professionals Community) will be having our next SQL Saturday on October 22nd, 2022 at the Microsoft Canada Toronto Head Office , 81 Bay St., Toronto ON (44th floor of the CIBC Square building). This is a FREE event for the Toronto data community organized by Toronto Data Professionals Community. We encourage you to register early, but if your plans change please cancel your registration so that others can attend.
We will have two tracks in seperate rooms. The schedule with sessions will be announced soon.
Our event schedule this year:
9:00 AM: Check-in and breakfast.
10:00 AM: Sessions begin.
12:30 PM: Lunch break.
1:30 PM: Sessions resume.
4:30 ~ 5:00 PM: End of Day Gathering & Raffles
Tell/Bring a Colleague
If you are attending why not take a minute to let those you work with know about the event and invite them to go with you? Always more fun to go as a team and shared learning is a great way to get ideas moving back at the office.
We also have great sponsors that helped us cover the costs of putting together this free event. Come visit with them to learn about what they do and maybe win a prize at the end of the day. If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact us.
If Your Plans Change
Sometimes things come up, it happens to us all. If you're registered and can no longer attend, please cancel here on Eventbrite, it really helps us out. Thanks!

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