Dallas, United States of America
10:00 AM till 14:00 PM January 18th 2020Book your free ticket
5445 Legacy Dr., Suite 100, Plano, TX 75024
Reason for being involved in workshop: I am a minority women and I would like to see more diversity. I am tired of being the only women in the room.
About Toi: I have been working in technology for over 30 years. I have a degree in Computer Science from MIT and an MBA from CMU. I have been a Microsoft MVP in ASP.NET for 15 years. I have run local user groups for over 17 years. I have run many technical events and conferences. Also, I have authored technical books and courseware.
Reason for being involved in workshop: Giving back to the Tech Community
About Samantha: Samantha Seymour is a dynamic and passionate technical leader. She is currently the Sr Director of IT Service Delivery Engineering for Altice USA. Samantha strives to bring people and technology together by leading teams to success with creative and forward-thinking solutions. She is a people-first leader with a strong technical background. She has recently transitioned from an operational role to an engineering role; responsible for the core technical verticals within the Service Delivery organization including: Network, Server, Database, Core Services, Automation and Applications. Samantha holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems. She is an ardent believer in lifelong learning and highly values continuing education. She seeks to stimulate her mind and grow her professional skills through avid reading, attending professional development programs and further technical certifications. She is actively involved in Altice USA’s Diversity & Inclusion program HER Impact Network, working to increase the opportunities for women in leadership at AUSA. She is also a member of the Advisory Board for Inventing Self, Inc. and Committee Chair for Sponsor Engagement for SIM-DFW. Her past efforts included Director of External Partnerships & Director At-Large for Long Island Women in Technology (LIWiT). Samantha can be reached at Samantha.Seymour@AlticeUSA.com
Getting to the venue
Is there a public transportation stop near the venue? Yes
There is a bus stop within .3 of a mile.
Are public transportation stops accessible to people using mobility devices? Yes
Are public transportation stops accessible to people using service animals? Yes
Are public transportation stops accessible to people who are sight impaired? Yes
Is the area around the venue safe and well-lit? Yes
How close is parking to the venue?
There is FREE parking in front of the building.
Are there costs associated with parking?
Is the parking lot well-lit? Yes
Is the parking lot gated? No
Is the parking lot guarded? No
Accessing the venue
Is there any building security? No
What is the process for entering?
Please enter through the front door of the building. We will be meeting in the first door to your left.
Are there steps going into the building or space?
There is a curb, but there are ramps for anything wheeled.
Are there ramps or elevators?
Are elevator buttons of an appropriate height for wheelchair users to reach?
We are meeting on the first floor.
Is there affordable childcare at or near the venue?
Is there a quiet room? Yes
Yes, we have a Wellness room with a lockable door.
Is there a nursing room for parents with a newborn? Yes
Is the venue safe for small children? No
We are not providing childcare. They will need to be supervised as there are power outlets and other things that small children will have reachable access. This is also a working office. There could be a number of objects that small children that may not be good.
Is the space easily navigable for people using mobility devices or service animals? Yes
Do chairs in the venue have arms? Yes
Most do. There are a few that do no have arms.
Are food and (non-alcoholic) drinks allowed in the space? Yes
How many bathrooms (both single and multiple occupancy) are available?
How many wheelchair accessible stalls are there?
How many gender-neutral bathrooms are available?