Events

check this site BEFORE attending any of our events as life happens ( weather, etc.)

confirmed but unable to attend event ~or~ have questions?

click here to contact us ~or~ reply to the confirmation email

goal: to nurture a vibrant local & non-local community,

feasibility: continuing to grand-father our events at no-charge … primarily thanks to our Founding Patron for sponsoring!

features: phasing in various event types/formats in addition to our Exclusive (restricted, strict security), Special (collaborations), and Christmas events

function: simplefied the single-point for everything HCCUG.org

  • all Event Announcements & Registrations via HCCUG.org/events, all Communciations via HCCUG.org/contact-us, etc.

  • all social media (e.g., twitter, meetup. linkedin, etc.) has always been only for 1-way communication/announcements that direct you to HCCUG.org

  • … basically everything is now centralized here and this is the ONLY way to get any info/response from us for anything.


click here to read more

our event type/formats are different from user-group meetings, as they vary from event to event and have a mix of below event segments


  • new multiple-segment event (not meeting) format, as our events are quite different from regular user-group type meetings

  • HybridCloudGroup.org™ Private-Time — dedicated time-slots to reserve in advance 1:1 Private-Time for no-charge consult

  • HybridCloudGroup.org™ Social-Time — relax, network & connect ~~~ folks are welcome to come in earlier :-)

  • HybridCloudGroup.org™ Focus-Time — multiple segments, varies by event ~~~ hard start, as we have folks online

  • HybridCloudGroup.org™ Showcase — the little-things with life-changing impact, e.g., showcase non-techie who entered the tech world via us

  • HybridCloudGroup.org™ Discussion — a collaborative conversation about something, e.g., FREE 30 days of Machine Learning event happening in 2021-Aug

  • HybridCloudGroup.org™ Labs — bring your laptop & walk-throughs, e.g., use Zane Moreign's Simple_Safety™ Digital_Privacy_&_Survival_Kit™

  • HybridCloudGroup.org™ Workshops — by members for members, to support individual members' efforts to grow their brand …

  • HybridCloudGroup.org™ Conference — followed by the HybridCloudFest™ after-event (details to be announce at that time :-)

External events:

∘ Nov-24: kotlindevday.com/


∘ Oct-11 to Oct-12: cloud.withgoogle.com/next


May-10 to May-11: www.redhat.com/en/summit


∘ May-11 to May-12: io.google/2022


∘ May-24 to May-26: mybuild.microsoft.com


∘ Jun-9: cloudonair.withgoogle.com/events/summit-applied-ml-2022

Next Houston in-person event:

Christmas social … exclusively for our Members ... details to be announced.

common-sense Safety (covid, weather, or otherwise):

    • we have NEVER mandated vaccines … we do require all in-person attendees to adhere the event's Terms and also the Notice in this site's footer … which in this case includes looking-out-for each other, e.g., common-sense distancing & wearing masks when in proximity :-)

  • we are now providing individually packaged snacks and bottled water for all events (instead of Pizza or Brisket) ... looking into additional options for Christmas 2022 menu may have more ;-)

venues pay attention to your event-confirmation email for venue & more


default in-person event format, unless otherwise specified by event


click here to read more about In-Person Events

Private-Time: we have limited availability, but will do our best to accommodate ahead of time … sorry, no walk-ins.

4:30 to 5:40 — dedicated time-slots to reserve in advance 1:1 Private-Time for no-charge businesses only consult

5:40 to 6:40 — dedicated time-slots to reserve in advance 1:1 Private-Time for no-charge businesses and/or personal consult


6:00 Social-Time: relax, network & connect ~~~ folks are welcome to come in earlier :-)

7:00 Focus-Time: multiple segments, varies by event ~~~ hard start, as we have folks online

  • generally, covering showcase success stories, function/breadth focus (business & computing), technology/depth focus, etc.

  • each segment within Focus-Time will have a different time allocation based on content & other factors.

  • for those who are non-local or unable to attend in-person we offer an online link too, currently for Focus-Time only

  • segment specific details of a particular event will be added here soon, TensorFlow Discussion


8:30 — move to our event-lobby (not facility lobby) for Networking / Q&A / Wrap-Time

8:55 — everyone is out of the building as facility closes — good night folks!


*** event made possible by our Founding Patron, www.HybridDecisions.com

sample Events to give you an idea of what we offer (excluding 2020 to 2008)

Featured exclusive restricted event … press was not allowed … click here

MONTH -long event:

Houston TensorFlow User Group


starts 2021-Aug-2

All our user-groups are welcome to participate in this TensorFlow event FREE 30 Days of Machine Learning
beginner → Kaggle competitor in 30 days. Non-coders welcome.