For the last three decades, Capital Network Solutions (CNS) has helped Northern California businesses solve their technology problems.  However, as the premier Northern California MSP and technology consulting company, our commitment to the Sacramento community doesn’t end at the computer terminal.  In addition to providing IT support to local businesses, we also provide charitable support to local nonprofit organizations.

But Sacramento changed a lot in the 30-plus years that we’ve been in business.  Our cow town turned into a city on the verge of becoming a tech hub.  We built the state-of-the-art Golden 1 Center, probably the most technologically advanced facility in pro sports.  Meanwhile, you can see signs and signifiers of the Sacramento region’s growing science and tech credentials all around you.

If you need help managing your business technology needs, contact the IT experts at CNS.  However, even if you only want to learn, we’ve still got you covered.  Here are some of the top Sacramento science and tech events happening this month.  Click the title of each event to get more details on Eventbrite.

Science and Tech Events in Sacramento — March 2020

Women in Data Science

Monday, March 2, from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Banatao Auditorium, UC Berkeley)

This event is a live-stream of the Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference, an annual one-day symposium at Stanford University.  It is the result of a partnership between CITRIS, the Banatao Institute and the Berkeley School of Information.  The WiDS Conference brings together data scientists and professionals to discuss research and application of data sciences.  In addition to the live-stream, WiDS Berkeley will feature on-campus events and speakers.

Intro to iOS Development 

Monday, March 2 and 9, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. (Solano County Library, Fairfield)

Are you interested in developing apps for Apple devices?  Then grab a set in this introductory session to iOS development.  Tickets cost $40 for the course, which will give you a basic knowledge and understanding of app development in iOS.  The only prerequisite is a Macbook from 2015 or earlier that can run Catalina.

Demonstration of New US-1 Long-Duration UAV

Thursday, March 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Sutter’s Landing Regional Park, Sacramento)

Impossible Aerospace and the Sacramento Fire Department put on this drone demonstration.  The groups will showcase the Long-Duration US-1, a new type of unmanned aircraft designed for professional responder missions.  This drone will fly with a full payload continuously for more than 75 minutes.  The event is free, but the Impossible Aerospace team will provide snacks and drinks.

SharePoint Saturday Sacramento 2020

Saturday, March 21, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Patrick Hayes Learning Center, Sacramento)

Free and open to the public, SharePoint Saturday Sacramento events get held once a month.  The event will bring together SharePoint architects, developers and end-users, and it will cover a wide variety of SharePoint-related topics.  If you want to immerse yourself in SharePoint, then this is the tech event for you.

UC Davis Postdoctoral Research Symposium

Monday, March 30, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

This annual event showcases the work of UC Davis postdoctoral scholars and researchers in a variety of fields.  Admission to the event is free, and food and drinks will get provided to attendees.  Meanwhile, besides the presentations, the event will include a panel discussion and an awards ceremony.  The symposium will last the entire day.