Pittsburgh Tech Events

Mark your calendar for a whole slew of events throughout Pittsburgh’s tech sector. From networking to knowledge share, there’s an event to fit your schedule.

Cruise for a Cause

DestyDo would like to welcome the Pittsburgh Technology Council (PTC) members on the world’s LARGEST cruise ship, Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas.

Leave your snow shovel behind and enjoy some fun in the sun while supporting the PTC’s FortyX80 non-profit arm. The Cruise for a Cause departs February 2, 2019.

DestyDo will donate 50% of its commissions to FortyX80, the non-profit arm of the Pittsburgh Technology Council. FortyX80 connects entrepreneurs to capital and customers.

Get details/register here.

PMP and CAPM Certification Prep

Wednesday & Thursday, December 12 & 13, 2018 | 8:30 am – 5:00 pm daily | RIDC Park, O’Hara Township, PA 15238

This course is presented by PMCentersUSA, in alliance with the University of Pittsburgh, Katz Center for Executive Education and awards 14 PMI® PDUs. This 2-day course provides an extensive review of the subject matter tested on the Project Management Institute (PMI)® PMP® and CAPM® examinations. The course covers A Guide to The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition. The project management five process groups and 10 knowledge areas are comprehensively covered during this course. In addition, attendees will improve their test-taking skills by completing 200 practice questions during the course, and by discussing the rationale behind both correct and incorrect answers. The course is specifically designed to maximize the probability that you will succeed in passing the examination the first time. Each student will receive a course manual including another 200 sample examination questions.

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How to Communicate with Diplomacy & Tact

Thursday/ Friday, December 12 & 13, 2018 | 8:00 am – 4:00 pm | Greentree DoubleTree

Have you ever been awed by someone who always seems to know what to say and how to say it in any situation? That’s what this course is about.

You’ll gain dexterity and grace in dealing with new or trying situations; recognize how you come across to others; master your emotions while communicating; give and receive criticism constructively; present yourself as powerful – not intimidating; and gain other communications skills.

After completing this 2-day interpersonal skills training program, you’ll improve your professional communication skills and be able to say anything to anyone in ways that influence outcomes and create cooperation.  It’s also a great opportunity for graduates of previous Dale Carnegie courses to get back in personal development mode for your career and your organization.

For individual or team enrollment while space is available.

To register using the PTC Member Discount of for more info, contact David Radin, david.radin@dalecarnegie.com.

Data Science Automation LabVIEW Fundamentals 1 & 2

February 4-8, 2019 | 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday
Course Description: Learn LabVIEW and dataflow programming concepts, data types & arrays, loops & common structures for cases and events.

Location: Data Science Automation Certified Training Center, 375 Valley Brook Road, McMurray PA 15317

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Contact DQE today at dqecom.com/chamber and include code CHAMBER in your message for this exclusive offer. The deadline to request this Free Mitigation offer is December 31st, 2018.

Please note, DQE currently serves businesses only, residential services are not available at this time. 
*DDoS service savings will vary based on length of internet service tier and contract. Estimated savings of $870 is total 3-month savings based on 3-year term with Dedicated Internet Service. 

High Impact Presentations

Thursday & Friday, January 10 & 11, 2019 | 8:30 am – 5:00 pm | GreenTree DoubleTree

This is the Dale Carnegie Course that helps people who already are comfortable presenting by coaching them how to “own the room”.  You’ll learn how to communicate more effectively and persuade better, as you present to a camera several times, hone in on the keys to your own personal presentation effectiveness, and get both personal and group coaching.

To register using the PTC Member Discount of for more info, contact David Radin.

Free Preview: The Dale Carnegie Course – Robinson Twp., PA

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

This 90-minute preview shows you how you can get that edge in your professional and personal life by learning communications, leadership and other personal skills that will help you in any role in any industry.  You’ll experience a Dale Carnegie class, participate in a fun exercise, develop or hone an important skill and learn about professional development opportunities that can help you in your career.

To register using the PTC Member Discount of for more info, contact David Radin.