Resources

Are you a group organizer? Are you a software developer looking for help to organize something great? We have put together a list of resources to help you navigate Knoxville:

Organizations

Knoxville is home to a variety of organizations that help support local software developers through various programs they offer. Below is a list of active organizations that are active in the community. Some even support meetups here locally.


Code Connective

Code Connective
Code Connective is set on connecting Tennesseans with free local & online coding resources, workshops and experiences. Based in Memphis, Code Connective puts on local events here in the Knoxville area.

HackUTK

HackUTK
HackUTK is the resident computer security organization at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Security is our passion. We teach, compete, and push students forward in computer security.

Knox Makers

Knox Makers
Knox Makers is a place for the Knoxville area's engineers, artists, hobbyists, innovators, educators and entrepreneurs to work and play. KM is a technology and art collective dedicated to the promotion of creativity enabled and informed by science.

Knoxville Entrepreneur Center

Knoxville Entrepreneur Center
Knoxville Entrepreneur Center is a business accelerator located in Market Square that serves as the front door for entrepreneurs in our region, and a resource for anyone looking to start or grow a business here.

Are you (or do you work for) a local organization that employs local software developers and would like to be involved in Knoxville’ software developer community? Or You can update the listing here by sending a Pull Request to the individual markdown file here.

Conferences

The Southeast is home to a variety of conferences that often feature the talent groomed here in Knoxville. Below is a list of active conferences that not only are often attended by developers here in Knoxville, but have featured speakers from Knoxville as well.


BSides Knoxville

BSides Knoxville
BSides Knoxville is a security conference in the spirit of Security BSides; our goals are simple: - Provide a relaxed, comfortable environment. - Present useful, interesting information. - Help people connect with old friends and make new ones.

CodeStock

CodeStock
CodeStock is a two day event for technology and information exchange. Created by the community, for the community – this is not an industry trade show pushing the latest in marketing as technology, but a gathering of working professionals sharing knowledge and experience.

PyTennessee

PyTennessee
PyTennessee is a regional Python conference being held in the spring each year. Come join fellow software developers, data scientists, hobbyists and people interested in learning more about the wonderful world of the Python programming language.

Southern Data Science

Southern Data Science
SDSC is a special data science R&D conference that brings experts and researchers from the top data science companies and institutes to present their work and share their best practices in data science. Our Atlanta conference was organized on April 13-14, 2018 with 350+ attendees who represented industry, academia, and government institutions across the US.

Are you (or do you attend) a regional conference that you feel developers in Knoxville would be interested in attending? You can update the listing here by sending a Pull Request to the individual markdown file here.

Coworking Spaces

Knoxville is home to a variety of event spaces that provide a place to work - of all sizes - for a wide range of talented software developers of all ages, backgrounds, and experiences. Below is a list of active event spaces that not only provide an office to great people here in Knoxville, but are active in providing meeting space to the community as well.


Technology Cooperative

Technology Cooperative
The Technology Cooperative was founded to create a technology-focused community that will provide computer-related technology access and awareness. It also provides co-working space most weekdays until 6pm.

Are you a local event space (or do you regularly work at one) that provides a event locations for local software developers and would like to be involved in Knoxville’ software developer community? You can update the listing here by sending a Pull Request to the individual markdown file here.

Event Spaces

Knoxville is home to a variety of event spaces that provide a place to work - of all sizes - for a wide range of talented software developers of all ages, backgrounds, and experiences. Below is a list of active event spaces that not only provide an office to great people here in Knoxville, but are active in providing meeting space to the community as well.


Technology Cooperative

Technology Cooperative
The Technology Cooperative was founded to create a technology-focused community that will provide computer-related technology access and awareness. Contact us via the website for more information about how we may be able to provide space for your event.

Are you a local event space (or do you regularly use one) that provides an event location for local software developers and would like to be involved in Knoxville’s software developer community? You can update the listing here by sending a Pull Request to the individual markdown file here.