Memphis Tech Talks hosted by FIT & MTF

Save the date! June 16th Memphis Technology Foundation and FedEx Institute of Technology will be hosting "Memphis Tech Talks"

Join us for an evening of Lightning Talks about what Memphis Tech Professionals are passionate about. Memphis Tech Talks will be a series of short lightning talks to that will give a high level overview or an in depth look at a technology. Speakers include national conference speakers, local User Group leaders, and experts in their field.

Are you passionate about Technology and want to give a 10-15 minute talk? Email

Current Scheduled talks

• Bryan Robinson: An Intro to Flexbox and Modern CSS Layout

• Joe Ferguson: So you just inherited a $Legacy Application

• Mike Cochran: Modern Windows Shell

• Eric Terpstra : Multi-headed apps. Deploying for web, desktop, and mobile

For more information and to RSVP please visit the event.

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New Memphis Technology Foundation Partners

Memphis Technology Foundation is pleased to announce we will be partnering with the FedEx Institute of Technology (FIT) to (among many things) help faciliate User Groups in finding meeting space, get the word out to University of Memphis students about our great technology community, and help spread the word about the great events happening at FIT to the #memtech community.

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding the signing ceremony for our community partnerships on April 25th at 4:00 in the FedEx Institute. Memphis Technology Foundation will be signing along with Tech901 during this ceremony, with a reception following the ceremony. All community members and partners are invited to attend.

About the FedEx Institute of Technology:

The FedEx Institute of Technology is an advanced technology and research organization that serves as the front door to the research infrastructure and innovation capabilities of the University of Memphis. It functions as a catalyst for interdisciplinary research and innovation in emerging technologies by supporting cross-campus research innovation clusters. The Institute is also home to the University's intellectual property and patent repository which is the focal point of technology transfer and licensing operations. The Institute enjoys a unique innovation partnership with FedEx, which sponsors the Institute for advanced research purposes. The Institute is the central hub for efforts to maintain a cutting-edge innovative environment in the Mid-South region.

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We recently picked up a new front end theme for our website and are currently working on implementing it.

We need your help!

We're looking for someone (or some people!) to help build out our new website. You can see the source to our site on Github

Technologies we use:

  • HTML, CSS, Bootstrap
  • Twig template engine
  • (PHP static site generator) to build the site.

What needs to be done:

  • Implement new template designs into existing pages (and likely create new pages)
  • Copy and paste content into new templates
  • Ensure browser support (Bootstrap should do most of this)
  • Optimize assets
  • Test for broken links

Get Started!

Send us an email to board at and we'll get send you the theme files and get you started!

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