The primary mission of the GSU Student Chapter of the ACM is to provide a series of lectures, events, and field trips throughout the regular school year to promote the education and professional development of students as well as faculty members.

Upcoming Events

Introduction to Docker Workshop
Speaker: Gary Hutchins
Affiliation: Docker, Inc.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm - Student Center West, Room 464

Learn how to use Docker, a popular container platform. Docker containers are the fastest growing cloud-enabling technology with their lightweight approach to bundling applications and dependencies into isolated yet highly portable application packages. Participants should bring a laptop with Docker already installed. Agenda:

  • Brief history of software containers
  • What is a Docker container?
  • What is the benefit of a software container?
  • What a container is and isn’t
  • How to build a Docker container
  • Running a Docker container
  • Do’s and don’ts when designing containers
  • Q & A

NOTE: Seating is limited; please arrive early!

About the Speaker: Gary Hutchins is a Lead Solutions Engineer with Docker Inc., where he is focused on helping customers across all verticals leverage containers to improve software delivery. After starting his career in San Diego and working as a Vice President of Technology he moved the family to Georgia and accepted a role as Director of Solutions Architecture where he was focused on helping customers understand and implement new technologies. He currently lives in Atlanta with his wife and three boys. When he is not stacking Docker containers, he enjoys 3D printing and playing with embedded microprocessors. He can be contacted at

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm - Student Center East, Room 217
Speaker: Melchidizek Mashiku
Affiliation: Georgia State University

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm - Student Center East, Room 217
Speaker: Ramzi Khuri
Affiliation: Revenue Analytics, Inc.

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