Annual End of Year Holiday Party – December 11, 2014

Everyone is invited to attend the annual CONDG End of Year Holiday Party this December 11th, 2014 beginning at 6:00 PM.

There will be food, networking, fun, and more!

Toy / Food Drive

Once again we will be hosting our toy / food drive. All toys will be donated to Toys-for-Tots and food to the Mid Ohio Food Bank.

Meeting Location

In order to accommodate a larger group and provide extra space for other activities we will once again be using the facilities provided by one of our Annual Sponsors.

Improving Enterprises
One Easton Oval
Suite 175
Columbus, OH 43219

Board Elections

As part of the annual meeting we will be holding elections for next year’s officers. Officer rolls include: President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary. For more information about each role please read the Bylaws posted on the website. If you wish to run for a position please email with the position you wish to run for.

Any individual that has attended four meetings in 2014 is eligible to vote in the elections.

We look forward to seeing you!

October 2014 Special Speaker – Robert “Uncle Bob” Martin

Meeting Topic

Principles, Patterns, and Practices


The last ten years have seen remarkable progress in software development technology.  This progress includes design principles, design patterns, and agile practices.  This keynote summarizes and integrates these areas of progress, describes some of the accomplishments and failures, and then looks to what might be next.

Speaker – Robert “Uncle Bob” Martin

Robert C. Martin, aka, Uncle Bob has been a software professional since 1970 and an international software consultant since 1990. He has worked in various capacities on hundreds of software projects. In 2001, he initiated the meeting of the group that created Agile Software Development from Extreme Programming techniques and served as the first chairman of the Agile Alliance.  He is also a leading member of the Worldwide Software Craftsmanship Movement - Clean Code.

He has authored "landmark" books on Agile Programming, Extreme Programming, UML, Object-Oriented Programming, C++ Programming and most recently Clean Code and Clean Coder.
He has written, directed and produced numerous "Code Casts" videos for software professionals.

Robert has published dozens of articles in various trade journals, and is a regular speaker at international conferences and trade shows.


Eventbrite - CONDG Presents Robert

Pre-registration is required to attend, there will NOT be tickets sold at the event.


Thursday, 10/16/2014, 5:30 – 8:00pm


Marcus Crosswoods Cinema
200 Hutchinson Ave
Columbus, OH 43235

Construction notice: There is ongoing road and ramp construction on the I-270 and Rt23 exit. Plan for delays and extra traffic in the area.

In Partnership With

Annual Sponsor - Cardinal Solutions

Annual Sponsor - Improving Enterprises