I started a deep learning meetup here in San Francisco in June (www.deeplearners.group). We meet every other week to discuss research papers and to learn from each other.
I very much believe that the best way to learn is through teaching others, and through explaining concepts in languages that are easy enough for a lay person to understand.
Check out our Philosophy: www.deeplearners.group/philosophy
Check out our Events: www.deeplearners.group/events
We have an event coming up this Saturday. I am going to be presenting about Federated Learning. Come if you are in town.