FIVE BORO Pitch Slap
submitted by Viktoriya Gaponski
Each borough will host a preliminary competition, with a final round of 5 finalists to compete against each other for the title of #NYFIVEBORO Champion.
Pitch your idea/company and represent your borough in front of CEOs, Investors, Incubators and Press for grand prizes and exposure!
Apply by April 23rd: https://www.f6s.com/fiveboropitchslap#/apply
For more information about the judges, venues and prizes, visit:http://nyfiveboro.splashthat.com
Inside Bitcoins Conference and Expo
submitted by MecklerMedia
Continuing the largest blockchain technology focused event series worldwide, Inside Bitcoins is heading to NYC from April 27-29, 2015. Join us at the Javits Center as the brightest minds and leading influencers in the Bitcoin 2.0 and alternative currency space come together to explore the promise of decentralized technology and the future of finance. Whether you’re a venture capitalist, lawyer, regulator, payment pioneer, or public policy expert, our agenda is designed to offer valuable insighthttp://insidebitcoins.com/new-york
011 Product Council w/ Teachers Pay Teacher and Capture Your Flag
submitted by Phil Thomas Di Giulio
Join the Product Council this month as we celebrate education tech products featuring Capture Your Flag and Teachers Pay Teachers. What is the Product Council? We provide startups and companies a fresh new outlet for critical feedback, ideation, and improvement of their products. Each month an audience of product makers gather to learn valuable lessons and insights from experienced product owners as they dive deep into the challenge, success and failure of product design.http://www.meetup.com/Product-Council-NYC/events/221444721/
Soft Robotics Expert Panel (for Engineers, Entrepreneurs, Educators, Makers, Students, and General Public)
submitted by Simone Braunstein
The Soft Robotics Expert Panel features leading engineers and entrepreneurs in this rapidly expanding high-tech field. Joshua Lessing, PhD, Senior Scientist at Soft Robotics, Inc., will present cutting edge robotic solutions for the advanced manufacturing and warehouse automation market. A panel of experts will discuss Soft Robotics Modeling and Simulation: Jonathan Hiller, PhD, (VoxCAD), Matthew Borgatti, (Super-Releaser, Inc.), Paul Grossinger, (investor & VC). Simone Braunstein, Moderatorhttp://www.meetup.com/Soft-Robotics/events/220802254/
Women in Tech Panel: Insight & Secret Tips Into An Entrepreneur's Journey!
submitted by Kanwal Jehan
Codify Academy, a part-time front-end development program is hosting a Women in Tech Panel event for people looking to either start their own startup or work for one. We will have three/four successful women in the tech industry talk about their startup journeys and help you launch yours. If you are also interested in joining a bootcamp and gain the necessary skills to enter the NYC tech community, this is the event for you. Panelists include Tiffany Pham, Michelle Madhok and Maya Gat.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-in-tech-panel-insight-secret-tips-into-an-entrepreneurs-journey-tickets-15829696047
JtechNYC Presents - "Straight up Startup Advice: A Talk with Alon Cohen"
submitted by Devora
Alon Cohen is the EVP and CTO at Phone.com. Cohen is widely recognized as one of the creators of the Voice over IP industry, having co-founded VocalTec (NASDAQ: vocl), the Israeli hi-tech company that is recognized as the pioneer of the VoIP industry and is the first company to provide Internet voice technology worldwide. Cohen developed the first commercial VoIP software at VocalTec (1989) and is responsible for bringing inexpensive communications to more people than Alexander Graham Bell.http://bit.ly/1DBbNIt
FWDMonthly - Startups Disrupting for Good
submitted by Alex Schwartz
Network. Network. Network. Explore startups leading the charge in the technology movement for social good. Convene Project Teams and tackle challenges using your skill set. Join us!http://www.fwd.us/field_042715_fwdmonthlynyc
B2B Panel Discussion for Startup Weekend
submitted by Chi Nguyen
Listen to experts talk about what's happening in the B2B space before the next Startup Weekend B2B Edition in May!
We know that during a Startup Weekend event there isn't a lot of time to learn new things. You Have an idea that you would like to work on at Startup Weekend and you do the best you can with the tools you have. But sometimes those tools aren't enough, which is why we're running this pre-Startup Weekend panel discussion.http://www.up.co/communities/usa/nyc/bootcamp/6344
Enterprise Upfront: Mike Olson, Co-Founder of Cloudera
submitted by Mickey Graham
We are excited to invite your to our Work-Bench Enterprise Upfront Series. We are thrilled to be hearing from Mike Olson, Chief Strategy Officer at Cloudera, who be will sharing his expertise and experiences in the enterprise sector with us. The discussion will be followed by drinks and networking with our Work-Bench community of enterprise technologists and entrepreneurs.
Wednesday, April 29th, 6:30pm at Work-Benchhttps://wbenterpriseupfront-cloudera.splashthat.com/
Outdoor Tech: Innovations for the #Adventure Seeker
submitted by Tim Flannery + Scott Smith + Jake Koenig
Hear what the leading innovators in outdoor tech are building, why they're building it, and where their own adventures take them. We'll dive into what it means to experience nature and how technology changes that experience. This month's panelists include: Jonathan Cedar (CEO of BioLite), Jeff Crystal (COO of Voltaic Systems), Daniela Perdomo (Co-founder and CEO of goTenna). This panel is moderated by Sarah Knapp, Founder & CEO of Outdoorsfest.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/outdoor-tech-innovations-for-the-adventure-seeker-tickets-16371992069
QS World MBA Tour
submitted by Romina
Professional Advancement, Lucrative Salary & Personal Growth. Even if you are remotely considering pursuing an MBA, education experts highly recommend attending this event. Discuss MBA options face to face all things MBA with admissions directors and alumni from Harvard, Wharton & Columbia. Receive exclusive access to scholarships worth $1.7m. Start your journey to achieve one of the most versatile and valuable degrees. We look forward to welcoming you there! REGISTER FREE: http://goo.gl/t6ArBbhttp://goo.gl/t6ArBb
TechCrunch Disrupt NY Conference
submitted by Alexandra Ames
The #1 reason why our attendees return to Disrupt year after year is simple: the quality of people and the unparalleled networking. Our distinguished list of speakers draw thousands of tech influencers from wide-ranging industries and countries to one place. Startups, professionals, investors, students, and anyone interested in the global tech scene make connections that matter at Disrupt. Now you can save $1,000 but prices go up on April 11 – get your tickets today!
May 2-3 Hackathon
Get Fit or Be Hacking
submitted by Robert Underwood
STARTUP LAUNCHPAD - From Concept to Funding, Learn to Scale a Tech Company in NYC
submitted by Alessandro A. E. Anzani
Get the knowledge, skills and expert guidance. The Startup Launchpad Program is an intensive 4 week, 8 session course focusing on how to launch new ventures, generate revenue and investor traction. Startup Launchpad is the perfect program for local & foreign entrepreneurs to create a tangible go-to-market strategy for the US market and raise funds from US investors. You will pitch to 5 venture capital funds at the end of this program.http://www.spark-labs.co/sparkacademy-startup-launchpad/
First Ever IBM Watson Hackathon
submitted by Deb Benkler
$25,000 in prizes at the First Ever IBM Watson Hackathon May 4-5 in New York! Developers, UX/UI designers, entrepreneurs, etc. this is an amazing opportunity to leverage the Watson ecosystem, get support directly from Watson's own tech team, collaborate with others interested in cognitive computing, AI, and Natural Language Processing. See what Watson can do for you, get your app or start-up off the ground, and maybe even get a chance to present to the 1,000 World of Watson conference attendees.http://ibm.co/1HpQuww
TechCrunch Disrupt NY - ATTENTION STUDENTS
submitted by Alexandra Ames
Students currently enrolled in a college or university program are eligible for reduced admission ($300) to Disrupt NY. To apply for this rate, send a copy of your current transcripts showing your current enrollment status and a copy of your university identification card to [email protected] Upon approval, you will be provided instructions on how to complete your registration.http://[email protected]
PITCH THE MONEY
submitted by Janice Dru
PITCH THE MONEY: Five business women are pre-selected to pitch their business plans for their respective enterprises to an expert panel.
The panel includes Julie Cottineau, founder of BrandTwist and former VP of Branding for Richard Branson, and Jan Mercer-Dahms, co-founder of Plum Alley, will evaluate the soundness and viability of the plan ---and provide specific steps for moving forward.
Apply here to pitch: http://bit.ly/pitchthemoney or here to attend: http://bit.ly/ladydrinks-may7http://bit.ly/ladydrinks-may7
DAM New York 2015
submitted by Christopher Smout
The growth of digital assets has been phenomenal and the importance of storing, accessing, distributing, repurposing and monetizing those assets is increasing with each passing month. Few businesses remain untouched – consequently good DAM contributes directly to the bottom line. This two day event will deliver exactly what it promises: the latest thinking on how to manage your digital assets, illustrated with learnings from multiple case studies – an opportunity not to be missed.
Hear best practice and valuable insights direct from 70+ end users, including case studies from Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft Corporation, Coty,Inc, Rockefeller Foundation, Elsevier, Baxter Healthcare and more. Plus, join collaborative working sessions and panel discussions to network, share solutions to common problems and be reassured that your DAM is on the right track.
NY Tech Meetup members can save $100, use code NYTM100 on checkout
Full event details and registration: http://www.henrystewartconferences.com/damny2015/
NYC Tech Slack Meetup
submitted by sol weinreich
In an effort to bring the NYC tech community closer we're hosting another meetup.http://www.meetup.com/NY-Tech-Slack/events/221814619/
2015 BRC Jr. Board Spring Benefit Cocktail Party at The DL
submitted by Danny
Come and help BRC.org Break the Cycle of Homelessness at The DLwith an Open Bar by Lagunitas and Deep Eddy Vodka, Snacks by Dos Toros - Luke's Lobster - Baked by Melissa & Insomnia Cookies, $100,000 in Silent Auction and Raffle prizes, and an amazing gift bag!! Plus get it all for 20% off with the code NYTM. (7 - 10 PM at The DL, 95 Deleancey Street)http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-brc-jr-board-spring-benefit-cocktail-party-tickets-16134779560?aff=NYTM
Privacy and Surveillance: Library Advocacy for the 21st Century
submitted by Christopher McHale
The LACUNY Institute is an annual, one-day conference open to LIS professionals, students, and the general public. It is organized by the Library Association of the City University of New York (LACUNY), and although geared to academic librarians, it strives to have broad relevance to the profession.
This year's Institute features:
Practical and theoretical perspectives on privacy and surveillance, covering topics such as e-books, Tor and web browsing, library privacy policies, privacy in thehttps://2015lacunyinst.commons.gc.cuny.edu/program/
Video Hack Day
submitted by Brian
Video Hack Day brings together some of NYC's best developers and designers for a day of friendly competition focused around creating new video-related web and mobile apps. Our sponsors include YouTube, Firebase, Amazon, Dropbox, Vimeo, Clarifai, Oovoo, Ziggeo, VHX, Tokbox, and many more.
Also expect some exciting speakers and judges, including Susan Danziger (CEO of Ziggeo), Erin Glenn (CEO of Alphaworks), Erik Nordlander (Google Ventures), Albert Wenger (USV), and more!http://www.videohackday.com
RoboUniverse Conference and Expo
submitted by MecklerMedia
RoboUniverse is the leading professional robotics conference and exposition that promotes practical applications of robots and intelligent systems while considering the impact of robotic technologies on human behavior and implications to society. RoboUniverse brings robot manufacturers and technology providers together with business and technical professionals interested in robotics for business, healthcare, education, manufacturing and the home.http://www.robouniverse.com/new-york/2015/
NewCo New York
submitted by Martha-Edith Hernandez
NewCo Festivals is returning to New York for the 3rd year running and we’ve got an amazing lineup of innovative companies that will open their doors for one-hour experiential sessions led by NY’s most important founders and entrepreneurs. Be ready for behind-the-scene tours of cutting-edge work environments and founders candidly sharing insights from their entrepreneurial journey.
Visit TED, Mozilla, littlebits, Hinge, The New York times and 120+ companies...all in TWO days -- May 13-14.http://bit.ly/NewCoNewYork
Apps World, San Francisco
submitted by Louise Turton
Apps World North America will be taking place in the tech capital of San Francisco on May 12-13 at the Moscone Center. Apps World expects an audience of 10,000 developers, mobile marketers, mobile operators, device manufacturers, platform owners and industry professionals who will benefit from 11 different targeted workshop tracks, speed networking, one to one meetings, plus parties, tackling a spectrum of issues across the app ecosystem.http://atnd.it/21717-0
Per Scholas Imagine Gala
submitted by Jessicah White
Imagine a city where technology embraces everyone. Per Scholas has provided free IT job training for 20 years to New Yorkers underrepresented in the tech industry. 90% of the student-body are racially diverse and more than 30% are women. Join Per Scholas partners and friends on May 12 at City Winery (155 Varick) to imagine a future where all New Yorkers have the power to change their lives through technology and contribute to the city's unstoppable tech economy. Ticket details in link.http://imaginegala.brownpapertickets.com/
Bronx Tech Meetup + NYTM
submitted by Majora Carter
Join fellow technologists, students, and community members for an evening of live demos, tech education opportunities, and networking.
This is an official Internet Week event supported by the Bronx Tech Meetup and NY Tech Meetup. Expect to hear about education opportunities from organizations like Per Scholas and General Assembly as well as political support from our local representatives.
Visions of the Connected Home
submitted by Julia Evanczuk
Join NYC Media Lab for a "science fair" of 30 demos around the connected home, from startups, media companies, and university research labs at the cutting edge. See the emerging technologies and trends that are defining the future of the Internet of Things, from connectivity and privacy to data and design.
Friends of NY Tech Meetup can receive a 50% discount with the code NYTM.http://visionsoftheconnectedhome.eventbrite.com/?aff=NYTM
ProtoHack: The Code-Free Hackathon
submitted by Blake McCammon
ProtoHack is the exclusive code-free hackathon for designers and business people.
No coding is required. Instead you will leverage prototyping tools, drag and drop editors, mockups, wireframes and anything else you can think of to VISUALLY demo your idea on stage. At the end, you or your team will present on stage to a panel of judges consisting of developers and investors to get feedback on the technical challenges of building your idea and to see if its fundable.http://bit.ly/protohacknyc
Big Apple Scrum Day 2015
submitted by Dana Pylayeva
Big Apple Scrum Day 2015 is a one day conference organised by members of NYC Scrum User group. Join Scrum and Agile practitioners for a day of knowledge sharing and ideas exchange in the heart of NYC. Get inspired and inspire others with your passion!http://www.bigapplescrumday.org/
Venture for America Summer Celebration
submitted by Leandra Elberger
This year, we're bringing together our friends, Fellows, and supporters for our best Summer Celebration yet. We hope you'll be able to join us to honor our graduating Class of 2013 Fellows and meet the Fellows who are building companies with the first ever VFA Accelerator this spring.
Rackspace Co-Founder and Chairman, Graham Weston will join us for a keynote address moderated by Lee Woodruff of CBS, along with dozens of other Luminary guests and leaders in business, tech, and more.https://vfa.splashthat.com/
submitted by MarketplaceLIVE
MarketplaceLIVE is attended by key-decision makers and media contacts, where our global ecosystem showcases new and emerging solutions, products and services while learning trends that directly impact their businesses, to network in a truly dynamic atmosphere. This year David Pogue, Yahoo Tech Founder, will be inspiring and entertaining us as Host. Complimentary registration is on us for the NYTECH Meet-up community.
Meter Asset Management
submitted by Julia Rotar
Utilities across Europe face the prospect of meeting the EU’s goal of installing smart meters for 80% of consumers by 2020 (European Commission, 2015). Whilst each country is meeting these goals within different time frames, many are in the same position as the UK and are in a crucial stage in the road towards full roll outs.http://atnd.it/21714-1
Enterprise Apps World
submitted by Rebecca Harris
Enterprise Apps World, co-located with Cloud World Forum, is back by popular demand for 2015. Now in its second year, Enterprise Apps World has been developed to address the demands of the global enterprise market to fully understand and safely invest in the B2Employee and B2Customer applications market.http://atnd.it/21715-0
8th International Conference Automotive Doors and Components
submitted by IQPC Germany
Automotive doors are important elements of the vehicle design, carry multiple functions, require unique construction and production methods. They pose unique challenges regarding their development, production and assembly, involving specific CAE techniques, material, production and assembly processes. 2020 is approaching and OEMs and Tier 1s are eagerly looking for new technologies that could lead to weight reduction. This is the market’s biggest challenge these days alongside cost reductionhttp://atnd.it/21728-0