January

17

A Design Thinking Approach to Learning to Code

submitted by Tara Strahl

The influence of web and mobile technologies on traditional industries has lead to a shift in the skills needed to get a job. Learning to code is one of the most rewarding ways to take charge of your career. Design thinking is an approach to problem solving that utilizes visual thinking to test and iterate. In this workshop we’ll look at the ways you can use design thinking to teach yourself how to code.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-design-thinking-approach-to-learning-to-code-tickets-30463232348

17

Creating Mobile Apps with a Smile with OutSystems

submitted by Alexandra Bowen

Location: Microsoft 11 Times Square, New York, NY 5th Floor: Broadway

Do you have a great idea for a mobile app but are finding it hard to deliver, are overwhelmed with all of the skills you need to learn and all of the work that's lagging behind? In this meetup we’ll show you how to build a mobile app from scratch, including integration with the device, to get a fully working .NET backend, and integration with Microsoft’s cognitive services… all in under 20 minutes!

https://www.meetup.com/nycmobiledev/events/236367491/

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Mar 14

Intro to Android Development

submitted by Hannah Zimmerman

This course covers fundamentals of Java programming language and Android app development with an interactive project based curriculum. Students will be introduced to some of the most popular features and frameworks of Android development. This course is ideal for beginners, product managers, designers, those exploring software development, and development and developers looking to start Android development.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-android-development-with-java-part-time-evening-hours-tickets-25363913147?aff=efbevent

17

Code Driven #15 (A FirstMark Event): Livestream, 1stdibs & more!

submitted by Dan Kozikowski

Code Driven NYC is a developer-only event to learn, get inspired, and have fun. This month's event features talks on webpack, development & design, and more with Tim Whidden (VP Engineering at 1stdibs), Sarah Groff-Palermo (developer / designer), and Dave Yeu (VP Engineering at Livestream).

https://www.meetup.com/Code-Driven-NYC/events/236163807/

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Mar 14

iOS 8-Week Evening Course

submitted by Hannah Zimmerman

This course covers the fundamentals of the Swift programming language and iOS development with an interactive, project-based curriculum. Students will be introduced to some of the most popular features and frameworks of iOS development. This course is ideal for beginners, product managers, designers, those exploring software development and developers looking to start iOS development.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-ios-development-with-swift-part-time-evening-hours-tickets-29420491482?aff=es2

18

Startup Grind NYC Hosts Jack Groetzinger, CEO & Co-Founder of SeatGeek

submitted by John Matson

To kick off our 2017 Startup Grind NYC events, we’re hosting Jack Groetzinger, the CEO and Co-Founder of SeatGeek. SeatGeek is the leading mobile app and search engine for live event tickets, growing to over 90 employees and raising over $100 million in venture financing since it was founded by Jack and Russ D’Souza in 2009. Come meet fellow entrepreneurs, including Jack, at DigitalOcean for a fireside chat, some free food, beverage, and good conversation.

http://bit.ly/sgnyc11817

18

Web Design & Development Open House

submitted by Jordan Jeffries

Join us for a fun, free, 2-hour meet-up where you'll learn more about our Web Design and Web Development Certificates. You’ll get a chance to meet some of our instructors, other potential students, and get a tour of our facilities. Refreshments will be served!

Hope to see you there, and look forward to meeting you!

https://www.nobledesktop.com/seminars/open-house

18

HoloLens Revealed: Exploring Mixed Reality Experiences for Microsoft’s Cool MR Headset!

submitted by Deb Benkler

Don't miss this special opportunity to experience how science fiction becomes science fact when 3D holographic content blends into your physical world. Nick Landry – Senior Technical Evangelist will present MR (Mixed Reality) with HoloLens, with a review of the device and features, including gaze, gesture, & voice, and he'll explore the basics of building 3D MR apps and games with Windows Holographic. Join us to learn how to get started building your journey into a world of holograms YOU create

http://bit.ly/HUICen--39

19

Illicit Mind Re-Launch Party

submitted by Georgie-Ann getton

To welcome the new year, new team and our new headquarters, Illicit Mind will be hosting a Re-Launch party! Join us to network and learn all about the new and improved services and products Illicit Mind has to offer for 2017!
Agenda:
5:30pm - 6pm Checkin + Mingle
6:30pm - 7pm Presentation! Meet the Team, learn about our services/products
7pm- 8:30pm Networking, Meeting the community

Contact [email protected] with any questions or concerns.

http://imrelaunch.eventbrite.com

19

Fireside Chat w/ Danny Mizrahi - CEO of Contango IT

submitted by Deepak Lalwani

Please join us for a Fireside Chat with Danny Mizrahi, Founder and CEO of Contango IT, on Thursday, January 19th from 6 - 8pm.

Danny Mizrahi is the Founder and CEO of Contango IT. Contango IT was created to leverage Cloud technologies to help businesses lower costs, while increasing productivity, reliability, and availability of their data.

https://www.meetup.com/btgnewyork/events/235126578/

19

January NYVM

submitted by Sarah Mele

The New York Video Meetup hosts its monthly event at HBO HQ with some exciting guests. Join our group of video professionals and see demos for companies doing exciting things in video. We've had demos in live video, interactive video, management and distribution, social, VR, ad tech, production, content creation and more. We'd love to have you!

https://www.meetup.com/nyvideo/events/235987577/

19

Fast Data / Event-Driven Architecture

submitted by Olga Thompson

Join us for an evening of food, drink, and mingling, featuring a talk from Lead Consultant Jeroen Soeters on fast data. This talk is on how we are leveraging the Lightbend reactive stack (Scala/Akka) and Kafka streams to move one of the top 3 consumer packaged goods companies in the world from a batch oriented systems architecture to a streaming platform.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Food & refreshments served.

https://www.meetup.com/ThoughtWorks-Tech-Talks-NYC/events/236733021/

20

Blood Drive

submitted by dawn barber

BLOOD DRIVE for New York Blood Center http://nybloodcenter.org/about-us/
This Friday Jan 20th, 10am-3pm at Work Market, 240 West 37th Street, 9th Floor.
Sign up here https://drm.nybloodcenter.org/PublicScheduler/GroupLanding.aspx?GroupCode=69186

https://drm.nybloodcenter.org/PublicScheduler/GroupLanding.aspx?GroupCode=69186

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22

Global Game Jam

submitted by Mary Baker

Microsoft and Playcrafting are excited to host our second annual Global Game Jam in Times Square! Join us for a weekend of game-making, free tech talks, workshops, refreshments and prizes! Are you a beginner or prefer working in a friendly and inviting space? Then our site is just what you’re looking for! Grab your spot today, space is limited!

RSVP: http://bit.ly/PlayGGJ

http://bit.ly/PlayGGJ

21

2017 Ultimate Press & Marketing Startup Bootcamp

submitted by Christine Souffrant Ntim

Are you trying to get more customers? Need press exposure to validate your brand?We go over the top 100 tactics needed to get new customers and get featured in press from all over the world. Deliverables: How to structure your product and marketing message; How to attract 10k visitors per month (growth hacking 101) How to pitch reporters and get featured in Tech Crunch, Forbes, Inc Magazine, Entrepreneur and more!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-ultimate-press-marketing-startup-bootcamp-tickets-30318579688

21

Coding for Beginners: Learn to Code Using Python

submitted by Tara Strahl

Come to our hands-on, intensive, one day workshop and learn in a small group setting where you will get personal attention from an instructor who will answer any and every question you have about computers and programming, and will help you every step of the way. You will leave this workshop with all the technical tools and knowledge you need to read and write your own software.

https://reboot.qlabs.co/coding-for-beginners/

22

brunchwork w/ Fundera & Zogsports

submitted by Paulina

Join us for an unforgettable brunch and mimosas with Jared Hecht (Fundera cofounder/CEO) & Rob Herzog (ZogSports founder/CEO)! Your brunch will feature:

* Inspirational fireside chat with Jared & Rob in an intimate setting

* Dynamic Audience Challenge

* Curated connections with other young people hungry for the next opportunity (we will introduce you to the people you want to meet)

* Seasonal, organic, farm-to-table brunch by Ox Verte

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brunchwork-w-fundera-zogsports-tickets-28856698161

23

Jam Sessions – Share and learn with inspired creators!

submitted by Ryan Hefner

The New Year is upon us! Time to take action based on the reflections of the past year and move our lives and projects in the direction we want to take them. Come and share your take aways from the previous year, and your plans on how you’re going to make 2017 kick ass!

Times:
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location:
Projective Space
72 Allen St., 3rd Floor
New York, NY

Join and RSVP at:

https://www.jamsessions.org/events/2017-01-23-overdrive

23

How to Get Started in Web Design

submitted by Jordan Jeffries

If you’ve been thinking about creating a website but don’t know where to start, this is the seminar for you. You’ll learn how websites are designed and built from scratch.

You’ll get an introduction to HTML and CSS and see how they are used to layout webpages and style content. We will optimize graphics for webpages and upload a site to make it live for the world to see!

https://www.nobledesktop.com/seminars/get-started-web-design

23

DWT WEB WORKSHOP: CORPORATE GOVERNANCE - BEST PRACTICES AND REAL PRACTICES

submitted by Lynn Loacker

WEB WORKSHOP: BASICS OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE - BEST PRACTICES AND REAL PRACTICES

The second in a series of 8 workshops that will do a deep dive into legal issues that founders of early stage companies need to navigate.

This Workshop will focus on the roles of stockholders, the Board of Directors, a Board of Advisors and officers and discuss best practices for corporate housekeeping and governance and how it works real time.

http://www.cvent.com/events/2017-web-workshop-series/event-summary-263dcc1b4bc644aab95bf2cc0ed9cc48.aspx

23

Girl Develop It: Public Speaking Workshop

submitted by Samantha Provenza

This class is a 1-night workshop running from 7-9pm.

Whether you need public speaking practice for an upcoming presentation or tech talk, want to improve your skills as a teacher or want to become a more confident public speaker in general - this workshop is for you. Our goal is to help participants become more confident and effective communicators by providing practical exercises, speaking opportunities, instructions, and individual feedback.

https://www.meetup.com/girldevelopit/events/236339835/

24

She Geeks Out Happy Hour

submitted by Rachel Murray

Join She Geeks Out and BounceX for a Happy Hour at their space in the New York Times Building! We are thrilled to return to NYC, and what better way to ring in the New Year than spending some time meeting and mingling with other geeky awesome women? Expect wonderful company, delicious food and plenty of drinks. We're looking forward to kicking off 2017 with you!

Please note that this is a women-only event that intends an inclusive definition of women.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sgo-happy-hour-sponsored-by-bouncex-tickets-30179060382

24

New York: Build a Career You Love

submitted by Tylzia Moore

Join Program Director David Yourgrau at our New York campus to learn how Startup Institute can help you build a career you’ll be passionate about.
Hear about how our program will catapult you into the growing innovation economy in the areas of web development, web design, digital marketing, or sales and account management.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-york-build-a-career-you-love-tickets-29989599700

24

Copyright & Technology NYC 2017

submitted by Laurie Jakobsen

Copyright and Technology NYC 2017 is the eighth annual one-day conference that focuses on the dramatic and fast-moving influences that technology has on copyright in the digital age. This year’s topics include blockchain technology, music royalty processing, digital rights management, the FCC’s open set-top box proposal, and copyright issues for virtual reality. Event takes place at NYU’s Kimmel Center; CLE credit available.

https://copyrightandtechconf.com/

24

Coding Kickstart

submitted by Amanda Zamurs

If you identify as ‘code curious,' this complimentary program is right for you. Think of it as a way to dip your toes into the ocean of knowledge that a coding education can provide—anyone is welcome to attend!

Coding Kickstart is a workshop where you can get exposed to the basics of coding and walk away with a few new skills you may not have had before.

All you need to bring is a laptop and an open mind.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coding-kickstart-tickets-30935163908

24

Funding Entrepreneurial Ventures: Tips to Secure Government Grants, Contracts and Angel Investors

submitted by Mara Dosso

Join us for an enlightening discussion on ways to obtain funding for your business. Learn how to receive government grants, New York City contracts, and to secure Angel investments.

Moderator: Arthur Warady, Esq. CPA

Panelists :
Nagwa Awad, Founder, Dawan Global
Allen Fogel, Chief Executive, Sealdan Group LLC
Ann Kayman, Founder & CEO, New York Grant Company
Shawn Porat, Co-Founder, scorely.com

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
1120 Avenue of the Americas, 4th FL
NY, NY 10036

http://bit.ly/MCCFundingEntrepVentures

24

A Non-Coders Guide to the Web: HTML/CSS, Frontend, Backend, and More

submitted by Tara Strahl

If you're not a technical person web technology can be a sea of acronyms and jargon that can be tough to navigate. Maybe you're interested in transitioning your career. Maybe you already work with technical people and you want to make sure you know what you're talking about. Don't know your CSS from a CMS? This workshop is for you.

https://reboot.qlabs.co/event/non-coders-guide-web-htmlcss-backend/

25

Crowded Tech Jobs Meetup

submitted by Erica

Crowded is the biggest online sourcing and engagement platform for tech jobs in NYC. We welcome all software developers/coders, and employers looking to hire these talented folks to come to our monthly events in NYC. This AWESOME event will feature presentations from leaders in the NYC tech space, spotlight employer presentations, and of course free food/drinks and surprise entertainment! Job seekers & employers come to network and showcase your best selves in a fun/laid back environment!

https://www.meetup.com/Crowded-Tech-Jobs-Meetup/events/235872138/

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28

Startup Roadtrip NYC>TOR: Demo & Compete for $75K at ResolveTO

submitted by Brian Antolin

Join enterprise startups from across North America for a can't miss networking & marketing experience with Startup Roadtrip NYC>TOR! Our 4-day networking experience brings enterprise startups from NYC to Toronto by bus to attend & demo at ResolveTO, presented by Startupfest; Canada’s largest startup event! Compete for over $75K ($100 CAD) in investment prizes, demo your product to over 100 VC's & angels and 1000 attendees and meet potential partners and customers at a curated speed dating session with corporations such as RBC, Rogers and Intuit.

The best part? Save over $1000 in registration & travel fees when you join our roadtrip. Limited spots available!

http://www.cototravel.com/startuproadtrip-resolveto-2017/

25

Secrets to Designing Hi‑Res Web Graphics: Exploring Modern Workflows

submitted by Jordan Jeffries

If you design web graphics, this event will be invaluable for reasons you may not even realize until you attend. You’ll learn industry-leading tips and tricks many designers are not even aware of!

For today’s modern web, designers must create graphics for low and hi‑resolution (1x and 2x) screens. That creates complex issues we want to clarify for you. We’ll show you the best ways to create these graphics quickly and efficiently in the top design apps: Photoshop, Illustrator, and Sketch.

https://www.nobledesktop.com/seminars/hi-res-web-graphics-modern-workflows

25

TECH COMMUNITY LUNCHEON: A Gathering for Tech Evanglists & Community Managers

submitted by Yiyi Zhang

Like front end frameworks, the NYC tech landscape is constantly changing. We're gathering community managers, event organizers, and tech evangelists to share resources, engage in collective troubleshooting, and learn how to stay current and engaged in this exciting community.

Kick off 2017 with some new ideas, friends, and collaborators in this space. We're in it together.

This will be a small, intimate event for 12 people only.

https://techcommunityluncheon.splashthat.com/

26

SheWorx Roundtable with Ed Zimmerman, Co-Founder and Chair, The Tech Group at Lowenstein Sandler LLP http://bit.ly/2gf0myS

submitted by Yin Lin

SheWorx is a global collective of ambitious female entrepreneurs and changemakers redefining leadership. @sheworx. Hosted by Yin Lin (@yinnus) and Lisa Wang (@lisawang007).

http://bit.ly/2gf0myS

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CIID: Service Design through Experience Prototyping workshop

submitted by Simon Herzog

For all founders, product managers, UX, UI, and interaction designers: CIID is bringing advanced service design and experience prototyping methods from its Danish design practice in Copenhagen to NYC for the first time. Grab the last spots in this intensive 3-day workshop to get actionable tools to accelerate your design, development, and testing, to be more user-centric, and to change the way you work in interdisciplinary teams. 10% discount for the NYTM community with code NYTM10.

https://ciid-service-design-nyc.eventbrite.com

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27

Immersive Design Sprint Workshop - New York

submitted by Dana Vetan

Join New Haircut for an innovative workshop on mastering Design Sprints.
You'll learn the tools & techniques of the same proven, structured framework that Google Ventures has used to design, prototype and validate solutions for Uber, Slack, Blue Bottle Coffee and more.
The workshop is fast-paced, hands-on, timeboxed, and immersive. By the end of the workshop, you'll have the right knowledge and process to drive hi-impact innovation inside your organization.

http://www.newhaircut.com/workshops/new-york

27

Coding for Community: A civic tech competition to solve local issues

submitted by Tamara Williams

Coding for Community (CfC) is the first of its kind, state-wide civic tech competition in New Jersey. We're matching techies up with actual local needs from municipalities across the state so that real solutions for local sustainability and public engagement issues can be developed through data and other technologies.
The competition kicks off with an all day event on Jan 27th in Newark where potential tech solutions to local issues will be ideated and teams will form (program agenda below). Tea

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coding-for-community-a-civic-tech-competition-to-solve-local-issues-tickets-29360987504

27

Moving Beyond Reporting - Turning Social Analytics Into Intelligence

submitted by Sharyn O'Mara

Analytics is intimidating to people who are not comfortable in dealing with numbers. Almost everyone will acknowledge the importance of analytics in understanding how their social profiles are doing, which is great! Where most people get lost however, is finding out the "so what" and what to do with it.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/moving-beyond-reporting-turning-social-analytics-into-intelligence-tickets-30544378057?aff=SMAsite

28

Reboot Workshop

submitted by Tara Strahl

Reboot Workshop is an all-day workshop with presentations & workshops geared towards getting you unstuck so that you can get the job you want. Attendees will be able to attend multiple sessions on topics ranging from technology skills to pitch coaching. There will be interactive sessions utilitizing design thinking to work through your current job problems and help you take positive next steps in your career. In a job you hate or worried about your job future? Reboot is the best way to level up.

https://reboot.qlabs.co/reboot-workshop-jan-2017/

28

One Day Venture Boot Camp: Learn To Be A Venture Capital Investor!

submitted by Jenna Fernandes

This intensive venture capital course, taught by leading venture capitalist J. Skyler Fernandes, covers everything from the basics to the more advanced details of venture capital. You will walk away with the ability to source deal flow and calculate the valuation of a company. It is ideal for corporate officers, sole proprietors, firm partners, and investors who seek to develop familiarity with the sources and techniques of venture capital as well as Entrepreneurs.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/one-day-venture-boot-camp-learn-to-be-a-venture-capital-investor-tickets-29019913342

30

Disruptive Technologists: Augmented Reality Experience

submitted by Lauren Keyson

Disruptive Technologists presents their next meetup on Augmented Reality at Microsoft discussion and display of their new cutting edge technology.

https://www.meetup.com/Disruptive-Technologists-in-NYC/events/234424250/

31

Women in Tech Careers Panel

submitted by Abby

This event is for game changers who are interested in entering the tech industry and/or are looking for a career shift. The panel features badass women who will share their insights on career growth and their path into tech. Dinner and drinks will be served.

http://ptix.co/2es1YUX

February

01

The Business of Comedy

submitted by Caroline

Join LMHQ for a fireside chat about the business of comedy, where we’ll give attendees a peek behind the curtain about what goes into making comedy work. More funny folks are experimenting with comedic mediums, more clubs are opening for standup, and comedy is being woven more effortlessly into the fabric of pop culture on a daily basis. What does it take, beyond the performance, to make comedy as a business successful?

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-business-of-comedy-tickets-30895841293?aff=erelexpmlt

01

Intro to Adobe Experience Design (XD)

submitted by Jordan Jeffries

Unlike Photoshop, Adobe Experience Design is a totally new app created specifically for designing websites and apps. You can craft the visuals and turn them into working prototypes all in a single app! Even though it's currently in beta, it’s developing quickly. Come see how it works and what it can do for your design workflow.

https://www.nobledesktop.com/seminars/intro-to-adobe-experience-design

02

The Product Group February 2017

submitted by Nancy Tubbs

Join us as The Product Group February 2017 with Featured Product: JW Player and great roundtable conversations! RSVP @ http://tpg.li/2iCJxDl

FREE, must RSVP to attend.

Presented by The Product Group

https://www.meetup.com/TheProductGroup/events/235331689/

https://www.meetup.com/TheProductGroup/events/235331689/

06

Japanese Startup Pitch Melee

submitted by Masa Okunishi

In our 17th event, we've worked with Japan's METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry) to bring 15 startups from Japan to our community in NYC. We'll hold short pitch presentations to learn about their business and exchange ideas with one another.

This is a fantastic opportunity for cross-cultural learning with entrepreneurs in our greater community.

https://www.meetup.com/Japan-NYC-Startups/events/236257752/

06

DWT WEB WORKSHOP: Dissecting a Term Sheet - The Economic Impact of the Terms You Agree

submitted by Lynn Loacker

The third in a series of 8 workshops that will do a deep dive into legal issues that founders of most early stage companies need to navigate.

This Workshop will focus on key terms of a Series A round financing and how those terms can affect founders and later-stage investors.

http://www.cvent.com/events/2017-web-workshop-series/event-summary-263dcc1b4bc644aab95bf2cc0ed9cc48.aspx

06

Intuition Salone: Master the Power of Feminine Leadership

submitted by Karin Bellantoni

What is a Salone?
The Salone was an Italian invention of the 16th century which flourished in France throughout the 17th century. The Salone was an informal university for women to exchange ideas. The Salones' served a very important function as they allowed young attendees to connect with more established women. Ambitious women utilized the Salone to pursue a higher form of education.

http://bit.ly/2jIU5Oh

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Cornell [email protected]: Female Entrepreneurship

submitted by Jessica Quinn

Bloomberg, Cornell Tech, and Tech:NYC invite you to join us for the latest installment of the [email protected] series, featuring a panel of three female entrepreneurs: Katia Beauchamp, co-founder and CEO of Birchbox, Brit Morin, co-founder and CEO of Brit + Co, and Nadia Boujarwah, co-founder and CEO of Dia&Co.
Bloomberg L.P. Headquarters
731 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY
February 7, 2017
5:30 pm Cocktail reception begins
6:00 pm Doors close, conversation starts
7:15 pm Audience Q&A

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cornell-techbloomberg-female-entrepreneurshiptales-from-the-top-registration-31026158074

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2017: Ultimate Product Development BootCamp for Non-Tech Founders

submitted by Christine Souffrant Ntim

The startup ecosystem embraces the entrepreneur who can visualize a product, build it and launch it to market. For non-technical co-founders, it can be a daunting task to launch a tech startup with no prior expertise in tech. This boot camp covers a step-by-step guide to gaining the basic tech skills needed to launch a company. From coding to product management to beta testing, we go over the candid startup tactics needed to succeed.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-ultimate-product-development-bootcamp-for-non-tech-founders-tickets-30361913300

08

"Conversations" - Proposition: We Can Solve The Fake News Problem

submitted by Jim Laakso

On 2/8, Daily News Innovation Lab partners with NYC Media Lab to host a debate on the proposition We Can Solve The Fake News Problem. The past election cycle provoked discussion on how spurious news & information affects public discourse. This event will address whether fake news can be defeated, & what the struggle will mean for democracy. John Borthwick, David Carroll, Jane Elizabeth, Sally Kohn, Dean Pomerleau & Melissa Ryan will debate. Use code NYTM25 for 25% off admission @ nydn.us/convos.

http://nydn.us/convos

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Girl Develop It: Hackentine's Day

submitted by Samantha Provenza

Girl Develop It NYC is hosting its first-ever hackathon! It will be a one day event for all skill levels to work in groups on projects with the added bonus of skill-building workshops attendees can sign up for. This is a great opportunity to try out a hackathon with beginners like you, learn new skills and work on exciting projects with support from mentors and other GDI members.

https://girldevelopit.ticketleap.com/gdi-hackathon-nyc/

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Gigaom AI Now Conference & Start-Up Challenge

submitted by Sarah Wilson

Gigaom's annual AI Now conference will be held in San Francisco, CA, February 15-16th. The conference will provide business leaders with practical, actionable & actual insights—revealing real business examples of how and why companies have been making strategic investments in AI to grow their organization.

Call for Entries is open for Gigaom's first annual GAIN AI Start-Up Challenge. More information available at: http://on.mktw.net/2hzCjgn

http://gigaom.com/event/gigaom-ai-now/

15

Breaking the Glass: NYC

submitted by Amanda Uziel

Breaking the Glass is a professional networking group which promotes career development for Women in Technology in the tri-state area.

Our concept is simple: Provide opportunities through networking, professional development and offer support to succeed in your career.

All of our events are free to attend and there is no membership fee. We implement initiatives within our client base to promote more opportunities for women. This event will feature a panel.

https://www.meetup.com/Breaking-the-Glass-NYC/

21

Photoshop Digital Darkroom Techniques

submitted by Jordan Jeffries

Photoshop can transform any photograph into something beautiful if the right tools are used. In this seminar we’ll cover many tools and techniques for photo retouching and editing.

Along the way, we’ll share some great Photoshop keyboard shortcuts. Everyone that attends will receive step by step instructions so you can practice the techniques shown.

https://www.nobledesktop.com/seminars/digital-darkroom

27

DWT WEB WORKSHOP: Cap Tables and Memorializing Your Capital Structure

submitted by Lynn Loacker

The fourth in a series of 8 workshops that will do a deep dive into legal issues that founders of most early stage companies need to navigate.

This Workshop will teach you how to build and maintain a basic cap table and cover some scenarios that illustrate how financing rounds can affect founders' equity.

http://www.cvent.com/events/2017-web-workshop-series/event-summary-263dcc1b4bc644aab95bf2cc0ed9cc48.aspx

March

06

DWT WEB WORKSHOP: Building Your Team - Key Employment Law Issues

submitted by Lynn Loacker

The fifth in a series of 8 workshops that will do a deep dive into legal issues that founders of most early stage companies need to navigate.

This Workshop will address the most common employment law traps founders face and how to avoid them.

http://www.cvent.com/events/2017-web-workshop-series/event-summary-263dcc1b4bc644aab95bf2cc0ed9cc48.aspx

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Employment Strategies

submitted by Jordan Jeffries

As both a training center and employer, Noble Desktop is in a unique position to tell you what works and does not work when looking for web coding and computer graphics employment. There are a few rules that most coders, graphic designers, and production people should follow, though 90% of them do not!

Where are the jobs right now? What skills are most in demand? Through our own experience, employment agency discussions, and requests from our clients, we’ll tell you what you need to know to get

https://www.nobledesktop.com/seminars/employment-strategies

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DWT WEB WORKSHOP: Using Trademark and Copyright Law to Protect Your Brand

submitted by Lynn Loacker

The sixth in a series of 8 workshops that will do a deep dive into legal issues that founders of most early stage companies need to navigate.

This Workshop will review the types of IP you may own and address how to protect your company's interests in those rights.

http://www.cvent.com/events/2017-web-workshop-series/event-summary-263dcc1b4bc644aab95bf2cc0ed9cc48.aspx

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PGConf US 2017

submitted by Debra Cerda

PGConf US is a non-profit conference hosted run by the United States PostgreSQL Association. This conference is part of the effort to grow the PostgreSQL community by increasing awareness and providing the appropriate training and resources to further PostgreSQL adoption.

http://www.pgconf.us/conferences/2017

April

03

DWT WEB WORKSHOP: What a Startup Needs to Know about Advertising Law

submitted by Lynn Loacker

The seventh in a series of 8 workshops that will do a deep dive into legal issues that founders of most early stage companies need to navigate.

This Workshop will educate you on activities that constitute "advertising" and the legal rules that apply, including use of social media, giveaways, and sponsorships.

http://www.cvent.com/events/2017-web-workshop-series/event-summary-263dcc1b4bc644aab95bf2cc0ed9cc48.aspx

03

Roadmap to a Career in Web Design & Digital Media

submitted by Jordan Jeffries

You may be thinking about a new career, but where do you start? In which direction should you aim: web design/development, web animation, visual design, UX, or HTML Emails? We created this free seminar to help you make an informed decision and learn about current trends in the industry.

https://www.nobledesktop.com/seminars/roadmap-to-a-career

03

04

Psychology for Digital Behavior Change - New York (2-day Workshop)

submitted by Brian Cugelman, PhD (AlterSpark)

This 2-day workshop covers the essentials of using psychology to design human-centered websites, apps, and campaigns that are intuitive, motivating, and engaging.

You’ll learn how to recognize and apply over 40 principles of persuasive design psychology, focused on boosting users’ understanding, motivation, trust, decision making, short-term action, and long-term loyalty.

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to build better user experiences, that are intuitive and motivating.

https://www.alterspark.com/training/psychology-for-digital-behavior-change

05

06

Emotion & Motivation for Digital Behavior Change - New York (2-day Workshop)

submitted by Brian Cugelman, PhD (AlterSpark)

This 2-day workshop covers human-centered design strategies based on the psychology and neuroscience of user emotion, cognition, and behavior.

Through plain language and practical exercises, participants learn how to shape users’ emotional experiences and online behavior, through interactive design and content strategies,

You’ll learn how to apply emotional design strategies to wireframing, digital strategy, creative specs and journey mapping, to increase positive user experiences.

https://www.alterspark.com/training/emotional-design-psychology

12

Intro to Adobe InDesign

submitted by Jordan Jeffries

InDesign is used to create ads, books, magazines, and more. In this seminar we’ll get you up and running with the basics of InDesign. We’ll create some layouts from scratch, as well as demonstrate some of the more powerful features on existing layouts to show what InDesign can do!

https://www.nobledesktop.com/seminars/intro-indesign

21

22

Codeland

submitted by Saron Yitbarek

Two days of demos, talks, and workshops exploring the incredible world of code. We've created a unique conference experience designed for new coders and people learning to code. Come out for great food, a supportive community, and inspiring content, produced by CodeNewbie.

http://codelandconf.com/

May

01

DWT WEB WORKSHOP: User-Generated Content on Your Digital Platform

submitted by Lynn Loacker

The eighth in a series of 8 workshops that will do a deep dive into legal issues that founders of most early stage companies need to navigate.

This Workshop will teach you how to use digital content on your website, app or in social media without exposure to liability, and how to navigate the thicket of copyright, trademark, privacy, right-of-publicity and defamation issues when your company hosts online content.

http://www.cvent.com/events/2017-web-workshop-series/event-summary-263dcc1b4bc644aab95bf2cc0ed9cc48.aspx

08

09

DIGIMARCON EAST 2017 - Digital Marketing Conference

submitted by DIGIMARCON EAST

"If you want to be successful in digital marketing, you can’t miss DIGIMARCON EAST 2017!

DIGIMARCON EAST 2017 Digital Marketing Conference will be held from May 8th to 9th, 2017 at the luxurious New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square, New York, NY. DIGIMARCON EAST 2017 Conference showcases the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry, providing attendees with emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, best practices, and insights from succ

http://digimarconeast.com

08

09

TECHSPO New York 2017

submitted by TECHSPO New York

"WHERE BUSINESS, TECH AND INNOVATION COLLIDE IN NYC.

Are you an early adopter of tech products? Looking for a job at a startup? Covering the New York tech scene for a publication? Looking to invest in the next Facebook? Or just a plain old tech enthusiast? Then YOU and thousands like you attend TECHSPO New York! The Best Part? It’s FREE!

As a prelude to Internet Week, TECHSPO New York is a two day technology expo taking place May 8th to 9th, 2017 at the luxurious New York Marriott Marquis in

http://techsponyc.com

08

09

Sales Summit East 2017

submitted by Sales Summit East

"If you want to achieve sales success, you can’t miss Sales Summit East 2017!

Sales Summit East 2017 will be held from May 8th to 9th, 2017 at the luxurious New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square, New York, NY. Sales Summit East 2017 showcases the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the sales industry, providing leaders and executives in sales, sales operations, sales enablement, and marketing emerging strategies, the latest sales technologies, best practices, and insights to fo

http://salessummiteast.com/

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