Tech/Civic Events

UPCOMING NYC-BASED EVENTS

Wed, 05/09/2012: NY Tech Meetup  Every month, 9 or 10 companies get 3 to 5 minutes each to demo something cool to New York’s tech community (geeks, investors, entrepreneurs, hackers, etc).

Mon-Mon, 05/14-21/2012: Internet Week New York is a week-long festival of workshops, presentations, panels, tours, and frolic, all to celebrate NYC’s thriving internet industry and community.

Wed-Fri, 10/10-12/2012: Brooklyn Beta  “a small, friendly web conference aimed at the “work hard and be nice to people” crowd”.  All web designers, developers, and venture capitalists welcome.

BEYOND NYC 

Thu-Fri, 05/17-18/2012: (Cincinnati, OH) The City As A Startup: Creating Demand, Attracting Talent, Taking Risks and Going to Scale.  CEOs for Cities is a civic lab of today’s urban leaders catalyzing a movement to advance the next generation of great American cities. This is their 2012 Spring National Meeting (members only).

Wed-Thur, 5/23-24/2012: National Emerging Technology Leadership Summit and Latino Technology Achievers Awards 2012 . The annual summit for Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA) will feature thought leadership on Diversity & Inclusion in social media, marketing, entertainment and innovation.  LISTA’s mission is to empower Latino technological and scientific engagement, broaden awareness of the impact Latinos are currently having on these sectors, and concurrently representing their overall interest within the digital information age.

Thu-Sat, 6/07-09/2012 (San Antonio, TX)  Civic Engagement 2.0: Re-Imagining, Strengthening and Deepening Our Civic Work. This is the Annual Meeting of the American Democracy Project and The Democracy Commitment, which are part of the American Association of State Colleges & Universities.   The theme for this year’s meeting is inspired by web 2.0 applications (e.g., social media, blogs, Wikis) that are not only the next iteration of an existing application, but also facilitate collaboration, information sharing, and user-centered design.

TECH EVENTS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED…

 Tue, 5/01/2012: Technology and Urban Mobility: Perspectives from the Front LinesPresented by Rudin Center for Transportation Policy & Management, this  morning panel discussion will focus on technology’s influence on mobility management in New York City. The panel will explore questions such as: How are transportation managers incorporating technologies into our cities’ streets, vehicles and transit networks, and what are the outcomes, successes and pitfalls? How do these solutions affect mobility?

Wed, 5/02/2012: Women in Technology: Breaking New Ground  The New York Technology Council and a panel of entrepreneurs engage in dialogue on what it takes to be a successful woman technology entrepreneur in NYC.

Fri-Sun, 04/27-29/2012: 2012 Mobile DevCamp NYC Developers Hackathon is an annual not-for-profit developers hackathon to create applications for the mobile technology platform.

Wed, 04/25/2012: ONANYC: Media and Civic Engagement.  This panel hosted by the NY Chapter of the Online News Association (ONAYC) will feature leading voices on the role of modern media and reporting in political engagement and social justice activism. Journalists will discuss how civic media and digital tools are strengthening democratic efforts in America and abroad.

Thur, 04/19/2012: NYC Tech Day  Tech day was an expo of NY’s coolest tech startups.

Thur, 3/29/2012: Silicon Alley Battlefield (SAB) Series 14 The series brings venture capitalists, angel investors, startups, and tech enthusiasts together to share knowledge and build connections.

07/30/2011: NYC Government’s First Hackathon  ReinventNYC.gov hosted a hackathon where teams of designers, engineers, and developers spent 36 hours creating ways to improve the NYC.gov website.

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