Events

Check with organizers to make sure your event will be held in the event of inclement weather or other cancellations.

Tuesday, May 3

NJTC is presenting its CIO Conference May 3. The program will focus on managing integration following mergers and acquisitions as well as how to best leverage aon protect data.  Featured speakers include the CIO of Allergan and the Director of Worldwide Information Security for Johnson & Johnson. The conference takes place at Deloitte, 100 Kimball Drive, Parsippany. Register here.

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IDT will host the Innovation Technology Meetup Tuesday May 3 at IDT Corporation 550 Borad Street, Newark NJ. "We will be hosting a meet & greet/networking kick-off event at IDT to celebrate the beginning of a collaboration between IDT and three local technology groups! Join us to socialize about technology with Code for Newark, Google Developer Group Newark, and your very own Innovation Tech Meetup plus take a peek at the IDT office space (where new meetups will be taking place in the coming weeks) and get to know what IDT is all about!" RSVP here.

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NJ Hadoop - Big Data and NJ Data Science - Apache Spark will be hosting"Flink 1.0 = Continuous Streaming Application Framework (Talk by Flink Committer)" at 6:30PM on Tuesday, May 3rd at Princeton University - Lewis Library Room 138 at Washington Road and Ivy Lane in Princeton. RSVP here or here.

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Code for Jersey City will be hosting "Civic Project Working Session" at 7:30PM on Tuesday, May 3rd at Teen Tech Center at the Boys and Girls Club of Hudson County at 18 Park Avenue, Jersey City. RSVP here.

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FUBAR Labs will be hosting "FUBAR Membership Meeting (& Prospective Members) at 9PM on Tuesday, May 3rd at FUBAR Labs at 100 Jersey Avenue Suite B-103, New Brunswick. RSVP here.

Wednesday, May 4

The next NJ EDA Founders & Funders event is May 4, but put your name on the list now. We hear there is a waiting list, but startups do drop out.

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"TeleBrands Inventors Day for Aspiring Entrepreneurs" is the title of a pitch competition from Montclair State University's Feliciano Center. The competition will take place Wednesday May 4. A $10,000 prize is at stake in Montclair State's version of "Shark Tank," where teams of student entrepreneurs will compete to determine who has the best pitch for their product/service innovation. RSVP here.

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NJ Tech Breakfast will be hosting "Morris County, Tech Breakfast" at 8:45AM on Wednesday, May 4th at Rockaway Diner at 9 Green Pond Road, Rockaway in the back room. RSVP here. Price: $20.00.

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Pluralsight Web Tech Classes at The Summit Public Library will be hosting "Dinner and Discuss a new course of Study" at 6:45PM on Wednesday, May 4th at Summit Free Public Library at 75 Maple Street, Summit. RSVP here.

Thursday, May 5

The Mid Atlantic Bio Angels will be back at The Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship May 5, 5:30 PM for NJ 1st Pitch Life Science! Hear what happens behind closed doors after a start-up company presents to an investor group! Usually after the company representatives leave the room, the investors have a private discussion to decide whether the opportunity merits further investigation and possible investment.  1st Pitch Life Science offers presenters and audience members the chance to hear what happens in those closed-door discussions, and to learn what really matters to investors. Register for free here.

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FUBAR Labs will be hosting "Open Hack Night" at 6:30PM on Thursday, May 5th at FUBAR Labs at 100 Jersey Avenue Suite B-103, New Brunswick. RSVP here.

Friday, May 6

Launch NJ Entrepreneurial Tech Hub will be hosting "Leadercast Live 2016" at 9AM on Friday, May 6th at Cedar Knolls Service Center at 1 Saddle Road, Cedar Knolls. RSVP here.

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Central NJ Drupal Group will be hosting "Drupal drop-in and co-working" at 2PM on Friday, May 6th at Princeton University, Web Development Services at 693 Alexander Road, Princeton. RSVP here.

Saturday, May 7

Code for Newark will be hosting "Intramural Coding Club: Full Stack JavaScript - Block II" at 10:15 AM on Saturday, May 7th at Weequahic Park Fieldhouse, Dayton/ Weequahic Park, Meeker Avenue, Newark. RSVP here. Price: $40.00.

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Old Bridge Public Library Makerspace Meetup will be hosting "Scratch Coding for Beginners (ages 9-12)" at 10:30AM on Saturday, May 7th at Idea Farm - Old Bridge Public Library at 1 Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge. Register here.

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Launch NJ: Art & Tech Collective will be hosting "Game Development Production Cycle - Stage 4 & 5: Marketing & Release" at 12PM on Saturday, May 7th at Bloomfield College Library at Oakland Avenue at Liberty Street, Bloom field. RSVP here.

Monday May 9

Code for Newark will be hosting "Working at Walla: Current Project(s) Work Sessions" at 6PM on Monday, May 9th at Burger Walla at 47 Halsey Street, Newark. RSVP here.

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Python User Group in Princeton will be hosting "Tom Draper: Using Declarative Programming in Python" at 6:30PM on Monday, May 9th at Tigerlabs at 252 Nassau Street, 2nd Floor, Princeton. RSVP here.

Tuesday, May 10

The Launch NJ Women Entrepreneurs meetup is holding a meeting May 10 at 6 PM called "Super Easy Ways to Optimize Your Endgame," focusing on selling. Some topics include: how to sell with ease and not feeling "icky", non-verbal cues of selling, how to overcome objections. The meeting takes place at the County College of Morris, 30 Schuyler Place, 2nd Floor, Morristown. RSVP here.

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AITP - Association of Information Technology Professionals will be hosting "Cyber Security: Trends Across the Enterprise and Lowering Risk of Cyber Attacks" at 5:30PM on Tuesday, May 10th at CenturyLink at 379 Thornall Street, 12th Floor, Edison. RSVP here. Price: $30-35.

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Google Developer Group - North Jersey will be hosting "Intro to Machine Learning: Supervised Learning" at 6:30PM on Tuesday, May 10th at Montclair State University: School of Business (Room 101) at 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair. RSVP here.

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NJ Hadoop - Big Data will be hosting "Apache NiFi - Deep Dive - Ingestion Technology" at 7PM on Tuesday, May 10th at NJ Hadoop - Big Data Meetup at 3525 Quakerbridge Road, Suite 903, Hamilton. RSVP here.

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Princeton JUG will be hosting "Reactive thinking in Java" at 8PM on Tuesday, May 10th. This is an online presentation for members. RSVP here.

Wednesday, May 11

FDU's Richard M. Clarke Distinguished Entrepreneurial Lecture Wednesday, May 11, 2016  6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Fairleigh Dickinson University Florham Campus Hennessy Hall, Lenfell Hall will honor Gene Waddy of DIVERSANT.  Register here.

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Code for Newark will be hosting "HackNight Bi-Weekly Series @ Audible.com" at 6:30PM on Wednesday, May 11th at Audible Inc. at 1 Washington Place, Newark. RSVP here.

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Pluralsight Web Tech Classes @ The Summit Public Library will be hosting "WebApps with AngularJS" at 6:45PM on Wednesday, May 11th at Summit Free Public Library at 75 Maple Street, Summit. RSVP here.

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Mobile Dev NJ and Jet Technology will be hosting "Spring Mobile Dev NJ Meetup" at 7PM on Wednesday, May 11th at Jet.com at 221 River Street, 8th Floor, Hoboken. RSVP here. Or here.

Thursday, May 12

FUBAR Labs will be hosting "Open Hack Night" at 6:30PM on Thursday, May 12th at FUBAR Labs at 100 Jersey Avenue Suite B-103, New Brunswick. RSVP here.

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The Northern NJ Programmer's Meetup will be hosting "Northern NJ Programmer's Monthly Meetup" at 7:30PM on Thursday, May 12th at Panera Bread at 23-2 Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn. RSVP here.

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North Jersey Web Design & Adobe Tools Group will be hosting "North Jersey Web Development Group Meeting" at 7:30PM on Thursday, May 12th at Panera Bread Fair Lawn at 23-02 Fair Lawn Avenue, Fair Lawn. RSVP here. Price: $10.

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The Princeton Tech Meetup is hosting Josh Spodek, Thursday May 12, 6:45 PM at the Princeton Public Library, Community room, 65 Witherspoon St. Princeton. $5. Register here.

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Bloggers Emily and Lyla Allen, the Kitchen Twins, will be appearing Thursday May 12 at Startup Grind Princeton. The Kitchen Twins have been blogging about healthy eating and cooking since they were 9-years-old. Their mission is to get families in the kitchen cooking with natural, whole foods. The Kitchen Twins believe people will feel better if they cook most of their meals themselves instead of having foods that are processed. RSVP here.

Friday May 13 to Sunday May 15

Building STEAM is a three-day maker faire (May 13-15) held at Bell Works in Holmdel NJ dedicated to fostering innovation, creativity and learning in all ages.

Friday, May 13

Central NJ Drupal Group will be hosting "Drupal drop-in and co-working" at 2PM on Friday, May 13th at Princeton University, Web Development Services at 693 Alexander Road, Princeton. RSVP here.

Saturday, May 14

Debbie Galant, award-winning podcaster for The Chemo Files, hosts a workshop on podcasting Saturday, May 14, at Crossroads Camp and Retreat Center in Califon, N.J. It's all part of Triple R Weekend for Women, organized by NJ Tech Weekly contributor Laurie Petersen. Morristown startup attorney Carole White-Connor will also share legal tips for budding entrepreneurs. Learn more at https://triplerweekend.eventbrite.com

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The Breakfast Club NJ will be hosting "The Breakfast Club NJ - Monthly Networking Meeting" at 8AM on Saturday, May 14th at Days Hotel at 195 Route 18, East Brunswick. RSVP here. Price: $10.

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Code for Newark will be hosting "Intramural Coding Club: Full Stack JavaScript - Block II" at 10:15AM on Saturday, May 14th at Weequahic Park Fieldhouse at Dayton /Weequahic Park, Meeker Avenue, Newark. RSVP here. Price: $40.

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MakerBar will be hosting "Robotics Special Interest Group" at 7PM on Saturday, May 14th at MakerBar at 38 Jackson Street, 3rd Floor, Hoboken. RSVP here.

Tuesday, May 17

Serial Investor and Entrepreneur Mario Casabona will give a talk on Seed Financing and Valuation Tuesday May 17 at the Morris Tech Meetup, Fairleigh Dickinson University, The Orangerie at the Campus Library, 285 Madison Ave., Madison. RSVP here.

Wednesday, May 18

A program called "Fasten Your Seatbelts:VR is About to Get Real" is being presented by the NJ Strategic Design and Tech meetup Wednesday May 18 at Bell Works, 101 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel. "The sky is the limit for a whole new creative medium, and Entrepreneurs Matt and Tammy Laverty of Atomic Veggie Studios invite you to come out and explore the possibilities with the community." RSVP here.

Thursday, May 19

The New Jersey Tech Council is presenting its Health Tech Conference May 19 at the NJIT Campus Center, in Newark. "The NJ Tech Council's 6th annual HealthTech Conference will bring together senior-level healthcare professionals and entrepreneurs to learn about cutting-edge innovations and foster dynamic conversation addressing how healthcare is being redefined through technology." Register here. 

Friday, May 20

The NJ Tech Meetup is hosting a regional tech, innovation and music festival called Propeller, Friday, May 20. The event will feature a host of activities including entrepreneurship talks from some of the biggest names in the field. There will be virtual reality experiences, a drone racing competition and a chance to spend 10 minutes with a venture capitalist as well as startup pitches along with a competition hosted by Newark Venture Partners and Techstars. A concert will top off a productive and fun day. The event is expected to pull in more than 5,000 people from the region! Read more here. Register here.

Saturday, May 21

The Footprint to Wings organization, a 501c3 that wants us all to participate in helping society reach Zero Carbon will be holding the "Race to Zero Carbon 5K, 10K" and interactive festivities May 21 in Bridgewater. They will also have a walk through course that will help attendees understand all the ways that society can reach this goal. (For example the Wind Farm Play and the Divestment Play). More information can be found here.

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BDPA New Jersey is holding its 13th Annual Families in Technology Day @Rutgers Newark, Sat. May 21, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Newark, New Jersey.The Agenda includes Panel Discussion with prominent Educators & Entrepreneurs, 6 Informative STEM Workshops, Refurbished Laptop\Tablet Raffle (Note: Students grades 4-12 must submit an essay to qualify for raffle.Vendor Presentations, Giveaways and refreshments. . Register here.

Monday, May 23

UAS Innovation Forum presents “Innovation in a Field of Disruptive Technology’ featuring a presentation by Dr. Don Sebastian of the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII).




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