Events

 

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

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Each Wednesday The LaunchNJ Entrpreneurial Tech Hub holds a breakfast club at Panera Bread at 8 Am, Morris Street near the Train Station, in Morristown NJ The goal is to have a casual place for entrepreneurs to get feedback, network and share ideas. RSVP here.

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The New Jersey Linux User Group Meets the last Tuesday of the month from 7PM to 10PM at  Panera Bread, Rt. 4, Paramus, NJ. RSVP here.

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SharePoint Saturday NJ 2014 is a FREE one-day event Saturday Sept. 20 featuring sessions from Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs), Microsoft Most Valued Professionals (MVPs), and other influential SharePoint professionals. The event will be held at Rutgers University Busch Campus Center, Piscataway, NJ, 604 Bartholomew Rd, Piscataway Township, NJ 08854. Register here.

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Lean Startup Machine is coming to JuiceTank in Somerset New Jersey Sept 19 to 21. Learn to validate your Minimum Viable Product. Registration here. Commit early and get early bird pricing.

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A number of meetup groups from New Jersey will be meeting at the Robot Arm Hockey booth to compete in games at Maker Faire in New York on Sept. 20. "Pro Tip: Move in day is on Friday between 10 AM - 7 PM. If you camp outside you can probably get a free ticket by helping a team get a booth setup." More info about Maker Faire here and about the New Hardware meetup here.

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The Princeton Tech Meetup Monday Sept. 22 at 6:45 PM will feature Luna Vega who will speak about going global no matter what size your company is. "There are many misconceptions about what it means to go global and with it many lost opportunities. Startups can buld momentum by focusing on their international presence early on." The meeting takes place at the Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St., Princeton, NJ. RSVP here.

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NJConnect is holding a meeting called Amazing Design Through Empathy, 6 PM Tuesday Sept. 23, 2014 at Red 3 Broad Street, Red Bank. "The differnece between a good product and an amazing one is one thing: Empathy. Developing an understanding of your users that is so deep that you can feel what they feel." David Spira  Senior Experience Analyst for Phase2 Technology will speak. RSVP here.

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Raritan Valley Startups and Entrepreneurs is presenting a meetup called Stacking the Deck--Cards are the future of digital media, Wed. Sept. 24, 2014 at Juniper Networks OpenLab, 200 Somerset Corporate Boulevard Suite 4001, Bridgewater, NJ. Chris Tse founder of CardStack will speak. RSVP here.

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The NJ Tech Meetup along with Senator Cory A. Booker, Tigerlabs, and Techlaunch are co-hosting a pitch-off event where we'll highlight some of New Jersey’s most innovative startups and entrepreneurs. New Jersey is home to a robust and growing startup community that make significant contributions to the state’s economy. 

"Join us for this pitch-off where we'll showcase NJ startups before an expert panel of investors and tech leaders.  The event will also provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs to connect with other innovators and business leaders across New Jersey." RSVP here.

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Microsoft Mobile Application Developers will feature Build Your First Mobile App in One Hour with Microsoft App Studio, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 6 PM at Microsoft's New Jersey Office in Iselin, 101 Wood Ave South, Metro Park. 101, Suite 900, Iselin. RSVP here.

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On Tuesday Sept 25, 7 PM Jersey Shore Tech will be presenting JST #46 Harness the Cloud: A simple framework for leveraging AWS to get millions of things done quickly. Tim Boisvert director of technology at Ashe Avenue (Brooklyn) will speak. The meeting takes place at Cowerks 619 Lake Ave, 3rd Floor, Asbury Park, NJ RSVP here.

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Also on SaturdaySeptember 27th - 9am to 6pm  and SundaySeptember 28 st - 10am to 5:30pm What Are Minds For, Inc. presents its 1st Annual "Voice Control Hackathon." At this two-day weekend event, you will be provided an introduction, education, and code for how to use the Vognition natural language voice control API. The Voice Control Hackathon will be held at Lam Cloud (Exit 8 on the NJ Turnpike). $20 admission includes event entry, breakfast, and lunch. Participants have the chance to win prizes. Spots are limited! Pre-register today by clicking here! This date was changed from its original date.

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Montclair Entrepreneurs will present The Do-It-Yourself Economy, featuring David Branciaccio, NPR's Marketplace Morning Report host. The meeting takes place Sept 30, 6 Pm to 8:30 PM at Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ. The DIY economy ranges from the highly skilled contract worker who wants to maintain a life of flexibility while pulling in a paycheck to the Uber drivers and Airbnb hosts who want to make some extra bucks while sharing their cars and homes. As more people eschew the corporate world and create their own jobs, what are the opportunities offered by a DIY economy? Panelists include Jeff Wald, cofounder World Market and Marc De Vinck, professor Practice in Creativity, Lehigh. RSVP here.

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There's a new meetup --organized by Travis and Malcolm Kahn-- called Industry Networks which connects technology hubs from around the world with specific industry verticals. The first meetup, focused on the Energy Industry, will be held at NJIT Thursday Oct. 2  6:30 PM and will be entitled Crowdfunding's role in the future of technololgy innovation. The presentation will involve David S Rose, leading angel investor and Ryan Feit, Cofounder and CEO of SeedInvest. $15 before the event RSVP here.

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The Asbury Agile conference in Asbury Park is always a great gathering of enthusiastic agile developers and those who want to learn more about the process. Speakers are always engaging and the event always sells out. This year's event will take place Friday Oct. 3, from 9 AM to 5 PM at Porta, 911 Kingsley St. Asbury Park. Check out their website and register here.

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The October 7 Morris Tech meetup at FDU will host author/entrepreneur Greg Slamowitz, who sold Ambrose for $200 million from a $95K investment. The meeting takes place at 6:30 PM at the Fairleigh Dickinson University Orangie at the Campus Library, 285 Madison Ave, Madison NJ. RSVP here.

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NJTC is presenting its C-Level Leadership Summit, a forum of executives to meet with their peers in a closed session to share insights that can help them reflect on their roles as leaders. The summit --Oct. 7 from 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM will take place at EisnerAmper Conference Center, 111 wood Ave South, 10th floor, Iselin NJ. and will include a keynote from David B. Kinitsky, senior director at SecondMarket and a General Manger of the Bitcoin Investment Trust. There will be a roundtable as well. Full conference registration is $185 for members $350 for non-members. Other options available.  Information and Register here.

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The NJ Hadoop and Big Data meetup will present Apache Ambari and Slider--deployment & Resource managment Tuesday Oct. 7, 7PM at 35 Quakerbridge Rd. #1400, IBIS Office Plaza, Hamilton Township. RSVP here.

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NJConnect's October Meetup is How to Get Your Website Ranked. The meeting takes place Tuesday Oct. 21, 6PM at RED, 3 Broad Street, Red Bank. Jeanine Krzyzanowski, Director of Link Building Strategy at Teknicks, an SEO inbound marketing agency located in Bay Head, NJ will speak. Krzyzanowski will cover search engine optimization (SEO) basics and techniques to improve visibility within the top search engines, especially Google and Bing. She’ll review all areas of SEO, including: how to identify keywords that drive qualified traffic, on-page optimization best practices, and how to build quality links.  RSVP here.




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