Events

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Tech and Entrepreneurship Industry Week Event: Tuesday April 22 at 1 PM: The New Jersey Innovation Institutes will be launching at NJIT Newark. This is an industry facing "surrogate" to NJIT with a mission to address an industry led agenda for research, education and problem solving. Sen. Cory Booker to present along with  Panasonic chairman and CEO Joseph Taylor. RSVP here.

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Tech and Entrepreneurship Industry Week Event: Tuesday April 22: In Lake Hiawatha, score volunteers will discuss the basics of entreprenership and their "weEntrepreneurs" program and how it is making cowroking spaces and resources at libraries available to aspiring entreprenerus. 7 PM, Lake Hiawatha Library, 68 Nokomis Ave, Lake Hiawatha. Register here.

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Be part of the launch of the New Jersey Big Data Alliance (a consortium of NJ’s institutions of higher education focused on addressing the challenges posed by the deluge of digital data.. i.e. “Big Data”) at the “Partners in Big Data: Pathways to Transformative Innovation in New Jersey” symposium to be held April 23rd 8: 15 to  5 PM at Rutgers University in Piscataway, New Jersey. Come network with industry, government and academic thought-leaders and learn about the latest opportunities and challenges in Big Data, workforce trends, and how to thrive in the “Big Data Era.”There is more information and registration here.

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Princeton Tech Meetup added Design Thinking --Building your Creative Confidence --30 Years of Innovation at IDEO for Wed. April 23. The meeting takes place at McCosh50, intersection of Washington Road and Nassau Street, 4Pm to 6PM. Speakers are; Tom Kelley & Tim Brown - Derek Lidow Moderating. RSVP here.

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Tech and Entrepreneurship Industry Week Event: Wednesday April 23, at JuiceTank in Somerset there will be a discussion on The Job Landscape in 2014, Trends in Hi-Tech Hiring, 6PM, 220 Davidson Ave, Somerset. Career coaches, HR professionals and tech companies will discuss trends in tech hiring. etc. RSVP here.

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On Wednesday April 23rd Raritan Valley Startups and Entrepreneurs is presenting Launching NJ Startups. Learn about a special event being held at Drew University and about Enactus RVCC, a student run entrepreneurial group. The meeting which takes place at Raritan Valley Community College Route 28, North Branch, NJ starts at 6:30PM with networking. RSVP here.

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On Wednesday April 23, Stantt will talk at Launch NJ about How We raised $120,195 on Kickstarter. The meeting is taking place at JuiceTank, 220 Davidson Ave, Somerset NJ. at 6:30 PM for networking, 7 PM for presentation. RSVP here.

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NJ Tech Meetup and The Hatchery present HATCH MATCH 2014 an investor speed dating event. Hatch Match says: We've been bringing investors and entrepreneurs together for the last 5 years through Hatch Match. It's an easy way for meetings and companies to exchange. There's networking and access to a whole network at your choosing.Join us for an evening of facilitated networking with New York’s leading tech investors. Thursday April 24 from 5PM to 8:30 PM at the Howe Center, Stevens Institute of Technology, 8th and Hudson Streets, Hoboken. Register here.

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On April 24 at 3 PM , The NJTC will host a tour of the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab, 1000 Stellarator road, Princeton NJ. thi is a world-class fusion energy research lab operated by the Department of Energy. No charge to NJTC members, but $30 for non members. Register here.

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Tigerlabs is presenting Digital Health Innovation in Context 2014, an all-day conference to be held at the Westin Forrestal Village in Princeton, Thursday April 24."As traditional business lines dry up, digital health and the lean startup movement are emerging as high growth packs to success. But innovation isn't easy. The conference will tackle the topic of digital innovation in health. RSVP here.

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Tech and Entrepreneurship Industry Week Event: Thursday, April 24. Workshop on Technology Business Startups will take place at The Enterprise Center, Burlington County College, 3331 Rt. 38, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054. The panel will discuss industry trends, public and private resources available to entrepreneurs and small businesses. Attendees can meet reps from the NJ Small Business Development Center at Rutgers, the Business incubators at Bulington County college and more. RSVP here.

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Tech and Entrepreneurship Industry Week Event: Thursday April 24, the 2014 Innovation Conference: Counterfeiting - Protecting the Supply Chain will take place from 7:15–9:15 a.m., Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall (Mansion), Fairleigh Dickinson University's College at Florham, 285 Madison Avenue, Madison. RSVP here.

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Tech and Entrepreneurship Industry Event: The Second Annual New Jersey Business Incubation Network Awards Event will take place Friday April 25, 11 AM – 2PM., The Rutgers EcoComplex, 1200 Florence-Columbus Rd., Bordentown. The New Jersey Business Incubation Network will be recognizing emerging companies and entrepreneurs that are making contributions to New Jersey’s economic growth. Thomas Bracken, President and CEO of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, will speak. Winning companies will have display tables for guests to visit. Attendance is free but RSVP is required by April 18. To Register: http://bit.ly/14BINAwards

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Cowerks and The Jersey Shore Tech Meetup are hosting Building Killer Websites with Drupal (Introductin to Site Building) Saturday April 26, 3PM to 5PM, at 619 Lake Ave, Asbury Park, NJ. This intro course is for anyone who wants to start making websites with Drupal including web designers, web developers marketing professionals and business owners. RSVP here.

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The NJ Hadoop meetup is featuring Secure Big Data ingestion to visualization --Dataguise, Tuesday April 29 at 7PM. The event takes place at 3525 Quakerbridge Road, #1400 IBIS Office Plaza, Suite 1400, Hamilton Township, NJ. RSVP here

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On April 29, the NJ chapter of 85 Broads will be presenting Career Insights from Women in Science,Technology, Entrepreneurship and more at the Montclair State University Student Center. "Hear about the value of networking from Ally McDonald, Global President of 85 Broads and a panel of successful women as they share key their stories success factors. $20 for 85 Broads members, non members $25. RSVP here.

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The Stevens Innovation Expo 2014 takes place Wednesday April 30, 2014, at the Stevens Campus, Hoboken, 8:30 Am to 4:30 PM. This is an annual,one-day campus wide event that displays the accomplishments fo both faculty and students. There will also be lectures by Provost of the University of Delaware, Dr. Domenico Grasso, about the “The Future of the American Research University” and a presentation by Stevens Board of Trustee Member Thomas H. Scholl,  featuring notable visiting entrepreneurs and executives who have started successful businesses or improved the financial performance of existing companies. Register here.

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Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Center for Cybersecurity and Information Assurance (CCIA) is pleased to announce its Second Annual Symposium on Cybersecurity & IA to be held on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 in Lenfell Hall, The Mansion of the Madison Campus. This year’s theme is Education and how academic institutions can partner to cultivate a strategic education pipeline. The forum will feature distinguished speakers offering a life-cycle spectrum of Cybersecurity & IA from primary through post-secondary education and beyond.Keynoting will be, Casey W. O’Brien, Director and Principal Investigator of the NSF-sponsored National CyberWatch Center. More information and register here.

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LOPSA-East is a regional sys admin conference in New Brunswick NJ, May 2-3, 2014.  Two days of training on a diverse range of topics plus community-selected talks on everything from DevOps to Time Management. Details available here. Register here.

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This year the Drew University Business Studies program is partnering with LaunchNJ (Formerly the Madison Tech Meetup) , an organization dedicated to helping build a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem in New Jersey, to explore the state of starting up in the Garden State. LaunchNJ mini-conference on Saturday May 3, 2014will run with Drew's Business Leadership Conference and will feature panels and a startup pitch competition. Keynoting will be Justin Marcucci of Nickelfish, an interactive digital agency. For more information and to RSVP, see this website.

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Cowerks is presenting an intro to 3D scanning and printing workshop Saturday May 3 from 9AM to 11AM at 619 Lake Ave Asbury Park. RSVP here.
 
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The Jersey Shore Tech Meetup is holding an Introduction to Video Game Development at Cowerks, 619 Lake Ave, 3rd Floor, Asbury Park, NJ. The course will cover Making a Game from Start to Finish, Saturday May 3 from 11:30AM to 1:30 PM. The course outline is here. Register here.
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TEDxNavesink 2014 will take place May 10 at Two River Theater in Red Bank. The theme will be At Play, and there will be plenty of tech-related discussion. "Don't be fooled by the title, we're not talking about kids here. Play as we're looking at it, isn't for children. We want to know how play sparks innovation." Buy tickets here.

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The NJ News Commons and Hack Jersey are proud to present an Open Data NJ summit on May 15, 2014, to get journalists, watchdogs, citizens activists and government officials to work together to make data about the state universally accessible. The meeting will take place at Montclair State University, University Hall Room 1070. Registration is free. Sign up here

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The First Town Hall meeting of the Launch NJ Life Sciences Hub will meet 6PM Monday May 19 at the Morris County Library in Whippany. The inaugural meeting will help flesh out the goals and needs of the group. RSVP here.

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The Morris Tech Meetup at FDU will feature Simon Khalaf, CEO of Flurry Inc. Khalaf grew Flurry to a footprint of 1.2 billion devices per month generating more than 3 terabytes of data. The meeting takes place Tuesday May 20 at 6:30 PM at Fairleigh Dickinson University--THE ORANGERIE at the Campus Library, 285 Madison Ave., Madison NJ. RSVP here.

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The NJTC FinTech Conference will take place June 3, 2014 at Harborside, Jersey City. The theme will be a tale of two perspectives, Wall Street and Main street. Fintech companies apply tech innovation to financial services and products and the industry is growing in the region. Register here. members, $125, non-members $250.

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On June 3 at 6:30 PM the Morris Tech Meetup at FDU will feature Mike Michalowicz, MSNBC host, author and entrepreneur. Michalowicz is author of the Pumpkin Plan and the Toilet Paper Entrepreneur. He is MSNBC's business makeover expert. The meeting takes place at Fairleigh Dickinson University, the ORANGERIE at the Campus Library, 285 Madison Ave. Madison NJ RSVP here.

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The NJTC will be holding its annual CFO Awards Breakfast on June 12, 2014, honoring the contributions of leading CFOs and Investors. The meeting takes place at Forsgate Country Club, 375 Forsgate Drive, Monroe Township, NJ 08831. Keynoting will be Tom Edwards, CFO of Fieldview Solutions. Register here.

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On June 25, 2 PM to 7 PM, the New Jersey Tech Council will present its Mobile Apps Forum at the Friend Center at Princeton University, corner of Williams and Olden, Princeton. Says NJTC: Building applications for wireless, mobile Internet and broadband services is one of the most exciting areas of development in the technology arena. The New Jersey Technology Council looks to foster this innovation in the region so developers, entrepreneurs, market leaders and investors, can come together to discuss strategic direction, showcase and share their ideas and connect with resources and partners. We will present some of the best applications in development in the US.
Click here to access the Call for Submissions for the Mobile Apps Forum.
Click here to access the Call for Submissions for the Student Category (High School or Undergraduate). RSVP here.




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