Events

 

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

Monday, September 26

Code for Newark will be hosting “Tech Talks in Military Park” at 6PM on Monday, September 26th at Military Park at Reading Room, Newark. RSVP here.

Tuesday, September 27

NJ Tech Meetup will be hosting “NJ Tech Meetup 76” at 6:30PM on Tuesday, September 27th at Babbio Center at Stevens Institute of Technology at 513 River Street, Hoboken. RSVP here. Price: $8.00.

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Princeton Tech Meetup will be hosting “Princeton Tech Meetup #45 w/ Edgar Choueiri” at 6:30PM on Tuesday, September 27th at Princeton Public Library (Community Room – 1st Floor) at 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton. RSVP here. Price: $5.00.

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New Jersey Linux User Group will be hosting “Our Monthly Linux User Group Meeting” at 7:30PM at Tuesday, September 27th at Panera Bread on Route 4, Paramus. RSVP here.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 28

Jersey Shore Tech will be hosting “NJ UX Web Design Boot Camp: Foundations of Web Design” at 9AM on Wednesday, September 28th at Cowerks at 619 Lake Ave, 3rd Floor, Asbury Park. RSVP here. Price: $200.

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Code for Newark will be hosting “Code for Newark Hacknight at Audible – Fall Launch” at 6:30PM on Wednesday, September 28th 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, September 28th at Summit Free Public Library at 75 Maple Street, Summit. RSVP here.

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North Jersey Drupal Meetup will be hosting “North Jersey Drupal Meetup” at7PM on Wednesday, September 28th at Advantage Business Media at 100 Enterprise Drive, Suite 600, Rockaway. RSVP here.

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Jeff Braverman of Nuts.com will be speaking at Scarlet Startups Wed. Sept. 28, 6:30 PM at the Rutgers Business School, 100 Rockefeller Rd. Piscataway, Room 2018."Jeff started Nuts.com (then NutsOnline.com) from his freshman dorm room in 1999.  After a 7 month stint at Blackstone, in 2003 he decided to build something real and joined his small, 74 year old family business.  From 4 employees and 100 products, Nuts.com today has 120+ employee and nearly 3,000 products."  RSVP here.

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NJEN is starting the season on September 28 with "What have I gotten myself into? The good, the bad, the ugly aspects of taking someone else's money." 5 to 7:30 PM at Edison Partners, 281 Witherspoon Street, Princeton. "Investors are like in-laws, once you sign up, you can’t fire them. What can you do to benefit from your investor’s experience, and avoid the investor/management disputes that have torpedoed many promising businesses? How do you make sure you and your investor have the same vision and goals? Our panel of experienced investors and entrepreneurs will bring you some lessons from the front lines. Did you ask the right questions and “vet” your investors as they were evaluating your business? How should you communicate with your new partner to ensure that you can both live happily ever after? Join us for a “happy hour” in Princeton and get the answers." Register here.

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NJIT is presenting TEDxNJIT 2016 focusing on Innovation & Collaboration. The independent TEDx event will feature leaders from business, academia and the arts exploring new modes of collaboration, celebrating art in the urban environment, social entrepreneurship, new media music and self awareness. Gerard Adams, known as The Millennial Mentor™ and co-founder of Fownders, a non-profit community of entrepreneurs in Newark;Newark Mayor Ras Baraka who is fostering new collaborations on downtown and neighborhood redevelopment, education initiatives and fighting crime;Ron Gold founder of LeanOnWe a startup company that focuses on delivering improved home care experience at a more affordable price; Dr. Tara Alvarez, NJIT professor of biomedical engineering who works on vision related research among others. Register here. 

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The Data Science + FinTech JC-NY meetup is hosting Sean Slotterback, speaking on Market Neurtral Portfolio Construction in Practice, Wednesday Sept. 28, 6:30 PM at the qplum office 185 Hudson St. , suite 1620, plaza 5, Jersey City. RSVP here.

 

Thursday Sept. 29

Brick City Tech is presenting "Connecting Your Product to the Right People w/Chinedu Echeruo, Founder, HopStop," Sept. 29, 2016 at 6PM at Newark Venture Partners, 1 Washington Place, Newark. Chinedu Echureo was able to build an app that allowed millions of urban dwellers to get from point A to B. Now, after the acquisition of HopStop, Echureo is focused on creating MVPs that scale by fine tuning the models that connect people to products. Echuero will speak to Anthony Frasier on building business models that work from Echuero's years of producing serial startups. This will be a live recording for the “Don’t Dumb Down Your Greatness” podcast and participants will be encouraged to ask both Peter and Chinendu about acquisitions and building businesses that scale." RSVP here.

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NJTC and NJIT are sponsoring a tech and communications industry forecast event Thursday Sept. 29, 4PM at Alliant Technologies, 360 Mt. Kimble Road, Morristown. “The fifth installment of the Council and NJIT's Information Communication and Technology(ICT) Forecast will gauge views of the info, tech, and communications industries from around the world. The program will highlight company growth and industry trends in ICT.”Register here.

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FUBAR Labs will be hosting “Open Hack Night” at 6:30PM on Thursday, September 29th at FUBAR Labs at 100 Jersey Avenue, Suite B-103, New Brunswick. RSVP here.

Friday, September 30

Central NJ Drupal Group will be hosting “Drupal drop-in and co-working” at 2PM on Friday, September 30th at Princeton University, Web Development Services at 693 Alexander Road, Princeton. RSVP here.

Friday Oct. 7

Asbury Agile is a friendly, informal, single-track conference for technology professionals & students held annually in Asbury Park, NJ. This year's event is at the brand newThe Asbury hotel on Friday, October 7th, 2016. Asbury Agile is less about agile methodology and more about being an agile, well rounded, nimble professional. Topics range across disciplines and the intimate event allows for open and informal discussions. Register here.

Thursday, Oct. 6

Drive Tech Sales with Digital PR.Join Jennifer Smiga and Shannon Winning of Marketing Rival and Marc Weinstein of Ascent Communications for a free workshop to learn how to produce digital content that attracts leads; track, measure and pivot marketing efforts to meet sales goals, attract top millennial talent, Thursday  Oct. 6, 8AM to 10AM at Bell Works, 101 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel NJ 07006. RSVP here.

Friday, Oct. 21

The Enterprise Development Center (EDC) is hosting its annual EDC Venture Summit on October 21 at 10am on the campus of New Jersey Institute of Technology. The EDC Venture Summit is an opportunity to receive warm intros to angels and VCs, hear Fireside Chats with prominent startup founders, and preview a showcase of EDC companies pushing boundaries in technology and the life sciences. Keynote & Fireside Chat Panelists include Alon Cohen, EVP and CTO of Phone.com, Keith Williams, CTO of Anthiem Ventures, Greg Olsen, GHO Ventures and Astronaut, and David S. Rose, Founder of Gust, Rose Tech Ventures, Author, and TED Talk SpeakerRSVP here.

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Thursday, Oct. 27

Join Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences to celebrate 50 years of Computer Science at Rutgers. Talks and a panel discussion on the future of computer science will take place. the meeting takes place Thursday, Oct. 27, 8AM to 6PM at the CoRE Building, 96 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway on the Busch Campus. Register here.

Friday, October 28

Calculus is a roadblock to STEM education. Many of the students who take it, find it difficult to understand. Not making good grades in it keeps them from going into higher level STEM fields. Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken, NJ) is hosting the “First Annual Conference: Reimagining Calculus Education” on Friday, October 28, 2016.  The conference will focus on improving the success rate of calculus students (high school and college level) through innovative teaching and learning strategies .  The conference line-up features such speaker notables as Deborah Hughes Hallett (Harvard University, University of Arizona), Alexei Miasnikov (Stevens Institute of Technology), Jan Reimann (Pennsylvania State University), Adrian Sannier (Arizona State University), Bart Snapp (Ohio State University) and Stephen Wang (Rice University). More information and register here.

Friday-Sunday, October 28-30

Gamecon Game and Arts conference is coming to Tropicana Resort and Casino, Atlantic City, Oct. 28-30, 2016. It is specifically designed for indie developers and their fans. The organizers say that Gamecon is the only conference of its kind, combining B2B networking and educational opportunities with entertainment and public feedback. The event takes place Friday Oct. 28, and Saturday and Sunday Oct. 29 & 30. Potential indie exhibitors can register here.  For industry passes register here.

Nov. 3-5


The 7th Annual Conference on High Frequency Finance and Data Analytics (HF2016) will be held November 3-5, 2016 at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. The HF2016 Conference will focus on sharing the latest research and model applications for data sampled with high frequency.  This three-day conference will gather key thought leaders from academia, industry and government from across the globe in the areas of mathematical finance, financial engineering, quantitative finance, stochastic processes and applications and more.  Information and registration here.


November 16

Pharma Blockchain Bootcamp takes place Wednesday, Nov. 16, 7:30AM to 5:30 PM at the NJ Convention and Expo Center in Edison. Say the organizers: “Blockchain technology has gained recognition as one of the most disruptive technologies in the industrial world with the potential of redefining how businesses will operate the same way the internet changed it more than 30 years ago. At this critical one-day learning seminar, bio/pharmaceutical professionals (tech + business) will uncover the key areas where blockchain applications could have a significant impact in securing, managing and leveraging the deluge of data throughout the enterprise from R&D to clinical to commercialization. Key issues to be addressed: what exactly is blockchain and why is it considered a disruptive innovation; where and why in the enterprise is pharma ripe for blockchain applications; the hidden business rewards that would be exposed; the legal and regulatory considerations with implementation, and much more.” Register here.




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