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

Friday Oct. 21 to Sunday Oct. 23

The Bloomfield College Game Dev Club is hosting a Game Jam Friday Oct. 21 to Sunday Oct. 23and have invited the Art & Tech Collective community to join them. Join us for a full weekend of non stop game design and development. The event will be held at the new Center for Technology + Creativity, 197 Liberty Street, Bloomfield. RSVP here.

Saturday October 22 to Sunday October 23

GDG North Jersey has teamed with The Ideas Maker and Rutgers Newark to host a 2-day Hackathon at Rutgers Newark based on the the new Google Cloud Machine Learning API. You'll work with the Cloud Vision API and the Cloud Speech API. The Cloud Vision API, which enables developers to programmatically analyze the contents of an image by leveraging powerful machine learning models through a simple REST API.  "It quickly classifies images into thousands of categories (e.g. "sailboat", "Eiffel Tower"), detects individual objects and faces within images, and finds and reads printed words contained within images."The Cloud Speech API, which "enables you to convert audio to text by applying neural network models in an easy to use API. The API recognizes over 80 languages and variants, to support your global user base. You can transcribe the text of users dictating to an application’s microphone or enable command-and-control through voice among many other use cases." RSVP here.

Sunday, October 23

FUBAR Labs will be hosting “FUBACON 2016: Rise of the Primitive Bots! Competition Begins!” at 3PM on Sunday, October 23rd at FUBAR Labs at 100 Jersey Avenue, Suite B-103, New Brunswick. RSVP here.

Monday, October 24

The Jersey City Tech Meetup will hear about the future of apps with AppMakr CEO Jay Shapiro, Monday Oct. 24, 6:30 PM at Indiegrove, 121 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ. Register here.

Tuesday, October 25

New Jersey Linux User Group will be hosting ”Our Monthly Linux user Group Meeting…” at 7:30PM on Tuesday, October 25th at Panera Bread, Route 4, Paramus. RSVP here.

Wednesday Oct. 26

Scarlet Startups presents "What I learned from the $3 billion Jet Sale Plus Other Stories of Unicorns," Wednesday Oct. 26, 6:30 PM at Rutgers Business School 100 Rockafeller Rd, Piscataway, NJ. Brett Topche is a co-founder and Managing Director at Red & Blue Ventures, where he invests in IT companies from the University of Pennsylvania ecosystem. RSVP here.


Stevens Institute of Technology is holding a talk called "Closing the Threat Gap: Executive Perspectives on the Cybersecurity Landscape,"Oct. 26, 3:30 to 6 p.m at Babbio Center 122. Dr. Larry Ponemon, of the Ponemon Institute, and Mark Lobel, a PricewaterhouseCoopers executive, discuss the challenges facing decision-makers at companies in every industry. RSVP here.


Jersey Shore Tech will be hosting “NJ UX Web Design Bootcamp: User Experience for Beginners” at 9AM on Wednesday, October 26th at Cowerks at 619 Lake Avenue, 3rd Floor, Asbury Park.  Register here.


Venture Hub of The Burlington County Library System will be hosting “Small Business: Taxes, Registration, & Reporting” at 1PM on Wednesday, October 26th at Burlington County Library at 5 Pioneer Boulevard, Westampton. RSVP here.


Code for Newark will be hosting “Code for Newark Hacknight at Audible – Fall Launch” at 6:30PM on Wednesday, October 26th at Audible Inc at 1 Washington Place, Newark. RSVP here.


Data Science + FinTech JC-NY will be hosting “Fundamentals of Deep Learning with Neural Networks – Jon Krohn” at 6:30PM on Wednesday, October 26th at QPlum Office at 185 Hudsons Street, Suite 1620, Plaza 5, Jersey City. RSVP here.


Pluralsight Web Tech Classes @ The Summit Public Library will be hosting “WebApps with AngularJS” at 6:45PM on Wednesday, October 26th at Summit Free Public Library at 75 Maple Street, Summit. RSVP here.

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.



Google Developer Group: North Jersey will be hosting “Codelab: Basic Android Accessibility” at 5:45PM on Thursday, October 27th at IDT 20 Atlantic Street, Newark. RSVP here. Fill out this form.


FUBAR Labs will be hosting “Open Hack Night” at 6:30PM on Thursday, October 27th at FUBAR Labs at 100 Jersey Avenue, Suite B-103, New Brunswick. RSVP here.


NJ Hadoop – Big Data will be hosting “Hands-on Workshop – Scala Programming + Data Pipeline Project” at 6:30PM on Thursday, October 27th. No Location Listed. RSVP here.


MakerBar will be hosting “Node Night: Learn About JavaScript” at 7PM on Thursday, October 27th at MakerBar at 38 Jackson Street, 3rd Floor, Hoboken. RSVP here.


FUBAR Labs will be hosting “Intro to IOT using ESP8266 & Ardunio – 3 Week Course” at 7:30PM on Thursday, October 27th at FUBAR Labs at 100 Jersey Avenue, Suite B-103, New Brunswick.  Price: $45.00. RSVP 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.


Central NJ Drupal Group will be hosting “Drupal Drop-in and Co-working” at 2PM on Friday, October 28th at Princeton University, Web Development Services at 693 Alexander Road, Princeton. RSVP 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.

Saturday Oct. 29

Kaggle Princeton will be hosting “Come join us to participate in Kaggle competitions” at 2PM on Saturday, October 29th at Tigerlabs at 252 Nassau Street, Princeton. RSVP here. Price: $2.00.

Wednesday, Nov. 2

NJBIA will be hosting New Jersey’s second annual Innovation Summit from 8:30 AM to 2PM at Princeton University Plasma Physics Laboratory 100 Stellarator Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540. The half day event will bring together thought leaders and feature both successful venture capitalists and internationally recognized CEOs who will tell their story on what it takes to cultivate innovation in your business.This Summit, built for both local startups and legacy corporations, will also highlight the resources our state’s six research universities and state and local government have to offer. Register here.


The Newark Tech Summit takes place Nov. 2, 4PM to 7PM at 2 Gateway, Newark,."Join the pioneers of Newark's technology renaissance, from leaders in infrastructure to international tech giants, for the first annual trade show and happy hour with some of the region's best and brightest." Keynotes from Seth Wainer, Chief Information Officer of the City of Newark and Dan Borok, Managing Partner of Newark Venture Partners. 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.

Wednesday, November 9

On November 9, the New jersey Entrepreneurial Network is presenting "Innovation, collaboration and business supports form New jersey's Universities" including case studies from NJIT, Princeton, Rutgers and Stevens. The meeting takes place at the NJIT Campus, Eberhart Hall, Newark NJ from noon to 3PM. RSVP 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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