Volunteer Tech Coach Orientation
submitted by Kyle Mabb
Want to use your tech skills to help others? You can make a difference teaching one-on-one as a Volunteer Tech Coach!
DOROT is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to alleviate social isolation and provide concrete services to older adults. Through our new One-to-One Technology Coaching Program, Tech Coaches help older adults learn computer, tablet, or smartphone skills.
Interested in learning more? Fill out our interest form at www.dorotusa.org/techcoachform or contact email@example.com://www.dorotusa.org/techcoachform
Call for NYC Open Data Volunteers
submitted by Adrienne Schmoeker
The NYC Open Data Team is looking for 10-15 volunteers to become NYC Open Data Queens Borough Ambassadors from August - November 2019 as a part of a pilot programming initiative called Data Counts in partnership with the Queens Public Library and civic technology nonprofit BetaNYC. Apply by next Tuesday July 16th via this form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9Y5TX5N
Click the link for more information!https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9Y5TX5N
Amazon & Magic Leap: brunchwork After Hours
submitted by Alyssa
You're invited to an unforgettable dinner with Amazon Director of Growth Strategy Ganesh Kumar and Magic Leap Vice President, Health and Fitness Business Unit Jennifer Esposito. Enjoy an intimate conversation with Jennifer... an audience challenge, and curated connections over a healthy meal.https://brunchwork.com/next-event/?eb_event_id=63481064573
TRAVEL FOUNDERS BREAKFAST
submitted by Vlad Nabat
Getting your travel startup off the ground? You are not alone!
Expand your network and share insights with other serious travel founders over coffee at this monthly gathering at the Voyager Clubhouse. We will talk about everything from concept to seed stage and jumpstart partnerships with like-minded travel startup trailblazers.
How to Garner Multiple Product Management Offers in 6 Weeks
submitted by Stella Kim
Summer 2019 is about to leave us, but there is still time for you to land the Product Manager job of your dreams. We are going to be going through everyone's job hunting roadmap and determining what are your main blockers to move forward with the position you know you deserve.http://bit.ly/31zH5Ak
submitted by Marcos Dinnerstein
Come hear NY State Representative Carolyn Maloney talk about the status of marijuana legalization in New York State.
Also speaking that evening with be Dr. Eric Hollander, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences & Director of Autism and Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Program and Anxiety and Depression Program, Montefiore Medical Center.
These are well run, informative events.https://cannagather.com/august2019
Building a Social Impact Startup
submitted by Danny Garcia
Join us on August 21 as we highlight mission-driven entrepreneurs who are prioritizing social impact, helping people in need, and solving the biggest global challenges. We’ll hear from Michael Faye (Co-founder & President of GiveDirectly), Dave Bolotsky (Founder & CEO of UncommonGoods), Maggie Hureau (Head of Social Impact at Harry’s) and Kendra Peavy, VP of Global Commst at S’well) on what makes developing a mission-driven startup different from other startups.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/building-a-social-impact-startup-tickets-67933275255?aff=newsletters
8/26: Author Nir Eyal on Working Through Distractions With Super-Focus
submitted by Products That Count
Products That Count is a network of product managers and innovators. If you want to be the first to hear about new programs, sign up for our newsletter at productsthatcount.com
Venue Details: Digital Ocean, 101 6th Avenue, New York 10013, United States.
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
Category: Classes / Courses | Professional Training | Meetup & Networking | Startups.
Early Bird: USD 23.05,
General: USD 28.38.
Is the Way You're Designing Conversational Voice Interfaces Designed to Fail?
submitted by Quinn
We feature two expert speakers on conversational voice for this event, Mark Webster from Adobe and Rebecca Evanhoe from Amazon.
The majority of voice interfaces are experienced as assistants whose goal is to appear as “human” as possible. Siri, Alexa, and Cortana all have names, genders, and the same inflections and intonations as real people. They even tell us jokes. As creators, we’re approaching voice experiences as conversational, and we talk of voice being a “natural” medium, liberated from
Getting Users & Growing Your Mobile Startup with Vaidhy Murti, Co-Founder/CEO Wit + Friendsy
submitted by Malhar Khandare
We’re super excited to be chatting with Vaidhy Murti, Co-Founder+CEO @ Friendsy & Wit. In our fireside chat with Vaidhy we’ll be deep diving into everything Friendsy (how he built the app and what went into making 3 million matches, 100K MAU, and 300K total users). We'll also chat about future of social networking & short-form content
6:00 - 6:15: Networking and Refreshments
6:15 - 6:45: Fireside chat with Vaidhy Murti
6:45 - 7:15: Moderated Q&A
7:15 - 7:30: Closing and Networking
DigiMarCon New Zealand 2019 - Digital Marketing Conference
submitted by DigiMarCon New Zealand
DigiMarCon New Zealand 2019 Digital Marketing Conference & Exhibition will be held from August 28th to 29th, 2019 at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia. Whatever your goal is; reinforcing customer loyalty, improving lead generation, increasing sales, or driving stronger consumer engagement, the DigiMarCon New Zealand 2019 line up has been specifically designed to help you develop your audience.https://digimarconnewzealand.co.nz
TRAVEL STARTUP HAPPY HOUR
submitted by Vlad Nabat
Connect with like-minded travel innovators.
Voyager HQ is hosting the monthly Travel Startup Happy Hour dedicated to entrepreneurs and enthusiasts in the travel industry.
Thanks to our sponsors BREX & Fareportal for making it happen!
submitted by Kezia Paghunie
HACKtheMACHINE is where people from all walks of life—from software engineers to graphic designers, from students to start-up CEOs—help the Navy solve its foremost cybersecurity problems. At HACKtheMACHINE, participants work alongside military and government personnel to solve interesting and complex challenges the Navy faces.
**Cash prizes up to $30,000 per track for participants who produce key insights or solutions. Potential for jobs and follow-on work for individuals and teams**
Ai Tech Summit
submitted by Mareme Dieng
To accelerate developments within the artificial intelligence and robotics industry, the Global Startup Ecosystem will be hosting the 2nd annual Ai Tech Summit on September 12, 2019.
The Ai Tech Summit is the world’s most exclusive event featuring Ai tech investors, entrepreneurs and influencers coming together to address the world’s greatest challenges via Ai technology. The summit also serves to teach fundamentals of Ai technology, leading applications of Ai, and startup development
The Neuroscience of Digital Distractions
submitted by Richard Koch
The best-selling “Neuroscience of Digital Distractions" TEDx-style talk is coming to NYC for the very FIRST time!
In this entertaining and insightful talk, TEDx speaker and Mobile World Congress' keynote speaker, Dr. Anastasia Dedyukhina, explores how the internet is changing our brain. Quoting the latest neuroscience research, she explains why our devices are so irresistible, how digital distractions prevent us from innovative thinking, and lastly provides practical tips to stay focused.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/neuroscience-of-digital-distractions-nyc-a-talk-by-a-tedx-speaker-tickets-68336605627?aff=bklyncommons
dLAW Summit: Disruptive Innovations in Legal Services
submitted by Robert Candiano
No industry is immune to the impacts of Digital Transformation. Legal has probably been the slowest at adopting technology and transforming the way they do business, but that is now changing. In-house counsel are now looking at how they can automate processes to help other departments as well as to better save money; while law firms are trying to add additional services and become proficient in technologies to become more effective and efficient to be able to win the business.http://go.evvnt.com/461122-0?pid=4609
DATAx New York
submitted by Evvnt Promotion
DATAx New York is a cross-industry event for business leaders, strategists, and practitioners looking for best practices and strategic insights to help increase business growth and gain marketplace advantage.
DATAx provides a unique blend of data-focused content tailored to help you find real-world solutions to common challenges.http://go.evvnt.com/441398-0?pid=4609
DigiMarCon World 2019 - Digital Marketing Conference
submitted by DigiMarCon
DigiMarCon World 2019 is your chance to ...
- Hear from some of the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry.
- Gain insight into emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, and best practices to move your business to the next level.
- Network with thought leaders, collaborate with your peers and build your network in a beautiful atmosphere.
DigiMarCon World 2019 Digital Marketing Conference & Exhibition will be held Online from November 19https://digimarconworld.com
Small Business Expo 2019 - BROOKLYN (November 20, 2019)
submitted by evvnt Platform
Small Business Expo is America's BIGGEST Business to Business Trade Show, Conference and Networking Event for Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, Start-Ups and anyone that works for a Small Business or who is inspired to start their own Business.
Small Business Expo has been recognized four years in a row as an Inc 5000 fastest-growing privately held company celebrating its Eleventh Year Anniversary.http://go.evvnt.com/395461-2?pid=4609
4th Annual Blockchain Opportunity Summit
submitted by Bryon Main
At the Blockchain Opportunity Summit, you will learn from and connect with the innovators who have withstood the storm of speculation to continue building truly transformative solutions. You will leave this event with the network and understanding needed to make your own business more secure, transparent and efficient with blockchain integrated into your emerging tech strategy.https://go.evvnt.com/479341-0?pid=4609