Hacktober: Girl Develop It NYC's 2nd Annual Hackathon
submitted by Katie Zwick
Hacktober is a one day event for all skill levels to work in groups on projects with the added bonus of skill-building workshops attendees can sign up for. This is a great opportunity to try out a hackathon, learn new skills and work on exciting projects with support from mentors and other GDI members.https://girldevelopit.ticketleap.com/gdi-nyc-hacktober/
How to Answer the Data Science Questions of the Product Manager Interview
submitted by Stella Kim
For those of us that are looking to transition into Product Manager position without a Technology background, answering Data Science questions can be seemingly impossible. In fact, our data indicate that these are the third most important questions for you to know during a PM interview.https://bit.ly/2MEgw9Y
NASA Space Apps Challenge
submitted by Joseph Spens
In 2012, New York City became a founding site for NASA's Space Apps Challenge, a worldwide hackathon that has enabled historic global collaboration between volunteers, private companies, NGOs, and government agencies. In 2017 over 25,000 people participated all over the world from 187 locations in 69 countries building 1,300 projects. Since its founding, our Space Apps NYC team has locally organized six hackathons and three conferences, and has hosted NASA's global mainstage two years in a row.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nasa-space-apps-challenge-2018-tickets-45803783349
Future of Care 2018
submitted by Nathan Liu
Featuring talks by CEOs of Celmatix, CityMD, and COTA Healthcare, Future of Care provide a prestigious platform for NYC healthcare leaders to share insights about healthcare innovation with a young, motivated audience. In addition, the event features free skill-building workshops and ample networking opportunities. Cost of attendance is free, but spots are limited! Apply today at https://futureofcare.nychttps://futureofcare.nyc
brunchwork w/ Vogue & Eniac Ventures
submitted by Pauina Karpis
You're invited to an unforgettable sweetgreen brunch with Eniac Ventures Founding General Partner Hadley Harris & Vogue Creative Director Sally Singer. Enjoy a fireside chat with Hadley & Sally, curated connections, and a business pitch off powered by The Chivas Venture...over a seasonal, locally-sourced meal and whisky tasting.https://brunchwork.com/next-event/?eb_event_id=49444046474
CHAINSIGHTS 2018 Blockchain Leadership Summit
submitted by Xiang Wang
The Blockchain Revolution is underway. ChainDD cordially invites you to join us at our inaugural CHAINSIGHTS 2018 Blockchain Leadership Summit at the Lotte New York Palace on October 22, 2018. The summit will feature high-profile influencers and innovators from the regulatory, academic, financial, technology, and media fields.
ChainDD, is a global information and technology company delivering blockchain insights and data services. Join us to discuss the next steps to act on the real-world bushttps://chainsights.chaindd.com/
NYAI #25: Evolution Strategies: An Alternative Approach to AI w/ Maxwell Rebo
submitted by Maryam Farooq
Join us for what's sure to be an awesome night in AI! This month's event is focused Evolution Strategies, and will touch on many themes discussed here (https://blog.openai.com/evolution-strategies/).
We will hear from Maxwell Rebo, a machine learning founder working on a stealth project in ML-powered simulation engine.
Maxwell is the former founder of Machine Colony, and enterprise AI platform company, and a founding member of NYAI. A machine learning developer and three-time founder, he has bhttps://nyai25.splashthat.com/
Alexander Osterwalder “How to Build Invincible Companies”
submitted by Christopher McGarry
Interactive Workshop on Corporate Innovation “How to Build Invincible Companies”. Dr. Alexander Osterwalder author of“Business Model Generation” @ Columbia Startup Lab - The talk is geared for senior leaders in established companies - You Will Learn: - How to thrive in rapidly changing business dynamics - How to design an innovation culture and corresponding organizational structures - How to compete on better business models rather than just compete on new productshttp://entrepreneurship.columbia.edu/event/alexander-osterwalder-build-invincible-companies/
Introduction to Python
submitted by Esther Jackson
Want to learn programming fundamentals in a language that you can use to build websites, program robots, visualize data, run servers, and make art? In Introduction to Python you'll learn just that!
This class will be taught over four weeknights - 10/23, 10/25, 10/30, and 11/1. This class is $100.00; the cost covers all four days of courses.https://www.meetup.com/girldevelopit/events/254973099
Getting Into an Accelerator
submitted by Bella
Accelerators and incubators are becoming a standard in an entrepreneur’s journey for their startup. They provide a great setting for growth, by giving access to a talented network of mentors and alumni, investors, and early customers. If you’ve been thinking about applying (or why you should apply) to an accelerator, join us on October 24th for a conversation with Jeremy Harper (Roundtable Accelerator), Sarah Milewski (Dreamit Venturtures), and more!https://www.eventbrite.com/e/getting-into-an-accelerator-tickets-50971436940?aff=newsletter
Storytelling for PR and Marketing Pros
submitted by Anthony Costagliola
Storytelling is the latest hot buzzword in marketing these days, but learning how to craft and tell persuasive, memorable, impactful stories is the key to all good communication and always has been. It’s not enough to write a case study or pack a presentation with impressive facts. Breaking through the noise to get your message across requires connecting on an emotional level with your audience and making them care. Well-told true stories can help you land a job, a client, a referral source.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/storytelling-for-pr-and-marketing-pros-tickets-51157159441
The Canada AI Summit
submitted by Ian Philp
Join the NY business community to debate ethical AI, explore why tech giants are launching AI Labs in Canada, and experience cutting edge AI solutions by Canadian start-ups.
We've packed the AI summit with heated panel discussions, fireside chats featuring the leading names in the industry, and captivating exhibitions that you won't want to miss!https://thecanadaaisummit.wixsite.com/102018?utm_campaign=26e30042-a958-4b60-ad28-2fdee612bbb4&utm_source=so
submitted by T.Cenaj
Join leading minds and pioneers for a C-suite event at Columbia University, NYC for the largest disruptive healthcare conference in blockchain and digital health. Prepare for a worldview convening up to 800 senior executives and sector experts to discuss the acceleration of building a new framework for the future of patient care, and backbone for a new health system.
CME and ANCC accredited.
Over 80 speakers - Debates - and Innovation Ignition Competition!
It's time to make the change...https://convergetoaccelerate2018.sched.com/
Getting Heads in Beds. The Art of Tourism Lead-to-Customer Conversion Optimization
submitted by Soribel Fernandez
When it comes to marketing your hotel on the Internet, it’s natural to assume “the more people who see our website, the better.” As a general rule, this is a good thing. But if you’re collecting water into a leaky bucket, would you say the solution is to find (and often pay for) more water, or fix the bucket first? We invite you to participate in this 1-hour webinar and find out how to balance multiple priorities within your hotel marketing strategy, given the limitations of your budget and time.http://bit.ly/2QCoApc
FUTURE COMPANY GLOBAL EXPANSION: WHERE NEXT?
submitted by Daphne Lora
Planning your international expansion?
This breakfast panel discussion will feature both companies (Wibbitz, Knotel, & Qnary) and VCs (Tenfore Holding & Rubicon) operating in different market sectors who have successfully opened up overseas offices, as well as economic development agencies from London, Paris Region, Berlin, Tel Aviv and Tokyo who will be sharing their insights on cultural differences and business environments in these cities.
8:00AM - 10:00AM at Company (free)
AI Supremacy: Winning in the Era of Machine Learning
submitted by Ying Zhou
Keith Furst, Managing Director of Data Derivatives, will talk about the race for AI supremacy: Can those not in the race, get in the race with any realistic hope of catching up? Can those already in the race ever catch up with the leaders? Who will win in the end? What does AI mean for jobs in the future? What are some of the other social implications with the rise of AI? Should AI be feared or embraced? These are among the many questions that will be discussed at this event.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ai-supremacy-winning-in-the-era-of-machine-learning-tickets-51147184606
Building a Food Startup
submitted by Bella
Food has been one of the fastest growing industries in recent years. Since 2015, we’ve seen food giants launch venture funds and incubation programs. And in the past year, there’s been more than $3 billion in disclosed investments in food startups. In this boom, we’ve seen many startups arise that change our relationship with food - whether they are making it easier to get meals, creating new plant-based foods, or improving the world’s sustainability.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/building-a-food-startup-tickets-50972008650?aff=newsletter
Queer Entrepreneurs of New York
submitted by Nadia McCullough
HIR Transcenders, NY Tech Alliance, & Queer Tech NYC invite trans, non-binary and queer entrepreneurs to an evening of learning and networking!
HIR Transcenders is building a $1M fund and accelerator for Transgender & Non-Binary entrepreneurs.
Join us to learn more about navigating the eco-system, funding opportunities, and connections with other trans, non-binary & queer entrepreneurs. Open to all.
We are stronger when they work together!
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ERA Winter 2019 Happy Hour @ The Yard
submitted by Tessa Battistin
Join the ERA team, founders and mentors on 10/30 to learn more about our upcoming Winter program. ERA invests $100K and gives founders access to NYC's leading start-up mentor network and community.
Early Application Deadline: Oct 8th; Final Application Deadline: Nov 5th midnight EST; Program Start: Jan 7th https://www.eranyc.com/apply/https://erawinter2019hh3.eventbrite.com
2018 Birthright Israel Excel Summit
submitted by Anna Wilhelm
Excelerate18 is an annual Summit hosted by Birthright Israel Excel. The Summit is the premiere business leadership convention for an international body of young professionals and students interested in cutting edge technology, innovative global business, philanthropy, and the flourishing North America – Israel relationship.
This year's speakers include: Sanford Cardin, Daniel L. Doctoroff, Susanne Greenfield, Ran Harnevo, Avi Jorisch and more!
We look forward to seeing you there!https://www.excelerate18.com/
AI Product Manager Bootcamp
submitted by Mina Salib
An intensive one-day course created for industry professionals who seek to learn the in-demand skills required to scope, deploy, & manage cutting-edge AI products. Topics to be covered include product management, foundations of AI/ML, project scoping & value creation, mapping out a minimum viable AI product, & managing post-launch AI products.
*seats are limited
World Congress on Cardiology and Heart Diseases
submitted by Cathy Smith
Cardiology World 2018 to be held at Amsterdam, Netherlands during November 5-6, 2018. This International Heart Conference will bring together world-class cardiovascular researchers, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, professors and scientists to discuss strategies for Cardiology. Cardiology Conference invites you to attend the 28th Annual Congress on Cardiology and Heart Diseases 2018 is designed to provide diverse and current education that will keep medical professionals abreast of the issueshttps://cardiologycongress.cardiologymeeting.com/
28th World Congress on Cardiology and Heart Diseases
submitted by Cathy Smith
Cardiology Meetings is happy to announce 28th World Congress on Cardiology and Heart Diseases during November 5-6, 2018 at Amsterdam, Netherlands working under the Theme: A Vivid Innovations In The Field of Cardiology.
The main aim of Cardiology World 2018 is to explore the knowledge of vivid innovations in the field of Cardiology to all the cardiologists, researches, scientists, Professors & Young researches forum & students
Taking Your CSS to the Next Level with Sass
submitted by Esther J
This class is intended for students with a solid foundational understanding of CSS. This workshop will be a comprehensive introduction to Sass, a.k.a. everyone's favorite CSS pre-processor! This class will be taught over 2 nights running Mon and Tues 7-9pm both days. This class is $50.00; the cost covers both days of courses.https://www.meetup.com/girldevelopit/events/254852050/
Machine Learning Kaggle Style Workshop with Python, Scikit-Learn and Tensorflow
submitted by Vanessa Branco
We will be hosting a kaggle style ML workshop on November 6th from 6-9 PM. Working together on a concrete machine learning task is a great way to get better at doing machine learning. We will work together on an interesting image classification task that’s relevant to many applications.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/machine-learning-kaggle-style-workshop-with-python-scikit-learn-and-tensorflow-registration-50549582161?aff=NYTechAlliance
A Technical Intro to Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence & Deep Learning: Intro to RNNs, LSTMs, and GRUs
submitted by Vanessa Branco
Please join us November 6th at 8 am for a free full day training course on Machine Learning with Python, Scikit-Learn and Tensorflow, sponsored by Bloomberg Beta, Google Cloud and Figure Eight. We have created a collaborative learning environment where attendees will get a technical introduction to RNNs, LSTMs, and GRUs.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-technical-intro-to-machine-learning-artificial-intelligence-deep-learning-intro-to-rnns-lstms-and-registration-50511329747?aff=NYTechAlliance
Future Innovators Tour of NYC Tech
submitted by Brian Antolin
The Future Innovators Tech Tour NYC powered by Linerun is the premier program for students interested in careers in tech that offers an exclusive one day exploration into the NYC tech community. You'll visit 3 of the city's top tech companies for an insider's look into with their product, cybersecurity, open innovation and diversity teams among others. This opportunity is open only to current college students (undergrad & grad) and recent grads (Class of 2017 or 2018 only).https://www.linerun.co/future-innovators-tour-nyc/
Digital Marketing World Forum - North America 2018
submitted by Rachael Reid
Digital Marketing World Forum - #DMWF- Conference and Expo North America 7-8 November 2018
#DMWF provides top-level strategic content and digital marketing insight around how to engage customers, manage brand perceptions, open untapped audiences through diverse media channels and the increasingly important role data plays within digital marketing.
With two tracks with session themes within these areas include UX, AI and SEO, E-Commerce, personalization, social media marketing.https://go.evvnt.com/289227-0?pid=4609
The Global Race for AI Superiority
submitted by Mike Taubleb
America' lead in the Global AI race is not assured. What are the geopolitical and technological implications of China’s rise, Globalization and the increase in cyber-warfare? Is the world getting riskier? What does this mean for our careers, education and governance?
Join the Brooklyn Futurist Meetup eve of November 7 as we address related issues with AI Supremacy’s authors Daniel Wagner and Keith Furst. We are among the world's largest futurist meetups with over 5,000 members. $8 admission.https://www.meetup.com/BLKNY30/events/255165360/
LEADERSHIFT 2018- Accelerating Personal &Team Leadership Development
submitted by liri benshimol
LEADERSHIFT 2018 is a first of a kind event aimed to ACCELERATE PERSONAL AND TEAM LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
We are delighted to invite you to put your sneakers on and join us for an energizing indoor and outdoor experiential learning day. "Hands-on" experience you will gain insights and practical tools on how to accelerate personal and team leadership in your organization.
This workshop is for: HR/ Talent Managers/ Training Development Managers/ OD Professionals
DataEngConf NYC '18
submitted by Pete Soderling
DataEngConf is the first community-powered data-platforms, -science, and -analytics event for software engineers, data scientists, CTOs, and technical founders who want to discover tools & insights to build products.https://www.dataengconf.com/nyc-event-2018
Intro to Data Science Bootcamp (5 Days)
submitted by Ted Petrou
My name is Ted Petrou and I am an expert at data exploration and machine learning using Python and the author of Pandas Cookbook, a thorough step-by-step guide to accomplish a variety of data analysis tasks with Pandas. I am ranked in the top .1% of Stack Overflow users of all time. I have taught over 100 days of live data science classes and from experience know exactly where many of the pain points are and which workflows do best when teaching beginners. See the Eventbrite description.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-data-science-bootcamp-5-days-tickets-50312843068
Infosecurity North America
submitted by Richard Etchison
Infosecurity North America, coming to New York 14/15 November is an immersive event for the information security community where you will get access to a high-level conference program with well-respected industry speakers, an expo floor with the latest tech & solutions and a host of networking opportunities.
The topics covered at Infosecurity North America were compiled following extensive customer research and include a number of critical information security issues and emerging concepts. NY Tech Alliance is supporting the event and is sponsoring the Cyber Soiree New York Tech Networking Party.http://www.infosecuritynorthamerica.com/register/
Brand Innovation Through Personal Transformation -Introduction
submitted by Virginie Glaenzer
Combining the latest neuroscience discoveries, behavior reprogramming, philosophy, and cutting-edge brand strategies, this seminar will transform the way you see your “reality”. It will help you break away from your current way of thinking and open your mind to innovative possibilities; resulting in a freedom to experience and choose a different path for yourself, your brand and your business.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brand-innovation-through-personal-transformation-introduction-tickets-50137059294
IGNITION: Media, Technology & Transformation
submitted by Danna Shapiro
Business Insider’s flagship conference IGNITION is the premier East Coast media and technology event. As seismic shifts in our industry continue to rock the globe — not to mention the global markets — IGNITION is the place to explore the implications of those shifts for business, society, and culture.
Now in its ninth year, the event brings together an engaged community of next-generation leaders and change-makers from all around the world.
Are you a startup, not-for-profit, or educational organization? Apply here to score 50% off
your IGNITION ticket.
For all other NY Tech Alliance community members, we’re offering a 25% discount on
IGNITION tickets. Enter code IGN18NYTECH during registration.
YSEALI Summit, Singapore "The United States and ASEAN: Partners in Growth and Innovation.”
submitted by Davey Kim
[Deadline Extended] Seeking Young American Entrepreneurs: Attend the 2018 YSEALI Summit in Singapore, December 3-5
Accepting applications for the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Summit, December 3-5, 2018 in Singapore bringing together 150 participants from ASEAN countries and the United States. (Extended) deadline for applications is October 15, 2018.
We are offering 30 spots to Young American Entrepreneurs and Innovators for an expenses-paid trip to the Summit!https://asiafoundation.org/2018/09/05/now-accepting-applications-2018-yseali-summit-singapore-united-states-asean-partners-in-growth-and-innovation
The Asian Financial Society alpha Award (AαA) - Final
submitted by Yuet. D.
The competition for the title of “AaA 2018” will be hosted on January 18th, 2019. Contestants have the chance to present their businesses to active VCs and the AFS’ 15,000 Wall Street professionals!
Full day event with two divisions:
The morning division is for Fintech in Institutions (with revenue over $100M) -- Innovation in Value Transaction which includes five institutional contestants;
The afternoon division features five startups contestants (with revenue under $100M).https://www.eventbrite.com/e/afs-alpha-award-tickets-46918534600