Tech Events | July 2017

Jul 6, 2017   |   Bay Area Staff

Summer is picking up speed, and so are we — join us at these top civic events this July:

July 8 — Hacking for Humanity with Girls in Tech SF & Hackbright Academy

Join the Girls in Tech, San Francisco chapter and Hackbright Academy as we innovate for social change for girls and women, by women.

July 11 — Drinks and Discourse: Jessica Weare

Come grab a drink and hear from the key people who are shaping the region’s future. In this installment of SPUR’s exciting Young Urbanist series, we sit down with Jessica Weare, Philanthropy and Civic Engagement Manager at Microsoft. Come learn about her career path, how her work enables Microsoft to become a better steward of the Bay Area, what she envisions for the future of San Jose and more.

SheVentures San Francisco

Celebrating women that choose adventure as a way of life!

Bringing together leading female founders and leaders in the outdoor, adventure, and travel industry as one with our local communities for inspirational events to celebrate what it means to live the most adventurous versions of our lives.

July 17-18 — Participatory Budgeting with IAP2

What is Participatory Budgeting (PB) and how does it work? PB is a democratic process where community members directly decide how to spend part of a public budget. The process begins with the formation of a community-based steering committee; the steering committee designs and governs the process; at the start of the process, people come together (in person and online) to learn about the budget, share ideas and volunteer as budget delegates; budget delegates work with the government entity and other experts to develop proposals based on these ideas; community members vote on proposals and the government implements the top projects.

July 21 — Apps4Change Demo Breakfast

Nonprofits, advocates, volunteers, and developers: Care about how technology can be better used to support social innovation? Want to use your app development skills to solve nonprofit problems?

Join us for breakfast and demos of social benefit apps and meet like-minded people in the SF bay area social good tech community.

On Friday, July 21st at 10 amjoin Caravan Studios, a division of TechSoup, for an #Apps4ChangeDemo Breakfast at The Salvation Army, Golden State Divisional Headquarters, 832 Folsom Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94107.

July 22 — MeasureCamp San Francisco

MeasureCamp is an open, free-to-attend ‘unconference’, different from any other digital analytics conference held around the world.

The schedule is created on the day of the event and speakers are fellow attendees. Everyone is encouraged to discuss and participate in sessions, even to lead sessions themselves. You focus on what YOU find most interesting and useful.

July 22 — DoSomething.org Social Impact Bootcamp

Do you want to make real, positive change in your community? Would you benefit from advice and resources from social change experts?

Apply for DoSomething.org’s Social Impact Bootcamp in San Francisco on July 22nd! This free, day-long in-person training with DoSomething staffers and other social impact pros will give you and 100+ other young leaders the knowledge and tools you need to become an agent of change in your community.

July 31-Aug 3 —  Participatory Mapping/GIS 2017 Conference

The goal of Participatory Mapping/GIS 2017 is to bring together an international community of academics, planners/managers, and practitioners to (1) describe state of knowledge in participatory mapping methods, (2) to learn new mapping applications and technology, and to (3) identify best practices, standards, and future research needs.

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