Microsoft New England Picks: 4 Not-To-Miss Events This Week

| MSNE Staff


June is in full swing! Here are our top picks for tech events this week.

6Kgjr9gK1) 2015 MITX Data Summit: “The Art & Science of Data”
Tuesday, June 23, 8am – 5pm

Microsoft Technology Center | 255 Main Street | Cambridge
Twitter: @MITX #MITXData

The MITX Data Summit will explore the ever-changing landscape of the latest data strategies for marketers. How do you balance the art and science of data and creativity? This full-day summit will bring together top minds in the industry to share proven best practices for business success.

Keynote Speakers:

  • John Costello, President, Global Marketing & Innovation, Dunkin Brands, Inc.​
  • Brian Tilzer, Chief Digital Officer, CVS Caremark Corporation

For more information, head to

11391311_1667301020172163_5677147775632088134_n2) SkyLab Boston Open-House
Tuesday, June 23, 6pm – 8pm

@ Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building | 2300 Washington St | Boston
Twitter: @DudleySkyLab

SkyLab Boston will be hosting their first open house on the sixth floor roof deck of the Bruce C. Bolling building in Dudley Square. Stop by and learn more about SkyLab Boston and their plans to promote innovation and entrepreneurship to individuals and local businesses in the Roxbury area.

Screen Shot 2015-06-21 at 5.48.33 PM3) Global Venture Café sponsored by Basis Technology
Thursday, June 25, 3pm – 8pm
@ Venture Cafe | 5th Floor of the CIC | One Broadway | Cambridge
Twitter: @VentureCafe

Thursday’s international-themed Café offers you a chance to think and act globally. Start by reserving your appointments for Office Hours now. Then, in between your meetings on Thursday, mix and mingle in the Café before choosing from the cascade of Feature Events, including TCN UpStart Roundtable in the Cancun conference room in the Café and 3 panels in the Havana conference room outside of the Café. Also, find resources and learn about opportunities to take your startup abroad at Info Tables located inside the Café during the intermission in between panels.

Feature Events:

  • 4:00 – 5:00 P.M. | Foreign Talent — an agent for growth in the American Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem — Potential and Challenges
  • 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. | TCN UpStart Roundtable
  • 5:30 – 6:30 P.M. | International Expansion — When and Where is it Right for You?
  • 6:45 – 7:45 P.M. | Building A Global Brand – Tips from the Experts

For more info on featured events + Info Tables, check out

RailsBridge-boston4) Railsbridge Boston
Friday, June 26 – Saturday, June 27, 7pm – 9pm
@ Microsoft New England | 1 Memorial Drive | Cambridge
Twitter: @RailsBridgeBos 

RailsBridge Boston is a two-day workshop that teaches Ruby on Rails to women in the Boston community.

Do you dream of someday writing software that helps people and improves the world? Led by an all-volunteer team of seasoned, enthusiastic Ruby and Rails developers, the workshop introduces women of all backgrounds to the concepts, tools, and techniques of Ruby and Rails development. Our audience is those with no or little programming experience.

We welcome you to the Boston Ruby community. Whatever your goal is in learning to program, we hope to connect you with the tools to take the next step.

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