Microsoft New England Picks: Not-To-Miss Events, September 2017

Sep 1, 2017   |   MSNE Staff

September in Boston means plenty: students return to the city, nights grow longer, and weather gets cooler. We’re here to help you stay on your toes this month with these top events you don’t want to miss:

September 7

Talk Data to Me

In September, General Assembly is teaming up with PULSE@MassChallenge to discuss Data & Healthcare. We have talked a lot about data trends and exciting things happening in the industry, but healthcare innovation comes with its own unique set of challenges. Join us and hear from PULSE alums, and people working in healthcare to understand the possibilities and the limitations of data in this field.

September 9

MIT delta v Demo Day 2017

The MIT delta v accelerator is MIT’s premier student accelerator which concludes with Demo Days in Cambridge, NYC, and Palo Alto. Each Demo Day will showcase our passionate and talented founders as they pitch their innovative, world-changing companies. From the dorm rooms to the labs, our unique teams are solving the toughest problems across many industries.

Reimagining Longevity Ideathon

SOMPO, one of the largest insurers and assisted living facility operators in Japan, sees first-hand the widening gap where demand for quality, dignified care at a reasonable cost far outpaces the supply. They’ve been working with innovators in Japan to deploy new technology-enabled solutions, and compassionate business models, to transform elder care.

SOMPO is now teaming up with Venture Cafe to leverage the wisdom of crowds on a global scale — with a special focus on reimagining care for people with dementia.

September 14

20th Annual Leadership Awards Gala

Our 20th annual MassTLC Leadership Awards Gala celebrates the products, companies, and people that make Massachusetts a leader in technology. Join us for a night filled with excitement at the Seaport World Trade Center as we announce this year’s award winners!

September 18-22

Boston Startup Week

Boston Startup Week is a free, five-day series of events celebrating, educating, and connecting Boston’s startup community. Whether you’re an aspiring founder, the leader of a growing company, or someone who wants to work with startup teams, Boston Startup Week has an event for you.

September 23

Union Capital Boston Fall Resource Fair

In every low-income community there are vast amounts of human and social capital, and wonderful organizations trying to utilize those resources to make improvements. These resources and organizations are often disorganized, disconnected, and inefficient. Union Capital Boston (UCB) aims to connect people with these resources in low-income communities and provide rewards in order to overcome the poverty trap.

National Day of Civic Hacking

Calling all public servants, people with technology skills, and community organizers: National Day of Civic Hacking is your opportunity to show that government can work in the 21st century if we all build it together. Find an event near you and make a meaningful impact on some of your community’s toughest challenges.

September 27

Sunset Cruise of Boston Harbor

Join the Boston Foundation and Save the Harbor/Save the Bay for an enjoyable and educational cruise around Boston Harbor. This special event will be an opportunity to explore important public spaces, including the Harbor Islands, and learn about the economic, civic and social impact of Boston’s natural environment, as well as the critical role it will play in the future of our city.

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