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

Dec 1, 2017   |   MSNE Staff

Winter is well on its way, and while we can wait to spend morning shoveling out snow, we can’t wait for these top events happening in Boston’s civic tech sector this month.

Join us at these picks for events in December:

December 4

Congressional App Challenge Celebration

The MassTLC Education Foundation & Congressional App Challenge invite you to recognize the achievements of Massachusetts students who built mobile apps for this year’s Challenge.

December 7

Startup Job Fair

Join the Office of Economic Development for the City of Boston’s Startup Job Fair! This job fair will provide startups with the opportunity to recruit talented recent graduates and young professionals. Likewise, students and young professionals interested in learning more about what working for a startup entails will have the opportunity to speak with different companies looking to hire!

Climate Change and Design in Boston

“Climate Change and Design in Boston” is dedicated to cultivating the next generation of problem-solvers through design thinking principles and community-based partnerships. The event features a panel discussion on design & climate change from local leaders and a showcase of student work from the Climate Change faculty cohort run by Boston Civic Media (BCM). This event is graciously sponsored by the Elma Lewis Center at Emerson College.

December 9

Technovation 2018: Kickoff & Orientation Event

Interested in taking part in the Technovation Challenge?

Come to the Kickoff for the 2018 Technovation Season!

You don’t need to have a team, an idea, or any experience at all!

Just bring your interest & energy and discover more about Technovation.

This event is for all roles, all types, EVERYONE!

Teachers, coaches, community leaders, industry professionals, parents, students, siblings, friends…

Really… EVERYONE!!!

December 11

Meet the Kiosks

Join Boston Area Research Initiative for a public conversation centered on the opportunities and challenges of installing kiosks throughout the city.

December 14

December PULSECHECK: 2nd Annual Holiday Party

‘Tis the season of ugly sweaters competitions, giving back to charity and of course networking.

December 15

Civics Day

Join us at Generation Citizen’s end-of-semester event, Civics Day, and see young civic leadership in action.

Like a science fair for civics, middle and high school students from across the region gather to present their action projects on issues affecting their community to local officials and community leaders like you. It is an incredibly inspiring and powerful occasion to witness the impact of Generation Citizen’s program and youth-led change taking place in your own community.

December 19

TUGG for the Holidays x Salvation Army’s Christmas Castle

TUGG is partnering with the Salvation Army to help families during the Holiday Season! At The Salvation Army’s annual Christmas Castle, families in need in the community are invited to come and “shop” for holiday items and winter needs, including toys, coats, food vouchers and other items.

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