Microsoft New England Picks: Not-To-Miss Events, January 2018

 |   MSNE Staff

Hello, 2018! We’re ready to kick into gear and head full-speed ahead into the new year. Here are our top picks for events in January to make sure you start off the year right:

January 4

Talk Data to Me — Predicting Trends in Tech

Talk Data to Me is a monthly event series where we host thought-leaders from the Boston data community to discuss the possibilities that data brings to life. 

In January, we are inviting industry leaders to join us and share some predictions around what we should expect to see in 2018. What will be some of the most exciting applications of machine learning and AI? What industries will begin leveraging data and technology in new ways? Will there be any new consumer products (maybe autonomous vehicles) on the market this year? What kinds of new regulations and data protections will we see surface?

January 9

Boston New Technology Startup Showcase #BNT85

Come learn about 7 innovative and exciting technology products and network with 150 attendees from the Boston-area startup community! Dinner, beverages and more are included. Photo identification is required to attend.

Sustainability 2018 by Boston Area Sustainability Group

The Boston Area Sustainability Group (BASG) is kicking off 2018 with a unique double feature on January 9th to engage youth and adults alike. Let’s activate what we know about sustainability and elevate our game in how we channel our passion and energy into impact!

January 19

Women in Data Science Conference

The Women in Data Science Conference, a partnership of Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, and MassMutual, shines a spotlight on the leading work of women in data science across research, education, and industry domains. This event recognizes, celebrates, and advocates for the advancement of women within the data science disciplines and highlights the significant impact that this work has on our communities, our schools, and our world.

Meet, engage, discuss, and learn the latest about what’s going on in business, education, and research from women leading, working, and teaching in the field of data science.

January 25

Intro to the Boston Startup Community

Join us for a panel discussion with Boston’s top community organizers and get an exclusive inside look into the startup culture that’s rapidly growing in the city.

In Boston, new tech solutions are emerging every day to improve our lives, spanning industries from biotech and real estate to wellness-tech and social impact. This has opened up countless opportunities for jobs and career development in the city, but breaking in is not always easy.

This free event is an orientation to help newcomers to the startup scene get acquainted with the Boston ecosystem. We will give you the inside scoop on key events/ meetups to attend, people, companies, VCs, blogs, incubators, programs, hot issues, and more.

January 26-28

SheHacks Boston — #MakingTheNewNormal

SheHacks Boston is a 36-hour, student-run hackathon open to all female and non-binary individuals.
Led by women from across Boston’s universities, SheHacks is set to be the largest all-female and non-binary hackathon in the world!

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