Tech Events | October 2017

| MSNY Staff

A chill is settling into the New York City streets as we welcome fall with open arms. Fall into the tech and civic space with us at these top events in the city this month:

October 2

Disruptive Technologists Goes Artificial — in Intelligence!

Automation / Artificial Intelligence are becoming omnipresent in business and our daily lives. Technology now allows us to talk to our devices, detect trends in huge data sets, and let our cars drive for us.

Disruptive Technologists in NYC’s next event is all about Artificial Intelligence.

October 6

2017 Social Enterprise Conference | Leaders Taking a Stand: Social Impact in Turbulent Times

Join us on October 6, 2017 as we explore how to enact social impact across disciplines: philanthropies, nonprofit organizations, social ventures, and traditional business. In this year’s conference you will meet business and organizational leaders who actively use their platform to drive change in education reform, the refugee crisis, job creation for the formerly incarcerated, and climate change.

October 10

Tri-State WIT Networking Event

Special Guest Speaker: Fari Breguet – General Manager of Microsoft

A graduate from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Fari has a passion for building and leading teams to explore new opportunities for customers while exceeding goals and never standing still or getting comfortable with the status quo. She has a proven track record in sales and relationship-building. She is adept at leading teams to successful results while helping to develop critical competencies in direct reports, along with excellent experience in talent management and business analysis, and revenue forecasting across customer segments.

Fari’s ability to be a thought leader in strategic business planning, a skilled communicator and avid public speaker, along with her international and cross cultural experiences, helped lead her into the role she holds with Microsoft today. Fari provides executive leadership and management of the Microsoft-New York Region, with a team of over 150 technical and solution experts. She manages executive relationships at the world’s largest companies and helps Microsoft customers transform into a digital business.

October 11

Databite No. 104: Tim O’Reilly

Data & Society Research Institute is thrilled to welcome Tim O’Reilly as he shares insights from his latest book WTF: What’s the Future and Why It’s Up to Us (Harper Collins, 2017).

October 12-13

Empire Conf 2017

Every year the Empire team ramps up, we try to highlight one of the things that makes New York City an amazing place to live, work, visit, and git push origin master in.

This year we return to showcase the little language you know and love at the Academy of Medicine on museum mile, this October 12 and 13.

We’re so excited that we’re able to feature New York at its finest, and we’re really looking forward to pushing Empire, JS, and Node.js towards another incredible year.

October 13-15

Code For America Brigade Congress

Code for America and the National Advisory Council are excited to invite you to the Brigade Congress in Philadelphia on October 13th – 15th.

This will be an unconference event where we will break out into discussion sessions. Sessions will be driven by you, the participants. Be ready to share your stories on what has worked, what hasn’t, and how we can apply to those lessons to future wins. We’ll tackle how to prevent burnout, talk about your local needs and how to solve difficult problems. We’ll talk about our shared values and share how Brigades across the country are working for change.

October 17, 24

Digital Skills Workshops for Non-Profits

Join us for a series of free workshops for non-profit executives hosted by Civic Hall and NBC Universal, focused on providing increased understanding of digital strategy and storytelling, how to use data to effectively support your work, and how leading-edge technologies like AR/VR can be used to support your work.

October 18

Microsoft Power BI: Dashboard in a Day Roadshow – NYC

Microsoft Power BI is a collection of online services and features that enables you to find, connect, and visualize data, share discoveries, and collaborate in intuitive new ways. Our Dashboard in A Day program will walk you through the tools available in Power BI, as well as real-world use cases. We’ll then provide hands-on training, working with sample data we will provide to you, to create data visualizations and dashboards that are boardroom and client-ready.

You’ll go home with your very own version of the Power BI tool, your own dashboard, and step-by-step courseware – everything you need to confidently deliver a meaningful data presentation.

Join us for this free training and turn your standard data into dazzling dashboard visualizations.

October 19

2017 AEC Technology Symposium and Hackathon

Join CORE studio at Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. for the fifth annual AEC Technology Symposium and Hackathon, for an advanced discussion on the future of the AEC industry.

New York Tech Meetup & Afterparty

Join us for NYC’s most famous and longest running monthly tech event! You’ll see a fantastic lineup of New York tech companies presenting live demos of their products, followed by an afterparty where you can network with the community and meet our demoers and sponsors.

October 20

Azure Red Shirt Dev Tour ’17

The Azure Red Shirt Dev Tour ’17 is a free! code-first event where you can connect and learn from cloud experts from Microsoft and your local community. It’s all about helping you become a better developer by teaching skills to develop, deploy, and manage cloud applications. Slides are kept to a minimum while Scott goes deep with live demos into Microsoft’s cloud services, advanced workloads and capabilities.

October 21

TransportationCamp NYC 2017

TransportationCamp NYC 2017 will foster open conversation and collaboration between all parties interested in mobility and the radical changes the near-future promises in transportation. Our goal is to assemble planners, software developers, engineers, students, dreamers, professionals, and civic leaders for an exciting day of “un-conferencing.” Unlike a traditional conference, the specific session topics are determined by participants, which provides each attendee an opportunity to lead and shape the event.

October 23

Digital Impact – New York City

The Digital Civil Society Lab at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society is exploring the implications of the digital age for global civil society. We are applying that knowledge to build a universal framework for civil society to use digital resources safely, ethically and effectively.

You are invited to join the conversation at this one-day event which will explore best practices and pressing questions about the future of digital civil society and democracy – in New York City and around the world.

October 27

Silicon Harlem Conference 2017

On October 27, 2017, a diverse array of 250+ professionals from the private and public sectors, including technology, media, smart tech, content, civic services, branding, and inclusion, will convene at Silicon Harlem’s Next Gen Conference. We are joined by the CTO of NYC, Miguel Gamiño; CEO of Uncharted Play, Jessica O. Matthews; Borough President Gale Brewer; the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce and other stakeholders that have embraced our 2017 theme “Community Forward”.

October 28

TRICK OR TREAT: Halloween Game Expo!

Video games are taking over the Microsoft office in Time Square for an all-out Halloween Expo celebrating local developers! Join us for a day of games, pizza, treats and prizes. Costumes are encouraged. Families are welcome – bring your kids to trick-or-treat for candy from booth to booth as they try out each game! We hope you can join us for this very special edition of our seasonal Expo!

Over 100 game developers will be showing off their latest games one-on-one to a crowd of 1000 people. For developers, this is a great opportunity to show off their games (finished or unfinished) and get direct feedback from players. For everyone else, it’s a unique opportunity to try out the biggest collection of games made in and around NYC all in one place. More games being added daily.

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