Nov
20
9:00 AM09:00

Google DevFest

DevFest LA 2017 will bring experts from around the country who specialize in the latest Google technologies including Android, Firebase, Google Cloud Platform, Google Assistant, Flutter, machine learning, and more.

As an attendee you can listen to talks, work on codelabs, participate in a hackathon and more.
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Nov
21
6:00 PM18:00

Civic Hack Night at LACI

  • La Kretz Innovation Campus (LACI) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hack for LA hosts weekly Hack Nights in Downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica. At these events, we organize groups of volunteers to build technology addressing the LA region’s biggest civic issues. Each night offers an inclusive, diverse community, and everyone is welcome. Join an existing project team or pitch your own civic issue.

Click here to RSVP for this free event. 

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Dec
5
6:30 PM18:30

BotBash | Fireside Chat + Pitch Competition

Grid110 and Ground Control are coming together to host BotBash. Join us for a two-part night featuring a fireside chat and pitch competition all about AI and machine learning. Industry leaders and budding AI entrepreneurs will take the stage to discuss and share the current state and future visions of AI & machine learning.

Event is free, but spaces are limited. RSVP below.

Event Schedule

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Registration

7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Fireside Chat

Join Mike Macadaan, Audrey Wu, Natascha French, & Mike Epps for a fireside chat about the current and future applications of AI & machine learning, as well as the human and technical issues to be addressed in this area.

7:45 PM - 9:00 PM
Pitch Competition

Watch 8 innovative companies pitch their AI products and services. If you are interested in participating in the pitch competition, click here for more information or apply below.

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10th Annual Digital Family Reunion: Envisioning LA Tech in 2027.
Dec
6
4:00 PM16:00

10th Annual Digital Family Reunion: Envisioning LA Tech in 2027.

  • Wells Fargo Center- South Tower (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

What's happening at Digital Family Reunion?

  •  Appetizers and hosted bar (alcohol sponsors and nonprofit beneficiary TBA)
  •  Envision 2027 panel, LA Tech Talks and other content (5 PM)
  •  Company and community partner tabletop displays
  •  Accelerator/Colocation/Incubation Alley
  •  Mobile/AR/VR demos and ICO/blockchain pavilion
  •  2017 sticker wall and video time capsule
  •  Step & repeat red carpet photos and photo retrospective
  •  Interactive art demonstrations
  •  Live entertainment and dancing

Click here to RSVP and for more information. Don't miss out on early bird tickets! 

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Nov
17
8:30 AM08:30

Creative Mornings: Miki Reynolds

CreativeMornings is a breakfast lecture series for the creative community. Their free, monthly events feature a short talk and breakfast. This month the theme is "death." November's theme was chosen by our Miami chapter and illustrated by Syd Weiler.

Our speaker this month is Miki Reynolds. Miki is the Executive Director of Grid110, an early stage startup accelerator and community development non-profit she co-founded in 2015.

Click here to register for free tickets. They go fast!
Ticket registration begins Monday, November 13 at 10:15am

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Nov
17
to Nov 18

World Funding Summit 2017

  • Los Angeles Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The annual gathering attracts high profile investors and some of the most-forward looking financiers from around the globe, along with leading entrepreneurs, executives, academia, and media who meet in Los Angeles once a year to discuss the issues of access to capital for entrepreneurial ventures.
Come on board, build your capital network and learn all that is cutting-edge about numerous topics related to ICO (initial coin offering)& blockchain enabled platforms, venture capital, modern angel investing, equity crowdfunding, how to attract foreign investors and much more!

Click here to purchase tickets for the event.
Use the code "WFS15" for a 15% discount on tickets.

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Nov
16
12:00 PM12:00

Coding Career Hacks: Advice from the Pros - Startups to Big Business

  • California State University, Los Angeles (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Exploring a career in technology? Gain valuable insight and knowledge from the BEST. Learn from startups and industry experts from Myspace, Facebook, and beyond as they share advice from their own journeys. Learn how to utilize the shared economy to your advantage, get an EDGE with your coding skills and innovate your way to the top.
To RSVP, click here. 
Event will take place inthe University Student Union Theatre (Room 106A) 

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Nov
16
to Nov 17

The Technarte International Conference on Art & Technology

  • Downtown Independent Theater (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The event brings thirteen international artists leading discussions on the present and future of art in fusion with advanced technologies. During the two days, attendees will be part of an inspiring community of artists, technologists, and cultural thought leaders. We will explore disciplines such as fashion, technology, biological arts, digital design, interactive architecture, human computer interaction and big data art among many others.

Click here to purchase tickets.
Use the code innovate-la for a 15% discount on tickets!

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Nov
15
6:00 PM18:00

DTLA Startup Pitch Competition

Come to DTLA's first ever legal themed startup pitch competition at the beautiful WeWork Gas Tower location, overlooking (mostly) sunny LA. Watch, listen, and learn as startups take the stage and flex their pitching muscles, and then hear from an expert panel of legal and funding experts as each startup faces tough questions. 

Click here to register for free, more information, or to apply to pitch. 

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Nov
14
8:00 PM20:00

An Evening with Tim O'Reilly

Tim O’Reilly is the founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media, Inc. the company that for the past three decades has published the books and organized the conferences where Internet entrepreneurs have learned the tools of their trade. O’Reilly shares some of the techniques his pioneering company has used to make sense of and predict innovation waves. He then applies those same techniques to provide a framework for thinking about how technologies such as on-demand services, networks and platforms, and artificial intelligence are changing the nature of business, education, government, financial markets, and the economy as a whole. Finally, he examines the choices we have to make a society moving forward in this brave new world.

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Nov
14
7:15 PM19:15

Downtown UX Study Group & Peer Mentorship

This gathering is about peer mentorship. It is an opportunity for you to share with your colleagues something you’re interested in, whether it be to get feedback on a project, practice for an interview, to demonstrate a proficiency you can share with the community e.g. you do killer infographics, workflows or usability reports; discuss how to work with other professional teams, practice presentation skills - you can make it whatever you want it to be! Participation will be highly encouraged, but not required.  Our sole purpose for gathering is to support one another in our professional growth.

For more information, including a schedule of events and parking info, click here.

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Nov
14
6:30 PM18:30

Nonprofits x Tech: Collaborating for Social Impact

A fireside chat exploring the intersection of nonprofits & technology in Los Angeles.

Our very own Executive Director, Miki Reynolds, will be a panelist at this event. 

Panelists will discuss:

  • Opportunities for tech entrepreneurs to work collaboratively with organizations to understand and solve problems facing Angelenos.
  • Strategies and techniques nonprofits can adapt from startups.
  • Barriers nonprofits face when implementing technology to improve their infrastructure and programs.
  • How collaboration might be able to disrupt traditional approaches to complex issues like healthcare, education, criminal justice.

Click here for tickets. 

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Nov
14
9:00 AM09:00

The Engadget Experience: Alternate Realities

The rise of AR, VR and AI presents new opportunities to push the boundaries of art and storytelling, forcing us to reconsider our preconceived notions of reality. The Engadget Experience: Alternate Realities invites you to witness firsthand, through immersive installations, in-depth interviews, and screenings, today’s creative pioneers living at the intersection of art and technology.

 Click here to buy tickets.
Use the code "SDLA50" to save 50% on Early Adopter tickets before October 22nd. 

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Nov
13
to Nov 17

Techweek Los Angeles 2017

A 7-day series of meetups, happy hours, meditation sessions, screenings, talks and other events that culminates at a main conference / expo in Santa Monica on Thursday/Friday, then concludes with a hackathon over the weekend. Get your tickets 30% off by clicking  here. 
Cost: 0-$70. 

Various locations throughout Santa Monica.

 

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Nov
7
6:30 PM18:30

Next Generation Tech Insights by Apple's Former Global Strategist

Former Beats by Dre Global Brand Manager, Thommy Cho, will have an open discussion on how disruption and the evolution of marketing are changing consumer's perceptions of products for younger consumers. 
Main takeaways:
-Hear insights on how ideas and perceptions are evolving with products and consumers
-Understand how industries become ripe for disruption and what factors play into them
-Learn about how product marketing has evolved in the past 10 years and where it will go

Click here for free tickets.

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Nov
7
6:00 PM18:00

LA BioTech Mixer

Biocom and Biotech Connection Los Angeles (BCLA) invite you to join us for an informal biotech mixer in celebration of InnovateLA 2017.  Mix and mingle with your peers from LA County’s life sciences industry and enjoy appetizers and drinks at Nixon Peabody in Downtown Los Angeles. Don't miss this opportunity to network with biotech entrepreneurs and professionals!

This event is free, but rsvp is required.  Click here to RSVP.

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Nov
7
6:00 PM18:00

Civic Hack Night

  • La Kretz Innovation Center (LACI) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hack for LA hosts weekly Hack Nights in Downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica. At these events, we organize groups of volunteers to build technology addressing the LA region’s biggest civic issues. Each night offers an inclusive, diverse community, and everyone is welcome. Join an existing project team or pitch your own civic issue.

Click here to RSVP for this free event. 

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Nov
4
8:30 AM08:30

The 6th Socal Innovation Forum

  • Concourse Hall, LA convention center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

SoCal Innovation Forum (SIF) is the most influential, cross-border forum integrating Chinese and American resources in the Southern California entrepreneur community. SIF has been creating connection opportunities among Chinese and American capital, industrial chain, and emerging industry leaders since 2011. We will explore the hottest technologies like AI, VR/AR, Blockchain, etc., and discuss  how such new technologies will transform content industries like digital media, film and gaming.

Click here for tickets. 

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Nov
4
8:00 AM08:00

LOFT Coder Summit

'The Hispanic Heritage Foundation is excited to bring the LOFT Coder Summit to Los Angeles.  Our community will gather to share ideas, energy and cultural pride!

If you are a student studying CS or full-time developer and want to talk code, join us for this Summit! 

We are united and ignited by our endless passion for technology.

Click here to RSVP and for more information. 

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Nov
3
9:00 AM09:00

SixThirty Conference: Transforming Healthcare with Data

  • Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Grand Ballroom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This conference explores the challenges and opportunities in digital health. The conference will bring together healthcare professionals, data experts, civic leaders, and entrepreneurs to discuss how we can use data-driven solutions and digital technology can increase the access to healthcare and improve the quality of care.
Join 20 thought leaders, 10 startups, and over 200 industry professionals to understand how we can transform healthcare with data.

Click here to purchase tickets
Make sure to use code sixthirtyguests, for a special 50% discount

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Panel: Leveraging IP in Today's Knowledge Economy
Oct
30
6:00 PM18:00

Panel: Leveraging IP in Today's Knowledge Economy

The Michelson 20MM Foundation has partnered with the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, and Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurship to host a rich panel discussion addressing the importance of Intellectual Property (IP) in today’s knowledge economy.

This is a free event. 
Click here to register.
You will be prompted to enter this Code: IP2017

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Oct
27
8:00 AM08:00

Software Craftsmanship Conference North America

  • University of Souther California, Town and Gown Ballroom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

SCNA is a software conference for anyone looking to improve their craft, their community, and themselves. Join us for a full day of inspiring presentations.
Saturday's "Day of Code"  is an optional event where SCNA will facilitate a number of events for attendees to practice applying their new skills in fun coding exercises.

For tickets and more information, click here. 
 

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Oct
26
5:00 PM17:00

Grow With: A Business Forum for Women

  • John Ferraro Council Chamber room 340 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Grow with vision: Engage with other women business leaders in Los Angeles and benefit from shared experience.
Grow with resources: Learn about how your city enables business growth.
Grow with wisdom: Hear from the experts on how they grew their business in a competitive landscape. 

For free tickets and more information, click here. 

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Oct
25
3:00 PM15:00

Startup Micro-Conference and Happy Hour on International Expansion

GetGlobal is opening its doors at 3pm just for Startups in the Sky subscribers to come learn about opportunities and trends around the world. And after the conference, we have a happy hour to celebrate and enjoy our global LA community. 

Free with special invitation code: SITSGG  
Click here to grab your tickets.
For more information, including scheduled speakers, click here. 

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Oct
25
9:00 AM09:00

GetGlobal Conference 2017

GetGlobal is the premiere conference for companies growing internationally. Meet and hear from the world's experts on global expansion and operations including political and business leaders, Fortune 500 executives and industry pioneers. 
Whether you're a start-up securing your first international contract, or an established Fortune 500 looking to optimize your in-market operations, GetGlobal will arm you with the knowledge and contacts to achieve success.

Special 25% off code to attend the full day of GetGlobal: SITSGG25
For more information, including the agenda and ticket purchase options, click here for their website. 

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