Boston Tech and Design Events: September

Posted by Knar Bedian on Sep 7, 2017 3:59:34 PM

There's a lot going on in September, with Boston Startup Week kicking off on the 18th and Hubspot’s huge annual marketing conference, Inbound, at the end of the month. We've highlighted some interesting upcoming tech and design events below. 

Thursday, September 7

MITX Influence(her)
Event series created for young women to support and develop the next level of female leaders in Boston

6 PM at Google Cambridge 355 Main Street Cambridge, MA
Price: $35

Monday, September 11

Tech Ladies Boston Meetup
Casual lightning talks and networking; food and drinks will be provided  

6:30 PM at Amazon 101 Main Street Cambridge, MA 02142
Price: $5

Tuesday, September 12

Boston Ruby Group Meeting
Swing by for two talks: “Compiling Ruby” and “In Relentless Pursuit of REST”

7 PM at ezCater 101 Arch St. suite 1510, Boston, MA
Price: Free


Wednesday, September 13

Podcast Garage: Maker Mingle
Hang out with other podcast makers and audio lovers; food and light refreshments will be served

6:30 PM at PRX Podcast Garage, 267 Western Ave, Boston, MA
Price: Free 

6th Boston App Festival
App showcases and networking; food will be served

5:30 PM at WeWork South Station 745 Atlantic Ave Boston, MA 02111
Price: Free


Luminary Series with Vestigo Ventures
Mark Casady, retired Chief Executive Officer of LPL Financial, will talk about wealth management, the FinTech marketplace, and challenges of the future

8:30 AM at Convene 201 Washington Street 2nd Floor Boston, MA 02108
Price: Free


Testing Medical Devices: A Hands-On Experience
Learn about user testing medical devices and check out two short demo tests

6:30 PM at Fieldwork Boston 880 Winter Street Suite 330 Waltham, MA 02451
Price: Free

Thursday, September 14

Drizly Engineering, UX, and Product Happy Hour
Chat with Drizly’s engineers, product team, and UX team about the Drizly mobile apps; beer, wine and snacks will be provided

6:00 PM at Drizly HQ 334 Boylston Street 3rd Floor Boston, MA 02116
Price: Free



Kotlin Office Hours Launch Party
Open to all developers interested in learning Kotlin; swing by to hear a presentation on a "Brief Survey of Kotlin" and network with fellow developers; pizza and drinks will be provided

6 PM at Intrepid Labs 222 Third Street, Cambridge 02142
Price: Free

Friday, September 15

PTC & MassChallenge Present: Oktoberfest Party & Tech Showcase
IoT and AR demos, cornhold competitions and games; free beer and food will be provided

2:30 PM at PTC 140 Kendrick Street, Needham 02494
Price: Free

Elevating the Banal: Perspectives on the Work of Vaughan Oliver
A panel of four designers will present perspectives on Vaughan Oliver’s work and its influence on graphic design

6 PM at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Auditorium 459 Broadway Cambridge, MA 02138
Price: $20

Product Hunt Boston #2 - Demos + Drinks @ HubSpot
Demos by local health and fitness startups, networking and drinks

5:30 PM at HubSpot 2 Canal Park Cambridge, MA 02141
Price: Free

Saturday, September 16

VR/AR Hack Day
A day of free-form hacking at Brookline Interactive Group’s Public VR Lab

10 AM at Brookline Interactive Group 46 Tappan St., Brookline, MA
Price: $6


Monday, September 18

Old Titans, New Tech: Industrial IoT & Digital
Panel discussion on how manufacturing and infrastructure industries can use new technologies to improve efficieny, reduce costs, and more

1:30 PM at Alley Cambridge 10 Ware St Cambridge, MA
Price: Free

Women In Wireless: Chapter Re-Launch
Meet other women in mobile, tech, and digital industries

6 PM at MassChallenge 21 Dry Dock Avenue Boston, MA 02210
Price: Free

Tuesday, September 19

Wearable Tech + Digital Health + NeuroTech Boston
Series of interactive discussions on AI in healthcare, novel sensors, robotics, breakthrough surgical and diagnostic techniques, and more

8 AM at MIT Media Lab 75 Amherst Street Cambridge, MA 02139
Price: $1,195


Women In the Next Realities Meetup
Women only; discussion on VR experience and getting a foot in the door

5 PM
Price: Free

Wednesday, September 20

3rd Annual Timmy Awards
Celebrate the winning organizations and individuals in Boston’s tech scene; the Timmy Awards highlight the best places to work in tech

6:00 PM at Laugh Boston 425 Summer St, Boston, MA
Price: Free


"Fluxing"­ Up your Xamarin and .NET Apps with Alex Dunn
Alex Dunn of Rightpoint will teach you what Flux is, how it differs from other design patterns, and how to use it when building your app

6 PM at Microsoft NERD New England Research & Development Center One Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA
Price: Free


Building Soft Skills: Utilizing LEGO® Serious Play
Learn how Lego can be used as a medium for improving problem-solving and communication

6:30 PM at Pivotal 255 Main Street Cambridge, MA 02142
Price: $25

Saturday, September 23

Boston Festival of Indie Games
Showcase of video games, location-based games, tabletop games created by independent game developers

8 AM at Johnson Athletic Center 120 Vassar St. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA 02139
Price: $15

Monday, September 25

The Rise of the Corporate Innovation Lab
Learn how the R&D and innovation labs of Boston’s corporations are helping companies find new ways to solve business problems  

6:30 PM at GA Boston 125 Summer Street 13th Floor  Boston, MA 02110
Price: Free


Tuesday, September 26

The Future of Travel and Transportation
Panel on the future of travel and the transportation industry, startup pitches, and networking

6 PM at WeWork Mass Ave.  625 Massachussets Avenue 2nd Floor  Cambridge, MA 02139
Price: $20


She Geeks Out Networking
Women-only event; panel discussion, networking, food and drinks will be provided

6 PM at Brightcove 290 Congress Street 4th floor Boston, MA
Price: $10

Thursday, September 28

Robotics Connect 2017
Talks on building markets for AI, robotics seminars, and shark tank event

3:00 PM at One Broadway, 5th Floor Cambridge, MA 02142
Price: Free


Innovation Roundtable: Voice and Chatbots
Chat about your ideas, hear about startup opportunities, and meet others

8 AM at Cafe Gelato 17 Chestnut Street Quincy, MA 02169
Price: Free

Saturday, September 30

Dismantling Racism Hackathon
This hackathon is a collaboration between The Mission Institute, The Crossing, and MIT

11 AM at Massachusetts Institute of Technology 77 Massachusetts Avenue East Campus Cambridge, MA 02139
Price: Free

Topics: AI, VR, AR, Events