Boston Tech and Design Events: October

Posted by Knar Bedian on Oct 2, 2017 3:43:12 PM

October will be an especially busy time of year for Boston techies, as the week-long series of events showcasing the intersections of art, science, and technology known as HUBWeek takes over City Hall Plaza. We're also excited to announce that we'll be hosting the brand-new Kotlin Offfice Hours meetup. 

Wednesday, October 4

Dribbble Hang Time: Boston
Full-day fest is sold out, but tickets for the after party are still available

7:30 PM at Coppersmith 40 W. 3rd, South Boston, 02127
Price: $20

Thursday, October 5

Boston TechBreakfast
Breakfast for techies, developers, designers, and entrepreneurs; showcase presentations on Robilis: StandX, JigTime, Plane Fate, and xtraChef

8 AM at Red Thread 101 Seaport Boulevard, Boston, MA
Price: Free

Drunk User Testing
Check out new products from Wistia, Hopper, Gasbuddy and more, and provide feedback on beta versions while enjoying food, beer and wine

6:30 PM at Appcues Landmark Center, The Hatch 401 Park Drive, Floor 8 Boston, MA 02215
Price: $8

Friday, October 6

Reality, Virtually, Hackathon!
Explore VR and AR applications with fellow designers, coders, hackers, artists, and engineers at MIT Media Lab

8:30 AM, October 6-9 at MIT Media Lab, 75 Amherst St, Cambridge, MA 02139
Price: Apply

Tuesday, October 10

The Changing Boston Designscape
Four design leaders will discuss ways design thinking positively affects our lives, businesses, and local economy

Price: Free
6:30 PM at John Hancock Tower 197 Clarendon Street Back Bay Conference Center Boston, MA 02116

Persian Women In Tech Launch
Launch event open to both women and men; come for networking and a series of fireside chats

6:30 PM at Boston University Questrom School of Business  595 Commonwealth Avenue  4th floor  Boston, MA 02215
Price: $40

Wednesday, October 11

CIC Green Innovation Industry Night
Discussions on sustainble business and smart solutions in both the public and private realms 

4 PM at Venture Cafe, 1 Broadway Cambridge, MA 02142 
Price: Free

Harvard Innovation Labs Startup Showcase
Harvard i-Lab teams will tell their stories and showcase their startups, community ice cream social to follow 

4 PM at Harvard Innovation Labs 125 Western Avenue Boston, MA 02163
Price: Free


Thursday, October 12

Discovering Unmet Needs Through Experience Research
Workshop that will cover methods for research, how to clarify research goals, determine appropriate research methods, and more

9 AM at The District Hall 75 Northern Ave Boston, MA 02210
Price: $395

Kotlin Office Hours: Idioms in Kotlin
Learn ways to make Kotlin code look less like code and more like spoken English; pizza and drinks will be provided

6:30 PM at American Twine Building 222 Third St. Cambridge MA, 02141, Boston, MA
Price: Free

Monday, October 16

Mass Innovation Nights: Women Founders
4th Annual Women Founders event will showcase 11 products from female founders

6 PM at WeWork South Station 745 Atlantic Avenue Boston, MA 02111
Price: Free

Wednesday, October 18

Boston New Technology Startup Showcase
Networking, and presentations by seven startups

6 PM at Akamai Technologies 150 Broadway Cambridge, MA 02142
Price: Free

She Geeks Out Workshop: Growth Mindset & Design Thinking
Women-only event; networking, food, wine

6 PM at Wayfair Offices 4 Copley Place Boston, MA 02116
Price: $20

Women Who Code Boston: Tech Talks and Social Night
Mingle with other women who code, listen to lightning talks, and network

6 PM at TBD
Price: Free

Lesbians Who Tech Meetup
Networking and mingling with fellow queer women and allies

6:30 PM at Bella Luna & The Milky Way 284 Amory St. Boston, MA 02130
Price: Free

Thursday, October 19

UX at Bose: Two Presentations
Two Bose employees will present: The Fuzzy Front End: User Inspired Innovation by Debra Reich, and Mobile and Product Design by Polly Tandon

6 PM at Bose Corporation – Corporate Center 100 The Mountain Rd Framingham, MA 01701
Price: Free

Tech and Social Innovation
Local entrepreneurs will share how they’re leveraging technology to solve complex social problems

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

Friday, October 20

We Bos Week: SheStarts Networking Breakfast
Breakfast and networking with fellow women entrepreneurs and professionals

8:30 AM at LogMeIn 320 Summer Street Boston, MA 02210
Price: Free

Girls Develop It: Code and Coffee
Practice your skills, meet new people, and bring your programming problems

6:30 PM at TBD
Price: Free

Monday, October 23

Unbox: Elevating Product Managers
Workshops, panels, and lectures on user research, cross-functional communication, tools, frameworks and more product managers can apply to their daily work

8 AM at Curry Student Center 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Price: $133

Wednesday, October 25

Portfolio Night presented by JSGD + Behance
Graphic designers, come with your design portfolio and resume and receive feedback from local design professionals

6 PM at JSGD 423 West Broadway Suite #300 Boston, Massachusetts 02127
Price: Free

MITX Talent and Career Development Summit
Summit topics include: challenges and opportunities for senior leaders, leadership vs. management, and the importance of inclusive culture

8:30 AM at Google Cambridge, 355 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02142
Price: $175

Thursday, October 26

Remote Tech Teams, Is This The Future Of Work?: A Tech Talk
Networking, and a talk on how Owl Labs is finding a solution to remote tech teams

6 PM at Fragomen 100 High Street, Boston, MA
Price: Free

Ladies Lounge: Coaching For Career Success
Hear from female career coaches on how to find the “dream job,” negotiate salary, and more

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

Philips Wearables Challenge Pitch Off
A chance to submit solutions for Philips’ medical-grade wearable biosensor; meet the Philips team, mingle with other innovators, and see finalists compete

5:30 PM at Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur Boston, MA 02115
Price: $15

Friday, October 27

Boston Workplace Innovation Summit 2017
Thought leaders, design thinkers, and business decision makers will discuss improving how & where we work

8 AM at Hatch Fenway - Landmark Center 401 Park Drive Boston, MA 02215
Price: $490

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