Top Creative Tech Events in NYC | March — April 2016
Dear Fellow Creative Tech Enthusiast,
Here are some freshest news from the creative tech industries I thought you’d enjoy:
- ‘Data Is the New Oil’ and More from SXSW — Business of Fashion
- Branding in the Age of Social Media — Harvaed Business Review
- Friendship in the Digital Age — Medium
- The Next Picasso Is a Robot — The Daily Beast
- When Fashion Meets Technology, You Can Wear Your Tweets — The New York Times
- Nike Taps the Transformation Economy — Business of Fashion
- Farfetch — Fashion forward — Financial Times
- Nike Introduces HyperAdapt, Its First Self-Lacing Shoe For Consumers — Fast Company
And here`s to the NYC Creative Tech events for the future few weeks:
Monday, March 21st
OFFCAMPUS: ENTREPRENEURSHIP General Assembly is excited to take you #OFFCAMPUS! Join us for this quarterly festival series that celebrates learning in a way that’s fun and interactive. Day ONE is all about ENTREPRENEURSHIP, with keynote presentations, interactive workshops and engaging activities.
Location: Union Square Ballroom 27 Union Square West, #500
Tuesday, March 22nd
VR/AR New York City Chapter Launch Event
Speakers and demos from some of the best NYC companies in VR and AR and brands using VR and AR.
Location: New York University 721 Broadway 9th floor Events Venue
BSC Event: Future of Sustainable Fashion — How Socially-Conscious Companies & Consumers Are Creating Impact
A panel discussion and pop-up shop to discover and explore the Future of Sustainable Fashion — How Socially-Conscious Companies & Consumers Are Creating Impact.
Location: Interface NYC + Till & Sprocket 140 West 30th Street
Wednesday, March 23rd
Rising Minds presents Billie Whitehouse, Wearable Experiments
This month we are delighted to be hosting the Designer and Director of Wearable Experiments, Billie Whitehouse. Wearable Experiments specializes in the combination of hardware, software and apparel for wearable technology products. Working as an aesthetic specialist with an interest in technology and innovation Billie is focused on using her creations to improve our quality of life.
Location: Soho House New York, 29–35 9th Avenue
Startup Pitch — Fashion, Beauty & Consumer Products Tech With Sumeet Shah (Brand Foundry VC), Steve Anastos (Bain Capital VC), Jay Thakrar (SeedInvest), Neelam Brar (District Cowork).
Location: District Cowork, 1204 Broadway, 4th Fl
Thursday, March 24th
Flash Pitch, a pitch series that puts 8 companies in front of 4 top tier investors for a 2 minute pitch. They’ll ask the hard questions and provide actionable feedback for the founders to make into reality.
Location: Rise NY, 43 W 23rd St
Friday, March 25th
OFFCAMPUS: Culture General Assembly is excited to take you #OFFCAMPUS! Join us for this quarterly festival series that celebrates learning in a way that’s fun and interactive. Day FIVE is all about CULTURE, with keynote presentations, interactive workshops and engaging activities.
Location: 5 Bryant Park (enter on 40 St), 9th Floor
Monday, March 28th
Startup Pitch — E-Commerce
With Cody Cowan (Fairtread), Byron Ling (Primary VC), Jason Fiedler (Red Sea Ventures), Allison Kern (Starvest).
Location: District Cowork, 1204 Broadway, 4th Fl
Tuesday, March 29th
NYC: Wearable Tech Panel by Third Wave Fashion We have three of NYC’s smartest people on deck to share their stories, answer your questions, and drop some serious knowledge. PANELISTS :: Christina d’Avignon // Founder, Ringly Sara Chipps // CEO, Jewelbots Josh Clark // Principal, Big Medium
Location: Alley 119 West 24th Street, 4th Floor
IoT NY # 29, Cognitive Services, my dear Watson This month, we’ll explore how analaytics services and IBM Watson are used to enrich and monitor data from devices and gateways, visualize what’s happening, and respond to emerging conditions through automated actions.
Wednesday, March 30th
Dreamers // Doers — Top 10 Mistakes Early Stage Founders Make With Tikhon Bernstam (Investor and Founder @ Parse & Scribd) and Gesche Haas (Founder, Dreamers // Doers).
Location: Exhibit C, 88 Eldridge St
Thursday, March 31st
Tech in Motion + Verizon Present: User Experience in the Digital Age (Tech Talk)
Join Tech in Motion + Verizon at Helen Mills’ beautiful theatre space on West 26th Street for our next tech talk. Our panelists will be discussing topics ranging from recent changes to the design process to the importance of UX today and how UX impacts today’s consumers.
Location: Helen Mills Event Space and Theater, 137 West 26th Street
Tuesday, April 5th
Live in Studio: Powering eCommerce w/ UPS — Fashion is Your Business Podcast Recording Featuring Jason Robinson, Director of Marketing, UPS. Learn how high growth Fashion Tech companies such as Bonobos, Shoptiques, AHAlife, & Makers Row are partnering with UPS to grow smarter. Event organized by Open Source Fashion.
Cost: $21.48 (Get $10 off with code: Nataliya)
Location: Rise New York — 43 West 23rd Street
Friday, April 8th (till Sunday, April 10th)
Startup Weekend NYC — Sponsored by IBM In partnership w/ IBM Watson Developer Cloud using Watson’s language, vision, speech & data APIs.
Location: IBM Watson HQ, 51 Astor Place
Tuesday, April 12th
Design Driven NYC #16 (a FirstMark Event) Design Driven is the largest design community in NYC. Each month, we host an event with talks from top-tier creative leaders from emerging and established companies. This month’s speakers: • Andrew Ofstad, Co-Founder and Head of Product at Airtable • Dana Chisnell, Co-Founder of Center for Civic Design • Jillian Bromley, Product Designer at Boxed
Location: The New School, 66 West 12th Street
Tuesday, April 19th
Born For This: How To Find The Work You Were Meant To Do There’s a method for finding your perfect job and Chris Guillebeau, the bestselling author of The $100 Start Up, has created a practical, actionable guide that can help you turn your passion into paychecks — whether within a traditional company or business, or by striking out on your own.
Location: GA NYC, 902 Broadway, Level 4
Sunday, April 24th
Creative Wearable workshop Are you a fashion designer want to incorporate technology in your garments? Do you wonder how to embed circuits and sensors in your garments? This is an introductory course for fashion designers and students to gain basics understanding of electricity and circuits.
Location: the Metropolitan Exchange, 33 Flatbush Ave, 4F Brooklyn
Change of Paradigm — a fashion tech company changing the face of fashion e-commerce with its innovative platform miximaliste.com displaying exclusively 3D simulation of garments. (Found on Third Wave Fashion)
Open Source Fashion Manifesto — Written by designers Martijn van Strien and Vera de Pont, it lays down the blueprint for a fairer fashion industry. (Found on Disegno)
Have productive and fun weeks ahead!
Originally published at tinyletter.com.