It’s always beneficial to attend community events, especially if they also coincide with your professional goals. Whether you’re looking to network or continue your career development, we’ve compiled a list of upcoming IT events happening throughout March:
March 3, 2016
BPMA: Sponsor Event: Business Case Development
Waltham, MA | 8:30 am – 5:00 pm | Career Development
Learn how to strategically plan and construct a powerful business case using a clear step-by-step approach utilizing a visual canvas consisting of essential building blocks for business case development and presentation.
BPMA: Storytelling: Claiming your value as a technical product leader
Cambridge, MA | 6:30 pm | Career Development, Women in STEM | $5 tickets
For the Boston Women in Product kick-off event Sarah McCrary a VP at Heartland Payment Systems discusses how to claim our value as technical product leaders. Regardless of our professional experience and education, many women confront the unseen bias that women product leaders are not “technical.” Sarah shares her experiences and observations of this bias and the effecting and ineffective techniques for claiming your power as a technical product leader.
March 4, 2016
Emotional Intelligence Hackathon
Cambridge, MA | March 4 – March 6 | Career Development, Networking | $25 (Currently only waitlist)
Emotions are critical to human behavior but are mostly missing from the digital world. What if devices, app and technology could sense human emotions and adapt to them? Join Affectiva for an exciting weekend-long hackathon during which participants will create emotion-aware technology. You will get to use Affectiva’s emotion-sending SDKs for iOS, Android, and Windows. The organizers of the hackathon will help participants to form small teams (of around 5 people). These teams will work together to create an emotionally aware situation.
March 5, 2016
CodeAcross Boston 2016
Boston, MA | March 5-6th | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm | TechEd, Leadership | Free
Please join Code for Boston for a weekend of civic hacking, youth mentorship, and code education at our third annual CodeAcross event on March 5-6 at the Roxbury Innovation Center. Our goal for this year’s COdeAcross is to start building the next generation of civic hackers through a curated, educational hackathon.
March 8, 2016
MASSTLC: Manufacturing: Automation & Robotics Seminar
Cambridge, MA | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm | Career Development | Free
Seminar exploring the future of the manufacturing industry. This event will connect industry peers to discuss current trends in industrial robotics and factory automation industry, explore lessons learned from manufacturers and highlight new industries and business models fuelled by robotics and automation.
Innovation Month Symposium on Women and Entrepreneurial Leadership co-sponsored by TVF/Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives
Worcester, MA | 5:45 – 8:30 pm |Networking, Career Development | Nonmembers $15
Co-hosted with MBI: Symposium on Women and Entrepreneurial Leadership: Join us for a special conversation with the most innovative women in life sciences locally and regionally. We will learn from these innovative leaders who founded and sold companies, obtained financing, invented patented healthcare breakthroughs, commercialized products, and received FDA approvals. A program of TVF’s Innovation Month.
March 10, 2016
BostonInno’s Tech Madness 2016
Boston, MA | 6:00 pm | Informal Networking | $22 – $27
This March, BostInno is bringing the tech community together for some healthy competition! Join hundreds of the city’s top tech community leaders for light bites, drinks, and incredible company at the Cask ‘N Flagon as we reveal this year’s 64 contenders on the official 2016 #TechMadnessBos Bracket.
IIBA: Chapter Meeting “Strategic Planning and Solution Alignment
Wellesley, MA | 5:30 – 8:00 pm | Career Development, Business Analyst | $15 non-members
This presentation introduces a practical framework for developing implementation strategies and planning programs as a two-way process that ensures alignment with business strategy and goals as guiding objectives for solution/program planning and execution to achieve expected outcomes. Participants will explore a step-by-step approach to designing programs using Strategic Program Design Canvas that provides structure and visual guidance for creating a strong, strategic foundation.
March 24, 2016
MASSTLC: Forum on Data Privacy Convened by the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office
Cambridge, MA | 8:00 am – 12:00 pm | Career Development | Free
The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office is pleased to host a data privacy forum in partnership with the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) and Internet Policy Research Initiative, the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, along with other stakeholders. This event is free and open to the public. The forum will be held in MIT’s Building 10 (the Great Dome), Room 250.