In our first installment of 2014, we’re bringing you our widest variety of Greater Boston events yet. With eight exceptional events covering everything from language lessons to legal questions to learning opportunities, you don’t want to miss The Week Ahead!
Monday, January 13th, 2014
Mobile Marketing, Brands, and Media
Who: Mobile Monday and Women in Wireless
What: Presentations on the expanding role of mobile advertising and marketing
When: 01/13/14, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 75 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210 (District Hall)
Why: Hear from companies like JetBlue and GSN Games on different ways to reach your target market. Find out what’s worked for them, and discover something new to try for yourself.
Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
Science for All Seasons
Who: Broad Institute
What: January installment of the Broad’s public lecture series.
When: 01/14/14, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
Where: 7 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Broad Institute)
Why: Hear Dr. Sangeeta Bhatia discuss her research into engineering liver tissue. Explore key advances, new technology, and recent findings taking place at the Broad Institute as they make science open and accessible to the public.
BIG Transitions & How They Affect Your Startup Culture
Who: swissnex Boston – Consulate of Switzerland
What: Presentations on the effect of startup transitions
When: 01/14/14, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 420 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138
Why: Get an inside look at how the teams at Raizlabs, Practically Green, and Backupify have gotten positive results from big changes. Come away with ideas for keeping established culture alive in the process.
Windows 8 App Demos & Devices
Who: Boston Windows 8 Developers & IT Group
What: Windows 8 app demos and evaluations
When: 01/14/14, 6:00pm
Where: One Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Microsoft)
Why: Come together with Microsoft evangelists and Windows app experts to see what’s cooking around Cambridge for the Windows store. Try some new apps, get some insight on Microsoft devices, eat pizza, and win prizes.
Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
Open House at Berlitz Learning Center
What: Open House and language lesson at the Berlitz Learning Center
When: 01/15/14, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Where: 437 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
Why: Get a sneak peek at Berlitz’ new Small Group language program and a look at the Berlitz facilities. Connect with people who share your interest in culture and language and enjoy a lesson on the house.
Legal Landmines: What to Know When Starting Your Startup
What: Presentation from Wilmer Hale attorneys on key information for starting a startup
When: 01/15/14, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Where: 290 Congress Street, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02210 (Communispace)
Why: Get expert insight on the fundamentals of avoiding legal mistakes when starting a new company. Legal entities, liability, employee compensation and more. Open Q+A to end the session, come find out how to save yourself time and money in the early stages.
Thursday, January 16th, 2014
Best Practices for Data Security & Privacy
Who: hack/reduce and Goodwin Procter
What: Best practices discussion on best practices for big data companies
When: 01/16/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 275 Third Street, Cambridge, MA 02142 (hack/reduce)
Why: Hear from Goodwin Procter LLP attorneys on the impact of patent law changes, security and privacy issues, and factors to consider when it comes to customer data. Food, drink, and the opportunity for one-on-one questions post presentation.
Growth Hacking Showcase Event
Who: Boston Growth Hackers
What: Meetup of metric driven, growth hungry businesspeople
When: 01/16/14, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Microsoft NERD Center)
Why: Hear from keynote presenter Dr. Jonathan Shapiro, CTO of CogoLabs, on using competitive business intelligence when growing a business. Additional presentations on growth hacking from Steve Offsey, CMO of MarketBuildr, and at least one other local entrepreneur. Food, drinks, and networking.
Jason, for the team at Kendall Press