This week, we’re looking at the future of business, reflecting on historical greatness, and networking with every industry imaginable. Don’t miss a moment of opportunity as we highlight 10 spectacular events for The Week Ahead!
Monday, June 9th, 2014
Workshop on Future Technologies for Point of Care
Who: Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care
What: Two day workshop covering Point of Care technology
When: 6/9/14, 9:30am – 5:30pm, 6/10/14, 8:30am – 4:00pm
Where: 8 St Marys Street, Room901, Boston, MA 02215 (BU Photonics Center)
Why: Participate in an interactive workshop covering various aspects of point of care. Discuss global health, diagnostics, statistical measures of efficacy, clinical needs and much more. Work groups and presentations throughout.
Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
2014 US Companies’ Listing in Korea
Who: Centillion Group
What: Presentation on the Korea Exchange
When: 6/10/14, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Where: 39 Dalton Street, Boston, MA 02199 (Sheraton Boston Hotel)
Why: Learn about recent developments in the Korean economy and markets, and understand the benefits and risks of choosing the Korea Capital Market for an IPO.
Build Your Startup from the Heart with Bill Warner
Who: Harvard Innovation Lab
What: Presentation on building a startup
When: 6/10/14, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: 125 Western Ave, Boston, MA 02134 (Harvard Innovation Lab)
Why: Hear from Bill Warner, founder of Avid Technology, Wildfire Communications, FutureBoston, and other acclaimed organizations. Gain insight for business success that goes beyond making logical decisions.
Employing World-Class Talent: Visa Options for Startups
Who: Watson Law Offices
What: Presentation on hiring foreign nationals
When: 6/10/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: One Broadway, 5th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Cambridge Innovation Center)
Why: Learn about the right way to expand your talent search internationally as immigration attorney Roy Watson Jr. shares information and experience. Get a basic understanding of the process necessary to avoid legal issues and obtain the best employees available around the world.
Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
Scaling for Sustainable Growth
Who: Eastern Bank and The Board Forum
What: Panel discussion on scaling a business
When: 6/11/14, 4:00pm – 6:30pm
Where: 75 State Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02109 (Hollister Staffing)
Why: Join panelists from Hollister Staffing, Spartan Races, Hill & Partners, and Tru Technologies as they discuss the differences between growing a business and scaling a business. Gain insight into successful techniques and network with high level attendees.
The Exaptation of Lean Thinking to a New Context
Who: Lean Enterprise Institute
What: Discussion on Lean, Lean Startup, and Lean software design
When: 6/11/14, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Where: 215 First Street, Suite 300, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Lean Enterprise Institute)
Why: Hear from John Shook and Will Evans as they discuss the emergence and growth of Lean. Learn about the evolution of the concept, and its many means of application. Q+A and networking to follow.
An Evening Honouring George Mallory: Featuring Ed Webster
Who: British Consulate General, Boston
What: Networking and presentation with Ed Webster
When: 6/11/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 1 Broadway, 7th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142 (British Consulate General)
Why: Honour the great English mountaineer, George Mallory, with the British Consulate General and the great American mountaineer, Ed Webster. Learn about Webster’s renowned ascent of Mount Everest in 1988 and get information about the Appalachian Mountain Club, plus the ongoing efforts of the British Consulate General to continue improving international relations.
Thursday, June 12th, 2014
Boston UX Social Hour
Who: Boston UX Meetup
What: Networking event in the Innovation District
When: 6/12/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: 320 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210 (LogMeIn)
Why: Check out LogMeIn’s new headquarters in Boston while networking with designers, product managers, content strategists, and anyone else involved in UX. Food, drinks, and conversation guaranteed.
Beer & Learn: Jo Tango
Who: Beacon Hill Partners
What: Presentation on funding
When: 6/12/14, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Where: 45 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Workbar Cambridge)
Why: Hear from Venture Capitalist Jo Tango as he shares insight into what it takes to get funding for a startup or new product. Network with other professionals in the Greater Boston area in Workbar’s Cambridge coworking space.
Friday, June 13th, 2014
Happy Data Hour
Who: Keen IO
What: Networking event and casual conversation
When: 6/13/14, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: 31 St. James Ave #1150, Boston, MA 02116 (Fiksu)
Why: Hang out in Fiksu’s space with Keen IO and data driven people. Beer, snacks, and t-shirts available. Data, startups, and API conversation on tap.
Jason, for the team at Kendall Press