Oct 10 2014
Connect Week 2014 October 20-26 @InnovatPasadena #ipconnect
 

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CONNECT WEEK is a series of independently organized seminars, workshops, and social events unfolding in venues across the city. Discover more about design trends, open data efforts, crowdfunding, emerging biotech, 3D printing, successful entrepreneurship, and innovation in Pasadena.

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CONNECT Week.

This issue includes a summary for each of the events scheduled for Monday October 20 and Tuesday October 21

CONNECT Week – October 20-26, 2014

Innovate Pasadena is pleased to announce that CONNECT Week 2014 will be taking place from October 20-26.CONNECT Week will celebrate innovation in the greater Pasadena area with 30 events that include a job fair, seminars, workshops, competitions, and the ENVISION Summit. CONNECT Week provides a unique opportunity to learn about design trends, open data efforts, crowdfunding, emerging biotech, 3D printing, successful entrepreneurship, and innovation in Pasadena.

You can check out the full schedule of events here.

Hands-on Business Building Series by Dirty Hands Labs

Monday, October 20, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

The Hands-on Business Building Series kicks off Innovate Pasadena‘s Connect Week in an interactive and in-depth live case study session.

Go-To-Market Strategies for Startups (hour 1) will be a deep dive into planning and going to market, including explanations from a CEO panel on processes they followed. Interview & Hands-On Workshop with Two New CEOs (hour 2) will involve interviewing the CEOs of two early-stage startups in a workshop format to step through business problems that CEOs encounter and offers actionable steps to solve them. The goal for you as the audience is to think about problem solving in a very hands-on way and to take away things you can apply immediately to your own work.

Visit Eventbrite for details and registration.

Business Technology Center Business Showcase

Monday, October 20, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Go on an inside tour of a gaming company, view cool motorized skates and scooters for urban transportation, try a demo of ultra high efficiency solar energy technology, see how neurogaming is used for rehabilitation, view products that help kids eat healthy, and more!

Free Event at Business Technology Center, 2400 N. Lincoln Ave., Altadena, CA 91001

IP Job Fair Hosted by OpenX & Spokeo

Monday, October 20, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Along with representatives of the top ten Pasadena technology companies, the job fair will feature break out sessions profiling four companies looking to hire fresh talent immediately. You’ll get to know these great companies beyond the elevator pitch from recruiters. Engineering and design representatives from both OpenX and Spokeo will be on hand to hang out, play games and answer your questions. Pick which team you’ll cheer for at the corn hole tournament!

Visit Eventbrite for details and registration.

Hackaday Projects: Show & Tell

Monday, October 20, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Are you a Hacker, Designer, or Engineer? Got a project you want to share, or need help? Come meet other Hackers and Makers locally to discuss ideas, solutions, resources, and other goings on. Visit Meetup for details and registration.

Pasadena Women in Tech Launch Party

Monday, October 20, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join Pasadena-area women in technology, education, science, design and innovation for the Launch Party of Pasadena Women in Tech. We will discuss our Mission, network and enjoy a no-host bar and appetizers. Open to women and men who support innovative women, our launch party will be held at the historic Blinn House, home of the Women’s City Club of Pasadena.

Visit Eventbrite for details and registration.

Behind the Brand: A Launch to Innovate Pasadena Connect Week

October 20, 2014 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Help kick off Connect Week and set the tone for a week of excitement and momentum! The event will serve as a platform for entrepreneurs and leading industry experts to meet in an informal setting while expanding their network.

TechSparks University

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Startup 101 level classes for early-stage entrepreneurs working on a new idea.

Classes will be taught by working professionals who can provide practical and immediately applicable tips on how to deal with startup issues such as company formation, team building, equity distribution, accounting and social media.

Visit Eventbrite for details and registration.

Emerging Life Science Technology Featuring Dr. Robert Grubbs

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Featuring a keynote address from Nobel laureate and serial entrepreneur Dr. Robert Grubbs, the Emerging Life Science Technology symposium will showcase the exciting biotech, medical device and pharmaceutical research happening in right here the City of Roses. Topics covered in presentations from a diverse range of Pasadena based companies will include science education, radiation mitigation, diagnosis of respiratory disease, HIV prevention and more.

Visit Eventbrite for details and registration.

Techsparks Pasadena Tech Crawl

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Pasadena based tech companies will open up their doors from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM so that you can come visit, meet employees and learn more about the innovation being accomplished. Instructions on where to meet for the Tech Crawl will be sent via email the day of the event.

Visit Eventbrite for list of participating companies and to register.

UX Happy Hour by NELAUX

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

NELAUX is hosting a mixer with TechSparks at Barney’s Beanery where everyone can “end up” after the Techsparks Pasadena Tech Crawl.

Visit Eventbrite for details and registration.

Prototyping Physical Objects 101: 3D

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Do you have an idea for a new product, but have no idea how to have a prototype made? Do you think it will cost a fortune to mock something up? Come and see how 3D printing and associated technologies have lowered the cost of making your first physical model.

Visit Eventbrite for details and registration.

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