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Baltimore Node OpenHack

Thu 9/24 6:30pm–9:00pm
Baltimore Node, 2106 North Lovegrove Street

Visit and explore one of Baltimore's vibrant maker makerspaces! OpenHack is a weekly event for which the Baltimore Node Makerspace opens it's doors to everyone from the community. Come hang out, explore what our space has to offer and most importantly meet many interesting people!

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Phoebe In Winter

Thu 9/24 - Sat 10/03 7:00pm–7:00pm
Single Carrot Theatre, 2600 N Howard St

Single Carrot Theatre invites you to join us for our production of Phoebe In Winter by Jen Silverman.

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Remote Control Airplane Festival: Charm City Fly-In

Fri 9/25 - Sun 9/27 9:00am–3:00pm
Southwest Area Park, Baltimore Street at Georgia Avenue

The largest celebration of remote control airplanes in Maryland is back for its annual weekend of high-flying fun. This free event features local hobbyists zipping, dipping and diving their R/C planes, helicopters and jets hundreds of feet in the air.

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The Innovator's Small Business Summit

Sat 9/26 8:00am–12:00pm
Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E Pratt Street

The Innovator's Small Business Summit is focused on strengthening Baltimore communities that have a long-standing history of economic injustice and low investment in entrepreneurial development. The event features powerful panel discussions with investors and locally based entrepreneurs that have successfully built national and international brand names.

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The Women in Tech Summit

Sat 9/26 8:00am–4:00pm
University of Baltimore, 11 West Mt. Royal Avenue

The Women in Tech Summit is the only women in technology conference that provides attendees with a unique combination of deep-dive, hands-on tech workshops; information and discussions about careers in tech and how to pursue them; and connection and networking opportunities with other women in various aspects and careers in technology. The Women in Tech Summit knows that working in tech is not just about coding but about all aspects of careers in technology. The conference works to bring together women in many different types of careers in tech and at every level from students to senior executives.

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MakeScape 2015

Sat 9/26 9:00am–3:00pm
Open Works, 1400 Greenmount Avenue

The 1st annual MakeScape will celebrate the construction kick-off for Open Works, a facility that will offer fabrication workshops, classrooms, and small studios for artists, craftspeople, and makers. MakeScape will feature an exciting preview of Open Works’ capabilities: tours, drones, electric vehicles, robots, 3D printers, along with furniture, jewelry and art vendors, kinetic sculptures, kid’s activities, maker workshops, job-training programs, and Baltimore’s tastiest eats!

Continental Bridge 30 Years Of Cultural Exchange

Sat 9/26 11:00am–7:00pm
Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave

In 2015, Baltimore celebrates the 30 year anniversary of its sister city relationships with Xiamen in China and Rotterdam in the Netherlands. An art exhibit at Baltimore’s Creative Alliance will commemorate the anniversary. On September 26, there will be a celebratory day of workshops and performances. The exhibit opens in the evening with a reception.

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CANCELLED: Made in Baltimore Pop Up Shop Closing Party!

Sun 9/27 6:00pm–9:00pm
Made in Baltimore Pop Up Shop, 16 W. North Avenue

The Industrial Arts Collective, an open, collaborative network of Baltimore makerspaces, maker educators, and small manufacturers, is sponsoring a pop up shop featuring locally-made products at 16 W. North Avenue from August 8th-September 26th. Join us for the closing party on Friday, September 25th to meet our member-makers and enjoy some local beers!

Social Impact Startups with Steve Case (Rise of the Rest)

Mon 9/28 8:30am–10:00am
Impact Hub Baltimore, 10 E North Ave

Join us for coffee, networking and a showcase of the city's most inspiring social impact startups at the future home of Impact Hub Baltimore. This is the first public stop on the Rise of the Rest tour with Steve Case, and will highlight the transformative potential of entrepreneurship for civic life.

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Health & Sciences Lunchtime Roundtable

Mon 9/28 10:30am–12:00pm
University of Maryland BioPark, 801 West Baltimore Street

How do we work together to ensure Baltimore's vibrant health and sciences community continues to grow, innovate and thrive? Participate in an intimate lunch with a curated group of entrepreneurs, investors, policy makers, academics and leaders to discuss plans for the future and steps to get there.

Switch Baltimore

Mon 9/28 12:00pm–3:00pm
University of Maryland BioPark, 801 West Baltimore Street

Interested in the trends in health and sciences focused around the Baltimore region? Join us for Switch Baltimore on Monday, Sept 28th as we "switch" up the conversation and focus on the future of Health & Science IT.

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Rise of the Rest: Pitch Competition

Mon 9/28 3:00pm–5:00pm
The Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Hwy

During the stop in Baltimore, the Rise of the Rest tour will be hosting a $100,000 Pitch Competition Event and Fireside Chat Interview with Revolution CEO Steve Case. Join us to celebrate startups in Baltimore and hear from some of the most creative entrepreneurs in the city!

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Drone Technology Showcase

Mon 9/28 4:00pm–7:00pm
AOL Roof Deck, 3700 O'Donnell Street

Aerial Array & Elevated Element are proud to present the 2015 Drone Technology Showcase during Baltimore Innovation Week. Join us on the roof of the new AOL building in Brewers Hill as we demo some of our latest developments including 2D mapping, 3D scanning, Virtual Reality Environments as well as Commercial Video.

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Rise of the Rest: Startup Celebration

Mon 9/28 5:00pm–9:00pm
The Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Hwy

Join the Revolution team, partners, local leaders, and Steve Case for a Happy Hour Startup Celebration. The celebration will be an opportunity to network with others in the local, entrepreneurial ecosystem, meet the Rise of the Rest partners and Revolution team, and learn more about how you can become involved with startups in town.

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Get Your First 1,000 Users

Tue 9/29 7:30am–9:30am
Betamore, 1111 Light Street

Get Your First 1,000 Users is an intensive two-hour workshop that teaches early-stage startup founders how to grow rapidly using the same systems and strategies pioneered by some of the most successful software startups in the world.

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Heart-Centered Branding Workshop for Nonprofits

Tue 9/29 9:30am–11:30am
Enoch Pratt Free Library Central Branch, 400 Cathedral Street

Before you start redesigning your website, posting, tweeting, blogging and pinning, make sure you are clear on the relationship you are trying to develop with your audiences. Join Kate Purcell and Gayle Carney of Pulse Forward in this interactive and engaging workshop. You’ll walk away with concrete communication strategies you can use in your organization right away.

Media Conference Happy Hour presented by Agora

Tue 9/29 5:00pm–7:00pm
Single Carrot Theatre, 2600 N Howard St

To all marketers, PR firms, ad agencies, personal branders and more! Join us during Baltimore Innovation Week 2015 for our Media Conference Happy Hour. Following the Future of Digital Marketing, join us for networking and continued discussion. Complimentary drinks courtesy of Agora!

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September StartUp Soiree

Tue 9/29 5:30pm–8:30pm
Pixilated HQ, 3200 James Street

Startup Soiree is a meetup focused on creating meaningful conversations among business founders and owners within the local startup community. September's Soiree will feature Deb Tillett, President of Emerging Technology Centers.

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Geek is Chic - Making Tech Cool

Wed 9/30 7:00am–9:00am
Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, 9250 Bendix Rd. N., Columbia, MD

Technologist Sharon Brackett will talk about the role of women in technology from grade school to corporate leadership. She will speak to her own experiences as engineer, entrepreneur, mentor and educator. She will focus on lessons learned in working, and surviving, in a technical and business environment that is less than friendly to women. Sharon will also share examples of getting young women excited about becoming technologists and what you can do to help that happen.

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Mid-Atlantic Marketing Summit

Wed 9/30 7:00am–4:30pm
Pier 5 Hotel, 711 Eastern Avenue

This summit is the region’s premier event in marketing, technology, communications and media. This one-day event will bring together over 300 marketing and communications executives to discuss high-level issues through a series of panels, keynotes, presentations and networking.

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TechBreakfast

Wed 9/30 7:00am–9:00am
DLA Piper LLP, 6225 Smith Avenue

Interact with your peers in a monthly morning breakfast meetup. At this monthly breakfast get-together techies, developers, designers, and entrepreneurs share learn from their peers through show and tell / show-case style presentations. And yes, this is free!

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Dev Intro Workshops

Wed 9/30 7:30am–11:00am
Groove, 415 S Central Ave

Whether you're new to programming or wanting to sharpen your skills, the Dev Intro Workshops are perfect for you. Workshops will be focused around today's most used languages and programs.

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Explore Betamore: Community Orientation

Wed 9/30 10:00am–11:00am
Betamore, 1111 Light Street

Whether you’re already a member or are considering signing up, this is your opportunity to see and hear how you can get involved with Betamore. Join us on September 30th at 11AM to learn about the value of membership, the resources we provide, and how we can help your professional growth.

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Dev Talks

Wed 9/30 11:30am–4:30pm
Groove, 415 S Central Ave

Join us for an afternoon of high-level dev talks focused around problem solving and innovative solutions. You'll hear from over 10 dev experts talking about real world scenarios and the tools they're using.

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Quizzical Conversations: Education and Access in Baltimore and Beyond

Wed 9/30 5:00pm–7:00pm
ETC Haven Campus, 101 N. Haven Street

Hosted by award-winning journalist and radio personality Sam Gallant, the Baltimore Innovation Week panel will feature Baltimore City teacher Joe La Bella, EdTech Entrepreneur Jess Gartner, and Senator Bill Ferguson to discuss the perils and successes of public education in the city, the role of technology in the classroom, and ways the public and private sectors can work together to drive meaningful change for the future of education in Baltimore and beyond.

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YNPN's Baltimore's Got Talent

Wed 9/30 5:00pm–8:00pm
University of Baltimore, John and Frances Angelos Law Center, 1401 N Charles St

Young Nonprofit Profit Professionals Network (YNPN), Baltimore is a networking and professional development organization committed to providing fun, educational, and social opportunities for young professionals in the nonprofit sector. Baltimore's Got Talent is our annual general body meeting and the theme for this year is talent acquisition and talent retention in Baltimore.

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Social Media for Nonprofits

Thu 10/01 12:00pm–1:30pm
Enoch Pratt Free Library Central Branch, 400 Cathedral Street

Are you a newly-started nonprofit looking for a great social media strategy? Are you a volunteer put in charge of your organization's social media and don't know where to start? Learn the basics of Facebook and Twitter and hear about some of the other sites that nonprofits are using to spread information and raise awareness. Find which social media sites are the best for your organization's message and how to use them to your advantage.

Baltimore Node OpenHack

Thu 10/01 6:30pm–9:00pm
Baltimore Node, 2106 North Lovegrove Street

Visit and explore one of Baltimore's vibrant maker makerspaces! OpenHack is a weekly event for which the Baltimore Node Makerspace opens it's doors to everyone from the community. Come hang out, explore what our space has to offer and most importantly meet many interesting people!

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Entrepreneur Boot Camp

Fri 10/02 9:30am–11:30am
Spark Baltimore, 8 Market Place

Geared towards early stage entrepreneurs, this fast paced boot camp will feature experts ready to teach you the basics of starting your business.

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Lunch&Learn: Workshop Your Business

Fri 10/02 11:30am–3:00pm
Spark Baltimore, 8 Market Place

When starting a business, there’s usually not a lot of money, but a ton of questions. Wish you could hire a consultant or expert to help you perfect your business without a big paycheck? These Lunch&Learn workshops are perfect for the early stage business owner looking to get specific feedback and advice for their business.

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#Failfest

Fri 10/02 3:00pm–5:00pm
Spark Baltimore, 8 Market Place

In this off-the-cuff, unfiltered and unapologetic event, we’ll hear from a variety of speakers about their past failure(s) and what they’ve learned along the way. Sometimes it takes a lot of failed attempts before you get to that one-in-a-million idea that will launch you to success.

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I'm a Data Scientist - AMA (Ask Me Anything)

Fri 10/02 4:00pm–6:00pm
Broom Factory, 3500 Boston Street

Are you a small business, startup, nonprofit, or individual with a data science challenge? If so, then we're here to help! We're bringing together a diverse, interdisciplinary group of Baltimore-based data scientists who are happy to help with any data challenge you might have. Don't have questions, but still want to chat about data science? Well, we're also bringing together a group of diverse, interdisciplinary craft beers to fuel the fun.

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Filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris Leads a Digital Diaspora Family Reunion

Fri 10/02 5:00pm–8:00pm
Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 East Pratt Street

Join filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris for a screening of his award-winning documentary "Through a Lens Darkly." (2015 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Documentary Film). Post-screening, participants are invited to share family photos and stories about their own experiences during a digital diaspora family reunion. Digital Diaspora Family Reunion and the 1World1Family social media campaign - the companion transmedia project to Through A Lens Darkly - engages audiences to discover connections between their own family archives and the film’s historical narrative, thus creating new communal linkages that underlie our common humanity.

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MedHacks 1.0

Fri 10/02 - Sun 10/04 6:00pm–2:00pm
Johns Hopkins University

At MedHacks 2015, we're selecting the top innovative technologists, scientists, healthcare professionals, and engineers to build amazing things together. Hackers across all disciplines will unite to meet with the experts in every part of the medical field here at Johns Hopkins to develop their solutions to healthcare problems across the globe. At the end of the event, teams will have the opportunity to present their projects. Winners will be chosen by a board of judges.

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Code in the Schools 3rd Annual Game Jam

Sat 10/03 7:00am–7:00pm
Centre Theater, 10 East North Avenue

Stop playing video games and start making them! Code in the Schools’ Annual Game Jam is a one-day event where youth 5th grade through 12th grade work in teams to create an original video game in less than 12 hours! Teams will have one day to work on their games and our panel of expert judges will award prizes in the evening.

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Converse: Designing with Mobile Devices

Sat 10/03 8:30am–10:00am
Red Emma's, 30 W North Ave

How do designers use mobile devices to collaborate on design with clients or co-workers? Join us on Saturday, October 3, at Red Emma's for an invigorating Baltimore Innovation Week edition of Converse where we'll chat about design apps for mobile devices. Discover new tips, tricks, and trends to help you in your daily design and tech life in this morning Converse moderated by graphic designer and illustrator Gregory Jericho.

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