Women in Tech: Pursue your Power
Join IBM, PointSource, and female entrepreneurs for a special, one day event devoted to Women in Tech. You’ll hear lightning talks and a spirited panel discussion from women leaders about the secrets to their success in the male dominated world of tech. Speakers include Jesica Averhart from American Underground, Katie Gailes from Wake Tech, Vickie Gibbs from Albright Digital and Shannon Powell from Active Ergonomics.
Date: June 9th
Time: 1pm – 7pm
Location: IBM Employee Activity and Fitness Center, Building 400, Cornwallis Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Agenda: The event will start with a keynote on empowering women to lead, followed by a panel discussion, and workshops on Bluemix and Watson.
Registration Link: https://eventbrite.com/event/17037143555
Cloud Developer Bootcamp
IBM’s cloud technologies and services provide the tools and environment to rapidly develop and deliver cloud and web-based applications. IBM is offering a unique and free boot camp on IBM’s Cloud Technologies including IBM’s Bluemix cloud development platform and Watson services for cognitive solutions. This event will feature presentations and hands-on labs from IBM and local technology companies. This event is ideal for developers, entrepreneurs, students, startups and faculty.
Date: June 12th
Location: The Frontier, 800 Park Offices Drive, Durham
Agenda: The event will start with the “Endless possibilities of Bluemix” and will progress to deeper workshops on IoT, mobile and big data and analytics.
Registration Link: https://eventbrite.com/event/17089585410
Note: Enjoy a mid-day meal during the Food Truck Rodeo that the Frontier hosts every Friday. Take a tour of Betabox, a mobile prototyping lab operated by local startup, Betaversity. We will end the day with a reception featuring some craft beer from a local brewery.