AGENDA DETAILS

**All events, except those that specifically denote otherwise, will take place at 1776's Crystal City Campus (Located at 2231 Crystal Dr, 10th floor, Arlington, VA)

 

Wednesday

Dash Hack Session: Web Development 101

Wednesday, Oct 12th @ 1:30pm-2:30pm

If you are interested in learning how to create stunning websites, but don't know where to start, this workshop is for you. General Assembly will be leading a workshop to teach attendees HTML, CSS, and Javascript through fun projects on their Dash platform.

 

Breakthrough: Women Leading the Way in Tech

Wednesday, Oct 12th @ 5:30pm-6:15pm

We will chat with 4 outstanding women in technology who are growing businesses, closing gaps, winning markets and raising the bar for modern entrepreneurs looking to do the same. Come learn how these changemakers went from good to great.


How Technology is Transforming Media

Wednesday, Oct 12th @ 6:30pm-7:15pm

Technology and data are shaping the way we consume and share content in ways we couldn't before imagine. Join us for this revealing panel discussion with titans in media tech that will provide insight in the the future of content.


Power Player's Tech Reception

Wednesday, Oct 12th @ 7:15pm-9:15pm

The Power Player's Tech Reception is a special invite event featuring the DC Metro area's greatest tech mavens, innovators, and influencers. This event is only open to invited guests and Gold Ticket holders. This is our hottest event!


Thursday

How to Land Your Next Job in Tech

Thursday, Oct 13th @ 12:15pm-1:15pm

This career development workshop will give you a toolkit of strategies to incorporate into your job search. Come learn lesser known, but highly effective tips, on how to get your application to the top of the stack and separate yourself from the competition. Perfect for jobseekers looking to transition as well as seasoned tech professionals.
 


Software Meets Operations

Thursday, Oct 13th @ 12:30pm-1:15pm

This event takes place at WeWork Crystal City (2221 S Clark St, Arlington, VA), which is a brief walk from the 1776 Campus

Software has created services and mobile solutions that literally can solve real life problems in the press of a button. However, behind the curtain, companies are executing complex operations to make the magic happen. Join us for this panel as we talk to some of the area's leading service economy startups about how to make these software solutions happen in the real world.


Next-Tech Hiring Fair

Thursday, Oct 13th @ 1:30pm-3:45pm

Attend our Hiring Fair and meet face to face with recruiters and hiring managers from the area's leading technology companies, consulting firms, government agencies, corporations, and startups.
 


Fireside Chat: "Finding What Matters Most to Grow Your Company"

Thursday, Oct 13th @ 4:15pm-5:05pm

Starting a company is great, afterward 9 out of 10 companies still find their way to closing their doors within the first few years. In order to best ensure a long successful run, founders need to laser focus on the parts of their business that matter most. Join us for this insightful fireside chat with founders of a few companies that have surged their way to sustainability.


Next-Tech: Ventures - Where's The Money?

Thursday, Oct 13th @ 5:15pm-6:15pm

So you've got an idea? Check. You've got a team? Check. You've got a go-to-market plan? Check. Okay great, but now the million dollar question: Where's The Money? Join us for this venture panel with leading experts in DC's capital markets and find out how and where to connect with investors, venture capitalists, and other financial backers that can help you grow your company.


Friday

Tech Showcase

Friday, Oct 14th @ 1:00pm-3:00pm

This event takes place at WeWork Crystal City (2221 S Clark St, Arlington, VA), which is a brief walk from the 1776 Campus

Join us for demos from a diverse group of startups and entrepreneurs that are seeking to launch products that will change everything. Companies will hold short presentations and Q&A sessions. Stay afterward for mix & mingle.


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