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HackerNest Ottawa July Tech Social

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HackerNest Tech Socials are a fun, relaxed way to connect with your local tech community. Atmosphere: chill, friendly, unpretentious, agenda-free (no sales pitch), and brimming with Ultra Smart People.

Follow us on Twitter (http://twitter.com/hackernest) and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/hackernest/), like us on Facebook (http://facebook.com/hackernest), hi-5 us in person!

Check out the last great Tech Social at PageCloud here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5_x3gvAVlI

The typical Tech Social agenda:

- folks arrive, grab drinks, socialize

- quick announcements, thank sponsors

- back to chatting

- head home, exhilarated from great conversations!

Techopia Panel!

We're so excited to feature a Techopia (http://www.obj.ca/techopia) Panel Discussion on Tech in Ottawa, featuring:

- Graeme Barlow (https://twitter.com/graemebarlow?lang=en), CMO of Iversoft,

- Henry Brown, (https://twitter.com/henrycabrown?lang=en) Manager of Customer Acquisition at PageCloud,

- Annika Thurlow (https://twitter.com/xoxAJ_Tech), Global Operations Manager of HackerNest,

- Brian Clare (https://twitter.com/OttawasYPs), co-President of Ottawa Young Professionals.

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HackerNest Tech Socials are Entry by Donation - any amount appreciated, but $5 suggested. No amount is too little! If a cash donation is too restrictive, please join us anyway – just let us know at the door.

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NORTH AMERICAN SPONSOR:

RBC (http://www.rbc.com/)

RBC recently launched RBC Research, a team which supports RBC’s innovation strategy through fundamental scientific study and exploration in machine learning theory and applications with the goal of developing state-of-the-art financial technologies. RBC is also an active contributor to the Canadian innovation ecosystem, including working with organizations like TechToronto, the C100 and as a founding partner of NextAI, a global innovation program for artificial intelligence related ventures.

RBC has come onboard as a North American sponsor of Hackernest.

Sponsors (http://hackernest.com/sponsor_info/) make this growing movement possible, so we treasure and build deep, long-term relationships with the companies that endorse us. Please email [masked] for ways to connect with the HackerNest community!

VENUE SPONSOR:

PageCloud (http://www.pagecloud.com/)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sm3U8BHPCeQ

Klassik (http://www.samklass.com) is a modern festival troubadour, blending electronic music styles with instrumental improvisation. Using a hybrid technique of mixing and looping, he weaves up an energetic experience that has rocked dance floors at some of the worlds best festivals, like Envision, Shambhala, Electric Forest, Burning Man, and Sonic Bloom. This year Klassik is bringing new original music to the table and a live performance that fuses all of his influences, from jam bands to bass music."

http://www.samklass.com/

https://soundcloud.com/samklass

We're on the lookout for easy to access offices with space that can fit our audience (standing-room only). Please email [masked] if you’d like to host a Tech Social!

BEER SPONSOR:

Sawdust City Brewing Co. (https://www.sawdustcitybrewing.com/)

Located in Gravenhurst Ontario, Sawdust City Brewing Company is dedicated to creating exceptional craft beers.

COMMUNITY PARTNERS:

Ottawa Young Professionals (http://www.theoyp.com)

OYP are generously offering their time to volunteer at the event and help make HackerNest Ottawa happen.

All Day DevOps (https://www.alldaydevops.com/)

On October 24th, HackerNest will be supporting the Live Online All Day DevOps Conference. This is a 24 hour event with 5 simultaneous tracks, 96 sessions and 4 keynotes in 38 time zones! There are featured guest speakers galore and frankly, far too much information to list, so check out this link (https://www.alldaydevops.com/) instead! Oh, and did we mention that the entire thing is free?

If you’re a Community or Meetup group looking to promote an event or discount for HackerNest members, please email [masked].

About Us:

HackerNest (http://hackernest.com/) is an international nonprofit uniting local tech communities (http://hackernest.com/cities/) through unpretentious Tech Socials (http://hackernest.com/cities/), hackathons (http://hackernest.com/hackathons/), Tech Expos and Job Fairs (http://hackernest.com/expo/). Our relaxed, down-to-earth events attract a diverse and highly technical membership. Strict 'no-scuzzbag' policy (http://hackernest.com/faqs/for-attendees/).

Want to volunteer at our HackerNest Tech Socials? Visit http://hackernest.com/volunteer/ for more information and to apply!