The excuse “there’s nothing to do in Boston” is hereby banned in November. The amount of tech and startup events happening in Boston is absolutely booming this month, and so many more are happening even beyond this list.
Here’s a breakdown of what to expect for events this November:
Wednesday, November 1
Healthcare Industry Connector Initiative: Northeastern University will be hosting a reverse pitch event from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with the a goal to bring entrepreneurs and relevant industry partners together to inform and accelerate technology growth while commercializing opportunities in all areas. Click here for ticket prices.
Guest Talk by PTC Executive Michael Campbell on Real World AR: Hosted by BU AR/VR, this event meets from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the College of Arts and Sciences at 725 Commonwealth Avenue. This event is free.
Thursday, November 2
The Business of Cyber Security: Strategies for Success: Hosted by the ACSC at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, this all-day event will include multiple panels of speakers such as Carla Brodley, Richard Solely, and Jothy Rosenberg, on the topic of Cyber Security. Click here for ticket info.
This is Next-Gen will be hosted by Sophos SVP Dan Schiappa and runs all day from 9 a.m. to a closing networking event at 4 p.m. This event is free.
Finding Opportunity in the Future of Business & Tech: Silicon Valley: Hosted by Babson Code Club, this event runs from 7:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. at Babson College. This is a free event.
Roundtable Discussion: Gaining Buy-In: Boston Women in Product will be hosting this event from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Wistia in Cambridge. Ticket costs range from $5-$10.
Friday, November 3
Monthly Tech Talk in November: Scientific Workflow Systems: This virtual conference is hosted by ANDS, Nectar, RDS Nodes – QCIF, Intersect, NCI, TPAC, VICNode, eRSA and Pawsey, and will run from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. AEDT. This is a free teleconference.
MIT Energy Hackathon 2017: Hosted by the MIT Energy Club, this weekend long event will commence at 6 p.m. and runs until Sunday the 5th at 6 p.m. This is a free event.
Saturday, November 4
Intro to 3D Modeling Workshop for Adults: HATCH will be hosting this event from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at their location in Watertown. Some laptops will be provided for the event but bringing one is recommended. This workshop is for adults and children 13 and over.
Sunday, November 5
LAUNCH DAY C3 Church Boston | Cambridge: C3 Boston will be hosting a startup party running from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at The Middle East in Cambridge. Entrance is free.
Monday, November 6
IRELAND & MASSACHUSETTS – SYNERGIES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR LIFE SCIENCES: New England Healthcare Executive Network will be hosting this event on the topics of BioPharma, Medical Device/MedTech. The event runs from 7:30 a.m to 10 a.m. Ticket prices vary between $40-$55.
HBR@Work: An Insider’s Guide to Joining and Thriving in a Startup will be hosted by the Harvard Business review and will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets range from free to $27.50.
Tuesday, November 7
Creating a Great Edtech Pitch Deck hosted by the LearnLaunch Institute will discuss the difficulty in raising capital for edtech startups and will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Entrance for this event is $25.
Vision and Robotics will occur at Draper starting 6:00 p.m. with speakers, Chris Jones, Vice President of Technology at iRobot, Daniel Theobald, CTO at Vecna Technologies and Scott Denenberg, Co-founder of Veo Robotics. More info located on the events page.
Smart Cities – Utility: Hosted by CDM Smith, this is the second installment in the Smart Cities Series and will occur from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Updates will be posted on the event page.
Wednesday, November 8
Inaugural Networking Event & Vendor Showcase w/ Mass Tech Networking hosted by AIMC Business Solutions is welcoming all technology professionals to this showcase of tech products and speakers TBA. This event is free.
“The Sales Scale-Up” Join the Conversation with the Early Sales Team at HubSpot: Hosted by Boston Enterprise Sales Forum, this event runs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will include speakers Mark Roberge, senior lecturer at Harvard Business School; Dave Donlan, CRO at Crayon; Adam Mavrikos, Regional Vice President of Sales at Toast Inc. and Mary Rogul, enterprise sales executive at Mendix. Tickets range from $10 -$15.
Talent Hackers holiday event: Hosted by Workable at the New England Aquarium from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Colleen Clark from Life is Good will be participating in a fireside chat moderated by Namely’s Chief of People Nick Sanchez. This event is free.
Thursday, November 9
BostInno’s 50 on Fire: Don’t forget to reserve your spot at this year’s 50 on fire hosted at The Revere Hotel. This event will run from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Grab your tickets on the event page.
LEGAL INSIGHTS FOR ENTREPRENEURS, STARTUPS AND EMERGING COMPANIES: Hosted at the Newton Innovation Center from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., this event will discuss the intricacies of the legal systems for business for early stage businesses. Registration info can be found on the event page.
Friday, November 10
Boston Startup Weekend EDU hosted by Techsters Startup Programs is a weekend-long entrepreneurship conference running from 5 p.m. on Friday to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets range from $25 – $84.
Breaking Barriers: First-Gens in Tech: Hosted by HubSpot at their office at 2 Canal Park in Cambridge, this event assists first-generation citizens from the Greater Boston Area interested in the tech field. This is a free, all day event running from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday, November 11
MIT Hacking Arts Conference 2017: MIT Sloan Entertainment and Media Club will be hosting this two-day event running from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will bring together artists, engineers, and entrepreneurs to share knowledge between arts and technology. Ticket info located located on the event page.
Intro to 3D Modeling Workshop for Kids: Hosted by HATCH from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., this event is for children between the ages of 8 to 13. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. RSVP to this event on HATCH’s page.
Monday, November 13
Engage 2017: Presented by Localytics, this event will commence with a kickoff party from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Tuesday, November 14
Engage 2017: The all-day event will commence at 8 a.m. with speakers such as Nik Patel, Vice President of Digital Platforms at Fidelity; Kathy Chao, director of global marketing at BabyCenter; Bryan Davis senior manager of audience marketing at the New York Times and blogger Tim Urban, as the keynote speaker. Register for this event here.
Alexa Natural Language Understanding Tech Talk & Networking Event: Amazon will be hosting this event from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Kendall Square at their office at 101 Main Street , Cambridge. Email to RSVP for this event.
Boston New Technology Health / Energy / CleanTech Startup Showcase #BNT83 (21+): Boston New Technology (BNT) will be hosting this event running from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with speakers from 7 new technology product companies. The price for this event is $12.
Shoobx Drive – Conference for Startups: Organized by Shoobox Inc., this event features entrepreneurs, attorneys, and investors with speaking sessions, panel discussions and connection opportunities. The event will run from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Hatch Fenway
401 Park Drive on the 8th Floor. Ticket prices range from $25 to $60.
Wednesday, November 15
2020 Women on Boards will be hosted at Bentley College running from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with speakers Mohamad Ali, President and CEO at Carbonite; Gail Deegan, retired CFO and former corporate board member and others. Individual ticket costs are $100.
Behind the Scenes: Understanding Digital Ad Agencies: Presented by Melissa James $ Co., this event will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will include speakers such as senior managers of Jack Morton Worldwide, senior managers of CTP, senior managers of Mullen Lowe and more. This event is free.
Autonomous Ride Sharing by Air – Current Research at MIT: Taking place at Boston iHub at 50 Milk Street, the event will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and features speaker Parker Vascik, PhD, affiliate with MIT Strategic Engineering Research Group. To RSVP, check out the meetup page.
Women in Technology (WITI): Changing the Dynamic in Challenging Situations: Hosted by Women in Technology International this event will feature speakers such as Ciara Gogan. The event will run from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The price for this event is $10 for Women in Technology International members and $10 for non-members.
We Gather: Students, Startups, and VCs : This event will be hosted by Contrary Capital, TechGen, InnovateEDU and Dorm Room Fund that will feature a panel and networking opportunities to learn more about Boston’s startup and venture capital community. Taking place at WeWork St. James at 31 Saint James Avenue, it will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. More info located on the Facebook event page.
Thursday, November 16
Boston Amazon Web Services Meetup: Presented by G2 Technology Group Inc. at 320 Congress St. 2nd Floor in Boston this event features speakers such as solutions architect Katie Paugh, principal solutions architect Kiril Dubrovsky and Vice President Mark Annati. The event will run from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. To RSVP, check out the meetup page.
Transition, Reinvention and Work in the New Economy: Hosted by recently formed start-up venture ICT Collaboratory, speakers include David Blustein, PhD, at Boston College; Jarrad Glennon, chief growth officer at Workbar; and host Deborah Burkholder, executive director at the Institute for Career Transitions. This event runs from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with tickets ranging from $17-$25.
PULSECHECK Interoperable: How healthcare is becoming API-enabled will be hosted by PULSE@MassChallenge and will host a panel featuring Dr. Ken Mandl, Dr. Jeanette Currie, & Dr. Jack Rowe moderated by Dr. Shikha Anand and will run from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. This is a free event.
BUILDING A GREAT BUSINESS AND LIVING A GREAT LIFE TOO, WITH ROB KAGAN: Hosted at the Newton Innovation Center from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with serial entrepreneur, Rob Kagan, he will be discussing the foundations of a good business and organizing your personal life. Registration and event info located on the event page.
Saturday, November 18
“Learn CSS with Codepen!” will take place at the Boston Public Library at the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Laptops are required. To RSVP, check out the meetup page.
Agile Project Open 2017: Optimizing Agile for Product Discovery and Delivery: Hosted by Agile Product Open at Suffolk University’s Center for Innovation Collaboration and Leadership from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., this event gives attendees opportunities to learn new skills, network with product colleagues, and more. The price for this event is $25.
Monday, November 20
Informal Android Developer Meetup (Boston Edition): Hosted at Jaho Coffee Roasters & Wine Bar by Boston CDG and Boston Android, Android developers will meet to chat about mobile technologies starting at 7 p.m. RSVP on the meetup page.
Product Leadership: How Top Product Managers Launch Awesome Products: Hosted by Boston Product Management Association at athenahealth on 311 Arsenal Street in Watertown from 6:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m., this event will feature speakers Vanessa Ferranto, director of product management at Grommet; Cait Porte, Senior Vice President of Product at ZMags; Greg Achenbach, Vice President of Product at SnapApp and Adaora Asala, senior product manager at Flywire. Tickets range from $10 – $15.
Tuesday, November 21
November Security of Things MeetUp with Bruce Schneier of IBM: Hosted at Akamai and running from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., the speaker of this event is security expert Bruce Schneier of IBM and Harvard University. RSVP here.
Email and Digital Marketing for Early Stage Companies: Taking place at Pivotal Labs, 255 Main St., 6th FL, Cambridge this event will run from 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. and will bring together experts in email and digital marketing to help early businesses in this area. Entry is $10 for non-ENET members.
Wednesday, November 22
The Enemy hosted by the MIT Museum is an interactive virtual reality exhibit that will run from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets for this event are $10.
Saturday, November 25
Digital Marketing Bootcamp: Hosted by General Assembly, this event will showcase new techniques needed in digital marketing and will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Regular ticket costs are $250.
Tuesday, November 28
Cognitive science + storytelling = Better study app ideas and pitches!: This event will be hosted at Alley Cambridge on 10 Ware Street, Cambridge, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. To RSVP, check out the meetup page.
Intro to SEO: Hosted by General Assembly, this event will showcase an introduction to search engine optimization and will run from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Regular ticket costs are $75.
Edtech Leaders Discuss Key Market Trends: The LearnLaunch Institute will be hosting this event from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Cengage Learning, 20 Channel Center St. Featured speakers are Renee Foster, President at Curriculum Associates; George Moore, CTO at Cengage; Claudia Reuter, Senior Vice President of Digital Services and Labs at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Bill Triant, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Investments at Pearson. Purchase information located on event page.
Wednesday, November 29
SwiftFest 2017: Hosted at the Calderwood Pavilion on 527 Tremont Street, Boston this is a two-day event on new ways of iOS development focused on Swift. The event starts at 9 a.m. on Wednesday and ends the next day at 6 p.m. Tickets for this event range from $99 – $499.
Holiday Business Networking & Social Event: Hosted by Mass Professional Network at Landsdowne Pub from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., this event calls for professionals to come and build their networks. Entrance fees range from free to $65.
Thursday, November 30
November Open-Source IoT Meetup: Hosted at Artisans Asylum on 10 Tyler Street, Somerville, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., this meetup discusses open-source efforts for Internet of Things (IoT) development. Updates will be made here.
IoT Connect: Hosted by Venture Café at 1 Broadway 5th Floor in Cambridge, this monthly event is organized to discuss security, new applications, adoption, and the expanding ecosystem for new Internet of Things (IoT) / cloud ventures. This event is free and will run from 3 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.