BostInno Approved: The Week’s Top Tech & Startup Events in Boston

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Well, BostInno readers, it's a new day and a new world, and the startup and tech community must trot forward (it's okay if you take a few sick day to recharge, though). That means it's time to reconnect with your fellow brothers and sisters, be compassionate with each other and find a way to make this world a better place in the face of adversity.

Here are some events that will help you do just that. Be well.

Monday, Nov. 14

Northeastern University’s Demo Day runs from 6 p.m. to 8:30 at the Curry Student Center. The event is free.

Day in the Life of a UX Designer: General Assembly hosts this panel from 6 p.m. to 8 at GA’s new 125 Summer St. location. The panelists are Brian Durkin of LeapFrog Systems, Vincent Ngu of Panera Bread, Dharmesh Mistry of Liberty Mutual and Ligmie Preval of athenahealth. The event is free.

User Experience & Usability Concepts: Girl Develop It hosts this class from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 at District Hall. The instructor is Jamie Lee Connor, senior UX designer at Epsilon. The class costs $25.

Informal Self-Driving Car Meetup: This event begins at 6 p.m. at the Marriot Lobby on 50 Broadway in Cambridge. The event is free.

Tuesday, Nov. 15

Drone Business Opportunities—Startup Showcase: Dronepal hosts this event from 6 p.m. to 9 at 145 Commercial St., Boston. Tickets range from $5 to $10.

MIT’s Bryan Reimer on Human Centered Vehicle Automation: BostonCHI hosts this event from 6:30 p.m. to 9 at the IBM Center for Social Business in Cambridge. The event is free.

HackerNest Boston November Social: This meetup runs from 6 p.m. to 8:30 at Zinc in Cambridge. The event is free.

She Geeks Out hosts its November meetup at O’Reilly Media’s Boston office. This women-only event costs $10.

Wednesday, Nov. 16

State of Innovation Meetup Series—Data-Driven Transformation: BostInno hosts this event starting at 6 p.m. at Janeiro Digital’s office at 60 Canal St. in Boston. The panelists are Joseph Loyall of Raytheon BBN Technologies, Clint Cater of Luminant, Greg Arnette of Sonian and Nahel Gandhi of CNH Industrial. The event costs $20.

Cyber Security in the Age of Hacking: NSBE hosts this event from 6:30 p.m. to 9 at Akamai’s 150 Broadway headquarters. The speaker is Harold Moss, senior director of web security and enterprise strategy at Akamai. The event is free.

How established Boston financial services are leveraging AI, API and AR: Next Money Boston hosts this event from 6 p.m. to 8:30 at the Anchor Room at 50 Milk St. in Boston. The speaker is Nathan Dionne of Northout. The event is free.

Black Tech Boston Meetup hosts a behind-the-scenes look at Amazon’s Boston office from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 at CIC Boston at 50 Milk St. The event is sold out.

Thursday, Nov. 17

Founder Dialogues Featuring athenahealth’s Jonathan Bush: Founder Collective hosts this event from 6 p.m. to 9 at Hatch Fenway in Boston. The event is free for students and entrepreneurs.

Shoobx Startup Series—Solving the Funding Puzzle: This event runs from 6 p.m. to 8 at WeWork South Station. The panelists are Mike Volpe of Cybereason and Operator.VC, Nicole Stata of Boston Seed Capital, angel investor and former PayPal exec David Chang and Barbara Clarke of Astia Angels. The event is free.

New England Tech Vets 2016 Fall Forum: The Massachusetts High Technology Council hosts this event from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough. Special guests include Gov. Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Colonel Adam Grim. The event is free.

NEXPO: Northeastern’s Entrepreneurship Expo runs from 6:30 p.m. to 9 at the Cabot Center. The event is free.

Friday, Nov. 18

Transform: MassTLC hosts this day-long meeting with C-level executives, policy makers and academics from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Speakers include Sandy Pentland of MIT Human Dynamics Lab, Melissa James of The Tech Connection and Joseph Fuller of Harvard Business School. The event is $395 for members, $795 for non-members.

Launch a Startup and Build a Business—Legal & Business Steps: Mansfield Law hosts this event from 3:30 p.m. to 5 at the CSB Business Center in Arlington. The event is free.

Public Speaking for Entrepreneurs: BostonSpeaks hosts this event from noon to 1:30 p.m. at 50 Milk St. in Boston. Tickets start at $25.

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