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Featured Events

2018 NEXT Conference | Upstate Venture Connect

UVC Photo Gallery

Serial entrepreneur will meet with 12 startups on upstate New York tech tour
SciTech Panel at LeMoyne College
Steve Raines - UNY50 Leadership Network
Become a UVC Community Connector
Ryan Miller @ 2015 Upstate Venture Ecosystem Awards
13th Annual Frank Fernandez Dinner at Le Moyne College
Ecovative Founder at Cornell
Syracuse CoWorks Members
NEXUS-NY Judges
The Thrive Project Team
Aug
16
Thu
Buffalo WordPress Coworking Day
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for coworking. Anyone interested is welcome to come by for a few minutes or the whole day. We’ll have Coffee and snacks and rollerdogs. If you’re not familiar with coworking, it’s a laid-back and great way to get work done, and also interact with other WP Meetup members. You can work on your own projects while having the ability to discuss anything with the rest of the group, or discuss your projects and help others with theirs. Come ask questions, bounce ideas off of other WP users, or just work within a relatively close vicinity to other humans.

HV Open Lunch
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Interested in talking more about Open Technology? Once a month we get together for an informal lunch to talk tech, and catch up between meetings. This is open to anyone. Bring your ideas, open source questions, and grab some good food at the same time! Location: Mole Mole 357 Hooker Ave Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

3D Printing Meetup
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Contribute to the Monthly Printing Challenge, show off, tell stories- hang out with other 3D Printing enthusiasts!

3D Printing Syndicate
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

• What we’ll doContribute to the Monthly Printing Challenge, show off, tell stories – hang out with other 3D Printing enthusiasts! • What to bring • Important to know

Help US to HELP YOU! Business Networking
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Capital Region Business to Business Networking
Thursday, August 16 at 6:30 PM

I am sure we have had more new members since our last meet-up. Lets get together & introduce ourselves and network with other like minded business pro…

Help US to HELP YOU! Business Networking

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018, 6:30 PM

Location details are available to members only.

0 Business Networkers Attending

I am sure we have had more new members since our last meet-up. Lets get together & introduce ourselves and network with other like minded business professionals. Come prepared with a brief introduction of yourself and your business to share with others!! (Always handy to have extra business cards or handouts) Visit (like) our Facebook Page: https:/…

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Stitch & Sip Open Crafting at the Center of Gravity
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Bring your own project (sewing, knitting, needlework…or hey, anything portable) and a beverage for a fun evening stitching and sipping in good company. The CoG provides an empty table, well-lit work space and electricity, as well as witty banter and camaraderie. No instructor, craft along with fellow Makers. Free to members, $5 cash fee at check-in for non-members. (Membership has its privileges, join the Center of Gravity to access our awesome equipment, including sewing machines!)

BGS Game Development Meeting
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come join us at our Bi-Weekly Meeting! Here we discuss game development techniques, art, music, news, show off member projects and most importantly, have a great time. BGS Game Development Meeting is a free and open to the public event.

TVGS Game Club
Aug 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

• What we’ll doIf you enjoy discussing games, come to the Tech Valley Game Space for Game Club! Every month, participants Game Club meeting pick a game to play, then get together and talk about their experiences! Think of this group as being a traditional book club, but with video games instead of your usual hard-covers and paperbacks. Participants discuss various aspects of the game that they liked, disliked, or simply found notable; everything from music, character design, and storytelling, to the in-game physics, level creation, or graphics quality. Anything and everything about the game can be talked about, and no matter one’s viewpoint, their input will welcomed and listened to. Anyone can attend – no memberships necessary. So long as you’ve got the right equipment at home, and enough time and interest to play at least a little of the game, then you’re welcome to join in! We will meet in the Community Room and begin the discussion after 7:30 pm. • What to bring • Important to know

Aug
17
Fri
The Open Organization Of Lockpickers (TOOOL) Meeting
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Rochester chapter of The Open Organization Of Lockpicking. This monthly meeting is an opportunity to practice picking locks and meet other people that are experts in the subject. Meetings often have presentations about various locks and will let you borrow some lock picks and training locks to get you started.

Aug
18
Sat
Linux Workshop
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Linux Workshop

Come and get your questions about Linux answered. We have experts on hand to fix problems and answer questions about Ubuntu and FOSS. Bring your system in so we can help you get the most from your FOSS.

Aug
20
Mon
BGS Unity Dev Meetup
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join other Unity developers at Buffalo Game Space to share projects, discuss techniques, and learn something new about one of the most popular game development engines in the world!
BGS Unity Dev Meetup is a free and open to the public event.

Aug
21
Tue
KeyBank Business Boost & Build Kick-off Mixer: A Minority and Women Small Business Networking Event @ Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady
Aug 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
KeyBank Business Boost & Build Kick-off Mixer: A Minority and Women Small Business Networking Event @ Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady | Schenectady | New York | United States

Join Center for Economic Growth, Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region and Excelsior Growth Fund at the KeyBank Business Boost and Build kick-off mixer hosted by The Black Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, August 21 from 5:00 – 8:30 pm.

The KeyBank Business Boost and Build program in New York is designed to stimulate economic growth by partnering with local organizations to provide high-impact technical assistance to entrepreneurs and small business owners in urban neighborhoods that have struggled to access these services in the past.

The program is powered by nonprofit venture development organization JumpStart Inc. and funded via a historic grant from the KeyBank Foundation.

Come learn more about how this program can positively affect your business and connect with others of like mind!

Hack Night at Interlock
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Weekly meetup for Interlock Members (and their guests) to come and visit, work on their projects, or share what they’ve been working on. It’s open to visitors but the First Tuesday’s of the month are the best time to visit if this is your first time.

RocPy General Meeting @ Innovative Solutions
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Topic TBD Location Information If the map link above for our location is not sufficient here is a more detailed map that should be referenced:A map to Innovative Solutions: https://goo.gl/maps/KUWPkTHmD222 (parking and walking directions) The meeting will be at the Innovative Solutions family room: Use the entrance around the rear of the building (the opposite side of the building from the main entrance and sign). The door is located at the corner of the building, and faces the parking lot.

Wood Shop Zone Orientation
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Zone Orientation Series is a sequence of classes designed to introduce new members to key pieces of equipment and training at the Center of Gravity. Members who need a refresher on the topic are also welcome to attend! This week’s class will be an introduction to the most commonly used wood shop tools available at the COG. The class is taught by Doug “Elvis” Williams, and will have some basic hands on experience to insure you’re comfortable with the basics. Before coming to the class, please review this Red Tools Safety Video. This video will go over the basic safety procedures for the woodshop specifically, allowing you to focus on finer details during the Zero To Maker class. • What to bringBefore coming to the class, please review this Red Tools Safety Video online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1KgaohH9Ec&feature=youtu.be • Important to knowThis class is only open to paid members of the TVCOG. For more information on becoming a member: http://www.tvcog.net/membership-plans-fees/

Aug
22
Wed
StartupHV – August 2018 – at CO. in Rhinebeck @ CO.
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

StartupHV is focused on early-stage startups – from idea, to launch & beyond. NOTE: This event also posted at HV Tech Meetup:https://www.meetup.com/hvtech/events/253449531/ Agenda: Join us for a presentation by Deana Burke (Agency of Trillions/Indiegogo/CO.) on her new startup – Gracias (http://getgracias.com/) – ‘Making the buying and sharing of cryptocurrency a fun and accessible experience’. She is looking forward to StartupHV’s feedback and advice! We’ll also have a networking exercise with Sean Jones! As always, we also look forward to hearing any startup-related announcements & requests to present at a future StartupHV. Location: We are very excited to be hosted by CO. (https://www.coworkwith.co/), the new co-working space in Rhinebeck. ‘We believe shared work spaces and collaborative environments bring out the best in all of us’. Join us, and get a tour of CO.! RSVP here or at HV Tech:https://www.meetup.com/hvtech/events/253449531/ Workshop opportunities: If your startup is struggling to have a clear business-model, or you want to clarify and improve it, you can apply for a hot-seat at a future StartupHV meetup. We implement a crowd-sourcing approach to your business-model, using the Business Model Canvas (BMC), Value Proposition Canvas, SWOT analysis, Scenario Planning or other business tools. Please contact the organizers if you have any questions, suggestions, or you want to apply for a hot-seat!

Aug
23
Thu
Stitch & Sip Open Crafting at the Center of Gravity
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Bring your own project (sewing, knitting, needlework…or hey, anything portable) and a beverage for a fun evening stitching and sipping in good company. The CoG provides an empty table, well-lit work space and electricity, as well as witty banter and camaraderie. No instructor, craft along with fellow Makers. Free to members, $5 cash fee at check-in for non-members. (Membership has its privileges, join the Center of Gravity to access our awesome equipment, including sewing machines!)

Open Figure Drawing
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us at Buffalo Game Space for open figure drawing sessions. Practice your drawing or painting skills and mingle with fellow artists in the area. Models will begin with short dynamic poses, and progress to longer poses. Models will alternate bi-weekly, and will include males and females. 18+ only. Admission is $10 per attendee. Bring your own materials.

TVGS Unity Orbit Mentorship
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Ever wanted to make a 3D game cheaply on a low-to-medium end computer? Or a 2D game that utilizes the tools more commonly used in 3D engines, such as rigging? Unity may be just the game engine for you! Our Tech Valley Game Space Unity Orbit mentorship group can help provide you answers and resources to any questions you may have on this popular and free software.

Aug
25
Sat
*ANNOUNCEMENT ONLY* — ITX UX 2018 Beyond The Pixels Conference @ Artisan Works
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

*NOTE* DO NOT RSVP THROUGH MEETUP!! PLEASE RSVP here:(https://www.itx.com/itx-ux-2018-beyond-the-pixels) We’re bringing speakers that you’d see at SXSW, An Event Apart, etc. to Rochester for a UX conference on 8/25. It’s a UX Conference, but it’s not just for designers! This is for anyone working in product design and development and it would be great to get some ROC dev representation there. The talks will focus on how we can create awesome, meaningful experiences for people and how to find out if what we’re building is actually successful. Check out itxux.com and use the discount code GDIVIP for 30% off of tickets!

Aug
28
Tue
Monthly Organizer’s Meeting
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

For too long there has been shroud of mystery on the inner workings of the RocPy organization! We would invite our fellow members to join us for our monthly organizer’s meeting!
We enjoy food, drink and most importantly, plan our upcoming meetings of RocPy.
This group would be nothing if not for your attendance and support, consider joining us!
Usually, it’s every 4th Tuesday of the month.

Fiber Arts / Crafts / Glass Cutting Zone Orientation
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Zone Orientation Series is a sequence of classes designed to introduce new members to key pieces of equipment and training at the Center of Gravity. Members who need a refresher on the topic are also welcome to attend! This week’s class will be an introduction to the fiber arts / crafts / glass cutting area available at the COG. Focus will be on the sewing machines, loom and embroidery machine, as well as crafting and glass cutting, and will be taught by Irene Purificato, Fiber Arts Zone Coordinator.

• Important to knowThis class is only open to paid members of the TVCOG. For more information on becoming a member: http://www.tvcog.net/membership-plans-fees/

Hack Night at Interlock
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Weekly meetup for Interlock Members (and their guests) to come and visit, work on their projects, or share what they’ve been working on. It’s open to visitors but the First Tuesday’s of the month are the best time to visit if this is your first time.

Aug
30
Thu
Help US to HELP YOU! Business Networking
Aug 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Capital Region Business to Business Networking
Thursday, August 30 at 6:30 PM

I am sure we have had more new members since our last meet-up. Lets get together & introduce ourselves and network with other like minded business pro…

Help US to HELP YOU! Business Networking

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018, 6:30 PM

Location details are available to members only.

0 Business Networkers Attending

I am sure we have had more new members since our last meet-up. Lets get together & introduce ourselves and network with other like minded business professionals. Come prepared with a brief introduction of yourself and your business to share with others!! (Always handy to have extra business cards or handouts) Visit (like) our Facebook Page: https:/…

Check out this Meetup →

BGS Game Development Meeting
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come join us at our Bi-Weekly Meeting! Here we discuss game development techniques, art, music, news, show off member projects and most importantly, have a great time. BGS Game Development Meeting is a free and open to the public event.

Sep
3
Mon
BGS Music Meetup
Sep 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Are you a musician interested in writing songs for games? A chiptune enthusiast? Or just interested in video game tunes? Then come meet likeminded creators and listeners at our monthly BGS Music Meetup!
BGS Music Meetup is a free and open to the public event.

Sep
4
Tue
Tuesday Tech Talk (First Tuesday of the month) @ Funkhaus
Sep 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Come hang out at Funkhaus! As per usual, we will have interesting talks, good conversation, refreshments.

3D Printing Zone Orientation
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Zone Orientation Series is a sequence of classes designed to introduce new members to key pieces of equipment and training at the Center of Gravity. Members who need a refresher on the topic are also welcome to attend! This week’s class will be an introduction to the 3D printers available at the COG. Focus will be on the Makerfront, mBot and Makerbot printers and the software used to prepare models for printing (called slicers). This class is only open to paid members of the TVCOG. For more information on becoming a member: http://www.tvcog.net/membership-plans-fees/

Open Night at the space
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

On the first Tuesday of each month we have our Open Night. It starts with a very short (15 min) business meeting and then we open the floor to members. Members give a short presentation bragging about the cool things they have accomplished in the past month or shamefully admit they have failed.
So come out and meet the geeks.

Sep
5
Wed
Streaming Realtime Data with MQTT
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

MQTT is a Publish / Subscribe data protocol that’s used throughout the Internet of Things space. But it can also be used for all kinds of real time data streams, including turning government provided open data into open event streams. In this talk, we’ll explore: * various techniques in handling real time events on the web * what a publish / subscribe model for software is * what the MQTT protocol looks like under the covers * and dive into 2 applications using MQTT to see how it all comes together Speaker: Sean Dague is president and founder of HV Open, and has spoken over the years on the subjects of Virtualization, Cloud, Time in Software, Internet of Things, and many more. He’s current a Developer Advocate at IBM working in the areas of Cloud, Containers, Serverless, and Open Source. Lightning Talks: We’ll also be doing the following lightning talks before the meeting: * None yet, please propose below! Propose a Lightning Talk Location: 300 Rockefeller Hall 3rd Floor Auditorium Vassar College 124 Raymond Ave Poughkeepsie, NY 12604