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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
Dec
11
Mon
BGS Visual Arts Meetup @ Buffalo Game Space
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Are you an illustrator? A sprite artist? A 3D modeler? If you work with any visual medium, this meetup’s for you! Meet other visual artists in the area, showcase work, solicit feedback, and learn new tips and tricks every second Monday of the month at the BGS Visual Arts Meetup.

BGS Writers Meetup @ Buffalo Game Space
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Are you interested in writing for games? Would you like to discuss your ideas or projects with other like-minded writers in the area? Then check out the BGS Writers Meetup! Join other writers of all experience levels and backgrounds to get and provide feedback and build confidence in your skills.

Dec
12
Tue
Benefits of START-UP NY Program with Karen Utz
Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

START-UP NY is a statewide tax incentive program for eligible companies who operate in designated tax free areas sponsored by approved colleges and universities. The University at Buffalo continues to actively engage interested businesses and helps them navigate the program. UB has gained sponsorship/ESD approval for over 100 companies since the inception of the START-UP NY program in 2014. This workshop will examine program requirements and benefits in general, as well as address specific questions from interested participants.

Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

Organizer of Startup School: Benefits of StartUp NY Program with Karen Utz

The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Inc. (BNMC) is a non-profit organization formed in 2002 to facilitate collaboration and address shared issues among member institutions that form the 120-acre Medical Campus and our surrounding neighborhoods.

Our team builds on the assets of our world-class Medical Campus – known for its clinical care, research, and education – to support its mission of furthering economic growth, igniting urban revitalization, and building a strong, thriving community.

The How and Why of UI @ Buffalo Game Space
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

One of the several ways a game can present valuable information to it’s players is through the use of a user interface (UI). In this session, Greg Giles will teach attendees the ins and outs of developing interfaces with the UI systems of the popular Unity game engine. Cost: • $40 for non-members  • $24 for Bronze Members  • $20 for Silver Members  • $10 for Gold Members Tickets for this workshop available at BigCartel. Want to attend the entire series? Get the Season Pass and save! Grab yours today.

Dec
13
Wed
Open Figure Drawing @ Buffalo Game Space
Dec 13 @ 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.

Dec
14
Thu
Weekly Bitcoin/Blockchain Meetup (Thursdays) @ Ashkers
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The meetup is lightly structured to bring as much value as possible to everyone involved.  6pm  Networking —–30-45 min meeting starts—– 6:30pm  What’s new this week? 6:40pm  New Member Introductions 6:45pm  Upcoming ICO’s 7pm  Topic(s) of the week —–30-45 min meeting ends—– 7:15pm  Networking

BGS Project Night @ Buffalo Game Space
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join BGS for an open night of free coworking! Bring your workstation with you and set up shop for the night to work on your current game project, or start a new one with other developers and artists! Get input from peers on your game, gain knowledge from experts, and help out beginners as all work towards making awesome games. BGS Project Night is a free and open to the public event.

Dec
18
Mon
BGS Unity Dev Meetup
Dec 18 @ 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.

Dec
20
Wed
Buffalo Artificial Intelligence Meetup @ Buffalo Game Space
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come to BGS to join the new and growing community of artificial intelligence enthusiasts in WNY to discuss what we would like to learn and do regarding Artificial Intelligence. Bring ideas or projects along so we can show and learn from each other.

Dec
21
Thu
Buffalo WordPress Coworking Day @ LY328-End of hallway on 3rd floor of Lyons Hall
Dec 21 @ 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. 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.

Weekly Bitcoin/Blockchain Meetup (Thursdays)
Dec 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The meetup is lightly structured to bring as much value as possible to everyone involved.

6pm  Networking
—–30-45 min meeting starts—–
6:30pm  What’s new this week?
6:40pm  New Member Introductions
6:45pm  Upcoming ICO’s
7pm  Topic(s) of the week
—–30-45 min meeting ends—–
7:15pm  Networking

BGS Game Development Meeting
Dec 21 @ 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.

Dec
28
Thu
Weekly Bitcoin/Blockchain Meetup (Thursdays)
Dec 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The meetup is lightly structured to bring as much value as possible to everyone involved.

6pm  Networking
—–30-45 min meeting starts—–
6:30pm  What’s new this week?
6:40pm  New Member Introductions
6:45pm  Upcoming ICO’s
7pm  Topic(s) of the week
—–30-45 min meeting ends—–
7:15pm  Networking

BGS Project Night
Dec 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join BGS for an open night of free coworking! Bring your workstation with you and set up shop for the night to work on your current game project, or start a new one with other developers and artists! Get input from peers on your game, gain knowledge from experts, and help out beginners as all work towards making awesome games.
BGS Project Night is a free and open to the public event.

Jan
1
Mon
BGS Music Meetup
Jan 1 @ 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.

Jan
4
Thu
Weekly Bitcoin/Blockchain Meetup (Thursdays)
Jan 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The meetup is lightly structured to bring as much value as possible to everyone involved.

6pm  Networking
—–30-45 min meeting starts—–
6:30pm  What’s new this week?
6:40pm  New Member Introductions
6:45pm  Upcoming ICO’s
7pm  Topic(s) of the week
—–30-45 min meeting ends—–
7:15pm  Networking

BGS Game Development Meeting
Jan 4 @ 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.

Buffalo WordPress Users/Bloggers Meetup
Jan 4 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This Monthly Meetup is generally targeted towards users who are using WordPress (or looking to learn about it) for Blogging and Content Management.
Discussion about Blogging with WordPress, Using WordPress on your own sites, easy security tips, what to look for in themes and plugins when installing them, and much more. General topics will be focused more on content and basic information about plugins and themes.
If you’re using WordPress to power your blog, business site, or just want to learn more about it, then this is the meetup you’ll want to attend. You may still see some short bits of code during talks or questions, but stick with us and we’ll promise you wont drown. You can always give both this and the design/dev meetup a shot and see where you feel more comfortable (or attend both each month).
For more in-depth discussion in theme design, plugin development and other more advanced topics, check out the other meetups running every 3rd Thursday each month named the “Design/Dev” Sessions.

Jan
8
Mon
BGS Visual Arts Meetup
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Are you an illustrator? A sprite artist? A 3D modeler? If you work with any visual medium, this meetup’s for you! Meet other visual artists in the area, showcase work, solicit feedback, and learn new tips and tricks every second Monday of the month at the BGS Visual Arts Meetup.

BGS Writers Meetup
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Are you interested in writing for games? Would you like to discuss your ideas or projects with other like-minded writers in the area? Then check out the BGS Writers Meetup! Join other writers of all experience levels and backgrounds to get and provide feedback and build confidence in your skills.

Jan
11
Thu
Weekly Bitcoin/Blockchain Meetup (Thursdays)
Jan 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The meetup is lightly structured to bring as much value as possible to everyone involved.

6pm  Networking
—–30-45 min meeting starts—–
6:30pm  What’s new this week?
6:40pm  New Member Introductions
6:45pm  Upcoming ICO’s
7pm  Topic(s) of the week
—–30-45 min meeting ends—–
7:15pm  Networking

BGS Project Night
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join BGS for an open night of free coworking! Bring your workstation with you and set up shop for the night to work on your current game project, or start a new one with other developers and artists! Get input from peers on your game, gain knowledge from experts, and help out beginners as all work towards making awesome games.
BGS Project Night is a free and open to the public event.

Jan
15
Mon
BGS Unity Dev Meetup
Jan 15 @ 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.

Jan
18
Thu
Buffalo WordPress Coworking Day
Jan 18 @ 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.

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.

Weekly Bitcoin/Blockchain Meetup (Thursdays)
Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The meetup is lightly structured to bring as much value as possible to everyone involved.

6pm  Networking
—–30-45 min meeting starts—–
6:30pm  What’s new this week?
6:40pm  New Member Introductions
6:45pm  Upcoming ICO’s
7pm  Topic(s) of the week
—–30-45 min meeting ends—–
7:15pm  Networking

BGS Game Development Meeting
Jan 18 @ 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.

Jan
25
Thu
Weekly Bitcoin/Blockchain Meetup (Thursdays)
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The meetup is lightly structured to bring as much value as possible to everyone involved.

6pm  Networking
—–30-45 min meeting starts—–
6:30pm  What’s new this week?
6:40pm  New Member Introductions
6:45pm  Upcoming ICO’s
7pm  Topic(s) of the week
—–30-45 min meeting ends—–
7:15pm  Networking

BGS Project Night
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join BGS for an open night of free coworking! Bring your workstation with you and set up shop for the night to work on your current game project, or start a new one with other developers and artists! Get input from peers on your game, gain knowledge from experts, and help out beginners as all work towards making awesome games.
BGS Project Night is a free and open to the public event.

Feb
1
Thu
Weekly Bitcoin/Blockchain Meetup (Thursdays)
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The meetup is lightly structured to bring as much value as possible to everyone involved.

6pm  Networking
—–30-45 min meeting starts—–
6:30pm  What’s new this week?
6:40pm  New Member Introductions
6:45pm  Upcoming ICO’s
7pm  Topic(s) of the week
—–30-45 min meeting ends—–
7:15pm  Networking

BGS Game Development Meeting
Feb 1 @ 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.