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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
Oct
21
Sat
BGS Spooktacular 3 @ Buffalo Game Space in TriMain Center
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Spooktacular Tees available for order now! Get your order in for a limited-edition BGS Spooktacular 3 t-shirt, only available for order until October 9th! We’re only printing these once, so get em while you can! T-Shirt Bundle available at http://buffalogamespace.bigcartel.com/product/bgs-spooktacular-3-t-shirt-ticket-bundle The spookiness returns to Buffalo Game Space on October 21st! Get your best costume together and come to BGS for a night of creepy drinks, scary video games, costume contests and more! Tickets available now at http://buffalogamespace.bigcartel.com/product/bgs-spooktacular-3-presale-ticket

Oct
24
Tue
Programming in C# with Unity @ Buffalo Game Space in TriMain Center
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

To make your game play the way you want it to, you’ll have to write the code to control the elements within it. This workshop will teach attendees the essentials of writing scripts in the C# language that will control every aspect of your game. 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.

Oct
26
Thu
Weekly Bitcoin/Blockchain Meetup (Thursdays) @ Ashkers
Oct 26 @ 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 ** schedule/meeting structure subject to change David

BGS Game Development Meeting @ Buffalo Game Space in TriMain Center
Oct 26 @ 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.

Oct
30
Mon
MedTech 2017 Buffalo @ Hyatt Regency Buffalo
Oct 30 @ 7:00 am – Oct 31 @ 6:30 pm

Join the largest gathering of executives and senior leaders from New York State’s bioscience and medical technology (Bio/Med) industry for MEDTECH 2017 “DisruptNY: Harnessing the Power of Partnership.”

Buffalo is a shining example of an American city- reborn in a progressive way, driven by advanced technology industries like Bio/Med and forged through a shared vision of partnership and proactive change. These partnerships have allowed organizations to harness the power of collective brainstorming and intellect while providing a springboard for innovation.

The shift to a value-based healthcare system has not only disrupted the marketplace but also reinvigorated a region and produced noticeable growth. The concentration of life sciences companies on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus has tripled to 47, accounting for almost 1/3 of overall tenants, while nearly 40% of 43North winners in the past three years are life sciences companies. These unique crossovers are being embraced by agile startups and established companies’ alike, rapidly propelling traditional healthcare into a new age of advancement and investment.

Discover first-hand how disruption and innovative partnering can transform and drive growth in the Bio/Med industry through:

  • Thought-provoking keynotes from industry leaders with tracks including Innovation & Technology; Regulatory & Policy and an exclusive Startup track;
  • Interactive panel discussions
  • And opportunities for networking and partnerships featuring a Tech Showcase.
Nov
1
Wed
Open Figure Drawing @ Buffalo Game Space in TriMain Center
Nov 1 @ 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.

Nov
2
Thu
Weekly Bitcoin/Blockchain Meetup (Thursdays)
Nov 2 @ 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
Nov 2 @ 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.

Buffalo WordPress Users/Bloggers Meetup @ Lyons Hall, Room 309
Nov 2 @ 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.

Nov
6
Mon
BGS Music Meetup @ Buffalo Game Space in TriMain Center
Nov 6 @ 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.

Nov
7
Tue
Character Design in Pixel Art @ Buffalo Game Space in TriMain Center
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Learn about character design concepts using pixel art and how limitations both define your options but also help set your design free. This class will help you pick up some new skills while picking up some new skills on how to create interesting and attractive characters. 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.

Nov
9
Thu
Weekly Bitcoin/Blockchain Meetup (Thursdays) @ Ashkers
Nov 9 @ 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
Nov 9 @ 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.

Nov
13
Mon
BGS Visual Arts Meetup @ Buffalo Game Space in TriMain Center
Nov 13 @ 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
Nov 13 @ 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.

Nov
14
Tue
Environment Design in Pixel Art @ Buffalo Game Space in TriMain Center
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Become versed in environmental design using pixel art to create varied and interesting environments for your game. Learn about how to design level tiles and how to best utilize them while reinforcing pixel art concepts and working within restrictions. 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.

Nov
16
Thu
Buffalo WordPress Coworking Day
Nov 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.

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)
Nov 16 @ 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
Nov 16 @ 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.

Nov
20
Mon
BGS Unity Dev Meetup
Nov 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.

Nov
21
Tue
Basics of 2D Level Design @ Buffalo Game Space in TriMain Center
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

At the core of any game, a level provides the space in which a player can interact with the game’s elements. These essential components of game design can make or break a game, so their creation must be handled with great care. In this workshop taught by designer Chris Langford, students will learn the basic principles of creating levels for their own game projects. 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.

Nov
23
Thu
Weekly Bitcoin/Blockchain Meetup (Thursdays)
Nov 23 @ 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
Nov 23 @ 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.

Nov
28
Tue
Sound and Music in Famitracker @ Buffalo Game Space in TriMain Center
Nov 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Music and audio are some of the most effective ways of creating atmosphere in a game. In this session, musician and designer Anthony Swinnich will teach attendees how to craft music and sound for their own games with the chiptune music creation program Famitracker, a NES-focused music tracker. 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.

Nov
30
Thu
Weekly Bitcoin/Blockchain Meetup (Thursdays)
Nov 30 @ 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
Nov 30 @ 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
4
Mon
BGS Music Meetup
Dec 4 @ 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.

Dec
5
Tue
Using Version Control @ Buffalo Game Space in TriMain Center
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Game development often requires lots and lots of changes and revisions to code, art, audio and other assets. Through the use of version control, creators can save progress checkpoints for every aspect of their project, easily share and collaborate with other teammates, and gain the ability to go back to previous versions of each element of the project at any given time. In this workshop, professional developer Mark Zorn will teach attendees how to utilize this essential part of game creation in your own projects. 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
7
Thu
Weekly Bitcoin/Blockchain Meetup (Thursdays)
Dec 7 @ 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 7 @ 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.