This week, we're taking you overseas, on the seas, and around the world to discover new technology, product workshops, and science like you've never seen it before! The Week Ahead is just around the corner, so take a look through our top picks for networking events in Boston and Cambridge today!
Monday, April 14th, 2014
Understanding China's Past, Present and Future
Who: Harvard Allston Education Portal
What: Discussion on Chinese culture and more
When: 4/14/14, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Where: 175 North Harvard Street, Boston, MA 02134 (The Ed Portal)
Why: Harvard Professor Peter K. Bol presents on the past, present, and future of China. Explore the culture, politics, arts, and economics of the most populated country on Earth. Seating is limited, refreshments and networking to follow.
Science by the Pint
Who: Science In The News
What: Meet and Greet with Harvard scientists
When: 4/14/14, 7:00pm
Where: 247 Elm Street, Somerville, MA (The Burren)
Why: Join Dr. Michael Brenner as he opens up his research to the public over food, drinks, and conversation. Find out more about tonight's topic, Using Math to Answer Scientific Questions, and interact one on one with Dr. Brenner and other lab members.
Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions
Who: Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency
What: Informational session on AMS
When: 4/15/14, 12:00pm – 2:30pm
Where: Pier No. 1 30 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110 (aboard the Stad Amsterdam)
Why: Climb aboard the Stad Amsterdam for a lunch session with Amsterdam Deputy Mayor Carolien Gehrels and Principal Investigators from AMS Amsterdam. Learn more about their new program focused on combating modern urban challenges of sustainability.
Boston New Tech 40
Who: Boston New Tech Meetup
What: Product showcase and networking
When: 4/15/14, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: 745 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02111 (WeWork Boston)
Why: Get a chance to network with the Greater Boston tech community and learn about 8 new products covering everything from educational lesson planning to healthcare. Companies present and answer questions. Refreshments provided.
Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
SAP HANA Workshop
What: Workshop on the SAP HANA database platform
When: 4/16/14, 9:30am – 5:00pm
Where: 75 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210 (District Hall)
Why: Opportunity to meet with the SAP team and get both an overview and hands-on technical experience with SAP HANA. This full day workshop is broken into two parts around food, beverages, and networking.
Lunch & Learn with CrowdCheck
What: Discussion about the JOBS Act
When: 4/16/14, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Where: 51 Melcher Street, Boston, MA 02210 (WeWork Fort Point)
Why: Get an overview on the JOBS Act and its impact on startups. Learn more about the due diligence and disclosure process as it applies to investment platforms. Lunch and networking provided.
Thursday, April 17th, 2014
KSA Third Thursday
Who: Kendall Square Association
What: Networking Event in Kendall Square
When: 4/17/14, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Where: 200 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Novartis)
Why: Join the Kendall Square Association for another round of networking with the Kendall Square community. Hear from Citibank representatives as they present on Getting Capital, Going Public, Going Global.
Design Museum Boston – Open House
Who: Design Museum Boston
What: Museum Store Open House
When: 4/17/14, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: 70 East India Row, Boston, MA 02110 (Design Museum Boston)
Why: Visit the Design Museum's brand new space in downtown Boston. Check out the Museum Store, and learn more about the wide variety of exhibitions, events, and workshops hosted by the Design Museum Boston network.
Friday, April 18th, 2014
Who: Intrepid Pursuits
What: Hackathon in honor of the Boston Marathon
When: 4/18/14, 4:00pm – 4/19/14, 6:12pm
Where: 222 Third Street, #4000, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Intrepid Labs)
Why: Participate in this 26.2 hour hackathon to honor the 118th Boston Marathon. Open to designers, developers and tech-minded participants, join a team and compete for cash, prizes and glory. Networking, food, and drinks provided to keep you going through the night.
Jason, for the team at Kendall Press