Calendar: Dallas New Tech ‘Special Edition,’ TechFW Impact Awards, and BionorthTX iC3 Life Science Summit

From anniversary celebrations (the Brain Performance Institute) to launch parties (WeWork Labs) to coworking (Day at the Park), browse our curated selection of events to plan your next week—and beyond. You’ll also find the Harold Simmons Park Workshops and the Mystical Arts of Tibet Opening Ceremony.

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, things may change at any time, so be sure to check the official website or registration page for the latest details.

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THURSDAY, OCT. 4

CREATE CONTENT FOR YOUR DAY JOB
Capital Factory + The DEC in Dallas
6 – 8 p.m.

If your LinkedIn video skills could use some fine-tuning, this is the workshop for you. Rachel Chang, a top LinkedIn video creator, will be covering how (and why) everyone from interns to CEOs should be using this valuable skill. In addition to a Q&A with Chang, attendees will discover how to maximize the feature, content strategies, the different tools of this platform, guidelines for building a brand while working in-house, and more. 

Tickets are $15 to $25.
To register and find more information, go here.

HAROLD SIMMONS PARK WORKSHOPS
George Bannerman Dealey Montessori Academy in Dallas
6:30 – 8 p.m.

Don’t miss your last chance to make your mark on Dallas’s new Trinity Park. The come-and-go workshops have taken place at 10 locations across the city, starting Sept. 15, and are coming to a close Oct. 4. From park design ideas, to answering questions, the Trinity Park Conservancy wants to hear from members of the community.

Free.
To register and find more information, go here.


FRIDAY, OCT. 5 TO SUNDAY, OCT. 7

BLACKPRENEUR
711 W. Cantry St. in Dallas
2 – 11 p.m.

The first ever Blackpreneur Festival will be taking place on Friday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, Oct. 7. With activities for the whole family, the festival is going to be filled with food, games, art, and more. All are welcome to come celebrate and build the community.

Tickets are up to $300.
To register and find more information, go here.


FRIDAY, OCT. 5

1ST FAILURE FLASHBACK FRIDAY
Redbird Entrepreneur Center in Dallas
4 – 6 p.m.

Everyone has their ups and downs, but if you want to discuss the latter, this is the place to do so. Enjoy drinks while discussing your first business failure in an interesting twist on traditional networking.

Free.
To register and find more information, go here.


SATURDAY, OCT. 6

MYSTICAL ARTS OF TIBET OPENING CEREMONY
Crow Museum of Asian Art in Dallas
11 – 12 a.m.

Come watch Tibetan Monks Drepung Loseing Monestary prepare a sand mandala at the newly re-opened Crow Museum of Asian Art. The monks will be performing this ancient ritual as well as blessing the space. 

Tickets are $25 to $30.
To register and find more information, go here.

PLANO FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL
The Shops at Willow Bend in Plano
12 – 4 p.m.

With 100 different wines, 15 restaurants, food trucks, 60 artisans and boutiques, and 4 bands, this won’t be a day food and wine lovers will want to miss. There will be food and wine tastings available for purchase, though the event itself is free. There will also be performances from the Plano Children’s Theatre. 

Tickets are up to $75.
To register and find more information, go here.


MONDAY, OCT. 8

ADVOCACY TEAM MEETING
Tech Titans Board Room in Richardson
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

State Representative Linda Koop, who has worked for the civic service of Texas for 30 years, will be joining the Tech Titans Advocacy Team Committee to public school finance at the state level, ahead of the 86th legislature. The event is for Tech Titans members only, and lunch will be provided. 

Tickets are $10.
To register and find more information, go here.


 

TUESDAY, OCT. 9

LET’S TACO BOUT IT: COMMUNITY ROUNDTABLE LUNCH 
Redbird Entrepreneur Center in Dallas
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Celebrate Taco Tuesday in style with a combined community roundtable and lunch, along with a chance to check out the new Dallas Entrepreneur Center at the Redbird.

Free.
To register and find more information, go here.

DALLAS NEW TECH SPECIAL EDITION: A COMMUNITY ROUNDTABLE
Capital Factory + The DEC in Dallas
6 – 9 p.m.

Journalist Danielle Abril will moderate a special edition of BigDNT at the Capital Factory. Dallas startup community leaders “will delve into tough topics, re-examine the history of the community and explore where we’re headed,” tweets Abril. This happy hour and roundtable dives into successes, challenges, and how to always move forward when working as a community. Dallas New Tech is a monthly showcase, one of the longest running in the DFW area, and tackles a vast array of issues during its roundtable discussions. 

Tickets are $10 to $15.
To register and find more information, go here.

TECHFW IMPACT AWARDS LUNCHEON
Texas Christian University’s Brown Lupton University Union in Ft. Worth
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Comerica Bank will be sponsoring the 10th annual TechFW Impact Awards luncheon at TCU, aiming to celebrate all of the global impacts North Texas technologies have made. Three emerging technologies are going to be recognized: NuvoThera, The Block Center, and SolGro. Key individuals will also be recognized for helping to set up the TechFW foundation and growth. 

Tickets are $80 to $640.
To register and find more information, go here.

ANALYTICS & INSIGHTS FORUM
AT&T University Campus in Irving
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

If you want to learn more about AI and Scaling Data Science, this is the place for you. A panel followed by two hands-on AI sessions will be offered, which will show ‘under the hood’ of a driverless AI, and product ionizing H2O models by using sparkling water. Event panelists include Surnjani Djokois, a principal data scientist at Wells Fargo; Nutan Ranoliya, a solutions architect with AT&T; KC Tung, the principal data scientist at AT&T Xandr; Joe Dorsey, the assistant vice president chief data office at AT&T; and Mayur Ranoliya, the service delivery director for Ericsson North America Region Customer Support. 

Tickets are $15 to $25.
To register and find more information, go here.


WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10 – THURSDAY, OCT. 11

STATE OF SEARCH 2018 – DIGITAL MARKETING CONFERENCE
Gilley’s Dallas in Dallas
Wednesday 8 a.m. – Thursday 5 p.m.

The Dallas-Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing Association is hosting the seventh annual State of Search Conference featuring common conference hallmarks and unique events like karaoke. No matter what stage you’re at in your online marketing career, there will be something for everyone to take away from this event.       

Tickets are $700.
To register and find more information, go here.


WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10

FOURTH ANNUAL IC3 LIFE SCIENCE SUMMIT
UT Arlington, E.H. Hereford University Center in Arlington
7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

BionorthTX invites guests to become more informed about the world of life science in a day filled with panels, networking, and more. Companies from fields such as healthcare, life science, and biopharmacy will be in attendance, which will help make for a day full of learning and potentially developing new connections. The Dennis K. Stone Award will also be presented to Darlene M. Boudreaux.

Tickets are $50 to $600.
To register and find more information, go here.

WEWORK LABS DALLAS LAUNCH PARTY
Thanksgiving Tower in Dallas
6 – 8 p.m.

Have you heard the news yet? WeWork Labs is coming to Dallas. The startup incubator aims to empower early-stage startups by providing mentorship, programming, community building, and innovation to entrepreneurs across the globe. To celebrate the new location, a panel discussion on the innovation ecosystem will take place, followed by the opportunity to mix and mingle with people from the local startup community.

Free.
To register and find more information, go here.


THURSDAY, OCT. 11

COWORK DAY AT THE PARK
Addison Circle Park in Addison
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Town of Addison and the Addison Treehouse are encouraging businesses to bring their work outside for the day. Spectrum Reach is offering free WiFi, and there will also be discounted food options nearby. The fun doesn’t end there – a discounted happy hour will be available after 5, so employees can network while enjoying the outdoors.

Tickets are up to $500.
To register and find more information, go here.

HOW TO FORM AN LLC OR CORPORATION IN ONE DAY IN TEXAS 
SCORE Conference Room in Fort Worth
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Filing for an LLC or corporation can be difficult, but SCORE Mentor Tim Jaquet can help attendees learn how to do it all in just one day. This workshop will go over some considerations and legalities as well as help attendees prepare a document that will be ready to go by the end of the session.   

Tickets are $40.
To register and find more information, go here.

A DAY AT THE BRAIN PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE 
Brain Performance Institute in Dallas
11:45 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Celebrate the Brain Performance Institute’s first anniversary during a day filled with science and fun. The activities start with the Dennis Berman Lecture, they continue with an open house Anniversary Celebration, and the day concludes with a Sips & Science event titled “Brain and Body Fit: Realizing Your Full Potential.” Guests can attend one, two, or all of the events with varied prices for each.

Tickets are $0 to $25.
To register and find more information, go here.

Dallas New Tech was updated with additional information on Oct. 6, 2018.

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