Save the Date: Conferences, Events, Galas, and More in Dallas-Fort Worth

Mark your calendars, Dallas Innovators. Check out our curated list of editor's picks for upcoming events in the area, and don't forget to RSVP.

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Whether you’re interested in attending a workshop, conference, or networking happy hour, Dallas Innovates is here to provide you a guide for the who, what, and where of innovation in Dallas.

To make sure you don’t miss the big ones (or forget to RSVP), we recommend saving the date now for these events to come. 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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SATURDAY, JUNE 22 – SUNDAY, JUNE 23

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: SYMPHONY FOR OUR WORLD
Morton H. Myerson Symphony Center in Dallas
Starts at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is pairing up with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra to bring nature through music to life. The performance will combine National Geographic natural-history footage and with music created by Emmy and BAFTA nominated composers, Austin Fray and Andrew Christie. The orchestra will be conducted by Kelly Corcoran.  

Tickets are $29 and up.
Find more information here.


THURSDAY, JUNE 27 – SATURDAY, JUNE 29

BIG DATA AND AI CONFERENCE 
Addison Conference Center in Addison
Times vary, check schedule.

Join for workshops and conference sessions covering every angle of AI and big data, from both large and small companies. The three day event includes a VIP Party, as well as speakers from Microsoft, Google, Nokia, and IBM. Topics like facial recognition, machine learning, driverless cars and more will all be discussed throughout the conference.  

Tickets are $159 – $675.
Find more information here.


FRIDAY, JULY 12 – SATURDAY, JULY 13

FEARLESS CONFERENCE
AC Hotel Dallas by the Galleria
Times vary.

Founded by Amanda Smith of Dallas Girl Gang, this interactive conference aims to inspire female entrepreneurs and help them grow their businesses through workshops and networking opportunities. It will also feature talks from a diverse group of speakers, including Create & Cultivate CEO Jaclyn Johnson, who was featured on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in 2015.

Tickets are $225 – $300.
Find more information here.


THURSDAY, JULY 18 – SATURDAY, JULY 20

RISE WEEKEND
Curtis Culwell Center in Garland
Times vary.

This personal growth conference is an opportunity for women from all walks of life to come together, be inspired, and reconnect with their dreams. Led by Rachel Hollis, participants will be encouraged to reflect on their past, present, and future in order to live how they aspire to.

Tickets are $50 – $1800.
Find more information here.


WEDNESDAY, JULY 31

CODELAUNCH VII STARTUP EXPO
Comerica Center in Frisco 
12 – 9 p.m.

Join the annual seed accelerator event for early-stage startups in the software field. Code Authority will select five finalists from around the world to present their product and be judged by a panel of distinguished entrepreneurs. Over $67,000 will be provided to overall winners of the competition, which will mark the start of the CodeLaunch Expo where developers, angel investors, and startup founders will all collide. 

Tickets are $20 – $99.
Find more information here.


WEDNESDAY, AUG. 28

DIGITAL FIGHT CLUB
Granada Theater in Dallas
6 – 11 p.m.

Ever wanted to see technology experts meet Brad Pitt? You now have the chance with digital fight club, where two experts in technology get into a ring, in front of five knowledgable ‘referees’, and argue their position on a topic related to their field. There will be five ‘fight cards’- Public Transportation Technology: Taming the Wild West, Secure Me: Digital Safety across the Ecosystem, Silence: To Digitally Disconnect or Not, Synthetic Reality: Does real even matter?, and Get to Know Me: Data, Personalization, and Privacy. 

Tickets are $20 – $75.
Find more information here.


MONDAY, SEP. 23 – THURSDAY, SEP. 26

ISACA TRAINING WEEK
Deloitte Offices
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.. 

Information Systems Audit and Control Association is hosting one of their many 50th annual Business Technology Professionals events in Dallas. The event is called a training week, and IT professionals in the North Texas Area are invited to expand their skills with all sorts of technologies and architectures. 

Prices vary.
Find more information here.


WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16 – SUNDAY, OCT. 20

WORLD FOOD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Reunion Tower Lawn
Times vary. 

Are you drooling yet? The World Food Championships is headed to Dallas this fall, and they just announced that Texas Petite Pies will be this year’s presenting sponsor. This local bakery team will be providing their fillings and creams for the structure and infusion rounds, and who knows what delicious concoctions will be created? More information is set to be released on July 1st, so keep an eye out!

Prices and details to be announced.
Keep up with the latest food news here.

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