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ATTEND FROM HOME (or from the beach/train/park/work): Tech Socials are going ONLINE! Hundreds of like-minded, passionate technologists will gather (as we have over a thousand times before in dozens of cities worldwide) to chat and have a great time. Don't miss out, join us as we explore different ways of connecting our tech nerd communities in the coming months! "HackerNest feels like coming home" - attendees First timer? Expect this (...but online): (short video) WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE: Folks interested in tech. While this Mega Tech Social - North America Edition features our (surprise, surprise!) North American communities, all are welcome, regardless of geography. Starting at 7pm EDT on Wednesday, July 15th, it is optimized for cities like Toronto, Mississauga, Kitchener-Waterloo, Ottawa, Montreal, NYC, Boston, Detroit, and all other points close to the time zone - Vancouver, Seattle, Calgary, Edmonton, Dallas-Austin, Winnipeg, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles, etc. FEATURES OF THIS HACKERNEST TECH SOCIAL: Reception: where you land once you first join - tips & guidelines, etc. Meet each other with chatroulette style 1-on-1s; stay in touch post-event Breakout Sessions: Various smaller group discussions Expo Booths for cozy conversations with sponsors & exhibitors ►► Finally leave, exhausted from great convos with awesome people! DETAILS ON BREAKOUT SESSIONS: Tech Socials are known for enabling super chill group conversations - we'll try emulating this with breakout sessions. Participate live (people can see and hear you) or just spectate - there's a limit to live spots, but anyone can observe and contribute via chat. Some sessions may have moderators. Breakouts may organize by city (e.g. Toronto, NYC, Dallas, Vancouver), industry topic (e.g. future of remote work, careers, founders, AI), skill/tech (e.g. Python, Angular JS, frameworks), and in other non-salesy categories. ONLINE EVENT #PROTIPS TEST your mic and speakers so your entrance is seamless! Close extra windows, a lean running machine speeds things up. Have bright lighting so your face is lit and you're not lurking in shadows. Tidy up - a clean, uncluttered background means less distractions! TECH SOCIALS: The fun way to connect with the -actual- tech community. Down-to-earth and friendly, you show up, make friends, hear from quality people. Easy. We're mostly tech folk, but all nice people are welcome. HackerNest has run 1,200+ events connecting thousands upon thousands of nerds in cities all over the world. WHO YOU'LL MEET: h4ck3rs. Hacks. Designerds. Data scienticians. Hardware engineerds. Developers. Venture ¢apitalist$. Venture communists. Entreprenerds. Killer robots. Sapiophiles. Social mediaphiles. Cloud network architects. Writers. Machine learning cyborgs. Artificially intelligent product managers. Accomplices. WHAT FOLKS SAY: “Found a job” ↔ “Met my co-founder” ↔ “Met someone I eventually hired” ↔ “Got help to solve my security assignment” ↔ “Met some of my best friends in the industry” ↔ “Got a job! Went on the slide at the Masonic temple!” ↔ “Met unpretentious people who genuinely love what they do” ↔ “It was amazing! Learned a lot from people, and everyone is super friendly!” PROSPECTIVE SPONSORS: Please email to chat about connecting with our community. Tell your organization’s story, share your expertise & what you do, offer SWAG, discounts, and other cool stuff, meet talent - and give your team a fun event to look forward to. ABOUT US: We've been building volunteer-run tech communities through unpretentious social and innovation events since 2011. Ticket sales and funds support our nonprofit's mission to continue uniting tech & developer communities. Stay connected:,,


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Wednesday, July 15, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM


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