5 Chicago tech events worth penciling in this week

September 25, 2017

Each week, we highlight five tech events around the city you should know about. This week’s list includes a tech talk at Relativity and a workshop on Angular JS at Coding Temple. If you’re looking for more to do, be sure to check out our full events calendar.

How to start your business: Venture Viability, September 25 at 6 p.m.

This workshop, part two in a four-part series, is intended to give founders the tools they need to asses the viability of their businesses. Discussion topics include ways to identify customers and the competition as well as how to build a product and turn a profit.

Angular JS Architecture Workshop!, September 27 at 6 p.m.

Have you ever wondered what Angular JS is and why it’s used? You aren’t alone, which is why Coding Temple is hosting an introductory workshop designed to teach the basics and help up your game.

First Ever Relativity Tech Talk, September 27 at 6 p.m.

Roger Liew, CTO of ShopRunner and former CTO at Orbitz, will be stopping by the Relativity office to talk tech. The conversation will touch on how to build a meaningful career in software engineering, how to influence the direction of a company’s products and more.

Chicago Tech Rocks, September 28 at 6 p.m.

Chicago Tech Rocks is putting on a show –– literally –– to raise money and awareness for the organizations and nonprofits fostering young tech talent. Three bands are scheduled to play the Metro, with Bottle Rocket and Noise FM opening for headliner PUP.

Startup Weekend Latinx Chicago, September 29 at 6 p.m.

Join fellow Latinx entrepreneurs and allies for a weekend of networking and team building. The event kicks off Friday night at 1871 and ends Sunday at mHUB with a live pitch in front of a panel of judges.


Looking for more to do? Check out our full events calendar!

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