Houston StartupDigest – August 15, 2011by StartupDigest on August 15, 2011
This Tuesday, you’ll have to decide between a Tech Happy Hour hosted by Door64 and the PyHou – SciPy Highlights meetup – either one should be great.
Check out all the awesome events this week including OpenCoffee Club and SpaceUp Houston’s Commercial Spaceflight Panel.
Have an event you would like to add to the calendar? Or did you really love or hate one of the events from this last week? Let me know – send in your feedback, comments, suggestions, rants and raves to: firstname.lastname@example.org or @sarahmworthy on Twitter.
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What’s Going on in the Houston Startup Community
When: Tuesday August 16th, 2011 5:30 PM
Where: 360 Sports Lounge, 4601 Washington Ave, Suite 150, Houston, TX 77007
If you’re a technology professional, you’re invited to the Houston Door64 Happy Hour. Come out to 360 Sports Lounge in downtown Houston and enjoy a night of networking in a fun, social atmosphere.
PyHou – SciPy Highlights and Cool Stuff
When: Tuesday August 16th, 2011 7:00 PM
Where: Stag’s Head Pub – 2128 Portsmouth St – Houston, TX 77098
This month Houston’s Python Enthusiasts Monthly Meetup hosts a discussion of cool things seen and learned at the recent SciPy conference in Austin.
Houston OpenCoffee Club
When: Thursday August 18th, 2011 8:00 AM
Where: The Coffee Groundz – 2503 Bagby St – Houston, TX 77006
Houston OpenCoffee Club Stop by Coffee Groundz to meet and chat with other entrepreneurs, techies, investors, etc. This is always a great chance to informally share ideas and get to know others.
Commercial SpaceFlight Panel
When: Thursday, August 18th, 7:00PM
Where: Lunar Planetary Institute, 3600 Bay Area Blvd – Houston, 77058
SpaceUp Houston will hold their 3rd event this year, a Commercial Spaceflight Panel featuring representatives from major aerospace companies including Virgin Galactic, Boeing, Sierra Nevada Corp and more! Hear where commercial spaceflight is currently and the plan for the future.
PyTexas 2011 – The Conference for Python
When: Saturday September 10th and Sunday September 11th
Where: Texas A&M University in College Station
Registration for PyTexas opened up this week and tickets are limited. Registration is free – so be sure to register before they are sold out.