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What’s Going On in the NYC Startup Community:
Monday, June 6
Realtime NY 11: Business on the social, mobile, and realtime web
B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 West 42 St at 8amLearn how top brands are creating real business value with tools like Twitter, Foursquare and Facebook.
Online = Offline: A conversation with Fred Wilson and David Lee
General Assembly, 902 Broadway, 4th Floor at 6:30pmDiscuss the convergence of online and offline with Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures and David Lee of SV Angel.
Designing for Web Using CSS and Web Fonts
General Assembly, 902 Broadway, 4th Floor at 8pmYou will be guided through a collaborative layout building exercise, providing practical CSS tips and browser troubleshooting techniques.
Tuesday, June 7
The Desmond Tutu Center at 9:30amMongoNYC is a multi-track, one-day conference dedicated to the open source database MongoDB.
NY Tech Meetup
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 Laguardia Place at 7:30pmCome for an evening of awesome startup demos.
Wednesday, June 8
Wix Lounge, 10 W 18th St, 2nd Floor at 10:30amJoin the discussion about how technology is shaping the way we interact with and produce food.
NYC Mobile Forum: The present and future of 2D/QR codes
1540 Broadway at 6:30pmIndustry experts will share insights about the future of 2D barcodes as a mobile tool.
Tishman Auditorium at The New School, 66 W 12th St at 6:30pmGreat speaker lineup includes Maya Baratz (WSJ), Brian Stelter (NY Times), Michael Karnjanaprakorn (SkillShare) and more.
FlashFwd: Music Tech Awards & Concert
Gramercy Theatre, E 23rd btwn Park & Madison at 7pmCome celebrate and honor 5 music tech innovators.
Thursday. June 9
Music Startup Academy: Strategies, Tactics, and Operations
General Assembly, 902 Broadway, 4th Floor at 6pmThis course will discuss industry XML standards for content delivery, and royalty reporting, metadata, best practices, and troubleshooting.
Lead Generation Revenue Models
Microsoft, 1290 6th Ave at 6:30pmA panel of experts will cover everything you want to know about lead generation.
Defining the Graph Ecosystem
The Ladders, 205 Hudson St, 8th Floor at 6:30pmLearn about the history and development of graph theory and data structures, some factors contributing to their recent popularity, and some predictions for the future.
What If Consumers Controlled Their Data?
General Assembly, 902 Broadway, 4th Floor at 7pmJoin the discussion focused on figuring out what a better web looks like with users in the driver’s seat (steering with their data).
Friday, June 10
AWS Summit 2011 | New York
Hilton New York, 1335 Avenue of the Americas at 9:30amGain a better understanding of Amazon Web Services, including best practices for developing, architecting, and securing apps in the cloud.
NYC Startup Weekend
General Assembly, 902 Broadway, 4th Floor at 5pmCome share ideas, form a team, build a product, and launch a startup this weekend.
Saturday, June 11
Creative Blog Writing Workshop
The Lounge at North Square, 103 Waverly Place at 9:30amLearn fresh methods of generating new ideas and leave with a ready-to-launch WordPress blog and at least three posts.
Flavorpill’s NYC Culture Hunt
Starts at 3pmFollow clues on your iPhone to search for virtual objects throughout venues across NYC.
Monday, June 13
8am – ReadWriteWeb 2WAY Summit
8:30am – Green Breakfast Club Launch
6:30pm – Founders @Fail: James Altucher (Reset, StockPickr)
7pm – Hack and Tell MeetupTuesday, June 14
9am – Internet Society: What kind of internet do you want?
5pm – Medical Devices Meetup
8pm – An Introduction to CSS3Wednesday, June 15
Tuesday, June 28 – eAmore NYC Dating Industry Summit