Hi everyone! Besides writing about Austin food and drink, I help moderate a Facebook group called Austin Digital Jobs (ADJ.) It’s an awesome community headed up by Lani Rosales with over 8,000 active members. The gist of the group is helping folks find jobs in Austin tech, but the community has grown to much more than that over the years.
Twice a month for the foreseeable future I’ll be posting a roundup of Tech Events for the benefit of that group and other cool folks in Austin. I’ll be taking turns on this with Oliver Whitham, who will post on his blog http://inatx.co/ on weeks when it’s his turn. Since I love to eat and drink, I’ll also include a few food and spirits events once in a while. I think both the tech and food communities would be better off if they intersected more frequently!
If you’d like an event to be considered for this post, email the deets to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “ADJ EVENTS” and they’ll be considered for Sunday’s events announcement. And if you’re not already part of the ADJ community, go ahead and request an invite. It’s a great group, and a perk of membership is seeing my fuzzy animal posts every Monday.
BASHH – TOMORROW, 10/23, 6-10 PM
BASHH (Big Ass Social Happy Hour) is Austin’s favorite, FREE networking event. All you need to do to get in is RSVP. This month’s meet-up is held at Ten Oak downtown. Expect to see tons of people you’ve always wanted to meet from Twitter, plus old friends and frenemies. (Seriously, everyone goes to this thing!) RSVP and more information here.
Austin Beer Week – 10/24 – 11/2
No one leaves thirsty from Austin Beer Week. There are tons of great tappings, dinners, and meet-ups happening in this annual festival of all things hoppy. I’ll be posting recipes all week that feature local suds. See full calendar and ticketing information here.
Career Catalyst at Captivate! – 10/25, 11 am-6:30 pm
This is a free portion of the Captivate! Conference, a tech and creative conference held at ACC’s Highland Campus. Sign up for a free portfolio or resume review between 1 pm and 5 pm that day, or check out the rest of the conference for talks about career development, breaking into industries and more. More info here.
Green Corn Project Fall Festival – 10/26, 12-3 pm
This annual sip and stroll has all of the awesome chefs you’d see at an expensive food festival, but with tickets at half the price. It’s held at the gorgeous Boggy Creek Farms in East Austin, and ticket proceeds benefit garden education programs by the Green Corn Project. Kids are welcome, but no pets, please. Tickets and more information here.
Austin Internet of Things October Meetup – 10/28, 7-9 pm
It’s Wearables Night at this monthly tech meet-up, held at Sherlock’s Baker Street Pub in north Austin. Job seekers and recruiters will have a chance to introduce themselves at the beginning of the night. Speaker info and RSVP here.
Ask the Recruiter – 11/3, 9-10:30 am
Hook the Talent hosts this monthly networking session, this which this month features Will Thomson, Global Recruiter w/ Rosetta Stone, at Mimi’s Cafe in the Arbor Walk. These forums are limited to 10 job seekers and the format is informal. Cost to attend is $7; tickets and more info here.
Want Even More Awesome Events?
Check out Capital Factory Events for a bevy of monthly meet-ups, and keep an eye out on Oliver’s blog for next week’s post.