Events: Omaha YP Summit, Startup Drinks, Awesome Camp and more
Every Monday, look for our events post to keep you in the loop on the happenings of the week. From meetups and conferences to workshops and pitch sessions, if it's happening in the Silicon Prairie, you'll find it here.
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Lincoln - NET News (1800 N. 33rd St.)
Want to know how to search for patents? Would you like to find out if your invention is novel? NUtech Ventures Technology Agent Leon Castro will walk through how to conduct a patent search at our next Thinkers & Tinkerers.
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Des Moines - Amici Espresso (206 6th Ave)
Startup Drinks is back again at Amici at 6th & Mulberry and at 6 p.m. Same deal - first drink is on us and $2 drinks. Join us Tuesday!
Omaha - CenturyLink Center Omaha (455 North 10th St.)
On the agenda is time to discuss, with your peers and local business leaders, community issues that affect young professionals. Be enlightened by interesting speakers presenting topics YOU care about. Get involved in the community — breakout sessions and interactive discovery activities will get you thinking and engaged.
Omaha - DJ's Dugout (1003 Capitol Ave)
This event is free of charge for Summit attendees with a hand stamp. The cost will be $5 for those without the hand stamp. Appetizer and drink specials will be available.
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Des Moines - Embassy Club West (520 Market St.)
Speakers: Geoff Wood - COO of Silcon Prairie News, Charise Flynn-COO of Dwolla, Jake Kerber-Founder of Locusic. $15 buffet style lunch
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Des Moines - Drake University, Olmsted Center (2507 University Ave)
Matthew E. May, best selling author & speaker, will lead us through back to back 90 minute workshops inspired by his experience with Stanford University's "D-School".
$35 - Advance (Ends Monday, Feb. 27) or $50 - At the door
Learn more iowacreativitysummit.com
Lincoln - Red9 (322 S 9th St.)
Awesome Camp is a participant-driven conference centered around passion. We’ll kick things off Friday night with a party all about networking and fun. Saturday is where we roll up our sleeves and get inspired.
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Des Moines - Bank of America Building (317 6th Ave)
Startup Weekend is an intense 54 hour event that focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of a credible business over the course of a weekend.
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Silicon Prairie Cereal Bar – Sunday, March 11, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
If you're headed down to SXSW Interactive, make sure to bring an early morning appetite because Silicon Prairie News is serving up something great. From the frosted classics to the kid stuff, be bowled over by a serious selection and a chance to meet – and eat – with folks from all over the Silicon Prairie region.
Stay tuned on how to register for your spot at the Silicon Prairie Cereal Bar
Omaha - University of Nebraska, Mammel Hall (67th and Pine St.)
MWEC 2012 is to leave you with actionable items that can help launch your idea or grow your business in as fast as possible time frame. Although you'll hear from great speakers, the common theme will be less talk and more action!
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