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Youth Tech Con Presented by The Be Org

Sat 10/06 , 9:00am– 4:00pm
The Startup Nest
1401 Severn Street
The first Youth Tech Con Weekend is here! This two-day event will bring together hundreds of youth, families, sponsors, and tech community enthusiasts for a curated experience in drone technology, robotics, and coding.

Doors Open Baltimore

Sat 10/06 –Sun 10/07 , 10:00am– 4:00pm
Various Locations
Join the Baltimore Architecture Foundation and AIA Baltimore for the 5th annual Doors Open Baltimore, a free citywide celebration of architecture opening the doors to over 60 buildings across the city and 30 guided tours.

Function Coworking Grand Opening and BIW18 Kickoff Celebration

Sat 10/06 , 7:00pm– 10:00pm
Function Coworking Community
4709 Harford Road
Kick off Baltimore Innovation Week at Function Coworking's Grand Opening Party! A free live concert from 2018 Baker Artist Award Winning Pianist Lafayette Gilchrest and his band the Sonic Tripmasters! The space will feature a gallery of paintings and sculptures from Chris Batten, Jessica Damen, Dan Dudrow, and Rachel Rotenberg.

Smart Cities Summit

Mon 10/08 , 8:30am– 1:00pm
300 West Pratt Street
#Suite 500
This Smart Cities event will brings leaders together to create a vision for a 21st Century Baltimore at the nexus of technological innovation and urban living, in the style of an “unconference” focus on participatory design.

Marketing in the Digital Age presented by Enradius

Tue 10/09 , 7:30am– 11:00am
ETC (Emerging Technology Centers)
101 N. Haven St.
Suite 301
We are Connected! The Internet has given us so many choices to watch, listen and entertain ourselves, how do advertisers reach all of these consumers efficiently and effectively. Join leaders from various industries speaking on how to reach consumers and the various tactics in this ever-changing landscape. Agenda 7:30 am - 8:15 am - Coffee & Networking 8:15 am- 9:00 am - The Future of Marketing 9:10 am- 9:55 am The On-Demand Movement 10:00 am - 10:45 am - Podcast Potpourri

Bagels and Boardgames Presented by MICA

Tue 10/09 , 9:00am– 10:00am
Dolphin Design Center
100 Dolphin St.
Jumpstart your morning with the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) Game Lab at Bagels and Boardgames! Enjoy breakfast over #MICAmade games and get your creative juices flowing. About MICA Game Lab: The MICA Game Lab explores the role of play within culture and its potential to create new forms of meaning. We believe that games are a cultural form that is vital to how we learn, create community, tell stories and engage with the world. We create playful projects and games, hold public events, host a designer in residence program and are a hub for game related activities at MICA and the Baltimore community. As part of the Interactive Arts department at the Maryland Institute College of Art, we coordinate the school’s Game Design BFA. The four year program explores game design using an experimental and hands on approach rooted in art and design making. You can find more about the MICA Game Design BFA here.

Intellectual Property (IP) and the Creative presented by Gordon Feinblatt

Tue 10/09 , 11:30am– 1:00pm
ETC (Emerging Technology Centers)
101 N. Haven St.
Suite 301
How IP can differentiate your creative content and the IP risks for creative professionals As part of Baltimore Innovation Week, Andrew Wichmann, an Associate at Gordon Feinblatt LLC will lead a discussion for those in creative industries, such as advertising, marketing, PR, AdTech, MarTech, and all the other ***Tech industries.

Unpacking Snack Size Content For Social Media Presented by BCAN and Six Point Pictures

Tue 10/09 , 12:00pm– 2:00pm
Six Point Pictures
2208 S. Pulaski Street, Baltimore, MD
Suite 5A
As part of Baltimore Innovation Week, MICA and Six Point Pictures presents snack size content for social media: a discussion on visual message quality, frequency, and production value juxtaposed to the culture of various social media outlets. Participants will learn film production techniques that apply to the ever-changing formats of mobile content and walk away with actionable items they can implement in their social media content production. This will be a panel discussion moderated by JaMar Jones, Founder & CEO of Six Point Pictures, featuring special guests: Travis Case, Kirby Griffin & Chip Dizard.

Pitch on the Plaza - 2018 Startup Maryland

Tue 10/09 , 2:00pm– 6:00pm
UB's Business Center
11 Mt. Royal Ave
SUPPORT UB'S BUDDING ENTREPRENEURS! ATTEND THE CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP & INNOVATION'S STARTUP MARYLAND DAY • Pitch your new business ideas to a panel of judges • Compete for a chance to win a Golden T-shirt to the "STRT1UP Road Show" bus • Meet and mingle with students, business owners and other likeminded people • Enjoy food, drinks, entertainment and more

Tipsy Tuesday Presented by MICA and Open Works

Tue 10/09 , 4:30pm– 6:00pm
Open Works
1400 Greenmount Avenue
Tipsy Tuesday As part of Baltimore Innovation Week, join the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and Open Works at Tipsy Tuesday, a happy hour highlight of creative work! Join us in the Open Works lobby from 4:30-6 pm on Tuesday, October 9th. Enjoy drinks, light refreshments, and social time with your favorite creative and maker community. We will feature a Baltimore maker as they share their insight about their making practices, business, and tools that keep them moving and grooving. All are welcome. Attendance is FREE, but space is limited so register early!

Digital Equity and Inclusion Roundtable Presented by Code for Baltimore

Wed 10/10 , 6:00pm– 9:00pm
ETC (Emerging Technology Centers)
101 N. Haven St.
Suite 301
As part of Baltimore Innovation Week, Code for Baltimore is bringing together leaders in community and tech to discuss digital equity and inclusion. There will be a facilitated panel discussion on these topics, some discussion on digital equity projects from other places, then a facilitated design session where we capture feedback and ideas for projects within Baltimore.

Allies Workshop presented by the IGDA

Wed 10/10 , 7:00pm– 10:00pm
Join Jen MacLean, Executive Director of the IGDA and IGDA Foundation for the Allies Workshop, a hands-on learning experience, based on work done by the IGDA Allies Special Interest Group and the Ada Initiative, that uses an analytical framework as well as group discussions to help people recognize how to support diversity and inclusivity in game development and the larger gaming community. Come prepared to learn how to be an (even more) effective ally, challenge your assumptions, and discuss hard questions with the group.

Founders Feast: A Panel on Innovation Presented by Goldman Sachs 10KSB

Thu 10/11 , 11:30am– 1:00pm
ETC (Emerging Technology Centers)
101 N. Haven St.
Suite 301
As part of Baltimore Innovation Week, Alumni of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses in Baltimore will gather at ETC (Emerging Technology Centers) to discuss their entrepreneurial journey while highlighting how they have been innovative in their businesses and how the program has helped them think about their businesses differently.

Startup Grind: How You Know You've Made It

Thu 10/11 , 6:00pm– 9:00pm
ETC (Emerging Technology Centers)
101 N. Haven St.
Suite 301
Startup Grind with Smitha Gopal, Margaret Roth, Joni Daniels & Jeehye Yun Needless to say, starting a company is an incredibly challenging task. Building a sustainable, high-performing, growing business that adds value for your customers is a whole other level of complexity. In this edition of Startup Grind, we’ll hear a conversation between four entrepreneurs as they discuss the eternal questions — How do we measure success? How do we know if we've "made it"? How do you get beyond "surviving"? Be ready for an unfiltered look inside the startup journey.

Mojoe Brewing Coffee Talk

Fri 10/12 , 9:30am– 10:30am
ETC (Emerging Technology Centers)
101 N. Haven St.
Suite 301
Alexandre Wing, co-founder of Mojoe Brewing will discuss how they developed the first portable coffee maker and brew some fresh coffee for coffee lovers!

Social Enterprise Tools for You! Presented by Innovation Works

Fri 10/12 , 10:00am– 12:00pm
Open Works
1400 Greenmount Avenue
Join Innovation Works and learn about the tools at your fingertips to help YOU create the change you see. Come together, network and see how YOU can make a differance from social enterprises who are helping our communities! Join us in: Viewing the Charm City Documentary trailer, with special guests! A tour of Open Works! A presentation of Tool library! ALREADY HAVE AN IDEA?!?! We are pleased to announce that the STARTUP MARYLAND bus will be joining us to give YOU an opportunity to pitch your groundbreaking ideas! ** Lunch will be provided*

Lessons From the Trenches

Fri 10/12 , 11:30am– 1:00pm
ETC (Emerging Technology Centers)
101 N. Haven St.
Suite 301
As part of Baltimore Innovation Week, join us at ETC to listen to Scott Winn, a Baltimore entrepreneur give you his first-hand perspective on how hard it is to build, grow, and maintain a business from the startup level. He will give first hand "Lessons from the Trenches" that you can only truly know through failure and moving forward.

CIS Golden Girls - Tech Women Network (TWN)

Fri 10/12 , 3:00pm– 4:00pm
ETC (Emerging Technology Centers)
101 N. Haven St.
Suite 301
Studies have shown that minority women are not majoring in Computer Information Systems majors in College and beyond. Studies have also shown that minority women are not staying in STEM Careers. Meet the 4 women that have beaten the odds! Dela, Tosin, Jumoke & Angel met at Temple University almost 20 years ago in the Computer Lab.

Innovation Celebration

Fri 10/12 , 5:00pm– 9:00pm
Monument Brewing & Urban Axes
101 N. Haven St.
Join us in celebrating another successful Baltimore Innovation Week! $10 Entry Ticket includes 2 beers from Monument City Brewing. Urban Axes will have discounted Ax Throwing Sessions throughout the night! Music and Entertainment supplied by PowerUp