Patent Pending: A Guide To Patents Workshop
Jul
9
4:00 PM16:00

Patent Pending: A Guide To Patents Workshop

Join us as the Birmingham Public Library guides participants through the different types of patents, why you might need one, and how to begin your patent search. Follow along as we go through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s seven-step strategy for patent searching. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Register HERE.

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What's Your Business Idea? Presented by UAB Commercial Accelerator
Jul
10
9:00 AM09:00

What's Your Business Idea? Presented by UAB Commercial Accelerator

Have a new idea that you are dying to get feedback on? Or are you looking for help on a current side hustle of yours? Maybe you just like to support entrepreneurial ideas in Birmingham. Regardless of so, this is an event that you will not want to miss! All are invited to come out and pitch their business idea and listen to others share theirs! Attendees can pitch their business idea in a 1-2 minute elevator pitch format and then have the audience ask questions, give feedback, and help make connections. The pitches are informal and walk-ons are encouraged! Coffee will be provided. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  Register HERE.

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Smart Cities
Jul
10
12:00 PM12:00

Smart Cities

  • Alabama Power, 13th Floor Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Overview of the Smart Cities Grant, Smart Neighborhood development, and Target's Chief Innovation Officer will visit and share his thoughts on new tech.

Check back. Registration coming soon!

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Intro to Coding Workshop presented by TrueCoders and Fetch
Jul
10
3:00 PM15:00

Intro to Coding Workshop presented by TrueCoders and Fetch

Join the TrueCoders & Fetch teams as you learn the basics of software development and hear about what it takes to get placed in a job as a developer. In this FREE workshop, you’ll follow along with us to learn coding fundamentals and practical steps to take in searching for a developer job. This class is for beginners who have never used C# before, but have always wanted to learn.

If you are already familiar with C#, we invite you to still attend and talk to our instructors and career advisors about furthering your knowledge through one of our courses.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. REGISTER HERE.

*Please remember to bring your laptop loaded with Microsoft Visual Studio Community Edition.

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Get Started Workshop
Jul
11
12:00 PM12:00

Get Started Workshop

  • Velocity Accelerator @ Innovation Depot (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This fun and immediately useful, three-hour, hands-on workshop is designed to “kickstart” those who have a business idea or “jumpstart” those who would like to grow and expand their business through a new product and or service. Whether you’re just getting started, stuck on a particular issue, or in need of a refresher, this workshop will provide the fuel needed to get you moving. 

Explore Your Idea
Learn how the CO.STARTERS Canvas can help get ideas out of your head into a format that can be refined over time. Dive deep into understanding your customers.
Refine Your Model
Once ideas are mapped out on your Canvas, learn how to use customer feedback to refine them. Y0u’ll learn how to start small in order to get in front of customers sooner and begin testing their ideas.
Define Next Steps
As the workshop concludes, you will come up with actionable steps that can be taken in the next hour, day, week, and month to move your ideas forward.

Price of the workshop is $25 and includes curriculum and other materials. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Register HERE. 

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Backpacks & Brews
Jul
11
4:00 PM16:00

Backpacks & Brews

Innovation takes the sharing of knowledge, resources, and goodwill to make any ecosystem equitable and thrive! Help make a difference in the lives of hundreds of students by donating school supplies to those who need it the most. Join the Birmingham Business Alliance, Innovate Birmingham and Hands on Birmingham on Wednesday, July 11 at Innovation Depot for an evening of sipping and service. Attendees will help to assemble backpacks with supplies for K-12 students in the Birmingham area. Don’t let the summer pass without impacting the magic.

Registration coming soon!

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Birmingham Business Alliance's 5th Annual Business @ Sunset: Southern Research’s new STEM Education
Jul
11
5:00 PM17:00

Birmingham Business Alliance's 5th Annual Business @ Sunset: Southern Research’s new STEM Education

Southern Research (SR) will unveil its new STEM Education Outreach Center at the Birmingham Business Alliance’s Business @ Sunset reception and tour. SR’s STEM Education Outreach Program is involved in a wide variety of initiatives that impact students and teachers in Alabama. Its mission is to enhance STEM education in grades 6-12 by drawing upon the expertise and scholarly contributions of SR scientists and engineers. The research organization is working to achieve its educational mission by engaging students and teachers in STEM activities through summer learning programs, field trips, after-school programming, STEM competitions and science fairs, internships, and professional development workshops for STEM educators. REGISTER HERE.

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Disruptive Innovation Conference
Jul
12
8:00 AM08:00

Disruptive Innovation Conference

  • Velocity Accelerator, Innovation Depot (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join AlabamaCIO for Disruptive Innovation Part II as we showcase early to mid-range companies currently disrupting our industries. Our goal is to help you see or hear something that could be a game changer for your organization while providing an efficient format for evaluating new ideas and the opportunity to connect with companies that pique your interest.

This event is open to all Alabama CIO members. Register Here!

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Design Thinking: PhD Not Required
Jul
12
12:00 PM12:00

Design Thinking: PhD Not Required

Brought to you by Birmingham Women in Technology and Forge. At Two Ravens, our team collectively leverages and deploys expertise in technology, business operations, entrepreneurship, behavioral science, analytics, and communications to assist in R&D, product development, and market roll-outs. My part? I combine behavioral science, design thinking, and research to empathize with users/consumers and shape impactful experiences that create valuable positive associations for companies and brands.

Registration Required. Register Here!

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Sloss Tech
Jul
13
9:00 AM09:00

Sloss Tech

Sloss Tech teamed up with Sloss Fest to offer an inspiring weekend that provided a venue for thought-provoking presentations and workshops covering the latest in creative thinking emerging technologies…

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