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Hawaii Tech Events for November 2023
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Looking to learn something new, or meet new people? I highlight interesting in-person and virtual events each month, and you can always find the latest updates (and submit your events) at Hawaii Tech Events.
Game Playing AI
Dive into the fascinating world of artificial intelligence and discover how to teach machines to play games! In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn the foundational concepts and techniques behind reinforcement learning (RL) and how it can be applied to create intelligent game-playing agents. Thursday, Nov. 2 @ 5:30 p.m. at the Entrepreneurs Sandbox. Register here!
Blue Startups Cohort 15 Pitch Karaoke
The 11 companies in Blue Startups Cohort 15 need pitch practice before demo day in San Francisco. Students and community members can listen, learn, and provide valuable feedback! Friday, Nov. 3 @ 4:30 p.m. at RISE (1810 University Ave.). Register here!
Big Island Tech Meetup
The monthly Big Island Tech Meetup is a place to meet other techies and help build the local community. How can we bring in remote jobs and create local opportunities? News, jobs and announcements, and what's happening in tech on Hawaii Island. Meetings may include demos, tech training, community projects, and more. Friday, Nov. 3 @ 4 p.m. online. Register here!
Mana Up x Pow Wow Pitch
Mana Up is partnering with Pow Wow Pitch, a global pitch competition for Native-identifying entrepreneurs to shine the spotlight on vendors, artists, business builders and innovators from all backgrounds and industries. During this competition, pitch participants will present their business in a 1-minute pitch format. Viewers are welcome to attend! Wednesday, Nov. 8 @ 3 p.m. at Hawaii Convention Center. Register here!
Remote Work Early Pau Hana
Come meet other remote workers and startup founders in Hawai‘i. It doesn’t matter if you work for big tech or remotely for a local firm, kama‘aina or just got off the plane — all are welcome. Honolulu BeerWorks (328 Cooke Street) @ 3:30 p.m. Register here!
Mana Up Showcase Celebration & Marketplace
The signature Mana Up Showcase Celebration + Marketplace is a vibrant celebration of all things trending in the Hawaiian Islands. Meet Hawai‘i’s’ rising entrepreneurs and shop their NEW products, plus access special deals, and get your early holiday shopping done. Also enjoy beats, food from local favorites, island-style libations and much more. Thursday, Nov. 5 @ 5 p.m. at Bloomingdale’s Ala Moana. $55. Register here!
Introduction to Wi-Fi Sensing
Wi-Fi sensing is the use of Wi-Fi to enable everyday electronic devices to acquire information and become aware of their surroundings. This talk will begin with an introduction to wireless sensing systems and to Wi-Fi sensing. We will then discuss the main definitions and features of the IEEE 802.11bf draft standard. Tuesday, Nov. 14 @ 5:30 p.m. at Entrepreneurs Sandbox. Register here!
Join us at Maui Brewing Company in Kihei for an evening filled with conversations about all things techie. Whether you are just beginning or already an expert in your field, or if technology is your hobby, you will find someone who shares your interests. Friends and newcomers are always welcome. Monday, Nov. 20 @ 5 p.m. at Maui Brewing Company (605 Lipoa Parkway). Register here!
Pie & AI Honolulu Kickoff Event
Pie & AI is a series of DeepLearning.AI meetups independently hosted by community groups. This event is hosted by Ryley Higa of AI Hawaii. Join us for our kickoff event in Honolulu, where we go over how to break into the field of AI as well as working in AI. Thursday, Nov. 30 @ 5:30 p.m. at Hub Coworking (1050 Queen Street). Register here!
Also Coming Up:
Nov. 8: UH Cancer Center STEMPlus
Nov. 8-11: Sea, Sky, and Land
Nov. 10: Blockchain in Paradise
Nov. 20: PACE Mixer
Nov. 20: Honolulu Bitcoin Developers
Do you know about a great upcoming event? Are you organizing one? Let me know!