Events Roundup: Talk cloud adoption with AWS and Verizon Media - Baltimore


Aug. 15, 2019 4:45 pm

Events Roundup: Talk cloud adoption with AWS and Verizon Media

Check out the local tech and entrepreneurship events to close out August from Howard Tech Council, Baltimore Black Techies, Data Science MD and more.
The scene at #SuperMeetup19.

The scene at #SuperMeetup19.

(Photo by Margaret Roth)

Events Roundup is a column where we highlight events happening in the Baltimore area each month. Got a submission? Email us the details so we can consider it for our next roundup.

As mid-August sets in, plenty of thoughts are on getting outside and enjoying the summer.

But post-Super Meetup, the Baltimore tech community is continuing to organize events. To highlight a few notable happenings coming up, we decided to bring back an old classic: the Events Roundup, which provides a quick guide to meet technologists and entrepreneurs IRL. Here’s a look at the rest of this month’s lineup:

Beer ‘N Bots

Business owners and C-suite executives gather for an evening of networking among robots and drones. Proceeds from the event are donated to Baltimore Robotics Center.

  • Thursday, Aug. 22
  • 6 to 9 p.m.
  • STAR Academy, 2032 Greenspring Drive, Timonium
  • Tickets ($10-50)

Zoe Elle Co: Launch Party!

It’s the launch party for an “advetorial lifestyle brand for women who continuously defy rigid stereotypes around womanhood to take the unbeaten path towards being their best selves.” The event features eco-friendly products, an on-site makeup artists, drinks and more.

  • Thursday, Aug. 22
  • 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Emerging Technology Center, 101 N. Haven St.
  • RSVP (free)

Baltimore Black Techies 2nd Anniversary Social

Celebrate the second anniversary of the Baltimore Black Techies Meetup with a tour of the Great Blacks in Wax Museum, dinner, a look back and dancing.

  • Saturday, Aug. 24
  • 5 to 8 p.m.
  • The Great Blacks in Wax Museum, 1601 E. North Ave.
  • RSVP (free)

HTC’s End of Summer Bash

The Howard Tech Council brings tech networking to the backstage/VIP area of Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia. It’s the Howard County professional group’s largest event of the year, and a chance to make some connections.


  • Tuesday, Aug. 27
  • 5 to 8 p.m.
  • Merriweather Post Pavilion, VIP/ Backstage Area, 10477 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
  • Tickets ($50-60)

AWS Tech Talk & Tacos

Amazon Web Services and Verizon Media Group present a panel discussion on the growth of cloud adoption, with leaders from both organizations. Following the talks, stick around for tacos, craft beer and conversations.

  • Wednesday, Aug. 28
  • 6:30 to 9:30 p.m
  • Verizon Media Group, 2400 Boston St.
  • RSVP (free)

Data in the City: Analytics and Civic Data in Baltimore

Data Works MD hosts a talk to learn how Baltimore city government is using analytics and data with Justin Elszasz, who leads CitiStat at the Mayor’s Office of Performance and Innovation.

  • Wednesday, Aug. 28
  • 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Betamore, 101 W. Dickman St.
  • RSVP (free)

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