DC CyberWeek returns for a second year Oct. 15–19 [Events Roundup] - Technical.ly DC


Oct. 15, 2018 10:03 am

DC CyberWeek returns for a second year Oct. 15–19 [Events Roundup]

Plus: Events from DC Tech Meetup, Tech in Motion and Tech, Rebalanced.

CyberTalks during CyberWeek 2017.

(Courtesy photo)

DC CyberWeek returns for another year hosted by CyberScoop, a cybersecurity news outlet that’s part of the D.C.-based tech media company Scoop News Group.

The weeklong series of events kicks off on Monday, Oct. 15 and will feature more than 100 events focused on a wide range of cybersecurity topics. Last year, CyberWeek attracted more than 6, 500 attendees to more than 60 events, the cybersecurity news outlet reported.


“The event is  a SXSW-style, city-wide festival that brings together thousands of leaders, experts and decision-makers from the cybersecurity community and features dozens of community conferences, events and parties, open to all participants,” Greg Otto, editor-in-chief of CyberScoop, told Technical.ly DC. “By bringing together everyone during the week, we hope they find new ways to collaborate, innovate and work smarter moving forward.”

View the full schedule here and attend events such as CyberScoop’s CyberTalks, a conference dedicated to addressing cybersecurity priorities, trends, innovations, and the unprecedented security challenges ahead, Otto said.

“We encourage members of the cybersecurity, tech, government, legal, education and non-profit communities to participate and find events that would assist them in their jobs,” Otto told us.


Here’s a roundup of some more #dctech events happening this month:

DC Tech Meetup

Discover some of the hottest cybersecurity and data privacy companies at this special edition of DC Tech Meetup, taking place during DC Cyberweek. Join fellow technologists for an evening of live product demos from companies such as EndGame, Dark Cubed, Wire Wheel, Ostendio, Thresher, Trustwire and TDI.


  • Wednesday, Oct. 17
  • 7:00–9:00 p.m.
  • Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St NW, Washington, D.C., 20001
  • RSVP. Free.

Tech, Rebalanced Hackathon and Training Day

A gathering of D.C.-area coders, techies and newbies from underrepresented genders for a day of friendly learning and hacking. You can view the schedule for the sixth annual hackathon and learning event here.

  • Saturday, Oct. 20
  • 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
  • Mindspace, 1301 K Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20071
  • Register. Free.

Python Lab with Guest Teacher: Time Functions

DC Fem Tech teamed up with multiple organizations to host TourDeCode, a month of events help advance the tech skills of interested attendees. There’s a full listing of workshops and events, as a part of the series, this lab is open to coders of all skill levels interested in learning more about the Python programming language. Just bring your laptop, dinner will be served.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 24
  • 6:30–8:30 p.m.
  • Contactually, 1200 19th Street NW, Suite 210, Washington, D.C., 20036
  • RSVP. Free.

The 4th Annual Timmy Awards

Tech in Motion is hosting the fourth annual award ceremony to recognize the best places for tech professionals to work in D.C. The event will kick off with a networking portion featuring cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, followed by the ceremony to announce the winners of D.C.’s best tech manager, best tech startup, best tech work culture and best tech workplace diversity.

  • Thursday, Oct. 25
  • 6:00-9:00p.m.
  • 1776 DC, 1133 15th St NW, Washington, D.C., 20005
  • RSVP. Free.
Organizations: Contactually, DCFemTech, 1776
Projects: DC Tech Meetup
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