This week, more bagels, coffee and startup conversation at D.C. TechBreakfast in southern Maryland. Welcome the Baltimore Social Media Meetup group to town (and learn how to tweet more effectively) on Tuesday over free appetizers at El Rodeo in Towson. The Friends of The Web share the secrets of their success behind two Apple-featured apps at the AOL/Advertising.com offices. Tickets to Ignite Baltimore 11 are sold out, but put your name on the waitlist in case more become available. And if you’re a startup in need of some intellectual property legal help, head to Offit Kurman on Friday for a half-day bootcamp.
D.C. Tech Breakfast: Head to Chevy Chase in Maryland’s Montgomery County to attend the second D.C. TechBreakfast. Six companies present their projects on the fifth floor of the Microsoft building in Friendship Heights. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 8 a.m. Microsoft: Friendship Heights, 5404 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, Montgomery County. RSVP. FREE.
Baltimore Social Media Meetup: This is the first event of the new Baltimore Social Media Meetup group. Any social media questions on the brain will be answered during the first half-hour. Afterward, group co-organizers Jim Keeney and AK Stout will discuss the “visual web.” Also: free appetizers. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m. El Rodeo Tex-Mex Cantina and Grill, 28 Allegheny Ave., Towson, Baltimore County. RSVP. FREE.
Friends of The Web Talk Jittergram and Wikiweb: The Friends of The Web, makers of Jittergram and Wikiweb, share the story of how they built two apps featured by Apple. The four-man team will be speaking at the Baltimore Mobile Meetup held in the AOL/Advertising.com office in Tide Point. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m. AOL/Advertising.com, 1020 Hull St., Tide Point, Baltimore city. RSVP. FREE.
Ignite Baltimore 11: Sixteen artists, technologists and thought leaders from around the city take five minutes each to talk about a variety of topics at the latest installment of Ignite Baltimore. As of now, tickets are sold out, but you can place your name on the waitlist in case seating opens up. Thursday, Oct. 18, 6 p.m. Falvey Hall at the Brown Center, Maryland Institute College of Art, 1301 W. Mt. Royal Ave., Bolton Hill, Baltimore city. RSVP. $5.
Intellectual Property Boot Camp: A half-day workshop at the law office of Offit Kurman “regarding how to identify, register, enforce and monetize the intellectual property assets of your business.” Friday, Oct. 19, 8:30 a.m. Offit Kurman, 300 E. Lombard St., Downtown, Baltimore city. RSVP. $199.
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