Week in DC Tech: March 5th


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Whether you’re looking for a progressive and technological crowd to watch Super Tuesday results roll in with, celebrate or get advice on start ups, or learn the latest technology power or uses of mapping, there are meetups for you this week in Washington, DC. Below is our roundup of the week’s events.

Monday, March 5

6:00–9:00 pm

#DCTech SXSW Pre-Party : Headed to SXSW? Come out to meet local folks before hitting the larger conference, or just stop by to meet other folks interested in an event like SXSW.

Tuesday, March 6

6:30–8:30 pm

DC Com Tech for Progress: Super Meetup : Join other progressives to hear from for U.S CTO Aneesh Chopra and co-chair of Technology for Obama Adam Riggs talk about the technology they’re utilizing, where it’s headed, and what can be done to help the reelection campaign. Following the presentations, the group will watch Super Tuesday results come in over drinks.

7:00 pm

DC Python Meetup : This month’s meetup will feature a talk on the geospatial data and maps used in Everyblock.

7:30–10:00 pm

Entreprelooza! : This party is in support and celebration of entrepreneurs and the folks behind startups, and will bring folks together to watch CTRL, ALT…Compete, a documentary about startup life. Followed by a date auction, of course. Sound intriguing? Come out to experience it and meet people leading local technology startups.

Wednesday, March 7

6:30 8:30 pm

Book Discussion: The Partnership Charter : David Gage, author of The Partnership Charter, will speak on building and maintaining business partnerships among startup founders, specifically talking on points such as managing expectations, scenario planning, and conflict resolution. He’ll also be taking audience questions.

7:00–9:00 pm

Geo DC Meetup : This month’s Geo DC meetup — bringing together folks interested in geography, mapping, geodata, and data visualization — will feature four lightning talks on topics ranging from Maryland’s opening up of GIS data to mapping disputed waterways and food truck movements to looking at map projections in new and interesting ways. Come early to get a drink — these meetups draw a crowd.

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