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NJ Tech Council Announces First Ever Statewide Innovation Week


The Tech Council is delighted to present “Jersey Innovation Week,” a week-long celebration of the region’s technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. The week of May 15 through May 20 will be jam-packed with events hosted across the state and focused on a variety of topics across technology. There promises to be something for everyone, from diving deep into roundtable discussions, to a high-level Health Technology conference to a fun Beer and Wine Tech Fest, to hearing an investor talk before happy hour by the beach and so much more. With many of the events being offered free or at low costs, it will be an exciting week to engage with New Jersey’s technology and innovation communities.


Events include:


Monday May 15:

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SexTech Talk, Jersey City Tech Meetup

Lunch with Jumpstart Angels, New Brunswick

Tuesday May 16:

Coffee & Capital with VC MissionOG, Philadelphia

HealthTech Conference, Madison

IEX Founder, Ronan Ryan with Morris Tech, Madison

Scaling your Business for Success, Bell Works, Holmdel

Wednesday May 17:

CEO Forum: Managing Growth, Whippany

Understanding Founder’s Equity, Hoboken

Beer & Wine TechFest, Princeton

Seth Berger, Sixers Innovation Lab, Waterfront-Camden

Conversations with Howard Morgan, Philadelphia

Thursday May 18:

Propelify Festival, Hoboken

PACT Enterprise Awards, Philadelphia

Friday May 19:

Breakfast Bytes with Wayside, Commvault and Tetherview, Fort Monmouth

LWE Socialpreneurs, Bedminster

Conversation with Jay Bhatti + Happy Hour, Asbury Park

Saturday May 20:

TedxNavesink, Asbury Park


More events to be announced. See an update to date list of all the week’s events    #NJInnovWeek

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If You Can Answer "Yes" To Just One of These Questions Come to Morris County's Health, Fitness & Fun Fest This Sat. From 12 -3 p.m.

March 22, 2018

1. Are you ready to get out of the house and have fun?
Morris County's Health, Fitness & Fun Fest takes place Saturday, March 24, from noon - 3 at Randolph Middle School.

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Upcoming Events

Thu, March 22, 5:00 PM

The Mansion at Mountain Lakes, Mountain Lakes

St. Mary's Prep Tricky Tray

Food & Drink

Sat, March 24

Black Diamond Billiard's, Union

Ladies 9-Ball Pro-Am by the Garden State Pool Tour

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'Trying' explores age, youth and points of history in poignant production

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The George Street Playhouse presents an engrossing, two-character play based on the real life of Francis Biddle, former Attorney General.

Biddle, a Harvard educated lawyer, served under Franklin Roosevelt and later Harry Truman during the Nuremberg Tribunal. His ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 13

On this episode of AtlantiCast, new clinical studies in the fields of cardiology and immunotherapy, national and statewide recognitions for Atlantic Health System medical centers and the inaugural AtlantiCast Collab Challenge!


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In Cold Blood by Truman Capote (Random House, 1965)


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