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Top Tech Events in Austin, December 2010

December is going to be here in a few days, this is the month where most of us spent our free time shopping, attending Christmas parties, traveling, etc… There are also going to be a handful of great tech related events, so make sure you make some room in your busy schedule and attend all or at least some of these events – Happy Holidays!


Wednesday, December 01, 2010 from 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM (CT)
he Austin Technology Incubator’s Wireless Incubator and the Central Texas Angel Network are proud to announce the fourth annual Wireless Seed Stage Forum on December 1st in Austin, Texas. The Forum will match promising early stage wireless and mobile startups with vetted angel, venture capital, corporate and public investors.

12/02 Austin Tech Happy Hour

Thursday, December 02, 2010 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (CT)
The weather outside is not quite frightful yet, but it’s time for our annual holiday celebration for the Austin technology community. It’s hard to believe the holidays and the end of the year are already upon us, and we’ve decided to throw our happy hour before all your company holiday parties go into full swing.

12/06 Co-Founders wanted Austin meetup

Monday, December 06, 2010 from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM (CT)
This is our first co-founders meetup in Austin, after the success of the Silicon Valley version.
The format: 10 speaking slots available (3 minutes each) for startups looking for co-founders.
Please read these rules and contact the organizer if you have a startup and are looking for a co-founder.
If you are a software developer interested in joining a cool startup, you can attend for FREE. Just e-mail the organizer with a link to your LinkedIn profile or other evidence of your technical skills.

12/07 Web development security tutorial

Tuesday, December 07, 2010 from 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM (CT)
The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Top 10 provides an
overview of the most critical web application security risks. This
tutorial introduces the OWASP Top 10 (2010 edition) along with other
risks and vulnerabilities, and discusses the techniques and practices
to protect against them. References to software tools and other secure
coding resources will also be provided.

12/08 Hacks/Hackers ATX – Lingo Swap for Programmers and Journalists

Tuesday, December 08, 2010 from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM (CT)
This meeting seeks to bridge the gap between journalists and programmers by explaining some of the terms and techniques of each field. Mattt Thompson, a hacker at Gowalla, will untangle and demystify some of the finer points of the programmer craft. And Matt Stiles of the Texas Tribune will talk about newsroom lingo and processes .

4 responses to “Top Tech Events in Austin, December 2010”

  1. Don’t forget about http://austinux.org/ for design-related events in Austin, too!

    1. Thank you Vitorio! I was not aware of the Austin UX group – thanks for sharing.

  2. I’ll be speaking at ATX Hacks/Hackers, along with Matt Stiles from the Texas Tribune on December 8 at the Austin American-Statesman. Event starts at 6:30 and promises to be an awesome time. http://hackshackers.com/2010/11/22/hackshackers-atx-lingo-swap-for-programmers-and-journalists/

    1. This is very interesting and it is the type of events we want to promote, I’ve added this to the list of events.

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