This is it folks: between Twin Cities Startup Week, national conferences, and tons of events, October is arguably the biggest month of the year for the #MNtech community. We’re setting you up for a round up of some of the best tech (and a few non-tech) events that our community has to offer. Pace yourself and enjoy!

October 1st – October 6th

Monday: OpenStack Developer Coffee and Code at Claddagh Coffee
Tuesday – Wednesday: Medical Alley Innovation Summit at The Hilton Minneapolis
Tuesday – Wednesday: 2018 Emerging Technology Conference at Union Depot
Tuesday: Open Twin Cities: St Paul Monthly Meetup at Granicus
Tuesday: Intro to ARCore Workshop – A DevFest Series Event at Agosto
Wednesday: MN Developers Conference 2018 at Earle Brown Heritage Center
Wednesday: Azure Data Factory/Azure Security at Microsoft Tech Center
Wednesday: AngularMN Oct Meetup at Virtuwell
Wednesday: 1 Million Cups Rochester at Bleu Duck
Thursday: Azure Resource Manager Concepts – Simplified at Microsoft Office
Thursday:  Scaled Agile Minnesota MeetUp at Centennial Lakes Building
Thursday: TC .NET: Elasticsearch Suggesters: Beyond Autocomplete at ILM
Thursday: Blockchain for Good MN: tech stacks for public blockchains at Impact Hub
Thursday: Mpls Jr Devs Pre-TCSW Happy Hour at WeWork Capella
Thursday – Saturday: Reaching Out LGBTQ MBA 2018 Conference at Hyatt Regency
Friday: Tech Impact Day applications due
Saturday: SQLSaturday #796 Minnesota – Pre-Cons at St. Paul College
Saturday: PyLadies Learn Python Study Group – For Beginners at Hodges Bend
Saturday – Sunday: Indigenous Peoples Day Festival at American Indian Cultural Corridor
Saturday – Sunday: Little Mekong Night Market at Little Mekong
Sunday: Twin Cities Marathon at multiple locations

October 7th – October 13th

Sunday – Friday: Twin Cities Startup Week (TCSW) at multiple locations
Monday – Friday: Food | Ag | Ideas Week at multiple locations
Monday – Wednesday: Manova Summit at Minneapolis Convention Center
Monday: Minnecade at Twin Cities PBS
Monday: 2018 MN Cup Final Awards at McNamara Alumni Center
Monday: 2018 Techstars Farm to Fork Demo Day at MN History Center
Tuesday: MNclude Launch Event at Clockwork
Tuesday: GlitchCon at Twin Cities PBS
Tuesday: Agile Twin Cities Open Space at Northland Center
Tuesday: NodeMN Monthly Meetup at SportsEngine
Tuesday: Beta.MN Showcase at Target Plaza Commons
Tuesday: Extracting Information from Awkward Datasets (medical) at U Garden
Tuesday: CEI: Powering Inclusion | Engaging All Talent at PAIKKA
Wednesday: She Talks Data: Minneapolis at the AZ Gallery
Wednesday: POC Career Fair at Minneapolis Convention Center
Wednesday: Keeping the Diverse in IT: A Lesson in Employee Retention at HealthPartners
Wednesday: Million Dollar Challenge for Minority Entrepreneurs at Traveler’s
Wednesday: Techstars Retail Demo Day at First Avenue
Thursday: Mobilize MN panel: MN’s most well-funded mobile apps at WeWork Capella
Thursday: Python Data Science Monthly Meetup at the Nerdery
Thursday: Minnedemo30 (+ DocuMNtary Techstars Film Release) at Riverview Theater
Thursday: Two or More TCSW Service Day w/ Free Bikes for Kidz at TBD
Thursday – Saturday: National Blacks in Technology Conference at multiple locations
Saturday: TC Open Source CMS Unconference at Silicon Prairie Portal & Exchange

October 14th – October 20th

Tuesday: DevOps Mpls: Practical Guide to Open Source Contribution at SPS Commerce
Wednesday: Azure Data Bricks at Microsoft Edinborough Space
Wednesday: Developing a community of MN AI enthusiasts at Real World One
Thursday: Twistlock: Securing Cloud Native Applications on OpenShift at Pinstripes
Thursday: Xamarin.Forms for Beginners at ILM
Thursday: React Mpls: Storybook for Development at Object Partners
Thursday: Ansible Mpls: AnsibleFest Recap at Calabrio
Thursday: Twin Cities R User Group Meetup at the Nerdery
Thursday – Saturday: Society of Women Engineers at Minneapolis Convention Center
Thursday: KotlinConf 2018: What Did I Miss? at Target Commons
Saturday: Python for Spreadsheet Manipulation 101: Hands On Session at St. Thomas

October 21st – October 27th

Tuesday: IBM PowerAI – Minneapolis Inaugural Meetup at Union 32
Wednesday: Tech Happy Hour at Barrel Theory
Thursday: DevJam: Migrating Atlassian to the Cloud – Virtual Expert Panel at online
Thursday: Debugging distributed applications with Dev Spaces & Kubernetes at Microsoft
Thursday: MSP WordPress User Group at Luminfire
Saturday: DataSciPy: Nvidia GPU Cloud at Veritas
Saturday: IoT Hack Day 2018 at Minnetronix

October 28th – October 31st

Monday:  Minnedemo: Back to Campus at McNamara Alumni Center
Monday: JRuby 2018: Performance w/ Thomas Enebo & Charles Nutter at Day Block
Tuesday: TalentMN Leadership Summit at Impact Hub
Tuesday: Hands-On UX Whiteboard Challenges at Prime Digital Academy
Tuesday: Build Your Own Website with HTML/CSS at Officenters
Wednesday: Power BI Meetup at Surly Brewing
Wednesday: JavaScript MN Monthly Meetup at space150

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