Tribecon – social tech conference – kicks off Oct. 31 in New Orleans

Want to do something different than the standard Halloween options (music & other events)? Check out TribeCon, a social technology conference. Pssst – costumes are encouraged.

Previous speakers include Perry Chen of Kickstarter, Baratunde Thurston of the Onion and Ben Huh, creator of ICanHazCheezburger.

This year, the conference organizers tell us, they are focusing on the intersection of tech and creative fields such as music, film, television, design, painting, etc.

The conference is Oct. 31 (Thursday) in City Park from 1 to 6 p.m. More info:
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It’s NOLA Tech Week

It’s Tech Week in New Orleans. The party kicked off tonight and goes on all week. NOLATechWeek - Press Icon

Good news – the events are free and are open to the public. Sessions include crowd-funding, wearable tech, marketing and software development. They are geared toward people involved in the tech industry and people interested in getting involved in the tech industry.

Info about NOLA Tech Week from the organizers:

NOLA Tech Week is a week-long celebration of our city’s unbelievable accomplishments, unrivaled community and unbridled potential. The week’s events will showcase how our community is utilizing our city’s economic growth to innovate across a myriad of disciplines.

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