The Power of W.E. Celebrating women in tech and female founders
Mar
6
to Mar 28

The Power of W.E. Celebrating women in tech and female founders

Urban Engine is hosting a series of events that will celebrate women in technology and showcase female entrepreneurs during March 2019 in conjunction with Women’s History Month.

The series of events include:

March 6, 2019: Women in Tech themed CoWorking Night Huntsville at Huntsville West, 6:00pm - A schedule of one-hour technical workshops ranging from software and web development and digital marketing lead by women in partnership with Women Who Code Huntsville. More info: www.CWNFlyer.com

March 14, 2019: Urban Engine Speaker Series with Amanda Latifi co-founder/CEO of the Los Angeles based shopping application, HaftaHave at The Camp More info: https://www.urbanengine.org/events/2019/3/14/3210-speaker-series-with-amanda-latifi

March 20, 2019: Google “I am Remarkable” Women’s Empowerment Workshop at Huntsville West, 6:00pm - Lead by Lauren Johannesmeyer, City Manager of Google Fiber Huntsville.

March 27, 2019: “Her-story” Panel at Huntsville West, 6:00pm - Featuring Joanna Broad White - Governmental Affairs Liaison for the Huntsville Area Association of Realtors, Emilie Dover - Co-Founder/President of Rocket City Digital, and Jessica Fortune Barkerr - President of the Huntsville/Madison County chapter of Alabama New South Coalition and more.

Urban Engine is offering these public events to the community free of charge in celebration of Women’s History Month. Women’s History Month, held annually in March, commemorates and encourages the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history

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NASA Space Apps Hackathon
Oct
18
to Oct 20

NASA Space Apps Hackathon

HACKATHON: A 48 hour competition where Story tellers, Youtube Creators, Designers, Programmers, Project Managers, Subject Matter Experts, and Interface Builders come together to build and design something new and cool! By the end of the event, the goal is to create a functioning solution to a specified challenge that is then demoed to a panel of Judges who will select winners and awarded prizes.

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32/10 Speaker Series with Amanda Latifi
Mar
14
5:30 PM17:30

32/10 Speaker Series with Amanda Latifi

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Urban Engine presents 32/10 Speaker Series with Amanda Latifi, Co-Founder and CEO of Hafta Have.

Amanda will share the story of how her love of shopping and brand strategy inspired her to create Hafta Have, a California startup and web-based notification platform that helps retailers drive traffic & conversion.

Key Takeaways from this event

  • The difference in going after mom and pop shops vs the big chain stores.

  • Getting guerrilla in sales.

  • How helpful it is having your spouse to support you as you go through this process.

Schedule

5:30 PM - Networking

6:00 PM - Fireside chat-style interview with Amanda Latifi

6:40 PM - Q&A

7:00 PM - Dismissal + Networking


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Hack HSV III
Mar
2
9:00 AM09:00

Hack HSV III

Hack HSV is a high school hackathon where participants in teams up to five code a project based on a theme announced at the competition in an environment optimized for creativity (think of it as a science fair for coding). These projects can vary in any platform from web development, mobile apps, and even drag-n-drop Scratch. At the end of the event, participants will showcase their projects to fellow hackers, parents, and judges and have the chance to win amazing prizes. At Hack HSV, we want to inspire high school students across Alabama to create something exciting and rewarding!

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2019 HudsonAlpha Hackathon Tech Challenge, Powered by Urban Engine
Feb
23
to Feb 24

2019 HudsonAlpha Hackathon Tech Challenge, Powered by Urban Engine

2019 HudsonAlpha's Tech Challenge

The HudsonAlpha Tech Challenge is a unique event to engage the development community and take on challenges in life sciences using business strategy, software development and technology.

Goal: Inspire creativity through collaboration, and energize the current and next generation of problem-solvers to conceive and construct innovative solutions to biotech challenges.

Date: February 23-24, 2019

Location: HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, 601 Genome Way NW, Huntsville, AL

Cost: $10/participant

The Challenges: use an emerging technology such as machine learning, virtual/mixed reality, or blockchain technology and apply it to BioTech and Life Science.

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32/10 Speaker Series - Jamie Miller
Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

32/10 Speaker Series - Jamie Miller

Urban Engine presents 32/10 Speaker Series with Jamie Miller, President and CEO of Mission Multiplier.

Jamie will share the story of how he chose to walk away from a comfortable job to build his own cybersecurity company on the principle of directly tying company profits to community sharing.

The chat will also cover how Jamie has used his passion for cybersecurity to help his clients protect their mission, all while directly supporting and giving back to the community.

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4 Hours To Product
Jan
16
6:00 PM18:00

4 Hours To Product


`Internet of Things`

4 Hours to Product™ is a structured development program facilitated by Alabama's leading nonprofit ideation accelerator, Urban Engine, to help structure and complete your minimum viable product (MVP) idea-- in 4 hours or less! This is a free community platform for young and seasoned professionals to collaborate, expand their skill sets, and build a demonstrated technical solution that could become a marketable product for real world industry.

It's free to join, fun to do, and gets your ideas off the ground floor! This is an event for anyone interested in learning about what is Internet of Things, solve challenging problems, and building technology concepts into fruition. Learn about the uniquely dynamic industry of IoT, expand your professional skill sets, and build an idea into a marketable product. The Urban Engine volunteer team will guide you throughout the session for getting it done and demonstrating your capability to collaborate, think big and start small!

WHEN:
January 16th, 2019 from 6:00 PM- 10:00 PM.
Demos presented at 9:00pm by panel of 4 Hours to Product™ judges!

WHAT:
A collaborative working session for friendly teams to work on ideas and products. These solutions would result as suitable for making business happen within the Internet of Things, which offers an industry of interdisciplinary sectors such as aerospace & defense, pharmaceuticals, energy, finance, insurance, biotechnology, and more.

WHO: Anyone of any age or background is welcome. We love variety! No technical skills required! On Wednesday, January 16th, join Urban Engine as we organize participants into teams of innovators, creators, and developers to collaborate and come up with a concept for an applicable software solution that will “Change The World” using technologies from the field of Internet of Things. Ideas will be presented at 9pm in front of a panel of judges.

WHERE: CoWorking Night Huntsville @ Huntsville West Engage, Members Only, 3001 9th Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35801

Send us your RSVP by selecting "Going!" on this event. As always, share your interest with friends and coworkers for the 4 Hours to Product™ session!

Powered by Urban Engine
Sponsored by Huntsville West

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International NASA Space Apps HSV Challenge
Oct
19
to Oct 21

International NASA Space Apps HSV Challenge

Early (And 100% Free) registration for the 2018 NASA Space Apps Challenge in Huntsville, AL is now available. 

The NASA Space Apps Challenge is an international mass collaboration focused on space exploration that takes place over 48-hours in cities around the world. The event embraces collaborative problem solving with a goal of producing relevant open-source solutions to address global needs applicable to both life on Earth and life in space... NASA is leading this global collaboration along with a number of government collaborators and over 100 local organizing teams across the globe.

Urban Engine is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to fueling sustainable ideas with hyper-local impact across the industries of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) across the region. Urban Engine proactively nurtures communities of creatives, makers, doers, engineers, and influencers for the purpose of sustainable socio-economic growth in small and large cities where innovation is brewing.

The 2018 Space Apps Huntsville Challenge is an opportunity to engage Alabama’s thriving college and professional startup community to take on critical Earth Science challenges faced in space exploration and human life. This event innovation challenges by using creative business strategy, software development and technology solutions.

Get your spacesuits ready for liftoff, this is going to be wild!

Urban Engine has partnered with Intuitive Research, Huntsville STEAMWorks, and AIAA to develop technical challenges for students and professionals as competition participants. There will be prizes, CoWorking Night Space-themed workshops, on-site facility field trip visit, and an opportunity to engage with NASA leadership mentors and subject matter experts.

All Huntsvillians and Alabamians are welcome to join the fun for this Space Apps challenge. Regardless of background, anyone from the world is able to participate and represent an innovative idea to further the exploration of space and humankind. Register as a professional, student, sponsor, or attendee for this event on the Official Web Site below.

Be the first to receive details by signing up early!

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