The seventh BarCamp Buffalo will be held from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the Foundry, 298 Northampton St. in Buffalo.
Buffalo’s Tech Unconference
This year’s format is a little different by featuring four different “tracks” of 30-minute talks occurring simultaneous. Attendees will need to pick which talks they will want to attend.
BarCamp is not just for those interested in technology, but encompasses all manner of topics. Topics for this year’s BarCamp from the website’s online registrations’s page include: “A guide to the first six months of building a startup in Buffalo,” “What It’s Like to Do Investigative Reporting,” “Papercut, art process of,” “Let’s play: How to use play to boost creativity in the workplace,” and “Terrariums 101: Sustainable Indoor Environments.”
The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, or for more information, visit http://barcampbuffalo.org.
The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Greater Buffalo will hold their 2014 summit “Building 21st Century Leaders for the Common Good” 8:30 a.m.to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 3 at the Canisius College Montante Cultural Center in Buffalo.
Young Nonprofit Professional’s Network Greater Buffalo
The full-day program will include such topics as “Fundraising 101” presented by The Association of Fundraising Professionals of Buffalo, “Creating a Marketing Plan” presented by The Advertising Club of Buffalo and “Strategic Planning” presented by Leadership Buffalo.
The summit is designed to provide an opportunity for training, leadership development, and networking for YNPN Greater Bflo members and other young nonprofit leaders.
For a complete schedule of events, more information or to register online for the event, visit http://ynpngreaterbflo.org/.
Enjoy great tasting wines from Niagara wineries and local food–all for free –at “Wine Night” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 14, at the Town of Newfane Community Center.
Wines from Schulze Vineyards and Winery, The Winery at Marjim Manor, Black Willow Winery, Chateau Niagara Winery and Victorianbourg Wine Estate will be poured. Three Sisters Bakery, Wilson’s Pizza, Barker Chocolate Box and Lakefront Olive Orchard will provide the food for the event.
Gifts will be on display by Shoppe on Main, along with gift baskets. Bottles of wine will be available for purchase. You must be 21 years of age or older in order to taste and purchase wine.
RSVP at the Newfane and Olcott Beach Tourism’s event page on Facebook or visit their website at http://www.olcott-newfane.com for more information.
Learn methods and skills for developing creativity and innovation in your work at the “How to Think Differently to Drive Results” four-day program starting at 8:30 a.m. Friday, March 7 at the Center for Professional Development in Amherst.
The program is described as “a highly interactive skills course transferring creative ideas into innovative practices.” Mark Mortenson, President and CEO, Buffalo Museum of Science and Howard Zemsky, Managing Partner of the Larkin Development Group will both be speakers for the program.
Directors, supervisors, chief operations officers and others that have an impact of the products and services offered by their companies and organizations are encouraged to attend.
Program sessions are held each Friday at 8:30 a.m. in March at various locations across Western New York where “innovation and creativity is happening in real-time.”
Visit the program page for more information or to register online.
The Center for Professional Development is located at 300 Corporate Parkway Suite 130 in Amherst.