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The Best Events at San Diego Startup Week 2016

From beer tech to the next big idea, here’s something to do for everyone June 13-17


San Diego Startup Week is June 13-17

This year’s Startup Week is jam-packed with events, spread out over 5 days and 10 different tracks. We have rounded up the best talks, panels, and parties for beer lovers, designers, tech geeks, and aspiring entrepreneurs.


For Beer Lovers

The Tech Behind the Beer
June 13, 4:30 p.m., 101 West Broadway Ste 800
Can you run a successful craft brewery in 2016 without solid tech integration? Find out what technology can do for San Diego beer at this Monday afternoon session.

Perfect Your Palate
June 16, 4:45 p.m., 550 West B Street 4th Floor
Are you new to beer, or just want to refine your taste? TapHunter’s panel of brew experts are here to help! This session is guaranteed to have you thirsting for a cold pint afterwards.

#CraftBeer: Building a Fan Base Through Social Media
June 15, 3:30 p.m., 101 West Broadway Ste 800
Many successful San Diego breweries are already utilizing social media to create brand buzz and drive sales. Here they'll be sharing all their secrets.

For Designers

Love It or Kill It: A proven 4-step process to know if you’re creating a monster or building an empire
June 13, 9:30 a.m., 101 West Broadway Ste 800
There’s a fine line between genius and madness. This interactive session will help you identify that line.

From Idea to App with User-Centered Design Techniques
June 13, 1:30 p.m., 1 Columbia Place CR 300
There’s not an app for it yet? Learn how to turn your idea into a functioning app with Zipdev Co-Founder Mike Lenny.

Design Forward: A Designer<>Entrepreneur Mixer
June 16, 5:00 p.m., Broadway Pier Pavilion
Put on your networking pants and connect with some of San Diego’s most brilliant design and entrepreneur minds.


For Tech Geeks

TJ: Tequila, Tacos and Tech
June 13, 10:45 a.m., 707 Broadway Conference Room B1
Indulge in the three Ts during this panel focused on entrepreneurial opportunities across the border.

3D Printing: What´s all the Fuss about
June 13, 3:15 p.m., SD Library Innovation Center
It's the future! Learn what 3D printing is really about, in terms you don't need a PhD to understand.

Multi-Use Technology Symposium
June 15, 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., San Diego Central Library
This all-day event is focused on defense and cyber security, and includes a panel titled "Be the Next Tony Stark." 


For Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Hello, (Startup) World!
June 13, 9:30 a.m., 1 Columbia Place 24th Floor Room B
Come out sounding like a seasoned player in the startup game after this fun talk with Derric Hayne, CEO of SplashOPM.

Getting Started Guide - The Idea
June 13, 10:45 a.m., 1 Columbia Place 24th Floor Room B
Ideas are crucial for anyone looking to get into entrepreneurship, but not all ideas are good ideas. The Lean Brand author Jeremiah Gardner can help you identify the bad ones early.

Shit Startup Founders Don't Talk About
June 15, 4:45 p.m., EvoNexus
If the title wasn't enough to get you intrigued, this session will include honest conversation on "the good, bad and ugly" with some top San Diego startup founders.


San Diego Startup Week is June 13-17. View the full schedule of events here.

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