"HackerNest feels like coming home" - attendees
First timer? Expect this (...but online): hckrn.st/TS_Vid (short video)
WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE: Folks interested in tech. You'll meet h4ck3rs. Hacks. Designerds. Data scienticians. Hardware engineerds. Developers. Venture ¢apitalist$. Venture communists. Entreprenerds. Killer robots. Sapiophiles. Social mediaphiles. Cloud network architects. Writers. Machine learning cyborgs. Artificially intelligent product managers. Accomplices.
THIS HACKERNEST TECH SOCIAL:
Reception: where you land once you first join - tips & guidelines, etc.
SpeedMeets: Talk 1-on-1 with other guests, chatroulette style!
Breakout Sessions: Various smaller group discussions - Join in the first 30 mins for SuperConnect!* and help decide on which custom sessions to run!
Direct Chats & Calls: Follow-up directly with people for more conversation
►► Finally leave, exhausted from great convos with awesome people!
FEATURED - BREAKOUT SESSIONS: Our Tech Socials connect people in a comfortable, relaxed manner - group conversations are aplenty at our in-person events. Online, the Breakout Sessions are small, group video chat rooms that emulate this where up to 10 people can be live on-camera at a time while anyone can join to listen in and contribute via the chat window. Join the breakouts in the first half hour as it features lighting fast SuperConnect* rounds to start sessions on the most popular & compelling topics. If you miss it, don’t worry, pop into the central breakout and see what’s hot!
- Check that your Event Profile image/content is updated the way you like (also, test your links!)
- TEST your mic and speakers (support page) so your entrance is seamless!
- Close extra windows, a lean running machine speeds things up.
- Have bright lighting so your face is lit and you're not lurking in shadows.
- Tidy up - a clean, uncluttered background means less distractions!
TECH SOCIALS: The fun way to connect with the -actual- tech community. Down-to-earth and friendly, you show up, make friends, hear from quality people. Easy. We're mostly tech folk, but all nice people are welcome. HackerNest has run 1,200+ events connecting thousands upon thousands of nerds in cities all over the world. Can't make this one? Get notified about future events. Ticket sales and funds support our nonprofit's mission to continue uniting tech & developer communities.
WHAT FOLKS SAY: “Found a job” ↔ “Met my co-founder” ↔ “Met someone I eventually hired” ↔ “Got help to solve my security assignment” ↔ “Met some of my best friends in the industry” ↔ “Got a job! Went on the slide at the Masonic temple!” ↔ “Met unpretentious people who genuinely love what they do” ↔ “It was amazing! Learned a lot from people, and everyone is super friendly!”
PROSPECTIVE SPONSORS: Please email [email protected] to chat about connecting with our community. Tell your organization’s story, share your expertise & what you do, offer SWAG, discounts, and other cool stuff, meet talent - and give your team a fun event to look forward to. Not ready? No problem, get updates on future sponsorships when they come.
ABOUT US: We've been building volunteer-run tech communities through unpretentious social and innovation events since 2011. Stay connected: twitter.com/HackerNest , fb.me/HackerNest , instagram.com/HackerNest