Balsamiq Sponsorships Update for August 2021
Hello friends of Balsamiq!
We’d love to share with you a conference whose mission is to create an inclusive environment in tech – REFACTR.TECH.
From August 18th-20th, underrepresented techies and their allies will gather to make professional connections, advance their technical skills through workshops, and hear from experienced speakers.
In order to lift up marginalized voices its important to thoughtfully discuss diversity, inclusion, and intersectionality in tech. And at REFACTR.TECH you will have a safe space to do just that! We’re so pleased to support this amazing event.
“REFACTR.TECH is all about growing and showcasing powerful voices of marginalized people and allies in tech. For three days, REFACTR.TECH focuses on technology while creating a safe space or thoughtful and nuanced conversations around diversity, inclusion, and intersectionality in tech.”
“Creatica is New York City’s virtual hackathon for women and non-binary individuals in high school and college from around the world. Founded on a mission to increase gender diversity within tech spaces, Creatica is a 2-day event that will equip students with the real technical skills and support network to hack together a project. As technological innovation shapes our future, we believe that it is imperative to get more diversity in to tech spaces, and we see hackathons as a tool to do so.”
“Welcome to Code Fest 2021! We have a range of panels, tech talks, and CFG alumni sessions on the cards to help deliver a selection of hot topic areas for our members, showcasing tech trends, companies, and career pathways. Our 2021 mission is to double our community from 20,000, giving more women the opportunity to learn new skills and pursue great careers in tech.”
“Our theme this season, New Adventures Await, is focused on exploration and getting outside your comfort zone. From expanding your skill set with our variety of workshops to learning about different career paths in STEM, we encourage you to set sail and join us as we embark on the next great adventure! Whether you’re a complete beginner or an experienced hacker, we’d love to see you virtually at TechTogether Boston 2021, open to all individuals of marginalized genders.”
“The Savvy UX Summit brings together UX practitioners, world-class speakers, community contributors, and global corporations to learn, network, and provide knowledgeable Customer Experience (CX) and User Experience (UX) insights for all background attendees. Join us for our fourth Savvy UX Summit, and make an Experience impact together in 2021!”
“A two-day conference created by a community of designers for designers, taking place in Krakow and online. An event where advanced and novice designers will receive a lot of practical knowledge and inspiration for development through five thematic paths.”
“The Festival of UX & Design will return on its 3rd edition in September 2021. This 5-day Festival will consist of 20+ renowned speakers from global brands, live Q&A sessions, 8 interactive workshop sessions as well as networking opportunities to connect with fellow peers in the UX & Design communities globally!”
“We believe that a better and more holistic UX in healthcare is as crucial now than in anytime in history. Many still experience the strain of archaic healthcare systems that are stretched to breaking point with pervasive illness and viruses. Our goal is to help UX practitioners, clinicians and stakeholders improve the holistic patient experience.”
“Join UX researchers, designers, academics and leaders for our in-person UX conference this summer in Baltimore, MD. We’ll be discussing, learning and debating everything UX. If you’re new to the field or a seasoned practitioner, we have something for you.”
“RenderATL is the first major React conference in the Southern United States. Conceived by a team of passionate React engineers who're looking to help drive more diversity, inclusion, and, accessibility into the React ecosystem. With these goals in mind, what better place to hold the conference than the South's very own melting pot – Atlanta!”
“MicroConf began almost a decade ago as a small group of founders gathering at a rundown hotel in Las Vegas. Since then, we've become the world's most trusted community for non-venture track startup founders. Since 2011 we’ve hosted 19 events with nearly 200 speakers, hosted thousands of attendees, and impacted tens of thousands more through our videos and online community.”
“MicroConf Local brings the community and education MicroConf is know for to you. Focusing on early stage SaaS businesses, our speakers will cover marketing strategies, the opportunity of digital entrepreneurship in 2021, and more.”
“The Service Design Days is a cross-boundary, transdisciplinary conference for forward-thinkers and change-makers; strategists, entrepreneurs, leaders and influencers who are involved in product and service innovation and the (digital) transformation of organisations. The event focuses on human-centred design and connects strategic designers with business strategists and many other problem-solving minds.”
We’ll be back again next month with more incredible conferences.