Balsamiq Sponsorships & Raffle Update for May 2019
We’re back again with more raffles to enter and upcoming sponsored events to attend! Giving back to the community is essential to our company values and we don’t stop at just sponsoring conferences around the globe.
Did you know that if you are a non-profit organization, an open source contributor, a do-gooder, or a teacher you may be eligible to receive free Balsamiq software? Not only are we supporting those who make a humanitarian impact, but when we provide software to educators we are actively working towards our mission to rid the world of bad software!
If you feel you qualify, we invite you to submit an application. We look forward to hearing from you!
We are raffling away FREE TICKETS (travel and lodging not included.) Enter to win! Good luck!
"uwEnergyHacks is different than your regular, run-of-the-mill hackathon. This hackathon is focused solely around a series of energy-related problems that exist in our world today, how will you solve them? uwEnergyHacks aims to be an open hackathon allowing both non-technical and technical hackers to collaborate together in creating the best solutions."
"Each year, over 500 enterprise design and research leaders meet to sharpen their ability to create transformational products at scale. Come join your tribe and have conversations that will move your design forward at warp speed. Check out the program, decks and videos from our 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 editions."
"Over the course of the summer, The Impact Summit unites students who are passionate about technology and social good, while connecting them with entrepreneurs, civic activists, and thought leaders who are leveraging technology for social impact. In addition to creating a strong community of students and professionals passionate about technology and social good, the summit provides an opportunity for students to find meaningful career opportunities and ignite the ideas that will create a more equitable, sustainable world!"
"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. At REFACTR.TECH, we’ll focus on creating an inclusive environment which features marginalized people and allies doing amazing work. We offer a combination of workshops, keynote, and track sessions to expand knowledge, hone technical skills, and make important connections."
"Join us this Spring, in Salt Lake City, for two full days of dedicated time away from your desk, learning better ways to work together with your team and be inspired to grow your career in UX or Product Management. Together with over 1,000 other professionals, you’ll learn from extremely talented people influencing the organizations they work for and changing the way our industry looks at digital products and the way people use them."
"Missed IxDA's Interaction 19 conference in Seattle this year? No worries; each year the local chapters bring you a sampling of the event through Redux events. Redux events bring the Interaction conference talks, themes and ideas back to the local IxDA groups to reach as many people as possible. Each year these events are organized by local chapters, like UX Speakeasy, worldwide."
"GirlCon will have breakout sessions from numerous companies that the attendees will have the opportunity to learn from and make connections with. We focus on how technology is a huge factor in EVERY career field, whether it be science, fashion, or anything that students are passionate about. The lack of diversity in STEM is a big issue that everyone on the GirlCon team is striving to fix. The attendees will have a chance to personally connect with companies from many different career paths and gain advice from women in both college and the workforce."
"AIHacks is a student-run hackathon for high school females (non-binary & trans inclusive) with a focus on artificial intelligence (AI). Founded by a team of high school students in tech, our team is passionate about addressing the gender gap in the field. At AIHacks, we invite participants to spend a weekend dedicated toward learning new skills and building innovative projects, while establishing a network of relationships. Our mission is to empower young women to pursue their interests in technology and AI, as well as challenge them to apply their knowledge to make a difference in the world."
"Going on its 10th year, UXLx is a unique four-day User Experience event set in sunny Lisbon, Portugal from 21 to 24 May 2019. A premier event for User Experience Professionals, Designers, Information Architects and Usability Practitioners, UXLx will bring together 500 professionals from around the world. Coupled with a set of world renowned speakers, all of them published authors and leading experts in their fields, UXLx is the largest event of its kind in Europe, having attracted in past editions attendees from almost 40 countries all around the world."
"MTP Engage Hamburg by Mind the Product is for passionate product managers of all levels of experience; from people interested in getting into product, to veterans of the discipline, the conference offers insight for all. Expect keynotes from international speakers providing a broader perspective on digital product management, complemented with talks, workshops and interactive sessions by product people from around the world."
"ACE! is the largest regional conference of its kind in Central Europe, attracting people from all over the region. We're really excited about ACE! 2019 which combines two one-track conferences into one.We've also added a workshop track so that attendees can apply new skills and experiment with new ideas. Learn how to use gathered knowledge to make the products that people want."
"GR8Conf brings you All Things Groovy: Groovy, Grails, Micronaut, Spock Framework, Geb, Gradle and the related technologies have seen astounding growth in interest and adoption the past few years, and with good reason. To spread the word even more, we created GR8Conf. Join us for three awesome conference days, mixed with workshops, at the IT-University of Copenhagen from May 27th to 29th, 2019."
"UX London is the culmination of happy months curating a kick-ass schedule of industry leaders from the world over. They'll present a combination of inspirational talks and lively, hands-on workshops. If you’ve never joined us, where have you been all this time?! Can't wait to meet you. And if you're an old hand, welcome back! We can't wait to see you all come May."
"Content has long been treated as human readable only. It’s probably safe to say that it’s been changing during the past 10-15 years. We’re curious to see how much it’s changed. Do you treat content as code? Do you use the same processes, tools, and methodologies as developers or is content a completely different story? What are the benefits and drawbacks of this approach? And most importantly, what does “content as code” mean for you? Let’s discuss this June!"
"INAT Summit is a three-day transformation event where IT professionals build skills for jobs in Industries 4.0 and the Age of Digital Transformation. Participate in keynotes, workshops and B2B networking, find your new employees and international partners, and present your innovative tech solutions and company culture."
"At Product Camp Dublin there are no “attendees,” since everyone participates in some manner: This means you get to present, lead a roundtable discussion, share your experiences, help with logistics, help secure sponsorships, or volunteer. Product Camp Dublin is a great opportunity for you to learn from, teach to, and network with professionals involved in the Product Management, Marketing, and Development process!"
"A one-day conference of practical and inspiring design and front-end talks, featuring eight world-class speakers, preceded by a workshop day. Pixel Pioneers is a new series of events, featuring world-class advice from the brightest minds in digital design and front-end development, at a price you can afford, especially if you work in a small agency, are a freelancer or a student and at the beginning of your career."
"UX Scotland 2019 is a hands-on, practical User Experience and Design conference for the software, web, and mobile community. Returning for its 7th year, UX Scotland 2019 will allow participants to connect and learn from their peers and leaders in the industry. Participants will leave with new ideas and skills to improve their user experiences, an increased professional network, and memories of many useful conversations." UX Scotland and the UX Scotland logos are trademarks of Software Acumen Ltd.
"CSS Day (14th of June) will feature eight world-class sessions by eight world-class speakers about curious, badly-known, or otherwise interesting CSS features. The UI Special (13th of June) does the same, but then for UI design. Make no mistake, this is an advanced conference. We ask our speakers to treat CSS and UI topics that they themselves, as well as the attendees, can geek out on. No beginner stuff here!"
"Do you have an idea you'd like to pursue or a problem you'd like to solve but don't know where to start or who to start with? Startup Weekend is the place to look for a team, create a prototype of your idea, validate your business idea, and receive feedback from experienced entrepreneurs, all in one weekend. The last decade, we’ve organized more than 4,000 in over 150 countries, consolidating Startup Weekend as the biggest incubator for the world!"
"BEYOND USERS – Design is not only an experience, it has evolved to a way of life. People have become dependent on intuitive design, ease of access and kindness in simplicity. With various user-centric initiatives, methodologies, process and relational roles, how are we solving the challenges of tomorrow, today? How are creating not only for the user but also the world? How has the information helped to improve your product / service which ultimately aims to improve on usability, accessibility, user-centricity, etc. Book your seat now and join us at another exciting UXSA Conference."
"We are innovatively driven by software development, IT consulting and advisory, web development, hosting, Incubation and maintenance & support within all the sectors of ICT software industry. Epic Inventors is a 100% female black owned entity with a team of experts specializing in building interactive designs, implementing strategies and developing distinctive applications that provide technological solution to your business goals."
That’s all for this month. We hope you feel encouraged to get out there and do great things!