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After one of tech’s biggest conferences for women postponed its career fair, attendees organized their own with recruiters from companies like Apple and Google

a sign on a stage in front of a crowd: The Grace Hopper Celebration is the world's largest conference for women in computing. Anitab.org

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The Grace Hopper Celebration is the world’s largest conference for women in computing. Anitab.org

  • Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC), one of the largest conferences for women in tech, recently postponed its annual career fair due to technical difficulties.
  • Many students rely on the career fair as a way to land jobs and internships at some of the biggest tech companies like Apple and Google. 
  • In response, some attendees have come together to arrange an alternative option for candidates and recruiters to connect. 
  • Companies like Dropbox, are also hosting their own live interactive networking events and 1:1 chats to meet conference attendees and recruit diverse candidates. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

The Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) is one of the largest conferences for women in tech.


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The event boasts more than 30,000 participants and over 300 partners from major tech companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, and

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Top African tech conferences: Adapting to COVID by going virtual

The tech conference business in sub-Saharan Africa has essentially gone all-digital this year. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted travel and accommodations globally, including in the sub-Sahara region, where conference organisers have cancelled or postponed most of the major tech events, causing those that are still being held this year to go virtual, with just a few exceptions.

The big news for African conferences is that the major IT event on the continent, AfricaCom, has gone virtual and, collocated with AfricaTech, is now part of the Virtual Africa Tech Festival in November, organised by Informa Tech. Informa’s series of events include West Africa Com, East Africa Com, and NigeriaCom (see list below).

Other organisers have cancelled events. “With continued uncertainty relating to travel restrictions, government directives and reports from leading health organizations, Gartner has made the decision to re-evaluate its conference portfolio for the remainder of 2020,” according to a

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REGENXBIO to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — REGENXBIO Inc. (Nasdaq: RGNX), a leading clinical-stage biotechnology company seeking to improve lives through the curative potential of gene therapy based on its proprietary NAV® Technology Platform, today announced it will participate in the following upcoming investor conferences, which will each be held in a virtual meeting format:

SVB Leerink CybeRx Series: Rare Diseases & Genetic Medicines
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2020

Jefferies Virtual Gene Therapy/Editing Summit
Date: Friday, October 2, 2020

Chardan Virtual 4th Annual Genetic Medicines Conference
Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Fireside Chat: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. ET

A live webcast of the Chardan fireside chat can be accessed in the Investors section of REGENXBIO’s website at www.regenxbio.com. An archived replay of the fireside chat webcast will be available in the Investors section of REGENXBIO’s website for approximately 30 days following the presentation.

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Vivint Smart Home to Participate in Upcoming Technology Investor Conferences

Vivint Smart Home, Inc. (NYSE: VVNT), a leading security and smart home company, today announced that it will present and/or host meetings at the following technology conferences. Details for each event are as follows:

Citi Global Technology Conference


Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Deutsche Bank Technology Conference


Monday, September 14, 2020


10:05 a.m. Eastern Time

The presentation (fireside chat format) on September 14 will be available via live audio webcast and archived on Vivint Smart Home’s investor relations website at http://investors.vivint.com/.

About the Company

Vivint Smart Home is a leading smart home company in North America. Vivint delivers an integrated smart home system with in-home consultation, professional installation and support delivered by its Smart Home Pros, as well as 24-7 customer care and monitoring. Dedicated to redefining the home experience with intelligent products and services, Vivint serves more than 1.6 million customers. For more information, visit https://www.vivint.com.


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Universal Technical Institute to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

PHOENIX, Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI), the nation’s leading provider of transportation technician training, today announced that Jerome A. Grant, Chief Executive Officer, and Troy R. Anderson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be participating in four upcoming virtual investor conferences:

  • Barrington Research 13th Annual Fall Investment Conference September 9th
  • Colliers Securities 2020 Institutional Investor Conference September 10th
  • Lake Street Capital Markets 4th Annual Best Ideas Growth Conference September 17th
  • Sidoti 2020 Fall Investor Conference ­September 23rd and 24th

At each conference executive management will conduct one-on-one meetings with institutional investors, and at the Sidoti Conference the company will also be presenting. A webcast of the Sidoti Conference presentation will be available on the UTI investor relations website at https://investor.uti.edu/.

About Universal Technical Institute, Inc.


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Technology conferences and events in Southeast Asia 2020-21

CIO ASEAN has compiled a list with some of the most exciting technology events for CIOs and other IT executives in Southeast Asia, particularly in ASEAN nations. This page will get updated regularly, so keep checking it for new content.

Do you know of an event that should be included here? Please let us know.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we recommend that you double-check the status of any in-person event you want to attend before committing to travel.

September 2020

1-2 September: Forrester-SiriusDecisions Summit Asia Pacific, virtual event. The event focuses on customer experience (CX) and other marketing-related technologies.

11 September: TechFest 2020, virtual event. The event sponsored by Simgapore Management University highlights cool artificial intelligence software projects.

14 September: CIO Leaders Indonesia Summit, Jakarta. The networking-focused in-person event explores ways to innovate business via technology.

15 September: ReactJS Singapore meetup, virtual event. The Singapore user group meets regularly

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Sensata Technologies to Present at Citigroup Technology and RBC Industrial Investor Conferences in September

http://investors.sensata.com. A replay of the presentations will be archived and available at the same location.” data-reactid=”19″Sensata Technologies Holding plc (NYSE: ST) today announced that Jeff Cote, CEO and President and Paul Vasington, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will present at the Citigroup Technology Investor conference on Wednesday, September 9th at 8:55 a.m. ET and will present at the RBC Industrial Investor conference on Monday, September 14th at 4:20 p.m. ET. Both events are being held virtually and a live audio webcast of each presentation will be available on the Company’s investor relations website at: http://investors.sensata.com. A replay

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Tortilla Industry Association (TIA) Moves Remaining 2020 In-Person Conferences to Become Virtual Events

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Tortilla Industry Association (TIA) is providing the following update on its plans for its two remaining conferences in 2020, the TIA Tech and TIA Europe conferences, in light of the continuing challenges posed by the COVID-19 situation.” data-reactid=”12″ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Tortilla Industry Association (TIA) is providing the following update on its plans for its two remaining conferences in 2020, the TIA Tech and TIA Europe conferences, in light of the continuing challenges posed by the COVID-19 situation.

Tortilla Industry Association (TIA)

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– TIA Tech is October 5th – please click HERE for Agenda and to register
– TIA Europe is November 19th & 20th – please click HERE

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