Nine events for the June calendar

From two National Day of Civic Hacking events this weekend to the six-day extravaganza 1KC Week in late June, here are eight events to check out across the Silicon Prairie. Visit our event calendar for more events. Contact editor@siliconprairienews.com to submit an event for consideration. Hack to improve your country Hack KC! – June 1, Kansas City National Day of…

From two National Day of Civic Hacking events this weekend to the six-day extravaganza 1KC Week in late June, here are eight events to check out across the Silicon Prairie.

Visit our event calendar for more events.

Contact editor@siliconprairienews.com to submit an event for consideration.

Hack to improve your country

Hack KC! – June 1, Kansas City

National Day of Civic Hacking – June 2, Iowa City

Events for the National Day of Civic Hacking are being organized in two Silicon Prairie Cities: Kansas City and Iowa City.

Get design smart

Design+Tech: Design Trivia Night – June 5, Des Moines

The Design+Tech meetup is celebrating its two-year anniversary with a night of design trivia. Besides many servings of random knowledge, they’ll be dishing out cake and beer.

Learn to pitch

Effective pitching and communications strategies for startups – June 6, Lincoln, Neb.

The Big Plate is hosting Firefly Health Innovations CEO Ollie Benn to help entreprenuers more effectively pitch their product or service.

See eight business pitches

BetaBlox Demo Day – June 6, Kansas City, Mo.

BetaBlox ends its six-month accelerator this month with a Demo Day showcasing its eight companies.

Inspire youth

Teen Idea Labs – June 12, Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas City entrepreneur and parent William Robison is organizing this all-day event with an aim to inspire today’s youth to develop innovation for tomorrow.  

Get unconferenced

BarcampICR – June 15, Iowa City, Iowa

The Creative Corridor’s version of the popular unconference BarCamp returns to Iowa City this month.

“Build something epic”

Hack the Midwest – June 15-16, Kansas City

Kansas City IT Professionals invites developers to “build something epic” at its second annual Hack the Midwest, which will be held in a soccer stadium.

Get “unhackathoned”

Hack Night DSM – June 19, West Des Moines, Iowa

Hack Night DSM is Des Moines’ only “unhackathon.” It’s a night for students, hackers, designers, and hustlers to congregate with one mission: build cool stuff. 

Celebrate the Kansas City startup community

1Week KC – June 25-30, Kansas City

Six days packed with events for those in or interested in the Kansas City startup community. (Visit 1weekkc.com for the full schedule.)

Check out our event, the Silicon Prairie News Pub Quiz, on June 26. Stay tuned for details.

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