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Velocity New York 2014 Events

Special events at Velocity are designed to create networking opportunities and give attendees the chance to collaborate with one-another.

Monday, September 15

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Madison
If you're a woman looking for like-minded communities to join, c'mon down to our meetup on Monday evening before Ignite Velocity. In addition to great networking, you’ll hear lightning talks from representatives of groups, companies, and projects that support diversity in the technology community. Read more.
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Beekman/North/Center
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 6 ratings)
If you had five minutes on stage what would you say? Would you talk about your latest passion? Describe the trip of a lifetime? Teach a hack? We’ll find out at in this high-energy, fast-paced, technology show-and-tell. Read more.

Tuesday, September 16

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Author Signings
Author book signings will be held in the O'Reilly Authors' booth on Tuesday and Wednesday. This is a great opportunity for you to meet O'Reilly authors and to get a free copy of their book. Complimentary copies will be provided for the first 25 attendees. Limit one free book per attendee. Read more.
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Office Hours
Office Hours are your chance to meet face-to-face with Velocity Conference presenters in a small-group setting. Drop in to discuss their sessions, ask questions, or make suggestions. Read more.
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Americas Hall
Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions are informal roundtable discussions happening during lunch on Tuesday, September 16 and Wednesday, September 17. You can join any BoF table or start your own with a topic of your choice. The BoF sign-up board will be near the Registration area. Read more.
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Sponsor Pavilion
Join us in the Sponsor Pavilion on Tuesday after sessions to visit the exhibitors, mingle with other attendees, and enjoy great refreshments and drinks. Read more.
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Murray Hill East
Tuesday, September 16, 6:45 - 9:00pm. Murray Hill East Looking to get more velocity from your applications? Join Aerospike for a Scale Warrior meetup to get the inside scoop on how Yashi analyzes more than 40 billion opportunities, and delivers hundreds of millions of video ads every month – with no downtime. Read more.
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B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
Join us Tuesday night for drinks, appetizers, pool, and live music at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 W 42 St. Read more.

Wednesday, September 17

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Author Signings
Author book signings will be held in the O'Reilly Authors' booth on Tuesday and Wednesday. This is a great opportunity for you to meet O'Reilly authors and to get a free copy of their book. Complimentary copies will be provided for the first 25 attendees. Limit one free book per attendee. Read more.
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Office Hours
Office Hours are your chance to meet face-to-face with Velocity Conference presenters in a small-group setting. Drop in to discuss their sessions, ask questions, or make suggestions. Read more.
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Americas Hall
Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions are informal roundtable discussions happening during lunch on Tuesday, September 16 and Wednesday, September 17. You can join any BoF table or start your own with a topic of your choice. The BoF sign-up board will be near the Registration area. Read more.
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Bridges Bar and Lounge, Hilton Lobby
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 2 ratings)
Immediately following sessions on the last day of Velocity, join us at Bridges Bar and Lounge in the New York Hilton Midtown lobby for a Closing Reception. Read more.
 

Community Events

webperfdays
Thursday, September 18
Inspired by the ever popular DevOpsDays, WebPerfDays is the "unconference" conference that brings the web performance community together. WebPerfDays New York 2014 takes place September 18, the day after Velocity in New York. Read more.
devopsdays
Friday, Sept. 19
Make it a full week of Ops / Performance / DevOps! This year, Devopsdays New York will take place Friday, September 19 after Velocity. Read more.