13 Online Events in June for Your Virtual Calendar

By Samantha Preddie June 5, 2020
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The tech world may have moved online in recent months, but there are plenty of virtual events planned this month to fill your calendar with inspiring, thought-provoking content. 

Here are 13 online events in June you won’t want to miss.

Learn About Diversity in Tech

We’ve spoken before about how to encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 

Here are two events to discuss and learn more about how to help women and people of color succeed in the workplace. 

BrainStation panel event

Women in Leadership: Shaping Stronger Pathways

While career opportunities for women have increased dramatically over the years, representation in the C-suite is far from parity, with only 21 percent of positions filled by women. At what point does this gap occur and why? And how do we work together, across generations and leadership levels, to create stronger pathways for women in the workplace?

Join BrainStation for a cross-generational conversation with industry leaders to explore these questions and discuss the ways we can continue on the road to equality. Sign Up 

Let’s Talk: A BPTN Conversation on Race, Privilege, and Tech

Black Professionals in Tech (BPTN) is hosting a chat in partnership with LinkedIn on how we can be allies with Black tech employees in North America. Donna Alexander and Greg Butler will share and discuss how racism manifests itself within tech, how to address anti-black racism in the workplace, and what companies can do to support their employees. Join

Celebrate Pride

Pride month is here, and while there won’t be any physical parades, there are a plethora of free online events that you can attend. Here are two that caught our attention. 

Out in Tech Talks: Career Edition

The job market is particularly tough right now, and Out in Tech wants to make sure LGBTQ+ tech professionals are ready to take on the next opportunity. This free, half-day workshop is entirely focused on helping you find your next job, with amazing speakers from Nike, LinkedIn, Stack Overflow, and more! RSVP

Lunch & Learn with Tenniel Brown

Tenniel Brown of the Centre of Anti-Oppressive Communication will be hosting 45-minute training sessions on LGBT2Q+ and Allyship 101 to provide guidance on language and identities from an intersectional lens, as well as strategies to help foster a diverse, welcoming community. Register

Network at Major Tech Conferences

Want to attend a more splashy virtual event? Some of the biggest tech events have made the shift online to become global events. Everything from tech conferences like Collision and design-focused conferences like UXRC.

Collision Conference

By now, cities like Toronto are familiar with the tech giant Collision Conference. This year they’re offering a three-day virtual conference, with leading panelists like Ariana Huffington, Brad Smith, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Margaret Atwood, and over 450 more. Get Tickets

LiveWorx

LiveWorx20 is claiming the title of “the definitive event for digital transformation,” with content on augmented reality, the internet of things, robotics, and more. This virtual event boasts that this game-changing conference will help technologists innovate at scale and spur transformation that helps drive outcomes. Register

UXRC

The world’s largest UX Research conference is now online. The two-day event is for anyone who loves UX research, whether you’re a Designer, Product Manager, or just looking to learn about innovative UX. They have a packed schedule, so find the talks that interest you! Get Tickets

Spark +AI Summit

Spark and + AI Summit aims to help solve some of the worlds’ biggest problems – with data. The massive, free conference goes on for five days, includes training, keynote speakers, and will be attended by thousands of engineers and leaders in big data. Register

Develop Your Digital Skills

Learn something new from home. There’s never been a better time to upskill and these events will help you deepen your marketing and design knowledge.

BrainStation Marketing Panel

How World-Class Brands are Winning With Data-Driven Marketing

Now more than ever, the world’s best brands are relying on data to identify new market opportunities, develop and measure marketing initiatives, and optimize campaigns and content. 

Join BrainStation for a discussion with data and marketing industry leaders, as they discuss the leading role data is now playing in marketing, and how brands are optimizing digital spend and marketing performance. Sign Up 

San Francisco Design Week

Join thousands of attendees participating in San Francisco’s first online design festival. They’ve planned to bring everyone together for virtual experiences, digital programming, live streamed studio crawls for an immersive design festival. Register 

Immerse Yourself in all Things Development

Attention Developers! There are some big conferences coming up this June for the Engineers in the room. Join a hackathon or participate in Apple’s global virtual conference. 

DeveloperWeek Global

DeveloperWeek Global is the world’s largest virtual development and engineering conference, where thousands of participants from across the globe converge for talks, contests, hackathons, and more. Get Tickets

WWDC20

This is Apple’s first all-online, worldwide Web Developer conference, which will include a Swift Student Challenge. Download the Apple Developer app for updates on events and sessions. Download 

CircleCityCon 7.0

Flex your development skills at the CircleCityCon 7.0 hacker conference. A fast-growing annual event, CircleCityCon 7.0 offers free training sessions, classes, games, competitions, game shows, and a job fair. Join


See a list of our upcoming events.