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DATEBOOK

Start-Up City: Miami: Join a day-long forum of entrepreneurs, investors and supporters exploring the national urban tech revolution and its impact on South Florida, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, March 31, New World Center, Miami Beach, $75. Tickets: www.theatlantic.com/live/events/start-up-city-miami/2014/ and select “register.”

Hispanicize 2014: This conference bills itself as the "largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in social media, journalism, advertising, PR, technology, film and music" and is Tuesday through Friday, April 1-4, at the InterContinental Miami. Info and tickets: www.hispanicizeevent.com

Miami Open Coffee Club: Connect with entrepreneurs over a cup of Joe, or meet with a mentor — Marco Scanu of the 345 Group, Robert Chavez of ProjectLift and Gerard Roy of TECKpert — 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Thursday, April 3, Miami Innovation Center, 1951 NW 7th Ave. To RSVP: Go here.

Techover: The kickoff of this new meetup is 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, April 3, at TSL in Wynwood. More info: Details: techovermiami.com/event/techover-miami-2/

We Robot: This two-day conference at the University of Miami Friday and Saturday, April 4-5, explores how the increasing sophistication of robots and their widespread deployment everywhere from the home, to hospitals, to public spaces, and even to the battlefield disrupts existing legal regimes or requires rethinking of various policy issues. Info: robots.law.miami.edu/2014/

CreativeMornings/Miami: Speaker is E.M. Mukasa, founder of CLOAK, a social enterprise through fashion, 8:30 a.m. Friday, April 4, at Ironside. RSVP: creativemornings.com/talks/e-m-mukasa-cloak-inc

Business Basics: Broward SCORE offers a free introduction covering what you really need to know about launching a business, presented by a group of seasoned pros, Saturday, April 5, 10:15 a.m.-1 p.m., Westside Regional Library. Info: broward.score.org (click on Local Workshops).

Next – From Nano to Macro, Innovation at Every Scale: Two-day festival for makers and innovators of all ages Saturday and Sunday, April 5-6, at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, 3280 S. Miami Ave. The event, which includes a hackathon, is included with regular museum admission. More info: http://www.miamisci.org/events/nextweekend/

STARTING GATE

Find startup news and views, including a Q&A with urban affairs expert Richard Florida a new study on South Florida's nation-leading growth in immigrant tech entrepreneurship on the Starting Gate blog on MiamiHerald.com/business.

Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg

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