THE B.I.G. SUMMIT: A conference featuring entrepreneurs and senior executives in virtual reality and wearable technology, Tuesday, Jan. 20, New World Center, Miami Beach. Keynote speakers include Randi Zuckerberg, best-sellling author and founder of Zuckerberg Media as well as an early Facebook executive, and Peter Rubin, Wired Magazine senior editor. More info and tickets: bigsummit.biz
THE FUTURE OF JOURNALISM: The rise of instant information and digital first has left journalism in a state of change. Has self-preservation led to innovation? Social Media Club South Florida and PRSA Miami present an expert panel, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami. Free. RSVP on Facebook.
MICRO VC CLUB: Two entrepreneurs will pitch their current start-ups and receive feedback from other entrepreneurs, professionals and investors, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, UM Life Science and Technology Park, 1951 NW 7th Ave. More info: www.meetup.com/microvc/
PIONEERS @ MDC: The Pioneers speaker series presents Daniel Cane, co-founder and CEO of Modernizing Medicine, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, Miami Dade College Idea Center, Building 8, Wolfson campus. Find out more here.
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GUERRILLA MARKETING: SCORE Miami-Dade presents a workshop on “How to Reach Your Customers without Breaking the Budget,” 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 24, Small Business Administration, 7th Floor, 100 S. Biscayne Blvd., Miami. More info here.
DESIGN THINKING CRASH COURSE: This three-hour workshop is an interactive introduction to the concepts and techniques of Design Thinking, a framework for creatively solving challenges, 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, The LAB Miami, 400 NW 26th Street, Miami. More info: TheLABMiami.com (Click on Events)
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Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg