[Net2 Houston] April Meetup Recap

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Thank you for everyone who attended the NetSquared Houston Meet Up last week. Here is a recap of what you missed!

Net2Houston attendees answered the question:
"What has inspired you so far in 2015?"

Conferences/Speakers/Videos:
SXSW Interactive Talks
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QCommons
TED Talk: The Price of Shame: Monica Lewinsky

Books:
Sapiens
Robopocalypse

Other inspiration:
Bitcoin
3D Printing
Early Colleges
Underwater Drones mapping Ocean
Prosthetic Technology Innovation
Myo Band

Help a Nonprofit Save $12,000 in Software
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Saying Goodbye (for Now) to a Great Supporter - Stag's Head Pub
We learned that our meetup host of many years and great support Stag's Head Pub will be closing its doors at the end of April at their current location.
Stay up to date on future plans and activities before this months closing herehttps://www.facebook.com/TheStagsHeadPub?fref=ts­

SXSW 2015 Discussion
Brian Lang (Energizing Health, Texas Medical Center, Health2.0Houston )[/url]is a leader in the health innovation community and was the man behind the curtain for the first SXSW Health pitch competition: http://www.impactpediatrichealth.com/­.

He came to NetSquared and shared with us his experience with Impact Pediatric Health and the inspiring story of the impact pediatric health winners win the heart and investment of Marc Cuban

Ed Schipul, CEO of Tendenci- Open Soure Software for Nonprofits shared highlights from hisSXSW talk including an examination of the lifetime of a social good institution versus a fortune 500 company.

TED2015 Presentation
Grace, Creative Director for TEDActive gave an incredible presentation about disrupting TEDActive

She shared some of her thought process on transforming a space to make an experience.

"How do you get people in the mind space to contribute and participate?"

Grace talked about some influencers to look out for, many of whom spoke at TED2015 and have their talks online available to the public

A list of these speakers is available on our facebook page:
https://www.facebook....­

MAY NETSQUARED HOUSTON MEET UP
If you work with or volunteer for a small or large Nonprofit or have any interest in learning a little more about Google Ad Words & Search Engine Optimization you should be at this talk!

Tuesday, May 12th. Location TBD

Check out more details and RSVP now for Mays meetup!

UPCOMING EVENTS IN HOUSTON
We know that NetSquared Members stay active.

Here are some upcoming events in Houston you may be interested in!

Friday, April 24th­
TEDx Talks on Diversity and Progress

Free Day at MWA (Medical World Americas)
www.meetup.com/Health20Houston/events/221599057/­

May 16th - May 17
City of Houston Hackathon

We can't wait to see you in May! Until then - be well!

- Becky

NetSquared Houston Team
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