IT Events in Detroit

The tech scene in Metro-Detroit is bustling with startups, meetups, user-groups and talented IT professionals. To help techies stay in the loop, Brightwing announces IT events in Metro Detroit every Monday. Such events include networking meetups, tech workshops, and informational seminars.Have an event you’d like us to promote? Contact Us.


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Mon, October 5 – Domino’s AnyWare

When: 6:30 pm | Where: 123 North Ashley St (suite 9), Ann Arbor, MI


mobile monday ann arborDomino’s has been recognized as an innovator when it comes to digital ordering and the Domino’s AnyWare suite of technology is the latest result of that innovation. Come learn about what working at Domino’s is like and the architecture and coding challenges around implementing a manageable mobile platform to support wide ranging technologies like voice ordering, smart watches and TVs.


Mon, October 5 – Augmented Reality Roundup

When: 7:00 – 8:30 pm | Where: 39400 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI


AR detroitWe’re back!  Come join our local community of Augmented Reality professionals and enthusiasts to learn what’s new in the industry. Everyone should come prepared to share for at least a minute or two about something cool, interesting, or challenging that they’ve seen recently in the AR world.


An informal gathering of people from multiple industries interested in the emerging field of augmented reality. We are a local chapter affiliated with AugmentedReality.Org, a global nonprofit with a mission to advance AR technology.


Tues, October 6 – Meet & Talk Technology

When: 6:30 pm | Where: 23500 Liberty St, Farmington, MI


innovate farmington

We will have two to four presenters showing off newer technologies in short presentations.


A chance to explore the WHAT iF! of newer technologies, apps and businesses for those intrigued by what is coming next. This group will hear presentations by local entrepreneurs and inventors deploying newer technologies. Presenters will share business technologies, tools and models which will change the landscape. The Innovate Farmington meet up is open to everyone interested in the technology and business space (e.g. entrepreneurs, technologists, investors, marketers, students etc.).


Tues, October 6 – Java @ the Junction: Streamline Marketing

When: 8:30 – 10:00 am | Where: 440 Burroughs St., Detroit, MI


techtownEntrepreneurs and startups often have to do everything with very limited resources, from product development to marketing to sales. At this event they will learn about free and low-cost tools to make common critical processes more streamlined and easier, without breaking the bank.


This presentation will educate attendees on readily available, easy setup:
· SaaS (Software as a Service) and cloud tools
· Mobile apps
· Tool integrations


Wed, October 7 – D-NewTech @ OUInc

When: 6:00 pm | Where: OU Inc – 1 Golf View Lane, Rochester, MI


detroit new techOne awesome guest speaker and then four startup creators this month take the stage for ten minutes each, five minutes to pitch and five minutes to answer questions, followed by open announcements and community networking. There will food and refreshments sponsored by OU Inc.


Wed, October 7 – Codeslingers

When: 6:00 – 9:00 pm | Where: 24800 Denso Dr, Suite 150, Southfield, MI 48033


great lakes area .net user groupEach month, Detroit-area software developers get together over pizza to discuss technology, do some pair programming, work on open source projects, or practice katas. Refreshments and pizza are provided, courtesy of the Epitec.


Wed, October 7 – See like “The Predator” by “Hacking” heat

When: 6:00 pm | Where: Pillar – 301 E. Liberty floor 7, Ann Arbor, MI


ann arbor computer societyWant to be able to SEE HEAT? Want to see footsteps of where someone HAD JUST walked? Want to see where you are loosing heat in your home? Want to see studs in outside walls? Just a few years ago, Thermal camera would cost 5-10 thousand dollars. Now for only $199, you can get one for your smartphone from Seek Thermal. In this session, see what you can do this camera. Using C#, you will be shown how to ‘Hack’ the camera so you can get the images on your PC, and perform your own image filters.


We are a local user group that meets the first Wednesday of every month at Atomic Object in downtown Ann Arbor for presentations and discussions covering a wide range of technology-related topics.


Thurs, October 8 – TEDx Detroit

When: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm | Where: Fox Theatre – 2211 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI


tedx detroitThe area’s leading creators, entrepreneurs, educators, artists, geeks, designers, scientists, leaders, thinkers and doers will gather Thursday, October 8th at the Historic Fox Theatre to share what they are most passionate about – positive ideas for the world from Detroit.


Future Tech Events


October 25 – 27 – 2015 Midwest Fall Technology Conference

When: TBA | Where: Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center – 400 Renaissance Drive, Detroit, MI


2015 midwest fall technology conferenceDuring last year’s conference, almost 700 attendees joined the Midwest Fall Technology Conference (MFTC).  We invite you and your colleagues who are interested in participating in education sessions, learning about new technologies and networking with industry professionals as well as students, join us for this year’s event.