Pittsburgh Tech Events

Mark your calendar for a whole slew of events throughout Pittsburgh’s tech sector. From networking to knowledge share, there’s an event to fit your schedule.

 Become an Approved UPMC Vendor or Supplier of Goods & Services

Thursday, March 26, 2020 | 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM or 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM | The University Club, 123 University Place, University of Pittsburgh

Get connected to contracts & gain access for approval!

UPMC Is Ready…Are You?

FY 2018, UPMC achieved $225 million in spending with 400+ diverse suppliers – YOUR BUSINESS CAN BE NEXT!

Qualifications: Seeking Business Opportunities with UPMC Supplier Diversity Department

  1. Business Owners: Minority, Women, Veteran, Disabled, LGBTQ
  2. All Industries Welcomes: Service, Manufacturing, Retail
  3. Receive 50+ Comprehensive Sales Materials

$25 Seminar Fee | More Info: 412-648-1542

AM Session 
PM Session

Free Webinar: Strategic Use of Outside Counsel – Best Practices for Corporate Legal Departments

March 26, 2020 | 2:00 PM

This session will discuss best practices in leveraging outside counsel to maximize value while minimizing costs. This presentation will provide examples of specific projects where small or mid-sized companies could utilize outside counsel in the areas of intellectual property, contract negotiations and privacy & data security.

Presented by: 

Kristin Biedinger, Esq

Use this link to REGISTER

PMCentersUSA April Course:

Project Schedule and Cost Management

April 8-9, 2020 | 14 PDUs | 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. | 634 Alpha Drive

This 2-day course covers how to decompose the Work Breakdown Structure into activities, along with methods for estimating resource requirements and tasks duration. Attendees will learn how to sequence project tasks to develop the project networks diagram and conduct critical path method analysis to determine the project completion date and critical path. This course will also cover resource planning, estimating techniques and the steps for project budget development. (This class is also available for private delivery for groups).  Council Member discount available call 412-963-1347

POSTPONED: Body Language 101: Learn how to master your body language in any situation

TBD, stay tuned for a future date. 

Do you know what your body language is saying about you?

Our non-verbal communication makes up to 90% of all of our communication.

Get control of your non-verbal cues and send the messages you intend to send without saying a word!

Join Cristin & Julie as they welcome Danielle Nava-Mijares, Body Language Coach and CEO of Nava Consulting LLC to Pittsburgh. She will be leading an interactive workshop that will teach us all about adjusting our interactions in an evolving business and digital world!

You will learn about:

  • First Impression Science: Set up who you are what you are right when people meet you! First impressions may come down to your handshake and/or the way you say HELLO!
  • Micro-Impressions: Learn about the split second when you face shows EVERYTHING!
  • Networking: How can you adjust your behavior in a social setting, not be “awkward” and begin to network like a rockstar!
  • Workplace Behavior: What is appropriate behavior on a conference call or in a meeting? How can your face, tone and or soothing behaviors affect the way that people “see” you?

Networking/mingling begins at 5:30 pm with the workshop to begin at 6:00 pm.

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Data Science Automation LabVIEW Fundamentals 1 & 2

April 20-24, 2020 | 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday Location: Data Science Automation Certified Training Center, 375 Valley Brook Road, McMurray PA 15317

Course Description: Learn LabVIEW and dataflow programming concepts, data types & arrays, loops & common structures for cases and events.

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GrayMatter emPOWERUP Event for OT Professionals

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

GrayMatter’s emPOWERUP series has become known for offering OT professionals a valuable, one-day session to collaborate with peers in a small-group setting and to learn from our experts about the latest technologies, trends and solutions in the industry. 

This year’s event series will cover the latest updates and tools from GE Digital including iFIX 6.1 and Proficy Operations Hub. We’ll also delve into steps you can take to advance enterprise-level objectives at your company or organization.

That includes adopting best practices for your company’s digital transformation journey, developing powerful data visualizations that appeal to both leaders and operators, building edge computing solutions and improving OT cybersecurity.


  • HMI/SCADA administrators and managers
  • Plant floor managers
  • Data scientists
  • Directors of operations & engineering
  • Operations engineers and support
  • Water/wastewater superintendents

Details and registration page are linked here:  https://graymattersystems.com/empowerup-2020-pittsburgh-chicago-toronto-houston/

Growing Dreams Gala – Hosted by Life’sWork of Western PA

Thursday, May 21, 2020 | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Phipps Conservatory

Please join us for an evening of food, live music, and fun, all while supporting a worthy cause.

Life’sWork will host its 2020 Growing Dreams Gala on March 26 from 6-9pm at Phipps Conservatory. The Growing Dreams Gala is our opportunity to recognize our community partnerships and honor the organizations who are committed to diversity and inclusion by supporting our friends and neighbors with disabilities.

See below to purchase tickets to this incredible event or to learn more about sponsorship opportunities!

CLICK HERE for more information & to Regiser