Upcoming Events at Louisiana Technology Park

Louisiana Technology Park is the hub for technology development in Louisiana located in Baton Rouge. The Park’s goal is to drive economic development and job creation by providing high-tech startups with the resources to bring their products and services to market faster and more effectively. In a recent email, the organization revealed its upcoming August events; details below.

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Monthly Baton Rouge IGDA Meeting

August 6, 2014, 7:00 PM, the Londoner, 4215 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd.

The Baton Rouge chapter of the International Game Developers Association will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 5, at the Londoner Baton Rouge. It’ll be a time of networking and collaborating with those who work in the digital media space in Baton Rouge, or for those who are interested in learning more about video game development in Baton Rouge. This month will feature a live video game tournament where any of those present may take a turn battling to the top of the leader board! For more information, click here.

GeauxHack –  a 24 hour creative coding marathon!

August 30-31, 2014, 130 Nicholson Hall on LSU’s Campus

GeauxHack is a 24-hour creative coding marathon, and will be the first hackathon held at LSU. Participants are encouraged to come with enthusiasm, ideas and enough energy to collaborate and create a new product overnight! For more info, click here.

LTP Lunch & Learn – Louisiana Job Connection

Friday, August 15, 2014, Noon to 1:00 p.m., Louisiana Technology Park, 7117 Florida Blvd.

Finding the right talent can be challenging, that’s why the Tech Park is hosting representatives from Louisiana Job Connection, a new website designed to meet the talent recruitment needs of Louisiana employers. Louisiana Job Connection uses an algorithm to match employer job postings with the most qualified candidates, making finding the right employees more straightforward. Representatives will be on hand highlighting the site’s functionality and how you can customize it to your company’s recruiting needs. For more information on Louisiana Job Connection, click here. Lunch will be provided at this free event, but space is limited and registration is required. Reserve your spot today by emailing Kasey Frioux.

Tech Tuesday

Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. North Blvd. Town Square, downtown Baton Rouge

Tech Tuesday is the ultimate networking opportunity for the Baton Rouge Area’s technology community! Tech Tuesday connects people who share a passion for technology by providing an outlet for attendees to discuss, explore, share, support, and learn.

The third quarter event will held at the North Boulevard Town Square. We will highlight the technology behind the Town Square Beacon. For more information, click here.