Attention all tech enthusiasts and conference junkies – are you ready to dive into the exciting world of technology events in the Twin Cities? If so, buckle up and get ready, because we’ve compiled the best local tech conferences coming your way in 2023. From cybersecurity to medtech to startups and everything in between, there’s something for everyone. So grab your calendar, clear your schedule and get ready to geek out at the best Twin Cities tech events of 2023!
Date: April 22, 2023
Location: Best Buy Corporate Campus | Minneapolis, MN
More information: minnestar.org/minnebar
If you’re interested in technology, you won’t want to miss Minnebar – a popular annual technology conference that’s been running since 2006. As a BarCamp, Minnebar has a relaxed and user-led structure, similar to others held around the world. Best of all, Minnebar is completely free and open to everyone! Doors open at 8:00am, with light breakfast and lunch provided. To cap off the event, there will be a happy hour and networking opportunities at the venue, starting around 5:00pm.
Date: May 4, 2023
Location: Huntington Bank Stadium | Minneapolis, MN
More information: groovecap.com/angelfest
Angel Fest 2023 is an event hosted for hundreds of investors at Huntington Bank Stadium, where event-goers can deepen their knowledge, connect with thought leaders and explore investment strategies. With curated conversations and interactive panels, as well as a mix of speakers, breakout groups and networking opportunities, Angel Fest investors will learn what it takes to thrive in the startup industry. The day will wrap up with a lively happy hour, where guests can mingle and discuss the day’s content.
Applied AI Conference
Date: May 12, 2023
Location: Northern Star Scouting | Basecamp, Saint Paul, MN
More information: emtechnorth.org
At the Applied AI conference, featuring more than 20 speakers and leaders participating in two tracks, you will have the opportunity to engage in discussions about everything related to Artificial Intelligence. This conference explores AI’s applications in various industries like healthcare, marketing and agriculture, examining tools such as ChatGPT, Computer Vision, NLP and Voice with chatbots. No matter your skill level or interests, you are welcome to join the conversation on this exciting new technology.
Minneapolis Cybersecurity Conference
Date: May 17, 2023
Location: Doubletree Park Place | Minneapolis, MN
More information: futureconevents.com
This Minneapolis tech conference offers high-level cybersecurity training that explores cutting-edge security tech and addresses the ever-changing landscape of the industry’s workforce. Join a panel of successful C-level executives who have effectively mitigated the risk of cyber attacks and learn how to build hack-resistant organizations. The Cybersecurity Conference educates C-suite executives and CISOs on the global cybercrime epidemic and helps them keep their computing environment secure from advanced threats. Discover the latest knowledge to safely enable applications, demo the newest technology and interact with the world’s security leaders to gain insights into pressing topics within the community.
Date: June 4, 2023
Location: University of Minnesota
More information: calico.org
This year marks the 40th anniversary of this exciting technology event, CALICO 2023. This year, the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium who serves both education and technology sectors will put on their annual conference at the University of Minnesota, as well as virtual events on Whova. This includes all presentations, plenary speakers, meetings and social meetups, whether they are live or virtual. Experience a lively discussion around how new technologies can aid in language learning and teaching, and maybe you’ll gain inspiration for the next big edtech idea!
Medtech MVP Conference
Dates: June 20-21, 2023
Location: Four Seasons Hotel | Minneapolis, MN
More information: medtechmvp.com
Experience two days of engaging panels with medtech’s leading innovators, investors and executives from across the country at the 22nd Annual Medtech MVP event. This gathering features keynote interviews, timely panel discussions, an awards ceremony and networking opportunities for hundreds of attendees. The 2023 agenda includes discussions on reducing the cost of care, care in the office, home care, overcoming valuation overhang and the expansion of big tech into healthcare. There will also be presentations on the topics of VR/AR, AI, and wearables. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with industry leaders and stay up-to-date on the latest issues and opportunities in medtech.
Minnesota Digital Government Summit 2023
Date: August 22, 2023
Location: Saint Paul RiverCentre | Saint Paul, MN
More information: events.govtech.com
Mark your calendars for the Minnesota Digital Government Summit 2023 on August 22 in Saint Paul, MN. This event is an excellent opportunity for public-sector professionals with a focus on technology to come together with industry leaders. Here, you can collaborate to make a positive impact on the future of government, by exploring innovative approaches, gaining programming inspiration and discovering the latest IT.
Minnesota IT Symposium
Date: September 7, 2023
Location: Marriott Southwest | Minneapolis, MN
More information: minnesotaitsymposium.com
For IT professionals seeking a top-notch event, the Minnesota IT Symposium is the perfect choice. This conference is thoughtfully crafted to provide you with the opportunity to strengthen peer networks, while acquiring valuable insights into the latest trends reshaping the business world. Each year, the Symposium tackles the topics you care about most. So, come to this IT event and connect with fellow enthusiasts while gaining valuable industry insights to help you stay ahead of the curve. It’s the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge, build your network and take your career to the next level.
Twin Cities Startup Week
Dates: September 15-21, 2023
More information: info.twincitiesstartupweek.com/tcsw2023
Immerse yourself in a weeklong festival of innovation and entrepreneurship with Twin Cities Startup Week. With events featuring thought leaders from Minnesota and beyond, TCSW provides a platform for innovators, corporate leaders and those curious about startups, to connect and explore all facets of business. Discover Minnesota’s thriving startup ecosystem, celebrate its successes and get inspired to start your own venture.
Date: October 20, 2023
Location: Hilton Minneapolis
More information: nofluffjuststuff.com/minneapolis
If you want to advance in software development and architecture, look no further than the Software Symposium. This conference features industry-leading speakers who are authors, consultants, open source developers and recognized experts in their field. You’ll learn about the latest technologies and best practices emerging in this fast-moving space. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out, you’ll find valuable information and inspiration to help you stay on top of your game.
See You At The Best Twin Cities Tech Conferences!
Minneapolis/St. Paul has a wealth of tech events to offer in 2023. Whether you’re interested in cybersecurity, digital government, medtech or software development, there is an event that’s sure to interest you. These events provide a great opportunity to connect with industry professionals, learn about the latest technologies and trends, and expand your knowledge and skills. By attending these events, you can stay up-to-date with the rapidly evolving tech landscape and stay ahead of the competition. So mark your calendars and get ready to be inspired, educated, and empowered at these top Twin Cities tech conferences in 2023!