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What’s happening in the Tampa Bay tech/entrepreneur/nerd scene (Week of Monday, September 6, 2021)

Here’s your weekly list of tech, entrepreneur, and nerd events — plus a little area tech news — for Tampa Bay and surrounding areas for the week of Monday, September 6 through Sunday, September 12, 2021.

This is a weekly service from Tampa Bay’s tech blog, Global Nerdy! For the past four years, I’ve been compiling a list of tech, entrepreneur, and nerd events happening in Tampa Bay and surrounding areas. There’s a lot going on in our scene here in “The Other Bay Area, on the Other West Coast”!

As far as event types go, this list casts a rather wide net. It includes events that would be of interest to techies, nerds, and entrepreneurs. It includes (but isn’t limited to) events that fall under the category of:

  • Programming, DevOps, systems administration, and testing
  • Tech project management / agile processes
  • Video, board, and role-playing games
  • Book, philosophy, and discussion clubs
  • Tech, business, and entrepreneur networking events
  • Toastmasters (because nerds really need to up their presentation game)
  • Sci-fi, fantasy, and other genre fandoms
  • Anything I deem geeky

By “Tampa Bay and surrounding areas”, this list covers events that originate or are aimed at the area within 100 miles of the Port of Tampa. At the very least, that includes the cities of Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Clearwater, but as far north as Ocala, as far south as Fort Myers, and includes Orlando and its surrounding cities.

This week’s events

This list contains only events that are outdoors or online for the time being

Here are the COVID case graphs for the morning for Friday, September 3 for the area counties — Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas:

Needless to say, these are all-time highs. With that in mind, I’ve chosen to limit the events listed to outdoor or online events. Be safe, be responsible, get your shots, and we can get back to those better numbers that we had in the spring and early summer!

Monday, September 6

Note that this is Labor Day, and that some of the listed events for this day may have been scheduled on “autopilot”. Double-check with the organizers to make sure it’s actually happening!

Tuesday, September 7

Wednesday, September 8

Thursday, September 9

Friday, September 10

Saturday, September 11

Sunday, September 12

Do you have any events or announcements that you’d like to see on this list?

Let me know at joey@joeydevilla.com!

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