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Looking for inspiration before Universe officially kicks off? Connect with our global community and engage on a more intimate level during any of our Orbital events, and check back in for updates on new events and opportunities.

Past Events

December 1 / Hosted by GitHub + Stripe

FLOSS and Code: a community hackathon

At GitHub, part of our vision is to impact positive and lasting change around the world through the products we help build. To that effect, GitHub and Stripe are hosting a hackathon to help introduce underserved developers to open source software development. Join us to empower your community with open source.

December 2 / Sponsored by Intuit

Women Open Source Maintainers: Insights from the Front Lines

Learn how a moderated panel of passionate technologists from Intuit and Microsoft are inspiring more women to join the open source movement and paving the way as open source maintainers and contributors.

Video on Demand is available

December 2 / Hosted by GitHub + GitHub Octogatos

GitHub ¡Presente! Evento virtual en Español

Acompáñanos en un evento para aprender acerca de nuevas tendencias en la tecnología mediante 5 mini-charlas de 15-20 minutos por diferentes líderes en tecnología. Al final del evento, quédate con nosotros ya que tendremos tiempo dedicado a socializar y networking.

December 3 / Hosted by GitHub + GitHub Adacats

Conversations on Inclusivity: Roundtables with GitHub Adacats

Join GitHub Adacats and friends for a series of roundtable conversations on diversity in the workplace. Sign up for one of the following topics:

  • Career development as a marginalized gender in tech
  • Creating inclusive remote-friendly work environments
  • Representation in Open Source Community

December 7 / Hosted by GitHub Social Impact team

Git Mentored: 30-minute 1:1 micro-mentoring sessions

We're excited to offer 30 minute 1:1 micro-mentoring session with GitHub employees. This is an opportunity to engage with industry experts on topics ranging from career pathing to technical coaching.

December 8 / Hosted by GitHub

Keynote watch party

Los invitamos a participar junto con otros miembros de la comunidad hispanohablante en el Watch Party que será durante el Keynote de Universe 2020 con Nat Friedman.

Haremos streaming del keynote por medio de Twitch https://twitch.tv/githubuniverse con subtítulos en Español y con audio en Inglés.

December 8-10 / Hosted by GitHub

Learn how to use the GitHub Octocat Generator

Join us for a walk-through of the GitHub Octocat Generator. Learn how to make your very own Octocat with the help of Octokitten twins: Queta and Sara.

December 10, 8:00am-8:30am PST / Sponsored by Microsoft Azure

AMA on Visual Studio Code

Join us for an Ask Me Anything on Visual Studio Code with Benjamin Pasero and Harald Kirschner (December 10th) after their GitHub Universe presentation on December 9th.

Friday, December 11th @ 1:30 pm PT / Sponsored by GitHub

Kids Q&A: "What is it like to be a computer programmer?"

Hey, kids! Were you listening to Universe this week and wondering how you can learn more about computer programming? If so, we have a session just for you, where you can hear from Hubbers about how they got started. You'll also get a chance to ask any questions along the way!

December 11th, 12:00PM EST - December 14th, 5:00PM EST / Sponsored by Secure Code Warrior + Snyk

GitHub Universe Secure Coding Tournament

Improve your secure coding skills by joining Secure Code Warrior & Snyk at the GitHub Universe Secure Coding Tournament. The tournament allows you to compete against the other participants in a series of vulnerable code challenges that ask you to identify a problem, locate insecure code, and fix a vulnerability.

December 11th 7PM CET - 10AM PST / Sponsored by Ponicode

Ask our CTOs: AI Startups answer your questions.

Meet the CTOs building the latest AI innovation in the European tech scene and find out more from the right people how to successfully lead a startup project as a CTO.

December 14, 2020 8am Pacific/11am Eastern Time / Sponsored by Intel®

Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ Toolkit Virtual Workshop

Learn a powerful computer vision workflow using the OpenVINO™ toolkit, including support for deep learning algorithms that help accelerate smart video applications. You will also learn about the Intel® DevCloud for the Edge where you can run OpenVINO™ reference apps (or your own code) on real Intel hardware with Jupyter* Notebook enabled tutorials.

Monday, December 14: 9AM PST / 12 PM EST / 5 PM GMT /

Day 1: Non-technical in tech: Landing the role & thriving / Hosted by Github + You Belong in Tech | Co.Lab

Just because you can't code doesn't mean you don't have a future within the tech industry. You provide so much value with whatever experiences you already have. Join Helen Huang, a Product Manager at Github / Microsoft as she speaks to how she got started working on developer tools (with an Earth Science background), her tips and tricks for you to land that first role, and how to succeed within the industry afterwards.

December 15 @ 10am PT / 1pm ET / Bridgecrew

#CodifedSecurity Office Hours

Catch up with the latest news in cloud security, Infrastructure as Code, and cloud-native innovation! In this episode, we'll be joined live by a special guest, Rob Eden, to explain how users can now use our open-source static code analysis tool, Checkov, to find and fix Terraform misconfigurations in variables. Our technical workshop will cover a host of updated Checkov, come check it out!

December 16, 11 am ET / StackHawk and Snyk

Automate Application Security Testing with GitHub Actions

Application security testing should be automated in CI/CD, enabling developers to find and remediate vulnerabilities before they hit production. Join StackHawk and Snyk to learn how to automate application security tests with GitHub Actions. This GitHub Connect event will cover why automated AppSec is important and how to get started with a live demo.

December 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM PT / HashiCorp

Multi-Cloud Automation Workshop with Palo Alto Networks and HashiCorp

Hands-on lab and discussion on how to automate your infrastructure at scale and embed consistent and frictionless security into your multi-cloud or hybrid environment. Attendees will get a chance to use Terraform to deploy the Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Firewall in a live cloud environment to see how security can be automatically and transparently inserted into the DevOps process.

Friday, December 18: 6 PM PST / 9 PM EST / 10 AM UTC+8 (next day) /

Day 2: Non-technical in tech: Landing the role & thriving / Hosted by Github + You Belong in Tech | Co.Lab

Just because you can't code doesn't mean you don't have a future within the tech industry. You provide so much value with whatever experiences you already have. Join Helen Huang, a Product Manager at Github / Microsoft as she speaks to how she got started working on developer tools (with an Earth Science background), her tips and tricks for you to land that first role, and how to succeed within the industry afterwards.

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