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Geek Girl San Diego Tech Conference coming in Spring/Summer 2013 – Location TBA! Get more info – here or  Email us for more info how you can be involved as a Sponsor, Promotional Partner, Media Sponsor, Volunteer, Speaker or Instructor!


Past Events – Geek Girl Educational Training Center (ETC) San Diego

Geek Girl Educational Training Center (ETC)

- San Diego, will be held once a month all day at Co-Merge Workplace!

Co-Merge Workplace – 330 A St, San Diego, CA (Map)  Parking info: Where to park around Co-Merge

Each workshop is $45, or you can pay for an All-Day Pass for only $129 - but all Geek Girl Insiders get in for 20% off if you use Code: SDETC23

Enjoy free work space for the day, courtesy of Co-Merge and get the royal tour!
In addition, Geek Girl will have their Help Desk on hand all day to answer your Tech questions!

Our first one is October 23rd starting at 9am. Come join us for some fabulous offerings, including:

Social Media 101: The Basics – 9:00-10:30am Are you building your social media presence from scratch or do you need help learning the ropes? Join us for this comprehensive workshop featuring basic implementation and strategy on the most vital social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Linkedin, and more.

Marketing Your Content the Organic Way – 11-12:30pm Successful content marketing relies on a blend on good content, knowledge of SEO, appropriate positioning, and active social media usage. Learn how to create and manage an efficient content marketing plan that will speak to your key audiences and help draw in more exposure using organic methods.

Everything you need to know about your online IP (Intellectual Property) - 1:00-2:30pm
Learn the critical things necessary to protect your IP online whether you are in business for yourself or not. Juliet will outline a game plan you can easily implement right after class. Class focus is on copyright, trademark and social media.

So You Want to Create a Mobile App? 3:00-4:30pm
We will address some of the basics you need to think about before you start looking for a technical co-founder. The class also addresses lean methods of mobile app development. We will provide insight, tips and techniques on creating an award winning app for the technically challenged. This class is a basic overview for non-programmers.

Social Media 201: Advanced Strategy – 5:00-6:30pm
So you’ve learned how to launch your brand on social media, but you’re still waiting to get more interaction and exposure from your posts. Don’t give up! Attend Social Media 201: Advanced Strategy and learn how to take your social media strategy from bland to brilliant.



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Past Panel Speakers:

Liz Gasser, Sr. Director, Business Development, Qualcomm

Liz Gasser is senior director of business development for Qualcomm. Gasser is responsible for developing business strategies for new technologies and platforms that Qualcomm is seeking to commercialize through its global market development and Qualcomm Labs groups.

Prior to this role, Gasser led strategic business development for Qualcomm Internet Services, where she focused on new business, partnership, and innovation opportunities. She drove the acquisition of Xiam Technologies in 2008, reinforcing the group’s ability to deliver more engaging and contextual mobile experiences.

Before coming to Qualcomm in 2006, Gasser spent five years at Openwave Systems, where she held a variety of roles in business strategy, product marketing and product management. Prior to Openwave, Gasser worked as a management consultant in both San Francisco and London engaging with companies on go-to-market strategy, deregulation, and market due diligence.

Gasser holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in economics from Cambridge University.

Fallon Chen, Engineer,  Bands in Town

Fallon Chen is a data engineer at Bandsintown, where she writes and manages the data gathering software and event database behind the Bandsintown apps. Prior to joining Bandsintown, she was a part of the DBS Kernel Research and Development Group at Teradata.Fallon holds a master’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of California, San Diego, where she studied the performance of distributed anonymity systems under the guidance of Dr. Joseph Pasquale.


Juliet Oberding, Founder (CEO) Predictably Well and Attorney

Attorney with 20 + years experience in complex litigation, intellectual property advising start- ups through Fortune 500 companies. Experience leading teams and managing settlement negotiation in large, multi-party, complex litigation. Founder of Oberding Law, a law practice focusing on business and intellectual property. Professor of Intellectual Property at University of San Diego. Mentor and local facilitator for the Stanford Tech Entrepreneurship online class by Chuck Eesley. Startup Weekend Mentor. AT&T San Diego Apps Challenge Popular Choice Grand Prize Winner. Co-author with Terje Norderhaug of the first published academic article to discuss the challenges to intellectual property law posed by linking and inlining on the web.

Anjali Cameron, Founder, TripLark

Anjali Tuljapurkar Cameron is the founder of TripLark, which aims to save travelers time and energy when they plan travel. Anjali has over 6 years of marketing experience and worked in consumer marketing for Yahoo! prior to founding TripLark. She holds a BA from Brown University and an MBA from Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. Follow @TripLark on Twitter for the latest TripLark travel plans and company updates.

Kimberly Spillman, Member of Technical Staff, ViaSat

Kimberly Spillman has B.S. and M.S. from UCSD in computer science.  She has over ten years experience in a large variety of work settings including work abroad in England and Australia, government contracting, private enterprise, startups, extremely small companies, mid-sized and large companies, working as the only woman in the office, and working with several other female engineers.  She has been co-organizing meetups for the San Diego Artificial Intelligence study group, San Diego Hackers and Founders and San Diego Python Users Group.