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Where to Network in December – Meetups, Conferences, and More

Updated: Jan 9, 2022

Each month All Hands will share a post of events from around Taiwan. These events will span networking, professional learning, community gatherings, hiring, seminars, happy hours, and more. This will be a living list and is by no means comprehensive. If you know of a great event that should be included, please send us a message to let us know.

*Unless noted, most of these events are in English, but we have not attended all of these series before. You should look into the event if you have any language concerns.

December Events

12/1TheH.E.Rtiquette Affair – The H.E.Rtiquette affair is the first ever hair, beauty, and health experience for black/ brown women to be held in Taipei! Includes fashion show, makeup workshop, yoga class and more. (Free)

12/1Insights on the future of running clinical trials with PRA Health Sciences – The event will include an overview of PRA Health Sciences along with industry experts discussing the future of clinical trials and the integration of big data to successfully deliver clinical trials. Afternoon tea and light food will be served. (Free)

12/1Bakunawa: Taipei Workshop Pt. 1 with Oomph – For the Taiwan edition of Bakunawa, BuwanBuwan Collective will be hosting a free lecture event that focuses on the exploration and exchange of ideas, strategies, and experiences between some of Taiwan and Manila’s music creators. (Workshop is free; Music event after is NT$300)

12/2Culture and Blockchain Series 2 – International Forum on Blockchain Ecosystem at C-Lab – Three presenters will discuss new applications of blockchain including, as an example, the use of blockchain technologies in contemporary art. NOTE: This event page and accompany Google Form are all in Chinese, but I have it on good faith that at least one of the presentations will be in English and the discussion will be in English. (Free, should register in advance)

12/3Global Unicorn’s Cross-Border Expansion: Fireside Chat w/Uber and Airbnb by Anchor Taiwan – How do global unicorn startups manage cross-border teams and enter new markets? Speakers from two of the most valuable private companies in the world, Uber and Airbnb will share meaningful insights and connections. (NT$300 includes refreshments)

12/3-7Techstars Startup Week Taiwan – A week long series of conferences and workshops for startups and aspiring entrepreneurs. Each day and session can be attended individually, with lots of international speakers participating. (Free with online pre-registration – link is at the top right of the Schedule page)

12/7-8Fintech Taipei – The largest fintech exhibition in Taiwan, featuring more than 200 exhibitors and many foreign presenters. Participating companies span large multinationals, recent unicorns, universities and more. (Free with registration)

12/7Innovex Mini Salon & Demo Pitch – InnoVEX @ Startup Week aims to foster cooperation between startups & corporates to explore how corporates can encourage internal & embrace external innovation, as well as how they can work with startups. Join to learn and network with future partners! (Free, presentations are probably in Chinese)

12/7GitLab: UX in the Open – This talk looks at how GitLab’s navigation needs to evolve to keep pace. We will cover the trials, tribulations, and pitfalls of completely redesigning a product’s navigation in an open source environment. (Free)

12/7Agile Development in Consumer Electronics – This presentation is about making the case for Agile development, explaining its basic fundamentals, and how it has been implemented within Logitech on a real case study. (Free with advanced registration)

12/8How to Design Your Networking? with TGM – *NOTE – You must first request membership to