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Friday Five for September 1, 2023

Discover the latest tech events and discussion at UCLA!

1. 2023-24 UCLA UX General Meetups

No matter your UX experience level, you’re invited to join in on UX-related discussions about tools, professional development, and more!

When: 2nd Thursday of every month, 3:30 - 4:00 PM PST
Where: Zoom
For more information and registration, click here.

2. UC Risk and Safety Solutions Team Hosts First Symposium

The UC RSS team successfully held its first symposium on safety technology. The two-day event was held at UC Davis and had over 200 attendees. Topics included the risks and safety practices surrounding AI, wearable technology, and Environmental, Health & Safety.

Check the recap here!

3. UC EDUCAUSE Presentations

The UC-IT news team is creating a guide to Educause 2023. They are requesting that all University of California teams and individuals who will be presenting at the Educause conference add your Educause presentation details to the guide by Wednesday, September 13. Educause is not currently accepting presentation proposals for the conference.

4. Startup UCLA 2023 Summer Accelerator Demo Day

Join the UCLA Summer Accelerator 2023 Cohort as they showcase their startup ideas at an event brimming with innovation, community, and even snacks!

When: Thursday, September 7, 2023, 6PM - 9PM (PST)
Where: Covel Commons, Grand Horizon Room, 330 De Neve Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Click here for more info and tickets!

5. Eye Exams at U See LA Optometry

Is it about time for an eye check-up? U See LA Optometry takes your UCLA staff vision insurance! If you’re ever near campus, reach out to book your annual eye exam; staff dependents are welcome to book appointments until September 22.

Call (310) 267-4772 while spots are still available!