Each month All Hands 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 Taipei and 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.

3/2Linux 核心設計: 作業系統術語及概念 – Linux webinar from a local expert – in Chinese but codes are universal languages, right? (Sharing because we get a lot of requests for programmer events.) (Free)

3/3-5Wind Energy Asia – The APAC Wind Energy Expo provides attendees the opportunity to join Taiwan’s first exhibition dedicated to supply chain development for Taiwan’s wind energy industry and provides a platform for companies to expand into neighboring markets such as Japan and South Korea, who are closely watching Taiwan as a likely blueprint for future development. (Free?)

3/3Sourcing Taiwan 2020 – Industry event focused on the sourcing of medical devices, smart systems, and ICT. Likely to be a very local event, but expect some international presence, especially from APAC. (Free)

3/4 – Android Code Club – This casual Android coding group meets weekly on Wednesdays. Feel free to bring your projects, seek advice or just come to talk shop.*This event is likely to be multi-lingual. (Free)

3/4 – AmCham 2020 Business Climate Survey Luncheon – At this special luncheon, AmCham will announce and analyze the results of its annual Business Climate Survey, including findings that can be used as a reference for the Taiwan government in setting economic policy. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the strengths and weaknesses of the business environment in Taiwan. The survey was sent to 400 voting representatives of member companies asking them to share their views. (AmCham Members NT$1,400; Non-Members NT$2,000)

3/5 – Becoming an Entrepreneur: The Ugly Truth– Looking for inspiration? Struggling with work-life balance? You are not alone. Join us on March 5, Thursday evening, and connect with like-minded people in the entrepreneur community. Ask questions and learn tips to make your journey to success more enjoyable. (Free)

3/5 – M! 講座: 東南亞 緬甸 Culture Night – Myanmar – There will be a talk about the culture of Myanmar hosted by AV Takao Montania, a student fraternity with German traditions at the National Sun Yat-Sen University in Kaohsiung. (Free)

3/5 – 2020 Taipei Real Estate Outlook – The BCCT and the Executive Centre (TEC) 2020 Real Estate Outlook will explore the macro-economic trends affecting the real estate sector in Taiwan. Mr. Steven Parker, CEO of the British Chamber of Commerce in Taipei (BCCT) will share his insights on the global economic outlook and Ms. Ping Lee, Head of Research for CBRE Taiwan, will discuss Occupier Strategy for the Taipei office market. (Free for BCCT Members; Non-Members NT$1,000)

3/6Global Taipei Dialogue – Taipei City Government will host this open dialogue about improving the foreign experience in Taiwan. It’s open to all, so be sure to register in advance and bring your talking points. (Free)

3/65 Ways to Get Your Bosses, Clients, & Colleagues to Listen to You – Using videos of real business situations, this seminar will show you five techniques to get your bosses, clients, and colleagues to pay attention to you. For nearly thirty years, William Zyzo has been coaching and training executives and senior managers in multinationals across Asia. He is also Advisor to AmCham’s Advanced Learning Lab and MD of Z&A Knowledge Solutions. (AmCham Member NT$1,900; Non-Member NT$2,500)

3/6Toastmasters of Kaohsiung Monthly Meet – Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators, and leaders. (Free?)

3/7 – Become your own boss – TUTEEMI and the Honduras Association invited AppWorks, Startboard and the New Taipei City Government to share about the different ways they can help you become your own boss in Taiwan. Come and learn the difference between accelerators and incubators, understand the laws and steps to open a company in Taiwan, and more! (Free)

3/10The Future of Urban Mobility – a Mosaic Mashup – In this 2-hour private meet-up investors, entrepreneurs, technologists, corporatesm and government come together to share ideas and gain deep insights into urban mobility technologies. We are interested in “everything that moves”. (Invite-Only, SOLD OUT)

3/11SparkLabs Taipei DemoDay 3 – It is time to showcase the achievements of the Batch 3 startups who have worked hard during the intense months of our accelerator program. It is also a time where founders can share their vision. DemoDay 3 will feature game-changing startups, new technologies and innovations, and discussions on latest tech trends from industry leaders. Join us for an afternoon of innovation, inspiration, celebration, and networking. (Free)

3/15Nourish in Hope – Want to lead a healthier lifestyle but don’t know where to start? Want to eat healthy food but not sure where to buy it? Day-today decision making is hard enough without having to stress about finding healthy food options. Jessica Shih is a certified vegan nutrition coach through the Centre of Excellence. Expect a bilingual event. (Free)

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3/17Love Your Next Job – Moving from teaching into other professional work is a unique journey for each person who makes it (or tries). Between company requirements, job seeker requirements, misinformation, HR shortcomings and more, there’s as much room for frustration as opportunity. Join 4 professionals who made the transition and hear their tips on how to prepare yourself for the hunt and the subsequent move into a different working environment. Come hungry because Taco Luca will be in attendance. (NT$300)

3/18Anchor Roundtable: Women in Venture – This is a special session for female investors to connect, share info and support each other. The reason for hosting this gathering is hopefully soon the world doesn’t need “Women in -” series! Guest speaker Tiffine Wang is partner at MS&AD Ventures. (FREE? Limited space, must RSVP)

3/18Women in IoT x La French Tech: Women Deserve Equal Pay – Join this exciting conversation about women’s empowerment and how women can earn the salaries they deserve in the tech workplace. Listen to insights from Women in IoT founder, Mandy Chung; La French Tech Board Co-President, Laetitia Lim; and Unabiz Business Development Executive, Juana Roque. (FREE)

3/19Startup Bootcamp: Show It Off! – Come join Taiwan Startup Stadium for a one-day bootcamp that includes lectures by branding experts, hands-on workshops to help improve your branding, and office hour consultations by website-building, photography, and press kit professionals. (FREE with limited spots)

3/19Toastmasters of Kaohsiung NKNU Meet – Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators, and leaders. This meeting will take place at National Kaohsiung Normal University. (Free?)

3/19CCCT March Networking Night – Spring has sprung and the Canadian Chamber are looking forward to their March happy hour at The Key, one of the CCCT Small Business Members, and home of Taipei’s coolest rooftop bar. (Members NT$800; Non-Members NT$1,000 includes 3 drinks and finger foods)

03/20March Sundowners + AGM – Sundowners is ANZCham Taipei’s signature networking event – expect a delicious buffet dinner, free flow of beer and wine, and great company. (NT$1,000 for ANZCham members; NT$1,300 for non-members)

03/20Shaken Not Stirred – BCCT’s monthly Shaken Not Stirred includes free-flowing beer, wine, soft-drinks and a light gourmet meal. Come meet old friends and make new ones in a relaxed, informal setting. (NT$1,000 for BCCT members; NT$1,300 for non-members; Walk-ins NT$1,400)

3/2220/20 Vision Board Workshop – In celebration of Women’s International Day in March, SoGal TW and Tuteemi have partnered on a special workshop designed to help define and keep track of your personal and career/business goals for the year of 2020! Participants will create a vision board where they will learn how to set and manifest their goals and desires through the power of visualization. (Free)

3/25BCCT CEO Breakfast Briefing – The BCCT CEO Breakfast Briefing Series invites the most senior corporate executives for the most updated business-related subjects from leadership to international business trends. (BCCT Members NT$1,500; Non-Members NT$2,000)

3/25Tour of Volvo Cars in Taipei – The Swedish Chamber of Commerce has been invited to an exclusive tour of the latest and greatest that Volvo Cars Taiwan has to offer as well as a presentation on what Volvo Cars are up to and how Volvo Cars operate in Taiwan. Lights refreshments will be provided, and there will be time to mingle. (Free? Limited to Chamber members and their guests, so go meet a Swede!)

3/27Freelancing x Happy Hour – Come discuss challenges faced when first starting out, alongside strategies for success. How do you get clients? How much should you charge? How do you brand yourself and stand out from the crowd? How do you build a compelling portfolio? Learn the answers to all these questions and more at this panel. (Free?)

3/28 Girls in Tech: Hacking for Humanity 2020 – Hacking for Humanity is an annual hackathon by Girls in Tech Taiwan. It is expected to gather a group of people who are enthusiastic about the environment and society to jointly use the power of technology and unlimited creativity to design the best solutions for environmental sustainability. Note: All info about this event is in Chinese, but this is a very diverse group and there will be plenty of English speakers present. (Free?)

3/28 Adventures Through the Lens with Javier – Rotaract Club of Taipei will host this talk from a Guatemalan photographer. He will share his stories and experiences while he teaches some basic photo, video, and phone editing. Included in the talk will be Javier’s experiences in working with partners like Olympus Taiwan and Universiade. (Registered Rotaracters + Students NT$260; Walk-ins NT$460)

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