Updates on our events and programs due to COVID-19

Rob MerrittCommunication, Press ReleaseLeave a Comment

NewBoCo hosts a number of events that are affected by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. We are making every effort to continue fulfilling our mission while also keeping people safe.

With that in mind, here are updates on what’s coming, including how to experience these events online where possible.

Friday, March 20: DeltaV 201 Project Presentations
VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT
These presentations will go forward as scheduled, but exclusively for an online audience. You can view the livestream of presentations on our DeltaV Facebook page.

Friday, March 20: Whiskey Fridays
VIRTUAL
Whiskey Fridays will be on Zoom for Friday, March 20th (here’s where to join us) and we’ll evaluate through April 10. 
Saturday, March 21: CoderDojo
CANCELED
In-person CoderDojo events are canceled. We are working on possible ways to have virtual CoderDojos in the future; if we’re able to do this, we will share all details here and our K–12 Facebook page.

Tuesday, March 24: Financial Model Seminar with Mike Colwell
VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT
Registrations still being accepted. Registrants can expect to receive login information ahead of time. If registrants would like a refund due to this change, they can request one by emailing jill@newbo.co.

Tuesday, March 24: Innovation Breakfast
VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT
The NewBoCo Innovation Services team will hold an online discussion about Innovation in the current environment. Signups still available.

Wednesday, March 25: 1 Million Cups
CANCELED
1 Million Cups Cedar Rapids program is canceled at least through April 8. We are exploring remote options for the program in April and May and will adjust as the situation warrants.

Friday, March 27: NewBo Open Coffee Club
VIRTUAL-ONLY
Virtual event scheduled for 8 am Friday, March 27th (join in on Zoom). New sessions will be posted on Facebook as soon as we can begin meeting again.

Saturday, April 11: DeltaV Coding 101
PENDING
We will not be holding this event in person, but we are investigating the possibility of offering it online via Zoom or another platform. We will update this space when we know more.

Friday, April 30: ICRAgile
VIRTUAL-ONLY EVENT
ICRAgile will move to an entirely virtual experience. We are working with speakers and sponsors to make this happen, and will communicate the details to ticket holders and the community as soon as we can.

Intrapreneur Academy Sessions: March, April, May
VIRTUAL-ONLY
Intrapreneur Academy’s current cohort(s) will move to a virtual experience for at least the months of March & April. May will be evaluated as we draw closer.

June 4 & 5: EntreFEST
PROCEEDING AS SCHEDULED (for now)
We are watching the situation unfold closely. For right now, EntreFEST remains scheduled for June 4 and 5 and tickets are available.

Iowa Startup Accelerator
VIRTUAL-ONLY
On March 16, ISA shifted to an entirely virtual experience. No impact to the program is expected.

NewBo Open Coffee Club
VIRTUAL-ONLY
Virtual event scheduled for 8 am Friday, March 27th (join in on Zoom). New sessions will be posted on Facebook as soon as we can begin meeting again.

Vault Co-Working
Closed to Non-Members
The interior Vault doors will be closed and locked at all times, openable by any member’s keycard. Please do not bring visitors into Vault unless absolutely necessary for your business. Vault members are encouraged to work from home as much as possible.

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