Are you in a festive mood yet? With the sound of sleigh bell apps in the air and every last holiday party in Berlin filling our inboxes, it’s hard to avoid the holiday spirit. Here’s a list of what’s happening this week, aside from the roasted chestnuts and (snowy?) wanderings. Whether it’s hacking, climate change or crowd sourcing that floats your boat, here are some of the best Berlin tech week events this week.
Monday, December 12
If you want to find out everything there is to know about crowdsourcing Check out Webmontag at the mobile suite, Co-working B in Papelallee 78/79 today. Topics include kick-starting a crowdsourcing business and openwheelmap.org The meeting runs from 7.30pm-11pm. For more info, click here.
If You Want to Eat Digital Currywurst You’ll need to get cooking. Sorry. In the meantime, can join the fine folks of Silicon Curry to eat currywurst, talk start-up news and everything digital. Theme of this first in a series of events today is: “Going Viral”. Speakers include Matthias Spätgens (Scholz & Friends) and Joachim Bosse (Dojo). Moderated by Alexander Görlach from The European and Rowan Barnett, Head of Social at Bild.de. 8pm at Springer, Rudi-Dutschke-Straße 6. Register here.
Tuesday, December 13
If You Want to Show Off Berlin’s finest hackers get the chance to strut their stuff for five minutes a time at Hack and Tell at C-Base Raumstation on Rungestrasse 20. The action starts at 6.30pm. For more info, click here.
If You Still Haven’t Heard Jingle Bells Corsican wine and heaps of cookies are among the innumerable attractions at the up.front.ug Christmas do at Lugosi on the corner of Reichenberger and Manteuffel with the revels starting at 8pm. For more info, click here.
Wednesday, December 14
If You Want a Combat Climate Change with Your Keypad There’s a lunchtime date on Wednesday at the telegraphen_lunch where the topic of discussion is what contribution IT can make to the battle to combat climate change. Ingrid Nestle, of Energiewirtschaft and Florian Konig, of green consultancy BITKOM are the speakers and the lunch starts at 1pm at Deutsche Telekom, Franzosische Strasse 33a-c, 10117 Berlin. For more info, click here.
For a Photographic Exhibition Of Animated GIFs Let 10 talented Berlin-based photographers and artists show you their vision of the future in the form of an animated GIF. 7pm, Vernissage + Afterparty (free entry).HBC Kino, Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 9. For more info, check out their Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/
If You’re Interested in Software Transactional Memory, Clojure Berlin is holding a meet-up at SoundCloud HQ, Rosenthaler Strasse 13 with the discussion beginning at 8pm. Click here for more info.
Friday, December 16
And speaking of SoundCloud, had we mentioned their Christmas bash? The place every self-respecting internet start-up groupie will be on Friday night is Prince Charles at Prinzenstrasse 85f, 10969 Berlin. The party starts at 11.30pm for selected invitees on the guest list and the doors are thrown open to all and sundry from 1am until 8am Saturday morning. For more info, click here.
Image credit: Flickr user rafeejewell.