Not sure whether the proceedings on July 22 will be comprehensible to non-attorneys, but I'm going to go in the hopes that they are. The title is "Freedom to Compete? A Symposium on Bills Affecting Employee Non-Compete Agreements." State Rep. Will Brownsberger, who is sponsoring a bill to abolish non-competes, will be there.
Bijan Sabet, a partner at Spark Capital, this week started an online petition drive, encouraging people to sign if they'd like to ban non-competes.
About Scott Kirsner
Scott Kirsner was part of the team that launched Boston.com in 1995, and has been writing a column for the Globe since 2000. His work has also appeared in Wired, Fast Company, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Newsweek, and Variety. Scott is also the author of the books "Fans, Friends & Followers" and "Inventing the Movies," was the editor of "The Convergence Guide: Life Sciences in New England," and was a contributor to "The Good City: Writers Explore 21st Century Boston." Scott also helps organize several local events on entrepreneurship, including the Nantucket Conference and Future Forward. Here's some background on how Scott decides what to cover, and how to pitch him a story idea.
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March 3: Web Innovators Group
Demos, drinks, and schmoozing at the Royal Sonesta in Cambridge.
March 7-8: MassDigi Game Challenge
Competition for aspiring game developers... plus panels and keynotes related to the business of play.
April 3-4: Mass Biotech Annual Meeting
Issues facing the region's life sciences community.