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Thursday, June 14
How to be an effective panel speaker
Join Women Talk Design for a panel discussion on featuring advice from speakers on how to get started speaking at conferences. Panelists will explain how they prepare to give a talk, and offer advice on how to get started. Thursday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., ezCater, 101 Arch St., 4th floor, Boston. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Learn about data science
Attend this month’s installation of a speaking series run by General Assembly Boston, featuring thought leaders from the data science community. Industry experts will discuss how data science is being used and how it’s driving change. Thursday, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., 125 Summer St., 13th floor, Boston. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Methods for marketing
Local marketing agency Customer Portfolios is hosting a roundtable for fellow marketers to meet, network and learn the metrics of methods of growing a loyal customer base. Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Customer Portfolios HQ, 88 Black Falcon Ave., #320, Boston. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.
Turn a side hustle into a career
Guest speaker Dylan Husted, founder of online environmental platform SaveOhno, will talk about how he built a successful company out of a college side hustle using a methodology he calls “nano entrepreneurship.” Thursday, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Cambridge Innovation Center, 101 Main St., 15th floor, Glass Lookout Room, Cambridge. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at bostonglobe.com.Events of note? E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Twitter @GlobeBiz.