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Intro to Rhino and 3D Printing

September 1 @ 6:00 pm - September 22 @ 9:00 pm
Learn Rhino & 3D print your own design! Rhino is 3D modeling software with applications ranging from woodworking and jewelry design to 3D-printed prototyping. In this 5-session course you will…

Perfect Pitch competition

September 19 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Center for Sensorimotor hosts a Perfect Pitch contest – undergrad and grad students have 90 seconds to “pitch” their research, using only one slide. Jargon and technical terms are…

Startup Weekend Women Seattle

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - September 21 @ 9:00 pm
Ready to be part of something big? Join us: We’re assembling 100 of the most talented entrepreneurial-minded women (and men) for a very special edition of Startup Weekend on September…

Startup Weekend Seattle Women’s Edition 2014

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - September 21 @ 8:00 pm
Startup Weekend Seattle Women’s Edition 2014 Ever wondered what it takes to be an entrepreneur? The professional and personal challenges, the high and lows, the failures and the success? Startup…

Shareconomy Live | Screening, interviews, and panel discussion

September 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lights, Camera, Action! Go behind the scenes of the documentary film-making process and join filmmakers Greg Westhoff and Jillian Suleski as they screen the extended trailer for their upcoming feature…

Designers of Things 2014

September 23 @ 7:00 am - September 24 @ 5:00 pm
Designers of Things is an all-new conference & showcase dedicated to accelerating the design, development and business of Wearable Tech, 3D Printing and Internet of Things, and empowering the inventive…

Alliance of Angels Workshop: The Importance of Patents & IP for Angel Investing

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Increasingly, we live in a world of connected devices that span multiple aspects of our daily experiences, including communications, transportation, home automation and healthcare. Advances in 3D printing and open-source…

WorkSource North Seattle IT Employer Panel & Recruiting Event

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The first half of the session will be a facilitated employer information panel, and during the second half each employer will have their own recruiting table so job seekers can…

Nuance Open House Networking/Recruiting Event

September 23 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Nuance is making a strategic investment & actively growing its Seattle Team! We are recruiting technical talent for variety of exciting career opportunities in both our Enterprise and Mobility divisions.…

Seattle Mobile Mixer with TUNE & 47 Degrees

September 23 @ 6:00 pm
If you’re a mobile marketer or want to get up to speed on the mobile the mobile ecosystem, join TUNE and 47 Degrees for happy hour! We’ll offer drinks and…

TechTalk – Refactoring Legacy JavaScript

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The JS landscape changes so fast that even a young startup you’ll find yourself dealing with legacy code… We’ll look at the different steps you can take to improve code…

Fireside Chat with Matt McIlwain, Managing Director at Madrona Venture Group

September 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
What’s exciting at Madrona Ventures right now, and what’s on managing director Matt McIlwain’s mind these days? Join us for a Fireside Chat with him to find out. Matt will…

Decibel Festival and DB Conference

September 24 - 28
Founded in 2003, Decibel Festival has become a unique platform for exposing attendees to leading-edge multimedia art from around the globe. With a focus on live performance, interactive multimedia art,…

Seattle Tech4Good Tech Consultant and Nonprofit Networking Event

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ever wondered how you can help the nonprofit community with your awesome skills? Join Seattle Tech4Good for an evening of networking and information sharing among non-profit organizations, tech volunteers, and…

Cigars & Startups (investor Pitch)

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cigars & Startups is a social event for entrepreneurs, investors, and supporters who love cigars! This event will will have a little spin to it, this will actually be a…

Web Development Immersive Info Session

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Are you curious about General Assembly’s upcoming Web Development Immersive Course? Of course you are. Whether you’re looking to cross-over into a role that requires you to know web programming,…

Connecting Washington State to the National Innovation System

September 25 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Join Dr. Rob Atkinson, President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, for an in depth review of where Washington State stands on the 2014 State New Economy Index, a…

WTIA Tech Crawl: Pioneer Square

September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Do you work or want to work in the tech industry in Pioneer Square? Do you enjoy good food, drinks, and meeting new people in your neighborhood? Then join us…

Seattle Health Innovation Forum

September 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Much has happened since our May meetup and we’d like to talk with you about it. The September forum will be a highly participative networking event. After our opening comments…

MozTalk: Blogger Edition

September 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Looking to level up your blogging? Worried that your time investment won’t pay off? Join us at our downtown Seattle office for our next MozTalk! Our co-founder, Rand Fishkin, and…

Central District Startup Weekend

September 26 @ 6:30 am - September 28 @ 5:00 pm
How might we create fertile ground for the African American community in Seattle to grow with the city’s current tech boom? We’re starting with Hack the CD – an entrepreneurial jam…

SMB Nation 2014 Fall Conference

September 26 @ 8:00 am - September 28 @ 2:00 pm
Did you know that Office 365, the fastest growing product in Microsoft’s history, is selling two licenses a minute? As a capable IT Pro, you should not hesitate to capitalize…

Come Talk Startup Public Policy with Congressman Adam Smith

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
We are fortunate that Congressman Adam Smith has agreed to come talk to us. You can read more about Congressman Smith here: http://adamsmith.house.gov/biography/ You can follow the Congressman on Twitter…

Seattle Biz-Tech Summit

September 26 @ 5:00 pm - September 27 @ 8:00 pm
The Seattle Biz-Tech Summit is a don’t-miss, one-of-a-kind international technology and business conference. This vibrant event highlights and promotes exchanges between investors, innovators, academia, and other constituents. The 2014 summit…

Home Automation Hackathon

September 26 @ 5:00 pm - September 28 @ 8:00 pm
WHAT’S HAPPENING? Back in August, Microsoft Ventures in partnership with American Family Insurance kicked off a startup accelerator with the sole focus of home automation. From Minority Report-like device to…

Hands-On Data Science & Predictive Analytics Using R and Azure ML Workshop

September 27 @ 8:30 am - September 28 @ 5:30 pm
Predictive analytics deals with extracting information from data and using it to predict trends and behavior patterns. Predictive analytics can be applied to any type of unknown whether it is…

TEDxRainierSalon At Pacific Science Center

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us for a viewing of TED talks facilitated by Phil Klein and Ramez Naam that explore a wide range of science topics. The talks will be followed by informal…

Bitcoin4Biz Payment Summit

September 28 - 29
The Bitcoin4biz Payment Summit will allow attendees to explore Bitcoin 2.0 and other cryptocurrency technology. The Summit will answer the questions business people have about bitcoin and other expanding payment…

Shop.org Summit

September 29 @ 7:30 am - October 1 @ 4:00 pm
Retailers can attend the Shop.org Summit in Seattle with a FREE Retailer EXPO Pass! Get great ideas and inspiration, tactics and technology for digital and multichannel retail from 5,200 professionals…

Shop.org Summit

September 29 @ 8:00 am - October 1 @ 5:00 pm
In 2013, 5,200 professionals will gather in Seattle for the Shop.org Summit, a 2½ day event specifically for digital and multichannel retailers. Get the rush of discovering new ideas, getting…
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