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Meetups, conferences, startup events, and geeky gatherings in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Browse for local tech events, or search by date or keyword. Submit your event below for consideration for the GeekWire Calendar. Look for highlights from the GeekWire Calendar each week on GeekWire, and check out GeekWire's own unique series of signature tech events in the Seattle region.


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PAX Seattle

August 28 - August 31
In 2004, the folks at Penny Arcade decided they wanted a show exclusively for gaming. Sure, comics, anime, and other nerd hobbies were cool, and those activities all had their…
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Seattle Indies Expo

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
SIX (Seattle Indies Expo) is a one-day exhibition for independent game developers to get together, socialize, and show off their stuff. At SIX, you’ll get to spend quality time with…
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9Mile Labs Application Deadline – Aug. 31st, 2015

August 31
Want to accelerate your startup with investors, mentors and one of the strongest networks Seattle has to offer? 9Mile Labs is now accepting applications for Cohort V Application Deadline: 08.31.15…
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Accelerator Prep & Fundraising Workshop, presented by 500 Startups & Galvanize

August 31 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Galvanize and 500 Startups are joining forces to bring a series of immersive workshops designed to help entrepreneurs level up all aspects of how they run their businesses. Driven by…
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Couchbase Day in Seattle

September 1 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Are you a developer, architect or operations expert who is new to Couchbase or wants to learn more? This is the event for you! Join us for Couchbase Day in…
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9Mile Labs Open Coffee – Eastside

September 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
9Mile Labs Open Coffee on the Eastside. A forum for Entrepreneurs, Mentors and Investors to learn more about 9Mile Labs and ask any question with or without a pre-existing appointment.
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Past The Big Data Hype: Actually Understanding and Profiting From Big Data

September 1 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Big Data hype is over and it’s time to actually get results. Not easy when Big Data has been so overhyped, Berkeley University compiled a list of 40 competing,…
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Founder’s Roundtable

September 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
“Michael has a deep understanding of the business side of technology that many startup founders struggle with. His insights into our business model and VC pitch were both profound and…
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Startup Grind Seattle Hosts Rahul Sood (Unikrn)

September 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
“Learn how this startup got on CNBC, ESPN, Nasdaq.com, Fortune, Forbes, signed a partnership with a multibillion dollar company, and raised $10m from Binary Capital, Liz Murdoch, Shari Redstone, and…
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Introduction to Product Management Workshop

September 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The first step in turning an idea into reality is to understand product management. Saying, “All I need is a tech team” is a bit like saying, “I want to…
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CHIFOO Meeting: “Online Story-Driven Games” with Rym DeCoster

September 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
“Online Story-Driven Games” with Rym DeCoster, FIX Flyer, Geek Nights, & Datenighto Through his geek-focused radio talk show, events and lecturing, Rym has had exposure to and a direct hand…
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Pitchers and Pitches

September 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Every month on the first Thursday until 08/28/2015
Pitchers & Pitches is Galvanize’s nation-wide pitch competition. On first Thursdays of the each month, entrepreneurs close their computers and join together for an evening that combines pitchers of beer…
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9Mile Labs Open Coffee – Seattle

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
9Mile Labs Open Coffee on the Seattle. A forum for Entrepreneurs, Mentors and Investors to learn more about 9Mile Labs and ask any question with or without a pre-existing appointment.
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Sales Training @Porch!

September 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sales Training @Porch Learn sales strategies and selling techniques from one of Seattle’s top sales trainers, Rod Browning, Porch.com’s VP of Sales. Your training includes: The Basics – Executing the…
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Oregon BEST FEST 2015

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - September 10 @ 3:30 pm
Two days. 400 people. Countless big ideas. Every September, the cleantech community gathers for Oregon BEST FEST, the Pacific Northwest’s premier cleantech innovation conference. Our signature event convenes a diverse…
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Introduction To Angel Investing

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Angel investors are individuals who provide capital and advice to local early-stage businesses with high growth potential. The asset class has demonstrated exceptional annual returns in excess of 20% over…
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Data Visualization and Intro to Tableau

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fascinated by data visualization but don’t have any experience beyond charts in Excel or Powerpoint? Data visualizations are a critical business tool. This class serves as an introduction to the…
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Introduction to the Seattle UX Design Community

September 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
If you’re a current design student, recent graduate, new to the city, or looking to make a transition in your career, this free event will help you get acquainted with…
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DevDraft 2015 Tech Hiring Event

September 10
DevDraft™ is a nationwide online hiring event for Developer and SDET jobs. Upcoming hiring rounds are sponsored by Microsoft Partner Network (MPN). You solve real-world programming challenges. We market you…
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XOXO

September 10 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm
An experimental festival celebrating independently produced art and technology. Two days of stories from artists and technologists using the Internet to maintain their independence, and the challenges that come with it. We’ve invited…
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Pacific Northwest PHP Conference

September 10 @ 8:00 am - September 12 @ 9:00 pm
Our 3-day event will be overflowing with awesome sauce as we hear from world-renowned speakers from the PHP community and companies like Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Oracle, and Zend. With topics…
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Legal Essentials for Startups

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Entrepreneurs (generally) are not lawyers, and may not know the full extent of how the law can help or hurt them. In fact, there are many legal considerations that impact…
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CloudTalk – HDInsights: Next Generation of Big Data Management in the Microsoft Cloud

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
In the last couple of years Hadoop has become synonymous with Big Data. HDInsight is a Hadoop service based on Hortonworks Hadoop distribution powered by the cloud. This means HDInsight…
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Transforming the Future: A Symposium on the Science & Technology of Energy Storage in the Pacific Northwest

September 11
Advanced energy storage technologies hold the potential to transform the energy economy of the Pacific Northwest and the United States. Recently, GTM Research named Washington and Oregon to a list…
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AT&T Mobile App Hackathon – Seattle

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Have an app idea or need an app built for your business? Bike Hack!  Interested in combining technology with social good? Join us for this amazing event where you will…
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Social Media Weekend Bootcamp

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This workshop introduces students to the current social media landscape and explores how it can be used for maximum results (for brands as well as agencies). Participants will leave with…
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How to Get People Talking About Your Brand

September 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
From online reviews to in-product feedback to brand ambassadors, consumers crave greater engagement with the brands they love. In fact research shows that over 60% of consumers said they are…
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Pacific Northwest Concours d’Elegance

September 13
ACM is pleased to honor some of the finest examples of automotive art and design worldwide as the host of the Pacific Northwest Concours d’Elegance presented by U.S. Bank. We…
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Constructive Conflict Resolution with Applied Improvisation

September 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Conflict happens in any kind of work. A little friction can generate productivity and creativity, but too much can lead to resentment and loss of productivity. Change your outcomes by…
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Machine Learning for Solving Business Problems

September 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
What makes a good company great? In the rapidly changing startup and technology market great companies have the ability to respond and react to changes quicker than their competitors. Their…
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