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Camp BIOmed – A summer camp for incoming high school students at local biomedical organizations!

July 7 - August 15
Camp BIOmed is a unique, new camp for students entering high school this next school year. At Camp BIOmed students will take part in hands-on experiments at local biomedical businesses and research facilities, track their own findings as part of these experiments in lab journals, and tour local Seattle biomedical organizations. Each week of the…

Outdoor Trek: Mirror, Mirror

July 19 - August 3
Star Trek in the Park! Hello Earth Productions presents “Mirror, Mirror,” a recreation of the classic 1967 Star Trek episode in which a transporter accident traps Kirk, Scotty, Uhura and McCoy in an alternate universe ruled by a brutal empire. When: July 19, 26, and August 2 @ 7pm; and July 20, 27, and August 3 @ 2pm…

Silicone Mold Making: The Basics

July 22 @ 6:00 pm - August 5 @ 6:00 pm
Tuition includes materials fee. Explore what you can do with silicone molds! Over 3 sessions you will learn how to make a 2-part silicone mold as well as how to cast a urethane part from your mold. Sessions will include intro to silicone basics, tips and helpful hints, hands on mold set-up, mixing, pouring, and…

Intro to CNC Routing

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - August 20 @ 6:00 pm
Would you like to operate a CNC machine but don’t know where to begin? Have some experience with a CNC but lack the confidence to move forward? This 5-week introductory course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to confidently operate this powerful piece of equipment. Beginning with an introduction to…

Beginning MIG Welding

July 25 @ 6:00 am - August 9 @ 6:00 pm
Learn to weld and walk away with your very own project! This class will cover basic metal fabrication techniques including cutting, bending and joining. Welding will be taught using a MIG welder, and students will leave with a good understanding of how the equipment works as well as various welding techniques. This is a great…

Using Social Media To Improve Health, Catalyze Research & Empower Communities

July 31 @ 8:30 am - August 2 @ 12:00 pm
The Social Media and Adolescent Health Research Team (SMAHRT) at Seattle Children’s Research Institute is excited to announce that its inaugural summer conference will take place July 31-August 2, 2014. This 2 1/2 day conference will excite, educate, and empower attendees from diverse fields, including teachers and educators, health care providers, researchers, child health advocates,…

Imagine Cup Day at MOHAI 2014

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Meet the Future. Bring the Family. Check out new technology projects made by students from over 30 countries Meet the students, play the games, try the tech Take a spin in the Lotus F1 Simulator, sponsored by Avanade Hands-on Mad Science activities for kids Free family concerts by the D20 Brass Band and the School of Rock Incredible hip hop dancing…

Cannabis Tech Meetup

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cannabis Tech Meetup is Seattle’s first cannabis tech focused meetup. With over 100 Entrepreneurs signed up as FREE members in less than 30 days, we’re excited to watch this group grow. We’d love for you to join us on the 1st Monday of every month for great food, drinks, networking and a Seattle company doing…

Feature Exploration, Visualization and Predictive Modeling with R and AzureML

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
In this 90-minute talk, I will be giving an overview of solving a simple predictive analytics problem. We will use R for feature exploration and visualization and build a predictive model using Azure ML. We will be using the Titanic data set for our exercise. You will see the end-to-end process of building a predictive…

Seattle Bitcoin Meetup – Open Demo Night

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Time for another meetup at Spitfire in Belltown. This time we’ll focus on what’s happening in Seattle – who’s building what, what needs to be built, etc…. It will be an open demo stage where anyone can take the mic 5 mins to talk/demo what they are working on. Hope to see you there!

#GivingTuesday Crowdfunding Breakfast

August 5 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
You’re invited to join nonprofit leaders in Seattle and Indiegogo’s Cause Director, Bre DiGiammarino, and the General Assembly team for breakfast. - Learn how to run a successful crowdfunding campaign and take full advantage of the growing #GivingTuesday movement this December - Get the inside scoop on campaign pitch, perks, and promotion from social media…

Geekfest Seattle – Agile Metrics is NOT the Goal

August 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Michael “Doc” Norton walks us through the Hawthorne Effect and Goodhart’s Law to explain why setting goals for velocity can actually hurt a project’s chances. Take a look at what can negatively impact velocity, ways to stabilize fluctuating velocity, and methods to improve velocity without the risks. Leave with a toolkit of additional metrics that,…

The Connected Arduino: Intro

August 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
*Recommended for intermediate and highly-motivated beginning users of Arduino* Want to make a clock that shows where the members of your family are? Or an ambient multi-coloured orb to show how much energy you use? How about getting your mailbox to email you whenever the mailman comes by? This class series will get you started…

Civic hacking night at Socrata

August 6 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Do your part to increase civic engagement through technology! Attend to work on projects: The weekly civic hacking night is a chance for you to spend time working on the civic application you’ve been meaning to work on. Need a project to work on or have an idea that you’d like help with? Attend to…

All Things Social: Maximize your PR with Serena Ehrlich, Business Wire’s Social & Evolving Media Maven

August 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Please join Business Wire Seattle as we explore current trends in social media and how to get the most out of your press release. Join us for lunch and networking opportunities, followed by an intimate Question & Answer session with Business Wire’s Serena Ehrlich, named by Mobile Marketer as one of 2013′s “Top 25 Women…

Data-Driven Marketing: Good Metrics vs. Bad Metrics

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Smart marketing is based on good data. In this class series, find out what to track, how to track it, and what it means. In addition to taking a deep dive into conversion rates and ROI, you’ll learn which metrics matter and optimization techniques around those metrics. You’ll also get an introduction to the landscape…

Hacker News Seattle Meetup 31

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hey Everyone, This month we’ll be at Redfin! Because it’s Summer and Summer is awesome, we’ll be exploring the value prop and idea of Summer as it relates to business and tech. In other words, companies doing cool stuff in the summer space. Alex Legault will talk on lessons learned in connecting people to do…

WCTA Annual Schmoozefest

August 7 @ 4:00 am - 6:00 pm
Join us for summer fun at UniEnergy Technologies in Mukilteo WA! There will be lots of food, drinks, and schmoozing! - Tour UET’s state-of-the-art facilities - Enjoy live music - Schmooze, schmooze, schmooze Prices: –WCTA Members $40 (Before July 31) /$50 Regular –Non-members $50 (Before July 31)/$60 Regular –$75 at the door (Online tickets end…

Intel Buzz Workshop for Game Developers

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Join the Intel Game Dev team as they bring amazing speakers and hands-on sessions covering emerging platforms, accelerating your game’s pipeline, scalability and cross-platform development and a great panel discussion to wrap up the conference. Speakers include Tom Forsyth of Oculus, Tiziano Pigliucci of Logitech Gaming, Chris Taylor with Wargamming.net and many more! Food provided…

Washington Equity Crowdfunding Summit

August 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In case you missed it: A new state law signed earlier this year opens crowdfund investing to ordinary investors, making it easier for startups to sell stocks to raise money. This event on August 7 features the latest updates from the state legislator, regulators, and crowdfunding experts who wrote, passed, and are implementing this law.

Ten Reasons Developers Hate Your API

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Developers love APIs. And APIs can be a great building block of modern apps. But all too often APIs are not truly great. Rather than love your API, developers curse it. How can you avoid that fate? This talk looks at the most common mistakes API providers make and how you can avoid making them…

CreativeMornings with Marc Barros

August 8 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Join us for our August CreativeMornings talk on “Failure”. Marc Barros has built some amazing companies, the latest of which is Moment Lenses, and his experiences as an entrepreneur are valuable for anybody interested in building a great organization.

First Annual Vintage Computer Faire

August 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Seattle’s Living Computer Museum is proud to present the first annual Vintage Computer Faire — a FREE day-long celebration of vintage and retro computers, gaming, and culture. Featuring activities, workshops, and fun for all ages, register today to guarantee your spot!

Hacked Festival

August 11 - 14
Hacked is an experimental festival celebrating disruptive innovation, exploration and art taking place in Vancouver this summer. Hacker led programming with talks, exhibits, a hackspace, workshops, parties and fun social events, video games / arcade, and opportunities for artistic expression collide in one of the most beautiful places to be this summer for an event…

Seattle Business Strategies 2014

August 12
Our regional conferences bring together Business Leaders, Owners, Presidents, CEO’s, Vice Presidents & Partners of small and midsized companies who represent a multitude of industries and verticals, all of which face many similar challenges. Interactive discussions are key. We encourage conference attendee’s to join and share in the discussions as we talk about many tough…

Hands-On Data Science & Predictive Analytics Workshop

August 12 @ 8:30 am - August 13 @ 5:30 pm
Did you know that Target predicts customer pregnancy from shopping behavior, increasing potential customers by 30%? Ever wondered how Amazon, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Netlflix give you accurate recommendations about products, friends, personal connections, and movies? Did you know that law enforcement agencies in some states are fighting crime by predicting it and preventing it before…

Storytelling for Entrepreneurs: Presentations to Elevator PItches

August 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Not all elevator pitches are created equal. You may think you’ve got a can’t miss pitch, but if you can’t explain your idea in a compelling and interesting way, your message may get lost in translation. In this class, you’ll learn how to utilize storytelling techniques in business settings. You’ll begin with the three types…

Sketchup for Beginners

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Here’s your chance to learn SketchUp, the free, intuitive 3D design software known for its quick learning curve, ease of use, and powerful feature set! From product design to architecture and everything in between, SketchUp is the go-to toolset for designers with the need to create 3D geometry quickly and accurately. It is one of…

2014 Geocaching Block Party

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Each year we invite the worldwide geocaching community to join us in Seattle for the Geocaching Block Party. No matter how long you’ve been geocaching—and even if you’ve never even heard of geocaching—there are plenty of fun events, delicious food, interactive exhibits and vendors. For a full description of the upcoming events please visit geocachingblockparty.com. Registration…

I Heart Nerds 5K

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The I Heart Nerds 5K is a celebration of the vibrant tech and nerd culture in the greater Seattle area. We’d love to have you join us at the 2014 I Heart Nerds 5K. This year’s race will be held at beautiful Marymoor Park in Redmond, WA on Sunday, August 17th at 9 am. The…
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