Check out the coolest events happening in the Pacific Northwest, handpicked from the GeekWire Calendar.
Here are some of our favorites that are coming up:
If you’re in the mood for a geeky show, check out Moby Alpha, written and performed by Chuck Armstrong & Charlie Stockman. It is like Moby Dick, but with a geeky twist that involves spacial energy clouds and a captain’s desire for revenge.
- When: Show runs Friday and Saturday nights from March 28 – April 12. Doors open at 8:00 p.m. and show starts at 8:30 p.m.
- Where: Ballard Underground
- Cost: $12 – $15
First Look Forum is an invitation only startup showcase that presents a dozen new startups to over 20 venture firms, investment firms and angel groups. If you want to pitch, submit your application by April 6th. The showcase will be held on May 14.
If you have trouble attracting players to your game, come learn from speakers Ian Sefferman (Mobile Dev HQ/App Store SEO) and Peter Heinrich (Amazon, Developer Evangelist). Learn how to use performance marketing strategies to make your game stand out.
- When: April 9 @ 6:00pm – 9:00pm
- Where: Amazon Van Vorst Building, South Lake Union
- Cost: $10 – $15
Connect with UW iSchool faculty to discuss topics such as modern cybersecurity and social media. The mission of the event is to engage attendees in an organic discussion about information management and formation of new ideas.
- When: April 10 @ 8:00am – 2:00pm
- Where: Husky Union Building (HUB), UW Seattle Campus
- Cost: Free
Startup Weekend is back. Get ready to code all weekend, and make friends. This 54-hour event is designed for entrepreneurs from all backgrounds to create working startups and present them to industry leaders. Got an idea? Have a startup dream? Hatching it at Startup Weekend might get it moving in the right direction.
- When: April 11 @ 6:00pm – April 13 @ 9:00pm
- Where: WeWork, South Lake Union
- Cost: $99 (Demo day – $25)
Reach GeekWire’s Yelena Shtelen at [email protected]. Listings for this feature are picked from the GeekWire Calendar, where you can submit free listings for technology-related events in the Pacific Northwest.