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Free RPG Day

June 15

Join us at Mox Boarding House on Saturday June 15th for the best day in RPG's! FREE RPG DAY!!!! We will be running lots of free RPG demos, giving away a ton of free RPG swag and discounting RPGs in store.

AI Bootcamp: End to End Deep Learning for Computer Vision

June 15 - June 16

As applied engineering just knows building models are not sufficient for production grade software, these roles focus on core principles, best practices, design patterns, and expertise with a framework and toolset, such as deploy models, and scale for your fast growing applications/services. This two day immersive instructor-led training will teach everything you need to know to become a software engineer in computer vision and deep learning! You will learn: *Recognize problems can be solved with deep learning and Select right…

Seattle Retro Gaming Expo

June 15 @ 10:00 am - June 16 @ 5:00 pm

Seattle Retro Gaming is an organization dedicated to creating a network of gamers in the Seattle area, and providing outlets for us to express our passion for all facets of the geek culture in general, and classic videogames in particular.   Beginning in the early parts of the millenium, NWCGE (Northwest Classic Gaming Enthusiasts) started having small shows designed primarily to give collectors an opportunity to swap games and stories. Since then, NWCGE has put on several shows, and members…

Washington State Summer Con

June 15 @ 10:00 am - June 16 @ 5:00 pm

The Absolutely Can't Miss Event to Kickoff Summer in Puyallup. Featuring Entertainment Celebrities, an All-Star Comic Book Creator lineup, Vendors and Artists, Interactive Exhibits, Gaming, Video Games, LEGO and Toy displays, Cosplay, and activities for the whole family. Free Parking and great fun on Father's Day Weekend.

[SIXR] Seattle Tech Geeks Mixer

June 15 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Earlier this year, the first tech geeks mixer got started when a small group of techies wanted to network with other tech geeks because we were all curious about what tech projects were being executed in the community. We were overwhelmed with requests for more mixer, so here you go! Event Schedule: 5:00 PM: Food and Drink Served 6:00 PM: WIP (Work In Progress): Demos and Presentations are available throughout the event. 7:00 PM: Maker Match (Breakout Session) 7:00 PM:…

Father’s Day at Mox

June 16

Mox Boarding House is celebrating Dads this June 16th! Bring in your dad(s), kids, or Father figures and celebrate with us! We will have game experts on hand to teach you games, a greeting card making station, discounts and a fun special dessert!

Father’s Day at the Aquarium

June 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate dads of all types—animal and human. Join us for talks, enrichments and fun activities. Members-only early opening at 9am with a special gift for dads.

Light-Up Cards with Paper Circuits

June 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Sunday, June 16 | 10:30am-12pm | 90 Min Join us and discover the wonderful world of paper circuits at Living Computers this Father's Day! In this artsy little activity, students will work with our Labs educators to plan, test, and build a real functional circuit inside a craft creation of their very own. Whether it’s a card, a light-up sign or an even a pop-up book – the possibilities are endless with paper circuits! All Ages, Included with Admission ($18)

Kit-Build: Bit Badge!

June 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Sunday, June 16 | 1:30pm-2pm | 30 Min Get started soldering in this 30-minute workshop! Learn soldering safety and basics with one of our Labs instructors as you put together your very own LED Bit Badge to take home. Kids ages 10+ are welcome but must come with a supervising adult. Signed soldering waivers required at the door. Ages 10+, $30 | $12 for Members

UW Foster Taste of TMMBA – Technology Management MBA

June 17 @ 5:15 pm - 8:45 pm

Experience the dynamic classroom environment first-hand at our "Taste of TMMBA" Class Night for Prospective Students! Join us for this special event on Monday, June 17th at the Foster School's Eastside Executive Center in Kirkland. • You'll have dinner with fellow prospective students and Technology Management MBA alumni • Attend two classes just for prospective students • You'll network with other prospective students and engage with some of the best faculty in the Northwest. This is a tailored experience to…

HNTB to host networking event for disadvantaged and small businesses

June 18 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

HNTB Corporation will host an SBE/DBE consultant outreach and networking event June 18, 2019, to connect with small and disadvantaged businesses. The goal of the event is to help identify and develop capabilities for partnering on future transportation infrastructure projects in the state of Washington. The event will be held from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. at HNTB’s office, 600 108th Ave. N.E. in Bellevue. It will include a short presentation followed by open networking and one-on-one discussions. Those interested are…

StartOut Seattle Networking Mixer & Launch Event

June 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

To attend please RSVP: http://bit.ly/2YNR5ES Join StartOut for a night of networking as we launch into Seattle! If you are tired of dragging yourself to the club scene hoping to find a sincere connection or wondering where all the game changers in the LGBTQ community are -- look no further! Join StartOut Seattle's Networking Mixer & Launch Event for your chance to mingle with LGBTQ entrepreneurs, business leaders, and investors in our launch event on June 18. We will be…

Creativity, community and the cloud: what’s next for Seattle as a tech, business and entertainment community?

June 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Creativity, community and the cloud: what’s next for Seattle as a tech, business and entertainment community? It’s no question that Seattle is now one of the world’s most vibrant hubs of technology. In an open conversation, Seattle tech and business leaders will discuss Seattle’s future as a thriving hub for business as every company becomes a technology company, and how technologists at every level can add to Seattle’s tech community. Panelists include: - Ada Developers Academy director of strategic partnerships…

Career Transition w/ Jobscan : Panel | Flatiron School Seattle

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Are you looking for a job in software development or wanting to transition? Do you want to build your network and connect with others in tech? Join us at Flatiron Seattle for an evening of networking and an informative discussion with current software engineers from Jobscan and Flatiron School. How did you get into software development? How did you know you wanted to move on from your previous role? How are you still learning? There will be time for each…

The Business of APIs: Beyond features, about the opportunity

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

For developer marketers, product marketers, product owners/managers, business leaders and developers who want to exchange knowledge and best practices on growing API usage. AGENDA 6:00 PM Pizza 🍕 and Beer 🍺 6:30 PM Welcome and Panel Introductions 6:35 PM Bill Doerrfeld, Editor in Chief at Nordic APIs 6:50 PM Panel Discussion 7:20 PM Wrap Up and Networking Panelists are: Tina Huang, Co-Founder and CTO at Transposit Emma Bahlke, Technical Product Manager at Moz Bill Doerrfeld, Editor in Chief at Nordic…

SeaJUG: Gil Tene Presents Java at speed – getting the most out of modern deployments

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The notion of "speed" in modern deployments can be challenging and multifaceted. Running fast, Deploying fast, Starting fast, and Staying fast are somewhat unrelated manifestations of an attribute we might call "speed". We obviously don't like seeing the opposite of any of those, but understanding the things that contribute to each behavior can help spend our time where it matters. In this talk, we will cover the different aspects of speed and dive into the details of each. We will…

YP Impact Happy Hour Trivia Night

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

YP Impact’s Happy Hour & Trivia Night is back! And this time we are raising money for our featured nonprofit of the quarter, Friends of Youth! Grab a drink or two and test your knowledge of 90’s and millennium trivia. Kells Irish Pub is hosting a happy hour just for YP Impact and our partners beginning at 6pm in the upstairs banquet room. Prizes will be awarded each round as well as a grand prize. YP Impact is proud to…

CoMotion’s Carbs & Coffee

June 19 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Start your morning off right by attending CoMotion's infamous breakfast event--Carbs & Coffee! Each Carbs & Coffee event rotates breakfast items anywhere from waffles, to bagels, to donuts, to breakfast burritos. Come enjoy a free breakfast while relishing in Seattle's entrepreneurial and startup community. We look forward to seeing you there for food, coffee, and networking! The official registration page can be found here. Thanks to UPS for sponsoring this event.

CoMotion Labs Public Tour

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Interested in learning more about our CoMotion Labs spaces? Come and visit our multi-industry spaces and learn all about how we’re driving innovation in Seattle. We are now offering public tours on the second Wednesday of every month in the afternoon. Join us for the entire afternoon or just come for a specific lab tour. Our tour schedule starts at 1:00pm at Fluke Hall. Transportation to and from each location will not be provided. We have left ample time for…

An Inside Look at Y Combinator: Advice from Will Gordon, Co-Founder and COO, Latchel

June 19 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Every year, thousands of startups apply to Y Combinator, hoping to join the ranks of alumni like Dropbox, Airbnb, Stripe, and Reddit. But the application process is tough – 99% of applicants don’t get in. But for accepted applicants, they get into a 3-month program that helps them develop their product, present at Demo Day, and join a community of expert alumni. On June 19th, join Startup253 for an exclusive happy hour and fireside chat event with Will Gordon, Co-Founder…

RISK + REWARD | Creatives Daring to Fail

June 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) suggests that entrepreneurship is one way to bring young people into the labor market. While 7.6% of the Gen X population and 8.3% of the baby boomers are self-employed, less than 2% of millennials were self-employed in 2014. Millennials will soon represent the largest generation in the United States. Meet our panel of creative entrepreneurs who will share their founder aspirations and experience in standing up a design-led business. You'll meet –A…

Project Ascendance

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Statistically, we are healthier, wealthier, wiser, and more connected than ever before. As our organizations and industries adapt to continuous advancements in technology, we are beginning to meet the up-and-coming talent of Generation Z. These digital natives will influence their workplaces - are you ready to welcome them in? We invite you to the Project Ascendance Summit focused on preparing for the future of competition as we approach the 2020s. This event offers you the opportunity to come together with…

2019 Seattle Sounders FC Sports Science Seminar — Roots of Performance

June 20 @ 3:00 pm - June 22 @ 12:30 pm

The Seattle Sounders FC will bring in some of the brightest minds in sports science and performance enhancement to join their coaching staff in sharing the latest methodologies in sports-specific training, strength and conditioning, performance coaching, and sports science. We invite coaches from professional, top college, club, and high school programs to join us in investigating the needs of elite-level athletes both on and off the field. The content provided in this seminar will be applicable for coaches working at…

New Tech Job Fair

June 20 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

If you’ve ever been to a New Tech Northwest event and experienced our vibrant community, then you already know that this is going to be a great job fair. Grab an early ticket! You’ll benefit from meeting companies of all sizes hiring IT professionals, UX + UI designers, data scientists, front end developers, back end developers, graphic designers, database administrators, product managers, project managers, full stack engineers, mobile developers, Python programmers, JavaScript programmers, Ruby programmers, Java programmers, social media professionals,…

Knack Coworking Grand Opening Party

June 20 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We've …just in time for Pride! About this Event Knack Coworking—Seattle’s only all-inclusive coworking space—invites you to our grand opening party. We are on a mission to enable all communities to succeed in business. To do this, we’re revolutionizing coworking beyond just pretty spaces. We’d love to show you what that means, so come join us: Day: Thursday, June 20th, 2019 Time: 4pm - 9pm Where: 2132 3rd Ave. Seattle, WA 98121 Attendees: Kweens, bad ass feminists, solopreneurs, entrepreneurs, gig…

Construction and Real Estate Tech Connect

June 20 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Construction and Real Estate Tech Connect is first and foremost about meeting, chatting and learning with local industry professionals. Inspiring and informative talks and demos from CRE hi-tech movers and shakers are featured in each of our events. And everything is better with drinks and appetizers—expect a fresh and zesty catered spread! Our June 20th début event highlights immersive Building Information Modeling (BIM) imaging and mixed reality technologies featuring two speakers: Charles Choo, COO and Partner in charge of real…

Ask a Grad: Real-World Advice for Your Career Change

June 20 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

We've invited a group of Code Fellows' Alumni who are currently working in the tech field to answer your questions about the program, job seeking, and landing a career in tech. We'll be starting off by hearing from our panelists, about their background, what they do now, and opening the door to the struggles and personal success of having a career in the tech field, followed by audience q&a. This panel discussion, moderated by Kat Cosgrove, is open to anyone…

LivePerson Seattle Open House

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Visit Seattle's newest tech hub! The paint is dry and the doors are open. Come see what we've been up to at LivePerson's Advanced Technology Center, headed by CTO Alex Spinelli. Great food, drinks, and connections are guaranteed.

Venture Networking Event

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Are you wanting a fresh take on networking? Do you want to expand your personal network of professionals and make meaningful contact? This event offers a fresh take on business networking. Please join us for drinks and food at our business networking event at the awesome Serial event space in Bellevue. We will have a live music performance by the band Vito and the One Eyed Jacks! All industries and individuals welcome. Happy Networking!

Partner Power Hour – What is R, and how can I use it?

June 21 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

R started as a language designed by statisticians for statisticians. Thanks to being open source, it has now become a highly accessible tool for people to create everything from machine learning models to interactive visualizations and maps and even web apps. In this talk, we will go over some of the history of this language, and how you can learn to implement it into your existing projects. About the presenter: Francisco is a PhD student at the University of Washington,…

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