GeekWire Calendar: Conferences

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SeaJUG: The Future of Java and You: Cloud-native event-driven arch with Spring + Azure

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

1] The Future of Java and You This session will explore how Java development has been brought into the open over the past decade. Several Java developer efforts have brought open source development processes and new levels of transparency and participation into their communities. The Java Community Process (JCP) program celebrates twenty years of Java standards development in 2018. Since the initiation of efforts to expand the developer participation in the Java community, Java standards development is more open than…

The Future of AI in Healthcare

July 18 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

1 Day Summit: Lunch, Appetizers, and Happy Hour Drink Ticket Included: Promo Code for 50% off: geekwire ______ Join to discover how the AI revolution can be leveraged for Future Impact. We believe that every great generation emerges from a great opportunity. As technology continues to permeate into every aspect of our lives, we are called to harness these new tools to build a sustainable future. We’re grateful to share such a remarkable lineup of speakers drawn from the cutting…

Global Game Jam NEXT

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

GGJ NEXT is part of Global Game Jam, Inc., providing educational opportunities about game development and a yearly jam for young people aged 12-17. The event aims to bring together talented young people within their school and community through the support of local educators. It is a unique opportunity for students to learn new STEAM skills, and improve their creative thinking and exploration in a safe space. This event runs through August 3.

TruffleCon 2019 – Learn to be a blockchain developer

August 2 - August 4

TruffleCon is a gathering for blockchain developers, fans, industry enthusiasts, and those who want to build world-changing applications powered by decentralized technologies. Join people from around the world as we meet August 2-4 at Microsoft's campus in Redmond, WA to build community and foster connections in the blockchain developer space, share tips and tricks, challenges and successes. Our goal is to inspire you to build your DApps and smart contracts to bring your ideas to the world! And we'll have…

6th Annual Traction Conf

August 7 - August 8

We are so excited to announce our 6th annual #TractionConf on Aug 7 & 8, 2019 at the beautiful JW Marriott Parq Hotel & Casino in downtown Vancouver. While most successful companies seem to be overnight successes and quickly become household names across the world, the truth is that there’s a lot of blood, sweat, and tears behind the scenes before they get there. Traction is the perfect chance to meet and learn from the fastest growing companies, who will…

2nd Annual Seattle Tech Diversity Summit

August 8 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The focus of this annual event is to provide professional development opportunities in the Tech Industry. The Tech Diversity Summit is dedicated to bringing together a diverse set of individuals within the technology industry to celebrate and advance diversity in the tech field.

Visual Studio Live! Microsoft HQ

August 12 @ 8:00 am - August 16 @ 5:00 pm

Visual Studio Live! is proud to be one of the most respected, longest-standing independent developer conferences, bringing folks together for intense developer education, knowledge-share and networking for over 25 years.

SharePoint Fest Seattle 2019

August 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

SharePoint Fest brings to you the world’s leading experts in SharePoint, Office 365, Microsoft Teams and Azure. Whether you are new to SharePoint or an experienced power user, admin or developer, SharePoint Fest has content designed to fit your experience level and area of interest. Our workshops and sessions are taught by Microsoft Certified Trainers, Microsoft MVPs, Microsoft Regional Directors and Microsoft engineers. At SharePoint Fest, subject matter is divided into tracks and each session is designated for beginner, intermediate…

Keiretsu Forum Northwest Presents: Angel Capital Expo

August 22 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

KEIRETSU FORUM NORTHWEST PRESENTS ANGEL CAPITAL EXPO THE PREMIER GATHERING OF THE ANGEL CAPITAL COMMUNITY August 22nd, 2019; 7:30am - 6:00pm​​​​​​ Microsoft Building 33 16070 NE 36th Way Redmond, WA 98052, USA ABOUT Angel Capital Expo is the premier gathering of the angel capital community, bringing together investors and entrepreneurs looking for funding. Angel Capital Expo is organized by Keiretsu Forum, the world’s largest angel investment network, and was created to foster collaboration among angel groups, as well as reach…

PAX West

August 30 - September 2

PAX West, formerly PAX Prime, is one of the largest video game events in the country. The show brings together gamers of all types and celebrates gaming culture with an exhibit hall, panels and speakers. Tickets sell out quickly, so register as soon as possible.

Seattle API City Conference 2019

September 5 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

API City Conference is a non-profit community event that brings together a diverse set of developers and business people to network and learn about APIs and the business value it can bring to you and your company. With a focus on diversity and accessibility, our single track conference creates an open event where everyone is welcome. Our 2019 event is being held at the Hilton Convention Center near the Seatac airport in Seattle, WA with expected attendees of up to…

Cause-Effect One-Day Conference

September 10

Cause-Effect is a one-day conference for UX, product, and marketing professionals. Industry leaders from Google, Zillow, Rover, and more will share how they understand and influence behavior, find clarity in their product's vision, and infuse meaning. You’ll learn from the best, see what’s next, and get a chance to connect with others in Madrona Venture Lab’s and Create 33's new event space in downtown Seattle.

NGINX Conf 2019

September 10 @ 8:00 am - September 11 @ 5:00 pm

NGINX Conf is the official event for NGINX technologies, best practices, and community engagement. This two-day conference is ideal for developers, operators, and architects looking to understand how NGINX can play a critical role in modernizing their application delivery infrastructure, API infrastructure, and applications. Plus, we’ll have two full days of training, choose one or both!


October 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In the past, FullConTech has showcased successful strategies for addressing the issues we face as a community. This year, we’re focusing on how those strategies are generated and what it takes to implement them successfully. In a world of complex problems, the most meaningful solutions are created when people of different backgrounds, strengths, and skill sets put their minds together. That’s why FullConTech 2019 will be inspired by the WTIA Ion Collaborators and their quest to understand what makes for…

Global Gamesforum

October 22 @ 8:00 am - October 23 @ 5:00 pm

Gamesforum Seattle is a two day conference that brings together senior executives, influential managers and ambitious independent developers with the aim of supporting cross platform game developers. Returning to Seattle in October 2019, Gamesforum plays host to a hundred speakers from leading developers, publishers, brands and service providers discussing topics across six fascinating content tracks. The event will also play host to a number of additional micro events, including a game pitching competition, a meet the publisher session and workshops…

Spinnaker Summit 2019

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm

Spinnaker Summit 2019 brings together the rapidly growing global community of Spinnaker users – an open source, multi-cloud continuous delivery platform for releasing software changes with high velocity and confidence, created at Netflix and used by JP Morgan Chase, Cerner Healthcare, Capital One and others around the globe. Spinnaker has been battle-tested in production by hundreds of teams over millions of deployments. It combines a powerful and flexible pipeline management system with integrations to the major cloud providers. This year’s…

GeekGirlCon 2019

November 16 @ 10:00 am - November 17 @ 7:00 pm

GeekGirlCon is an organization that works to empower women and girls to pursue their passions—whether they love science and technology, comics, literature, gaming, or anything else! Everybody is a geek at heart, in one way or another. Our mission is to ensure all these geeks are supported, welcomed, and encouraged to pursue what they love. GeekGirlCon’s largest event is a two-day convention that gives female geeks and their supporters the opportunity to build a community, share facts and fandom, and…

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