GeekWire Calendar: Developer

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Hopper X 1 Seattle

March 22 @ 8:00 am - March 23 @ 6:00 pm

Join the Seattle chapter for its second annual conference Hopper x 1 Seattle, a two-day local Grace Hopper Celebration, from March 22-23, 2019 at the Amazon Meeting Center in Seattle, Washington. Hopper x 1 is an immersive event bringing women technologists at all levels together, along with industry-leading companies, academics and researchers, to empower participants to build relationships, learn from one another and advance their careers.

Partner Power Hour: Habits for Success in Software

March 22 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Coding is only a small portion of the work of being a software developer. Even though it's critical to have good technical skills the organization is inherently social. Learning to navigate the human portions of the career becomes paramount for the ambitious individual, easily on par with their technical skill. In this talk we'll be talking about the meta skills required to succeed in a software career.

JFrog’s Donkey Car Race Finale

March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ready for a fun tech event that involves a Donkey Car Race?? Well, us too! On March 26th, JFrog in partnership with Code Fellows, WeWork Labs, IoT Hub, Makerologist , dev2device, and PuPPy will be hosting a Donkey Car Race Finale. We are partnering with the Code Fellows Community Hack Night during the month of March to bring you this series of hack-nights. If you are interested in being one those hackers, please register here. Otherwise, come celebrate with the…

Connecting in the IoT Landscape: Samsung Smart Things

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come learn from a Certification Systems Engineer at Samsung SmartThings, Sean Buizer, about the Works With SmartThings Program and the Connected With SmartThings Program emphasizing the simplicity of joining the SmartThings’ ecosystem through ST Schema. If you are interested in cloud-connected device integration for connected devices, this event is for you. A Galaxy watch will be given away + pizza and wine will be provided. Developers are invited to sign up for a free SmartThings Developer account at: Organizers:…

TF Blockchain Conference

March 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

TF Blockchain Conference is an advance level Blockchain and FinTech conference filled with top industry leaders discussing their thought leadership and expertise in this emerging space. To make the most of your attendance, TF Blockchain focuses on creating several dedicated and directed networking opportunities where our speakers ask questions of the audience and attendees are easily and quickly able to identify fellow participants in the same industry, vertical, and level of interest. TF Blockchain is held at the top of…

Where RPA meets AI

March 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

It’s going down in Bellevue! UiPath is hosting a tech talk discussing the intersection of where RPA meets AI, featuring an incredible line up of leaders from Google, Microsoft, Madrona Ventures, and More.

LoGeek Night meetup

March 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

WHAT LOGEEK NIGHT IS? This is the place where you can make meaningful connections, learn from the industry's best, and have a fun night out. Imagine a comfortable place, where snacks and drinks will be served and all you have to do is to open your mind to knowledge sharing. There will be time for speakers, there will be time for discussions and there will be time for networking too. Feed your curiosity and see what's going to happen! INSIDE…

Meet the Startups in Immersive Tech | Flatiron School + WeWork Labs Seattle

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Flatiron School and WeWork Labs are thrilled to announce our new partnership event series, Learn and Launch. In this series we’ll highlight current tech trends, introduce core concepts and explore their societal impacts. We’ll showcase the creators that help define these technologies as well as the entrepreneurs who utilize this tech to create innovations that are impacting our lives. LAUNCH events will be hosted at WeWork Labs Seattle and will focus on the use case on a chosen technology featuring…

Partner Power Hour: Overview of Agile Scrum

March 29 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

A high-level overview of Agile Scrum, including best practices around common activities. About the presenter: Bo English-Wiczling is a Director in Oracle's Cloud Infrastructure team. She has more than 20 years of experience in Information Technology, has led development teams of more than 450 people, as well as large scale programs from scratch, including the first mobile phone activation platform at Best Buy and the first Fraud and Anti-Money Laundering platform at Amazon for 3rd party marketplace sellers. Bo is…

Creators of Java, C#, TypeScript, Perl, and Python in a Live Discussion – Fundraiser CSforALL

April 2 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

PuPPy, Seattle's Python user group presents our 1st annual charity event. We will feature the creators of C#, Java, Perl, Python, and TypeScript in a conversation about programming languages and language design. At a minimum our featured guests will delve into the intricacies of computing languages for 70 minutes, moderated by Carol Willing. We may hold an additional 70 minutes of discussion following an intermission if our event attendees want it. Proceeds benefit CSforALL. Requests are out to potential sponsors…


April 4 @ 8:00 am - April 5 @ 5:00 pm

Curated speakers bring their stories to the main stage; workshops bolster their messaging with intimate gatherings; parties draw you together to network and mingle; the demo floor boasts the coolest new gadgets; and PitchfestNW showcases the best and brightest startups from all over the world. Experience TechfestNW.  Tickets go on sale late January 2019.

The Champion Awards

April 4 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

NOMINATIONS OPEN UNTIL FEB 8th! Nominate today: The Champion Awards are back! Last year's unforgettable gala saw hundreds of professional women and allies coming together to nominate, vote for, award and celebrate the people that propel us forward. In today's polarized world of us vs. them, entrenchment and finger pointing, we believe it is more important than ever to recognize the companies, people and organizations who demonstrate behaviors we want to see more of. We want to shine the…


April 11 - April 12

Explore the intersection of Bible and technology at this year’s BibleTech conference, coming to Seattle on April 11–12, 2019. Learn about advances in biblical studies from over 25 leaders in the tech, Bible translation, and publishing industries. Plan on discovering new ways technological advances equip us to explore and share God’s Word. See the complete list of topics and speakers at

Partner Power Hour: Estimating Team Velocity in an Agile Work Environment

April 12 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

As a Software Engineer, your chances of working where the Agile methodology is used, particularly Scrum, is highly likely. We'll discuss the brief history and basics of Agile and Scrum. Then we'll focus on how you can accurately and reliably predict the amount of work your team can produce in an iteration (your team's velocity). This is a crucial component of mastering the Agile methodology and will provide you a much-needed strength for the workforce. Finally, a retrospective and Q&A…

Def Hacks Seattle 2019, Co-Hosted by Even

April 13 - April 14

This is a 24-hour hackathon hosted at Microsoft HQ (noon-to-noon), with a heavy focus on FinTech. The event is open to all college students, and we will have company APIs, Hardware Labs, and prizes available! Learn more at

Data Science Demo Day – Seattle

April 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Galvanize Data Demo Day: April 18th, 2019 Meet Our Graduates: Come and stay for as little or as long as you like, and bring your business cards! Our data science students are selected for their quantitative ability, programming experience, communication skills, and data science potential. They are expanding on their impressive backgrounds with 12 weeks of hands-on, project-based, data science training in our program. Each student spends the last two weeks of the program on a self-directed data science project…

Additive Tomorrow: 3D Printing is just getting started

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

What will additive manufacturing look like tomorrow? The layered, glue gun style, FDM 3D printers we’ve got in our garages are getting a serious upgrade. Industry 4.0 is here. In the age of edge intelligence and industrial robotics, additive manufacturing is bridging new frontiers in information, distribution, scale, materials science, and engineering. This is your opportunity to catch a glimpse of the future from industry innovators - 3D Printing is just getting started! Speakers: -Rolly Seth: Program Manager, Microsoft Garage…

Women in Tech Regatta

April 22 @ 8:00 am - April 26 @ 5:00 pm

A gathering to connect women in tech to mentors, peers, and resources.

Python Final Presentations – Open to the public!

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join our community in celebrating the accomplishments of our 401 graduates while also getting an exclusive look at the projects that are created during a week-long development sprint. The group presentations will give you a great sense of the stories and backgrounds of the graduates coming out of Code Fellows, while also providing insights into the skill sets gained over the past 10 weeks. In just 5 days, these students plan, build, and launch an MVP to demonstrate their development…

Partner Power Hour – The Interview Process, What Hiring Managers Are Looking For

April 26 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

You landed the interview, now what? How do you prepare? What's involved? In this talk, we'll go over some of the industry standards for an engineering interview, what hiring managers are looking for and most importantly, how to increase your chances of getting hired! About the presenter: Dariel Unson is a Software Development Manager with over 18 years of industry experience designing and coding for a variety of application and content sites ranging from sporting news to programmatic advertising applications.…

41st AEC Hackathon: Hacking the $10 Trillion Construction Industry

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - April 28 @ 5:00 pm

Info and Registration: The AEC (architecture, engineering and construction) Hackathon returns to Seattle for a 4th time. Join us to hack the building industry and the built environment in which we all live. Immersive tech, robotics, manufacturing, digital making, construction as a technology industry, proptech and more. Jon us at the University of Washington's Center for Education and Research in Construction for our 41st AEC Hackathon. Here is a post with some great videos and the history of our…

Facebook F8

April 30 @ 8:00 am - May 1 @ 5:00 pm

F8 is a two-day event where developers, creators, entrepreneurs and innovators from around the world gather to network and explore the future of technology with Facebook and its family of apps. In addition to keynotes from Facebook leaders, there will be sessions, meetups and demos that showcase the latest in AI, open source, AR/VR, developer programs and new tools designed to help you build your products and grow your business. We'll also celebrate and highlight the people and products coming…

GeekWire Awards

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Thursday, May 2 at the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) in Seattle for one of the region’s most-anticipated and hotly-contested tech events: The GeekWire Awards. Continuing this great tradition, we’ll reveal the winners of the Pacific Northwest’s annual startup and technology awards, as nominated and chosen by GeekWire readers. We will be taking over the SkyChurch at the Museum of Pop Culture for an all-out party for the thriving tech community.  We’ll celebrate our community’s movers-and-shakers, up-and-comers, and…

Google I/O 2019

May 7 @ 8:00 am - May 9 @ 5:00 pm

I/O brings together developers from around the globe for talks, hands-on learning with Google experts, and a first look at Google’s latest developer products.

ChefConf 2019

May 20 @ 8:00 am - May 23 @ 5:00 pm

ChefConf is designed from the ground up to deliver the strategies, tactics and insights for application delivery organizations. As organizations struggle to balance velocity with compliance, the experts at ChefConf share how they have solved these problems to deliver business value with confidence. Whether you are creating app delivery strategies for hybrid platforms, sharpening your skills in infrastructure modernization, or automating compliance to ease the pain and efficacy of audits, ChefConf19 has the right content from the experts in the…

ODTUG Kscope19

June 23

ODTUG Kscope19 is the premier Oracle developer conference, attracting Oracle experts from all over the world. Individuals from over 30 different countries gather in June each year to learn, share technical content, network, and have fun with like-minded professionals. The inaugural ODTUG Kscope was in 2006; since then it has continued to grow, drawing more presenters and attendees every year. ODTUG Kscope offers many technical content topics—Oracle Database, Oracle Application Express, Oracle EPM-Hyperion, and Oracle Business Intelligence, just to name…

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.

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…

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