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Profitable Selling on Amazon Meetup Group

January 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Selling on Amazon isn't difficult. But there is a steep learning curve to do it efficiently and most importantly, profitably. This is a meetup where we share best practices of listing on Amazon, improving your products' search relevancy, and leveraging Amazon Marketing Services and other tools to maximize revenue and profits. Come learn, discuss, and indulge your curiosities with Tik Yip, Director of Amazon Marketing at Add3. He's managed a portfolio of clients totaling over 500k in products and 50mm…

The Actuality of Virtual Reality

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality…learn what these new technologies are, how they work, and how they will affect your daily life in years to come. Featuring Ellen Beeman with DigiPen.

#MeToo In Seattle Tech: What Men Can Do

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Are you troubled by gender-based discrimination and harassment in Seattle’s tech community? Come learn what we can do to change our industry for the better. Hosted by Tech Workers Coalition: Seattle, in association with Women of Color Speak Out, our panel will lead a discussion covering the extent of this problem in our community and what actions we can take to solve it. We'll share the results of a survey we circulated at local tech companies, in which people shared…

Amazon Alexa: Skill Development Workshops – Seattle

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Become an Amazon Alexa Skill Developer! Join a free workshop hosted by Galvanize and Amazon to learn more about building applications for Alexa! Students will learn to create applications for a voice user interface (VUI) and prepare for the jobs of tomorrow in AI, VUI design, and voice computing.   In this workshop, you’ll learn: Introduction to Alexa Skills Kit Introduction to basic concepts like intents, utterances, and slots How to build your first skill How to leverage AWS Lambda…

Carbon Five Hack Night

January 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Carbon Five hosts a semi-regular hack night for developers and designers who enjoy getting together and coding for a few hours (and at times, into the night!). It’s a low-key, demo-free event created to unite talented folks who enjoy building stuff :) The format is super casual. A quick "standup” for intros, and then we get down to programming. Developers and designers of all levels are welcome. Bring a project or pair up with someone else. Members of the C5…

5 Points Conference

January 30 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Cambia Grove’s 5 Points Conference is a six-part event series during the first quarter. The goal is to lower the barrier of entry for innovators seeking to make changes in the health care system. The event is also geared to be a refresher course for those working in the health care system who are interested in understanding how each vertical works. During the events, entrepreneurs will be introduced to the primary stakeholders in health care in such a way that…

AWC, LWT and Lane Powell present “Crucial Conversations” on 1/31

January 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This event is free for all, but limited to the first 50 registrants. To kick off the new year, AWC and the Seattle chapter of LWT (Leading Women in Technology) present "Crucial Conversations". This is a free event to all attendees. About the Topic Crucial Conversations draws our attention to those defining moments that shape our lives, our relationships, and our world. The quality of your life comes out of the quality of your dialogues and conversations. This presentation will…

The 2018 Northwest Security Awareness Forum

February 13 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

The 2018 Northwest Security Awareness Forum (NWSAF18) will bring together risk-conscious security leaders in the Pacific Northwest for engaging presentations and critical conversations to inspire world-class security awareness programs. Leaders in the Pacific Northwest that have a stake in cultivating a risk-aware culture and/or have an interest in developing a comprehensive security awareness program at their organization. This can include leaders from security, IT, and even HR! Breakfast is included!

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