GeekWire Calendar: Educational Discussion

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Women in Sales- A Recruiting and Networking Event

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

What do Bizible, RealSelf and PayScale all have in common? Well- we were all just voted in the Top 100 Best Companies to Work for in Seattle, we're all located down in Seattle's Pioneer Square, and we are all hiring ladies like YOU. (Oh, and we all have dog friendly offices, as an extra added benefit!) Please join our companies at a Networking and Recruiting Happy Hour Event on July 27th from 5:00pm-7:00pm at the Bizible Office. We have come…

Startup storytellers: Raising capital

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join GA and Techstars each month for a discussion on the good, the bad and the ugly in the startup world from Seattle's most innovative and inspiring founders. This month we're talking about Raising Capital. Bootstrapping, crowdsourcing, angel investors and venture capital, there are plenty of ways to raise capital for your startup and we'll get into all of them. Hear from startup founders and industry experts on how to get your company funded.

GA + Seattle tech design community happy hour

July 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for our monthly tech community happy hour. Network with other Seattleites in the tech industry. Play some cornhole. And be a part of the community. Drinks are on us! This month, we're joined by the team from Spin, a smart bike share that's new to Seattle. Fresh off bringing Spin Seattle from San Francisco, the co-founders will share lessons learned about launching their product and a case study on how to rethink the bike sharing system. Meet the…

Lunch and Learn with Google and excelerate Digital

August 3 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

You're invited to attend an exclusive event brought to you by excelerate Digital, a full-service digital marketing agency in Seattle featuring a speaker from Google. The Lunch and Learn with Google is on Thursday, August 3rd doors open 11:30am and the speaker begins at 12:15pm at Washington State Convention Center. Bring a friend or colleague and join us for a free lunch and an opportunity to gain insights into the current digital marketing landscape. Space is limited, please secure your…

Seattle Solar U Workshop – Free Solar Educational Workshop

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This free solar workshop, known as “Solar U”, will cover a host of solar-focused topics like how solar plays a role in solving our country’s energy issues, how solar works and how it works specifically in the Pacific Northwest. They will learn about how solar reduces environmental impact all while increasing a home’s resale value, and just what makes a good site for solar. In addition, attendees will learn all about the new 2017 WA State Incentive Program, the 30%…

Underrepresented in Tech: Bridging the Racial Digital Divide

August 15 @ 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us at Underrepresented in Tech to discuss strengthening underrepresented communities in the tech workforce and ideas to improve the racial digital divide. Engage with our group of expert panelists to examine the challenges that may arise in tech for persons from Black or Latinx communities while discussing tactics and resources available to navigate barriers to career entry and growth. You will also have an opportunity to build your skills with our hands-on AWS cloud workshop, as well as connect…

Lowell Observatory Solar Eclipse Experience 2017

August 21

Come experience the total solar eclipse with real astronomers from Lowell Observatory. Our astronomers, educators, and personalities from the Science Channel will narrate the eclipse as it occurs. Lowell Observatory will also host astronomer talks and solar experiments throughout the day at the Madras High School and Performing Arts Center and end the evening with a star party on the football field. The August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse has been called the Great American Eclipse because it will be…

Experience the Eclipse at Pacific Science Center

August 21 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

This summer, witness a solar eclipse, a truly astounding celestial event, at the epicenter of science in Seattle: Pacific Science Center. A total solar eclipse is a unique phenomenon that hasn’t happened in the contiguous United States since February 26, 1979. During a total solar eclipse, the Sun is entirely blocked by the Moon, and in totality, night appears in the middle of the day and temperatures drop. On August 21, Pacific Science Center will open at 8:30 a.m.* to…

How to Win at Seattle: Part III with Chase Jarvis

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Seattle’s got a strong rep as a pretty creative place, thanks to the artists, writers, and innovators who live and work here. But with the city getting more and more expensive, can Seattle creators still make it their home? How do they secure a place in Seattle’s future? Chase Jarvis is a world-renowned photographer, director, and entrepreneur who’s championed creators his whole career. As cofounder of the popular online teaching studio CreativeLive, he’s made creative skills more accessible to more…

Pacific Northwest PHP Conference 2017

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

The Pacific Northwest PHP Conference is a 3-day event for web developers focused but not confined to PHP. In previous years have included world renowned and talented new speakers covering a range of topics like APIs, Frameworks, testing and version control. This year we are looking forward to bringing together the rich and diverse talent of our community as speakers and attendees to share knowledge and inspiration. We will dive deep into understanding technology, tools, and processes we all rely…

Affect Conf 2017

September 15 @ 9:30 am - September 16 @ 5:00 pm

Affect Conf is a community conference that hosts 200 activists, creators, and techies over 2 days. We feature stories on the work behind social change and partner with nonprofits to create volunteer projects for attendees to jump into. Past speakers have included Ijeoma Oluo (The Establishment), Molly McLeod (Code for America), and Nadia Gathers (Code2040). For more information on this year's Affect, visit our website: https://affectconf.com

ChickTech’s ACT-W Seattle Conference

September 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Join 400+ individuals for speaking sessions, hands-on workshops, one-on-one coaching sessions, a career/exhibit fair, and so much more. This regional happy hour and one-day conference focuses on providing content that addresses the unique women-in-tech landscape in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. Everyone is invited to enjoy this amazing event! All proceeds from our third annual ACT-W Seattle Conference go towards providing STEM education programs to local high school girls through ChickTech. Check out the site for more information: www.seattle.act-w.org. See…

Building Resilience in a Changing World, International Humanistic Management Conference Seattle 2017

October 24 - October 26

The purpose of this conference is to show off and bring light to all of the great culture shifters that are fighting for and creating a better world through the well being at the workplace right here in Seattle and the bigger picture that is coming out of it. Also for you guys to all meet and catalyze these ideas as the new story is created. A conference for those shifting cultures in organizations, and looking to share their successes…

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