GeekWire Calendar: Geek Life

Meetups, conferences, startup events, and geeky gatherings in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Browse for local tech events, or search by date or keyword. Submit your event below for consideration for the GeekWire Calendar. Look for highlights from the GeekWire Calendar each week on GeekWire, and check out GeekWire's own unique series of signature tech events in the Seattle region.

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Machine Learning Workshop

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

During this solution based workshop, TensorIoT engineers will highlight how we build Machine Learning solutions leveraging Amazon Web Service's Machine Learning tools and best practices. This event will educate participants on how TensorIoT utilizes Amazon Web Service's Machine Learning services, such as AWS Sagemaker, to give our customers the ability to predict and analyze critical business metrics. Please join us as the top ML architects at TensorIoT demonstrate how they help industry leaders derive business insights, optimize production, and surpass…

Spring has Sprung Happy Hour at Code Fellows

April 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us for drinks, snacks and good conversation with Code Fellows' students, staff, and alumni. You'll have an opportunity to learn more about Code Fellows’ programs and what a future career in coding can look like for you. Agenda: 4:30 - 5:00: Mingling 5:00 - 5:30: Brief introduction to Code Fellows 5:30 - 6:30: Additional networking and mingling with Code Fellows staff and instructors We’re here to hang out and answer your questions. Low pressure, great drinks, top-notch alumni, and…

Final Friday

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore Pacific Science Center’s augmented and virtual reality experiences in Building 4 after hours! Chill at the VR bar, compete with your friends in a Beat Saber competition and participate in other one-night only presentations and activities. While there, take in a laser show in the Laser Dome or a feature film in IMAX at a bundled price.

Table 4 Twelve: Racial Diversity in Tech

April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Net Impact Seattle is excited to host our first Dinner 4 Twelve, a round table dinner (with a set menu) with special guests, Laura Clise, Founder of Intentionalist and Maya Appiah, Co-lead, Upwardly Global– Seattle Chapter. According to a study by Fortune, less than 1 percent of employees at major tech companies are Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander or Native American, only 5 percent are Black and only 7 percent are Hispanic. Fewer than 50% of employees are women at most…

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…

Star Wars Day

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

May the fourth be with you! That's right, it's STAR WARS DAY again! Come and celebrate by playing demos of the best Star Wars games and show us your best Star Wars cosplay to get 10% off any Star Wars game! Our friendly staff will be available to run demos of some of the best Star Wars games out there including: Star Wars Destiny Star Wars X-Wing Star Wars: Imperial Assault And more!

Dataware Symposium: An Event for the Data Driven

May 9

The fast-paced world of modern frameworks, tools, and applications have one thing in common: data. Data is an organization’s biggest digital asset, yet most organizations struggle to solve the same data challenges. MapR has cracked the code with Dataware: a new layer in the enterprise software stack that radically simplifies the path to unlocking the value of data. It solves the challenges of today's complex data environment by letting you manage your entire data ecosystem from one platform. Please join…

Code Fellows Trivia Night at TeKu Tavern

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Come join Code Fellows at TeKu Tavern for a night of craft beer and trivia hosted by Geeks Who Drink. Open to everyone 21 & over, all ability level welcome! What else do you need to know? Glad you asked!! * Arrive early to get a good seat & form a team of up to 6 people. * Want a drink? TeKu has over 50 taps so there is something for everybody, check out their tap list! * No cell…

Tacoma-South Sound Mini Maker Faire

May 11 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Tacoma-South Sound Mini Maker Faire on May 11, 2019 at University of Washington Tacoma campus from 10:30am - 3pm. Register to Attend and/or Apply to be a Maker. Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects. Glimpse the future and get inspired!

Renton City Retro

May 25 @ 10:00 am - May 26 @ 7:00 pm

6th Annual Renton City Retro, May 25th-26th, 2019 at the Renton Pavilion 233 Burnett Ave S, Renton, WA 98057 THE LARGEST GAMERS EXPO SOUTH OF SEATTLE Join us for a fun, unique family-friendly experience that both casual and hardcore gamers will enjoy! There will be FREE play Arcades, Pinball, Nintendo Switch, tournaments, Fortnight, Kids Dance contest and much more. VIP - $45, Weekend - $20, Saturday - $15, Sunday - $10 BRING THE ENTIRE FAMILY Kids 6-12 are only 5…

Mischief & Magic Beer Night

June 22 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Grab your wands, hop on your brooms, and immerse yourself in a night of magic, music, dancing, and local brews. Entertainment includes LIVE performances by Alchemical Romance and DJ Phoenix. Magically Themed Drinks are available for purchase on site as well as beer from our favorite local breweries, Lost Canoe and Sound to Summit. Costumes from your favorite magical books and movies are encouraged! There will be multiple themed photo-ops and a costume contest! All alcohol proceeds go directly to…

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…

ACE Comic Con Seattle

June 28 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

ACE Comic Con is returning to the Pacific Northwest this summer with a team of marvelous heroes and villains representing the MCU, Fox and more! Josh Brolin (Thanos / Cable), Zoe Saldana (Gamora / Neytiri / Lt. Uhura), Don Cheadle (War Machine), Lee Pace (Ronan / Thranduil), and Taron Egerton (Eggsy from Kingsman / Elton John) will headline ACE Comic Con Seattle, with Brolin, Saldana, and Cheadle making their comic con debuts, at WAMU Theater & CenturyLink Field Event Center…

Dragonflight GameCon

August 16 @ 9:00 am - August 18 @ 6:00 pm

For over forty years, the premier tabletop gaming convention in the Seattle metro area has been Dragonflight GameCon. D&D, Pathfinder, indie board games, war games, miniatures games, LARP, card games, tournaments, play to win, you name it, we have it. It's how we roll.

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