GeekWire Calendar: Geek Life

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Developed |The App Economy Tour: Seattle, WA

October 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

So, you’ve launched an app - now what? How do you find customers? How do you make sure your app doesn’t get rejected? What’s the best way to plan and fund your product launch? Add marketing and funding for version 2.0, and it is easy to find yourself lost in the ecosystem. Enter Developed | The App Economy Tour, a morning event featuring breakfast, coffee brews, views, and a panel discussion with industry experts for an eye-opening discussion on next-generation…

ACT-W (Advancing the Careers of Technical Women) Seattle Conference

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Presented by ChickTech Seattle, the ACT-W (Advancing the Careers of Technical Women) Seattle Conference is an annual action-packed event where talented women and allies can build skills, grow their community, and accelerate their career path. Join us and other women and allies in tech for speaking sessions, hands-on workshops, one-on-one coaching sessions, a career fair, and so much more. We welcome all people from all backgrounds and people of all genders! All proceeds from the ACT-W Seattle Conference go towards…

Venture2Impact Happy Hour & Panel Session

October 29 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Volunteer Abroad - Use Your Skills to Create Massive Impact!! The Pacific Northwest is one of the most innovative regions on the planet. Our tech population is solving some of the world’s complex problems: from communications, to transportation, search, trust and entertainment. Join us on October 29th to learn about the growing movement of skilled based volunteering abroad and meet some of our local volunteers who are creating change on a global scale!

The Crimes of Macbeth: Witchcraft of Neuropsychology?

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The violent crimes of the late King Macbeth have been widely blamed on his cruelty and ambition. Yet rumors persist of the supernatural influence three mysterious figures – known only as the Weird Sisters – had on his decision-making. Did the Weird Sisters harness the power of magic to drive Macbeth’s bloodthirsty decisions or did they merely exploit tricks of neuroscience, psychology, and persuasion? In this true crime special, join Dr. Kaitlyn Casimo to uncover the facts of this chilling…

The Evolution of Cybersecurity: Hackers Are Getting In. Now What?

November 5 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am

Americans no longer believe there’s an organization immune from a data breach. Businesses feel like cybersecurity companies have broken their promises to stop hackers. So, where do we go from here? There is an evolution of cybersecurity underway right now, and Seattle-area organizations are at the forefront. In this panel, we will explore a number of questions: • There will never be 100% protection from hackers, so how should businesses build a cybersecurity plan? • How have hackers evolved in…

Autonomous Vehicles and the Future of Mobility

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

TiE Seattle and Smart Mobility present: Autonomous Vehicles and the Future of Mobility The tremendous hype for autonomous cars over the past few years has resulted in huge investments and valuations in companies like Waymo, Cruise, Aurora, Zoox and others. At the same time, autonomous tech is seeing real-world applications and benefits in warehouses, delivery, logistics, shuttles, grocery stores, construction/mining vehicles, drones and others. The tech involved is also helping significant improvements in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) as well…

SSC Presents: An Autumn Soirée

November 15 @ 9:00 pm - November 16 @ 1:30 am

Let’s kick off this holiday season right! Join us and many other warm-hearted Seattleites for a night of fun and let's make it a November to Remember! A portion of your ticket value will go to Friendship Circle of Washington, a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Their mission is to support youth with special needs. DRESS CODE STRICTLY ENFORCED! Dress to impress and to express. Let's redefine the Seattle fashion image. Elegant – Sophisticated – Classy, e.g. collar shirts, slacks, dress shoes, dresses/gowns;…

Making an Impact Through Sustainable Fashion

November 19 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Help the planet while supporting a homegrown start-up? Come hear Ambika Singh share the sustainability evolution of Armoire.style! We will also plan to discuss what is currently being done within the industry to make fashion more sustainable. In addition, we will talk about some of the positive solutions for change we all have within us. Our panelists: Erika Massaquoi - Owner & Designer | OULA Ambika Singh - Founder of Armoire Amy O’Brien, author of “The Power of Green Our…

GeekCraft Expo Seattle 2019

November 30 @ 8:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm

IT'S LIKE A MALL FOR GEEKS! If you're looking for "that" special thing--or things--to complement your geeky lifestyle, there is simply no better place to shop; everything for sale at GeekCraft Expo is incredibly unique, limited in quantity (i.e. NOT mass produced—this stuff is all made by hand) and TOTALLY NERDY! If you have geeks on your holiday shopping list, THIS IS WHERE YOU WANNA GO. SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL NERDS! Why give your money to HYDRA...er, the big box stores…

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