Come Join Us!
Seattle Geek Week – August 13th to August 22nd, 2010 – features 10 days of events hosted by various individuals, organizations and community groups. There will be conferences, workshops, meetups and, of course, parties!
While each event is independently produced, Seattle Geek Week is organized by a team of volunteers on a mission to:
- Learn from others through conferences, workshops and meetups
- Support innovative people, ideas and businesses
- Meet new people and have fun with friends
- Experiment with what’s possible…it’s the first Seattle Geek Week, so there’s no telling what will happen!
It’s about bringing together both local residents and out-of-town visitors to celebrate creativity and build community, Seattle-style.
Sponsors and Participants
Why is it called “Geek Week?”
geek \ˈgēk\ – A person with a devotion to something in a way that places him or her outside the mainstream. This could be due to the intensity, depth, or subject of their interest.
Seattle Geek Week will feature a number of technology-related conferences and meetups, but it’s not limited to technology groups or events. Anyone can identify as a “geek” per the definition above, and everyone is invited to plan (or participate in) an event during Seattle Geek Week. There are no committees – just communities!
We’re hoping to create mutual awareness: helping various communities to connect with one another, and escape their own echo chambers. Whether you’re a wine lover, a techie or a history buff, if you’re thinking of producing a gathering for your own community in Seattle or any of the surrounding neighborhoods, register your event here to include it in Seattle Geek Week.