Meetups

Next meetup

  • Winter 2021 — No plans yet, but almost certainly online. Want to host? Write Amy!

We have quarterly social gatherings to welcome new people, strengthen relationships, and find opportunities. Here's the typical agenda:

  • Welcome (5 min)

    • Reminder of purpose of meeting people across contexts

    • Reminder of state, national, and international efforts in CS education

    • Reminder about this website and Slack

  • Introductions (15 min)

    • Name, affiliation, and how the community can help you

  • Network

    • Try to meet 5+ people outside your context

  • After the meet up, gather informally for dinner if you like!

Past meetups

  • Autumn 2020 — Thursday, October 15th, 5-6 pm, Zoom (https://washington.zoom.us/my/amyjko). We'll do a brief welcome, then we'll have a set of small breakout rooms where people can freely mingle and chat. We're a friendly community and love to greet newcomers! To ensure you can participate, be sure to upgrade to Zoom version 5.3.1.

  • Summer 2020 — We're taking Summer off this year, so everyone can rest and recover before a challenging beginning to the school year.

  • Spring 2020 — Friday, May 22nd, 5-6 pm, https://washington.zoom.us/j/99095202397

    • 5:00 pm: Welcome (Amy)

    • 5:05 pm: Host introductions (UW Tacoma, 1 minute each)

    • 5:10 pm: Introductions (everyone, 20 seconds each)

    • 5:20 pm: Breakouts of 4

    • 5:30 pm: Breakouts of 4

    • 5:40 pm: Breakouts of 4

    • 5:50 pm: Breakouts of 4

    • 6:00 pm: Goodbye!

  • Winter 2020 — Friday, February 21st, 4:30-6:30 pm, University of Washington, Seattle, Bloedel Hall 070, in the basement

    • Navigate to Bloedel Hall at UW Seattle (LINK highly recommended, Bloedel is quite close to it)

    • Follow iSchool signs to the basement

    • If you arrive at 5 pm, the doors to the building will be locked. We'll have students come up every 5 minutes to let people in until 5:30.

  • Autumn 2019 — Friday, November 15th, 4-6 pm, Wilburton Elementary, Bellevue

    • 12300 Main Street, Bellevue, WA 98005

    • Look for signs to the 2nd floor makerspace

    • Brief presentation at 4:30 pm

    • There will be snacks and beverages!

  • Summer 2019 — Summer picnic potluck: Friday, August 30th, 3-7 pm

  • Spring 2019 - June 7th, 4:00-6:00 pm, UW Othello Commons, 4200 S. Othello St., Suite 117, Studio A

  • Winter 2019: March 8th, 3:30-5:30 pm, Seattle Central College, 1701 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98115, SAM 200

  • Autumn 2018: November 9th, 2018, 3:30-5:30 - UW Bothell, the Rose Room (UW1 280, next to the South Parking Garage), directions to UW Bothell.

  • Summer 2018: August 24th, 2018, 3:30-5:30 pm, Microsoft Research, Building 99, 14820 NE 36th St, Redmond, WA 98052, Room 99/1915 (enter the building, turn left, enter the lecture room, doors lock after 5).

  • Spring 2018: April 27th, 2018, 3:30-5:00 pm, Code.org headquarters (1501 4th Ave, Suite 900). Go up to the 9th floor and follow the signs.

  • Winter 2018: March 9th, 2018, 3:30-5:00 pm, Living Computers Museum+Labs, 2245 1st Ave. S., Seattle, WA. This is a short walk from the SoDo light rail. The front desk will direct you to the Labs in the back of the 1st floor.

  • Autumn 2017: November 3rd, 2018, 3:30-5:00 pm, University of Washington, Seattle, HUB 214

  • Summer 2017: August 18-20 — Join us at ICER 2017 in Tacoma, WA!

  • Spring 2017: Friday, March 10th, 2017, 5pmCode.org headquarters (1501 4th Ave, Suite 900), right after SIGCSE

  • Winter 2017: Friday, December 2nd, 2016, 3pm — Bloedel Hall room 060, University of Washington, Seattle