What we're about

This is a relatively informal group of Seattle-area data scientists, ML engineers and software engineers. We meet monthly at tech companies who are willing to host us in downtown Seattle or Bellevue, and have a format which varies from a series of lightning talks, evening meetups, weekend workshops by visiting or local speakers.

Upcoming events (2)

[Cross-post] 3-day Conference 2023 at Microsoft HQ - PyData Seattle 2023

Microsoft Conference Center

The team at NumFOCUS will be hosting PyData Seattle conference 2023 April 26-28 at the Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond a 1000 in-person attendees https://pydata.org/seattle2023/ We are excited that this event is returning to Puget Sound after the pandemic caused a longer hiatus than any of us hoped for.

Get 10% members discount HERE: 💟

The conference is currently accepting Diversity Scholarship applications. Please share these opportunities for speaking and attending with your colleagues and students.

One of PyData's goals is to increase awareness and excitement around opportunities for underrepresented groups in software engineering and data analytics. If you believe you fall into this category and would not otherwise be able to attend, consider applying! Diversity Scholarship Applications are due 2/21 and can be submitted here. 💟

🌼 PyData is organized by, and all proceeds benefit NumFOCUS, a US 501(c)(3) public charity. Proceeds are used for the continued development of open-source tools used by data scientists and the advancement of the NumFOCUS mission to promote sustainable high-level programming languages, open code development, and reproducible scientific research. NumFOCUS supports and promotes world-class, innovative, open source scientific computing projects including: Pandas, Numpy, Sympy, IPython, Jupyter, Matplotlib, R and Julia.

More information about the conference and to find tickets you can visit https://pydata.org/seattle2023/.

We would love to see representation from the Open Source Seattle Spark+AI community and welcome you all to submit a CFP or join the event as an attendee. If you have any questions please address pydataseattle @ (gmail).com. Thank you for sharing this information and helping us spread the word! 🌎 💕

[cross-post] dbt Seattle - In-person Kickoff and Talks Night!

2107 Elliott Ave #302

Welcome to the FIRST EVER dbt Meetup in Seattle!

👇 Please RSVP on the dbt meetup page to attend:
https://www.meetup.com/seattle-dbt-meetup/events/292451579/

📅 Agenda

  • 5:30 > Arrive, Eat, Drink, and be Merry (aka Socialize)
  • 6:00 > Speaker 1 & 2 presentations
  • 6:45 > Networking happy hour
  • 7:30 > after hours at the Black Cat Bar (across the street)

📍 Location

  • Belltown Pioneer Collective Event Space
  • Address: 2107 Elliott Ave #302, Seattle, WA 98121.
  • Enter through the gate which will be unlocked and take the elevators to Suite 302 on the 3rd floor.
  • The space is located on Elliott Avenue between Lenora St and Bell St, just one block north of Pike Place Market.
  • Parking Recommendations

🗣️ Speakers

Britton Stamper & Mira Winkel

Britton Stamper
Serving as the co-founder of Push.ai, 2 times as Head of Data and 3 years at Periscope Data, Britton has worked with hundreds of data teams on dbt and data deployments.

He's been a dbt power user since 2018, most recently building Push.ai as one of the pioneering products on top of dbt metrics and other semantic layers. We'll hear from Britton how you can shift your organization's mentality from dashboards to metrics and use this new metrics mentality to shape your organization: better align departments, drive transparency and consistency, and enable downstream consumers to move faster than before.

Mira Winkel
Being in the consulting space a touch over a year, Mira has already seen a number of dbt implementations at high profile companies. In that short amount of time she’s pushing the art-of -the-possible in dbt to satisfy the requests of her clients - exploring the graph object, redefining role based access control management, and accelerating data masking implementations utilizing dbt as the central control tool. Outside the office, she’s a certified sommelier and can tell you a thing or two about fine dining.

👇 Please RSVP on the dbt meetup page to attend:
https://www.meetup.com/seattle-dbt-meetup/events/292451579/

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Past events (105)

[Cross-post] Explaining Distributed Data Systems - Panel Discussion

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