Perigee Moon-Lunar Eclipse by NASA HQ Photo

Here’s a peek at our upcoming events for October. We’ll update this post as new things are added, but these are all listed on our events calendar as well. Most descriptions are from the events’ respective sites.

Speaking Engagements:
How to Land an Awesome Tech Job in Seattle - October 28
How can you land your dream dev job in Seattle? A diverse panel of hiring leaders will share the secrets to success! What does it take to get in the door? How can you ace the technical interview? Why is culture fit the ultimate requirement? Get answers to these questions and more. Our very own Donte will join a panel including representatives from Redfin, Tune, Madrona Venture Group, and Expedia.

Conferences:
GeekWire Summit – October 1-2
The GeekWire Summit is the premier technology conference in the Pacific Northwest, bringing together engineers, entrepreneurs, investors and innovators for a conversation about the future of business and technology.

Open Source & Feelings – October 2-3
Open Source & Feelings is about the intersection between software and the humanities, and how we engage with the communities we’re a part of. It is about deliberative crafting of its culture into what we want it to be, about developing strategies, skills, and solutions in order work as a community.

Seattle Startup Week - October 26-30
Startup Week is a five day celebration of your community. Join your community in a new type of conference that builds momentum and opportunity around entrepreneurship, led by entrepreneurs and hosted in the entrepreneurial spaces you love. Startup Week is a reflection of your hard work and your community’s unique entrepreneurial identity.

Other Meetups:
Seattle.rb Monthly Meetup – October 6
Seattle.rb was the first Ruby and Rails user group in North America and has met regularly for over a decade. We convene every Tuesday night to contribute to open source, work on personal projects, and teach and learn from one another. All skill levels are welcome!

FramerJS Seattle Meetup – October 8
Come out for our 5th FramerJS Seattle Meetup. Bring your laptops and get ready to start learning, designing and building prototypes with Framer.

Beer&&Code– October 14, & 28
Beer&&Code is a coder’s meet up in Seattle. A typical Beer&&Coder likes to use any programming language for work or for fun, enjoy a tasty drink, meet other Beer&&Coders and be a part of a community, and be challenged and learn from others. Whether you are new developer, a veteran, a designer, or none of those, you can hang out at Beer&&Code.

Seattle Rust Meetup– October 12
Rust is a systems programming language that runs blazingly fast, prevents nearly all segfaults, and guarantees thread safety. Seattle Rust Meetup is for anyone interested in the Rust programming language. The organizers for this meet up are the Seattle Rust community on Google+.

Design Thinking & Innovation Collective – October 22
Seattle Design Thinking & Innovation Collective aims to bring people together from a wide variety of industries, backgrounds and roles to collaborate and discuss practices, methodologies, tactics and experiences to help us collectively bring innovative ideas to the world.

Main image from Flickr user NASA HQ Photo.