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Here's a peek at our upcoming events for September. 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:

Marcy @ JSConf EU – September 13-14

Marcy, one of our developers, will be presenting at JSConf EU 2014, giving a talk entitled " JavaScript for Everybody."

Aja @ GoGaRuCo - September 19

Aja, one of our developers, will be presenting at GoGaRuCo 2014, giving a talk entitled "Giant Pile of Data," in this talk, Aja will discuss design patterns commonly used in web applications. She'll also give examples of each and demonstrate how to integrate them into existing projects.

Conferences of Note:

Kaizen Camp – September 10-11

Kaizen Camp is not an ordinary lifehacking unconference. With its unique format, Kaizen Camp endeavors to facilitate deep, illuminating, and most importantly actionable conversations about continuous improvement or "kaizen." Improvement at home and at work, and how we are implementing Lean, Agile, systems thinking, problem solving, and respect to affect those ends.

JSConf EU – September 13-14

JSConf EU, the labour-of-love conference for the JS community in Europe.

MongoDB Seattle – September 16

Wondering why everyone is so excited about MongoDB? Want to learn how to start using MongoDB to build and manage modern applications? Already a power user but looking to deepen your skills? Looking to mingle with the engineers who build MongoDB and fellow MongoDB enthusiasts? If you said "yes" to any of the above, then MongoDB Seattle is the event for you.

GoGaRuCo – September 19-20

San Francisco is the birthplace of the web revolution. Ruby powers many new technologies, from web sites to telphony and desktop applications. Join us for two days of in-depth technical explorations of the most interesting parts of the Ruby landscape, presented by some of the top talents in the Ruby development community.

Other Meetups:

Seattle.rb Monthly Meetup – September 2

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!

Beer&&Code – September 3 & 17

Beer&&Code is a coder's meetup 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.

Refresh Seattle – September 24

Refresh Seattle is a community of designers and developers working to refresh the creative, technical, and professional culture of New Media endeavors in the Seattle/Puget Sound area. Promoting design, technology, usability, and standards, Refresh Seattle is a part of Refresh and the associated Refreshing Cities.

Design Thinking & Innovation Collective - September 25

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.

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