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Hopperx1 Seattle

March 22, 2019 · 8:00 am - March 23, 2019 · 6:00 pm

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The Seattle AnitaB.org chapter is pleased to announce the return of a Hopperx1 conference to the region in 2019.

March 22 – 23, 2019

Amazon Meeting Center

As with the 2017 event, Hopperx1 Seattle will be modeled after GHC and held in partnership with AnitaB.org.

For 2019, in response to your feedback and interest, we are expanding the content to 4 tracks that will span 2 days of exciting keynotes, career and technical content showcasing the thought leadership of the Seattle area female tech talent, while remaining true to our stated goals of:

  • Growing Community
  • Strengthening our Collective, Diverse Voices
  • Fostering Inclusion
  • Inspiring Action

We look forward to your participation!

Attend

We welcome people of all genders and backgrounds to attend 2019 Hopperx1 Seattle. Our program will be designed to:

  • Celebrate technical impact and accomplishments of women and gender diverse folk at all career and academic levels
  • Enable women to network with peers, allies and mentors in the Seattle area, and support one another along their career paths
  • Equip women and allies with technical and career skills through a variety of interactive and hands-on sessions
  • Inspire curiosity and action whether you are an experienced technologist or new to the technology field

Registration

We appreciate your enthusiasm for Hopperx1 Seattle and your commitment to gender diversity in technology. To make attendance accessible to all, we will provide flexible registration options, including a full two-day general registration and a limited number of scholarships that provides free admission to all programs, career fair and lunch for two days.

General Registration

General registration include access to all programs, career fair, lunch, and Friday night celebration for the two-day conference.

  • General registration is closed. Thank you for your interest in 2019 Hopperx1 Seattle and we look forward to seeing you at the conference in March!
General Registration $345 Includes admission to all sessions, career fair, lunch, and Friday night celebration. SOLD OUT

Scholarship

Are you a student, academic, or professional in technology who is interested in attending Hopperx1 Seattle and requires financial assistance?

At Seattle AnitaB.org we believe that registration cost should not be a barrier to attending this two-day event. To make attendance accessible to all, we are delighted to announce the availability of Hopperx1 Seattle Scholarships. Apply today to receive FREE admission to the conference, including all sessions, career fair, lunch, and Friday night celebration. Please note that scholarship recipients are responsible for their own travel costs.

  • Scholarship applications closed on Tuesday, December 11, 2018
  • Selected scholarship recipients will be notified by Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Scholarship FREE Includes FREE admission to all sessions, career fair, lunch, and Friday night celebration. CLOSED


Please note: All sales are final and cannot be cancelled or refunded. You may substitute a new attendee if you are not able to attend.

Conference Schedule

General Session (ALL) Breakout Session (ALL) Career Fair (ALL) Special Session (Invite Only)

March 21, 2019
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Speaker & Sponsor Reception (Invite Only)
 
March 22, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
 
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Opening Keynotes featuring Brenda Darden Wilkerson and Sandy Carter
 
11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Featured Speaker François Locoh-Donou. Presentations and workshops across the following tracks:
[ Career ] [ Data Science & AI ] [ SWE, Systems & Security ] [ Product A to Z with Inclusive Design ]
11:50 a.m. – 12:50 a.m. Lunch
 
11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. Scholars Lunch (Invite Only)
 
12:50 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. Panels, presentations, and workshops across the following tracks:
[ Career ] [ Data Science & AI ] [ SWE, Systems & Security ]
2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. Featured Speaker Cindy Alavarez. Presentations and workshops across the following tracks:
[ Career ] [ Data Science & AI ] [ SWE, Systems & Security ] [ Product A to Z with Inclusive Design ]
2:50 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. Snack
 
3:20 p.m. – 4:10 p.m. Panels, presentations, and workshops across the following tracks:
[ Data Science & AI ] [ SWE, Systems & Security ] [ Product A to Z with Inclusive Design ]
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Fireside Chat with Laura Butler and Bridget Frey
 
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Friday Night Celebration
 
March 23, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
 
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Career Fair
 
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Panels, presentations, and workshops across the following tracks:
[ Career ] [ Data Science & AI ] [ SWE, Systems & Security ] [ Product A to Z with Inclusive Design ]
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch
 
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Featured Panel with Lisa Stiffler, Nicole Buchanan, Vikram Jandhyala, Ambika Singh, and Alice Steinglass
 
2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. Panels, presentations, and workshops across the following tracks:
[ Career ] [ Data Science & AI ] [ SWE, Systems & Security ] [ Product A to Z with Inclusive Design ]
2:50 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. Snack
 
3:20 p.m. – 4:10 p.m. Panels, presentations, and workshops across the following tracks:
[ Career ] [ Data Science & AI ] [ SWE, Systems & Security ]
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Closing Keynote featuring Kathy Alexion
 

Call for Speakers

Thank you to everyone who submitted a proposal to speak at Hopperx1 Seattle! We’re excited to put on such an exciting event to highlight the voices of our amazing community and we thank you for your commitment to Seattle women in technology!

  • Our Call for Speakers closed on December 11, 2018. The conference schedule has been finalized and all speakers have been notified.

Questions? Email: seattle@communityanitab.org

Featured Speakers


Brenda Darden Wilkerson
AnitaB.org – President and CEO

Sandy Carter
Amazon – Vice President of Windows and Enterprise Workloads at Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Kathy Alexion
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center – Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Nicole Buchanan
Ada Developers Academy – Former Executive Director

Laura Butler
Microsoft – Vice President and Technical Fellow, Notes and Tasks

Bridget Frey
Redfin – CTO

Vikram Jandhyala
University of Washington – Vice President for Innovation Strategy

Ambika Singh
Armoire – CEO

Alice Steinglass
Code.org – President

Cindy Alvarez
Microsoft – Principal PM Manager

François Locoh-Donou
F5 Networks – President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director

Lisa Stiffler
GeekWire – News Reporter

Sponsors

Sponsors are a key facet of our community and through Hopperx1 Seattle play an important role in building a collectively strong, diverse and inclusive tech community right here in Seattle.

As a Sponsor, your organization gets an opportunity to support an event aimed directly at improving Diversity and Inclusion in the tech industry. It is a great way to showcase your commitment and support for women in tech, engage and encourage your current employees by giving them an opportunity to leverage all the conference has to offer and recruit top local-talent at our career fair.

  • At this time, all Sponsorship Levels are sold out. If you would still like to attend the event, we encourage you to purchase a General Registration ticket.

Questions? Email: BusinessDevelopment@AnitaB.org

Get Involved

Your voice and participation are important! To ensure that we incorporate the ideas and talents of our local community, please consider volunteering for Hopperx1 Seattle.

  • All Volunteer Opportunities have been filled. If you would still like to attend the event, we encourage you to purchase a General Registration ticket.

Questions? Email: seattle@communityanitab.org

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March 22, 2019 · 8:00 am
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March 23, 2019 · 6:00 pm
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Amazon Meeting Center
2031 7th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121 United States
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