TAG Events

TAG Predictions 2020

TAG Predictions 2020 with Mark Anderson
Friday, January 10th 11:30am-1:30pm @ Whatcom Community College, Syre Auditorium
235 W Kellogg Road, Bellingham

TAG is delighted to announce Mark Anderson’s return for our 15th annual Predictions luncheon! TAG Predictions 2020 with Mark Anderson will be held at Whatcom Community College on Friday, January 10, 2020 from 11:30am-1:30pm. Join us for lunch and important conversations in technology and economy. You won’t want to miss Mark’s incredibly accurate insight on recent global affairs and his predictions for the new year. Q&A and discussion to follow.

Doors open at 11am. Please contact TAG for table reservations and sponsorship options at info@tagnw.org. Early Access Ticket pricing ends Tuesday, December 31st. Additional student discounts provided.

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TAG Community Group Events

TAG IT Leadership – January Meeting
Wednesday, January 8th 12pm-1:30pm @ Brandywine Kitchen Mezzanine
1317 Commercial St, Bellingham

Connect with fellow IT Leaders in our community to share your knowledge and experience, support your peers, learn something new, and build excellent relationships. ITL meets monthly for a casual lunch conversation. Contact Brian Bunke below for more details. Recurring monthly meeting on the second Wednesday.

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TAG Cybersecurity – January Meeting
Tuesday, January 21st 5:30pm-7:00pm @ Brandywine Kitchen Mezzanine
1317 Commercial St, Bellingham

Cybersecurity Challenges Facing Local Government: For the past few years, local government cybersecurity incidents have been in the news in Washington State and throughout the United States. Local government agencies share some security challenges common to many organizations, but also have some unique operating requirements and oversight obligations. We look forward to sharing information about the City of Bellingham and describing our security organization. We’ll then present some of the unique (and not-so-unique) challenges we face. Presented by Marty Mulholland, Director of Information Technology & Ian Stewart, Network & Telecommunications Analyst from City of Bellingham.

TAG Digital Marketing – Winter 2020 Meeting
Wednesday, February 12th 5:00pm-6:30pm @ Stone’s Throw Brewery
1009 Larrabee Ave, Bellingham

Join local digital marketers for the sixth TAG Digital Marketing Group event on Wednesday, February 12th from 5 to 6:30pm at Stone’s Throw Brewing Company.

This is a relaxed, casual networking event for anyone whose work involves marketing and the digital world, including email, web, social media, graphic design, SEO, SEM, analytics, reporting, and more. Students are also welcome to attend.

Beverages are no-host. Feel free to arrive at or around 5 or drop in when you can make it.

If you have any questions, please contact Samantha Hale (Marketing & Outreach Manager, RE Store), Courtney Rambo (Director, Intellitonic) or Adam Resnick (Marketing Analyst, SPIE), organizers of the TAG Digital Marketing Group.

Other Community Events

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Bellingham Codes – January Meeting
Thursday, January 2nd 6:30pm-8:30pm @ Bellingham Makerspace
1000 F Street, Bellingham (Technology Development Center)

A social group dedicated to growing the local developer community. We meet online in slack and in person once a month. Recurring monthly meeting on the first Thursday.

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Bellingham Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency – January Meeting
Monday, January 6th 6:30pm-8pm @ American Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Center
414 W Bakerview Rd #111, Bellingham

We are all about the bitcoin, cryptocurrency and the blockchain movement. Our goal is to expand the use and adoption of digital decentralized currency. We aim to spread the word about this amazing new technology and monetary system. If you are brand new to cryptocurrency or a seasoned veteran we welcome you to come learn, teach and even speak. Recurring monthly meeting on the first Monday.

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Whatcom IT Professionals – January Meeting
Tuesday, January 7th 6pm-8pm @ Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen
601 W Holly St, Bellingham

Whatcom IT Professionals is a meetup group geared toward local business IT professionals to grow, share and explore the technical side of the business while maintaining a social atmosphere between established and new people of the industry. Recurring monthly meeting on the second Tuesday.

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Bellingham Salesforce Users Group – January Meeting
Thursday, January 9th 12pm-1pm @ Brandywine Kitchen
1317 Commercial St, Bellingham

Join our Bellingham Nonprofit Admin Meet-up’s next meeting: 12:00, Thursday, Jan 9 Upstairs at Brandywine Kitchen Topic: 2020 Check-in & Open Session – First, take the survey: https://forms.gle/t2xcRxy5uZBJkhsB7. Then join us to help plan our next year of learning and networking!

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Arduino & Electronics – January Meeting
Friday, January 10th 6pm-8pm @ Bellingham Makerspace
1000 F St, Bellingham (Technology Development Center)

Meet, share ideas, experiences, project, and code for Arduino-based electronics. Recurring monthly meeting on the second Friday.

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Bellingham Tableau User Group – January Meeting
Tuesday, January 14th 3:30pm-5:30pm @ Whatcom Council of Governments
314 East Champion Street, Bellingham

Join us for our first Bellingham Tableau User Group of 2020 where we will be reviewing different scenarios for how we share our dashboards inside and outside of our organizations including Tableau Server, Tableau Public, and other distribution methods.

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NextTech – January Meeting
Thursday, January 16th @ Whidbey Island Coffee
1960 Marketplace Drive, Burlington

The mission of NextTech is to facilitate the continued growth of our vibrant tech community through informative, yet fun events. We welcome all walks of technology be it anything from programming to manufacturing the first time traveling machine! This is an open group that meets once a month to gather and discuss the latest technology trends, economic impacts, challenges and success. Come join us at one of our monthly events to meet other like-minded peeps! Recurring monthly meeting on the third Thursday.

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Bellingham Linux User Group – January Meeting
TBD @ Bellingham Technical College, Room CC201
3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham

BLUG was started in 1998 by a small group of computer geeks who wanted to get off Windows and learn from local Unix gurus. We hold a presentation meeting the first Thursday of the month at Bellingham Technical College in Campus Center CC201. On the second Thursday we hold an informal organization meeting with the time and location announced on the mailing list. We also put on special events including the regional LinuxFest Northwest in the Spring. Recurring monthly meeting on the first Thursday.

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