TAG Events

TAG Annual Meeting 2020
Tuesday, February 25th 5:30pm-7:00pm
Veritas Media & Studio V
1213 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham

All TAG Members are invited to attend the TAG Annual Meeting on the evening of February 25th. Join TAG Board of Directors and Advisory Board Members as we share successes of 2019, discuss current and proposed TAG strategies and programs, elect Board of Directors officers for 2020, and plan the future of TAG. Light food and beverages will be provided. Please RSVP by Feb 21st.

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TAG Community Group Events

TAG IT Leadership – February Meeting
Wednesday, February 12th 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 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.

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TAG Cybersecurity – February Meeting
Tuesday, February 18th 5:30pm-7:00pm
Veritas Media & Studio V
1213 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham

A TAG Community Group focused on Cybersecurity. Comprising regional cybersecurity professionals, faculty, and students. We meet monthly for presentations, discuss cybersecurity topics, provide support for students entering the field, and organize community service events. Recurring monthly meeting on the third Tuesday.

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Other Community Events

Become a TAG Community Partner or Community Group for your events to be shared to the TAG Community. We’ll agree to advocate for each other, mutually share our events and announcements, and commit to build a stronger community together. For details and arrangements please contact us.

Bellingham Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency – February Meeting
Monday, February 3rd 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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Northwest Tech Women – February Meeting
Tuesday, February 4th 12pm-2pm
Avenue Bread (Downtown)
1313 Railroad Ave, Bellingham

Join us for a casual lunch event at Avenue Bread! We’ll get together for a social hangout where we can talk about what we’re working on and excited about. Let’s talk about jobs, technology, upcoming conferences and events!

Northwest Tech Women is an inclusive group; all are welcome. Please keep your RSVP up to date so we have an accurate headcount upon arrival to secure a large enough space!

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Whatcom IT Professionals – February Meeting
Tuesday, February 4th 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 first Tuesday.

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WWU Winter STEM Career Fair
Thursday, February 6th 12pm-1pm
WWU Wade King Student Recreation Center MAC Gym
1880 Bill McDonald Pkwy, Bellingham

Sponsored by Western’s Career Services Center , the Winter Career Fair is a major recruiting event that allows students and the general public to meet with hiring managers from over 30 organizations, including private-sector companies, non-profits and government agencies. The fair features a STEM section to highlight opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math.


Bellingham Codes – February Meeting
Thursday, February 6th 6:30pm-8:30pm
511 E Holly St, Bellingham

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 Linux User Group – February Meeting
Thursday, February 6th 6:30pm-8:30pm
Bellingham Technical College, Room CC201
3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham

Meeting Includes…
“Hands-on Help Time” from 6:30pm til 7pm, BLUG/LFNW & Linux News, Q&A, and a presentation by Garth Johnson on “remotely developing on the Raspberry Pi with Visual Studio Code and Linux.

“Garth’s Presentation:
A general tour through the experience of creating applications that access the GPIO, and processing of the Pi, while still sitting comfortably behind your more capable and familiar desktop.

Hands-on Help Time
Starting at 6:30pm, 1/2 hour prior to the regular 7pm start time, BLUG offers hands-on help for anyone with a Linux issue. Bring your computer and let the BLUG folks give you a hand.BTC Room CC201, on the 2nd floor of the Campus Center building. Remember this meeting is open to the public, tell your neighbor and bring a friend!

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WWU Cybersecurity Series
NCIS: Cyber Threats, Operations, and Investigations
Wednesday, February 12th 5pm-6pm
WWU Communications Facility Building, Room CF120

WWU’S 2019-20 Cybersecurity Lecture Series continues with a 1-hour lecture on “NCIS: Cyber Threats, Operations, and Investigations” – Wednesday, February 12th at 5:00pm in CF120. Joseph Twilley and Shawn Fellows, from the U.S. Naval Criminal Investigative Service Northwest Field Office, will talk about the NCIS Cyber Mission, SECNAV Policy, Office Locations, Cyber Threat Spectrum, Cyber Operations and investigations, Forensics, and NCIS Partnerships. We’ll have free pizza, and all are welcome. For location details see: parking information and building information.


Bellingham Salesforce Users Group – February Meeting
Thursday, February 13th 12pm-1pm
Brandywine Kitchen Mezzanine
1317 Commercial St, Bellingham

Join our Bellingham Nonprofit Admin Meet-up’s next meeting upstairs at Brandywine Kitchen. Recurring monthly meeting on the second Thursday.

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WSU Everett – Innovation Outreach Innovation Speaker Series
Rodney Clark, Vice President IoT and Mixed Reality Sales, Microsoft
Wednesday, February 19th 5pm-6pm
WSU Everett, Room 102
915 North Broadway, Everett

Imagine a world where every device can connect and communicate to each other in an intelligent fashion. The growing field of Internet of Things (IoT) is going beyond imagining to creating. Join Rodney Clark as he shares how IoT is changing the future of technology.

As Vice President of the Worldwide Internet of Things and HoloLens Sales team at Microsoft, Clark is responsible for building Intelligent Systems and Mixed Reality capability through sales and go-to-market execution with more than 9,000 Microsoft partners.

This event is free and open to students, faculty, staff and the community. Parking is free in lot K during the duration of the event. A pre-event reception will be held at 4:00 p.m.

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NextTech – February Meeting
Thursday, February 20th 6:30pm-8pm
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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SPARK Museum – Annual Fundraiser
Saturday, February 29th 6:00pm-9:00pm
BTC Settlemyer Hall
3028 Lindbergh Avenue, Bellingham

On February 29, 2020, SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention will be hosting our 3rd Annual Fundraising Gala and Auction. With amazing auction Items, the presentation of the SPARK Award, and fun interactives and raffle items, Ignite the Night is a phenomenal event you won’t want to miss! Join us as we Ignite the Night and get kids excited about science and inspire the next generation of citizen scientists and critical thinkers.

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Bellingham Tableau User Group – February Meeting
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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