Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Science and Engineering Business Association announcements for November 9

The Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) is hosting two exciting upcoming events, and they are partnering with SEBA to offer students *FREE ADMISSION*. All you have to do is write a blog post about your experience at the event that will appear on both the SEBA *and *the WTIA website, so it’s also a great way to get your name out with the local tech community!

Details are below. Email  relations@uwseba.org for details on how we can help you attend for free!

*Gaming: Augment & Virtual Reality (Panel)*
*When: *Tuesday November 17th, 5:00-7:00 pm
*Where: *DigiPen Institute of Technology, 9931 Willows Road NE, Redmond, WA
*Details*: Panelists will discuss the latest trends and future of hardware for gaming, including augmented reality vs. virtual reality.
-- Chet Faliszk, writer at Valve Corporation
-- Dr. Trond Nilsen, software engineer, game designer, and VR Pioneer
-- Elbert Perez, currently working on the HTC Vive, independent game developer with over 20 published games spanning across multiple platforms (PC, iOS, Android, Xbox 360)
See the event website
more details.

*Debates & Drinks - WTIA Holiday PartyWhen: *Thursday December 3rd,
6:00-9:30 pm
*Where: *Northeastern University (Seattle), 401 Terry Ave N. Suite 103,
Seattle, WA 98109
*Details: *This event will pit eight community leaders against each other in a tournament-style debate where they will tackle controversial issues involving the technology community in Washington. Each debater's position will be determined by coin flip -- candidates must be prepared to discuss either side of an issue whether they agree to it or not! The audience will vote to advance candidates to the next rounds, and they will be fueled by local libations, food, and season's cheer!
See the event website <http://washingtontechnology.org/event/debates-and-drinks-holiday-party/> for
more details about the debaters and the event agenda. TICKETS ARE GOING FAST!

Again -- please email relations@uwseba.org if you would like instructions on how to attend for free!