Events and Activities at PASS Summit

At PASS Summit, the fun never ends! Below are just a few of the formal and informal activities and gatherings happening before, during, and after the conference sessions. Please check back frequently as we update this page.

PASS Summit Conference Events

First Timer's Orientation Meeting & Speed Networking
We'll bring you up to speed on what you need to know about the week's events and PASS and then we'll introduce you to the fun of PASS Summit 2016 Speed Networking!
Tuesday Oct. 25, 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM, Ballroom 6E. REGISTER NOW
Sponsored by SolarWinds

Welcome Reception
The official kick-off of PASS Summit 2016 starts on the first night of the Conference.
Tuesday Oct. 25, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM, Hall 4A & Atrium Lobby

Exhibitor Reception
Network with representatives from our sponsors and exhibitors and collect stamps for PASS to Prizes card for your chance to win a big prize!
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Hall 4B

Community Session: Introduction to PASS Summit 2016

Wednesday Oct 26, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

Feeling overwhelmed by all that PASS Summit 2016 has to offer? Join this introduction to the conference and what to look forward to. The session provides attendees with a general overview of the conference and related events.

Community Session: Staying Involved with PASS

Friday Oct 28, 1:00pm - 1:45pm

Hear about the greater PASS community and how Summit attendees can stay involved throughout the year with local chapters, regional events, online networks and more.

PASS Community Hosted Events


* These events are organized and operated by the organizations and people noted below, not PASS. *

Know of other events, or planning something special? Tell us about it, and we'll add it to this page. Note: All events posted on this page will uphold the PASS Anti-Harassment Policy.


Tuesday, October 25

8:00am - 11:00am

PASS Summit 2016 Photowalk

presented by Jamie & Doug

9:30pm - 1:30am

PASS Summit 2016 Karaoke Party

presented by Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting, Idera and SIOS Technology Corp.

Wednesday, October 26

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Women in Technology Happy Hour
Location: Palomino Restaurant & Bar, 1420 Fifth Ave, Seattle WA

Join other Data Professionals for a networking event for women and WIT allies. Find a mentor.  Be a mentor. Build a strong network of women. Make friendships with other women working in your field.


presented by Rie Irish, Kathi Kellenger & Janice Gerbrandt
sponsored in part by SentryOne

9:00pm - 2:00am

Pragmatic Works After Party
Location: Hard Rock Café, 116 Pike St.

Don’t miss SQLKaraoke 2016! Pick up your wristband at the Pragmatic Works PASS Booth #202.

presented by Pragmatic Works

Thursday, October 27

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Thursday #SQLDinner Meetup
Location: Convention Center Lobby

Come meet fellow data professionals and have dinner with someone new. Andy Warren and Steve Jones are hosting a meetup to facilitate networking.


hosted by Andy Warren and Steve Jones

7:00pm - 10:00pm

(Unofficial) PASS Summit 2016 LGBT Meetup
Location: Butterfly Lounge at Grim's Provisions & Spirits, 1512 11th Avenue, Seattle

presented by Andy Mallon

7:30pm - 10:30pm

Redgate Rocks Party
Location: 1927 Events, 1927 3rd Avenue, Seattle

Pick up your #redgaterocks wristband at the Redgate booth #208 

presented by Redgate to celebrate the beta launch of SQL Clone


Game Night
Location: Convention Center Room 307/308

Come join a low key night of tabletop gaming with fellow attendees. Some board games provided but feel free to bring your own.


hosted by Andy Warren and Steve Jones