Sept. 14 - Sept. 17, 2014, Seattle, USA

About Seattle Area

Seattle area is one of the most important ones on the west coast of the United States in economy, industry and education. There are some world well known companies in the area. The software giant Microsoft, the aircraft maker Boeing, the world biggest online seller Amazon, Starbucks, Nostrom, Costco... just to name a few.
The area has amazing landscapte with vocano mountains, huge Lake Washington and the Pueget sound Pacific Ocern coast.
Seattle is famous in the level of education. It has the highest percentage of college and university graduates of any major U.S. cities.  It is the home of the University of Washington.

Local Attractions

Space needle
400 Broad Street
Seattle, WA 98102

Seattle Space Needle

It was built for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle is the symbol of Seattle. You can have a ride by the elevator  to the Observation Deck 520 feet above ground 
to have a nice view of Seattle or to have a lunch or dinner.

Chihuly Garden and Glass

There is a fantastic must-see musium of glass just under the Space Needle. It has an Exhibition Hall, a Garden installation and a Glasshouse, Northwest glass artist, Dale Chihuly presents an amazing collection of his fine art there.

305 Harrison Street Seattle WA 98109


University of Washington

Founded in 1861 by a private gift of 10 acres in what is now the heart of downtown Seattle, the UW is one of the oldest public universities on the West Coast.

In the summer of 1909, a world's fair, the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, took place on the grounds of the University of Washington. The fair shaped the campus in ways that are visible today, creating the Rainier Vista and Drumheller Fountain.

UW serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest — more than 92,000 annually.

Pike Place Market

At more than a hundred years old, Pike Place Market has been the home to over 200 businesses, 190 crafts people, and 100 farmers who rent table space by day. It has the first Starbucks Coffee Store. This is a famous tourist spot in the city near the waterfront.

85 Pike Street Seattle, WA 98101

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University of Balearic Islands

German Graphic Society
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Information Visutalization Society