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  • Saturday
    May 28 2016
    PyCon 2016
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    Oregon Convention Center

    PyCon is the largest annual gathering for the community using and developing the open-source Python programming language. PyCon is organized by the Python community for the community. We try to keep registration far cheaper than most comparable technology conferences, to make PyCon accessible to the widest group possible. PyCon is a diverse conference dedicated to providing an enjoyable experience to everyone. Our code of conduct is intended to help everyone maintain the PyCon spirit. We thank all attendees and staff for observing it.

    Website
  • Coding and career help

    Metal Toad

    Join us for coffee and code as we help each other progress our careers. We'll meet in the lobby at 10:00am. The doors will be locked, so call Dan if you need entry later. Bring your computers!

    Website
  • Spring into Coding

    Join CodeVana for a fun filled afternoon and spring into coding with this free workshop. Come for just an hour or stay for the whole afternoon. Come with your family and friends and learn the skills to make a web app, a mobile app. Please bring your laptops. This workshop is geared towards children and families.

    • 1:00-1:30 - Setup & Social Time
    • 1:30 - 3:00 - Programming the Web: Web Sites, HTML/CSS/JS, Advanced Web Apps
    • 3:00 - 4:30 - Developing & Deploying a Mobile App
    • 4:30 - 5:00 - Additional Resources to explore in the Summer

    Please register on the

    Website

Tomorrow

  • Saturday
    May 28 2016
    PyCon 2016
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    Oregon Convention Center

    PyCon is the largest annual gathering for the community using and developing the open-source Python programming language. PyCon is organized by the Python community for the community. We try to keep registration far cheaper than most comparable technology conferences, to make PyCon accessible to the widest group possible. PyCon is a diverse conference dedicated to providing an enjoyable experience to everyone. Our code of conduct is intended to help everyone maintain the PyCon spirit. We thank all attendees and staff for observing it.

    Website

Next two weeks

  • Saturday
    May 28 2016
    PyCon 2016
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    Oregon Convention Center

    PyCon is the largest annual gathering for the community using and developing the open-source Python programming language. PyCon is organized by the Python community for the community. We try to keep registration far cheaper than most comparable technology conferences, to make PyCon accessible to the widest group possible. PyCon is a diverse conference dedicated to providing an enjoyable experience to everyone. Our code of conduct is intended to help everyone maintain the PyCon spirit. We thank all attendees and staff for observing it.

    Website
  • Monday
    May 30 2016
    Risk Management and Decision Making
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    Online

    [FIT Online Course #PDP0711 – RISK MGMT] Schedule: Online, May 30 through Jul 1, 2016 $450* per engineer. Taught by John Blyler, PSU and JB Systems

    This course will examine the concepts, techniques and tools for managing risk and making decision as key components of the systems engineering process. Differences between mission critical and non-mission critical programmatic risk will be emphasized. Other topics include the limits of expected value-based risk analysis, decision making strategies such a max/min, min/max and regrets. Formal methods in risk analysis, elementary decision analysis and decision trees, multi-objective decision making, Pareto techniques, optimality, and trade-off analysis will be covered. Risk and decision techniques will be contrasted with the interfacing processes of program management and software engineering, from both the government (DOD) and industrial perspectives. Case studies will be used throughout the course to demonstrate actual implementation of concept and techniques.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    May 31 2016
    TypeScript Open Forum

    CSG Pro

    Join us for our May meeting where we'll be hosting an "open forum". 


    Agenda

    6:00pm Networking and Snacks
    6:10pm Welcome and Announcements
    6:20pm Open Forum

    TypeScript Open Forum

    Have you started using TypeScript but ran into an issue that's been tough to resolve? Maybe you've been wanting to learn TypeScript but are unsure of where to start? Or maybe you've got a TypeScript project that you'd like to share?

    Come join us for an open forum on TypeScript. All skill levels are welcomed. Bring your questions or solutions and share them with the group.

    Possible topics include:

    • Language features

    • Tooling

    • Work flow

    • Testing

    • Irksome problems

    • (Fill in the blank... whatever you want!)

    Website
  • RainSec

    Lucky Labrador Brew Pub

    RainSec is an informal group of like-minded security professionals who meet to discuss topics of interest in a non-work, non-vendor setting. Preferably while drinking just enough to forget our day jobs.

    While this is a public event open to any interested parties, our target audience is experienced information security professionals.

    Follow @PDXRainSec for updates & point your IRC client to #rainsec on freenode.

    This event is also on meetup.com. Invite your friends!

    Website
  • Wednesday
    Jun 1 2016
    Portland 1 Million Cups - Seed: Modern Banking for Small Business

    Deskhub


    A Not to be missed 1MC!

    This week meet Seed ~ Modern Banking for Small Business founded by former executives at Simple the consumer banking startup. 

    Every week we have a new local entrepreneur building an amazing company here in Portland. They give a short presentation followed up with a great Q&A session where you get to ask questions and ask about the real challenges and triumphs behind the business.


    As always we welcome everyone interested in startups and founders building great companies here in Portland.

    Come and check it out and bring a friend.


    Join us online on the 1MC PDX Startup Slack channel.

    Website
  • A Portland community effort to help those affected by the Intel layoffs
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    Falcon Building

    By now, you've heard the news about the layoffs occurring at Intel, Oregon's largest employer. And now Jive, as well. Nearly 800 people from our community are now in the midst of searching for new jobs.

    But you know what? In Portland, we have never been a community that shies away from making the best out of every situation. Or from supporting one another. And that's not going to change anytime soon. Especially now.

    That's why a bunch of us are banding together to figure out ways to help those folks affected.

    Why? Because we're a community. And this is what communities do.

    Website
  • Homebrew Website Club PDX

    Pints Brewing

    Are you building your own website? Indie reader? Personal publishing web app? Or some other digital magic-cloud proxy? Come share your projects with others doing similar things! Bring a laptop and make some progress on your personal website too!

    Website
  • Confessions of an Entrepreneur with Nat Parker (GlobeSherpa, now moovel)

    DeskHub Portland

    Nat Parker is the CEO of moovel North America. moovel N.A. works to bring mobility solutions for public and alternative transportation options to North American cities through two distinctive but complementary products.

    Prior to leading moovel N.A., Parker co-founded and served as CEO of GlobeSherpa, a market leader in mobile ticketing technology for public transportation. GlobeSherpa launched the nation’s first multimodal white-label mobile ticketing app, TriMet Tickets, in Portland, Oregon in September 2013. Under Parker’s leadership, GlobeSherpa grew to service 16 transit agency clients in eleven U.S. cities. Following the merger of GlobeSherpa and RideScout as moovel N.A., GlobeSherpa’s mobile ticketing platform evolved to become moovel transit.

    Join us and learn how one of Oregon’s hottest startups was able to execute and grown their company from its inception, when Nat and his co-founder were still graduate students at Portland State University, to where they are now.

    Website
  • PDXRust June: Lightning Talks

    Mozilla

    Are you a Rust expert? Have you played with Rust a bit and told yourself you really should write more code in it, but never made the time? Do you just like learning about cool new programming languages? If any of these apply to you, come to the PDXRust meetup to learn more and meet others with similar interests!

    We meet on the first Wednesday of every month, from 6-8pm, at Mozilla's Portland space. The first hour is either lightning talks from group members or a more in-depth tutorial from a Rust expert, and the second hour is hacking and social time.

    Join us in #pdxrust on irc.freenode.net (http://webchat.freenode.net/) with any feedback about what you'd like to see!

    Remember that Rust's Code of Conduct defines the Rust community's expectations for participation.

    Website
  • Thursday
    Jun 2 2016
    TechJunction

    Hilton Eugene

    F2F Events, Inc. (F2F) produces CPE-accredited educational conferences for IT professionals focusing on the latest developments in information security, IT infrastructure and communications. F2F’s TechJunction conference series is dedicated to providing both attending delegates and sponsors a strong return on their investment of time and resources. With a “by invitation-only” format, cutting-edge content, interactive labs & exhibits, and other complimentary delegate benefits (coffee, lunch, cocktails; etc.) TechJunction has earned the reputation as “THE technology conference” for IT professionals across the country.

    Website
  • Accelerate Biotech + Digital Health PDX Happy Hour

    Scout Beer Garden

    Please join us for our June Accelerate Biotech + Digital Health PDX Happy Hour!

    We are thrilled to be teaming up with the OTRADI Bioscience Incubator (OBI) and the Portland State Business Accelerator (PSBA) for this event.

    We are meeting up at a new venue this month - Scout Beer Garden (across the street from the base of the OHSU tram). A huge thanks to the Zidell family for making this venue available to us.

    Erin Flynn will on site to speak about Portland's upcoming Innovation Quadrant. We will also hear 2-min pitches from two emerging digital health companies.

    Our monthly happy hour brings together creative and driven professionals who are passionate about promoting the growth of Portland's Biotech and Digital Health sectors. This is a great opportunity to network and build relationships with individuals working across these sectors in both academia and industry. Enjoy a drink, build community, and contribute your ideas and efforts towards accelerating Biotech and Digital Health in PDX.

    Food and beverages will be available for purchase. The first 10 attendees will be provided a complimentary drink ticket through the TAO Digital Health Community Sponsor, Cushman & Wakefield.

    Website
  • PDXNode
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    Urban Airship

    After a brief hiatus, PDXNode is back in full swing!

    This month’s presentations include:

    • Signal Processing with JavaScript, and the awesome power of the WebAudio API – Ben Michel
    • Hapi User Authentication via JWT – Milan Loveless

    When the talks are over:

    When our talks are over there will be time for Node developers to hang out and get to know each other!

    If you’re new to Node.js:

    If you’re new to Node, or just generally curious and want to learn more about it–we’ll have a newcomer’s-corner where you’ll be able to get help with all initial setup, and receive a quick intro.

    We’re really stoked to see you there!

  • Alternative Educational Pathways: The future of education in adult learning

    Treehouse Software

    The world is changing rapidly and technology is becoming increasingly pervasive in our everyday lives. Higher education and adult learning changing too. Experiments in project-based learning, design thinking, hybrid pedagogy, and educational communities are already underway – but where will they lead us? And what does all of this mean for the future of adult learning and higher education?

    Join us at our next meetup to dive into these topics! Hear from a variety of perspectives about what this changing landscape of education looks like locally and elsewhere. Sharing their perspectives are:

    • Douglas Tsoi, Portland Underground Grad School
    • Susan Adams, Oregon Health and Sciences University

    And others (TBD) from the realm of workforce development, blended and online learning!

    Website
  • Portland Linux/Unix Group

    PLUG: Portland's monthly, three-track open source conference!

    Celebrating 20 years of hosting Portland's best open source and technology freedom speakers.

    This month's topic To Be Announced

    First Thursday: General Meeting at PSU

    Third Tuesday: Advanced Topics at Free Geek

    Third Sunday: Hands-on Clinic at Free Geek

    Website
  • CTRL-H Open House

    Thursdays are open house night here at CTRL-H. Jon and Melinda are available during this time to give guided tours, answer questions and show you all that the hackerspace has to offer. 

    We don't have an opening ceremony or any formal meeting. This is a time for you to eavesdrop on other peoples projects and get support on a project that you may need help with. Bring your laptop, projects, inventions, your technical toys and your broken microwave to CTRL-H and hack with friends.

    Website
  • Friday
    Jun 3 2016
    First Fridays Free Days

    Collective Agency

    Come work and have conversations at Collective Agency during our First Fridays Free Days, and join an optional potluck lunch.

    Members, come as usual, and you can bring guests, it’ll be the same for you as it is every day but with more people here.

    If you RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/groups/collectiveagency/ or http://www.meetup.com/Collective-Agency-community-workplace/ or Twitter @CollectiveAgenC with the time you expect to be here, what you’ll be working on (you can include a link to a website or social media), and what you’re looking for, then that's great.

    Schedule: • 9am – Open for free • 12pm – Optional potluck lunch • 5pm – End of Open House

    People here for free will have access to the big loft room, the kitchen, and restrooms, but not: conference rooms, locker storage, computer monitors. You can come in groups of up to 14 people. There are no age restrictions.

    The community guidelines are the core of the terms of service: http://collectiveagency.co/community-guidelines

    Website
  • AgilePDX Dntn Pub Lunch: The End of Agile

    We’ve been hearing about it for years. GROW is the new new thing. DevOps builds on Agile and is the new new thing. Hybrid is bad, and Agile only works if you follow the book—right? You got that book? Are we ineffective, tired, fighting back, plodding on, or something else?

    Has the practice of what we think of as Agile changed? Can we not be Agile without first being Lean? What about Agile/Lean? When even signers of the Agile Manifesto speak up against Agile, what’s an agilist to think?

    Or is agile SAFe and sound and the Agile brand has developed a stink? Too many forced marches to agility? Do we need to start calling “agile” “nimble” in order to make progress? And, frankly, how much do we care about what’s in the press?

    The Downtown Pub Lunchers care enough to have voted this topic in last month with a participating attendance of 40 pub grub munching agilists. Come on down and help us sort this one out. You probably have the answer. There’s beer, and we’ll be in the back.

    RSVP's not required but much appreciated at jean@azuregate.net. It helps determine whether to move the furniture and ask for additional servers.

    Website
  • Startup Happy Hour PDX
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    Commons Brewery

    Startup Happy Hour PDX is a happy hour for the Portland startup scene.

    Website
  • Saturday
    Jun 4 2016
    IndieWeb Summit 2016
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    Vadio

    The IndieWeb movement is a global community that is building an open set of principles and methods that empower people to take back ownership of identity and data instead of sharecropping on 3rd party websites.

    Join us in downtown Portland for two days of a BarCamp-style gathering of web creators building and sharing open web technologies to empower users to own their own identities & content, and advance the state of the indie web!

    You’ll learn about ways to empower yourself to own your data, create and publish content on your own site, and only optionally syndicate to third-party silos. Along the way you’ll get a solid grounding in the history and future of Microformats, domain ownership, IndieAuth, Webmention, Micropub and more!

    Website
  • Coding and career help

    Metal Toad

    Join us for coffee and code as we help each other progress our careers. We'll meet in the lobby at 10:00am. The doors will be locked, so call Dan if you need entry later. Bring your computers!

    Website
  • Alexa Skill Building 101
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    Taborspace

    On Saturday June 4th we bring you the first ever Hackster.io + Amazon Alexa workshop!

    Liz Myers, who is a Developer Evangelist at Amazon, will be teaching Alexa Skill Building 101 starting at noon. In this talk, intended for software and hardware developers interested in voice control, home automation, and personal assistant technology, we will walk through the development of a new Alexa skill and incorporate it into a consumer-facing device.

    The talk will be followed by lunch and an afternoon of hacking. Finish off the day with dinner and incredible prizes sponsored by Amazon.

    Alexa is the speech and personal assistant technology behind Amazon Echo. Today you can use Alexa to listen to music, play games, check traffic and weather, control your household devices such as Philips Hue and Belkin WeMo, and lots more. Alexa offers a full-featured set of APIs and SDKs that you can use to teach her new skills and add her into devices and applications of your own.

    Worried that your just a beginner and not much of a coder? Don t be! This Hackathon will be suitable for beginners and pros alike. We have examples and tutorials that will get you up to speed with creating your own amazing voice activated Alexa “Skills” for the Echo – come learn and make new nerdy coder friends! Any experience with JavasScript or Python will be a plus but we have a repository of examples you can simply modify to make your own publishable Alexa Skill. Drop in, bring your laptops, your friends, and plenty of time to hack some uber code and hear what Echo has to say.

    Website
  • Monday
    Jun 6 2016
    Portland HoloLens Meetup

    A Portland-based gathering of developers, designers, and entrepreneurs for Microsoft HoloLens and Windows Holographic.

    Website
  • Tuesday
    Jun 7 2016
    Project Management June Happy Hour

    Project Management Community invites you meet and mingle with other People, Program and Project Managers at an informal happy hour at WeWork on June 7th from 5 - 7 pm.

    Light appetizers and beverages will be served and tours of the WeWork space will be available.

    The mission of the Project Management Community is to help professionals in the technology field gain practical experience and information on technology and methodologies by providing educational events and networking opportunities.

    Website
  • Drop-in Hour for Prospective Epicodus Students

    Epicodus

    Epicodus is a vocational school for aspiring programmers. Depending on what track you take, you can learn everything you need to know to get a job as a web developer or build your startup's app.

    At Epicodus, you'll learn how to build web applications from top to bottom with modern technologies and practices. More importantly than any particular skill, though, you'll learn how to think like a programmer, write good code, and pick up new languages and technologies in this fast-changing industry.

    We currently offer more than a dozen courses including, Introduction to Programming, Ruby, Java, PHP, JavaScript, Rails, Android, Drupal, C#, .NET, CSS and Design. Not all classes are offered at all times.

    Stop in to meet our staff, see the classroom and ask lots of questions!

    Check out our FAQ.

    Website
  • Open Source Bridge Planning Meeting / Work Sprint

    Crowd Compass

    Come join us to work on Open Source Bridge 2016! We've got just over three months til the conference!

    Contact info@stumptownsyndicate.org for more information.

  • Portland Ruby Brigade monthly meeting - PLEASE NOTE [temporary] CHANGE IN VENUE

    Crowd Compass

    We'll have pizza & beer starting at 6pm, so stop by early if you want to have dinner and socialize before the presentations.

    This upcoming meeting is going to be awesome. Terian Koscik will be facilitating her workshop from RailsConf 2016. Check out the instructions presented in web comic form!

    PRESENTATIONS at 7pm

    Collaborate on a Surrealist Rails App by Terian Koscik

    Surrealism is an artistic practice in which mundane but dissimilar ideas are juxtaposed to create surprising or nonsensical ideas. This has interesting results when applied to startup culture. In this workshop, rather than finding a market niche which can be exploited for fame, revenue, or power, we will be using our skills as Rails developers to create products with no practical use whatsoever. We will use a variation of the surrealist game Exquisite Corpse to create collaborative Rails apps, then present them to one another in a mockery of venture capitalism.

    After presentations we'll have more socializing time.

    Thanks to CrowdCompass for providing the venue this month!

    ABOUT THE GROUP: The Portland Ruby Brigade, also known as pdxruby and pdx.rb, is a user group for Ruby programmers in the Portland, Oregon area. The group welcomes all programmers interested in the language and its implementations, tools, libraries and frameworks, such as Ruby on Rails. The group has been meeting since August 2002 for presentations, demos and discussions. Every month 35-75 people come together to share their knowledge, projects and enthusiasm for Ruby. If you'd like to present or have a topic you'd like discussed, please post to the mailing list. The group usually meets on the first Tuesday of the month, "Ruby Tuesday" -- see you there!

    Website
  • Share Highlights from the Write The Docs '16 Conference

    New Relic

    Some of us have just enjoyed the Write The Docs (WTD) conference here in Portland (May 22-24), and I'd like us to share our experiences.

    Mo Nishiyama, Technical Writer/Community Curator at Oregon Health & Science University, will share his highlights from this and previous WTD conferences.

    (We'll add more information as it becomes available.)

    Website
  • Wednesday
    Jun 8 2016
    Risk Assessments, Initial & Ongoing

    The Eliot Center

    If you use technology in your day to day operations (and who doesn't), join us on the morning of Wednesday, June 8th for our second of four events on mitigating the risks of business impacts through cybersecurity.

    Part two of the series will focus on risk assessment, both initial and ongoing. A hand selected subject matter expert will lead our session with a broad overview on assessments that will benefit both junior and senior level IT professionals. Selected panelists will share real life scenarios on the successes and challenges they have faced in preparing for and conducting risk assessments for their business.

    Questions to be answered during this session:

    -What are the impacts to your business and your role specifically if there is a security breach? -Is it lost revenue, lost brand equity, lost job, etc? -What is the first step in getting a risk assessment? -What are the best tools in conducting self / internal assessments? -When assessing risk, which threats are higher in the risk hierarchy - internal or external? -How does BYOD impact your risk assessment planning/monitoring?

    Panelists - Dave Dyk, Simple Finance Eric Dahl, CorVel Corporation

    Moderator Jim Robison, Anitian

    Speaker Michael Lines, Cyber Security Advisor

    Register here: https://www.techoregon.org/events/security-series-part-2-risk-assessments-initial-ongoing

    Thank you to our series sponsor, Neudesic!

    Website
  • OEN PubTalk: What the BLEEP is Lean?

    Lucky Labrador Beer Hall

    You’ve heard of the lean process, but are you fuzzy on the details? Curious if you can apply it to your startup? Although lean is often linked to manufacturing, it’s really about how ideas, people, energy, information, materials, and cash flow through an organization. At our June PubTalk, four panelists from diverse industries will discuss how the lean process has impacted their company culture, including the benefits and potential pitfalls.

    Panelists linclude: - Alvin Elbert, A.R.E. Manufacturing - John Grant, Agile Attorney Network - Ken Tomita, Grovemade - Yesenia Gallardo, Poda Foods

    Website
  • Modern Web Dev Workshop: Sass Workshop 1 of 3
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    Planet Argon

    Explore the power of Sass / SCSS over three action-packed evenings. Variables, mixins, math, functions, directives, and more!

    We all know that staying on top of recent web trends, tools, and best practices isn’t easy. The Modern Web Dev workshop will help you get up to speed with our absolutely favorite CSS pre-processor.

    If you’re interested in writing exceptional front-end code, whether you’re just getting into the field or simply haven’t had the time to keep up with the latest and greatest, you’ll leave these workshops with a good understanding how to use Sass to style sites quickly, efficiently, and intelligently.

    Workshop 1 June 8, 2016 6pm - 8pm

    Intro to Sass - SCSS syntax, nesting, variables, @extend, placeholders, color functions.

    Workshop 2 June 15, 2016 6pm - 8pm

    Intermediate Sass - mixins, media queries, @import, control directives, custom functions.

    Workshop 3 June 22, 2016 6pm - 8pm

    Real World Sass – compiling, libraries, modular Sass, partials, and much more!

    $40 each session or attend all three for $100

    Reserve your spot at http://www.planetargon.com/workshops/modern-web-dev/

    Founded in 2002, Planet Argon is a creative web agency in Portland, Oregon that designs and develops web and mobile applications. Our core focus is to simplify lives through digital technology. We value proactiveness, dependability, versatility, collaboration and delightfulness.

    Your workshop teachers are a mix of designers and developers, with decades of experience and expertise between them.

    Website
  • CHIFOO Event: Empowering Community Moderators

    CHIFOO presents "Empowering Community Moderators to Make Values-Based Decisions" with Jasen Balmat, OkCupid!

    Working in tandem with scripted filtration tools, Moderators act as gate-keepers. Often under-paid and poorly supported, Community Moderators work invisibly at the heart of the social community. Each day, these individuals make thousands of judgement calls on behalf of the community they serve. At their best, Community Moderators provide personal care and an attention to detail which enriches each community member’s experience on an individual level. Their careful decisions contribute to a sense of safety and well-being that is the hallmark of a healthy community.

    About the Speaker

    Jasen Balmat is a visual artist turned tech-geek who leads the Community Moderation team at OkCupid. He holds BFA from The Savannah College of Art and Design.

    Come join CHIFOO for our sixth speaker event of 2016's theme "Bounded Irrationality: Supporting Users and Building Communities."

  • Thursday
    Jun 9 2016
    Portland Podcast Cooperative: Mingle, Chat with Roustabouts & Dr. Kiki Too

    NedSpace Broadway

    Hey Fellow Podcasters

    Let's meet again and chat, shall we? It's about time.

    We're overdue.

    On Thursday June 9th, at the glorious new NedSpace location on SW Washington we're gonna have a full on podcast hootenanny. There will be ample time for some mingling, chatting, talking, inspiration and perhaps even some overall fiddle-faddle. So, RSVP now and come get yourself some podcast connecting done.

    One thing, you can take a look at Portland's first podcast studio, AKA Bigfoot Podcast Studio. Full of audio devices galore and the sweet, sweet sounds of a padded room for podcast recording goodness.

    Also, during the evening, we'll be hearing some podcast insights from Dr. Kiki Sanford hostess of This Week in Science (TWIS) is a weekly, hour-long web and radio show presenting an humorous, often opinionated, and irreverent look at the week in science and technology. In each episode, TWIS discusses the latest in cutting-edge science news on topics such as genetic engineering, stem cells, cybernetics, epigenetics, space exploration, neuroscience, microbiology, the end of the world, and a show favorite – Countdown to World Robot Domination.

    TWIS broadcasts weekly at 8:00pm Pacific Time on Wednesdays. Oh yeah, the show has been running weekly for over 10 years, and has recorded over 565 episodes. Yowza. How does she do it? How to they make money? What have they learned from 10 years in the podcasting biz? G-Spot science, sperm updates, dinos and dung beetles, dirty wine...they cover it all.

    Dr. Kiki will share some thoughts and ideas on podcasting and her podcasting adventures. Then a little Q&A, then back to more mingling and whatnot.

    Casual and fun.

    Be there or be square...space.

    Puhlease RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/Portland-Podcast-Cooperative/events/231025933/

    Website
  • Ladies Drawing Night

    XOXO Outpost

    All you ladies who like to draw, come on out! Bring whatever you are working on, we'll have table space for working, but bring the supplies that you'll need.

    I've been drawing daily for the past six months or so, but I've started to crave chatting with others and getting inspired by seeing what other people are creating, so I created an event to make that happen.

    Website
  • Friday
    Jun 10 2016
    Networking Night + 2nd Anniversary Party!

    RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/networking-night-2nd-anniversary-party-tickets-25692211095

    Together, Instrument and New Relic are excited to host the 2-year anniversary celebration for Women Who Code Portland!

    Our June event is both a Networking Night and a party to celebrate 2 years since we started organizing events for the Portland community! During the first part of the program, six women from Instrument and New Relic will give lightning talks. Speakers will share anecdotes, inspiration or projects that celebrate the art of code and the feminine experience. This will be followed by a DJ and music to end the night! Don't miss this!

    Program 

    6:00-6:30 - Check-in
    6:30-6:45 - Intros from Women Who Code, Instrument, and New Relic
    6:45-7:45 - Lightning Talks + Q&A
    7:45-9:00 - DJ 

    Speakers

    We will have six speakers from Instrument and New Relic. Names and bios TBA.

    Who Should Attend?

    Anyone is welcome to attend, as long as you support our mission and agree to follow our Code of Conduct.

    About Instrument

    Instrument is an independent digital creative agency in Portland, Oregon. They build brands, experiences and campaigns for every screen. 

    About New Relic

    New Relic is a software analytics company that makes sense of billions of metrics about millions of applications in real time. Their comprehensive SaaS-based solution provides a powerful interface for web and native mobile applications and consolidates the performance monitoring data for any chosen technology in your environment.

    Website

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