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SAO October Tech Pub - Dawn Foster

Renaissance on the Riverfront
136 SW Washington Ave.
Corvallis, Oregon 97333, US (map)



Thursday, Oct 9th, 2008

    5:30pm - 8:30pm<br /><br />
    Location: Renaissance on the Riverfront<br />

136 SW Washington Ave.
1000 NE Circle Blvd
Corvallis, Oregon 97333

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<b>RSVP TO:</b> SAO by emailing <a><a href="mailto:[email protected]" rel="nofollow">[email protected]</a><br />
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FREE this month for SAO members or students, and non-members<br /><br />
<i>Includes finger food and no-host bar</i><br /><br />
<b>AGENDA: </b><br />
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    5:30 - 6:15: Business Networking Time with finger food, no host bar<br /><br />
    6:15 - 6:30: 30-Second Mic (give us your technology business elevator pitch!!)<br /><br />
    7:00 Program: Dawn Foster - Online Commuities and Marketing<br /><br /><br />
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<b>PROGRAM:</b><br /><br />

Dawn Foster, Fast Wonder Consulting (http://fastwonderblog.com/)

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            Dawn M. Foster provides <a href="http://fastwonderblog.com/consulting/" rel="nofollow">consulting services</a> for companies wanting to engage with online communities through various social media technologies including discussion forums, blogs, wikis, podcasts, and more. She is also the community evangelist for <a href="http://www.shizzow.com/" rel="nofollow">Shizzow</a>, a new Portland startup. She has more than 13 years of experience in technology and software with expertise in open source software, web 2.0, social media, blogging, and community building.<br />
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            Dawn is the author of the <a href="http://fastwonderblog.com/" rel="nofollow">Fast Wonder Blog</a> and is currently working on a book for O’Reilly Media about the <a href="https://www.wikicontent.com/wiki/index.php/WikiContent:Community_Portal" rel="nofollow">Art of Community</a>. She organizes a monthly <a href="http://barcamp.org/BarCampPortlandMeetups" rel="nofollow">Portland BarCamp Meetup</a> event for local technology employees, is an organizer for the <a href="http://barcamp.org/BarCampPortland" rel="nofollow">Portland BarCamp</a> event, and helps organize <a href="http://www.igniteportland.com/" rel="nofollow">Ignite Portland</a>. She is a co-founder and Chair of <a href="http://legionoftech.org/" rel="nofollow">Legion of Tech</a>.<br />
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            Previously, Dawn worked at Jive Software, Compiere, Intel, and a Midwestern manufacturing company in positions ranging from Unix system administrator to market researcher to open source strategist. She holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Kent State University and a master’s degree in business administration from Ashland University.<br />
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