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Donut.js April 2019

Alchemy Code Lab
30 NW 10th Ave.
Portland, OR 97209 (map)

Our venue is Alchemy Code Lab, at 30 NW 10th Ave. It’s a red brick building on the east side of the street. It’s across the street from Powell’s Bookstore. Alchemy Code Lab is on the second floor. There are ‘Alchemy Code Lab’ signs on the door, and we’ll have a big blue Donut.js sign out front too.

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Description

Donut.js is a monthly meet-up in Portland, OR with a handful of wonderful talks on tech, creativity, community, and the places they come together.

Schedule

  • 6:00 — Arrive, socialize, eat tasty donuts and snacks!
  • 6:30 — Opening Remarks
  • 6:45 — Kate LaForge — Buried in My Laptop Like a CIA Agent: Building Healthcare Technology for People Who Hate It
  • 7:00 — 10-minute break
  • 7:10 — Nisha Kumar — Teching While Mom
  • 7:25 — 10-minute break
  • 7:35 — Andrew Hedges — The Worst Decision I Made at Apple (And What We Can Learn from It)
  • 7:50 — Meet people and eat more donuts!

Details

  • $10 or $0 in advance at https://donutjs.club/ or at the door. We take cards.
  • Nametags and pronoun stickers will be available at check-in.
  • Donut.js logo stickers and enamel pins also available at check-in.
  • All talks are live-captioned by Mirabai Knight of Steno Knight.
  • Two all-gender, stall-only restrooms are available.
  • Event is on the second floor. Elevator is available.
  • 3.5′-wide physical access lanes will be taped on the floor throughout the venue.
  • We'll have donuts! We have donuts for omnivores from Delicious Donuts and combination gluten-free-vegan donuts from Back to Eden Bakery.
  • A few other snacks (pretzels, vegan+gluten-free chips) will be available.
  • LaCroix soda and water will be available.
  • We have a Code of Conduct and require that all staff, speakers, attendees, and venue staff abide by it: https://donutjs.club/conduct/
  • A hard copy of our Code of Conduct will be posted at the check-in, by the refreshments, and in each of the bathrooms.

Our Nonprofit Beneficiary

Our proceeds each quarter go to a local non-profit. In April, June, and July, we are raising money for Community Vision, whose mission is to make Oregon a place where disabled people can live, work, and thrive in the communities of their choice.

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