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Aug 20, 2009
PCC Sylvania Campus

Portland Rich Internet Developers Group - PDX RIA.

This month at PDXRIA we are continuing our series of panel discussions. This month the topic is JavaScript and frameworks.

Our own Chris Phllips and Barney Boisvert have agreed to lead the discussion and tell us about their favorite frameworks and what they love about JavaScript.

Come on out and share your thoughts.

Pizza at 5:30, meeting at 6PM.

Meeting at PCC Sylvania Campus - TCB (Technology Classroom Building) Room 209

May 22, 2014
CodePDX: Behind the request
New Relic

Join us for the 3rd CodePDX meeting! Please RSVP so we can get a headcount for pizza.

Jonan from New Relic will be giving us some insight into what happens when you type in a URL and hit enter in your browser. From DNS, through the network layers, into the server and down through the application stack.

Even experienced developers will likely find something new in this deep dive into the life of a web request.

Thanks once again to New Relic for hosting us and sponsoring drinks and pizza!

Jun 26, 2014
New Relic

Join us for this month's CodePDX meeting. We have two exciting talks lined up.

Maureen Dugan, an Epicodus graduate, will be speaking about what she has learned about TDD and pairing.

Jackson Gariety, engineer at CrowdCompass, will be sharing some notes from his adventures with Lisp.

*Please RSVP so we can get a headcount

Thanks once again to New Relic for hosting us and sponsoring drinks and pizza!

Aug 5, 2015
Lean Coffee
Viewpoint Tech Center

Join us for Lean Coffee at Viewpoint Construction Software on Wednesday, August 5 at 7:30am. Viewpoint is located at the east landing of the Hawthorne Bridge, at 1510 SE Water Ave. Come to the Tech Center on the eastern side of Water Ave.

Lean Coffee is a simple, efficient, and fun way to discuss open ended topics in a small group. We’ll tend to focus on agile software development, but welcome any and all topics of interest. Porltand Lean Coffee is always an open, free community event. Some notes from past discussions are available on

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May 26, 2016
Set Goals & Get Sh!t Done with your Creative Community

Can you believe we're already HALF way through 2016?

Step outside your office or workspace for an evening with The Creative Roundtable community. We will be sharing goals we hope to achieve before the end of 2016 and finding ways to stay accountable for business success!

As always, light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Bring your big ideas and friend or two. We look forward to seeing you!

Thursday, May 26 6:30-8:30pm at DeskHub

Learn more & claim your spot here, it's free!

  • Jehn & Jena
Sep 26, 2017
ProductStack PDX: Aligning Product Strategy with Customer Feedback

Join Product leaders and experts for a lively panel discussion about how to incorporate customer feedback to make products your customers love and deliver a better overall customer experience. We'll share best practices from industry leaders and give attendees a chance to ask their questions as well! 

The evening will be hosted at Vacasa’s office in the Pearl and emceed by the unofficial Godfather of Portland Tech, founder of Silicon Florist, cofounder of Portland Incubator Experiment, cofounder of Oregon Story Board, cofounder of TechfestNW, Rick Turoczy. He’ll moderate a panel discussion with Patrick Lightbody, SVP of Product Management at Delphix, Heather Knight of Airbnb, Greg Goodman, CEO of ProductPlan, Dan Podsedly, VP of Pivotal Tracker, and Kevin Steigerwald, CPO of Notion.

There will be snacks and drinks and plenty of time for networking and discussions.


  • 5:30 Arrive

  • 6:00 Panel Discussion: How Product can leverage Support to build better products

  • 6:40 Q&A

  • 7:00 Networking, Food, and Drinks



Heather is a former healthcare worker turned techie.  She started out on the Customer Experience at Airbnb and is currently on the Business Travel Team as an Account Coordinator for Enterprise-level companies.  She has developed a deep interest in product development and was part of a beta test group for a new internal product that was recently released into the wild.  When Heather is not working, she's learning how to code at Alchemy Labs part time program in the evenings. In her not so free time, she's also the Portland City co-director of Lesbians Who Tech.  Someday soon, when code school is finished, she hopes to resume her hiking, backpacking and international travel addictions.


Greg Goodman is the co-founder and CEO of ProductPlan. He has a passion for building products and companies. He was the founder of Miramar Systems, which was acquired by Computer Associates and has advised and invested in numerous technology startups including AppFolio, RightScale, HGData and Apeel Sciences. He has degrees in Computer Science and Business Economics from UC Santa Barbara.


Dan Podsedly is a Pivotal Labs VP and the General Manager of Pivotal Tracker, the popular project collaboration tool for modern software teams. Dan has been with Pivotal Labs since their nascent days in the mid-2000s, and has experience in every aspect of software development, including engineering, product management, and UX design.


Full-stack product designer with over 10 years of experience designing, researching, marketing, planning, and building products. From package design in big-box retailers to indie games in the App Store, my passion is for designing experiences that make our lives easier and more enjoyable. I believe pies are for dessert not for charts, tortillas make the best utensil, and the iPhone 4 is the proper screen size for a phone.