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Mar 18, 2009
TiE Oregon: Solar Directions - Future of Solar
Intel Ronler Acres RA1 Auditorium

The emergence and explosive growth of the Solar Industry since the discovery of the photovoltaic effect has been nothing short of phenomenal.

How did it get here?
Where is it headed?
How do you get engaged in it?
What business opportunities are there?

If you are an entrepreneur looking for opportunities, or an executive from an adjacent space looking for expansion into solar or someone who wants to join an existing solar company or someone who wants to understand the basics of the industry; this event is for you!

Participate with and meet notable solar industry entrepreneurs and executives.

No prior knowledge of the industry is assumed and the insights you will gain may excite you into becoming engaged in this dynamic and growing renewable energy sector.

Jun 12, 2010
Mind Your Own Green Business Seminar

Mind Your Own Green Business! Ecopreneur 20.10

Entrepreneurs looking to start a green business or transition their existing business will gain valuable insight from Ecotrain Media Group founder, Kevin Pile. He will share 12 years of ecoprenurial pursuit and the trials and tribulations he has faced.

This seminar presents a holistic understanding of corporate sustainability. We combine years of sustainable development advocacy with the documentation of Ecotrain Media Group’s grass-root, “green,” start up business. We understand the misconceptions of green business and the difficulty in finding the necessary resources for developing a green business.

This unique four-hour seminar empowers you to get ahead in the blooming green economy with a solid understanding of the green industry, the green market, green business operations, and green business certification processes. Entrepreneurs will be able to answer the questions they have had on starting a green business, and how to implement a sustainable business strategy.

Each attendee will receive the Ecotrain Green Career Guide Almanac.

Oct 1, 2015
Hiring a Dev Team in 2015: Where are top companies finding talent?

~Brought to you by Code Fellows~

Want to know who Portland companies are hiring? With more than half a million vacant high-tech jobs across the country—and with university computer science programs generating only a small portion of the candidates for these jobs—where do companies find developers? Are they hiring from code schools, and, if so, how do these developers stack up? Find out at this panel discussion, moderated by Hello World founder Dan Linn and featuring recruiting and hiring managers from some of Portland's top tech companies, including Urban Airship, Jama, and New Relic.

Tweet questions for the panelists to #PDXtechdevjobs.

Join us for pizza, drinks and a special Q&A about how to hire—or join—a dev team in 2015.

RSVP today! Attendance is capped at 60.

Oct 22, 2015
Code Oregon Labs
Code Fellows

Online learners of all stripes are invited to Code Oregon Labs. This is an open lab for people who are learning to code online and who would benefit from high-quality, in-person tutoring from professional instructors and industry veterans. Together with Code Oregon and volunteers from the community, Code Fellows will provide tutors at a 6:1 ratio. Bring your laptop! Space is limited, so reserve your spot today.