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Embassy Suites Portland--Downtown

319 Sw Pine St
Portland, OR 97204, US (map)

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  • Wednesday
    Mar 12 2014
    Future of Computing with futurist Steve Brown

    In his fast-moving talk, Steve will discuss how Intel visions the future, and will then review three major trends in computing (big, small, and natural) and how they will and are affecting a variety of industries including retail, healthcare, entertainment, and transportation. Using strong visuals, videos, and compelling stories of the future, Steve will help the audience gain a solid understanding of where computing is going, and the opportunities and threats it will offer their businesses in the coming decade.

  • Tuesday
    Jun 4 2013
    Workshop: A New Approach to Innovation & Agility

    Learn how Google & Intel are leveraging the latest in neuroscience to

    · solve design problems months earlier

    · dive deep into uninterrupted collaborative effort

    · transform thrash and frustration into energetic ease and insight

    · boost creativity in stressful work environments

    Join us for this experiential workshop exploring the intersection of emotional intelligence, mindfulness and creativity.

  • Wednesday
    Feb 8 2012
    SIM Monthly Meeting

    Presentation by Robert Strictland of Stickland Consulting LLC., on the realities of Mobility and its use as the optimal distribution endpoint for Big Data.

    Explore why mobility solutions are challenged by interrelated decisions that cross applications development, infrastructure, security, and risk management. Gain a perspective on why mobility is an Enterprise issue and as IT leaders we need to focus on creating blueprints, business driven policies, and BYOD programs that help build high value mobile Enterprises.

  • Tuesday
    Nov 15 2011
    HR & Finance Forum: A Discussion on Compensation with Radford

    Over the last few years employees have had to accept some unpopular alterations to their pay and total compensation. The continued unstable economy leaves many to wonder how much more will change. What updates should you consider making to your compensation programs in order to remain competitive?

    Please join your finance and human resource peers on Thursday, November 15th for a dinner forum. Special guest David Knopping, Vice President, Radford will share compensation market intelligence and moderate a discussion that will include

    • IPO—compensation considerations
    • Market trends for the West Coast including merit budgets, hiring (move to position of strength for candidates) & turnover
    • Differences between Portland and Silicon Valley markets

    Guest Speaker: - David Knopping, Vice President, Radford David has 10 years of compensation consulting experience on a variety of issues. Areas of focus include executive and broad-based compensation strategies, employment contract development, Board of Director pay, and short- and long-term incentive plan design.

    Event Details: When: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Time: 5:30 – 8:30 PM Where: Embassy Suites – Downtown, 319 SW Pine St., Portland, OR 97204
    Fees: $95 Members, $120 Nonmembers To Register: TechAmerica Oregon, 503-624-5715

    Thank you AKT LLP and Ball Janik for sponsoring!

  • BOD Education Panel Discussion: Executive Compensation Trends

    Because Good Governance Matters November 15, 2011 Join Us!

    What should Boards know about executive compensation trends in the current environment? Join us at our next Board of Directors Education event where we will discuss the following topics:

    • Say on Pay – Key findings from year one
    • Board Member and other Executive considerations when reviewing a compensation package
    • Trends in share-based compensation
    • Building a compensation package from the ground up

    Panelists: - Jack Busch, General Partner, Busch International - Tony Jeffries, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati - David Knopping, Vice President, Radford - David Nierenberg, Founder, D3 Family Funds

    Moderator: Carey Wendle, Audit Partner, KPMG LLP

    Who is Eligible to Attend? - Directors, CEOs, in-house counsel, corporate secretaries, Vice President and Director level HR Professionals, and CFOs of both publicly traded and privately-held companies.

    • Corporate Board members and executives (as listed above) from both TechAmerica and nonmember companies are invited.

    Event Details: When: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Time: 7:30 – 10:00 AM Where: Embassy Suites – Downtown, 319 SW Pine St., Portland, OR 97204 Fee: $100 Members, $150 Nonmembers To Register: TechAmerica Oregon, (503) 624-5715

    Series Founding Sponsors:
    KPMG LLP and Stoel Rives LLP

    Event Sponsor: Moss Adams LLP

  • Wednesday
    Feb 10 2010
    SAOpdx: The Cultural and Technological Drivers of Innovation at Google

    Presented by the SAO’s CIO/IT Manager’s Forum, ISACA, ISSA, and SIM

    Google has a reputation for rapid innovation, and is considered one of the most innovative and collaborative corporate cultures in the world. This presentation will discuss solutions Google Enterprise offers now or will be delivering in the future including Cloud computing infrastructure, applications including Wave and other new solutions, Android and mobile computing, and the security of all these solutions.

    Brian Kemler, Google Engineer Brian graduated from George Washington University in Washington, DC. He is currently a systems engineer with Google Enterprise in Mountain View, CA, specializing in cloud computing.

    Steve Benson, Regional Sales Manager, Google Enterprises Steve is the Regional Sales Manager for Google Enterprise serving large businesses and the government in the Pacific Northwest, the Southwest, and the Mountain States. He works with Google's offerings in enterprise search, Security, and Google Apps.

    Agenda 5:15 Check-in/Networking 6:00 Dinner 6:15 Presentation 8:00 End

  • Monday
    Nov 17 2008
    FMCAD 2008 (Formal Methods in Computer Aided Design)
    Embassy Suites Portland--Downtown

    Important Dates

    Early Registration Deadline: October 14, 2008 Hotel Registration Deadline: October 18, 2008

    Conference Overview

    FMCAD 2008 is the eighth in a series of conferences on the theory and application of formal methods in hardware and system design and verification. In 2005, the bi-annual FMCAD and sister conference CHARME decided to merge to form an annual conference with a unified community. The resulting unified FMCAD provides a leading international forum to researchers and practitioners in academia and industry for presenting and discussing groundbreaking methods, technologies, theoretical results, and tools for formally reasoning about computing systems, as well as open challenges therein.

    Local Information

    The Conference will be held at the Embassy Suites (Downtown) in Portland, Oregon. We have negotiated a special rate with the hotel for conference attendees. Please book early to secure the reduced rate. For details, please see the conference web page. A dinner cruise on the Willamette River is planned.

    Technical Program

    The technical program is available at the conference web page. It includes 2 invited keynotes, 4 invited tutorials, 24 regular papers, 4 short papers, and 2 panels.


    o Ken McMillan (Cadence): Interpolation -- Theory and Applications o Carl Seger (Intel): Formal Methods and Physical Design: Match Made in Heaven or Fools' Paradise?


    o Kevin Jones (Rambus): Analog and Mixed Signal Verification: The State of the Art and some Open Problems o Moshe Levinger (IBM): Building a Bridge: From Pre-Silicon Verification to Post-Silicon Validation o Byron Cook (Microsoft): Computing Bounds on Space and Time for Hardware Compilation. o David Hardin (Rockwell Collins): Considerations in the Design and Verification of Microprocessors for Safety-Critical and Security-Critical Applications.


    o High Level Design and ESL: Who Cares? o The Future of Formal: Academic, IC, EDA, and Software Perspectives


        Sponsored by: IEEE CEDA

    In cooperation with: ACM SIGDA Financial support: Cadence, Galois, IBM, Intel, NEC, Synopsys