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Heathman Hotel

1001 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205, US (map)

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  • Thursday
    Nov 11 2010
    HR Forum: Compensation Today – Anything but Business as Usual

    Heathman Hotel

    The financial crisis left technology companies experiencing salary freezes, layoffs, shifts in equity compensation, mandatory time-off along with additional cost-cutting measures. Recent economic indicators point to recovery, so where do we go from here? What are the new trends in compensation and what is your company offering to stay competitive in the US and Globally?

    Join your peers and special guest, Linda Amuso, President of Radford, as she will share compensation market intelligence and moderate a discussion that will include:

    • Trends in compensation including incentive and equity compensation
    • Effectively engaging your comp committee and board
    • Impact of new regulations on CEO & executive compensation
    • Pressure of wage deflation

    Special Guest: - Linda E. Amuso, President, Radford Linda is a highly recognized thought-leader and an expert in the field of executive and employee compensation design for the technology and life sciences industries. For 20 years, Linda has worked directly with senior management and Board of Directors on developing and implementing executive and equity compensation strategies, effectively linking performance management strategies to salary systems, and designing annual/long-term incentive plans.

    Please pass this invitation on to your compensation and benefit team members.

    Event Details: When: Thursday, November 11, 2010 Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (5:30 – 6:15 Networking, 6:15 – 8:30 p.m. presentation, dinner and Q&A) Where: The Heathman Hotel, 1001 SW Broadway at Salmon, Portland, OR 97205 Cost: $95 TechAmerica members, $125 nonmember Technology Company

    To Register: TechAmerica Oregon (503) 624-4871

  • Tuesday
    Oct 26 2010
    CFO Forum: The Fragile State of the Recovery – Preparing for 2011

    Heathman Hotel

    Despite the fact that we have been feeling the effects of the Great Recession for over two years, economists continue to predict that the economic recovery will lack momentum in the coming year. In preparing 2011 plans, what does this mean for your company and how are other companies planning to lead their businesses through the fragile state of the recovery.

    Join your peers and special guest, Josh Rutberg, Partner, Bain & Company, as he will share Bain’s point of view on the economy, and moderate a discussion that will include:

    • Why the recovery has been so slow
    • The likelihood of slipping back into
      negative growth
    • What companies should do to come out on top

    Special Guest: Josh Rutberg, Partner, Bain & Company Josh Rutberg has been a partner at Bain & Company in the San Francisco office since 1999. John is uniquely positioned to see trends across a broad spectrum of business and finance organizations.

    Cost to Attend: $55 TechAmerica Members, $80 Nonmembers Register: TechAmerica Oregon, (503) 624-4871

    Thank you Moss Adams LLP for sponsoring this event!

  • Thursday
    Sep 23 2010
    TechAmerica Board of Directors Education Event - Strategic Planning: Navigating the New Normal

    Heathman Hotel

    About the Event: Given the current great recession, the standard strategic planning process may not be enough. Many leaders are after superior resources, speed, and a deeper understanding of the underlying forces in the business environment. Those that have these capabilities in their planning are likely in the lead or will emerge leaders.

    What is the new normal? Join a panel of directors and strategists as they discuss the following:

    • Today’s strategic environment
    • The role of the board in strategic planning today
    • Quarterly vs. annual planning cycles
    • Capability logic (resources)
    • Guerrilla logic (speed)
    • Complexity logic (business climate)
    • Aligning the entire organization to the strategic plan
    • Recent best practices

    Panelists: - L.B. Day, President, LB Day and Company, Inc. , current board member, Microchip Technology and Lynguent Technology L. B. Day and Company, Inc. is a strategic planning and organization design consulting firm. Mr. Day’s specialty areas include strategic planning, executive development, and organization design.

    • Rick Wills, former CEO & Chairman, Tektronix, Inc., current board member, FEI Company Mr. Wills joined Tektronix in 1979 and has held a variety of positions during his tenure. In January 2008, after eight successful years leading the company, Mr. Wills was named Chairman of Tektronix. Mr. Wills transitioned from day-to-day operations to a consulting role, providing strategic guidance to senior management of Tektronix and the Danaher Test and Measurement platform until June 2008.

    • Scott Grout, President and Chief Executive Officer, RadiSys Corporation Scott joined RadiSys in 2002. Prior to joining RadiSys, Scott was President and Chief Executive Officer of Chorum Technologies, Inc., a privately held company based in Richardson Texas, where he was responsible for the company's expansion efforts including initiatives for accelerating business development, technology research, product manufacturing and talent recruitment (more).

    Moderator: - Scott Demorest, Principal and co-founder of ACME Business Consulting, LLC ACME is a Portland based management consultancy. Their core competency is managing the execution of the elements within a corporations strategic plan.

    Event Details: When: September 23, 2010 Time: 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Where: The Heathman Hotel, Portland, OR Cost: $100 TechAmerica members, $150 nonmember

    Register: (503) 624-5715 or at http://www.techamerica.org/september2010bod

    Thank you sponsors: The Brentwood Group, KPMG LLP, Stoel Rives LLP

  • Tuesday
    Apr 27 2010
    Business for Culture and the Arts Networking Event

    Heathman Hotel

    YPOP is hosting "Business for Culture and the Arts" for April's networking event for local professionals at the Heathman Hotel. The best networking in Portland, information on local arts organizations, drawings for great prizes, and enrollment for BCA's Art of Leadership program.

  • Thursday
    Oct 22 2009
    TechAmerica CFO Forum: Shifting Gears – Balancing the CFO’s Role in an Economic Uptick

    Heathman Hotel

    After spending the last year on defense, companies must be able to quickly shift gears and get back on offense - how quickly and what are the tripping-points for spending?

    Special guests, Scott Gibson, Chairman of the Board, RadiSys Corporation and Brian Bronson, Chief Financial Officer, RadiSys Corporation will share how they are altering plans to take advantage of the economic uptick.

    Discussion Points:

    • Dealing with pressure from the Board to stay ahead and be ready to EMERGE NOW
    • How to emerge responsibly without spending too much (for private companies - risking your opportunity to be an IPO candidate)
    • What to spend money on - hiring, marketing, development
    • How to manage your team - employee retention, moral
    • Strategic Planning with uncertainty What expectations does the Board currently hold for the CFO

    Thank you KPMG LLP for sponsoring this event!