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Wednesday, February 3 • 10:00am - 4:30pm
Startup Scene Spotlights

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Portland's startup scene is like no other city's. Join us on Wednesday, February 3, as we shine a spotlight on the creatives and entrepreneurs you need to know locally. We'll be at the Portland Development Commission (our fantastic host and sponsor!) all day, but feel free to drop in for individual talks.

You'll hear about local startups through the lenses of design, negotiation, and diversity during this slate of talks:

10 AM — "Sales Before Storytelling" (http://sched.co/5za0)

Paige Hendrix Bruckner, founder at ClientJoy

11 AM — "Design Thinking for Startups" (http://sched.co/5za1)

Amelia Abreu, product designer and UX consultant at Abreu.co 

12 PM — Lunch Break

1:30 PM — "What Women Entrepreneurs in Portland Need" (http://sched.co/5za5)

moderated by Paige Hubbell, founder of Women's Tech Radio

Christie Koehler, founder of Stumptown Syndicate and Authentic Engine

Paige Hendrix Bruckner, founder at ClientJoy

Jewel Mlnarik, founder at Workfrom

2:30 PM — "Beyond Leaning In: How to Negotiate to Get What You Want" (http://sched.co/5za9)

Katie Lane, attorney and negotiation consultant at Work Made for Hire

3:30 PM — "Practical Diversity in the Portland Tech Scene" (http://sched.co/5zaB)

moderated by Audrey Eschright, founder of The Recompiler

Thursday Bram, founder of Urgency Inc.

Elea Chang, founder of AffectConf

Sev Leonard, founder of The Data Scout


Please note that no lunch will be provided, though you're encouraged to take one of our speakers out to lunch at one of the many restaurants near the PDC.

Wednesday February 3, 2016 10:00am - 4:30pm PST
Portland Development Commission