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April 6-8, 2018

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REGISTRATION OPEN

WE Local is happy to announce registration is now open for Portland. With this new registration portal, all participating attendees (member, non-member, professional, collegiate, speakers and sponsors) are required to create a SWE Portal account. Follow the step-by-step process to register today!

APRIL 6-8, 2018

Set against the backdrop of Mount Hood, Portland combines a sophisticated, urban atmosphere with creativity, culture and livability. Portland is frequently recognized as one of the world’s most environmentally conscious cities with 10,000 acres of public parks, expansive public transportation and hundreds of miles of bike lanes. Come learn more about WE Local Portland, April 6-8, 2018.

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SCHEDULE

What to expect in...

No matter the reasoning for attending, WE Local Portland has a variety of experiences to offer sponsors, attendees and volunteers that will help you prepare for the conference. Be sure to stay connected with WE Local Portland by saving this site to your favorites, using hashtag #WELocalPortland or #WELocal on SWE social media sites; following the Portland Facebook event page.

  • SPONSORSHIP

    WE Local offers an unique experience for sponsors where they can network, recruit and even, dine with attendees. Smaller than SWE's annual conference, WE Local is the perfect opportunity to learn about the organization and SWE members. View the complete list of WE Local sponsorship opportunities. 

  • ATTENDEE

    Attendees of WE Local have the opportunity to attend 35+ sessions over two-days and join in several networking opportunities that embrace the local qualities of Portland. With feedback from FY17, WE Local Portland is happy to share the 2018 WE Local agenda outline. Please note, the agenda is subject to change. 

  • VOLUNTEER

    Volunteer and speaking opportunities are available for WE Local Portland. For information and questions on how to participate in WE Local, email welocal@swe.org.

LOCATION

WHY PORTLAND?

Portland is frequently recognized as one of the world’s most environmentally conscious cities with 10,000 acres of public parks, expansive public transportation and hundreds of miles of bike lanes. Portland is an important distribution center for import and export, and has a long history with the tech industry with over 1,200 companies currently operating in Portland. It’s a city you have to experience yourself, begin today.

  • GREAT OUTDOORS

    In a city as green as Portland, there is always a great outdoor space to enjoy for the home gardener or avid hiker. Spend the afternoon at the International Rose Test Garden or spend the day hiking one of the beautiful trails just minutes from downtown Portland. You don't have to venture far from town to enjoy the great outdoors.

  • THE FOODIE

    It's no surprise that WE Local chose Portland especially when it’s very hard to not eat local in Portland, and harder to resist all the amazing food. Make time to visit the well-known donut shop, Voodoo Donuts and check out the dozens of food trucks for some tasty, local treats!

  • FOR THE FAMILY

    Families will find lots to enjoy in Portland. From hands on science at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry to the 2,200 animals to be seen at the Oregon Zoo--the kids won't know what to say when you ask, "What did you enjoy the most today?" But before you go, stop by Slappy Cakes to make pancakes on the in-table griddle.