Privacy in the Age of Big Data at Free Geek
4:00 PM16:00

Privacy in the Age of Big Data at Free Geek

Free Geek’s mission is to sustainably reuse technology, enable digital access, and provide education to create a community that empowers people to realize their potential. Hector Dominguez will present the coming City of Portland Privacy and Information Protection Principles. The discussion will also focus on how digital equity organizations like Free Geek can participate in the construction of better data and information practices for all Portlanders.

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Global Tech Jam Conference & Expo
to Jun 22

Global Tech Jam Conference & Expo

  • Oregon Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS 


Welcoming Remarks by Mayor Ted Wheeler
Thursday, June 21st, 9:00 – 11:15 a.m.


Bringing together forward-looking research institutions, federal agencies, leading private sector companies, and municipalities interested in preparing their infrastructure for the latest technologies to provide better, more equitable services. This three-day conference will feature Transportation/Mobility with participation from other policy areas including Energy/Water/Waste Management, Public Safety, Wireless, City Platform/Dashboard, Data Governance and Exchange, and Agriculture and Rural.

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2018 Digital Inclusion Summit
8:30 AM08:30

2018 Digital Inclusion Summit

Building a digitally connected, prosperous community.

The City of Portland Office for Community Technology, along with Multnomah County Library staff, are leading a small working group of Digital Inclusion Network (DIN) members to organize the 2018 Digital Inclusion Summit. 

The 2018 Summit is designed to share insights, identify knowledge gaps and to continue our collaborative work to achieve digital equity. Participants will take advantage of inspirational keynotes, panel discussions, and networking breaks to help advance our collective efforts to build a digitally connected, prosperous community.

WHO should attend: Policy-makers, community leaders, decision-makers, and digital inclusion program implementers in education, technology businesses, nonprofits, philanthropy, healthcare, broadband companies, and public agencies.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Register today to save your spot! This event is free but space is limited.

Register here and use password: summit2018

See the detailed schedule, event organizers, and transportation directions here:

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Smart City PDX Open House and Tech Expo
6:00 PM18:00

Smart City PDX Open House and Tech Expo

  • Community Hall, Portland Community College - Southeast Campus, (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Save the date!

On April 25th, 2018, the City of Portland’s Smart City PDX Project Team will hold an Open House and Tech Expo to introduce Portlanders to the Traffic Safety Sensor Initiative, the City’s latest Smart City Initiative. The initiative will pilot the use of safety sensors on 122nd, Hawthorne and Division, three of Portland’s most dangerous streets.

Representatives from the PBOT Project Team will be present to explain the project and answer questions. The Smart City PDX Coordinating team will also be present to answer questions about citywide smart cities and open data efforts. Representatives from Current by GE, ATT, PGE and Intel, the initiative’s private sector partners, will also be at the event with displays of the sensor technology. Please mark your calendars now.

The event will be free and open to the public. 

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2:30 PM14:30

Smart City Stakeholder Advisory Committee Monthly Meeting

  • City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Meeting example. 

Getting here

Bike or Walk
Plan your bike, walk and/or transit trip with Trimet’s multi-modal trip planner
Plan your transit-only trip with Trimet’s trip planner.
Bike parking is available on the south side of the building.

#12 and #44, SW 4th Ave.and Hall, Stop ID 12763

PSU/SW 5th Ave and Mill St MAX Station, Stop ID 7618

SW 3rd at Harrison

Parking options
Metered parking on streets near building. Warning: Street parking is often full during business hours.

Parking garage available at PSU NW Center Plaza, 1930 SW 4th Ave, $1.50 per half-hour (or $12/day), open 6:15 a.m. – 7 p.m. To enter the garage, you must be traveling on SW 4th Avenue (entrance between College Stand Lincoln St.).

15 minutes or less: The building’s loading dock has two 15-minute spaces available first-come, first-served. To access the loading dock, you must enter from Hall St. and proceed straight ahead at the light across 4th Avenue.

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