Tech Events in Bend, OR

BendTECH strives to be a hub for high tech in Bend. We feature not just BendTECH's upcoming events, but also events from several meetups around town including Bend Unity3D User Group, BendJS, Bend User Experience, and COPR: Central Oregon Creative Professionals. You'll also find events hosted by TAO (Technology Association of Oregon) and the OSU Co-Lab.

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February 2020

February 2020 PubTalk

February 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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This happy hour brings together different facets of the business community to network, share ideas and hear from esteemed regional speakers.Keynote Speaker:Luke Kanies, Founder and CEO, ClicketyTrenches, Airplanes and BoardroomsLuke Kanies, Founder and CEO of Clickety, tells the story of building Puppet, which he founded in 2005 and left in 2016. He bootstrapped the company for 4 ½ years, then raised $87 million dollars and grew it to a company of 500 employees and over $50 million in revenue. Luke…

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February PubTalk

February 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
McMenamins St. Francis, 700 NW Bond St
Bend, OR 97703 United States
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February's PubTalk is one you don't want to miss. Our keynote will discuss his journey of creating a company that's products are used on the International Space Station. Plus, hear pitches from two local companies taking on cashless transactions and women's outdoor gear. See below for more info on the lineup. Keynote Speaker: Luke Kanies, Founder & CEO Clickety, Founder Puppet Trenches, Airplanes and Boardrooms: The Story of Building Puppet Pitching Companies: Taylor Mahony, Founder, yesOMS Megan Bolt, Founder, Radder…

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March 2020

WordPress Help Desk – Open Q&A

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
OSU Cascades, Tykeson Hall Room 207, 1500 SW Chandler Avenue
Bend, OR 97702 us
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Everyone has questions about WordPress at some time or other. Maybe your site is doing a strange thing with a margin and need a little CSS help. Maybe you're having trouble setting up a child theme. Getting security warnings because you have insecure content? Have a "what if I wanted to do X on my site?" question, and you'd like some suggestions about where to start? Developers from our group will be available for free limited assistance and suggestions. (If…

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The Truth About Intellectual Property – OSU-Cascades Innovation Co-Lab

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Webinar OR United States

Do you want to know more about patents, copyrights, trademarks, or trade secrets and how to use them? Do you want to want to know what is worth pursuing and what is not? Join Adam Krynicki from the OSU-Cascades Co-Lab on Wednesday, March 4th for a free webinar about “The Truth About Intellectual Property.”  Through his work with over 250 inventors, startups, and nonprofits, Adam has worked to protect intellectual property, Adam will guide a candid conversation about the value…

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Social – Remote Worker Happy Hour

March 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Riff – Craft Food & Beverage Taproom, 555 NW Arizona Ave Suite 30
Bend, OR 97703 us
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Remote Worker Wednesday Happy Hour. Come grab some drinks and get to know the remote worker community in Bend!

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Bend Arduino Group Trinity Lutheran

March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Trinity Lutheran School, 2550 Ne Butler Market Rd
Bend, US
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Lightning talks and more… JS in 2020 continues!

March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Codepen, 919 NW Bond St Ste 203
Bend, or 97701 us
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Let's dive into spring with another BendJS!! We have a great slate of speakers this month, from Flutter follow up talks to some cool side projects, and if time allows, a bit of group discussion. Pizza and beer will be served as usual (and some hand sanitizer this time), and if you have any old coding books around please bring them for our shared BendJS library! As well, if you can't make it we'll be live streaming the event on…

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Find Your Next Funded Tech Startup

March 12 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

CALLING ALL CEOS, OTHER C-SUITE TALENT, AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONALS Come find your next funded tech startup! Oregon's research universities receive over $1 BILLION of research and development dollars EACH YEAR. And Oregon is home to one of the most innovative cities in America with the highest amount of PhDs per capita - Corvallis. Combined, this is a recipe for curating innovative, commercial technologies. But researchers and business development folks need a way to meet for these innovations to really…

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