Welcome to Invention to Venture: University of Portland
Dates: February 8th and 9th, 2008
The University of Portland will host a Friday evening plus all day Saturday conference on starting new ventures. The social event Friday evening will be downtown Portland and all Saturday sessions will be on the University of Portland campus.
The theme of the conference emphasizes start-ups in the clean technology space.
This event is intended primarily for college and university students, but is also open to anyone interested in transforming ideas into ventures. Guest speakers and panelists are experts drawn from the Pacific Northwest.
$25 for Students and University Faculty & Staff
$50 for all others
The registration fee includes a participant guide, Friday evening reception, continental breakfast, lunch, and breaks.
Scholarships for students are available for this event. Please contact Laura Steffen (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Hotel: The Mark Spencer hotel in downtown Portland has limited availability for February 8 and 9. Their rates are $79/night for a standard Queen bed room (+12.5% hotel tax) and $99/night+ tax for a Jr or Exec suite (sleeps four with one Queen bed and one pull-out couch).
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