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How Oregon Works

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***MUST REGISTER HERE TO ATTEND: https://bit.ly/2NifYo7 *** WHAT: How Oregon Works WHEN: Wednesday, July 22nd | 11:00 am - 12:15 pm WHERE: Hosted virtually on Vimeo SPEAKERS: - Dave Chen, CEO & Head of Product Development and Research, Equilibrium - Jessica Gomez, Founder & CEO, Rogue Valley Microdevices - John Tapogna, President, ECONorthwest TIMELINE: 11:00 am Welcome address 11:05 am Presentation of How Oregon Works Awards 11:20 am Presentation from John Tapogna 11:40 am Future of Work in Rural Oregon Panel - Dave Chen, CEO & Head of Product Development and Research, Equilibrium - Jessica Gomez, Founder & CEO, Rogue Valley Microdevices - John Tapogna, President, ECONorthwest 12:15 pm Closing The Portland Business Journal continues the How Oregon Works series taking an in-depth look at workforce challenges and opportunities in the rapidly evolving world of work in Oregon. Take part in this discussion of workforce that will shape the future. Join us as we navigate what the new world of work and dive into how the pandemic and technological advancements have dramatically changed How Oregon Works. We'll look into the nature of work in rural Oregon, specifically the rapid technological developments and displacements in agriculture along with how technology is altering work in these areas. Plus, an update from John Taponga, President of ECOnorthwest on how employment is impacted by the pandemic. Finally, we'll honor three individuals who have made a tremendous impact of advancing Oregon's Workforce of the Future. While the workforce challenges our states faces seem never ending there is hope in the new opportunists these changes have cultivated. Join us on July 22nd to learn more during the live broadcast event.

July Power Breakfast: Women in Leadership Panel


***MUST REGISTER HERE TO ATTEND: https://bit.ly/2NjJ6LR *** WHEN: Thursday, July 30th 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. WHERE: Hosted virtually on Vimeo WHAT: July Power Breakfast - Women in Leadership Panel WHO: - Laurie Kelley, Group Vice President & Chief Philanthropy Officer, Providence St. Joseph Health - Laura Barber, Director Global Market Relations & PR, AWS Emerging Tech - Shari Dunn, CEO, Dress for Success Oregon & Founder, ITBOM Consulting *More panelists to be announced soon Hear from three incredible female leaders in our community as we discuss what it means to make a difference and how to leave a legacy. Prepare for a morning of empowerment!

CFO of the Year Awards 2020

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***MUST REGISTER HERE TO ATTEND: https://bit.ly/2VuJwnY *** WHAT: CFO of the Year WHEN: Friday, October 2nd | 11am-1pm WHERE: Hilton Hotel | 921 SW 6th Ave | Grand Ballroom SPEAKERS: Speakers will be announced in 2020 The CFO of an organization is a vital and often overlooked position in creating business success. This award honors those financial professionals in Oregon and SW Washington with a strong record of innovation in their fields, outstanding performance in their businesses and a clear track record of meaningful community involvement.

Women of Influence: Rescheduled to October 21st

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***MUST REGISTER HERE TO ATTEND: https://bit.ly/2V1nNns *** WHAT: Women of Influence 2020 WHEN: Wednesday, October 21st // 11:00am* - 1:00pm WHERE: Hilton Hotel // Grand Ballroom The Portland Business Journal is closely monitoring information shared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Multnomah County Health Department about COVID-19. Our primary goal is to protect the health and safety of our community. This program will be rescheduled to October 21st at the Hilton from 11am-1pm. All tickets, sponsorship and registrations are valid and will automatically be transferred to the October 21st date. If you have a conflict with the new date or have any questions please contact Lexy Garbarino at [masked]. Registration is open for any guests who have not already purchased a ticket and would like to join us for the program on October 21st. ABOUT THE EVENT: For the 17th year in a row, we're celebrating business women across the region who are making an impact, cultivating change and bringing the community together to further this important movement. We'll start the afternoon with an address from Governor Brown who will open the ceremony with remarks leading to the honor of our Joan Austin Lifetime Achievement Award. Past winners have included Gert Boyle, Vera Katz, Pat Reser and this year we honor, Linda Watson. From there we'll honor the 25 individuals we who are considered established business leaders with strong records of innovation in their field, outstanding performance in business and a clear track record of meaningful community involvement. Get inspired by these women and join us for an in-depth conversation with four of our honorees who will participate on a panel with our Editor, Suzanne Stevens. The theme this year is Make Your Mark and this year we'll discuss and celebrate the 100th year of women's right to vote in addition to the continued growth ahead for future generations. Let's come together and create change. 2020 WOMEN OF INFLUENCE Warren Binford // Professor of Law, Director of the Clinical Law Program // Willamette University Esther Choo, M.D., M.P.H. // Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine // OHSU Kate Delhagen // Founder // Oregon Sports Angels Nataki Garrett // Artistic Director // Oregon Shakespeare Festival Paula Harkin // Owner // Run With Paula Events Ann Kelleher // Senior Vice President & GM of Manufacturing & Operations // Intel Tara Kinateder // Partner // Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Kelly Knivila // Partner // Stoel Rives LLP Cobi Lewis // SVP, Director, CRA and Community Relations // Umpqua Bank Anna Madill // CEO // Avenue Barbara Marcille // Executive Director // Multnomah County Circuit Court Zanele Mutepfa-Rhone // Owner // Here To Stay Justice Adrienne Nelson // Oregon Supreme Court Heidi O'Neill // President, Direct to Consumer // Nike Beach Pace // CEO // Big Brothers Big Sisters, Columbia Northwest Tsilli Pines // Co-founder & President // Design Week Portland Allison Pyrch // Partner // Salus Resilience Bonnie Richardson // Partner // Richardson Wright LLP Kate Ridley // Senior VP, Brand // adidas Ellen Rosenblum // Oregon Attorney General // State of Oregon Traci Rossi // Executive Director // Center for Women's Leadership at PSU Natalie Ruiz // CEO // Full Creative Mariah Scott // President // Skyward, a Verizon company Brigitte Sutherland // Partner // Perkins & Co Karen Vineyard // Market Executive // Bank of America JOAN AUSTIN LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNER Linda Weston // Principal // Rapporto

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