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miniTOCPortland 2011

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Wednesday, July 27, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (PDT)

miniTOCPortland 2011

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Student   more info Ended $25.00 $2.37
Early Bird Ended $50.00 $3.74
Regular Admission to miniTOCPortland Ended $99.00 $6.44

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O'Reilly Media presents miniTOCPortland 2011 - a one day event of conversation focusing on Portland's thriving publishing, tech, and bookish-arts community.


Please join us for the first annual miniTOC Portland -- gathering together local pub and tech luminaries to share how they are approaching publishing/tech challenges and how they are forging ahead in the publishing/tech/content space with new, original, creative endeavors.

Wednesday July 27th's program features some of the Portland publishing scene's most innovative thinkers and doers:

The Schedule

8:30 - 8:40: Welcome - Kat Meyer

8:40 - 9:00 - Marshall Kirkpatrick, ReadWriteWeb - Opening Keynote

9:00 - 9:30 - Session 1: Corey Pressman, Exprima Media - "Designing the Digital Means: The New Role of the Publisher"

9:30 - 9:45 -  Moderated Q+A

9:45 - 10:15 - Session 2: Matthew Stadler, Publication Studio - "Attending to the Social Life of the Book"

10:15 - 10:30 - Moderated Q+A

10:30 - 11:00 - Coffee break

11:00 - 11:30 - Session 3: Dennis Stovall and Abbey Gaterud, Ooligan Press - "Sustainability in Publishing"

11:30- 11:45 - Moderated Q+A

11:45 - 12:15 - Session 4: Todd Sattersten - "The Book as a Startup"

12:15 - 12:30 - Moderated Q+A

12:30 - 2:00 - Lunch on Your Own

2:00 - 2:30 - Session 5: John Labovitz - "Losing Beauty: What's Wrong with eBooks"

2:30 - 2:45 - Moderated Q+A

2:45 - 3:15 - Session 6: Amanda Gomm, Digital Bindery - "An Artisanal Approach to Digital Publishing"

3:15 - 3:30 - Moderated Q+A

3:30 - 4:00 - Coffee Break

4:00 - 4:30 - Session 7 - Josh Mullineaux, Highlighter.com - "Publishing on the Web or Publishing for Specific Devices or Formats"

4:30 - 4:45 - Moderated Q+A

4:45 - 5:15 - Session 8 - Brian Felsen, BookBaby - "The Self-Publishing Revolution: What It Means For the Average Author (and publisher…and reader…)"

5:15 - 5:30 - Moderated Q+A

Closing Remarks: Kat Meyer

There will also be ample opportunity throughout the day to mix, mingle and get to know fellow members of Portland's publishing community.
We hope you can join us for this very special miniTOC Portland. For more information, including details on topics to be covered, visit the miniTOCPortland website.



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What day and time will miniTOCPortland be taking place?

Wednesday, July 27 from 8:30 am - 5:30 pm.  


How to I get to the EcoTrust Natural Capital Center Billy Frank, Jr. Conference Center?

The address for the EcoTrust NCC Bill Frank, Jr Conference Center is 721 NW 9th Avenue (9th and Johnson)Portland, Oregon 97209

Where can I park?

If you need to drive to the Natural Capital Center, consider parking at Station Place. http://www.portlandonline.com/smartpark/index.cfm?c=35506 On-street parking is also available nearby.

You can also try your luck in the NCC parking lot. The Natural Capital Center has 34 spaces that are available after 5PM Monday – Friday, and on weekends, free of charge, on a first come first served basis. A dozen spaces are open all the time for two-hour visitor parking. Parking patrol is strict, events often exceed two hours, and a fine is $50.

What are the public transportation options?

·       Portland Street Car - Visit www.portlandstreetcar.org for more information.

·       Tri-Met bus - Visit www.tri-met.org for more information.

·       Union Station - Portland's Union Station services Amtrak trains from a variety of origins. Visit www.amtrak.com for more information.

·       Bicycle - Visit City of Portland Office of Transportation for more information on bike routes. 

How much are the tickets?

Full price tickets are $99 and available via the EventBrite site up until the day of the event. 

There are a select number of student priced tickets available for $25, and early bird tickets are available for $50 through July 7.

Walk-in/on site ticket purchases are are not available.


Will there be food onsite?

Yes. Both Laughing Planet Cafe and Hotlips Pizza are onsite at the EcoTrust Building. In addition, there are a number of great lunch options within a short distance. http://www.yelp.com/search?find_desc=cheap+lunch&find_loc=Pearl+District%2C+Portland%2C+OR

Coffee, tea and water will be provided at the conference.



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When & Where

Ecotrust Natural Capital Center
Billy Frank, Jr. Conference Center
721 NW Ninth Ave.
Portland, OR 97209

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM (PDT)

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