Work Awesome Portland – A Day On The Future of Work

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Wunderbar Together Pop-Up Conference Tent

Pioneer Courthouse Square

701 SW 6th Ave

Portland, Oregon 97204-1410

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JOIN US FOR WORK AWESOME PORTLAND!

Connect with 100+ thought leaders, entrepreneurs and creators around the future of work, from cutting edge newcomers in the Northwest to large transatlantic organizations in Downtown Portland on Wednesday, October 9th, from 7:30am to 12pm!

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In collaboration with Wunderbar Together, Work Awesome explores:
- How Portland is becoming a future-of-work-centric city
- How international and local entrepreneurs build diverse, equal and inclusive workplaces
- How engineers and builders are creating the future of urbanity and mobility

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AGENDA

7:30 – 8:00am
Doors Open
Enjoy Coffee, Snacks & Live Music by DJ Baze!
And yes, the tent is heated!

8:00 – 8:20am
Welcome to Work Awesome Portland!
Opening Remarks
- Christoph Muecher, Project Lead, Wunderbar Together
- Stormy Milder, Head of the Department of External Economic Policy, Federation of German Industries BDI
- Felix Zeltner, Co-Founder, Work Awesome

8:25 – 9:10am
From Transatlantic to Transpacific: The Future of Work in the Northwest
Panel Discussion + Audience Q&A
- Christian Forwick, Head of Foreign Trade, Trade Politics and Americas, German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
- Michael Meirer, CEO Silicon Valley, German Accelerator
- Cara Snow, CCO, Technology Association of Oregon
Moderator: Tim DuRoche, Director of Programs, WorldOregon

9:10 – 9:40am
The Corporate Citizen Workshop: How Purpose, Inclusion and Sustainability Shape the Future of Business
Interactive Workshop
- Meredith Ferguson, Managing Director, DoSomething.org

9:40 – 10:10am
Coffee & Music Break
Live Performance by award-winning singer/songwriter Mary Flower ("Portland Town")

10:10 – 10:50
Silicon Forest: Portland's Next Generation At Work
Panel Discussion + Q&A
- Tami Wood, General Manager, The Riveter
- Juan Barraza, Director of Student Innovation, Portland State University
- Marcelino Alvarez, Founder & CEO, Uncorked Studios
- Stephen Green, Director of Operations, Pensole Footwear Design Academy

10:50 - 11:00
What Did We Learn Today? And Why Do We Go Outside?
The Takeaways
- Felix Zeltner, Co-Founder, Work Awesome

11:05 – 11:45pm
Portland 2035: How A Small City Is Shaping The Future of Urbanity
Outdoor Immersive Experience
Featuring
- Mark Lakeman, Co-Founder, City Repair Project, Portland

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Work Awesome Portland is honored to be supported by the Wunderbar Together PopUp Tour

The PopUp Tour is the official roadshow of Wunderbar Together. It combines an impressive Culture Tent with mobile presentation modules, and various flexible pop-up edutainment elements. Programs range from business conferences, science slams, art exhibits, and concerts to interactive student-focused events. The PopUp Tour highlights the many ways our two countries make each other stronger through our cultural and economic ties. The Wunderbar Together PopUp Tour is proudly sponsored by BASF, Bayer AG, BMW Group, Daimler AG, Evonik Industries, SAP, Schaeffler, Siemens AG, Allianz, LANXESS, Lufthansa, and Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Visit wunderbartogetherpopuptour.com for more information.


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Wunderbar Together Pop-Up Conference Tent

Pioneer Courthouse Square

701 SW 6th Ave

Portland, Oregon 97204-1410

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