August 12th, 2008

Counting down to Inverge 2008

InvergeIn less than a month, a number of luminaries will descend upon the Rose City for Inverge 2008, a two-day opportunity to share their insights about the convergence of media platforms.

So far, the following speakers have been confirmed:

For more information on topics and timing, see the Inverge schedule.

Need more reasons to attend? Okay, you’re a tough sell, but I’m a soft touch. How about this:

Inverge brings presenters and attendees together from a variety of professions and disciplines to explore changes and opportunities presented by the increasing digitization of media, the democratization of distribution and the proliferation of connectivity into new areas. The big picture is revealed via the unique integration of disciplines at the event. The presentations are high-level, informative and conceptual, pointing the way toward the future and facilitating advanced professional development.

Still not biting? Okay, well… How about a 2-for-1 deal? That’s right. I’ve been authorized to give you a 50% discount when you register two people. That means the price per person drops to below $200. Split the cost with a friend. Give someone a ticket as a gift. Or look to scalp it on eBay.

To get your discount, simply visit the Inverge registration page and enter the code 2for1SF. That’s it. Easy!

What’s that? You don’t have anyone with whom to split this deal? Oh my. That IS a sad story. Okay, well enter the code SF and get a 25% discount. See there? Buck up, little camper. It’s all better.

Inverge 2008: the interactive convergence conference will take place Sept. 4 – 5 at the Armory in Portland’s Pearl District (128 NW 11th).

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3 Responses to “Counting down to Inverge 2008”

  1. Jenny says:

    Glad to see that at they made an effort to get some female speakers to the mix of 14+ featured speakers…wait, never mind.

  2. Steve Gehlen says:

    Re: female speakers. As the conference producer, this is something that I’m not happy with either. I invited several women presenters but schedules didn’t work out or there was no interest. I asked some companies for speaker ideas from within their ranks and none of the candidates were women. I would definitely like to see more women involved (my other conferences have been a better balance), but it didn’t turn out that way this time. Not planned, believe me.

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