October 13th, 2008

Lunch 2.0 at the Art Institute is Wednesday


It’s been a while since this Lunch 2.0 was announced, but the big day has nearly arrived.

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So in case you’ve forgotten, the kind people at the Art Institute of Portland will be opening their doors to the eighth iteration of Portland Lunch 2.0 this coming Wednesday, the 15th, from 12 to 2 PM.

Ideally, you’ve already RSVP’ed on Upcoming, and you know where you’re going. It’s not too hard to find, right across the street from the Portland Armory, in the Pearl District. Parking may be a bit dicey, so carpool, MAX it, or bring your parking space radar.

As previously mentioned, the space is very big. So, feel free to bring along your coworkers, but if at all possible, RSVP with an accurate number to help with the food planning. The Art Institute’s Fall term just began, so perhaps some students will come by to mingle as well.

One person you can definitely expect to see on Wednesday is Art Institute graduate Bram Pitoyo, who convinced the Art Institute to host this Lunch 2.0. Bram recently had his bike and laptop stolen, and Amber Case has rallied the Portland tech community to come to his aid. Collecting small donations over the course of four days last week, she suprised him with $400 at Beer and Blog last Friday.

If you haven’t met Bram or Amber, take the opportunity on Wednesday over lunch.  Based on Upcoming, it should be a nice turnout, and I hope to see you there.

Upcoming Portland Lunch 2.0s

  • November 5 at the Eclipse Foundation
  • January 14 in the ‘burbs at the new OTBC offices in the Beaverton Round

Thanks to all the hosts and people who’ve made this a success. If you want details about hosting, let me know in comments.

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5 Responses to “Lunch 2.0 at the Art Institute is Wednesday”

  1. I’ll be there! Look forward to connecting with the Portland crowd!

  2. sean wiese says:

    Will be there as well. Bringing a Lunch 2.0 newbie as well

  3. Amber Case says:

    Excited to see everyone, as usual!

  4. Jake says:

    Looking forward to seeing you all, the n00bs the better.

  5. After reading this article, I just feel that I need more info. Could you suggest some more resources please?
    p.s. Year One is already on the Internet and you can watch it for free.


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