Portland Creative Conference

Friday, September 29th

Gerding Theater at the Armory, Pearl District

Standard Registration Fee: $119, team discounts available. Use APPNW code for a 20% discount!

Join other Creative Industries professionals for a day of exploring and celebrating the creative process, inspiration, and imagination at the Portland Creative Conference on Friday, September 29th at the Gerding Theater in the Armory.

(NOTE: This is a non-profit event and proceeds go to support K-12 arts education programs in Oregon.)

See http://cre8con.com

Speakers include*:

Kim Adams – Top Virtual Reality Producer (Oculus Story Studio, Google Spotlight Stories).  Former producer at Pixar.

Peter Kuran – Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the original “Star Wars” with this Academy Award-winning Visual Effects artist who worked on Star Wars: Episodes IV, V, and VI. Peter also worked on “Men in Black”, “Thirteen Days” and 300 other movies (most recently, “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back”).

Wes Studi – Award-winning Native American Actor. Notable films include “Avatar”, “Heat”, “Dances with Wolves”, “Geronimo: An American Legend” (lead role).  You’ve seen this guy in several movies!

Lidia Yuknavich – Bestselling Author (The Small Backs of Children),  2016 Oregon Book Award’s Ken Kesey Award for Fiction. Her TED talk (the big TED, not the regional TEDx) has nearly 2 million views…

David F. Walker – Award-winning Comic Book Writer (Marvel, DC), filmmaker, co-founder/curator of the Portland Black Film Festival

Shawn Levy – Bestselling Author (Paul Newman: A Life, Rat Pack Confidential), Film Critic, Educator

Marcelino Alvarez – Founder & CEO of Uncorked Studios, clients include Google, Samsung, Intel, Nike, adidas, Lego. Formerly with Wieden+Kennedy

In addition to several keynote presenters, there will also be an attendee reception after the conference.

For complete details and to register, visit: http://cre8con.com

Sponsored by:

* Wacom

* Extensis

* Ideas Collide

* City of Hillsboro

* The Creative Group

* Cambia Health Solutions

* Harsch Investment Properties

* Works Progress Architecture

* Art Institute of Portland

* Top Level Design

* Charles Schwab


* Oregon Film


Portland Creative Conference

Gerding Theater at the Armory, Pearl District

Friday, September 29, 2017

8:00am – 9:00am Check-in and networking

9:00am – 5:00pm Conference

5:30pm – 7:30pm Wrap Party @ Wieden+Kennedy



*Times & speakers subject to change