May 23

Hackathon of Things

  • Simple

SmartThings, Uncorked Studios, and our partners invite hackers, designers, and product innovators to join us to prototype products with purpose, utility, and value.

6:00 pm18:00

SmartThings PDX Workshop

  • Uncorked Studios

Learn all about SmartApps: unleash the potential of SmartThings by writing your own SmartApps. We will provide all the knowledge, introduce you to our virtualizer, and teach you how to Groovy! There will be beer so come thirsty.

6:30 pm18:30

UNITE • The Internet of Things

  • Smarsh Inc

Design Museum Portland is pleased to present an Internet of Things conversation event. Every season Design Museum Portland brings together experts from diverse fields along with communities inside and outside the design world to discuss complex themes in venues around Portland. The ThingWeek panel will tackle how the Internet of Things is disrupting business models, the consumer experience, and how design is driving the disruption. Each UNITE offers the opportunity to gain insight into how design guides professionals of various backgrounds to create successful collaborations and to solve real world problems.

3:00 pm15:00

UNITE: The Internet of Things Youth Roundtable

  • Smarsh

Students from TiE's TYE group and TAO's Innovation Academy will join with our UNITE panel of experts for an afternoon of learning and dialogue considering the transformational role the Internet of Things will have on the future. This UNITE Youth roundtable event strives to engage the budding technologist to the student just finding their interest in tech to question and consider their relationship with this growing aspect of the tech spectrum. This roundtable discussion will precede the evening's UNITE: The Internet of Things panel conversation event the afternoon of Wednesday, May 20th and is closed to the public.

6:00 pm18:00

Fund the Things! Crowdfunding and Venture Capital

  • Perkins Coie

Whether you're launching a new hardware startup or simply want to see your product vision come to life, you'll need some capital behind you. Join us May 19th to explore both sides of hardware finance from two panels of experts. Refreshments and lite fare provided.

May 19

Write the Docs

  • Crystal Ballroom

Join over 300 people for a three-day event to explore the art and science of documentation. 

9:00 am09:00

Global Smart Cities Hackathon

  • Prolifiq

Bringing together students, developers, and designers from across the Portland area leveraging Intelligent Transit and Air Quality data.