Join the Oregon URISA Young Professionals for two back-to-back socials in Downtown Portland on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012. We will start out at the YP meet-and-greet at the GISPro venue (5pm to ~6pm). Although GISPro requires a registration fee, anyone can come to the GISPro social for free. After this event, we’ll migrate to the various bars and restaurants along Ankeny Alley between SW 2nd and SW 3rd (6pm to ~9pm). Come find us! Look for the globe. Here is your chance to get involved in an exciting group geared towards developing a robust network of emerging geospatial professionals in Oregon.
Who: GIS professionals, both current and aspiring
What: A night of networking that begins at the GISPro Conference and migrates to the various bars along Ankeny Alley
When: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012. 5:00 to ~ 6pm at the Portland Hilton, 6pm to ~9pm at Ankeny Alley
Where: GISPro Social - lounge at the Portland Hilton, 921 SW 6th Ave, Portland 97204
YP Social - Ankeny Alley (SW Ankeny St between SW 2nd Ave and SW 3rd Ave, 97214) - look for the globe.
Why: OR-URISA YP is a newly-formed interest group within OR-URISA, the Oregon chapter of URISA, a professional association for the geospatial community. Check out our mission statement below. We are hosting a social to provide a space for GIS professionals to network and brainstorm how to support and advocate for the continued development of a robust geospatial community in the great State of Oregon. Although we are specifically focused on the needs of young professionals (under 35 years of age or <10 years in the industry), all are welcome to get involved!
Feel free to drop in anytime between 5:00 and 9pm. We hope you can make it out! Please email Betsy Breyer firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.