Join us for PUGSfest 2018!
When: Saturday, April 7
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
5441 SE Belmont St.
How much: $59. See below for discounts for current PUGS students.
How does PUGSfest work?
On April 7th, a dozen speakers pitch their ideas — 3 minutes each — during our opening session. From there, you choose which four one-hour sessions you want to attend throughout the day.
See the video from last year's PUGSfest:
Registration + Coffee + Socializing || Dining room
Opening + Presenter Pitches || Dining Room
Trees and Energy: Carbon, Conservation, and Comfort - Mulysa Melco || Outdoor walking tour
Belmont's Electric Streetcar - John Doyle || Outdoor walking tour
Reclaiming Your Energy: 5 Nutritional Strategies to Balance Energy Levels Throughout the Day - Rosemary Fotheringham || Dining Room
Energy Education Through an Equity Lens - Haley Mountain (Community Energy Project) || Parlor
Bring your own, or visit Koi Fusion's food truck outside Taborspace
We All Need Accessibility: Making Digital and Social Spaces Work for Everybody - Amelia Abreu (UX Night School) || Library
Breaking Free from Oppressive Normativity: Workshop - Byron Go || Dining Room
Owning Every Hour of Your Life: Financial Freedom and Your Life Energy - Douglas Tsoi || Parlor
The Maker Movement: A History of Production and The Energy Behind It - Timothy Hamilton (ADX) || Muir Hall
Energized at Work: Reigniting Your Career - Megan Leatherman || Dining Room
Tuning In to Desire: Connecting Energetically and Emotionally to Yourself and Your Sexual Partners - Amory Jane || Annex
Sparking Activism with Hip Hop and Spoken Word - Mic Crenshaw || Muir Hall
Active Imagination: Diving Into Your Subconscious to Unlock Insights and Solve Thorny Problems - George Winborn || Artspace
Wishcraft: Utilizing Community Energy to Solve Problems - Douglas Tsoi || Dining Room
Introducing PUGS LEVELS! What you pay for PUGSfest depends on how many PUGS courses you've taken in the past.
New PUGS participant pricing is $59.
This is if you're brand new to PUGS!
Freshman admission is $49.
A PUGS Freshman has taken one PUGS course.
PUGS Freshman can use the code FRESHMAN10 to get $10 off.
Sophomore admission is $39.
A PUGS Sophomore has taken two PUGS courses.
PUGS Sophomores can use the code SOPHOMORE20 to get $20 off.
Junior admission is $29.
A PUGS Junior has taken three PUGS courses.
PUGS Juniors can use the code JUNIOR30 to get $30 off.
Senior admission is $19.
A PUGS senior has taken four or five PUGS courses.
PUGS Seniors can use the code SENIOR40 to get $40 off.
Have an UGMA? Come to PUGSfest for free using the code UGMA100.
PLUS: You can bring friends at your price point! Share your code with up to three friends so they can save, too.
Questions about LEVELS? Not sure how many courses you've taken? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PUGSfest 2018 Partners
This year, PUGSfest is bringing together educators from lots of alternative education programs in Portland. That means this year, you'll get to learn from your favorite PUGSfest instructors and some brilliant folks from these fine groups: