Join us for PUGSfest 2018!

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When: Saturday, April 7
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Where: Taborspace
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.

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I had been curious about PUGS for a while, but hadn’t yet taken the plunge. PUGSfest was a great introduction and the best way to see what PUGS is all about. It was inspiring to be surrounded by so many other intellectual and passionate people. Wish I could have attended every single workshop.
— PUGSfest 2016 attendee

See the video from last year's PUGSfest:


Speakers

  mulysa melco   pugs instructor:  decoding plants: trees in spring  (April);  drawing plants: summeR SESSION  (june).   Trees and Energy: Carbon, Conservation and Comfort

mulysa melco

pugs instructor: decoding plants: trees in spring (April); drawing plants: summeR SESSION (june).

Trees and Energy: Carbon, Conservation and Comfort

  amory jane   sex educator + education coordinator at she bop. pugs instructor:  sex skills bootcamp  (may).   Tuning In to Desire: Connecting Energetically and Emotionally to Yourself and Your Sexual Partners

amory jane

sex educator + education coordinator at she bop. pugs instructor: sex skills bootcamp (may).

Tuning In to Desire: Connecting Energetically and Emotionally to Yourself and Your Sexual Partners

  megan leatherman   career coach +  consultant. pugs instructor:  intuitive career development  (may).   energized at work: reigniting your career

megan leatherman

career coach +  consultant. pugs instructor: intuitive career development (may).

energized at work: reigniting your career

  john doyle   art history expert. pugs instructor:  race, class, and where people live  (may).   belmont's electric streetcar

john doyle

art history expert. pugs instructor: race, class, and where people live (may).

belmont's electric streetcar

  amelia abreu   founder of ux night school. PUGS instructor:  digital accessibility workshop  (may).   We All Need Accessibility: Making Digital and Social Spaces Work for Everybody

amelia abreu

founder of ux night school. PUGS instructor: digital accessibility workshop (may).

We All Need Accessibility: Making Digital and Social Spaces Work for Everybody

  timothy hamilton   artist + designer. education coordinator at adx portland.   The Maker Movement: A History of Production and The Energy Behind It

timothy hamilton

artist + designer. education coordinator at adx portland.

The Maker Movement: A History of Production and The Energy Behind It

  HALEY MOUNTAIN   COMMUNITY EDUCATOR: LEAD POISONING PREVENTION PROGRAM AT  COMMUNITY ENERGY PROJECT .     ENERGY EDUCATION THROUGH AN EQUITY LENS

HALEY MOUNTAIN

COMMUNITY EDUCATOR: LEAD POISONING PREVENTION PROGRAM AT COMMUNITY ENERGY PROJECT.
 

ENERGY EDUCATION THROUGH AN EQUITY LENS

  rosemary fotheringham   nutritional therapy practitioner + author.     Reclaiming Your Energy: 5 Nutritional Strategies to Balance Energy Levels Throughout the Day

rosemary fotheringham

nutritional therapy practitioner + author.
 

Reclaiming Your Energy: 5 Nutritional Strategies to Balance Energy Levels Throughout the Day

  byron go   Pugs instructor: breaking free from oppressive normativity (may); decolonizing love (june).   breaking free from oppressive normativity: workshop   

byron go

Pugs instructor: breaking free from oppressive normativity (may); decolonizing love (june).

breaking free from oppressive normativity: workshop
 

  mic crenshaw   portland hip hop artist. pugs instructor:  Hip Hop, Spoken word, + anti-fascist organizing  (april).   sparking activism with hip hop and spoken word

mic crenshaw

portland hip hop artist. pugs instructor: Hip Hop, Spoken word, + anti-fascist organizing (april).

sparking activism with hip hop and spoken word

  douglas tsoi   former lawyer + teacher. pugs founder + instructor:  financial freedom  (april);  how to train  (april).    Owning Every Hour of Your Life: Financial Freedom and Your Life Energy

douglas tsoi

former lawyer + teacher. pugs founder + instructor: financial freedom (april); how to train (april). 

Owning Every Hour of Your Life: Financial Freedom and Your Life Energy

  george winborn   yogi. pugs instructor:  finding strength when life changes  (april).     Active imagination: Diving into the subconscious to unlock insights and solve thorny problems

george winborn

yogi. pugs instructor: finding strength when life changes (april).
 

Active imagination: Diving into the subconscious to unlock insights and solve thorny problems


Schedule

8:30-9:30
Registration + Coffee + Socializing || Dining room

9:30-10:30
Opening + Presenter Pitches || Dining Room

10:30-11:00
Break

11:00-12:00
Session ONE

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

12:00-1:00
Lunch

Bring your own, or visit Koi Fusion's food truck outside Taborspace

1:00-2:00
Session TWO

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

2:00-2:15
Break

2:15-3:15
Session THREE

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

3:15-3:30
Break

3:30-4:30
Closing Session

Wishcraft: Utilizing Community Energy to Solve Problems - Douglas Tsoi || Dining Room

Thanks to our sponsor Fully, as part of your PUGSfest ticket purchase, you will automatically be entered into a drawing for a free Jarvis Adjustable Height Standing Desk. ($400 value!)

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PUGSfest Pricing

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 pugscoordinator@gmail.com.

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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:

 

PUGSfest 2018 Sponsors


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