PortlandTech/Reoccurring Calendar


For more thorough and up-to-date information about local events see Calagator and Upcoming.

The following is a list of regularly scheduled meetings and events held monthly in the PortlandTech community. NOTE: Please check with the organization to be sure meeting times/locations haven't changed. Also be aware that many organizations change or cancel regularly occurring meetings around holidays.

Monthly Events


Second Monday

  • PMUG - Portland Mac User Group -- 6:30 p.m. | General meetings, learn about computer setup, operation and maintenance, as well as a wide range of shareware and commercial software.
Location: Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center (aka "Ecotrust Center"), 721 NW Ninth Avenue, Portland, OR 97209
Info: 503-616-473
  • Android Portland -- 6pm SE Lucky Lab | A monthly meetup for power users, developers, and interested parties in Google's mobile phone platform.

Third Monday

Location: Jax, 826 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR
Info: Advanced Talk meeting rules/format


First Tuesday

Location: PCC Cascade Campus, Moriarty Arts and Humanities Building, Room 104, 705 N. Killingsworth St., Portland, OR 97217

Second Tuesday

  • Portland Plone Users Group -- 5:30pm | Presentation, discussions and meetup for Plone beginners, seasoned pro or just the curious.
Location: OneNW.org Portland office: 1306 NW Hoyt, Suite 406, Portland, OR 97209
Info: http://portlandploneusers.org/events
Location: Cubespace, 622 SE Grand Ave. Portland OR 97214 After meeting at Produce Row Cafe, 204 Se Oak St, Portland, OR 97214
Info: http://pdxphp.org/
  • Python Users Group -- 7pm | Presentation and discussion on Python, beginning to advanced.
Location: Cubespace, 622 SE Grand Ave. Portland OR 97214
Info: http://wiki.python.org/moin/PortlandPythonUserGroup

Third Tuesday

Location: Varies, see http://www.pjug.org/ for updated info.


  • Personal Telco -- 6:30 p.m. | Weekly small group meetings for Personal Telco Project, which aims to build public Wi-Fi networks covering the city. (Note they also hold smaller meetings weekly -- see their weekly listing.)
Location: Varies, see their monthly meeting page for current info.

First Wednesday

  • WikiWednesday -- 5:30 p.m. | Discussion of wikis and related online collaborative tools. For experts and novices alike.
Location: AboutUs, 107 SE Washington Street, Suite 520 - Portland, OR 97214
Info: Contact AboutUs
Locations and times vary. See their events schedule for more info.

Second Wednesday

Location: Bus Project, 333 SE 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97214
Info: http://groups.drupal.org/portland
Location: Free Geek, 1731 SE 10th Ave, Portland Oregon 97214
Info: http://pdx.pm.org/kwiki/
Location: Varies, please see the meetings page for up-to-date info on location and schedule changes.

Fourth Wednesday

Location: CubeSpace 622 SE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97214
Contact: ArloBelshee on C2.com if you'd like to give a presentation, talk or lead an activity.

Last Wednesday

  • Personal Telco -- 6 p.m. | Monthly group meetings for Personal Telco Project, which aims to build public Wi-Fi networks covering the city. (Note they also hold smaller meetings weekly -- see their weekly listing.)
Location: Varies, see their monthly meeting page for current info.


First Thursday

Location: Portland State University's Smith Memorial Student Union, room 294, 1825 SW Broadway, Portland OR 97201

Second Thursday

Location: Fireside Coffee Lodge, 1223 SE Powell Blvd Portland, OR 97202.
  • Rose City Spin -- A monthly seminar with speaker from the Rose City Software Process Improvement Network. Registration required (no cost).
Location Wilson Clark Center, OGI campus, 20000 NW Walker Rd Beaverton, OR 97006
Info: http://www.pnsqc.org/spin.php

Third Thursday

Location: PCC Sylvania Campus, Library Building Room 112, 12000 SW 49th Ave, Portland, OR 97219.
Info: meetings page
Location: FreeGeek, 1731 SE 10th Ave, Portland Or 97214
Info: http://pugs.postgresql.org/pdx/

Fourth Thursday

Location: Jive Software office, 317 SW Alder St. Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204.


Location: Portland State University's 4th Ave Building, room 115, 1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201
Info: Reading group announcement via group mailing list at


Third Saturdays

  • PDXTeam -- PDXTeam is the Ubuntu user group for the city of Portland. Meetings are open and are also simultaneously monitored on the #ubuntu-pdx freenode IRC channel.
Location: Old Town Pizza, 226 NW Davis, Portland, Oregon 97209
Info: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/PDXTeam

Other regular meetings (dates generally TBD)

  • Portland User Interface Special Interest Group (UI-SIG) -- Internet, software and product development professionals who meet monthly to learn more about usability and user experience. Meetings include a presentation by a local company.
Location: SQLSoft+, 1500 NW Bethany Blvd, Suite 285, Beaverton, Oregon OR 97007
Info: http://www.pdxvbug.com/default.asp
Location: Stumptown Coffee, 128 SW 3rd Ave, Portland, Oregon 97204
Info: http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/174640/
Info: http://www.orurisa.org/sigda/sigpda.htm
Info: http://www.cascadesiggraph.org/events.html
  • pdxfunc -- Regular meetings of a user group exploring the world of functional programming (OCaml, Haskell, Erlang, Scala, etc.).
Info: http://groups.google.com/group/pdxfunc
  • DevGroupNW.org -- A forum for developers to meet, share knowledge about what's happening in the web, multimedia and interactive communities.
Info: http://www.devgroupnw.org/events/
Info: http://www.indesignusergroup.com/chapters/portland/
Info: http://dorkbotpdx.org/wiki/meetings
Info: http://www.padnug.org/
  • PDX User Experience -- 6:30 p.m. 3rd Tuesday of odd-numbered months | Meetings for both developers and designers.
Location: Pop Art, 718 SW Alder Street, 2nd Floor Community Room
  • Portland Storage Networking User Group -- Portland SNUG is a local community of data storage professionals who come together to network and learn about storage-related topics in a vendor-neutral, education-focused environment. All meetings feature an industry speaker.
Location: Times and locations coordinated through mailing list.
Info: http://www.storagenetworking.org/User_Groups/snug_profile.asp?id=170
Info: http://www.pagdig.org/ for meeting dates, times and locations.
Info: http://usergroups.salesforce.com/portland/

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