Portland, OR

Join us for a full-day event delivering a combination of keynotes, panels, networking and cocktails. Tickets are available for sale here.

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast + Registration

Sponsored by Ziba Design

9:00 am - 9:15 am

Welcome and Introductions

Dan Wieden

Co-Founder of Wieden+Kennedy

Colleen DeCourcy

Global Executive Creative Director of Wieden+Kennedy

9:15 am - 10:00 am

3% Background

A hard-hitting look at how a more gender-balanced creative department helps agencies (and brands) succeed in an estrogen-driven marketplace.

Kat Gordon

Founder, The 3% Conference

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Morning Headliner: Sarah Shapiro

Sarah Shapiro

Filmmaker, director and creator of Lifetime’s Unreal http://www.mylifetime.com/shows/unreal

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Inspiring Local Leaders

Topic: "Getting Here, Going There." Four successful creative women speak about how they got to where they are today and where they see their careers progressing.

Jami Curl

Candymaker, owner and founder Quin Candy http://www.jamicurl.com/ http://quincandy.com/

Ann and Amy Sacks

Pixie Project and Fetch Eyewear http://www.pixieproject.org/ https://www.fetcheyewear.com/

Intisar Abioto

Photographer, Dancer, Writer, Explorer, The Black Portlanders http://intisarabioto.com/

Kelly Sue DeConnick

Captain Marvel http://kellysue.tumblr.com/

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm


1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Panel: "Breaking In, Staying In"

A panel discussion about breaking onto the creative industry and maintaining creative momentum down the line.


Andrew Dickson


Patricia Choi

Vice President of Technology, RGA http://www.rga.com/about/locations/portland/


Arianne Sutner

Head of Production, Laika Studios http://laika.com


Mira Kaddoura

Founder and Creative Director at Red & Co.http://redandco.com/


Chelsea Vandiver

Executive Managing Director, Creative, Ziba Design http://www.ziba.com/

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Collaborating Between the Sexes

Cofounders of Service PDX speak about the benefits of working with someone of the opposite gender and creating new ventures together.

DeAngelo Raines

Co-Founder + Art Director of SERVICE

Charity Stratos

CEO/Founder of SERVICE http://www.servicepdx.com/studio/ - cyc

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Afternoon Headliner: Tig Notaro

After her rawly honest stand up set about her breast cancer diagnosis went viral, Tig Notaro became one of the most respected comedians working today. She is the focus of recent documentary, “Tig,” has an HBO stand up special lined up and has created an upcoming show for Amazon.

Stand Up Comic and Star of HBO's Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted http://tignation.com/

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm


● Portfolio review
● Improv presentation skills
● Quickfire project generator/Shark Tank
● Mentoring Sessions
● Nike Women’s “Better For It” Yoga session

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Q&A + Closing Remarks

5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

"Better For It” Yoga

Sponsored by NikeWomen

September 24, 2015

9:00 am - 6:30 pm

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Sponsored by: 

Wieden + Kennedy


Pacific Northwest College of Art
511 Northwest Broadway
Portland, OR 97209
United States