Portland Chapter

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Connect Holiday Party

Don't miss this year end event!

Please join us to celebrate SEGD Portland's successful second year. SEGD will provide hors d'ouevres, wine, beer and bubbly. 

In addition to connecting with friends, we'll be announcing leadership changes, thanking our sponsors, and giving you a preview of events to come in 2016.

SEGD Memebers are invited to bring a spouse, date or friend for the member price.

 

Tickets available on Eventbrite - RSVP HERE

Ecotrust Building, Third Floor
721 NW 9th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209

Join us as we partner with AIGA Portland for Digital Dialogues @ Second Story

Second Story Labs
714 N Fremont St., No 200
Portland, OR 97227

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Creating a large scale experiential project to explore diversity and culture is no easy deal. When Second Story got the call, they stepped into one of the most exciting projects around. In partnership with California State Parks, the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation (AIISF) wanted to create a brand new exhibition in the restored Public Health Service Hospital at the U.S. Immigration Station at Angel Island State Park. This new program — known as the Pacific Coast Immigration Center — would be “a lens through which broad contemporary issues of immigration, diversity, and class conflict can be examined with historical perspective… for personalizing and humanizing the complicated intersections of race, immigration, and American identity.”

Was Second Story up to the challenge? You bet. Fortunately for us, we’re catching them at the Concept Phase of the project. We’ll look at the assets they’re creating and the ideas they’re developing as the project starts to take shape. This phase makes for one of the most exciting moments, as the ideas and the solutions are still in flux. In partnership with AIGA Portland we invite you to join us for a special glimpse into this inspiring project taking shape for the very first time.

PANELISTS
Laura Allcorn: Senior Experience Designer (Creative Lead)
Martha Almy: Senior Producer (Production Lead)

 

This xChange / Digital Dialogues event is a partnership of SEGD Portland and AIGA Portland - We'd like to thank them for their collaboration on this event.

 

Second Story

About Second Story

Second Story is a network of design studios that focuses on responsive environments, story-driven experiences, experimentation, and innovation. With studios in Atlanta, New York, and Portland, they’ve created projects from interactive exhibits at the world’s top museums, to art experiences for Coca-Cola and Whole Foods, to a transmedia exhibition in Times Square. Second Story’s work has received hundreds of awards and is included in the Smithsonian’s permanent research collection on information technology.

 

 

6:00pm - 7:30pm, Thursday, September 24
Bridgeport, 1313 NW Marshall St, Portland, OR 97209

Join us for a planning meeting. Learn who our current members are, let us know what you liked this year and what type of events you want to see more of. If you have a new project, process or product you would like to share with the SEGD community - come tell us about it!

Summer Kick-off & SEGD National Conference, Chicago Recap 
It's summer! Join us for pizza and beer while you connect with designers and fabricators in Portland. If you attended the national conference in Chicago, come and share your insights and inspiration. If you missed it, this is a great opportunity to learn more about the conference and why you should plan on going next year.

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Pizza & beer provided by King Retail Solutions  THANK YOU!

Pacific Northwest College of Art, 511 Northwest Broadway

Join us for an evening of presentations exploring the landscape of EGD/XGD education in Oregon. Faculty and students will present multidisciplinary coursework preparing students as they emerge into professional practice of way finding, interpretation, and placemaking. Examples include self-directed and collaborative coursework ranging from research to practical application.

Design practitioners, educators, students and makers invested in the next generation of designers are invited to join the discussion to share ideas, successes, challenges and strategies for multidisciplined EGD learning.
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5:30   Social

5:55   Introduction

6:00   Self-Directed Studies – Designing Experience
Meredith James, Portland State University
Carinne Urrutia, BFA thesis, Pacific Northwest College of Art

6:30   Wayfinding Research & Practical Applications
Paul Platosh, PhD Scholar, Oregon State University
Perrin Wright, Portland Urban Architecture Research Lab, University of Oregon

7:00   Connecting People to Place
Molly McDonald, Marylhurst University
Rose Bond & Erik Hoofnagle, Animated Arts, Pacific Northwest Collage of Arts

7:30   Wrap-up/social

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!
Tube Art Group Portland Education Sponsor
Supporting the development of the next generation of designers by providing SEGD memberships to presenting students

Meyer Architectural Signs & Graphics 2015 Portland Chapter Sponsor
Supporting all 2015 events

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