BVC Agenda

Conference Agenda

WEDNESDAY | OCTOBER 18, 2017

Evening
Venture Out Festival hosted by Bend Outdoor Worx (BOW)

  • Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

THURSDAY | OCTOBER 19, 2017

8:00 – 10:45am
Pre-Conference Seminars

  • Liberty Theater, 849 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

Begin With the End in Mind: Making the Right Tax Decisions for a Startup Business with Evan Dickens, presented by Jones & Roth CPAs

Social Impact Structuring and Branding for Early Stage Companies moderated by Omar Contreras with panelists Lisa Schaures and Alex Bodnar, presented by Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

Early Stage Funding Spectrum moderated by Ryan Trout, presented by U.S. Bank with panelists Jon Maroney (Oregon Angel Fund), Tom Schnell (Business Oregon), and Jeff Baker (Craft3)

1:00 – 3:30pm
Social Impact Competition and Keynote

  • Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St., Bend, OR 97701

5:30 – 8:00pm
Broken Top Networking Reception

  • Broken Top Club, 62000 Broken Top Dr., Bend, OR 97702

8:30 – 10:30pm
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt invite you to attend the Bend Venture After Party

  • Upstairs Private Room @ 900 Wall, Downtown Bend  |  Click here to RSVP!

FRIDAY | OCTOBER 20, 2017 | TOWER THEATRE

7:30 – 8:30am
Check-in at the Liberty Theater (two doors down from the Tower Theatre)

Continental Breakfast at the Tower Theatre

8:00 – 10:00am
Morning program, featuring Early Stage company pitches

10:00am
Keynote Presentation

11:10am
Sam Blackman tribute

11:15am
Past Winners Update and InventOR Student Pitch

11:45am
Dine Around Lunch

  • 900 Wall, Drake, Noi, 5 Fusion Restaurants

1:00 – 4:00pm
Afternoon program, featuring Growth Stage company pitches

4:00pm
Awards Reception at the Liberty Theater (two doors down from the Tower Theatre)

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