Noah Pepper of Lucky Sort will be presenting on Text Visualization next week at PDX-UX.
Also, my employer, Marin Software, is holding a networking event this Friday at the Ace Hotel/Clyde Commons. You don't need to be looking for work to come. If you want to hear more about what we do and who's on the team, then come on down. The whole Portland team and several members of our San Francisco team will be there.