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Donut.js is a monthly meet-up in Portland, OR with a handful of wonderful talks on tech, creativity, community, and the places they come together.

The next Donut.js is on Tuesday, April 30th at 6pm at Alchemy Code Lab. (That's 30 NW 10th Ave; see a map.)

Tickets are $10 or free and include donuts and refreshments!

Details on the venue, accessibility, food, and goodies.

Get Tickets for April!

April Schedule

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  • 6:00pm

    Arrive, socialize, eat tasty donuts and snacks!
  • 6:30

    Opening Remarks
  • 6:45

    Kate LaForge

    Buried in My Laptop Like a CIA Agent: Building Healthcare Technology for People Who Hate It

  • 7:00

    10-minute break
  • 7:10

    Nisha Kumar

    Teching While Mom

  • 7:25

    10-minute break
  • 7:35

    Andrew Hedges

    The Worst Decision I Made at Apple (And What We Can Learn from It)

  • 7:50

    Meet people and eat more donuts!

Our Sponsors


Okta is sponsoring our video recording and production. Okta adds authentication, authorization, and user management to your web or mobile app within minutes. Let Okta's API handle user registration, password reset, multi-factor authentication, social login, groups and permissions, and even syncing with existing user databases.


Notion provides us with a free team account to make it easier to organize Donut.js! Notion is the all-in-one workspace for your notes, tasks, wikis, and databases.

Upcoming Donut.js Events

Donut.js occurs on the last Tuesday of most months!

  • Donut.js April 2019 • 6–8:30pm, Tuesday, April 30th Get Tickets
  • (There will be no Donut.js in May.)
  • Donut.js June 2019 • 6–8:30pm, Tuesday, June 25th
  • Donut.js July 2019 • 6–8:30pm, Tuesday, July 30th

Donut.js may happen on a different day if the last Tuesday conflicts with a holiday.
There is no Donut.js in December.


Want to speak at Donut.js? We’re accepting proposals here! Your talk can be about anything in the wide world of tech and the people, culture, and creativity therein. You don’t need to be an expert to speak, and you don’t need to have given a talk before!

Submit a Talk


Donut.js is a not-for-profit event. We use sponsorship money to cover our event materials costs and donate the rest to a local charity. Want to sponsor Donut.js? You can learn more about sponsoring here! Sponsor Us

Code of Conduct

All participants are expected to follow the Donut.js Code of Conduct. We take this seriously and, by attending Donut.js, you agree to do the same.


Learn more about helping out at Donut.js. If you’d like to get involved, email us or message us at @donutjs us on Twitter!

Mailing List

Subscribe to be notified about our events. We’ll send two reminder emails a month, and if you attend, we’ll also send a day-of ‘what to expect’ email and a follow-up email asking for your feedback.

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Donut.js & Stumptown Syndicate

Donut.js is proud to be an associated project of Stumptown Syndicate, a nonprofit that aims to cultivate a resilient and sustainable ecosystem of diverse and inclusive technology communities in Portland, OR and the wider Pacific Northwest. Stumptown Syndicate is also our fiscal sponsor, handling our financial matters and other operational details.

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