Chain React

The React Native Conference

July 10-11, 2017 | Portland, OR

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A Conference For React Developers

A two day, one-track React Native conference hosted in Portland, Oregon.

Join us at the beautiful Armory in downtown Portland this summer! Chain React: The React Native Conference will consist of multiple talks on React Native given by mobile software engineers at Facebook, AirBnB, and others, on a variety of topics from beginner to expert level. We’re expecting a few hundred attendees and are working hard to put on a great conference.

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Speakers

Influential leaders in React Native

Schedule

Sunday, July 9

Monday, July 10

Tuesday, July 11

4PM - 8PM

311 SW Washington Street

(Just a short walk from the Armory!)

Welcome Party by Squarespace! All are invited—RSVP so they know how many to prep for!

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7:30 - 9:00
Registration/Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30
Mike Grabowski
9:30 - 10:00
Brent Vatne
10:00 - 10:30
Break
10:30 - 11:00
Richard Threlkeld
11:00 - 11:30
Poornima Venkatakrishnan
11:30 - 12:00
Ben Ilegbodu
12:00 - 1:30
Lunch
1:30 - 2:00
Nader Dabit
2:00 - 2:30
Naoufal Kadhom
2:30 - 3:00
Kyle Poole & Thomas Bruketta
3:00 - 4:00
Break
4:00 - 4:30
Javier Cuevas
4:30 - 5:00
Ken Wheeler
5:00 - 7:30
Chain React Happy Hour
7:30 - 9:00
Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30
Peggy Rayzis
9:30 - 10:00
Eric Baer
10:00 - 10:30
Break
10:30 - 11:00
Ram Narasimhan
11:00 - 11:30
Leland Richardson
11:30 - 12:00
Kevin Old
12:00 - 1:30
Lunch
1:30 - 2:00
Panel
2:00 - 2:30
Harry Tormey
2:30 - 3:00
Alex Kotliarskyi
3:00 - 4:00
Break
4:00 - 4:30
Doug Lowder
4:30 - 5:00
Chris Ball

Portland

Portland is known for being one of the most commuter-friendly cities in the country. Public transit is the best (and cheapest) way to get around. If you’re coming from PDX, you can hop on a light rail and get into the city for $2.50.

Ride Sharing in Portland

Spend less time waiting around for a ride, and grab yourself an Uber or Lyft. A ride from PDX to downtown Portland is a little more than $20.

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Public Transit with Trimet

Portland's known for having great public transit. Using a day pass, you can grab a train or bus to get anywhere around town for as little as $5.

Trimet Maps and Schedules
Portland International Airport (PDX) is only 20 minutes away from the Armory Flights To PDX

Nearby Hotels

There are several nearby hotels within walking distance to the Armory. We’ve highlighted three that offer you a great Portland experience.

The Benson Hotel

Closest to the venue, the Benson hotel has been a landmark in Portland for over 100 years. It's a nice, high-end hotel that's at the center of everything Portland has to offer.

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The Ace Hotel

Portland's Ace Hotel is a great place to stay if you're looking for a more boutique feel. It's located near the Pearl District, which is home to some of the best food in town.

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Marriott City Center

Located just under half of a mile from our venue, the Marriott City Center is a great hotel that’s in the middle of everything that Portland has to offer in summer.

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Explore

Portland’s home to some of the best food, beer, and coffee within the United States. Whether you’re grabbing a pint at Deschutes, or drinking a cold brew at Stumptown, Portland has something for everyone.

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Chain React

The React Native Conference

July 10-11, 2017 | Portland, OR

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In the meantime, don't forget to check out React Native EU hosted in Wroclaw, Poland, September 6-7, 2017 by our friends at Callstack!

FAQ

Answers to frequently asked questions

What is Chain React 2017?

It will be comprised of multiple talks on React Native given by mobile software Engineers at Facebook, AirBnB, Microsoft and others, on a variety of topics from beginner to expert level.


Can I submit a talk to speak at Chain React 2017?

Sorry, the call for proposals has ended.


When Is Chain React 2017?

There will be a Welcome Party hosted by Platinum Sponsor, Squarespace on Sunday, July 9th from 4pm-8pm at 311 SW Washington Street. Please RSVP so they know how many to prep for.

The conference will begin registration and breakfast at 7:30am Monday, July 10th. The talks are from 9am-5pm both Monday and Tuesday with breakfast, lunch and snacks provided by Devil's Food catering (it's going to be outstanding!).

We will host an open bar Monday Night Happy Hour for you to mingle and network with others from 5pm-7:30pm. Beer, Wine and soft drinks to be served. We hope to chat with you there!


Where is Chain React 2017?

It will be at The Armory in the beautiful downtown Portland, Oregon.


Where Should I Fly into?

You should fly into the PDX airport. It's about 20 minutes from the venue by car, which is about a $20 Uber/Lyft ride.


Where should I stay?

There are many great hotels nearby. We have partnered with a few which have been kind enough to offer discounts to the attendees of Chain React, however those discounts expired May 26th.


Where should I eat?

Chain React will provide breakfast, lunch and snacks catered by Devil's Food Catering which has outstanding food. But for dinner, some of our favorites include Deschutes, Little Big Burger, Food Carts, and Garden Bar. Little Big Burger has vegetarian options and Garden Bar has vegan options.


How much are tickets?

Tickets are $450 per ticket. Go to Eventbrite to purchase yours now!


Are tickets refundable/transferrable?

Tickets are refundable until June 1st. Tickets are transferrable until June 15th by emailing conf@infinite.red. This is to ensure that we can get name badges printed properly.


Is there a discounted price for students?

Student pricing is available upon request with your student ID for the first 50 students. Please email your student ID to conf@infinite.red.


Have more questions?

Have more questions? If they're not answered in either of these blog posts Introducing Chain React, The React Native Conf and The U.S. React Native Conference all about the conf, feel free to email us at conf@infinite.red or Tweet to us at @chainreactconf


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