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Become a Speaker

Share your expertise with our community at one of more than 150 events hosted by TAO each year.

Become a Speaker

Support the development of a strong, connected tech community

TAO fosters connections within our network through in-person and virtual events. From monthly professional development topics, quarterly gatherings hosted by various TAO communities, or larger signature events and conferences hosted throughout the year, there are many opportunities to share your expertise with the local tech industry.

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Thank you for considering being a speaker at an upcoming Technology Association of Oregon (TAO) event. Please fill out this form to share your areas of expertise and a member of the TAO team will be in touch with you soon.

For the calendar year 2021, TAO is pleased to offer a $150 speaker honorarium to speakers from historically underrepresented groups in the technology industry for their time and expertise. An honorarium is a non-contractual payment to recognize an individual for services they perform, for which payment is not required. Historically underrepresented individuals in technology include women, people of color, members of the LGBTQIA+ community and veterans. This honorarium does not apply to representatives from sponsors of an event.
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TAO Signature Events

TAO signature events are annual experiences that bring our community together to network, collaborate on innovative solutions, honor accomplishments of people and companies in our region, and have fun!

Sponsorship Events


TAO offers many levels of sponsorship as a way for our members to gain visibility and access consistent and targeted opportunities for engagement with industry leaders, peers and potential clients.

TAO Communities

TAO Communities

TAO Communities are designed to help our members build come together around common interests to build connections, share expertise and establish a unified voice for our industry.