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IndieWeb Summit 2019 is June 29-30, 2019 (Saturday & Sunday), in Portland, Oregon; the ninth annual gathering for independent web creators of all kinds, graphic artists, designers, UX engineers, coders, hackers, to share ideas, create & improve their personal websites, and build upon each others creations.

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Optional Organizers Summit Friday, June 28th (see Organizers if you're not sure if you should come)
Mozilla, 1120 NW Couch St #320, Portland, Oregon, 97209, USA
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Interested? Please read through our Code of Conduct then add yourself to: The Project Goals to indicate your interest in participating and what project(s) new or existing you want to work on!


  • Friday June 28th
    • morning: 2019/Organizers
    • evening: pre-party open to all (friends and guests welcome!)
Day 1 Discussing Day 2 Making
Day 1 is about discussing in a BarCamp-like environment. Bring a topic you'd like to discuss or join in on topics as they are added to the board. Day 2 is about making things on and for your personal site! Work with others or on your own.


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Nearby Events

June 25-30 will be an exciting IndieWeb Week! Check out these events while you’re in town!

Most are either organized by others or informal or both and a chance to get to know the local community beyond IndieWeb. Events associated with the IndieWeb Summit have a yellow background.

  • 2019-06-25 Tuesday
  • 2019-06-26 Wednesday
  • 2019-06-27 Thursday
  • 2019-06-28 Friday evening: IndieWeb pre-summit social meetup
  • 2019-06-30 Sunday night karaoke after the Summit!

IndieWeb Organizers!

Travel and Lodging


✈️ PDX Airport. If you are flying to Portland, Oregon, PDX is the airport you want.

Public Transit

🚈 From the PDX airport, the MAX will drop you off downtown a few blocks from the venue. It costs $2.50 for a ticket. Public Transit directions

Lyft or Uber

🚙 You can also take Lyft or Uber from the airport, they will pick you up in the lower level, in a section named "Transportation Network Companies." The cost will be about $18-22 for UberX. More info on the Uber blog.


🚕 If you want to take a local cab, Aaron Parecki recommends calling Radio Cab (503-227-1212) when you are just outside security, and they will meet you in the lower level for pickup. Alternately, there is usually a line of cabs ready to take people in the lower level.


🏫 Here are a few nearby recommended hotels:


  • David Shanske has a room at the University Place Hotel, which provides free breakfast and is only a short ride on public transit from the venue. Room is available Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night. Thursday night, David Shanske is arriving late.
  • add yourself here if you are interested in sharing a room with others!

AirBnB or Couchsurfing

🏡 Some alternatives to hotels are

Attractions and other activities

If you have favorite things in Portland to recommend, please add them!

Food and drink

  • 🍩 Blue Star Donuts has SIX Portland locations now (including apparently one at the airport).
  • 🍜 Prasad makes excellent vegan bowls (and is connected with a yoga studio)
  • 🍜 The Whole Bowl also makes excellent vegan bowls



  • 👾 Ground Kontrol has a good set of video games and pinball machines


Blog and post about IndieWeb Summit! See what others are posting: http://tagboard.com/indieweb

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See the Project Goals for what people want to work on at IndieWeb Summit.

After IndieWeb Summit, see what the attendees built and demoed!


🤓 IndieWebCamps are best when there's a few organizers at least to cover all the different logistics to help everything run smoothly. Have you helped organize an IndieWebCamp or series of Homebrew Website Clubs and want to help out with our annual IndieWeb Summit? Contact Aaron Parecki or Tantek Çelik in meta discussion channel!


🤗 Participated in an IndieWebCamp and want to help out new folks? Or just passionate to help out any way you can? Add yourself here!


Main article: 2019/Photos


Main article: 2019/Planning


See Also

2019 AustinOnlineNew HavenBerlinDüsseldorfUtrecht9th annual IndieWeb Summit (Portland)OxfordBrighton • More being planned!
2018 BaltimoreDüsseldorf8th annual IndieWeb Summit (Portland)SFOxfordNYCNürnbergBerlin
2017 BellinghamDüsseldorfNürnberg7th IndieWeb Summit (Portland)DortmundIstanbulNYCBerlinAustin
2016 NYCMITNürnbergDüsseldorf6th annual IndieWeb Summit (Portland)NYC2BrightonLABerlinMIT2
2015 Cambridge MAGermany5th annual in Portland & BrightonEdinburghMITSF
2014 SFNYCPortland/NYC/BerlinUKCambridge MAOnline
2013 PortlandUKHollywood
2012 PortlandUK
2011 Portland