The Conference for API Documentation and Developer Portals

API The Docs is returning to the USA to bring a full-day event to Portland (OR). Following the format of the first edition in Chicago (IL) last year, the conference will be a whole-day, single track event with talks from industry experts and your peers who share your challenges.

The conference takes place on the Friday before the annual Write The Docs Portland, so you don't need to miss out on your favorite event!


API the Docs Portland is organized in the historic McMenamins Kennedy School, a unique Italian Renaisance-style building close to Portland International Airport. Talks will be presented in the Theatre, then networking will move to the Gymnasium.

Code of Conduct

API The Docs Portland follows the ground rules of the Write The Docs community: be friendly, be respectful, be careful in the words that you choose. If you need to report any issue for a reason, please contact All reports will be kept confidential.

Early-bird tickets

Early-bird tickets ($150) will be available on from 1st March. More info is coming soon, stay tuned!

Hotel rooms

If you'd like to stay close to the venue, try Kennedy School :) They have rooms for the evening of the 1st of May! Call the hotel front desk at 503-249-3983 or book a room online.



Save these dates:

  • 1-29 February: Call for Proposals
  • 1-31 March: Early-bird tickets
  • 1 April: Lineup & schedule
  • 1 April – 1 May: Regular tickets


Kennedy School, Northeast 33rd Avenue, Portland, Oregon, USA


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