Tuesday: Work session about downtown and the Corvallis Housing Opportunities Action Council, 5:30 p.m., Courtyard by Marriott, 400 SW First St. Meeting between downtown stakeholders and Ari Basil-Wagner about the city-county contract she has to facilitate the purpose and direction of the council.
Tuesday: Willamette Innovators Network Pubtalk, 6 p.m., Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St., Corvallis. Topic: "The Burning Question on Everyone's Mind: What Is Modular Chemical Process Intensification — RAPID?" Learn how RAPID can leverage approaches to improve technology, cut costs and reduce waste. Cost: $10 to $20. Registration: https://www.willametteinnovators.com/event/rapid-manufacturing-win-pub-talk/?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=MSG+%3D+More+Good+Stuff+from+Corvallis+Foundry&utm_campaign=February+2019+Newsletter+Week+1.
Wednesday: Corvallis Chamber of Commerce forum, noon, Courtyard by Marriott, 400 SW First St. Todd Yee of Stover, Neyhart, Yee & Co. will present "Tax Talk," a brief update on new tax laws and changes that could affect your return. Opportunity for questions. Cost: $20 for chamber members, $25 for nonmembers. Registration: http://corvallis.chamberofcommerce.me/members/evr/reg_event.php?orgcode=CBCC&evid=45803905.
Wednesday: "Going Into Business Seminar," 1 p.m., Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. Registration: 541-917-4929.
Thursday through Saturday: "Organicology: The Study of a Sustainable Food Future," Hilton Downtown Portland, 921 SW Sixth Ave. Cost: $580 for all three days. Registration: https://www.regpacks.com/reg/templates/build/?g_id=100900930.
Feb. 19: Pitchfork: Food and Beverage on Tap, 6 p.m., Corvallis Foundry, 257 SW Madison Ave., Suite 210. Connect with like-minded entrepreneurs starting or scaling a food or beverage business. Registration: https://corvallisfoundry.com/en/events/tickets/904927049/pitchfork---food-and-beverage-on-tap.