Thank you for joining at Portland State, November 9-10, 2015. Below please find important logistical information for the event. If you have any questions, please contact our event planner, Danielle Faris at 303.406.3845 or [email protected]
Find the detailed agenda here.
Monday, November 9
Please be sure to eat lunch before checking in for the event. Lunch options are available for purchase in Smith Memorial Student Union, please see the current list of restaurants and their locations.
9am-12pm: IEN Steering Committee Meeting, Room 338 - for IEN Steering Committee members only (includes coffee, snacks, and lunch)
12pm: Forum Check-in Opens, Room 355
1pm-5:30pm: Forum Presentations and Table Discussions, Room 355 (includes coffee and snack break)
5:30-7pm: Networking Reception, Room 338
7-9pm: Dinner and Keynote, Room 355
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
7:15-8:30am: Networking Breakfast, Room 355
8:30-4pm: Forum Presentations and Table Discussions, Room 355 (includes lunch buffet, coffee and snack break)
The Nines Hotel, 525 SW Morrison, Portland, Oregon 97204
Phone: (877) 229-9995
Check-In is 3pm and Check-Out is 12pm.
Luggage can be stored with the front desk if returning to the hotel before departure, or can be stored inside the meeting room for the Forum during Forum hours.
Guests receive complimentary access to Wifi in guestrooms and use of the Fitness Center.
- Discounted valet rates available for guests of the hotel are $39 for overnight parking.
- For additional hotel details click here
The dress for the event is Business Casual.
Portland’s MAX line can get you to and from the airport, hotel and PSU’s campus. Daytime trains run approximately every 15 minutes (see additional details at the bottom of this page).
Purchasing your TriMet Pass
A TriMet pass allows access to the MAX Light Rail, WES Commuter Rail and Portland Streetcar.
- 2.5 hour pass: $2.50, for airport to hotel transfers only
1-day pass: $5; Book of 5: $25
We suggest purchasing a book of 5-day passes for $25, which are conveniently pre-validated.
7-day pass: $26
New to public transportation? Learn more about the MAX line here. Attendees must purchase their own TriMet passes and ensure they are validated before boarding the MAX.
Parking at PSU
Several options are available within walking distance of Smith Memorial Student Union. Please see the attached Campus Map for the following lot locations, and the visitor parking website at PSU for further options. All lots are first come, first serve.
Sustainable Dining suggestion
Dinner will be provided as part of the Forum program on Monday, Nov. 9th. If you are looking for dining options Sunday or Tuesday nights, we recommend Urban Farmer:
- With emphasis on local, organic sourcing and simple straightforward presentations, Urban Farmer redefines the modern Portland steakhouse. Focusing on sustainable practices, Urban Farmer creates a connection between the diner and our local farmers, ranchers, distillers and winemakers. Urban Farmer is conveniently located on the 8th floor of the Nines Hotel.
If you have any general questions, please contact the Intentional Endowments Network at: [email protected]
Having trouble finding the meeting location on campus, running late? Please contact Danielle Faris at 303.406.3845 for help.
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We look forward to seeing you at the Portland State Event!
MAX from the Airport to The Nines Hotel
Directions from the Portland International Airport (PDX) to The Nines Hotel
Travel Time: Appx 40 minutes
First and last available trains: 4:57am-11:49 pm
MAX from The Nines Hotel to PSU Campus
Travel time: Appx. 4 minutes by MAX, 10 minutes including walking
First and last available trains: 4:15am-12:15am
Walk to MAX Line:
MAX line directions
Walk to Smith Memorial Student Union
MAX from PSU Campus to The Nines Hotel
Travel time: Appx. 3 minutes by MAX, 10 minutes including walking
First and last available trains: 5:11am-12:31am
Walk to the MAX line
MAX Line directions
Walk to The Nines Hotel
MAX from The Nines Hotel to the Airport
Travel Time: Appx 40 minutes
First and last available trains: 3:58am-10:30pm