20 - 24 September 2009
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon, USA

Summary

How to get to Corvallis

From Portland International Airport, you can take the Hut Shuttle, which provides service to Oregon State University and the Hilton Garden Inn (the main conference hotel) in Corvallis.

From Eugene Airport, you can take the Omni Shuttle, which provides door-to-door service to any place in Corvallis.

Where to stay in Corvallis

The Hilton Garden Inn offers a special conference rate of $109 per night for a limited number of rooms. The link will take you to a customized group registration web site. The room rate is available until August 29. The hotel is located near the conference facilities (a 10 minute walk).

The Hilton is sold out, and so is the Holiday In Express, the Salbasgeon Suites, and the Harrison House.

How to get to the conference

Details about the location of the conference events are contained in this text file.

More Details

Corvallis is a small college town of about 50000 people, located in the heart of the Willamette Valley in Oregon. As a university town, Corvallis offers visitors a wide variety of cultural activities. Located between the Cascade mountains and the Pacific coast ranges, Corvallis provides ample opportunities for outdoor activities, such as hiking, biking, fishing, golf, river rafting, and skiing, or simply enjoying nature with its wildlife refuges, rivers, and lakes. Also, don't forget to visit one of the many wineries in Corvallis or the Willamette Valley.

Corvallis is less than an hour drive away from the Pacific Ocean with its spectacular beaches and stunning wild-life, offering visitors everything from whale watching to kite surfing. The many small fishing towns and harbors make visits to the Oregon coast memorable moments.

Portland, the largest city in Oregon, is a 90 minute drive to the north and offers all the amenities of a big city, including many museums and exhibitions, in a cozy, bike-friendly, and welcoming environment.

Corvallis can be reached by shuttle from Portland International Airport and from Eugene Airport, which is located 45 minutes to the south of Corvallis and connects to many international airports.

The conference will take place on the campus of Oregon State University, which offers state-of-the-art conference facilities. In addition to the conference hotel, affordable housing is available in the student dorms. The airport shuttles will take you directly to campus and to the main conference hotel located near the conference facilities.