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2019 Biennial Symposium

Social Activities


Wednesday 10 July

Networking Event for Graduate Students and Post-docs. 

Wednesday 19:15 (after Posters Session 1 ends) meet at the Marriott Hotel Registration desk. 

Come join us for a fun and walk-able evening out in Portland! We will be exploring the downtown area, starting with the indoor food carts of Pine Street Market and then heading to Ground Kontrol for drinks and games. All trainees welcome! 


Thursday 11 July

Trip to Multnomah Falls

There will be a trip for those interested out to Multnomah Falls leaving from the hotel at 12:45, and will return in time to attend the Ehrlich Award Winner Lecture that is scheduled for 16:00 start.

Cost: $20.00

An optional box lunch will be available to purchase via the online registration portal.


Friday 12 July

Taste of Oregon Networking and Dinner Event

There will be an off-site networking event taking place at the Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center at the EcoTrust Building from 18:00 - 19:45, with dinner at the Portland Marriott Waterfront Hotel starting at 20:30.

Above is the walking route from the hotel to EcoTrust.

Another option to use would be the MAX Green Line and MAX Yellow line of the Portland transit system, with the station located 8 blocks away from the Marriott (corner of 6th & Madison) and ending 5 blocks away from the EcoTrust Building (corner of 6th & Hoyt).

The address for the EcoTrust Building is:
721 NW 9th Ave, Portland, OR 97209

These events will be available to all attendees to take part in. There will be a guest fee that you can find details during the Online Registration process.