Social Events

Conference Banquet

A private dinner cruise will serve as the conference banquet on Saturday, August 19. Transportation to the dinner cruise is included in the registration fee. If attendees wish to bring a spouse or guest, the charge for their attendance is an additional $60 and should be paid by the attendee.

The Portland Spirit is a cruise ship on the Willamette River, which runs through Portland.

Downtown Portland

On Sunday, August 20, bus transportation (included in registration fee) will be provided from each hotel to downtown Portland.

Below is a list of restaurants in downtown Portland.

Little Bird
Mucca Osteria
The Q
Irving Street Kitchen
Mediterranean Exploration Company
Clyde Common

Deschutes Brew Pub
Kenny & Zuke’s
10 Barrel Brewing

Eclipse Viewing

Monday, August 21

For the eclipse viewing transportation will be provided to Salem, Oregon, weather permitting. In case of inclement weather, the destination will change to Madras, Oregon.

For more details on the total solar eclipse, please visit the links below.

A Total Solar Eclipse is coming to the United States!
This site is dedicated to the safe observation of the total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017!

OMSI Total Solar Eclipse Viewing in Salem, Oregon - August 21, 2017
This is the NASA website that details the upcoming total solar eclipse.