2019 Annual Conference - Conference Details

  Additional Information about the HAPS 2019 Conference

Transportation Information

  • MAX Light Rail. Tickets for the MAX can be purchased at any MAX Station. There is a kiosk located on the 1st floor of the Portland International Airport. The fee is $2.50 for 2 hours or $5.00 for a full day. The red line will bring you to the convention center. 

  •  Crowne Plaza Airport Shuttle. To request a shuttle pick-up, guests should call 503-233-2401 option "0" to reach the front desk. The front desk agent will let the guest know the estimated time of arrival for the shuttle pick up. Drop off's to Portland International Airport (PDX) should be scheduled at the front desk 3 days in advance of departure. Shuttle service is based on availability. 

  • For other transportation options, visit the Travel Portland 'Getting Around' web page.

Oregon Convention Center

Address: 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Portland, OR 97232

Parking Information can be found here

The HAPS Registration desk will be located in the B Meeting Rooms Lobby.

The OCC provides wheelchairs and electronic scooter rentals on-site. Wheelchairs can be rented for $15/day and electronic scooters for $35/day. Please note there are only 5 of each in the OCC inventory and this is done on a first come, first served basis. Rentals must be completed on-site and paid by credit card.


Hotel Information

Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown

  • Phone Number: 503.233.2401
  • Check-In Time: 3:00 PM, Check-Out Time: 12:00 PM
  • Parking: Self-Parking $22, Valet $25
  • Shuttle service is available. See above (Transportation Information) for more information

Courtyard by Marriott Portland Downtown/Convention Center

  • Phone Number: 503.234.3200
  • Check-In Time: 3:00 PM, Check-Out Time: 12:00 PM
  • Parking: Valet $27
  • No airport shuttle available

DoubleTree by Hilton Portland

  • Phone Number: 503.281.6111
  • Check-In Time: 4:00 PM, Check-Out Time: 12:00 PM
  • Parking: Self-Parking $27, Valet $37
  • No airport shuttle available

Registration Information

The registration desk will be located in the B Meeting Room Lobby of the Oregon Convention Center (see map above in Oregon Convention Center section).

Registration Hours at the Convention Center:

  • Wednesday, May 22: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, 5:45 PM - 7: 30 PM
  • Thursday, May 23: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Friday, May 24: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

If you are unable to pick up your registration packet before Saturday morning, packets can be picked-up at the University of Portland campus. A registration desk will be set up in Bauccio Commons. 

Please note that name badges are required for all HAPS events! Attendees will be asked to show their name badge if it is not visible. Without your badge, you may be denied entry.

Registration Types:

  • Entire Conference Package (May 22 - May 26) includes Wednesday Evening Welcome Reception, all Update Seminars, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, Friday night Social, Workshop sessions hosted by the University of Portland, breakfast and lunch at the host Institute, and transportation to and from the campus on Workshop days.
  • Update Seminar Package (May 22 - May 24) includes Wednesday Evening Welcome Reception, all Update Seminars, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, Friday night Social.
  • Workshop Package (May 25 - May 26) includes all workshops, breakfast and boxed lunches both days, and transportation to the University of Portland on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, My 26.
  • Guest Fees apply to all guests who are not registered as participants for the conference, regardless of age. The guest registration only allows a participant's guest to attend the Welcome Reception, Friday Night Social, and visit the exhibit hall. To attend the update seminars or workshops, a package (entire conference, update seminar, or workshop) will need to be purchased. 

Welcome Reception & Social

The Welcome Reception will be located in Meeting Rooms A105-106. The reception will be from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM and there will be heavy hors d'oeuvres served. 

The Social will be located in Meeting Rooms A105-109. The Social will be from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM and there will be heavy hors d'oeuvres served. 


Workshop Information

The workshop schedule can be found on pages 78 and 79 of the HAPS 2019 Conference Program

Click here to view the shuttle schedule from workshopsPlease note that the Shuttles will only be dropping off/picking up at the designated locations (Oregon Convention Center and University of Portland). Rides to a different location will be the responsibility of the attendee. 

A map of the University of Portland campus can be found here

The bus drop-off point at the University of Portland campus will be at Mehling Hall. If you are driving to campus, you may park in the main parking lot on campus (next to the soccer practice fields).

Breakfast and Lunch will be served in the Bauccio Commons building. 

Steering Committee Meetings:

  • Cadaver Use - Shiley 101
  • Communications - Shiley 123
  • Conference - Shiley 124
  • Curriculum & Instruction - Shiley 301
  • DIG - Shiley 319
  • Fundraising - Franz 6
  • Grants & Scholarships - Franz 15
  • Membership - Franz 26
  • Safety/Animal Use - Franz 34

A place to store luggage will not be available on campus. We highly recommend checking your luggage with the bell check at your hotel, instead of bringing it with you to the University of Portland campus.