2010 DOI Conference on the Environment

Portland, Oregon
Monday, April 26, 2010

Portland, Oregon
Hilton Portland & Executive Tower
April 26 - 30, 2010

Sponsored by the Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance and hosted by the National Park Service

Additional Hotel Options
The Hilton Portland & Executive Tower no longer has rooms available. Click here for an overview map of additional hotel options.

The Paramount Hotel
Call for best available rate.
808 SW Taylor Street, Portland, OR 97205
Green Policies

Call 503.223.9900 and request the DOI Conference on the Environment rate.

Located in the heart of Portland’s cultural district, The Paramount Hotel is the perfect choice! This personable hotel offers stellar views of the surrounding city, spacious and bright guestrooms, and the award-winning Dragonfish Asian Café. It is a short block to The Hilton Hotel as well as the nearest light rail stop which connects directly to the Portland International Airport.

Current overnight valet is $28, subject to change without notice.

Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center
Call for best available rate.
550 SW Oak Street, Portland, OR 97204
Green Policies


Call 800.606.3717 and request the 2010 DOI Conference room block.

The Courtyard Portland Lloyd Center hotel has the tools you need to get work done. Offering free high-speed internet, ergonomic desk chairs, well-lit desks, and on-site business services and meeting rooms, this hotel is perfect for the conference traveler. Its intuitive design and dynamic spaces will help you thrive during your next visit to the Portland area. Located on the east side of the river adjacent to the Oregon Convention Center, Rose Garden Arena, and Memorial Coliseum, the Courtyard Portland Lloyd Center is near your favorite destinations. 20 minutes from the Portland International Airport and on the MAX Red Line, it's easy to access off Interstates 84 or 5.The Courtyard Portland Lloyd Center by Marriott has the amenities you expect - high quality bed, plush linens, flat screen TV's in suites, fitness room, and pool.

Valet Parking is available for $20 per day (subject to change).


The Westin Portland
Call for best available rate.
750 Southwest Alder Street, Portland, OR 97205
Green Policies 

Call 888.627.8401 and request the 2010 DOI Conference room block.

In the center of downtown, The Westin Portland is located within a few blocks of Nordstrom, Pioneer Courthouse Square, MAX light rail, the Portland Art Museum and Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.  The trendy Pearl District and the quaint Nob Hill area, known for its great restaurants and stylish boutiques - is just a short stroll or streetcar away.

Parking is by Valet only and the current price is $29 per day with in/out privileges.
The Heathman Hotel
$119 rate per night (Federal per diem)
1001 SW Broadway at Salmon, Portland, OR  97205
Green Policies

Call 800.551.0011 and request the DOI Conference block. To book online, visit http://portland.heathmanhotel.com/  and enter DOI CONFERENCE on the home page.

Located just across the street from the Hilton Portland, The Heathman Hotel is the Premiere Luxury Boutique hotel in Portland.  Complimentary wireless internet, evening turndown service, in room safes, 24 hour room service, 24 hour Personal Concierge, and in-room coffee and tea service …Where Service is still an Art.

Valet Parking is available for $29 per day (subject to change).

Embassy Suites Portland - Downtown
$119 rate per night (Federal per diem)
319 SW Pine Street, Portland, OR  97204-2726
Green Policies

Call 800.643.7892 and ask for the DOI Conference on the Environment room block (group code DOI).

Located in the Historic Multnomah Hotel in the heart of downtown Portland, this hotel offers 276 suites; each two-room suite, with its comfortably elegant decor consists of a bedroom with a king size or two queen size beds and a living room with sofa bed, well-lit dining/work table, wet bar, refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker.  There are three telephones, voice mail and modem hookups.  Large windows are located in the living room and bedroom areas with additional amenities including hairdryer, iron with ironing board.  Other amenities include complimentary full cooked-to-order breakfast each morning, complimentary Manager's Reception each evening, suite service, complimentary business center, indoor pool/executive fitness center, concierge services, valet parking, and complimentary van transportation (2 mile radius).

Valet parking is available at the hotel’s main entrance.  Fees for valet parking are as follows:  Weekdays & Weekends - $7 per hour, $28 max per day.  Self Parking is also available directly across the street with the entrance on SW 4th Avenue.  Fees for self parking are as follows:  Weekdays - $6 per hour, $18 max per day or $9.25 Early Bird parking with entrance before 10:30am, not valid for overnight parking.

Hilton Portland & Executive Tower

The 2010 DOI Conference on the Environment has selected the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower as the host hotel for the conference.  The Hilton Portland & Executive Tower is the largest Green Seal Certified hotel on the West Coast.  The hotel is conveniently located in the center of Portland's downtown business and entertainment district. 

BOOK EARLY!  A government rate of $109 plus tax (single or double occupancy) has been negotiated.  This group rate is lower than the federal per diem rate of $120 and is available to attendees who wish to extend their stay, up to two days prior to the conference start date, and up to two days following the end of the conference, based on availability. 

Portland, Oregon is proud to offer a tax exemption for U.S. Federal employees.  Please click here to review the policy and access the tax exemption certificate.

Check-in time begins at 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 12:00 p.m.  If you arrive prior to 4:00 p.m. the hotel will offer to store your luggage until your room is ready.  While you may certainly request an early check-in, the hotel does not guarantee this request.

The Largest Certified Green Hotel in Portland
Once you arrive at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower hotel, you will notice their efforts as a leader in sustainability, but if you don't, that is ok because "green" doesn't mean a different guest experience, just a friendlier experience. As of 2007, the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower hotel is proud to be the largest
Green Seal Certified hotel on the West Coast. To earn this prestigious certification, they must adhere to rigorous environmental leadership standards and participate in sustainability programs such as recycling, waste minimization, reduced energy use and green purchasing. 






Please note that the hotel consists of two buildings (Main & Executive Tower).  The Main Tower’s entrance is located at 921 SW Sixth Avenue between Taylor and Salmon. The Executive Tower's entrance is located at 545 SW Taylor between 5th and 6th Avenues.  


Portland International Airport

Ground Transportation at the Portland International Airport
The pickup area for taxis, town cars, long-haul shuttles, hotel vans and parking lot shuttle buses is located in the center section of the airport terminal's lower roadway on the baggage claim and departure level. Airport shuttles, off-airport rental car shuttles and reserved vehicles are found in the section of the lower roadway closest to the garage. Most transportation providers serve downtown Portland, which is approximately 20 - 40 minutes from Portland International Airport.

Reduce your carbon footprint by taking public transportation between the hotel and airport.  Click here for Max Rail directions to the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower.

MAX Light Rail
Located only one block from the Hilton Portland & Executive Towerthe MAX Light Rail system
, provides you with easy and affordable access to and from the Portland International Airport, shopping, dining and sporting events.    


From Portland International Airport:



  • Follow City Center signs to I-205 South; then to I-84 West
  • Follow City Center sign to the Morrison Bridge
  • Cross bridge, which puts you on Washington Street
  • Go straight up Washington Street 6 blocks, to Broadway
  • Turn left on Broadway, go 5 blocks
  • Hotel will be on the left—this is the back of the hotel
  • Turn left on Salmon Street, and left again on 6th Avenue
  • The main entrance of the hotel will be on the left


    From the East:



  • Follow above airport directions from I-84 West


    From the North:





  • Take I-5 South to the 2nd City Center exit (City Center/Oregon City)
  • Follow to the right and cross the Morrison Bridge
  • Follow above airport directions from the Morrison Bridge


    From the South:







  • Take I-5 North
  • Follow signs to City Center
  • Take 6th Avenue exit
  • Follow 6th Avenue to the hotel front entrance


    From the West:









  • Take Sunset Highway (U.S. 26) East
  • Follow signs to City Center, which puts you on Market Street
  • Follow Market Street to 6th Avenue
  • Turn left on 6th Avenue and follow 6th to the hotel front entrance








    Contact Information

    • 2010 DOI Conference on the Environment Team
      Impact Associates, Inc.

       Key Dates
       March 1, 2010  
       Online Registration & Hotel Reservation Begins
       April 2, 2010
       Hotel Reservation System Closes
       April 16, 2010
       Deadline to Submit Approved Presentations
       April 9, 2010
       Online Registration Closed

      Register early to take advantage of the Early Bird discounted price.  DOI policy encourages saving money and using your purchase card to
      register early.

        Early Rate    Late Rate*
       DOI Attendee     $300      $400
       Non-DOI Attendee     $400      $500
      *Late Rate applies after March 29, 2010

      Click here for the 2010 DOI Conference on the Environment Cancellation Policy.

      Please Note:  If you a government employee registration fees must be paid with a government purchase card, not a government travel card.  Please check with your Administrative Officer if you do not have a purchase card to determine proper procedure for paying your registration fee prior to beginning the online registration process.  You must have the purchase card number, expiration date, billing name, complete billing address and security code in order to complete the registration process.

      - Opening Night Reception
      - Specialized Technical and Training Sessions
      - Continental Breakfast and Breaks
      - Access to Exhibit Hall
      - Online Conference Proceedings

      Attendee Registration is now closed.    


















































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