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2019 Housing OregonIndustry Support Conference

Join affordable housing and community development practitioners, policy makers and business partners from across the state for a day of inspiration, skills-building, and advocacy. Wednesday, Sept. 18 offers several afternoon 1/2 day advanced workshops followed by Housing Oregon's Annual Meeting. Thursday, Sept. 19 offers 25+ workshops organized in four break-out sessions. The lunchtime plenary highlights historic accomplishments secured for affordable housing during the 2019 Legislative session.

Join affordable housing and community development practitioners, policy makers and business partners from across the state for a day of inspiration, skills-building, and advocacy. Wednesday, Sept. 18 offers several afternoon 1/2 day advanced workshops followed by Housing Oregon's Annual Meeting. Thursday, Sept. 19 offers 25+ workshops organized in four break-out sessions. The lunchtime plenary highlights historic accomplishments secured for affordable housing during the 2019 Legislative session.

Track Sessions


In collaboration with Oregon Housing and Community Services, conference workshops are aligned with the new Statewide Housing Plan priorities highlighting opportunities to partner on efforts to advance these affordable housing goals over the next five years.

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Conference Schedule


september, 2019

18sep1:00 pm4:00 pm01:00PM - 04:00PM: Half day workshops

18sep4:00 pm5:30 pm04:00PM - 05:30PM: Housing Oregon Annual Meeting

18sep5:30 pm7:00 pm05:30PM - 07:00PM: Happy Hour Social

18sep7:00 pm9:00 pm07:00PM - 09:00PM: Housing Oregon Gala-Keynote Annual Leadership Awards

19sep7:30 am8:30 am07:30AM - 08:30AM: Registration & Breakfast

19sep8:30 am10:00 am08:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Breakout Session One

19sep10:00 am10:15 am10:00AM - 10:15AM: Break

19sep10:15 am11:45 am10:15 AM - 11:45 AM: Breakout Session Two

19sep11:45 am12:00 pm11:45AM - 12:00PM: Break

19sep12:00 pm1:15 pm12:00PM - 01:15PM: LUNCH – PLENARY - LEGISLATIVE SESSION

19sep1:15 pm1:30 pm01:15AM - 01:30PM: Break

19sep1:30 pm3:00 pm01:30 PM - 03:00 PM: Breakout Session Three

19sep3:00 pm3:10 pm3:00PM - 03:10PM: Break

19sep3:10 pm4:40 pm03:10 PM - 04:40 PM: Breakout Session Four

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Conference FAQs


You may pay by credit card (Visa, Mastercard) or check. If by check, please register, choose “Invoice Me” and an invoice will be emailed to you. Send a check to Housing Oregon, PO Box 8427, Portland, OR 97207. For individual registrations, please be sure to note participant name on check. For table of ten note it’s for table registration.

Our menu options for the conference luncheon include:

  • Blackened Salmon – Served with Roasted Vegetable Medley and Steamed Coconut Rice.
  • Vegetarian/Vegan – Stuffed Eggplant, w/Grilled Squash, Peppers, Ragout of Cranberry, Beans, Red Jalapeno Sauce

If seeking accommodations, there are a limited number of onsite rooms available at a discounted rate. Register atwww.portland.hilton.com and enter three letter code: HOS into the Group/Convention Code box. Or call 1-800-HILTONS to speak with a reservations agent to book a room. Discount rate deadline is Monday, August 26.

Dress code is Portland business casual. We recommend dressing in layers as room temperatures can fluctuate.

The Hilton Portland Downtown, at 921 SW 6th Ave, is easily accessible by car, bike and public transportation. It is on the downtown transit mall with nearby Max stops for the red, green, blue and orange lines. Nearest parking for an hourly fee is Fifth Taylor Garage at the Duniway Hotel, 525 SW Taylor St. or Smart Park Garage at SW 4th and Yamhill (818 SW 4th Ave), or Fox Tower at 775 SW Taylor St. Hilton valet parking is located at their SW 6th Ave. entrance near SW Salmon St. corner. There is also metered street parking available.

Please contact Executive Director, Brian Hoop at brian@housingoregon.org or 503-475-6056

Scholarships


Housing Oregon has a limited number of scholarships available to staff or volunteers to attend the conference. Scholarships can be used to cover the cost of registration, lodging and travel. Priority goes to rural organizations, culturally specific organizations, participants of color or Native American individuals, and emerging (smaller budget) organizations to participate in the conference so they may bring information and lessons learned back to your organizations.

Thanks to the financial support from Meyer Memorial Trust for making scholarships possible.

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Informational Tabling


We welcome affordable housing industry related businesses, nonprofits and government agencies to set up a limited number of informational tables during the conference for a fee in order to share new ideas, services, and products. If interested, please contact Brian Hoop to request information.

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Volunteers


The success of the Industry Support Conference is a result of many dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers. If interested in helping and earning free registration to the conference, please contact Director, Brian Hoop to request information.

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