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2018 Housing OregonIndustry Support Conference

Join affordable housing and community development practitioners, policy makers and business partners for a day of inspiration, skills-building, and advocacy. Doors open at 8:00am for registration and breakfast. Starts off with 9:00am plenary session on affordable housing measures on Nov. 6 ballot. There are three sessions with workshops as well as separate peer learning dialogues for housing development and resident service professionals and a rural roundtable. Luncheon recognizes PCRI as this year’s Bank of America Innovators Awardee.

Join affordable housing and community development practitioners, policy makers and business partners for a day of inspiration, skills-building, and advocacy. Doors open at 8:00am for registration and breakfast. Starts off with 9:00am plenary session on affordable housing measures on Nov. 6 ballot. There are three sessions with workshops as well as separate peer learning dialogues for housing development and resident service professionals and a rural roundtable. Luncheon recognizes PCRI as this year’s Bank of America Innovators Awardee.

Spring 2018

Conference Call For Presenters


The Call for Presenters for Spring Conference 2018 is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact Maria Washington. Stay tuned for the Fall Call for Presenters soon.

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Fall 2018

Conference Sessions


Conference sessions are organized around five learning tracks that are related to affordable housing and community development practitioners’ work. An additional plenary session will be held focused on two affordable housing measures on the Nov. 6 ballot. These tracks include:

Conference Schedule


september, 2018

07sep8:00 am9:00 am8:00AM - 9:00AM: Registration & Breakfast

07sep9:00 am10:00 am9:00AM - 10:00AM: Plenary Session on Nov Ballot Measures

07sep10:15 am11:45 am10:15 AM - 11:45 AM: Breakout Session One

07sep11:45 am12:00 am11:45 AM-12:00 PM: Break

07sep12:00 pm1:15 pm12:00 PM - 1:15 PM: Lunch & BOA Innovators Award

07sep1:15 pm2:45 pm1:15 PM - 2:45 PM: Breakout Session Two

07sep2:45 pm3:00 pm2:45PM - 3:00PM: Break

07sep3:00 pm4:30 pm3:00 PM - 4:30 PM: Breakout Session Three

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Scholarships


Housing Oregon has a limited number of scholarships available to staff or volunteers of member organizations to attend the conference. Scholarships can be used to cover the cost of registration, lodging and travel. Thanks to financial support from Meyer Memorial Trust for supporting participation of individuals from rural communities and communities of color. Please contact Association Director, Brian Hoop, at brian@housingoregon.org to request an application.

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 Association Director, Brian Hoop, at brian@housingoregon.org to request information.

Fall 2018 Industry Support Conference

A Day of Inspiration, Skill-Building, & Advocacy


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Conference FAQs


Yes, payment by check is available. Send a check to Housing Oregon, PO Box 8427, Portland, OR 97207. Please be sure to note participant name on the check.

Our menu options for the conference luncheon include:
• Chipolte BBQ chicken, served with pineapple salsa, roasted Yukon potatoes and roasted asparagus, or,
• Vegetarian and vegan – Mezze bowl with quinoa tabbouleh, pickled cucumbers, roasted brussels sprouts and peppers, cherry tomatoes, hummus and warm pita.

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

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