Designing for Equity
November 1-3, 2023
Agenda & Resources
The workshop will begin at 4:30pm on Wednesday, November 1st and adjourn at 11:45am on Friday, November 3rd. Our Keynote Speaker is Flower Darby, Associate Director of the Teaching for Learning Center at the University of Missouri. Over her 27-year career in higher education, Flower has taught in person and online in a range of subjects including English, Technology, Education, Dance, and Pilates. Visit the Roundtable Agenda for full program information.
Location and Lodging
550 SW Oak St, Portland OR, 97204
If you request hotel accommodations on your registration form, a reservation will be made for you and you will receive a confirmation via email. The cost of your hotel room will be billed directly to NWACC for up to two nights (November 1 and 2).
If you have questions about your reservation or need to make a change, please contact us immediately at email@example.com. Attendees will need to present a credit card at check-in to cover incidental costs.
The program will be held on the C Level of the hotel. Meeting sessions will be held in the Park Ballroom and food service will be provided in the foyer on the C Level.
Travel, Transportation, and Parking
Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements. NWACC will reimburse travel expenses for all attendees. Reimbursement requests must be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org within 21 days of the event. Requests must include a completed NWACC reimbursement form and itemized receipts (in PDF format).
The MAX light rail provides service from the airport and the Amtrak Station to the hotel. Tickets can be purchased at the ticket kiosk at each MAX stop (NWACC will reimburse you for the expense). The Green line stops half a block from the Courtyard, and the Red line stop is four blocks away. Note that there is shuttle bus service from PDX to the Gateway Transit Center due to Red line construction.
If you are driving to the workshop, you can use the hotel’s valet service. Please indicate on the registration form if you need parking. When parking, be sure to mention that you are with NWACC so it can be billed directly to NWACC.
Meals and breaks will be provided at the hotel, except for group dinners out on the town on Thursday. Dietary restrictions should be noted on the registration form. Make sure to keep meal receipts so you can receive reimbursement from NWACC.