Workshop Announcement

Network Security Workshops

A three-day workshop on network security techniques and strategies will be held in Portland and repeated the following week in Seattle. Registration for both workshops is now closed.

October 16-18, 2006, 8:00am - 5:00pm (Portland Workshop)
October 23-25, 2006, 8:00am - 5:00pm (Seattle Workshop)
George Fox University Portland Campus (Portland)
University of Washington (Seattle)
Moderator:  Jon Bolden, Quest Instructor

Agenda: The following agenda items are tentative. A final agenda will be developed based on feedback from workshop participants. The workshops will conclude at 5:00 pm on the third day.  

Workshop size: One staff member per NWACC institution may register on a first-come first-served basis. Additional seats may be available after the registration deadline via a waiting list.

Registration is closed.

Questionnaire: As soon as you have registered, please download this brief questionnaire, fill it out, and email it to:

Food Service:
Continental breakfast, snacks, and lunch will be provided. Dietary preferences may be requested on the web registration form.

Location, Parking and Directions: The Portland workshop will be held at George Fox University Portland Center, Room 215, located at 12753 SW 68th Ave, Portland, OR. Click here for driving directions from the hotel, Fairfield Inn & Suites.

The Seattle workshop will be in the Husky Union Building, room 204N. The hotel is within walking distance of the campus. A shuttle from the hotel will drop participants off and pick them up in front of the HUB. If you prefer to walk to the building, you may want to refer to the campus map. The HUB is 10-O on this map. The hotel is just west of the USPost Office, 5 on the map.

Travel Reimbursements: Attendees traveling to workshops from 75 to 200 miles away (one way) are eligible for a travel reimbursement of up to $100. Attendees traveling from more than 200 miles away are eligible for reimbursement to a maximum of $300. Reimbursement requests need to be submitted within 14 days of the event and require original receipts.

Room costs at each of the workshop hotels will be covered by NWACC for up to 3 nights. Attendees will need to present a credit card at check-in to cover incidental costs.

Portland Workshop: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Lake Oswego Fairfield Inn & Suites. To make your reservation, please call 503-670-7557 and mention that you are with the George Fox group block (rooms are reserved for the nights of October 15-17).

Seattle Workshop: A block of rooms has been reserved at the University Inn in Seattle. To make your reservation, call (800) 733-3855 or e-mail: or visit and click on “Group Reservations”.
Please make sure you mention the “NWACC” Room Block when making reservations. Please reserve your room early.

Please email or call 503-498-8935 if you have questions.