LESLLA 2017 Symposium Business Meeting and Conference Dinner

5:00pm-6:30pm: LESLLA Business Meeting in the Ecotrust Building

All conference attendees are invited to attend and participate in the business meeting.

Location: Billy Frank, Jr. Conference Center in the Ecotrust Building (721 NW 9th Ave) ecotrust.org/our-venue/indoor-spaces/

Transportation: The Ecotrust Building is in Portland’s Pearl District, 1.6 miles north of the UTS Building (see map on p. 1 for location of Ecotrust building relative to Portland State University)

  • Walking: 1.6 miles, about 30 min.  We will have a short walking tour from PSU to the Ecotrust building led by local Portland LESLLA volunteers!  Join a volunteer outside UTS at 4:10pm to join a walk.
  • Public Transportation Options: You can ride the Streetcar NS line or A loop to the stop at NW 10th & Johnson (20-min ride + a 5-min walk), or you can ride a MAX Orange, Yellow, or Green train to the stop at Union Station / NW 6th & Hoyt (15-min ride + a 10-min walk)
  • Biking: About 15 min; It’s usually safest to bike north in the left lane on 10th Ave; an alternate route is to bike along the Willamette River in Waterfront Park.
  • Driving: Ecotrust has a parking lot off of NW 10th, between Irving and Johnson. On weekdays between 8am-5pm, there are approximately 16 spots open to the public for 2 hour parking. These spots are first come, first served.  The two hour policy is strictly enforced by a third party. After 5pm, 36 spots are open to the public and there is no time limit.  Station Place parking garage offers 400 affordable spots just a few blocks away.   

Agenda: TBD

7:00pm-9:00pm: LESLLA Conference Dinner in the Ecotrust Building

Location: Billy Frank, Jr. Conference Center in the Ecotrust Building (721 NW 9th Ave; see above for transportation details)

The conference dinner is an event not to be missed!

Please register for the dinner ($10) at www.pdx.edu/linguistics/registration-payments

Food will be catered by Food in Bloom: www.foodinbloom.com.  

We will also have a cash bar where you can purchase beer, wine, and non-alcoholic drinks.

Please click here for the menu. *Note that the menu lists gluten-free options, but the caterer states: We do not put any gluten or wheat products in the gluten free food, however we do not have a gluten free kitchen, so there is the possibility of traces of flour, wheat and/or gluten.