Getting to Portland
The Portland International Airport (PDX) is twelve miles from beautiful downtown Portland. There are many ground transportation options, including riding the TriMet MAX train, executive cars, taxis or shuttles that serve the airport. PDX has many uniquely Oregon shops, restaurants, coffee stands and VIP lounges. Note that Oregon does not have a sales tax.
Visa and Letters of Invitation
Conference attendees who reside outside the United States may need to apply for a VISA at the American Embassy, consulate, or other visa-issuing office in their country of origin. Please begin your VISA application process as soon as possible, as applications may take several months to process. For information about obtaining a visa, visit the U.S. Department of State’s website.
Many VISA issuing offices require that you present a letter of invitation to the conference, proof of conference registration, an airline ticket confirmation, along with your visa application. If you need a letter of invitation to the conference, please email the following information to [email protected]
- Your professional or academic title
- The name of your school, department, institution, lab, or business
- Your full mailing address
- Are you the author of a paper that has been accepted for conference name here? If you are an author please provide the paper number and the title of the paper.
- A copy of your CV/Resume
Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown RiverPlace
2115 S.W. River Parkway
Portland, OR 97201
A block of rooms have been reserved at The Residence Inn by Marriott, at the special rate of $175.00 plus 15.3% tax per night ($201.77/night). To reserve your room, please click here or call the hotel and mention the NanoDDS Symposium.
Hyatt House Portland/Downtown
2080 SW River Drive
Portland, OR 97201
A block of rooms have been reserved at The Hyatt House Portland/Downtown at the special rate of $182.00 plus 15.3% tax per night ($209.85/night). To reserve your room, please click here or call the hotel and mention the NanoDDS Symposium.