Travel and Lodging

July is a fantastic time to visit the Pacific Northwest. Portland in the middle of July is a gorgeous city with plenty of greenery and a lack of humidity that will keep you comfortable. There is plenty of lodging around the city but we are contracting with the Hyatt across the street from the Oregon Convention Center to provide a block of rooms.

The Oregon Convention Center is a centrally located and easy to reach venue with plenty of space (and air conditioning!) for our conference. With accessible entrances and elevators, conveniently located for transit and walking.

777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232

Getting to and around Portland

Portland International Airport (PDX) is a convenient and well connected airport that we assume most of our attendees will come through. It's also only a (very beautiful) 3 hour train ride to Seattle, so you could consider flying to SeaTac if you want to do some sight seeing.

Max/ TriMet - The Red Line Max connects from the airport to the Convention Center, very convenient. Local public transit is great and generally very safe and well timed. Let us know if you have any concerns or needs we can advise you on when using transit.


There are 2 conference hotels, the Hyatt is across the street and the Kex is a short walk away. We've linked to the room block with group rate discount codes applied here, so please click the links if you are going to book with one of those hotels. If you have other lodging needs, Portland transit should be robust enough to get to and from where you need to be.

Hyatt Regency Portland at the Oregon Convention Center
375 NE Holladay Street
Portland, Oregon 97232

We have a a group rates starting at $219 a night.

100 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97232

Our promo code FOSSY23 is a 20% discount to any private room. There are also shared bunk spaces available without the coupon code as the rate is quite low already. Rates for a bunk room start at $50 and singles start at $179 a night.