Frequently Asked Questions

Please register online for this meeting. 

Reservations can be made online or by calling the Hilton Portland Downtown at (503) 226-1611. The room rate for ADEA attendees is $175 per night for single or double occupancy, plus applicable taxes.

A deposit by major credit card is required at the time of booking. The deadline to make hotel reservations at the group rate is Monday, May 13, 2019.

Reservations may be cancelled up to 72 hours prior to reserved arrival date at no charge. For cancellations made after the time noted, the hotel will retain the room deposit of one night plus applicable taxes. Hotel check-in time is 4:00 p.m. or earlier as rooms become available. Check-out time is noon. Later check out will be granted based on availability of rooms, at no charge. Please contact the hotel directly if you need to cancel your hotel reservation.

The ADEA hotel block rates (see above) are available three days before and after the program dates based on guest room availability. 

When making your travel arrangements, please keep the following in mind.

The recommended airport for this conference is Portland International Airport (PDX) in Portland, OR about 31 minutes/10.1 miles from the Hilton Portland Downtown. 

A taxi from PDX costs approximately $35 one way. 

If you are traveling by car, please see driving directions from the airport to the Hilton Portland Downtown. Driving time may be affected by local conditions and traffic.

Driving directions to the Hilton Portland downtown can be found here.

Valet parking for guests is available at a rate of $50 per night. Self parking is not available.
(All rates are subject to change without notice.)

Attire for the meeting is business casual. Feel free to dress comfortably in slacks, polo shirts, sweaters, blazers, blouses and comfortable shoes. ADEA recommends bringing a sweater, jacket or scarf for the meeting space. 

The average high temperature in Portland, OR in June is 80oF; the average low is 58oF. Find up-to-date weather information here

The many amenities offered by the hotel include a fitness center, a heated pool and a spa.
Dining options include HopCity Tavern, The Market and 24-hour in-room dining.

Spouses/partners are welcome to attend all breakfasts, lunches and receptions.

For programming questions, contact Anthony Palatta at

For logistics questions, contact Mas Tadesse at or 202-238-3957, ext. 139.

For registration questions, contact Shalonda King at or 202-289-7201, ext. 177.

Speaker PowerPoints will be provided within the online program planner, which will be made available closer to the event.

Yes, CE credits will be provided. To receive CE credit, please complete the evaluation process for all eligible attended sessions. Education session evaluations will be emailed to attendees by Monday, June 10 and must be completed by Monday, June 24.

Questions? Contact Eric Lund, ADEA Professional Development Manager, at (202) 289-7201 or