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The 32nd National Pesticide Forum

Advancing Sustainable Communities
People, Pollinators and Practices

Portland State University
April 11-12, 2013
Registration Information

Local Lodging

Because the conference will not conclude until late Saturday evening, we recommend that you make lodging arrangements for both Friday and Saturday nights if you will be coming from out of town.

Featured Hotel

University Place Hotel
The University Place Hotel is attached to the Conference Center where Beyond Pesticides' 32nd National Pesticide Forum will be held.
Ask for the "Beyond Pesticides" block rate ($89 Deluxe Doubles/Kings, $169 for Jr. Suite, $269 for Presidential Suite), if available. Call 1-866-845-4657 or 503-221-0140.


University Place Hotel & Conference Center is located on the southwest corner of SW 4th Avenue & Lincoln Street. If you prefer to drive and park, the Google Map below can provide you with directions to the hotel from anywhere. Just click on the “Get Directions” link on the map.

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Public Transportation

Trimet provides light-rail and bus service throughout the Portland Metro area. We recommend you use Trimet’s Trip Planner for customized directions to and from any location in Trimet’s service area to the University Place Hotel. Enter your starting and ending location/addresses, and click Plan Trip. For example, a trip from the airport would be planned with PDX Airport as the starting address and 310 SW Lincoln St as the destination address. 

Customized directions to and from any location in Trimet’s service area to the University Place Hotel can be obtained via the Trip Planner as well. The interactive transit map is also a great way to find your way among destinations in Trimet’s service area.

Driving and Parking

Upon arrival, parking is available in one of University Place’s 239 on-site spaces, including ADA parking spaces for conference attendees and their guests. Refer to Transportation & Parking Services Visitor Information for current hourly and daily rates at University Place.


Watch videos from the 30th National Pesticide Forum. For more information, including the speaker line up and schedule of events from last year's conference, download the brochure.

THANK YOU! The generosity of our sponsors helps make conferences a great event year after year. The sponsors listed below contributed to the 30th National Pesticide Forum scholarship fund, making it possible for people from around the country to participate in one of the most important grassroots pesticide meetings of the year. Learn more about becoming a sponsor. Click on the logos for more information.