BJS/JRSA 2008 National Conference - October 16-17, 20087 in Portland, Oregon
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Hotel and Travel Information
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  Hotel and Travel Information

Hilton Portland and Executive Tower
921 SW Sixth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204-1296
Phone: (503) 226-1611
Fax: (503) 220-2565

There are no longer rooms available at the Hilton hotel at the special group rate. See overflow hotel information below.

The Hilton Portland and Executive Tower in Portland, Oregon, is the site of the 2008 Bureau of Justice Statistics/Justice Research and Statistics Association's National Conference. Located in downtown Portland, the Hilton is convenient to restaurants, attractions and night life. Click on the links below for more information:

Things To Do Restaurant Guide

Overflow Hotel

The Heathman Hotel
1001 SW Broadway at Salmon

Rooms are available at the Heathman Hotel at the federal per diem rate ($116 plus local room tax) from Tuesday, October 14 through Saturday, October 18. You may make your reservation online at and use promo/group code BJS/JRSA. Or you many call the toll free reservation line at 1-800-551-0011. Ask for the Justice Research & Statistics Association room block rate. For questions, contact Kristen Stier at JRSA:, 202-842-9330.

Airline Reservations
To make your travel arrangements for the BJS/JRSA 2008 National Conference, call JRSA's travel agency, The Travel Place, at (877) 872-8566 or (301) 299-5018. Joanne Myrland is our primary agent, but other agents can assist you.

Ground Transportation
(between Portland International Airport and the Hilton Portland and Executive Tower). Portland International Airport is about 20-30 minutes (9 miles) from the hotel.

There are several easy ways of getting from the Portland International Airport to the Hilton Portland and Executive Tower. Click the link below for a list of options.


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