Engagement Scholarship Consortium International Conference Pathways to Prosperity: Building Sustainable Futures through Community Engagement

October 9-10, 2024

Pre-Conference: October 7-8

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Hosted by Oregon State University and the member institutions of the ESC Western Region

Travel & Lodging


Travel to/within Portland

Portland International Airport (PDX) is the nearest international airport located a short 20 minute drive to the venue.

Lyft and Uber: Service is available in the Portland area from the Portland International Airport (PDX) to local hotels.

Rental Cars: Go here to find out what rental cars are available at the Portland International Airport.

Public Transit Directions: View/download directions for utilizing the Trimet Max/Light Rail to get to hotels from the PDX Airport, Public Transit Directions.

Conference Venue

The conference will take place in Portland, Oregon at Sentinel Hotel.             

Venue Address
614 SW 11th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

Named after the statues adorning its roofline, Sentinel is a classically Northwest hotel in downtown Portland that speaks to forward-thinking movers and shakers. With an extensive list of signature amenities, a curated art collection and two of the city’s finest culinary establishments — Jake’s Grill and Fortune, this vibrant property is a beacon for creatives, entrepreneurs and thought leaders. Treat yourself to a stay at Sentinel and find yourself in good company.

Hotel Valet Parking is available for $45 per car. Valet parking is limited.

Other Parking Garages and Lots:
First Presbyterian Church, City Center #263: 661 SW 12th Ave.
Smart Park, 10th & Yamhill: 730 SW 10th Ave.
City Center Surface Lot #201: 1080 SW Alder St.


There will be limited rooms available at the venue hotel, Sentinel, as well as rooms available at Dossier and Hotel Lucia. Once our room blocks fill you will need to look for other lodging options in the Portland area, go to the travelportland.com website for other available hotels/lodging.

Rooms at the conference rate must be booked by Friday September 6, 2024 to secure the preferred rate. If you would like to book shoulder dates before or after the conference please call the hotel directly and make sure to note you are with the Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference.