Conference Information

Dynamic Environments: Migration, Encounter, Exchange

The Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association

107th Annual Meeting, August 14th16th 2014

Portland, Oregon

General Information

We look forward to welcoming you to the 107th annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association. All activities associated with the conference will take place at the conference hotel, the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, except the Welcoming Reception, which will be located at the Oregon Historical Society.

Conference Venues:
921 S.W. Sixth Avenue
Portland, Oregon  97204
1200 S.W. Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon  97205

Conference Registration

Pre–conference registration will be done exclusively online through the EventBrite from April 1 – July 14, 2014. All participants are expected to register for the conference. Take advantage of discounts by registering early (April 1 – 30), or during the regular registration period (May 1 – July 14). A $20 late fee will be applied to in–person registration.

Register for the 2014 Conference

Special Events Tickets – Advance Purchase

Please purchase tickets for any special events you wish to attend in advance online when registering for the conference. Due to guarantees we must make, only an extremely limited number of event tickets, if any, will be available for purchase at the conference registration table.

Conference Registration Table

The registration table will be located in the Grand Ballroom Foyer North, located on the Ballroom Level of the conference hotel.

Thursday: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


We have reserved space near the registration table for exhibitors. To register for an exhibition table and space, please contact Kevin Leonard, Ph.D., Executive Director, PCB–AHA, at:

Hotel Accommodations

Until July 28, a block of rooms has been reserved at the conference hotel, The Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, at a special group rate of $139 plus taxes per night, for single or double occupancy.

In addition, a small block of rooms has been reserved at the University Place Hotel at the rates of $99 (standard King and Double rooms) and $109 (Deluxe rooms), located at 310 S.W. Lincoln Street, Portland, Oregon 97201.

To Make Reservations:
Hilton Portland & Executive Tower
921 S.W. Sixth Avenue
Portland, Oregon  97204
University Place Hotel
310 SW Lincoln St
Portland, Oregon  97201
Select Check Availability and Enter Promotion Code: C1230.
Or, call directly:
Tel: 503 . 221 . 0140
Toll-Free: 866 . 845 . 4647

Make your reservation early, but no later than Monday, July 28, to take advantage of the special rates. Please be advised, the blocks of rooms may sell out well before the cut–off date.

Please Note:

  • The conference hotel consists of two buildings (Main & Executive Tower);
  • Please review your reservation room type for building assignment;
  • All conference activities will take place in the Main building;
  • Please see the hotel website for directions and parking information.

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