The Conference Program is now available! Check out full session descriptions, speaker bios, special guests, and more. You can also view the schedule-at-a-glance. (Note that the program is still in draft and the schedule is subject to change.)
Registration is open for the 2014 Innocence Network Conference! This year, the conference will be held at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower on April 11-12. View rates and register for the conference via the buttons below. Early bird registration discounts will end on February 28.
On Saturday night, we'll be holding an optional dinner and outing open to all conference attendees. Exonerees and their conference-registered guests can sign up when they register for the conference, but all other attendees must buy tickets. There is an an additional cost of $50 for the dinner and outing for attendees other than exonerees and guests. Click on the button below for details and to buy tickets.
The Innocence Network has arranged special room rates for conference attendees at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower. Be sure to book your room soon to take advantage of these discounted rates-- the block is about 50% booked as of early February. Hotel reservations can be made online or by calling (503) 226-1611. If you call, let the hotel know you are booking a room for the Innocence Network Conference to get our group's preferred rate of $139 a night.
The Network Conference will begin at 8:30am on Friday, April 11, and will end at 5:30pm on Saturday, April 12. A dinner and reception for exonerees will be held the evening of Thursday, April 10. The Network Board will also meet the evening of Thursday, April 10, and the Network project directors will meet the morning of Saturday, April 12. Note that there will not be any meetings on Sunday morning this year. An optional dinner and bowling outing will be held Saturday evening from 6:00-9:00pm. A complete conference program is coming soon.
As in years past, NACDL will hold an all-day training the day before the conference begins, on Thursday, April 10. Register here for the NACDL training.
Portland International airport is 9.5 miles from the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower. MAX Light Rail runs from the airport to downtown Portland every 15 minutes and costs $2.50 each way. The stop closest to the hotel is Pioneer Square. Taxis are available at the airport; the fare to the hotel is about $35 and the ride takes approximately 20 minutes. Super Shuttle service can also be arranged and costs $14. Parking is available at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower and is $32 per night.
Special thanks to our presenting sponsor, the International Society of Barristers.