Innocence Network Conference

Thanks for joining us at the 2014 Innocence Network Conference in Portland, Oregon! Session materials will be posted soon.

Conference Program

The Conference Program is available for download. Check out full session descriptions, speaker bios, special guests, and more. You can also view the schedule-at-a-glance.


Conference registration is now closed. Walk-up registrations will be processed at the conference registration desk starting at 7:30am on Friday, April 11.

This year, the conference will be held at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower on April 11-12.  Please note that registration refunds cannot be processed after March 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.

Hotel Reservations

The Innocence Network Conference room block at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower is now sold out. Hotel reservations can still be made online or by calling (503) 226-1611, but the preferred rate will no longer apply. Apart from the room block, the hotel is 87% sold out as of March 25, so be sure to make your reservations right away.

Conference Activities

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. 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 Legal Education Sponsor, the International Society of Barristers.