The registration covers snacks at the meeting on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, lunch on Wednesday and Thursday, and the meeting logistics. Advanced registration is always required per the MPI Forum rules.
The meeting will take place at the Microsoft facility in downtown Portland, OR, which is on the 9th floor of 1414 NW Northrup Street.
There is no room block.
In the past, people have stayed at the Residence Inn - Downtown Portland; Pearl District. Other options are the Portland Marriott City Center or the AC Hotel Portland Downtown.