IMPORTANT SECURITY NOTE: We have reports that scammers are calling people pretending to be from the hotel asking for credit card numbers. The hotel will NOT be contacting anyone for a credit card prior to the conference.  Please report any suspicious contact to the organizers.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Downtown is the Official Housing Provider for NMDC 2018.  Improper solicitation of hotel reservations from any other organization is not authorized. Reservations made by unaffiliated organizations may appear to have lower rates, however they may be illegitimate, not have the rooms to sell, have unreasonable cancellation or change penalties, or be completely non-refundable. Please be aware of, and report any unauthorized solicitation to the organizers.

NMDC 2018 is being held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Downtown Hotel, Portland, Oregon on October 15-17, 2018. Built in 1912, the building combines original architecture and features with modern comfort, and is only two blocks from the city’s Max Light Railway System. The hotel is the only Embassy Suites by Hilton that is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Downtown
319 SW Pine Street
Portland, Oregon 97204-2726
USA TEL: +1-503-279-9000
FAX: +1-503-497-9051

Group Rate: $215

Reservation deadline date is September 17, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific time. Reservations received after that Date will be accepted by the Hotel on a space available basis at the Group Rate. The Group Rate will be offered from October 8 to October 24, 2018, subject to availability of rooms.

Note: the hotel rate includes breakfast and a reception each evening. NMDC will use the hotel receptions in lieu of the usual welcome and departure receptions. Conference attendees who are not registered in the hotel can purchase reception tickets at the hotel desk at $25 each.

To book online use this link:

You can also call the hotel directly at 800-643-7892 and ask for the ‘Nano Materials and Devices Conference’, group code IEE.

The Embassy Suites features:

  • Low Group room rate: $215/night (from October 8-24)
  • 2-room suites
  • Full buffet breakfast
  • Complementary nightly reception
  • **Free WiFi (for Hilton Honors members)
  • Downtown location
  • 2 blocks to airport light rail (MAX)

**For Free WiFi: join Hilton Honors

Airport Transportation options include:

  • Portland’s award‐winning MAX light rail runs regularly from 5:00 AM to 1:00 AM. The Hotel is 2 blocks from the Skidmore Fountain MAX stop. Cost is $2.50.
  • Taxi fare is approx. 30 USD
  • Lyft/Uber fare is approx.  20-30 USD

Check out other Transportation options and Things to Do in Portland here.

Note: The Group Rate will be offered for a period of five (5) days before (October 8, 2017), and five (5) days after (October 24, 2018) subject to availability of rooms at the time of reservation.










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