Venue and Accommodation

PAM 2020 will be held at the University of Oregon in the stunningly beautiful Eugene, OR, USA. The main conference will be held at the Gumwood Room in Erb Memorial Union (EMU). The main conference location is highlighted in the map shown below.

Banquet Dinner

PAM's conference dinner will take place at the Gerlinger Alumni Lounge (GER) 201, which is also highlighted in the map shown above, on March 30, 2020. The building is based on Georgian/Colonial Revival style with rich history.


There is are no official conference hotels for PAM. There are several hotels around UO campus including the Excelsior Inn, Eugene Best Western New Oregon, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Eugene Downtown - University, the Residence Inn By Marriott, the Inn at the 5th, the Graduate Eugene, and the Even Hotel Eugene. We encourage conference attendees to book their hotel rooms early to ensure room availability. Other events near the University of Oregon may result in limited vacancy in local hotels.


The Eugene Airport (EUG) is the second largest airport in the state of Oregon. EUG is served by United, American, Delta, Alaska, and Allegiant airlines. Nonstop service includes Denver, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, Phoenix-Mesa, Las Vegas, and Oakland.


Hotels near the UO campus are within comfortable walking distance of conference room. Participants staying farther away have a number of options including bike rental, public transportation and parking on campus.


Eugene, in particular, and Oregon, in general, is a beautiful and exciting place. Crater Lake, Columbia Gorge, and Pacific coast line are only a couple of hours drive. For more information, see here. In addition, there are many gorgeous forests, lakes, rivers, ski slopes to explore. Additional information here. If you are interested in wine tasting and microbreweries, Oregon has a plenty to offer. Interested in a quick museum visit? We have one right on UO campus.