The conference is held at the William H. Gates Hall, home of the University of Washington School of Law (map). An excellent venue, it offers classrooms with state-of-the art presentation technologies, spacious exhibit spaces and its stunning light-filled atrium for break-time networking opportunities.
Accommodations for Disabilities
If you have a disability that may impact your participation in this seminar, please notify the Conferences & Continuing Education (206-543-0059 or 800-253-8648). We cannot ensure the availability of appropriate accommodation without prior sufficient notification of need.
Parking is available in pay lots near or on the campus in designated campus parking lots/garages. Directions to campus parking lots assigned for this conference will be sent to you with your registration confirmation letter, along with a campus map.
Gates Hall is on the University of Washington Seattle campus (map).
If you are driving from the south on I-5 or from Bellevue on the 520 Bridge and exiting at Montlake, turn left at the intersection of Montlake Boulevard & NE Pacific Street. Travel west on NE Pacific Street (the UW Medical Center will be on your left) to 15th Avenue NE and turn right. Travel north on 15th Avenue NE to NE 41st Street. Turn right at NE 41st Street and enter the Central Plaza Parking Garage.
If you exit I-5 northbound or southbound (Exit 169 University of Washington, NE 45th Street) travel east on NE 45th Street. Turn right onto 15th Avenue NE. Travel south on 15th Avenue NE to NE 41st Street. Turn left on NE 41st Street and enter the Central Plaza Parking Garage.
It is easy to take the bus to William H. Gates Hall. Check the bus routes serving the University District. The building is located on campus between 15th Avenue NE and Memorial Way, near the intersection of 15th Avenue NE and NE 43rd Street, just south of the Burke Museum.
In addition, Link Light Rail travels between the UW Station (at Husky Stadium) and SeaTac Airport, making 13 stops along the way, including downtown Seattle. Link trains run every 6, 10 or 15 minutes depending on the time of day. Service is available from 5 a.m. to 1 a.m. Monday through Saturday and from 6 a.m. to midnight on Sunday and holidays.
Metro Rider Information: 206-553-3000; Metro Online: http://transit.metrokc.gov.
Room blocks have been made at the following hotels that are near William H. Gates Hall, University of Washington School of Law on the University of Washington campus.
Please note the deadline for making reservations in each hotel listing.
Hotel Deca, 4507 Brooklyn Avenue NE, Seattle (206-634-2000 or 800-899-0251)
This hotel is 3-4 blocks (about a 10 minute walk) to William H. Gates Hall.
Conference participants may call the Hotel Deca at 1-800-899-0251 between the hours of 8 a.m. -7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, or by faxing reservations to 206-545-2103, or emailing requests to email@example.com to reserve a room at special rates until Wednesday, February 22, 2017. After this date, rooms will be available on a space-available basis. Please identify yourself as being with the “23rd Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference” when making reservations at this hotel.
Silver Cloud Inn, 5036 25th Avenue NE, Seattle (206-526-5200 or 800-205-6940)
This hotel is located in the University Village shopping center area. Silver Cloud Inn offers a shuttle van service to the UW Campus. Reservations for shuttle van use must be made in advance at the front desk.
Conference participants may call the Silver Cloud Inn directly at 1-800-205-6940 to make reservations. Please indicate the group name “23rd Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference” to receive the group rate. Reservations must be made by Monday, February 20, 2017 in order to receive the group rate. The group rate will not be available for reservations made after this date.
University Inn, 4140 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle (206-632-5055 or 800-733-3855)
This hotel is 4-5 blocks (about a 10 minute walk) to William H. Gates Hall.
Conference participants may call the University Inn directly at 1-866-866-7977 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to make reservations. Please indicate the group name “UW Law School” to receive the group rate. Reservations must be made by Monday, February 20, 2017 in order to receive the group rate. The group rate will not be available for reservations made after this date.