Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference Location

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. 

Driving Directions

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.

Bus Service

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. Metro Rider Information: 206-553-3000; Metro Online:


Rooms have been reserved at these hotels:

*These hotels are 3-4 blocks (about a 10 minute walk) from William H. Gates Hall.

All of these hotels have a shuttle van that can provide transportation to-and-from the hotel and William H. Gates Hall. Conference participants may call these hotels to reserve a room at special rates until March 7, 2013, after which rooms will be available on a space-available basis. Please identify yourself as being with the Dispute Resolution Conference when making reservations at any of these hotels.


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