Oregon Health & Science University

2017 Conference Location

The Pacific Northwest Cardiovascular Summit will be held at The Nines Hotel in Portland, Oregon.

Located next to Pioneer Square and the central business district in one of the country's premier walking cities, The Nines luxury hotel in Portland is an ideal spot for launching all of your adventures.

Browse nearby boutiques, dine in the trendy Pearl District, or use the eco-friendly MAX light rail to explore the beautiful gardens, museum grounds, and chic neighborhoods that pepper the lively city of Portland. Their gracious Portland hotel concierge team is happy to arrange day trips to the mountains, wine country, and beyond.

The Nines Hotel
525 S.W. Morrison
Portland, OR, 97204

Parking

Valet Parking at The Nines $25/day or $47 for overnight parking
SmartPark- 730 SW 10th Ave. $13/day on Weekdays
$5/day on Weekends
SmartPark- 620 SW 3rd Ave. $13/day on Weekdays
$5/day on Weekends


Accommodations

A limited number of rooms are being held for Summit participants. To ensure that you receive the conference rate of, we encourage you to make your hotel reservations early and before the August 8, 2017 deadline. Please visit their website to learn more and reserve a room or call 877-229-9995. Identify yourself as a participant of the Pacific Northwest Cardiovascular Summit.

Summit Sponsored Excursions

We have two great tour options to taste local beer and wine in Oregon. Please see below for more information. There is a limit for the number of attendees, so they are first come, first served. To sign-up, please visit the conference registration page, then under “Additional Excursions”, select which tour you would like.

Portland Brewery Tours

Downtown Portland Oregon

September 8th at 6 p.m.
Approximate duration: 3-4 hours
Pick up and drop off at The Nines Hotel
www.brewvana.com

"Hop on an all-inclusive BREWVANA tour for fun, laid back experience with other beer lovers sampling the best beer in Portland."

Features:

  • Four locations
  • Beer 101
  • Appetizers

Registration: $55 per person

Oregon Wine Tour

Downtown Portland Oregon

September 9th at 12:30pm
Approximate duration: 5-6 hours
Pick up and drop off at The Nines Hotel
www.oregontourco.com

"Wine Spectator has written that the Willamette Valley has the finest Pinot Noirs in the world. Oregon Tour Co. offers you the chance to find this out yourself! Spend an afternoon sampling the exceptional wines of the region."

Features:

  • Four wineries in the North Willamette Valley
  • Lunch
  • Tasting fees included

Registration: $55 per person

Portland Walking Tours

Downtown Portland Oregon

Best of Portland

Discover Portland the green and eco-friendly way. This award-winning walk clarifies why Portland is regularly recognized as one of the best places to live. By the end of our walk, you'll want to move here, too. You'll hear about early and modern Portland as your guide shows you an enlightened city rich with artwork, parks, bridges, downtown trains & streetcars, fountains and friendly people. Even locals are amazed and entertained by what they learn. This walk meanders through the most fascinating portions of the city, leading eventually to the waterfront.

Epicurean Excursion

A unique and delicious walking tour where you'll taste the foods and sip the drinks – while discovering Portland's amazing culinary scene. If you watch the Food Network or consider yourself a “foodie,” then this exploration is for you. Portland has become a go-to destination for people who love to eat and we're the ones who will show you why. Each tour is limited in size, so the experience is small and intimate.

Flavor Street

Portland Food Cart Tour Check out Portland's amazing curbside cuisine! Let our Resident Experts take you on a personal tour of the city's best food carts, tasting trucks, and hidden kitchens, where former four-star chefs and other culinary entrepreneurs scoop up mighty morsels on an international scale. This isn't fast food – it's flavor with flair, for savvy munchers on the go.

Chocolate Decadence

Let us demonstrate and indulge you in the diversity of chocolate: beans, bars, whipped, truffles, cocktails, melted, served as a drink, and some incredible surprises. As we visit multiple chocolatiers, we'll guide you through 15+ tastings to help you appreciate and master the subtleties of all things chocolate. This fun journey is not just for cacao lovers and closet chocolatiers – all are welcome.

For other tours and more information about signing up visit:
Portland Walking Tours

Wineries

The Willamette Valley, Oregon’s picturesque, vineyard-laden region is just 30 minutes from Portland and is home to over 500 wineries. One popular drive is along Archery Summit Road. This route includes six wineries with gorgeous views and grounds. Three of those wineries made the top 20 for overall experience as rated by American Winery Guide. Nearby is Sokol Blosser Winery, one of 20 wineries selected by Food & Wine as the top wineries to visit in Oregon.

Wine self-tour 1
Archery Summit Road
Archery Summit Winery
De Ponte Cellars
Domaine Drouhin
Domaine Serene
Vista Hills Vineyard
White Rose Estate

Wine self-tour 2
Worden Hill Wineries
Domaine Roy et Fils
Dusky Goose Winery
Furioso Vineyards
Winderlea Vineyard and Winery
Arterberry Maresh
Knudsen Vineyards
Erath WineryBella Vida Vineyard

Portland Restaurants

Portland City Grill Portland City Grill
Enjoy fresh seafood prepared with Northwest, Island and Asian influences along with perfectly prepared steaks, fresh salads and other delicious offerings while enjoying unsurpassed views of the city and Cascade Mountains.
http://portlandcitygrill.com/

Departure (Nines Hotel) Departure (Nines Hotel)
Located atop the Nines, Departure is an escape from the ordinary, a journey into sophisticated surroundings with innovative Modern Asian cuisine and breathtaking city views.
http://departureportland.com/

Higgins Higgins
Chef Higgins serves fine cuisine in support of his premise that food is community – with an agricultural region that provides unparalleled abundance and diversity – from wild salmon, mushrooms, and huckleberries to some of the finest wines in the country, Higgins is defining a cuisine that is truly rooted in the northwest.
http://higginsportland.com/

Park Kitchen Park Kitchen
Creative seasonal cuisine with nationally recognized Chef/ Owner Scott Dolich. They rely on local and sustainably grown meats and produce. The service is casual yet friendly and knowledgeable. The extensive spirit and wine selection focuses on the local talents.
http://parkkitchen.com/

¡Oba! ¡Oba!
¡Oba! Restaurante opened in Portland, Oregon in October 1997 by owner Steve McLain. Executive Chef Scott Neuman's innovative cuisine, explores vibrant flavors from Spain, Portugal, the Caribbean and across the Americas. ¡Oba!‘s menu is where bold Latin traditions, spices and preparations meet seasonal, local ingredients.
http://www.obarestaurant.com/

23Hoyt 23Hoyt
Chef Chris Carriker's seasonal Pacific Northwest American menu is brimming with his innovative takes on familiar dishes and local ingredients. Carriker brings a gutsy, farm-to-table sensibility and a light hand to the 23Hoyt menu with hearty and satisfying dishes.
http://www.23hoyt.com/

Bluehour Bluehour
Simple, delicious and classic describes the Mediterranean cuisine created in the Bluehour kitchen each night. The menu is printed daily, but Bluehour standards remain, like the pillowy potato gnocchi with black truffle and the perfectly seared, bacon wrapped sea scallops. Their cheese cart is among the finest on the West Coast, featuring regional and international artisan cheeses.
http://www.bluehouronline.com/

Urban Farmer Urban Farmer
Urban Farmer is a modern American steakhouse featuring indigenous and locally sourced food products from artisanal craftsmen. Located in the lobby of the Nines Hotel.
http://www.urbanfarmerrestaurant.com/

Saucebox Saucebox
Established in 1995, Saucebox has maintained its reputation in the city as the place for the finest Pan-Asian and Pacific Island cuisine. The menu pulls from a wealth of bold and authentic flavors. Fruit infusions, elixirs and our notable “liquor laboratory” are also specialties of the house.
http://www.saucebox.com/

SouthPark Seafood Grill and Wine Bar SouthPark Seafood Grill and Wine Bar
Offering NW seafood cuisine in the heart of the cultural center.
http://southparkseafood.com/

Andina Andina
Novo-Andean cuisine aspires to revive native, pre-Colonial ingredients and techniques and incorporate them into creative, modern presentations of the highest international caliber. From ocean to farms, Andina sources its ingredients both locally and in direct trade with a community of organic farmers in Chincha, Peru
http://www.andinarestaurant.com

Mucca Osteria Mucca Osteria
Authentic Italian kitchen that works directly with local organic farmers to offer the freshest products. All of the meats are certified and the bread and pasta are all made in house using only local organic ingredients.
http://www.muccaosteria.com

Three Degrees Three Degrees
Three Degrees Waterfront Bar and Grill, located on the shores of the Willamette River, specializes in sustainable Pacific Northwest cuisine.
http://www.threedegreesportland.com/