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2018 PDC Summer Conference


Many of our Summer Conference speakers have generously provided their presentations and handouts which they used during their sessions. These can be found in the documents section of the mobile app. To access our Summer Conference materials and download the conference presentations, please follow the instructions below.

  • Follow this link: Mobile App
  • Click "Access WebApp"
  • Click “Go To This Event” on next screen
  • Use email associated with your conference registration and “PDC2018” as the passcode.

2018 Schedule

The schedule for the 2018 Summer Conference has been set and we're excited about the fantastic programming we have to offer in Portland, Oregon. This year's conference includes sessions on feedback and why it matters; flipping the classroom; AI, Augmented Reality, and Virtual Reality; toxic behavior and what to do about it; PDC Talks and much more. Plus - don't miss our newest addition to the conference, our Campfire Chats and Meet The New Trusted Advisors Panel.

Sponsorship Opportunites

Sponsorship opportunies for the 2018 Summer Conference are now closed. If you wish to learn more about sponsorship of our events, please contact Kathy Bradley, PDC Managing Director at

Hotel Information:

The Nines Hotel
525 SW Morrison St, Portland, OR 97204
(877) 229-9995

Due to the popularity of the 2018 Summer PDC Conference, hotel rooms at the Nines hotel have now sold out at the PDC group rate. 

Should you need to cancel your room at The Nine's for any reason, please contact Jessica Smith as soon as possible.

Alternatively, there are several hotels within walking distance to the Nines hotel for you to consider:

*Please note that the PDC has not contracted with these hotels for a special rate

Planning Committee

Thank you to our 2018 Summer Conference Planning Committee!

  • Elizabeth Foster-Nolan, Chair, Goulston & Storrs
  • Debbie Atlas, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Michelle Baird-Johnson, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP
  • Alida Barletta, Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Mary Chavez-Calkins, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Kim Curry, Foley Hoag LLP
  • Courtney Dyar, Alston & Byrd
  • Tammie Garner, Jackson & Lewis P.C.
  • Cindy Lindsley, Thompson & Knight LLP
  • Burt Lipshie, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
  • Jeanne Picht, Thompson Hine LLP

Thank you to our Sponsors!