All events will take place at the University of Puget Sound.

Registration materials will be available in Tahoma Room, Thomas Hall (Friday, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.) or the Atrium, Wyatt Hall (Saturday, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.). The Keynote Lecture and reception will take place in the Tahoma Room in Thomas Hall. All papers will be delivered in Wyatt Hall. Saturday's lunch, roundtables, and business meeting will take place in Thomas Hall.

Campus parking is free. Please see the campus map for parking lots.

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Conference Hotel

Hotel Murano (downtown Tacoma)
Conference rate: $129 + tax
Rooms are available Friday and Saturday nights.
For reservations please call 253.238.8000 or 877.986.8083. Use code CAPN.
Hotel Parking: $16 daily (self-parking), $20 daily (valet), both with unlimited in-and-out privileges.
Rooms must be reserved by Friday, February 16, 2018 to receive the conference rate.

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Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be provided at the opening night reception on Friday, before the Keynote Lecture. Morning coffee and pastries, as well as lunch, will be provided on Saturday to all conference participants.

For dinner on Friday and Saturday night and other meals, we recommend that you explore:


Puget Sound will provide shuttle transportation to and from the hotel, the Hotel Murano, to campus.

For transportation to and from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac), we recommend the following options:

Noteworthy Attractions in Tacoma

The Puget Sound region is not only home to many natural wonders, but also a host of museums and events. In Tacoma we recommend: