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OPPA Annual Conference

2023 OPPA Annual Conference

The Port of Astoria and Oregon Public Ports Association invite you to attend the OPPA Annual Conference! This event is our members’ best opportunity for networking with colleagues and elected officials from other entities, attending educational and informative sessions pertinent to Oregon’s port districts, and conducting Association business.

Conference Details

Free for OPPA Members. Registration includes dinner on Thursday and coffee and lunch on Friday. *Breakfast is included for hotel guests.

Cannery Pier Hotel
Rates start at $337/night + tax.

Call 503-325-4996 on or before September 1, 2023 to make your reservation under the Oregon Public Ports Association Conference room block.

Thursday, September 28
Bridgewater Bistro
6:00-8:00pm: Welcoming Reception and Dinner

Friday, September 29
Cannery Pier Hotel
7:00 - 8:30am: Breakfast (In hotel lobby for attendees that stay at the hotel). Coffee and light snacks will be provided in the meeting room.

8:30 – 8-45 - Welcome and Introductions – Paula Miranda

8:45 – 10:00 – OPPA Business Meeting
        Adoption of Previous Minutes
        Re-affirm Executive Committee for one more year
        OPPA Budget Discussion
        Goals – Past & Future
        Proposed Meeting Calendar for 2024
        Legislative Update

10:00 – OBDD update

10:30 – Oregon Department of Energy – Christy Splitt and Andy

11:00 – Tom Peterson – American Society of Civil Engineers

11:30 – Sarah Absher – Oregonians for Floodplain Protection

12:00 - Lunch

12:30 – Federal Update - Ray Bucheger

1:00 PNWA Update – Dena Horton, Anthony Pena & Neal Mauna

Registration required by noon on September 21. If you have questions about registration, contact Kaylie Bahnsen.  

Space is limited, so please notify us immediately if you are registered but cannot attend. We are unable to accommodate guests at meals or sessions. 

Register now!