Event Details

2019 WaACRAO Conference
Thursday, August 1, 2019

The Evergreen State College
s’gʷi gʷi ʔ altxʷ: Longhouse Education and Cultural Center
2700 Evergreen Parkway NW
Olympia, Washington 98505

Event time: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm
Check-in starts at 7:30 am

Driving Directions and Maps

Detailed Campus Map

Keynote Speaker: Jack Miner, AACRAO President-Elect (Bio)


The Evergreen State College offers free Wi-Fi throughout campus. No login needed.

Last Minute Registration

If you have a colleague that is interested in attending the conference, they can still register to attend this year’s conference and pre-conference social event on July 31 (RSVP required).

To register, please email Karen Khuu at waacrao@gmail.com. The email should include names of attendees you wish to register, their email address, if they have any dietary restriction and/or facility needs, and if they wish to attend the pre-conference social on July 31 (more information about this social can be found on our website). Registration payment can be completed by bringing a check on the day of the conference (at the time of check-in) or we can coordinate on registration payment options.


Choose from 20 different sessions covering a range of topics.

2019 Conference Sessions


Here are some hotels near campus.

  • DoubleTree* (there are limited rooms reserved for our organization until July 1)
  • Hotel RL by Red Lion
  • Ramada by Wyndham
  • TownePlace Suites

*When booking, let the hotel know you are with our organization and ask about government rates.

You can find more hotel information at Experience Olympia-Hotels


Daily parking passes ($3.00) are available at the parking booth located at the main entrance to campus (cash only) or at the Parking Pass Machine in F Lot (cash and cards accepted).
*Parking is free for state cars.
We highly encourage carpooling!

B Lot is closest to the Longhouse and Purce Hall

The campus map will show you how to find the parking booth, parking lots and the parking permit machine in F Lot (the parking booth and parking permit machine are indicated with an “i”).