For the 2nd year the conference will be held at the STAR Center in South Tacoma. Situated in the middle of “Cascadia”, the STAR Center boasts a LEED gold certification, excellent conference facilities, and as a bonus on a sunny day beautiful views of Mount Rainer!
STAR Center, Metro Parks Tacoma
3873 S. 66th St.,
Tacoma, WA 98409
The STAR Center is conveniently located a few miles off of I-5 between exits 129 (S. 74th Street) and 130 (s. 56th Street) and Rt. 16. The STAR Center parking lot is free for all conference participants.
Public Transit– Bus or Train
STAR Center is on Pierce Transit bus route #53 and is 1/2 mile from the South Tacoma Sounder Station
. If arriving from outside of the area The Sounder and Pierce Transit can be accessed from both Sea-Tac Airport and the Tacoma (TAC) stop on Amtrak. Visit the Sound Transit
site to plan your public transit trip.
Car Charging Station
Drive your electric car to STAR Center, as priority parking spaces with charging stations are available.
If you are interested in carpooling (either providing a ride for others in your area OR joining a car) please tell us your preference when you register
for the conference. The conference staff will put you in touch with others in your region. Thank you!
Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Lucas Patzek or call 360-867-2151.