Additional Hotel Block

Attention RAW attendees still in need of lodging!  The Courtyard Marriott Tacoma Downtown has graciously added a limited room block for the RAW conference at $199/per night.  These will likely sell out fast so book as soon as you can following the links provided below.  If you have already booked your room at this hotel,… Continue reading Additional Hotel Block

RAW 2024 Schedule

We are just about six weeks away from gathering for RAW 2024.  The program schedule is complete and available for viewing here.  This will be going live on the Whova app in the coming days.  We have a full and exciting program prepared for everyone.  Looking forward to seeing you at TACOM-RAW!

Hotel Update

The conference Hotel Murano is currently sold out of all room blocks for the RAW conference.  They will be releasing rooms as cancellations occur.  If you are still looking to book your stay, there are two Marriott hotels only a block away from the conference hotel.  They are: Marriott Tacoma Downtown: Courtyard by Marriott… Continue reading Hotel Update

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If learning the Japanese art of fish printing, known as *Gyotaku, *is in your future, then the future is Sunday, May 5, 2024. The Planning Committee has approved two independent, 2-hour sessions of fish printing workshops at the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium. If interested in more details, contact Bruce Koike directly….