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 Downtown Tacoma:

We apologize of this creates an inconvenience.  Please contact Chris Spaulding at for assistance.  Thank you everyone!

Chris Spaulding (he, him, his)

Aquarium Curator
Zoological & Environmental Education Department

Office (253) 404-3675/ Mobile (253) 281-2331

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl

Tacoma, WA 98407