Travel and Maps

Meeting location

The meeting will take place on the OSU-Cascades campus, at 1500 SW Chandler Ave, Bend, OR 97702.

Student travel awards

The Western States Section of the Combustion Institute awards a travel stipend to each non-local student. Please see under Registration for more details and deadlines.

Directions & Maps

OSU-Cascades Maps and Directions
About Bend
Visitor Parking


RDM (Redmond Municipal Airport, also known as Roberts Field) is the local domestic airport serving Central Oregon. It is located about 20 miles from OSU-Cascades.

From RDM

In addition, PDX (Portland International Airport) has direct flights and connections to most major airports in the United States, and it is located about 160 miles from Bend (about a three hour and 15 minute drive).

From PDX

Things to do in Bend

Bend is located near the mountains of the Cascade Range and the Deschutes River, and so visitors can choose from a plethora of outdoor activities including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, and even kayaking or whitewater rafting. Information about Bend and its offerings can be found at the OSU-Cascades About Bend page and the Visit Bend website.