Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
For Abstract Submitters & Attendees:
When does the convention registration open?
Registaration for Pacicifichem will open in June 2020.
When does registration for housing open?
Registaration for housing will open in February 2020.
When does abstract submission open and close?
Abstract submission will open January 1, 2020 and close April 1, 2020.
Can I submit my abstract somehow after the submission deadline has passed?
We encourage you to submit by the April 1, 2020 deadline. If it is after the submission deadline, please contact organizers.
When will I learn whether my submitted abstract is accepted?
You can expect to receive abstract decisions in June 2020.
When will scheduling notices be sent?
You can expect to receive scheduling notices in July 2020.
For CSOs & Symposium Organizers:
When will the submission site open and close for symposium proposals? How frequently are proposals solicited?
Each Congress has two rounds of proposal submissions, starting two years out. The first round of proposals occurs from January through April two years out from the Congress; the second round of proposals occurs from January through April one year prior to Congress.
Can I submit my symposium proposal somehow after the deadline has passed?
We are not able to accept late proposals after the second round of submission is over.
When will I learn the status of my submitted symposium proposal?
Decision notifications for symposium proposals will be sent no later than September 1 of the submission year.
When will I know which dates my symposium will be held?
Session days are confirmed no later than December 1 of the year prior to the Congress
Can I get more half-day sessions allotted for my symposium?
Additional evening sessions will be available upon request. Additional daytime sessions are not available.
Are symposium organizers eligible for a registration waiver?
We do not offer complimentary registration for organizers; only for invited speakers. You are welcome to use the available invited speaker vouchers if organizers are also speaking. In addition, we encourage organizers to secure sponsorship for their symposium, and this can be applied towards speaker/organizer registrations.
Can my co-organizers or I also be an invited speaker for my symposium?
Yes, symposium organizers can be invited speakers as well.
What is an Official Participating Organization (OPO)?
How can my organization become an OPO?
What is the Pacifichem, Inc.’s Diversity & Inclusion Statement?
Pacifichem 2020 Congress Online Submission System:
What is my password?
What is my login ID?