Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

For Congress Attendees

Where will Pacifichem 2020 take place?

  • Pacifichem 2020 events will take place at the following locations in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, USA:
    • Hawaiʻi Convention Center
    • Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
    • Sheraton Waikiki
    • The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki
    • Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
    • Hilton Waikiki Beach
    • Ala Moana Hotel
    • Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach
    • Prince Waikiki – Honolulu Luxury Hotel
    • Sheraton Princess Kaiulani

When does the congress registration open?

  • Registration for Pacifichem will open in June 2020.

Where can I register?

  • When congress registration opens in June 2020 attendees can register at pacifichem.org under “Registration”

When can I reserve my hotel room for the congress?

  • Registration for housing is now opened. Housing information is on the Pacifichem 2020 website under “Travel and Housing.” Housing should be booked by November 12, 2020.

Where do I go to reserve my hotel room?

  • Attendees can reserve accommodations at pacifichem.org under “Travel and Housing”

Which hotels are included as official hotels of the congress?

  • The following hotels are the official congress hotels. Special rates have been negotiated at each of these hotels. Attendees must reserve accommodations at pacifichem.org under “Travel and Housing.”
    • Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
    • Sheraton Waikiki
    • The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki
    • Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
    • Hilton Waikiki Beach
    • Ala Moana Hotel
    • Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach
    • Prince Waikiki – Honolulu Luxury Hotel
    • Sheraton Princess Kaiulani
    • Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa
    • Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort
    • Hilton Garden Inn Waikiki Beach
    • Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach
    • Courtyard by Marriott Waikiki Beach
    • Holiday Inn Express Waikiki
    • Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Waikiki
    • Embassy Suites by Hilton Waikiki Beach Walk
    • The Modern Honolulu
    • Ala Moana Hotel

 

Will there be transportation provided between the hotels and the convention center?

  • Yes, shuttle service will be provided between the official congress hotels and the convention center

For Abstract Submitters

When does abstract submission open and close?

  • Abstract submission will opened January 2, 2020 and will close 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 2019

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?

  • Pacifichem does 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, organizers are encouraged to secure sponsorship for their symposium, and this can be applied towards speaker/organizer registrations.

What are the steps for securing symposia sponsorship?

  • In February 2020 details regarding the symposia sponsorship steps will be posted on pacifichem.org under “Program”

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?