Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

For Congress Attendees

Where will Pacifichem 2021 take place?

  • Pacifichem 2021 is now a hybrid event and will not only be offering scientific content at the face to face, in-person meeting in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi but also online through a virtual conference platform.
  • Pacifichem 2021 in-person 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 3 August 2021.  When congress registration opens attendees can register at pacifichem.org under “Registration.”
  • There will be a registration rate for both in-person attendees and virtual attendees.

When can I reserve my hotel room for the congress?

  • Registration for housing will open 3 August 2021. Housing information is on the Pacifichem 2021 website under “Travel and Housing.” Housing should be booked by 12 November 2021.

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
    • Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach

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

Will I be required to travel to Hawaii in order to present my work?

  • Accepted presenters will have the opportunity to present in person in Honolulu, as well as virtually for those that are not able to attend the congress in-person.

When does abstract submission open and close?

  • Abstract submission will opened January 2, 2021 and will close close April 12, 2021.

Can I submit my abstract somehow after the submission deadline has passed?

  • We encourage you to submit by the posted 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 July 2021.

When will scheduling notices be sent?

  • You can expect to receive scheduling notices in August 2021.

For CSOs & Symposium Organizers:

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 know which dates my symposium will be held?

What are the steps for securing symposia sponsorship?

  • In July 2021 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 2021 Congress Online Submission System:

What is my password?

What is my password or user id?

  • Follow the Forgot Password link at the Pacifichem Online Submission System to view your User ID and reset your password.