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2019 Registration and Meeting Information

The Larry L. Hillblom Foundation 18th Annual Scientific Meeting will take place in Monterey, CA on October 28th & October 29th, 2019.

Meeting presentations will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, October 28th and conclude on Tuesday, October 29th at 1:00 p.m. Please plan your travel accordingly to participate in ALL meeting activities.

Meeting Registration Form

  • Please complete the online LLHF 2019 Meeting Registration Form.
  • The meeting registration form must be completed no later than Friday, August 2nd, 2019.
  • The Foundation *does not* make your hotel reservation. In addition to completing the registration form, you must contact the Monterey Plaza Hotel directly to reserve your room.

Hotel Information

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

400 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940

Main Phone: 831-646-1700
Reservations: 800-334-3999 (select option #2 for group reservations)
Fax: 831-646-0285
Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa Website

Reservations

You will need to secure your room reservation by Friday, August 9th, 2019 in order to guarantee accommodation. A credit card will be required in order to guarantee your reservation. All travel, transportation, housing and incidental meals are the responsibility of each grantee. Please contact the hotel directly to secure your room with our group rate.

Group Room Rate: Please note that this year we have a very limited number of rooms on hold for you at the group rate and these rooms will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.  So please book directly with the hotel as soon as possible (again all rooms will be released from our block on AUGUST 9th), otherwise you will have to find accommodation at another property, as the hotel is sold out during our event dates.

The following rooms/rates that are available in our block on both Sunday and Monday nights are:
  • $279 per night plus tax - Partial Ocean View (27 rooms)
  • $345 per night plus tax - Harbor View (11 rooms)
  • $395 per night plus tax - Harbor View Balcony (8 rooms)
  • Resort Fee (mandatory): A $25 nightly resort fee will be added to your bill which includes overnight valet parking, access to The Terrace, access to the Fitness Center located in the Spa, high-speed wireless internet, and local telephone calls.
  • Toll Free Reservation Number: 800-334-3999 (select option #2 for group reservations)
  • Please reference the "Larry L. Hillblom Foundation 18th Annual Scientific Meeting" when making your reservation, so that you will receive our group rate and be added to the correct room block.

Transportation

General Airline & Airport Information / Driving Directions:

Airports:

  • Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY) is a 10 minute drive to the hotel and has over 40 daily flights on several major airlines.
  • San Jose Airport (SJC) is 75 miles north of Monterey, with a driving time of approximately 1.5 hours.
  • San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 100 miles north of Monterey, with a driving time of approximately 2 hours.

Ground Transportation:

Meals

The following meals will be provided for you during the program:

  • Monday, October 28th: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Tuesday, October 29th: Breakfast and Lunch

Business Center

  • There are two 24 hour self service business centers located the hotel (charges vary).

Hotel & Local Area Information

Additional Notes

As a reminder, the LLHF includes in each of your grant budgets money for travel to our Annual Scientific Meeting. In addition to your required presentation, as a professional courtesy to our Board and your fellow scientists, you are expected to participate in all of the activities of our meeting.

If you have any questions regarding the scientific meeting or hotel information, please contact us directly.

We hope that you have had an exciting and productive year! We are looking forward to seeing each of you in October.


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