2024 Annual Scientific Meeting

Meeting Info

LARRY L. HILLBLOM FOUNDATION 20th ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS

THE MONTEREY PLAZA HOTEL & SPA
MONTEREY, CA
OCTOBER 21 – 22, 2024

Important Deadlines:
August 5th: Registration closes – submit your online registration form prior to August 5th
August 19th: Room reservation deadline – book directly with the Monterey Plaza Hotel

For immediate questions please contact us.

Preliminary Meeting Agenda – SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED IN JULY

LARRY L. HILLBLOM 20TH ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS

The Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
400 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA
October 21 – 22, 2024

Note to Speakers: Network grants have 30 minute time slots, with 20 minutes to present and 10 minutes for Q&A from our SAB and audience. Start-Up and Fellowship grants have 15 minute time slots, with 10 minutes to present and 5 minutes for Q&A from our SAB and audience.  Please do not let your slide presentations exceed the allowed 20 minutes or 10 minutes, so that we have enough time for discussion.


For specific questions related to your presentation please contact us.

Registration and Meeting Information

The Larry L. Hillblom Foundation 20th Annual Scientific Meeting will take place in Monterey, CA on October 21 & October 22, 2024.

Registration is open and the online “registration form” must be completed no later than Monday, August 5th, 2024.

All travel, transportation, housing and incidental meals are the responsibility of each grantee. Meeting attendance is mandatory. The LLHF includes in each of your grant budgets money for travel to attend our Annual Scientific Meeting.

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 (no later than August 19, 2024).

Meeting presentations will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, October 21st and conclude on Tuesday, October 22nd at 1:00 p.m. Please plan your travel accordingly to participate in ALL meeting activities.

Hotel Information

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
400 Cannery Row
Monterey, CA 93940

Main Phone: 831-920-6710
Reservations: 800-334-3999 (mention that you are with the Larry L. Hillblom Foundation Scientific Meeting)
Fax: 831-646-0285
Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa Website

Reservations

You will need to secure your room reservation by Monday, August 19th, 2024 in order to guarantee accommodation. A credit card will be required in order to guarantee your reservation and an advance deposit will be charged to guarantee your room. All travel, transportation, housing and incidental meals are the responsibility of each grantee (your LLHF grant budget covers these costs). Please contact the hotel directly to secure your room with our group rate.

Group Room Rate: Please book directly with the hotel as soon as possible.

The following rooms/rates are available in our block on both Sunday and Monday nights (you can also extend your stay at the group rate if rooms are available):

  • $289 per night plus tax – Inland View Balcony
  • $289 per night plus tax – Inland View
  • Note: Valet parking is an additional $39++ nightly fee with 24 hour in and out privileges included
  • Toll Free Reservation Number: 800-334-3999
  • Please reference the “Larry L. Hillblom Foundation 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 21st: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Tuesday, October 22nd: Breakfast and Lunch

Business Center

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

Additional Notes

As a reminder, the LLHF includes in each of your grant budgets money for travel to attend 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.

LLHF Annual Meeting Registration Form

Presentation Information – Instructions will be posted in August

Specific Content for Presentations