Convention Registration

The 33rd National Triennial Convention will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton, Irvine in Irvine, CA, July 16-19, 2020.

Registration Deadline is June 15, 2020

About You

An asterisk (*) denotes a required field.


*National Council (NC) covers the cost of one delegate per chapter.  A second delegate may be sent to the Convention and the costs will be covered by NC if the chapter has 75+ paying members.  Delegates must attend the entire Convention. Alternate Delegates may be sent to Convention, but the costs are the responsibility of the member and/or chapter.

Accommodations & Travel

Embassy Suites by Hilton, Irvine

2120 Main Street, Irvine, CA  92614

National council pays for the room cost for delegates based on double occupancy (sharing with another delegate).  If you would like a single room, you will be responsible for the additional cost of the room ($100/night).  

Choose which nights you will be staying. National Council will only cover the cost of Wednesday night for National Council members. If you would like reservations for extra nights, you will need to contact the hotel directly. Be sure to mention you are with Iota Sigma Pi.

Wednesday (NC Only)




If you request a smoking room and a roommate cannot be found, you will be required to pay a single occupancy rate (or the Single Supplement in addition to the Convention Package.)

Airport and flight information:


The closest airport to Embassy Suites Irvine is John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana. Other airport options include Long Beach Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. Convention committee members will be following up with you to collect and confirm your flight information.

How do you intend to travel to Convention?

Convention Activities

Convention Committees of Interest:

Open the pdf for committee descriptions. Select your first, second, and third choice committees.


Convention Binder


This Convention we are offering the Convention Binder in an electronic format (downloadable pdf from website and/or via a USB thumb drive) in addition to a physical format (2 inch binder, ~ 300 pages).  Please note that if you select electronic format, you will need to bring a laptop to Convention.

Welcome Reception and Poster Session


The Ca chapter is hosting a Welcome Reception and Poster/Networking session on the evening of Thursday, July 16th. The poster can be about your research, your chapter activities, and/or your institution/company. 


Please indicate if you will be attending the Welcome Reception.



Please indicate if you will be presenting a poster. Details on the allowable poster dimensions will be available as soon as possible. Deadline for abstract submission is 15 May 2020.

Max File Size 15MB

Attach your poster abstract here! Please be sure to include:

   Poster Title



You can submit your poster abstract at a later date by emailing the Convention Committee or through our Abstract Submission form.

Friday Lunch Option*

Friday Dinner Option*

Dinner Option Saturday Evening

Cost is individual member’s responsibility and is due at time of outing.  Transportation will be arranged by hostess chapter and could include the use of UBER/Lyft as a group.  Transportation cost to site is also member’s responsibility.

Follow the links below to learn more about any of the outing options. Dollar amounts represent estimated entree costs.

    Eureka! Restaurants | Irvine | American Food + Bar | $15-$30

    Brio Tuscan Grille an Italian Restaurant | Irvine | Italian | $10-$30

    Red O Restaurant | Newport Beach | Mexican | $20-$30

    Din Tai Fung | Costa Mesa | Chinese & Taiwanese | $10-$20

    Pom and Olive | Costa Mesa | Mediterranean | $10-$20

Please select and rank your top three restaurant choices:


Outing Options on Saturday Afternoon


Cost is individual member’s responsibility and is due at time of outing.  Transportation will be arranged by hostess chapter and could include the use of UBER/Lyft as a group. Transportation cost to site is also member’s responsibility.


Follow the links below to learn more about any of the outing options.

    Corona del Mar State Beach - California State Parks - State of California

    Newport Landing Whale Watching ($20 and up)

    Laguna Art Museum. The Museum of California Art ($7)

    Hiking In Laguna Beach & Laguna Hiking Trails - Visit Laguna Beach

    Turtle Rock Nature Center | City of Irvine

    Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum ($21 adult, $15 student)

    Tour/Picnic - UCI Chemistry | Aldrich Park - UCI Sites

    Balboa Peninsula | Balboa Beach | Balboa Pier Newport Beach

    Bowers Museum - Orange County's Finest ($15)

Please select and rank your top two activities of interest:


Extra Activities


Please indicate if you would be interested in joining us for these activities.

Options for Alternate Delegates,
Other Members, and Guests

If you make any of these selections, you will receive a follow-up email from the Convention Committee to confirm your selections and receive an invoice and payment options.





Meals: Buffet breakfast is included in the cost of the hotel room.



Room: Nights of stay should be indicated above under Accommodations.



Additional Physical Convention Binder: If selected above, the cost of the physical Convention binder is included in the registration of the delegate. Select this option for an additional physical convention binder. An electronic convention binder is free of charge.

Registration Form Submission

Please contact with any questions regarding registration. 


By registering and attending the convention, you are releasing any photographs taken during the event to be used by Iota Sigma Pi.

Once you submit this form you should be redirected to a confirmation page, then you will receive a confirmation email. If you are not redirected to the confirmation page then likely your submission is missing some required information. In that case, an error message will appear below.

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