2015 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting

Delegate Arrival & Departure Information

October 22-25, 2015
(Student events on Oct 23-24)
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
Kansas City, MO USA

Delegate Arrival

All delegates should arrange their travel in order to be in attendance at the first session which is the Assembly of Delegates I. The first session begins at 8:00 a.m. Local Time on Thursday, October 22. Business sessions are held on Thursday, Friday and Sunday morning to conduct the Society's governance. Delegates must attend during these sessions to adequately represent their chapters at the Annual Meeting.  Please note that a Welcome Reception will be held on Wednesday, October 21 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Delegate Departure

The Annual Meeting ends at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 25. All delegates should plan to attend the final governance sessions on Sunday morning. Buses will be available (ticket may be purchased during online registration) to take delegates from the hotel to the airport immediately following the conclusion of the final session.

General Description

Delegate assemblies and regional/constituency caucuses, which conduct the Society's business during the Annual Meeting, will be held on Thursday, Friday and Sunday morning. The Research Conference presentations and student poster judging will be held on Saturday morning with award winners announced in the late-afternoon. Science sessions will be held on Friday and Saturday.  The student award winner induction ceremony and closing session will be held on Sunday morning.

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