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The meeting (1st - 7th Oct) will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii at the East-West Center.
A map showing the location of the meeting (Jefferson Hall), and the position of local eateries has been provided.


Registration is now closed.

If you have registered but can no longer attend, please contact the organisers at the email address: [email protected].


All meetings will be conducted in English.


Blocks of rooms have been reserved at two local area hotels. These rooms will only be held until 12 August 2014.

1) The Modern Honolulu

Booking for this hotel can be done online using the link above. Please enter "SPRFMO" as the group code.
Alternatively, online bookings can also be made by using this link (note it may not work on all browsers).

Reservations can also be made by calling +1-888-970-4161 (press 2 for group reservations). Hours of operation are 7am to 6pm weekdays and 8am to 4pm weekends (Hawaii Time).

2) The Ala Moana Hotel

Bookings for this hotel should not be made via the main website. Instead, bookings can be made online using this link.

Reservations can also be made by calling either +1-800-367-6025 or +1-808-955-4811. The Group code is PNOAA14.

A transportation service to the East-West Center via shuttle bus will be provided for meeting participants from the Modern Honolulu and the Ala Moana hotels.


General Hawaii information is available here


The visa requirements for persons visiting the USA are here.

Applications for visas can take several weeks to process, so please ensure that you make arrangements to obtain a visa well in advance. Please also ensure that the application form is completed in full and that you include a letter from your employer, or sponsoring organisation from within your home country.