What are the benefits of attending the conference?

Conference registration includes:
– Day-long conference with 2 Keynote speakers and multiple Workshops and networking opportunities
– Breakfast, Lunch and Cocktail Reception

When will the conference be held?

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Where will the conference be held?

The conference is at the UCSD Faculty Club, La Jolla, CA. Click here for directions.

How can I register for the 2017 conference?

Click here for registration details. Payments can be made using Visa/Mastercard.

Can I help plan the 2017 conference?

Yes! Please send an email to WIST.

What is the cost of registration?

Click here for pricing information.

Is registration transferable?

Registration is transferable. Please send an email to WIST with the new attendee’s contact information.

Is the registration fee refundable?

Registrations can be refunded, less a $10 administration fee.  Please email the AWIS-SD Treasurer.  No refunds will be provided after May 10.

Do members of AWIS chapters outside of San Diego qualify for the member registration prices?


I’m coming from out of town to attend WIST.  Is there a hotel near the conference where I can stay?

If you are interested in staying at a hotel nearby the UCSD campus, The Sheraton La Jolla is a good option.  The Sheraton La Jolla has a UCSD rate of $169/night that WIST attendees can use. Call 800-325-3535 and ask for the UCSD rate which they will give you if there are rooms available or go to www.sheratonlajolla.com/ucsd  to book a room at the UCSD rate.