Sheraton Grand Chicago
301 E North Water St
Chicago, IL 60611 USA
The exhibit hall is located on the lower level in Riverwalk Hall and will be open during the following hours:
Monday, June 17  
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, June 18
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, June 19    
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday, June 20
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

A private space for those with small children that would like a break from the regular conference schedule.

Location: Bucktown

Free WiFi access is available in the exhibit/poster hall for all attendees and is generously sponsored by MKS Instruments. 
Network Name: PVSC
Password: pvsc46

A private space is available for nursing mothers throughout the length of the conference. Keys are available at the registration desk.

Location: Pullman

The Speaker Ready Room will be available to all oral presenters for required previewing and optional editing of your presentation(s). The Speaker Ready Room is located  in the Ballroom Office on Level 4 and will be open during the following hours:
Monday-Thursday    7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday         7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Please be sure to visit the speaker ready room and drop off a copy of your presentation at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled presentation time. Even if you upload your presentation prior to the conference, you must check that it is uploaded correctly by reviewing it in the Speaker Ready Room at the conference.
Posters will be divided into two groups and posters should be mounted/removed per the below schedule:
Group A (Monday & Tuesday Posters): 
Mount Monday by 11:00 AM
Remove Tuesday by 5:30 PM
Group B (Wednesday & Thursday Posters): 
Mount Wednesday by 11:00 AM
Remove Thursday by 5:30 PM
Any posters not removed on time will be removed and discarded. Please be sure to present your poster in person at the designated time. Poster boards will be arranged with letters designating each aisle and numbered poster position on each aisle. 
Poster Check-in: You are required to check-in at the poster registration desk before your poster session time. The poster registration desk will be located in the exhibit hall near the front of the poster area and will be open for registration 30 minutes before every session. If you do not check in, your poster will be recorded as not presented and your manuscript will not be published.
Name badges and final programs will be distributed at the Registration Desk which is located in the Ballroom Foyer of the Sheraton Grand Chicago on Level 4. The Registration Desk will be open during the following hours:
Saturday         6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sunday         7:30 AM - 8:00 PM 
Monday         7:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
Tuesday         7:30 AM - 5:00 PM 
Wednesday     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
Thursday         8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
Friday         8:00 AM - 1:00 PM