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Attendee Orientation

Whether a first-time attendee or an experienced annual meeting regular, join your peers as ISSCR staff and engaged ISSCR members share helpful facts about the meeting to help you optimize your ISSCR 2018 experience. Meet your fellow attendees and team up for fun challenges - with the chance to win great prizes!

Poster Receptions

The ultimate networking experience. Attend the Poster Sessions in the Exhibit Hall to hear about the latest research across the breadth of topics in stem cell science, discover points of collaboration and present your own research.

Exhibit Hall

Network with industry professionals from over 130 exhibiting companies in the Exhibit Hall. Take advantage of casual networking and meeting spaces at ISSCR Central and the attendee lounge.

The exhibit area is divided into pavilions this year to make it easier than ever to locate companies of interest to you. Explore the current exhibitor floor plan.

Meet-up Hubs

Meet and interact with attendees who share a common interest during an attendee-driven Meet-up Hub. These are casual, scheduled meeting times for attendees with a shared interest to meet together at a designated location in the Exhibition and Poster Hall. To learn more about the Meet-up Hubs or to schedule one, please contact ISSCR Scientific Affairs Manager Jack Mosher.

Attendee Directory

View and learn more about fellow attendees before, during, and after the annual meeting online by accessing the online Attendee Directory. You must opt-in to the Attendee Directory during registration in order to use the features.

ISSCR Job Match: The online-to-onsite job fair

Back by popular demand, this innovative opportunity connects academic and industry employers with scientists looking for their next position. Candidates and employers will have the opportunity to communicate online before the annual meeting, and then meet in person at ISSCR 2018 in June. See more about Job Match.

Early Career Group Leader Luncheon

Wednesday, 20 June, 11:30-12:45
Early-career research group leaders (principal investigator or junior faculty for 8 or fewer years) are invited to participate in round-table discussions with the accomplished stem cell scientists who comprise the ISSCR Board of Directors in a casual lunch setting.

$10 additional registration required.

Meet the Experts Luncheon

Thursday, 21 June and Friday, 22 June, 11:30-13:00
Meet with leaders over lunch to examine research techniques and topics, career paths and more. These relaxed networking luncheons allow ISSCR trainee members to actively discuss topics of common interest with peers and leaders in our community. 

$10 additional registration required.

Junior Investigator Career Panel Luncheon

Saturday, 23 June, 11:30-13:00
Junior Investigators are invited to join the ISSCR Junior Investigators Committee and a panel of experts for an in-depth discussion in a casual lunch setting. 

$10 additional registration required.

JI Social Night

Wednesday, 20 June, 21:00 – midnight
Start your ISSCR 2018 experience by meeting, mingling, dancing and socializing with fellow young investigators from around the world during the meeting's first night. 

Free additional registration required. Includes one (1) complimentary drink ticket. You must be age 21 or older to attend