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What To Know Before You Go

Wednesday, May 30, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Becky Carroll
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What To Know Before You Go

The WOCN® Society's 50th Annual Conference is almost here and we've gathered some important information to help you prepare for your trip to Philadelphia!
Before You Leave

Pack for comfort and convenience.
  • Check the weather and pack appropriate clothes (business casual attire, comfortable shoes and a light jacket for air-conditioned meeting rooms and nighttime events).
  • Don't forget to pack your phone charger and business cards.
Travel and Hotel

Familiarize yourself with the Philadelphia area and arrange for transportation to and from the airport.
  • Check out the transportation options to and from the airport, and for getting around town.
  • Take a shuttle, taxi, or use a ride share service like Uber and Lyft.
  • Make sure you know the name and address of the hotel you are staying at to ensure you get dropped off at the right location.
Access Conference Supplements

Click here to access the conference handouts. View, download and/or print session handouts prior to arriving at conference.

You can also view all of the scientific and clinical abstracts from the 50th Annual Conference online for free through the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing (JWOCN) .
Registration Check-In

Visit the registration desk or the Xpress Registration kiosk located at the Registration Bridge East on the 200 level of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Make sure you pick up your badge, a conference program and a tote bag.

On site registration hours:
  • Saturday, June 2, 10:00 am-6:30 pm
  • Sunday, June 3, 7:00 am-6:30 pm
  • Monday, June 4, 6:30 am-5:30 pm
  • Tuesday, June 5, 6:30 am-6:00 pm
  • Wednesday, June 6, 7:30 am-12:00 pm
Download the MyWOCN App

Download the app for iPhone/iPad and Android.
  • Turn on the buzz notifications for up-to-date information and/or room changes.
  • View the exhibit hall floor plan and schedule meetings with exhibitors.
  • View accepted abstracts, session handouts and much more.
Network and Have Fun

Meet fellow attendees, interact with speakers and explore Philadelphia!

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