2017 Western/Northeast Section Meeting

Network/Volunteer/Dinner Groups

Opening Reception | Volunteer | Dinner Groups

 

Opening Reception - Please by your additional guest ticket(s) by Friday, March 24

Dance with us at Hilton Hawaiian Village's Waikiki Starlight Luau

ALOHA! Come and enjoy Waikiki's only outdoor Luau features extravagant Lei greetings,  Hula kahiko performance, acrobatic fire dance and authentic Hawaiian dining beneath the starlit, mid-pacific skies!  

HELE MAI HO‘OLAULE‘A! (Come celebrate!) 

The Starlight Luau is on Monday, April 3 on the rooftop of the Mid-Pacific Conference Center. Here comes the schedule (schedule subject to change): 

5:00 PM > Doors Open

5:30 PM > Welcome Activities
                  (Lei greeting, photo opportunity, cocktail reception, live music and interactive activities and games)

6:00 PM > Conch Shell Blowing Challenge

6:10 PM > Introduction to Food and Group Hula Lesson

6:15 PM > Dinner
                  (A feast of unforgettable tropical flavors created with traditional island ingredients)

6:45 PM > Fashion Show

7:00 PM > Waikiki Starlight Show
                  (Voyage Across the South Seas)

Don't forget your ticket to get access! The opening reception is already included with the full meeting registration. Additional guest tickets can be purchased through the main registration page


Onsite Volunteer Opportunities

Don't miss your chance to increase your network and meet other research administrators by volunteering onsite!

Room Monitor - Sign up here!

If you are planning on attending a workshop or session, we could greatly use your help to assist the speakers and validate certificate tracking booklets upon completion of the workshops and sessions. To be a room monitor for a workshop (session), you need to be registered for the full meeting and for that particular workshop. 

Ambassador - Sign up here!

The SRA International Ambassador Program was established to help first time attendees network with other members and get the most out of the meeting. Ambassadors wear red pins throughout the entire meeting so they can be easily identified. First time attendees are encouraged to ask Ambassadors for help at any time. If Ambassadors don't have the answer, they will get you in touch with the right person. 

Registration - Sign up here!

SRA International Registration volunteers assist with the check in of pre-registered attendees. No experience is necessary! This is a great way to get involved and meet new SRA International members. 

Silent Auction - Sign up here!

Silent Auction volunteers assist with maintaining the silent auction tables. No experience is necessary! This is a great way to get involved and meet new SRA International members. You have to be registered for the full meeting to volunteer.

Boston Booth Volunteers - Sign up here!

Sign-up to help manage the Boston Booth at the 2017 WE/NE Section Meeting in Honolulu! The purpose of the Boston Booth is to help promote the 2018 Northeast/Western Section Meeting. 


Dinner Groups

To join a Sunday Dinner Group and/or a Tuesday Dinner Group, sign up in advance  here or onsite at SRA International Registration. This is a great networking opportunity!

Participants are responsible for their own expense. Groups will meet at SRA Registration 15 minutes before the time of the restaurant reservation.


Sunday, April 2


Tropics Bar & Grill
Cuisine: Authentic Hawaiian seafood cuisine served by the beachside of the Hilton Hotel - menu
Price: $$
Reservation Time: 6:30 PM
*Meet your group at SRA Registration at 6:15 PM.

Ravish Honolulu
Cuisine: Asian fusion cuisine- blend of Pacific Asian flavors with South American tastes - menu
Price: $$$
Reservation Time: 6:30 PM
*Meet your group at SRA Registration at 6:15 PM.

Hula Grill Waikiki
Cuisine: Authentic Hawaiian style cuisine from seafood to premium steaks - menu
Price: $$
Reservation Time: 6:30 PM
*Meet your group at SRA Registration at 6:15 PM.


Tuesday, April 4


Roy’s Waikiki
Cuisine: Upscale restaurant that specializes in Hawaiian and Japanese fusion cuisine - menu
Price: $$$
Reservation Time: 6:30 PM
*Meet your group at SRA Registration at 6:15 PM.

Vintage Cave Café
Cuisine: French-Japanese & sushi tasting menus served in a formal, brick-lined space loaded with art - menu
Price: $$$
Reservation Time: 6:30 PM
*Meet your group at SRA Registration at 6:15 PM.

Sura Hawaii
Cuisine: Delicious Korean BBQ style cuisine - menu
Price: $$
Reservation Time: 6:30 PM
*Meet your group at SRA Registration at 6:15 PM.

Arancino on Beachwalk
Cuisine: Cozy Italian restaurant with an excellent of Italian and Sparkling wines - menu
Price: $$
Reservation Time: 6:30 PM
*Meet your group at SRA Registration at 6:15 PM.

Sign up here.