Where is the conference located?
The conference is at the Alii Surf Ballroom at the Royal Kona Resort in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
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What airport do I fly into?
The main airport on Kona (technically called the island of Hawaii or the “Big Island) is KOA.
More info here

How far is the Royal Kona Resort from the airport?
The Royal Kona is 8 miles from the KOA airport.
More info here

Does the hotel offer a shuttle to airport?
The Royal Kona does not offer shuttle service.  Your options are taxi, Uber, car rental or van transportation service. Speedi Shuttle offers service to/from Kailua Kona.


How do I reserve rooms at the Royal Kona Resort?
You must first register for the conference.  You will then be sent an email with room reservation procedures. You may find all information here on room rates.

Do you offer Car Rental Discounts?
Yes, we have contracted with Avis for discounts to attendees.



What are the conference registration fees?
You may view the fees here:

Can I pay by Check?
Yes, visit the registration fees page above and download the mail in registration form

What Category Should I Register Under?
We have 4 registration categories:

  1. Kaiser Permanente Physicians
  2. Physicians
  3. Non-Physicians (i.e Allied Health Professionals)
  4. Residents in Training (medical students).  

If your title includes Dr. MD, DO or Phd you will register under the Physicians category-unless you are a Resident in Training or Medical Student.

KP Physicians should register under the Kaiser Permanente Physicians category.

If you are not a physician, you will register under the Non-Physician category (i.e Allied Health Professionals). This will include PA’s, PT, RN, LPN, AT’s, chiropractors, etc. 

Residents in Training include those students who are enrolled in an accredited medical school. Proof of residency is required.

Can I register for just 1 or 2 days?
You may register as a Daily Registrant (1 or 2 days of the conference) after September 1, 2019- provide the conference is not sold out. We have a limit of 190 registrants.



Where do I find CME Accreditation Info
Click here for info

How do I get my CME Certificate?
CME Certificates are distributed at the conclusion of the conference upon receipt of a completed evaluation form.  If you forget to pick yours up, we automatically mail these to your address that you registered under.



How do I volunteer for the Ironman Medical Tent?
You may find all information here.

Do I have to register separately to volunteer in the Ironman Medical Tent?
Yes, registering for the Ironman conference does not guarantee you a place in the medical tent. You must register separately for this- and the medical tent does fill up early.

Where is the Medical Tent Located?
The Ironman Medical Tent is located at the pier which is the race/start and finish. It is approximately a 15 minute walk from the Royal Kona



 Where may I find the Agenda?
You may find all information here.

Is breakfast provided for attendees?
Yes, each registrant is provided 1 full buffet breakfast coupon for each day the conference meets in the morning ( Sunday/Monday and Tuesday).  Additional Breakfast coupons may be purchased for $22 per person tax/service charges included.

What is the Guest/Child Policy?
Only registrants of the conference are permitted in the lecture hall and exhibit area. Children of any age are prohibited from entering the exhibit area or lecture hall.

When is the Welcome Reception?
The reception is on Monday October 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the Alii Surf Room foyer. Each conference attendee and one guest are invited. Additional guests may join in the fun at $50.00 per adult and $25 per child age 4-12.  You may purchase additional tickets when you register online- or contact us.

What is the dress policy?
The lecture and exhibit areas are not air conditioned. As such, dress is casual for all attendees. Shorts, t shirts, sandals , workout clothing etc. are  acceptable for attendance.

For the welcome reception, attendees tend to wear resort wear to this event.

How do I enter the race slot drawing for the 2020 Ironman World Championship?
You may find all information here.


Where do I find info on the Ironman World Championship?

Where can I find maps of the Ironman Race?


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