Frequently Asked Questions


June 6-8, 2024
Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel
17 East Monroe Street, Chicago

Frequently Asked Questions

Registration and travel

How do I register for the meeting? 

  • To register, you must have an SIR account.  Visit My Account to manage your SIR account. 
  • For registration information and rates, visit the 2024 IR Residency Practicum registration page.

When will registration open for the 2024 IR Residency Practicum? 

What is included in attendees' registration? 

  • The IR Residency Practicum begins Thursday, June 6 and concludes Saturday, June 8. The registration includes all educational activities, breakfast and lunch on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, AM and PM breaks and a welcoming reception on Thursday. 

Are residents in training able to attend? Is there a discount available? 

  • Yes, residents in training are welcome to attend the meeting. The rate is $250 for SIR members before May 2. The rate increases by $50 after the early bird deadline of May 2.  

Can I transfer/cancel my registration? 

  • Cancellation Policy 
    • Registration: Cancellations received in writing by May 9, 2024, will be refunded less a $100 administrative fee. No refunds will be given after May 9. Refunds or credits will not be given for failure to attend, late arrival, unattended events or early departure. All refund requests must be submitted in writing to

      Canceling your meeting registration doesn't cancel your room reservation. Please contact the hotel directly to cancel your room. 

    • Hotel: Canceling either your hotel or registration doesn't automatically cancel the other one. All reservations must be guaranteed by a credit card. If you cancel within the hotel's cancellation policy or no show, the hotel will either retain the deposit or charge your credit card one night's room and tax.

      In addition, checking out of your hotel prior to your scheduled departure date could result in an Early Departure Fee of $50. Please contact to cancel your meeting registration per the policy above.  

Request to attend practicum

I am very interested in attending the IR practicum and would like a letter to present to my Program Director.

Download the request to attend letter.


Registration and attendee questions 


SIR membership questions 

Email member services

Exhibitors and corporate participation questions 

Email Susie Evenden

SIR Meeting Code of Conduct

Review SIR's official guidelines and requirements for behavior at an SIR meeting. All meeting participants must observe all standards at all times. Violations of this code are taken seriously and may result in action including, but not limited to, the ability to participate in the SIR Annual Scientific Meeting. 

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