What You Need to Know

  • Main LocationWashington State Convention Center
    800 Convention Place, Seattle, WA 98101-2350

  • Headquarter HotelSheraton Seattle Hotel
    1400 6th Avenue Seattle, Washington 98101

  • Emergency Telephone Messages – In case of emergency, messages may be left during registration hours by calling (206) 219-4503.


Complimentary Wi-Fi at the Washington State Convention Center
Network: JSM2015
No password needed

Complimentary Wi-Fi at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Network: Sheraton-Seattle-Meeting-Room
Password: JSM2015

Convention Housing

Sheraton Seattle Hotel (HQ) (206) 621-9000
Grand Hyatt Seattle (206) 774-6301
Hyatt at Olive 8 (206) 695-1234
Hilton Seattle (206) 624-0500
Homewood Suites by Hilton Seattle-Convention Center-Pike Street (206) 613-2086
Motif Seattle (206) 971-8000
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Seattle (206) 464-1980
Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle (206) 621-1700
Renaissance Seattle Hotel (206) 694-4941
W Hotel Seattle (206) 264-6000
Warwick Hotel (206) 443-4300

For additional travel information (airports, ground transportation, etc.), please check the local information page.


Electronic Devices
All cell phones, pagers, and other electronic devices should be turned off before attending any session or meeting.

Smoking is not permitted at any JSM function, unless the event is held outside.

Photographs and Videotaping
Taking photographs or using video equipment during any JSM session or event is prohibited.

Please use of the paper, plastic, and aluminum trash containers located throughout the Washington State Convention Center. Also, participating in the towel and linen programs at area hotels makes a significant difference in the amount of energy and water used. Finally, place the JSM badges and badge holders in one of the designated bins in the registration area.

Information about the ASA, ENAR, WNAR, IMS, SSC, ICSA, IISA, and KISS is available at the society booths in the registration area and exhibit hall. Each society provides a variety of publications and activities to anyone interested in applied and or theoretical statistics, and student membership is offered at substantially reduced rates.

Hours of Operation

Registration and ASA Membership/Help Desk/Press Desk
CC-Atrium Lobby
JSM registration includes the Program Book; access to the exhibit hall; and admission to the Opening Mixer, Student Mixer (students only), and JSM Dance Party.

Saturday 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Monday 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Wednesday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Satellite Registration
S-Second Floor

Saturday 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Sunday 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Speaker Management Room
Speakers are required to check in 4 hours prior to their presentations to upload their materials to the speaker management system or confirm their materials were uploaded correctly. Session chairs also should check in to confirm all speakers have uploaded their materials.

Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Monday - Wednesday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Career Service
CC-Hall 4A

Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (job posting and ré sumé submission only)
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (full Career Service open for interviews)
Monday - Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (full Career Service open for interviews)
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (onsite registration closes at noon)
EXPO 2015
Exhibit Hall 4B
Visit publishers, software companies, and recruiters. See state-of-the-art products designed for the statistical community. Make sure to check out what's going on in Spotlight Seattle each day.

Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday - Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Cyber Center
CC- Atrium Lobby
There are 15 terminals with Internet access available for your emailing needs, as well as three printers.

Saturday 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Monday - Tuesday 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Spotlight Seattle
Exhibit Hall 4B
Spotlight Seattle is an exciting new addition to the JSM EXPO! With a variety of events throughout the week, we give you a little taste of the city in case you are too busy to get away from the convention center.

Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday - Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Seattle Restaurant & Tourism Information Center
CC-Upper Pike Street Lobby
Operated by Visit Seattle, this center provides extensive information and referrals for restaurants and sightseeing. Stop by the desk and pick up current maps and travel information.

Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.