Western Occupational & Environmental Medical Association
Leading Occupational & Environmental Medicine

Networking and Special Events

Wednesday, September 13

Aloha Hospitality Suite
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

After you unpack and get ready to make your way down to the beach for a dip in the ocean, stop by our WOHC Hospitality Suite to enjoy an island cocktail while meeting other conference attendees.

Thursday, September 14

Residents’ Networking Reception
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Welcome Reception
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

All conference delegates and their guests are warmly invited to attend the opening reception, our official kick-off to the conference. In addition to getting acquainted with conference attendees, you’ll meet our exhibitors who bring forward their latest products/services and provide a gateway to new ideas and opportunities.

Friday, September 15

WOEMA Signature Event – Tastes of Polynesia
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

WOEMA invites you to join us for our Signature Event: Tastes of Polynesia. You’ll enjoy a fresh farm-to-table meal sourced from local Hawaiian producers, have an opportunity to taste local liquors, learn how to make a lei, and meet with local crafters to learn about the local traditions of Hawaii and the Pacific Islands – all while enjoying local music and a gorgeous 180° view of the Pacific. Let us show you the way of Aloha!
(Advance ticket purchase required)

Saturday, September 16

Women’s Luncheon – I am Woman, Should I Roar?: The Linguistics of Leadership
1:15 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for WOEMA’s first-ever luncheon devoted to our Wahine members.  Relax and mingle at our poolside setting and then enjoy a guided conversation with Dr. Barbara Hernandez, Director of Physician Vitality at Loma Linda University. Explore how women’s use of language and communication impacts our daily work in medicine.
(Advance ticket purchase required)

After-Glow Reception
8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Enjoy an after-dinner digestif or coffee, a divine selection of desserts, and mingling with friends and colleagues around the fire pit to say “a hui hou” (good-bye until we meet again).