Know Before You Go

SGIM19: Know Before You Go!


We’ve made it as simple as possible for you to get all you need set up early for SGIM19 so you can avoid lines, check in, and see schedules and updates and then focus on sessions, networking and fun!


SGIM19 Meeting App

Build your schedule, meet attendees and network, and do session evaluations
  • To download —
  • Username: Your SGIM19 registration email
  • Password: sgim19 (for new users—previous SGIM app users should use their existing password or click the link to reset the password)

Final Program

Read descriptions and check days, times, and locations for workshop, plenary, Poster Walk & Talks, special symposia, Distinguished Professor Series, interest groups, special events and more:
  • In the online SGIM Final Program, available now
  • On the meeting app
  • In print at the annual meeting

Annual Meeting Main Venue

Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20009
(202) 483-3000


  • Cabs and shuttles are available from major nearby airports 
  • Metrorail runs from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
    • To get to the annual meeting hotel, The Washington Hilton in Dupont Circle, via Metrorail, it takes 40 minutes during rush hour and 55 minutes during off-peak hours.
    • Metro hours are Mon.-Thurs. 5am - 11:30pm, Fri. until 1am, Sat. 7am - 1am, Sun. 8am-11pm
    • The closest metro stop to the hotel is four blocks away - Dupont Circle


Pick up your badge or register at Columbia Ballroom, Terrace Level
  • Wednesday, May 8:  7:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 9:      7:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Friday, May 10:         7:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 11:     7:30 am – 12:30 pm

Meeting Wifi

  • Connect to: HILTON MEETINGS

  • Password: sgim19

Special Meals

  • If you pre-ordered a special meal (i.e., kosher, vegan, gluten free), it will be available on the Concourse Level, Foyer area at a table marked, “Special Meals”

  • Request from the banquet team

  • Vegetarians can select meals from the regular buffet

Social Media

We want to hear from you during #SGIM19! Follow along and join in on the conversation by following SGIM on Twitter at @SocietyGIM. Be sure to use the official meeting hashtag when you tweet. The hashtag is #SGIM19. Here are a few tweets to get you started:

  •  Just attending the conference:
    • I’ll be at #SGIM19 with @SocietyGIM to enjoy a host of opportunities to network with colleagues from around the #GIM world. Hope to see you there! #ProudtobeGIM
    • I’m #ProudtobeGIM at #SGIM19 with @SocietyGIM!
  • Hosting a session:
    •  I can’t wait to speak at #SGIM19 with @SocietyGIM in Washington, D.C. ! Here are my session details: [Insert Your Unique Session Details]. Check it out and add it to your schedule. #ProudtobeGIM
  • Presenting a poster:
    • I’m presenting at #SGIM19! This year’s theme is “Courage to Lead: Equity, Engagement, and Advocacy in Turbulent times”. Hope to see you in DC soon! #ProudtobeGIM