Biennial Conference

FSMEC Conference in Provo Utah April 13th and 14th

Below are some highlights of what we have planned for the conference as well as information regarding Registration, Lodging, and Travel. We hope to see you all at the conference in a few months! Please reach out if you have any questions!

Conference Highlights

  • Pre-Conference chef demo and tasting at Intermountain’s Utah Valley Hospital. This will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday April 12th for those who arrive early.
  • Utah State University Aggie Chocolate Factory presentation and chocolate tasting
  • Lunch at Brigham Young University Pendulum Court (Student-Operated Restaurant)
  • Walking tour of multiple BYU dining facilities
  • Dinner/networking event at BYU’s Skyroom Restaurant

Conference Registration

  •  Conference registration and payments will be made through Ticket Tailor. Use this LINK to register and pay your conference dues. Registration fee options are listed below
    • Member Early-Bird Registration (By March 1st) = $250
    • Member Registration (After March 1st) = $275
    • Graduate Student Registration = $150
    • Non-Member Registration = $350

Conference Lodging

  • The conference will be held at the Hyatt Place Provo in Provo UT.
  • We have arranged for a block of rooms for FSMEC conference attendees at a discounted rate ($119) on the nights of April 12th and 13th. However, that same rate should also apply for those who want to stay an additional night on the 14th (based on room availability).
  • Please use this Quick Booking Link to reserve your room at the discounted rate. You can also contact the hotel via phone (801-609-2060) and indicate that you are an attendee of the FSMEC conference.
  • Amenities provided to registered guests include complimentary wi-fi, parking rate of $10 per night, and complimentary hot breakfast

Conference Travel

  • Provo does have a small airport with (Provo Municipal Airport – PVU) that does have flights to and from some cities along the west coast.
  • However, the closest major airport to Provo is the Salt Lake City International Airport which is roughly 45 mins from Provo
  • The attached document has detailed information about different option for getting from the airport to the hotel including public transportation.