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Pacific Rim Shellfish Sanitation Conference – CANCELLED

April 7 - April 8

This international educational meeting offers a forum to broaden professional networks, discuss current bivalve shellfish sanitation issues, present technical information and updates on current topics, and evaluate and develop positions on regional and national issues relating to public health, shellfish growing areas, and sanitation.

2020 Schedule

April 6 – Board Meeting 6 PM

April 7 – Pac Rim Conference (full-day), Evening Reception

April 8 – Pac Rim Conference (full-day)

April 9 – PARLEOM


The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento*. The block of rooms is available each night from April 6-10, 2020 and the deadline for registration at the negotiated rate is March 16, 2020. Room rates are $209/night. Room rates start at $209/night (King) and $209/night (2 Double). That rate does not include a 12% occupancy tax, 4% tourism tax, and $0.45 tourism fee per night.

To make your reservations, please click here: https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/group-booking/SACRA/G-SHEL.

Reservations can also be made by calling 916-443-1234 or 1-800-233-1234 and referring to PacRim Shellfish Sanitation Conference.


Early Bird Registration ($220) must be received by March 13, 2020, after which registration is $260. Registration includes lunch April 7 & 8, one ticket to the reception and this year’s membership fee. The registration form is attached for your convenience. If you have questions about registration, please contact David Fyfe, Treasurer.


  • Airport Express Bus (Sacramento Airport): http://www.yolobus.com/routes/CombinedExpressAirportBusService.pdf (bus stop at L and 14th is 1 block away from hotel).
  • Sacramento Airport also has taxi and rideshare app options (Uber and Lyft). Roundtrip taxi estimate between airport to downtown is $66.
  • Parking at the hotel is $20/night for guests and $24/day for visitors.


The agenda is still in process. If you would like to make a presentation at the conference, or have a topic that you would like to see discussed, please contact Vanessa Zubkousky-White, the agenda organizer, at Vanessa.zubkousky@cdph.ca.gov


For our PARLEOM (Pacific Region Laboratory Evaluation Officers and Managers) colleagues, please note that the attached registration form covers the PacRim conference dates (April 7-8) only. Please contact Gina Olson if you need additional information about the PARLEOM Annual Methodology and Policy Meeting on April 9.


April 7
April 8


Sacramento, CA