PRIM&R Website Maintenance Occurring Today

PRIM&R’s servers are moving! As such, our website will be down on Saturday, December 1. We recognize that many of you are gearing up for the 2012 Advancing Ethical Research Conference, and want to provide you with some of the necessary information about your arrival at the conference. Not yet registered? Please fill out this form and bring it to the Help Desk located in the Ballroom 20 lobby on the second floor of the San Diego Convention Center.

  • Conference Location: The conference is taking place at the San Diego Convention Center (111 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101). Find a map of the surrounding area and directions on the Convention Center website.
  • Hotels: You are likely staying at a number of surrounding hotels. We’ve included their addresses and phone numbers below:
    • Hilton San Diego Bayfront
      1 Park Boulevard
      San Diego, CA 92101
    • The Omni San Diego Hotel
      675 L Street
      San Diego, CA 92101
    • Manchester Grand Hyatt
      One Market Place
      San Diego, CA 92101
    • Hotel Solamar
      435 6th Ave.
      San Diego, CA 92101
    • Horton Grand Hotel
      311 Island Ave.
      San Diego, CA 92101

  • Ground Transportation: Conference attendees can obtain ground transportation to and from San Diego International Airport and their hotels, for $7.00 each way (a $1.00 discount each way) by using SuperShuttle. To take advantage of this discount, please call 1.800.258.3826 to make a reservation, or book directly online. When making your reservation, please reference the promotional code E26Y2 in the group/discount code field.
  • Registration Hours: Conference check-in and the Help Desk are located in Lobby 20 on the upper level of the San Diego Convention Center, and will be open as follows:
    • Sunday, December 2: 4:00-7:00 PM
    • Monday, December 3: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM
    • Tuesday, December 4: 7:00 AM-6:00 PM
    • Wednesday, December 5: 7:00 AM-5:30 PM
    • Thursday, December 6: 7:00 AM-3:00 PM

  • Virtual Meeting: Starting on December 4 at 8:00 AM PT, you can access the Virtual Meeting through the Conference Passport. If you have registered for the Virtual Meeting, you should have received an email containing your login code via email. If you did not receive this code, please email the PRIM&R office at

If you aren’t joining us for the 2012 AER Conference, we encourage you to explore Ampersand to find out more about PRIM&R members, receive updates on the latest in research ethics news, and more. If while reading Ampersand you find yourself inspired, please do not hesitate to contact us. We welcome guest contributions and we would be honored to showcase your voice!

If you have any questions or need to contact someone, please email, you can reach us at our onsite office in San Diego at 619.525.6286. Thank you for your patience. We’ll see you back online tomorrow!