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General Information

This page includes general information about this meeting and other details that may be of interest to meeting delegates.

Affiliate Groups

ISSVA is holding a limited amount of space at the ISSVA "Debates & Updates" 2023 Meeting venue for our affiliate organizations. Space will be granted based on alignment with ISSVA’s mission and availability. If you'd like to receive more details, please email us at:

Boston Tourism

One of the most historic cities in the United States, Boston boasts American colonialism, historic charm and a beautiful waterfront along with some of the world's finest academic institutions. Learn more about the city's attractions at the city's official website, Visit Boston.


The US dollar (USD) is the currency of the United States and it is recommended all visitors use the US Dollar as their currency. Most major credit cards are accepted; the most commonly accepted cards are Visa, MasterCard and American Express.


The United States operates on 110v. For those from most other countries, adapters are required for electrical appliances. The frequency of electrical current in the United States is 60 Hz.

Important Dates:

Call for Cases: To open October 2022
Registration: Registration will late 2022
Housing: Housing is open! (Book Your Hotel Room Now)

Time Zone

Boston is in the Eastern Time Zone of the United States

Tips / Gratuities

When dining out at restaurants, visitors should be advised that the standard tip/gratuity for good service is about 20%. If you are dining in a group of eight or more people, it’s standard for a restaurant to automatically add a gratuity of 18% to your bill.

Venue: Hyatt Regency Boston

The ISSVA "Debates & Updates" 2023 Meeting will take place at the Hyatt Regency Boston (One Avenue de Lafayette; Boston, Massachusetts 02111) in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.


The average daily low and high temperatures in April are 41° - 57° F (5° - 14° C)