Social Events


Wednesday Welcome Reception

Every year the Annual Kois Center Symposium opens with the traditional Welcome Reception. This is an opportunity to catch up with fellow Kois Members and friends, and a chance for your family to meet their program leaders for the weekend. The reception features Northwest beer and wine, hors d’oeuvres, and a slide show featuring highlights from last year’s meeting.

Event Details

Wednesday, July 17th
Grand Hyatt Seattle – Leonessa Ballroom (Lobby Level)
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. – First Time Attendees
7:30 – 9:30 p.m. – All Attendees and Family Welcome
Please RSVP during registration
Dress Attire: Casual

Thursday Night First Time Attendee Dinner

The Activity Committee has created an amazing opportunity for attendees coming to their first Symposium! If this is your first year, we want you to come and meet the Activity Committee, and other tribe members after the first day. It is important that everyone feels welcome.

Event Details

6:00pm – 7:00pm Cocktails and Appetizers
7:00pm – 9:00pm Dinner

Thursday, July 18th 
Palace Ballroom
2100 5th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121

Friday Night Event (New Venue!)

A highlight of Symposium week is our annual Friday Night Event. Scientific Program attendees and their family/guests are invited to attend. This dinner reception offers gourmet food, specialty drinks, and live entertainment. For the little ones, adult-supervised kids’ rooms are available that include fun activities and kid-friendly food.

Event Details

Friday, July 19th
Hyatt Regency Hotel
Next Year’s Symposium will be here. Check out the new venue!
7:00 – 11:00 p.m. – All Attendees and Family Welcome
Please RSVP during registration
Dress Attire: Cocktail Attire