On behalf of the CHARGE Research Steering Committee and Meeting Planning Committee, we are pleased to provide details for the CHARGE Investigator meeting at the Seattle Waterfront Marriott.

The main Congress sessions and most working group meetings will take place Thursday and Friday, October 13 and 14, 2022. On Thursday evening, we will hold the poster reception at the Seattle Aquarium, including admission to the venue and a light dinner. The AI/ML in Biomedicine pre-conference workshop on Wednesday, October 12 is open to all registered attendees.

:: Conference Information ::

Seattle Marriott Waterfront

2100 Alaskan Way

Seattle, Washington 98121


Day-of Parking:

There are several garages near the Conference Hotel. The closest is in the World Trade Center West garage (2200 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121). Rates vary depending upon length of stay. Valet parking at the hotel is available at rate of $55 per day.

Thursday Evening Poster Reception:

The poster reception at the Seattle Aquarium, includes admission to the venue and a light dinner. Doors open at 6:30.

Poster Presenters:

When you enter the Aquarium, there will be a CHARGE staff member at the entrance to direct you to the poster board area. You will have between 6:30 and 7:00 pm to hang your poster. The poster session runs from 6:30 to 9:15 pm. You will need to remove your poster immediately after the end of the session.

For all investigators to explore the Aquarium and enjoy the dinner options, the poster session will take place in two waves.

Even Numbered Posters: 7:00pm to 7:45pm

Odd Numbered Posters: 7:45pm to 8:30pm

Seattle Aquarium Walking Directions:

1483 Alaskan Way Pier 59, Seattle, WA 98101


The safety of CHARGE attendees is our top priority. At present, we expect that the following will apply to our meeting:

  • All attendees must show proof of vaccination to enter the meeting spaces

  • All attendees must wear face masks except when eating and drinking

  • All attendees must test (PCR or antigen) prior to entering the meeting

Note: Masks and rapid antigen tests are available at the registration desk.

Meeting Registration through the University of Washington.

  • Full conference registration (Oct 13 and 14): $ $535 after August 31

  • One-day registration (Oct. 13 or 14): $320 after August 31)

Registration includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, and coffee on the selected day(s), as well as a light dinner and admission to the Seattle Aquarium for Thursday evening’s private poster presentation.

Note: the site will first ask each user to sign-up for an IRIS account with their name and e-mail before proceeding to register for the meeting

Conference Wifi Password: CHARGESea2022

Informal Wednesday Evening Social Activity

Meet up with other investigators at Old Stove Brewing (in Pike Place Market: 1901 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98101) for a casual gathering shortly after the workshop. Meet in the hotel lobby at 5:45 to walk over or join us there at 6:00 pm.

:: Agenda ::

CHARGE Seattle Agenda Final 10.8.22

:: Working Group Meetings ::

SEA22 - WG Agendas

:: Nearby Restaurants and Places to See ::

Restaurants, Breweries, and Bars

Anthony’s (across the street): 2201 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121

Aerlume: 2003 Western Ave Suite C, Seattle, WA 98121

The Pink Door (in the Pike Place Market): 1919 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101

Le Pichet: 1933 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

Matt’s in the Market (in the Pike Place Market): 94 Pike St #32, Seattle, WA 98101

Umi Sake House: 2230 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

Radiator Whiskey: 94 Pike St Ste 30, Seattle, WA

Zig Zag Cafe:1501 Western Ave Ste 202, Seattle, WA 98101

Jarrbar: 1432 Western Ave, Seattle, WA

Old Stove Brewing (in Pike Place Market): 1901 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

Pike Brewing Company: (in Pike Place Market) 1415 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

Cloudburst Brewing: 2116 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98121 (pint-size taproom)

Rachel’s Ginger Beer: 1530 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101 (handcraft ginger beer; mules on tap)

Bathtub Gin & Co: 2205 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121 (it’s a hidden speakeasy)

Jupiter Bar: 2126 2nd Ave Suite A, Seattle, WA 98121 (retro pinball - grungy in a good way)

Navy Strength: 2505 2nd Ave #102, Seattle, WA 98121 (tiki-esque)

Interesting places:

Pike Place Market

Olympic Sculpture Park

Myrtle Edwards Park

Seattle Art Museum

Great Wheel

Further afield:

Chihuly Gardens and Glass

Space Needle (obvious, and $$$)

Museum of History and Industry