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Sheraton Grand Seattle
1400 6th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
November 6 – 7, 2021
PACMUN 2021 will include both in-person and online elements.The in-person element will be held at The Sheraton Grand Seattle in the heart of downtown Seattle. The Sheraton Grand Seattle is an AAA Four Diamond award winning hotel, acclaimed for its great service, luxurious rooms and amenities, and excellent location. Delegates will be roomed in single-gender, quad-occupancy rooms, which may be altered in accordance with government protocols for safety. Delegates will find the Sheraton Grand Seattle fully equipped to support diplomacy and debate in its state-of-the-art meeting facilities. The Sheraton Grand Seattle is ideally located in the center of Seattle in walking distance of many of Seattle’s best activities, attractions, and restaurants. If you have any questions about the venue, rooming, or room accommodations please contact us at sg@pacificmun.com.The online element of PACMUN will be held over Slack servers integrated with Zoom to facilitate delegate debate and discussion. Slack is a messaging platform where delegates will be placed into committee-specific text channels to communicate with Staff members and other delegates in lieu of note-passing. Zoom is a video conferencing platform for audio and video calls, and Slack integration allows Staff and delegates to start video calls with the press of a button. Delegates will be invited to the Slack workspace prior to the conference after assignment of country position and payment of invoices.Please note that Delegates must have the Zoom application downloaded before the conference in order to start Zoom meetings.

Conference Policies

Vaccination Policy

All in-person attendees will be required to be fully vaccinated with an FDA-authorized vaccine. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or their first dose of Johnson and Johnson. Vaccination cards will be checked upon arrival to the conference, but no personal medical information will be retained by our team. For individuals who are unable to be vaccinated or do not wish to attend in-person, reasonable accommodations in the form of virtual conference attendance can be arranged. We have prepared for a portion of our conference to take place virtually.

Mask Policy

Regardless of vaccination status, per Washington State guidelines, all in-person attendees must wear a mask over their nose and mouth while in the venue (Sheraton Grand Hotel). Social distancing will be in place whenever possible.

Refund Policy

No refunds will be given unless the conference does not occur or cancellation arises from medical issues, force majeure, government regulations prohibiting the event from taking place, or other circumstances arising beyond reasonable control. Refunds will be honored upon full cancellation of the event; full cancellation does not include postponement of the event. If the event transitions to a virtual event entirely, fees that exceed the virtual fee may be refunded. Cases will be reviewed on an individual basis.

Technology Policy

During all seminar and committee sessions, the use of cellular devices is prohibited. They are required to be turned off or placed in silent mode unless they are being used to join a virtual committee. Unrelated messaging through conference channels or the distribution of explicit materials will result in the Secretariat being notified immediately and potential removal from committee. Delegates are encouraged to collaborate on draft resolutions using Google Docs; the Secretariat and Staff, however, will not distribute delegates’ personal information to aid in this collaboration.

Privacy Policy

Neither PACMUN nor its parent organization Model United Nations Northwest collects any data regarding website usage or website users through its website, pacificmun.com, or the API fulfilling its requests during nominal operation. When an error is detected, the Model United Nations Northwest Engineering Team is alerted, but the information is anonymized. To provide the most useful and timely information leading up to the conference, PACMUN does track basic email analytics using the SendInBlue Statistics. However, this data is never transferred to a third party, and any recipient may unsubscribe from the PACMUN email list by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each outreach email. Additionally, PACMUN does not track transactional emails sent to confirm a delegate or delegate’s registration or inform them of their assigned position.PACMUN reserves the right to modify this policy at any time. Any questions regarding this policy should be directed to the Secretary-General at sg@pacificmun.com.