The Joint Spouses' Conference provides a forum for spouses of active duty, reserve, and retired military members of all services and ranks to learn, network, and help each other in our challenging roles as spouses, parents, professionals, and community leaders through workshops and special guest speakers.
Where can I find a description of the workshops?
Please click on the following link Description of Workshops or check out our website at www.jschawaii.com
Where can I find the conference day schedule?
Please click on the following link : Conference Day Schedule 2018
What is included in the conference fee?
Registration includes your admission to the September 29th conference, up to (4) one-hour workshops of your choosing, lunch, keynote presentation, access to The Marketplace, and two raffle tickets.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
This event is open to spouses of active duty, reserve, National Guard and retired military members of all the armed services and spouses of international military officers assigned to a United States military unit, as well as Gold Star spouses.**Military IDs will be required to check in.**
If you plan on attending any workshop where alcohol will be present, you must be 21 years old or older.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There is plenty of on-site parking at the Hawaii Convention Center, but we encourage you to carpool. There is a minimal fee of $10 to park on-site the day of the conference.
Will transportation be available for offsite workshops?
Yes. All transportation to and from off-site workshops will be provided. Please make sure to check the location of the shuttles the day of the conference and be prompt to ensure you do not miss the shuttle!
What should I wear?
The uniform of the day is comfortable and casual! Many of the workshops are hands-on and active, so please wear/bring appropriate attire for the workshops in which you’ve registered. You will have access to changing facilities and hospitality room to store personal items at the Hawaii Convention Center and may consider bringing a towel, water bottle, or change of clothing.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
The JSC cannot issue any refunds. However, your ticket is transferrable until September 19th, 2018. You are responsible for finding an eligible participant to take your spot and must make arrangements with that person for any reimbursement. You may not sell your ticket for any more than the original ticket price, and your workshop selections will stay with that ticket. After September 19th, 2018, no changes to the ticket can be made.
What is the refund policy?
There are no refunds. All ticket purchases and workshop selections are final.
Can I bring my child or will there be childcare available?
Unfortunately, children are not allowed at the conference and we will not be offering childcare for this event.