21st Annual UNOS Transplant Management Forum
Start: Tuesday, April 16, 2013
New Orleans , LA 70112
We have reserved a block of rooms for attendees, sponsors and exhibitors at The Roosevelt Hotel. Make your reservation online at http://waldorfastoria.hilton.com/en/wa/groups/personalized/M/MSYRHWA-UNO-20130411/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG or by phone at 800-445-8667. Be sure to enter your check in and checkout dates to receive the contracted group rate of $230 single/double. The hotel will also honor the group rate three days before and after the meeting, subject to availability. The Roosevelt Hotel is one of New Orleans’ finest hotels, so please make your reservations early. We cannot guarantee the group rate after March 25th. Please keep in mind the rate may sell out prior to March 25th, so make your reservations now.
For more information, visit http://therooseveltneworleans.com/
Several major airlines, including a couple low-cost carriers, serve the Louis Armstrong International Airport, New Orleans making it convenient and accessible. UNOS Meeting Partners will be happy to assist you with reservations. Please call (804) 782-4830 Monday - Friday between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm EST.
The Roosevelt Hotel is 15 miles, or a 25 minute ride, from Louis Armstrong International Airport. One-way taxicab fare is $33 for up to two people. It is an additional $14 per person for more than two people. Airport Shuttle is also available. Round trip transfers are $38, or $20 one way. You must call (504) 522-3500 in advance from the hotel to arrange for the shuttle to pick you up to take you to the airport. Please allow one hour transfer time to and from the airport if using the Airport Shuttle.
You will have numerous opportunities to network and share ideas and experiences with your colleagues. Your registration fee includes all food and beverage at these networking events.
- Continental breakfast on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
- Opening of exhibit hall on Tuesday morning
- Lunch with exhibitors on Tuesday in the exhibit hall
- Reception with exhibitors and abstractors on Tuesday evening in the exhibit hall
- Abstract luncheon on Wednesday
TENTATIVE EXHIBITOR HOURS
Tuesday, April 16
• 7:30 am – 8:30 am Official Opening of the Exhibit Hall
• 9:30 am – 10:00 am AM Break
• 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Boxed Lunch with Exhibitors
• 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Break
• 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Reception
Wednesday, April 17
• 7:30 am – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
• 10:30 am - 11:00 am Break
• 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Abstract Poster Viewing
• 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch (exhibit hall closed)
• 2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Break
WHAT TO WEAR
Dress is casual business attire. April temperatures in New Orleans are typically in the high 70s to low 60s in the evening. Although every effort is made to maintain a comfortable temperature in the meeting rooms, please bring a jacket or sweater in case the room is too cool.
REGISTRATION FEES & INFORMATION
To qualify for early registration ($675) you must register by Monday, March 25, 2013. The registration fee after March 25th is $775. Registration for a single day is $350. Call (804) 782-4954 for information about reduced registration fees for patients and donor family members.
CANCELLATIONS must be submitted in writing. Refunds less a $150 processing fee are available prior to March 15, 2013. We will not give refunds for no-shows. If you cannot attend at the last minute, please feel free to send someone in your place.
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION DESK HOURS
Monday, April 15, 2013 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Early Registration
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 7:00 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 7:30 am – 4:15 pm
Thursday, April 18, 2013 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
If you have a disability and require special accommodations to participate fully in the conference, please indicate this on your online registration. We will contact you to discuss your specific needs. While every effort will be made to meet your needs, we cannot guarantee the availability of accommodations if we receive your request after March 15, 2013.
The American Board of Transplant Coordinators (ABTC) will provide Continuing Education Points for Transplant Coordinators (CEPTCs).
Nursing contact hours will be applied for through the Virginia Nurses Association. The Virginia Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.