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We are in the midst of a very exciting time for radiology—and for
medicine in general. Your presence at the RSNA annual meeting
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means you will have your ﬁnger on the pulse of the very latest
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and techniques from all around the globe. be available electronically, and the online Meeting
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As with all RSNA annual meetings, you will have Member registration and housing open
access to hundreds of the most relevant scientiﬁc May 26
presentations, refresher courses, education exhibits, General registration and housing open
interactive sessions, self-assessment modules, and June 30
case-based courses. The RSNA annual meeting is Course and tour enrollment open
the premier event for connecting with colleagues October 22
and having meaningful conversations with International registration deadline to have
radiology’s leaders. full-conference badge mailed in advance
We are in a position to set an outstanding example Final discounted advance registration, housing,
for medicine as our specialty moves forward. and course enrollment deadline to have full
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There is no better place to prepare yourself for
the healthcare revolution than RSNA 2010. Individuals registering by November 5 will
receive full conference materials in advance.
International registrants must register by
I look forward to seeing you in Chicago, October 22 to receive these materials in
November 28 – December 3. advance. Those registering after November 5
will have their registration processed at
Hedvig Hricak, MD, PhD, Dr(hc) the increased rate and must obtain badges,
tickets, and other conference materials at the
2010 RSNA President McCormick Place Convention Center. No hotel
reservations will be accepted after November 5.
November 28 – December 3
96th RSNA Scientific Assembly and Annual
Future RSNA Annual
2011 November 27–December 2 · Chicago
2012 November 25–November 30 · Chicago
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The Value of Your Membership A comprehensive selection of
Your RSNA membership entitles you to many
privileges during the annual meeting: educational oﬀerings is available
• Complimentary advance registration
(a $680 value)
• Early hotel registration
to meet your individual needs and
• Free SAMs registration
September 1, 2010, is the RSNA membership
accommodate your schedule.
application submission deadline to attend
RSNA 2010 as a member.
At RSNA 2010, radiologists, radiation oncologists, Learning Objectives
Join or renew your membership at and medical imaging professionals from around
RSNA.org/mbrapp. The general learning objectives of the RSNA
the world will convene and discuss the latest in Scientiﬁc Assembly and Annual Meeting are to
radiologic innovations. The many refresher courses, enable attendees to:
scientiﬁc sessions, honored lectures, and education
Support Radiologic Research
exhibits have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 • Access the results of new research and assess
Credits™. their potential applications to clinical practice.
The RSNA R&E Foundation needs • Improve basic knowledge and skills relevant to
your support to protect critical
In addition, RSNA 2010 oﬀers a technical exhibition
unlike any other—more than 700 companies clinical practice.
When registering online for RSNA 2010, please
displaying state-of-the-art equipment, new • Practice new techniques.
help advance the profession with a donation to technologies, and healthcare services.
• Assess the potential of technological innovations
the Foundation at RSNA.org/donate.
and advances to enhance clinical practice and
• Apply principles of critical thinking to ideas from
experts and peers in the radiologic sciences.
Continuing Education Credits Available
RSNA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for
Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide
continuing medical education for physicians.
RSNA designates this educational activity for a
maximum of 92.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™
Physicians should only claim credit commensurate
with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Commission on Accreditation of Medical
Physics Education Programs (CAMPEP) has
approved the direct transfer of AMA PRA Category 1
Credit™ to MPCEC on a credit-for-credit basis for
RSNA is an ARRT®-approved Recognized
Continuing Education Evaluation Mechanism
Plus (RCEEM+) and will provide Category A+/A
continuing education credits for technologists
and radiologist assistants.
The language of the RSNA Scientific
Assembly and Annual Meeting is English.
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THOUSANDS OF OPPORTUNITIES
TO FORTIFY YOUR CONTINUING
Experience RSNA 2010 EDUCATION—FROM CLASSIC
TO CUTTING EDGE.
Featured at RSNA 2010
• New Controversies Sessions – Wednesday
afternoon and Monday, Tuesday, and
Thursday beginning at 7:15 AM
• New Special Interest Sessions –
• New Hot Topic Sessions – Thursday afternoon
and Monday – Thursday beginning
at 7:15 AM
• China Presents
• Latin America Presents
• Oncologic Imaging Workshop — joint session
with the European Society of Radiology
CME Guide to Educational Offerings
RSNA is accredited by the Accreditation Council RSNA is dedicated to creating learning opportunities that meet the highest standards of excellence.
for Continuing Medical Education to provide
continuing medical education for physicians. Different types of educational offerings are available to meet your personal needs and accommodate
Refresher courses, lectures, scientific presenta- your schedule. Courses and events run Saturday, November 27– Friday, December 3. Visit
tions, and some education exhibits have been RSNA2010.RSNA.org to view the full program when it becomes available.
approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Check the RSNA Meeting Program for details. Advance course enrollment is encouraged, as attendance in sessions is limited.
Enrollment opens June 30.
“ It really is the premier Refresher Courses (RC)
Refresher courses are designed to cover
both traditional and cutting-edge topics in
trainees. 2010 topics are cardiac imaging,
gastrointestinal imaging, genitourinary imaging,
head and neck imaging, mammography, musculo-
facility to come once a subspecialty area. RSNA oﬀers more than skeletal imaging, nuclear medicine, pediatric
congenital disease imaging, trauma imaging, and
300 peer-reviewed refresher courses to enhance
a year and share your knowledge. ultrasound in emergency radiology.
thoughts and ideas Throughout the week, RSNA oﬀers more than
Daylong, case-based courses in neuroradiology,
pediatric radiology, nuclear medicine PET/CT,
30 courses demonstrating electronic workplace
and advance the tools—informatics solutions—to help attendees
and MR. The BOOST program will include a
90-minute case-based review in radiation
achieve state-of-the-art performance in research, oncology each afternoon Monday – Thursday.
frontiers of radiology education, and clinical care. Topics may range from
the latest advances in RSNA-sponsored projects,
An audience-response system assists with
science.” Attendee, RSNA 2009 such as myRSNA®, IHE®, RadLex®, Reporting, and
MIRC®, to IT requirements for improving quality Series Courses
and safety. Each course in a series combines education
and research on related topics. Series courses
Multisession Courses in 2010 are breast, breast/nuclear medicine/
Multisession courses are scheduled in time blocks, molecular imaging, cardiac, cardiovascular/
ranging from several hours to several days, to allow molecular imaging, chest, emergency radiology,
intensive study of various topics. genitourinary, interventional, interventional
oncology, magnetic resonance/gastrointestinal,
Essentials of Radiology (ES) musculoskeletal, neuroradiology, pediatrics,
A 2½-day series of 10 refresher courses ultrasound/gastrointestinal, and vascular imaging.
designed especially for generalists and
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Bolstering Oncoradiologic and Oncoradiother- Radiologist Assistants (RA) Symposium Plenary Sessions
apeutic Skills for Tomorrow (BOOST) Program Four refresher courses on Sunday designed to Open to all registrants and scheduled throughout
Leaders in radiation oncology, diagnostic meet the educational needs of the radiologist the week, these sessions are highlights of the
radiology, biology, and physics provide 4 days of assistant (RA) as deﬁned by ARRT®. Topics in 2010 RSNA annual meeting. Keynote addresses, annual
concentrated courses. Each day focuses on are pediatric imaging, chest pain, vascular orations, interpretation sessions, and special
particular diseases and includes a refresher course interventional cases, and the continuing evolution symposia are oﬀered in the plenary session format.
on anatomy, natural history, and contouring; of the RA in the medical imaging environment.
scientiﬁc papers; and case-based reviews. New series this year include programs that address
• Monday: lymphoma and CNS Scientific Sessions (SS) radiology-related topics that are late-breaking (Hot
Topics), particularly controversial (Controversies), or
• Tuesday: breast and lung • More than 200 sessions with more than 1,500
programs the RSNA Board deemed of particular
formal scientiﬁc oral presentations
• Wednesday: prostate importance (Special Interest). High levels of
• Thursday: head and neck • 16 subspecialties represented audience interest and opinion are expected, and
audience viewpoints and questions are encour-
Cardiac CT Mentored Case Review Education Exhibits and Informal Scientific aged. Don’t miss these dynamic, thought-
A program designed to assist with satisfying one of Presentations provoking sessions.
the recommendations of the ACR Practice • More than 1,500 education exhibits and over
Guidelines for the Performance and Interpretation 500 informal scientiﬁc presentations covering Financial Seminars ($)
of Cardiac CT. This program, consisting of four 16 subspecialties Simple and direct educational seminars speciﬁcally
courses, will be oﬀered on Monday. An audience- tailored for the medical professional will provide
• Poster displays and fully interactive computer-
response system will be utilized. attendees with the tools necessary to achieve real
Molecular Imaging (MI) Symposium • Exhibits and tutorials presenting informatics in estate and investment goals.
Daylong series of four sessions on molecular radiology
imaging for the practicing radiologist. Topics
NIH Grantsmanship Workshop ($)
• Hands-on workshops and computer-assisted self-
include imaging modalities for molecular imaging, instruction This workshop covers grantwriting techniques,
molecular imaging in oncology, cardiovascular from concept development to submission and the
molecular imaging, and molecular imaging in Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE®) NIH review process. Speakers will address basic
brain disorders. applications, K awards and the NIH grant applica-
• Demonstrations by care sites and commercial tion and review processes.
Quality Improvement (QI) Symposium vendors of IHE methods for sharing image-
enabled electronic health records
Daylong series of three sessions focusing on Self-assessment Modules (SAMs)
quality improvement in radiology practices. • Patient-focused model for sharing medical
RSNA oﬀers several SAMs that are “qualiﬁed by the
Topics include: images via personal health record (PHR) systems
American Board of Radiology (ABR) in meeting the
• Results communications • Educational sessions and exhibits on using IHE to criteria of self-assessment toward the purpose of
achieve eﬃciency and reduce errors fulﬁlling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of
• Practice quality improvement (PQI)
• Real-world case studies Certiﬁcation Program.” In addition, all RSNA SAMs
• Physician evaluation
are available for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.
Associated Sciences (AS) Quantitative Imaging Reading Room
Ten refresher courses over 2½-days. Courses begin The Quantitative Imaging Reading Room debuted
Monday morning with “Ethical Dilemmas.” at RSNA 2009 as the Reading Room of the Future. It
will showcase products that integrate quantitative
analysis into the image interpretation process.
RSNA and the American Society of Radiologic Attendees will be able to learn about these
Technologists (ASRT) are oﬀering a 1½-day applications through hands-on exhibits featuring
educational program designed for radiologic informational posters, computer-based demon-
technologists. strations, and “Meet the Experts” presentations
scheduled throughout the week. The purpose of
The program begins on Wednesday afternoon and
the exhibits will be educational in nature and will
runs all day on Thursday.
not be designed for product promotion.
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The RSNA technical exhibition is the world’s premier exhibition
of radiology-related products and services.
More than 700 exhibitors—the world’s industry
leaders and groundbreaking independent
companies—unveil the latest in products,
equipment, and technology.
Attendees look to the RSNA technical exhibition
as the largest and best forum to shop for new
equipment for their institutions and keep a ﬁnger
on the pulse of current and future trends.
Three exhibit halls house the RSNA 2010 technical
exhibition. Exhibitor booths displaying a variety
of diﬀerent products and services are distributed
throughout each of the halls to create a balanced
experience for attendees looking to see more in
Sunday, November 28 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday, November 29 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, November 30 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday, December 1 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday, December 2 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Conveniently located at the back of each
exhibition hall is Bistro RSNA, a great dining option
that lets you save time and sit down to a plentiful
lunch in the hall of your choice.
Purchase advance meal tickets online during
course and event enrollment beginning June 30.
“ This is the Mecca of radiology. Anyone who attends this show
is typically a cutting-edge leader in this industry and is
looking for new ideas—the future.” Attendee, RSNA 2009
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Course Enrollment Brochure • A $50 administrative charge applies per canceled
Register and Reserve a Hotel Room registration.
There are four ways to register Register by June 4 and have the option to receive
the printed course enrollment brochure by mail in • Refund requests received after November 5 will
for RSNA 2010:
mid-June. The brochure will also be available not be accepted.
Online – FASTEST WAY TO REGISTER! online beginning June 30.
• See page 7 for hotel change and cancellation
Go to RSNA.org/Register
Fax (24 hours) Badges and Tickets
1-800-521-6017 • A new e-mail conﬁrmation is sent each time a
Badges and course tickets will be mailed to all change is made to your registration and housing
international annual meeting registrants enrolled record. Please check your “spam” or detained
Telephone by October 22 and North American registrants
(Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT) e-mail folder.
1-800-650-7018 enrolled by November 5. After these dates, badges
1-847-996-5876 will be printed at the McCormick Place Convention
Technical Exhibits Only Badge
Experient/RSNA 2010 • A technical exhibits only badge is available for
568 Atrium Dr Onsite Registration 1-day admission to the technical exhibit halls.
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 USA Admission to sessions and/or CME credit is not
Registrations processed after November 5 will oﬀered for this category.
If you need aid or services at RSNA
2010 as identified under the Americans reﬂect a $100 increase over advance registration
with Disabilities Act, call RSNA at rates for most categories. See page 11 for full • Attendance for more than 1 day requires full
1-630-571-7862 by October 22. details. conference registration (see page 11 for
Questions? categories and rates).
email@example.com Registration Changes and Cancellations • A name badge will not be mailed in advance and
• Name changes are not allowed—new requires pick-up on the day of exhibit attendance
registration and payment is required. at the McCormick Place Convention Center.
RSNA 2010 Registration
• All registration cancellations must be made in • A complimentary spouse badge is available with
Dates & Deadlines
writing (e-mail, fax, or mail) by November 5. full conference registration only.
Member registration and housing open
General registration and housing open Chicago Tours and Events Shine During RSNA 2010
Course and tour enrollment open From its world-class museums and bustling theater scene to its
delectable dining and family-friendly activities, Chicago oﬀers a
International registration deadline to have stellar lineup of attractions sure to please everyone. RSNA will once
full-conference badge mailed in advance again oﬀer a series of exciting tours and events during the week.
Final discounted advance registration, housing, Here’s a sneak peak at just some of the attractions coming to
and course enrollment deadline to have full Chicago during RSNA 2010:
conference badge mailed in advance
Individuals registering by November 5 will • Billy Elliott: The Musical
receive full conference materials in advance.
• Million Dollar Quartet
RSNA TOUR & EVENT
International registrants must register by ENROLLMENT BEGINS
October 22 to receive these materials in • Museum of Science & Industry: You! The Experience
advance. Those registering after November 5
will have their registration processed at the • Disney’s The Lion King
onsite rate and must obtain badges, tickets, • The Art Institute: Modern Wing
and other conference materials at the
McCormick Place Convention Center. No hotel
reservations will be accepted after November 5. In addition, the lineup will oﬀer multiple city tours, shopping excursions, culinary experiences,
November 28 – December 3 museum exhibits, and opera and symphony performances.
96th RSNA Scientific Assembly and Annual
Meeting See what the city has to oﬀer RSNA annual meeting attendees, including airport and travel
information and more at www.choosechicago.com/RSNA.
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REDUCED HOTEL RATES:
MOST HOTELS HAVE LOWERED
Hotel Reservations RATES FROM 2009!
Housing Deadline: November 5, 2010 Early departure results in the hotel retaining the Special notes: Rates do not include a 15.4%
Hotel rooms are available only to registered fee for a 1-night stay plus tax or the last night’s Chicago hotel tax (subject to change). A service fee
individuals. Chicago oﬀers a magniﬁcent variety of room deposit of $150, whichever is less. has been included in your room rate to defray the
accommodations and rates to satisfy every traveler. cost of registration and to provide complimentary
Failure to check in at the hotel on your scheduled shuttle service to and from McCormick Place.
For RSNA 2010, we’ve secured more than 100,000
arrival day will result in forfeiture of your reserva-
room nights at 80 downtown hotels oﬀering the
tion and hotel deposit. The hotel will accommo- Please note: To uphold the professional and
lowest rates in the city. Review the hotel proﬁles
date you on a space-available basis. educational standards of the RSNA annual
listed on pages 8–9, then follow the registration
meeting, children under 16 years of age are not
form instructions on page 12.
Room Cancellations permitted in the exhibit halls or sessions. Please
Beneﬁts of reserving your room through the RSNA Written requests for room cancellations and full call the hotel to determine if child care services are
housing system: deposit refunds must reach Experient by available. To take advantage of Camp RSNA for
November 5. childcare, go to RSNA2010.RSNA.org for registration
• Support RSNA’s eﬀorts to negotiate the best information.
available hotel room rates
Reservations canceled after November 5 and/or up
• Exclusive access to free shuttle transportation to/ to 7 days prior to date of arrival will incur a $50 Hostelling International — Chicago
from McCormick Place to/near contracted hotels cancellation fee charged by the hotel. The Chicago hostel oﬀers lodging in dormitory-
• Free Metra train service between McCormick style rooms with separate accommodations for
Cancellations received less than 7 days prior to
Place and the Randolph Street stop with a special men and women.
date of arrival will result in forfeiture of the full
$300 deposit retained by the hotel. Rooms range in size from 6–12 beds. Bathrooms
• Convenient registration and housing link and shower facilities are plentiful, with many
through RSNA.org/Register When canceling your room reservation directly
available in the dorm rooms as well as down the
with the hotel:
hall. Individual lockers are provided in each room,
Attendees may not request housing through • Note the date and time of your call and luggage storage is also available. Please bring
technical exhibitors. your own lock for the lockers or purchase a lock at
• Document the name of the person with whom
you spoke the front desk. All guests receive bed linens, towel,
Reservation Changes and pillow. A 1-night deposit of $40 is required.
• Obtain a cancellation number Please adjust the deposit amount on the Advance
Prior to November 5
Registration and Housing form.
Contact Experient for hotel changes. The hotel information provided on the following
page is based on single occupancy. Type of bed
Name changes and/or swapping of room (single, double, twin) may be requested but
reservations is not allowed. cannot be conﬁrmed until check-in. Suites are
available upon request. Contact Experient at
November 8–15 1-800-650-7018 or 1-847-996-5876 for triple and
Reservations and deposits will be transferred from quad rate information. A ﬁrst and last night room
the housing bureau to the hotels and therefore deposit totaling $300 is required when a hotel is
cannot be altered during this period. requested. If you plan to arrive after 6:00 PM,
contact the hotel for a late check-in.
After November 15
Contact the hotel directly for date changes and
room cancellations. Room availability and rates are
at the hotel’s discretion.
Changes made after November 5 and/or up to 7
days prior to date of arrival that result in a
reduction of total room nights will incur a $50 fee
charged by the hotel.
Changes in arrival and departure dates made less
than 1 week prior to arrival that result in a
reduction of nights stayed may be considered
cancellations by the hotel and may result in
forfeiture of partial or all deposits paid.
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REDUCED HOTEL RATES:
MOST HOTELS HAVE LOWERED
Hotel Rates RATES FROM 2009!
Hotel Name Single Double Hotel Name Single Double
1 Affinia Chicago Hotel $245 $245 42 Hotel Indigo $174 $194
2 Allerton Hotel $193 $193 43 Hotel Monaco $219 $219
3 Amalfi Hotel Chicago $239 $239 44 Hotel Palomar $229 $229
4 Ambassador East Hotel $169 $179 45 Hotel Sax $219 $219
5 Avenue Crowne Plaza $194 $214 46 Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel $202 $202
Regency Club $253 $253
6 Best Western Grant Park Hotel $148 $148
47 Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Hotel $228 $238
7 Best Western River North Hotel $133 $133
48 Inn of Chicago $149 $155
8 The Blackstone, A Renaissance Hotel $245 $245
49 InterContinental Hotel Chicago $213 $233
9 Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown $152 $174
Towers Level $264 $284
10 Congress Plaza Hotel $153 $153
50 James Hotel $249 $249
11 Conrad Chicago Hotel $275 $275
51 JW Marriott $245 $245
12 Courtyard Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile $186 $186
52 La Quinta Inn and Suites TBD TBD
13 Courtyard Chicago Downtown River North $192 $192
53 Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile $202 $202
14 Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro $179 $179 Club Level $262 $262
15 Dana Hotel $233 $233 54 Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel $197 $197
16 Doubletree Hotel Chicago Magnificent Mile $206 $226 55 Omni Chicago Hotel $258 $278
17 Drake Hotel $246 $266 56 Palmer House Hilton Hotel $202 $222
Deluxe Level $298 $318 Executive Level $243 $263
18 Elysian $376 $405 57 Park Hyatt Hotel $370 $410
19 Embassy Suites Hotel $239 $279 58 Peninsula Hotel $389 $410
20 Embassy Suites Lakefront $239 $259 59 Raffaello Hotel $245 $245
21 Essex Inn $146 $156 60 Renaissance Chicago Hotel $239 $239
22 Fairfield Inn & Suites $178 $178 61 Residence Inn By Marriott Magnificent Mile $199 $199
23 Fairmont Hotel Chicago $249 $269 62 Residence Inn Chicago Downtown River North $215 $215
Gold Level $327 $347
63 Ritz-Carlton Chicago Hotel $389 $389
24 Four Points Hotel by Sheraton $190 $190
64 Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers $206 $206
25 Four Seasons Hotel $389 $389 Club Level $262 $262
26 Hampton Inn & Suites $209 $209 65 The Silversmith Hotel $195 $195
27 Hampton Majestic $209 $209 66 Sofitel Chicago Water Tower Hotel $275 $293
28 Hard Rock Hotel Chicago $235 $235 67 Springhill Suites Chicago Downtown River North $205 $205
29 Hilton Chicago $208 $228 68 Sutton Place Hotel $229 $229
Executive Level $253 $273
69 Swissôtel Chicago $222 $242
30 Hilton Garden Inn $194 $194
70 Talbott Hotel $240 $260
31 Hilton Suites $249 $249
71 Tremont Hotel $164 $164
32 Holiday Inn & Suites $151 $171
72 Trump International Hotel and Tower $385 $385
33 Holiday Inn Mart Plaza $172 $197
73 Union League Club* $171 $171
34 Homewood Suites By Hilton $206 $206
74 W Chicago City Center Hotel $220 $220
35 Hostelling International - Chicago $40 $40
75 W Lake Shore Drive Hotel $220 $220
36 Hotel 71 $189 $209
76 Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel $238 $265
Superior Level $209 $229
77 Westin River North Chicago Hotel $239 $239
37 Hotel Allegro Chicago $195 $195
Club Level $286 $286
38 Hotel Blake $218 $218
78 Whitehall Hotel $225 $244
39 Hotel Burnham $219 $219
79 theWit $249 $269
40 Hotel Cass - A Holiday Inn Express $185 $205
80 Wyndham Chicago Hotel $224 $244
41 Hotel Felix $199 $199
* Charges a 20% non-member surcharge in lieu of the 15.4% city tax
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Chicago Downtown Hotels
1 Affinia Chicago Hotel 28 Hard Rock Hotel Chicago 58 Peninsula Hotel
166 E. Superior St. 230 N. Michigan Ave. 108 E. Superior St.
2 Allerton Hotel 29 Hilton Chicago 59 Raffaello Hotel
17 701 N. Michigan Ave. 720 S. Michigan Ave. 201 E. Delaware Pl.
25 76 31
3 Amalfi Hotel Chicago 30 Hilton Garden Inn 60 Renaissance Chicago
4 20 W. Kinzie 10 E. Grand Ave Hotel
4 Ambassador East 31 Hilton Suites One W. Wacker Dr.
42 Hotel 198 E. Delaware Place 61 Residence Inn by
1301 N. State Pkwy. 32 Holiday Inn & Suites Marriott
5 Avenue Hotel 506 W. Harrison St. Mag Mile
Chicago 201 E. Walton Pl.
33 Holiday Inn Mart Plaza
160 E. Huron St. 350 N. Orleans St. 62 Residence Inn Chicago
18 6 Best Western Grant Downtown River North
70 34 Homewood Suites 410 N. Dearborn St.
Park Hotel by Hilton
1100 S. Michigan Ave. 40 E. Grand Ave. 63 Ritz-Carlton Chicago
7 Best Western River Hotel
57 35 Hostelling International 160 E. Pearson St.
North Hotel – Chicago
58 1 125 W. Ohio St. 64 Sheraton Chicago
24 E. Congress Pkwy
55 2 5 Hotel & Towers
8 The Blackstone - 36 Hotel 71
A Renaissance Hotel 301 E. North Water St.
40 24 12 80 22 75 71 E. Wacker Dr.
19 50 48 16
636 S. Michigan Ave 65 The Silversmith Hotel
37 Hotel Allegro Chicago 10 S. Wabash Ave.
30 34 53
9 Comfort Inn & Suites 171 W. Randolph St. at
11 49 20 Downtown LaSalle St. 66 Sofitel Chicago Water
62 26 13 15 E. Ohio St. Tower Hotel
38 Hotel Blake 20 E. Chestnut St.
10 Congress Plaza Hotel 500 S. Dearborn St.
72 520 S. Michigan Ave. 67 Springhill Suites
39 Hotel Burnham Chicago
69 CTA Rail Lines 11 Conrad Chicago 1 W. Washington St.
60 Hotel Downtown River North
43 28 23 RED Line
79 521 N. Rush St. 40 Hotel Cass–A Holiday 410 N. Dearborn St.
BROWN Line Inn Express 68 Sutton Place Hotel
12 Courtyard Chicago 640 N. Wabash Ave.
37 Busway PURPLE Line 21 E. Bellevue Pl.
ORANGE Line Downtown Mag Mile
YELLOW Line 165 E. Ontario St. 41 Hotel Felix 69 Swissôtel Chicago
52 39 BLUE Line 111 W. Huron St. 323 E. Wacker Dr.
PINK Line 13 Courtyard Chicago
14 65 Downtown 42 Hotel Indigo 70 Talbott Hotel
River North 1244 N. Dearborn Pkwy. 20 E. Delaware Pl.
74 51 30 E. Hubbard St. at 43 Hotel Monaco 71 Tremont Hotel
73 State St. 225 N. Wabash Ave. 100 E. Chestnut St.
14 Crowne Plaza 44 Hotel Palomar 72 Trump International
Chicago Metro 505 N. State St. Hotel and Tower
733 W. Madison St. 45 Hotel Sax 401 N. Wabash Ave.
38 15 Dana Hotel 333 N. Dearborn St. 73 Union League Club
660 N. State St. 46 Hyatt Regency Chicago 65 W. Jackson Blvd.
8 16 Doubletree Hotel Hotel 74 W Chicago City Center
29 Chicago Mag Mile 151 E. Wacker Dr. Hotel
300 E. Ohio St. 47 Hyatt Regency 172 W. Adams St.
17 Drake Hotel McCormick 75 W Lake Shore Drive
140 E. Walton Place Place Hotel Hotel
18 Elysian 2233 S. Martin Luther 644 N. Lake Shore Dr.
6 11 E. Walton Pl. King Dr.
76 Westin Michigan
19 Embassy Suites Hotel 48 Inn of Chicago Avenue Hotel
600 N. State St. 162 E. Ohio St. 909 N. Michigan Ave.
20 Embassy Suites 49 InterContinental Hotel 77 Westin River North
Lakefront Chicago Chicago Hotel
511 N. Columbus Dr. 505 N. Michigan Ave. 320 N. Dearborn St.
50 James Hotel
21 Essex Inn 78 Whitehall Hotel
800 S. Michigan 55 E. Ontario St. 105 E. Delaware Pl.
22 Fairfield Inn 51 JW Marriott 79 theWit
and Suites 151 W. Adams St. 201 N. State St.
216 E. Ontario St. 52 La Quinta Inn and Suites 80 Wyndham Chicago
23 Fairmont Hotel 1 S. Franklin Hotel
Chicago 53 Marriott Downtown 633 N. St. Clair St.
200 N. Columbus Dr. Mag Mile
24 Four Points Hotel 540 N. Michigan Ave.
by Sheraton 54 Millennium Knicker-
630 N. Rush St. bocker Hotel
25 Four Seasons Hotel 163 E. Walton Pl.
Chicago 55 Omni Chicago Hotel
47 120 E. Delaware Pl. 676 N. Michigan Ave.
26 Hampton Inn & Suites 56 Palmer House Hilton
33 W. Illinois St. Hotel
27 Hampton Majestic 17 E. Monroe St.
22 W. Monroe St. 57 Park Hyatt Hotel
800 N. Michigan Ave.
* All hotel locations are approximate
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RSNA Welcomes International Attendees
International Travel Packages
We look forward to seeing you at RSNA 2010. As
you plan your trip to the annual meeting, please The oﬃcial international travel provider at RSNA 2010, ESA Voyages, provides full service travel
visit RSNA2010.RSNA.org for the latest information packages for individuals traveling from outside North America. Prices below are in U.S. dollars and
on international travel. International services and include: hotel room, airport transfers in Chicago, baggage handling at the hotel, daily
special signage featuring pictorial images will be American breakfast, local taxes and staff travel assistance.
placed in key areas at McCormick Place to assist
you onsite. Although the annual meeting is 4 Nights Package 5 Nights Package 6 Nights Package
oﬃcially in English, RSNA oﬀers translation services Single Double Single Double Single Double
in Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian,
Allerton Hotel $1,435 $1,680 $1,685 $1,965 $1,985 $2,295
Japanese and Spanish.
Courtyard Chicago Downtown River North $1,390 $1,595 $1,635 $1,860 $1,920 $2,175
International Invitation Letter Drake Hotel $1,760 $2,150 $2,080 $2,530 $2,460 $2,975
RSNA oﬀers an oﬃcial letter of invitation for RSNA Embassy Suites Lakefront $1,545 $1,760 $1,820 $2,060 $2,145 $2,410
2010 attendees. The letter of invitation, though not Fairmont Hotel Chicago $1,800 $2,205 $2,125 $2,595 $2,510 $3,055
required for the visa application, can assist as a Hard Rock Hotel Chicago $1,670 $1,915 $1,970 $2,250 $2,325 $2,640
supporting document. Present this letter of Hilton Chicago $1,535 $1,905 $1,805 $2,235 $2,125 $2,625
invitation from RSNA to the Consular Oﬃcer Hyatt Regency Chicago $1,500 $1,760 $1,765 $2060 $2,080 $2,410
during the visa interview. Intercontinental Hotel Chicago $1,575 $1,965 $1,860 $2,305 $2,190 $2,705
Request a customized letter during online James Hotel $1,775 $2,045 $2,095 $2,400 $2,475 $2,820
registration by visiting RSNA2010.RSNA.org. Marriott Downtown Magniﬁcent Mile $1,490 $1,740 $1,755 $2,035 $2,065 $2,385
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel $1,455 $1,705 $1,715 $1,990 $2,015 $2,330
All visa applicants are advised to apply for their Palmer House Hilton Hotel $1,495 $1,865 $1,760 $2,185 $2,070 $2,560
visas as soon as travel to the United States is
Renaissance Chicago Hotel $1,715 $1,990 $2,030 $2,335 $2,395 $2,740
contemplated, and not later than 3-4 months in
Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers $1,520 $1,785 $1,790 $2,085 $2,110 $2,445
advance. Apply Early!
Soﬁtel Chicago Water Tower Hotel $1,955 $2,360 $2,315 $2,785 $2,735 $3,280
Visa Waiver Program Swissôtel Chicago $1,625 $2,015 $1,920 $2,365 $2,265 $2,780
W Lake Shore Drive Hotel $1,625 $1,910 $1,915 $2,240 $2,260 $2,630
The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) enables
nationals of certain countries to travel to the Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel $1,735 $2,185 $2,050 $2,570 $2,420 $3,025
United States for tourism or business for stays of theWit $1,800 $2,205 $2,125 $2,595 $2,510 $3,055
90 days or less without obtaining a visa. For more
information go to travel.state.gov/visa/visa_1750. Book your travel package at Yves Grandjean TEL: (33) (01) 41 28 13 00
html and click Visa Waiver program. esavoyages.fr or contact: ESA Voyages FAX: (33) (01) 46 32 66 21
8 Rue de Malabry firstname.lastname@example.org
Travel Approval Required for Visa Waiver
F-92350 Le Plessis Robinson www.esavoyages.fr
Countries. A valid ESTA approval is required for all France Lic 092 09 0010
Visa Waiver Program (VWP) countries/travelers to
travel to the United States. The Department of
Homeland Security Electronic System for Travel Important Update: Eﬀective January 20, 2010, the International Airfares
Authorization (ESTA) is a free, automated system Department of Homeland Security is transitioning The Star Alliance™ is a network of participating
used to determine the eligibility of visitors to travel to enforced compliance of the ESTA requirement member airlines. For more information about Star
to the United States under the VWP. It collects the for VWP travelers. Therefore, VWP travelers who Alliance Conventions Plus airfare discounts and
same information as the paper I-94W form that have not obtained approval through ESTA should participating airlines, visit www.staralliance.com/
VWP travelers ﬁll out before travel to the United expect to be denied boarding on any air carrier conventionsplus or call any one of the member
States. ESTA applications may be submitted at any bound for the United States. Apply at airlines and use Event Code UA16S10.
time prior to travel. An ESTA authorization https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/.
generally will be valid for up to 2 years. Authoriza-
tions will be valid for multiple entries into the
United States. DHS recommends that travelers
submit an ESTA application as soon as they begin
“ The RSNA annual meeting oﬀers the possibility
making travel plans. Learn more about ESTA at to interact with colleagues all over the world.”
Attendee, RSNA 2009
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FROZEN REGISTRATION RATES:
TO HELP YOU KEEP DOWN
Registration Categories and Rates COSTS!
Full Conference Exhibits Only Registration Categories and Codes To Complete
Includes admission to
RSNA educational sessions
admission for ■ Eligible for advance member registration starting April 28 (form is on page 12)
and exhibit halls for the 1 day only to (All other categories may register starting May 26)
duration of the meeting the exhibit halls 1) Select a registration
by 11/5 after 11/5 category and code from
RSNA Members this page.
$0 $100 * 11 RSNA Active Member/Presenter 2) Select one rate from
$0 $0 * A. radiologist C. radiation oncologist this page.
B. radiologic physicist/scientist D. nuclear medicine physician
3) Select a primary
subspecialty code from
$0 $100 * 10 RSNA Associate Member/Presenter the sidebar on page 12.
$0 $0 * A. administrator/business G. non-radiologist physician M. registered nurse
manager 4) Select housing on page 8.
H. nurse practitioner N. sonographer
B. architect I. radiation therapist O. technologist 5) Complete the registration
C. assistant J. radiographer P. veterinarian form on page 12.
(physician/radiologist) K. radiologic physicist/
D. dentist scientist
E. educator L. radiologist (board Verification Requirements
F. medical dosimetrist eligible) Registration categories 15, 18,
and 23 require a business
card, a letter from hospital
$0 $0 * 12 RSNA Member-in-Training administration stating your
role in radiology, valid RT
$0 $0 * 17 RSNA Medical Student Member † license copy or student ID
copy. E-mail, fax, or mail this
Non-Member Physicians with your registration form or
$0 $0 * 13 Non-Member Presenter upon completion of online
$680 $780 $300 14 Non-Member Physician
A. radiologist B. radiologic scientist C. non-radiologist physician Badge classification is
subject to RSNA approval
$150 $250 * 15 Non-Member Resident/Trainee — verification letter required and code/rate change.
$0 $0 * 18 Non-Member Student † — verification letter required * 1-day Technical Exhibits Only registration
is not applicable for this registration
Medical Physicists category — full conference registration is
$0 $100 * 21 AAPM Member required (includes access to Technical
Exhibits). See corresponding Full
$680 $780 $300 22 Non-Member Physicist Conference Rate column.
Healthcare Professionals † CME/CE credit is not tracked or awarded
Individuals directly employed by: a hospital, healthcare network, university,
or a hospital's free-standing facility administering to patients.
$150 $250 * 23 Radiology Support Personnel — verification letter, business card, or
RT license required
A. technologist G. architect
B. engineer H. government employee (non-physician)
C. radiology business manager I. information technology/system support
D. radiology administrator J. telemedicine/communications specialist
E. nurse/nurse practitioner K. facility manager
F. educator L. assistant (physician/radiologist)
$680 $780 $300 24 Hospital or Facility Executive
A. hospital or facility administrator D. purchasing
B. legal (in-house counsel) E. other senior-level personnel
C. officer (CEO, CFO, CIO, COO)
$680 $780 $300 25 Commercial Research and Development Personnel
$680 $780 $300 27 Industry Personnel
A. distributor B. manufacturer C. prospective exhibitor D. other
$680 $780 $300 31 Healthcare Consultant
A. attorney C. financial analyst E. staffing/recruitment
B. computer analyst D. purchasing F. other
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