Minneapolis,                                Minnesota, USAPhoto ©Meet MinneapolisComprehensive FractureCourse for Resident...
6300 North River Road, Suite 727, Rosemont, Illinois 60018-4226                    Telephone (847) 698-1631 / Fax (847) 82...
Invited FacultyAnimesh Agarwal, MD                        Mark A. Lee, MD                               COL(Ret) Mark W. R...
Wednesday, October 3, 20126:30 am	          Registration and Continental Breakfast	                 (Registration also ava...
Thursday, October 4, 20127:00 am	       Registration and Continental BreakfastTIBIA/ANKLE TOPICS		Committee Leader:  Charl...
Friday, October 5, 20127:00 am	     Registration and Continental BreakfastUPPER EXTREMITY		Committee Leader:  Kenneth A. E...
Saturday, October 6, 20127:00 am	      Registration and Continental BreakfastPELVIS/ACETABULUM/FEMUR		Committee Leader: Ni...
Orthopaedic Trauma Association’s      2012 Comprehensive Fracture Course for Residents                   REGISTRATION FORM...
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Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) Comprehensive Fracture Course for Residents

  1. 1. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAPhoto ©Meet MinneapolisComprehensive FractureCourse for ResidentsPRELIMINARYPROGRAMOctober 3 - 6, 2012Wednesday - SaturdayMinneapolis Convention CenterMinneapolis, Minnesota, USAProgram Chairs:Michael T. Archdeacon, MDKyle J. Jeray, MD
  2. 2. 6300 North River Road, Suite 727, Rosemont, Illinois 60018-4226 Telephone (847) 698-1631 / Fax (847) 823-0536 http://www.ota.org e-mail: ota@aaos.orgTo: Orthopaedic Residents (PGY2 – PGY4)From: Michael T. Archdeacon, MD and Kyle J. Jeray, MD Co-Chairs, OTA Comprehensive Fracture Course for ResidentsRe: Fall 2012 Comprehensive Fracture CourseThe Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) will hold a ComprehensiveFracture Course for Residents October 3 - 6, 2012 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.This course is an excellent opportunity for residents to learn from highly skilledorthopaedic trauma surgeons who will be traveling to Minneapolis to participatein the OTA’s 28th Annual Meeting. The course will include a faculty of over60 OTA members. It would be difficult to match the collective knowledge,experience, and commitment to teaching of this outstanding faculty!The preliminary program includes the course agenda and registration form. This course is designed to: • Discuss concepts of bone healing • Review common complications related • Review general concepts in to fracture care and related prevention fracture care and management techniques• Discuss pertinent physical • Evaluate management strategies for examination and imaging non-unions, malunions and infections techniques • Provide the opportunity to participate in• Provide indications for both hands-on skills labs that emphasize non-operative and surgical care of common fracture stabilization and fractures and dislocations fixation techniquesThe course is comprehensive and covers all anatomic regions. Many interactiveteaching approaches have been incorporated including hands-on labs, smallgroup discussions, case discussions, and panel discussions.Although this course is targeted for PGY2 - PGY4’s, others who feel they willbenefit are not excluded. Attendance is limited to 125, so register early. Thecourse program information and an on-line registration form are also available onthe OTA website: http://www.ota.org.We think you will find this course extremely beneficial as well as fun. Don’t missthis opportunity to learn from the experts!Questions can be directed to the OTA office at (847) 698-1631 or ota@aaos.org.Thank you. The Orthopaedic Trauma Association extends sincere appreciation to the following companies for supporting OTA Resident Education. Spine
  3. 3. Invited FacultyAnimesh Agarwal, MD Mark A. Lee, MD COL(Ret) Mark W. Richardson, MDUTHSCSA/Univ of Texas Health Center Univ. of California, Davis Medical Ctr. York HospitalSan Antonio, TX Sacramento, CA York, PADaniel T. Altman, MD *Frank A. Liporace, MD George V. Russell, Jr., MDAlleghany General Hospital North Jersey Medical School Univ of Mississippi Medical CenterPittsburgh, PA Fort Lee, NJ Jackson, MS**Michael T. Archdeacon, MD Amir M. Matityahu, MD H. Claude Sagi, MDUniversity of Cincinnati Medical Center San Francisco General Hospital Florida Orthopedic InstituteCincinnati, OH San Francisco, CA Tampa, FL*Richard J. Bransford, MD Toni M. McLaurin, MD Augusto A. Sarmiento, MDUW/Harborview Medical Center NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Jackson Memorial HospitalSeattle, WA New York, NY Miami, FLJohn T. Capo, MD Samir Mehta, MD Andrew H. Schmidt, MDNew Jersey Medical School Hospital of The Univ. of Pennsylvania Hennepin County Medical CenterHoboken, NJ Philadelphia, PA Minneapolis, MNChad P. Coles, MD Eric Meinberg, MD Daniel N. Segina, MDDalhousie University Univ. of CA, San Francisco General Hospital Holmes Regional Medical CenterHalifax, NS, Canada San Francisco, CA Melbourne, FLCory A. Collinge, MD *Bradley R. Merk, MD S. Andrew Sems, MDHarris Methodist Fort Worth Hosp Northwestern Memorial Hospital Mayo Clinic Fort Worth, TX Chicago, IL Rochester, MNRoy Davidovitch, MD William Min, MD Milan K. Sen, MDNYU Hospital for Joint Diseases University of Alabama Hospital University of Texas Medical School New York, NY� Birmingham, AL Houston, TXWilliam G. DeLong, Jr., MD *Charles N. Moon, MD Michael S. Sirkin, MDTemple School of Medicine/St Luke’s Hosp Cedars Sinai Orthopedic Center Univ. of Medicine and Dentistry of NJBethlehem, PA Los Angeles, CA Newark, NJ*������������������� Kenneth A. Egol, MD Timothy A. Moore, MD Brian D. Solberg, MDNYU Hospital for Joint Diseases MetroHealth Medical Center Trauma Management SpecialistNew York, NY Cleveland, OH Los Angeles, CAJohn C. France, MD Robert A. Morgan, MD Philip F. Stahel, MDWest Virginia University Regions Hospital Univ. of Colorado School of MedicineMorgantown, WV Minneapolis, MN Denver, COMichael J. Gardner, MD Steven J. Morgan, MD Michael Suk, MD, JDWashington University School of Medicine Mountain Ortho Trauma Surgery at Swedish University of FloridaSt. Louis, MO Englewood, CO Jacksonville, FLMatt L. Graves, MD Rafael Neiman, MD Lisa A. Taitsman, MDUniv of Mississippi Medical Center Roseville Orthopaedic Surgery UW/Harborview Medical CenterJackson, MS Roseville, CA Seattle, WAPierre Guy, MD, MBA Brent L. Norris, MD *Nirmal C. Tejwani, MDUniversity of British Columbia Univ. of Oklahoma School of Medicine NYU Hospital for Joint DiseasesVancouver, BC Canada Tulsa, OK New York, NYLangdon A. Hartsock, MD Gilbert R. Ortega, MD, MPH Timothy G. Weber, MDMedical University of South Carolina Sonoran Ortho Trauma Surgeons Indiana Orthopaedic HospitalCharleston, SC Phoenix, AZ Indianapolis, INThomas F. Higgins, MD Alpesh A. Patel, MD, FACS Kenneth Wilkens, MDUniversity of Utah Loyola University Medical Center Mission Hosp Regional Med CtrSalt Lake City, UT Chicago, IL Mission Viejo, CAJames J. Hutson, MD Edward A. Perez, MD Raymond D. Wright, Jr., MDUniversity of Miami Hospital, ORS Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics University of KentuckyMiami, FL Memphis, TN Lexington, KY**����������������� Kyle J. Jeray, MD David A. Podeszwa, MD John D. Wyrick, MDGreenville Hospital System Children’s Medical Center of Dallas Univ. of Cincinnati College of MedicineGreenville, SC Dallas, TX Cincinnati, OH*Clifford B. Jones, MD David R. Polonet, MD Robert D. Zura, MDOrthopaedic Associates of Michigan University Orthopaedic Assoc. Duke University Medical CenterGrand Rapids, MI Wall, NJ Durham, NC James C. Krieg, MD Michael J. Prayson, MDHarborview Medical Center Wright State UniversitySeattle, WA Dayton, OHErik N. Kubiak, MD Robert N. Reddix, Jr., MDUniversity of Utah John Peter Smith Hospital of NTHSCSalt Lake City, UT Fort Worth, TXJoseph M. Lane, MD Rudolph Reindl, MD * Residents Course ProgramHospital for Special Surgery McGill University Health Centre Committee member;New York, NY Montréal, QB, Canada ** Course Chairs
  4. 4. Wednesday, October 3, 20126:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast (Registration also available 4 pm - 7 pm, Tues., October 2, 2012) Fracture HealingCommittee Leader: Bradley R. Merk, MD Moderator: Bradley R. Merk, MD 7:30 am Course Introduction Michael T. Archdeacon, MD Invited Faculty: Kyle J. Jeray, MD Cory A. Collinge, MD7:35 am Basic Science of Fracture Healing Joseph M. Lane, MD Joseph M. Lane, MD7:55 am Principles of Closed Fracture Healing Augusto McLaurin, MD MD Toni M. A. Sarmiento,8:25 am Bone Grafts & Bone Graft Substitutes Toni M. J. Morgan, MD Steven McLaurin, MD Michael J. Prayson, MD8:45 am Fracture Healing Adjuvants: Bone Stimulators Cory A. Collinge, MD Augusto A. Sarmiento, MD9:00 am Questions & Discussion9:05 am Travel to Labs 9:10 am HANDS-ON SKILL LABS: Casting/Functional Braces A) Functional Fracture Bracing Lab/ Humerus & Tibia B) Splinting & Casting Lab: Lower Leg/Ankle 10:30 am Break Moderator: TBD 10:45 am Polytrauma Patients: Evaluation & Assessment Invited Faculty:10:55 am Provisional Stabilization: Damage Control Langdon A. Hartsock, MD Langdon A. Hartsock, MD11:05 am Compartment Syndrome & Soft Tissue Evaluation MichaelJ. Hutson, JD James Suk, MD, MD11:15 am Managing the Open Fracture Brian H.Mark W. Richardson, MD COL(Ret) Mullis, MD Michael Suk, MD, JD11:30 am Panel Discussion: “To Cut or Not To Cut” 12:30 pm LunchSURGICAL FIXATIONCommittee Leader: Clifford B. Jones, MD Moderator: Clifford B. Jones, MD 1:30 pm Absolute Stability: Lag Screw/Compression Plating Samir Mehta, MD Invited Faculty:1:45 pm Ex-Fix Principles, Application Clifford B. Jones, MD Chad P. Coles, MD2:00 pm Tension Band/Buttress Plate Chad A. Coles, MD Cory P. Collinge, MD2:15 pm Break Michael J. Gardner, MD Erik N. Kubiak, MD2:30 pm IMN Nail, Bridge Plating, Relative Stability Erik N. Mehta, MD Samir Kubiak, MD2:45 pm Locked & Hybrid Plate Fixation 3:00 pm MIO, MIS, Minimally Invasive Fixation 3:15 pm Panel Discussion/Q & A: Failure of Fixation, Why?4:00 pm Travel to Labs 4:05 pm HANDS-ON SKILL LABS: A) Tension Band Fixation B) Interfragmentary Screw Fixation and Compression Plating 5:30 pm Adjourn for the Day6:00 – Residents Welcome Reception9:00 pm Attendance at an OTA Event authorizes the OTA to capture your image or likeness in photographic, digital video, or other electronic format, and authorizes the OTA to use said image or likeness in marketing materials to promote OTA, including print, electronic and on the internet. OTA warrants that its use of the image or likeness will not be in a negative manner. OTA has no control over the use of the image or likeness by third parties and therefore makes no express or implied warranties on any use by third parties.
  5. 5. Thursday, October 4, 20127:00 am Registration and Continental BreakfastTIBIA/ANKLE TOPICS Committee Leader: Charles N. Moon, MD Moderator: Michael S. Sirkin, MD 7:30 am Patellar Fractures & Extensor Mechanism Disruption Samir Mehta, MD Invited Faculty:7:45 am Reducing & Stabilizing Open Tibial Eric Meinberg, MD Shaft Fractures: Nail, Ex-Fix, Plate? William G. DeLong, Jr., MD Samir Mehta, MD8:00 am Closed Tibia Shaft Fractures – Tips and Tricks Michael S. Sirkin, MD Eric Meinberg, MD8:15 am Metaphyseal Tibia Fractures – Milan K. Sen, MD Amir M. Matityahu, MD Treatment Options and Tips Gilbert R. Ortega, MD8:30 am Ankle Fractures: Type A & B & C Milan K.Taitsman, MD Lisa A. Sen, MD8:45 am Panel Discussion Tibia/Ankle Faculty Philip F. Stahel, MD9:10 am Break/Travel to Labs Lisa A. Taitsman, MD 9:25 am HANDS-ON SKILL LABS: ������������������������������������������������� Spanning Ex-Fix Strategies/ORIF Plateau: Options Section 1: Spanning Ex-Fix Strategies ORIF Section 2: Spanning Ex-Fix Strategies ORIF Moderator: David R. Polonet, MD 10:40 am Tibial Plateau Fractures – Treatment Options Brent L. Norris, MD Invited Faculty:11:00 am Tibial Pilon Fractures – Treatment Options Kenneth Wilkens, MD Steven J. Morgan, MD11:20 am Soft Tissue Coverage Options Lower Extremity Steven J. Morgan, MD Free Flap vs. Rotational Flap Brent L. Norris, MD Kenneth Wilkens, MD11:30 am Amputations of the Lower Extremity: Robert D. Zura, MD Robert D. Zura, MD When, Where, How?11:40 am Panel Discussion: Case Controversies 12:15 pm LuncheonFOOT/PROBLEMS IN FRACTURE CARE Committee Leader: Frank A. Liporace, MD Moderator: Raymond D. Wright, Jr., MDFractures and Injuries of the Foot 1:00 pm Fractures of the Talus Thomas F. Higgins, MD Invited Faculty:1:15 pm Fractures & Dislocations of the Midfoot & Hindfoot Robert N. Reddix, Jr., MD1:30 pm Fractures of the Calcaneus Thomas F. Higgins, MD Frank A. Liporace, MD Frank A. Liporace, MD1:45 pm Soft Tissue Coverage & Amputation Robert N. Reddix, Jr., MD in the Traumatized Foot Timothy G. Weber, MD Timothy G. Weber, MD2:00 pm Discussion & CASE PRESENTATIONS Foot Problem Faculty2:20 pm BreakProblems in Fracture Care Moderator: S. Andrew Sems, MD 2:35 pm Tibial Nonunion Mark A. Lee, MD Invited Faculty:2:50 pm Infection Gilbert R. Ortega, MD Animesh Agarwal, MD3:05 pm Special Considerations for Fracture Care Matt L. Graves, MD in the Obese Patient George V. Russell, Jr., MD Pierre Guy, MD, MBA3:20 pm Fractures in Osteopenic Bone Mark A. Lee, MD MD Animesh Agarwal,3:35 pm Thromboembolism Matt L. Graves, MD Gilbert R. Ortega, MD3:50 pm Discussion & CASE PRESENTATIONS George V.Problem Faculty Fracture Russell, Jr., MD4:30 pm Travel to Labs Timothy G. Weber, MD 4:35 pm HANDS-ON SKILL LABS: Calcaneus Fractures Section 1 Section 2 5:45 pm Adjourn for the Day6:30 – Welcome Reception – Residents Welcome8:30 pm Join the OTA for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at Windows on Minnesota. Windows is located on the 50th floor of the Marquette hotel, a short walk from the Convention Center.
  6. 6. Friday, October 5, 20127:00 am Registration and Continental BreakfastUPPER EXTREMITY Committee Leader: Kenneth A. Egol, MD Moderator: Kenneth A. Egol, MD 7:30 am Early Morning Session Lecture/Review David C. Ring, MD Invited Faculty: Case-based Discussion Panel John T. Capo, MD Cory A. Collinge, MD Roy Davidovitch, MD7:40 am Shoulder Girdle: Diaphyseal Clavical, Lateral Michael J. Gardner, MD Clavical, AC Joint, Scapula, Glenoid, SC Joint William Min, MD8:15 am Humerus: Proximal, Shaft, Distal John D. Wyrick, MD8:50 am Proximal Radius and Ulna 9:25 am Break 9:35 am HANDS-ON SKILL LABS: A) orearm Fracture Lab F B) Distal Radius Lab 10:50 am Late Morning Session Lecture/Review Case-based Discussion Panel11:00 am Forearm 11:30 am Wrist12:00 pm Lunch – Box lunches will be available. All resident course participants are invited to view the OTA Exhibit Hall.SPINE TOPICS Committee Leader: Richard J. Bransford, MD Moderator: Richard J. Bransford, MD 1:15 pm Physical Exam and Radiographic Evaluation Daniel T. Altman, MD Invited Faculty: of the Spine in Trauma Daniel T. Altman, MD1:30 pm Pathophysiology of Spinal Cord Injury Rudolph Reindl, MD John C. France, MD and Management Timothy A. Moore, MD1:40 pm Upper Cervical Fractures – Occiput to C2 John C. France, MD MD Robert A. Morgan, Classification and Treatment Alpesh Patel, MD1:55 pm Rudolph Reindl, MD Classification and Spine Injuries in the Subaxial Timothy A. Moore, MD Spine and Thoracolumbar Spine 2:05 pm Subaxial Spine Fracture Treatment 2:25 pm Thoracolumbar Spine Fracture Treatment 2:45 pm Break2:55 pm Questions and CASE DISCUSSIONS/Presentations3:35 pm Travel to Cervical Spine Case Discussions and Lab 3:40 pm CASE DISCUSSIONS and HANDS-ON SKILL LAB: A) Cervical Case Discussions (Lateral Mass Screws, C1-2 Transarticular Screws, C1 Lateral Mass Screws) (Break: 4:35 - 4:50 pm) B) Thoracolumbar Lab (Pedicle Screw Placement & Indirect Reduction of Burst Fracture)5:45 pm Adjourn for the Day
  7. 7. Saturday, October 6, 20127:00 am Registration and Continental BreakfastPELVIS/ACETABULUM/FEMUR Committee Leader: Nirmal C. Tejwani, MD Moderator: Nirmal C. Tejwani, MD 7:30 am Pelvic Ring Fractures: Emergent Management Steven J. Morgan, MD Invited Faculty:7:45 am Pelvic Ring Fractures: Definitive Management Edward A. Perez, MD James C. Krieg, MD 8:00 am Acetabular Fractures: Radiology & Classification H. Claude Sagi, MD Steven J. Morgan, MD8:15 am Acetabular Fractures: Choice of Approach & Rafael Neiman, MDJr., MD George V. Russell, Techniques of Reduction Edward A. Perez, MD8:30 am Discussion & Questions David A. Podeszwa, MD Pelvis Faculty8:45 am Break George V. Russell, Jr., MD H. Claude Sagi, MD9:00 am Pediatric Femoral Fracture Management David A. Podeszwa, MD Andrew H. Schmidt, MD 9:15 am Peritrochanteric Fracture Management: Daniel N. Segina, MD Plate vs. Nail Brian D. Solberg, MD Brian D. Solberg, MD9:30 am Femoral Shaft Fractures 9:45 am Femoral Neck Fractures 10:00 am Fractures of the Distal Femur: Treatment Options10:15 am Discussion & Questions 10:30 am Travel to Labs 10:35 am HANDS-ON SKILL LABS: A) Proximal Femoral Nailing B) Locking Distal Femur 12:05 pm Adjourn Visit the OTA Booth to pick up complimentary AAOS/OTA co-branded public service announcements for your community. Spoonbridge and Cherry, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen Convention Center Images courtesy of Meet Minneapolis.
  8. 8. Orthopaedic Trauma Association’s 2012 Comprehensive Fracture Course for Residents REGISTRATION FORM des bus, Co Par urse clu la fe e in se syl tici l pan imite r tion , cou and ts c d to tra hes bs, firs hose 125 gis c n. *Re s, lun -on la ceptio t-s n re a st ands e Re Reg erve on a siden akf 13 h lcom Please type or print iste d ba first ts.bre e rE s -co AW arl is. me OT y! , Register on-site after September 10, 2012 Name Address City State Zip Phone ( ) Fax ( ) E-mail: Registration Fees: If received on or before September 10, 2012 $725.00 U.S.) $ ( On-site Registration after September 10, 2012 $775.00 U.S.) $ ( Thursday Night Reception ❑ I will attend $ 0.00 U.S.) no charge for resident ( Additional Guest(s) at the Thursday Night Reception qty: $ 65.00 U.S.) $ ( Guest Names(s): Amount Enclosed $ Payment: ❑ Cash ❑ Check ❑ Visa ❑ Mastercard ❑ AMEX Cardholders Name: Card Number: Exp. Date: Signature: Credit card registrations may be faxed to 847-823-0536. • I am a ❑ PGY 1 ❑ PGY 2 ❑ PGY 3 ❑ PGY 4 Resident ❑ Other: • ❑ Check here if ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) accommodations are desired Please specify: Allow two weeks for registration confirmation. Questions: (847) 698-1631 Return completed registration form and check in U.S. funds (postmarked by September 10) to: OTA 6664 Eagle Way Chicago, IL 60678-1066 USA Credit card registrations may be faxed to: (847) 823-0536
  9. 9. Resident Membership The OTA membership includes an extremely talented and energetic group of surgeons. Residents are invited to apply for membership under the newly created category of “candidate.” Candidate membership dues are $50. To receive a copy of the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma with your membership, add $197. Visit the OTA website at www.ota.org for more details and the complete membership application. (Note: annual application deadlines are May 1st and November 1st). Comments from Past OTA Course Participants “Excellent course, especially the interactive case discussions and the faculty.” “Fantastic course from top to bottom!” “Excellent format – good speakers, overall, very helpful course for my education. Thanks!” “All lectures were excellent. Labs were interesting and well planned.” “Overall excellent course and opportunity for residents to learn and get exposure to orthopaedic trauma.” OTA Membership Application DeadlinesOTA Calendar of Upcoming Events November 1, 2012 and May 1, 2013 OTA Resident Research Grant Application The OTA resident research grant application is available on the OTA website. November 30, 2012 deadline for June 1, 2013 Award. Residents Advanced Trauma Techniques Course (PGY 4-5) February 22 - 23, 2013 TBA OTA Specialty Day March 23, 2013 Chicago, Illinois OTA Spring Comprehensive Fracture Course for Residents 2.0 April 10 - 13, 2013 Lombard, Illinois OTA Fellows Course (Registration limited to current trauma fellows.) April 18 - 21, 2013 Boston, Massachusetts 13th Annual AAOS/OTA Orthopaedic Trauma Update Course April 25 - 27, 2013 LaJolla, California For Details of All OTA Events: Phone: (847) 698-1631 Fax: (847) 823-0536 OTA website: http://www.ota.org
  10. 10. Rosemont, IL 60018-4226 USA 6300 N. River Road, Suite 727General Information Accommodations mention code 549KD or call CorpTrav Management GroupCourse is limited to 125 residents, The OTA has secured discounted at 1-800-211-8016. so early pre-registration is room rates at the Hilton Gardenstrongly recommended. Inn-Minneapolis Downtown, and Service Fees: $32 USD domestic the Holiday Inn-Express Hotel & • Booking with a professional Suites Downtown Minneapolis. travel agent (via phone or Registration email)Registration fee is $725 (US) Hotel Reservations should be • 24/7/365 travel assistance before September 10, 2012. made no later than September 10. with a live travel agentOn-site registration fee is $775 • $200,000 USD in flight(US) after September 10, 2012. Rates: insurance Single/DoubleRegister: Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Online: www.ota.org Downtown:  $169 + tax Ground Transportation Mail: Complete enclosed Holiday Inn Express Hotel & To/From Airport: registration form and send Suites Downtown Minneapolis:  Minneapolis-St. Paul Int’l (MSP) with payment to: OTA $159.95 + tax The airport is approximately 13 6664 Eagle Way Use the link below along with the miles from the downtown business Chicago, IL 60678-1066 USA conference code to book your district with a travel time of Fax: Complete enclosed hotel reservation or follow the about 20 minutes. registration form along with hotel reservation link on the OTA Ground Transportation: credit card information and website, http://www.ota.org, for Shuttle service is available fax to: 847-823-0536. easy, online booking. through SuperShuttle. A shared Resident Housing Link and ride is $16 total for one way andCourse Location Access Code: https://resweb. $28 round trip including fuel passkey.com/go/OTARESIDENT surcharge. A professionally-Minneapolis is a blend of natural Access Code:  OTARESIDENT12 staffed SuperShuttle desk isbeauty and urban sophistication located on the right side of thewith 200 miles of walking, biking, The OTA Annual Meeting will ground transportation center ofand ski trails within city limits take place at the Minneapolis the Minneapolis-St. Pauland just steps from world class Convention Center. International Airport.museums, restaurants, shopping, If you have any questions about Taxi service is available. Aand art venues. The city features your hotel reservations, you can special rate is available throughmore than 180 parks and 22 reach Conference Direct at: 877- AirportTaxi. The flat rate of lakes. The downtown area, which 632-8165. Monday - Friday, 8:30 $34.25 is available from theoverlooks the Mississippi River, am - 5:30 pm EST or via email: airport to downtown, and theboasts an 8-mile climate con- OTA@conferencedirect.com return rate is $30 You must calltrolled skyway system which links80 blocks of hotels, restaurants, Hotel rooms sell out (763) 592-6475 once you havetheatres, entertainment, and your luggage to take advantage quickly - dont delay!shopping malls. Fall is a beautiful of this offer.time to visit Minneapolis asvisitors can enjoy impressive Air Transportation Light Rail:autumn colors and enjoy a vari- Special meeting discounts available Getting around Minneapolis is aety of outdoor activities packing through United Airlines can be breeze. VISIT METRO TRANSIT’Sonly a light jacket. Temperature obtained by calling 1-800-521-4041, WEBSITE: http://www.metrotran-range for October is 40° - 59°. sit.org/rail/index.asp for details.

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