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  1. 1. Radiological Society of North America November 25 –30 RSNA2012.RSNA.org98th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting McCormick Place, ChicagoRegistration andHousingMember Registration is Open!Register and book your hotel room at
  2. 2. This is your meeting. O FREE advance registration for RSNA/AAPM members. O Unparalleled continuing education opportunities. O Technical exhibition showcasing nearly 700 exhibitors. O Networking with professionals from more than 125 countries. O Magnificent Chicago entertainment, dining and shopping experiences.Register Today! Contents Guide to Educational Offerings 2 Technical Exhibits 5Register for RSNA 2012 and book your hotel room Registration Information 6today at Hotel Reservations 7 Hotel Rates 8Register by November 2 to receive the discounted registration fee and full conference materials mailed Hotel Locations 9to you in advance. International visitors must register by October 19 to receive these materials inadvance. Registrations processed after November 2 will be processed at the increased fee and International Visitors 10conference materials must be picked up at the McCormick Place Convention Center. Registration Categories Rates 11The Course Enrollment brochure will be mailed prior to the July 11 opening of Registration and Housing Form 12course enrollment. A searchable version will also be available online at BECOME Airline Discounts 13 A R Join by Septe mbeRSNA Members Attend the World’s Premier attend RSNA r 1 and 2012 forMedical Meeting for FREE FREE Take a Moment to SupportYour RSNA membership entitles you to FREE advance registration forRSNA 2012— a $750 value!—as well as early hotel reservations and free SAMs. Join the Radiology’s FutureRSNA community and attend the most important medical meeting in the world—for free. The RSNA Research Apply or renew at Education Foundation needs you. Please take aFREE registration for members moment to help protect—just another reason it’s better when you belong. vital grant funding for young researchers and educators.stay connected Please donate at YOUR FOUNDATION. YOUR FUTURE. This live activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.RSNA 2012 Registration and Housing
  3. 3. Join Us at RSNA 2012This November, the finest in science, education, and technology will converge onChicago, and we want you to be here to experience it. Our theme is Patients First,and there’s no better place than RSNA 2012 to see the latest discoveries andtechniques to deliver the very best care to our patients.We are continually adding and The RSNA 2012 program features important datesimproving on new technologies to thousands of educational and scientific May 9make your meeting experience better offerings and the most spectacular Member registration and housing openthan ever. For your mobile device, technical exhibition in the industry. The June 6you’ll find an ever-expanding presentations and exhibits undergo a Non-member registration and housing opencollection of apps and mobile- rigorous selection process to help youoptimized sites at optimize your clinical skills and stay on July 11 Course and tour enrollment opens the cutting edge.The exciting Diagnosis LIVE! sessions October 19let you participate with your mobile Take advantage of RSNA’s vibrant Deadline for international full-conferencedevice and test your knowledge with community of professionals. While badge mailingthat of your colleagues. And the RSNA you’re here to witness the latest November 2Meeting Program itself is growing research and education, don’t forget to Deadline for housing, discounted registrationmore sophisticated each year, with start conversations with your and domestic full-conference badge mailingquick reference codes that you can colleagues. It’s because of the work you November 25 – 30scan with your mobile device and go do each day that our specialty continues 98th RSNA Scientific Assembly anddirectly to the course abstracts. The to drive positive change for our patients. Annual Meetingonline program lets you build your schedule andorganize courses for your area of expertise. I look forward to seeing you this November in Chicago.Again this year, the assembly will take on a newdimension with the Virtual Meeting, with more George S. Bisset III, M.D.interactive features and more opportunities to 2012 RSNA Presidentexplore and earn continuing education credit. It’s avaluable complement to the physical meeting atMcCormick Place. I encourage you to stay tuned andexplore the Virtual World when it goes live.The accomplishments of our specialty reach acrossthe globe. This year, we’re delighted to feature BrazilPresents, highlighting techniques and discoveriesfrom that region.Future RSNA Annual Meeting Dates2013December 1 – December 6Chicago2014November 30 – December 5Chicago2015November 29 – December RSNA 2012 Registration and Housing 1
  4. 4. Guide to Educational OfferingsAt RSNA 2012, radiologists, radiation oncologists, and medical imagingprofessionals from around the world will convene and discuss the latest inradiologic innovations. The many refresher courses, scientific sessions, plenarysessions, and education exhibits are available for continuing medical education.Learning Objectives Courses and SessionsThe general learning objectives of the RSNA Scientific Assembly andAnnual Meeting are to enable attendees to: Refresher Courses• Access the results of new research and assess their potential applica- Refresher courses are designed to cover both traditional and tions to clinical practice. cutting-edge topics in a subspecialty area. RSNA offers more than• Improve basic knowledge and skills relevant to clinical practice. 300 peer-reviewed refresher courses to enhance your knowledge.• Practice new techniques. Informatics Courses• Assess the potential of technological innovations and advances to Throughout the week, RSNA offers more than 30 courses demon- enhance clinical practice and problem solving. strating electronic workplace tools—informatics solutions—to help• Apply principles of critical thinking to ideas from experts and peers in attendees achieve state-of-the-art performance in research, the radiologic sciences. education, and clinical care. Topics range from the latest advances in RSNA-sponsored projects, such as myRSNA®, IHE®, RadLex®,Continuing Education Credits Available Reporting, and MIRC®, to IT requirements for improving qualityThe Radiological Society of North America (RSNA®) is accredited by and safety.the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) toprovide continuing medical education for physicians. Multisession Courses Multisession courses are scheduled in time blocks, ranging fromThe RSNA designates this live activity for a maximum of 93.75 AMA several hours to several days, to allow intensive study of variousPRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commen- topics.surate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Essentials of RadiologyThe Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education A 2½-day series of 10 refresher courses designed especially forPrograms (CAMPEP) has approved the direct transfer of AMA PRA generalists and trainees. 2012 topics are breast imaging, cardiacCategory 1 Credit™ to MPCEC on a credit-for-credit basis for imaging, gastrointestinal imaging, genitourinary imaging, chestmedical physicists. imaging, musculoskeletal imaging, pediatric imaging, ultra­ ound, s neuroimaging, and nuclear medicine.RSNA is an ARRT®-approved Recognized Continuing EducationEvaluation Mechanism Plus (RCEEM+) and will provide CategoryA+/A continuing education credits for technologists and radiologistassistants. The language of the RSNA Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting is English. • razil Presents B • ock Jury Trial MFeatured at RSNA 2012 • ontouring Courses C • Patients First” 5k Fun Run “ • iagnosis LIVE! The Audience D ™ • ediatric and Nuclear Medicine/ P Participation Game Molecular Imaging Campuses • state Planning E • esident/Fellow Symposium R • ospital Administrators Symposium H • irtual Meeting V2 RSNA 2012 Registration and Housing
  5. 5. Guide to Educational Offerings (continued)Case-Based ReviewDaylong, case-based courses in neuroradiology, pediatric radiology,nuclear medicine PET/CT, MR and Cardiac CT. ½ day programs inbreast and ultrasound. The BOOST program will include a 90-minutecase-based review in radiation oncology Monday, Tuesday andThursday afternoon. An audience-response system assists withself-assessment.Resident/Fellow SymposiumA program designed to provide useful information to residents andfellows as they begin their career paths. Topics will include employmentoptions, the process of looking for a job and legal aspects of radiology.This program will be offered Wednesday afternoon.RSNA/ESR Oncology Symposium: Essentials inOncologic ImagingA joint session with the European Society of Radiology held on Enrollment opens July 11 at This daylong series is geared at reviewing the principles ofoncologic imaging and value-added reporting.Series Courses ASRT@RSNA 2012Each course in a series combines education and research on related RSNA and the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)topics to offer a comprehensive view of a topic. Participants can expect are offering a 1½-day educational program designed for radiologic“take home” knowledge to apply immediately to their practice. technologists. The program begins on Wednesday afternoon and runs all day on Thursday.Bolstering Oncoradiologic and Oncoradiotherapeutic Skillsfor Tomorrow (BOOST) Program Radiologist Assistants SymposiumLeaders in radiation oncology, diagnostic radiology, biology, and physics Four interactive refresher courses on Sunday designed to meet theprovide 3 days of concentrated courses. Each day focuses on particular educational needs of the radiologist assistant (RA) as defined bydiseases and includes a refresher course on anatomy, natural history, ARRT®.and contouring; scientific papers; and case-based reviews. New in2012: special contouring programming on Tuesday/Thursday afternoon. Career Renewal for Radiologists Workshop• Monday: lung and gastrointestinal A 4-hour workshop on Saturday designed to help physicians combat burnout, facilitate career transitions, and restore the joy of practicing• Tuesday: breast and genitourinary medicine. The workshop will include a workbook.• Thursday: head and neck CIR Spanish ProgramPrinciples and Practice of Transitional Molecular Imaging Featuring the latest science and education from the CongresoDaylong series of sessions Wednesday on molecular imaging for the Interamericano de Radiología, this session on Saturday offers a seriespracticing radiologist. of presentations for the Spanish-speaking radiologic professional. English translation will also be available at this session.Quality Improvement SymposiumDaylong series of three sessions on Tuesday focusing on quality Hospital Administrators Symposiumimprovement in radiology practices. Designed for hospital administrators, this session will address topicsAssociated Sciences including compliance and coding, radiology reimbursements and anticipated technology advances. This program will be offeredTen refresher courses over 2½ days. Courses begin Monday morning Wednesday afternoon.with “Are You Ready: The Business Case for Cultural Competence.” Diagnosis Live!™: The Audience Participation GameEstate Planning for the Changing Tax Environment This exciting expert-moderated session features a series of interactiveMonday afternoon is a new program that will focus on the fundamen- case studies to challenge radiologists’ diagnostic skills. Submit andtals of conventional estate planning for any financial situation including discuss your responses with your colleagues in a fast-paced gameplanning strategies for retirement needs, Roth conversions, and format.charitable RSNA 2012 Registration and Housing 3
  6. 6. Guide to Educational Offerings (continued)Scientific Sessions Plenary Sessions• More than 200 sessions with more than 1,500 formal scientific Open to all registrants and scheduled throughout the week, these oral presentations sessions are highlights of the RSNA annual meeting. Keynote• 16 subspecialties represented addresses, annual orations, interpretation sessions, and special symposia are offered in the plenary session format.Education Exhibits and Informal Included this year are programs that address radiology-related topicsScientific Presentations that are late-breaking (Hot Topics), particularly controversial (Contro-• More than 1,800 education exhibits and over 1,000 informal scientific versies), or programs the RSNA Board deemed of particular impor- presentations covering 16 subspecialties tance (Special Interest). High levels of audience interest and opinion• Poster displays and fully interactive computer-assisted demonstrations are expected, and audience viewpoints and questions are encouraged.• Exhibits and tutorials presenting informatics in radiology Don’t miss these dynamic, thought-provoking sessions.• Hands-on workshops and computer-assisted self-instruction NIH Grantsmanship Workshop This workshop covers grantwriting techniques, from concept develop-Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE®) ment to submission and the NIH review process. Speakers will address• Demonstrations by care sites and commercial vendors of IHE basic applications, K awards and the NIH grant application and review methods for sharing image-enabled electronic health records and processes. The workshop includes a mock study section. radiation dose information• Patient-focused model for sharing medical images via personal health study section reviewers workshop record (PHR) systems This workshop, offered in collaboration with the Academy for Radiology• Educational sessions and exhibits on using IHE to achieve efficiency Research, is designed to train radiologists and imaging scientists on and reduce errors how to serve as an NIH expert peer reviewer on grant study sections.• Real-world case studies The workshop includes a mock study section.Quantitative Imaging Reading Room Self-assessment Modules (SAMs)The Quantitative Imaging Reading Room will showcase products that RSNA offers SAMs that are “qualified by the American Board ofintegrate quantitative analysis into the image interpretation process. Radiology (ABR) in meeting the criteria of self-assessment toward theAttendees will be able to learn about these applications through exhibits purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certifica-featuring informational posters, computer-based demonstrations, and tion Program.” In addition, all RSNA SAMs are approved for AMA PRA“Meet the Experts” presentations scheduled throughout the week. The Category 1 Credit™.purpose of the exhibits will be educational in nature and will not bedesigned for product promotion. mock jury trial Attend this all-day trial on Sunday to witness firsthand the process by which a medical malpractice trial is conducted. Watch how a judge officiates over a malpractice trial. Observe the techniques used by theDon’t miss Hot Topics, Controversies plaintiff’s attorneys and defense attorneys to present their respective client’s case in the most favorableand Special Interest sessions! light possible.4 RSNA 2012 Registration and Housing
  7. 7. Technical ExhibitsHere’s the place to get face time with the industry’sbiggest innovators.From industry giants to groundbreaking first-time exhibitors, nearly If you’re looking to purchase new equipment for your facility or stay700 companies come from across the globe to meet and network with on top of industry trends, the RSNA Technical Exhibition offers youyou and show you the cutting-edge technology they can offer your endless opportunities to evaluate and compare different products andpractice or institution. services all under one roof.The RSNA Technical Exhibition features products of all kinds in everyspecialty—including CT, interventional imaging, MR, information andmanagement systems, women’s health, ultrasound and radiography andangiography systems. See the latest technology unfold at the world’s largest and most spectacular exhibition of radiology-related products and services. technical exhibit hours Sunday, November 25 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday, November 26 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Tuesday, November 27 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Wednesday, November 28 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Thursday, November 29 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Featured at the Technical Exhibition Publishers Row: Vendor Computer IHE® Image Sharing Demon- Bistro RSNA: Purchase your Browse educational Workshops: Get stration: See how software and Bistro tickets while you register titles in all areas of hands-on tutorials of systems can communicate seam- online. Bistro RSNA offers a medical imaging. vendor software lessly across locations to eliminate great lunch for an all-inclusive systems. Enrollment CDs and create a better patient price in each of the exhibit halls. opens July 11. RSNA 2012 Registration and Housing 5
  8. 8. Registration Information Questions?Register online at If you need aid or servicesTelephone Fax Mail at RSNA 2012 as identified(Mon – Fri, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm CT) (Available 24 hours) Experient/RSNA 2012 under the Americans with OR OR1-800-650-7018 1-888-772-1888 PO Box 4088 Disabilities Act, call RSNA at1-847-996-5876 1-301-694-5124 Frederick, MD 21705 USA 1-630-571-7862 by October 19.Badges and Tickets Course Enrollment BrochureBadges and course tickets will be mailed starting in late October/early Register by June 15 and have the option to receive the printed courseNovember to all full conference international registrants enrolled by enrollment brochure by priority mail in early July. The brochure will alsoOctober 19 and domestic full conference registrants enrolled by be available online beginning July 11.November 2. After these dates, badges must be printed at theMcCormick Place Convention Center. Onsite Registration Registrations processed after November 2 will reflect a $100 increaseSpouse/Family Member BADGE: new for 2012 over advance registration rates for most categories. See page 11 for fullFull conference professional registrants are entitled to one complimen- details.tary spouse/family member badge; each additional badge is $50. Thisbadge is intended for use by a spouse or family member (over the ageof 16) accompanying a full conference professional registrant to the RSNA Tour Event enrollment begins July 11meeting. It allows access to technical exhibit halls, Lakeside LearningCenter, and classrooms, space permitting, after all professionalregistrants have been seated. CME credit is not tracked or awarded.A co-worker or industry associate is not eligible for this badge andmust register as a professional and pay the applicable registration fee.To uphold the professional and educational standards of the RSNAannual meeting, children under 16 years of age are not permitted in theexhibit halls or sessions or issued a badge.Registration Changes and Cancellations• Name changes are not allowed—new registration and payment is required. Chicago Tours Events Shine During RSNA 2012• All registration cancellations must be made in writing to Chicago offers an exciting array of sights, sounds and scenes you can’t afford to miss. RSNA will once again offer a series of exciting tours and events during the week. Here’s a by November 2. sneak peek at just some of the attractions coming to Chicago during RSNA 2012:• A $50 administrative charge applies per canceled registration. • Les Miserables at the Cadillac Palace Theater• Refund requests received after November 2 will not be accepted. • Don Pasquale at the Lyric Opera• A new e-mail confirmation is sent each time a change is made to • Disney’s Fantasia at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra your registration and housing record. Please check your “spam” or • Vienna Boys Choir at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra detained email folder. In addition, the lineup will offer multiple city tours, shopping excursions, culinary experiences, and museum exhibits.Technical Exhibits Only New! “Patients First” 5k Fun Run• A technical exhibits only badge is available for 1 or 2 day(s) admission to the technical exhibit halls. Admission to sessions and/or CME credit Enjoy a 5k event with your colleagues along Chicago’s beautiful Lake Michigan shore and help fuel critical research to enable the best care for our patients. During online registration is not offered for this category. or onsite at McCormick Place, you can sign up as a runner or walker for the “Patients First”• Attendance for more than 2 days requires a full conference registra- 5k Fun Run. tion. See page 11 for categories and rates. The signup donation is $30, will benefit the RSNA• A name badge will not be mailed in advance and requires pick-up RE Foundation, and is fully tax deductible. You’ll also receive a commemor­ative T-shirt. on the day of exhibit attendance at the McCormick Place Convention Center. Event Date: Tuesday, November 27, 6:30 a.m.• A complimentary spouse/family badge is not available with this Avery Field, South Grant Park, Chicago registration category.6 RSNA 2012 Registration and Housing
  9. 9. Hotel ReservationsHotel rooms are available only to registered individuals. Chicago offersa magnificent variety of accommodations and rates to satisfy everytraveler. For RSNA 2012, we’ve secured more than 100,000 roomnights at 80 downtown hotels offering the lowest rates in the city.Review the hotel rates listed on pages 8–9, then follow the registrationform instructions on page 12, or register online at of reserving your room through the RSNA housing system:• Support RSNA’s efforts to negotiate the best available hotel room rates Housing Deadline: November 2• Exclusive access to free shuttle transportation to/from McCormick Place to/near contracted hotels Room Cancellations• Free Metra train service between McCormick Place and the Randolph Written requests for room cancellations and full deposit refunds must Street stop with a special convention schedule reach Experient by November 2.• Convenient registration and housing link through Reservations canceled after November 2 and/or up to 7 days prior toHotel Deposits date of arrival will incur a $50 cancellation fee charged by the hotel.A $300 deposit is required to confirm your hotel reservation. Reserva- Cancellations received less than 7 days prior to date of arrival willtions may be secured with a major credit card at the time of booking. result in forfeiture of the full $300 deposit retained by the hotel.The credit card must be valid through December 2012 and will becharged by the hotel approximately two weeks before the annual When canceling your room reservation directly with the hotel:meeting. Registrants can also send a check, money order or wiretransfer (payable to RSNA) for the hotel deposit. (Guests are respon- • Note the date and time of your callsible for all wire transfer fees.) • Document the name of the person with whom you spoke • Obtain a cancellation numberReservation ChangesPrior to November 2 SPECIAL NOTESMake changes online at or contact Experient at The hotel information provided on the following page is based on Name changes and/or swapping of room occupancy. Type of bed (single, double, twin) may be requested butreservations is not allowed. cannot be confirmed until check-in. Suites are available upon request. Contact Experient at 1-800-650-7018 or 1-847-996-5876 for triple andNovember 5–12 quad rate information. If you plan to arrive after 6:00 pm, contact theReservations and deposits will be transferred from Experient to the hotel for a late and therefore cannot be altered during this period. • Attendees may not request housing through technical exhibitors.After November 12 • Rates do not include a 16.4% Chicago hotel tax (subject to change). A service fee has been included in your room rate to defray the cost ofContact the hotel directly for date changes and room cancellations. registration and to provide complimentary shuttle service to and fromRoom availability and rates are at the hotel’s discretion. McCormick Place.Changes made after November 2 and/or up to 7 days prior to date ofarrival that result in a reduction of total room nights will incur a $50 fee Hostelling International — Chicagocharged by the hotel. The Chicago hostel offers lodging in dormitory-style rooms with separate accommodations for men and women.Changes in arrival and departure dates made less than 1 week prior toarrival that result in a reduction of nights stayed may be considered as Rooms range in size from 6–12 beds. Bathrooms and shower facilitiesa cancellation by the hotel and may result in forfeiture of partial or all are plentiful, with many available in the dorm rooms as well as downdeposits paid. the hall. Individual lockers are provided in each room, and luggage storage is also available. Please bring your own lock for the lockers orEarly departure results in the hotel retaining the fee for a 1-night stay purchase a lock at the front desk. All guests receive bed linens, towel,plus tax or the last night’s room deposit of $150, whichever is less. and pillow. A 1-night deposit of $80 is required. Please adjust the deposit amount on the Advance Registration and Housing form.Failure to check in at the hotel on your scheduled arrival day will resultin forfeiture of your reservation and hotel deposit. The hotel will Private Bedroomaccommodate you on a space-available basis. Private bedrooms have a single bed lofted over a full bed, shared suite bathroom, lounge and kitchenette area (maximum 2 people per bedroom), sheets and towels RSNA 2012 Registration and Housing 7
  10. 10. Hotel Rates Hotel Name Single Double Hotel Name Single Double1 Acme Hotel Company Chicago $232 $262 42 Inn of Chicago $169 $179 (formerly Comfort Inn) 43 InterContinental Hotel Chicago $226 $2463 Allegro Chicago, A Kimpton Hotel $205 $205 Towers $277 $2974 Allerton Hotel $205 $205 44 The James Hotel $264 $2645 Amalfi Hotel Chicago $253 $293 45 JW Marriott $260 $2606 Avenue Crowne Plaza $202 $202 46 Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile $214 $214 Concierge $277 $2777 Best Western Grant Park Hotel $157 $157 2 MileNorth, A Chicago Hotel $252 $2528 Best Western River North Hotel $150 $150 (formerly Affinia Chicago Hotel)9 The Blackstone, A Renaissance Hotel $260 $260 47 Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel $209 $20910 Burnham Chicago, A Kimpton Hotel $232 $232 48 Monaco Chicago, A Kimpton Hotel $232 $23211 Congress Plaza Hotel $163 $163 49 Omni Chicago Hotel $274 $29412 Conrad Chicago Hotel $283 $283 50 Palmer House Hilton Hotel $214 $23413 Courtyard Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile $197 $197 Towers $258 $27814 Courtyard Chicago Downtown River North $204 $204 51 Palomar Chicago, A Kimpton Hotel $242 $24215 Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro $189 $189 52 Park Hyatt Hotel $391 $40616 Dana Hotel $247 $247 53 Peninsula Hotel $408 $43017 Doubletree Hotel Chicago Magnificent Mile $218 $238 54 Public Chicago $210 $21018 Drake Hotel $261 $281 56 Raffaello Hotel $245 $245 Deluxe $316 $336 57 Renaissance Chicago Hotel $253 $25319 Embassy Suites Hotel $256 $296 58 Residence Inn By Marriott Magnificent Mile $211 $21120 Embassy Suites Lakefront $253 $273 59 Residence Inn Chicago Downtown River North $227 $22721 Essex Inn $159 $169 60 Ritz-Carlton Chicago Hotel $399 $39922 Fairfield Inn Suites $188 $188 61 Sax Chicago, A Thompson Hotel $232 $23223 Fairmont Hotel Chicago $265 $285 62 Sheraton Chicago Hotel Towers $218 $21824 Four Points Hotel by Sheraton $202 $202 Towers $278 $27825 Four Seasons Hotel $399 $399 63 The Silversmith Hotel $204 $20426 Hampton Inn Suites $221 $221 64 Sofitel Chicago Water Tower Hotel $292 $31127 Hampton Majestic $215 $215 65 Springhill Suites Chicago Downtown River North $217 $21728 Hard Rock Hotel Chicago $249 $249 66 Sutton Place Hotel $219 $21929 Hilton Chicago $220 $240 67 Swissotel Chicago $234 $234 Executive $268 $288 68 Talbott Hotel $242 $24230 Hilton Garden Inn $205 $205 69 Tremont Hotel $172 $17231 Hilton Suites $261 $261 70 Trump International Hotel and Tower $407 $40732 Holiday Inn Suites $159 $159 71 Union League Club* $175 $17533 Holiday Inn Mart Plaza $190 $215 72 W Chicago City Center Hotel $233 $23334 Homewood Suites By Hilton $220 $220 73 W Lake Shore Drive Hotel $233 $23335 Hostelling International - Chicago $41 $41 74 Waldorf Astoria Chicago $399 $429 Semi Private $82 $82 (formerly Elysian Hotel Chicago)36 Hotel 71 $201 $221 75 Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel $248 $268 Superior $221 $241 76 Westin River North Chicago Hotel $253 $25337 Hotel Cass - A Holiday Inn Express $193 $193 Concierge $304 $30438 Hotel Felix $204 $204 77 Whitehall Hotel $208 $20839 Hotel Indigo $184 $205 78 theWit $264 $28580 Hyatt Chicago - Magnificent Mile $238 $258 79 Wyndham Blake Chicago $208 $208 (formerly Wyndham Chicago Hotel)40 Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel $214 $214 *Charges a 20% non-member surcharge in lieu of the 16.4% city tax. Regency Club $264 $26441 Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Hotel $242 $2528 RSNA 2012 Registration and Housing
  11. 11. Hotel Locations Chicago Downtown Hotels 1 Acme Hotel Company 31 Hilton Suites 57 Renaissance Chicago 18 Chicago 198 E. Delaware Pl. Hotel 47 58 25 75 31 (formerly Comfort Inn) 32 Holiday Inn Suites 1 W. Wacker Dr. 54 77 15 E. Ohio St. 506 W. Harrison St. 58 Residence Inn By Marriott 56 3 Allegro Chicago, 33 Holiday Inn Mart Plaza Magnificent Mile 69 39 A Kimpton Hotel 350 North Orleans 201 E. Walton St. 171 W. Randolph St. 59 Residence Inn Chicago 34 Homewood Suites 4 Allerton Hotel By Hilton Downtown River North 701 N. Michigan Ave. 40 E. Grand Ave. 410 N. Dearborn St. 66 5 Amalfi Hotel Chicago 35 Hostelling International 60 Ritz-Carlton Chicago Hotel 74 20 W. Kinzie St. - Chicago 160 E. Pearson St. 68 6 Avenue Crowne Plaza 24 E. Congress Pkwy. 61 Sax Chicago, 64 160 E. Huron St. 36 Hotel 71 A Thompson Hotel 60 7 Best Western Grant Park 71 E. Wacker Dr. 333 N. Dearborn St. 52 Hotel 37 Hotel Cass - A Holiday Inn 62 Sheraton Chicago Hotel 53 2 1100 S. Michigan Ave. Express Towers 49 4 6 8 Best Western River North 640 N. Wabash Ave. 301 E. North Water St. 38 16 Hotel 38 Hotel Felix 63 The Silversmith Hotel 37 24 13 80 22 73 125 W. Ohio St. 111 W. Huron St. 10 S. Wabash Ave. 19 44 1 42 17 9 The Blackstone, 39 Hotel Indigo 64 Sofitel Chicago Water 8 Tower Hotel 30 34 12 A Renaissance Hotel 1244 N. Dearborn Pkwy. 26 51 46 43 20 636 S. Michigan Ave. 20 E. Chestnut St. 59 65 14 80 Hyatt Chicago 5 10 Burnham Chicago, - Magnificent Mile 65 Springhill Suites Chicago 61 62 A Kimpton Hotel (formerly Wyndham Downtown River North 70 76 1 W. Washington Chicago Hotel 410 N. Dearborn St. 33 36 40 67 CTA Rail Lines 11 Congress Plaza Hotel 633 St. Clair St. 66 Sutton Place Hotel 57 48 28 23 RED Line 520 S. Michigan Ave. 40 Hyatt Regency Chicago 21 E. Bellevue Pl. 78 GREEN Line 12 Conrad Chicago Hotel Hotel 67 Swissotel Chicago BROWN Line 521 N. Rush St. 151 E. Wacker Dr. 323 E. Wacker Dr. 3 Busway PURPLE Line ORANGE Line 13 Courtyard Chicago 41 Hyatt Regency McCormick 68 Talbott Hotel YELLOW Line Downtown Magnificent Place Hotel 20 E. Delaware Pl. 10 BLUE Line Mile 2233 S. Martin Luther 69 Tremont Hotel PINK Line 15 27 63 165 E. Ontario St. King Dr. 100 E. Chestnut St. 50 14 Courtyard Chicago 42 Inn of Chicago 70 Trump International Hotel 72 45 Downtown River North 162 E. Ohio at Michigan and Tower 71 30 E. Hubbard at State St. Ave. 401 N. Wabash Ave. 15 Crowne Plaza Chicago 43 InterContinental Hotel 71 Union League Club Metro Chicago 65 W. Jackson Blvd. 733 W. Madison Ave. 505 N. Michigan Ave. 72 W Chicago City Center 35 16 Dana Hotel 44 The James Hotel Hotel 32 79 11 660 N. State St. 55 E. Ontario 172 W. Adams at LaSalle 17 Doubletree Hotel Chicago 45 JW Marriott 73 W Lake Shore Drive Hotel 9 Magnificent Mile 151 W. Adams St. 644 N. Lake Shore Dr. 29 300 E. Ohio St. 46 Marriott Downtown 74 Waldorf Astoria Chicago 21 18 Drake Hotel Magnificent Mile (formerly Elysian Hotel 140 E. Walton Pl. 540 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago) 19 Embassy Suites Hotel 2 MileNorth, A Chicago 11 E. Walton Pl. 7 600 N. State St. Hotel (formerly Affinia 75 Westin Michigan Avenue 20 Embassy Suites Lakefront Chicago Hotel) Hotel 511 N. Columbus Dr. 166 E. Superior St. 909 N. Michigan Ave. 21 Essex Inn 47 Millennium Knickerbocker 76 Westin River North 800 S. Michigan Ave. Hotel Chicago Hotel 163 E. Walton St. 320 N. Dearborn St. 22 Fairfield Inn Suites 216 E. Ontario St. 48 Monaco Chicago, 77 Whitehall Hotel A Kimpton Hotel 105 E. Delaware Pl. 23 Fairmont Hotel Chicago Busway 225 N. Wabash St. 200 N. Columbus Dr. 78 theWit 49 Omni Chicago Hotel 201 N. State St. 24 Four Points Hotel 676 N. Michigan Ave. by Sheraton 79 Wyndham Blake Chicago 630 N. Rush St. 50 Palmer House Hilton Hotel 500 S. Dearborn St. 17 E. Monroe St. 25 Four Seasons Hotel 120 E. Delaware Pl. 51 Palomar Chicago, A Kimpton Hotel 26 Hampton Inn Suites 505 N. State St. 33 W. Illinois St. 52 Park Hyatt Hotel 27 Hampton Majestic 800 N. Michigan Ave. 22 W. Monroe St. 53 Peninsula Hotel 28 Hard Rock Hotel Chicago 108 E. Superior St. 230 N. Michigan Ave. 41 54 Public Chicago 29 Hilton Chicago 1301 N. State Pkwy. 720 S. Michigan Ave. 56 Raffaello Hotel 30 Hilton Garden Inn 201 E. Delaware Pl. 10 E. Grand Ave. * All hotel locations are RSNA 2012 Registration and Housing 9
  12. 12. International VisitorsRSNA Welcomes International International Travel PackagesAttendees The official international travel provider at RSNA 2012, ESA Voyages, provides full service travelWe look forward to seeing you at RSNA packages for individuals traveling from outside North America. Prices below are in U.S. dollars and2012. As you plan your trip to the annual include hotel room, airport transfers in Chicago, baggage handling at the hotel, daily Americanmeeting, please visit for breakfast, local taxes and staff travel assistance.the latest information on international travel.International services and special signage 4 Nights Package 5 Nights Package 6 Nights Packagefeaturing pictorial images will be placed in Single Double Single Double Single Doublekey areas at McCormick Place to assist you Allerton Hotel $1510 $1760 $1780 $2055 $2095 $2410onsite. Although the annual meeting is Courtyard Chicago Downtownofficially in English, RSNA offers translation $1480 $1705 $1745 $1990 $2055 $2330 River Northservices in Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Double Tree $1575 $1925 $1855 $2260 $2190 $2650Italian, Japanese and Spanish. Drake $1865 $2260 $2205 $2660 $2605 $3130 Embassy Suites Lakefront $1640 $1850 $1930 $2170 $2280 $2545International Invitation Fairmont Hotel Chicago $1920 $2350 $2275 $2770 $2690 $3265Letter Fairmont Hotel Gold Level $2385 $2815 $2835 $3330 $3360 $3935RSNA offers an official letter of invitation for Hilton Chicago $1620 $2005 $1910 $2355 $2255 $2765RSNA 2012 attendees. The letter of Hyatt Regency Chicago $1585 $1860 $1870 $2175 $2205 $2550invitation, though not required for the visaapplication, can assist as a supporting InterContinental Hotel Chicago $1680 $2090 $1985 $2455 $2340 $2885document. Present this letter of invitation Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile $1585 $1860 $1870 $2175 $2205 $2550from RSNA to the Consular Officer during Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel $1535 $1780 $1810 $2085 $2130 $2440the visa interview. Palmer House Hilton Hotel $1585 $1970 $1870 $2315 $2205 $2715 Palomar Chicago, A Kimpton Hotel $1745 $2015 $2065 $2370 $2435 $2785Request a customized letter during online Renaissance Chicago Hotel $1810 $2080 $2140 $2445 $2525 $2875registration by visiting Sheraton Chicago Hotel Towers $1620 $1900 $1910 $2230 $2250 $2615All visa applicants are advised to apply for Sofitel Chicago Water Tower Hotel $2080 $2505 $2465 $2960 $2915 $3490their visas as soon as travel to the United Swissotel Chicago $1710 $1990 $2020 $2340 $2385 $2745States is contemplated, and not later than Westin Michigan Avenue $1805 $2215 $2135 $2605 $2520 $30653-4 months in advance. Apply early! theWit $1870 $2260 $2215 $2665 $2615 $3135 Book your travel package at Yves Grandjean TEL: (33) (01) 41 28 13 00Visa Waiver Program or contact: ESA Voyages FAX: (33) (01) 46 32 66 21The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) enables 8 Rue de Malabry esa@esavoyages.frnationals of certain countries to travel to the F-92350 Le Plessis Robinson www.esavoyages.frUnited States for tourism or business for France Lic 092 09 0010stays of 90 days or less without obtaining avisa. For more information go to RSNA 2012 Registration and Housing
  13. 13. Registration Categories and Rates Full Conference Exhibits Only Registration Categories and Codes To Complete Rate Daily Rate Your Registration Includes admission to RSNA Includes Eligible for advance member registration starting May 9 educational sessions and admission Go to or: exhibit halls for the duration only to the (All other categories may register starting June 6) of the meeting exhibit halls 1) elect a registration S RSNA Members category, code and rate by 11/2 after 11/2 from this page. $0 $100 * 11 SNA Active Member R 2) elect housing on page 8. S $0 $0 * RSNA Active Member Presenter 3) Complete the registration A. radiologist C. radiation oncologist form on page 12. B. radiologic physicist/scientist D. nuclear medicine physician $0 $100 * 10 SNA Associate Member R Verification Required $0 $0 * RSNA Associate Member Presenter Registration categories 15, 18 and 23 require proper $0 $0 * 12 RSNA Member-in-Training verification in order to be processed. These categories $0 $0 * 17 RSNA Medical Student Member † require a business card, a letter from hospital administration Non-Members stating your role in radiology, a $0 $0 * 13 Non-Member Presenter valid RT license or student ID copy. $750 $850 $300 14 Non-Member Physician A. radiologist B. radiologic scientist C. non-radiologist physician Email, fax or mail this verifica- tion with your registration form $165 $265 * 15 Non-Member Resident/Trainee — verification required or upon completion of online registration. $0 $0 * 18 Non-Member Student † — verification required Registrations without proper Medical Physicists verification documentation will $0 $100 * 21 AAPM Member be charged the non-member full conference registration $750 $850 $300 22 Non-Member Physicist rate. Healthcare Professionals Badge classification is Individuals directly employed by: a hospital, healthcare network, subject to RSNA approval university, or a hospital’s free-standing facility administering to patients. and code/rate change. $165 $265 * 23 Radiology Support Personnel — verification 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) $750 $850 $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) Industry Personnel $750 $850 $300 25 Commercial Research and Development Personnel $750 $850 $300 27 Industry Personnel A. distributor B. manufacturer C. prospective exhibitor D. other $750 $850 $300 31 Healthcare Consultant A. attorney C. financial analyst E. staffing/recruitment B. computer analyst D. purchasing F. other* xhibits Only registration is not applicable for this registration category — full conference registration is required (includes access to Technical Exhibits). E See corresponding Full Conference Rate column.† CME/CE credit is not tracked or RSNA 2012 Registration and Housing 11