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  • 1. WESTERN SURGICAL ASSOCIATION2012 ANNUAL MEETINGNovember 3-6, 2012The Broadmoor - Colorado Springs, CO Advance Program
  • 2. Western Surgical Association - 2012 Annual Meeting | November 3-6, 2012 - The Broadmoor - Colorado Springs, CO ACCOMMODATIONS TRAVEL INFORMATION The BROADMOOR Arrange to fly into COS (Colorado Springs Airport), which is 1 Lake Avenue approximately 8.3 miles or 15 minutes from The BROADMOOR or Colorado Springs, CO 80906 DIA (Denver International Airport) is approximately 89 miles or 90 Hotel Reservations: 719.577.5775 or 866.837.9520 minutes from The BROADMOOR . Reservation Fax Number: 719.577.5738 www.broadmoor.com GROUND TRANSPORTATION Shuttles The BROADMOOR is a favorite with the Western Surgical COS has round-trip transportation for $37 and COS one-way Association because it is a premier place to gather for heads transportation is $24. Alternatively, DIA shuttles are available by of state, and captains of industry both in small conclaves and reservation only - $55 each way, and may stop once or twice on international summits since it opened in 1918. Celebration is in the way. Advance reservations are required for all shuttle, sedan order this year as Forbes Travel Guide announced its list of Five- and SUV transfers for COS and DIA: Call the Gray Line Office Star winners for 2012 and honored The BROADMOOR for a between 7:00am-6:00pm (Monday-Sunday) at 855.266.2522 or record 52nd consecutive year. The BROADMOOR is the only visit www.grayline.com property ever to achieve this status. This Five-Star Colorado Springs resort is located on 3,000 lush acres under the shadow Group Shuttle Pricing (Children 15 and under ride free) of Cheyenne Mountain and offers an award-winning day spa, • 2-4 persons: $48 one way • 2-4 persons: $74 round trip fitness center, two swimming pools, three outdoor hot tubs, Sedan: Colorado Springs Airport one lap pool, 54 holes of championship golf, six tennis courts, • $75 one way (inclusive) Round trip is based on this price each way children’s programs, 24-hour room service, valet parking, 24 specialty retail shops and is pet friendly. Sedan: Denver International Airport • $250 one way (inclusive) Round trip is based on this price each way Reservations before Friday, October 5, 2012 are SUV: Colorado Springs Airport available to WSA attendees and exhibitors at a reduced • $105 one way (inclusive) Round trip is based on this price each way rate of $239 per guest room based on single/double SUV: Denver International Airport occupancy. Room rates are the European Plan and • $350 one way (inclusive) Round trip is based on this price each way exclude lodging, city and state taxes, which presently are 9.4%. A deposit equal to one night’s room and tax Taxis will be required to guarantee the reservation. Taxis are available from the Colorado Springs Airport and cost approximately $23 one way. However, taxis are not always readily Reserve your room now online at www.westernsurg.org available outside of the terminal. It is recommended to call the following taxi companies to arrange transportation in advance. Hotel Cancellation Reservations must be canceled at least 7 days prior Spring Cab: 719.444.8989 Yellow Cab: 719.634.5000AMA PRA to arrival, in order to avoid a cancellation fee of oneCATEGORY 1 CREDITS™ nights deposit. Car RentalContinuing medical education credits The BROADMOOR Hotel uses Hertz as their primary car rentalwill be provided for this activity company. Hertz offers a daily sightseeing rate as well as a day rate for car rentals. Contact Hertz at www.hertz.com or call 719.591.4473. All major car rental agencies are also available at the Colorado Springs Airport. 2
  • 3. Western Surgical Association - 2012 Annual Meeting | November 3-6, 2012 - The Broadmoor - Colorado Springs, CO MEETING/EVENT DETAILS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3 MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5 8:00am – 12Noon Executive Committee Meeting 7:00am – 8:00am Continental Breakfast for Physicians 3:00pm – 6:00pm WSA Registration Open 7:00am – 5:00pm WSA Registration Open 3:00pm – 5:00pm Exhibitor Setup 7:00am – 12Noon Exhibits Open 5:30pm – 6:30pm New Member Reception 8:00am – 10:00am Spouse/Guest Hospitality and Breakfast 6:30pm – 8:30pm Welcome Reception 8:00am – 12Noon Scientific Session 10:00am-11:30am Spouse Optional Program SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4 10:30am – 10:45am Beverage Break 7:00am – 8:00am Continental Breakfast for Physicians 12Noon – 1:30pm Lunch Break on own 7:00am – 12Noon WSA Registration Open 12:15pm-1:15pm Western Surgical Women in Surgery 7:00am – 12Noon Exhibits Open Luncheon at Golf Club Dining Room, Broadmoor 8:00am – 10:00am Spouse/Guest Hospitality and Breakfast 1:30pm – 4:00pm Scientific Session 8:00am – 9:45am Scientific Session 2:00pm – 2:15pm Beverage BreakNEW 9:45am – 10:30am Presidential Address 4:00pm – 5:00pm Annual Business Meeting 10:30am – 10:45am Beverage BreakSCHEDULE 10:45am – 12Noon Scientific Session 7:00pm – 8:00pm 8:00pm - 11:00pm President’s Reception President’s Dinner DanceRemember that this year’s 11:15pm – 4:00pm Optional Tour: Pike’s Peak COG Railwaymeeting will follow the NEW 12:30pm – 4:00pm Optional Tour: Hiking in Red Rock CanyonSaturday – Tuesday format. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 1:00pm – 6:00pm Optional WSA Golf and Tennis Tournaments 7:30am – 8:00am Continental Breakfast for PhysiciansThe meeting begins with Afternoon Open and Spousesthe Welcome Reception onSaturday evening and concludes 7:30am – 12Noon WSA Registration Openwith the closing general session 8:00am –12Noon Scientific Sessionon Tuesday at lunchtime. 12Noon Meeting Concludes 3
  • 4. Western Surgical Association - 2012 Annual Meeting | November 3-6, 2012 - The Broadmoor - Colorado Springs, CO OPTIONAL ACTIVITY INFORMATION Hiking in Red Rock Canyon WSA Golf Tournament Sunday, November 4th Sunday, November 4th 12:30pm- 4:30pm 1:00pm- Shotgun Scramble (East Course) Cost: $130 Cost: $235/Person Includes Roundtrip transportation, tour guide, water bottle and snack. Includes greens fee, cart, tournament coordination and refreshments Lunch available for purchase on train. Red Rock Canyon provides wooded areas just minutes from The BROADMOOR, and offers great hiking in some of Colorado It has been home to many major tournaments, including the 1959 Springs’ most beautiful scenery. Beautiful photo opportunities U.S. Amateur, which was Jack Nicklaus’ first major win, the 1964 abound as guests explore stunning rock formations and lush U.S. Amateur, 1995 U.S. Women’s Open, which was Annika foliage. Guests will feel as if they are truly at one with nature. Sorenstam’s first major title. The East Course is known for its wide fairways and large greens. With tree-lined fairways and amazing Duration: 3½ hours roundtrip (30 minute transfer to Red Rock mountain views, The BROADMOOR East Course is ranked Canyon, 2 hour hike) among the best in the country. With large trees that can alter your shots, and putting greens that can be difficult to read, the best tip we can offer for this open course is to remember that putts break Pikes Peak Cog Railway away from the mountains. Sunday, November 4th 11:15pm-4:00pm Cost: $115 WSA Tennis Tournament Includes transportation to and from railway. Sunday, November 4th 1:00pm-Round Robin One of the most popular tours guests can take is an unforgettable Broadmoor Indoor Courts trip to the 14,115-foot summit of Pikes Peak! They can sit back, Cost: $35 relax and take in the splendors of Colorado as the highest cog Includes a Round Robin tournament court time, refreshments and railway in the world takes them through hidden valleys, past tournament prizes. groves of quaking aspens and over the tundra at timberline. Colorado wildlife and panoramic fields of wildflowers are all This year’s Tennis Tournament will take place at The BROADMOOR around as the modern Swiss train heads for the summit. Once Indoor Courts on Sunday November 4th at 1:00pm. on the summit, guests will see the same unparalleled vistas which inspired Katherine Lee Bates to write America the Beautiful! Lunch is available for purchase on the train. Note: This tour begins prior to the conclusion of the morning scientific session. 4
  • 5. Western Surgical Association - 2012 Annual Meeting | November 3-6, 2012 - The Broadmoor - Colorado Springs, CO SPECIAL EVENTS WELCOME RECEPTION PRESIDENT’S RECEPTION & DINNER DANCE Saturday, November 3rd Monday, November 5th 6:30pm – 8:30pm 7:00pm – 11:00pm Cost: Included in Physician and Spouse Registration Fee Cost: Included in Physician and Spouse Registration Fee The 2012 Western Surgical Association Annual Meeting will kick- The Western Surgical Association meeting will conclude with a off with a fabulous welcome reception in the historic ballroom of closing evening President’s Reception & Dinner Dance at The BROADMOOR. Visit with old friends and new members. The BROADMOOR. Relax and plan to attend this elegant “black The evening will be filled with lively conversation, cocktails and tie optional” event. The evening will feature a cocktail reception, hors d’oeuvres. This event will be a great start for the 2012 Annual dinner and live entertainment for an enjoyable conclusion to the Meeting! week’s events. SPOUSE OPTIONAL PROGRAM WOMEN IN SURGERY The BROADMOOR Cooking Demonstration Class: Monday, November 5th Holiday Entertaining 12:15pm – 1:15pm Monday, November 5th Golf Club Dining Room, BROADMOOR 10:00am – 11:30am As we gather together the ever growing population of women in Cost: $50 per person surgery, who attend our meetings, take some time to network at Make plans to attend a once-in-a lifetime culinary experience a lunch planned for Monday afternoon. You may register for this under the direction of BROADMOOR Executive Chef, Siegfried event on the enclosed registration form. Cost of lunch is on your Eisenberger. Attend this special “Holiday Entertaining” cooking own. class to learn helpful hints and innovative, creative preparations and presentations, just in time for the approaching holiday season. Be sure to register in advance for this event, as space is limited. SPOUSE & GUEST HOSPITALITY A Breakfast & Hospitality Suite will be offered for all registered spouses and guests on Sunday and Monday mornings. Please register as a spouse/guest on the enclosed registration form or online. The fee covers the cost of the Welcome Reception, Monday night Dinner Dance and access to the Breakfast & Hospitality suite Sunday and Monday mornings. At the registration desk a name badge will be provided for you to wear throughout the conference. 5
  • 6. Western Surgical Association - 2012 Annual Meeting | November 3-6, 2012 - The Broadmoor - Colorado Springs, CO SCHEDULED SPOUSE & GUEST ACTIVITIESHOTEL SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3 CHILDCAREACTIVITIES 6:30pm – 8:30pm Welcome Reception Childcare is available on site at the hotel. If you require babysitting during your stay, please be sure to make theseFITNESS CLASSES (Ext. 5770) arrangements when calling in for your hotel reservations, to$20 confirm availability. Requests may be taken Monday – FridayFitness classes are offered for all SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4 from 8am-4pm. One weeks’ notice prior to arrival is requested.fitness types at the hotel 8:00am – 10:00am Spouse Hospitality & Breakfast To make reservations, call 866.837.9482 or add to your online concierge request.MOVIE THEATER (Ext. 5252) 9:45am – 10:30am Presidential Address:Catch a movie at the hotel! Raymond Joehl, MD • The babysitters provide service to children 6 months and up.Admission for all hotel guest $2. Afternoon Golf, Tennis & Optional Tours • Suggested fee is $12 per hour for first child and an additional $3 per hour and for each child in addition.MOUNTAIN BIKING /PADDLE BOATING • Combining families are charged separately.Seeing the beautiful scenery that the MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5 • If there is a cancellation 24hrs prior to requested service there is aColorado mountains have to offer and 8:00am – 10:00am Spouse Hospitality & Breakfast $36 cancelation fee.enjoy the beautiful smell of the freshColorado air. 10:00am – 11:30am Cooking Demonstration: • If there is a cancellation call 866.334.3712 Holiday Entertaining • Charges for babysitter may not be charged to the room, but mustTENNIS Registration fee required be paid to the sitter after each requested sitting.A great place to work on your tennisgame and meet the friendly staff at 7:00pm – 11:00pm President’s Reception & • No medication may be administered to the children by the sitterthe hotel. Indoor tennis is available Dinner Dance including but not limited to vitamins and Tylenol.for $30 per person per court. • Sitters will not bathe or take children swimming. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 • Sitters WILL NOT leave property. 7:30am – 8:00am Continental Breakfast for BEE BUNCH is also available onsite at The BROADMOOR. Physicians & Spouses Bee Bunch can be requested and will be provided as long as there are a minimum of three children registered for the program. The FOR THE FAMILY Bee Bunch must be requested at least two weeks in advance. Bee Families love The BROADMOOR! The children’s concierge can Bunch has camp counselors who have planned wonderful activities provide you with information about seasonal camp programs, for children (ages 3-12). Full or half day programs are available babysitting services and activities for the entire family. and run from 8am – 4pm. Lunch is provided. Children must be completely potty trained to participate. Conducted by our fitness specialists- youth fitness is an introductory class available for hotel guests 12-16 years of age who would like supervised access to the Fitness Center. There is also an on-site movie theatre, as well as spa services for mom, dad and children of all ages. 6
  • 7. Western Surgical Association - 2012 Annual Meeting | November 3-6, 2012 - The Broadmoor - Colorado Springs, CO PETS GOLF ATTIRE The BROADMOOR is a Pet Friendly resort. For your pet’s comfort Gentlemen-Traditional golf shirts with collars and sleeves. Golf and your convenience, our staff will place special BROADMOOR slacks or Bermuda-length shorts, no denim. bedding and food bowls for use while in residence.  A complimentary pet treat also will be provided. There is a pet fee Ladies- Slacks, skirts or Bermuda-length shorts required. For all of $50 per pet per night with a maximum of two pets per room. golfers no denim is permitted. Traditional golf shoes with soft For more information regarding pet accommodations, including spikes are required for all golfers; however, flat rubber soled shoes Pitty Pat Pet Club, visit http://www.broadmoor.com/luxury-resort- are acceptable. This attire is required in all golf areas including accommodations/. putting green and practice areas. TIME ZONE WEATHER/ATTIRE INFORMATION The BROADMOOR is in Colorado Springs, CO and is on Fall is a beautiful season to experience the majestic Rocky Mountain Standard Time. Mountains. In November, the Colorado Springs climate tends to consist of warm days, cool nights and a possibility of rain or snow. Average daytime temperatures can range from 35-60°F and drop FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION to 32°F at night. It is recommended to dress in layers in order to If you have any questions or need additional information about comfortably adjust to the varying temperature. WSA’s Annual Meeting, please call 913.402.7102 or email meetings@westernsurg.org. Direct all mailed correspondence, registration form and payment to: WHAT TO PACK Attire for Saturday night’s Welcome Reception is business casual or WESTERN SURGICAL ASSOCIATION cocktail attire. The President’s Dinner Dance on Monday night is PO Box 411654 black tie optional. Business attire is appropriate for the Scientific Kansas City, MO 64141ELECTION Sessions and educational programs. Resort protocol is as follows: Telephone: 913.402.7102 Penrose Room requires a jacket for gentlemen even if only enjoying Fax: 913.273.9940 their lounge and comparable attire for women (dress, pant suit,DAY skirt). Charles Court requests a jacket for gentlemen, but it is not required; however, they do not permit jeans or flip flops. The Email: meetings@westernsurg.org Web Site: www.westernsurg.orgTuesday, November 6th is Summit does permit nice jeans but no sportswear and this is theElection Day and 2012 is a same for the Tavern. The Golf Club Dining Room permits shorts but no sportswear. The Golden Bee English Pub is Casual. BreakfastPresidential Election Year. locations (Lake Terrace Dining Room, Charles Court, Julie’s Café andMake plans now to vote in Espressos) are all casual for Breakfast. One exception would be theadvance. You may check Brunch for the Lake Terrace Dining Room that is on Sundays.rules and guidelines for  obtaining an absenteeballot in your state atwww.longdistancevoter.org 7
  • 8. Western Surgical Association - 2012 Annual Meeting | November 3-6, 2012 - The Broadmoor - Colorado Springs, CO REGISTER EARLY REGISTRATION OTHER FUN AREA ACTIVITIES You can enjoy a lovely day doing many Carriage Museum AND SAVE! HOURS activities offered in the lovely state of The carriage museum was originally You may register by completing the attached The WSA Registration Desk will be located Colorado. Please contact the hotel owned by the founders and first owners registration form and mailing or faxing in in the Ballroom Foyer of the Broadmoor concierge for additional details regarding of The BROADMOOR Hotel and is full the completed form with payment. You may Hotel. Attendees may pick-up their these events. of history. The museum is located across also register online via the email invitation or registration materials during the following the street from the hotel and there is no by going to www.westernsurg.org. hours: Social Hour at the Summit admission fee. Tuesdays –Sundays Register prior to Friday, October 5th and Saturday, November 3 5pm-10pm Cave of Winds SAVE $50. Member and Physician Guest 3:00pm – 6:00pm 5:00-6:30pm –tastefully early See the historic caves of Colorado Springs registration is $400, if postmarked or Sunday, November 4 9:00-10:00pm – fashionably late that will take your breath away with their faxed by Friday, October 5th. Registrations 7:00am – 12Noon Small plates from $5-$9 natural beauty. There are multiple packages postmarked or faxed after this date will Wines by the glass and cocktails $5 that will show you the beauty of the caves. be charged an additional registration Monday, November 5 Beer $4 See the hotel concierge for additional fee of $50. Please be sure to register by 7:00am – 5:00pm Small plate desserts $5 details. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5th to receive the Tuesday, November 6 DISCOUNTED EARLY REGISTRATION 7:30am – 12Noon Ghost Town Museums Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge FEE! Open Daily: 10am – 5pm Railroad Adults$6.50 A beautiful trip going through old and Meeting confirmations will be emailed to the Children(6-16):$5.00 historic mines. email address provided on the registration Please contact the WSA Headquarters with Children under 6: FREE Adult: $13 form. registration questions: Child: $8 US Figure Skating Museum Seniors over 65 -$12 WESTERN SURGICAL ASSOCIATION Adults $5.00 PO Box 411654 Seniors 3.00 Kansas City, MO 64141 Children (6-12) $2.00 Telephone: 913.402.7102 Children 6 and under FREE Fax: 913.273.9940 Email: meetings@westernsurg.org Web: www.westernsurg.orgREGISTRATION CANCELLATION POLICYCancellation Policy:Registration cancellations received in writing by Friday, October 5th will be refunded, less a$100 administrative fee. Please note that all refunds will be processed following the conference.Cancellations must be sent to: Western Surgical Association, Email: meetings@westernsurg.orgor FAX: 913.273.9940. No Refunds will be given for cancellations received after October 5th. 8