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  1. 1. RSNA 2010 Advance Registration and Housing REDUCED HOTEL AND AIRLINE RATES THOUSANDS OF CONTINUING EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES Radiological Society of North America 96th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting
  2. 2. Join Us at RSNA 2010 We are in the midst of a very exciting time for radiology—and for Contents medicine in general. Your presence at the RSNA annual meeting Join us at RSNA 2010 ............................................ 1 means you will have your finger on the pulse of the very latest RSNA 2010: Personalized Medicine ........... 2 trends and breakthroughs affecting our specialty. Experience RSNA 2010 ....................................... 3 Technical Exhibits ................................................... 5 As professionals in the radiologic sciences, we are This year, a joint session with the European key players in the movement toward personalized Society of Radiology will demonstrate excellence in Registration Information .................................. 6 medicine. Our theme, “Personalized Medicine: oncologic imaging, while sessions like Latin Hotel Reservations................................................. 7 In Pursuit of Excellence,” is evident in RSNA’s America Presents and China Presents showcase top Hotel Rates ................................................................... 8 unmatched scientific program, educational research and valuable contributions to medicine activities, and technical exhibition. Now more from those regions. Hot Topic sessions explore Hotel Locations ......................................................... 9 than ever, it is critical for us to keep our skills sharp hot-button and late-breaking topics that will define International Visitors......................................... 10 and remain at the leading edge of practice. RSNA new frontiers for our practice. The new Controver- Registration Categories and Rates .......... 11 2010 delivers the resources you will need to ensure sies sessions will present controversial topics in a your performance is optimal. point-counterpoint format. Registration and Housing Form ............... 12 Airline Discounts.................................................... 13 RSNA brings you the finest in radiologic discoveries Scientific and educational session materials will and techniques from all around the globe. be available electronically, and the online Meeting Program will be more user friendly and sophisti- RSNA 2010 Registration cated than in previous years, with searchable topics Dates & Deadlines and subspecialties. April 28 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 November 5 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 conference badge mailed in advance 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 Meeting Future RSNA Annual Meeting Dates 2011 November 27–December 2 · Chicago 2012 November 25–November 30 · Chicago 2013 December 1–December 6 · Chicago RSNA 2010 Advance Registration and Housing RSNA2010.RSNA.ORG 1
  3. 3. RSNA RECENTLY RECEIVED A 6-YEAR REACCREDITATION RSNA 2010: Personalized Medicine WITH COMMENDATION! 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 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 and Education 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. grant funding. 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 and advances to enhance clinical practice and problem solving. • 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 medical physicists. 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. RSNA 2010 Advance Registration and Housing RSNA2010.RSNA.ORG 2
  4. 4. 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 – Monday afternoon • 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 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. Case-Based Review Informatics Courses 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 self-assessment. 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 RSNA 2010 Advance Registration and Housing RSNA2010.RSNA.ORG 3
  5. 5. FOLLOW US Experience RSNA 2010 (continued) 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 assisted demonstrations 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 ASRT@RSNA 2010 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. RSNA 2010 Advance Registration and Housing RSNA2010.RSNA.ORG 4
  6. 6. Technical Exhibits 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 less time. Exhibit Hours 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 Bistro RSNA 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 RSNA 2010 Advance Registration and Housing RSNA2010.RSNA.ORG 5
  7. 7. Registration Information 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 policies. 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 1-847-996-5401 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 Mail Center. 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). 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. April 28 Member registration and housing open May 26 General registration and housing open Chicago Tours and Events Shine During RSNA 2010 June 30 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 October 22 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. November 5 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 JUNE 30 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 RSNA 2010 Advance Registration and Housing RSNA2010.RSNA.ORG 6
  8. 8. 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 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 convention schedule $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 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. RSNA 2010 Advance Registration and Housing RSNA2010.RSNA.ORG 7
  9. 9. 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 RSNA 2010 Advance Registration and Housing RSNA2010.RSNA.ORG 8
  10. 10. Hotel Locations 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. 54 61 25 76 31 3 Amalfi Hotel Chicago 30 Hilton Garden Inn 60 Renaissance Chicago 4 20 W. Kinzie 10 E. Grand Ave Hotel 78 59 4 Ambassador East 31 Hilton Suites One W. Wacker Dr. 71 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. 68 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 66 1100 S. Michigan Ave. 40 E. Grand Ave. 63 Ritz-Carlton Chicago 63 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 41 15 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 9 37 Hotel Allegro Chicago 10 S. Wabash Ave. 7 30 34 53 9 Comfort Inn & Suites 171 W. Randolph St. at 44 11 49 20 Downtown LaSalle St. 66 Sofitel Chicago Water 62 26 13 15 E. Ohio St. Tower Hotel 3 67 38 Hotel Blake 20 E. Chestnut St. 10 Congress Plaza Hotel 500 S. Dearborn St. 45 64 77 72 520 S. Michigan Ave. 67 Springhill Suites 39 Hotel Burnham Chicago 33 36 46 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. GREEN Line 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 27 River North 1244 N. Dearborn Pkwy. 20 E. Delaware Pl. 56 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. 35 38 15 Dana Hotel 333 N. Dearborn St. 73 Union League Club 32 10 660 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. 21 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 Busway 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 RSNA 2010 Advance Registration and Housing RSNA2010.RSNA.ORG 9
  11. 11. International Attendees 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 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 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 Book your travel package at Yves Grandjean TEL: (33) (01) 41 28 13 00 html and click Visa Waiver program. or contact: ESA Voyages FAX: (33) (01) 46 32 66 21 8 Rue de Malabry Travel Approval Required for Visa Waiver F-92350 Le Plessis Robinson 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 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 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 RSNA 2010 Advance Registration and Housing RSNA2010.RSNA.ORG 10
  12. 12. FROZEN REGISTRATION RATES: TO HELP YOU KEEP DOWN Registration Categories and Rates COSTS! Full Conference Exhibits Only Registration Categories and Codes To Complete Rate Rate Your Registration: Includes admission to RSNA educational sessions Includes 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 registration. $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) Other Professionals $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 RSNA 2010 Advance Registration and Housing RSNA2010.RSNA.ORG 11