How do I register for RSNA 2013?There are four ways to register for RSNA 2013:
Internet — Fastest way to register! RSNA.org/register
Monday-Friday (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CT) 1-800-650-7018 1-847-996-5876
Fax (24 hours)1-888-772-18881-301-694-5124
Mail Experient/RSNA 2013PO Box 4088Frederick, MD 21705 USA
How much does it cost to attend RSNA 2013?Members attend RSNA 2013 for FREE. Become a member by September 1 to receive free advance registration—just another reason it’s better when you belong!
When do I need to register for RSNA 2013?North American attendees must register by November 8 to receive the discounted registration fee and full conference materials mailed to you in advance. International visitors must register by October 25 to receive these materials in advance. Registrations received after November 8 will be processed at an increased fee and conference materials must be obtained at the McCormick Place Convention Center.
When will I get my badge and course tickets? Badges and course tickets will be mailed to all international registrants enrolled by October 25 and North American registrants by November 8. After these dates, badges will be printed at the McCormick Place Convention Center.
What is the registration cancellation policy?
How much does it cost to attend the annual meeting as a non-member?$825. For hundreds less, you can become a member of RSNA and enjoy a wealth of other benefits, including journal subscriptions, education resources, grant opportunities, and myRSNA, an online workstation where you can earn instant CME and explore annual meeting exhibits and presentations.
Can I bring a guest with me? Full conference professional registrants are entitled to one complimentary spouse/family member badge; each additional badge is $50. This badge is intended for use by a spouse or family member (16 and over) accompanying a full conference professional registrant to the meeting. It allows access to technical exhibit halls, Lakeside Learning Center, and classrooms, space permitting, after all professional registrants have been seated. CME credit is not tracked or awarded. A co-worker or industry associate is not eligible for this badge and must register as a professional and pay the applicable registration fee.To uphold the professional and educational standards of the RSNA annual meeting, children under 16 years of age are not permitted in the exhibit halls or sessions and will not receive a badge.
How do I make a hotel reservation?Hotel rooms are available only to registered individuals. Chicago offers a magnificent variety of accommodations and rates. Register and secure a hotel room at RSNA.org/register. RSNA encourages you to book early for the best selection as hotel rooms may become limited closer to the meeting. Visit the Registration and Housing brochure to view hotel information, rates and locations.
A $300 deposit is required to confirm your hotel reservation. Reservations may be secured with a major credit card at the time of booking. The credit card must be valid through December 2013 and will be charged by the hotel approximately two weeks prior to the meeting. Registrants can also send a check, money order or wire transfer (payable to RSNA) for the hotel deposit. (Attendees are responsible for all wire transfer fees.)
What is the hotel change policy? Prior to November 8: Make changes online at RSNA.org/Register or contact Experient at RSNA@Experient-inc.com. Name changes and/or swapping room reservations is not allowed.
November 11–19: Reservations and deposits will be transferred from Experient to the hotels and therefore cannot be altered during this period.
After November 19: Contact the hotel directly for date changes and room cancellations. Room availability and rates are at the hotel’s discretion. Changes made after November 8 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 as a cancellation by the hotel and may result in forfeiture of partial or all deposits paid. Early departure results in the hotel retaining the fee for a 1-night stay plus tax or the last night’s room deposit of $150, whichever is less. Failure to check in at the hotel on your scheduled arrival day will result in forfeiture of your reservation and hotel deposit. The hotel will accommodate you on a space-available basis.
Beginning November 20, for any changes, cancellations or new reservations, please contact the hotels directly.
What is the hotel cancellation policy?Written requests for room cancellations and full deposit refunds must reach Experient by November 8.
Reservations canceled after November 8 and/or up to 7 days prior to date of arrival will incur a $50 cancellation fee charged by the hotel. Cancellations received less than 7 days prior to date of arrival will result in forfeiture of the full $300 deposit retained by the hotel. When canceling your room reservation directly with the hotel:
How do I make airline travel arrangements?Gant Travel is RSNA’s official domestic travel agency. Custom travel itineraries may be booked by phone and e-mail Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM CT. Additional taxes and booking fees will apply to airline ticket prices and after-hours emergency assistance. Contact Gant Travel at 1-877-613-1192, international 1-630-227-3873, or RSNA@ganttravel.com.
What Chicago attractions, tours and events are offered during RSNA 2013? RSNA has teamed up with Hosts Chicago and Bloomingdale's to offer exciting ways to experience Chicago , including multiple city tours, culinary experiences, shopping excursions, and museum exhibits. Tours and events will be available July 10.
5k Fun Run: Tuesday, December 3, 6:30 a.m. at Arvery Field, South Grant ParkEnjoy 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 or onsite at McCormick Place, you can sign up as a runner or walker for the 5k Fun Run. The signup donation is $40, will benefit the RSNA R&E Foundation, and is fully tax deductible. You’ll also receive a commemorative T-shirt.
Where can I see Chicago dining deals, airport and travel information?Get information on restaurants, entertainment and attractions, shopping, and airport and travel information at Choose Chicago.
What will the weather be like in Chicago?Temperatures range from 19-34 degrees Fahrenheit in December, or -7-1 degrees Celsius. Complimentary coat check and luggage check services are provided throughout McCormick Place.
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Are there Wheelchairs/Scooters Available? Scootaround, Inc. is the exclusive onsite provider of mobility equipment at the McCormick Place Convention Center. More information will be available in late summer.
What is the Pocket Guide? The RSNA 2013 Pocket Guide is an important, easy-to-use reference guide. Available online and in print in early October.
Is childcare offered during RSNA 2013?Camp RSNA, a children's activity center directed by a national provider, is available at McCormick Place for children between the ages of 6 months and 12 years. To uphold the professional and educational standards of RSNA, children under the age of 16 are not permitted in the exhibition halls or sessions. More information will be available in late summer.
Which exhibitors will be at the annual meeting? With nearly 700 of the leading healthcare companies from across the globe, the Technical Exhibition at the RSNA annual meeting remains the top healthcare exhibition in the U.S. Click here to view the RSNA 2013 Exhibitor List.
What are some of the features of the Technical Exhibition?
Publishers Row: Browse educational titles in all areas of medical imaging.
Vendor Computer Workshops: Get hands-on tutorials of vendor software systems.
IHE® Image Sharing Demonstration: See how software and systems can communicate seamlessly across locations to eliminate CDs and create a better patient experience.
Bistro RSNA offers a great lunch for an all-inclusive price in each of the exhibit halls.
Exhibit Hall Dates & Times: Sunday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 4: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Thursday, December 5: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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