Coagulation Testing Quality
August 7, 2012 - 10th Coagulation Wet Workshop
August 8-10, 2012 - 4th Coagulation Testing Quality Conference
The registration fee of $195 includes tuition, comprehensive course syllabus presented on a flash drive, continental breakfast, lunch, and break refreshments. Registration for this workshop is limited to the first 120 persons; therefore, early registration is strongly advised. A letter of confirmation will be forwarded to your e-mail address upon submitted registration. Please do not finalize hotel or travel arrangements until you receive written notification.
The conference registration fee of $550 (physicians/scientists) or $325 (residents/fellows/allied health staff) includes tuition, comprehensive course syllabus presented on a flash drive, continental breakfasts, lunches, break refreshments and Wednesday evening reception. A letter of confirmation will be forwarded to your e-mail address upon submitted registration. Please do not finalize hotel or travel arrangements until you receive written notification.
Registration deadline is July 30, 2012.
If you cancel your participation in this conference on or before July 9, 2012, your registration fee, less a $75 administrative fee, will be refunded. Mayo Medical Laboratories Education Department must receive written notification of your cancellation. No refunds will be made after July 9, 2012.
Mayo Medical Laboratories reserves the right to cancel or postpone any conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event Mayo Medical Laboratories must cancel or postpone this conference, Mayo Medical Laboratories will refund the registration fee, but is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
Rochester, Minnesota, is a friendly city that greets thousands of visitors from around the world each year. The city is served by a modern international airport with multiple flights daily via American or Delta Airlines. Access to and from the airport is provided by taxi, shuttle service and rental car. The airport is located approximately 10 miles from The Kahler Grand Hotel located in downtown Rochester adjacent to Mayo Clinic facilities.
Note to Travelers: Several cities in the United States are named Rochester. When you make airline reservations and check your baggage, be sure that your destination is Rochester, Minnesota (RST), and that your baggage has been properly tagged.
Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.
Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at each of the following downtown Rochester hotels. To receive the special rate, you must make reservations before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of July 17, 2012, whichever comes first. Reservations will be taken following this date based on space and rate availability. Please identify yourself as a participant of the Coagulation Testing Quality Conference when making a reservation.
The Kahler Grand Hotel
20 Second Avenue SW
800-533-1655 or 507-280-6200
$93 single/double – Standard
$129 single/double – Deluxe King
Rochester Marriott Hotel
101 First Avenue SW
877-623-7775 or 507-280-6000
The hotels listed above are connected by skyway and pedestrian subway to conference facilities, downtown shops, and restaurants. You may also wish to visit the Rochester Convention and Visitors Bureau Web site (www.rochestercvb.org) for additional accommodation options. Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.
Mayo Medical Laboratories is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.
Parking is available in hotel, city, and Mayo patient/visitor ramps. The cost for parking is not included in the registration fee (view downtown Rochester maps with parking information at www.mayoclinic.org/travel-rst.
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Tours of selected areas in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology will be available to conference attendees following the adjournment of the conference on Thursday, August 9 (tours begin at 5:30PM) and Friday, August 10 (tours begin at 12:30 PM). Tours will take approximately 1 hour and attendees will have the option of signing up for only one per day. Preregistration is required for participation; the number of participants is limited.
Central Clinical Laboratory
Special Coagulation Laboratories
Public tours of Mayo Clinic are provided each day of the week beginning at 10:00 am, except for holidays. The tours originate from Judd Auditorium, Subway Level of the Mayo Building, and last approximately 1.5 hours. The tour includes a 20-minute film on the history and operation of Mayo Clinic plus visits to points of interest in the Mayo, Plummer, Hilton, and Gonda buildings. Please make advance reservations by calling 507-538-1091.
Conference and Workshop Reception and Product Display and Poster Viewing
Wednesday, August 7 from 6 PM to 8 PM
Heritage Hall Foyer and Windsor Hall – The Kahler Grand Hotel
Conference and workshop attendees are cordially invited to the Conference and Workshop Reception and Product Display and Poster Viewing Session. This reception offers you the perfect opportunity to make connections with existing and new colleagues as well as view the displays and posters. Dress is business casual. Pre-registration is requested.
Mall of America, the largest fully-enclosed retail and family entertainment complex in the United States, is an easy 90-minute drive or shuttle ride from Rochester. Along with 500 retail stores, restaurants, and nightclubs, the mall features Nickelodeon Universe, the world’s largest indoor theme park, and Underwater Adventures® Aquarium, a walk through an aquarium featuring 15,000 fish.
Rochester Direct shuttle service will pick up at all local hotels for multiple trips to the Mall of America. The cost is $39 per person same day round-trip. Rochester Direct also provides shuttle service between the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport (MSP) and Rochester. For reservations, call Rochester Direct at 800-280-9270. Check the shuttle schedule at www.gorochesterdirect.com.
Rochester Shuttle Service offers 12 daily shuttles serving Mayo Clinic and all Rochester Hotels to and from the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport (MSP) and Mall of America. The cost is $38 per person for same day round-trip. For reservations, call Rochester Shuttle Service at 507-216-6354 or visit their Web site at www.rochestershuttleservice.com.