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Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium 2018

Westin Kierland Resort & Spa | Scottsdale, USA
From 475 to 1150 USD
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Title: Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium 2018
Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dates: From Feb, 15, 2018 to Feb, 17, 2018
Location: Scottsdale, USA
Type: Symposium
Registration Cost: From 475 to 1150 USD
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Event Venue:

Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

Scottsdale, USA
At  Westin Kierland Resort & Spa you’ve always envisioned your vacation to be perfect on every level, but never imagined a staff so accommodating and facilities so revitalizing and distinctively different. That is The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa experience. So come, wander the grounds of this desert oasis. Leave behind your hectic lifestyle to relax and renew. The AAA Four Diamond Resort features accommodations that will sooth and stimulate from a full-service spa and world-class golf to award-winning dining and upscale shopping. Intuitively designed to celebrate Arizona’s rich history and diverse culture, The Westin Kierland offers a blissful sanctuary of opportunity and ambiance. n keeping with the Resort’s “Essence of Arizona” theme, the Scottish traditions at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa serve to pay homage to the contributions made by Scottish immigrants to the development of Arizona’s railroads, mines and towns.   The Resort pays tribute to the state’s Scottish immigrants each evening with its “Scottish Pipes at Sunset” series. Guests are encouraged to gather around the fire pit at the Dreamweavers Canyon to enjoy the Scottish bagpipes played by Master Bagpiper Michael McClanathan.   The Arizona Culturekeepers program has recognized 100 Arizonans who have made outstanding contributions to the Grand Canyon State’s history, culture, environment and economy. Working in conjunction with the Arizona Historical Foundation and under the direction of Arizona State Historian Marshall Trimball, the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa launched Culturekeepers in 2002. Each year for 10 years, the program recognized 10 individuals for their efforts to carry on the traditions, rituals and cultures of our state. While the program culminated in 2012 with Arizona’s 100th birthday, the contributions of these 100 individuals will long be recognized and celebrated by not only the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, but by all those who treasure Arizona and its unique culture.
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Physicians


The American Society for Radiation Oncology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


ASTRO designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Physicists


An application to the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Program (CAMPEP) will be submitted for Medical Physics Continuing Education Credits (MPCEC).


Evaluation


To be eligible to receive continuing education credit, attendees must complete the online evaluation by Monday, March 19, 2018. To access your evaluation, log into ASTRO Academy with your ASTRO credentials. Please only evaluate the sessions you attended.


Certificates of Credit


CME certificates of credit are only available to participants who have completed the online evaluation tool. Participants will have online access to their certificate upon completion of the evaluation. Participants can access, print and save their certificate from ASTRO Academy.


Physicist attendees will not receive certificates of credit from ASTRO. The names of physicist attendees will be sent to CAMPEP 45 days after the meeting.

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
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  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

“The Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium is the best head and neck cancer meeting as it is truly multidisciplinary and has content that covers everything from practical management to new research and future directions for therapy.” – Katharine Price, MD, 2016 attendee

This is a practical and clinically relevant meeting for the entire head and neck cancer community that provides the most up-to-date information on multidisciplinary therapies, the latest clinical research, new treatment strategies, supportive care, scientific breakthroughs and toxicity mitigation.


Highlights include:


Keynote speakers addressing timely and relevant topics in head and neck cancer treatment.

Dynamic sessions focused on the major disease sites with expert faculty providing education.

The top research presented in oral abstract sessions and a poster reception.

Interactive and case-based tumor boards.

Many opportunities to network with colleagues from around the world

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Registration Cost
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Early Registration

2017-11-11
Late Registration From: 2017-11-12 To: 0--
On site Registration
AHNS/ASCO/ASTRO
675
750
950
AHNS/ASCO/ASTRO
475
650
725
Non Member
900
1050
1150

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We don’t provide letter of invitation
Letter of confirmation:
We don’t provide Letter of Confirmation
Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts

Accommodation
Accommodation:

The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa

6902 E. Greenway Pkwy.

Scottsdale, AZ 85254


Hotel Reservations


A block of rooms have been set aside for the 2018 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium attendees at a discounted rate until January 19, 2018. Reservations made after this date will be on a space-available basis and may not be at the negotiated rate. Please note that room inventory is subject to availability and it is not uncommon for the ASTRO room block to sell-out before the reservation deadline. To ensure that you receive a room at the discounted conference rate, we encourage you to make your reservation early. You can make your reservations online or by submitting a housing form to our Housing Center.


Online: Make your hotel room reservation through our Housing Center.

Phone: 1-800-541-6058 or 703-449-6418.

Reservations made by phone can be made from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Accommodation Options and Cost

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Submission Info

Bring a copy of your presentation along with you when you depart for the meeting. Copy your PowerPoint and all movies to a folder on a USB or CD-ROM. PowerPoint does not embed movies; they must be placed in the same folder as your PowerPoint slides.


Multiple Presenters


Please do not combine multiple presentations into one file and then submit under one name. Our system manages presenters individually and any co-presenter will not be able to log on to edit the combined presentation.


General Instructions for Speakers


You should arrive at the front of your session room at least ten minutes in advance of your session (or the session that precedes yours if there isn’t a break in between). ASTRO Education staff and an AV Tech will be there to give instructions and acquaint you with the AV set up on the stage.

Please stay within your presentation time limits. You will be able to view a timer that will be operated by the AV Tech. Oral abstract presenters will have seven (7) minutes for presenting the abstract and three (3) minutes for questions from the audience (a total of 10 minutes per abstract).

You are required to disclose before your talk (more information is below).

Presentations must be objective and free of commercial bias for or against any product or device. Slides and/or reference materials shall not, by their content or format, advance the specific proprietary interests of a commercial entity.

All clinical recommendations must be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients. All scientific research referred to, reported or used to support or justify a patient care recommendation must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.

Presentations must give a balanced view of therapeutic options. Faculty use of generic names will contribute to this impartiality. If trade names are used, those of several companies should be used rather than only that of a single supporting company.

Presentations must offer a balanced view of current medical practice that includes discussion of all available therapeutic products, including benefits and risks associated with each.

Presentation materials must not include any commercial logos.

Presentations must be HIPAA compliant (e.g., will only use de-identified patient information and/or will obtain written consent from the patient)..

Speaker Ready Room


All presenters are required to go to the Speaker Ready Room the day before their session takes place so that their presentation can be uploaded; computers are available to preview your presentation. This room will be open during the following hours:


Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 15, 2018, 6:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Friday, February 16, 2018, 6:45 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Saturday, February 17, 2018, 6:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 


Making Changes/Edits to your PowerPoint Presentation On-site


If you anticipate making changes on-site, we strongly encourage you to come to the Speaker Ready Room the day prior to your lecture.

You may make changes to your presentation in the Speaker Ready Room until two hours prior to the start of your session.

Disclosures


As an abstract presenter, you are required to disclose the following, if applicable, to the audience at the beginning of your presentation and in accordance with ACCME standards and Food and Drug Administration requirements:


The existence of any financial or other relationship you have with the manufacturer(s) or any commercial product(s) or provider(s) of any commercial services discussed in an educational presentation. 

Any vested interest or intention to discuss off-label use of pharmaceuticals or devices. 

Remember that you will need to display your disclosure slide(s) before your presentation begins.


Building Your Presentation


All of the screens will be a 16:9 ratio (widescreen format). If you choose not to use the widescreen format, your presentation will be “pillar boxed” on the 16:9 screens. You're welcome to use the 2018 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium PowerPoint template if you'd like. Below are instructions for converting your own PowerPoint from an existing 4:3 presentation into a 16:9 widescreen format:

For PowerPoint 2010 and 2007, on the "Design" tab, click on "Page Setup". In the drop down box, select "On-Screen Show (16:9)" and click "OK."

If you are using Office 2003, click "File" and select "Page Setup" and then enter in "10" in the first field and "5.63" in the second field and click "OK."

If you make this change on an existing presentation, your slides will expand to the new size. If you have any videos or photos in an existing PowerPoint, they might need to be resized so they do not appear stretched. Check animations to ensure the elements line up correctly.

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General Info

Promote your participation at the 2018 Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancers Symposium by participating as a Gold, Silver, Bronze or Copper Level Sponsor. Take advantage of all the benefits associated with each and enjoy the ability to bundle a unique promotional and marketing opportunity that fits the needs of the company as well.


Platinum ($100,000+)*

Platinum_CR

Eight (8) complimentary full-conference registrations.

Two (2) complimentary tabletop displays at symposium.

Ability to reserve block of six (6) rooms at host hotel.

Preferential assistance with meeting space.

On-site signage.

Name recognition in printed program.

ASTRO website recognition.

Gold ($75,000+)*

Gold_CR

Four (4) complimentary full-conference registrations.

One (1) complimentary tabletop display at symposium.

Ability to reserve block of two (2) rooms at host hotel.

On-site signage.

Name recognition in printed program.

ASTRO website recognition.

Silver_CR

Silver ($50,000+)*

Two (2) complimentary full-conference registrations.

On-site signage.

Name recognition in printed program.

ASTRO website recognition.

Bronze_CR

Bronze ($25,000+)*

One (1) complimentary full-conference registration.

On-site signage.

Name recognition in printed program.

ASTRO website recognition.

Copper ($15,000+)*

Copper_CR

Name recognition in printed program.

ASTRO website recognition.

*Additional benefits and branding opportunities apply. View all available sponsorship and promotional opportunities. Contact ASTRO’s Corporate Relations Department at 703-502-1550 for more information.

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Contact No.: 1-800-541-6058

Email: headandnecksymposium@spargoinc.com

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