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  • Annual Meeting Watch

    August 1, 2018

    RSNA 2018 Registration Open

    RSNA offers several registration options to best meet your needs. Visit RSNA.org/Registration-Packages to choose a package that’s right for you.

    Important Dates for RSNA 2018

    Oct. 26

    Advance Registration Deadline; after this date rates increase $160 for most categories

    Oct. 27

    Canceling a hotel reservation as of this date will result in the forfeiture of the hotel deposit equal to one night’s room and tax

    Nov. 25 – 30

    104th Scientific Assembly & Annual Meeting

    Plan Your RSNA 2018 Experience

    When you plan your trip to Chicago, remember to add the extras that will make your experience complete.

    Virtual RSNA 2018 – Register for the Virtual Meeting, offering more than 200 live-streamed and on-demand courses, scientific presentations and education exhibits. The Virtual Meeting also provides access to more than 2,000 education exhibits and scientific posters. CME credit is available for many sessions and registered attendees will have access to all content through April 2019.

    Bistro RSNA – The Bistro offers a full menu and ample seating for lunch during the meeting and brunch will be available in the Technical Exhibits Hall on Thursday. Reserve tickets in advance at bistroticket.com/rsna.

    5K Fun Run – Race your colleagues and fellow attendees to the finish line of the RSNA 5K Fun Run on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 6:30 a.m. Race spots fill up quickly, so register yourself or your team early to ensure you receive a commemorative T-shirt. All proceeds benefit the RSNA R&E Foundation. Fun run registration is open at RSNA.org/Fun-Run.

    The 5K Fun Run is sponsored by Konica Minolta Healthcare.

    Discovery Theater– Offering a variety of programs from musical acts to educational presentations, the Discovery Theater is a great place to relax and learn. Visit the online meeting program for a schedule of events.

    Exhibit in the Start-up Showcase at RSNA 2018

    Application Deadline October 31

    Are you working for an emerging or start-up company in the health care industry? Engage with radiology professionals, network with industry experts and present your products or services to potential investors as part of the RSNA Start-up Showcase, comprised of 24 kiosks in a specially designated area of the Technical Exhibits Hall at RSNA 2018.

    The Start-up Showcase gives emerging companies a turn-key experience to reach important decision makers. Applications are due by Oct. 31 and the showcase is limited to the first 24 participants. Information and eligibility requirements are available at RSNA.org/start-up-showcase.

    For questions, contact the RSNA Exhibit Sales Team at sales@rsna.org or 1-630-481-1046.


    Reserve Your Hotel Room through RSNA

    Begin planning for RSNA 2018 by reserving your hotel room in Chicago. RSNA has negotiated special room rates for meeting attendees. Additional savings can be earned by reserving your hotel room before Sept. 12. Hotel information is available at RSNA.org/hotel-reservations.

    Why reserve with RSNA?

    • We offer exclusive rates for RSNA 2018 attendees.
    • Our hotel partners offer a wide range of options from economy to 5-star accommodations.
    • Earn hotel loyalty points.
    • Dedicated customer service professionals work on your behalf to make sure your reservation is right and we assist with any hotel issues, questions or concerns.


    RSNA has designated ESA Voyages and ACE Marketing as the official international travel agencies offering travel packages to the annual meeting. Contact RSNA hotel services at housing@rsna.org for additional information.

    Access the RSNA Meeting Program Online in 2018

    In order to reduce our environmental footprint, RSNA will transition from a print to a digital meeting program beginning in 2018, offering the most important meeting information in these formats:

    • Meeting Central (Meeting.RSNA.org): Explore the meeting program, review the roster of technical exhibitors and build your personalized schedule on My Agenda.
    • The RSNA 2018 Meeting App: Browse the meeting program, access maps to navigate McCormick Place and customize your daily meeting schedule with My Agenda. The app will be available in October via the App Store and Google Play. 

    While the Program in Brief will no longer be available in print, RSNA will continue to publish the onsite Pocket Guide, an easy-to-use reference to course and event information, floor plans at McCormick Place and transportation and dining, plus subpsecialty content brochures in print and online.

    The RSNA 2018 Meeting App is sponsored by Google Cloud.

    Experience the TravelStore Difference and Enter to Win Free Airfare

    Book your trip with TravelStore and experience the personalized service that has made it one of the best travel management companies in the U.S. TravelStore has a special offer for RSNA attendees. Book air travel through TravelStore by Oct. 26 to be entered in a drawing for a $500 USD travel credit toward future airfare on United Airlines. Call 1-310-752-9106 between 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. PST and mention code AM2018.

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    Save Up to 10 Percent with Exclusive Airline Discounts

    United Airlines offers discounts from 2 to 10 percent off applicable fares to RSNA 2018. Discounts apply on United Airlines and flights operated by United or other airlines branded United Express. International discounts are allowed on flights operated and/or marketed on the following carriers, provided such flights are booked by a travel agency or United Reservations:

    • Flights via the Atlantic: Air Canada, Austrian Airlines, Tyrolean Airways, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa Airlines, Swiss International Airlines.

    • Flights via the Pacific: United codeshare flights operated by All Nippon Airways.

    Applicable terms and restrictions apply. Book online at United.com/MeetingTravel and enter offer code ZECR659898 or call United at 1-800-426-1122 and provide the offer code. A service fee applies for phone reservations. 

    Delta Airlines offers special discounts on most fares: restrictions may apply. Discounts are applicable to U.S./Canada origination passengers. Book online at Delta.com/Meetings and enter Meeting Event Code NMS2L or call Delta at 1-800-328-1111 and provide the event code. A service fee applies for phone reservations.

    International Visitors

    RSNA is deeply committed to serving all of our members and supporting the vital work being done in North America and abroad to further advance the science of radiology. The pursuit and exchange of science and education is an important part of our goal to improve patient care.

    Over 10,000 international attendees participated in RSNA 2017 and RSNA continues to invite radiologists from around the world to take part in our programs and resources.

    RSNA encourages all international travelers to the annual meeting and other educational programs to make travel plans as early as possible. Please visit RSNA.org/Visas for updated information on travel to the United States.



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