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    • 11 Apr 2019
    • 12 Apr 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Chicago Marriott-O'Hare, 8535 W. Higgins Rd., Chicago, IL 60631
    • 27
    Register

    CBAALAS is excited to be hosting the

    AALAS District 6 Conference 

    "Turning Passion into Possibilities" 

    April 11-12, 2019

    at the Chicago Marriott- O'Hare

    8535 W Higgins Rd, Chicago, IL 60631

    Vendor Registration 

    Vendor Registration Summary:

    Exhibitor Registration (includes one 6' table and registration for 1 vendor rep):  $495

    Additional vendor rep(s):  $125 per additional rep

    Powerstrip:  $50 per booth

    Wireless internet:  $35  (Free in hotel guest rooms but not for daily meeting attendees)

    Sponsorship Opportunities (in addition to booth registration):

    Bronze:  $100 (Includes priority in booth location, recognition on signs at a refreshment break at the event, the CBAALAS website and newsletter, and a business card ad in the meeting program)

    Silver:  $250 (Includes priority in booth location, recognition on signs at lunch at the event, the CBAALAS website and newsletter, and a quarter page ad in the meeting program)

    Gold:  $500 (Includes priority in booth location, recognition on signs at the cocktail reception at the event, on the CBAALAS website and newsletter, and a half page ad in the meeting program)

    Additional General Info:

    Vendor abstracts:  We have some time allotted in the program for vendor and scientific abstracts.  Time is limited so not all abstracts may be accepted.  If you are interested in submitting a vendor abstract for consideration, return the Abstract Submission Form by March 11, 2019.  AbstractSubmissionForm (Blank).docx

    Room Rate:  Discounted room rate is $149/night if booked by March 21, 2019.  Discount is available on Wednesday and Thursday night.  Rooms will need to be booked directly with the hotel using the link below.  

            Book your group rate for AALAS District 6 Meeting

    Parking:  Discounted parking is available onsite with validation:  $6 daily, $12 overnight

    Shuttle: The hotel shuttle is available to/from O'Hare airport 24 hours a day, running every 1/2 hour.

    Exhibit Space:  Booth location will be assigned based on sponsorship level and date of registration.  The vendor hall will be open Thursday from 7:30am to 5pm and Friday from 7:30am-11am.  Breaks, lunch, and the cocktail reception will be held in the vendor hall as well. 

    Booth set-up:  Set-up will be available Wednesday evening (April 10th) and before 7:30am on Thursday (April 11th). 

    Booth breakdown:  Breakdown can begin after 11am on Friday (April 12th). 

    Breaks are built into the itinerary to encourage attendees to visit the exhibits.  Lunch and the cocktail reception will take place in the vendor hall as well. 

    A technician fun fair will be part of our program this year to encourage attendees to visit the exhibit hall.  Participating vendors can submit questions for the fun fair.  We recommend having a special swag for fun fair participants that visit your booth. 

    Raffle prize donations and swag/literature for attendee registration bags are always welcomed and appreciated.  

    Peaceable Primate Sanctuary tour:  Some attendees will be taking a road trip to Peaceable Primate Sanctuary, a retirement sanctuary for baboons and macaques.  Vendor reps are welcome to register for this event as well.   

    For questions regarding vendor registration contact Cara Strathmann at chatten@northshore.org.  

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    • 11 Apr 2019
    • 7:30 AM
    • 12 Apr 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Chicago Marriott-O'Hare, 8535 W. Higgins Rd., Chicago, IL 60631
    Register

    CBAALAS is excited to be hosting the

    AALAS District 6 Conference 

    "Turning Passion into Possibilities" 

    April 11-12, 2019

    at the Chicago Marriott- O'Hare

    8535 W Higgins Rd, Chicago, IL 60631

    Attendee Registration

    Don't miss the opportunity to attend the AALAS District 6 Meeting in Chicago this year!  We have a great meeting planned for you!  Some of the highlights include a day and a half of seminars and exhibit hall, poster session, a keynote speaker each day, a cocktail reception, and a tour of the Peaceable Primate Sanctuary, a retirement sanctuary for former research baboons and macaques!  Some of you may even see an old friend!  The preliminary program can be found under the "D6" tab on the CBAALAS website. 

    The conference location is very conveniently located by lots of shopping, restaurants, entertainment, and O'Hare Airport, making flying in to the meeting a breeze.  It is also a prime location to catch public transportation into the heart of Chicago.  Join us for a great meeting on Thursday and Friday and then spend the weekend in the Windy City.  Chicago has so much to offer.  Check out the zoos, aquarium, museums, theatre, nightlife, the Willis Tower, and so much more!  The possibilities are endless!

    Attendee Registration Summary:

    Full Meeting (Thursday and Friday):  $145 per person ($170 after March 28, 2019)  - Includes refreshments, lunch, cocktail reception on Thursday.  Breakfast, refreshments on Friday.

    Friday only:  $85 per person ($110 after March 28, 2019) - Includes breakfast and refreshments. 

    Peaceable Primate Sanctuary Tour:  $47 per person - Includes lunch and transportation to/from the sanctuary.

    (Note:  You can pay online with a credit card or mail a check.  We do understand that it can take some time to get a check issued by your institution.  If paying by check, please register online and then choose "invoice me".  An email will be sent to you with the invoice which can be submitted to your institution to process for payment.)

    Additional General Info:

    Posters, Scientific Abstract Submissions, and SHELAC's:  We have some time allotted in the program for scientific abstracts and SHELAC presentations (Short Helpful Exercises in Laboratory Animal Care).  Time is limited so not all abstracts may be accepted.  If you are interested in submitting an abstract or poster for consideration, submit the Abstract Submission Form by March 11, 2019.  AbstractSubmissionForm (Blank).docx

    "Turning Passion into Possibilities" -  We want to hear about you!  Share with us how you have turned your passion into possibilities.   Submit by March 11, 2019.   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SF3QDKS

    Room Rate:  Discounted room rate is $149/night if booked by March 21, 2019.  Discount is available on Wednesday and Thursday night.  Rooms will need to be booked directly with the hotel using the link below.  

         Book your group rate for AALAS District 6 Meeting

    Parking:  Discounted parking is available onsite with validation:  $6 daily, $12 overnight

    Shuttle: The hotel shuttle is available to/from O'Hare airport 24 hours a day, running every 1/2 hour.

    A technician fun fair will be part of our program this year!  Enjoy the challenge and meet new people!  

    Peaceable Primate Sanctuary Tour:  We are very excited to have the opportunity to visit the Peaceable Primate Sanctuary, a retirement sanctuary for baboons, this year!  The tour will leave from the conference location on Friday at about 12pm after closing remarks.  The fee to attend will cover lunch and transportation to and from the sanctuary.  We will return to the conference location after the tour.  Return time will be dependent on how long the tour takes at the sanctuary and traffic on return, but we anticipate late afternoon/early evening.  Proceeds from the tour will be donated to the sanctuary.   

    For questions regarding registration contact Cara Strathmann at chatten@northshore.org.    

     

     

     

CBAALAS is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 320 E. Superior St., Searle 14-452, Chicago, IL 60611

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