36th Annual Meeting

July 15 - 18, 2010
Hilton Portland & Executive Tower
Portland, Oregon, USA

Course Directors

Alfie Krol, MD
Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at Oregon Health & Science University; Director, Pediatric Dermatology at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital

Dawn Siegel, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics Oregon Health & Science University

Registration Fees

 
Before 6/1/10
After 6/1/10
Onsite
SPD Member
$550
$650
$750
Non Member
$650
$750
$800
Resident or Fellow* - entire meeting
$200
$250
$275
Resident or Fellow* - one day pass
$100
$125
$150
Accompanying Adult & Child >12 yrs.
$150
$150
$150
Accompanying Child < 12 yrs.
$50
$50
$50

Special Events

 
Before 6/1/10
After 6/1/10
Onsite
Dinner Ticket for Sat., July 17 - adult
$75
$80
$85
Dinner Ticket for Sat., July 17 - child
$50
$55
$60

*Residents/Fellows must include letter of verification from program director with registration or be a Resident/Fellow member of the society in order to qualify for the Resident/Fellow rates. If no letter is included or no active membership exists, you will be charged the member rate.

Registration includes choice of one (1) activity on Friday, July 16 (Columbia River Gorge Tour, Winetasting Adventure, or Garden Lovers Tour). IMPORTANT: Please indicate the event(s) in which you will be attending by checking the appropriate box on the registration form as well as the number of people attending.

Conference Location

Hilton Portland & Executive Tower
921 SW Sixth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204|
Phone: (503) 226-1611
Worldwide Toll-Free Reservation: (800) 445-8667
Online Reservations: http://www.portland.hilton.com
Group code: SPD

Hotel Accommodations

**IMPORTANT**
A special room rate of $189 per night single/double is available for all meeting participants at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower. This rate is offered on a space-available basis only through June 14, 2010. Reservation requests made after June 14 will be confirmed on a space-available basis at prevailing hotel rates. Reservations can be made by calling (800) 445-8667 or at http://www.portland.hilton.com. Please indicate the group-code SPD to receive the special room rate. Please note there are a limited number of double rooms available, so make your reservations early.

Air Travel Information & Transportation

The Hilton Portland & Executive Tower is approximately 9 miles or 15 minutes from the Portland International Airport. Taxi service from the Portland International Airport is approximately $35 one-way. Airport shuttle service can be booked several local companies.

Parking at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower:
-Self Parking is $20 daily with in and out privileges
-Valet Parking is $27 daily with in and out privileges

Driving Directions:
**PLEASE NOTE: the hotel consists of two buildings (Main & Executive Tower). Please review your reservation room type for building assignment. For your convenience, if your room assignment states EXECUTIVE TOWER, you may arrive and park there directly.

The Executive Tower's entrance is located at 545 SW Taylor between 5th and 6th Avenues.

From the Airport:
Take I-205 SOUTH and exit onto I-84 WEST. At the end of I-84 West you will reach a junction of I-5 North and South. Go SOUTH toward Salem (to your left). Immediately follow the City Center signs, which will take you across the Morrison Bridge. Head STRAIGHT through the traffic light near the end of the bridge onto SW Washington St. Take Washington 1 block and then turn LEFT onto 3rd Avenue. Take 3rd Avenue 4 blocks and then turn RIGHT onto SW Taylor St. Take Taylor 3 blocks and our front doors for the Executive Tower will be on your right-hand side.

** To arrive at the MAIN building, continue on SW Taylor 1 block and turn LEFT onto SW Broadway, LEFT on Salmon Street, LEFT on SW 6th Avenue, our Main building front doors are on left hand side of 6th Avenue.

From the North (Seattle) Southbound on I-5:
Take exit 300B off of I-5 Southbound. After exiting, follow the City Center signs which will take you across the Morrison Bridge. Head STRAIGHT through the traffic light near the end of the bridge onto SW Washington St. Take Washington 1 block and then turn LEFT onto 3rd Avenue. Take 3rd Avenue 4 blocks and then turn RIGHT onto SW Taylor St. Take Taylor 3 blocks and our front doors for the Executive Tower will be on your right-hand side.

** To arrive at the MAIN building, continue on SW Taylor 1 block and turn LEFT onto SW Broadway, LEFT on Salmon Street, LEFT on SW 6th Avenue, our Main building front doors are on left hand side of the 6th Avenue..

CME Credit

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Blackwell Futura Media Services and The Society for Pediatric Dermatology. Blackwell Futura Media Services is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

SPD has applied this educational activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits with Blackwell Futura Media Services. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

SPD’s Annual Meeting is also recognized by the American Academy of Dermatology for 15 hours of AAD Category 1 CME credit and may be used toward the American Academy of Dermatology’s Continuing Medical Education Award.

Special Events & Activities

All social activities and special events are open, while tickets are available, to attendees who are registered for the meeting and their offically registered spouse/guest. Advance registration is required for all special events where noted, however, a minimum number of tickets may be available on site.

Thursday, July 15
Fellows & Young Leaders in Peds Derm Reception
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
If you are a fellow or out of training for five years or less, then this event is for you! Come network and share experiences with other young dermatologists.
(No cost to attend, however, pre-registration is required.)

Welcome Reception
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Greet your friends and colleagues at the Welcome Reception while enjoying cocktails, hors d’ oeuvres and entertainment. Badges will be required for entry.

Friday, July 16
Optional activities listed below

Columbia River Gorge Tour
2:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Discover one of the world’s most magnificent landscapes, the Columbia River Gorge. The tour’s final destination is the fourth highest waterfall in the United states, the Multnomah Falls, and includes a stop at the Bonneville Dam. At the falls, attendees can follow the trail to the top of the falls (2.2 miles roundtrip with a 700’ elevation gain) or take a shorter walk up the paved trail to the Simon Benson Bridge and spend the extra time at the gift shop, interpretive center, or just stand at the base of the falls and revel in their splendor. our tour of this national scenic area ends as we travel back to portland via bus along the shore of the mighty Columbia River. Pre-Registration is required. Limited to the first 96 people who register.

Winetasting Adventure
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Journey by motorcoach to the Washington County countryside for winetasting at two of the regions leading wineries. like the great wine regions of france and germany, Oregon’s wine country is blessed with a long, moderate growing season, which has proven ideal for such grapes as Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and White Rieslings. Sample wines at Cooper Mountain Vineyards and Ponzi Vineyards. Pre-Registration is required. Limited to the first 48 people who register.

Garden Lovers Tour
2:45 pm – 6:15 pm
Travel high above the city to the pittock mansion, once the home of pioneers Henry and Georgiana Pittock whose empire included real estate, banking, railroads, steamboats, sheep ranching, silver mining and paper. a museum docent will introduce you to the mansion before you set out to explore the grounds on your own. our tour continues, as we make our way to Washington Park and the famed Japanese garden, which is influenced by Shinto, Buddhist and Taoist Philosophies emphasizing plants, stones and water. it is considered one of the most authentic outside of Japan. then the tour will stop at the International Rose Test Gardens and visitors will be able to explore the 4.5 acre garden featuring 10,000 roses. the garden, which was established in 1917, is the oldest public rose test garden in the United states. Pre-Registration is required. Limited to the first 48 people who register.

Saturday, July 17
Reception and Dinner- Portland Art Museum (tickets are required)
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Experience the power of the portland art museum. find out why the museum is internationally renowned as an exciting cultural experience. dinner tickets include access to the museum’s exhibit so that you can tour the world through magnificent permanent collection galleries, six stories of modern art, and more.

Persons With Disabilities

SPD provides services for persons with disabilities. If special arrangements are required for an individual to attend this conference, please notify the management office at (317) 202-0224.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Registration fees, less a $100 administration fee, will be refunded following the meeting. In order to qualify for a refund of fees, cancellation notice must be received in writing no later than June 10, 2010. There will be no refund of fees for cancellation received after that date.

Kids Camp

SPD realizes that many attendees and their families have enjoyed the Kids Camp program, which has been available largely due to generous support from corporate sponsors. Every attempt will be made to secure funding for a 2010 Kids Camp. If the program becomes available, attendees will be notified via email and details will be posted on the SPD 2010 Annual Meeting website. If you have any questions, please contact SPD at (317) 202-0224 or via email at spd@hp-assoc.com.

Spouses, Chlidren & Guests

Please note that all spouses, children and guests must be officially registered on the registration form and receive a badge at the event to participate in any of the meal functions (including breakfast) or social activities. Badges will be required to be worn during these activities to gain admittance.

Further Information or Questions?

Please contact SPD via phone at (317) 202-0224, fax (317) 205-9481 and email:
spd@hp-assoc.com.

 

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