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Registration

When can I register?

You can find registration here.

Where is the registration desk located and what are the hours?

SIDM’s Registration Desk is located on the Atrium Level.

Hours: TBA 

What is included in the cost of my registration?

TBA

Are meals included with my registration?

TBA

Can I cancel my registration?

Yes, you can cancel your registration before September 16, 2022. Please reference the cancellation policy.

How do I make changes to my registration?

To make changes to your registration, you will need to reference your registration confirmation and use the unique registration number provided to make any changes.  

Can I purchase tickets when I get to the meeting?

Yes, tickets can be purchased on-site

SIDM2022 Cancellation Policy

If, for any reason, you would like to cancel your registration, please send a cancellation request via email to CTE. Any cancellation requests received before September 16, 2022, shall be refunded, less an administrative processing fee of $75. The fee does not apply to Patient Summit (Only) registration. All refund requests received on or after September 16, 2022, shall be forfeited.

Are Attendee substitutions allowed?

Attendee substitutions can be made without a fee, by contacting the registration team at SIDM2022registration@improvediagnosis.org.  Substitution requests must be received by September 16, 2022. 

Travel & Lodging

Are there special hotel room rates available for attendees?

Yes, a block of sleeping rooms are available at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center Hotel.

September 23, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. CST is the deadline to receive the special conference rate of $179 per night room rate (14.5% taxes).  The first night’s room deposit and tax will be charged to your credit card at the time of the reservation. 

When booking a reservation, be sure to reference SIDM’s Annual Meeting by using the reference code: SIDM2022.

How do I make changes to my hotel reservation?

Contact Minneapolis Marriott City Center and reference your reservation confirmation number to make any reservation adjustments.

How do I cancel my hotel reservation?

If you have an existing hotel reservation,  below are the cancellation options.

Under your reservation details, the cancellation policy will be reflected under your hotel check-in and check-out dates; view the Image of where to find the cancellation information.  

Also, to review the 'Cancellation Policy' reference your hotel confirmation email to edit or cancel your reservations view the image.  

What is the hotel address and direct phone number?

Minneapolis Marriott City Center

30 South 7th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402

(612) 349-4000

How far is the hotel from the airport?

13.3 miles from the MSP Airport - Map View

Health & Safety

What is SIDM’s Health and Safety Policy?

SIDM will continue to watch the changing policies in Minneapolis and will monitor the health and safety guidelines in accordance with U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

SIDM is committed to following health and safety measures for conference attendees. We will require anyone who attends our in-person event to agree to the health and safety waiver. SIDM will continue to evaluate and communicate decisions related to COVID-19 health and safety.

Is proof of vaccination required?

No, proof of vaccination is not required. However, all conference attendees will be required to sign a COVID-19 Waiver. 

Will there be onsite COVID-19 testing available?

No, COVID-19 testing will not be offered; COVD-19 testing is not required.  

How is the hotel (Minneapolis Marriott City Center) managing health and safety?

Here is what to expect during your stay at Minneapolis Marriott City Center.

 

Are masks required?

In accordance with Minnesota Health Department, if you are fully vaccinated face coverings are recommended but not required. If you are unvaccinated, masks are recommended.

Will masks be available for attendees?

Yes, masks will be available for conference attendees.

Will hand sanitizer be available throughout the event space?

Yes, hand sanitizer will be available in designated meeting space areas.

Program

Can I see what sessions will be presented before I arrive on-site?

Yes, you can view the sessions by going to the Schedule-at-a-Glance.

How can I attend a pre-conference course?

To attend a pre-conference course, you must register. A separate fee is required as pre-conference courses are NOT included with the main conference registration.

Who can attend the Welcome Reception?

Anyone who is registered for the full conference can attend the Welcome Reception.

How many CE credit hours are available?

  • More information about the CME/CNE credits available can be found here.

How do I receive CE credits for attending sessions?

In order to receive CE credits for attending a session, attendees will be required to complete an evaluation of that session. Attendees will gain access to session evaluations the day the session takes place.

Speakers

Where can I find guidelines and information about presenting my poster?

Information about poster requirements and guidelines can be found by logging into the Speaker Resource Center. More details will be available at the end of July.

Still Have Questions?

Please use the Attendee Questions Form for any conference registration and hotel/travel questions. If you are a speaker and have questions about your session or presentation, please send us your questions via the Speaker Contact Form.

 

Attendee Questions Form

Speaker Contact Form