Meetings

2014 AGOS Annual Meeting

September 11-13, 2014
Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park
Chicago, IL


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Review the schedule of events for this year's Annual Meeting.

REGISTRATION

The registration fee is $400 for AGOS members, $400 for invited guests of members, and $100 for a spouse or significant other. Please complete your registration one of three ways:

  1. Register online using a credit card and receive immediate confirmation via email. (Your username is your email address. Please contact mandymarneris@agosonline.org for password assistance.
    *Note, it is the same password for your dues renewal),
  2. Fax the registration form with your credit card information to 312-235-4059, or
  3. Mail the registration form with your credit card information or make a check payable to the American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society.

HOUSING

A block of rooms for the AGOS Annual Meeting have been reserved at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park. The contracted rate for a single/double guestroom is $285 (USD) plus state and local taxes. Please mention the "AGOS Annual Meeting" when booking your room to receive this special rate. The Annual Meeting room rate is guaranteed through Tuesday, August 12, 2014.

Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park

200 N Columbus Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601
Reservations: 312/565-8000 or reserve your room online!
Reference the "AGOS Annual Meeting" for discounted rates.

Sign up for the complimentary Fairmont’s President’s Club to receive the following benefits:

  • Complimentary internet in guestroom
  • Complimentary health club access
  • Daily delivery of newspaper
  • Private reception desk for express check-in and check-out
  • Much more! Visit the hotel website for a full list of membership privileges.

INVITE A GUEST

In order to make the invitation process more meaningful for invitees as well as to improve our efficiency, the process of inviting guests to attend the AGOS Annual Meeting has been upgraded. Moving forward, guest invitations will be processed through the AGOS Headquarters staff.

Process to invite a guest to the Annual Meeting:

  1. Submit the guest’s contact information in the online questionnaire,
  2. Staff will send a formal invitation to attend the meeting via US Mail,
  3. Invited guests may register to attend the Annual Meeting through the AGOS Headquarters (note: they will not be able to register online for verification purposes),
  4. You will be notified should the invitee register for the conference.

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Airfare: AGOS's official travel agent is Gant Travel Management, available toll-free at 1-800/621-1083 (1-630/227-3873, outside US/Canada). Gant is available from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday. A $25 service fee is issued per airline ticket.

O'Hare International Airport (ORD): The Fairmont is located 30 minutes (20 miles) from the Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD). Approximate taxi fare to/from the hotel is $40 each way. Taxis depart from the designated taxi zones, located on the Arrivals/Baggage Claim Level of all terminals.

Midway International Airport (MDW)

: The Fairmont is located 25 minutes (12 miles) from Midway International Airport (MDW). Approximate taxi fare to/from the hotel is $30 each way. Taxis depart from the designated taxi zones, located on the Arrivals/Baggage Claim Level of all terminals.

Car Rental: Discounted rental cars are available through Hertz Rent-A-Car. These rates will extend from September 4-20, 2014. Reservations must be placed through the Hertz Meeting Sales Desk at 1-800/654-2240. Please reference CV# 04XN0005 when making your reservations to guarantee the group discount. (Subject to availability).

Shuttles are available from O’Hare or Midway through Go Airport Express. Reservations are required. Please call 888.284.3826 or book online at http://www.airportexpress.com/.

Special Requests: It is important to us that you enjoy the Annual Meeting. If due to a physical challenge you have any special needs, accommodations or requirements, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you. Please contact mandymarneris@agosonline.org if you have any questions.

Parking at the Fairmont: The hotel's valet parking charges (including tax) are as follows:

  • Up to Two hours: $24.00
  • Two to Six hours: $36.00
  • Six to 24-hours and overnight parking: $65.00