April 21-27 | Los Angeles

2018 AAN Annual Meeting

Advancing Neurology, Advancing You

Early Registration Deadline: March 29, 2018

Hotel Deadline: March 2, 2018

General Information

The 70th AAN Annual AAN Meeting will take place April 21-27, 2018, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Learn about nearby entertainment and dining options.

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Services

Child Care Information
A variety of child care options are available in Los Angeles. Check with the concierge at your hotel on or before your arrival to make arrangements. We also have a family room available at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Luggage Check
A luggage check is available in the business center of the Los Angeles Convention Center. Check with the concierge at your hotel to make arrangements.

Transportation
Due to the proximity of the hotels to the Los Angeles Convention Center, the AAN will provide shuttle service only for select hotels. The housing website indicates whether a hotel is walkable or within the shuttle zone. Please refer to this information when making your housing selection. For attendees booking outside the block, shuttle access may be purchased for an additional fee.

Shuttle Bus Pass
Complimentary shuttle buses will only be available to those who have made their reservations within the official AAN housing block and will be indicated on name badges. Attendees staying outside of the block may purchase a shuttle bus pass from the AAN.

Wireless Connection
Wireless Internet hotspots will be available at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

First Aid Station
First Aid stations are located within the Los Angeles Convention Center. The stations are staffed by licensed medical professionals and fully equipped with supplies, including automatic external defibrillators. The stations are operational throughout the duration of the Annual Meeting.

Prayer Room
A prayer room will be available in the Los Angeles Convention center for attendees looking for a quiet space for thought, reflection, and prayer.

Volunteer Opportunities

Education and Scientific Program Monitors
Monitors are needed for all education program offerings and scientific platform sessions to assist directors, faculty, session co-chairs, and staff as required. The AAN will offer discounts on registration fees as well as grant CME credit for the monitored program. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis for current Junior and Student AAN members. For an application form or more information email Laurie Dixon or call (612) 928-6154.

Skills Workshop Volunteers
Volunteers are needed to participate in the Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring Skills Workshop on Saturday, April 21, the Neuromuscular Ultrasound Skills Workshop on Sunday, April 22, the EMG Skills Workshop: Basic on Monday, April 23, the Clinical Use of Botulinum Toxin for Dystonia Workshop on Wednesday, April 25, and the Clinical Uses of Botulinum Toxin for Spasticity Workshop on Thursday, April 26. Skills workshop subjects will receive a waived meeting registration and workshop fee as well as payment of $40 per noninvasive session and $60 per invasive session. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis for current Junior and Student AAN members. For more information, email Laurie Dixon or call (612) 928-6154.

Contact Us

Registration and Housing Assistance

Phone

US/Canada: (800) 676-4226
International: (415) 979-2283
Online: https://aanam.cmrushelp.com/

Hours
Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. PT

Contact the AAN:
For direct email and phone contacts, please contact Member Services.
Toll Free: (800) 879-1960
International: (612) 928-6000

To opt out of pre-meeting materials, opt-outs must be received by March 29. To opt out of post-meeting materials, opt-outs must be received by April 27. You may update your opt-out choice by logging into the registration site or by contacting Registration and Housing Assistance at (800) 676-4226 or (415) 979-2283 (international).  

Guidelines

Photography and Recording of Programs
The AAN strictly prohibits all unauthorized photography (flash, digital, or otherwise), audio and/or video recording during the Annual Meeting. Equipment will be confiscated. Photography is allowed only in the Poster Sessions.

Consent to Use of Images
All portions of the Annual Meeting may be photographed, videotaped, or recorded for future rebroadcast, distribution, promotion, or other commercial purpose. By attending the Annual Meeting you are consenting to being recorded, photographed, and videotape without acknowledgment, payment, or remuneration of any kind. Any recordings, photographs, or videos of any nature are the sole property of AAN and its successors and assignees.

Cell Phones
The AAN requests that attendees turn cellular phones and pagers to vibrate mode upon entering all Annual Meeting programs.

Language
The official language of the Annual Meeting is English. No simultaneous translation is available.

No Smoking
The Los Angeles Convention Center is a nonsmoking facility. For the health and comfort of everyone, smoking is prohibited at Annual
Meeting functions, which include all education and scientific activities and social functions.

AAN Press Room
Only authorized media may use the Press Room at the Annual Meeting. Journalists must check in at the Press Room and provide proper credentials. For more information, email Renee Tessman or call (612) 928-6137.

Weather/Attire

April brings warm temperatures to Los Angeles. Daily maximum temperatures usually range from 70 to 76 degrees Fahrenheit. The minimum temperature usually falls between 52 and 56 degrees Fahrenheit. The AAN promotes business casual attire for the duration of the meeting. Consider bringing a light jacket or sweater to Annual Meeting activities since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary.

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