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54th Annual Meeting of the American College of Legal Medicine

  • 27 Feb 2014
  • (CST)
  • 02 Mar 2014
  • (CST)
  • Dallas, Texas

ACLM 54th Annual Meeting
“Legal Medicine: Where will the Road Lead”
http://www.aclm.org/Meetings/ACLM1402.aspx

February 27 - March 2, 2014
Westin Galleria Dallas
Dallas, TX

 

GENERAL MEETING INFORMATION
 
Registration/Information Desk Hours will be posted online when they become available.
 
Exhibit Hall Hours will be posted online when they become available.
 
ACCREDITATION/EDUCATIONAL NEEDS & OBJECTIVES  
Please check back for updates.
 
EVENING FUNCTIONS
 
President’s Welcome Reception
Date:               Friday, February 28, 2014
Time:              6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location:        Dallas III
Attire:             Business Casual
Cost:               One ticket is included in your registration fee. Additional tickets are $25.00 each.
Take some time to catch up with colleagues and meet new friends in the medical-legal community over cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres at the annual ACLM President’s Welcome Reception.
 
Dr. Dorothy Rasinski-Gregory Women’s Leadership Breakfast
Date:               Saturday, March 1, 2014
Time:              7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Location:        Dallas III
Attire:             Business Casual
Cost:               Included in registration fee
Join us for the 8th Annual Dr. Rasinski-Gregory Women’s Leadership Breakfast. Share your career transition experiences and become more involved in the ACLM committees and educational programs.
 
Cyril Wecht Luncheon
Date:               Saturday, March 1, 2014
Time:              12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location:        Dallas III
Attire:             Business Casual
Cost:               $35.00 (Tickets are not included in the registration fee)
 
Annual Awards and Networking Banquet
Date:               Saturday, March 1, 2014
Time:              6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location:        Dallas III
Attire:             Business
Cost:               $50.00 for members; $60.00 for non-members (Tickets are not included in the registration fee)
As this is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Dr. Cyril Wecht will provide unparalleled insight into the forensic pathologic evaluation of this case in which he was intimately involved. This will be an enjoyable and educational event for all.
 
RETURNING THIS YEAR
 
ABLM and ABMM 2014 Program/Review Course
The ABLM Course is scheduled before the ACLM 54th Annual Meeting.
Date:               Thursday, February 27, 2014
Time:              1:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Location:        Dallas I
Cost:               $195.00
To register for the ABLM Course, see “Additional Tickets” on the ACLM Registration Form.
 
The ABLM and ABMM Board Certification Examinations are offered online only by special arrangement. The exams are NOT offered at the annual meeting.
 
For information regarding the ABLM and ABMM Exam and/or Review Course, please contact:
 
S. Sandy Sanbar, MD, PhD, JD, FCLM
8100 Glenwood Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73114
P: (405) 229-7295
E: sandysanbar@gmail.com
ABLM website: www.ablminc.org
 
HOTEL INFORMATION
 
Westin Galleria Dallas
13340 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, TX 75240
Main: (972) 934-9494
Fax: (972) 450-2979
Website: Online Reservations
 
Room Rate: $169.00
Hotel Deadline: January 31, 2014
Reservations: (888) 627-8536
 
Room Rate
American College of Legal Medicine has negotiated a discounted rate of $169.00 plus tax (currently 2% TPID fee and 13% occupancy tax) at the Westin Galleria Dallas. Additional charges for people over 17 years of age is $25.00 per person per night.
 
Hotel Deadline
The deadline to receive the ACLM group rate is Friday, January 31, 2014. American College of Legal Medicine encourages you to make your reservation early, as the hotel and discount block may sellout before this date. After this date, reservations will be accepted based on availability and higher rates may apply.
 
Reservations
Attendees are responsible for making their reservations by calling the hotel at (888) 627-8536 or visiting the website at Online Reservations. Please reference the American College of Legal Medicine to receive the discounted rate.
 
Hotel Deposit and Cancellation Policy
A deposit equal to one night’s stay is required to hold a reservation. These deposits are fully refundable if the hotel is notified 24-hours prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained.
 
TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION
 
Airport Information
DFW Airport is approximately 18 miles from the Westin Galleria Dallas, or 25 minutes by car.
 
Taxi Cab Services
Several taxi companies operate at the DFW Airport:
 
Yellow Cab:                (214) 426-6262
DFW Taxi Car:           (214) 228-6204
Cowboy Cab:              (214) 428-0202
Super Shuttle:            (972) 456-3128
 
Taxi rates for a one-way transfer to the hotel cost approximately $50.00.
 
Rental Car Information
Avis Rent-A-Car is the official rental car company for the American College of Legal Medicine. For reservations, please call (800) 331-1600, and use the code “J901055” to receive the discounted rates.
 
Parking
The Westin Galleria Dallas offers complimentary self-parking and valet parking for $27.00 per day. Please note that rates are subject to change.

ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Registration Fee Includes:

  • Entrance to Scientific Sessions
  • Noted Food Functions
  • One ticket to the President’s Welcome Reception
  • Admission to the Women’s Leadership Breakfast
  • Admission to Dental Symposium
  • Program Materials

ACLM has started a green initiative, so we are cutting down on the use of paper and going electronic, which also cuts costs for the society as a whole. A link to the electronic version of the program book will be available on the website one week before the meeting. You will also be given a copy on CD.

Spouse/Guest Registration Fee Includes:

  • Continental Breakfast
  • One Ticket to the President’s Welcome Reception

Single Day Registration Includes:

  • Entrance to One Day of Scientific Sessions
  • Program CD
  • One Ticket to the President’s Welcome Reception
  • One Continental Breakfast
  • Admission to Dental Symposium
  • Admission to Women’s Leadership Breakfast

Early Registration Deadline
Meeting registration forms must be received by the ACLM Executive Office by 1/31/14 to receive the discounted early registration rate. All forms received after this deadline will be assessed the regular registration fee.

Registration Cancellation and Refund Policy
Registration refund requests must be submitted in writing to the ACLM Executive Office no later than 1/27/14 . All refund requests will be subject to a $100 processing fee. No refunds will be made after 1/27/14.

Special Needs
For accommodations on the basis of disability or special dietary needs, please call (847) 969-0283.

Questions
Contact the ACLM Executive Office by:
Phone: (847) 969-0283
Fax: (847) 517-7229
Email: info@aclm.org

http://www.aclm.org/Meetings/ACLM1402.aspx

 

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