AACBNC
Sessions will include:
  • Scientific Talks
  • Education Issues
  • Administrative and Government Matters

The 2017 annual meeting registration forms have been attached for your convenience:
2017 Meeting Registration Form
·         Meeting registration for members: $425

·         Meeting registration for emeritus members: $225

·         Registration for guests: $225

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Reservations can be made by calling the hotel reservations department direct at 1.239.394.5000 and identify yourself
as a member of our group, AACBNC/AMSNDC Meeting. Group Rate available February 5 – 14, 2017.

  • To make reservations online, use this link http://group.hilton.com/2017AnnualMeeting. Please note the 3 days
    pre and post are based on availability. If the pre and post dates are unavailable you will not receive the group
    rate for any of the dates on the website, and will need to call the reservation supervisor Mayra Monroy at (239)
    642-2168 or email: Mayra.Monroy@Hilton.com to make the entire reservation.
  • A deposit equal to one night’s stay will be charged to your credit card when making your reservation. Deposit will
    be refunded if cancellation is received more than 7 days prior to check-in.
  • A $100 Early Departure fees will be charged to guests who check out prior to their stated departure date. Guests
    will have the opportunity to change their departure date at check in without incurring any fee.

**Group rates are available February 5-14, 2017. Reservations must be made by January 4, 2017**
2017 Annual Winter Conference
Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa
Marco Island, Florida
February 8-12, 2017
2017 AACBNC/AMSDNC ANNUAL CONFERENCE will be a joint meeting held at the Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort
and Spa in Marco Island, Florida.
The above rates include breakfast in the Paradise Café.


  • A deposit equal to one night’s stay will be charged to your credit card when making your reservation.  Deposit
    will be refunded if cancellation is received more than 7 days prior to check-in.
  • An $100 Early Departure fee will be charged to guests who check out prior to their stated departure date.  
    Guests will have the opportunity to change their departure date at check in without incurring any fee.   


Reservations received after the cut-off date of January 4, 2017 will be filled on a space and rate availability basis.


TRANSPORTATION

There are 2 options available for transportation services to and from the airport/hotel:

  1. Car rental from the airport.  Please note the hotel will charge for $10 per day for self-parking and $14 for valet
    parking.
  2. Classic Transportation Limo Service - https://classicluxurytransportation.com


CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
Room
Single rate
Double rate
Garden View
$309
$339
Gulf View
$329
$359
Deluxe Gulf View
$349
$379
One Bedroom Suite
$549
$579
AACBNC GROUP ACTIVITY

Southwest Florida isn’t complete without a tour through the Everglades. Guests will enjoy a half-hour airboat ride.
Each boat captain is Coast Guard certified and an acknowledged authority on the Florida Everglades and sea-life.
They offer colorful commentary on the sights and sounds of the intricate waterways of Southwest Florida. Guests
enjoy a beautiful sightseeing tour mixed with the excitement of riding a true Florida airboat. A visit to the Alligator Park
is also included in this tour.

Event: Everglades Airboat Tour
Date: Thursday, February 9, 2017
Price: $90 per person

ITINERARY

  • 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Transfer to Everglades City
  • 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM Group A- Airboat ride/ Group B- Alligator Park
  • 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM Group B- Airboat ride Group A- Alligator Park
  • 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM Return transfer to the hotel

Recommend casual dress and walking shoes
DEADLINE: JANUARY 23, 2017
Click Here for Registration Form
AACBNC-AMSNDC Joint Meeting 2017
Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort, Marco Island, FL
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Ballroom Foyer
3:00 - 5:00 pm
Handouts and Name Badge pick up (GREEN)
Boardroom
4:00 - 6:00 pm
AACBNC Executive Committee Meeting
Beach
7:00 - 9:30 pm
Welcome Reception - All members and guests (Supported by AAA)
Thursday, February 9, 2017
The Deck at 560
6:00-10:00 am
Breakfast buffet
The Deck at 560
8:00- 9:00 am
Spouse and Guest breakfast
Foyer hallway
8:00 - 8:15 am
Morning Coffee - All Members and Guests
Ballroom
8:15 - 8:30 am
Welcome – Bill Griffith and Paul Fitzgerald
Ballroom
8:30 - 9:30 am
Sally Amero, PhD, Office of Extramural Programs (OEP), NIH
(All Members)
Ballroom
9:30-10:30 am
Eliezer Masliah, MD, Director, Division of Neuroscience, NIA
(All Members)
Foyer hallway
10:30-11:00 am
Coffee Break
Ballroom
11:00  - Noon
Panel Discussion: Faculty Mentoring/Tenure/Promotion
(All Members)
  1:00 - 5:00 pm
Social Excursion (Everglades Tour)
Friday, February 10, 2017
The Deck at 560
6:00 - 10:00 am
Breakfast buffet
Ballroom
8:00 - 9:00 am
Business meeting ( AACBNC Members)
Ballroom
8:30 - 9:00 am
Committee Reports (AMSNDC Members)
Ballroom
9:00 - 10:00 am
Panel Discussion: New Chairs Best Practices (All Members)
Foyer hallway
10:00 - 10:30 am
Coffee Break
Ballroom
10:30 - 12:00 pm
Panel Discussion: Future Basic Science departments and How
They Will Be Administered (All Members)
Ballroom
6:00 - 7:00 pm
Reception – All Members and Guests (Supported by FEI, part of
Thermo Fisher Scientific )
Ballroom
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Banquet – All Members and Guests
Saturday, February 11, 2017
The Deck at 560
6:00 - 10:00 am
Breakfast buffet
Ballroom
8:00 - 9:00 am
Business Meeting (AMSNDC members)
Ballroom
9:00 - 9:45 am
Rob Taft, PhD, Jackson Labs: Resources and Advances in Mouse
Models (CRISPR)
Foyer hallway
9:45 - 10:15 am
Coffee Break
Ballroom
10:15- 11:00 am
FEI Microscopy: Breaking Technology
Ballroom
11:00 - 12:00 pm
Lorne Mendell “B” Session/Open Discussion
Ballroom
12:00 -1:00 pm
AMSNDC Executive Committee Meeting and Discussion of Next
Year's Meeting - Bill Griffith, PhD
Sunday, February 12, 2017
The Deck at 560
6:00 - 10:00 am
Breakfast buffet
 
7:30 - 9:00 am
Closing Discussion and Departure

Please return your 2017 AACBNC meeting registration form via fax (312) 942-5744 or
you may email them to
rita_eaddy@rush.edu

If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact:
Rita Eaddy (312) 942-5501 or
rita_eaddy@rush.edu