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Lee Palmer, William Muir, Darci Palmer, Sean Smarick
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Sip, nosh & chat with new and old friends and colleagues.
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Grab a drink, unwind and browse the exhibit hall at your own pace.
Don’t miss the exhibit hall where our exhibitors will showcase innovative products & technology, have show special discounts and can’t wait to share them with you!
Exhibit Hall Hours:
Thursday 9/8 @ 9:00-4:30
Friday 9/9 @ 9:00-6:30
Saturday 9/10 @ 9:00-1:30
Live CPR action, semi-final & final rounds will be happening on the show floor on Thursday & Friday @ 12-1:30!
In-person guests can participate in our Exhibit Hall Scavenger Hunt by visiting select vendors!
More details here!
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
900 E. Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
Click here for IVECCS Map
>>> Please note, some nights at the IVECCS room rate are now sold out. <<<
Host Hotel – Grand Hyatt San Antonio River Walk
600 E Market St
San Antonio, TX 78205
1 min walk (242ft) from Convention Center.
San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk
889 E Market St.
San Antonio, TX 78205
1 min walk (200ft) from Convention Center.
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter
101 Bowie St.
San Antonio, TX 78205
4 min walk (0.2mi) from Convention Center.
HOTEL SOLICITATION ALERT
IVECCS attendees and exhibitors must be very careful in dealing with anyone offering hotel rooms for sale except for VECCS. VECCS is aware that IVECCS conference attendees and exhibitors have been approached by other businesses representing that they have blocks of hotel sleeping rooms for sale. If these businesses do in fact have such room blocks, and they make no misrepresentations in contacting attendees and exhibitors, this practice is legal and VECCS cannot prohibit anyone from doing business with them.
However, to be very clear, VECCS has only contracted with the hotels directly and has not contracted with any other company for room block sales or management. VECCS cannot and will not vouch for the business practices of any other companies offering hotel rooms for VECCS’s conferences. Some of these businesses engage in the following practices that can harm attendees as well as VECCS:
Selling fictitious reservations and credit card fraud: With this practice, conference attendees believe they have made a reservation. However, they arrive at a hotel to find that no reservation was made and their credit cards may have been charged.
Misrepresentations resulting in bookings outside the block: These businesses may misrepresent themselves in many ways in order to entice attendees to book through them. Examples include “bait and switch,” where they sell reservations that are inferior to what was promised (such as further from the conference site), or say that the official hotel blocks are full when they are not.
Trademark infringement: In this case, these businesses will utilize VECCS’s name and trademarks, including logos and conference names, when corresponding with conference attendees in order to make it appear that they are official agents of VECCS or the hotels when they are not.
Unauthorized access, use and selling of data: These businesses may obtain lists of past, current or prospective conference attendees through a variety of means, including unauthorized use of websites or data bases. In some cases, they may also purchase lists from sources that are not authorized to sell the data.
Obtaining inventory through misrepresentation or omission: In many cases, these businesses obtain room inventory by deceiving the hotels or their wholesalers through misrepresentation or failure to disclose their intent.
VECCS negotiates with hotels for blocks of rooms and obtains concessions from hotels if VECCS meets its guaranteed room blocks. Rooms sold through anyone other than VECCS and its official agents may not be credited to VECCS’s room blocks by the hotels, and, if the room blocks do not fill, VECCS could be subject to attrition fees. Book your hotel ONLY through the links provided as VECCS cannot guarantee any reservations booked elsewhere. Please notify VECCS should you be contacted by anyone other than VECCS regarding hotel reservations.
YOUR SAFETY IS OUR PRIORITY
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Box lunches are available for pick up in the Exhibit Hall on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, or you can attend the Lunch & Learn sessions in Hemisfair Ballroom C3 that include lunch. Be sure to have your Attendee Lunch Ticket that is in your badge.
The WiFi Network Name is ‘IVECCS 2022’ and the password is ‘Resuscitation22’.
Yes! Your badge must be worn for admittance into sessions, receptions, the exhibit hall, and any other IVECCS event locations.
The Welcome Reception is located on the River Level Patios on Thursday, Sept. 8th from 7:00pm – 8:30pm. Don’t forget your drink tickets (located in your badge)! You must wear your badge to be admitted into the reception.
The Keynote lecture “A Challenge to Change: Resilience Over Adversity” presented by Jason Romero is in the Lila Cockrell Theatre on Thursday, Sept. 8th from 4:15pm – 5:15pm.
Registration is in West Registration Area. The hours are below:
Tuesday, Sept. 6th: 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Wednesday, Sept. 7th: 6:30am – 6:00pm
Thursday, Sept. 8th: 6:30am – 6:00pm
Friday, Sept. 9th: 6:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday, Sept. 10th: 7:00am – 5:30pm
Sunday, Sept. 11th: 7:30am – 11:00am
Thursday, Sept. 8th: 9:00am – 4:30pm
Friday, Sept. 9th: 9:00am – 6:30pm (Happy Hour 5:15pm – 6:30pm)
Saturday, Sept. 10th: 9:00am – 1:30pm
Yes! The IVECCS Career Fair is in Hemisfair Ballroom C1 & C2 on Wednesday, Sept. 7th from 4:00pm – 7:00pm. You must wear your badge for entry.
All attendees have free online access to the Proceedings via VIN. You should have received an email prior to the conference with login instructions. If you did not, please email [email protected] You can also purchase a Hardcopy book or Flash drive of the Proceedings at the registration desk (based on availability).
Please arrive 15 minutes before the session is scheduled to begin. Check in with the Student Volunteer to let them know that you are on the waitlist. If a registered attendee does not show up before the session start time, the volunteer will let waitlist attendees into the Lab/Workshop based on waitlist order. If you are admitted into the session, the credit card on file for your registration will be charged. Questions regarding charges can be emailed to [email protected] There may also be handouts/notes for the session that were emailed prior to the conference. If you attend the session and would like those handouts, please email [email protected]
For just $5, you can win one of six awesome prizes and Support VECCS Gives with the IVECCS Raffle, drawing will take place on Saturday, Sept. 10 @ 11:00am.
Visit some great exhibitors in the Exhibit Hall to complete your Passport to Prizes! The Passport to Prizes can be found at the back of your program. No purchase necessary, just visit each booth and turn in your completed passport at the VECCS booth (#719). The drawing will take place on Saturday, Sept. 10th @ 12:30pm.
A Show Planner account is required to view the live-streamed and on-demand virtual sessions. Click here to create Your Show Planner using the registration ID that was emailed to you and is available in your registration portal. For help creating Your Show Planner, email [email protected] On-demand sessions will be available until October 11th, 2022.
Cancellation requests received on or before June 30th will receive 80% refund or can be changed to a Virtual Registration and refunded the difference.
Cancellation requests received July 1st – July 31st will receive 50% refund or can be changed to a Virtual Registration and refunded the difference.
Any cancellation requests received on or after August 1st will not be refunded. Registrations are non-transferrable.
VECCS membership dues are non-refundable.
After receipt of Registration Confirmation, you may add courses online or request changes to your Workshop or Lab course selections by contacting the Registration Center. Please email changes to: [email protected] or call 1 (888) 491-0569 for support.
Note that a $10 fee will be charged for changing your registration, i.e. removing a Workshop or Lab course. Fee does not apply if adding a Workshop or Lab course.
The virtual registration includes 4 tracks per day that will be live-streamed, during the in-person sessions in San Antonio, TX. This means you can watch the live stream via the show planner, at the times listed in the program (CST) and will then be able to view them on-demand for 30 days.
These sessions are indicated on the program schedule, with the wifi icon .