AAAAI 2015 Annual Meeting - Houston, TX
AAAAI 2015 Annual Meeting - Houston, TX

AAAAI 2015 Annual Meeting

February 20-24, Houston, Texas

General Information

Admission to Sessions
Admission to AAAAI educational sessions is reserved for meeting registrants and registered members of the press only. Guests and exhibitors will not be admitted to educational sessions. In consideration of fire codes and as a courtesy to others, those without tickets will not be allowed into ticketed sessions.

Children and Guests
The AAAAI asks delegates to refrain from taking children, spouses or guests to any educational session offered at the 2015 Annual Meeting. Registered guests are welcome to relax in the Hospitality Suite or visit the Exhibit Hall; however, an adult must accompany children under the age of 18 at all times.

Committee Meetings
Committee meetings are held during the Annual Meeting for the purpose of conducting AAAAI-related business. Current and newly appointed members of each committee are expected to attend these meetings. If you would like information about joining a particular committee, please contact the AAAAI executive office at (414) 272-6071 or email info@aaaai.org. A schedule of committee meetings taking place at the 2015 Annual Meeting will be included in the Program & Planner and in the Final Program.

Discounted Registration Fee for Fellows/Members from Developing Countries
The discount program for members from developing countries offers current AAAAI Fellows and members in countries designated as “low income” or “lower-middle income” by the World Bank (based on gross national income per capita) a 50% discount on registration fees. Your eligibility requirements will be verified before your registration is processed.

Eligibility Requirements:
1. Current AAAAI Fellows and members, paid through December 2014 are eligible for this discounted registration.

2. Only individual delegates who pre-register by Wednesday, January 28, 2015 for the Annual Meeting are eligible for this discount. This discount is not available to groups or individuals who register onsite.

3. The registering delegate must permanently reside in one of these eligible countries:  Afghanistan, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Arab Republic of Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Kiribati, Democratic Republic of Korea, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Bank and Gaza, Republic of Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Location
Sessions held as part of the 2015 Annual Meeting will take place at the following locations:

George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida De Las Americas
Houston, TX 77010

Hilton Americas – Houston
1600 Lamar Street
Houston, TX 77010

Registration
Access to online registration will be given to AAAAI Fellows on Wednesday, October 8, 2014; to all AAAAI members on Wednesday, October 22, 2014; and to all delegates on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. The deadline for early registration is Wednesday, January 28, 2015. The registration desk will be located in the George R. Brown Convention Center. To avoid waiting in line, please be sure to pick up your packet early. Onsite registration will also be available at the desk.

Weather & Dress
The average temperature in Houston in February is 57.5° F (14.1° C) and the average precipitation is 3.3 inches. Attire should be consistent with the professional atmosphere of the Annual Meeting.

Airports
The Houston area has two airports to choose from when traveling. The George Bush Intercontinental Airport is located approximately 25 minutes from the George R. Brown Convention Center. The William P. Hobby Airport is location approximately 20 minutes from the convention center. For more information, visit their website.

Ground Transportation
Both Houston Airports offer various types of ground transportation for their visitors. Shuttles, rental cars, taxis and bus transportation are all available. For more information, visit the Fly2Houston website.

Ground transportation discounts are available for AAAAI attendees by visiting Super Shuttle. The discount code is: 6SHM4

Greenlink Buses offer free transportation to destinations throughout the Downtown Houston area, including the George R. Brown Convention Center. This service runs Monday through Friday from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm, with buses running 7-10 minutes apart. Click here for a route map.