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REGISTRATION

Express and Assisted Registration desks will be located throughout the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas. Express Registration areas are designed for attendees that are ready to pick up their badges. Assisted Registration provides on-site support for attendees who want to make changes to their registration. Convention Center Registration opens on Friday, May 17.

Express Registration desks will also be located in the Hyatt Regency Dallas, Omni Dallas, and Sheraton Dallas hotels. Signs will be available in the hotel lobbies to direct you to these Conference registration desks. Hotel Registration opens Saturday, May 18.

REGISTRATION HOURS

KAY BAILEY HUTCHISON CONVENTION CENTER DALLAS
Express Registration* [Lobby A/B (Level 2) | Lobby C (Level 1) | **Lobby D (Level 2)]
Friday, May 17 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, May 18 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, May 19 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
** 4 Counters in Lobby D will remain open through Wednesday
Assisted Registration*** [Lobby F (Level 2)]
Friday, May 17 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, May 18 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, May 19 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday, May 20 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 21 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 22 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Postgraduate Course Registration
Friday, May 17 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, May 18 6:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
HOTEL EXPRESS REGISTRATION
Hyatt Regency Dallas (Lobby Level)
Saturday, May 18 12 to 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 19 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Monday, May 20 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Omni Dallas Downtown (Lobby Level)
Saturday, May 18 12 to 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 19 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Omni Dallas Downtown (Level 2)
Saturday, May 18 12 to 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 19 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday, May 20 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tuesday, May 21 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wednesday, May 22 6:30 to 8 a.m.
Sheraton Dallas Hotel (Lobby Level)
Saturday, May 18 12 to 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 19 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas Lobby E (Level 2)
Thursday, May 16 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, May 17 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, May 18 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, May 19 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday, May 20 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 21 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

*Express Registration areas are designed for attendees that are ready to pick up their badges

***Assisted Registration provides on-site support for attendees who want to make changes to their registration.

BADGES

Name badges must be worn for admittance to all ATS 2018 events. Please return to registration if you have lost your name badge. There will be a $50 fee for replacement badges.

Conference badge holders are coded as follows:

Blue Domestic Attendee
Purple International Attendee
Yellow Exhibitors
Brown Spouses/Partners/Guest
Green Postgraduate/Resident Boot Camp Courses Only
Clear Press

SHUTTLE TRANSPORTATION SERVICE

Click here for the shuttle schedule.

ATS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OFFICE

The ATS International Office is located in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas, Hall B (Level 2).

SESSION LOCATIONS

ATS 2019 sessions will be held in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas and the Omni Dallas. Assembly Meetings, special events, and committee meetings will take place at the Hyatt Regency Dallas.

Non-CME Industry Symposia will be held at the Hyatt Regency Dallas, Fairmont, and Sheraton Dallas.

EXHIBITS

Exhibits are located in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas, Halls C-D-E (Level 2). Badges must be worn for admittance to the Exhibit Hall and at all times in the hall.

Children under the age of 12 are not permitted in the Exhibit Hall.

CHILD CARE FACILITIES

On-site childcare is available. Please click here for more information and to register.

FIRST AID

ATS Hotels: Contact the hotel’s front desk for any emergencies.

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas: There are three first aid stations, located in the Arena, Lower Lobby C (Ground Level) and in the back of Hall E (Level 2).

NETWORKING AND COFFEE BREAK AREA

Coffee & Connections booths are located inside the Exhibit Hall in Booths #705, 4235, 4250, and 4809. Here you can network with colleagues in a comfortable lounge-style setting.

PRESS OFFICE

The press office is located in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas, Room A130-A131 (Level 1) and is only open to members of the press.

Press Room Hours
Sunday, May 19 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday, May 20 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, May 21 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, May 22 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

SPEAKER READY ROOM

The Speaker Ready Room is located in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Hall B (Level 2).

All speakers need to check in at the Speaker Ready Room at least two hours before their talk. Speakers can bring their presentation to this room to view and upload. This area is restricted to speakers only, and badges must be worn for admittance to the room.

Speaker Ready Room Hours
Thursday, May 16 1 to 6 p.m.
Friday, May 17 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 18 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, May 19 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday, May 20 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, May 21 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, May 22 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

POSTAL AND SHIPPING NEEDS

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas does not count on a courier delivery services company in our facility.

The closest UPS locations are the following locations:
The UPS Store - 555 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75202 (Omni Hotel)
Hours of Operation: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday - Friday, and 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday - Sunday.
The UPS Store - 1717 N Akard St, Dallas, TX 75201
Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, and 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday.

The closest FedEx locations are the following locations:
FedEx Office Print & Ship Center - 300 Reunion Blvd E, Dallas, TX 75207
Hours of Operation: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 p.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday.
FedEx Office Print & Ship Center - 902 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75202
Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday - Friday, and 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday.

INTERNATIONAL MONEY EXCHANGE

Most major banks offer currency exchange services. DFW International Airport has currency exchange by Travelex. Their services include currency exchange, travel insurance, travelers' checks, Western Union money transfer, copy and fax, and prepaid phone cards. They have several locations:

  • A29 (hours: 5am-6pm) - 214-384-5371
  • D11 (hours: 5am-10pm) - 972-973-4550
  • D22 (Outside Security)
  • D24 (hours: 5am-10pm) - 972-973-4545
  • D36 (hours: 6am-9:30pm) - 972-973-4533

TELEPHONE CARDS

Telephone cards are available for purchase at most major convenience stores throughout the city.

TRANSLATION SERVICES

Company Name Email Website
International Simultaneous Interpreters
610-649-8181
brem@inter-pret.net http://www.inter-pret.org

CLIMATE

In May, Dallas averages a daily maximum temperature between 82 and 87 degrees Fahrenheit (28 to 30 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 63 and 68 degrees F (17 to 20 degrees C).