Registration Details


On-site Registration Hours


Room Location: Chicago Promenade, Level 4

Attendee Registration Hours:

24 August 2016                 11:00 AM – 7:30 PM
25-27 August 2016             6:30 AM – 7:30 PM
28 August 2016                  6:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Exhibitor Registration Hours:

24 August 2016                  8:00 AM – 7:30 PM
25-27 August 2016             6:30 AM – 7:30 PM
28 August 2016                  6:30 AM – 3:00 PM


What’s Included with Registration


Full Conference, Student, Press & One-Day Pass Badges

Access to the Keynote lecture, Plenary Sessions, Featured Symposia, Poster Receptions and all Exhibit Hall events. Along with your badge, all will receive a conference bag, conference lanyard, conference program, with a notebook and pen.

Accompanying Guest Badges 

Access into the Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall and to the Off-site Event Mystic Blue Boat Cruise. Accompanying guests will not have access to the Keynote lecture, Plenary Sessions, Featured Symposia, Poster Receptions, or any other sessions within the conference. Accompanying guests will not receive a conference bag or conference program, or notebook and pen.

Exhibitor Badges

Access to the Exhibit Hall only.  Exhibitor Badge holders will not have access to the Keynote lecture, Plenary Sessions, Featured Symposia, or any other sessions within the conference.


Food and Beverage Functions Included with Conference & One Day Registration


Wednesday, August 24, 2016

  • Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Thursday, August 25, 2016

  • AM Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall, 10:30 am – 11:00 am
  • PM Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall, 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Poster Session I in the Exhibit Hall, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Friday, August 26, 2016

  • AM Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall, 10:45 am – 11:15 am
  • PM Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall, 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Poster Session II in the Exhibit Hall, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Saturday, August 27, 2016

  • AM Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall, 10:30 am – 11:00 am
  • PM Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall, 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Poster Session III in the Exhibit Hall, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Sunday, August 28, 2016

  • AM Coffee Break, 10:30 am – 11:00 am
  • Boxed Lunch, 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Satellite Symposia Included with Conference & One Day Registration


There are a number of satellite symposia and/or events taking place during Options IX.  These are open to all full conference and one day registratin attendees of Options IX, and there is no separate registration fee to attend.  Although not directly affiliated with Options IX, we urge you to attend and support these additional educational opportunities.

Lunch will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. 

Full program details and date/times. 

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