2015 Physician Operators Forum

General Information

Hotel Information

The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel &
Convention Center
1601 Lake Robbins Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380
Local: (281) 367-9797
Hotel Website: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/houmw-the-woodlands-waterway-marriott-hotel-and-convention-center/

What to Pack

Average temperatures during our stay are highs in the mid to high-80s and lows in the low to mid-60s
You may want to bring a light jacket or sweater as meeting rooms at the hotel may be chilly
Attire for the meeting is business casual
Our special Night of Honor Dinner on Saturday night is business attire

2015 POF Meeting Rooms

General Session
Waterway Ballroom 5-8

Breakfast, Lunch and Vendor Fair
Waterway Ballroom 1-4

Lifeline Night of Honor Dinner
Waterway Ballroom Foyer and Waterway Ballroom 5-8

Customer Service

Throughout this year’s meeting, customer service delegates will be on site to assist all meeting attendees. If you require any assistance during the meeting, including assistance with outbound travel, please visit the service desk located outside of the General Session room, Waterway 5-8, or call/text customer service delegate, Mary Lea Nations, 601-842-0273.

We are committed to providing you with the best meeting experience possible. If you would like to share feedback on how we can continue to improve your meeting experience, please speak with a customer service delegate during the meeting. To share your comments after the meeting, please contact Elisa Biondi at 847-388-2019 or via email at [email protected].

Transportation to/from the Hotel

Arrivals at George Bush Intercon­tinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)

Once you deplane, claim your baggage and look for a transportation staff member who will be holding a Lifeline welcome sign. If there are any changes to your schedule, or for general inquiries, please call the transportation Company, AFC Transportation. 713-988-5466 or email: [email protected].

Returns to George Bush Intercon­tinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport
We anticipate a large number of transfers on Sunday, so we will have charter buses/vans available for group transportation.  Look for a customer service delegate with a Lifeline Vascular Access sign to direct you to the Shuttle Area just outside the main lobby.

Sunday  10/4  Large Shuttle Departure to IAH

Everyone was given their specific departure information in their registration packet.  If you have any questions about your departure time, please visit the registration desk in the Waterway Foyer.

If you would like to make a change to your Sunday, 10/4 departure time to IAH, review the shuttle schedule below.  If you want to change to another time, see a representative at the registration desk to determine if space is still available.

11:45 am Charter  – 29 of 55 seats taken

12:30 pm Executive Van – 5 of 12 seats taken

12:45 pm Executive Van – 8 of 12 seats taken

1:00 pm Executive Van – 5 of 12 seats taken

1:30 pm Charter – 23 of 55 seats taken

1:45 pm Executive Van – 7 of 12 seats taken

2:00 pm – Executive Van – 6 of 12 seats taken

Meeting WiFi

Complimentary WiFi in the meeting area is provided using the wireless network – POF2015. The password to access the wireless network is forum. When you log into the POF2015 wireless network you will be directed to our meeting website:

2015 Physician Operators Forum

that will include a schedule at a glance, general information, presentations and a link to the CME survey.


Evaluation and Obtaining CME Credits

Attendees seeking to obtain CME credit for the 2015 Physician Operators Forum are required to first complete an online meeting evaluation form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2015POF. You may complete the survey in real time. You may leave the survey and return to the survey throughout the meeting, but you must use the same device. Please know that you MUST hit “Submit” at the bottom of the page to save your individual responses for each page. There is no way to save your individual answers without submitting the page. Cookies MUST be enabled on your device.

CME certificates will be mailed to all attendees by Saint Thomas upon conclusion of the meeting and receipt of the completed evaluation form.


• Enable cookies

• Hit “Submit” to save each page

• Use same device


Photo Consent

During the 2015 Physician Operators Forum (POF), representatives may take photographs of meeting attendees. Lifeline Vascular Access may use these materials for its editorial or marketing purposes. Meeting attendees acknowledge that their image or likeness may appear in these materials. By attending the 2015 POF, attendees consent to Lifeline Vascular Access’ use of their image or likeness for Lifeline Vascular Access’ editorial or marketing purposes in connection with any materials in which
attendees appear.


LINKS: General Information | Schedule at a Glance | Agenda | Presentations | CME Evaluation