General Information

The Grand Wailea

Entry into United States and on your arrival to your inbound airport

Comprehensive information about visa requirements is available on the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol website: http://www.cbp.gov/travel/international-visitors

Registration & Information Desk

If you need information about any aspect of the Symposium, please go to the Registration and Information Desk. The desk will be open at the following times:

Sunday, July 16 0700-1700hrs
Monday, July 17 0700-1600hrs
Tuesday, July 18 0700-1600hrs
Wednesday, July 19  0700-1700hrs               

 

ACCME Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) and Saint Luke’s Foundation, Inc. CIS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

Cardiovascular Institute of the South designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Banking/Currency       

The currency used is US dollar.

Banking hours are 0830-1600hrs, Monday to Friday.  Automatic Teller Machines are well spread throughout Maui.  International credit cards are accepted at most hotels and city stores.  The closet bank to the resort is ‘First Hawaiian Bank’ 10 minutes by taxi.

Car Parking

Carparking facilities at the Grand Wailea hotel are available via Valet.  Valet parking for Day use only is $10.00 to $60.00 per car, per day; or overnight parking is $30.00 per car, per night.

Car Rental

Below are a few options for car hire in Maui:

Avis Car Rental:
884 W Mokuea Place
Kahului (Maui)
Hawaii, USA
Telephone: +1 808 871 7575

National Car Rental:
3850 Wailea Alanui Dr
Wailea (Maui)
Hawaii, USA
Telephone: +1 808 891 3957

Thrifty Car Rental:
935 E Mokuea Street
Kahului Airport (Maui),
Hawaii, USA
Telephone: +1 877 283 0898

Catering

All catering breaks will be in the Exhibition area in the Haleakala 4 & Gardens 4 Rooms.

Cellular Phones

Please respect the presenter and other members of the audience by ensuring your mobile phone is switched off or to silent while you are in sessions.

Climate

It will be summer in Maui and the average temperature is 84 degrees F (29 degrees C).

Delegate List

The delegate list will be held at the Registration & Information Desk.  A delegate list will be distributed electronically to all registered attendees and exhibitors after the completion of the Symposium. The delegate list will contain the name, organisation and country of origin of registered delegates and exhibitors.

If you do not wish your details to be provided to sponsors or other delegates, please tick the appropriate box on the registration form.

Disclaimer

Geoffrey O. Hartzler, MD Interventional Cardiology Symposium has the right, for any reason beyond their control, to alter or cancel the Symposium or any of the arrangements, timetables, plans or other items related directly or indirectly to the Symposium without prior notice. Symposium and/or its agents shall not be liable for any loss, damage, expenditure or inconvenience caused as a result of an alteration or cancellation.

Dress

The dress code for all Symposium sessions and social functions is smart casual.

Exhibition

The exhibition area in the Haleakala 4 & Gardens 4 Rooms and will be open for the duration of the Symposium.

Insurance

It is strongly recommended that you purchase comprehensive travel insurance to cover the duration of your visit to Hawaii.

Tax

The United States Government does not refund sales tax to foreign visitors. Sales tax charged in the U.S. is paid to individual states, not the Federal government - the same way that VAT is paid in many countries.

The tax is usually not included in the total price. 

Taxi

If you are looking to book taxi transfers between the Airport and the Hotel, we recommend using SpeediShuttle.  They offer a comprehensive service including dedicated airport greeter staff at the Kahului Airport on arrival. For more information about SpeediShuttle and to book, please click here to download their sales info kit.

Tipping

United States of America standards on tipping will apply.

Medical Services

The Maui Memorial Medical Center is located in Central Maui, approximately 45 minutes from the hotel. There is also a doctor on call in Whaler's Village, only a ten minute walk from the Resort.

Emergency medical services are available on a 24 hour, 7 day basis from:

Maui Memorial Medical Center
221 Mahalani Street, Wailuku
HI 96793, USA
Telephone: +1 808 244 9056

In an emergency please dial 911 for an ambulance, the police of the fire department.

Messages

These can be received at the Registration & Information Desk.

Name Badges

Name badges will be given to all delegates on registration. We ask that you wear your badge at all times, including social functions.

Pharmacy

The nearest pharmacies to the Symposium venue are:

Longs Drugs:
1221 Honoapiilani Hwy
Lahaina, HI, USA
Telephone: +1 808 667 4390
Note: 12 minutes by Taxi, 1 hour to walk

Walgreens: 
Bldg D, 342 Keawe Street, Lahaina
HI, USA
Telephone: +1 808 667 9515
Note: 15 minutes by Taxi, 1 hour to walk

Postal Facility

US Post Office
1760 Honoapiilani Hwy
Lahaina, HI 96761, USA
Telephone: +1 808 667 4390

Opening hours:  Monday- Friday 0900-1600hrs
                           Saturday 0900-1300hrs
                           Sunday - CLOSED         

Power

Electricity in the US is 115/120 volts at 60 cycles (60 Hz) per second. If your device does not accept this voltage, you may need to purchase a voltage converter.

Shopping

Trading hours in the Maui area are:

Monday to Sunday         0930-2200

Social Program

Gala Dinner
Date:     Monday, July 17 
Time:     1830hrs 
Tickets:  1x ticket inclusive with registration; guest tickets US$70 pp

Happy Hour Function
Date:      Tuesday, July 18
Time:     1530-1630hrs
Tickets:  1x ticket inclusive with registration; guest tickets not available

End of Symposium Drinks
Date:      Wednesday, July 19
Time:     1600-1700hrs
Tickets:  1x ticket inclusive with registration; guest tickets not available

Speakers’ Preparation

Speakers are able to upload their presentations in advance of their session at the AV desk and ask that you do this no later than 3 hours before your scheduled talk.

Special Needs

In compliance with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof, every effort will be made to accommodate persons with disabilities.  Attendees with special needs (i.e., special diet, handicap access, hearing impaired) should indicate this when registering for the conference, and notify the travel agent or hotel when making a reservation so that such arrangements can be made on their behalf.

Time

Hawaii is -10 hours GMT.

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