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Marriott Marquis Houston

1777 Walker St

Houston, TX 77010

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Registration closes September 5th! Most tickets will sell out before then! Register today to secure your spot at the 2018 One Health Conference!

We are excited to have the 2018 One Health Conference at Marriot Marquis Houston on Friday and Saturday, September 14-15! This year we have 26 incredible talks with 32 amazing speakers, including 2 keynotes (Mattress Mack and Dr. Bruce Ribner) and 2 panel sessions! We are also having a Poster Session and Networking Reception on Friday night from 5:30pm-7pm! Hope to see you there!

Please visit our website at www.OneHealthConferenceHC.org for the agenda!

Like and follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OneHealthConference!

This One Health Conference unites veterinary, medical, environmental and public health professionals under one roof to discuss critical and relevant infectious diseases and One Health topics with experts in the field.

This conference is committed to creating healthy, resilient communities by promoting and sustaining the health and well-being of humans, animals and the environment by:

  • aligning education and communication efforts
  • creating and enhancing multi-disciplinary community partnerships
  • promoting One Health principles

This conference will feature relevant information from experts on the following categories:

  • One Health
  • Human-Animal Bond
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Environmental Health
  • Preparedness
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Trending Topics

Frequently Asked Questions

What CE is provided at this event?

*Physicians

Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Texas Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

*Nurses

Texas Children's Hospital is an approved provider with commendation of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver with distinction, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This continuing nursing education activity provides up to 11.2 contact hours.

*Veterinarians, Licensed Veterinary Technicians and Certified Veterinary Assistants

The Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners and Texas Veterinary Medical Association has been approved for 15 continuing education hours for full attendance by veterinarians, licensed veterinary technicians and certified veterinary assistants.

What meals are included with my registration?
Daily buffet lunch will be provided each day.

Where and when is the Networking Reception and Poster Session?

The Networking Reception and Poster Session will occur in front of the conference ballroom on Friday, September 14th from 5:30pm-7pm. Appetizers, cash bar, and door prizes will be available at the Networking Reception, so come enjoy mingling with some colleagues!

I need to cancel or have a question, who can I contact?

If you have any questions or to cancel your registration, please email us at OneHealthConference@phs.hctx.net. If you need to cancel, please cancel at least 2 weeks in advance, this will allow us to get an accurate catering number and open spots to those on the waitlist.

What are my transportation/parking options getting to the event?
- There are several garage and surface lots and street parking options within walking distance of the hotel. Rates vary and many accept Visa/MasterCard and cash.

- Hotel Self Parking: Avenida North Garage (701 Avenida de las Americas) with entrances via Rusk & Capitol Streets. Access Hotel via Sky Bridge on 2nd Floor. $13/day

**Please bring parking ticket to the conference registration desk to validate your ticket for the
discounted $13 parking price

- Avenida Central Garage (Discovery Green) (1002 Avenidas de las Americas) $18/day

- Valet parking is offered with Marriott Marquis for $40/day.

- Transportation options instead of parking include the METRORail, Greenlink, Uber, Lyft

I need to book a hotel, what are my options nearby that are walkable to the conference?

1. Marriott Marquis (Host Hotel): No Discounts Available - $230-$330/night
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/houmq-marriott-marquis-houston/

2. Homewood Suites By Hilton Houston: Discounted Room Block: $179/night (King) - Breakfast Included - Cutoff Date 8/23/18

http://homewoodsuites.hilton.com/en/hw/groups/personalized/H/HOUTOHW-OHC-20180913/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

3. Hampton Inn Houston Downtown: Discounted Room Block: $145/night (2 Queens) - Breakfast Included - Cutoff Date 8/23/18

http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/H/HOUDWHX-OHC-20180913/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

4. The Westin Houston Downtown: Discounted Room Block: $149/night (King) - Cutoff Date 8/17/18

https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1807264156&key=1CEB8BB1

5. Embassy Suites by Hilton Houston Downtown: http://embassysuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/texas/embassy-suites-by-hilton-houston-downtown-HOUDNES/index.html

6. Hilton Americas-Houston: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/texas/hilton-americas-houston-HOUCVHH/index.html

I am flying in, what airports are nearby?

George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is 20.2 miles from the Marriott Marquis
William P Hobby Airport (HOU) is 9.8 miles from the Marriott Marquis

What attractions are nearby?
Minute Maid Park, the home to the 2017 World Series Champs Houston Astros, as well as Discovery Green are within walking distance to the conference host hotel. You can visit this page for more details: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/local-things-to-do/houmq-marriott-marquis-houston/

I want to see the 2017 World Series Champs Houston Astros play! Tell me more!

The Astros will be playing in Houston on Friday and Saturday night at Minute Maid Park just a few minutes from the conference hotel! We do have a discounted ticket block exclusively for our One Health Conference attendees and guests for Saturday night's Astros vs Diamondbacks game at 6:10pm! $36/ticket for section 105! Purchase here (Deadline 9/8): https://groupmatics.events/Harriscounty5


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