Registration and Accommodations


The Learning Symposium will occur on Tuesday, February 6 through Thursday, February 8, 2018. The first day of the Symposium consists of half-day Pre-Symposium Intensives Workshops; the second and third days will be the Symposium with keynote addresses, poster sessions, breakout sessions, and more.

The afternoon of February 6, features half-day Pre-Symposium intensive workshops taught by world-renowned international leaders on topics that you care about.

Registration for these workshops is OPEN TO ALL and is separate from the registration for the February 7-8 Symposium.


Cancellations, Substitutions, and Refunds

One attendee may be substituted for another at any time by emailing Full registration fees (minus $50 processing fee) are refundable if cancellation is completed on or before January 19th, 2018. All refunds will be issued back to the original payment type, and should be credited within 30 days.


About Accommodations

The Hilton Garden Inn is located at 1100 South Avenue, Staten Island, New York, 10314. Situated just 10 minutes from Newark Airport and 25 minutes from Manhattan, the hotel is located inside the 415-acre woodland preserve of Corporate Park on Staten Island. The hotel is easily accessible from the Staten Island Ferry by shuttle or by car. The Department of Health has held a number of rooms for participants, but reservations are based on availability and may sell out. A rate of $139 plus taxes and fees is applicable for Symposium stays as well as two days prior to and after the conference dates, subject to availability. Check-in is 3 pm and check-out is at noon.

Additional blocks have been made at the Hampton Inn & Suites located at 1120 South Avenue, Staten Island, New York, 10314. The Hampton Inn is walking distance from the Hilton Garden Inn which makes it a convenient option for your stay. Same rates and check-in applies.

Please use the following registration codes when reserving your room and ensure that you are reserving inside the block of rooms currently being held for symposium attendees by the Department of Health.

Hilton Garden Inn

Group Code: NYD


Hampton Inn & Suites

Group Code: NYD

Additional Group Code: LGS


UPDATE, 12/27/2017: The Hilton is fully booked and the Hampton is close to fully booked. Other recommended areas to reserve accommodation would be near the Newark Airport. There are multiple options available and situated conveniently near the venue (under 10 miles).

Travel Information

The three closest airports are Newark International, John F. Kennedy International, and LaGuardia Airport.

Newark International Airport

Distance from Hotel: 10 mi.

Drive Time: 20 min.

Courtesy buses: reservations required

John F. Kennedy International Airport

Distance from Hotel: 30 mi.

Drive Time: 60 min.

La Guardia Airport

Distance from Hotel: 35 mi.

Drive Time: 60 min.



Hilton Garden Inn/New York/Staten Island


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