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                                                              Deadline June 1, 2010!




    ISIORT
6th International Conference of the International
  Society of Intraoperative Radiation Therapy

Oct. 14 - 16, 2010
Fairmont Scottsdale • Scottsdale, Arizona, USA




                                       Jointly Sponsored by
                              The International Society for
                      Intraoperative Radiation Therapy and
             Continuing Medical Education Resources, Inc.
    ConfeRenCe obJeCTIveS
    Course overview and intended audienCe
    The 6th International Conference of the International Society of Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (ISIORT) will provide a broad
    overview of recent clinical and technological advances in the field of intraoperative irradiation (IORT) and disease-site specific
    outcomes. Invited lectures, oral abstracts and poster sessions will present knowledge and information that can be used by the attendees
    to either adapt or modify the use of IORT as a component of treatment for their cancer patients in the attendee’s specific institution
    in an attempt to improve patient outcomes.

    Meet the Experts sessions will occur each morning of the conference to allow individuals to learn from an expert user about the start-
    up, advantages and limitations of available technologies. These sessions will allow current IORT users to optimize the use of current
    IORT technology in their institution or consider adding a new IORT technology and will allow prospective IORT attendees to
    determine which of the IORT technologies are best suited for their patients and institutions.

    Teaching lectures, international multidisciplinary panels, topic discussions, oral abstracts and poster sessions will be used to update
    attendees with regard to the advances in IORT technology and use. Question and answer sessions will exist to allow attendees to ask
    questions relevant to their current scope of knowledge. The knowledge gained by attending ISIORT 2010 will allow attendees to
    improve the care of their patients, which can translate into improved patient outcomes.

    The target audience will include an international group of physicians (surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists), physicists,
    radiation therapists and radiobiologists with interest or involvement in the use of intraoperative irradiation (IORT) as a component of
    treatment for the care of their cancer patients.

    Meeting goals and learning objeCtives
    The overall aims of the ISIORT 2010 conference are:
        1) To promote clinical research, education and treatment of cancer patients with intraoperative irradiation (IORT) as a
            component of cancer treatment
        2) To encourage multi-disciplinary care in which IORT is integrated with external beam irradiation, surgical resection and
            systemic therapy to achieve the best results in the care of cancer patients
    At the end of the conference, attendees should be able to:
        1) Identify and interpret current clinical data with regard to outcomes of IORT as a component of treatment for a variety of
            disease sites including breast, colo-rectum, pancreas, gynecologic, head and neck, genitourinary and pediatric cancer and soft
            tissue sarcomas
        2) Distinguish between the technologies available for the delivery of IORT with regard to start-up, advantages and limits for
            application within their particular institution
        3) Apply both the technologies and clinical outcomes within the attendees current institution to achieve best patient outcomes
            for patients who may be candidates for IORT as a component of treatment

    CMe aCCreditation and Credit designation
    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas of the Accreditation Council for Continuing
    Medical Education. Continuing Medical Education Resources is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education
    for physicians.

    Continuing Medical Education Resources designates this educational activity for a maximum of 23.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.
    Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    For Further inForMation please ContaCt:
    Lynne K. Tiras, CMP, Meeting Manager
    Lindsey Falconer, Meeting Registrar/Coordinator
    International Meeting Managers, Inc.
    4550 Post Oak Place, Suite 342, Houston, Texas 77027
    713.965.0566 Phone • 713.960.0488 Fax
    isiort@meetingmanagers.com • www.isiort2010.org
    If you have any special needs, please contact International Meeting Managers in writing at the above address.


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Kaled Alektiar, MD                Zvi Fuks, MD                             David W. Ollila, MD
New York, New York, USA           New York, New York, USA                  Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Ignacio Azinovic, MD, PhD         Viviana E. Galimberti, MD                Roberto Orecchia, MD
Torrevieja, Spain                 Milan, Italy                             Milan, Italy

Peter Biggs, PhD                  Alexander Gottschalk, MD, PhD            Ivy Petersen, MD
Boston, Massachusetts, USA        San Francisco, California, USA           Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Mitesh Borad, MD                  Leonard L. Gunderson, MD                 Harm JT Rutten, MD, PhD, FRCS
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA          Scottsdale, Arizona, USA                 Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Matthew A. Callister, MD          Michael G. Haddock, MD                   Jose Luis García Sabrido, PhD
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA          Rochester, Minnesota, USA                Madrid, Spain

Felipe A. Calvo, MD, PhD          Louis Harrison, MD                       Juan Santos, MD
Madrid, Spain                     New York, New York, USA                  Madrid, Spain

Mario Ciocca, MD                  Frank Hensley, MD                        Felix A. Sedlmayer, MD
Pavia, Italy                      Heidelberg, Germany                      Salzburg, Austria

Brian G. Czito, MD                Theodore S. Hong, MD                     Takeshi Todoroki, MD
Durham, North Carolina, USA       Boston, Massachusetts, USA               Kiataibaraki, Japan

Antonino De Paoli, MD             Kenneth S. Hu, MD                        Vincenzo Valentini, MD
Aviano, Italy                     New York, New York, USA                  Rome, Italy

Juan A. Diaz-Gonzalez, MD         Katsuyuki Karasawa, MD                   Frederick Wenz, MD
Pamplona, Spain                   Tokyo, Japan                             Mannheim, Germany

John H. Donohue, MD               Robert C. Krempien, MD, PhD              Christopher Willett, MD
Rochester, Minnesota, USA         Berlin, Germany                          Durham, North Carolina, USA

Oliver Drognitz, MD               Marco Krengli, MD                        Suzanne L. Wolden, MD
Freiburg, Germany                 Novara, Italy                            New York, New York, USA

Jean-Bernard Dubois, MD           Adry Moss, MD                            William W. Wong, MD
Montpellier, France               Scottsdale, Arizona, USA                 Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

Gary A. Ezzel, PhD                Subir Nag, MD
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA          Santa Clara, California, USA

                                                                 DISCLOSURE POLICY: Speakers will
Program Committee
                                                                 disclose to participants the nature of any
Felipe A. Calvo, MD, PhD, President, ISIORT
                                                                 significant financial relationships they have with
Roberto Orecchia, MD, President Elect, ISIORT                    the commercial firms providing support, as well
Vincenzo Valentini, MD, Secretary, ISIORT                        as the commercial manufacturers of products
Kenneth S. Hu, MD, Treasurer, ISIORT                             and/or the providers of services discussed in
Michael G. Haddock, MD, ISIORT Board Member At Large             their presentations. They will also disclose if
Leonard L. Gunderson, MD, Local Organizer                        any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures
                                                                 and devices discussed are investigational or
                                                                 unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug
                                                                 Administration (FDA).

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    WEDnESDay 10/13/10
     1:00PM – 5:00PM      Registration
     3:00PM – 5:00PM      Satellite Industry Symposia
    DaIly 10/14/10 - 10/16/10
     7:00AM – 5:30PM Registration, Scientific Posters and Exhibit Hours
     7:00AM – 8:00AM Continental Breakfast

    ThuRSDay 10/14/10
     8:00Am – 9:00Am Meet the Expert-User: Start-up, Advantages and            Conventional IOERT
                     Limits of Available Technologies                          HDR-IORT
                             International multidisciplinary IORT Practices and Visions
                                  Evidence vs. Research in Partial Breast Irradiation
     9:15Am – 9:50Am Physics Specificities of PBI                           Gary A. Ezzell, PhD, USA
                                                                            Mario Ciocca, MD, Italy
                                                                            Discussion/Questions
     9:50Am – 10:25Am Surgery for PBI                                       David W. Ollila, MD, USA
                                                                            Viviana E. Galimberti, MD, Italy
                                                                            Discussion/Questions
    10:25Am – 11:00Am IORT Alternatives for PBI                             William W. Wong, MD, USA
                                                                            Jean-Bernard Dubois, MD, France
                                                                            Discussion/Questions
    11:00AM – 11:30AM Break - View Posters & Exhibits
                                      Teaching Lectures: PBI 2010 Update
    11:30Am – 12:00Pm Final Results of Phase III Milan-Eliot Trial        Roberto Orecchia, MD, Italy
    12:00Pm – 12:30Pm Final Results of Phase III Targit Trial             Frederick Wenz, MD, Germany
                                             Scientific Paper Session
    12:30Pm – 1:30Pm Breast, Sarcoma
     1:30PM – 2:30PM Lunch
                               Teaching Lecture: Current Technology for IORT
     2:30Pm – 3:15Pm The Physicists Critical View                         Peter Biggs, PhD, USA
                   Topic Oriented Discussion: Extending Surgical margins IORT for Sarcomas
     3:15Pm – 3:35Pm Extremities Soft Tissues Sarcomas                    Antonio De Paoli, MD, Italy
     3:35Pm – 3:55Pm Retroperitoneal Sarcomas                             John H. Donohue, MD, USA
     3:55PM – 4:25PM Break – View Posters and Exhibits
     4:25Pm – 4:45Pm IOERT vs. HDR-IORT: Miscellaneous Indications Subir Nag, MD, USA
     4:45Pm – 5:05Pm Pediatric Cancer IORT                                Suzanne L. Wolden, MD, USA
     5:05Pm – 5:30Pm Discussion/Questions
                                                Teaching Lecture
     5:30Pm – 6:15Pm The Past, the Present and the Future of IORT         Leonard L. Gunderson, MD, USA
     6:30PM – 8:30PM Opening Reception




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FRIDay 10/15/10
 7:45AM – 8:45AM Meet the Expert-User: Start-up, Advantages and         Mobetron
                 Limits of Available Technologies                       Novac/Liac
                        International multidisciplinary IORT Practices and Visions:
                             Evidence vs. Research: IORT in Pancreatic Cancer
 8:45Am – 9:15Am Surgery                                                Adyr Moss, MD, USA
                                                                        Juan Luis García Sabrido, PhD, Spain
 9:15Am – 10:00Am Chemoradiation                                        Brian G. Czito, MD, USA
                                                                        Juan A. Diaz-Gonzalez, MD, Spain
                                                                        Katsuyuki Karasawa, MD, Japan
10:00Am – 10:15Am     Systemic Therapy                                  Mitesh Borad, MD, USA
10:15Am – 10:30Am     Summary/Challenges                                Christopher Willett, MD, USA
10:30Am – 11:00Am     Discussion/Questions
11:00AM – 11:30AM     Break - View Posters/Exhibits
                                           Scientific Paper Session
11:30Am – 12:30Pm Lower GI, Upper GI
                                              Teaching Lecture
12:30Pm –   1:15Pm US-Europe Pooled Analysis Results: Evidences and Vincenzo Valentini, MD, Italy
                    Perspectives
 1:15PM –   2:30PM Lunch
                 Topic Oriented Discussion: Improved Local Control and Survival Benefit
 2:30Pm –   2:50Pm Recurrent Colo-Rectal Cancer                      Michael G. Haddock, MD, USA
 2:50Pm –   3:10Pm Locally Advanced Primary Colo-Rectal Cancer       Harm JT Rutten, MD, PhD, FRCS,
                                                                     The Netherlands
 3:10Pm –   3:30Pm Gastro-Esophageal Cancer                          Oliver Drognitz, MD, Germany
 3:30Pm –   3:50Pm Hepato-Biliary Cancer                             Takeshi Todoroki, MD, Japan
 3:50Pm –   4:15Pm Discussion/Questions
 4:15PM –   4:45PM Break - View Posters and Exhibits
                                             Teaching Lecture
 4:45Pm –   5:30Pm Biology of Single Fraction Radiotherapy: An       Zvi Fuks, MD, USA
                    Efficient Future for Clinical Oncology
 5:30PM –   6:15PM General Assembly - ISIORT Members Only
SaTuRDay 10/16/10
 8:00Am – 9:00Am Meet the Expert-User: Start-up, Advantages and       Low-KV IORT
                  Limits of Available Technologies                    Intrabeam
                               Topic Oriented Discussion: IORT Boost
 9:00Am – 9:15Am Integration in Head & Neck Cancer                    Louis Harrison, MD, USA
 9:15Am – 9:30Am Gynecologic Cancer: HDR-IORT                         Kaled Alektiar, MD, USA
 9:30Am – 9:45Am Gynecologic Cancer: IOERT                            Ivy Petersen, MD, USA
 9:45Am – 10:00Am Breast Cancer                                       Felix A. Sedlymayer, MD, Austria
10:00Am – 10:15Am Analysis of IORT Boost vs. Brachy/External Boost in Robert C. Krempien, MD, PhD,
                  Extremity Sarcoma Model                             Germany

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    SaTuRDay (continued) 10/16/10
     10:15Am – 10:30Am Urologic Cancer                                                Marco Krengli, MD, Italy
     10:30Am – 10:45Am Analysis of IORT Alone vs. Conventional in the                 David W. Ollila, MD, USA
                       Early Breast Cancer Model
     10:45Am – 11:15Am Discussion/Questions
     11:15AM – 11:45AM Break - View Posters and Exhibits
              Debate: Alternative Technologies for Super Precise Radiotherapy: Evidence and Research
     11:45Pm – 12:00Pm Target Coverage and Normal Tissue Sparing by IORT Ignacio Azinovic, MD, Spain
     12:00Pm – 12:15Pm Target Coverage and Normal Tissue Sparing by         Frederick Wenz, MD, Germany
                          Stereotactic RT
     12:15Pm – 12:30Pm Target Coverage and Normal Tissue Sparing by                    Kenneth S. Hu, MD, USA
                       HDR Brachytherapy
     12:30Pm – 12:45Pm Target Coverage and Normal Tissue Sparing by       Frank Hensley, MD, Germany
                       Particles
     12:45Pm – 1:15Pm Discussion/Questions
      1:15PM – 2:15PM Lunch
                                            Scientific Paper Session
      2:15Pm – 3:30Pm Gynecology, Head and Neck, Miscellaneous Clinical, Physics, Radiobiology
                                               Closing Lecture
      4:00Pm – 5:00Pm Research Opportunities with IORT: Proposal for the Felipe A. Calvo, MD, PhD,
                       Next Decade 2010 – 2020                            President ISIORT
      5:00PM           Adjourn



                               Call fOR abSTRaCTS
                                                  You are invited to submit abstracts for presentation at the ISIORT 2010
                                                  Conference. The deadline for submission of abstracts for papers and
                                                  scientific posters is June 1, 2010.

                                                 Abstracts will be accepted in the following disciplines:
                                                           Breast
                                                           Sarcoma
                                                           GI: Upper and Lower
                                                           Gynecologic
                                                           Genitourinary
                                                           Head and Neck
                                                           Physics
                                                           Radiobiology
                                                           Technology
                                                           Miscellaneous Clinical (Pediatric, CNS, other) and
                                                           Other IORT Related Disciplines
    For more information, instructions and to submit your abstract electronically (hard copy submissions will NOT be
    accepted) please visit www.isiort2010.org and click on the Abstracts tab. Presenters will be notified by July 1, 2010 of
    the selections for the program.

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                                                                             RegISTRATIon
                           REgISTER noW aT WWW.ISIoRT2010.oRg!
there are three easy ways to register:
    - By internet at www.isiort2010.org
    - By fax at 713.960.0488*
    - By mail to ISIORT, 4550 Post Oak Place, Suite 342, Houston, TX 77027*
* A hardcopy registration form is available at www.isiort2010.org. However, please note that there is an additional
fee of $20.00, if you register by mail or fax. Save time and the extra fee by registering online.

Fees
All fees are listed in US Dollars
                                             beFore septeMber 1, 2010         aFter septeMber 1, 2010          on-site
 ISIORT Member                               $595.00                          $645.00                          $665.00
 Physicians (Non-Members ISIORT)             $795.00                          $845.00                          $865.00
 Residents*, Fellows*, Technologists*        $450.00                          $545.00                          $565.00
 Medical Students*                           $125.00                          $175.00                          $195.00

 single day registration
 oCtober 14 or 15 only
 Single Day Physician                        $300.00                          $350.00                           $370.00
 Single Day Residents*, Fellows*,            $150.00                          $200.00                           $220.00
      Technologists*
 Single Day Medical Student*                 $100.00                          $150.00                           $170.00

 Guest/Spouse Welcome Reception               $ 60.00
* Residents/Fellows/Students/Technologist: Letter of verification required. Letter must be faxed to 713.960.0488.

ISIORT registration includes admission to the general session, course syllabus, access to exhibits, continental breakfasts,
breaks and opening reception. Guests may attend the Opening Reception for an additional fee.
Online registration will close Sunday, October 3, 2010. After this date, attendees must register on-site and pay on-
site registration fees.

REGISTRATION CANCELLATION POLICY
A $100.00 administrative fee will be retained if you cancel your meeting registration. In order to receive a full refund
of the balance, written notice must be received no later than September 29, 2010. Thereafter, no refunds will be made.

Registration and Exhibit Hours
October 13, 2010                         1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
October 14, 2010                         7:00 AM – 5:30 PM
October 15, 2010                         7:00 AM – 5:30 PM
October 16, 2010                         7:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Registration materials may be picked up on-site at the registration desk. Please note that the course syllabus will be on a
CD-Rom. If you would like to be able to access the presentation slides during the course, we suggest you bring your own laptop
computer.

For further questions please contact ISIORT at 713.965.0566 or by email at ISIORT@meetingmanagers.com.

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    hoTel
                                                  FairMont sCottsdale
                                                  7575 E. Princess Drive
                                                  Scottsdale, AZ 85255
                                                  Reservations Phone: 1.866.540.4495

                                                  The guest room rates for ISIORT attendees are as follows:
                                                  $219.00 Single/Double (Inclusive of Porterage/Maid gratuities)
                                                  $549.00 One-Bedroom Suites (Inclusive of Porterage/Maid gratuities)
                                                  The above rates are exclusive of all applicable taxes, currently 11.92%


    Become a complimentary member of the Fairmont President’s Club to take advantage of the excellent benefits offered to
    members – complimentary high speed internet access, complimentary access to health clubs, daily in-room delivery of local or
    national newspapers and many more exciting benefits. To join the President’s Club, visit http://www.fairmont.com/fpc/

    Fairmont Scottsdale
    The AAA Five-Diamond Fairmont Scottsdale has come to reflect the dynamic
    environment that surrounds it - where sun-washed stone and bright green
    cottonwoods rise up to meet the pale-blue sky and majestic purple mountains,
    the Ultimate Desert Oasis.

    Boasting Willow Stream Spa, one of the best Spas in North America (as ranked
    by Condé Nast Traveler), two award-winning restaurants, state-of-the art
    meeting facilities, and two 18-hole championship golf courses - one of which is
    home to the Annual PGA Tour Waste Management Phoenix Open - (formerly
    the FBR Open) - this highly acclaimed Scottsdale resort is truly an experience
    like no other.

                                            HOUSING DEADLINE
                                            The deadline for the guaranteed rate is Monday, September 27, 2010.
                                            Reservations made after the deadline date will be taken on a space available basis.

                                            HOTEL RESERVATION AND CANCELLATION POLICY
                                            Reservations may be made conveniently online at the 6th International
                                            Congress of the ISIORT’s website, www.isiort2010.org or by phone at
                                            1.866.540.4495. When calling this number, you must specify the Fairmont
                                            Scottsdale in addition to your affiliation with the ISIORT Conference in order
                                            to receive the discounted room rate. Reservations must be received by Monday,
                                            September 27, 2010 in order to guarantee availability.

    It is possible that hotel rooms may sell out prior to Monday, September 27, 2010;
    therefore it is strongly recommended that you make your reservations as early as possible.
    Discounted room rates are available three days prior and three days following the meeting
    dates subject to availability.

    The hotel will require a valid credit card number upon reservation to hold a room.
    Reservations must be cancelled at least three days prior to the scheduled arrival date in
    order to avoid the cancellation fee of one room night plus tax. When canceling your
    reservation, please obtain a cancellation number for your records. Check-in time is
    3:00PM; Check-out is 12:00 Noon.

    ISIORT strongly encourages you to book your overnight accommodations at the
    Fairmont Scottsdale (the conference’s headquarters hotel). By staying at this hotel, you
    help the Society meet its contractual obligations with the hotel and maintain your current
    conference benefits.

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                                                                                                           TRAvel
                                                                          • Arrangements must be made for transportation for
                                                                            departure from the hotel to the airport. These can be
                                                                            made with the Concierge
                                                                          • It takes approximately 45 minutes to get from the
                                                                            airport to the hotel
                                                                          • Tel: 1.800.73009267 (toll-free US and Canada only)
                                                                          • Email: reservations@supershuttle.net
                                                                          • Cost: approximately $23.00 per person

                                                                   Lincoln Town Car
                                                                   (From the baggage claim area)
air transportation                                                 Transtyle Transportation Service offers transportation in
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is served           Lincoln town cars.
by most major airlines. It is a 45-minute drive (24 miles / 39           • Cost: $55.00 flat fee plus gratuity (maximum four
kilometers) from Fairmont Scottsdale.                                      passengers)
                                                                         • May be billed to guest room (by letting the driver
Continental Airlines is an official airline for the meeting                know)
and has discounted airfares available for attendees. For                 • Additional $20.00 fee for inside pick-up
reservations, please contact your travel professional or                 • To Book: Guests may make arrangements with the
the Continental Meeting Works desk at 1.800.468.7022.                      hotel Concierge (give flight number and time of
Outside of the toll-free dialing area, please contact your local           arrival). Alternatively, call Transtyle directly upon
Continental Reservations office. You must use the Reference                arrival at the airport or go to the information booth
Number: DLGFJX and Z code: ZFET to obtain a group                          at the baggage claim desk.
fare. There will be a $15.00 service fee collected, per ticket,          • Tel: 1.800.410.5479 (US and Canada only)
for all tickets issued through Meeting Works Reservations                • Email: info@transtyle.com
phone line, or any Continental Airlines ticketing facility. The
service fee is non-refundable and applies to all itineraries,      Taxi
one-way or roundtrip. To avoid a service fee and receive           Taxis cost approximately $50.00 one way and may cost more
an additional 3% discount on published fares, book your            during peak times. Take a taxi from the south side of the
reservation online at www.continental.com. Enter both the          baggage claim as it is usually less expensive due to a shorter
Z Code and Agreement Code (without a space) in the offer           route.
code box (ZFETDLGFJX).
                                                                   Rental Car
American Airlines is an official carrier for the conference and    Special rates have been negotiated with Hertz rental car service
they have arranged for the attendees to receive a 5% discount      for ISIORT 2010 participants. The Hertz counter is located
off Coach and First Class fares. After the ticket is purchased,    in the Rental Car Center at the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
but prior to outbound flight departure date, the name may be       within its own building at 1805 East Sky Harbor Circle South
changed for a service fee. The Coach Class discount applies        (between 16th Street and 24th Street, south of Buckeye Road).
to most applicable fares that are available for your date and      A Rental Car Shuttle continuously stops (approximately
time of travel. For fare and schedule information and to           every 5 to 10 minutes) at the curb on baggage claim levels
make your reservations, please call American Airlines Meeting      of each terminal. A Hertz kiosk is also conveniently located
Services at 1.800.433.1790 and provide the Discount code           in the hotel Conference Center. To request a rate or make a
73H0AT. Their hours of operation are 5:00AM to 12:00               reservation with Hertz, call 800.654.3131 (toll-free) or in-
Midnight Central Time. You may review fare and schedule            house guests may dial ext: 7231, or visit www.Hertz.com.
information at the American Airlines web site, www.AA.com,         Refer to the Hertz Convention Number (CV#) 022Q4637
but online bookings will not receive the discount.                 to obtain the discounted rates.
ground transportation                                              Special rates have also been negotiated with Avis rental care
SuperShuttle is a national company that offers van service         service for the ISIORT 2010 participants. To request a rate or
to anywhere in the valley. Please note that vehicles may           make a reservation with Avis, please call 888.754.8878 or visit
make up to three additional stops before reaching their final      www.avis.com. Please refer to the Avis Worldwide Discount
destination.                                                       Code (AWD) J998395 to obtain discounted rates.
      • The SuperShuttle bus operates 24 hours a day. You
        can find the bus by the sidewalk outside the baggage       All fees are subject to change. All fees listed in US Dollars.
        claim area.
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    CITy AnD ARIzonA hIghlIghTS
               WiLLoW stream sPa at the Fairmont sCottsdaLe
               The design of this distinguished Scottsdale spa is drawn from nature’s
               primary elements - air, water, earth, wood and fire. These essential elements
               combined with innovative treatments designed to inspire and rejuvenate
               will help you along a self-directed path as you ‘Find Your Energy’. From this
               rooftop sanctuary enjoy views of the majestic McDowell Mountains framed
               by a cloudless cobalt sky. Follow the soothing sounds of flowing water as
               you descend into the canyon and experience the signature waterfall feature.
               Here, you are encouraged to relax in the soothing warm waterfalls and enjoy
               the tranquility of the surrounding garden.

               Fairmont sCottsdaLe goLF Course
               Imagine the ultimate Scottsdale golf vacation, where preferred tee times are
               not a hope but a reality, luxury and service does not stop at the front drive
               but come along for the game. The Fairmont Scottsdale boasts two TPC golf
               courses - the Stadium Course and the Champions Course. The Fairmont
               Scottsdale Golf Concierge is a dedicated office of golf professionals whose
               only priority is to ensure their guests a first-class golf experience.

               BiLtmore Fashion Park
               World-class shopping in a beautiful outdoor park setting, with over 70
               shops and boutiques, including: Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s, Neiman
               Marcus, Gucci, Polo/Ralph Lauren, Cartier, Cole-Haan, Pottery Barn and
               Escada.

               Cosanti Foundation - PaoLo soLeri WindBeLLs
               This Arizona historic site is a unique complex of concrete structures
               designed and constructed by Paolo Soleri. Visitors may browse the studios
               where Soleri’s world-famous bronze windbells are made and sold.

               desert BotaniCaL gardens
               Nestled amid the red buttes of Papago Park, the Desert Botanical Garden
               hosts one of the world’s finest collections of desert plants. One of only 44
               botanical gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums, this
               one-of-a-kind museum showcases 50 acres of beautiful outdoor exhibits.
               Home to 139 rare, threatened and endangered plant species from around
               the world, the Garden offers interesting and inspiring experiences to more
               than 300,000 visitors each year. Sightseeing includes stunning wildflower
               and cactus displays, beautiful trees, shrubs and natural wildlife of Arizona.

               eL PedregaL
               El Pedregal is a colorful desert shopping environment of apparel,
               galleries, restaurants, and gifts. Fashioned in the style of an Old Morocco
               marketplace, El Pedregal is a rugged yet elegant enclave of high-end
               boutiques, fine restaurants, and vibrant Southwestern culture.



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                   CITy AnD ARIzonA hIghlIghTS
Frank LLoyd Wright’s taLiesin West
Frank Lloyd Wright began building this desert masterpiece in 1937 as his
personal winter home, studio, and architectural campus. Located on the
beautiful Sonoran desert in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains in
northeast Scottsdale, the site offers a broad range of guided public tours.
Visitors experience firsthand Wright’s brilliant ability to integrate indoor and
outdoor spaces. The site offers a broad range of public tours everyday from
9:00AM to 4:00PM

grand Canyon
One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon is 4.5
hours by car and two hours by plane from Scottsdale. Over five million
people visit the Grand Canyon each year to view the soaring vistas, vastness
and awe-inspiring flora and fauna. Hiking, rafting and leisurely tours can be
arranged to experience the spectacular Canyon views.

hot air BaLLooning
Experience the breathtaking views of the Sonoran Desert from a hot air
balloon. Sunrise or sunset tours are available with celebration refreshments
after your landing.

oLd toWn sCottsdaLe
The Historical Downtown District, allows visitors to experience a taste of the
Old West. A stroll through Old Town takes tourists to the original Scottsdale,
the heart of the “West’s Most Western Town,” which began more than 100
years ago. Amidst designated historic buildings, guests will find a host of
treasures, including western wear, books, galleries, home décor, Southwest
jewelry, and a variety of restaurants.

Phoenix Zoo
Experience the popular Arizona Trail, featuring plants and animals of the
American Southwest. Explore all four trails and see more that 1,300 animals.
Celebrate the natural world with daily animal encounters and zookeeper talks.

sedona
Known as “Red Rock Country,” Sedona is located 125 miles north of the
greater Phoenix area. A charming town named after Sedona Schnebly (an
early settler’s wife), Sedona is best known for its extraordinary red rock
scenery. Geological stages and ‘happenings’ (including oceans and volcanic
eruptions) formed the awe-inspiring red rock formations over a span of 350
million years. In addition to these magnificent formations, visitors are also
drawn to the climate, abundance of wildlife, and a vibrant community of
artists, writers and actors. While in Sedona, guests can enjoy adventures such
as riding with Red Rock or Pink Jeep Adventures, touring Montezuma’s
Castle, hiking through national monuments such as Courthouse Butte and
Bell Rock, shopping in the Spanish-style center, Tlaquepaque or dining in
many unique restaurants.

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