YANKEE DENTAL CONGRESS 2017

Speaker Fact Sheet

Dr. Mary Jane Hanlon, General Chair
Dr. Mark Doherty Jr., Dr. Carl McManama, Dr. Traci Portnoff
Program Committee Co-Chairs
Dorrey Powers, Director Continuing Education and Programming

Yankee Telephone Number: 877.515.9071 (Toll Free)
Fax Number: 508.480.0002
E-mail: YDC42@massdental.org

Out-of-Town Travelers

For information about Logan Airport, please visit www.massport.com.

Amtrak

Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the best available rail fare to Boston between January 22, 2017, and February 1, 2017. To book your reservation, call Amtrak at 800.872.7245 or contact your local travel agent. Refer to Convention Fare Code X72B-951 when making reservations.

Reservations cannot be booked via Internet. Offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela service. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional for all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts. Offer is valid with Sleepers, Business Class, or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges. View schedules at amtrak.com.

Hertz Car Rental

Click here to view the Hertz special meeting rates. Click here to book your vehicle (using CV#050N0002). You can also reserve special meeting rates by calling 1.800.654.2240 or by visiting www.hertz.com. At the time of reservation, meeting rates will be automatically compared to other Hertz rates and the best rate will apply.

Airport Ground Transportation
To book an airport shuttle at over 100 US Airports, 24 Hours/7 days, call 877.300.4826 or view at: www.Shuttlefare.com

A number of shuttle services offer transportation from Logan Airport to Boston hotels. The fare is approximately $30 each way, and the full trip takes about 45-60 minutes with stops at most major Boston hotels. Taxis from Logan to the Seaport District take about 10 minutes, depending on traffic, and cost approximately $30. Taxis to downtown and Back Bay hotels are approximately $40 and the trip takes about 30 minutes. Allow about 20-30 minutes extra during rush hour. Please visit www.massport.com/logan-airport/to-and-from-logan/ for airport shuttle service information.

Commuters/Parking

  • 1,345 parking spaces in the BCEC South Parking Lot at $15 per day (no overnight parking)
  • 200 parking spaces for valet parking at $25 per day
  • Additional parking at nearby parking facilities (avg. event rates are around $20 per day)
  • Comfortable courtesy shuttle service to and from the BCEC and all official hotels in the Yankee hotel block
If you are driving please allow yourself plenty of time and plan to arrive early. For the most current driving directions, parking information and maps, please check the BCEC website or contact by phone: 617.954.2000.

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210

Please note: fees may be subject to change without notice.


Hotel Reservations
Tammy Putney at the Massachusetts Dental Society handles all reservations for speakers. If you have any questions call 508.449.6056. Do Not Call the Hotel Directly.

Telephone Information

For information before the show, call Jaci Jurkowski at 508.449.6034 or Alicia Wright, 508.449.6029

Clinician Registration

You have been registered for Yankee and can find your Registration/ Badge # above your name on the cover letter of the September mailing. Please use this number to add courses and events to your registration record for the meeting. You may pick up your badge and tickets at the Clinician Registration Area at the BCEC, North Lobby on Wednesday, from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm, Thursday from 7:00 am - 6:00 pm, Friday from 7:00 am - 6:00 pm, and Saturday from 7:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Handouts
Any handouts to be used at your course must be submitted to Jaci Jurkowski for review by our program committee no later than September 23, 2016. Please send handouts as Adobe PDF files to jjurkowski@massdental.org Handout materials will be available to registered attendees as downloads. Printed handouts will not be available. Handouts Will Not Be Produced On-site.

Shipping
Shipping labels will be sent to hands-on and workshop speakers in early December for those shipping any hands-on or workshop course materials or equipment for Yankee 2017. If you need labels, please indicate this on the bottom of the Hands-on Information form or A-V form.

Speaker Ready Room
A Speaker Ready Room will be available for your use should you need to review your computer presentation or, if you need assistance with the operation of the computer projector prior to your presentation. The specific location will be included in our December speaker mailing.