| Date & Time|
Start: 02/07/2020 08:00 AM CT
End: 02/09/2020 11:00 AM CT
The Tremont House
2300 Ship Mechanic Row Street
Galveston, TX 77550
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Name: Dawn Orsak
Org: Philosophical Society of Texas
P O Box 160144
Austin, TX 78716
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| Event Description|
Our annual meeting will be in Galveston on February 7 - 9, 2020, where we will greet old friends and welcome our new members.
President David Callender has assembled a stellar group of speakers to present “Healthcare: Where are We and Where are we Going?” to begin Saturday, February 8 at 9:00 AM at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Health Education Center and The Tremont House hotel.
Meeting registration opens Friday, February 7 at 10:00 AM at The Tremont House.
On Friday, the optional tours are now SOLD OUT - historic Galveston sites (departing from the hotel at 1:00 PM and returning at 2:00 PM), and to Galveston National Laboratory (departing from the hotel at 2:15 PM and returning at 3:15 PM).
Friday evening’s festivities will begin at the The Bryan Museum with a cocktail reception. Attendees will be transported to the 1880 Garten Verein for the induction of new members and an interview with J.P. Bryan, followed by a seated dinner.
The full day of meeting sessions on Saturday will be held in the UTMB Health Education Center.
Saturday evening, attendees will be transported to a reception and seated dinner at the UTMB Moody Medical Library.
On Sunday the meeting will conclude at The Tremont House with the business meeting, which will end by 9:15 AM.
Dress for all daytime meeting events is business casual. Evening events will be business attire.
Tour attendees should be dressed comfortably for the weather and for walking.
Transport from the hotel to ALL events will be provided. Self-parking is also available at all venues.
Rooms at The Tremont House are now sold out. Book accommodations at The Hotel Galvez (overflow hotel) by calling (409) 515-2154.) The room rate is the same for both hotels - $209. Buses to UTMB and evening events run ONLY from The Tremont House Hotel. There is a shuttle between the two hotels on an as available basis.
If you have questions, please contact Dawn Orsak in the staff office at Dawn.Orsak@TSHAonline.org or (512) 471-3272.