Frequently Asked Questions

Registration
What is included in registration?
  • Access to Exhibit Hall
  • Access to 55+ focused sessions on specialty EIS topics
  • Access to workshops and networking receptions
  • Access to Plenary Sessions
  • Access to CDC-EIS virtual platform
  • Ability to contact attendees within the virtual platform.
Visa Assistance
If you are planning on attending the EIS Conference or FETP International Nights from an international location and an invitation letter or visa support letter to facilitate your visa process, please contact abstracts@taskforce.org.
COVID-19 Policy
The health and safety of all CDC-EIS participants remain our top priority. We closely monitor government mandates and policy changes and local and venue guidelines along with public health announcements. As information pertaining to the changes, we will adjust our approach as needed and keep you up to date with new developments to ensure a coordinated effort and a safe environment for all participants.
Hotel Rooms
Room Block
CDC-EIS has confirmed a block of rooms at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis for registrants. Most room blocks are at GSA per diem, which is currently USD $173 per day (plus applicable taxes). The hotel rate is valid until the room block is sold out or until 11:59 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, March 27, 2024.

Once your hotel room has been booked, you will receive an email confirmation to the email address you provided during the hotel booking process from Atlanta Marriott Marquis. If there are any special requests or changes that need to be noted, please reach out directly to the Marquis.

Please check your spam folder in case a registration confirmation was not received. You can access your confirmation number inside your CDC-EIS Conference Portal (as long as you made the reservation through the portal).

Note: If you need to make any changes to a confirmed hotel room, use the "Manage Hotel Reservation" link inside your registration portal.

Hotel Cancellations
Hotel cancellation notices received 3 working days prior to arrival will receive a refund equal to the deposit paid. You must cancel directly with the Atlanta Marriott Marquis by calling 1- 404-521-0000.

Hotel cancellation notices received within 3 working days of arrival will be charged by the Atlanta Marriott Marquis an amount equal to one night’s room plus tax.
Badges
What do I need to bring with me to check in and get my badge?
You must bring a physical copy of a government-issued photo identification. To speed up badge pickup, you are encouraged to show a copy of your "Know Before You Go" email with your unique QR code at the registration and information desk.

How can I ensure that the information on my badge is correct before the CDC-EIS Conference?
Information will be pulled directly from the online registration form. If a name was entered in capital letters, it will appear in capital letters on the badge. Please check your confirmation email for the personal identification information that will be printed on the badge.

What happens if I lose my badge?
If you lose your badge, you will need to go to the main CDC-EIS Conference registration and information desk. The registration desk staff will check to see if any badges have been turned in. If not, you can leave their contact information in the event the badge is returned. Unfortunately, due to security restrictions, new badges will not be issued if yours is lost. You should take extra care to safeguard your badge to ensure access to all events at the CDC-EIS Conference.
Meals
Are meals included with my registration?
No, this conference does not provide food and beverage.

Note: There are many different food options onsite at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis and in the surrounding area.
Virtual Platform
How do I download the Mobile App or access the virtual platform?
Visit the Mobile App Download Instructions page.

How do I register and log into the virtual platform?
You must be registered to attend the 2024 CDC-EIS Conference to be able to access the virtual platform. Click here to complete a registration.

If you are only attending virtually you can register as a virtual only attendee. Login information to view the content virtually is also available on the Mobile App Download Instructions Page

What if I can only attend some of the sessions in person?
You should complete a registration as an in-person/hybrid attendee. You will be able to attend any sessions in person as well as have access to all content and sessions online through the virtual platform.
General Logistics
Where is the lost and found?
Lost items can be returned to the CDC-EIS registration and information desk. Once the CDC-EIS Conference ends, unclaimed items will be turned over to the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Security Department.

What is the expected dress code for the CDC-EIS Conference?
You are expected to wear business attire.

Where is smoking permitted?
The Atlanta Marriott Marquis is a smoke-free property. The designated smoking areas are located outside the hotel entrances.

Will there be Internet access?
Yes, complimentary wireless access is provided in all meeting spaces. We kindly request that you refrain from using this network for streaming video or other high-data activities.

Where is the Business Center located?
There is a FedEx business center located on site on the main level and is open from 7AM to 7PM.

Will there be press on site?
Press may be on site.
Transportation
What is the nearest Metro station?
The nearest station is called the MARTA Peachtree Station (Forsyth & Peachtree Sts. Entrance), which is approximately a block and a half away from the hotel.

Is parking available at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis?
Yes, parking is available.
Valet parking: USD $55 (per day + tax)
Valet Hourly Rates: 0-1 $20, 1-2 $25, 3-5 $40, 5-7 $45, 7+ $55 / USD $60 per day oversized vehicles-no buses/RVs/duallies

Parking Lots Near the Atlanta Marriott Marquis

SunTrust Surface Lot
303 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 223-3215
Open: 24/7

Truist Plaza Parking Garage
303 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
Open: 24/7

Visitor Parking is located on C Level at the Peachtree Center Avenue entrance. Visitors may gain access to the Garage by taking a ticket from the ticket spitter machine and pulling straight into the garage where 34 spaces are reserved for office visitors. Visitor Parking is limited to two hours. Regular parking rates apply to anyone using the Visitor Parking spaces. Visitors may also park in any non-reserved parking space in this 10-level parking facility.

SP+ Parking
15 Andrew Young International Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
(844) 472-7577
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Open: 24/7

221 Peachtree Center Parking Garage
221 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 335-2625
Open: 24/7

Parking 191 Peachtree Center
191 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 881-6076
Open: Monday - Friday: 5:30 AM 7:00 PM ONLY (open to the public)

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Where should I be dropped off by a taxi or rideshare service?
Dropoff should be right at the front entrance of the hotel on 265 PEACHTREE CENTER AVENUE, ATLANTA, GEORGIA, USA, 30303
Exhibitor Logistics and Information
Information coming soon.

Conference Information

April 23-26, 2024
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Atlanta, GA
 

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