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ITNS is excited to welcome you to Rosemont, IL, USA for the Transplant Nursing Symposium. Find travel tips and things to do while you are here:


All ITNS symposium activities will take place at the Hilton Rosemont Chicago O'Hare.

*ITNS Hotel Deadline: Thursday, 6 September 2018 *

Hilton Rosemont Chicago O'Hare
5550 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
Rate: Standard King/Double - $149 USD plus applicable taxes and fees
Special Rate Cut-off Date: Thursday, 6 September 2018
Phone Reservations:
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A block of rooms has been contracted at the Hilton Rosemont Chicago OHare. The special ITNS rate will apply until Thursday, 6 September 2018, or when the room block is filled; at that point, other rates may apply.

Interested in sharing a hotel room with another Symposium attendee? Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and ask to be connected with a roommate.

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O'Hare International Airport (ORD):

10000 W Ohare Ave
Chicago, IL 60666

Distance: 2.3 miles
Drive time: 5 minutes

Attn: Driver Licenses From Nine States Won’t Be Valid IDs for Domestic Flights in 2018

Residents of Kentucky, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Washington will have to use alternate ID forms (passport, military ID, or permanent resident card) to pass TSA security checkpoints—even for domestic travel. Travelers from the nine states can either get a passport or wait and see if their state’s laws change in time to comply with the TSA. Read more.

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Ground Transportation


  • Estimated taxi fare from airport: $15 USD (one way)

  • Estimated CTA Subway Fair: $2.25 USD (one way)


This Hilton provides a shuttle service to and from the O'Hare International Airport (ORD) from 4AM until 2AM daily. The shuttle departs from the Hotel/Motel Shuttle Bus Center located at O'Hare Airport. Upon arrival at O'Hare Airport please follow the directions listed below.

  • To get to the Shuttle Bus Center, proceed down one level below the Baggage Claim Area and follow the Red & Blue signs on both walls and floor that read: "To Hotel/Motel Shuttle Bus Center".

  • The walk way will take you to an elevator bank. Take the elevator up 1 level. The level is identified as Cubs – Hotel/Motel Shuttle Bus Center.

  • Proceed to the Bus Center and wait at door #3 for the Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare shuttle.

  • The shuttle is white in color and is identified with the logos of the Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare, Embassy Suites Rosemont/O'Hare & Doubletree Rosemont/O'Hare.

  • The shuttle departs on the hour & runs every 20 minutes thereafter


  • On-site parking garage, fee: $29.00 USDValet parking unavailable

  • Please call the front desk of The Hilton Rosemont Chicago O'Hare for more information.

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While You're in the Rosemont, IL Area

 For information on the nearby Rosemont Parkway Bank Park, visit

For a list of nearby restaurants in Rosemont Parkway Bank Park, visit

For information on the city of Chicago, visit

For a list of restaurants in the city of Chicago, visit

Weather: Rosemont's average high in September is 70°F and the low is 49°F. Meeting room temperatures tend to vary. Please bring a light sweater or jacket to all meetings.

Symposium Promotion

We need your voice to help promote the Transplant Nursing Symposium. Your comments and enthusiasm about the Symposium will help drive attendance at this year's meeting. Our resources make it easy for you to help us spread the word:

Template Approval Letter—If you need assistance in obtaining approval from the decision maker at your facility to attend the Symposium, use this customizable letter to submit your request!

Template Invitation Letter to your Colleagues—Send a personal letter to your colleagues inviting them to attend the Symposium!

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