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September 13-15, 2012 - Parkwest Medical Center and Hilton Knoxville - Knoxville, Tennessee







Thank you for your interest in the John W. Whittington, M.D. Endowed Lecture 

The reception and keynote presentation on Thursday, September 13, will be held at Parkwest Medical Center.  Directions to Parkwest Medical Center can be found


Sessions on Friday and Saturday, September 14-15, will be held at Hilton Knoxville in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee.  Directions to the Hilton Knoxville can be found HERE.


We encourage you to be comfortable as we spend a day at this quality education experience. Business casual attire and a light sweater or jacket are suggested.

Free parking is available on Thursday evening at Parkwest Medical Center.  On Friday and Saturday, parking will be validated only for the Hilton Knoxville parking garage.   Parking at the Locust Street garage or nearby surface lots will not be validated.  Additional parking information and detailed maps will be sent closer to the conference date via email.  


A block of guest rooms has been reserved for conference participants at Hilton Knoxville at a discounted rate of $99, plus tax for Thursday, September 13, and $279 per night, plus tax for Friday and Saturday, September 14 and 15.  Discounted guest rooms are limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.  The discounted room rates will be valid until Friday, August 17, 2012, or until the room block is full, whichever comes first.   Please note: Due to the high demand for guest rooms over this weekend, the Hilton Knoxville requires a two-night minimum stay for all guests on Friday and Saturday nights.  Hilton Knoxville accepts one-night reservations for Thursday only.


To make a hotel reservation, please visit the Hilton Knoxville website or contact the hotel directly by calling (865) 251-2578 or toll free (800) 445-8667 and mention code WHI.


To cancel your registration and qualify for a refund on conference fees, send a written request by August 24, 2012, to UT Conferences, Attn: Whittington, P.O. Box 2648, Knoxville, TN 37901-2648, or to An administrative fee of $40 will be assessed.  No-shows and late cancellations will not be refunded; however, substitutions are encouraged.

(865) 974-0280

UT Conferences, Attn: Whittington
P.O. Box 2648, Knoxville TN 37901-2648
Fax (865) 974-0264

Thank You for your registration.  Additional program information may be sent by email or U.S. mail.

Electronic confirmations and receipts are emailed or sent by regular mail once your payment has been fully processed.  If you have any questions about this website, please contact UT Conferences at (865) 974-0280.


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