45th Annual Advanced OB-GYN Ultrasound Seminar

Frequently Asked Questions

Who typically attends this Seminar? And why should I attend?
Physicians, sonographers, and other health care providers who use obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound will find this Seminar very useful. In 2022, almost 75% of all attendees stated they learned new skills that they could use to identify OB&GYN health issues. And the Seminar had a Net Promoter Score of 84 (on a scale of 100 to -100), which is a solid indicator that the vast majority who attend would recommend this Seminar to others.

What types of Registration are available?
You have 2 options: 1) You may opt to register for participating in the Advanced OB&GYN Seminar in-person, with other in-person attendees, access to the speakers, and industry partners. 2) You can opt to participate online via live stream to watch from wherever you like.

What does the registration fee include if I attend in-person?
Your in-person registration fee includes access to the content and speakers of the live in-person Preseminar and/or Seminar that you have registered for, applicable breakfast and snack each day, time to visit with AIUM staff and participating Industry Partners (excludes Preseminar), as well as recordings of the applicable content after the event concludes, once posted, for 90 days.

What does the registration fee include if I select the Live Stream registration option?
Online participants can view the lectures, participate in the Q&A sessions with presenters, and earn the same number of CME credits as those who attend in person. You will be given a link in order to participate live from anywhere in the world to the Preseminar and/or Seminar that you have registered for. Live streaming means that you will be able to take in the content as it happens (be sure to review the schedule; all times are Eastern Time Zone). You will have the ability to ask the speakers questions via the platform interface. You will also receive access to the recordings after the event concludes, once posted, for 90 days.

Are there any registration cut-off dates or times?
Register by November 22, 2022, at 11:59 pm ET to take advantage of the discounted rates before they disappear. We will accept registrations for the Preseminar and Seminar through the course dates including onsite at the Registration desk located at the Asbury Registration in the Yacht Club Convention Center unless the course has maxed out of attendance. We will update the registration website if the course sells out.

What is the refund policy if I have to cancel?
Cancellations must be submitted by e-mail to learn@aium.org by January 11, 2023. There is a $250 cancellation fee. After January 11, 2023, no refunds will be issued. If you cancel, you will not receive access to the recordings or CME credit.

If you opt to not cancel, you will still receive a recording of all the content provided for the Preseminar and/or Seminar that you have registered for, which will still allow you to watch at your own pace for up to 90 days after the applicable courses once it is posted, and claim CME credit! Win-Win!

What is the refund policy if the course is canceled?
In the event that the program is canceled, seminar registration fees will be refunded; however, the AIUM is not responsible for any travel or hotel costs you may incur.

If I am unable to attend the Seminar, can I transfer my registration to a coworker?
Yes, please contact learn@aium.org to request the transfer of registration. Additional payment may be required depending on the membership status of the original participant and the new participant.

Are there group rates or discounts available for groups?
We encourage group learning as it is beneficial to the whole team! Level up with your peers! However, we currently do not offer a group discount.

What if I need to make other changes to my registration such as registration type or to add the Preseminar?
Please email learn@aium org or call the office at 301-498-4100 and dial zero to be connected with an operator that can assist you with your registration changes.

Can I register and bring a guest?
No. Registration, attendance, food and beverages are only available for participants in the Preseminar and/or Seminar that you have registered for.

You are welcome to travel with guests, but we ask that no guests are brought to the Conference Center. The Seminar ends early each day so you can join your guests after the session concludes each day to enjoy the resort and area!

Please be considerate by only taking food and beverage for yourself. Quantities are limited to paid registered participants.

What time/days does the Seminar run?
Optional Preseminar, Principles of Sonography and Doppler Ultrasound (additional registration fee): Wednesday, February 15, from 7:00 am–3:30 pm

Advanced OBGYN Seminar: Thursday, February 16–Saturday, February 18, from 6:30 am–1:00 pm. *Please note that breakfast starts at 6:30 am and Sessions begins at 7:25 am most days. For additional details please visit the  Agenda page of the website.

Do I have to be able to view the content live online or can I view it at my convenience?
All attendees, regardless of registration type, will receive 90-day access to the full session recordings that they have registered for from when the content is posted.

When will the recordings of the sessions be available? How will I receive them?
Recordings will be available approximately 7 business days after the event. You will receive an email to the email address provided at registration that includes a link to the recordings.

What do I need to bring to the Seminar?
We suggest bringing whatever tools you like in order to take notes. While we will provide paper and pens, there is not electricity at each table/chair. So if you bring an electronic device you will want to charge it accordingly.

What if I have special dietary or ADA needs?
Please answer the questions in the registration, if a field does not fit your specific need, please make a note on the registration to let us know. You can also follow up by emailing us at: learn@aium.org.

What if I need a scooter rental or accessibility issues with the hotel?
Disney offers a lot of support and services for anyone who needs accommodations. You can visit their FAQ to see some of the services they offer: https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/faq/guests-with-disabilities/

How many CME credits are available for the Preseminar and Seminar?
Participants can earn up to 6 CME credits for the  Preseminar and up to 14.5 CME credits for the  Main Seminar.

Can I still claim credit if I only view the recordings of the live sessions?
Yes, CME credit may be claimed for viewing the recordings of the live sessions.

How do I claim my CME credits for the Seminar?
Instructions to claim your CME credits for the course are included in the syllabus. Please note that you will not be able to claim your credits until after the course has ended.

What is your Health and Safety Policy, and how will it be enforced at the Conference?
The AIUM reviews the current risk level and recommendations by the CDC and the local state department of Health. For this Seminar, that is the Florida Department of Health. We highly recommend vaccines and masking, however, at this time they are not required. That could change though based on the current levels of infection. Please visit the  Health and Safety page of the website for further details.

Are you tracking and reporting any COVID-19 cases?
Yes, all attendees are asked to email or contact the AIUM and inform them if they contract COVID-19 during or within 7 days after the Seminar. The AIUM will email all participants if a case occurs, but the privacy of the individual(s) will be protected.

What if I get sick right before or during the Seminar?
We ask that anyone who is sick or has COVID-19 symptoms to not participate in the event. For a list of symptoms visit the Health and Safety Plan. If you are unable to attend due to a prolonged illness, you will still receive a recording of all the content provided, which will still allow you to watch at your own pace (up to 90 days after the Seminar), and claim CME credit!

If you choose to cancel, please submit your cancellation request by e-mail to learn@aium.org by January 11, 2023. There is a $250 cancellation fee. After January 11, 2023, no refunds will be issued. If you cancel, you will not receive access to the recordings.

If you get sick while at the Seminar and you were attending in-person, we ask that you refrain from further in-person participation and will instead provide you the live streaming link so that you can participate from the comfort of your room while you rest and isolate.

Is the hotel included in my registration fees for the Seminar?
The tuition fees for the Seminar does not include hotel accommodations. You need to make them separately using the reservation link that will be sent in the confirmation email once the Seminar registration is received.

I just registered for the Seminar and I haven’t received my confirmation email with the reservation link and code.
The system will send the receipt out within 10–15 minutes after the registration is submitted and the confirmation email soon follows. Please be sure to check your Spam folder as sometimes they will end up there. If you do not receive your confirmation email within 30 minutes of submitting your registration please email learn@aium.org.

What is the group rate at Disney’s Yacht and Beach Resort? What does it include?
The group rate is $262 USD plus taxes per night for single or double occupancy. Additional occupants will be charged $25 per person, per night. Included in these rates are access to Complimentary Disney transportation to their Theme Parks via Bus, Boat, or Skyliner; free wi-fi access in the hotel, complimentary self-parking, and complimentary access to their on-site Fitness Center and multiple pools located at the Yacht and Beach Resort.

By what date do I need to book my hotel room?
The AIUM suggests you reserve your hotel room as soon as possible. Only a select number of rooms are contracted and guaranteed at the discounted rate. When those discounted rooms are gone, additional rooms at the discounted rate may not be available. If the room block does not sell out, the reservation cut-off date is Tuesday, January 24, 2023. After that date, rooms may be available; however, Disney will sell them at their standard rate (ie no group discount will be available). We suggest booking as soon as possible.

Is there Wi-Fi available in the conference center?
Complimentary wi-fi is available throughout the conference center. No code is necessary—just choose Public Space Guest Wi-Fi (Disney). The wi-fi works well for basic Internet browsing, checking email, or posting to your favorite social network.

How much does it cost it to park at the resort?
Standard overnight self-parking is complimentary if you are participating in the Seminar. Please note that Disney has a ‘guard house’ at the front of their drive. They will ask for identification and purpose. Please reference that you are attending the AIUM Advanced OB&GYN Seminar.

Will transportation be provided to and from the Seminar if I stay off-site?
Transportation will not be provided to attendees staying off-site.

Will transportation be provided to and from the Airport?
No, Disney no longer offers complimentary airport transportation. You can book with Mears Connect (bus service from Orlando International Airport to Walt Disney World Resorts), take a taxi or a rideshare (such as Uber or Lyft), or book private transportation.

The following complimentary transportation is available:

  • Travel via the new aerial gondola system, Disney Skyliner, with a station located at the International Gateway at Epcot®.
  • Cruise along on a Friendship Boat for water transportation to Epcot®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, and Disney’s BoardWalk.
  • Take the Disney bus transportation from the Disney’s Yacht Club Resort bus stop to theme parks, water parks, and Disney Springs.

Are there discounted park tickets available for the meeting?
Yes! A benefit of having our event at Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resort for hotel guests is access to exclusive Disney park tickets such as partial day tickets. You can choose from an after 1 pm ticket or after 5 pm ticket during the meeting dates and the tickets can only be purchased by using this link.

What else can I do at Walt Disney World that does not require park tickets?
There are a lot of options for entertainment at Walt Disney World that do not include Theme Park admission. Directly across the Lake from the Yacht and Beach Club Resort is Disney’s Boardwalk. This Boardwalk boasts multiple dining options as well as entertainment at Atlantic Dance Hall or Jellyrolls, a fun dueling-piano bar. Disney Springs (formerly called Downtown Disney) has a number of entertainment, food, and shopping options as well. You can take Disney bus transportation to get there. Also motorized boat rentals and miniature golf are within walking distance.

Is there anything else to do in or around Orlando besides Disney World or Theme Parks?
YES! Orlando is a sizable city in Central Florida. While the attractions bring in over 60 million visitors, the great Orlando area has a population of over 2.5 million residents! You can find a multitude of additional events, activities from eco-friendly tours and outings to theater, cultural events, and sporting events. Two great resources for finding things to do can be found at Experience Kissimmee or Visit Orlando. See the  Location page for more information.