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Registration and Hotel Accommodations

Pre-conference seminars-Wednesday, May 6
Main conference-Thursday, May 7 and Friday, May 8

 Early Registration
thru April 7
Regular Registration
Starts April 8
CE credits
Taking an Active Role in Lameness in your Dairy Herds-Full- Day Preconference$195$2457.5
Evaluation of Reproductive Performance Using DC305-Half-Day Preconference$120$1703.5
Labor Challenges in the Dairy Industry: A Case of Cultural Log-Half-Day Preconference$120$1704
Two-day main conference with handouts$370$47016
One-day main conference with handouts$195$2958
Guest Pass$35$50 
U of MN CVM Student Thursday or Friday with handouts$65 per day$65 per day 

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Half-Day Pre-conference Seminar Registration includes handouts and break.
Full-Day Pre-conference Seminar Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, breaks and handouts.

Two-day Main Conference Registration includes: handouts; continental breakfast on Thursday; Dinner on Thursday; Breakfast Buffet on Friday, lunch both days; and all breaks.

Guest Pass includes: Thursday Dinner

CE Credits:
Earn more than 16 hours of continuing education credits by attending the 2015 Minnesota Dairy Health Conference. Each day of the main conference is worth 8 CE hours. Pre-Conference sessions are worth 3.5, 4 or 7.5 CE hours.

Hotel Accommodations
We have a block of rooms at the Crowne Plaza Hotel & Suites located at at 3 Appletree Square in Bloomington, MN from Tuesday, May 5 to Friday, May 8, 2015. Single and Double Occupancy is $125/night plus appropriate state, local and any occupancy taxes. You must make your reservation before Wednesday, April 15th in order to receive the reduced rate

Reservation Instructions Online:
Click on this link and enter your arrival and departure dates, number of adults and number of rooms and then click VIEW RATES.
No need to enter in anything else, it will auto-populate for the University of MN Dairy Conference Group discount The next page will show the room types and rates available. Click on the room type desired and enter the information to complete the reservation.

Reservation Instructions (800) Number:
If guests prefer to call in their reservations, they can call Crowne Plaza Reservations at (800) 227-6963 and ensure the reservations are being placed at the Crowne Plaza Hotel & Suites at 3 Appletree Square in Bloomington, MN and mention group rate of University of MN Dairy Conference rate or rate category UDC and continue the reservation process.

Shuttle Instructions:
The hotel provides complimentary shuttle service on a 24-hour basis to MSP airport. They leave the hotel at the top and bottom of each hour. They pick up guests upon request or when they drop off hotel guests at the terminals.

Please note: MSP has two terminals, Terminal 1 (Main Lindbergh – 3 miles from hotel) and Terminal 2 (Humphrey Terminal – 1 mile from hotel)

Pick-up from the airport to the hotel: Guests will need to follow the ground transportation signs to hotel shuttle pick-up area and then they call the hotel operator at 952-854-9000. Tell the operator your terminal location (Terminal 1 or Terminal 2) and how many guests then an ETA for the shuttle’s arrival is given. You should look for BLACK Crowne Plaza shuttle buses or you will be brought to the wrong hotel.

They also provide shuttle service to the Mall of America (1 mile from hotel). Complimentary shuttle service begins at 10 am daily (except for Sunday when it opens at 11:00 am) They leave the hotel at the top of each hour and pick up at the MOA at five after the hour through 10 pm daily. (except Sunday when it closes at 7 pm). They drop off and pick up on the underground level on the East Side of the Mall of America.


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