Hotel & Travel

The  32nd EAST Annual Scientific Assembly will be held January 15-19, 2019 at the JW Marriott Austin in Austin, Texas. 

Situated in the heart of the city, the sprawling urban resort features the largest guest rooms in Austin, TX with floor to ceiling windows, 7 bars, 3 restaurants, Starbucks, the posh Spa by JW, the brand new Edge Pool Bar & Cabanas, and the ever popular Burger Bar, our food truck without wheels. JW Marriott Austin is only a 15-minute drive from Austin International Airport and just steps from the best attractions and entertainment options Austin has to offer – including the Sixth Street Entertainment District, South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival, Austin City Limits Music Festival, University of Texas and the Texas State Capitol.


ACCOMMODATIONS

Housing is now open for the 32nd EAST Annual Scientific Assembly!  

EAST has a limited number of pre-determined rooms at our group rate in our housing block.  The cut-off date to reserve a room at the group rate is 5:00pm (Central) on December 10, 2018, or until the block sells out.  After this date, EAST cannot guarantee the rate attendees will receive. 


General Attendee Guest Room Block

A guest room block at the group rate of $255 (plus applicable state and local taxes) at the JW Marriott Austin for a single or double room has been reserved for the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST).  To reserve your room at the special group rate, please make your reservation by 5:00pm (Central) on December 10, 2018.  The group rate is subject to room availability.  Reservations made after 5:00pm (Central) on December 10, 2018 may not be eligible for the discounted EAST rate. 

To make a reservation online in our General Attendee Room Block click on the link below and enter reservation information:

General Attendee Guest Room Block Reservation Link

You may also call the JW Marriott Austin at (512) 474-4777 to make your housing accommodations - indicate you are with EAST to receive the group rate.  


Government - Military Attendee Guest Room Block
EAST has secured a government room rate at the current prevailing military rate which is currently $146 per night (plus applicable taxes – single or double occupancy) for individuals actively serving in the military the JW Marriott Austin.  A limited number of rooms at the military rate are available on a first come, first served basis.  To reserve your room at the special group rate, please make your reservation by 5:00pm (Central) on December 10, 2018.  The government rate is subject to room availability.  Reservations made after 5:00pm (Central) on December 10, 2018 may not be eligible for the discounted EAST rate. 
To make a reservation online in our Government - Military Attendee Room Block click on the link below and enter reservation information.  Then select "GOVERNMENT ROOM" to receive the government rate.
Government - Military Attendee Guest Room Block Reservation Link
You may also call the JW Marriott Austin at (512) 474-4777 to make your housing accommodations - indicate you are with EAST to receive the group rate.  
To receive the Government - Military room rate, you will be required to submit your government ID at check-in.
The check-in time at the JW Marriott Austin is 3:00pm (Central) and check-out is 11:00am (Central).

Note regarding Unauthorized Registration and Housing Services:

It has come to our attention there are companies operating on the internet claiming to offer registration and housing services for the EAST Annual Scientific Assembly. These companies are not affiliated with EAST and do not offer any services on our behalf. You may receive e-mails or phone calls from these companies urging you to book hotel rooms or register for the meeting(s). Registration and housing should only be accessed from the EAST website. Housing reservations should be made directly with the hotel.


AIRLINE AND GROUND TRANSPORTATION

Airport Information:

The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is the primary airport servicing the Austin, Texas area.  AUS is only a 15-minute drive from the JW Marriott Austin and is located about 10.6 miles NW.  Please click here for additional information about AUS.

Ground Transportation Information:

The hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Alternate transportation: SuperShuttle; fee: $15 USD (one way); reservation required

  • Estimated taxi fare: $32 USD (one way)

  • Bus service, fee: $2 USD (one way)

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:

Take Presidential Boulevard to exit the airport. Turn left onto East State Highway 71 Service Road. Travel 0.2 miles and take the ramp on the left onto TX-71 West. Travel 5.1 miles and exit onto Interstate 35 North/US-290 East toward Waco. Travel 3.5 miles to exit 234B toward Cesar Chavez/2nd-4th Street. Merge onto Interstate 35 Frontage Road. Travel 0.1 miles and turn left onto East 1st Street/East Cesar Chavez Street. Travel 0.5 miles and turn right onto North Congress Street. Take the first right turn onto East 2nd Street/West Willie Nelson Boulevard and the hotel will be on the left.  For more information and driving directions click here

PARKING:

  • Electric car charging stations: 2, Complimentary

  • On-site parking, fee: $32 USD daily

  • Valet parking, fee: $45 USD daily

  • Valet fee includes in/out privileges; Parking rates do not include tax

OTHER TRANSPORTATION:

Car Rental 

  • Hertz

  • 709 East 10th Street, Austin, TX

  • Phone: +1 512-457-1583

Bus Station

Subway Station

Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

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