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AUTM Annual Meeting

Where It's All Happening

Important Notice
The JW Marriott Austin, the LINE Hotel and the Hyatt Place Austin Downtown are currently sold out. Those interested in accommodations at these properties are encouraged to check periodically for availability, as there may be cancellations. 

More Rooms!
AUTM has arranged for additional atttendee accommodations at the Hampton Inn & Suites, located two blocks from the JW Marriott Austin (view map). 

Hampton Inn & Suites
200 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78701
Telephone: +1-512-472-1500

AUTM has negotiated the discounted rate of $229 per night for a standard room, $249 for a higher floor room, and $259 for a King suite (all are based on availability and subject to state and local fees/taxes). Reservations must be made by Friday, January 20, or the discounted room rate may not apply. To reserve a room, call +1-512-472-1500 and mention that you're an AUTM Annual Meeting attendee using reservation code UTM, or make your reservation online here.

Host Hotel
JW Marriott Austin

110 East 2nd Street
Austin, Texas
Phone: +1-512-474-4777

2019 Annual Meeting Host HotelThe AUTM 2019 Annual Meeting will be held at the JW Marriott Austin. 
  • Attendees can click the online reservation line here.
  • Government employees can click here

Need to cancel a reservation? Do so at least 48 hours before the scheduled date of arrival to avoid a cancellation charge. Discounted room rates apply three days before and three days after the meeting dates, based on availability. Hotel check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out is 11:00 a.m.

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JW Marriott Austin Dining

Osteria Pronto
Osteria Pronto, one of the best downtown Austin Italian restaurants, is located at JW Marriott Austin. Led by Chef Gilberto Ramirez, the talented culinary team crafts craveable dishes using fresh ingredients and traditional recipes. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

OP Wine Bar
OP Wine Bar is the newest addition to Osteria Pronto’s modern take on Italian cuisine. Drawing  its inspiration from the traditional Italian cicchetti bars or osteries of Venice, Italy, it is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine and an antipasto plate with friends or peers. 

Burger Bar
Burger Bar serves up mouth-watering, Texas-sized burgers in a refreshing setting so you can people-watch while chowing down. Be sure to try their signature Big Mouth Burger, topped with blistered peppers, jalapeƱo jam, bacon and zesty cheddar. Order a side of cheese fries and wash it all down with a peanut butter pretzel milkshake. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

Corner Restaurant 
Exquisite Texas favorites with a modern flair, served in an approachable, warm atmosphere. Regional ingredients and recipes from every corner of Texas are partnered with crafted tequila cocktails and locally sourced beers. Open for brunch, lunch and dinner. 

EDGE Rooftop Pool Bar
A full menu of food, wine, cocktails and beer is available from our rooftop pool bar through in-room dining team. Open daily from 11:00 a.m. to sunset

Lobby Bar at JW Marriott Austin Downtown
The JW Marriott lobby bar, is a sleek place to enjoy delicious fare with local flair. And if late night food is what you’re looking for they also offer a variety of appetizing options after 10:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m., daily.

There’s no need to travel far for your caffeine fix. The best Starbucks in downtown Austin is at JW Marriott Austin! Open daily and offering your favorite cup of coffee alongside pastries, fresh fruit and more. Open for breakfast and lunch. 
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JW Marriott Austin Amenities

The JW Marriott Austin on-site, self-parking fee is $32 per day. Valet parking is available for $45 per day. Valet fee includes in/out privileges.  

Internet is complimentary in all attendee guest rooms. 

Fitness Center
The fitness center is accessible 24 hours with a guest room key. It is located on the 5th floor beside spa.

The JW Marriott Austin also has a rooftop pool. Featuring new poolside cabanas!

Located on the 5th floor, Spa by JW offers full service treatments as well as express spa treatment suites where no appointment is necessary for those without the luxury of time! Open every day: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Phone: +1-512-608-4450, ext. 4450.


Travel Information

Ground Transportation

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is approximately 10.6 miles from the JW Marriott Austin. The estimated taxi fare is $32 one way. SuperShuttle provides van service to and from the airport 24 hours a day. SuperShuttle rates are based on zone and typically range from $15 one way, reservation required. Call SuperShuttle at +1-512-929-3900 or click here to visit their website. SuperShuttle provides a customer service counter, which is located at the Barbara Jordan Terminal Lower Level/Ticket Counter.

Car Rental
Avis is the official car rental service for the AUTM 2018 Annual Meeting. For details, call +1-800-331-1600 and indicate AWD number J867535 to receive special pricing. An advance reservation is recommended. For online reservations, click here.

Foreign Visas
Travelers coming from qualified countries to the United States for tourism or business for 90 days or less may be eligible to visit without a visa. For more information click here.

Things to Do in Austin
There are plenty of ways to explore the city of Austin! From arts & culture to fun & amusement, there are many attractions and activities in the area. Click here to get more information on all that the city of Austin has to offer. 

What to Wear and the Weather
Attire for AUTM meetings is business casual. The average daytime high temperature in Austin in February is 61 - 70°F (16 - 21°C); the average low temperature is 48°F (5 -9°C). Because meeting room temperatures sometimes fluctuate (read: brrrr!), we recommend bringing a light sweater or jacket.

If you have questions regarding accommodations and travel, email AUTM, or call +1-847-686-2244, or fax at +1-847-686-2253.  

Annual Meeting Sponsors

Elanco Animal Health
Osage University Partners
Relay Medical Corp
Burford Capital
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Parker Highlander PLLC
Pfizer Inc
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
MTI Biotech
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner
Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds
Eli Lilly and Company
University of Toledo
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt LLP
Blank Rome LLP
Aird & McBurney LP
Fish & Richardson PC
Polsinelli PC
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz
Pabst Patent Group LLP
CrossPond Law
Smith, Gambrell & Russell
Hodgson Russ LLP
Quarles & Brady LLP
Licensing Executives Society
Royalty Pharma
Husch Blackwell