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2 Traveling to Las Vegas AIRPORT: McCarran International Airport, 17 miles from the Red Rock Casino. PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION- Estimated rates from airport: Shuttle - Complimentary to and from the airport. It picks up and drops off outside the baggage claim. Contact Red Rock Casino for times. Taxi - $60-$65 AREA INFORMATION Internationally renowned major resort city known primarily for gambling, shopping, fine dining and nightlife “The Entertainment Capital of the World” Established in 1905 and incorporated as a city in 1911 Las Vegas Sales Tax – 8.10% Subtropical, hot desert climate The Red Rock Resort is about 25 minutes off “The Strip” located in the Summerlin area; an upscale community of Las Vegas. Red Rock resort is located minutes from the Red Rock Park recreational playground. ROUND TRIP AIR FARES Tokyo $1220 UK$997 New York $322 Atlanta $348 Boston$269 Los Angeles $102

3 Autumn in Las Vegas, Nevada Radiation Research Society Las Vegas While most destinations see a drop in tourism come September, Vegas keeps them coming. The weather is warm (average highs range from the low 80s to the low 90s), making outdoor exploring and lounging by the pool after a day of conferences even more enticing. On average July is the warmest month and December is the coolest month- placing September right in the center for enjoyable weather. Las Vegas has a reputation for, in September, rapidly falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing from 98˚F to 88˚F over the course of the month, exceeding 103˚F to dropping below 79˚F only one day in ten. Daily low temperatures range from 66˚F to 75˚F, falling below 59˚F exceeding 81˚F only one day in ten. Precipitation (inches) Temperature (Fahrenheit)

4 Red Rock Resort Headquarter Hotel- located 25 minutes off “The Strip”

5 Capture the Energy & Excitement of Las Vegas while basking in the glow of a majestic paradise at the unique Red Rock Resort. This is no ordinary Las Vegas destination, it offers the ultimate in resort amenities fused effortlessly with breathtaking views. The billion dollar resort is nestled at the gateway of Red Rock National Conservation area in the Northwest Valley. Its 814 rooms and have suites views of either Red Rock Canyons or a sweeping panoramic view of the Las Vegas Strip. WITHIN 5 MINUTES OF RED ROCK RESORT RED ROCK CANYON is a 197,000-acre preserve and is arguably the most beautiful area in Nevada, perhaps even in the entire southwest. Whether you are a rock climber, hiker, cyclist or just appreciate the beauty of wild horses, big horn sheep, and wild burros roaming free this part of Nevada is perfect. FORE! Some of the world’s best golf courses are minutes away from Red Rock. Simply check in with the course that’s right for you. WITHIN 25 MINUTES OF RED ROCK RESORT The FABULOUS Las Vegas Strip The Fashion Show Mall WITHIN 45 MINUTES OF RED ROCK RESORT HOOVER DAM. Built during the depression, thousands of men and their families came to Black Canyon to tame the Colorado River. It took less than 5 years, in a harsh and barren land, to build the largest dam of its time. The dam is a National Historic Landmark and has been rated by the American Society of Civil Engineers as one of America’s Seven Modern Civil Engineering Wonders. LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY hosts the annual NASCAR weekly series in March. Several amateur driving packages can be purchased for a life time outing. In addition to World Class Science at the RRS Meeting you can spend your downtime onsite: Gaming; enjoying the Casino offering 24 hr gaming action and featuring more than 3000 of the newest slot and video games, 60 live gaming tables, a 15-table poker room and 600 seat bingo parlor, and an unbeatable race and sports book. Movie Night; Taking in a Movie on one of 16 large screens. Bowl Off; at RED ROCK LANES bowling has never been so luxurious. The 72 land state-of-the-art bowling center has everything, including a lounge, deli and 12 VIP lanes with bottle service. Open 24 hrs.

6 World Class Meeting Facilities

7 Group Rates $179+tax (includes internet)

8 Onsite Fine Dining Hachi Hachi is a creative sushi bar and restaurant serving both modern and traditional sushi, sashimi, as well as cooked selections from an Asian fusion menu, fresh salads, and decadent desserts. Hachi’s specialty rolls are probably the most inventive you’ll ever experience at a Japanese restaurant in Las Vegas. Each roll is a wildly different creation made up of the freshest ingredients including soft shell crab, seared yellowtail, lobster tempura, crispy coconut shrimp and chopped scallops... just to name a few.T-Bones A modern interpretation of the classic American chophouse, T-bones features USDA Prime dry-aged beef, an excellent selection of the freshest seafood, creative sides and comfortingly decadent desserts. Our steaks start with the best cuts of meat, seasoned simply and cooked to perfection, delivered to your table perfectly charred and bursting with flavor. After your first bite of T-bones' tender, oversized, prime steak, you'll instantly taste why we were voted the Best Steakhouse in Las Vegas in 2011. Terra Rossa With hand-crafted pastas and the freshest seasonal ingredients, Terra Rossa will reignite your love of Authentic Italian Flavors & cuisine. Enjoy traditional favorites like Pasta e Fagioli, Ossobuco alla Milanese and Vitello alla Parmigiana or sample a spicy sausage Pizza Toscana prepared in our authentic stone oven. For those interested in lighter fare, Terra Rossa has an extensive selection of fresh salads infused with the rustic flavors of the Italian countryside and hand-selected seafood prepared simply to enhance the subtle flavors of the sea.

9 On Site Casual Dining Grand Café Breakfast, lunch, dinner or late night the Grand Cafe has what you want. We have gourmet tastes at café prices. The menu has over 100 different items always available because sometimes you've just gotta have an omelet for dinner or a bacon cheeseburger for breakfast. Pool Side Dinning Everybody into the pool! Or just feel free to hang out next to it and enjoy a refreshing salad, appetizer, burger or one of our signature drinks at one of the most enjoyable poolside restaurants in town. Feast Buffet Imagine sampling culinary delights from around the globe without leaving Las Vegas. You can at Feast Buffet LBS A Burger Joint - Home of the "Perfect Burger" hits a grand slam when it comes to the Burger game. Organic ingredients, house- made recipes and cordial upbeat service is what makes this burger joint better than the next. Pink’s Hot Dogs Pink’s is unlike any other hot dog stand. Guests will be able to enjoy cult classics such as the Guadalajara Dog, Poli-Bacon Chili Cheeseburger and Pink’s Famous Chili Dog. Yard House Ask 20 people what they think of Yard House and you’ll almost always get the same answer: It’s awesome! The extensive menu of American fusion cuisine has more than 100 items and 130 taps of imported craft and specialty lagers and ales. Market and Food Court on property

10 Catch a Show on the Strip

11 Optional Recreation Radiation Research Society Activities Explore Fremont Street Pink Jeep Your Way Through Red Rock View Amazing Hoover Dam Take a Drive Along Catch a World-Class Show Parasail Visit the Neon Boneyard

12 Gayle Woloschak, NU, Chair Francis Cuccinata, UNLV Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff, NYU Al Fornace, Georgetown U. Peter O'Neill, Oxford U. Marc Mendonca, RRS William Morgan, DoE Pacific Northwest Ohtsura Niwa, NIRS Martin Hauer-Jensen, Arkansas Tom Hei, Columbia David Grdina, Uchicago Jian Jian Li, UC Davis Amy Berrington, NIH Carmel Mothersill, McMasters Univ John Zimbrick Bill Blakely, AFRRI Sunil Krishnan, MDAnderson Charles Thomas, OHSU Keiji Suzuki Niwa Ohtsura RRS13 Program Committee Kevin Prise, U. of Belfast Phouc Tran, Johns Hopkins U. Dan Stram, USC Mike Atkinson, Helmholz Doug Spitz, Univ. Iowa Jackie Williams, Univ. Rochester Janet Baluch, Univ. Maryland Kathy Held, Mass General Amy Kronenberg, LBNL Dick Hill, Univ. Toronto Polly Chang, SRI John Boice, NCRP Olga Kovalchuk, Univ Leith Robert Griffin, Univ. Arkansas David Boothman, UTSouthwestern Lynn Harrison, Louisiana State Univ Tej Pandita, UT Southwestern Harald Schwartz, Dartmouth Noboyuki Hamada

13 Program Preview Meeting will be held jointly with Epidemiology Group at the same hotel with ability to attend either meeting open to membership; joint symposium or plenary lecture is planned ICRR will be held approximately 7 m after our meeting Will include SITs and JITs in program Symposium with Health Physics Society is planned Countermeasures program Planning Highlights: Basic research in all radiation disciplines Radiation Oncology and Technology Radiation Risk: Protection to public, radiation workers including astronauts, and communication New emerging radiation applications Interdisciplinary research A full and balanced science program :

14 RRS in Las Vegas! September 21-24, 2014 Registration opens Spring 2014

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