HBS 2018, Chicago - General Information

General Information

Symposium Venue

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

2233 South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Chicago, Illinois, USA, 60616-9985

Tel: +1 312 567 1234

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place is a luxury hotel offering first-class amenities, plush accommodations and direct connection to a modern convention center. Located in South Chicago, it reveals stunning views of Lake Michigan and is just a short drive from the city center.

How to get to Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

By car:

  • From O'Hare Int'l Airport (23 miles/ 37km):
    Take Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) East to Stevenson Expressway (I-55) North. Exit at Martin Luther King Drive. At light, turn left to hotel.
  • From Midway Airport (10 miles/16 km):
    Take Cicero Ave. north to Stevenson Expressway (I-55) North. Exit at Martin Luther King Drive. At light, turn left to hotel. 

Shuttle service from O'Hare International airport:

Book your shuttle with GO Airport Express by visiting airportexpress.com or calling 1-888-284-3826. 

Ticket counters are located across from baggage claim areas of terminals 1, 2 & 3 and outside US Customs in terminal 5 outside Door D. The last shuttle leaves O'Hare at 10:30 PM daily. Advanced reservations are highly recommended.

Shuttle service from Midway Airport:

Book your shuttle with GO Airport Express by visiting airportexpress.com or calling 1-888-284-3826. Ticket counter and loading zone is located by Southwest Airlines baggage claim on the Lower Level. Vans are white with green lettering with "GO Airport Express" on the side and depart approximately every 15-20 minutes. Service for physically challenged guests is available with reservations made at least 1 day in advance. GO Airport Express also provides sedan, limousine and group services at the above contact information.

Chicago Taxi service:

Located on the lower level/baggage claim of each terminal, taxis are available at the taxi staging area. A ride from O'Hare Airport to the hotel takes approx. 45 minutes and costs between $40-$45. From Midway Airport, fares range between $20-$25.

Chicago transit authority (CTA):

Hyatt Regency McCormick is conveniently located just a few blocks from the Cermak-Chinatown Red Line Station as well as the Cermak-McCormick Green Line Station. The CTA makes stops all throughout downtown Chicago.


June is ideal time to visit Chicago, when the weather is glorious and the temperatures are not too hot. The average maximum temperature for the city is 27℃/ 80℉. The average minimum can drop to only 14℃/ 57℉. And although June is the sunniest month, some rainfalls and thunderstorms are also expected in that time of the year.

Letter of Invitation

Invitation letters are available to registered participants. Please complete your online registration and you will be redirected to how to create an invitation letter at the end of the process.  This invitation is intended to assist participants to raise travel funds or to obtain a visa, and is not a commitment on the part of the organisers to provide any financial support. Unfortunately, we are unable to send invitation letters directly to consulates.

Accreditation of the Symposium

For any questions, related to CME/CPD Accreditation of this medical event, please refer to education@kenes.com

Liability & Insurance

The Symposium Secretariat and Organisers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.