Meeting Location and Hotel Accommodations

Hilton Austin
500 E. 4th St.
Austin, TX 78701
Main: (512) 482-8000
Web site:

The 7th Annual Medical Director Forum will be held at the Hilton Austin, conveniently located one block from the 6th Street Entertainment District; a short stroll from entertainment, shopping, and dining in the Warehouse Entertainment and 2nd Street Districts; and walking distance from the State Capitol and Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library. Conference attendees will be provided guestroom Internet service and complimentary access to the health club during their stay.

We look forward to seeing you in Austin—the Live Music Capital of the World® and capital city of Texas—for what promises to be an outstanding educational and networking opportunity.

To Reserve Your Room

Hotel Discounted Room Rate: There are a limited number of rooms available at a special conference rate of $309.00 for Wednesday and Thursday, and $219 for Friday for single and double occupancy. (Rates are per room, per night and subject to prevailing state and local taxes. Individuals are responsible for room and tax fees.)

Hotel Reservation Deadline: Tuesday, Oct.15, 2013, or when rooms sell out, whichever comes first. You are strongly encouraged to make your reservation before the group block is released on Oct. 15. Reservations received after Oct. 15, or after the room block is sold out, will be accepted on a space-available-basis at the prevailing room rate.

Hotel Reservation Process: The preferred reservation method is online. A dedicated reservation Web site is available for this conference to allow you to make, modify, or cancel your hotel reservation online, as well as to take advantage of other services offered by the hotel.

Online Reservations: Hilton Austin Group Reservations

Toll-Free Reservations: (800) 236-1592
Mention “Optum’s 7th Annual Medical Director Forum” to ensure access to our special group rate.

* UnitedHealth Group Employees: Please follow the hotel reservation instructions listed above to receive the group discounted rate. Do not use Concur or American Express Business Travel for hotel reservations for this conference.

Directions, Parking and Ground Transportation
The Hilton Austin is approximately seven miles, or 15 minutes, from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Attendees are responsible for ground transfers between the airport and Hilton Austin.
>Maps, driving directions and parking information

Program Materials

Program materials will be in electronic format. Approximately one week prior to the conference, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to access the program materials in advance. Please look for the e-mail announcement on or around Oct. 30 for more detailed instructions.

Conference Attire

Business casual attire is suggested for this conference. Although every effort is made to maintain a comfortable learning environment, meeting room temperatures can fluctuate greatly and may be difficult to control. The temperature is often cool in the meeting room. Therefore, bringing along a jacket or sweater is recommended.


The average daytime high in Austin early November is a comfortable 74°.