Meeting Location

Qwest Center • Junior Ballroom Rooms 201-204 • 455 N 10th Street • Omaha, NE • 68102 Phone (402) 341-1500

Extraordinary Innovations in Transplantation and Oncology will be held at the Qwest Center Omaha, conveniently located downtown and within walking distance of a lot of exciting activities in this energetic community. Stroll along the one-of-a-kind pedestrian bridge on the Missouri riverfront or enjoy a gondola ride in the Heartland of America Park. Visit the world-class Henry Doorly Zoo, view the spectacular Heartland of America Fountain or stroll around the Old Market, where you'll find Victorian storefronts, horse-drawn carriage rides, specialty boutiques, sidewalk cafés and ethnic restaurants. From local hotspots to popular attractions, Omaha has something for everyone.


Hilton Omaha • 1001 Cass Street • Omaha, NE • 68102 • Phone (402) 998-3400

The Hilton Omaha—Nebraska's only four-diamond hotel—is conveniently connected to the Qwest Center and is situated just minutes from many popular attractions. During your stay at the Hilton Omaha, dine at the contemporary Liberty Tavern Restaurant, known for serving only the freshest local ingredients, unwind in the lounge or have a latte on the patio. Enjoy the full-service health club, relax in the Jacuzzi or swim in the indoor pool. Guestrooms feature Hilton's signature Serenity bed by Serta; La Source bath collection by Crabtree & Evelyn®; wired and wireless Internet access; and a Cuisinart coffeemaker. A complimentary 24-hour business center is available, offering computer workstations, copier and fax machine for use during your stay. 

Hotel room rate: $159.00 single/double occupancy (Rate is per room per night and is subject to prevailing state and local taxes.)

Hotel room release date: Friday, June 24, 2011. Reservations made after this date, or after the room block is sold out, will be at the prevailing room rate and subject to availability.

Hotel reservations and information: Click here to book your hotel reservation or call the Hilton Omaha reservations department at (800) 445-8667. Mention the Transplant and Oncology Conference or group code ITO to receive the discounted rate.

Parking and Directions

Click here for driving directions and parking information for the Qwest Center.

Parking: Surface parking is available but does not provide in/out privileges (cash payment only).
Daily Self-parking: $8.00

Click here for driving directions to the Hilton Omaha.

Parking: Self-parking and valet parking are available to hotel guests staying at the Hilton Omaha and provide in/out privileges. Parking charges are as follows (subject to change):

Daily Self-parking: $10.00
Daily Valet Parking: $18.00

Ground Transportation: The Hilton Omaha's courtesy shuttle runs every 30 minutes, providing transportation between the airport and the hotel.  

Click here for ground transportation information available at the Eppley Airfield in Omaha.

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. In addition, you will receive a CD-ROM at the conference that contains the program materials. Please look for the e-mail announcement on or around July 21 for more detailed instructions.

Web Sites of Interest

Hilton Omaha Hotel
Qwest Center Omaha
Omaha Convention & Visitors Bureau

Conference Attire

Attire for the conference is business casual. 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.