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Venue and Lodging Information

This year's conference will convene in New Orleans, Louisiana. New Orleans is a quintessential American city. It is the birthplace of jazz and blues music, and contains influences from French, Spanish and Caribbean cultures. The city overflows with history, interesting people, great food, ghosts, music, paddle steamboats, and Ol’ Man River.


Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
2nd Floor Meeting Rooms
500 Canal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
(v) 504.525.2500
(f) 504.561.0178

LODGING INFORMATION - Discount Deadline March 18, 2009

The conference rate for single or double occupancy is $168 plus 13% sales tax ($25 each additional person, per room, per night). Please identify yourself as part of the Xavier University of Louisiana Health Disparities Conference Group ID 13109 to receive the group rate. All guestrooms must be guaranteed by credit card or payment of one night's room and taxes to be received within ten (10) days of making the reservation.

Cancellations may be made up to 72 hours prior to the arrival date. Reservations cancelled within 72 hours of the arrival date will result in forfeiture of each room night not utilized plus any applicable taxes.

Lodging Reservations: 1-888-627-7033
>>click here to make reservations online


Valet parking service is available on a first come first serve basis (spaces are limited). Vehicles are secured in a covered garage adjacent to the hotel. Overnight valet parking rate for cars is $26.95 plus tax. (Self-parking not available at the hotel.) Attendees are responsible for any parking fees incurred as a result of this conference.



Organizer: The 1Joshua Group, LLC | 1513 East Cleveland Avenue | Bldg 100-B, Suite 110 | Atlanta, GA 30344-6947 USA
Tel: + 404 559 6191 | Fax: + 404 559 6198 | Email: xula09@the1joshuagroup.com

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