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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Washington, DC

5. The Attractions!

USA's capital city has it all: world famous museums (many of them free), historical monuments, the Library of Congress (largest library in the world), the National Zoo, beautiful parks including the Tidal Basin with its gorgeous cherry trees and beautiful memorials lining its shores, and much more.

4. The Food!

Bring your appetite - Washington, DC has a lot of unknown, off-the-beaten-path places to eat with plenty of restaurants packed in the tiny district. Bakeriesand coffee shops are easy to come by. With a mixture of inhabitants from countries all over the world, the DC cuisine reflects an international flavor sure to please anyone's palate.

3. The Weather!

With historical temperatures during the last week in April of around 70° F (21° C), springtime in Washington, DC is a glorious time of year to visit.

2. The Tours

One of the best ways to explore and learn about Washington DC is through a guided tour. See the sights, visit the museums and monuments, experience the culture, and maybe even run into a ghost or vampire - the choices are endless and the memories will last a lifetime. To learn more or to sign up for a tour, visit http://washington.org/.

And the #1 reason to visit Washington, DC in April 2016:

1. The ISHLT Annual Meeting!

Each day is packed with valuable educational content (28 Pre-Meeting Symposia, 12 Sunrise Symposia, 3 Concurrent Symposia, 52 Concurrent Oral Sessions, 12 Mini Oral Sessions, and 3 Poster Sessions), giving you ample opportunities to learn about current practices, emerging technologies and medical advances related to heart and lung transplantation and advanced heart and lung disease.

CME, ABTC and ACPE credit will be offered!

In addition, networking opportunities abound at the ISHLT Annual Meeting. Get to know your peers, uncover ideas, spark inspiration, collaborate, and help others!

Remember - pre-registration ends April 8 so don't delay, register today ■

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