SAVIR 2017 Conference: Innovations in Injury Prevention Science

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September 18, 2017 - September 20, 2017
Location: 
Michigan League
911 N University Ave
Ann Arbor , MI 48104
United States
Contact: 
Bethany Buschmann
734-615-3044

The University of Michigan Injury Center is pleased to host the 2017 SAVIR conference this fall, and you're invited.  Registration is open and a detailed agenda is now available on the website. The conference will be held September 18-20, 2017, at the Michigan League in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 

Pre-Conference Workshops

SAVIR is pleased to offer four pre-conference workshops. Registration rates vary based on your membership and student status, see the registration page for more information. Pre-Conference workshops will held from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Monday, September 18.

Choose from the following:

Workshop A: Using Probabilistic Linkage to Combine Injury-related Datasets: A Primer for the Non-statistically Minded organized by Larry Cook and Cody Olson (University of Utah)

Workshop B: Advocacy for Injury and Violence Research: Strategies and Tactics organized by Linda Degutis (Emory University), Susan Scavo Gallagher (Tufts University), Christen Rexing (Temple University College of Public Health), and Corinne Peek-Asa (University of Iowa College of Public Health)

Workshop C: Causal Inference and Directed Acyclic Graphs organized by Shabbar Ranapurwala, Stephen Marshall, and Rebecca Naumann (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Workshop D: Missing Data Analysis in Practice organized by Trivellore Raghunathan (University of Michigan)

Social Event

Join us Tuesday evening, Sep. 19, for a one-of-a-kind evening in the world-famous Big House!  Your tour includes:

  • Dinner (casual fare)
  • Drinks (beer and wine)
  • Transportation to and from the stadium, PLUS
  • A guided tour of Michigan Stadium

The cost is just $40 for conference attendees with non-conference attendee guests welcome at a cost of $75 each. Don't miss this fun, casual event with your fellow injury prevention colleagues.

REMINDER: The early registration deadline is August 18th. Registrations after the early deadline carry a $50 late fee.

Agenda at a Glance

At-A-Glance Agenda PDF: 
Monday, September 18th, 2017 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Registration/Exhibits

Attractions and Travel Information

Hotels & Travel Information

**Hotels are filling up fast. We recommend you book at your earliest convenience to secure a room at the special conference rates. 

For lodging, please select from the following options:

Bell Tower Hotel

  • Distance to venue: 3 min/0.1 mile walk to Michigan League
  • Reservations:
    • Contact the hotel at 800-562-3559, Group Name: 2017 Savir Annual Conference.
    • Room Rates: $189 per night. Rates are subject to applicable taxes. Triple/quad fee may apply.

Graduate Hotel Ann Arbor

  • Distance to venue: 7 min/.03 mile walk to Michigan League
  • Reservations: 
    • Contact the hotel at 734-769-2200, Group Name: 2017 Savir Annual Conference.
    • Room Rates: $179 per night. Rates are subject to applicable taxes. Triple/quad fee may apply.

Residence Inn by Marriott

  • Distance to venue: 13 min/0.7 mile walk to Michigan League
  • Reservations: 
    • Contact the hotel at 734-662-9999, Group Name: 2017 Savir Annual Conference.
    • Room Rates: $219 per night. Rates are subject to applicable taxes. Triple/quad fee may apply.

The Inn at Michigan League

  • Reservations: 
    • Contact the hotel at 734-764-3177, Group Name: SAVIR.
    • Room Rates: $145 single; $155 double, per night. Rates are subject to applicable taxes. Triple/quad fee may apply.

Sheraton Ann Arbor

  • Distance to venue: Transportation will be provided
  • Reservations: 
    • Contact the hotel at 734-996-0600, Group Name: SAVIR.
    • Room Rates: $165 per night. Rates are subject to applicable taxes. Triple/quad fee may apply.

Airport & Transportation

Detroit Metro Airport - DTW. Distance to Ann Arbor: approx. 27 miles.

The Ride/Air Ride - quick, and convenient public transit service connecting Ann Arbor with Detroit Metro Airport. Daily round trips serve downtown Ann Arbor and two locations at each of the two DTW terminals. Rates start at $12 one way.

Metro Cabs and Cars - 800-456-1701. Rates to Ann Arbor: approx $45 (taxi); $58 (sedan).

Uber - Rates to Ann Arbor: approx $35.