January 15-17, 2020
Miami, Florida


HAI 2020 will be held at the Kovens Conference Center located on FIU’s Campus with breathtaking views of the Biscayne Bay. The surrounding area offers an exciting array of lodging, dining, shopping, and leisure activities and is centrally located to the Miami Beach boardwalk, South Beach and downtown Miami.

The Kovens Conference Center is 20 miles from Miami International Airport (MIA) or 16 miles from Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL) and the address is:

Florida International University
Biscayne Bay Campus
3000 N.E. 151st Street
North Miami, FL 33181-3000

Complimentary parking decals will be made available for attendees at the front desk.

Directions to the Kovens Conference Center

Biscayne Boulevard is US-1 in Miami-Dade. In Broward County, US-1 is Federal Highway.

From South
• Take I-95 North to N.W. 135th Street, Opa-Locka Blvd. (Exit 10B)
• Take 135th Street East to Biscayne Blvd. (US-1)
• Turn left on Biscayne Blvd. to N.E. 151st Street
• Turn right at N.E. 151st Street and follow the signs to the Kovens Conference Center (approximately 1.5 miles)

From North (including Ft. Lauderdale International Airport)
• Take I-95 South to Ives Dairy Road (Exit 16)
• Take Ives Dairy Road East to Biscayne Blvd.
• Take Biscayne Blvd. South to N.E. 151st Street
• Turn left at N.E. 151st Street and follow the signs to the Kovens Conference Center (approximately 1.5 miles)

From Miami International Airport
• Follow signs to I-95 North or Ft. Lauderdale
• Follow directions “From South” listed above

From West (Palmetto Expressway, Turnpike, or Golden Glades Interchange)
• Follow Route 826 eastbound following signs “to Beaches” (this becomes N.E. 163rd Street)
• Turn right on Biscayne Blvd. (US-1)
• Take Biscayne Blvd. South to N.E. 151st Street
• Turn left at N.E. 151st Street and follow the signs to the Kovens Conference Center (approximately 1.5 miles)




Abstract and scholarship application platform opens: October 14, 2019

Abstract and scholarship application platform closes: November 4, 2019

Podium/Poster presenter notification of acceptance: on or around November 22, 2019

Travel scholarship notification: on or around November 25, 2019

Program Published: on or around December 6, 2019

DISCOUNT ROOM BLOCK RATES are available through December 10, 2019 OR when block is complete.



  • Grand Beach Bay Harbor
  • Residence Inn Marriott Beach-Surfside
  • Residence Inn Miami Aventura Mall


Booking details below.


The organizers have reserved room blocks at the following nearby hotels. Reference the group name “HAI/MCI Conference at Kovens” when booking your room to secure the group rates.

Please note, rooms are available on a first-come first-serve basis.

Grand Beach Bay Harbor:

9601 E Bay Harbor Dr, Bay Harbor Islands, FL 33154
Tel: +1 (305) 534-8666
Group rate: $259/night plus resort fee ($19) and tax
Room block expires 12/10/2019 or when full.
Distance to Kovens Center: 5.5 miles

The Grand Beach Hotel Bay Harbor is a waterfront (lagoon) boutique hotel featuring 96 suites. The hotel is located on Bay Harbor Islands, Miami, only a short walk from the beaches of Surfside, Florida and Bal Harbour Shops. The hotel features oversized accommodations like its sister properties the Grand Beach Hotel Miami Beach and the Grand Beach Hotel Surfside. Suites start at approximately 400 square feet with either one king bed or two double beds. Most rooms offer two bathrooms, separate living and sleeping areas, refrigerator, two TVs and a balcony overlooking the water or the city. Two bedroom suites provide even more space and can accommodate up to six travelers.

To book your room, please visit the reservation page or call 1-877-538-8666 and ask for the Human Amyloid Imaging block.


Residence Inn Marriott Beach-Surfside

9200 Collins Avenue, Surfside, FL 33154
Group rate: $219/night plus resort fee ($10) and tax
Room block expires 12/1/2019
Distance to Kovens Center: 8 miles

Perched between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intercoastal, the Residence Inn Miami Beach Surfside is located alongside Collins Avenue in a charming town set in the middle of a vibrant urban area. Hotel highlights include newly renovated rooms, a rooftop pool and poolside bar with hammocks and cabanas. Your stay here will offer complimentary Wi-Fi, complimentary hot breakfast buffet, in-room kitchenettes with refrigerators, luxury bedding, a safe, and daily room service.

The discounted HAI room rate (for either a Studio King Suite or Studio King Suite with sofa bed) is $219 plus tax + a reduced resort fee of $10 plus tax, will be charged daily. The resort fee includes one (1) beach umbrella with two (2) beach chairs, arrival beverage for two guests, complimentary (3 hour) use of hotel bicycles, access to oceanfront Surfside Aquatic Community Center on the beach and two (2) complimentary bottles of water.

To reserve your room, please click here or call +1.305.503.0987.


Residence Inn Miami Aventura Mall

19900 West Country Club Drive
Aventura, FL 33180
Group rate: $269/night plus tax
Room block expires 12/13/2019
Distance to Kovens Center: 5 miles

The Residence Inn Aventura gives you everything you need for a relaxing stay. All suites are spacious with luxurious bedding and kitchen. Each room includes a fully equipped kitchen, complimentary Wi-Fi, and smartly designed workspaces. Hotel is steps away from the Aventura Mall & Gulfstream Park.

Click here to reserve your room online or contact the Marriott Hotel sales office at +1.786.528.1071.