Boston Convention and Exhibition Center was the site of the American Society for Radiation Oncologyrsquos annual conference which was briefly interrupted by Hurricane Sandy

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center was the site of the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s annual conference, which was briefly interrupted by Hurricane Sandy.

Major Boston Medical Meeting Disrupted by Sandy

How to respond when a major storm hits your meeting

When Hurricane Sandy hit during the American Society for Radiation Oncology’s (ASTRO) annual conference at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, planners put their contingency plans into play.

Staff arrived in Boston on the Wednesday before the conference, which was scheduled to begin on Sunday, October 28, and end on October 31. By then, association executives were watching the storm, explains Michelle Kirkwood, media relations manager at ASTRO, Fairfax, Va. Foreca

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