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. Forecasters ...

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