September 22 – September 25, 2010 - Marriott Wardman Park Hotel - Washington, DC, USA
Washington, DC
Important Dates

February 1, 2010
Deadline for on-line abstract submission Exhibitor prospectus available

April 2010
Acceptance/Rejection notifications sent via email to corresponding authors

May 28, 2010
Preliminary Program available on-line
On-line Registration available

August 18, 2010
Early Bird Registration Deadline

September 1, 2010
Advance Registration Deadline

September 22 – September 25, 2010
AACPDM 64th Annual Meeting

For more information, please contact:
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Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414.918.3014
Fax: 414.276.2146

About Washington, DC


  • Top Washington, DC attractions include:
    • Smithsonian's: National Museum of Natural History (7 million visitors)
    • National Air & Space Museum (6 million visitors)
    • National Museum of American History (3 million visitors)
    • National Zoological Park (3 million visitors)
    • Lincoln Memorial (4 million visitors)
    • World War II Memorial (4 million visitors)
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial (4 million visitors)
    • Korean Memorial (3 million visitors)
    • FDR Memorial (3 million visitors)
    • Rock Creek Park (2 million visitors)
  • DC is also home to 4 major sporting event venues with 167,000 total seats and 8 major professional teams including the Redskins, Wizards, Mystics, Nationals, United and Capitals
  • There are more than 40 performing arts/theatre venues with 31,000 total seats.
  • More than 50 private tour companies offer nearly 40 regularly scheduled tours.


  • Airports: There are 3 DC-area airports - Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
  • Train: Union Station in DC is home to Amtrak and multiple commuter rail services; 3.8 million Amtrak passengers travel through DC each year
  • Metrorail & Metrobus
    • The Metro system is the nation's third-largest (with 5 rail lines, 106 miles of track and 86 stations) and the nation's second-most utilized transport system (carrying 206 million riders each year)
    • For hours, fares and station information, visit
  • DC Circulator:
    • 3 bus routes service 2.2 million riders each year, connecting Union Station with Georgetown, the National Mall with Walter E. Washington Convention Center, and a seasonal loop around the National Mall, priced at just $1 per ride.
    • For hours, passes and route maps, visit
  • Taxis:
    • Beginning in April 2008, the DC taxi cab system will convert to a meter system.
    • Fares begin at $3, plus 25 cents per each additional 1/6 mile and 25 cents per minute of wait time.
    • Cab fare from Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) to Walter E. Washington Convention Center will cost $11-15.

For more information on Washington, DC, visit