71st Annual Meeting
The 2017 Scientific Program Committee is pleased to announce that the 71st Annual Meeting of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) will take place September 12-16, 2017 at the convention center in Montreal, Canada. "Dare Greatly: Step into the Arena" is the theme for the meeting.
To disseminate information on new developments in applied and translational sciences, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and technology for individuals with cerebral palsy and other childhood onset disabilities.
AACPDM Annual Meeting Objectives:
- Participants will increase awareness of new and emerging treatments for individuals with cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities.
- Participants will be able to identify new modalities for the diagnosis of cerebral palsy and developmental disabilities.
- Participants will increase interprofessional collaboration to help coordinate and improve services across the continuum of care for individuals with cerebral palsy and developmental disabilities across the lifespan.
Developmental and other Pediatricians, Neurologists, Psychologists, Physiatrists, Orthopedic and Neuro-Surgeons, Physical and Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Orthotists, Rehab Engineers, Kinesiologists, Nurses, Nutritionists, Special Educators, Administrators, Researchers, and all others concerned with the care of people with cerebral palsy and other childhood-onset disabilities.
All skill levels will be addressed.
Abstract submission opens
January 6, 2017
Scholarship applications open
January 31, 2017
Abstract submission deadline
Abstract decision notifications sent by the end of March
April 5, 2017
Scholarship applications close
Preliminary Program available
Scholarship notices sent out
August 1, 2017
Early Bird registration closes
August 15, 2017
Advanced registration closes
August 23, 2017
Hotel group rate cutoff
September 12-16, 2017
AACPDM 71st Annual Meeting