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AACPDM 72nd Annual Meeting

Thursday, October 11, 2018

7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast Seminars 1-14
7:00 am - 8:00 am Advisor Support Program Meet & Greet Breakfast - Sponsored by Medtronic
8:15 am - 10:15 am

General Session

Opening Address and Gavel Exchange: Sarah Winter, MD and Jilda Vargus-Adams, MD, MSc

Cerebral Palsy Foundation Update: Richard Ellenson, CEO

Reaching for the Stars: Wendy Sullivan

Presidential Guest Lectureship "Designing for Life: Specific solutions for specific needs" Amie Shao

Gayle G. Arnold Lectureship: "The Eating and Drinking Ability Classification System (EDACS): Purpose and Potential" Diane Sellers, PhD

10:50 am - 12:25 pm Free Paper Sessions A-D
A: Orthopedics: Spine and Hip
B: Epidemiology, Surveillance and International Health
C: Neuroimaging
D: Therapy
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm AACPDM Membership Business Meeting & Boxed Lunch (members only)
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

General Session

Corbett Ryan Pathways Pioneer Award Presentation: David W. Pruitt, MD

Presidential Guest Lectureship: "Transformative Action - by Design" Kelly Mrklas

NIH Update: Ralph Nitkin, PhD

Fred P Sage Award Presentation: Rachel Byrne, PT

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Instructional Courses 1-16
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Wine & Cheese Poster and Exhibit Review in Grand Ballroom A

Important Dates

  • May 31st
    Registration Opens
  • July 23rd
    Exhibit Booth Application Deadline
  • August 29th
    Early Bird Registration Discount Ends
  • September 11th
    Hotel Room Block Reservation Deadline
  • September 12th
    Online Registration Deadline
  • September 19th
    Presentation Handout Deadline
  • October 9th-13th
    72nd Annual Meeting!