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Attend the largest CME event for PAs in the world! Power up with five days of 260+ hours of CME, career and practice tools, the latest medical innovations, fun networking events and more. Get refreshed, re-fueled and re-energized with 6,000 of your peers and put new ideas to work in your practice.

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Discounted Hotel Rates

Discounted Hotel Rates

Special discounted housing for AAPA 2016 is now available!
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Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

200 East Market St.
San Antonio, TX 78205
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Agenda

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AAPA 2016 Agenda
A.M. Events
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. AAPA Board of Directors Meeting
P.M. Events
1:00 – 7:00 p.m. Registration Open
3:30 – 7:00 p.m. House of Delegates Credentialing
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Student Academy Board of Directors Meeting
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. House of Delegates Reference Committee Orientation (Invitation Only)
7:00 p.m. Past Presidents Reception (Invitation Only)
A.M. Events
6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open (Registration is also open on Friday from 1 – 7 p.m.)
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Assembly of Representatives Meeting
8:00 – 8:45 a.m. House of Delegates Delegate Orientation
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CME Sessions and Workshops*
8:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. House of Delegates Credentialing
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Blood Drive (Provided by South Texas Blood & Tissue Center)
9:15 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. House of Delegates Meeting
 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Student SPARK Sessions
P.M. Events
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Product Theaters
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. CME Sessions and Workshops*
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Student SPARK Sessions
4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Opening General Session
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Shaking Hands & Taking Names
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. House of Delegates Reception (Invitation Only)
Various Alumni Night (various receptions) (Some by Invitation Only)
A.M. Events
6:30 a.m. PA Foundation Pacers for Health 5K Fun Run/Walk
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:00 – 7:45 a.m. Product Theaters
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CME Sessions and Workshops*
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Assembly of Representatives Meeting
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. House of Delegates Credentialing
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Student SPARK Sessions
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Blood Drive (Provided by South Texas Blood & Tissue Center)
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. House of Delegates Meeting
P.M. Events
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Product Theaters
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. AAPA Career Fair
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. CME Sessions and Workshops*
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. ePoster Theater Presentations
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Constituent Organization (CO) Leadership Forum
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Program Directors Reception (Invitation Only)
7:00 p.m. National Medical Challenge Bowl
Various CO Night (various receptions)
A.M. Events
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:00 – 7:45 a.m. Product Theaters
7:00 – 8:30 a.m. PA Foundation Donor Recognition Breakfast (Invitation Only)
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CME Sessions and Workshops*
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. House of Delegates Meeting
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Student SPARK Sessions
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Uniformed Services Symposium
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
P.M. Events
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Product Theaters
2:00 – 5:00 p.m. CME Sessions and Workshops*
2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Research in Action Presentations
2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Society of Early Career PAs Symposium
4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Memorial Ceremony and Reception presented by the Veterans Caucus of AAPA
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. ePoster Theater Presentations
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Researchers Reception (Invitation Only)
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Lonestar Live: FUNdraiser Benefiting Your PA Foundation
 7:30 – 12:00 a.m. Federal Services Dining Out
A.M. Events
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:00 – 7:45 a.m. Product Theaters
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. AAPA Board of Directors Meeting
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CME Sessions and Workshops*
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Research in Action Presentations
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Obesity Initiative Symposium
8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. CHLM Symposium 2016*
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
P.M. Events
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Product Theaters
2:00 – 5:00 p.m. CME Sessions and Workshops*
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. AAPA Distinguished Fellow Reception* (Invitation Only)
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. ePoster Theater Presentations
A.M. Events
7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:00 – 7:45 a.m. Product Theaters
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CME Sessions and Workshops*
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. JAAPA Editorial Board Meeting (Invitation Only)
P.M. Events
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. CME Sessions and Workshops*
*Separate registration required.
Agenda subject to change.

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