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Invited Speaker Handouts

Selected speakers have been asked to provide handouts for their presentations:

Speaker Handout

Continuing Education Credits

Evaluation System now Closed.

Items of Interest

     •  Golden Anniversary Gala Celebration Photos

     •  Golden Anniversary Service Project

     •  Night In - Golden Anniversary Gala Celebration

     •  Charter Member Reception

     •  Lunch Vouchers - Monday and Tuesday

     •  2nd Annual Blood Drive

     •  AAPM Buyers Guide

     •  Online Exhibitor Service Kit



All sessions and technical exhibits will take place in the George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas in Houston. The education program and professional program will offer a significant opportunity to gain practical knowledge on emerging technical and professional issues. A major focus of the scientific program is the increasing integration of advanced imaging concepts in the routine practice of various therapies, especially radiotherapy.

Houston, Texas is home to the world's largest concentration of medical professionals. The world-renowned Texas Medical Center is home to more than 42 institutions, including the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine.

The Main Event area of downtown Houston spans Main Street between Capitol and Congress. This pedestrian-friendly location showcases some of the city's best restaurants, nightlife and entertainment. Just a few blocks away is the Houston Theater District, ranked second in the nation for the number of theater seats in a concentrated downtown area.

We know you'll find the program and venue especially worthwhile this year, as we celebrate our Golden Anniversary.

Meeting Program - Now Available!

View the full program online at the Meeting Program site.

Committee Schedule

View the most up-to-date AAPM Committee Schedule here.

Dates to Remember

January 7 Web site activated to receive electronic abstract submissions. To begin the submission process, please review the Instructions to Authors information.
MARCH 5 Deadline for receipt of 300 word abstracts and supporting data.
March 19 Meeting Registration and Housing available on-line

By April 22

By April 30

Authors notified of presentation disposition
By May 14 Annual Meeting Program available on on-line
June 11 Deadline to receive discounted registration fees
June 18 Deadline to cancel housing reservation without a $25 cancellation fee
June 25 Housing reservation deadline
July 9 Last day to register for SAMs
July 27-31 AAPM Annual Meeting – George R. Brown Convention Center – Houston, TX
August 1-3 AAPM Physics Education Workshop, South Shore Harbour Conference Center, TX

AAPM in a Green Partnership with Houston

leafAAPM staff members realize the amount of waste created by a single meeting. Most green ideas cost nothing extra, and some even save our association money. In an effort to be more environmentally responsible, we're working as partners with Houston in the following ways:

What's New in 2008?

We're celebrating 50 years of medical physics January through December, 2008. We hope you'll participate in the following special events in July in Houston:

Golden Anniversary Service Project - Houston Food Bankfood bank
Does your travel schedule allow you to arrive in Houston a day early?  You and your family members are invited to volunteer at the Houston Food Bank on Saturday, July 26, 8:00am-Noon. The Houston Food Bank is a certified member of America's Second Harvest.  80,000 people are fed each week with the help of volunteers. Click here for more information and to register.

Meet the Charter Members Reception, Monday July 28
On Monday, July 28 a reception will be held in honor of AAPM's Charter members, 5:00pm-6:00pm, just prior to the Awards and Honors Ceremony in the convention center. Honor our past, by chatting with the members responsible for creating and growing the profession.  Refreshments will be served.

Enjoy Lunch on AAPM - Monday and Tuesday
Each Scientific Attendee at the Annual Meeting will receive TWO $10 lunch vouchers with their registration materials. This voucher is good for $10 towards your food and/or beverage purchase at any George R. Brown Convention Center food outlet in Hall D-E. One voucher is valid for Monday, and one for Tuesday, Hours: 11:00am - 1:00pm only