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Social Program

Joint AAPM/COMP Student Night out

Sunday, July 31 • 7:00pm

The Railway Club | 579 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver, BC | 604-681-1625

Meeting Point and time: Sunday, July 31, 6:30pm at the COMP Counter/AAPM Registration Desk (located in the Vancouver Convention Centre West Building, Level 1)

Bring a smile and your meeting badge (no cover when presenting the conference ID)
Student Contribution:  $4 to contribute for tip and taxes

All details and tickets will be given at the students meeting on Sunday morning, Vancouver Convention Centre, West Room 110 at 9:30am.

AAPM Awards Ceremony and Reception

Monday, August 1 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm
AAPM Awards Ceremony
Ballroom A, Vancouver Convention Centre
followed by a Reception, 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Tickets are $14 per person. Please note that this ticket is included in some registration categories. Tickets may also be purchased on site at the Joint AAPM/COMP Meeting registration area in the convention center.

The American Association of Physicists in Medicine will honor AAPM award winners during a ceremony followed by a wine and cheese reception on Monday, August 1. Please remember your tickets.


Vancouver Sea WallTuesday, August 2 • 6:00am start time

The race starts and ends at the Vancouver Sea Wall near the West Expansion of the Vancouver Convention Centre. After warm-up in the Ballroom ABC foyer, runners will be led down to the start/finish area on the Sea Wall. This is about 100 meter walk that takes you from the pixelated orca past the 2010 Olympic Torches, down a few stairs to the start/finish which is located on Vancouver's Sea Wall.

Deadline to register is July 6. There is no on-site registration for this event.

5K Run/WalkRegistered participants must come by the Joint AAPM/COMP Meeting registration area in the convention center on Monday, August 1, between 10:00am and 2:00pm, to sign a waiver and pick up a race number and t-shirt.

Thanks once again to Gammex for sponsoring this event.

August 2, 2011

Inaugural Women Physicists Luncheon

Tuesday, August 2 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Inaugural Women Physicists Luncheon
Ballroom D, Vancouver Convention Centre

Are you a Woman Medical Physicist? Are you attending the 2011 Joint AAPM/COMP Meeting in Vancouver? Let’s Do Lunch!

The AAPM Women Professionals Subcommittee (WPSC) would like to invite you to participate in a unique networking event for women medical physicists during the 2011 Joint AAPM/COMP Meeting in Vancouver. This lunch event is designed to provide women physicists an opportunity to interact with each other and women leaders from clinical, academic, and industry settings. It is also an opportunity to network, discuss issues pertaining to women's professional development, and for you to share your ideas on how the WPSC can best serve your needs. Attendees will include Mary K. Martel and Maryellen Giger, Past Presidents of the AAPM and members of the WPSC.

Lunch will be provided (free) to those who RSVP and complete the demographic survey here. Registration is limited, so please do not delay.
This event has reached full capacity. We regret we are unable to accept more guests for the Women Physicists Luncheon.

Bring your business cards, and your appetite for success!

Night Out

Tuesday, August 2 • 6:30pm - 10:00pm

Ballrooms, Halls AB, East Building of the Vancouver Convention Centre

Ballrooms A-B, West Building of the Vancouver Convention Centre
Performance by The Canadian Brass, five tremendous brass musicians — each a virtuoso in his own right form the group hailed as the “world’s most famous brass ensemble” by the Washington Post. The Canadian Brass performs on 24-karat gold plated YAMAHA instruments and is an Opening Day artist.

Ballroom D, Foyer and Terrace, West Building of the Vancouver Convention Centre
Enjoy dessert and mingle with colleagues. Walk out on the terrace to enjoy Vancouver Harbour.

Please note: Each adult Night Out ticket will include 1 drink ticket, good for beer or a glass of wine. Once your ticket is used, cash will be accepted. Nonalcoholic drinks will not require a ticket.

Please note that this ticket is included in some registration categories. Tickets may also be purchased on-site at the Joint AAPM/COMP Meeting registration area in the convention center located on the Level 1 Foyer.

COMP Awards Ceremony and Banquet

Wednesday, August 3 • 6:30pm - 8:00pmfireworks
COMP Awards Ceremony and Banquet
Cost: $85.00 + 12% HST
Space is limited. Please purchase your ticket before June 8 to guarantee a spot!

Tour the beautiful Vancouver harbour on a luxurious yacht. Get a front row seat for
the Celebration of Light Fireworks Competition.
Courtesy of the COMP Local Arrangements Committee

Exhibitor Sponsored Events

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