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Social Program

AAPM Student Night Out

Sunday, July 20 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Tickets are $10 per person. Student Night Out tickets will be offered as an option when you register for the meeting.

AAPM Awards Ceremony and Reception

Monday, July 21• 6:30pm - 8:00pm
AAPM Awards Ceremony
Austin Grand Ballroom, 6th FL, Hilton Austin
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 AAPM 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, July 21. Please remember your tickets.

Dr. Charles Lescrenier Annual 5K Run/Walk sponsored by GAMMEX

Tuesday, July 22 • 6:00am start time; buses depart Convention Center at 5:15am
Deadline to register is July 1. There is no on-site registration for this event.
Tickets are $20 per person, and includes a t-shirt. The 5K ticket will be offered as an option when you register for the meeting.

Registered participants must come by the AAPM Meeting registration area in the convention center on Monday, July 21, between 10:00am and 2:00pm, to sign a waiver and pick up a race number and t-shirt.

The Austin State Supported Living Center is a 95-acre living center for adults with disabilities. The Living Center has graciously given access to their certified 5K course in return for a small donation in support of the residents. Enjoy a morning run while knowing you are helping those in the community.

The GAMMEX 5K Run/Walk has been renamed the Dr. Charles Lescrenier Annual 5K Run/Walk in memory of Charles Lescrenier (1935-2011), founder and President of GAMMEX Inc. and one of the pioneers in the development of radiation quality assurance products.  Dr. Lescrenier will be remembered for his support of the medical physics profession and the AAPM. GAMMEX's longstanding support of the 5K Run/Walk began in 1981, the inaugural year of the event.  

Thanks once again to Gammex for sponsoring this event.

Women Physicists Luncheon

Tuesday, July 22 • 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Women Physicists Luncheon
Room TBD, Hilton Austin
Tickets are $15 per person
Deadline to register is July 1. There is no on-site registration for this event.

The AAPM Women Professionals Subcommittee (WPSC) would like to invite women physicists to participate in a unique networking event for women medical physicists during the annual meeting in Indianapolis. 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.

Lunch tickets will be offered as an option when you register for the meeting.

Night Out - Bob Bullock Texas State Museum

Tuesday, July 22 • 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Buses to depart from the Austin Convention Center, Trinity Street (near AAPM Registration). Buses will loop continuously.

The Bullock Museum – the only place large enough to tell the whole "Story of Texas!" Explore the three floors of interactive exhibits in the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum. Enjoy the local favorite award winning nuevo flamenco/ world music band, Cadaques!

Austin is well known for food trucks, and we have the best local flavor lined up outside the museum:

  • Mmmpanadas
    choice of:
    • Green Chile Chicken empanada
    • Traditional Beef empanada
    • Spinach Mushroom empanada (vegetarian)

  • The Peached Tortilla
    • Bahn mi Taco – Vietnamese braised pork belly with pickled daikon & carrot, sriacha mayo, cilantro




  • Slab
    choice of:
    • Pulled pork & coleslaw slider
    • Brisket, onions & pickles slider



  • Inside the museum, more Food Truck specialty food stations, including:
    • Mighty Cone: Hot & crunchy avocado cone (vegetarian)
    • G'Raj Mahal: Mild spiced potato & spring pea samosas with mint & tamarind chutney (vegetarian)
    • Flip Happy Crepes: Roasted chicken, mushroom, white cheddar and carmelized onion crepes
    • East Side Kings: Crunchy Asian salad (vegetarian)
    • Hey Cupcake: The Michael Jackson with cream cheese icing

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 AAPM registration desk.