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AAP 2017 Relocates to Las Vegas

Tuesday, August 23, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Leigh Patrick
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AAP 2017 Relocates to Las Vegas





The 2017 AAP Annual Meeting is moving to Las Vegas - The Entertainment Capital of the World!

AAP 2017 was originally planned to be in San Juan, Puerto Rico, however due to the elevated health risks associated with the Zika virus, AAP has made the difficult decision to relocate the meeting.

"AAP is our academic family, and our decision was entirely focused on ensuring the health and safety of all our members," said Gerard Francisco, AAP President. "We are looking forward to bringing our community together in Las Vegas where we will celebrate academic physiatry and AAP's 50th Anniversary in style!"

AAP apologizes for any inconvenience the relocation has caused, however the health and safety of AAP and all Annual Meeting participants is the number-one concern.

Stay tuned to find out the host hotel of the 2017 AAP Annual Meeting!




Abstract Deadline Extended - September 20, 2016

In light of the AAP Annual Meeting relocation, AAP is extending the deadline for the 2017 Call for Papers & Posters!

Submit research studies and case reports by September 20, 2016. Accepted abstracts will be displayed in AAP's interactive Poster Gallery Reception at the 2017 AAP Annual Meeting and published in the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AJPM&R). 

Submit an Abstract


'Place Your Bets' on the AAP Host Hotel

The Strip, a 4 mile long focal point of Las Vegas is lined with elaborately themed hotels such as the pyramid-shaped Luxor and the Venetian, complete with Grand Canal.Vegas also offers luxury resorts including the Bellagio, set behind the iconic dancing fountains and Mandalay Bay, a beach haven in the Mojave Desert.

Where will AAP stay?Keep an eye on AAP's social media sites for hints of the fabulous AAP 2017 hotel leading to the big reveal!

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Things To Do In Las Vegas

Located in Nevada's Mojave Desert, Las Vegas is a resort town famed for its buzzing energy, 24-hour casinos, and endless entertainment options.Las Vegas is a great location for not only the 2017 AAP Annual Meeting but also a family trip or winter getaway.

The AAP weekly eBrief will highlight exciting Las Vegas attractions, events, and day-trips leading up to AAP 2017.

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