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Annual Business Meeting & Town Hall
Led by President Dan Bourland, Secretary Jennifer Johnson, and Treasurer Sam Armato, the AAPM Annual Business Meeting provides members with the opportunity to hear critical updates on the status of the Association.
Immediately following the close of the Annual Business Meeting, members of the AAPM Board of Directors will host a Town Hall that aims to answer the question: How can the Association better serve you?
Both events will be held and streamed Live from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Participation from both our In-Person and Virtual audiences is welcomed and highly encouraged.
Awards Ceremony & Reception (Ticket Required)
Hosted by the AAPM Awards and Honors Committee, this special event will highlight individuals for their service and dedication to advancing the field of Medical Physics.
New Member Symposium (Ticket Required)
Looking to learn more about what AAPM has to offer? Take advantage of this free ticketed event!
Members who have joined since June 2019 will be provided the opportunity to meet and mingle with AAPM Leadership, including Council Chairs and EXCOM, in a more relaxed and informal environment at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Stop by to socialize and learn more about the organization, member resources, opportunities to get involved, and other topics of particular interest to new professionals!
Ticket Includes: One (1) raffle ticket for entry to win a free registration to the AAPM 65th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, plus one (1) drink ticket valid for beer and wine during the reception.
New Attendee Orientation
New to attending an AAPM Annual Meeting & Exhibition? No problem!
We understand it can sometimes be overwhelming to participate in sessions, network, and navigate the exhibit floor—all in just five days. Join us at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for the opportunity to hear from long-time attendees and learn helpful ways to make the most out of your time.
Night Out – Smithsonian American Art Museum (Ticket Required)
Take a break from your busy meeting schedule to enjoy an evening of drinks, hors d'oeuvres, dancing, and more at the AAPM Night Out!
Cost: Adult 21+ $110 / 12-20 years $95 / 11-2 years Free
Note: Most scientific registrations include (1) ticket to the Night Out. Please check your registration category to see if the ticket is already included.
Smithsonian American Art Museum
The Smithsonian American Art Museum, the nation’s first collection of American art, is an unparalleled record of the American experience. The collection captures the aspirations, character, and imagination of the American people throughout three centuries. The museum is the home to one of the largest and most inclusive collections of American art in the world. Its artworks reveal key aspects of America’s rich artistic and cultural history from the colonial period to today.
The museum has been a leader in identifying and collecting significant aspects of American visual culture, including photography, modern folk and self-taught art, African American art, Latino art, and video games. The museum has the largest collection of New Deal art and exceptional collections of contemporary craft, American impressionist paintings and masterpieces from the Gilded Age. In recent years, the museum has focused on strengthening its contemporary art collection, and in particular media arts, through acquisitions, awards, curatorial appointments, endowments, and by commissioning new artworks.
National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery was authorized and founded by Congress in 1962 with the mission to acquire and display portraits of individuals who have made significant contributions to the history, development, and culture of the people of the United States. Today, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery continues to narrate the multi-faceted and ever-changing story of America through the individuals who have shaped its culture. Through the visual arts, performing arts, and new media, the Portrait Gallery presents poets and presidents, visionaries and villains, actors and activists whose lives form our national identity.
As the nation's only complete collection of presidential portraits outside the White House, the "America's Presidents" exhibition lies at the heart of the Portrait Gallery's mission to tell the country's history through the individuals who have shaped it. Gilbert Stuart's "Lansdowne" painting of George Washington is the grand introductory image to this exhibition. In 2000, the Portrait Gallery was in danger of losing this painting—which had been on loan since the museum's opening in 1968—when its owner decided to sell it. A generous gift from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation allowed the "Lansdowne" painting to be purchased as a gift to the nation. "America's Presidents" continues to acquire portraits—including paintings, sculpture, photographs, caricatures, video, and time-based media—of each succeeding president.
Designed by the world-renowned architectural firm Foster + Partners, the enclosed courtyard provides a distinctive, contemporary accent to the museums’ Greek Revival building. With its elegant glass canopy, it is one of the largest and most dazzling event spaces in Washington.
Luce Foundation Center
The Luce Center highlights more than 3,000 works of art in floor to ceiling glass cases on two balconied levels overlooking a sculpture gallery. The Luce Center’s distinctive architectural elements, such as a multi- colored marble floor, and a city-block long skylight are memorable.
This Victorian space, accentuated by late 19th century architectural details, was the reception area where President Lincoln greeted guests attending his second inaugural ball. This space features hand laid encaustic tile floor and soaring vaulted ceiling.
Women Physicists’ Luncheon (Ticket Required)
E&R Fund Donors' Lounge
AAPM invites individuals who have donated $100 or more to the Education & Research Fund to join us in our lounge located at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Comfortable seating, beverages, and electronic charging stations will be available.
Med Phyz Wiz Kidz Program
AAPM’s Wiz Kidz outreach program is now being offered virtually to help inspire and recruit the next generation of talented and diverse scientists to Medical Physics! If you are a student, parent or educator who wants to learn more about our field, please watch this link, use our lesson plan and spread the word to others who might benefit as well!
RO-ILS User Meeting
Open only to current RO-ILS participants. This forum will provide RO-ILS participants an opportunity to discuss case studies and their individual user experience focused on specific discussion areas. A light lunch will be served. All members of the radiation oncology team are encouraged to attend so please share this announcement with radiation oncologists, medical physicists, dosimetrists, therapists at your facility. The meeting presentations and discussions are designed specifically to benefit current RO-ILS participants and accordingly, you must be a current RO-ILS participant to attend the User Meeting. Meeting organizers have applied for CAMPEP credits.
Please contact Richard Martin email@example.com to indicate your interest in attending this event or to request additional information.
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