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AAPM Student Night out

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AAPM Awards Ceremony and Reception

Monday, July 30
Ballroom CD, Charlotte Convention Center
AAPM Awards Ceremony • 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Reception • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Musical Entertainment • 8:45 pm - 11:00pm
Tickets required.

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.

Enjoy live music provided by Uncommon Bond (Winston-Salem, NC) on the Ballroom Terrace. Band members are AAPM Member Dan Bourland on drums and vocals, Brian Haskell on keyboards and vocals, Cliff Jordan on guitar, Jennifer Jordan as the main vocalist, and Bob Russ on bass and vocals.

Guest musicians from within the AAPM will join Uncommon Bond midway through their set.

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

Tuesday, July 31 • 6:00am start time; buses depart from the convention center at 5:15am. Don't be late!
Deadline to register is July 6. There is no on-site registration for this event.
Race Results
Freedom Park

The 5K course starts and finishes at Freedom Park. The course is relatively flat and winds through the park beginning at the lake, along the paved greenway, between the athletic fields and back to a finishing loop around the lake. It is all contained in the park with the exception of a short piece on a public sidewalk.

Registered participants must come by the AAPM Meeting registration area in the convention center on Monday, July 30, between 10:00am and 2:00pm, to sign a waiver and pick up a race number and t-shirt.

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.

The deadline to sign up for the Dr. Charles Lescrenier Annual 5K Run/Walk sponsored by GAMMEX has passed. No on-site registration.

Women Physicists Luncheon

Tuesday, July 31 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Women Physicists Luncheon
Room 208, Charlotte Convention Center
Deadline to register is July 20. 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 Charlotte. 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.

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Night Out

Tuesday, July 31 • 6:30pm - 10:00pm
NASCAR Hall of Fame and Crown Ballroom
Tickets required.

NASCAR Hall of FameThe NASCAR Hall of Fame opened its doors in May 2010 with 150,000 square feet of history, 50 hands-on exhibits and nearly 1,000 artifacts. No need to be a hard-core NASCAR fan to appreciate the 31 meticulously maintained automobiles spanning seven decades, or to discover how downforce and drag impact the car and driver. The museum is adjacent to the Charlotte Convention Center; a convenient walk down a hallway from where sessions will take place.

6:30pm - 8:00pm: Dinner in the Crown Ballroom, just across from the NASCAR Hall of Fame

Buffet Menu
Caesar Salad
Country Coleslaw
Garlic and Herb Grilled Breast of Chicken
Braised Beef Tips with Mushrooms
Vegetarian Rice Pilaf
Medley of Seasonal Vegetables
Fresh Baked Rolls and Butter
Chef's Choice of Dessert
Coffee, Tea, Decaffeinated Coffee, Iced Tea
Pasta Station
Penne Pasta and Cheese Tortellini
Roasted Tomato and Basil Marinara
Rich Alfredo with Asiago and Romano
Garlic Cheese Focaccia Bread

Vegetarian South of the Border Station
Fajitas with Peppers and Onions, Black Beans and Shredded Cheese
Veggie Taquitos
Jalapeno Poppers

8:00pm - 10:00pm: Live Entertainment - The Mo' Money Band
The Mo' Money Band has long been one of Charlotte's hottest and most consistent performing bands. The band is composed of five of the area’s top studio musicians/songwriters/producers all or which have performed with and/or recorded with national acts. Mo' Money features Rodney Shelton (Key bass, keys, background vocals), Ziad (Sax, keys), Mandyl Evans (lead vocals), and Michelle Smith (Lead and Background Vocals, Keys). The band has an extensive, varied song list which encompasses full repertoires of current dance music hits, 70's, 80's, and pop dance, old school and contemporary R & B, modern jazz instrumentals, oldies, beach, and even a touch of reggae, blues, and alternative rock. The band has opened for Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Roberta Flack, Fattburger with Paul Taylor and Keiko Matsui, Jeffrey Osborne, & Kim Waters. They were also joined onstage for two full sets by the late sax legend Grover Washington, Jr.

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 area in the convention center located on A Concourse, street level.

Exhibitor Sponsored Events

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Only companies officially exhibiting at the meeting may submit event announcements to be posted. To have a link to your event announcement posted here, send the url to Rachel Smiroldo.