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New AAPM Headquarters Open House Tour

Saturday, July 30 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm
1631 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA
Cost: Free
Register for the Tour »

With the Annual Meeting in our neighborhood, we hope you will find time to visit the new AAPM Headquarters Office, located at 1631 Prince Street in Alexandria, VA. We are nine metro stops away from the Washington Convention Center on the yellow line (King Street station). View Metro Map »

AAPM Students and Trainees Night Out: All-inclusive Experience at the DC United Soccer Game!

Details on the AAPM Student and Trainees Night Out are posted here.

AAPM Awards Ceremony and Reception

Monday, August 1 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ballroom A, Level Three, Convention Center
followed by a Reception, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
$16; please note that this ticket is included in some registration categories.

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

Sun Nuclear Annual 5K Run/Walk in honor of Dr. Charles Lescrenier

Tuesday, August 2 • 6:00am start time; Bus departs from the Convention Center's L Street entrance promptly at 5:15am
Capital Crescent Towpath
$20 fee, which is a tax-deductible donation (receipt will be provided) to the AAPM Education & Research Fund
5K Race Results

5K Run TrailRegistered participants must come by the AAPM 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.

Runners will enjoy a scenic run on the Capital Cresecent Trail along a route formerly used by the Georgetown Branch rail line of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

AAPM wishes to acknowledge Sun Nuclear for sponsoring this event. The Dr. Charles Lescrenier Annual 5K Run/Walk is named 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.

Women Physicists Luncheon — SOLD OUT

Tuesday, August 2 • 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Women Physicists Luncheon
Women Physicists LuncheonMarriott Marquis
$25 for all registration categories except Students/Residents, who pay $15
Deadline to register is July 6. There is no on-site registration for this event.

The AAPM Women Professionals Subcommittee (WPSC) invites you to a unique networking event 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 - The Newseum

Newseum OutdoorTuesday, August 2 • 6:30pm - 10:00pm
The Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Want more details? View the Night Out Flyer »

New plans for the AAPM Night Out – The 2016 Night Out will not be a dinner event.

Instead, you are encouraged to meet your colleagues at the venue for limited light snacks and then make your way to one of the many restaurants in the area for dinner. Or, dine first and make your way to the event for a bite of something sweet at the end of the evening!

This change has been made in an effort to contain costs, but still provide an opportunity for attendees to socialize with colleagues and see a bit of Washington, DC.

The Newseum has been named by TripAdvisor as one of the top 25 museums. Fifteen galleries display 500 years of news history in a unique place where you can travel through time, history and media. Displays include the largest piece of the Berlin Wall outside of Germany, a somber 911 Memorial, and daily print editions of newspapers from around the world. Several hands-on exhibits are open, and the top-floor terrace offers one of the best views of the Capitol.Grand Plaza

Each adult Night Out ticket will include 1 drink ticket, good for beer or a glass of wine. Again, you will be disappointed if you come to the Night Out expecting a meal. Please make your plans in advance and dine at a restaurant of your choice and favorite cuisine! We have compiled a list of restaurants located between the Convention Center and The Newseum, and encourage you to either make reservations on your own, or with help from the restaurant desk at the Convention Center. View restaurant list »

Buses will depart from the L Street entrance of the Convention Center and loop continually to the Newseum. If you decide to walk, please use the 555 Pennsylvania Avenue entrance. Don’t forget your ticket, required for entrance to The Newseum. This ticket is included in some registration categories. Tickets may also be purchased on-site at the AAPM registration desk.

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