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Annual Meeting Highlights
 DOI: 10.1176/appi.pn.2013.2b17
Annual Meeting Highlights
Psychiatric News
Volume 48 Number 4 page 13-13

Here are just some of the annual meetings highlights and general information that you’ll want to include in your schedule. Please note that the Convocation of Distinguished Fellows has been moved to Saturday, May 18.

  • Opening Session: Sunday, May 19, 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Opening ceremonies will be followed by a conversation between APA President Dilip Jeste, M.D., and Elyn Saks, J.D., Ph.D., the Orrin B. Evans Professor of Law, Psychology, and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California and a MacArthur Foundation. Fellowship winner Hall D, Moscone Convention Center.

  • Convocation of Distinguished Fellows: Saturday, May 18, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. The session includes induction of new fellows, presentation of awards, and the presentation of the William C. Menninger Memorial Convocation Lecture. Hall D, Moscone Convention Center.

  • Keynote Lecture: President Bill Clinton will present the keynote lecture on Monday, May 20, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Only paid registrants will be permitted to attend. Badges will be checked at the door without exception. Hall D, Moscone Convention Center.

  • Registration/Course Enrollment: Friday, May 17, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (exclusive members-only registration from 11 a.m.-noon); Saturday-Tuesday, May 18-21, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wednesday, May 22, 7:30 a.m.-10 a.m. Moscone Convention Center.

  • Courses/Master Courses: Saturday, May 18, 8 a.m.-noon, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 1 p.m.-5 p.m.; buprenorphine course: Sunday, May 19, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; all other courses: 8 a.m.-noon, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; no afternoon courses; Monday-Wednesday, May 20 -May 22 , 8 a.m.-noon, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Moscone Convention Center.

  • New Research Posters: Resident Competition Poster Sessions: Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. New Research/Young Investigator Poster Sessions: Sunday, May 19, 10 a.m.-noon., and Monday, May 20, 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. International Poster Session: Saturday, May 18, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. For other poster sessions, check your program guide. Exhibit Hall, Moscone Convention Center.

  • Media Workshops (one each evening): Saturday-Tuesday, May 18-21, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel.

  • APA Member Center and APP Bookstore: Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday –Tuesday, May 19-21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Exhibit Hall, Moscone Convention Center.

  • DSM-5 Exclusive Event: Saturday, May 18, 4 p.m.-5 p.m. Attendees can meet the task force chairs, purchase DSM-5, and get a free gift with purchase. APP Bookstore, Exhibit Hall, Moscone Convention Center.

  • Publishers’ Bookfair, International Pavilion, and Career Fair: Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday –Tuesday, May 19-21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Exhibit Hall, Moscone Convention Center.

  • Exhibits: Sunday-Tuesday, May 19-May 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Exhibit Hall, Moscone Convention Center.

  • American Psychiatric Foundation Benefit: Saturday, May 18, 7 p.m.-10 p.m. City Club of San Francisco.

  • MindGames: Tuesday, May 21, 6 p.m.-7 p.m., hosted by Glen Gabbard, M.D. Room 135, Moscone Convention Center.

  • Shuttle Busing: Saturday-Wednesday, May 18-22: Starts each day at 7 a.m. with pick up at hotels. Last departure from Moscone Convention Center: Saturday-Monday, May 18-20, 7:30 p.m.; Tuesday-Wednesday, May 21-22, 5:30 p.m. ■

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