Annual Assembly 2018

Save the Date for the 2018 Annual Assembly

October 25-28, 2018

Orlando, FL

OrlandoTogether, the largest gathering of physiatrists will learn about the latest innovations in practice, science, and leadership to advance our vision for the specialty. From cutting-edge to practical innovations, you’ll walk away with fresh perspective, shared by your peers and leading experts, so that you can experience Success Through Innovation.

While the best in education is always the focus of the Annual Assembly, we continue to innovate the experience. In 2018:

  • Lunch with be included in your Annual Assembly registration.
  • The 2018 President’s Reception will be held at the Universal Studios CityWalk®. Plus, we’re shutting down the Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ for exclusive, AAPM&R attendee-only access!

During these times of change, define your own success, but lean on your community of 10,000+ physiatrists for support. Save October 25-28 on your calendar for the 2018 Annual Assembly!

A Recap of #AAPMR2017


Coming in November: Submit Your 2018 Abstracts/Proposals

Start thinking about the sessions you would like to see at the 2018 Annual Assembly. Submissions for proposals will be due December 1, 2017 and abstracts will be due December 15, 2017. Stay tuned for submission details.

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Information About #AAPMR2017


Preconference Courses

Jump-start your 2017 Annual Assembly experience by attending one of our exciting preconference courses. We’ve expanded our preconference offerings to include 5 in-depth educational opportunities in the areas of ultrasound, spasticity, cancer rehabilitation medicine, imaging, and leadership.


Highlighted Learning Opportunities

The 2017 Annual Assembly is designed to help you not just survive, but thrive in today's health care environment with new, innovative learning opportunities. Explore our Plenary Speakers, Clinical and Practice Education, Research, NEW Skills Labs, NEW Learning Center, Resident Program, and Medical Student Program.


Activities and Events

AAPM&R’s 2017 Annual Assembly is the world’s largest gathering of physiatrists. Whether you want to connect on a practice or clinical topic, AAPM&R provides you the opportunities to connect and grow with your peers, through our Job and Fellowship Fair, networking receptions, Academy events, and more.

What to Do in Denver

Denver is situated at the base of the Colorado Rocky Mountains and surrounded by 140 miles of panoramic, mountain views, creating an ideal backdrop for the 2017 Annual Assembly. This young, vibrant city is packed with award-winning restaurants, exciting attractions, and 300 days of sunshine. 

To help sort through all that Denver has to offer, AAPM&R has created a custom site for Assembly attendees to plan your stay. Visit for dining options, maps, coupons, and more! 

Downtown Denver

Hotel and Travel

Depending on which of the 4 Assembly hotels you choose to stay, the Colorado Convention Center is just a short walk down the block or across the street. Book your hotel room by September 8 for the best rates.


Explore our 150+ educational sessions, 5 preconference courses, 21 Skills Labs, Learning Center, networking activities, and more with our #AAPMR2017 agenda. Sort by activity type, theme or clinical/practice topic and build your custom schedule.

General Information

Find everything you need to know about registration, tips for first-time attendees, accessibility, meeting policies, CME, Denver, and more.

For Exhibitors and Sponsors

Are you an exhibitor or sponsor looking for opportunities to promote your products and services? We offer a variety of ways to get in front of more than 3,000 Annual Assembly attendees.