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Annual Assembly

Tips for First-Time Attendees

Networking AttendeesWelcome to your first AAPM&R Annual Assembly! Attending a conference as eventful as the Assembly can be overwhelming, but your Academy is here to help you navigate the program. You'll find some tips below to help make the most of your time in San Antonio!

Attend the First-Time Attendee Meet-Up 

This session gives you a unique opportunity to ask questions and meet other first-timers. Join us Thursday, November 14 from 7:15 am-8 am for this can’t-miss session for all first-timers.

Grab a First-Time Attendee Ribbon

Be sure to grab a ribbon as you check in, so other attendees will know you are a first-timer. Your fellow physiatrists are eager to meet you!

Visit The Oasis

The Oasis is a great spot where attendees can catch up on email, chat with peers, or simply take a quick break from the bustle of the Assembly by playing a game.

Let Others Know You’re Here!

The Assembly is quite large, but you may find that you already know some familiar faces! 

The Annual Assembly app is the easiest way to have the week’s schedule at your fingertips. In addition to the wealth of content and resources available within the app, you can search for attendees and directly contact them through the app’s messaging platform. The app will be available for download closer to the event.

Also, post a note on the message board at registration to find peers from your city or state, attend your alma mater’s Alumni Reception on Saturday evening, or post a picture to social media and tag #AAPMR2019!

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to assembly@aapmr.org. We look forward to seeing you in San Antonio!