AAPD 2015 App Now Available
The 2015 Annual Session App is now available! The app takes everything you need to know about the Annual Session and puts it directly onto your mobile device or tablet. You can start preparing early by viewing speaker bios and building your personal itinerary. Learn about event buzz (or even generate some yourself!) and communicate with other attendees before and during the event via the live in-app Twitter feed.
This app has completely transformed the way we host events by providing everything you need right at your fingertips behind an easy-to-use interface. Use it to view exhibitor info and map locations, access presentation slides or take session notes. Browse the poster gallery from the palm of your hand. We won't even have to worry about slow connection speeds. The app operates entirely on your mobile device - no Internet necessary! Available in the App Store and Android Market. Enjoy!
To download the app for Apple or Android, open this website: http://ativ.me/5v0 and follow the prompts to download the app. Or, simply search for AAPD 2015 in the Apple App Store / iTunes.
To download the app for Android, open this website: http://ativ.me/5v1 and follow the prompts to download the app. Or, simply search for AAPD 2015 in the Android Market.
Web / BlackBerry
Simply enter this URL into your BlackBerry browser to instantly launch into the web version of the app: http://ativ.me/43l .
Frank Abagnale to Deliver AAPD 2015 Keynote Address
Frank W. Abagnale is one of the world's most respected authorities on forgery, embezzlement, and secure documents. For over 36 years he has worked with, advised, and consulted with hundreds of financial institutions, corporations, and government agencies around the world.
Abagnale's rare blend of knowledge and expertise began more than 40 years ago when he was known as one of the world's most famous con men. This was depicted most graphically in his best-selling book, "Catch Me If You Can," a film of which was also made, directed by Steven Spielberg with Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks. The Tony-Award winning musical, "Catch Me if You Can," directed by multiple award winner Jack O' Brien, opened on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre in April 2011.
Between the ages of 16 and 21, he successfully posed as an airline pilot, an attorney, a college professor, and a pediatrician, in addition to cashing $2.5 million in fraudulent checks in every state and 26 foreign countries. Apprehended by the French police when he was 21 years old, he served time in the French, Swedish, and US prison systems. After five years he was released on the condition that he would help the federal government, without remuneration, by teaching and assisting federal law enforcement agencies.
Abagnale has now been associated with the FBI for over 36 years. More than 14,000 financial institutions, corporations, and law enforcement agencies use his fraud prevention programs. In 1998 he was selected as a distinguished member of "Pinnacle 400" by CNN Financial News — a select group of 400 people chosen on the basis of great accomplishment and success in their fields.
"Abagnale's lecture may be the best one-man show you will ever see."—Tom Hanks
Pictures from Annual Session in Boston Now Available
Take a look at the photos of highlights of the 2014 Annual Session in Boston! Simply visit https://aapd2014annualsession.shutterfly.com/# to view and print the pictures!
2014 Annual Session Highlights
The AAPD Annual Session was a home run in Boston with record-breaking attendance this year: over 6,500 attendees! It was a jam-packed weekend, beginning with the Preconference Course: Pediatric Medicine Update leading into a riveting Opening Ceremony with Janine Driver, all the way to the Welcome Reception at Fenway Park. The Scientific Program Committee put together an outstanding lineup for the program that included sensational speakers like Ann Bynum and Bobby Elliott. There was a wide range of popular topics this year ranging from Autism to Sedation. The weekend concluded at the Museum of Fine Arts with a night of dancing at the Presidents' Farewell Dinner.
Thank you to our 2014 Annual Session sponsors, we appreciate your generous support.
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