Social & Networking Events


Thursday, May 23

7:30 - 10:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception: Disney's Hollywood Studios


Tonight the AAPD has VIP access to one of the world's Top Ten theme parks, Disney's Hollywood Studios! The park captures the magic, thrills and elegance of motion pictures, all the way from the Gold Age of the Silver Screen to the innovative blockbusters of the Disney-Pixar partnership. Attractions, shows, shops, and restaurants our exclusively available for the AAPD, for an event that starts at full speed and goes from there.

Entertainment abounds with DJs, Dance Parties, Disney Characters and great food throughout the park so everyone can take advantage of this exclusive opportunity. Take a photo with Mickey, Daisy Duck, Buzz, Woody or any of the other characters!

The theme park attractions to enjoy: Rock n' Roll Coaster, Star Tours, Toy Story Mania, the Great Movie Ride, the Voyage of the Little Mermaid, a performance of Beauty and the Beast, Muppet Vision 3-D, the Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular and the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror!

Save some energy - the night would not be complete without a Fireworks Finale!

Sponsored by Sunstar Americas, Inc.
 


Friday, May 24

6:30 - 7:30 a.m.
5k Run/Walk
Epcot Center


Give back to the Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children Foundation by participating in this fun run/walk on Friday morning! Buses will depart the Swan Dolphin Hotel to take runners to the starting line at the International Gateway and then have the exclusive opportunity to run through the various countries represented at Epcot Center and around the World Showcase Lagoon, the Walt Disney World Beach Club, Yacht Club and Boardwalk Resorts!


3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Career Opportunities Fair


Are you planning to hire a pediatric dentist? This is a great opportunity for a new pediatric dentist seeking their first practice position or the more experienced pediatric dentist who is looking for a change to network with hiring organizations. 

Click here to download the Career Opportunities Fair form.

For more information, visit http://www.aapd.org/annual or contact Meetings Associate Debra Gilbert at (312) 337-2169 or dgilbert@aapd.org.

The cost to participate for AAPD Members wishing to exhibit is $150; all recruiting companies must pay the exhibitor fee of $500.
Sponsored by NuSmile Pediatric Crowns
 

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
New Pediatric Dentist Happy Hour

 (Ticketed Event)

Inspired by Walt Disneys classic animated movie Fantasia, Disneys Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course includes many characters from the films most memorable scenes including hippos that dance and broomsticks that march. Located within the Epcot® Resort Area, Disneys Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course offers 36 holes of fun for guests of all ages.

The whimsical course holes have names like Toccata and Fugue (good shots are rewarded with musical tones), The Nutcracker Suite (obstacles include dancing mushrooms), The Pastoral Symphony (a 40-foot-tall Mount Olympus complete with waterfalls), and "The Sorcerers Apprentice," starring Mickey Mouse, his troop of out-ofcontrol broomsticks and dazzling water effects. Putt your way through five musical sequences from Fantasia.

In addition to the fun on the course, there will be plenty of time for networking and to get a bite to eat in the pavilion. Join the other residents and dental students at this can’t-miss-it event!

Sponsored by Treloar & Heisel

 


Saturday, May 25

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
International Reception

This reception began in 2010 at the Annual Session and has continued to be a popular event for international members and attendees. Join members of the AAPD Board of Trustees, learn more about the AAPD and network with fellow international attendees before enjoying your evening in Orlando.
 

   
Sunday, May 26

6:30 - 10:30 p.m.
Presidents' Farewell Dinner
Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel


Join your friends, colleagues and the presidents of AAPD and Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children, the Foundation of the AAPD, for a memorable evening with amazing cuisine and band!
This event is the highlight of the meeting honoring the individuals achieving the greatest honors AAPD bestows upon its members. End the Annual Session with a memorable dinner dancing the night away in one of the most breathtaking settings in Orlando!

Reception is sponsored by Treloar & Heisel
Dinner is sponsored by MAM