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2024 AAP Advocacy Conference

Washington, DC

04/14/2024-04/16/2024

The American Academy of Pediatrics Advocacy Conference will take place April 14-16, 2024. Join us and learn how to be a strong advocate for children's health. Attendees will participate in advocacy skills-building workshops, hear from distinguished guest speakers, and learn about policy priorities impacting children. On the final day of the conference, participants will join other attendees from their state to attend meetings with their congressional offices to discuss a key child health issue.

Overview of Conference Days:

  • Sunday, April 14 – A mix of workshops on timely child health policy issues and advocacy skills and several keynote speakers.
  • Monday, April 15 – Preparation for congressional meetings: a discussion on the topic, a training session on the best ways to advocate, and breakout sessions to plan and practice for your Capitol Hill visits with other attendees from your state.
  • Tuesday, April 16 – Meetings with your congressional offices.

The American Academy of Pediatrics Advocacy Conference will take place April 14-16, 2024. Join us and learn how to be a strong advocate for children's health! Attendees will participate in advocacy skills-building workshops, hear from distinguished guest speakers, and learn about policy priorities impacting children. 

On the final day of the conference, participants will join other attendees from their state to attend meetings with their congressional offices to discuss a key child health issue.

We are unfortunately unable to provide a virtual option for this event.

Why you should attend the Advocacy Conference:

  • Learn what it means to be an effective child health advocate
  • Hear firsthand from guest speakers and child health policy experts
  • Learn about policy priorities impacting children and pediatricians
  • Build your advocacy skills with workshops based on your interests
  • Meet with your congressional offices and their staff
  • Network with other advocates and AAP leaders from across the country

Conference Schedule:

The conference will begin on Sunday, April 14 and conclude on Tuesday, April 16.

Congressional visits will be scheduled to take place on Tuesday.  To be fully prepared for their congressional meetings with their state delegations, attendees must participate in the conference curriculum offered on Sunday and Monday.

Deadlines:

  • Early Bird Registration Closes – March 4, 2024
  • Conference Registration Closes – March 15, 2024
  • Conference Hotel Reservation Cutoff Date – March 15, 2024
  • Cancellation Fee – There is a $50 cancellation fee for anyone who cancels after March 31, 2024

Registration Fees:

Before
3/04/2024

After
3/04/2024

AAP Fellows / Candidate Members/International Members

$725

$875

AAP Residents / Post-Residency Training Members / Member Medical Students

$515

$650

Nonmember Physicians/Residents / Medical Students

$800

$1000

AAP Chapter Employees (Allied Health)

$515

$650

Cancellation Fee: There is a $50 cancellation fee for anyone who cancels after March 31, 2024

Activity Code: 24LC

Capital Hilton
1001 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Hotel Phone: 202/393-1000
Hotel Website: https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/dcashhh-capital-hilton/

Special group rates beginning at $349 per night, plus tax, for single or double occupancy have been negotiated at the Capital Hilton. These rates represent substantial savings from published rates. The cutoff date for reservations at the group rate is March 15, 2024. Call the hotel directly to make your reservations.

A limited number of guest rooms have been reserved, and they are assigned based on availability (first-come, first-served). Please be aware that the room block may be filled before March 15, 2024; in such a case, neither the group rate nor guest room availability can be guaranteed. The AAP, therefore, recommends that you make your reservations as early as possible.

Hotel Reservations: Please call the on-site reservations department at 1-800-405-0064 to make your reservations and be sure to mention the 2024 AAP Advocacy Conference to receive the discounted rate. To make your reservations online, please visit https://book.passkey.com/go/aap2024legislative

Ground Transportation: Taxis and ride-share services are available from the local airports, Washington National Airport (5 miles from the hotel), Washington Dulles International Airport (25 miles from the hotel), or Baltimore/Washington International Airport (30 miles from the hotel). The hotel does not operate an airport shuttle.

Parking: Self-parking at the hotel is not available. Valet parking with in and out privileges is available at the hotel for $59++ per day. Nearby garages next to the hotel are located at 1030 15th Street NW ($17 Daily Max), 1615 L Street NW ($20 Daily Max), or Lot 881 Midtown Center ($20 Daily Max).

  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

  • Live Activity

    18.00
  • AAP Credit Only

  • AAP Credit

    18.00
  • NAPNAP

  • NAPNAP Contact Hours

    18.00
  • AAPA

  • AAPA Credit Hours

    18.00

Physician - 2024 AAP Advocacy Conference - Washington, DC - April 14 -16, 2024

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AAP designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 18.00 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the AAP.


Allied Health Professional - 2024 AAP Advocacy Conference - Washington, DC - April 14 -16, 2024

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

PAs may claim a maximum of 18.00 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

This program is accredited for 18.00 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 0.00 contain pharmacology (Rx) content, (0.00 related to psychopharmacology) (0.00 related to controlled substances), per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Education Guidelines. The AAP is designated as Agency #A17. Upon completion of the program, each participant desiring NAPNAP contact hours must send a completed certificate of attendance to ce@napnap.org. Payment of $15 for NAPNAP members and nonmembers is required via credit card for all NAPNAP contact hour requests. Keep this certificate for your records for six (6) years. Requests for duplicate certificates should be made to the AAP.

Contact AAP Registration
800-433-9016, option 3 - Toll Free US & Canada
630-626-6000, option 3 - Outside US & Canada
Email: registration@aap.org
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