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AAP 2016 National Conference & Exhibition News Briefing Schedule

10/7/2016
​​All news briefings take place in the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Journalists who wish to attend must first check in at the press room, room 134 in Moscone North, for media credentials.
 
CHILDREN AND MEDIA PANEL DISCUSSION AND NEWS CONFERENCE

News briefing and panel discussion on new media recommendations for children and adolescents to be released Oct. 21.
  • 9 - 10 a.m. PT Friday, Oct. 21
  • Room 122, Moscone North
  • Panelists include:
    • David Hill, MD, FAAP, chair of AAP Council on Communications and Media
    • Jenny Radesky, MD, FAAP, lead author of the AAP policy statement, "Media and Young Minds"
    • Megan Moreno, MD, MSEd, MPH, FAAP, lead author of the AAP policy statement, "Media Use in School-Aged Children and Adolescents"
    • Jim Steyer, CEO and founder of Common Sense
    • Jeff Dunn, CEO of Sesame Workshop
    • Libby Doggett, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning, U.S. Dept. of Education
  • Following brief presentations, Dr. Hill will moderate a Q&A session. Panelists are available for individual interviews immediately following.
  • A video recording of the panel discussion will be posted on AAP.org following the event.  

CHILDREN AND MEDIA FACEBOOK LIVE DISCUSSION

Facebook Live chat on children and media, moderated by Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, FAAP. 
  • 10:30 a.m. PT Friday, Oct. 21
  • https://www.facebook.com/AmerAcadPeds/
  • Speakers include:
    • Jenny Radesky, MD, FAAP, lead author of the AAP policy statement, "Media and Young Minds"
    • Jim Steyer, CEO and founder of Common Sense
    • Jeff Dunn, CEO of Sesame Workshop
    • Libby Doggett, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning, U.S. Dept. of Education​​

 
MEDIA ROUNDTABLE WITH ABSTRACT AUTHORS


Meet the authors of highlighted abstracts in the Press Office for lunch and interviews.
  • ​12:15 -1:15 p.m. PT Saturday, Oct. 22
  • Room 134, Moscone North (Press Office)
    • Bahareh Keith, DO, MHSc, FAAP, and law professor Stacey Steinberg, JD, authors of the abstract, "What Parents Should Share: Child Privacy in the Age of Social Media and the Pediatrician's Role."
    • Ashley DeHudy, MD, MPH , author of "Scratching Our Heads: A Survey of Current Practices for Head Lice Detection and Management in United States Summer Camps."
    • Michelle Perry, MD, author of "Pediatric Emergency Department Visits for Headache 2007‐2014: Frequency and Management Trends."
    • Debby Oh, PhD, author of "Systematic Review of Pediatric Health Outcomes Associated with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)."
    • Naveen Poonai, MD, MSc, FRCPC, author of "The Association of Publicized Suicides on Social Media and Emergency Department Visits for Suicidal Behavior in Children: A Population‐Based Time Series Analysis."
    • Meagan Sabatino, author of "Same‐Day Return to Play After Pediatric Athletes Sustain Concussions."
    • Robert McMillen, PhD, author of "Household Rules about e‐cigarette Use and Beliefs about Harms to Children."
    • Yunru Huang, PhD, author of "Association between Insurance and Transfer of Non‐Injured Children from Emergency Departments."
    • Lindsey Wolf, M.D., author of “Pediatric Deaths from Motor Vehicle Crashes: State‐level Variation and Predictors of Mortality.”

 
SAFE SLEEP FOR INFANTS NEWS CONFERENCE


News briefing on updated recommendations for safe sleep environments for infants to be released Oct. 24.
  • 10:15 – 11 a.m. PT Monday, Oct. 24
  • Room 125, Moscone North
  • Speakers include:
    • Fern R. Hauck, MD, MS, FAAP, co-author of the AAP policy statement, "SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Infant Deaths: Updated 2016 Recommendations for a Safe Infant Sleeping Environment"
    • Lori Feldman-Winter, MD, MPH, FAAP, liaison from the AAP Section on Breastfeeding to the AAP Task Force on SIDS
    • Samuel Hanke, MD, FAAP, founder, Charlie's Kids Foundation
    • Catherine Spong, MD, Acting Director for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • Following brief presentations, panelists will be available for a Q&A and individual interviews.
  • A video recording of the panel discussion will be posted on AAP.org following the event.
Journalists who need more information or who would like to request embargoed news releases concerning these events, should contact AAP Media Relations at 847-434-7877 or commun@aap.org.