Schedule

Schedule details will be available closer to the 2018 meeting dates.
  • 7:00 a.m.

    • APSA Board of Governors Annual Meeting

      [Director Suite V] 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

  • 2:30 p.m.

    • Program Directors Meeting

      [Springs Ballroom C-E] 2:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • 3:00 p.m.

    • Registration Desk Open

      [Desert Ballroom Foyer] 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    • Speaker Ready Room Open

      [Springs Ballroom A] 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • 6:30 p.m.

    • Publications Committee Meeting

      [Director Suite IV] 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

  • 6:00 a.m.

    • Committee Meetings

      6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

    • Continental Breakfast

      [Desert Ballroom Foyer] 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

  • 6:30 a.m.

    • Poster Set-up

      [Desert Ballroom 1-7] 6:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    • Registration Desk Open

      [Desert Ballroom Foyer] 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    • Speaker Ready Room Open

      [Springs Ballroom A] 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • 7:30 a.m.

    • President's Welcome

      7:30 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.

  • 7:45 a.m.

    • Education Session I: Endocrine

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 7:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

  • 8:00 a.m.

    • Companion Hospitality Open

      [Aquifer 65, Lobby Bar] 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

  • 10:45 a.m.

    • Refreshment Break

      [Desert Ballroom Foyer] 10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

  • 11:00 a.m.

    • Outcomes and Evidence-based Practice Committee Systematic Reviews: Pilonidal Disease

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • 12:00 p.m.

    • Lunch Pick-up

      [Desert Ballroom Foyer] 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • 12:30 p.m.

    • Case Debates and Controversies

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

  • 2:00 p.m.

    • Education Session II: Pediatric Trauma
      Joint session with APSNA.

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    • Education Session III: Current Trends in Translational, Clinical and Outcomes Research

      [Springs Ballroom F] 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    • Exhibits and Posters Open

      [Desert Ballroom 1-7] 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • 4:15 p.m.

    • Wine and Cheese Reception

      [Desert Ballroom 1-7] 4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

  • 4:45 p.m.

    • Oral Poster Presentations I: Basic Science

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 4:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    • Oral Poster Presentations II: Clinical Surgery

      [Springs Ballroom F] 4:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

  • 7:00 p.m.

    • Welcome Reception

      [JW Pavilion/The Grove] 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • 6:00 a.m.

    • APSA Foundation Board Meeting

      [Director Suite V] 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

    • Committee Meetings

      6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

    • Continental Breakfast

      [Desert Ballroom 1-7] 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

  • 6:30 a.m.

    • Exhibits and Posters Open

      [Desert Ballroom Foyer] 6:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    • Registration Desk Open

      [Desert Ballroom Foyer] 6:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    • Speaker Ready Room Open

      [Springs Ballroom A] 6:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • 7:15 a.m.

    • Plenary Session I

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 7:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

  • 8:00 a.m.

    • Companion Hospitality Open

      [Aquifer 65, Lobby Bar] 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

  • 8:45 a.m.

    • Jay and Margie Grosfeld Lecture
      Paul E. Farmer, MD PhD
      Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
      Department of Global Health & Social Medicine
      Harvard Medical School

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

  • 9:15 a.m.

    • Refreshment Break

      [Desert Ballroom 1-7] 9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

  • 9:45 a.m.

    • Scientific Session I: Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Short Gut, Congenital Diaphragmatic  Hernia

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

    • Scientific Session II: Trauma, Appendicitis, Hernia, General Pediatric Surgery

      [Springs Ballroom F] 9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

  • 11:15 a.m.

    • Refreshment Break

      [Desert Ballroom Foyer] 11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

  • 11:30 a.m.

    • Presidential Address
      Henri R. Ford, MD MHA
      Senior Vice President and Surgeon-in-Chief, Children's Hospital Los Angeles
      Vice Chair and Professor of Surgery, Vice Dean of Medical Education, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
       

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • 12:15 p.m.

    • Scientific Session III: Fetal, Transplant, Basic Science

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    • Scientific Session IV: Anorectal Malformations, IBD, Thoracic

      [Springs Ballroom F] 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • 1:30 p.m.

    • Benjy Brooks Society Meeting and Luncheon

      [Springs Ballroom B-D] 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • 2:00 p.m.

    • Critical Care Course
      (by separate registration)

      [Springs Ballroom G] 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    • Ultrasound Course
      (by separate registration)

      [Springs Ballroom H-L] 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • 4:30 p.m.

    • Residents Reception

      [Springs Ballroom D-E] 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • 5:00 p.m.

    • JPS Reception
      (by invitation)

      [Springs Ballroom B-C] 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

  • 5:30 p.m.

    • New Member Rehearsal
      (by invitation)

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • 6:00 a.m.

    • Committee Meetings

      6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

    • Registration Desk Open

      [Desert Ballroom Foyer] 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    • Speaker Ready Room Open

      [Springs Ballroom A] 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • 6:30 a.m.

    • Continental Breakfast

      [Desert Ballroom 1-7] 6:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

    • Exhibits and Posters Open

      [Desert Ballroom 1-7] 6:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

  • 7:00 a.m.

    • Business Meeting - All are Welcome

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

  • 8:00 a.m.

    • Companion Hospitality Open

      [Aquifer 65, Lobby Bar] 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

    • Innovation Session

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

  • 8:30 a.m.

    • Companion Book Swap

      [Aquifer 65, Lobby Bar] 8:30 a.m.

  • 9:00 a.m.

    • Refreshment Break

      [Desert Ballroom 1-7] 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

  • 9:45 a.m.

    • Poster Teardown

      [Desert Ballroom 1-7] 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

    • Robert E. Gross Lecture
      Tracy C. Grikscheit, MD
      Associate Professor of Surgery, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

  • 10:00 a.m.

    • Poster Dismantle

      [Desert Ballroom 1-7] 10:00 a.m.

  • 10:15 a.m.

    • Plenary Session II

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

  • 11:15 a.m.

    • Health Policy & Advocacy Committee Update - Marion C. Henry, MD MPH, Chair

      2017 Brandeis Scholar Report - Shawn D. St. Peter, MD

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

  • 11:30 a.m.

    • Journal of Pediatric Surgery Lecture
      Steven Stylianos, MD
      Surgeon-in-Chief, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, New York, NY

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • 12:00 p.m.

    • Lunch Pick-up

      [Desert Ballroom Foyer] 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • 12:30 p.m.

    • Travel Fellow Presentations
      Sohail Dogar, The Indus Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
      Oluwaseun Ladipo-Ajayi, University of Lagos College of Medicine, Lagos, Nigeria

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

  • 1:00 p.m.

    • APSA Foundation Scholars
       

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • 1:30 p.m.

    • New Member Induction Ceremony

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

  • 1:45 p.m.

    • International Lecture
      Miliard Derbew, MD
      President, COSECSA (College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa)

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

  • 2:00 p.m.

    • Scientific Session V: Quality

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • 3:00 p.m.

    • Scientific Session VI: Oncology

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • 4:00 p.m.

    • NaT Meeting and Reception
      (by invitation)

      [Springs Ballroom B-D] 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • 6:30 p.m.

    • President's Reception

      [Desert Ballroom Foyer] 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • 7:00 p.m.

    • President's Banquet

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

  • 6:00 a.m.

    • Committee Meetings

      6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

  • 7:00 a.m.

    • Continental Breakfast

      [Desert Ballroom Foyer] 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

  • 7:30 a.m.

    • Registration Desk Open

      [Desert Ballroom Foyer] 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    • Speaker Ready Room Open

      [Springs Ballroom A] 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

  • 8:00 a.m.

    • COG Update

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

  • 9:00 a.m.

    • Town Hall

      [Desert Ballroom 8-14] 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

    • APSA Board of Directors Meeting

      5/02 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Room [Director Suite V]

    • APSA Foundation Board Meeting

      5/04 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Room [Director Suite V]

    • Benjy Brooks Luncheon

      5/04 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Room [Springs Ballroom B-D]

    • Industry Advisory Committee

      5/03 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Room [Springs Ballroom B]

    • JPS Reception
      (by invitation)

      5/04 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Room [Springs Ballroom B-C]

    • Pediatric Surgery NaT Reception
      (by invitation)

      5/05 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Room [Springs Ballroom B-D]

    • Program Directors Meeting

      5/02 2:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Room [Springs Ballroom C-E]

    • Publications Committee Meeting

      5/02 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Room [Director Suite IV]

    • Residents Reception

      5/04 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Room [Springs Ballroom D-E]