Public Release:  2012 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition

Groundbreaking health and science research to be presented in Chicago

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists

WHO:

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)

WHAT:

Scientists from around the world will gather to share the latest scientific discoveries and industry insights at the 2012 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition. Highlights include the newest advances in breast cancer research, novel drug delivery methods for wound care and the latest vaccine development ranging from HIV to the Ebola virus.

The meeting will feature more than 90 programming sessions, including more than 50 symposia and roundtables that improve health through pharmaceutical science education.

WHEN:

October 14 - 18, 2012

WHERE:

McCormick Place
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Ill. 60616

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

  • Rebecca Skloot, author of the best-selling book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks;
  • Michael V. Ciminera, prior vice president of Northrop Grumman Corporation with more than 50 years experience in the aerospace defense industry;
  • Mike Maddock, CEO and founder of Maddock Douglas, an internationally-recognized innovation agency that helps leading corporations invent and launch new products, services, and business models; and
  • Salim Ismail, founding executive director of Singularity University, where academia, business and government merge to fundamentally shape the next generation of technologies and entrepreneurs.

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Editor's Note:

THE DEADLINE FOR ONLINE MEDIA REGISTRATION IS OCT. 5. AFTER THAT DATE, MEDIA MUST REGISTER ON-SITE. ALL PRESS MUST PROVIDE PRESS CREDENTIALS TO ATTEND THIS MEETING.

For media registration or inquiries, please contact Kimberly Brown at BrownK@aaps.org or (703) 248-4772.

About AAPS:

The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists is a professional, scientific society of approximately 11,000 members employed in academia, industry, government and other research institutes worldwide. Founded in 1986, AAPS provides a dynamic international forum for the exchange of knowledge among scientists to serve the public and enhance their contributions to health. AAPS offers timely scientific programs, on-going education, information resources, opportunities for networking, and professional development. For more information, please visit www.aaps.org Follow us on Twitter @AAPSComms; official Twitter hashtag for the meeting is: #AAPS2012.

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