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Explore an overview of ACPA’s 2022 Annual Meeting, held March 29 – April 2 in Fort Worth, Texas. Our 79th Annual Meeting will be a hybrid in-person/virtual event. Download the Program Book PDF. Program available here. The schedule of events is tentative and subject to change.

All times are in Central Time.
Tuesday, March 29


9:30 am – 4:30 pm

  • Pre-Conference Symposium: Extra-Clinical Care

12:00 pm – 8:30 pm

  • Registration Desk Open

12:30 pm – 5:00 pm

  • ACPA Board Meeting

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

  • New Member / First Time Attendee Reception 

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

  • Welcome Reception
    Sponsored by KLS Martin

Wednesday, March 30


7:30 am – 6:30 pm

  • Registration Desk Open

8:00 am – 6:30 pm

  • Poster Session A
    Not eligible for accredited continuing education.

8:30 am – 8:45 am

  • Opening Ceremony

8:45 am – 9:45 am

10:00 am – 11:30 am

  • General Session 1 (LIVESTREAM)

11:45 am – 12:45 pm

  • SmileTrain Nutrition Panel – Nutrition Cannot Wait: Tackling Challenges for Children with Clefts Globally
    Lunch will not be provided. Not eligible for accredited continuing education.

12:00 pm – 6:30 pm

  • Exhibit Hall Open

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

  • Committee Meeting: Advocacy

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

  • CPCJ Editorial Board

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

  • General Session 2 (LIVESTREAM)

2:45 pm – 4:15 pm

  • General Session 3 (LIVESTREAM)

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

  • Discipline Forums 

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

  • Dedicated Poster Hours & Exhibitor Reception 

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

  • SmileTrain Workshop
    Attendance by invitation only.

Thursday, March 31


6:30 am – 6:30 pm

  • Registration Desk Open

7:00 am – 7:45 am

  • Committee Meetings

7:00 am – 5:00 pm

  • Poster Session B
    Not eligible for accredited continuing education.

7:00 am – 8:00 am

  • Dedicated Poster Session 

8:15 am – 9:00 am

  • ASCFS Panel

9:15 am – 11:00 am

  • Junior Investigator Session (LIVESTREAM)

9:30 am – 6:30 pm

  • Exhibit Hall Open

11:15 am – 12:30 pm

  • General Session 4 (LIVESTREAM)

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

  • DePuy Lunch Symposium
    Not eligible for accredited continuing education. 

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

  • Committee Meetings / SIGs

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

  • Advanced/Foundational Courses and Study Sessions

3:15 pm – 4:45 pm

  • Advanced/Foundational Courses and Study Sessions

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

  • Ideas & Innovations Session (LIVESTREAM)

Friday, April 1


6:30 am – 7:00 pm

  • Registration Desk Open 

7:00 am – 8:00 am

  • Study Sessions Group 2

7:30 am – 8:30 am

  • ASCFS Breakfast 

8:00 am – 7:00 pm

  • Poster Session C
    Not eligible for accredited continuing education.

8:30 am – 9:30 am

  • Concurrent Sessions
    • Linton Whitaker Lecture (LIVESTREAM)
    • Care Coord/Nursing “Track” 1
    • Craniofacial Biology
    • Speech/VPI I
    • ENT Airway Audiology

9:30 am – 1:00 pm

  • Exhibit Hall Open

9:45 am – 10:45 am

  • ACPA Annual Business Meeting

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

  • Concurrent Sessions
    • Craniofacial Surgery 1
    • Care Coord/Nursing “Track” 2
    • Speech/VPI II (LIVESTREAM)
    • CLP Surgery 1
    • OMFS

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

  • ASCFS Lunch/SIG Meetings

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

  • Board Meeting 

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

  • Concurrent Sessions
    • Craniofacial Surgery 2
    • Imaging
    • Feeding/Nutrition (LIVESTREAM)
    • CLP Surgery 2
    • Pediatrics, Psychosocial and QOL

3:45 pm – 5:15 pm

  • Concurrent Sessions
    • Craniofacial Surgery 3
    • Team Care / Care Delivery
    • Dentistry/Orthodontics (LIVESTREAM)
    • CLP Surgery 3
    • Genetics and Epidemiology

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

  • Posters / Pre-Gala Reception 

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

  • President’s Circle Reception
    By invitation only.

7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

  • Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner
    Sponsored by KLS Martin.

Saturday, April 2


8:00 am – 11:30 am

  • Registration Desk Open

8:30 am – 9:30 am

  • Short Talks

9:45 am – 11:00 am

  • Panels

 

ACPA will offer a selection of virtual platform papers and virtual posters for all attendees following the conclusion of the in-person meeting. These On-Demand offerings will be available starting Wednesday, April 6 through June 2. Evaluations for in-person and virtual content are due by no later than June 15, 2022.