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Tuesday April 9

8:00 AM 4:30 PM Pre-Conference Symposium: Cultural Competence – The Whole Team Treating the Whole Patient*
This one-day session will focus on cultural competence and its impact on the delivery of services while emphasizing cultural, linguistic and social needs of patients and families.
Breaks sponsored by: KLS Martin
8:00 AM 5:00 PM ACPA Board Meeting^
12:00 PM 1:30 PM Membership Committee Meeting^
5:00 PM 6:00 PM New Member & First Time Attendee Reception+
New ACPA Members and all first-time attendees are invited to attend an orientation and networking reception.
5:30 PM 6:30 PM SIG Meetings+
6:30 PM 8:30 PM Welcome Reception+
Join us as we kick-off ACPA’s 76th Annual Meeting. There will be light hors d’ouevres and a cash bar.
Sponsored by: KLS Martin and Texas Children’s Hospital

Wednesday April 10

7:00 AM 8:00 AM Past Presidents’ Breakfast^
Eye Openers
8:00 AM 6:30 PM Poster Session
8:30 AM 8:45 AM Opening Ceremony
8:45 AM 9:45 AM Keynote Presentation
Adil Haider, an active trauma and acute care surgeon and a prolific researcher, will discuss uncovering and eradicating disparities in your healthcare organization.
9:45 AM 10:00 AM Morning Break
Sponsored by: Banner Health – Banner Children’s Specialists
10:00 AM 11:30 AM General Session 1
11:30 AM 1:00 PM Committee Meetings^
CPCJ Editorial Board, Management & Finance, Learning Resources
1:00 PM 2:30 PM Study Sessions
2:45 PM 3:45 PM General Session 2: Panel
3:45 PM 4:00 PM Afternoon Break
Sponsored by: Smile Train
4:00 PM 5:30 PM Ideas and Innovations
5:30 PM 6:30 PM Reception with Posters and Exhibits+
Network with exhibitors and poster presenters. Beer and pretzels will be provided.
6:30 PM 8:00 PM President’s Circle Donor Reception

Thursday April 11

7:00 AM 8:00 AM Eye Openers
8:00 AM 6:30 PM Poster Session
8:15 AM 9:45 AM General Session 3
9:45 AM 9:45 AM Morning Break
9:45 AM 11:30 AM Junior Investigators
11:30 AM 1:00 PM Committee Meetings^
Commission on Approval of Teams, Development Committee, 2020 Program Committee
12:00 PM 1:00 PM Diversity and Inclusion Roundtable
Join your colleagues for a discussion of diversity and inclusion in ACPA and the profession. Attendees are encouraged to purchase lunch and bring it with them.
1:00 PM 2:30 PM Study Sessions
2:30 PM 2:45 PM Afternoon Break
Sponsored by: Nationwide Children’s Hospital
2:45 PM 4:45 PM Advanced Courses*
Foundational Courses
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Discipline Forums
5:30 PM 6:30 PM Q&A with Poster Presenters

Friday April 12

7:00 AM 7:45 AM Eye Openers
7:00 AM 8:00 AM ASCFS Breakfast
Open to all ASCFS Members
8:00 AM 9:00 AM Concurrent Sessions

  • Case Studies
  • Otolaryngology and Airway
  • ASCFS Linton Whitaker Lecture
8:00 AM 6:30 PM Poster Session
9:15 AM 10:15 AM ACPA Business Meeting
Open to all ACPA Members. ACPA Active, International and Life Members are eligible to vote.
10:30 AM 12:00 PM Concurrent Sessions

  • Cleft Lip/Palate Surgery
  • Dental and Orthodontics
  • Nursing
  • Speech
  • ASCFS – Craniofacial
12:00 PM 1:30 PM Committee Meetings^
Education Committee
ASCFS Luncheon*
Open to all ASCFS Members
1:30 PM 3:00 PM Concurrent Sessions

  • 22q
  • Cleft Lip/Palate Surgery
  • Speech
  • Team Care
  • ASCFS – Craniofacial
ACPA Board Meeting^
3:00 PM 3:30 PM Afternoon Break
3:30 PM 5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions

  • Feeding
  • Genetics/Pediatrics
  • Oral/Maxillofacial and Orthognathic Surgery
  • Psychosocial
  • ASCFS – Craniosynostosis
5:30 PM 6:30 PM Q&A with Poster Presenters
6:30 PM 7:30 PM Awards Ceremony+
Celebrate your colleagues for their achievements and contributions to cleft and craniofacial care.
7:30 PM 10:00 PM Annual Gala+
Join us as we celebrate the final evening of the meeting. Cocktail attire. Cash Bar.
Sponsored by: KLS Martin

Saturday April 13

8:00 AM 9:00 AM Concurrent Sessions

  • Global Care
9:15 AM 11:15 AM Concurrent Sessions

  • Short Talks
  • ASCFS Post-Conference Panel


*Separate Registration required. ^Invitation Only. +Social events included with registration fee.