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2018 Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities

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Through its many programs and services, the Association of American Medical Colleges strengthens the world's most advanced medical care by supporting the entire spectrum of education, research, and patient care activities conducted by our member institutions. The AAMC provides a broad range of in-person learning opportunities that cater to all stages of our constituents’ careers as well as the complex issues they face. 

Listed below are AAMC’s 2018 meetings that will offer exhibit opportunities; some will offer sponsorships opportunities. We invite you to review this list to see if these attendees might fit your marketing strategy.

For additional information on these meetings please contact Ty Wilson, AAMC Meetings Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales Manager, at 301-658-6929 or

March 2018

Forum on Conflict of Interest in Academe (FOCI-A)
March 21-23, 2018
Hyatt Regency Austin, Austin, Texas
(Exhibits Only)
Prospectus  | Website External Link

This meeting brings together 200-plus senior institutional officials from the nation’s medical schools and teaching hospitals who are accountable for conflict of interest oversight from the nation’s medical schools and teaching hospitals.

National Professional Development Conference for Institutional Advancement (GIA)
March 21-24, 2018
The Westin Seattle, Seattle, Wash.
(Exhibits and Sponsorship)
Prospectus  | Website External Link

This conference offers the premier opportunity to learn and network with 650 leaders in alumni relations, communications, development/fundraising, marketing, and public affairs/community relations.

April 2018

Council of Deans (COD)/Council of Teaching Hospitals (COTH) Joint Spring Meeting
April 12-14, 2018
JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa, Phoenix, Ariz.
(Exhibits Only)
Prospectus  | Website External Link

This meeting is the premier opportunity to network with 200 medical school deans and teaching hospital CEOs from the U.S. and Canada who gather to address the critical challenges facing academic medicine and jointly explore solutions.

Group on Business Affairs (GBA) and Group on Institutional Planning (GIP) Joint Spring Meeting
April 17-20, 2018
Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, Portland, Oregon
(Exhibits and Sponsorship)
Prospectus  | Website External Link

This joint meeting offers the opportunity to network with 300-plus leaders in financial and operational administration of medical schools, human resources professionals from the nation’s medical schools and teaching hospitals.

Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS) Spring Meeting
April 19-21, 2018
The Westin River North, Chicago, Ill.
(Exhibits Only)

Network with 100-plus leaders in medical school faculty and academic societies who have been appointed to serve as a voice for medical school faculty, specialty societies, department chairs, and academic medicine leaders.

Continuum Connections: A Joint Meeting of the Group on Student Affairs (GSA), Group on Resident Affairs (GRA), Organization of Student Representatives (OSR), and Organization of Resident Representatives (ORR)
April 28-May 1, 2018
Hyatt Regency, Orlando, Fla.
(Exhibits Only)
Prospectus  | Website External Link

This joint meeting offers a unique opportunity to network with more than 800 leaders in undergraduate medical student affairs, graduate medical education, and learners (medical students and residents).

June 2018

Information Technology in Academic Medicine Conference Sponsored by the AAMC Group on Information Resources (GIR)
June 5-8, 2018
The Westin Austin Downtown, Austin, Texas
(Exhibits and Sponsorship)

This meeting is an exceptional venue for networking with 200-plus CIOs, information systems administrators, IT directors and education technologists and librarians from medical schools, teaching hospitals, and higher education institutions.

Integrating Quality Conference
June 7-8, 2018
Renaissance Arlington Capital View, Arlington, Va.
(Exhibits Only)

This meeting will attract more than 250 leaders who are improving the value, quality, and patient safety of health care across care delivery, health professions education, and research.

Compliance Officers' Forum
June 19-22, 2018
AAMC Leaning Center, Washington, D.C.
(Exhibits Only)

This meeting is a focused event that attracts more than 100 senior-level compliance officers with purchasing decision-making authority, who promote compliance and ethical conduct in academic medicine.

July 2018

Group on Faculty Affairs (GFA) Professional Development Conference
July 13-15, 2018
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, St. Louis, Mo.
(Exhibits Only)

The conference will be attended by 240-plus medical school professionals, faculty members, and professional staff members whose work directly connects to faculty affairs and/or faculty development.

September 2018

Principal Business Officers’ Meeting (PBO)
September 6-7, 2018
New York Marriott East Side, New York, N.Y.
(Exhibits and Sponsorship)

This meeting offers the opportunity to network with 90 financial and administrative decision makers.

Group on Graduate Research Education and Training (GREAT) Annual Meeting
September 27-29, 2018
Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead – Atlanta, Ga.
(Exhibits and Sponsorship)

This meeting offers a unique opportunity to network with 250-plus deans of biomedical graduate education, postdoctoral program leaders, MD-PhD program directors and administrators, and other academic leaders interested in advancing biomedical research training.

November 2018

Learn Serve Lead 2018: The AAMC Annual Meeting
November 2-6, 2018
Austin, Texas
(Exhibits and Sponsorship)

Learn Serve Lead: The AAMC Annual Meeting is open to all who care about the future of academic medicine. Medical school deans, teaching hospital CEOs, faculty, researchers, administrators, residents and students attend this event each November. Sessions delve into issues facing medical schools and teaching hospitals and explore solutions and innovations in medical education, research and patient care.