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Member Benefit LogoThere has never been a more exciting time to be part of the open exchange of knowledge from pharmaceutical scientists in academia, industry, government, and other institutions worldwide. As the foremost international, interdisciplinary community of pharmaceutical scientists, AAPS membership puts you at the center of it all and gives you the access to people, information, and opportunities that will strengthen your career.

Abundant Opportunities Await You at the 2014 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition

October 2014

Wherever in your pipeline you need help, the solution can be found at the AAPS Annual Meeting. If you have never attended this event, now is the perfect time to take advantage of the amazing opportunity to learn about the latest developments in the pharmaceutical science industry that can push your research forward. Additionally, as a member of AAPS, you are eligible for a discounted registration worth up to $355.

The 2014 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, taking place November 2–6 in San Diego, provides numerous opportunities to network with colleagues from around the world. It is also a remarkable resource for learning, connecting, and sharing with a collective force of professionals within the pharmaceutical sciences and related industries.

As a Career Fair participant, you can connect with prospective employers prior to, during and after the annual meeting through AAPSCareers LIVE, a preconference alert system which is active through November 4, 2014.

Be sure to check out this year’s AAPSCareers LIVE site. Log in to your existing AAPS job seeker account, or for first-time users, create a new one, and flag your profile/résumé as being associated with the Career Fair so employers can easily identify you as a job seeker who will be on-site at the Career Fair and can be contacted prior to the conference to set up an interview. For more information, visit our AAPS Career Fair webpage.

The AAPS Career Fair provides a perfect backdrop for professionals looking to discover potential career opportunities, make industry contacts, sharpen networking skills, and see the latest technology. Likewise, employers and recruiters can meet with potential employees and conduct scheduled interviews. Finally, professional development sessions will be held throughout the conference to help you be more career savvy. Find a list of session topics and times on the AAPS Career Fair webpage.

AAPS Groups

If you are not attending the 2014 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, you are encouraged to actively participate in AAPS sections, focus groups, and discussion groups. Each group has a unique purpose and benefit to you as a member and provides valuable information pertaining to your specific career interests. AAPS sections unite disciplines into forums to discuss experiment results, share ideas, present scientific data, and examine regulatory and ethical issues. Focus groups provide the opportunity to interact with colleagues interested in a specific discipline, and discussion groups connect you with peers in your geographic area.

For additional information regarding the 2014 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, please visit the Annual Meeting website, or contact AAPS Member Services at +1.877.998.AAPS or

We hope to see you in San Diego!