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Information and Policy  |  Meeting Logistics  |  AAPS Social Media  |  Press Credentials 

Press Room

Information and Policy

The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) is a professional, scientific organization of approximately 9,000 members employed in academia, industry, government, and other research institutes worldwide. Founded in 1986, AAPS advances the capacity of pharmaceutical scientists to develop products and therapies that improve global health. The AAPS Press Room is intended for journalists to gain information on AAPS, stay current with breaking scientific research and trends affecting the industry, and get in touch with experts through the AAPS Pharmaceutical Scientist Expert Center. View the AAPS Public Policy Statement here for more information.

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Meeting Logistics


San Diego Convention Center
111 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101


November 12 8:00am–5:00pm
November 13 7:00am–5:00pm
November 14 7:00am–5:00pm
November 15 7:00am–5:00pm


Contact Information 

Press Room Phone: TBD

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Connect with AAPS on Social Media!

AAPS Blog: http://aapsblog.aaps.org
Facebook: American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
LinkedIn: American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
Twitter: @AAPSComms
Official Twitter hashtag of the meeting is: #AAPS2017

*Wi-fi will be available in the press room to all registered press.* 

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Press Credentials

AAPS holds two major meetings each year: the AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition in the autumn and the AAPS National Biotechnology Conference in the spring. Each meeting provides scientists, media, and the public an opportunity to explore and discuss timely issues related to research and developments in the field.

Complimentary press passes are provided for most meetings. Proper credentials are required to receive a press pass for meetings. Please ensure that you can provide one of the following:  

  • Recognized press card 
  • Current National Association of Science Writers (NASW) membership card 
  • Canadian Science Writers Association (CSWA) membership card 
  • International Science Writers Association (ISWA) membership card 
  • Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) membership card 
  • Business card clearly showing media affiliation and position (such as editor, writer, producer, reporter, etc.) 
  • Letter on official letterhead from an editor of a publication or a producer of a program certifying that you are covering the meeting for their respective publication or outlet.

Spouses and other guests of journalists cannot register as press and must pay the regular registration fee. Ad sales representatives, publishers, and other non-writing media staff must also register through the AAPS Meetings Department and pay the registration fee.

For press registration, fax or email press credentials to Kaitlin Baumer at +1.703.243.9532 or pr@aaps.org.

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Disclaimer: Opinions, materials, and statements presented at the AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition and affiliated events are not endorsed by, and do not necessarily represent, the views of the association or its members. 

AAPS welcomes credentialed press to attend all sessions. The press helps AAPS in furthering its mission to serve as a dynamic international forum for the exchange of scientific knowledge.