The Arkansas Pharmacists Association's (APA) 131st Annual Convention will be held at the Marriott (formerly The Peabody Hotel) in Little Rock, from June 6-8, 2013 (Thursday-Saturday). The convention theme, "Dispensing Knowledge for Better Health," reflects all the ways that pharmacists help patients in today's health care system.
Pharmacists can stay up-to-date and informed with Continuing Pharmacy Education sessions and networking opportunities planned during the convention. The Annual Convention will welcome 350 pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, exhibitors, students, and special guests.
More information: 2013 APA Annual Convention Brochure.
Register for the 131st APA Annual Convention: Click here to register.
For Exhibitors: APA invites organizations wishing to reach Arkansas pharmacists to become a sponsor. Read about Silver, Gold, Platinum and Golf sponsor opportunities in the 2013 Exhibitor Prospectus . Click here for 2013 Exhibitor Registration Material .
Continuing Pharmacy Education: APA offers up to 15 hours of Continuing Pharmacy Education with highly-regarded instructors on topics ranging from Medication Therapy Management to the New Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.
Comprehensive Exhibition: Up to 48 exhibitors including pharmacy wholesalers, manufacturers, insurers, Colleges of Pharmacy, hospitals and software vendors are on hand to discuss their newest products and services that will benefit the practice of pharmacy in Arkansas.
Social and Networking Events: Connect with old friends and meet new colleagues at the annual convention. The convention will open with a lively reception in the Exhibit Hall on Thursday, June 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. On Friday, June 7, attendees will enjoy food, beverages and the unique interactive exhibits in the newly-renovated Museum of Discovery in Little Rock. UAMS Class Reunions will be held at the Friday Night party.
UAMS Class Reunions: Classes of 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, and 2008 will be holding their reunions at the Arkansas Pharmacists Association Annual Convention, June 6-8 at the Marriott Hotel in Little Rock. The reunions are scheduled for Friday, June 7 at the Museum of Discovery. In 2013, UAMS' Alumni Association will especially honor the class of 1963 for their years of practice as graduates of UAMS. Members of the class will be presented with 50-Year Medallions from UAMS College of Pharmacy. The reunion party is open to all alumni regardless of graduation year and their guests.
For reservations, call 501-906-4000. Room rate is $154.00 plus tax. Mention Arkansas Pharmacists Association for the group rate. Cut-off date to receive group rate is May 6, 2013.
Dress during the Convention: Dress at the convention is business casual.
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