What: 2009 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Annual Meeting and Seminars
When: July 18 - 22, 2009
Where: Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, Boston, Mass.
Who: Sir Ken Robinson, author of Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative and The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything
Cost: Free to credentialed members of the press
Information: The world's leading pharmacy educators will convene at the 2009 AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars in Boston eager to shape the future of global healthcare. With exciting programs for faculty development, pharmacy education assessment, accreditation and leadership, AACP is poised now more than ever to help its members work to shape the future of healthcare.
Kicking off the meeting is keynote speaker Sir Ken Robinson, acclaimed author of Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative. He will address the assembly during the Opening General Session at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 19. His latest book, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, is considered an essential strategy for transforming education, business and communities to meet the challenges of living and succeeding in the 21st century. He speaks to audiences throughout the world on the creative challenges facing business and education in the new global economies.
In addition to more than 125 special sessions dedicated to arming pharmacy educators with the latest knowledge and professional development tools, this year's Science Symposium features four simultaneous tracks from which attendees can select: The Science of Quality and Safety, Nanotechnology Research and Graduate Education, The Science and Practice of Clinical Assessment, and Through the Labyrinth: Pathways to Leadership.
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Academic Pharmacy Stands Ready To Lead The Revolution At 2009 AACP Annual Meeting