Prior to Meeting

REGISTER FOR MEETING
Opens November 2022

BOOK YOUR HOTEL
Opens November 2022

PAS 2023 TRAINEE TRAVEL GRANT
The Pediatric Academic Societies will award trainee grants to participate in the PAS 2023 Meeting. Indicate your interest by checking the PAS Trainee Travel Grant box in the online abstract submission when applying for awards. The call for Abstracts is open from November 10, 2022 – January 4, 2023.  Awardees will be selected based on the quality of their submitted PAS abstract; the presenting author must be a trainee. Awardee notifications will be sent in March 2023. For more information, email info@pasmeeting.org.

CHOOSE INTERESTING SESSIONS
During the PAS 2023 Meeting, attendees will discover a curated lineup of top-quality educational and scientific programs covering a spectrum of specialties, with over hundreds of hours of content;  including 600+ oral abstract presentations, 350+ sessions, and 3,000 posters, the PAS Meeting provides access to cutting-edge pediatric research, the latest in scientific findings, and great networking and career development opportunities. While it is impossible to attend every session, a little planning beforehand can help you maximize your time. Visit our Schedule-at-at-Glance for an early view of the Program.

  • Study the Program Guide (available February 2023), and learn about all the program options available each day–don’t just focus on one track! Conference registrants are welcome to attend any session or presentation. Please note additional fees for each Pre-Conference ticketed event apply.
  • Read through the session lists and pick at least ONE session in each time slot, then pick a backup.
  • You don’t have to stay for the full length of a session. The speakers and their presentation titles for each session in the scientific program or mobile app are listed in the order in which they will be presented. If you plan on staying for just a short period of time, grab a seat near the door so you can easily slip out.

DOWNLOAD THE PAS 2023 MEETING APP
Make sure to download the app in early April and gain access to all things PAS at your fingertips – session information, location, dates, and times.

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA
The PAS 2023 Meeting on Twitter and Facebook. You don’t have to wait until the meeting to start tweeting, use #PAS2023 now!

SIGNUP FOR PAS 2023 COMMUNICATIONS
Receive the latest news, announcements, discounts, and more!

SEE THE SCIENCE 
Attend all the sessions you favorited throughout each day! With research from over 70 specialties and 500 hours of content, there is no shortage of science! Complete Program Guide available February 2023.

EXPAND YOUR PROFESSIONAL NETWORK
Networking opportunities are a vital component of your meeting experience and can help lay the groundwork for future professional collaborations and opportunities. With over 7,500 attendees, from 60+ countries attending the PAS Meeting, the networking opportunities are endless. We are building a great program of unique opportunities to network with other attendees, and colleagues old and new.

PAS OPENING GENERAL SESSION, DEBBIE ANAGNOSTELIS KEYNOTE SPEAKERS, AND JOSEPH ST. GEME LEADERSHIP AWARDS
Join all your colleagues for the Friday afternoon program! Speakers are coming soon.

  • Friday, April 28, 2023 | 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Another opportunity to discuss and meet authors of poster presentations on a variety of topics.

  • PAS Poster Session I & Opening Reception. . . . . . . . . . April 28, 2023 | 5:15 pm – 7:15 pm
  • Poster Session II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . April 29, 2023 | 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
  • Poster Session III . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .April 30, 2023 | 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
  • Poster Session IV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .May 1, 2023 | 9:30 am – 11:30 am

TRAINEE SESSIONS
Focuses on career development, networking, skills development, and informational sessions that foster mentor/mentee interactions. Discover the full lineup of Trainee sessions coming soon.

TRAINEE ZONE
Our Trainee Zone offers PAS trainees a VIP space to connect, network, and learn, as well as, 15-minute career development Trainee Talks by Institutional Sponsors throughout the day. The Trainee Zone offers all-day coffee breaks for trainees, comfortable lounge furniture, device charging stations, and posting boards with job, career, award, and membership information.

PAS 2023 LABS
We are excited to announce our PAS 2023 Lab innovations (coming soon).

DESIGNATED COFFEE BREAK

  • Saturday Coffee break. . . . . . . . . . April 29, 2023 | 9:30 am – 9:50 am
  • Sunday Coffee break . . . . . . . . . . . May 1, 2023     | 9:30 am – 9:50 am

VISIT THE EXHIBIT HALL – THE LATEST IN TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATIONS
The PAS exhibit hall is a fun and exciting place, so you will want to drop in and see the abundance of ideas and the latest tools available. The Exhibit Hall is open from Friday, April 28 – Monday, May 1, 2023. Exhibitor list coming soon.

  • More than 125 exhibitors will be on-site to offer you a hands-on opportunity to explore new technology, services, and innovative products. You’ll need to wear your name badge to enter the hall, as well as to attend sessions.

DOWNLOAD YOUR CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE

FILL OUT THE SURVEY
Every year, shortly after the meeting, registrants will be emailed a link to an electronic survey. Your experiences and opinion of the meeting will help us to plan and organize future meetings and events.

CLAIM YOUR CME/MOC PART 2 CREDIT
Following PAS 2023 you will receive an email with instructions and deadlines to claim your credit. It is the attendee’s responsibility to claim any credit due for CME-designated sessions attended at PAS 2023.

STAY IN TOUCH
Follow up with your new contacts. Send an email to those you’ve networked with to follow up on a question or discussion, or just to say “It was a pleasure meeting you.”

CONTINUED LEARNING WITH ON-DEMAND
With so much to discover and learn during the 5 action-packed days and hundreds of hours of scientific content, you will be sure to find tons of practical takeaways and ideas for you to reference keeping you ahead in your future collaborations. Access and watch a portion of the PAS 2023 sessions at your own convenience after meeting with On-Demand.

GET READY FOR 2024!
The Call for Abstrracts will close 2 months earlier in 2024. Call for Abstracts August 2023- October 2023.

PAS Meeting attendees are the influencers of growth in the pediatric research field. From building excitement among young med students to experienced veteran researchers the PAS Meeting inspires colleagues and collaborators of all ages and backgrounds.

A wide variety of specialties attend PAS — including Neonatology, General Pediatrics,  Nephrology, Hospitalists, and many more.