Calendar of special events


7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Academic Day
Center for Fellows and Junior Professionals
Room 130, North Building, Moscone Center

8:15 to 10:45 a.m.
A12 “Discussion on the Edge,” new session featuring critical care research published in the New England Journal of Medicineand the Journal of the American Medical Association
Rooms 3000-3002-3004, West Building, Moscone Center

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Science and Innovation Center, new for ATS 2012, a gathering place for researchers
Exhibit Hall

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Exhibit Hall opens

11:00 am to noon
“Meet the NIH Leadership,” a career development symposium with James P. Kiley, PhD, head of the lung division, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Science and Innovation Center, Exhibit Hall

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Women’s Forum
Yerba Buena Ballroom 7, San Francisco Marriott Marquis

Ultrasound workshop
Clinicians Center, Exhibit Hall

1 to 1:45 p.m.
World Spirometry Day discussion
Clinicians Center, Exhibit Hall

2 to 4 p.m.
Recognition awards for Scientific Accomplishments
Room 308, South Building, Moscone Center

2 to 4:30 p.m,
B91 “The Evolution of Academic Medicine,” a career development symposium
Rooms 3001-3003, West Building, Moscone Center

ATS Assembly meetings (open to all ATS 2012 attendees).  Please check Final Program for exact location.

Meetings at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis: Assembly on Allergy, Immunology and Inflammation (AII); Assembly on Critical Care (CC); Assembly on Microbiology, Tuberculosis and Pulmonary Infections (MTPI); Assembly on Nursing (NUR); Assembly on Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR); Assembly on Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology (RCMB); Assembly on Respiratory Structure and Function (RSF); Assembly on Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology (SRN)

Meetings at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square: Assembly on Clinical Problems (CP); Assembly on Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH); Assembly on Pulmonary Circulation (PC)5 to 9 p.m.
ATS Assembly on Pulmonary Circulation Reception (5 to 6:30 p.m.), followed by a membership meeting; Continental Ballroom 5, Hilton San Francisco Union Square. Sponsored by a grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

7 to 10 p.m. 
Assembly Dinners
Most ATS assemblies hold dinners after their membership meetings, usually with a guest speakers.  The following  ATS assemblies have scheduled dinners, all of which take place in the San Francisco Marriott Marquis: Respiratory Structure and Function, Allergy, Immunology (AII),  Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology (RCMB), Microbiology, Tuberculosis and Pulmonary Infections (MTPI), Pediatrics (PEDS), Critical Care (CC), Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR),  Nursing (NUR). Reserve your dinner ticket by 2 p.m. today at the registration desk,  North Building, Street Level,  Moscone Center

7 to 10 p.m.
Assembly on Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology Assembly reception, with speaker
San Francisco Marriott Marquis.
Supported by donations from Philips Respironics, Inc., and ResMed Corp.