Connections Corner


NEW THIS YEAR! Visit the Connections Corner, located in Moscone West, to become recharged for a full day of education and networking. The Connections Corner offers a variety of services including:

Tech Bar

Technology experts are on hand to answer any questions about the conference mobile website or how to use the Conference Planner, look up session information, download handouts, and evaluate faculty. Stop by to create and update all of your social media sites— Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and more! They can also help with productivity challenges, staying organized, collaboration optimization, personal branding, and digital marketing.

LinkedIn Corner

Experts will transform how you use and view this powerful social media platform by teaching you how to engage your professional network, build connections, and use it to showcase yourself as a desirable, well-rounded professional. They’ll cover LinkedIn do’s and don’ts, and the myths and truths about creating an impactful profile.

Wearables and Cool Gadgets

Part of the Tech Bar is focused on wearables and cool gadgets such as virtual reality gear, smart watches, and other future tech trends that will be shared in an interactive setting.

Tech Sessions

We are offering several TECHbytes—short 20-minute interactive sessions showing how you can use technology to improve your health and wellness, and productivity.For a full list of tech sessions, visit the Connections Corner.

Networking and Charging Lounges

Lounge furniture spread throughout the area with built-in charging stations for you to relax and network with peers.

AAP Friends of Children Fund Booth

Visit the AAP Friends of Children Fund booth in the Connections Corner at Moscone West to support high-priority projects, including access to child health programs, quality improvement initiatives, and public information campaigns on issues such as immunization awareness, violence prevention, obesity, and disaster relief. Since 1989, the Friends of Children Fund has provided nearly $12 million in support for these and other AAP projects. Conference attendees are also encouraged to participate in the AAP Friends of Children Fund 5K Fun Run & Walk.

2017 National Conference Booth

Learn more about Chicago, our host city for the 2017 National Conference and SAVE THE DATE—Sept. 16-19, 2017.

#VoteKids: Stop by the AAP Advocacy Action Center

The AAP Advocacy Action Center is your one-stop shop for everything related to the election! Stop by to learn more about what’s at stake for children this election, how to help #VoteKids on Election Day, interact with AAP staff to learn about state and federal child health policy issues, and learn more about the Academy’s priorities for children for the next president. At the Advocacy Action Center, you will learn everything you need to know about how to speak up for kids at the ballot box!

AAP Art Wall

Do you have a future career as an artist or are you a coloring junky? Show off your skills at the AAP Art Wall.