Convention Chair Message

TOMY PAUL KALAPPARAMBATH, MD Welcome to the 38th Annual AKMG Convention 2017 July 20, 21, and 22.

The Convention will be held at the magnificent hotel, the Sheraton Grand Chicago, located on the Chicago River and of walking distance from one of the most visited tourist attractions in the windy city, the Navy Pier.

Early bird discounted rate rooms are available for reservation now. Only a select number of deluxe rooms are available at the discounted rate for a limited time. Please make the room reservations soon. There is no need to wait for the conference registration package.

You can reserve the rooms for July 20-22 NOW.

Please follow the Hotel  link on AKMG website for hotel room booking.

The conference registration will be available soon. We are planning a complete online registration process. Mail in registration also will be available.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) lecture topics will include most current  topics, expert presentations and breakthrough science. Our CME committee leaders are working on finalizing the agenda.

Entertainment programs will include cultural programs by both professional entertainers as well as our own AKMG members and family. We have arranged a cruise on Lake Michigan on July 20th evening, the first day of the conference. Dinner and on-board entertainment is arranged on the majestic Mystic Blue cruise liner. Entertainment committee leaders are in the process of finalizing the remainder of the programs.

AKMG Youth Leaders are arranging special sessions for the young AKMG members and young families. To mention a few planned programs: cultural galas, musical performances, breakout sessions including mentoring sessions, poster presentations, career advice and networking opportunities.

Convention Chair