The Western Pediatric Trauma Conference
The 2018 Western Pediatric Trauma Conference (WPTC) will be held at the Chateaux Deer Valley in Park City, Utah on July 18-20, 2018. The conference features nationally renowned faculty in the fields of pediatric trauma, pediatric surgical sub-specialties, critical care, emergency medicine, and pre-hospital care. The program content is targeted to physicians and health care professionals who care for injured children. Opportunities for abstract presentations and poster submissions are available. Oral presentations may be chosen for manuscript publication in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery.
The Basic Endovascular Skills for Trauma (BEST) Workshop will be held after the WPTC conference on Friday, July 20 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Register for the workshop along with the conference for an additional $375.00.
Support the Western Pediatric Trauma Conference
Come hear from the experts in pediatric trauma.
Michael L. Nance, MD, FACS, FAAP
Lisa Gray, BSN, RN, CPN
John J. Meehan, MD
Ronald M. Stewart, MD, FACS
Travel and Lodging Information
The 2018 WPTC will be held at the Chateaux Deer Valley in Park City, Utah. Make your reservations by calling, 877-288-2978.
Park City, Utah is 35 minutes from the Salt Lake International Airport (SLC). Salt Lake sees 300 flights a day from nine airlines. Salt Lake is a hub for Delta and Southwest Airlines.
Private Transportation: Four Seasons
Rental Car Information: Coming Soon!
Uber/Lyft are a good option for travel.
Park City offers a free city transit system that runs daily from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. To board a trolley either stand at a trolley stop or wave to the driver that you would like a drive.
The Trolley is the best option if you want to travel to the historic Main Street (highly recommended).
Schedule at a Glance (Subject to Change)
|Tuesday, July 17, 2018||Wednesday, July 18, 2018||Thursday, July 19, 2018||Friday, July 20, 2018|
|5:00-8:00 p.m. Welcome and Early Registration||7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast||7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast||7:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast|
|6:00-8:00 p.m. Manuscript Review Committee (Closed Meeting).||7:30 General Session||7:30 General Session||7:30 General Session|
|9:30 Break with Exhibitors||8:15 Scientific Abstracts and Best Practice Podium Presentations||9:30 Scientific Abstracts and Best Practice Awards Presentations|
|10:00 Scientific Abstracts and Best Practice Podium Presentations||9:00 General Session||9:45 Break with Exhibitors|
|11:00 General Session||10:00 Break with Exhibitors||10:15 General Session|
|12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch||10:00am - 12:00pm General Session||11:45am - 12:00pm Evaluation, Wrap Up and Adjourn|
|1:00 Point-Counterpoint||12:00 Lunch|
|2:00 General Session||1:00 Point-Counterpoint|
|3:15pm - 4:30pm Poster Session with Vendors||2:00pm - 2:30pm General Session|
|6:00 Welcome Reception/Pool Party||2:30 Break with Exhibitors|
|3:00 General Session|
|5:00-8:00 6th Annual Children's Hospital Volleyball Tournament|