The Western Pediatric Trauma Conference
The 2018 Western Pediatric Trauma Conference (WPTC) will be held at the Grand Summit Hotel 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.
Support the Western Pediatric Trauma Conference
Come hear from speakers from the top of the Trauma field.
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 Grand Summit Lodge at Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah.
Please call the Reservations Department at 888-416-6195 and mention the Western Pediatric Trauma Conference for special discounted rates of $149 for a standard hotel room and $214 for a One-bedroom Suite. Rates do not include local taxes or the $30 per night resort fee. Special rates are only valid through May 27, 2018.
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 10:00am to 11:00pm. 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|
|5:00pm - 8:00pm Welcome and Early Registration||7:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast||7:00am - 7:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast||7:00am - 7:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast|
|6:00pm - 8:00pm Manuscript Review Committee (Closed Meeting).||7:30am - 9:30am General Session||7:30am - 8:15am General Session||7:30am - 9:30am General Session|
|9:30am - 10:00am Break with exhibitors||8:15am – 9:00am Scientific Abstracts and Best Practice Podium Presentations||9:30am - 9:45am Scientific Abstracts and Best Practice Awards Presentations|
|10:00am - 11:00am Scientific Abstracts and Best Practice Podium Presentations||9:00 – 10:00 General Session||9:45am - 10:15am Break with Exhibitors|
|11:00am - 12:00pm General Session||10:00am - 10:30am Break with exhibitors||10:15am – 11:45am General Session|
|12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch||10:00am - 12:00pm General Session||11:45am - 12:00pm Evaluation, Wrap Up and Adjourn|
|1:00pm - 2:00pm Point-Counterpoint||12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch|
|2:00pm - 3:00pm General Session||1:00pm - 2:00pm Point-Counterpoint|
|3:15pm - 4:30pm Poster Session with Vendors||2:00pm - 2:30pm General Session|
|6:00pm - 8:00pm Welcome Reception/Pool Party||2:30pm - 3:00pm Break with exhibitors|
|3:00pm – 4:00pm General Session|
|5:00pm - 8:00pm 6th annual Volleyball tournament|