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Networking Events

Local Tours*

Friday, April 28, 1:00-4:00pm

Get to know the 2017 Meeting & Expo host city through one of the three guided tours below. Space is limited!

*Additional registration fees ($35 each) apply to participate in local tours.

Pike Place Market

Pike Place Market Tour

Eat like the locals during an intimate guided food tour of the world famous Pike Place market.

Seattle Underground

Seattle Underground Tour

Experience a guided walking tour beneath Seattle’s sidewalks and streets. The most popular walking tour in the city!

Chihuly Gardens

Chihuly Gardens Tour

Tour one of Seattle’s most iconic and beautiful landmarks while experiencing breathtaking colorful glass sculptures.


Attendee Orientation Session

Friday, April 28, 5:00-6:00pm

Looking for an overview of all that the 2017 Meeting & Expo has to offer? Hear from the experts on tips to tackle the conference, from educational sessions to networking events, and what’s new in 2017, including educational content organized by the core competencies for clinical research professionals and the debut of the Signature Series.

ACRP/Academy Volunteer Reception

Friday, April 28, 5:30-7:00pm

By Invitation Only

CISCRP Medical Heroes 5K Run & Walk

Saturday, April 29, 6:30-7:45am

Celebrate the study volunteers who give the gift of participation in clinical research.

Chapter Leader Luncheon

ACRP Chapter Leader Luncheon

Saturday, April 29, 12:15-2:30pm

The ACRP Chapter Leader Luncheon provides an opportunity for chapter leaders from around the country to network, share ideas, and learn about ACRP resources. Programming for this event focuses on addressing common chapter challenges, identifying best practices for running a chapter, and providing face-to-face networking opportunities for chapter leaders.

By Invitation Only

Exhibit Hall Opening Celebration

Exhibit Hall Opening Celebration

Saturday, April 29, 4:45-6:00pm

We’re welcoming you to Seattle in style! Sip a glass of famous Washington State wine as you network with fellow conference attendees, exhibitors and sponsors at our Seattle-themed opening celebration including a live band, entertainment, and appetizers that feature local flavors.

Certification Milestone Ceremony

Certification Milestone Recognition Ceremony

Saturday, April 29, 7:00-9:00pm

By Invitation Only


ACRP/Academy Business Meeting

Sunday, April 30, 5:00-6:00pm

Open to all attendees, listen as the financial state of the association and the Academy are shared, as well as plans for the future.

Pacific Northwest, Canada & Northern California Chapters Joint Reception

Sunday, April 30, 6:00pm-7:30pm

By Invitation Only

2017 M&E Speakers Reception

Sunday, April 30, 6:30pm-8:00pm

By Invitation Only


New in 2017!
Movie Night: Trial By Fire and Q&A with producer Charles Mattocks

Monday, May 1, 5:00-6:30pm

Open to All Attendees

View the award winning film Trial By Fire, a movie documenting Charles Mattock's journey to bring awareness to CRPS (chronic regional pain syndrome). Followed by Q&A with Charles.


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