The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, will host AAPD 2015 in Seattle at the Washington State Convention Center from May 21–24, 2015. More than 5,000 participants are registered for this year’s event.ADDITIONAL READING |Behavior management considerations in the pediatric dental patient According to AAPD President Dr. Edward H. Moody, "We are thrilled to have our meeting in Seattle, as we have not been to the Pacific Northwest in more than 20 years. Our Scientific Program promises to deliver the cutting-edge topics our members have come to expect and more, including an opening keynote by Frank Abagnale, the inspiration behind the book and movie "Catch Me If You Can."" ADDITIONAL READING |AAPD pediatric oral health research and policy center issues Medicaid audit technical brief AAPD 2015 marks the third annual Dental Home Day in which a day of free dental care and services is provided for children ages 1 through 18. This year’s event occurs on Wednesday, May 20th, and is sponsored/provided by the University of Washington Center for Pediatric Dentistry, Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children: The Foundation of the AAPD and Sunstar. The Welcome Reception takes place on Thursday, May 21, which will include exclusive access to Seattle’s infamous Experience Music Project Museum, Space Needle, and Chihuly Museum and Gardens. The Presidents' Farewell Dinner will be held on Sunday, May 24, at the Fremont Studios where AAPD will be honoring its top achievers in the pediatric dentist community. "We are very excited to be hosting and celebrating the AAPD 2015 in the Emerald City," said AAPD CEO Dr. John S. Rutkauskas. "As our signature meeting of the year, all those responsible for building this great program have one thing in mind—exceed member expectations. We are truly looking forward to another successful session." For detailed information on AAPD’s 2015 Annual Session, please visit http://www.aapd.org/annual/.