The ICAAP Annual Educational Conference is an opportunity for pediatricians and other pediatric health care providers in Illinois to network and attend lectures on pediatric hot topics. The conference includes the memorial H. Garry Gardner Memorial Lecture featuring a presentation on a variety of children's health topics - past topics include car seat safety, gun violence prevention, and injury prevention through advocacy.

Online Registration is Now Closed

The 2020 ICAAP Annual Educational Conference will be held Friday, March 6, 2020 at Northern Illinois University in Naperville. Onsite registration will be available. For questions or concerns, email

Early registration is now closed, but tickets are available at the door, so please feel free to join us!

ICAAP’s First Annual Conference Reception - a cocktail reception, an awards ceremony and screening event of the documentary film, “No Small Matter.”  We are honoring Illinois’ top pediatricians who received the 2018 Special Achievements Award:

Timothy Wall, MD, FAAP for his legacy in serving the most vulnerable children of Illinois and DuPage County. This award is presented posthumously.

Minal Giri, MD, FAAP for her leadership and advocacy on behalf of immigrant and refugee children and families in Illinois.

Channing Petrak MD, FAAP for her leadership and advocacy on the revision of the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act to best serve children in Illinois.

Thursday, March 5th

5pm – 8pm

NIU, Naperville

1120 E. Diehl Road

Please contact if you have any questions.

ICAAP Annual Poster Session

The 2020 ICAAP Annual Poster Session will be held on Friday, March 6, 2020.

Pediatricians, fellows, residents, medical students, pediatric nurse practitioners and other pediatric health care providers are invited to submit an abstract that focuses on topics of relevance and interest for clinical pediatric practice. The deadline for proposals has passed.

Conference Exhibits

The ICAAP Annual Educational Conference offers ample exhibit time for interested companies and organizations. Additional exhibit time and opportunities are available for Premium Exhibitors. Reach over 150 physicians and pediatric health providers by exhibiting at ICAAP Annual Educational Conference. For information on exhibiting at the ICAAP Annual Conference, view the exhibitor prospectus or contact Cindy Ogrin at 312-733-1026 ext 211 or


For more information about the ICAAP Educational Conference, please contact Dru O'Rourke, Senior Manager, Membership Engagement Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics at 312-733-1026 ext 207 or