FACP Instructions for Convocation 2024

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2024

Time: Convocation begins promptly at 6:00 p.m. and lasts until approximately 80 minutes.

Location: The Convocation ceremony will be held in Hall B2, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

Registration for Convocation:

Complete the Fellowship Inductee Response Form before April 1, 2024. All Fellowship recipients elected since 2017 who have not been inducted are invited to participate. Please note: You must be registered for this event to participate. We are unable to accommodate walk-ins onsite this year.

Stoles Pick Up:

Stoles pick-up and assembly will open 4:30 p.m. in Hall C of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. All new FACPs must report to the Governors and New Fellows Assembly Area with their stoles no later than 5:30 p.m. You may keep your stole following the ceremony.

Seating:

Special seats will be reserved in the auditorium for the inductees.

Guests:

Guests are welcome to attend Convocation and no tickets are required. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis from 5:00-5:50 p.m. in Hall B2 and is suspended during the processional. Seating will continue after the processional.

Special Assistance:

Any Convocation participants who require special assistance to attend the ceremony should contact Meghann Williams at ACP Headquarters by March 13, 2024, via e-mail at mewilliams@acponline.org.

Portraits:

Portraits can be purchased from EPNAC Photography. Appointments can be made at the portrait desk located in the Hall B Lobby for Thursday, April 18, 2024 and on Friday, April 19, 2024. There are several portrait packages available and prices vary according to the selection.

Candid Photographs:

Photographers will be taking candid photographs of Convocation participants in the hours leading up to and during the ceremony. Some of these photos may be used in future ACP promotional materials.

Wall of Fame:

New FACPs and their families are invited to visit the Wall of Fame, listing new FACPs invited to Convocation this year. A terrific photo opportunity! The Wall of Fame is located in Hall B Lobby.

Fees:

There are no fees regarding the Convocation Ceremony.

Deadlines:

Please submit the completed Fellowship Inductee Response Form before April 1, 2024.

If You Need Hotel Reservations:

Don’t forget to make your hotel reservations early to guarantee hotel rates and availability. Go to https://annualmeeting.acponline.org/registration-travel for more detailed information.