Social Program

Welcome Reception Aboard the USS Midway

The Steering Committee has chosen a spectacular venue for the APS 2017 Welcome Reception… USS Midway, one of America’s longest serving aircraft carries. Just minutes away from the Manchester Grand Hyatt, the Midway sits as a majestic and historic reminder of one of the most challenging periods of time in United States history.

Please note that the reception begins at 19:30 and is a Dessert Reception. This timing allows you the flexibility of enjoying one of San Diego’s many (and varied) local restaurants:

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Date:Monday, July 10
Reception:Doors open at 19:30. Please note that this is a Dessert Reception, and that guests are asked to have dinner at their leisure prior to arriving at USS Midway. Note, too, that there will be docent tours available and The Battle of Midway Theatre will run its movie, “Battle of Midway,” throughout the evening.
Transportation:  The USS Midway is a 10-minute walk from the Manchester Grand Hyatt. There will be symposium guides along the route to assist in directing you. For guests requiring transportation, there will be limited shuttle service between the hotel and the venue.
Fee:Complimentary for AP-S 2017 registered attendees and their guests. Delegates must indicate attendance during registration in order to receive a ticket.