2017 Conference Scottsdale

PPA Conference USA – Scottsdale, AZ
October 13-15, 2017

5001 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, Arizona, 85250, USA TEL: +1-480-949-1414


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Agenda PPA Conference 2017

Friday Oct. 13

12:00 pm Board Meeting

1:00 pm Registration Opens at Hotel

2:00 pm Welcome to the PPA Conference and Introduction of Board and other people working with board – any recognition of donors?

2:30 pm Introduction of Mickey Segal and explanation of him being mentor for Open Mic

3:00 pm BREAK

3:15 pm Continuation of Open Mic

4:30 pm Close of Conference for Day – guests may stay and chat

6:00 pm Doctor/Board Dinner – Location to be announced


Saturday Oct. 14

8:15 am Registration Opens

8:45 am Welcome to Conference Day 2 (for people who did not attend previous day – quick introductions)

9:00 am   Dr. Weber Keynote Presentation Dr Weber presentation

9:45 am Questions for Dr. Weber

10:00 am BREAK

10:15 am Dr. Cannon Dr Cannon presentation

11:00 am Questions for Dr. Cannon

11:30am   Break for Room set-up for lunch

12:15pm Buffet Lunch and  Silent/Live Auction

1:45 pm Dr. Ptacek Dr. Ptacek presentation

2:15 pm Questions for Dr. Ptacek

2:45 pm   BREAK

3 pm Dr. Bell Dr Bell presentation

3:30 pm   Questions Dr. Bell

4:00 pm Samantha Shifman

4:30 pm Questions Samantha

5:00 pm   Conference Ends for Day


Shelley Meet for Audit with chosen designees


Sunday Oct. 15

9:00 am  Dr Malan

9:45 am Questions for Dr Malan

10:00 am BREAK

10:15am Dr. Round Table

11:30 am Closing Remarks

12:00 pm Conference Ends

1:00 pm Doors are Locked


Speakers for PPA Conference 2017 Scottsdale, AZ

Frank_Weber_042012Dr. Frank Weber – Germany

Steve_CannonDr. Steve Cannon – California, USA

LouisDr. Louis Ptacek – Utah, USA

MichaelSegal-Dr. Michael Segal – Massachusetts, USA

dr-malanDr. Todd Malen – Scottsdale, AZ

atbellDr. Todd Bell – Texas, USA

samshifmanDr. Samantha Shifman – Ohio USA.


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This is also where you will find many new links and services as this new and improved website has been launched with the dedicated support and hours of work from Eric Sanderse. The PPA thanks Eric for always making our pages better and for being so supportive to our members who have internet issues.

Jacob Levitt, M.D. President

  Jeff Albertson, Secretary

Linda Feld , Vice President

Shelley Shifman, Treasurer

Eric Sanderse, IT Director


Location of the Conference