Social Events

Social Events

New Member Reception (By Invitation Only)
Sponsored by the AAI Membership Committee
Friday, May 13, 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM
(Badge and invitation required)

AAI welcomes new Regular, Associate, and Postdoctoral Fellow members to meet each other at a relaxed gathering. Members of the AAI Membership Committee, AAI President Dan Littman, and fellow Council members will join the new members for casual conversation and light refreshments.

Opening Night Welcome Reception
Opening_Night_WelcomeGenerously sponsored, in part,
by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Friday, May 13, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Washington Convention Center Atrium – 4th Floor

Following the President’s Address, come straight to the Center’s Atrium Lobby for the Opening Night Welcome. Connect with friends, make new acquaintances, and plan your week. Enjoy the Atrium’s park setting and, weather permitting, stroll through the gardens to enjoy reunions and relax from your travels. Bring the complimentary drink ticket included with your meeting badge.

AAI Public Policy Fellows Program 5th Anniversary Reunion
(By Invitation Only)

Sponsored by the AAI Committee on Public Affairs
Saturday, May 14, 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM

AAI welcomes all current and past AAI Public Policy Fellows to this 5th anniversary reunion gathering. Members of the AAI Council and AAI Committee on Public Affairs will join the Fellows for this wonderful opportunity to converse with some of the 50 AAI members who have completed the program, and to greet the incoming class of ten new Fellows. Refreshments will be served.

The Journal of Immunology (The JI) Editorial Board Dinner Meeting
(By Invitation Only)

Generously sponsored by Sheridan Journal Services
Saturday, May 14, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Editorial Board members meet to discuss items of interest and concern regarding The JI specifically, and scientific publishing in general.

Service Appreciation Reception (By Invitation Only)
Generously sponsored by BioLegend
Sunday, May 15, 7:45 PM – 9:30 PM
(Badge and invitation required)

AAI honors the association’s dedicated member volunteers—committee members, editors, abstract programming chairs, and others—who work on the membership’s behalf throughout the year by giving generously of their time in support of the AAI mission.  Open (by invitation only) to 2015-2016 AAI volunteers.

Generously sponsored by BioLegend
Monday, May 16, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
EMP, Seattle Center
325 Fifth Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109

Whether your idol is Jimi Hendrix or Han Solo, you’ll enjoy this world famous museum of popular music and science fiction. See guitars signed by rock legends, hand-written lyrics, costumes and props from popular sci-fi films, and more. Dance to live bands, record your own performance in the EMP’s Sound Lab, and enjoy drinks and food by Wolfgang Puck! Your meeting badge enables you to take the 90-second Monorail ride to the Gala for free!

Open to all IMMUNOLOGY 2016™ attendees. Come as you are, directly from the Center. Attendees must be at least 21 years of age. Meeting badge required.