AED Convention


42nd Biennial Convention 2018

March 8-10, 2018

Bethesda, Maryland

The 2018 convention will host speakers, seminars to help you prepare for graduate school admissions, a medical school tour, workshops and lots of fun opportunities to meet AED members from across the country.


Dr. Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, will be our guest speaker at the Newseum on Friday evening March 9, 2018.

Make plans now to attend and keep checking here for registration and hotel reservation information, convention schedules and other updates as they occur.

For more information please contact the AED National Office:



Hotel Information

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Convention Center
5701 Marinelli Road
Rockville, Maryland 20852

Below is the passkey code for making your hotel reservations.
The cutoff date for the Guaranteed Group Rate of $159 per night is February 15, 2018 at 6:00pm. After that, the regular hotel rate will apply.

Exhibitor Information
Exhibit Hours: Friday, March 9th 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon (Foyer E-H)
Saturday, March 10th 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Foyer E-H)
Exhibit related materials may be sent to the Hotel no earlier than 3 days prior to convention.





Some advanced planning is required to tour the White House and the US Capital. Here are some resources to help you make that happen.

How Can I Tour the White House?

How Can I Tour the US Capital?

Find Your Representative to Request a Tour:


Find Your Senator to Request a Tour:

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