American Public Health Association
800 I Street, NW • Washington, DC 20001-3710
(202) 777-APHA • Fax: (202) 777-2534 •

Cancellation/Substitution Policy

Notice of registration cancellation must be received in writing by APHA/J. Spargo & Associates no later than June 8, 2012. No refunds will be processed after that date. To request a cancellation, email to

In order for a refund to be processed, any mailed badges must be returned to J. Spargo & Associates.

  • An $80.00 cancellation fee will be deducted from each meeting registration.
  • Membership is non-transferable, non-refundable and non-tax-deductible.
  • Substitutions are permitted with a $65 transfer fee and written authorization from the original registrant. If the original registrant is a member, the substitute must also be a member or pay to become a member. There are no refunds for a change in membership category.

Be sure to cancel your hotel reservation separately. Cancellations must be made directly with the hotel.  Guests who cancel a reservation less than 72 hours prior to check in or are a no show, will be charged the equivalent of one nights hotel stay by the hotel.