Registration Information

Registration for the 2014 Annual Meeting will open June 3.  View 2014 registration fees.

Registration includes:

  • Learning opportunities at over 1,000 scientific sessions
  • Poster sessions
  • Public Health Expo
  • Networking with more than 13,000 public health professionals
  • All onsite services

No meals are included in the price of registration. Continuing Education, Learning Institutes and ticketed food functions are available at an additional cost. APHA does not offer scholarships.

Registration Policies

Cancellation/Substitution Policy

Participation Polices/Disclaimer

Payment - APHA accepts all major credit cards and checks drawn on US banks in US dollars. Make checks payable to American Public Health Association.

Purchase orders and training vouchers are not accepted.


Additional Registration Instructions

Exhibitors - Instructions for registering booth personnel will be emailed to exhibitors directly. 

Press - Credentials are required.

Guests - Guest registration is intended for family members and guests not actively involved in public health and is limited to one guest per registrant. Guest registrant may not be a member of APHA or a health professional, present papers, earn continuing education credits, access Public Health CareerMart, E-ssentialLearning, or the Electronic Information Center. Guests will not recieve a printed Final Program. Only first and last names will be printed on guest badges. Guest name badges will be mailed with the primary registrant's badge. Guest fees can be found at the button of the registration fee chart.

Presenters - APHA policy stipulates that all presenters must be individual members of APHA  in order to present their paper(s) at this meeting. Session organizers, moderators and presenters are required to pay the appropriate registration fee (either full conferenceor for the day of their presentation). Presenters must be registered by the Advance Registration deadline of October 3.

Be sure to include your abstract ID# during registration to recieve your presenter ribbon and to recieve discounts on E-ssentialLearning and one-day fees.

Badge Information
U.S. and Canadian advanced registrants will receive name badges and tickets in the mail approximately 4 weeks prior to the meeting. International attendees and those who register after October 3 can pick up name badges on-site. Name badges will be checked at sessions and events. There is a $25 badge replacement fee. Be sure to bring your registration materials (and badge) with you to New Orleans!