Special Events

APHA 2023 Annual Meeting & Expo, Atlanta, Nov. 12-15, Creating the Healthiest Nation: Overcoming Social & Ethical ChallengesEngage, Collaborate, Grow

Special Events

Celebrate APHA milestones, connect with other attendees and have some fun! 

Sign up for these events (with the exception of the aquarium night) when you register for the Annual Meeting. Already registered? Log in to add events to your registration.

Druid Hills and Linear Park Tour
Saturday, Nov. 11  | 1-4 p.m.

Join the Olmsted Network for a complimentary tour of the Olmsted designed Druid Hills neighborhood and Linear Park. Walk through gorgeous landscapes with knowledgeable local tour guides to discuss the legacy of the park and Fredrick Law Olmsted’s advocacy for public health and its relation to the outdoors. This will be a walking tour of approximately 2 miles outdoor so we encourage attendees to dress appropriately. Please send any questions to vvanhuss@olmsted.org.

Transportation will not be provided to the location. Details regarding transportation options will be sent from the Olmsted Network. Registration closes October 2.

Registration Fee: $0

APHA Public Health Awards Ceremony and Luncheon
Monday, Nov. 13 | 12:30-2 p.m.

Help celebrate APHA’s biggest award winners during this networking lunch. Tickets can be purchased during registration. A discounted ticket is available for students who are invited to join us early for a meet-the-leaders reception.

APHA Night at the Georgia Aquarium
Monday, Nov. 13 | 6:30-9 p.m.

Georgia Aquarium APHA Night, Monday, Nov. 13, 6:30-9 p.m. , $29 (regularly $42.99), Online Only GeorgiaAquarium.org/APHAEngage with your fellow attendees at the largest and most magical aquarium in the United States.

The Georgia Aquarium features some of the most amazing aquatic animals, including beluga whales, whale sharks, manta rays, penguins, sea otters, dolphins and many more. With animals living in more than 10 million gallons of fresh and marine water, the Georgia Aquarium offers seven permanent galleries.

Buy your discounted ticket directly from the Georgia Aquarium. Limited transportation will be provided to the Aquarium from the GWCC and attendees will be responsible for return transportation.

Registration Fee: $29.99

“MPH” Trivia Night
Tuesday, Nov. 13 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Room B313

Put your Masters in Pop(lic) Health degree to the test in this team game of trivia. Gather your friends and colleagues for six rounds of play on topics such as pop culture, music, history, food and drink, and plenty of other surprises! All you need is your phone's web browser to play. You can register as a single person or as a team. If you register as a single person, we’ll assign you to a team. Prizes will be awarded. Snacks and beverages included.

Registration Fee: $15 per person; $150 per team of 10.

Ticketed Section Events

Purchase a ticket during registration to join APHA member groups in celebrating their leaders and Section accomplishments.

Ticket sales close Nov. 6 and will NOT be sold onsite.

Sunday, Nov. 12

4-6:30 p.m. Public Health Nursing Section Historical Presentation & Reception 
6:30-10 p.m. Public Health Nursing Centennial Gala

Monday, Nov. 13

12:30-2 p.m. Environment Section Rebecca Head Boxed Lunch
12:30-2 p.m. International Health Section Luncheon
12:30-2 p.m. Martha May Elliott Luncheon
12:30-2 p.m. Applied Public Health Statistics Luncheon

Tuesday Nov. 14

6:30-8 a.m. CBPHC Business Meeting Breakfast
8-10 a.m. Latino Caucus Helen Rodríguez Trías Breakfast
*Celebrating 50 Years in APHA*
12:30-2 p.m. Public Health Nursing Networking Luncheon
12:30-2 p.m. Human Rights Forum Award Ceremony & Social