The registration fee includes admittance to all general and concurrent sessions, roundtable discussions, the Welcome reception, Monday’s Lunch and the Reception on the Hill.

All conference attendees must register in order to attend conference events.

Badges are required for all events.

You must login to complete your online registration. If you do not have a login, you can create one here. If you forgot your password and/or experiencing trouble logging in, please contact APTA membership department at or 202-496-4822. 

​​Registration Type

​Early Fee (paid by 1/26/18)

Standard Fee (paid after 1/26/18​) Onsite Fee
​Member (staff of member organization) $​850 ​$900 ​$975
​Non-Member ​$1400 ​$1400 ​$1475
​Federal Government ​$425 ​$425 ​$500
​University Faculty ​$425 ​$425 ​$500

(not applicable to fellow employees or industry professionals)

​$125 ​$125 ​$200

 No fee Category – Selecting one of the registration types below requires pre-approval from APTA or additional verification. Please note that you will get a badge only and will not have full access to the events that requires a ticket. If you would like to have full access to the conference, please select one of the registration fees above.

Online registration is not available for the below registration categories. Please click here​ to download the registration form.

​Media Email request to
​Speaker ​Valid only for the session(s) for which you are speaking

Valid student ID must be submitted with the registration form


APTA requires payment to be submitted at the time of registration. Registrations will not be considered valid until payment is received by APTA. Registrations may be paid by check, credit card or ACH option.

If you are paying by check, please click here to download the registration form. The mailing address is included on the payment section of the registration form. 

Please note: to receive the early rate, payment must be received by Friday, January 26, 2018.  

Pre-registration will close on Friday, March 9, 2018. If you are not registered by the pre-registration deadline, you will need to register and pay onsite.  Onsite registration will open on Saturday, March 17, 2018.  

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Registrationfees will be refunded if a request is received in writing by February 16, 2018.  A 20% cancellation fee will be withheld. There will be no refunds after the February 16th deadline. You may transfer your registration fees at anytime without penalty to another person in your organization.

Special Accommodations

If you need additional accommodations to have full and equal enjoyment of this meeting, please inform the APTA meetings department when you register.


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