APHA Annual Meeting and Expo Registration

"150 Years of Creating the Healthiest Nation: Leading the Path Toward Equity"

APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo is an Investment:

  • Hear from influential leaders that are making an impact around the country!
  • Make connections with thousands of public health professionals. 
  • Choose from around 1,000 sessions, unique learning activities and events.

Past attendees have said:
"The Annual Meeting offers so many valuable resources and networking opportunities

"I had an amazing time at my first APHA Annual Meeting! I was especially proud of the incredible work and leadership on displayed from my colleagues...

"APHA's conference is amazing! Our staff soaked it all in. Now back to NJ to bring back what we learned to our colleagues!"         

Housing & Registration questions should be directed to Spargo:
866-871-5085 (toll-free); 703-449-6418 (international); Email: APHA (Spargo) Registration


Full meeting registration includes access to all in-person sessions and the digital meeting. In-person attendees can meet exhibitors at the three-day Public Health Expo and participate in meaningful networking opportunities and events with presenters and other attendees. Nothing can replace the energy and connections of an in-person meeting.



June 27 -
July 25 


July 26 -
Sept. 26


Sept. 27 -
Nov. 9


Begins Sept. 27

Regular, Agency Individual and
Company/Consultant Individual

$585 $660 $760  $530

ECP, Discounted Regular 
and Retired Members

$370 $445 $545 $380 
Student* $265 $300 $350 $230 
Non-Member $910 $985 $1085  $755
DIGITAL | Nov. 14-16
Digital meeting registration includes access to recorded oral, featured and general sessions from the in-person Annual Meeting and the live-stream of the Opening General Session on Nov. 6. Continuing education credits are not available.

Regular, Agency Individual, Company/Consultant Individual, 
ECP, Discounted Regular and Retired Members

Student* $130  
Non-Member  $350   

*Student registrants and presenters must be members of APHA. Become a member before registering.

The Agency category is only for employees of APHA Agency Member organizations. You will need your Agency ID number. If you are an individual member of APHA, please select the Attendee category. 

Online registration is available for everyone- including if you are paying by check. 

Update an existing registration

Registrations for the 2022 Annual Meeting can no longer be accessed. If you require a registration receipt or more information about your registration, email apharegistration@spargoinc.com

Certificate of Attendance
Will COVID-19 vaccinations be required to attend the 2022 Annual Meeting and Expo? Will masks be required?

(As of August 12, 2022)

APHA is requiring all in-person attendees to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccination against the SARS-Cov-2 virus as defined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.

Up to date is defined as a completed full primary series (two shots of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccine or one shot of the Johnson and Johnson product; or a comparably approved vaccine if you are an international attendee) plus at least one booster.

You will be required to show proof of vaccination during event check-in. By registering for the event, you agree to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus by October 20, 2022.

Masking at APHA 2022

All APHA 2022 in-person attendees, exhibitors, speakers, staff and volunteers will be required to wear masks at all indoor activities.

Continuing Education

The Annual Meeting & Expo offers up to 20.5 CE credit hours. The first discipline is included with your meeting registration and each additional discipline is $10. Credits can be earned in the following CE types: Certified in Public Health, Health Education CHES, Nursing, Veterinary, CME (for DO or MD); OP for other health professionals. Visit Continuing Education at the Annual Meeting for more information.

CE Credits can only be earned by attending the meeting in Boston. No credits are available for the digital meeting.

Need Financial Assistance

APHA member groups have a limited number of scholarships available. See which groups have availability.

Cancellation and Substitution Policy

Notice of registration cancellation must be received in writing by APHA no later than Sept. 30, 2022. No refunds will be processed after that date. Email your written cancellation to apharegistration@spargoinc.com.

  • Membership is non-transferable, non-refundable, and non-tax-deductible.
  • Ticketed events and contributions to Help Us Help Them are non-refundable.
  • Substitutions are permitted with an $100 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 the membership fee. There are no refunds for a change in membership category.
  • A $100 cancellation fee will be deducted from each Annual Meeting registration ($50 for students, discounted member categories and guests), plus a $75 fee for each Learning Institute.
  • For international participants — if the cancellation is due to a visa denial, requests for refunds must be supported by official documentation. After the cancelation deadline, no refunds will be issued.
  • If you wish to convert your in-person registration to a digital meeting registration, please log back into your record using the link in your confirmation email.  If you have difficulties, you may contact apharegistration@spargoinc.com. No refund will be given for switching to the digital meeting.  
  • If you wish to convert your virtual registration to an in-person registration, please log back into your record using the link in your confirmation email.  If you have difficulties, you may contact apharegistration@spargoinc.com. You will be required to pay the difference between the cost of a digital meeting registration and an in-person registration at your member category. 
  • Any mailed badges must be returned by Nov. 28, 2022 to receive a refund and must be received before a refund can be processed.  APHA and its registration management partner are NOT RESPONSIBLE for lost, late, illegible, mutilated, postage-due, misdirected badges being returned so that a refund may be completed.  Mail badges to: APHA c/o Spargo, Inc., 11208 Waples Mill Road, Suite 112, Fairfax, VA 22030.
  • There will be no refunds for digital meeting registration. 

All registrants must agree to APHA Meeting Policies including a COVID-19 release and waiver as part of registration. Review the policies before registering.

Help Us, Help Them

Each year, APHA selects a local organization to donate to leading up to the meeting. The APHA 2022 host city charity is The Home for Little Wanderers. The Home for Little Wanderers works to ensure the emotional, social, educational and physical well-being of more than 15,000 children and families each year. Attendees are encouraged to join in the donation effort through the registration process.

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