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APHA Annual Meeting and Expo Registration

APHA 2023 is the premier public health event of the year. Learn from leading experts, build leadership skills and knowledge and connect with peers from around the globe, all with the choice and flexibility to select the best format for you.

Whether you join us in person or online, you’ll engage, collaborate and grow by attending your pick of over 1,000 scientific presentations, participating in fun social activities and meeting sponsors and exhibitors in the Public Health Expo.

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Group Registration - new for 2023! Register 10 or more attendees at the same time using the same payment method with Group Registration.

Do you want to exhibit in the Public Health Expo? Register as an exhibitor.


Includes access to all in-person sessions, the Public Health Expo and the Digital Meeting. Meals not included.



June 5-July 17 


July 18-Sept. 26


Sept. 27-Nov. 11


Nov. 12-15

Regular, Agency Individual and Company/Consultant Members $615 $690 $790 $800
Early Career Professional, Discounted Regular and Retired Members $390 $465 $565 $575
Student Members $265 $300 $350 $350
Non-Member $940 $1,015 $1,115 $1,125
Includes live virtual sessions on Nov. 9, livestream of select sessions during the in-person meeting and recordings of all scientific sessions from the in-person meeting. No continuing education credit and no registration refunds.
Regular, Agency Individual, Company/Consultant, Early Career Professional, Discounted Regular and Retired Members $325
Student Members $130
Non-Member $425

Attention: All accepted Annual Meeting presenters for oral, poster or roundtable sessions must be in Atlanta to present. There are no virtual options for presenters.

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Online registration is available for all attendees, including if you are paying by check.

If you require a printed/paper APHA 2023 registration form, the PDF file is downloadable here.

Update an existing registration

Log back into your record using the direct link in your individual confirmation email.

Or, you may follow this link if you know your APHA 2023 registration ID and the email address you used to register.

If you have difficulties, contact

Certificate of Attendance

You will be able to secure a certificate of attendance after Nov. 15 through your registration record.

Will COVID-19 vaccinations be required to attend the 2023 Annual Meeting and Expo? Will masks be required?

COVID Policy

APHA is requiring all in-person attendees to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. Attendees must have completed either of the following:

Full primary series plus one updated booster   Updated vaccine since September 2023
  1. Two shots of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine or one shot of the Johnson and Johnson product (or a comparably approved vaccine if you are an international attendee).
  2. One updated booster (also called the bivalent booster) since September 2022.
One shot of the updated Pfizer or Moderna vaccine made available in September 2023, no matter what previous vaccines you may or may not have received. 

By registering for the event, you agree to comply with our COVID-19 vaccination requirement by Oct. 27. Guests who are unable to show proof of vaccination will not be allowed to enter the event.

While not required for attendance at APHA 2023, we strongly encourage everyone to get one of the recently approved updated COVID-19 vaccines. See more from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. We also recommend everyone receive the flu vaccination.

Mask Policy

As of June 5, masks are encouraged, but not required. However, this policy is subject to change based on local/state/federal public health guidelines at the time of the meeting.

Continuing Education

The Annual Meeting 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) and OP for other health professionals. Learn more.

CE credits can only be earned by attending the meeting in Atlanta. 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

Cancellation and Substitutions

Notice of registration cancellation must be received in writing by APHA no later than Sept. 29, 2023. No refunds will be processed after that date. Email your written cancellation to

  • Membership is non-transferable, non-refundable and non-tax-deductible.
  • Ticketed events and contributions to Help Us Help Them are non-refundable.
  • Substitutions (virtual or in-person) are permitted with a $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.

In-Person Attendees

  • 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 cancelation is due to a visa denial, requests for refunds must be supported by official documentation. After the cancellation deadline, no refund will be issued.
  • If you wish to convert your in-person registration to a digital meeting registration, log back into your record using the link in your confirmation email.  If you have difficulties, contact No refund will be given for switching to the digital meeting. 
  • Mailed badges must be returned by Nov. 27, 2023 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 or 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.

Digital Meeting Attendees

  • No refunds will be provided for the digital meeting.
  • If you wish to convert your digital registration to an in-person registration, log back into your record using the link in your confirmation email. If you have difficulties, contact 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.
Help Us, Help Them

Each year, APHA selects a local organization to donate to leading up to the meeting. The APHA 2023 host city charity is the Feminist Women’s Health Center. Learn more.