For Attendees

Sessions and events are taking place at the Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW and the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center, 100 N CNN Center NW.

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10 Ways to Get the Most Out of the Annual Meeting

Step 1: Register early – Skip the lines on-site by registering online

Step 2: Book your housing and travel– Book your stay with official APHA hotels. Take advantage of discounted hotel rates, plane tickets, car service and Amtrak train fares with exclusive discount codes.

Step 3: Download the Mobile App – NOW AVAILABLE! This year's app has more features then ever and is a must-have tool to take your Annual Meeting experience to the next level. Download and get familiar with the app before you arrive at the meeting. Search for "APHA 2017" in your app store. You must log in to use the app with your Registration ID number and your last name. You can also access the desktop version of the app at This app is only available to registered users.

Step 4: Plan ahead– View sessions and events in the Mobile App or Online Program. View the Virtual Expo and create a My Expo profile to save favorite exhibitors. Note: that the scheduler in the mobile app and online program can not be synced.

Step 5: Arrive on time – You don’t want to miss our Opening General Session or the grand opening of the Public Health Expo. There are more than exhibit booths at the expo. Don’t miss CareerMart’s Career Guidance Center, APHA Press, membership booth and countless networking opportunities.

Step 6: Take it all in — View the schedule at a glance to see all the action taking place at the Annual Meeting including the Film Festival, Social Media Lab and so much more.

Step 7: Network like a pro – Check out these tips on how and where to network at the Annual Meeting.

Step 8: Stay Healthy While in Atlanta – APHA’s Wellness Center provides you with activities to stay healthy while traveling and tools to take a moment to reflect during this busy meeting. Look out for information on the APHA 2017 Steps Challenge.

Step 9: Voice your thoughts – Join the conversation on social media by using #APHA2017. APHA Annual Meeting Twitter: @APHAAnnualMtg. Stay connected with APHA on multiple social media platforms. 

Step 10: Don’t let the meeting end – The learning and networking doesn’t have to end when you return home. Share what you learned with colleagues. Purchase RAMP or APHA Live to listen to presentations you missed. Connect with new friends on LinkedIn. Get involved with APHA! 

Special Services

Lactation Lounge: GWCC Room B411 and Omni Peacan Room, Sunday - Wednesday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Lost and Found: GWCC Room B203, Saturday - Wednesday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

FedEx Store: Registration Halls A/B, Phone: 404-223-4660, Email:
Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday Closed
Monday - Wednesday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Green Initiatives - APHA is committed to reducing the environmental impact of the Annual Meeting and finding ways to be more environmentally responsible. 

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