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).

Information just for you

  • Student or Early Career Professional? We have programming specific for you! Find out more.
  • Presenting? All the information you need is here.

How to get the most out of the Annual Meeting

Step 1: Book your housing and travel– Take advantage of APHA’s discounted hotel rates and airline, car service and Amtrak discount codes. Find out more.

Step 2: Plan ahead– View sessions and events in the Online Program (available June 2017). Use the personal scheduler to create a schedule. Then, view the Virtual Expo and create a My Expo profile to save favorite exhibitors.

Step 3: Download the Mobile App (available August 2017) – This tool will take your planning to the next level. Schedules created in the Personal Scheduler will be downloaded to the app. Get familiar with the app before you arrive at the meeting. Search for "APHA 2017" in your app store. You will need your registration ID number and your email address to use the app.

Step 4: Arrive on time – You don’t want to miss our Opening General Session and 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 5: Take it all in — View the schedule of events to see all the activities taking place at the Annual Meeting including the Social Media Lab, Film Festival and so much more.

Step 6: Network like a pro – Check out these tips on how and where to network at the Annual Meeting.

Step 7: 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.

Step 8: Voice your thoughts – Share what you learned and what you’ve seen on social media using #APHA2017

Step 9: 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 to listen to presentations you missed. Connect with new friends on LinkedIn. Get involved with APHA! 

Special Services

Lactation lounge: TBD

Lost and Found: TBD

FedEx Store - Georgia World Congress Center, Building B and C entrance lobbies

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

Get the most out of APHA 2016

Cynthia Zhu and Natalie Sorkin

Be Social!


Learn our Dance!

APHA staffers dancing