Presenter Information

APHA 2019 Presenter Timeline

Dec. 17, 2018                                        The Call for Abstracts is opens. View tips and instructions for submitting an abstract. 
Feb. 19-23
Call for Abstracts deadlines depend on the Section, SPIG or Caucus receiving the abstract. 
March 1 Abstract submission deadline extension for select groups.
June 3 Decision notification emailed to those who submitted abstracts.
June 3
Registration and housing open

Resources and Guidelines

Prepare for a successful presentation with the following guidelines and information:

Be a part of RAMP — Recorded Annual Meeting Presentations (RAMP) is a digital library of scientific sessions. Presenters are automatically opted in unless they opt out of being recorded during the PowerPoint upload process in the Speaker's Corner. Purchase to gain access your presentation along with thousands of others after the meeting. Purchase RAMP for APHA 2018, 2017, 2016 or 2015.

Presenter Registration

Presenter/Organizer/Moderator Policy - Presenters must be individual members of APHA. Session organizers, moderators and presenters are required to pay the appropriate registration fee for full or one-day access to the meeting. 

Registration opens June 3. Presenters can register for the full conference (see registration fees) or they also have the option of registering in advance for one day.

2019 One-Day Registration




Regular Member
$382 $407 $432
Discounted Regular
(salary < $45,000)
$110 $236 $261 $286
Retired $100 $236 $261 $286
Student* $85 $173 $198 $223
Early-Career Professional** $135 $214 $266 $291
Non-Member $660
Non-Member Student $292
Discounted Non-Member $355
Guest (Non-Public Health)***

Speakers who fail to show up for their presentation without notifying the program planner (PDF) of cancellation will not be permitted to present papers or posters at any APHA-sponsored meeting for two years following the "no-show". 

Copyright Issues - If you are using materials in your presentation (pictures, charts, graphs, videos, etc.) that are not original work, remember to cite the original source. If you are drawing heavily on another source, it is your responsibility to seek permission from the original source to use the material.

Publication Rights — Abstracts submitted and accepted for the APHA Annual Meeting may not be presented at any other meeting or published in any journal prior to Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. If an author wants his or her paper published after the meeting, it is the author's responsibility to submit his/her paper to a journal for publication. Professional journals have their own format requirements and specifications for manuscripts. Consult the journal of your choice before submitting your paper. In general, all professional journals will reject manuscripts that are written in the informal manner of speech. Guidelines for manuscript submissions to the American Journal of Public Health.