Presenter Information

APHA 2020 Presenter Timeline and Deadlines

Dec. 20
Call for Abstracts opens -CLOSED-
Feb. 20
Abstract submission deadline (Check for extensions)
June 2
Abstract status notification email sent to all submitters. Check your status online.
July 7 Official acceptance email sent to presenters
Sept. 29 Deadline for presenters to register for the meeting
Oct. 19 Deadline to upload and pre-record presentation in Speakers' Corner
Oct. 24-28       APHA 2020 Virtual

Latebreaking Abstracts

Resources and Guidelines

Speakers' Corner Beginning July 31, log in with the abstract ID and password listed in your abstract acceptance email. Edit presenter/author information, withdraw a presentation, upload slides and handouts, download the presenter acceptance letter and more. 

Additional Resources — Program Chair contact info (PDF) | Annual Meeting FAQ   

Presenter Registration - One Day Access

We encourage presenters to register for the full conference, but one-day registration is available for purchase in advance online. To register for one day, you must enter your abstract ID. 

2020 One-Day
Registration Rates

Membership
Dues

Early-Bird
Deadline
Aug. 27

Advance
Deadline
Sept. 29

Final Pricing
After
Sept. 30

Regular Member

$225

$395

$420

$445

Company/Consultant Individual+

$145

$395

$420

$445

Agency Individual+

$70

$395

$420

$445

Discounted Regular
(salary < $45,000)

$110

$250

$275

$300

Retired

$100

$250

$275

$300

Student*

$85

$180

$205

$230

Early-Career Professional**

$135

$250

$275

$300

+Only available to employees of Agency Members who will present. An agency code is required. View the Agency Member Directory or email Nancy Sherwood to find out if your agency is a member. Agency Membership FAQs.

*Students must be currently enrolled and should be taking at least 6 credit hours (undergraduate) or 3 credit hours (graduate) per semester or comparable credits in a quarter system. Proof of status is required.

**College graduates within the last 24 months who are transitioning into the workforce. Proof of status is required.

Rules and Regulations

Presenter/Organizer/Moderator Policy — All presenters must be individual APHA members. Session organizers, moderators and presenters are required to register for the full meeting. Discounted individual membership rates are available to employees of Agency/Organization Members.

No Call, No Show — Speakers who fail to show up for their presentation without notifying the program planner (PDF) of cancellation will not be permitted to present at any APHA-sponsored meetings for the following two years.

Copyright Issues — Speakers who unoriginal work (pictures, charts, graphs, videos, etc.) in their presentation must cite the original source. If you are drawing heavily on another source, it is your responsibility to seek permission to use the material.

Publication Rights — Accepted abstracts for APHA 2020 may not be presented at any other meeting or published in any journal before Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. It is the author's responsibility to submit their paper to a journal for publication after the meeting. Guidelines for manuscript submissions to the American Journal of Public Health.