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AAPA 2017 Registration Categories

Which category is right for me?

The categories below only apply to current AAPA members.

If you have any questions, please contact AAPA Customer Care at 703-836-2272 Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST.

Description Registration Category
I am a PA who either graduated from a PA program accredited by ARC-PA (or a predecessor agency) or passed the PANCE FELLOW
I am licensed PA employed by a federal agency FEDERAL
I am a PA not currently in active practice SUSTAINING
I am PA who has retired from practice RETIRED
I am enrolled in an ARC-PA accredited PA program STUDENT
I am seeking to become a PA and applying to PA programs AFFILIATE – PRE-PA
I am a healthcare professional such as an NP, educator, administrator, researcher or internationally trained PA AFFILIATE
I am a physician, medical doctor (MD) or doctor of osteopathic medicine (DO) PHYSICIAN
I am an individual representing a business that sells products or services to PAs ASSOCIATE
I am an elected or appointed government official ASSOCIATE

 

AAPA Member Conference Rates

 

Membership must be current through May 31, 2017.

Fellow, Distinguished
Fellow & Retired
$595Advance (2/1/17 – 3/29/17)
  • $615 Standard (3/30/17 – 5/19/17)
Sustaining, Affiliate, Physician* & Associate
$695Advance (2/1/17 – 3/29/17)
  • $715 Standard (3/30/17 – 5/19/17)
Student* & Affiliate – Pre-PA*
$165Advance (2/1/17 – 3/29/17)
  • $165 Standard (3/30/17 – 5/19/17)

*Registration categories with an asterisk (*) do not include CME.

After you register, make sure to book your hotel through AAPA. Limited rooms available at the best rates!


 

AAPA Membership & Conference Package Rates

Rates include one year of AAPA membership and registration for AAPA 2017.  You can add your membership during the registration process.

A PA member who either graduated from a PA program accredited by ARC-PA (or a predecessor agency) or passed the PANCE. Fellow members may vote and hold office.

Category Rate Period Price
Advance 2/1/17 – 3/29/17 $890
Standard 3/30/17 – 5/19/17 $910

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A PA who is a former fellow member and has chosen to retire from practice. Retired members shall be entitled to privileges of the floor, but may not vote or hold office.

Category Rate Period Price
Advance 2/1/17 – 3/29/17 $670
Standard 3/30/17 – 5/19/17 $690

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Sustaining: A PA who graduated from a PA program accredited by ARC-PA (or a predecessor agency), but has chosen not to actively practice in the profession. Sustaining members shall be entitled to privileges of the floor, but may not vote or hold office, and do not have access to Huddle, our online members-only community.

Affiliate: Other healthcare professionals such as NPs, athletic trainers, etc. Affiliate members shall be entitled to privileges of the floor, but may not vote or hold office, and do not have access to Huddle, our online members-only community.

Category Rate Period Price
Advance 2/1/17 – 3/29/17 $795
Standard 3/30/17 – 5/19/17 $815

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A student currently enrolled in an ARC-PA accredited PA program. Student members may not vote or hold office. Recent graduates must join as a Fellow Member to claim CME.

Category Rate Period Price
Advance 2/1/17 – 3/29/17 $240
Standard 3/30/17 – 5/19/17 $240

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Pre-PA student – A person seeking to become a PA and applying to PA programs. Affiliate members shall be entitled to privileges of the floor, but may not vote or hold office, and do not have access to Huddle, our online members-only community.

Category Rate Period Price
Advance 2/1/17 – 3/29/17 $265
Standard 3/30/17 – 5/19/17 $265

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A physician who is a licensed MD or DO. Physician members shall be entitled to privileges of the floor, but may not vote or hold office, and do not have access to Huddle, our online members-only community.

Category Rate Period Price
Advance 2/1/17 – 3/29/17 $845
Standard 3/30/17 – 5/19/17 $865

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Recruiters, employers and other individuals who provide products and services to PAs. Associate members are not entitled to privileges of the floor, may not vote or hold office, and do not have access to Huddle, our online members-only community.

Category Rate Period Price
Advance 2/1/17 – 3/29/17 $895
Standard 3/30/17 – 5/19/17 $915

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*Registration categories with an asterisk (*) do not include CME.

After you register, make sure to book your hotel through AAPA. Limited rooms available at the best rates!


Nonmember Rates

Get discounted rates by purchasing the AAPA Membership & Conference Package!

Nonmember
$995Advance (2/1/17 - 3/29/17)
  • $1,015 Standard (3/30/17 - 5/19/17)
Student Nonmember*
$195Advance (2/1/17 - 3/29/17)
  • $195 Standard (3/30/17 - 5/19/17)
Federal PA**
$890Advance (2/1/17 - 3/29/17)
  • $910 Standard (3/30/17 - 5/19/17)
Guest*
$50On-site Purchase Only (must be 18 years or older)
  • General Session and Exhibit Hall Only

*Registration categories with an asterisk (*) do not include CME.

** Federal PA registration must be completed using our printed registration form.

After you register, make sure to book your hotel through AAPA. Limited rooms available at the best rates!


Single Day Registration Rates

Only one can be purchased per registrant.

Member
$295Advance (2/1/17 - 3/29/17)
  • $305 Standard (3/30/17 - 5/19/17)
Nonmember
$355Advance (2/1/17 - 3/29/17)
  • $365 Standard (3/30/17 - 5/19/17)
Student*
$85Advance (2/1/17 - 3/29/17)
  • $95 Standard (3/30/17 - 5/19/17)

*Registration categories with an asterisk (*) do not include CME.

After you register, make sure to book your hotel through AAPA. Limited rooms available at the best rates!


AAPA 2017 SPECIAL REGISTRATION CATEGORIES

House of Delegates Registration

If you are a delegate planning to attend AAPA 2017, you can receive discounted registration rates. Please contact AAPA Customer Care at 703-836-2272.

International Attendees

  • US PAs living abroad
    • See Fellow Member and Nonmember pricing
  • Internationally trained PAs
    • Special discounts apply if you are a member of your national PA organization. Please contact the AAPA Customer Care at 703-836-2272 for registration help.
  • Individuals training to be PAs outside of the United States
    • Special discounts may apply. Please contact the AAPA Customer Care at 703-836-2272 for registration help.

Constituent Organization Executive Registration

A discount code may be available for you. Please call AAPA Customer Care at 703-836-2272 to receive your code and instructions on how to register.


ALTERNATIVE WAYS TO REGISTER

Registering a Group

Are you registering a group of two or more? Use our Group Registration portal!

  • If you are registering 10 or more AAPA Fellows from the same organization and physical address, you may be eligible to receive $25 off standard registration fees (not daily passes). All individuals must be registered at the same time for the discount to apply. All memberships must be current.
  • Ten or more PA students enrolled in the same ARC-PA accredited program who register at the same time using this form are eligible for a discount of $25 off per student registration.  All registrants must stay within the AAPA official housing block (Mandalay Bay or The Delano) to receive the discount.

Registering via Printed Paper Form

Print and complete your paper registration form to register for AAPA 2017. All registration forms must be received with payment by April 30, 2017. See form for submission guidelines.

AAPA Conference on Demand

Can’t make it to the conference but still want to get all the leading CME? Purchase Conference on Demand 2016 now for CME from San Antonio – and keep an eye out for Conference on Demand 2017!

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REGISTRATION CANCELLATION POLICY

Requests for refunds due to registration cancellation must be made in writing and will be processed using the same method of payment (check or credit card).

  • Cancellations received on or before April 14, 2017, will receive a full refund, minus a $75 processing fee.
  • Cancellations received April 15, 2017 – April 28, 2017, will receive a 50% refund.
  • No refunds will be made for cancellations after April 28, 2017, or for no-shows.
  • Cancellation requests for membership purchases will be refunded directly by AAPA within 30 days.
  • You may cancel Workshops and/or Meet the Expert sessions and receive a full refund if cancellation is received in writing by March 30, 2017. No refunds will be given for Workshop and/or Meet the Expert session cancellations after March 30, 2017.
  • Please send cancellation requests to:
    • Email: aapa@experient-inc.com
    • Fax: 301-694-5124
    • Mail: AAPA 2017 Conference Registration, 5202 Presidents Court, Suite G100, Frederick, MD 21703

Your Experience at AAPA 2017

Your AAPA 2017 registration includes:

  • 250+ credits of AAPA Category 1 CME
  • ‘Cheers to 50 Years’ Celebration Event
  • Exciting General Session speakers
  • 2-day Exhibit Hall featuring innovative companies
  • Daily 45-minute Product Theaters
  • Dozens of alumni, networking and constituent organization events
  • Access to additional paid events, workshops and CME during registration

Get the best hotel rates when you book through AAPA!

AAPA has negotiated discounted hotel rates just for you with two hotels within the Mandalay Bay complex.

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Attendee | Exhibitor

All the benefits of booking through AAPA:

    • You’ll pay NO prepayment or deposit at the time of booking!
    • Receive official AAPA 2017 conference deliveries to your room.
    • Help lower conference registration rates. AAPA can negotiate lower room rates and conference expenses because attendees book through AAPA.
    • Be surrounded by the energy and excitement of your fellow PAs.

The AAPA 2017 Vegas VIP Experience

Friday, May 19 – Sunday, May 21

We’re giving away two of the following packages, each worth more than $1,600!

  • One hotel room for two nights at Mandalay Bay
  • $200 dining credit to be used at most Mandalay Bay restaurants
  • Spa experience for two at Mandalay Bay Spa (25-minute massage and 25-minute facial)
  • A day at “The Beach” with a reserved Mandalay Bay Beach Gazebo for Saturday, May 20
  • Two tickets to Cirque de Soleil’s “O” at The Bellagio on Saturday, May 20 at 7 p.m.

Total value for this promotion = $1,615.62 per package

Terms & Conditions:

To be eligible, the winner must be registered for AAPA Conference by 11:59 p.m. PST on April 28, 2017, and have an existing hotel reservation in the official AAPA hotel block. Two winners will be chosen at random by the AAPA Meetings Department and notified by May 1, 2017. This promotion is non-transferable.


Fund Your Trip

Make sure Vegas is in your cards for 2017! Many PA programs or employers offer financial assistance for professional conferences like AAPA 2017. You can use the letter templates below to personalize your request for financial assistance. Students – for the best results, submit both the PA Program Request and the Request From AAPA President to your PA Program.