Frequently Asked Questions
Will APsaA’s 2021 National Meeting be held virtually or at a hotel?
APsaA’s 2021 National Meeting will be held virtually.
What will the format be?
APsaA’s 2021 National Meeting will be held virtually over three weekends and will include a mix of Zoom Webinars, Zoom Meetings and Zoom Meetings with Breakout Rooms. The type of format for each session will be listed in the Preliminary Program (which will be posted online on December 8th).
The three weekends are:
February 12- February14, 2021, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
February 20 – February 21, 2021, Saturday & Sunday
February 27 – February 28, 2021, Saturday & Sunday
How can I see what is happening each day?
Click below to see the Overview of each weekend which shows the days, times and faculty for each session.
When will the full Preliminary Program be available?
The full Preliminary Program, including session descriptions and educational objectives is available by clicking here.
Can I receive a hard copy of the Preliminary Program in the mail?
Unfortunately, at this time, we cannot send a hard copy of the program in the mail. We will not be printing the Preliminary Program for the 2021 National Meeting.
How many CE credits are available for this meeting? Are there sessions in the areas of Risk Management, Ethics and Cultural Competency? How do I receive CE credits?
Will Recordings be available after the meeting?
Recordings of the sessions that take place on the first weekend (February 12-14, Friday – Sunday) may be available as On-Demand recordings to those who registered for the meeting (pending approval from the presenters). These recordings may also be available for purchase. A listing of the sessions that have been approved for Recording will be listed online on February 10th.
Those who have registered for the whole meeting will have access to all the On-Demand recordings. Those that registered for one day will have access to On-Demand recordings only for the day they registered for.
Sessions on the 2nd and 3rd weekend are not being recorded for release to attendees.
Can I receive CE credit for watching a Recording?
No, you can not receive CE credit for watching a recording although there may be some sessions that are converted into On-line CE after the meeting. More information will be posted on our website when its available.
When does pre-registration begin and end?
Pre-registration will start on Tuesday, December 15 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern and will end on Tuesday, February 2nd at midnight, Eastern.
Will there be “on-site” or “day of” registration?
Yes. Each day, there will be a two hour window before the meeting when you can register. Registration will close 60 minutes before the first session of the day to allow time to process payment and send the link. You will not be able to register for that day after the registration window has closed. The hours for “day of” registration are:
What days/sessions are included with the full registration fee?
All seven days of programming are included with the full registration fee.
Are there any other options besides paying registration for the whole meeting?
If you can only attend for one day, then you can purchase a One Day Registration.
If you plan on attending for two days or more, we recommend you purchase a full registration. There are no other registration options.
I want to register for just one session. Can I do that?
No, there are no single session fees available.
What are the various Registration fees and Categories?
To see a list of Registration fees and Categories, click here
Can I register by mail and send in a check?
No, the only way to register for this meeting is online with a credit card. Due to Covid-19, there is no one in the office to receive your registration or payment.
Registration opens on Tuesday, December 15 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern. You can register by clicking here.
Pre-registration ends on Tuesday, February 2 at midnight, Eastern.
1. Go to the Register Online page
2. Enter your first name and last name in the required fields and click “submit” (DO NOT INCLUDE MIDDLE INITIALS OR A TITLE)
3. Click on “Select” next to your name and city.
4. Select your registration category and click “Continue”
5. The next screen will be a registration form with your information filled in. Verify this information and .
6. Scroll down and select the sessions you wish to egister for. Please have your selections ready, THERE IS A 30 MINUTE TIME LIMIT to submit your registration. Click
7. Complete the payment form. Please note that the address on the payment form must be the same as the billing address for the credit card you are using for payment.
After you submit your payment, you will be notified whether the transaction has been approved or not. Upon approval, you will be sent a confirmation email.
What happens once I register?
After you register, you will immediately receive two emails; a registration confirmation email and a credit card payment confirmation. All sessions take place virtually via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom links to the sessions you have pre-registered for the day before each weekend of the meeting. Look for your zoom links on Thursday, February 11th, Friday, February 19th and Friday, February 26tgh. These links are specific to you and should not be shared with anyone else.
You will receive a separate email with the Zoom link for each session you have registered for.
Go to the Register Online page and enter your first and last name in the required fields. Click submit. If you registered you will be taken directly to a confirmation page. You can have your registration confirmation emailed to you which will list the sessions you registered for. If you have any problems, you can contact Chris Broughton
Please contact Chris Broughton, Meeting Registration Manager before Tuesday, February 2, 2021.
What is your cancellation policy?
All requests for refunds must be made via email to Chris Broughton. A 20% administrative fee will be deducted from refund requests received on or before Wednesday, February 10, 2021. No refund requests will be accepted after Wednesday, February 10th, 2021.
See our Meetings Policies page.
To register as an Associate and take advantage of the reduced registration fee, applications need to be received by Friday, January 29th. Former Associates should renew their 2021 affiliation prior to attending the meeting. Applications and renewals received after the deadline date will incur the “day of” registration fee.
Please click here for information and fees for APsaA’s Associates Programs. For any additional questions regarding the programs, please contact Bronwyn Zevallos, Membership Services Assistant, [email protected].