Annual Meeting

AM16 Registration
  • Learn from renowned psychiatry thought-leaders.
  • Complete your annual licensure CME credit at one meeting.
  • Discover innovative treatment options and new technologies.
  • Connect with your colleagues from around the U.S. and 50+ other countries.

All this and more at the largest gathering of psychiatrists in the world.



Register to attend, find rates, deadlines, policies and more.

Housing and Travel

Book your preferred hotel and flight, and find information on getting to and around Atlanta.


View the schedule for key events.


Learn more about courses offered at the meeting and how to register.


Explore exhibiting, advertising, and sponsorship opportunities.

About APA’s Annual Meeting

Join your colleagues from around the world for the psychiatry event of the year.

Discover Atlanta

Discover the best places to dine, attractions, family-friendly fun, arts and entertainment.

Allied Groups

Conduct meetings, social events, and networking events with colleagues at the meeting.

Featured Speakers

A Special Session With Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

  • Tuesday, May 17, 2016
  • 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Georgia World Congress Center

Learn more about Justice Breyer.

Special Lecture by Atul Gawande, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Sunday, May 15, 2016
  • 4:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
  • Georgia World Congress Center

Learn more about Atul Gawande, M.D., M.P.H.

Guest Lecturer: Thomas Frieden, M.D., M.P.H.,

Thomas Frieden
  • Monday, May 16, 2016
  • 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Georgia World Congress Center

Learn more about Director Frieden

2016 Annual Meeting Key Dates

Exhibit Sales Open

  • November 4, 2015

New Research Poster Submissions

  • November 4, 2015

Early Bird Registration and Housing (APA Members Only)

  • December 1, 2015

Early Bird Registration and Housing (Nonmembers)

  • December 15, 2015

Allied Meeting Space Request Form

  • December 15, 2015

Annual Meeting 2016 Preliminary Information Guide

Now Available - 2016 Preliminary Information Guide

View the 2016 Annual Meeting Preliminary Information Guide.


The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide CME for physicians.

The APA designates this live activity for a maximum of 40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.