Group Registration

Thank you for your interest in registering a group of attendees for the upcoming meeting. Please carefully review the Group Registration FAQs prior to beginning your group registration. Please contact with additional questions.

Begin your group registration by clicking the button below, after carefully reading the FAQs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I need to create an account to register a group of attendees?

Yes, to register a group through the group portal you will need to create an account to access the form.

Will I be able to upload a spreadsheet to register my group of attendees?

Unfortunately, spreadsheets cannot be used to register your group for the 2021 Annual Meeting, presented online.

Will I need to know the contact details for attendees in my group prior to registering them?

Yes, a unique profile created for each attendee upon the completion of their registration. Using temporary details to create a registration for an attendee whose details are unknown should be avoided where possible.

Will I be able to enter my email address as the contact email for every person in my group?

No, attendees should be registered using their email address. As the group contact, you will have the option to include your email as the alternative email on the attendee's record.

Will I be able to make a payment for my group with a wire payment?

No, the APA accepts registration payments in the form of Check and Credit Card (American Express, Discover, Mastercard, and Visa).

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellation requests must be received in writing by April 1, 2021, at Once processed, the fee (if eligible) will be refunded in the way it was received. Refund timelines and cancellation fees are as follows:

  • Until March 4, 2021: Full Refunds
  • March 5 - April 1, 2021: Refund less cancellation fee equal to 25% of the total amount paid
  • April 2, 2021, and beyond: No Refunds, all sales are final


Registration Resources

Participation Policy

The American Psychiatric Association's policy is to promote an environment of mutual respect, well-being, and collegiality at its meetings. View the participation policy for all meeting attendees via the link below.

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Frequently Asked Questions

View frequently asked questions about registration on our FAQs page via the link below.

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Virtual Registration Bag

View discounts available to attendees and information on program tracks and product theaters.

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Session Search

View the full list of scientific sessions, searchable by title, topic, day or speaker.

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2021 Meeting Theme

Learn more about this year's theme, Finding Equity Through Advances in Mind & Brain in Unsettled Times

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