New Orleans Group Registration

Thank you for your interest in registering a group of attendees for the upcoming 2022 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, May 21-25. Please carefully review the Group Registration FAQs prior to beginning your group registration. Please contact with additional questions. Group registrations will open in mid-January.

Our attendees' safety is fundamental, as is flexibility for those who need it. APA is offering both the in-person experience in New Orleans and an online option connecting you from your home to the foremost scientific program in psychiatry.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the first step to register a group of attendees?

The first step is to create an account through the group web page. When your account is approved you will receive an email confirmation with your login credentials to access the group registration portal.

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 meeting.

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

Yes, you will need to have the name and email address of EACH person in your group to complete the registration process.

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?

All Registration and/or course cancellation requests must be received in writing by March 17, 2022 by emailing A confirmation will be sent once the request has been processed. The fee (if eligible) will be refunded in the manner it was received. The refund policy and cancellation fees are as follows:

  • Until February 24, 2022: Full Refunds
  • February 25 - March 17, 2022: Refund less cancellation fee equal to 25% of the total amount paid
  • March 18, 2022, 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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Registration for New Orleans is Now Open!

View rates and other registration details for the in-person Annual Meeting experience in New Orleans.

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2022 Meeting Theme

Learn more about this year's theme, Social  Determinants of Mental Health

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