FAQ

FAQ

GENERAL  

When and where is APhA2020?
APhA2020 will be held in National Harbor, MD. The official dates are Friday, March 20-Monday, March 23, 2020. APhA Advanced Training Programs are scheduled for Thursday, March 19 and Friday, March 20. 

Where is the meeting located?
The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center is the headquarter hotel, with several nearby hotel options. All events take place at the Gaylord National.   

How many people will be at the conference?
The APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition attracts nearly 6,000 attendees each year.    

What is the dress code?
Attire is business casual. Feel free to be comfortable in slacks, polo shirts, sweaters, blazers, blouses, and most importantly, comfortable shoes. We recommend dressing in layers as temperatures in meeting rooms can vary. Visit weather.com for the forecast prior to travel.

Will there be family activities?
The Spouse/Guest registration fee is for non-pharmacist guests who wish to attend the Exposition, Opening Reception, and Closing Event. Continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credits are not awarded to spouse/guest registrants. For assistance with area attractions, tours, or childcare, contact your hotel concierge. 

How can I schedule an event?
Organizations must request an event through APhA via the Affiliate Scheduling Form. 

REGISTRATION

How do I register?
Registration is now open!

HOTEL

When can I make my hotel reservation? 
The hotel reservation office is now open! APhA2020 offers guaranteed lowest rates. Rooms must be booked through Expovision, the official APhA2020 Hotel Reservation Office.

What is the headquarter hotel?
The headquarter hotel is the National Harbor, MD, just minutes from Washington, DC.

EDUCATION   

What education sessions are offered?
The list of Education Sessions is available in November.

What is the maximum number of continuing pharmacy education credits I can receive at APhA2020?
APhA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). Choose from many learning opportunities to increase your value and make big strides in your professional development—earning up to 20 hours of CPE credits in the process.

Will I be able to access the program on my mobile device?
Yes, the APhA2020 Mobile App provides access to sessions, events, and much more! Available in February.

PRESENTING  

How can I present a poster?
The APhA Contributed Papers Program is open. The submission deadline is Wednesday, October 2.

Do you have to be an APhA member in order to present an abstract?
APhA membership is not required in order to present an abstract.