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Pre-meeting registration is now closed. Please register onsite, located in the Atrium, Level Four, of the Washington State Convention Center. Onsite registration opens on Monday, October 22 and runs through Saturday, October 27.

General Registration Rates

  By Sept 13
Sept 14
and Sept 27
Member $385 $495 $545
Member Presenter $385 $495 $545
Member Resident $130 $205 $230
Member Medical Student $0 $0 $0
Monitor $0 $0 $0
Single Day Member $225 $225 $250
Non-Member $625 $775 $825
Non-Member Medical Student $0 $0 $0
Non-Member Resident $140 $215 $230
Non-Member Presenter (Non-Psychiatrist) $175 $200 $225
Non-Member Presenter (Psychiatrist) $385 $495 $545
Nurse Practitioner $450 $550 $600
Single Day Non-Member $390 $390 $415

*See below for special discounts for international registrants.

Ticketed Events

  Clinical Consultation Breakfasts
Extended Workshops  Institutes 
Special Interest Study Groups
Member $65 $120 $160 free
Non-Member $75 $180 $260 free
Member Residents/Medical Students $32 $60 $80 free
Non-Member Residents/Medical Students $37 $90 $130 free

Payment Information

  • Registration fees are in U.S. dollars.
  • AACAP accepts Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.
  • Money orders or checks must be drawn on a U.S. bank. Make checks payable to AACAP.
  • Credit Cards are the ONLY form of acceptable payment for onsite registration. Cash transactions are NOT permitted.
  • Need to pay by wire transfer? Contact the Office of the Registrar at 202.966.7300, ext. 2005 or for details.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to

  • All cancellations must be received in writing to - telephone cancellations will not be accepted.
  • Cancellations between the date of registration and September 13, 2018, will receive a full refund less a $150 administrative fee.
  • No refunds will be given after September 13, 2018.
  • Refunds will be issued after the meeting.
  • Purchased session recordings are non-refundable and will be made available after the meeting.

Pre-Registration Information

Registration Fee Includes: Scientific Program (approximately 50 CME credits in Category I of the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association), Self-Assessment Exam, CME certificate, Exhibits Guide, Honors Book, Program Book, online access to the Book of Scientific Proceedings, Welcome Reception, and Exhibit Hall.

Confirmation: AACAP confirms registration by email, unless otherwise requested. If you do not receive a registration confirmation via email, please call 202.966.7300, ext. 2005 or email Attendees receive a copy of the registration confirmation at Onsite Registration.

Onsite Registration: Attendees who pre-register can pick up their badge and registration materials at the Pre-Registration counters. Onsite Registration is located in the Atrium of Level Four of the Washington State Convention Center and opens at 4:00 pm on Monday, October 22.  Attendees who do not register by September 27 must register onsite.

Registration Types

GUEST: Only one guest is allowed to register with each full registrant and they cannot be an AACAP member, or in a related profession. CME credit is not provided and guest registrants may not attend ticketed events. Guest registrants can attend social activities, wellness activities, participate in open evening events, watch evening Media Theatre sessions, and access the Exhibit Hall.

INTERNATIONAL REGISTRANTS: We welcome the international community to attend AACAP’s 65th Annual Meeting. International registration fees are based on your country of residence income classification as defined by the World Bank. The World Bank list of economies is here.

MEDICAL STUDENTS: Membership with AACAP is FREE for medical students. If registering onsite, you will be required to provide a photocopy of your ID or a letter from your Program Director. Students can register for ticketed events at half price the member fee.

RESIDENTS: Non-member residents must attach a photocopy of your ID or a letter from your Program Director to your registration form to qualify for a reduced registration fee. If registering onsite, you will be required to provide a photocopy of your ID or a letter from your Program Director. Residents can register for ticketed events at half price the member or non-member fee.

MONITORS: Students and residents qualify to earn free registration by volunteering as monitors for one full day. For more information, visit the Annual Meeting Monitor webpage. To sign up, register for the meeting and indicate that you are interested in monitoring.

PRESENTERS: All presenters are required to register for the full meeting. Presenters who do not register will not be permitted to attend the meeting. All members of AACAP must pay member registration rates, regardless of presenter status. Nonmember presenters who are psychiatrists must pay the member registration rate. Non-member presenters who are not psychiatrists may register for the reduced rate indicated on the registration form. Presenters who do not have user credentials to AACAP's website will be contacted with logon information; please use that logon information to register at the correct rate. DO NOT create a new record on AACAP's website.

INTERNATIONAL ATTENDEES: Please consider delivery time when registering for the meeting. Registering online is encouraged to best expedite your registration.

EXHIBITORS: Up to two "Exhibit Only" non-transferable badges are included in the purchase of booth space. Contact your company's Exhibits Manager to arrange for additional registration or badges. You can also contact AACAP's Exhibits Manager at 202.966.7779 or for more information.

GROUP REGISTRATION: AACAP does not provide discounts for group registrations. If you would like to register or pay for multiple attendees, contact the Office of the Registrar at 202.966.7300, ext. 2005 or Please include complete contact information for each registrant, including a unique email address.

Privacy Policy

Registrant understands, authorizes and agrees that AACAP may provide and receive personally identifiable information in order to help facilitate the registrant’s hotel reservation and stay during AACAP’s 65th Annual Meeting in accordance with the hotel’s privacy policy. For its part, AACAP will use reasonable means to protect and safeguard the confidentiality of such information.