FAQ

FAQ

Contact the APhA InfoCenter at 800-237-2742 for additional information.

GENERAL

When and where is JFPS 2017?
JFPS 2017 is held September 10-13, 2017 at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida. Additional Pre-Conference Workshops are scheduled for Sunday, September 10. Check the Schedule for up-to-date information. 

Has JFPS 2018 been scheduled?
JFPS 2018 will be held October 21-24, 2018 at the
Crowne Plaza and Marriott in Kansas City, MO.

Is there a Mobile App?
Our Mobile App is the definitive guide to making the most of your time at JFPS. View education offerings, schedule exhibitor visits, and more!

What is the dress code/uniform of the day?

Air Force
•Duty Uniform: Service Uniform (any combination of blue shirt/blouse and skirt/pants)
Duty Uniform for Speakers/Moderators: Service Dress Uniform

Army
Duty Uniform: Army Service Uniform (ASU) Class B
Duty Uniform for Speakers/Moderators: Army Service Uniform (ASU) Class A
Optional for Attendees: Army Service Uniform (ASU) Class A​

Navy
Duty Uniform: Summer Khaki
Duty Uniform for Speakers/Moderators: Service Dress Blue
Optional for Attendees: Service Dress Blues

Coast Guard
Duty Uniform for JFPS: Tropical Blue Long
Duty Uniform for Speakers/Moderators: Service Dress Blue
Optional for Attendees: Service Dress Blue

Public Health Service
Duty Uniform: Summer Khaki
Duty Uniform for Speakers/Moderators: Service Dress Blue
Optional for Attendees: Service Dress Blues

Civilian
Business Dress

No Cover/No Salute Required
The Rosen Shingle Creek has been deemed "No Cover/No Salute Required." Therefore, all attendees in uniform are not required to wear head gear, cover, or hat and a salute is not required. However, attendees in uniform who leave the Rosen Shingle Creek campus are required to wear the appropriate head gear and render a salute when protocol would require such courtesy.

HOTEL

Where can I find hotel information?
The hotel reservation system is now open. The lowest federal and civilian rates are available through the Housing Reservations system.

What is the recommended airport?
Rosen Shingle Creek is just a 15-minute drive from Orlando International Airport.   

REGISTRATION

How do I register?
Registration is now open.

What is the registration rate?
The full conference registration fee for pharmacists and technicians is $175 for APhA members and $200 for nonmembers. 

Is there a guest registration rate?
Guest registration is $75. Registration includes the exhibit hall, general sessions and evening events. Guests are not permitted in education sessions and cannot earn CPE credits.

Is there a one-day conference pass?
JFPS is offering a one-day rate of $99. As an added bonus, all one-day passes include access to the Sunday evening Opening Event in the Exposition.

What is included in my registration fee?
A full conference registration includes core educational sessions, exhibit hall activities, and evening events.

I need assistance with registration and/or membership status.
For questions regarding registration or membership, contact
APhA InfoCenter at 800-237-2742 (APhA).

How do I register for individual sessions? 
You cannot register for educational sessions – seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Popular sessions will reach capacity, so arrive early. 

How will I know if I'm registered?
All attendees will receive a confirmation by email. This confirmation is your receipt and verifies your address, contact information, and amount paid. For questions regarding registration, contact the
APhA InfoCenter at 800-237-2742 (APhA).

What if I need to cancel my registration?
Registration cancellations must be in writing to the APhA InfoCenter and are refunded based on receipt:

  • By Friday, August 26 — Full refund
  • By Wednesday, September 6 — Refund less $30 fee
  • After Wednesday, September 6 — No refund

EDUCATION

What is the maximum number of continuing pharmacy education credits I can receive at JFPS 2017?
APhA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). Depending on their organization or branch of service, qualified attendees are able to earn up to 21 hours of CPE credit.

What education sessions are offered?
The full schedule is now available under the Education tab.

PRESENTING

How can I present a session?
Persons who are interested in presenting at JFPS should email Patricia Szybist with their CV and interest on topics or issues for consideration. The education session topics are determined by the Education Needs Survey and consultation with the JFPS Education Advisory Committee.  

How can I present a poster?
The online submission site for poster presentations is closed. The deadline for submissions was Thursday, March 30. You may download the Call for Posters

Do you have to be an APhA member in order to submit an abstract?
No, you do not have to be an APhA member in order to submit an abstract.