JFPS 2017 is cancelled. Please see the JFPS home page for additional information.

Registration Fees

The deadline for pre-registration is Friday, September 8. The registration fee is $175 for APhA members and $200 for nonmembers. Use the Justification Tool Kit to gain approval to attend the conference.

Registration is open to all federal pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, Uniform, Civilian, Reserve, and Retired. Full registration includes:

  • Education Sessions
  • CPE Credits
  • Exhibit Hall
  • Exhibit Hall Opening — Meet Your Industry Partners  
  • Signature Event — An Evening of Entertainment and Networking
  • Closing Reception and Awards (or Service) Program    

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 inside the Exhibit Hall.

Guest registration is $75. Registration includes the exhibit hall, general sessions and evening events. Guests are not permitted in education sessions and will not receive any CPE credits. Children 18 and under are not permitted in the education sessions or exhibit hall, including the Exhibit Hall opening.

If your company is exhibiting, you must register through the exhibitor registration process, regardless of how you are participating in the meeting. Registering as an exhibitor entitles you to the benefits listed above. Exhibitor registration is open.


Payment for JFPS registration must be in U.S. dollars. Acceptable forms of payment include American Express, MasterCard, Discover, and Visa. You may submit payment via check (made payable to APhA) using the registration form or government purchase order. Conference credentials (badges, tickets, etc.) are not issued until payment is received in full.

Purchase orders are acceptable from federal government agencies and military institutions only. Purchase orders may be submitted via mail and fax (not via the Internet) and must accompany a completed registration form. You must provide a credit card guarantee with your initial registration and purchase order. If the check is not received within 30 days after the meeting, your credit card will be charged for the full amount of your registration. APhA's Tax ID is 53-0026265.


A registration acknowledgment is sent via email upon receipt of registration. Detailed confirmations are sent via email the first week of September. 

Changes and Corrections

Changes and corrections are accepted by fax or email through Friday, September 8. Changes and corrections needed after this date must be made on site. Email your changes to the APhA InfoCenter.


Badges and tickets are distributed on site. Review your confirmation thoroughly to ensure your registration includes everything you are expecting.

Cancellation Policy

Registration cancellations must be in writing and are refunded based on receipt as follows:

  • By Friday, August 25 — Full refund
  • By Wednesday, September 6 — Refund less $30 fee
  • After Wednesday, September 6 — No refund

Please note there are no refunds for no-shows or weather-related issues. Email your cancellations to the APhA InfoCenter or fax your request to 240-554-2367. You may send a replacement if you need to cancel after the deadline to avoid the complete loss of your investment.

Closing Reception and Awards (or Service) Program

Wednesday, September 13
Joint Reception: 1730-1830

Awards (or Service) Program: 1830-2000

Join your colleagues for the celebration of excellence. The evening includes a joint reception followed by the awards (or service) program. Dress for the evening is service or business attire. 

  • Ralph D. Arnold Awards Program (USA)
  • Jerry W. Ross Awards Program (USAF)
  • Lamar Smith Awards Program (USN)
  • USPHS Pharmacy Update and Coast Guard Award Recognition

Onsite Registration Hours  

Registration is held at the Panzacola Registration Desk, Lower Level: 

Registration Desk Hours   
Sunday, September 10 1200-2000
Monday, September 11 0700-1700
Tuesday, September 12 0730-1700
Wednesday, September 13 0800-1400