General Information

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JFPS 2024 is taking place Sunday through Tuesday November 10–12, 2024, in San Diego. Housing and registration will open in early July.

All scheduled events and activities will be available for in-person attendees except where a ticket may be required. There is currently no plan for a virtual experience.

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Alcoholic beverage policy

In keeping with pharmacy's role as a health profession, JFPS de-emphasizes the consumption of alcohol. Please provide proper identification when required.

Arrangements for persons with disabilities

Scooters and wheelchairs are available for rental. Reserve your equipment in advance to ensure your needs can be accommodated. If you have a disability for which you may require an auxiliary aid or special service, please contact by October 14, 2024.


The Opening Reception and Signature Events are both casual. 

For the remainder of the meeting, uniform protocols are below:

US Air Force

  • Duty uniform: Service Uniform (any combination of blue shirt/blouse and skirt/pants)

  • Duty uniform for speakers/moderators: Service Dress Uniform

U.S. Army

  • Duty uniform: Service Uniform (ASU) Class B

  • Duty uniform for speakers/moderators: Service Uniform (ASU) Class A

  • Optional for attendees: Service Uniform (ASU) Class A

U.S. Navy

  • Duty uniform: Service Khaki

  • Duty uniform for speakers/moderators: Service Dress Blue

  • Optional for attendees: Service Dress Blues

U.S. Coast Guard

  • Duty uniform for JFPS: Tropical Blue Short Sleeve

  • Duty uniform for speakers/moderators: Service Dress Blue

  • Optional for attendees: Service Dress Blue

U.S. Public Health Service

  • Duty uniform: Service Khaki

  • Duty uniform for speakers/moderators: Service Dress Blue 

  • Optional for attendees: Service Dress Blues/Service Khaki


  • Business dress

No Cover/No Salute Required

JFPS 2024 attendees in uniform are required to wear the appropriate head gear and render a salute when protocol would require such courtesy outside of the Conference Hotels.

Badges and tickets
  • Please wear your name badge at all times during the business hours of the seminar. Your badge serves as your passport to JFPS 2024 activities.

  • Registration is required for all social events. Social events are included with attendee, guest, and exhibitor registrations. Nonregistered guests may register for social events at the Registration Desk.

  • Lost badges incur a $15 replacement fee at registration.

Challenge Coin

In the tradition of JFPS, attendees are provided a unique and collectible coin to commemorate their participation at JFPS. Each year, a new coin is designed to reflect the meeting site as well as the theme.


Please note that children under the age of 18 years are not permitted in the education sessions or the Exposition (to include the Opening Reception in the Exposition). This includes children in strollers and carriers.

Education and CPE

Attendees can earn up to 20 CPE credits. JFPS 2024 Education will be held at the Town and Country Hotel.

Filming and photography

Portions of JFPS 2024 may be recorded for web casting and other marketing/education purposes. Unauthorized audiotaping and videotaping is prohibited.

Hotel assistance

Town and Country Resort is where all official JFPS activities will be held. Book your hotel starting in July. 

Once on site in San Diego, please refer to the front desk of Town and Country Resort for general assistance. For any urgent issues with official JFPS hotels, a representative from the JFPS Hotel Reservation Office at Expovision is available at 888-876-2742.


Complimentary internet access will be available at Town and Country Hotel.


Town and Country Resort San Diego

500 Hotel Cir N
San Diego, CA 92108

Hotel information will be available when registration opens in early July.

Mobile APP

Continuing this year there will be no printed program, and JFPS will utilize a mobile app. Complete information will be available on the JFPS 2024 website.

Moment of reflection

Award events, general sessions, and other events may begin with a moment of reflection. We would like to give you an opportunity to reflect or express your thoughts in your own personal way by pausing for a moment of silence and reflection.


Any person who attends an APhA event grants permission to APhA as well as its employees and agents (collectively “APhA”) to record his or her visual/audio images, including but not limited to photographs, digital images, voices, sound or video recordings, audio clips, or accompanying written descriptions, and, without notifying such person, to use their name and such images for any purpose of APhA, including advertisements for APhA and its programs. 

Registration hours

The JFPS 2024 Registration Desk is located outside the Golden State Ballroom and will be open:

Sunday, November 10: 0730–1900

Monday, November 11: 0630–1700

Tuesday, November 12: 0700–1400

Hours may be subject to change.

San Diego visitors information

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Please direct inquiries to APhA Customer Service or call 202-628-4410.