Onsite Registration Hours  

Registration is held in the Kansas City Convention Center, 2300 Lobby: 

Registration Desk Hours   
Sunday, October 21 1200-2000
Monday, October 22 0700-1700
Tuesday, October 23 0730-1700
Wednesday, October 24 0800-1400

Registration Fees

The deadline for pre-registration is Friday, October 19. The registration fee is $195 for APhA members and $250 for nonmembers. You may register online using the link above or via the registration form.

Registration is open to all pharmacists and technicians in the following categories: Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, VA, USPHS, Active Duty, Reservist, Civilian, and Retired. Registration includes:

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

JFPS is offering a one-day rate of $125 to include everything offered on that day. As an added bonus, all one-day registrations 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 credit. 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.


Credit cards for attendee registration will not be charged until the first week of October; however, guest registration fees will be processed immediately. 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.

Government purchase orders are acceptable from federal government agencies and military institutions only. Purchase orders can 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 15 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 October, once payments are processed. 

Changes and Corrections

Changes and corrections are accepted by fax or email through Friday, October 19. Changes and corrections needed after this date must be made on site. Email your changes to Nicole Whatley or fax to 202-448-8734.


Badges and tickets are distributed on site. Review your confirmation thoroughly before you arrive 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, September 28 — Full refund
  • By Wednesday, October 17 — Refund less $30 fee
  • After Wednesday, October 17 — No refund

Please note there are no refunds for no-shows or weather-related issues.

Email your cancellation request to Nicole Whatley or fax your request to 202-448-8734. You may send a replacement if you need to cancel after the deadline to avoid the complete loss of your investment.

Pre-Meeting Education

Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certificate Training Program*
Saturday, October 20 • 0730-1800
Fee: $99 APhA Member/Nonmember
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The Pharmacist and Patient-Centered Diabetes Care Certificate Training Program*
Saturday, October 20 • 0730-1800
Fee: $99 APhA Member/Nonmember
Register Now

*Separate registration fee required

Closing Reception and Awards (or Service) Program

Wednesday, October 24
Closing 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. Please indicate your attendance on the registration form.

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


Please contact Nicole Whatley at 202-448-8727 for additional assistance.