APA Congress - Know Before You Go!

Take a few minutes to plan your Congress trip.


Registration will be in the Expo Hall of the Convention Center. Please be prepared to show one form of government issued photo identification to receive your Congress name badge.
You will not be able to attend any Congress events without your name badge.

Monday 5/12 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday 5/13 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday 5/14 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Guest Tickets

Guest tickets for the Anything Glows Party on May 15 must be purchased by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14 at the Onsite Registration Booth. Registration for Wednesday and/or Thursday only includes workshops, meals, and entrance to the Expo. Evening events are not included.

Congress Handouts

You will receive an email with a link to preview all handouts prior to attending Congress. If you wish, you may print handouts for your workshops to take with you to Congress. Printers will not be provided on site to print handouts.

RCHs, CEUs, and CPE Credits

After completing the online evaluation you can download your thank you letter confirming your attendance at the 32nd Annual Congress and the award for 30 Recertification Credit Hours (RCHs) and 3.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) -- for full-week attendees.

CPAs seeking Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits need to fill out and return a CPE credit evaluation form (pick up a copy at the Onsite Registration counter) and sign in at each workshop and all general sessions. Those who complete the required form will receive their Certificate of CPE credits 6-8 weeks after the event.

One-/Two-Day attendees will receive fewer credits. See details.

Attend the Virtual Congress & Expo on May 22-23 and earn up to 8 RCHs.

Congress Today

Stay abreast of the day's events and activities with the Congress daily newspaper. Congress Today will bring you news, information, and schedule updates. Look for it Tuesday through Saturday. Sponsored by Bloomberg BNA.

Congress Facebook Page

Looking to meet up with friends and colleagues while at Congress? Be sure to use our Congress Facebook page to make those connections.

Congress Events

For complete Congress details, please see additional pages for Congress Home, Welcome, Invited Government Speakers, Keynote Speakers, Social Networking, Entertainment, Special Guest Speakers, Expo, Sponsors, Travel, and Workshops.

Outside the Classroom

If you're a first-time Congress attendee, plan to attend this orientation session. You'll be welcomed by veteran APA members and former APA presidents who will show you how to learn, network, and make the most of your Congress experience! Orientation will be held on Monday May 12 at 5:00 p.m.

Guest/Spouse Program

The APA will host a Guest/Spouse Information Meeting on Tuesday, May 13 at 4:00 p.m. Information on local activities and attractions will be presented to help your guest or spouse make the most of their stay in Minneapolis.

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