Conference Registration

Online registration for the National Conference is now closed.  If you would like to register or add anything to your existing registration for the 2019 National Conference, please stop by Conference Registration in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center during the follow dates/times:

Main Registration – Connections Corner
Friday, October 25 – Monday, October 28, 6:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday, October 29, 6:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Satellite Registration – Transportation Center Lobby
Friday, October 25, 6:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Saturday, October 26, 6:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Beware of Fraudulent Registration Companies!

The official National Conference website is and you can only register for the National Conference through that site or  The AAP does not add additional fees to the standard registration fees, such as VAT or service fees. Prevent being the victim of Cybercrime – be suspicious of emails that appear to be coming from the AAP asking for additional payments. Fraudulent companies will often use email addresses or websites that contain “AAP” in them such as and Do not reply to these companies.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact AAP Registration at 1-800/433-9016, option 3, or International attendees may contact us at 630/626-6000, option 3.

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AAP Members Save

AAP physician members save up to 30% off non-member conference registration rates! If you are not a member, please consider AAP membership to take advantage of the many benefits and services the AAP has to offer. If you previously were a member, call 866/843-2271 to reactivate your membership. If you are interested in becoming a member, visit to find the appropriate application.

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Educational Sessions

Courses and workshops may require advance selection and an additional fee. Please note some sessions such as Interactive Group Forums have limited capacity to enhance the learning experience. All other sessions are open to every attendee on a first-come, first-served basis. Once a session room reaches capacity, attendees may choose another session during the timeframe.

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Family Registration

Family registration allows admission to the Plenary Sessions, Exhibit Hall and to our special events including President’s Welcome Reception, AAP Kids’ Camp Family Reception at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas (additional fee required) and New Orleans Experience! at the National World War II Museum (additional fee required). Education credits, entrance to educational sessions, and tickets to other education sessions are not available to those registered in this category.

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One-Day Registration Fee

The one-day registration fee entitles you to attend that day’s activities only. 

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Cancellation Policy

All registration changes/cancellations must be sent in writing to by September 13, 2019.  You may also fax your request to 847/228-5059. All cancellation requests received by September 13, will receive a refund less a $50 administrative fee.  After September 13, all catered events, courses, registration, special events and workshop fees are nonrefundable (no exceptions). Name changes are not permitted, and badges are non-transferable.

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