All requests for refunds must be made via email to Chris Broughton.  A 20% administrative fee will be deducted from refund requests received on or before Tuesday, May 22nd.  A 50% administrative fee will be deducted from refund requests received from May 23 to July 9, 2018.  No refund requests will be accepted after July 9th. 


APsaA, its contractors and attending news media may be photographing or videotaping scientific sessions and events at the conference. By attending this meeting, attendees acknowledge these activities and agree to allow their image to be used by APsaA in association publications, on the APsaA website, and in marketing and promotional materials. Attendees at this meeting waive all claims against APsaA for any liability resulting from these uses.

Digital Recording

Portions of this meeting will be electronically recorded. By participating in this meeting, APsaA registrants agree that APsaA may electronically copy or audio tape their attendance at and involvement in any program. No individual or entity may electronically record any portion of this meeting without prior written consent.


The Palmer House Hilton is a pet-friendly hotel but please note dogs and other pets (except for service animals) are not allowed in meeting rooms and the exhibit area during the meeting.

Speaker Policy

APsaA members presenting on the scientific program are required to pay a registration fee. Non APsaA members presenting on the scientific program will receive complimentary admission to the session at which they are presenting. If they wish to attend other sessions on the program, they are required to pay the appropriate registration fee.


“The American Psychoanalytic Association requires that the confidentiality of all information related to patients or treatment that may be conveyed in any of the educational programs, workshops, presentations or discussions in connection with its annual scientific meeting be strictly maintained and that such information may not be further distributed or conveyed outside of these educational meetings.

Attendance at these meetings is dependent upon the participant’s agreement to maintain this confidentiality and that failure to do so would constitute a breach of ethical principles (Section IV, 7) if one is a member of APsaA, and cause for legal action if a nonmember.”

Liability Statement

I agree and acknowledge that I am undertaking participation in APsaA’s events and activities as my own free and intentional act, and I am fully aware that possible physical injury might occur to me as a result of my participation in these events. I give this acknowledgement freely and knowingly and that I am, as a result, able to participate in APsaA’s meeting, and I do hereby assume responsibility for my own well-being and safety.


By registering for and attending APsaA’s events, I hereby agree that I accept the terms stated above and indemnify and hold harmless APsaA, its affiliates and their respective directors, employees and agents (including, without limitation, any agent acting on its behalf) from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) resulting from attendance at APsaA’s events.