2017 Annual Meeting


Join us in San Diego from May 20-24, 2017.

APA’s Annual Meeting is the premier psychiatry event of the year. With over 450 educational sessions and courses, there is no better event to help you expand your knowledge, network, and meet certification and licensure requirements.

  • Learn from renowned psychiatry thought-leaders.
  • Complete your annual licensure CME credit at one meeting.
  • Discover innovative treatment options and new technologies.
  • Connect with your colleagues from around the U.S. and 50+ other countries.

Explore more about this year’s theme, “Prevention Through Partnerships.”



Register for the Annual Meeting today.


Schedule At–a–Glance

View the schedule for key sessions, lectures and meetings.


Learning Opportunities

Learn about tracks, courses, self-assessment activities and more.



Learn how to register, reserve your booth and more.


Travel Information

Find information on getting to and around San Diego.


Hotel Information

Reserve your room at the official meeting hotels San Diego.


About APA’s Annual Meeting

Join your colleagues from around the world for the psychiatry event of the year.


Discover San Diego

Maps, attractions and dining ideas: there’s something for everyone in San Diego.


Allied Group Meetings

Information for affiliate organizations on hosting allied meetings/special events.

Additional Resources


Highlight leading cutting–edge research advancing psychiatric patient care

Annual Meeting Abstract Submissions

Visit the 2017 Annual Meeting abstract submission website to make a submission, view frequently asked questions and more.

New Research and Young Investigator's New Research Poster submitters will be notified of the status of their submissions in mid-January. Medical Student/Resident Poster Competition and International Poster submitters have already been notified.

Registration – Now Open

Registration for the 2017 Annual Meeting is now open.

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2017 Preliminary Program Guide

2017 Preliminary Program Cover

View the 2017 Annual Meeting Preliminary Program Guide for courses, housing, travel, and other general information.