Registration: Rates and Policies

Participation in the Anxiety and Depression Conference 2015 is limited to registered attendees. All session and poster presenters must register. ADAA does not offer one-day, military, or government rates. Badges are required for all sessions and activities.

  • Mark your calendars: Registration opens September 1, 2014.

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Included in your registration fee:

  • Admission to all sessions and posters from Thursday, April 9, through Sunday, April 12
  • Continental breakfast on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Daily morning and afternoon refreshment breaks
  • Welcome Reception on Thursday, April 9
  • Access to exhibitors
  • Final Program
  • CE or CME credits for members; nonmembers pay an additional $55 for credits.
  • Lunch on Saturday for students, trainees, post-docs, residents

Conference Registration Rates

Registration Categories ADAA Members (Current membership must be paid through April 30, 2015, to qualify for member-discounted rates.*)
Member savings: Become a member now and receive the discount.
Nonmembers
  Until Oct. 31, 2014 Until March 1, 2015
After March 1, 2015 Until Until March 1, 2015 After March 1, 2015
Professionals $420 $470 $530 $755
+ $55 for
CE or CME
$815
+ $55 for  CE or CME
Groups (4 or more professional members in the same institution or practice)
 
 $400  NA  NA  NA
Trainees/Postdoctoral Fellows/Residents (includes box lunch on Saturday)  $260  $280  $385  $405
Students (includes box lunch on Saturday)  $170  $200  $235  $275
 Consumers
     $145 (through April 12, 2015)
 Guests      $95 (through April 12, 2015)

*Member Discount: Save up to $165 before October 31; up to $115 beginning November 1, 2014.

ADAA Annual Membership Fees

Professionals: $225
Trainees/Postdoctoral Fellows/Residents: $105
Students: $55

Conference Registration Categories

  • Professionals are researchers and licensed clinicians in the fields of psychiatry, psychology, social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, nursing, and other related fields.
  • Trainees/Postdoctoral Fellows/Residents do not yet have a license to practice but hold an academic research position or are in clinical training. Please provide a letter from your institution or traineeship to qualify for this rate.
  • Students must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate or in a degree-granting program at the level of Master’s, PhD, PsyD, or MD, or working full-time as research assistants. Please provide a letter from your institution to confirm current full-time status to qualify for this rate.
  • Consumers are patients or their families. Health professionals, faculty, or research staff may not apply as consumers. To register, call 240-485-1030. 
  • Guests are nonprofessional adult (over 18) family members and others accompanying a registered participant; fees provide access to nonticketed meal functions and receptions where badges are necessary.

Registration Policies

Everyone attending the Anxiety and Depression Conference 2015 must register and pay the appropriate registration fee. All session and poster presenters must register immediately upon acceptance to the program. After March 23, 2015, registration will be available on-site only.

Payment

Payment in full is required at time of registration. ADAA accepts VISA or MasterCard and checks or money orders in U.S. dollars ($30 charge for checks returned for insufficient funds). ADAA does not accept purchase orders, American Express, or Discover.

Cancellation and Refunds

Cancellations and requests for refunds must be received in writing by March 9, 2015; cancellations by telephone will not be accepted. A $75 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds. Refunds will be issued after the conference ends.

  • Cancellations will not be accepted after March 9, 2015, for any reason, including medical and travel complications, due to the many costs associated with planning and organizing this conference.

Confirmation and Badges

Registrants will receive confirmation by email. Badges and conference information will be mailed three weeks before the meeting.

Continuing Education

Only registered professional attendees can receive CE or CME credits; those paying guest, student, trainee/postdoctoral fellow /resident, or consumer fees cannot apply for CE or CME credits. Nonmembers must pay for credits. You must submit CE and CME verification forms and evaluations by May 22, 2015, to be awarded credit. No exceptions. Learn more here.

Tax Deduction

Registration fees, lodging, transportation, and meals may be tax deductible as educational expenses when attending continuing education sessions. Consult your tax advisor regarding the deductibility of these expenses.

Questions

About registration: lpatterson [at] adaa [dot] org (email Membership) or phone 240-485-1030.
About the program: jrichards [at] adaa [dot] org (email Jennifer Richards) or phone 240-485-1032.