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Navigating the Conference

The AP Annual Conference is a four-day conference that is broken into three parts, each with its own registration fees. You can choose to register for one, two, or all three parts.

Here is your guide to navigating the conference; find out what is included with your registration whether your register for one part or all three.

Part I: Thursday workshops on July 18

Part II: Main conference on July 19–20

Part III: Sunday workshops on July 21

Part I: Thursday Workshops (July 18)

  • One-day professional development workshops for AP teachers and administrators led by College Board-endorsed consultants. These consultants are hand-picked to make sure they deliver the best possible professional learning experience. You must be registered for this part of the conference to attend the Thursday Workshops.
  • Workshops have a 30-seat capacity. If your first-choice workshop is full, you will have the option to add your name to the waiting list for that session. You may also opt to register for another workshop. Registration fees for the workshops include session materials.
  • The following activities are included in the Thursday Workshop registration:
    • Breakfast
    • Exhibit hall entry starting at 7 a.m.
    • One Thursday workshop
    • Lunch
    • Exhibits reception

Part II: Main Conference (July 19-20)

  • Informational and opening plenary sessions on Friday morning followed by concurrent 75-minute sessions for AP and Pre-AP educators through Saturday. Main Conference registrants attend 75-minute concurrent sessions and one-hour plenary sessions on Friday, and Saturday. These sessions are led by a mix of educators from the AP and Pre-AP communities, Chief Readers from the AP Development Committee, and College Board staff.
  • If you arrive early, there are activities available on Thursday afternoon beginning at 1:30 p.m., including the exhibit hall and our Welcome session for first time attendees.
  • Main conference sessions are open to all registered attendees on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • The following activities are included in the Main Conference registration:

Thursday

  • Exhibit hall entry at 1:30 p.m.
  • New attendee welcome
  • Learning Lab sessions
  • Exhibits reception

Friday

  • Breakfast
  • Opening plenary session
  • Exhibit hall entry
  • Concurrent sessions
  • Learning Lab sessions
  • Lunch
  • Welcome reception

Saturday

  • Breakfast
  • Exhibit hall entry
  • Concurrent sessions
  • Learning Lab sessions
  • Lunch
  • Closing plenary
 

Part III: Sunday Workshops (July 21)

  • One-day professional development workshops for AP and Pre-AP teachers and administrators led by College Board-endorsed consultants. These consultants are hand-picked to make sure they deliver the best possible professional learning experience. You must be registered for this part of the conference to attend the Sunday workshops.
  • Workshops have a 30-seat capacity. If your first-choice workshop is full, you will have the option to add your name to the waiting list for that session. You may also opt to register for another workshop. Registration fees for the workshops include session materials.
  • The following are included in the Sunday Workshop registration:
    • Breakfast
    • One Sunday workshop
    • Lunch

Visit the Program page for a detailed look at what is happening each day at the AP Annual Conference.

 

Our Program Is Mobile

Download the College Board Events mobile app to view the conference program, create your personal event schedule, check in and network with other attendees and much more. Full session descriptions are only available in the mobile app or on our website.

You can find the College Board Events app in the Apple App Store or Google Play, or enter your number on the College Board Guidebook page and receive a link to the app on your phone.

Orlando Information

We will provide Information about discounted attraction tickets later this spring

Cancellation and Substitution Policy

Cancellations are accepted up to 15 days prior to the start of the conference. Cancellations must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET for a registrant to receive a refund via the original payment method minus a $75 cancellation fee. No refunds or credits are issued on cancellations after this date.

Substitutions of a colleague from the same institution are accepted. To request a substitution, email registration at [email protected] and provide your information as well as the replacement’s name and contact information.

No Show Policy

Any participant who registers but doesn’t pay for a conference, doesn’t cancel per the cancellation policy, or doesn’t attend must submit payment in full.

Guest and Children Policy

You may purchase a ticket for a guest to attend certain networking and meal functions during the conference. Guests wishing to attend a session must register for that portion of the conference to attend. You may purchase tickets for guests on-site at the conference. Children are not permitted at the AP Annual Conference..

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