EAPA 2018 Conference and EXPO Attendee Information

Who should attend?

Join the global gathering of employee assistance professionals for outstanding educational and networking opportunities, as well as the largest EXPO dedicated to top EA products and services. Attendees come from a variety of employee assistance and related backgrounds – including psychology, human resources, private practice, social work, treatment centers and more - and represent thirty five countries all over the world.

What is the conference schedule?

The EAPA 2018 Conference & EXPO will take place October 10-13, 2018. Pre-Conference Training Courses are offered on October 9 & 10 (Separate fee applies). The EXPO will open the evening of October 10, and run all day October 11 & 12 (EXPO Access is included with Full Conference Registration).

The Call for Proposals for Conference Presenters ran from January-February 2018. The Conference Program Planning Panel has concluded their review of the proposals and selected the conference sessions and speakers. The next Call for Proposals (for EAPA 2019) will open in January 2019. If you have any questions regarding sessions or speakers, please contact Julia Barnes, Education Administrator, at edadmin@eapassn.org

Click HERE to view the Conference ‘At a Glance’ Schedule of Events

Do you offer volunteer opportunities?

EAPA welcomes a small group of outstanding members to serve as conference work exchange volunteers each year. In exchange for committing to working the full week of the conference – Tuesday, October 9 through Saturday, October 13 – volunteers receive complimentary full conference registration and access to EAPA 2018 conference session recordings. 

Click HERE for more information about the work exchange program
Click HERE to apply to the work exchange program

When will attendee registration open?

Online attendee registration will open late-June 2018. For special requests or group registration information, contact conference@eapassn.org

What is the pricing?

Main conference registration categories and pricing information can be viewed HERE. Pre-Conference Training Courses are an additional fee, NOT included in full conference registration packages. For Pre-Conference Training Courses and additional services pricing please refer to the registration form (COMING SOON).

What Types of Education Credit are available?

Professional Development Hours (PDHs) approved by the Employee Assistance Certification Commission (EACC) for new and recertifying Certified Employee Assistance Professionals (CEAPs) are provided for attending all educational sessions at EAPA 2018. Note, PDHs and continuing education contact hours (CE Contact Hours) are based upon the clock hour and only available for the actual time training is provided. Non-educational sessions, breaks, and meals are excluded.

EAPA applies to NAADAC, NASW, and NBCC to be an approved provider of CE contact hours for those boards. (Note: The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts NASW and NBCC CE Contact Hours.) An additional fee is required for CE Contact Hours.  It is the attendee’s responsibility to check with their licensing/certification boards to determine which type(s) of CE Contact Hours are acceptable.  

We look forward to seeing you in Minneapolis this October!

 Questions? Contact Debbie Mori, Manager, Association Services, at conference@eapassn.org.