2016 World EAP Conference

 Registration Information

Online Registration is closed. You can still register for the conference on site until Thur. Nov. 3!
Download the 2016 World EAP Conference Online Brochure

Full Conference Registration Options



Best Value Package (Includes Full Conference Registration AND Access to EAPA's Online Conference on Demand!)

On or Before 8/31/16

On or Before 10/27/16

Onsite Only After 10/27/16

Best Value Package EAPA Member




Best Value Package Non-Member




Best Value Package First Time Member




Full Conference Registration

On or Before 8/31/16

On or Before 10/27/16

Onsite Only After 10/27/16

Full Conference EAPA Member




Full Conference Non-Member




Full Conference First Time Member




*Daily, Pre-Conference, Guest Tickets and other options available – view the conference registration form!

 Registration Categories

Please note: Pre-Conference Training Course registration fees are separate and are not included in Full Conference Registration fees.

Best Value Package is the most affordable way to enjoy all the benefits of a Full Conference Registration AND access EAPA’s Conference on Demand website.  Your access will include unlimited online access to 2015 & 2016 World EAP Conference sessions through October 31, 2017.

Full Conference Registration includes all conference events and education sessions, starting with the Networking Sessions on October 31, admission to the EAPA EXPO October 31 – November 2, and concluding with the final sessions on November 3. Additional registration (and separate fee) is required for the Pre-Conference Training Courses, Chicago City Tours, Dance Machine Dinner, and The Second City Comedy Experience.

First Time New Member Package includes all the benefits of Full Conference Registration PLUS a one year EAPA membership including local chapter dues. This package is not valid for lapsed memberships or renewals.

Daily Conference Registration Information Daily registration includes admission to all educational sessions, the EAPA EXPO, meals, breaks and conference events for the specified day. Note: Chicago City Tours, Dance Machine Dinner, and The Second City Comedy Experience are an additional fee.

Guest tickets are available for an additional charge for registered attendees who wish to bring guests to the listed conference events. These events are included in the full conference and appropriate daily conference registrations.

NOTE: Register before August 31 to save $100 on the Best Value Package or full conference registration rate!

All registrations must be received at the EAPA office or submitted online by October 28, 2016. After October 28, you must register on-site at the conference.

 Questions? Contact conference@eapassn.org or 703.387.1000. ext. 312

 Registration Payment Policies

Payments: EAPA accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. Please make checks payable to EAPA. Payment must be received with completed registration form to process registration. Purchase orders are accepted; contact EAPA at 703.387.1000, ext. 305, when a purchase order is required. Cash is accepted for on-site payments only.

Refunds, cancellations, and no shows: All requests for refunds must be made in writing (fax, e-mail, and U.S. mail are all acceptable forms). Refund requests received prior to the close of business (5:00 pm EDT) on August 31, 2016 will be subject to a $100 cancellation fee. After August 31, 2016, no refunds can be made. All refunds will be processed after November 3, 2016. EAPA cannot accept responsibility for no shows. If a registered attendee does not attend the conference, his/her payment cannot be refunded. There are no exceptions to this refund policy. Substitutions are allowed at any time and requests should be communicated in advance of the conference in writing.

 Educational Credit

Professional development hours (PDH) and continuing education (CE) contact hours. Based on the clock hour, one PDH/CE contact hour equals one hour of participation in a pre-approved training. Credit is only for the actual time during which training is provided. Breaks, lunches or any other activities are not included. To earn educational credit, a minimum of eighty-five percent (85%) or more (100% for psychologists) of each session time is required. Partial credit is not available for any educational activity.  

Employee Assistance Professionals and Addiction Professionals:

     Employee Assistance Certification Commission (EACC)

     National Association of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselors (NAADAC)

Professional Counselors

     EAPA has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6418. Programs (conference sessions) that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. EAPA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program and its content. 

     Most Annual World EAP Conference sessions include NBCC credit as indicated by “( x CE contact hours, NBCC)” listed above each session description.

Social Workers

     EAPA is an NASW approved continuing education provider.  

     In August, EAPA will apply to NASW to receive Social Work continuing education contact hours. 


     EAPA will partner with an APA approved organization to grant CE contact hours to psychologists.

     Psychologists are required by APA to attend 100% of each conference session to obtain available credit  

Attendees are advised to check with their licensing boards and agencies to see which continuing education credits will be accepted. 


Attendees’ name and credentials (no more than 2) will be printed on the conference badge exactly as they are entered on the registration form. Please be sure they are correct. Badges are required for entrance into all conference events, educational sessions, and EAPA EXPO.

 Americans with Disabilities Act, Dietary Needs

EAPA and the Sheraton Grand Chicago comply with ADA provisions. If you require special accommodations or have special dietary needs, please contact EAPA at conference@eapassn.org no later than October 1 to make arrangements.

 Additional questions? Contact conference@eapassn.org or call Debbie Mori 703.387.1000 x312