Annual Meeting/Meeting FAQs
- Who can attend the Annual Meeting?
What are the COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements this year?
With the health and safety of our members, invited guests, ACNP staff, and the Convention Center staff in mind, we have implemented the below changes again to the 2022 Annual Meeting:
- All in-person attendees must be fully vaccinated, and will be required to upload their completed vaccination card when they register for the meeting. Registrations will not be considered complete without proof of vaccination. There will be NO exceptions. Booster shots are not required.
- All accompanying guests (including children) must have a paid accompanying pass as well as provide proof of vaccination in order to enter the convention center. Children (regardless of age) that have not been vaccinated are only allowed in the childcare rooms of the convention center (Desert Conference Suites IV and VI) if they are enrolled in the childcare program. There will be NO exceptions. Booster shots are not required.
Are CME and CE credits available?
Attendees will be eligible to receive the credit hours for attending the 61st ACNP Annual Meeting, December 4 – 7, 2022.
There will be a $40.00 charge for scientific registrants to obtain CME credits. CME instructions will be available on the ACNP website (www.acnp.org) in December. Upon completion of the post-conference CME evaluation and attestation, your CME certificate will be emailed to you. The deadline to submit your CME credits is January 12, 2023.
Learners must complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion. Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit of individual sessions is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP). Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physicians (ACCME) Credit Designation
Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 32.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Amedco LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 141.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
*You should not claim both live and enduring hours for the same content.
Sessions are presented live and also recorded for later viewing; however, you can only claim credit for any given session once.
Please direct any questions to email@example.com.
CE (APA) credits are not available.
What are the future annual meeting dates?
Click here to view future dates and locations.
How do I invite a guest?
The quickest and most efficient way to invite a guest to the Annual Meeting is to include your invited guest information when registering for the meeting.
Additionally, ACNP has an online process for requesting guest invitations, which began in 2020. Requests for guest and bank invitations will be made through the online portal in lieu of emailing the executive office. To request a guest invitation, please login to the Annual Meeting Submission Site . Once you login, please choose the “Access My Dashboard” option on the Submissions page, which should open for you once you are logged in. On your dashboard, please choose the option to “Submit ACNP Invitation Request.” The Annual Meeting registration materials will be forwarded to your guest within a week of your request.
How do I obtain an invitation as a non-member?
Non-members must have an ACNP Member, Fellow, or Emeritus, who themselves are attending the Annual Meeting, invite them. Members can also request an invitation from the invitation banks. To see a listing of current ACNP members, click here.
- Can corporate representatives invite someone to attend the Annual Meeting?
As a member of ACNP, How many invitations may I request?
Members, Fellows, and Emeritus may request one member guest invitation, one invitation from the General Invitation Bank, and multiple invitations from the Diversity Invitation Bank.
Associate Members may request one invitation from the General Invitation Bank and multiple invitations from the Diversity Invitation Bank.
Only members attending the annual meeting may invite a guest or request an invitation from the invitation banks.
Please see “What are the Invitation Banks?” below for details on the requirements and limitations of the invitation banks. The General Invitation Bank has reached the cap of 100 for the 2022 Annual Meeting and is now closed.
All invitation requests should be made by logging into the Annual Meeting Submission Site.
Can Associate Members invite someone to attend the Annual Meeting?
Associate Members may request one invitation from the General Invitation Bank and multiple invitations from the Diversity Invitation Bank. Please see “What are the Invitation Banks?” below for details on the requirements and limitations of the invitation banks. The General Invitation Bank has reached the cap of 100 for the 2022 Annual Meeting and is now closed.
Only Associate Members attending the meeting may invite a guest from the invitation banks.
All invitation requests should be made by logging into the Annual Meeting Submission Site.
- Does an invitation to the Annual Meeting include poster sponsorship?
- What is a Trainee?
What are the invitation banks?
The General Invitation Bank allows members to request an invitation for someone who is within 10 years of their last training or someone with a first time R award or K award. Members and Associate Members may use one invitation from this bank until the bank reaches the cap of 100. Once 100 invitations have been requested from the General Invitation Bank, no further invitations may be extended from this bank. Guests from this bank may present a poster. The General Invitation Bank has reached the cap of 100 for the 2022 Annual Meeting and is now closed.
The Diversity Invitation Bank allows all members to offer invitations to scientists from an underrepresented minority group. These groups include an individual who identifies as African American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander, LGBTQ+ or a scientist with a disability. Members who request the invitation should vouch for the minority status of the scientist they are inviting. Guests from this bank may present a poster.
*Associate Members may request invitations from each invitation bank.
*Only members attending the meeting may request invitations.
*Requests for invitation bank invitations should be submitted through the Invitation Request system in the Annual Meeting Submission Site.
Registration & Hotel FAQ
- When does registration open?
- How can I register?
- Can I register onsite?
What does the registration fee include?
Admission to posters sessions, networking events, online abstracts, as well as access to all scientific sessions. Please click here for additional information on in-person food and beverage information. 2022 information will be updated soon.
- Do I have to be registered before I can get a hotel room?
- I am a member of ACNP, do my dues have to be paid before I can register?
What is an Accompanying Person?
A spouse, relative, or significant other who accompanies an attendee. An Accompanying Person may only attend the social functions of the meeting, which includes the morning breaks, lunches and receptions. All accompanying persons must be included in the paid registration in order to attend the social functions. The only scientific session open to the accompanying persons are the Poster sessions.
- What is a Trainee?
What is the cancellation and registration change policy?
Cancellation and Registration Changes Policy – The deadline to cancel or make changes to your registration type is November 11th.
- Meeting registration fees will be refunded (less $30 processing fee) if the Executive Office receives written notice of the cancellation to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 11, 2022. No refunds will be issued for cancellations requested after November 11th.
- Change of registration type:
- Virtual to in-person can be made online. Click here for detailed instructions.
- In-person to virtual must be requested in writing to email@example.com.
- All changes to registration type (virtual to in-person and vice versa) must be made by November 11th.
- Requests to change from in-person to virtual after November 11th will not receive a refund of the difference in fees.
Participating Corporation FAQ
- Are Exhibits permitted at the annual meeting?
How do you become a Participating Corporation?
Corporations must apply to ACNP for Participating Corporation status. For information on how to apply, please reference the Participating Corporation Program Guidelines. Applications will be emailed to the Executive Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. Once a Participating Corporation is approved by ACNP Council, the designated Corporate Representatives will be selected by the Corporation based on the level of support contributed to ACNP.
- Can Corporate representatives invite someone to attend the meeting?
- What is the average attendance at the acnp annual meeting?
- Is there a list of meeting attendees available?
Abstracts, Presentation, & Publication FAQ
How many panels can a speaker be on?
An individual cannot be listed as a presenter on more than 1 submitted proposal (mini-panel
and/or panel) per year and cannot be listed for more than 2 total roles (chair, co-chair or
presenter). This maximum does not include participation in study groups.
- does acnp accept encore presentations?
Are abstracts published and citable?
Beginning with the 2010 Annual Meeting, abstracts will be published online only, and available for citation once published, on the Neuropsychopharmacology website from Nature. Abstracts from 2007-2009 are non-archival.
Abstract Submission Copyright
All materials submitted for presentation at the Annual Meeting will be published in Neuropsychopharmacology and should be original and not previously published. Following publication authors may reuse their work with the sole requirements of full citation and link to the original publication online.
What is the embargo policy for presentations?
Any press release issued by a presenter, the presenter’s employer, or any other outside person or entity about a presentation scheduled for the ACNP Annual Meeting must be embargoed until the time and date of the presentation and should be clear that it is not sanctioned by ACNP. This includes any detail of the abstract and the title.
And so #ACNP2022 comes to a beautiful end…
The sun is setting on another great #ACNP2022 … great to be back & see y’all next year!