American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) Registration

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On-site Registration Hours:

Sunday, September 10                 7:00am - 8:00pm (located on the 5th floor)
Monday, September 11                7:00am - 6:00pm (located on the 7th floor)
Tuesday, September 12                7:00am - 4:30pm (located on the 7th floor)
Wednesday, September 13           7:00am - 2:30pm (located on the 7th floor)


Annual Meeting Registration includes access to all sessions including Morning Seminars and Mini Symposia.

Additional registration rates apply for the Pre-Conference Sessions held on Sunday, September 10, 2023 and the Networking Gala Dinner held on Tuesday, September 12, 2023.

Annual Meeting Base
Registration Rates
Early Bird
By June 30
July 1- September 1
AACPDM Member $600 $800 $925
Non-Member $1,000 $1,100 $1,250
Person or Family Member of Person With a Disability $300 $325 $350
Student Member (must include verification letter from institution) $300 $325 $350
Student Non-Member $1,000 $1,100 $1,250
Student Member One-Day Pass (must include verification letter from institution) $200 $225 $225
Student Non-Member One-Day Pass $550 $625 $625
Member One Day Pass
If you plan to attend more than one day, you must pay full registration.
$300 $375 $450
Non-Member One Day Pass
If you plan to attend more than one day, you must pay full registration.
$550 $625 $675
Guest $50 $50 $50
Exhibitor Staff- Additional $700 $850 $950

Not an AACPDM Member?

AACPDM Members can save up to $400 off Annual Meeting registration! Depending on your membership type, these savings may cover the full cost of membership! You also receive discounted rates for Preconference sessions and Networking Gala tickets.

Other benefits of being a member include:

  • Discounted eCourse registration
  • Discounted Spring Course registration
  • Access to the DMCN, the official journal of the AACPDM
  • and more!

How to become a member and receive the discounted Annual Meeting rate:

We encourage you to register for the Annual Meeting as a non-member. Once your membership application is approved, notify meetings@aacpdm.org and you will be reimbursed the difference, based on the rate when you registered for the Annual Meeting (not the date you applied to become a member). Reimbursement valid while registration is open.


Pre-Conference Sessions

Full Day Sessions

PC3: A Global Perspective on Technology Use in Rehabilitation
Sunday, September 10, 2023 (8:00am- 5:15pm CT)
$175.00 (MEMBER)
$200.00 (NON-MEMBER)
Note: this session will be off-site at the Northwestern University Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences.

Morning Sessions

PC1: Transforming Your Early-Stage Research Program into an Established One
Sunday, September 10, 2023 (8:00am- 12:00pm CT)
$100.00 (MEMBER)
$125.00 (NON-MEMBER)

PC2: Learning to Read and Interpret Gait Lab Kinematics and Kinetics: Testing Your Skills
In partnership with GCMAS
Sunday, September 10, 2023 (8:00am- 12:00pm CT)
$100.00 (MEMBER)
$125.00 (NON-MEMBER)

Afternoon Sessions

PC4: The Value of Lived Experience: Partnering with Patients & Families in Research, QI, Education, & Health
Sunday, September 10, 2023 (1:00pm- 5:00pm CT)
$100.00 (MEMBER)
$125.00 (NON-MEMBER)

PC5: Early Orthotic Management for Standing and Mobility in Children with Movement Limitations: Empowering Families
Sunday, September 10, 2023 (1:00pm- 5:00pm CT)
$100.00 (MEMBER)
$125.00 (NON-MEMBER)

PC6: Spine Deformity in Cerebral Palsy: A Comprehensive Approach
In partnership with SRS and POSNA
Sunday, September 10, 2023 (1:00pm- 5:30pm CT)
$100.00 (MEMBER)
$125.00 (NON-MEMBER)

PC7: Initiating a Research Program Focused on Cerebral Palsy or Other Child-Onset Developmental Disabilities
Sunday, September 10, 2023 (1:00pm- 5:00pm CT)
$100.00 (MEMBER)
$125.00 (NON-MEMBER)


Networking Gala

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at the Field Museum (7:00pm - 11:59pm CT)
$125.00 (MEMBER)
$300.00 (NON-MEMBER)

Note: all tickets to the Gala must be purchased on or before September 1, 2023. On-site ticket sales will not be available.


If a physical Annual Meeting registration form is needed, please click the button below.

Individual Cancellation Policy: All requests for cancellation must be received in writing by September 1, 2023. A 75% refund will be granted for requests received either before or on this date. No refunds will be granted after September 1, 2023. All refunds will be processed after the meeting takes place.

Phishing Notice

Recently, it has come to our attention that some members have received phishing emails that claim you can purchase an AACPDM 2023 Annual Meeting attendee list. Please know AACPDM does not sell your information to third parties. AACPDM does not provide these lists, and they are not affiliated with AACPDM in any way. We are committed to protecting our members and event attendees' information, always.

Please note that AACPDM does not accept responsibility for any losses that result from unofficial vendors or websites. If you have any questions on how we collect and use your personal information, we strongly encourage you to read our Privacy Policy on our website or to email info@aacpdm.org with concerns.

A screenshot of one of these emails is provided below:

Important Dates

November 2022
Abstract Submissions Open

January 31, 2023
Abstract Submissions Deadline

March 27 & 28, 2023
Morning Seminar, Mini Symposia, Free Paper Acceptances Sent Out

April 5, 2023
Poster Acceptances Sent Out

May 8, 2023
Morning Seminar, Mini Symposia, Free Paper Information Sent Out

May 12, 2023
Poster Information Sent Out

May 15, 2023
Registration Opens and Preliminary Program Available

September 10-13, 2023
77th Annual Meeting

September 15, 2023 and October 9, 2023
CME Instructions Sent Out

September 29, 2023 - December 31, 2023
On-Demand Content Available