Registration is Open

Symposium registration is now open for our 2022 Symposium in Orlando Florida at SeaWorld, Ports of Call on MONDAY, October 31st from 10am to 6pm EST.   The Symposium will be immediately followed by the Networking Event, also at SeaWorld, from 6pm to 8pm. 

Registration closes soon so please be sure to finalize your plans and complete your registration by THURSDAY, October 20th.

REGISTRATION DETAILS: The event fee of $250 provides entry to both the Symposium and Networking Event. It will include a light breakfast from 9am-10am, lunch will be provided and at the Networking event passed h’ordeuvres, crudité and a hosted bar. Registration Closes on October 20th. Registration for each Training Day session is a separate fee.

Week at a Glance

October 30 – November 4


BOD Meeting

  • 10am – Executive Session (closed)
  • 4pm – Open Session (contact Jake Emmert if you plan to attend)


Training Day

  • 8am – Imaging Workshop
  • 12pm – Unconscious Bias
  • 3pm – Emergency!! Now what do I do?
  • 8am – DFA Pro Instructor (all day)



  • 9am – Breakfast
  • 10am – Business Meeting
  • 6pm – Networking Event
  • Mentoring (all day)



  • 3pm – Committee Social

Wednesday – Friday


Training Day

Workshops (limited to 30 participants each)

All Day Training (limited to 5 participants)


MENTORING OPPORTUNITIES:  The Professional Development Committee is pleased to offer a new Mentorship opportunity at the Symposium. Anyone eager to partake as a Mentor or Mentee, can attend an introduction to mentorship session followed by networking opportunities. If interested, sign up using the button below and stay tuned for more details from the Professional Development Committee.

Additional Information

RAFFLE: Our generous Corporate Partners are donating several fantastic items which we will be selling raffle tickets for throughout the Symposium.  All winners will be drawn during the Networking Event and all proceeds will support the Brett Dodson Scholarship.

If you have your ADPA Lanyards from last year, please bring them!

ADPA A DAY IN THE LIFE: We are also requesting that each facility submits 3-5 ‘ADPA A Day in the Life’ photos to highlight some of the cool stuff that happens at your work!  All submissions should be sent to by October 20th.  

CALLING ALL COMMITTEE MEMBERS: we will be hosting a Committee Social this year on TUESDAY November 1st at 3pm. Details will be provided at the Symposium.

QUESTIONS: about the Symposium or Networking Event can be directed to ADPA Secretary Halle Minshall, 

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