How to Register and Rates


Online Registration is Closed. Please come the the Registration booths at the conference.

MEMBERS:  You must set up a password before logging in. This conference website is separate from the National APA and APA California websites. While we can transfer all other profile information to the conference site, passwords are not allowed for privacy/security reasons.
  • After clicking Online Registration above, click on Register for this event on the next page.
  • Click on forgot password? at the bottom of the page.
  • Enter your six digit APA/APA California member ID number or the email address in your member profile; and, a reset link will be sent to you.
  • You can set up any password you want or the same password used for APA/APA California websites. Note, setting this password will not update our APA/APA California password.
  • Your six digit APA/APA California member ID number is your Username.


If you are a new member or recently renewed your membership, your active membership information will not be in our database. Update files are provided to APA California from National APA once a month. In the meantime:

  • Send a copy of your paid membership dues receipt to the attention of Francine Farrell at along with the phone, address and email address that is in your membership profile.
    • For information regarding a National APA membership, please contact
    • For information regarding a Chapter-Only (CO) membership, please contact Laura Murphy at

Non-Members:  Register through the Guest link.

NOTE: You must have cookies enabled to log-in to the members area.


  • Full conference registration includes all sessions, meals and special events.
  • Single conference registration includes all sessions, meals and special events for the day selected.
  • Student Rates: By registering for this rate, you are certifying that you are currently enrolled full-time or graduating in June 2019. All sessions and events are included EXCEPT for the Opening Reception which is available for an additional fee of $50.
    • Non-member students currently enrolled full time qualify for the Student rates for one day or a full conference. (Does not include Opening Reception)
    • Non-member students:  Register through the Guest link.
  • Miscellaneous
    • Vegetarian options are provided at catered meals during the conference and we make every effort to accommodate special diets. However, APA California does not make any guarantees.
    • Accepted forms of payment: VISA, MasterCard, Check and Cash (on-site only)
    • Get Reduced Conference Rates - Become a Member of APA/APA California
 CANCELLATION POLICY: To cancel/change/transfer your registration email by 8/21/2019. Cancellations receive a full refund less a $50 administrative fee. No cancellations are permitted after 8/21/2019 but registrations can be transferred for a $25 fee. To transfer registrations after 8/21/2019, please email


One free registration is available for every ten (10) FULL conference registrations from a single public agency or private firm. One-day registrations are not included in the 10 qualifying registrations, and the free registration does not include the additional cost for mobile workshops, pre-conference sessions or event tickets. The minimum 10 registrations exclude student registrations and complimentary registrations included with sponsorship packages. Each agency/company must register their first 9 members online, NOT including registrations included in sponsorships. For the 10th person, complete a registration form noting Group Registration at the top of the form and fax it to (916) 896-1918. The $25 manual registration fee will be waived for the 10th person.


  1. Members: Log in with one Members ID number and password.
    • A password needs to be set up the first time you log into the site. See instructions above under Members.
  2. Non-members: Click on Register as a Guest.
    • The next page will ask if you want to become a member (yes/no question). Make a selection and click Continue.
  3. Fill out the Contact Information for the first person, click Continue.
  4. Make the conference selections, click Continue.
  5. A Summary page will be presented. Click on the Add Another Attendee to This Registration.
  6. Do steps 1-5 for each attendee.
  7. Click on Complete This Registration.


Registration TypeEarly by 7/3Regular by 8/21Late after 8/21
APA/APA California Member $545$575$650
Planning Commissioner$545$575$650
Non-Member  $750$800$875
Life (*) & Retired Member Full or One Day $300$300$300
Young Planner  **$375$375$375


Registration TypeEarly, Regular and Late
APA/APA California Member$375
Planning Commissioner$375
Non-Member $450
Young Planner ** $250
Student (Sunday is FREE but registration is required) $50


Opening Reception Sunken Gardens - Regular - limit 3$75
Opening Reception Sunken Gardens - Student - limit 1$50
California Planning Foundation (CPF) Online Auction Fundraiser Celebration and Reception in Honor of Virginia Viado and Ted Holzem$40
Connect! Networking Luncheon$50
Consultants' Reception$40


Leadership and Management Workshop 2019$90
Incorporating Next Generation Technology Into the Comprehensive Planning Workflow$90

* LIFE Member: Must be a member for 25 years and minimum age 65
**  Young Planner: To qualify you must not be out of school for more than 6 years, be under 35 years of age and a member of APA/APA California.

* Tuesday and Wednesday are sold together at the one day price.