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2023 APA National Conference

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - Friday, January 27, 2023

Round Rock, TX (just north of Austin)

Join us for three days of CE/LU courses from leaders in accessibility. There will be two tracks of classes: one focused on National Standards and one focused on Texas Accessibility Standards. Visit our Conference Speaker Page for information on who will be speaking at the conference.

Registration is now open! REGISTER HERE
NOTE: Conference registration DOES NOT include registration to sit for the APAC-BE exam. To take the exam, you need to register separately for the exam and pay the exam fees. Visit the APA Certification Program (APAC) page for information about the exam.


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Early bird rates end on January 13, 2023



  • Early bird registration: Member $420, Non-member $715
  • Late registration: Member $570, Non-member $865



NOTE: Conference registration does not include sitting for the APA Certification exam. If you are interested in taking the exam, visit the APA Certification Page


Sessions include:


  • Keynote address - "Barriers in Plain Sight: Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in the Physical and Virtual World" presented by Scott P. Moore
  • "If You Turn the Building Upside Down: A Framework for Analyzing ADA Compliance and Movable Elements" presented by Jim Terry
  • "Interpreting the Accessibility Requirements: Responses from Risk Averse to Defendable" presented by Mark Mazz & Theresa Kitay
  • "Stages of Accessibility" presented by Kimberly Paarlberg & Marsha Mazz
  • "Changes to Government Code Chapter 68 and TAS" presented by Marsha Godeaux
  • And more!


2023 APA National Schedule*

*Note the schedule is subject to change


The Accessibility Professionals Association National Conference offers a great opportunity to get your Continuing Education credits for ACTCP, AIA, ICC, TDLR, and more!

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Hotel Rooms

The conference will be at the Austin Marriott North. We have a limited number of rooms at the APA group rate of $135 per night, plus tax. Parking and wifi at the hotel are free for hotel guests.


Rooms are subject to availability. The special group rate ends on January 14, 2023, or when the group rooms are sold out.



Click here to reserve your room at the APA group rate

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Austin Marriott North

2600 La Frontera Boulevard

Round Rock, Texas 78681

Conference Sponsors

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Continuing Education 

APA is an approved provider with the American Institute of Architects (AIA/CES, #G583), Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR, Provider# 0007855 / license #PVD312 ), Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR, #1521) and a preferred provider for the International Code Council (ICC, #1321). APA provides pre-verified ACTCP credits for the ADA Coordinator Training Certification Program (ACTCP). We provide courses of study and award an Accessibility Standards Basics completion, as well as Designations for APA-ADA Specialist, APA-ADA Assembly Specialist and APA-ADA Transient Lodging Specialist, when all criteria are met. Members/guests can meet the CE/LU requirements of numerous organizations by attending APA Training, and verifying with which organizations a course has been registered.