Call for Papers
APHSA is seeking proposals and presentations relevant to current topics and priorities across the broad sector of human services.
The Call for Proposals closes on February 16.
Call for Award Nominations
Recognizing excellence in the work our members and partners are doing across the country will be celebrated throughout the summit.
Nominations accepted until March 29.
Read the full criteria below.
Hot News! Excitement abounds with a line-up of thought leaders for our general sessions. We are pleased to announce the following speakers:
Sunday, June 9
Bridge to Belonging
Autumn Rose Miskweminanocsqua (Raspberry Star Woman) Williams
Miss Native American USA,
Join us as we explore the foundational principles of belonging and hear from our first Summit keynote on her experience of acceptance and belonging.
Monday, June 10
Introducing APHSA's New Leader
APHSA President & CEO
Hear from the newly appointed President and CEO of the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) as he takes the national stage for the first time.
Wednesday, June 12
The Lighthouse Effect
Chief Global Diversity Officer, Walgreens, Child Advocate, and Author of
A Chance in the World
As the Summit ends, you will be inspired and encouraged on how you can be a "human lighthouse" for others and renew your hope for humanity as Steve Pemberton shares insights from his newly released memoir, The Lighthouse Effect.
Call for Award Nominations - Criteria for Awards
Each year, APHSA and its partners honor several individuals and entities for their outstanding contributions to the human services sector.
This year, we are pleased to add three new award categories. A review panel of representatives from our board, organization executives, and APHSA staff will review nominations.
Nominations are evaluated based on the criteria outlined in each award description and accepted until March 29.
Begin your nominations using the links below:
Book Your Stay for the Summit
The Crystal Gateway Marriott, located in the heart of Crystal City, is the host hotel for the Summit. APHSA has negotiated a room block for conference attendees—standard room rate is $299; government per diem room is $258 (plus applicable taxes).
The hotel block will close on Wednesday, May 15.
We Look Forward to Seeing You Soon
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