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Save the Dates! June 9-12, 2024


Shared Vision, Collective Impact: Shaping Our Future Together

Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA   |   #APHSASUMMIT24

Register Today

Several days of exciting content, exhibits, and networking. We look forward to seeing you in Arlington, VA! Register today and get in on the early bird savings until Wed., May 22!

Agenda At A Glance

Experience sessions that foster knowledge-building on emerging national policy issues affecting state, county, and city agencies delivering human services in our communities and showcase innovative practices and models. Check out the latest speakers and sessions today.

Become A Sponsor

Don't wait—secure an opportunity today to reach the top human service leaders. Download the 2024 APHSA Sponsorship Opportunities PDF to find out the details.


Hot News! Excitement abounds with a line-up of thought leaders for our general sessions. We are pleased to announce the following speakers:

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Sunday, June 9 | 4:30 PM

Bridge to Belonging

Join us as we explore the foundational principles of belonging and hear from our first Summit keynote on her experience of acceptance and belonging.


Autumn Rose Miskweminanocsqua (Raspberry Star Woman) Williams

Miss Native American USA,
Activist, Model

Monday, June 10 | 8:30 AM


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.

Grace Hou, Chair, APHSA Executive Governing Board of Directors; Secretary, Illinois Department of Human Services
Reggie Bicha, President & CEO, American Public Human Services Association
Jeff Hild, Acting Assistant Secretary, Administration for Children & Families

Bridging to Bipartisanship in Human Services

Layla Zaidane, CEO, Future Caucus
MODERATOR: Kristi Putnam,
Secretary, Arkansas Department of
Human Services
Angie Rodgers, Director, Arizona Department of Economic Security
Reggie Bicha, President & CEO, APHSA

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Wednesday, June 12 | 8:30 AM

The Lighthouse Effect

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.


Steve Pemberton

Chief Global Diversity Officer, Walgreens, Child Advocate, and Author of A Chance in the World and The Lighthouse Effect

Plan Your Travel & Book Hotel

The Crystal Gateway Marriott, located in the heart of Crystal City, is the host hotel for the Summit. APHSA negotiated a room block for conference attendees. The standard room rate is $299, and the government per diem room is $258 (plus applicable taxes). The hotel block will close on Wednesday, May 15.

Join APHSA for several days of content, exhibits, and networking!
Become a Sponsor!
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With a range of sponsorship packages available, Summit 2024 is the perfect place for our partners to:

  • position your company as a leader in the human services field,

  • establish relationships with policymakers,

  • deepen current customer relationships,

  • educate state and local human services leaders about your solutions,

  • and learn about challenges and priorities from APHSA member organizations.

Don't wait—secure an opportunity today to reach the top human service leaders. Download the 2024 APHSA Sponsorship Opportunities PDF to find out the details.

Are you ready to become a sponsor? Do you have any questions? Or would you like a customized package for your organization?

Contact the Sponsorship Sales Team directly or call 800-856-8567. We're excited to discuss how you can be an integral partner in this exclusive event!