Workshops and Conferences

Entering the ARC-PA Provisional Accreditation Pathway

April 25-26, 2019

The Georgian Terrace, Atlanta, Georgia

This conference will give individuals involved in the planning of a PA program an overview of the provisional accreditation process. It will provide an orientation to the Standards, address completing the provisional application and preparing for the initial site visit and give participants the opportunity to ask questions.

 

DATES AND TIMES: The conference begins at 1:00 PM on Thursday, April 25, 2019 with sessions until 6:00 PM (followed by dinner, provided). On Friday, April 26, the conference begins at 7:00 AM (breakfast and lunch provided) and adjourns at 3:00 PM.

 

Space is limited. Priority registration will be given to programs attending for the first time who are on the Commission’s 2020 agendas. Limit, two attendees per program.

 

REGISTRATION FORMS: Available here. The form is due by November 30, 2018. The ARC-PA will send confirmation of registration to the email(s) listed on the registration form.

 

FEES: The registration fee for the Provisional Pathway Conference is $2000 per person or $3500 per two registrations from the same institution. The fee includes all meeting materials, breakfast, lunch and dinner.

 

Registration fees must be received by December 14, 2018.  The ARC-PA does not accept credit cards. More information about payment of fees will be sent with conference registration confirmation.

 

Air, hotel and other travel arrangements should not be made until registrants receive confirmation of registration from the ARC-PA.

 

Travel: Attendees are responsible for making their own travel and hotel arrangements.

 

Hotel: The conference guest room rate at The Georgian Terrace is $189 per night plus tax, based on availability, single or double occupancy. The hotel is 20 minutes (12 miles) from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The ARC-PA has reserved a limited block of rooms from Wednesday, April 24 to Friday, April 26. To secure a hotel room at the conference rate, hotel reservations must be made by April 3, 2019.

 

Use the following weblink https://book.passkey.com/e/49706311 to book a room.

 

Or use the following dedicated Group Reservations phone numbers to access the special block rates and book within the block.
Reservations Toll Free: 1-800-651-2316                                           Reservations Local Phone: 1-404-897-1991
Attendees must notify the hotel, at the time of reservation, that they are with the ARC-PA Provisional Accreditation Conference to obtain the group rate of $189.00.

 

Cancellation policy: Registrants who are unable to attend the conference for any reason may substitute, by arrangement with ARC-PA, someone else from the same institution at no additional expense.

1. If a registrant is unable to attend an event and a substitution is not an option, the following refund arrangements will apply:

a. Registrations cancelled 15 days or more before the event will be refunded 100%.
b. Registrations cancelled less than 15 days before the event will forfeit $500 of the event fee and the remaining balance of the fee will be refunded.

2. Refunds will be issued within 2 weeks after the event.

 

QUESTIONS?
Questions about the conference? Contact Suzanne York:  suzanneyork@arc-pa.org
Questions about registration and fees? Contact Mercedes Beard: Mercedes@arc-pa.org


Cancellation policy for ARC-PA sponsored events

1.Registrants who are unable to attend an event for any reason may substitute, by arrangement with ARC-PA, someone else from the same institution with no additional expense.

2.If a registrant is unable to attend an event and a substitution is not an option, the following refund arrangements will apply:

a.Registrations cancelled 15 days or more before the event will be refunded 100%.
b.Registrations cancelled less than 15 days before the event will forfeit $500 of the event fee and the remaining balance of the fee will be refunded.

3.Refunds will be issued within 2 weeks after the event.