International Attendees


International Lounge

The Academy invites international members to join their colleagues in Vancouver, British Columbia, for the AAP’s 104th Annual Meeting, to be held Oct. 27-30, 2018. The 2018 AAP Annual Meeting is being offered in collaboration with the Canadian Academy of Periodontology, the Japanese Academy of Clinical Periodontology, and the Japanese Society of Periodontology.



Individual Registration
The AAP has appointed Experient as its official registration and housing vendor. You must register for the meeting in order to secure housing in the official room block.

Group Registration and Housing
International attendees traveling in a group of 10 or more may register as a group and pick up materials at a group registration appointment. Please email Experient at Group housing and registration requests are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Visit the Canada Travel Information page for more details. Be sure to download a Recognition Letter from the Canada Border Services Agency that can be presented to the Border Services officer upon arrival in Canada.

Visa Information
For Canadian visa information, visit If you require a visa, please reach out to Experient for a letter confirming your registration, which you can take to your visa interview. To request a letter, contact Experient at

Please note: The registration confirmation letter from Experient is separate from the Recognition Letter from the Canada Border Services Agency mentioned above. It is vital to obtain both letter prior to traveling to Canada for the meeting. 

Contact the AAP at 312-787-5518 or