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AGPA Connect 2020 - "Group: Growth and Renewal" - March 2-7 in New York City

Special events and featured speakers:

  • Two Special Institute Presentations: 1) Robert Grossmark, PhD, ABPP and 2) Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT;
  • Institute Plenary: Jerome Gans, MD, CGP, DLFAGPA;
  • Mitchell Hochberg Memorial Public Education Event: Far from the Tree with Andrew Solomon, PhD;
  • Conference Opening Plenary: Jonathan David Haidt, PhD;
  • Anne and Ramon Alonso Presidential Plenary: Molyn Leszcz, MD, FRCPC, CGP, DFAGPA;
  • Louis R. Ormont Lecture: Morris Nitsun, PhD.

Online Registration is available or you can email, fax or mail your registration by downloading this registration form.

Hotel Reservations
The 2020 Annual Institute and Conference will be held at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel. Early Bird Hotel rates are available:

  • On or before November 30:
    $239.00 Single/Double occupancy
    $279.00 Club Level
  • On or after December 1:
    $259.00 Single/Double occupancy
    $299.00 Club Level

Reservations may be made online or by phone at 212-581-1000.

Group Foundation Scholarships

Each year the Group Foundation for Advancing Mental Health offers scholarships to AGPA Connect for individuals who might not otherwise be able to attend. Details on the awards and scholarships available can be found here.

We have an online application for AGPA Connect 2020.  To begin your application, please click here (where you can also find instructions for the application process). More information can also be found on the Group Foundation Scholarship website here.

 Scholarship inquiries can be directed to Angie Jaramillo at or by calling the office (212) 477-2677.

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