General Information

Registration Desk Hours

Saturday, May 4: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday, May 5: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday, May 6: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday, May 7: 6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, May 8: 6:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Thursday, May 9: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday, May 10: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Continuing Education

ACPA has designated this continuing education activity for a maximum of:

2.75 CEUs

27.5 CME hours

27.5 Contact hours

Instructional Level

* This activity has been submitted to the North Carolina Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The North Carolina Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.   

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

ASHA Approved Provider Statement
This program is offered for up to 2.75 CEUs (Various Levels, Professional Area).

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

ACCME approved provider logo
The American Cleft Palate–Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Designation Statement

The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 27.5AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Disclosure Statements

It is the policy of ACPA to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its programs. In support of this policy, ACPA requires that: 1. Trade names are to be avoided during presentations. 2. Presentations made at continuing medical educational activities sponsored or jointly sponsored by ACPA, in compliance with standards for accreditation by ACCME, must include: a. information regarding off-label use(s); b. all commercial or industrial funding, consulting, or equity holdings by the authors of this presentation and/or anyone related to the authors which could be affected by or could have an effect on the content of the presentation. 3. This information will be disclosed to meeting participants through spoken statements and in printed materials and must be declared by the presenter at the beginning of the presentation

Social Events

Welcome Reception**
Sunday, May 5, 2013: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Join International Congress President Ross E. Long, Jr., DMD, PhD for beer, wine, soft drinks and an All-American Poolside Barbeque.
Ticket included with Congress registration.

International Gala**
Friday, May 10, 2013: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Join your international colleagues and dine and dance the night away in the Palm Ballroom of the Hilton. 
National/native or festive dress is encouraged.

**Tickets for guests (13 years and older) are available for purchase.  Look for a link after you complete your online registration.


If you have any questions for the Congress, please use the information below:

Phone: +1 (919) 933-9044

12th International Congress
1504 East Franklin Street, Suite 102
Chapel Hill, NC 27514