The ABPM team is fully vaccinated and looking forward to welcoming you in person to Santa Clara for the ABPM Spring Conference! Full vaccination will be required for in-person attendance. Please see the Covid policy here. For those unable to attend in person, we're pleased to offer a hybrid, remote attendance option. Maximum in-person attendance may be lower than typical due to the need to set meeting rooms for hybrid. If you wish to attend in person, we recommend registering early! Due to reduced conference capacity, registration is limited to four Supplier Members per company. Briefing professionals will take registration priority.
Monday, April 11
- 2:00 - 5:00 pm PT: Opening General Session (Hybrid)
- Welcome & Opening Remarks, Elizabeth Simpson, President, ABPM
- Recognitions: Competency Curriculum Achievement, 2021 ABPM Heroes, and President's Service Award
- Keynote: Greg Verdino: The Never Normal: Adaptability as a Business Superpower
- 5:00 - 7:30 pm PT: Supplier Celebration Reception (In-person)
Tuesday, April 12
- 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PT Breakout Sessions (Hybrid)
- 5:00 Free Night
Wednesday, April 13
- 9:00 am - 4:00 pm PT Center Tour Day (In-person, though four recorded Center Tours available on ABPM.Events platform)
- 6:00 - 10:00 pm PT: 2022 Awards Program (Hybrid) and Gala Dinner at the Tech Interactive
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Final 2022 Spring Conference Agenda
New This Year!
ABPM.Events Platform: All sessions marked as Hybrid in the agenda will be recorded and available indefinitely for all conference attendees via the ABPM.Events platform. In addition, those presentations provided to ABPM by session leaders will be available via a “PDF Content” button under the session listing. Conference registrants will receive an email notification that the conference agenda is available for viewing in the ABPM.Events platform approximately one week prior to the conference. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you don’t receive that email by Wednesday, April 6th.
Informal Pre-Conference Regional Virtual “Happy Hours”: If you’re registered by the Early Bird date (Friday, February 25th), you’ll receive an invite to a video conference Happy Hour for those in your region. The Happy Hour will be held a week or two prior to the event and give you a chance to meet other conference attendees ahead of attending the conference.
Lodging: The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara located at 5101 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, California, 95054, is the primary location of the 2022 ABPM Spring Conference. Reserve a room in the ABPM Block at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara here. The $265 plus tax ABPM room block rate expires March 18, 2022 and is available on a first-come, first-served basis and is based on availability. Once all rooms at the conference rate are booked, regular rates will be charged. Book early! Hyatt Covid protocols can be found here.
Suggested Airport & Parking: The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara is approximately 6 miles and a 10-15 minute drive from San Jose International Airport. Parking is $25 overnight and varies during the day depending on length of stay. Use your room key for a 25% discount.
Conference Fee: The price for Spring Conference registration is $1095 for members and $1345 for non-members. These in-person prices are Early Bird rates and will increase to $1245 and $1495 respectively after Friday, February 25th. The price for remote attendees is $795 for members and $1045 for non-members. Prices will increase to $945 and $1195 respectively after the Early Bird rate expires on Friday, February 25th. Entrance is limited to briefing professionals or Supplier Members only - vendors must be recommended Supplier Members to attend ABPM events. To register for remote attendance, please use the promo code “HYBRID” during registration. ABPM accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Check, or Wire Transfer.
New Membership/Registration Bundle Deal: Receive the first year of membership free with non-member rate conference registration! This offer is only available to those who have never been ABPM members. Main Supplier members do not qualify for this offer, however additional employees from a current Supplier Member company are eligible.
Multiple Registrant Discount: To receive the discount code for 10% off each registration fee when four (4) or more people from the same company will attend, please email email@example.com.
Suggested In-Person Dress: All activities are business casual with the exception of the Gala Awards Dinner which is cocktail. Layering during conference sessions is recommended.
Payment & Cancellation Policy: To receive the Early Bird Rate, the registration fee must be paid by Friday, February 25, 2022. All other registration fees must be paid prior to Friday, April 8, 2022. You are registered at the time you receive a conference confirmation email from ABPM. Due to commitments for catering and transportation, we regret that we are unable to issue refunds/credits or void outstanding invoices for cancellations received after Friday, March 18, 2022. However, substitutions may be made at any time, or you may attend remotely. Cancellation and substitution notices must be received via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
COVID-19 In-Person Attendance Policy
If registering as an in-person conference participant, and/or participating in any of the evening events, you are acknowledging that you will be fully vaccinated (as described by the CDC and/or the State of California, whichever is more stringent) by the dates of the conference and will be required to show proof of vaccination (card or photo) at event check-in. You also understand that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By attending the conference, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold McCreery Inc. dba ABPM or any of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, or volunteers liable for any illness or injury. This policy may change based on developments pertaining to COVID-19. Current City of Santa Clara Code of Conduct and the Safety protocols can be found here.