The ACLP Annual Conference is the premier educational experience for child life professionals. Each year, more than 1,000 child life specialists from all over the world gather for a diverse array of high-quality, timely and relevant conference sessions catered to all professional levels. As the largest gathering of child life specialists of the year, the Annual Conference offers ample opportunities for both formal and informal networking with your peers. Get ready to talk about current child life issues, share ideas and resources, and contribute to the ongoing growth of your profession!
Conference attendees receive Professional Development Units (PDUs) necessary for recertification for the Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) credential. The conference also features an exhibit hall offering products and services that are of interest to the child life community.
Read about the exciting lineup of speakers, educational programming, and networking opportunities in the 2017 Conference Program
For details about registration fees and steps, as well as information about hotel reservations, please see the registration page