Registration is Open for the 2015 Forum!

The Forum registration fee includes access to SAMHSA's Prevention Day on Monday, access to all the workshops and plenary sessions Tuesday through Thursday, opening reception on Monday evening, daily breakfast and refreshment breaks Tuesday through Thursday, National Coalition Academy on Tuesday evening, Capitol Hill Day activities on Wednesday, Awards Luncheon on Thursday, access to the Exhibit booths, youth activities, shuttle service to/from Metro offered Sunday through Thursday, printed Program, access to the Forum App and a conference bag. If you wish to attend the 25th Anniversary Celebration Dance on Wednesday evening, there is a separate fee to attend.

Prevention Day: Attendance at SAMHSA's Prevention Day held on Monday is complimentary. If you plan to register for JUST Prevention Day,  you will be required to register online (paper forms will not be accepted).


 REGISTER NOW! Paying By Credit Card Paying By Check
Register as an Individual (1-4 ppl) Click Here to Register Online Click Here to Download Paper Form
Register a Group (5+ ppl) Click Here to Register Online Click Here to Download Paper Form
Register for JUST Prevention Day Must register online (complimentary)






Registration Fees

(Until Dec 19)
(Dec 20 thru Jan 16)
(Jan 17 - Feb 5)
Member $585 $685 $735
Non-member* $795 $895 $945
One-day $300 $350 $375
Group** $535 $635 n/a
Member/ Non-member $435 $485 $535
Group** $410 $460 n/a





$250 per person

Guest access is intended for a spouse/partner traveling with a paying attendee. Guests must also accompany a registered delegate on the registration form (i.e. you can’t register yourself individually as a guest attendee). Guest access is limited to the welcome reception, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, and exhibits only (it does not include access to the workshops or the Celebration Dance which has a separate fee to attend).  Coalition colleagues, industry employees, exhibitor representatives not covered under the exhibitor registration, CADCA members, co-presenters, etc. do NOT qualify as a guest. 



If you plan to attend just Prevention Day on Monday, February 2, there is no fee and attendance is complimentary. You still need to register to attend so please click above to register on-line.


Come enjoy a night of fond memories, desserts and snacks, musical entertainment and yes, some dancing! Come dressed like James Bond or your favorite agent to play a part in our spy themed event. The gala is a separate optional, ticketed event on Wednesday evening, February 4.






* Not a CADCA Member? Why pay higher registration fees? Purchase a one-year membership and the reduced Forum member rate above for potentially the same or lower price! Contact the Membership Dept at or 1-800-542-2322 ext. 228 or 261 to learn more. Membership fees are subject to increase on January 1, 2015!

** GROUP: Groups of 5 or more members may receive additional discounts. In order to be eligible for these discounts, your group must meet ALL of these requirements and register by January 16: 1) all individuals must be associated with the SAME organization, 2) the organization must be a member of CADCA (if a non-member, purchase a one-year membership now to get the reduced group member rate), and 3) your group must contain a minimum of 5 PAYING individuals (speakers receiving a discounted rate and one-day registrations are not eligible).

NYLI Requirements: To participate in National Youth Leadership Initiative (NYLI), both youth and their adult advisors must attend ALL NYLI sessions throughout Forum week. Adults must attend with at least one youth and pay the adult registration rate. No children may attend sessions unless they are a paid, registered attendee. Please check the applicable box on the registration form if you plan to attend NYLI. Youth may register to attend without participating in NYLI.  All youth participating in NYLI  must provide the Parent/Guardian Consent Form by January 16 via e-mail or fax 703-706-0565.  To download the consent form, please click here.  For questions concerning NYLI, please email:

YOUTH RATE: To qualify as a youth to receive the discounted fee, the participant must be 20 years of age or younger as of February 1, 2015.  If you plan to attend the NYLI and are 21 years old or older, you must pay the adult member/non-member rate.  All youth registrants must also submit the separate Parent Consent Form.

ALL YOUTH ATTENDING NYLI MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AT LEAST ONE REGISTERED ADULT ADVISOR PER COALITION FOR THE WHOLE CONFERENCE. ADULTS MAY NOT ATTEND NYLI WITHOUT YOUTH.  No children may attend sessions unless they are a paid, registered attendee.  All NYLI adult advisors must be a registered attendee.  Contact Jasmine at for more information.

Registration Payment Policy
A completed registration with no form of payment or no purchase order does not guarantee the registration rate. CADCA will not process registration forms that do not include payment information. You are not considered registered for the conference until either payment or a purchase order has been received. Payment must be postmarked by the deadline dates above to get that rate. If your payment will not be postmarked by the current deadline, you must pay the higher rate.

Purchase Orders: Official Purchase Orders are accepted (not Purchase Requisitions) provided the following guidelines are met: purchase orders are a legal document guaranteeing payment but are not considered actual payment. If you submit a PO to CADCA, you are guaranteeing future payment for the full amount of the PO and payment must be received no later than February 2 to attend the Forum. Upon receipt of the PO, CADCA will email an invoice from which you should submit payment. POs must be received by CADCA via fax or email by the registration deadline to lock in the current rate. POs received after the above deadlines will be returned for adjustment to reflect the current rates. All payments sent via mail must be postmarked by the deadline dates above.

Payment Change: Once payment is received, any change to the payment method (such as change in credit card numbers) will be treated as a cancellation and subject to a $75 administrative fee (per person). Re-registration will be charged at the current rates.ompleted registration form is required for each attendee. CADCA will not process registration forms that do not include payment information.

Registration Cancellation & Substitution Policy
All requests for cancellations must be submitted in writing via E-MAIL or FAX 703-706-0573 by January 16, 2015. Cancellation requests that are received by January 16 will be processed less a $75 administrative fee. Refunds will be processed within 45 days after the meeting. There will be NO refunds after January 16 and refunds or credits will not be given for failure to attend, late arrival, unattended events or early departure. By submitting the registration form, you are agreeing to this cancellation policy.

CADCA does allow meeting registration substitutions but only for adults and the registration is still subject to the same cancellation policy. If the registration category is different (member vs. non-member), the new registrant is responsible for paying the difference (if any) at the time of substitution. If a refund is due, the payment will be processed upon conclusion of the meeting.

Participants with Disabilities or Special Needs
If you have a disability or special need that may affect your participation at the Forum, please contact the CADCA Events Department either prior to the meeting (e-mail: or on site, to discuss your requirements.

Consent to Use of Images 
By registering for the Forum, you consent to the use by CADCA of any photograph or video in which you appear, including for promotional purposes, in print, digital, or other format, without notice or compensation to you.

Contact or 703-706-0560 ext. 237.