ACA Conference & Expo

March 31–April 3, 2016, Montréal, QC, Canada Pre-conference Learning Institutes: March 30–31, 2016 Palais des congrès de Montréal/Montreal Convention Center Held in partnership with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)
Click here to download and print the Advance Registration Brochure.




Wondering why the Conference is in Montreal this year? Curious about the requirements of international travel? Find answers to these questions and more, as well as information about obtaining or renewing a passport, in our Conference FAQs.

ARB-coverClick here to download and print the Advance Registration Brochure. 

Are you an international student studying counseling? Apply to share your experiences during the International Student Panel at the ACA 2016 Conference & Expo in Montréal. Selected panelists will receive a complimentary registration. Deadline to apply is February 5, 2016. Click here for more information.

Montreal is a unique mix of traditional appeal, and bold, modern energy! So many interesting things to see and do. Click here to learn more. 

View highlights from the 2015 Conference & Expo in Orlando below (click on thumbnail).




Dr. Jeremy Richman
Friday, April 1, 9–10:30 am
Montreal Convention Center
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Silken Laumann
Saturday, April 2, 9–10 am
Montreal Convention Center
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Learn more about our Keynote Speakers



NEW FOR 2016!

30-minute interactive, face-to-face Roundtable Sessions provide a unique forum for presenters to share their work and ideas related to research, programs, and practice applications. In our increasingly digital world, opportunities to truly connect with your peers are few and far between. Take advantage of this exclusive Conference feature. .5 CE credit available per session. Space is limited!

Live Streaming
Not able to attend the ACA-CCPA 2016 Conference & Expo, but need to earn CE credits? Watch two keynote presentations and 12 educations sessions live from the comfort of your home or office. Earn up to 15 CE credits. You can even ask questions in real time! Separate registration fee applies. More details and information will be available soon.


Go Green!

Want to lessen the environmental impact of your Conference registration? Choose the Go Green! option during registration to receive ONLY electronic versions of the onsite Program Guide (in the form of the Conference mobile app) and tote bag (which features digital versions of all the same great vendor flyers, discounts, and promotions included in the actual onsite tote bags). ALL participants will receive a $5 discount on Conference registration!