Four optional pre-conference activities are available on May 15. On May 16 APCDA's conference begins with a keynote presentation by Dr. Hong Li, followed by breakout sessions. On May 17, Dr. Richard Young will present a keynote followed by breakout sessions. On May 18, breakout sessions will be followed by Dr. Norm Amundson's keynote, and an optional professional development institute. An optional tour of the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven is offered on May 19. Registration includes lunch on Wednesday and Thursdays, breaks, and a reception on Wednesday evening.