The Birthplace of Apra

2023 Apra-MN Conference

Terms & Conditions


Apra-MN reserves the right to change, amend, add or remove any of the Terms & Conditions in its sole discretion and without prior notice. If one or more of the conditions outlined in these Terms & Conditions should become invalid, the remaining will continue to be valid and apply. These Terms & Conditions apply to all event participants (attendees, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors).

The views expressed by any attendee, speaker, exhibitor, or sponsor are not necessarily those of Apra-MN. All attendees, speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors are solely responsible for the content of all individual or corporate presentations, marketing collateral, and/or advertising.

Code of Conduct

We are committed to creating a safe, productive, and welcoming environment that is inclusive and free from discrimination, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, transgender status, age, disability, veteran or marital status, or any other protected categories under applicable law.

All participants, including, but not limited to, attendees, speakers, volunteers, exhibitors, Apra-MN staff members, service providers, and all others must abide by the following policy:

Expected behavior:

    • Be considerate of those around you.
    • Be respectful of others and their viewpoints that may be different from your own.
    • Be collaborative with others.
    • Be mindful of your words and actions.

Unacceptable behaviors may include, but are not limited to:

    • Non-Apra-MN recording and/or transmission of education sessions in any format is strictly prohibited.
    • Reproducing or repurposing presentation materials in any way without express consent from the presenter.
    • Offensive or unwanted behavior or language related to, but not limited to, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, transgender status, age, disability, veteran or marital status, or any other similar categories.
    • Visual harassment, such as sexual images OR sexual language including in presentations, PowerPoint etc.
    • Sexual harassment of any kind, such as unwelcome sexual advances or words/actions of a sexual nature.
    • Wearing attire that includes harmful or offensive language or imagery that is not appropriate for a professional setting.
    • Disruption of presentations during sessions or events organized by Apra-MN.
    • Abusive action directed at an individual, such as threats, intimidation, or bullying, both online and/or in-person.
    • Sharing your Apra-MN registration credentials with any other person(s).
    • Making event content available to a competitor of Apra-MN.
    • Possession of a weapon or something that could be construed as a weapon.
    • Possession or mention of illegal substances.
    • Inappropriate comments or stalking of fellow attendees.
    • Nudity is prohibited.
    • Any other illegal activity not already covered above.

Apra has zero tolerance for any form of discrimination or harassment, including but not limited to sexual harassment by participants or our staff at our meetings. If you are the subject of, or witness to any violations, you can contact us by sending an email to

Unacceptable behavior will not be tolerated and could result in debarment from current and/or any future Apra-MN events. If a participant is found or reasonably believed to be engaging in unacceptable behavior, Apra-MN may take any action they deem appropriate, up to and including expulsion from the event without warning or refund. If appropriate, local law enforcement may get involved.

Liability Waiver & Release

In consideration of being allowed to register for, and participate in Apra-MN's 2023 Conference, you hereby warrant and represent that you are age 21 or above and freely waive, release from liability, assume all risks, and covenant not to sue Apra-MN or its members, employees, board members, agents, or volunteers for any expense, loss, damage, personal injury, including loss of life, illness, disability, property damage, or property theft or actions of any kind that you may hereafter suffer or sustain before, during, or after the event, unless said expense, loss, damage, personal injury, including loss of life, illness, disability, property damage or property theft or actions of any kind is caused by the sole, gross negligence of Apra-MN. This Liability Waiver & Release is specifically binding upon your heirs and assigns and is knowingly given.


On occasion, you may be photographed, videotaped, or audio-taped in connection with Apra-MN activities. As a participant of Apra-MN's 2023 Conference, you agree that Apra-MN is the sole owner of all rights in and to the resulting photographs, video footage and recordings, for all purposes related to Apra-MN's business (both now and in the future). Your name and likeness may be used by Apra-MN in advertising and promotional materials. Participants shall receive no compensation or royalties for appearance in any materials. Participant information may be shared with sponsors after the event.

Registration Policies

In-Person Registration Deadline

All registrations for in-person attendance must be received by Monday, September 25th, 2023.

Individual Cancellation & Modification

  • Cancellation: Should you need to cancel your registration, an email must be sent to the Apra-MN registration inbox at This email must be received on or before 12PM CT on October 1st, 2023. Telephone cancellations are not accepted.
  • Process: If you need to cancel your registration and provide notice by the dates specified above, Apra-MN will credit your registration cost to your account, which may be used for an Apra-MN membership and future programming (such as Lunch & Learns, BUZZ Sessions, networking events, and more).

Event Cancellation & Modification

If for any reason beyond Apra-MN’s control it determines that the conference must be canceled, best efforts will be made to reschedule the event or to offer a virtual alternative before the end of the calendar year. Participants agree and understand that their registration will be honored for the rescheduled date and that any difference in price between an in-person and virtual event will be credited to their membership account. For those who are unable to attend a rescheduled event, refunds will be issued.


If you have any questions, concerns, or issues regarding the registration process or the conference, please email Thank you!

Health & Safety Policies

We recognize that the Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact our jobs, families and plans. We will continue to monitor and update safety precautions as needed and reserve the right to modify this plan at any given time given the ongoing changing nature of current or new public health emergencies.


We strongly encourage all in-person attendees to administer a Covid-19 PCR or antigen self-test between September 30th and 12PM CT on October 1st, and then to isolate themselves to the extent possible between that test and the event to minimize the possibility of exposure. Please take appropriate precautions depending on the results to help protect yourself and others. If you test positive, please stay home and email by 12PM CT on October 1st to cancel your registration.

At the Event

  • Masks: While masks are not required at The Bakken Museum and will not be required within the conference space, we encourage guests to use their best judgment based on infection levels at the time of the event and their own personal health risks.
  • If you feel ill: All attendees agree that they will not attend any Apra-MN events if they feel ill at any time during the event. Attendees that feel ill with any flu-like symptoms agree that they will self-isolate and contact a local health provider for assistance.

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