The American Association of Police Polygraphists, Inc. presents the Annual Polygraph Training Conference for the continuing education and certification of government and ex-government polygraph examiners and support staff. Here you will find all information about the event as well as useful addresses and contacts.

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Opening Registration:

Sunday,  June 03, 2018, 1:00pm - 5:45pm. The AAPP is pleased to meet you for check in  on the second floor of the Rivue Tower at the AAPP Registration area.


Sunday, June 03, 2018 through Friday, June 08, 2018.  Come join us for  a week of exceptional polygraph training at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, KY

Seminar Hours:

Sunday: 1:00PM - 5:45 PM Registration and  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Presidents Reception (This event is included in your registration fee.);  Classroom training hours are from 8:00AM- 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.  The Tuesday Night Event is from 5:30 PM - 9:00PM (This event is included in the registration fee); The Annual Awards Banquet is  Thursday from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (This event is included in your registration).  Gues fees are available if you wish to bring a guest to the special events.

Event Location:  Galt House , "The Heart of Louisville"  140 N. Fourth Street in Louisville, KY  40202    Telephone Number: 502-589-5200

Classroom location:  Hotel conference area  on the second floor.  The Tuesday Night event may be held off site but will not require transportation and is included in the cost of the registration fee.

Entrances: Enter through hotel lobby main entrance or the parking garage and and take the elevators up to the third floor to the classroom and registration area.  The elevators are located directly in front of the hotel lobby registration area and behind the escalators..

All hotel rooms for our group are suites so make your reservations early.

How to get to the event:

The Galt House Hotel is located at 140 N. Fourth Street in Louisville, KY  40202  

The Galt House Hotel is centrally located along the popular 1-65 corridor between Indianapolis and Nashville in the Midwest.  It is within a day's drive from two-thirds of the U.S. population.
SDF airport is located 7 miles from the Galt House Hotel which is about a 13 minute drive.  
Distances from other cities:
 Cincinnati, OH- 1 1/2 hours; Indianapolis, IN- 2 hours; Nashville, TN- 3 hours; Dayton, OH- 3 hours; St. Louis, MO- 4 hours; Chicago, IL- 5 hours; Memphis, TN- 6 hours; Detroit, MI- 6 hours
 ;Atlanta, GA- 7 hours; Pittsburgh- 7 hours
Driving Directions
From the South/Louisville International Airport:  Travel west on Terminal Drive toward Administration Drive. Merge onto I-65 Northbound toward Downtown/Louisville/Indianapolis. Take the Brook Street Exit (136B). Go straight on S. Brook Street. Turn left on E. Muhammad Ali Boulevard. Turn right onto S. Second Street/KY-1020 N. Continue to follow S. Second Street. Turn left onto W. Main Street/US-60 Truck W/US-31W W. Turn right onto N. Fourth Street. Galt House Hotel is located at 140 N. Fourth Street.
From the North: Traveling on I-65 Southbound, merge onto I-64 W (Exit 137) immediately after crossing the Kennedy Bridge over the Ohio River. Take exit 5B (3rd St./River Rd.) and go South on 3rd Street. Take the first Right onto West Main Street. Take the first Right onto North Fourth Street. Galt House Hotel is located at 140 N. Fourth Street.
From the East: Traveling on I-64 Westbound, take exit 5B (3rd St./River Rd.) and go South on 3rd Street.  Take the first Right onto W. Main Street. Take the first Right onto N. Fourth Street. Galt House Hotel is located at 140 N. Fourth Street.
From the West: Traveling on I-64 Eastbound, take exit 4 (9th St./Roy Wilkins Ave.). Turn Left onto W. Market Street. Turn Left onto 4th Street.  Galt House Hotel is located at 140 N. Fourth Street.
From I-71 Southbound: Take exit 1A to merge onto I-64 W toward St. Louis. Take exit 5B (3rd St./River Rd.) and go South on 3rd Street. Take the first Right onto W. Main Street. Take the first Right onto N. Fourth Street. Galt House Hotel is located at 140 N. Fourth Street.

Flights are available into the Louisville area by the Louisville International Airport (SDF) located at 600 Terminal Drive in Louisville, KY 40209.  There are non-stop flights from Dallas and Houston Texas, Phoenix AZ, Las Vegas NV, Denver CO, Chicago IL, Detroit MI, Atlanta GA, Charlotte NC, New York NY, Baltimore Maryland, Fort Lauderdale FL, Savannah GA, Orlando FL,  and Tampa Florida.

Xtreme Transportation is on-site at the Galt House Hotel and provides a shuttle from the SDF airport to the Galt House Hotel every day, including holidays.  It departs the airport every quarter hour from 7:17 am until 12:45 pm daily.  After 12:45 pm, the shuttle from the airport departs evert quarter hour until 10:15 pm.

Xtreme Transportation also offers a shuttle from the Galt House Hotel to the SDF airport each day of the week, including holidays.  The shuttle leaves ever half hour from the hotel from 4 am until  1 pm daily.  After 1 pm, the shuttle leaves each hour until 11 pm.  

Book your shuttle by calling 502-561-4022 or email [email protected]. To ensure your transportation book your shuttle ahead of time. You may also book your ride at the Transportation Desk in the mail lobby of the Galt House Hotel.   Any shuttle requests for times outside of the regular shuttle times may be accommodated upon request. Private car service is available upon request. Additional charges to apply.

Uber and Taxi cabs are available from the airport to the hotel and cabs will be summoned by the hotel bellman for you if needed.AAA Taxi Cab (502)225-4901; CityScoot (502)566-6384; Green Cab (502) 635-6400 (502) 797-6064;Ready Cab (502) 451-4114; Yellow Cab (502) 636-5511

Limousine and special cars are available through  Ambassador Capital Limousine (502) 964-7139; Bluegrass Executive  (502) 409-2537; Community & Aztec Limousine (502) 499-4899; Fifth Avenue Limousine (502) 425-0000;

The Zero bus covers a large part of the downtown Louisville area and gives easy access to many local attractions with the convenience of boarding the bus in  front of the Galt House Hotel.  There is no fee to use the Zero Bus and operation hours are Monday - Saturday from 7:30 AM - 11 PM.

TARC and Carriage rides are also available for a fee to enjoy year round.

Rental cars are available a tthe airport through Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty Auto Rentals.  Those links will be added to the website for easy access.

Seminar Admission

- All registration for the seminar will be done on-line through the AAPP website only.  Groups needing special assistance in registration may contact Amanda at the National Office for assistance.   Attendees that fail to register on-line and show At-The Door  will be charged an additional fee and are not garenteed a registration packet (other than a name tag) to ensure that all registered attendees receive their required items first.

-Admission to the classroom and events are by AAPP name tag only.  Guests must be registered with the Attendee and must have their own name tag to be admitted to the events with the registered seminar attendee.  Registered guests are not allowed in the classrooms and may not occupy a seat within any classroom of training.

-Attendees making entrance to the classrooms or events without a  name tag displayed will be asked to leave the event or to retrieve their name tags by any member of the  AAPP Board of Directors or by the assigned AAPP Sergeant at Arms.  This is to ensure the safety of our attendees and we appreciate your cooperation.


- Registration for the seminar is offered at reduced rates for members and for those that register by the cut off date.  Registration after the cut of date and registration for non-members are slightly higher.  Non-members interested in joining AAPP and receiveing the discounted Members Rate must do so before the cut off date.

-The AAPP Registration fee includes ALL of the special events for the week, including the Sunday Night Presidents Reception, the Tuesday Night Special Event and the Thursday Night  Awards Banquet.  Registered attendees may receive beverage tickets upon check in at the AAPP registration table.  These tickets can be used for both the Sunday night event and the Thursday night event.  Please ask your board of directors if the beverage tickets can be used at any other time during the week.

-There is a reduced rate offered typically at our seminars for our Co-Hosting State Association Members.  This is agreed upon prior to the seminar and is only available to the co-hosting associations members.  If your state association is interested in co-hosting any of our upcoming seminars in the future, please contact your Regional Director.

-Registered Attendees are invited to bring their family and or guest to the hotel.  However, they must ensure that their family members and guests are registered with AAPP to attend any of the special events.    Individual event fees are also available for Guests not attending all events, who only wish to attend one event.  Please see the registration page under the Guest Registration area.

-Each registered attendee will receive a seminar attendance certificate in their registration packet.  This certificate does not document the hours or classes attended while at the seminar.  Therefore all classroom training hours will be reported on the AAPP Blue Sheet which will be on-line for easy completion.  Paper  copies will be available in your registration packet along with a seminar agenda and a yellow opinion sheet.  and your name tag.  

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