Call for Convention Proposals

Call for proposals

Submit proposals for symposia, skill-building sessions, data blitz reports, conversation hours, posters, papers and films at the 2018 Annual Convention, Aug. 9-12, 2018, in San Francisco.

Deadlines

  • Associated Psychological Organization Requests: Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 
  • Film Festival: Friday, Dec. 1 through Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, 5 p.m. ET  — CLOSED
  • Division Proposals: Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, 5 p.m. ET. — CLOSED
  • CE Workshop Proposals: Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, 5 p.m. ET — CLOSED
  • Collaborative Programs: Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, 5 p.m. ET — CLOSED

Complete Information

The APA Call for Convention Proposals (PDF, 2.1MB) provides detailed descriptions of the proposals sought, submission deadlines by category, submission procedures, rules for participation and a subject index for the convention program.

Associated Organizations
Deadline

Monday, Jan. 22, 2018,  5 p.m. ET. 

Description

Associated psychological organizations that would like to request a program time for a business meeting, an award presentation or a social hour should communicate their requirements and detailed program plans to the APA Board of Convention Affairs.

Requirements
  • The group must be relevant to the science and practice of psychology.
  • The session cannot involve any financial gain above actual expense of operation to the organizer or other participants. 
  • The session may not interfere with the orderly business of APA.
  • The session shall be consistent with the APA Ethics Code, shall not reflect unfavorably on APA and shall be subject to the policies and procedures of the APA.
More Information

Full details in the APA Call for Convention Proposals (PDF, 2.1MB).

Film Festival
Submission Deadline

The deadline for submitting Film Festival entries has passed.

More Information

Full details in the APA Call for Convention Proposals (PDF, 2.1MB).

Division Proposals
Deadline

The deadline for submitting Division Proposals has passed.

More Information

Full details in the APA Call for Convention Proposals (PDF, 2.1MB).

CE Workshops
Deadline

The deadline for submitting CE Workshop Proposals has passed.

More Information

Full details in the APA Call for Convention Proposals (PDF, 2.1MB).

Collaborative Programs
Deadline

The deadline for submitting collaborative programs has passed.

More Information

Full details in the APA Call for Convention Proposals (PDF, 2.1MB).