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Preconferences are one-day mini-conferences that take place on Thursday, February 7, before the SPSP Annual Convention and give attendees the unique opportunity to gather with colleagues who share their specific academic and research interests. These sessions can include speakers, discussions, networking lunches with experts, and poster presentations. Information about programming, submission deadlines, and contact information for each preconference are available below.

2019 Preconferences:

Please note that space is limited. Some Preconferences may have sold out and up to the minute availabilty can be found in the preconference section of the  Registration Portal.

Advances in Cultural Psychology
Attitudes and Social Influence
Close Relationships 
Evolutionary Psychology
Existential Psychology (New for 2019) 
Group Processes and Intergroup Relations
Happiness and Well-Being
Improving Psychological Science: Community Action Meeting
Intervention Science: Harnessing Psychology to Address Real-World Social Problems 
Judgment & Decision Making
Justice & Morality 
Lifespan Social-Personality
Motivation Science
Parenting and Family Dynamics
Personality Dynamics, Processes, and Functioning
Political Psychology 
Psychology of Language
Psychology of Media and Technology
Psychology of Religion & Spirituality
Self & Identity
Sexual Violence (New for 2019)
Social Cognition 
Social Psychology and Law: An International Perspective
Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Sustainability Psychology 
Shared Reality and Authenticity (New for 2019)


If you have any questions regarding hosting a preconference, please contact Chad Rummel at meetings@spsp.org.


2019 Annual Convention
February 7 - 9, 2019
Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97232, USA