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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:

Advances in Cultural Psychology
Attitudes and Social Influence
Close Relationships (sold out)
Evolutionary Psychology
Existential Psychology (New for 2019) (sold out)
Gender (sold out)
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 (sold out)
Judgment & Decision Making
Justice & Morality (sold out)
Lifespan Social-Personality
Motivation Science
Parenting and Family Dynamics
Personality Dynamics, Processes, and Functioning
Political Psychology (sold out)
Psychology of Language
Psychology of Media and Technology
Psychology of Religion & Spirituality
Self & Identity
Sexual Violence (New for 2019)
Social Cognition (sold out)
Social Psychology and Law: An International Perspective
Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Sustainability Psychology (sold out)
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