The Society for the
Study of Social Issues



The 2017 SPSSI Conference will be held at Hotel Albuquerque.

Hotel Albuquerque
800 Rio Grande Blvd., NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

Online registration is closed. On-site registration will be available at the conference desk. 

The cutoff date at Hotel Albuquerque has passed but we still have a few rooms available at the group rate of $119. Please contact Elizabeth at if you need to book a room.


The one-day 2017 SPSSI Policy Workshop Preconference in Albuquerque will take place on Thursday, June 22, the day before the start of the SPSSI Conference. Registration fees are $25 for students and $50 for non-students. 

Frequently Asked Questions

When will I know if my submission has been accepted? 
Typically, decisions will be emailed by early March. The number of submissions vary year to year so we appreciate your patience. 

Is travel assistance is available?
We are proud to offer various travel grants. Learn more by visiting our travel grants page.

When is registration open? 
Registration typically opens in late March. Members will be notified via e-mail and registration links will be posted on this page. 

Can I bring a guest to my session?
We will have guest passes available at the registration desk. They are valid for 1 session and must be returned after. 

Past SPSSI Conferences:

We are also proud to join with the European Association for Social Psychology (EASP) to co-sponsor small joint meetings on selected topics.


Research that produces nothing but books will not suffice.
                                                                                                                    - Kurt Lewin