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APA Annual Convention

Each year, SPSSI, in its role as Division 9 of the American Psychological Association (APA), sponsors various programs and sessions of interest to our members at the APA Annual Convention.

2020 APA Convention
August 6-9, Washington, DC

SPSSI is seeking reviewers for Division 9 program proposals for the APA 2020. If you are willing to be a reviewer, please click on the link above and fill out the reviewer information that is requested. For more information see the call for reviewers here.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS - Due December 2, 2019

SPSSI is now accepting individual and program proposals on a variety of topics for APA 2020. 

Divisional Proposals (Due December 2) are reviewed by SPSSI members and will be accepted into the SPSSI program. We are accepting proposals for symposia, posters, panel discussions and skill-building sessions in ALL areas of psychology relevant to social issues. Early career faculty and graduate students are especially encouraged to submit proposals of their work.

We hope to have an excellent program with interdivisional appeal and strong representation from our division.

For more information and to submit a proposal, learn more here.

Past Conventions

2019 APA Convention, Chicago - Div 9 Program 

2018 APA Convention, San Francisco - Div 9 Program

2018 Pre-Convention LGBTW Advocacy Workshop

2017 APA Convention, Washington DC SPSSI Programming - At a Glance

2017 SPSSI Programming - Full Version

Collaborative Program Schedule

Sessions offering CE credits have been reviewed and approved by the American Psychological Association Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP) and the Continuing Education Committee (CEC) to offer CE credits for psychologists. The CEP Office and the CEC maintain responsibility for the delivery of the programs. 

SPSSI's 2017 CE sessions are:

  • Being, Becoming and Fostering Allies---Social Justice Advocacy Relationships Across Privilege
  • Challenging Class Inequality and Exclusion---Insights, Barriers and Opportunities

Policy Workshop and Advocacy Day Preconference (2017)

2016 SPSSI-APA Programming at-a-glance

2016 SPSSI-APA Programming FULL

2015 SPSSI -APA Programming


SPSSI Programming at APA - Archive