Networking at the OPA Convention

Convention networkingWith the annual OPA Convention quickly approaching, there is no better time to take advantage of a handful of OPA member benefits, including discounted Convention registration and a host of networking opportunities, including the new OPA Member Book Signing. Here are just a few of the networking opportunities:

Breakfast Welcome for First Time Attendees
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday Morning
Is this your first time attending the OPA Convention? Join us each morning during breakfast to meet OPA Board Members, staff and committee members. This is a great time to network and learn more about OPA and tips for attending Convention.

Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award Luncheon
Wednesday, October 30 | 12:15-1:45 p.m.
OPA’s Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award honors businesses that make its employees’ work lives less stressful through policies and philosophies. This award selects recipients based on the following criteria: employee involvement, family support, employee growth and development and health and safety issues.

OPA Member Book Signing
Thursday, October 31 | 6 p.m.
Enjoy learning about your fellow OPA members that have been recently published and take advantage of the opportunity to go home with your own signed copy of their book!

An Evening Honoring Newly Licensed Psychologists and Milestone Members
Thursday, October 31 | 7 p.m.
Join us in welcoming newly licensed Ohio psychologists and recognizing longtime members! Psychologists licensed during the prior year will take an official oath during our tenth annual Swearing-In Ceremony.

OPA Poster Session
Friday, November 1 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
The OPA invites undergraduate and graduate students, along with faculty, conducting research on psychology-based topics to present poster summaries. Special recognition is given to students who have exemplary posters. Take time out of your day to meet with students and learn about their cutting edge research! While you’re there, make sure to vote for the “People’s Choice Award” for Best Poster!

Awards Ceremony and Annual OPA Membership Meeting Luncheon
Friday, November 1 | 12:15-1:45 p.m.
OPA will recognize those individuals who have made significant contributions to the organization and the field of psychology during the past year, or in their lifetime. Join us in congratulating their accomplishments and honoring them. Following the awards ceremony, OPA members and guests are asked to stay for a brief membership meeting. OPA President Kathy Ashton will review plans for the organization.

Learn more about the OPA Convention and register today!


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