2015 OPA Convention

Reaching the Margins: Serving the Underserved

April 29-May 1, 2015 | Columbus, OH
Proposal Deadline: 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1

The Ohio Psychological Association invites program proposals for the 2015 Annual Convention. This year’s Convention theme is “Reaching the Margins: Serving the Underserved.” Be a part of this annual event known for its excellent programming that addresses issues facing Ohio psychologists.

Read through these guidelines carefully to ensure that your proposal meets the criteria. Submissions must be received by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1 and must use the online form for consideration.

About the OPA Convention
The OPA Convention is an annual, three day event combining networking, continuing education, academic-related and OPA membership events. Now taking place each spring, the Convention typically attracts over 300 psychologist attendees, reputed speakers and presenters, student poster presenters, exhibitors, sponsors, award winners and guests. The 2015 Convention will be held April 29 – May 1, 2015, at the Quest Conference Center in Columbus.

Proposal Guidelines
To participate in this conference, please submit a compelling presentation proposal that supports the field of psychology. OPA is committed to supporting the personal and professional lives of psychologists throughout their lifespan, from student status through retirement. Presentations for all experience levels are welcome. OPA is also committed to diversity and multiculturalism and we advocate for proposals that reflect awareness of these issues. Presenters are asked to explain how their workshop addresses and/or integrates diversity issues into the topic. OPA also supports programs that allow for the interaction of participants and address cutting edge research or created discussion or thought. Please review the proposed presenter standards before submitting a proposal. Proposals must be submitted via the online form.

Submissions are due no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014.
Presenters will be notified no later than October 24, 2014 of their proposal acceptance. In submitting a proposal, presenters accept responsibility for the time scheduled for their presentation and agree that they will meet all set deadlines.

Click here to submit your proposal

Contact Joan Bowman, Director of Membership & Education, or call 614-224-0034.



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