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The SPA Convention Program Committee, Workshops Committee, and Staff have been working hard on the logistics for the 2021 SPA Virtual Convention and Workshops. We are excited to share these updates with you. 


The SPA Virtual Workshops will occur from March to June 2021. These half-day and full-day workshops are the place to deep-dive into issues relevant to assessment professionals. Visit this webpage to learn more about the workshops available!


The 2021 SPA Virtual Convention will include live presentations as well as pre-recorded presentations that you can watch at your leisure. The plan for the networking opportunities are underway. The live presentations will occur from Wednesday, March 17 through Saturday, March 20, from 12:00-6:30 pm (EST), 4pm-10:30pm (GMT). Prerecorded presentations will be accessible from March 17-April 17. More information about the choosing of these dates and times is available in our FAQs webpage.


Our scholarships, which include funding for Students, Early-Career Professionals, Global attendees, and the Diversity Award, are now available with a deadline of January 18, 11:59 pm (EDT), January 19, 4:59 am (GMT). Apply today!


Finally, registration is now open! Program information for the 2021 Virtual Convention is now available below: 

  • View information for Featured Lectures here
  • View list of Live Presentations here
  • View list of Pre-Recorded Sessions here!


We've addressed many questions on our FAQs page, but if you have a question not addressed there, feel free to contact the appropriate department below: 

Paper and poster submission questions, contact – joni.mihura@utoledo.edu
Workshop questions and Presentation logistics and technology questions, contact - nvictoria@spaonlie.org
Registration and logistics, contact – mtune@spaonline.org
Membership, contact – mtune@spaonline.org
Advertisers, contact – cgonzalez@spaonline.org



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2017 SPA Annual Convention Program Book: Click Here

2016 SPA Annual Convention Program Book: Click Here

2015 Convention Brochure: Click Here

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