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CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Submission Deadline: Friday, January 29, 2016 at 11:59 PM PST

The 4th biennial American Psychological Association Division 45 Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race Research conference will be held July 7-9, 2016 at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA.  The conference will feature outstanding plenary speakers and symposia on Friday, July 8th and Saturday, July 9th.  Professional development workshops and a Native American pre-conference will be held on Thursday, July 7th.

 CONFERENCE PROPOSALS 

Acceptable proposals may address theory, research, practice, and training/education issues, as it relates to culture, race, and ethnicity.  All proposals will undergo masked peer-review with attention given to a balance of topics, diversity dimensions, emphasis areas, and applied aspects (e.g., psychological assessment and therapeutic interventions).

  •  Symposia*: Symposium presentations include 3-4 talks on a common topic and a discussant.  Proposals should include a symposium title (10 words maximum), a summary of the symposium theme (200 words maximum), as well as titles (10 words maximum) and summaries (200 words maximum) of the expected contribution of each participant.  You will also be asked to identify 3-4 learning objectives, a list of 3-10 supporting references, and the name, degree, title, affiliation, and contact information for all presenters.
  • Interactive Discussions*:  In this format, two presenters will open a discussion on a topic with brief remarks and facilitate an interactive discussion with the audience.  Proposals must include a title (10 words maximum) and summary (200 word maximum).  You will also be asked to identify 3-4 learning objectives, a list of 3-10 supporting references, and the name, degree, title, affiliation, and contact information for all presenters.
  • 15-minute Paper Presentations*: 
Individual proposals, including empirical reports, will be submitted as 15 minute spoken presentations.  Proposals must include a title (10 words maximum) and summary (200 words maximum).  You will also be asked to identify 1 learning objective, a list of 2-3 supporting references, and the name, degree, title, affiliation, and contact information for all presenters.
  • Poster Presentations: Individual proposals, including empirical reports, will be presented in poster sessions.  Proposals must include a title (10 words maximum) and a summary (200 words maximum).  You will be asked to include all author names, titles, affiliations, and contact information. Poster size requirements are 4 feet wide by 3 feet tall.

SUBMISSION PROCESS

Submit your proposals via the 2016 APA Division 45 Conference Online Submission Portal by January 29, 2016 (11:59PM PST).


CONVENTION PROGRAM CHAIRS

If you have specific questions about proposal submissions, please feel free to contact:

Gigi Awad (gawad@austin.utexas.edu)

Jasmín Llamas (jllamas@scu.edu)

For general conference inquiries, contact: APADivision45Conference@gmail.com

*Note: Accepted proposals for presentations will be submitted to the Palo Alto University Continuing Education Office to determine their eligibility for Continuing Education credits.

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