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64th SEPA Annual Meeting Advertisement.  Visit the Annual Meeting Info page for further details.

 

Advanced registration for the 64th Annual Meeting is now closed. 

Onsite registration will be available in the Emerald pre-function area. Everyone attending the meeting must register and must wear the SEPA identification badge at all times. Please register as soon as possible after you arrive.

The SEPA registration, information, workshop, and membership desks will be open as follows:

  • Tuesday - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday - 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Thursday - 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Friday - 8:00 am - 9:30 am

On-Site Registration Fees and Categories:

  • $120 SEPA members or Affiliate members whose dues are current
  • $120 Advanced graduate student members whose dues are current (2 years or more in their degree program)
  • $100 Student members whose dues are current
  • $170 Professional nonmembers, Affiliate nonmembers, Graduate Student nonmembers
  • $150 Student non-members (Undergraduates or graduate students with fewer than two years in their degree program)
  • $75 Non-psychologist Spouse/Partner, Guest
  • $55 Guest – child between 10-16 years old
  • No cost Guest – child under 10

If you have registered in advance, come by the SEPA advanced registration desk to pick up your badge and program.

When planning for your arrival to Charleston, please be sure to allow an hour to register and/or pick up your badge and program. 

2018 Annual Meeting Highlights:

Tuesday, March 6th

  • Welcome Reception Emerald Ballroom 5:00 – 7:00 pm
     
  • “Mini Visitor Center” with the Charleston Visitors Bureau 5:00 – 8:00 pm Crystal Pre-function Area, Coffee and Dessert Social Sponsored by the Charleston Visitors Bureau

Wednesday, March 7th

  • STP Invited Speaker - Lindsay Masland, Appalachian State University 10:30am Crystal Ballroom CD
     
  • CEPO/SEPA Invited Address - Brian McGregor, Morehouse School of Medicine 3pm Crystal Ballroom CD
     
  • SEPA Presidential Address - Rosemary Phelps, University of Georgia 5pm Crystal Ballroom CD
     
  • Presidential Reception 6:00 – 7:30 pm Courtyard (weather permitting) honoring Rosemary Phelps
     
  • Coffee and Dessert 7:00 – 9:00 pm Great Room (adjacent to Courtyard) Sponsored by the Georgia School of Professional Psychology

Thursday, March 8th

  • Psi Chi Invited Speaker - Bradley Hack, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 3/8 at 9:30am Crystal Ballroom CD
     
  • Seigel-Wallston Address - Paul Rozin, University of Pennsylvania 3/8 at 11am Crystal Ballroom CD
     
  • Psi Chi Distinguished Lecture - Ralph Hood, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 3/8 at 3pm Crystal Ballroom CD
     
  • Rosecrans I - Gary Bennett, Duke University 3/8 at 4pm Crystal Ballroom CD
     
  • Rosecrans II - Anne Cleary, Colorado State University 3/8 at 5pm Crystal Ballroom CD
     
  • Reception Honoring Past Presidents and Award Winners 6:00 – 8:00 pm Crystal Pre-function Area

Friday, March 9th

  • CEPO Leadership Institute - Jennifer Friday, Georgia Gwinnett College / Friday Consulting, & Rosemary Phelps, University of Georgia at 8am Crystal Ballroom CD
     
  • Biscuit and Coffee Break honoring Outgoing SEPA Administrative Officer Al Finch 8 – 10 am Emerald Pre-function Area
     
  • Biscuit and Coffee Break sponsored by Clayton State University

Receptions

  • Tuesday - SEPA Welcome Reception Emerald Ballroom 5:00 – 7:00 pm
     
  • Wednesday - Presidential Reception 6:00 – 7:30 pm Courtyard (weather permitting) honoring Dr. Rosemary Phelps sponsored by the University of Georgia
     
  • Thursday - Reception Honoring Past Presidents and Award Winners 6:00 – 8:00 pm Crystal Pre-function Area

Special Events

  • Tuesday - “Mini Visitor Center” with the Charleston Visitors Bureau 5:00 – 8:00 pm Crystal Pre-function Area, Coffee and Dessert Social Sponsored by the Charleston Visitors Bureau
     
  • Wednesday - Coffee and Dessert 7:00 – 9:00 pm Great Room (adjacent to Courtyard) Sponsored by the Georgia School of Professional Psychology
     
  • Friday - Biscuit and Coffee Break sponsored by Clayton State University honoring Dr. Al Finch