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Annual Convention

The Society for Personality and Social Psychology’s Annual Convention is the premier international event for more than 3500 social and personality psychologists. Attendees from academia, non-profit, government, and private sectors present and discuss research, network and collaborate on projects, and pursue professional development while advancing science and pedagogy in the field.

SPSP 2020
February 27 – 29, 2020
New Orleans, LA

Summer Psychology Forum

This smaller event allows for connections, discussions, and potential collaborations around a specific theme that crosses the sub-disciplines of social and personality psychology.

SPF 2020
Modeling and Analyzing the Dynamics of Motivation, Affect, and Social Interaction
Addressing Health Disparities with Social and Personality Psychology

July 8 – 10, 2020
Minneapolis, Minnesota

APA Convention (Division 8)

Division 8 of the American Psychological Association is dedicated to supporting programming and activities for those interested in social and personality psychology.

APA 2020
August 6 – 9, 2020
Washington, DC

Australasian Summer School

SPSP and the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists (SASP) participate in a summer school exchange program. The Australasian Summer School, which is held for a week other year, offers up to 36 places to graduate students placed across three workshops. 

EASP Summer School

The EASP Summer School is organized every two years and is a central activity of the European Association. It provides an ideal educational opportunity to learn about theory, methodology, and research design in social psychology, whilst also honing communication and presentational skills. 


With National Science Foundation funding, the Society for Personality and Social Psychology offers bi-annually (in odd-numbered years) a two-week intensive summer experience for up to 80 pre-doctoral students in social and personality psychology.

Non-SPSP Events