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NYSPA's Annual Poster Session

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Extended Deadline for the 2014 Poster Session is May 9, 2014

The Poster Session is held each year during NYSPA's Annual Convention, and enables participants to present their recent research and writing to an interested professional audience. Participants are required to register and be available during a specified period on Saturday, May 31 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island In Hauppauge, NY to discuss their ideas with convention attendees. Specific times will be posted as they become available. All psychologists are welcome to participate. Professors of psychology, psychology students, and early careerists, may be particularly interested.

The criteria for participation includes:

  • Content may include all areas of psychology
  • NYSPA membership is not required
  • Student posters sponsored by faculty members are welcome

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Posters that are solely-authored by students are eligible for the Independent Practice Division's Grace Lauro Award and a monetary award of $100. Up to three awards may be given. The criteria for the Grace Lauro Award include:

  • Creative approach to the problem
  • Familiarity with the relevant literature
  • Thoughtful and mature presentation
  • Relevant statistics, if appropriate, and
  • Satisfying and contemporary discussion

To apply for the poster session, send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following information:

  • Title of poster;
  • A 500 word abstract, including statistics, with text sufficient for a detailed review (up to two pages) if appropriate;
  • Author's name(s), contact phone number and a contact e-mail address.

Presentation Date and Times:

Accepted presenters must be registered for the convention for Saturday, May 31. Poster setup begins at 7:00 am; posters must be ready to display by 8:00 am.  Presenters must be available to discuss their posters at the following times:

8:00 - 9:00 am
11:00 - 11:30 am
2:30 - 3:00 pm

If you have questions about the Poster Session, please contact Diane Fisher at (800) 732-3933 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.