Call for Papers

ASHA members and related professionals are invited to submit proposals to present at the 2020 ASHA Convention in San Diego. The Call for Papers will be open from January 28, 2020, to April 7, 2020. Please email papers@asha.org if you have any questions.

Submission Guidelines

Carefully read through the Submission Guidelines before submitting your proposal to the Call for Papers. The guidelines outline the submission process, define terms, and provide explanations of information required to submit a proposal.

Author Agreement and Disclosure Policy

Before submitting your proposal to the Call for Papers, it is extremely important that you read, understand, and agree to follow the principles, guidelines, and procedures outlined in the Author Agreement and Disclosure Policy

Read more about the disclosure policy in the Frequently Asked Questions for Presenters.

Topic Areas

Educational programming at the ASHA Convention covers a wide variety of Topic Areas relevant to the professions. When you submit a proposal to the Call for Papers, you must select from the list of Topic Areas the topic that best corresponds to your presentation. Please note that the Convention Program Committee has the authority to recategorize a proposal if an appropriate Topic Area is not selected.

Convention Program Committee

The Convention Co-Chairs lead the Convention Program Committee, which invites speakers, reviews presentation proposal submissions, and helps select the most informative content to be presented during the Convention.

Call for Convention Program Co-Chairs

The Call for Co-Chairs for the 2022 ASHA Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana is open. ASHA seeks qualified and enthusiastic individuals to share responsibility for the development and management of the education program for the ASHA Convention. The deadline to apply to serve as a 2022 Convention Program Co-Chair is May 15, 2020. 

Resources Related to the Call for Papers

About ASHA

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students.

About the Convention

The ASHA Convention is one of the largest professional development events for audiologists; speech-language pathologists; and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Bringing together approximately 15,000 attendees, the annual Convention offers more than 2,500 sessions eligible for ASHA continuing education credit covering the latest research, clinical skills, and techniques in communication sciences and disorders.

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