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Enhance your ASHA Convention experience with these opportunities to network and connect with your colleagues in the professions.
The Convention begins with the
Opening General Session on Thursday morning, featuring energizing addresses by the ASHA president, Convention co-chairs, and a special keynote speaker.
The ASHA Awards Ceremony celebrates high achievement and excellence in the professions. The awards presented, including the Honors of the Association and ASHA Fellows, recognize members who have contributed significantly to the professions and ASHA. The beloved Annie Glenn Award will also be presented to someone whose work to raise awareness or advocate for those with communication disorders captures the spirit of Mrs. Glenn.
Receptions and open houses provide time for attendees to relax and connect with colleagues and friends. From the Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall to networking meet-ups for specialty groups, there are many ways to add some fun to your professional development at the ASHA Convention.
lounges will be located throughout the Exhibit Hall and the Poster Hall. Plan to stop by the lounges to chat with ASHA staff and volunteer leaders to learn more about ASHA services or programs, or use the spaces to rest between visiting with exhibitors or viewing posters.
In addition to over 300 exhibiting companies, the
Exhibit Hall offers a number of opportunities to network, including a daily lunch break that provides dedicated time to visit exhibitors and socialize, the Caring Square community service activity, various lounges, and the Welcome Reception on Thursday evening.
audiology-focused events will take place over the three days of the ASHA Convention. These events are a great opportunity to connect with your colleagues in the audiology community. The overview of audiology events will be available in August.
The ASHA Career Fair provides you with the tools and assistance you need to find a job and succeed in your career. Whether you're curious about job opportunities or want a Resume Star expert to review your resume, the Career Fair in the Exhibit Hall has resources for job seekers.
The Graduate School Fair/PhD Center provides an opportunity for students to talk with communication sciences and disorders (CSD) program representatives about graduate or PhD program goals, curricula, clinical experiences, and opportunities for participation in research, among other topics.
A number of ASHA board, committee and council meetings, as well as meetings for affiliated organizations, are held during the ASHA Convention. The schedule of meetings will be posted in late October.
Your questions, concerns, and award-winning ideas are welcomed! The ASHA Member Forum on Saturday, November 23 (time and location TBA) provides an opportunity for you to meet with the ASHA Board of Directors, including the ASHA CEO, the ASHA Chief Staff Officers, and other staff as well as other ASHA members to offer feedback on the direction of the Association. You may fill out a feedback form at the ASHA Member Services Center or join us in person at the Member Forum.
extra function space during the Convention to support affiliate events.