About the ASHA Convention

Welcome Message from the Convention Co-Chairs

The Convention Co-Chair for Audiology, Mark DeRuiter, and the Convention Co-Chair for Speech-Language Pathology, Edie Hapner, welcome you to the 2020 ASHA Convention. In partnership with the Convention Program Committee, they are working to offer a wide array of sessions which draw on our theme, "Reframe Your Thinking. Detours. Details. Discovery." to meet the continuing education needs of communication sciences and disorders professionals.

Why Attend the ASHA Convention?

The ASHA Convention is the most comprehensive education event in the world for speech, language, and hearing professionals. Our three-day event provides attendees with a once-a-year opportunity to learn about the latest research, expand clinical skills and techniques, find new products and resources, and network with colleagues while earning continuing education credit. Find tips for getting employer support to attend. 

What’s New and Other Updates

Learn more about what’s new or different at the ASHA Convention this year and read any important updates related to our upcoming event, including the coronavirus/COVID-19 situation.

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Call for Convention Program Co-Chairs

ASHA seeks qualified and excited individuals to share responsibility for the development and management of the education program for the ASHA Convention. The Call for Co-Chairs for the 2022 ASHA Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana is open until June 30, 2020.

General Convention Policies and Services

Information from A-Z about what you need to know for the ASHA Convention, such as parking, badge policies, accessibility for those with disabilities, what to wear, and much more.

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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.

Contact Us

For inquiries about the ASHA Convention: convention@asha.org

The ASHA Action Center welcomes questions and requests for information from members and non-members.

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Monday–Friday

Members: 800-498-2071
Non-Member: 800-638-8255

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