Important Dates and Deadlines

The 2021 ASHA Convention will be a hybrid in-person/virtual event. Adapting to the continually evolving landscape for live events and to our hybrid format will necessitate some changes to our typical timeline. The dates listed on this page are tentative and subject to change. We appreciate your patience—please be sure to check back for updates.

February 22                 The Call for Papers opens.
April 6 The Call for Papers submission deadline. (Late submissions not considered.)
May 31 Deadline to submit an application to be future co-chair.
Early Summer TBA The student volunteer application is available.
June TBA Advance booth selection for companies who exhibited at the 2019 ASHA Convention.
June TBA Exhibit Hall booth sales open.
July 20 Notifications of acceptance/nonacceptance for the Call for Papers are sent.
Late July TBA The education program is available.
August 2 Registration and hotel reservations open.
August TBA The function space request form is available for exhibitors and affiliate groups to reserve space to hold meetings or events during the ASHA Convention.
October 26 Deadline to reserve a hotel room through ASHA’s official housing service.
November 17 Continuing education reporting system opens for claiming ASHA Convention sessions for credit.
December 1 Deadline to report attendance at sessions for continuing education credit.


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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For inquiries about the ASHA Convention:

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

Available 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. ET

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

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