Important Dates and Deadlines for Authors/Presenters

All authors should be aware of the dates and deadlines listed on this page. They outline when you can expect to receive notifications and the deadlines for critical tasks related to your presentation.

If you do not receive one of the email notifications noted below (as applicable) on the date it is scheduled to be sent, please contact us at as soon as possible. We have indicated the email address that will be sending each notification where ever possible. Please also be sure to check your spam/junk folders.

July 14 All Authors/Presenters All authors will receive an email notification of acceptance/non-acceptance for each submitted proposal from
July 28 All Authors/Presenters Minor edits to sessions due. If you need to request a minor edit, or need to withdraw your session, please send an email to and include your session number in the subject line as well as the type of edit (e.g., “Session 9999 – Author Order”). We are unable to add new authors, make significant title or substance edits, change your session format, or adjust your scheduled day/time.
Late July/Early August TBD 2022 ASHA Convention Program Planner and mobile app launch.
August 1 Registration and housing for the 2022 ASHA Convention open at 10:00 a.m., ET.
August 18 Poster Presenters Primary poster presenters will receive a letter of invitation and instructions on how to create and record their iPoster. The invitation will be sent to the first presenting author listed; they may then share access with other authors listed on the poster session.
August 31 Virtual Presenters Presenting authors of virtual 1-hour oral seminars and technical sessions will receive an email providing access to our virtual platform and instructions to record their presentations there. Presenters will also be able to add and proof closed captioning for their session recording once completed.
September 22 Oral Session Presenters (In-Person and Virtual) All oral session authors (1-hour oral seminars, master classes, and technical sessions​, excluding posters) will receive an email from with instructions and access to upload their 3-page PDF handout.
October 13 Poster Presenters Deadline to finalize and submit iPosters.
October 19 Oral Session Presenters (In-Person and Virtual) Deadline to upload your 3-page handout for in-person sessions (excluding posters).
October 24 Virtual Presenters Deadline for virtual 1-hour oral seminar and technical session presenters to upload their audio recording and presentation slides.
October 27 In-Person Presenters All in-person session authors (1-hour oral seminars, master classes, and technical sessions​) will receive an invitation and access to pre-load their presentation(s) into Projection's system, which will be used onsite to transmit sessions from the Speaker Ready Room to session rooms.
November 10–28 ASHA Convention Virtual Library is open.
November 11 In-Person Presenters Deadline to pre-load in-person presentations. After this date, presentations must be uploaded onsite in the Speaker Ready Room. ALL in-person presenters are required to check into the Speaker Ready Room in New Orleans, regardless of whether they pre-load their presentation in advance or wait until they are onsite. 
November 17–19 In-person ASHA Convention takes place in New Orleans, LA.
December 1 Deadline to report session participation (both in-person and virtual) for continuing education credit.

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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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