Schedule and Program


The Schedule at a Glance provides an overview of each day's events. 

Welcome 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 2022 ASHA Convention and explain our theme, "Reframe Your Thinking: Resilience Reinvented." In partnership with the Convention Program Committee, they are working to offer a wide array of sessions to meet the continuing education needs of communication sciences and disorders professionals.

About the Program

The ASHA Convention is the strongest educational program for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech and hearing scientists, and related professionals.

We are continuing with the hybrid in-person/virtual event format again this year where our traditional in-person convention in New Orleans will be paired with the Virtual Library of pre-recorded, on-demand sessions. All education sessions are eligible for ASHA Continuing Education Credit or professional development hours

Program Topic Areas

The education program covers 31 topic areas related to the professions.

Session Formats

We learned some things about what worked and what didn’t work from our experience last year and have modified the in-person and virtual session formats:

  • Master Classes (2 hours, live, in-person/onsite; ticketed)
  • Oral Seminars (1 hour; live, in-person/onsite or pre-recorded/virtual)
  • Technical Research and Technical Clinical Sessions (30 minutes; live, in-person/onsite or pre-recorded/virtual)
  • In-Person Poster Presentations (15-minute pre-recorded audio presentation and digital poster on the virtual platform, plus onsite, in-person 90-minute Q&A session with digital poster display)
  • Virtual-ONLY Poster Presentations (15-minute pre-recorded audio presentation and digital poster on the virtual platform; no Q&A session)

Read the full description of each session format offered at the ASHA Convention.

Invited and Jointly Developed Sessions

Some sessions feature presenters who have been specially invited to present on a topic by the Convention Program Committee, a Special Interest Group (SIG), or a Specialty Certification Board. Some Invited Sessions are a collaborative effort and are jointly developed by a combination of those entities.

The presenters of these sessions hold expertise on the topic or subject area of the session. Sessions featuring invited presenters are noted in the session descriptions. One-hour oral seminars are included with your registration and everyone is welcome to attend them; master classes are ticketed and carry an additional fee. SIG affiliates may be particularly interested in SIG-sponsored sessions.

Master Classes

Master Classes provide a more intensive, advanced learning opportunity for seasoned professionals or those whose work has a specialized focus. They are ticketed two-hour oral seminars that will only be presented in person at the ASHA Convention in New Orleans. Presentations are advanced-level and emphasize clinical applications and/or science backed by appropriate levels of evidence. Presenters, who are invited by the Convention Program Committee, demonstrate recognized expertise in their area and have experience presenting continuing professional education programs. View the list of master classes to be offered this year.

Tickets are $50 each, but SIG members may purchase tickets for SIG-sponsored master classes for only $25 each. Tickets for the ASHFoundation Master Class (MC06) are free to all but must be reserved. Tickets may be purchased through registration.

Pre-Convention Workshops

Kickstart your experience at the in-person ASHA Convention with pre-convention workshops that will take place on Wednesday, November 16, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tickets are $80 each and may be purchased through registration. Louisiana residents receive a special discount and may purchase tickets for only $40 each.

Research Symposium

The Research Symposium is an annual event at ASHA's Convention where clinicians and researchers discuss current research in communication sciences and disorders.

View the Program

All ASHA Convention education sessions are listed in Program Planner and mobile app. The planner and the app allow you to browse sessions, read session descriptions and author bios, and view presenter disclosures. Use the planner and app to save sessions you want to attend to your personal schedule. Session materials, such as handouts, are also accessed through the Program Planner and mobile app. 

Program Archives

You may view the Program Planners from past ASHA Conventions in the Archives section at the bottom of the About the Convention webpage. To view the apps from past years, go to Settings in the current app, then select Exit to App list and select the year you would like to download.

The Call for Papers

The Call for Papers for the 2022 ASHA Convention in New Orleans is closed. The Call for Papers for the 2023 ASHA Convention in Boston will open in mid-February 2023. Please e-mail if you have any questions.

Call for Convention Program Co-Chairs

The Call for Co-Chairs for the 2024 ASHA Convention has closed. ASHA seeks qualified and enthusiastic individuals to share responsibility for the development and management of the education program for the ASHA Convention. The Call for Co-Chairs for the 2025 ASHA Convention will open in January 2023.

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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.

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