Schedule at a Glance

The 2021 ASHA Convention will be a hybrid in-person/virtual event. This schedule of in-person events is tentative and subject to change. Event dates and times may shift, and some events may be moved to a virtual format or may need to be cancelled as we move forward in our planning, so please be sure to check back for updates. We appreciate your patience as we adapt to a hybrid format.

Monday, November 15

ASHA Convention Virtual Library Opens

Wednesday, November 17 (In-person Events)

11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Speaker Ready Room
Noon – 6:00 p.m. Registration
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. State Association Pre-Convention Workshops (ticketed), Gallaudet University Walking Tour (ticketed)
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Researcher-Academic Town Meeting, PAC Reception, and other special events

Thursday, November 18 (In-person Events)

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Speaker Ready Room
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Opening General Session
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall: Exhibits, ASHA Member Services Center, Bag Pickup
10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Live, Virtual Poster Q&A Sessions (Virtual Library)
10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. In-Person Education Sessions: Master Classes and Oral Seminars
11:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break: Visit the Exhibit Hall
7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Receptions and special events

Friday, November 19 (In-person Events)

6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Speaker Ready Room
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. In-Person Education Sessions: Master Classes and Oral Seminars
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Live, Virtual Poster Q&A Sessions (Virtual Library)
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall: Exhibits, ASHA Member Services Center, Bag Pickup
Noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break: Visit the Exhibit Hall
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony
8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Open Houses and Receptions

Saturday, November 20 (In-person Events)

6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Speaker Ready Room
7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. In-person Education Sessions: Master Classes and Oral Seminars
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall: Exhibits, ASHA Member Services Center
Noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break: Visit the Exhibit Hall
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ASHA Leadership Q&A: A Membership Chat With the Board
6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Retirement Celebration in Honor of ASHA CEO Arlene Pietranton, PhD, CAE

Monday, November 22

ASHA Convention Virtual Library Closes

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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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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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