Schedule at a Glance

We’re preparing for all scenarios this coming year and are planning the 2021 ASHA Convention as 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.

Wednesday, November 17

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. ASHA Board, Committee, Council, and SIG Meetings; Affiliate and Partner Meetings
Noon – 7:00 p.m. Shuttles run to/from hotels and convention center
11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Speaker Ready Room
Noon – 6:00 p.m. Registration and Materials Pick-up
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. ASHA Member Services Center, Concierge Learning Center
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. State Association and Specialty Board Pre-Convention Workshops (ticketed)
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. First Timers' Welcome
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Researcher-Academic Town Meeting, PAC Reception, and other special events

Thursday, November 18

6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration and Materials Pick-up
6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Speaker Ready Room
6:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Shuttles run to/from hotels and convention center
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ASHA Member Services Center, Concierge Learning Center
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Opening General Session
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall
10:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Education Sessions: Oral Seminars, Technical Sessions, Poster Sessions, Master Classes
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break: Visit the Exhibit Hall
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Welcome in the Exhibit Hall
7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Receptions and special events

Friday, November 19

6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Speaker Ready Room
6:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Shuttles run to/from hotels and convention center
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration, ASHA Member Services Center, Concierge Learning Center
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Education Sessions: Oral Seminars, Technical Sessions, Poster Sessions, Master Classes
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 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

6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Speaker Ready Room
6:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Shuttles run to/from hotels and convention center
7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Registration, ASHA Member Services Center, Concierge Learning Center
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Education Sessions: Oral Seminars, Technical Sessions, Master Classes, Research Symposium
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break: Visit the Exhibit Hall
7:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Closing Party

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.

Available 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. ET
Monday–Friday

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

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