General Information About ASHA's Convention
The ASHA Convention is the premier annual event for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Join more than 12,000 of your peers for this once-a-year opportunity at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, from November 14–16, 2013, as we celebrate our 2013 theme, The Magic of Teamwork: Science and Service Delivery!
Welcome Message from the Convention Co-Chairs
The Convention Co-Chair for Audiology, Colleen O'Rourke and the Convention Co-Chair for Speech-Language Pathology, Donise Pearson, welcome you to the 2013 ASHA Convention. In partnership with the Convention Program Committee, they are working to offer a wide array of program sessions that draw on our theme, "The Magic of Teamwork: Science and Service Delivery," to meet the needs of members in the professions.
Convention Program Committee
Planning the ASHA Convention requires dedicated work by many exceptional volunteer members. The Convention Program Committee invites speakers, reviews presentation proposal submissions, and helps select the most informative content to be presented during the Convention.
Continuing Education Credit
The ASHA Convention is one of your best opportunities to earn continuing education credit to maintain your state license or ASHA certification, to demonstrate continued professional development to employers, or simply to increase your professional knowledge.
General Convention Services, Policies and Logistics
Information from A-Z about what you need to know for the ASHA Convention, such as parking, badge policies, accessibility for those with disabilities, what to wear, and much more.
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Getting Employer Support
Tips and a customizable letter to help you get the support you need from your employer to attend the ASHA Convention.
During the ASHA Convention, student volunteers are utilized to help monitor educational sessions, assist presenters, answer questions, check badges, confirm room sets, assist with special events, and more. Learn more about the qualifications and access the application to volunteer at the ASHA Convention. Questions about student volunteers should be e-mailed to email@example.com.
Call for 2015 Convention Program Co-Chairs
Applications are currently being accepted for serving as a Convention Program Co-Chair in 2015. The deadline to apply is June 1, 2013.
Future and Past ASHA Conventions
See where the Convention has been in past years and preview future ASHA Convention locations.
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