Notifications of proposal acceptance/non-acceptance for the
2017 Call for Papers were sent to all submitters and authors via e-mail on July 13, 2017. Please contact
email@example.com if you have any questions about the Call for Papers or the ASHA Convention Program.
The ASHA Convention is the strongest educational program for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, speech and hearing scientists, and related professionals. The complete 2017 program offering over 2,500 CEU-eligible sessions—including short courses (ticketed, additional fee), oral seminars, flash sessions (formerly technical sessions), and poster presentations—will be available for viewing through the online Program Planner and new app in late July.
New Convention App
Coming soon to the Apple Store and Google Play! An all-new and improved app is being introduced this year to help you plan your schedule and navigate the ASHA Convention. In addition to the searchable program, the app will have enhanced integrated schedule-building functionality, so anything you save in the online Program Planner will also be viewable in the app on
your smartphone or tablet, and vice versa. Other expanded features include access to advance handouts and/or presentation slides (if shared by presenters), space to take session notes, floor plans with a location finder, social media feeds, and much more.
Coming soon! The complete 2017 program will be available in late July through the online
Program Planner. Use it to search for sessions and read abstracts, author bios, learner objectives, presenter disclosures, and access handouts/session materials (if shared by presenters). The Program Planner allows you to build and save your own personal itinerary of sessions to attend.
Attendance at your choice of more than 2,500 oral seminars and poster presentations is included with your ASHA Convention registration, however, you may also choose to purchase tickets to
Short Courses are 3-hour ticketed sessions with an additional fee of $80 for attendance. They offer more in-depth content presented at the intermediate level or above and are led by presenters who hold expertise in the subject matter. Tickets for Short Courses may be purchased through Convention
On Wednesday, November 8, the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CSHA) and the American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders are sponsoring the
pre-Convention workshops. The workshops are a great way to earn additional CEUs before the ASHA Convention officially begins. Tickets for the workshops may be purchased through
You may purchase a ticket for a pre-Convention workshop even if you do not plan to attend the ASHA Convention—a valuable professional development opportunity for local members.
General Expectations for Sessions Offered at the ASHA Convention
Education sessions at the ASHA Convention are noncommercial. It is not acceptable to use an education session to advertise a program, product, or service for sale.
- The views that speakers express in education sessions are their own, and do not necessarily reflect ASHA's policies.
- ASHA does not endorse programs, products, or services. Acceptance of a paper for presentation does not constitute ASHA's endorsement of its content.
- Speakers are expected to refrain from comments or humor that disparages the rightful dignity of any person or group.
- Speakers are expected to comply with copyright law and HIPAA regulations in selecting material and images for their presentations. In particular, speakers are cautioned against using images or identifying details of any client or patient without express written permission to do so.
Information for Presenters
These guidelines are offered to assist presenters with preparing both oral seminars and posters for presentation at the ASHA Convention.