SWPA Affiliate Organization Submission Guidelines
organizations will use the online submission application, but each
affiliate organization will set its own guidelines. Deadlines for
all affiliate organizations are the same as the SWPA deadlines
30th at 11:59:59 PM) unless
Guidelines for Submissions to Psi Chi Talk and Poster Sessions (all authors must be
Psi Chi members):
- All Psi Chi submissions will automatically be entered into the
Psi Chi research competition.
- All submissions to the Psi Chi portion of the program should
follow the SWPA abstract submission process (e.g. word length, format,
etc.). However, on the first page of the abstract submission
process, be sure to indicate Psi Chi as the group to which you are
- If a Psi Chi member wishes to submit to the SWPA student
competition, then indicate that group rather than Psi Chi as the group
to which you are submitting. As part of the SWPA student
competition submission process, there will be a step to also indicate
that you are also a Psi Chi member. If you check this box, and
your SWPA competition submission does not make the top 5 finalists,
then the SWPA program chair will know to send your abstract submission
to Psi Chi to be included in our program and be considered for the Psi
Chi research competition.
- Please note that all authors / co-authors of Psi Chi submissions
must be dues current SWPA student members prior to submitting an
abstract. Follow the online
instructions for creating a member profile and paying dues.
- Send questions to Dr. Evan Zucker (email@example.com)
SAMR: Jan 18 at 11:59:59 PM
Guidelines for the Society for Applied Multivariate Research (SAMR)
- Anyone is welcome to submit a poster to this session -- not just
SAMR members. Use the SWPA submission process. Select the SAMR
organization as the organization to which you are submitting.
- Posters that are submitted to SAMR should follow SWPA guidelines
for posters – with the following exception: SAMR will accept posters
that describe a
“work in progress” (i.e. do not have to have results and
Preliminary results may be substituted with a preliminary discussion of
- Any content area may be covered (e.g., Social/Personality,
Experimental, Cognitive, Developmental)
- We are looking for posters that highlight the quantitative
approach to addressing research questions, whether from experimental,
quasi-experimental, or non-experimental design OR...
- Posters that highlight measurement issues or the development or
evaluation of psychological measures
- Posters may either illustrate work in progress or a completed
- Awards of $50, $30 and $20 will be given to the three top posters
Guidelines for the Southwestern Teaching of Psychology Submissions
(Talks, Symposia, and Posters):
- Select SWToP as the organization to which you are submitting.
- Presenting authors must be dues paid SWPA members (i.e. at
minimum the first author). Additional authors may be
dues-paid SWPA members or non-members.
- Pedagogical research abstracts should follow the guidelines
outlined for SWPA abstract submissions.
- Instructional methods and teaching demonstration abstracts should
include three sections: Purpose, Audience and Implications.
- If you have questions, please contact Dr. Marcel Kerr at
SCPA: Dec 31 at 11:59:59 PM
Guidelines for the Southwestern Comparative Psychology
Association (SCPA) Talk Session Submissions:
- Individuals who wish to submit to SCPA should be a member of
SCPA. Contact Dr. Jesse Purdy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Abstracts should follow the guidelines outlined for SWPA talk
abstract submissions. Select SCPA as the organization to which
you are submitting.
- Awards will be given for the best undergraduate and graduate
TPA: Jan 10 at 11:59:59 PM
Guidelines for the Texas Psychological Association (TPA) Submissions:
- TPA will accept poster and talk submissions that focus on the
practice of psychology (use the SPWA guidelines).
- Select TPA as the organization to which you are submitting.
- TPA will also accept workshop / symposia submissions that focus
on research and practice. We are looking for research that ties
in with the practice community. Sessions that qualify for
Continuing Education Credit will be scheduled for 2-hour slots
(preferred). Other workshops and symposia will be scheduled for
1-1.5 hours, depending upon the number of presenters and organization
of the session.
- You do not need to be a member of TPA to submit to TPA sessions.
Specific questions about submissions
forTPA sessions may be
directed to: David White, the Executive
director for the Texas Psychological