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Registration System Technical Issues

Our registration system is currently experiencing technical challenges that may be preventing some CPA Members, Students and Affiliates from registering for CPA’s Annual National Convention or N5. Please know that the CPA is actively working on resolving this issue we are closely monitoring the situation and the problem should be resolved momentarily. If you encounter issues with your registration, we ask that you check back tomorrow and try again.

It is important to note that this is affecting new registrations only, if you have already registered and have not experienced any issues, your registration has been not been affected.

Call for Submissions for CPA2023 and N5 Now Closed

The CPA, in conjunction with N5, has now closed its abstract submission system for the CPA’s 84th Annual National Convention and the 5th North American Correctional and Criminal Justice Psychology Conference, being held in Toronto, June 23-25, 2023.

We are now in the process of reviewing submissions. Notices of acceptance will be sent in February, 2023.

Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Section of the CPA will host Preach 2023 in conjunction with the Annual CPA Convention

Preaching to the Choir: An International LGBTQ+ Psychology & Related Social Sciences Conference will take place at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in Toronto on June 21 & 22, 2023, in advance of CPA and N5. The call for submissions to Preach2023 remains open until January 31, 2023. The conference will host international delegates sharing the latest in LGBTQ+ scholarship in one large convention space for the full 2 days of the program. More information is available on the website:

Preliminary Overview Schedule

A Preliminary Overview Schedule of the CPA2023 Scientific Program is Now Available

This is the structure of the schedule. The full schedule can’t be finalized until February, as we continue to accept and review abstracts.

*Note that all times for scheduled sessions are in Eastern Daylight Time (GMT-5).

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CPA Convention Department
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N5 – 2023 North American Correctional and Criminal Justice (NACCJPC) Convention

The Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) respectfully acknowledges that its Head Office and staff are located on the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnabeg Peoples. The CPA is committed to being an association that is accountable to Indigenous peoples through our response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada’s report.