Pre-Convention Events

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

June 21 & 22, 2023

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 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:


Social & Personality Section Pre-Convention Event

June 22, 2023 – 9:00am – 5:00pm EDT.

The Social & Personality section will be hosting a pre-conference on Thurs. June 22, 2023, from 9:00 am – 5:10 pm at the Sheraton Centre Toronto in room Sheraton Hall C (day before the main convention begins). The day will consist of invited speakers and data blitz presentations. I am excited to announce that we have six confirmed invited speakers:

Dr. Felix Cheung (University of Toronto)
Dr. Felix Cheung
University of Toronto

“Psychology is pretty weird”

Dr. Hilary Bergsieker (University of Waterloo)
Dr. Hilary Bergsieker
University of Waterloo

“Reactions to racial discrimination: Contrasting preferred, intended, and received responses”

Dr. Michael Busseri (Brock University)
Dr. Michael Busseri
Brock University

“My life gets better and better! Examining the causes, correlates, and consequences of how individuals view their lives to be unfolding over time”

Dr. Joanne Chung (University of Toronto, Mississauga)
Dr. Joanne Chung
University of Toronto, Mississauga

“Lessons Learned from Conducting Personality Research in Samples of People from Historically Marginalized Communities”

Dr. John Sakaluk (Western University)
Dr. John Sakaluk
Western University

“Strategies for success and survival as a “stats + methods person”: Considerations for students, postdocs, and faculty”

Dr. Johanna Peetz (Carleton University)
Dr. Johanna Peetz
Carleton University

“Self-control for personal spending: What are the best strategies?”

The Date Blitz Presenters have been announced! Click here for more information.

Registration is now open for the Social & Personality Section’s Pre-Convention Event, June 22, 2023 from 9:00am – 5:00pm EDT.

Register Here

Pre-Convention Workshops

June 22, 2023

Pre-Convention PD Workshops are scheduled to take place on June 22nd. These workshops will be 3-hours or 6-hours in duration for corresponding CE credits.

Click here for the Full list of Pre-Conference Workshops