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 – 8:30am – 4:20pm EDT.

The Social & Personality section will be hosting a pre-conference on Thurs. June 22, 2023, from 8:30 am – 4:20 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