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The Early Career Psychologists Research and Innovation Poster Sessions at APA 2020, hosted by the Committee on Early Career Psychologists (CECP), provides a wonderful opportunity for early career psychologists (ECPs) as well as people examining the concerns of ECPs to present at APA convention. An ECP is defined as being within the first ten years post-graduation.

Submission of this application form indicates that the first author will present this poster at APA 2020 in Washington, DC, USA if selected for the session; or that a co-author will present if the first author is ultimately unable to present. The poster session has not been assigned a day and time but will be scheduled by May 2020.

How to Apply

Each applicant must be an APA member. To apply, visit

Submission deadline is Monday February 3, 2020 at 11:59pm EST if you are interested in taking part. This is an extended deadline from the standard December deadline for APA convention submissions. Decisions will be made before April and listed first authors will be notified.

For additional information, please contact Lucia Gutierrez, PhD, Staff Liaison to CECP, Early Career and Graduate Student Affairs (, 202-682-5132) AND Chrysalis Wright, PhD, 2020 CECP Program Chair (

For more information about CECP and other early career resources, please visit the APA early career website at