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Welcome to the 2021 APA Annual Meeting Submission Site!

The 2021 Annual Meeting submission site is currently open to submission of New Research posters. The site will close on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. ET.

The theme for the 2021 APA Annual Meeting is “Finding Equity Through Advances in Mind and Brain in Unsettled Times.” The Scientific Program Committee encourages all submitters to keep this theme in mind while crafting their submissions.
  • The submission form will close promptly at 5:00 p.m. ET; no submissions will be allowed after this time
  • All presenters/co-authors must attest to their participation in the proposal
  • A single presenter/co-author cannot be listed on more than 5 submissions of any type
  • All presenters attending the meeting must agree to pay the appropriate speaker registration fee
  • References are required for all submissions
  • A poster cannot have more than 1 presenter and 4 co-authors
You will use your username and password to log into the submission site. If you do not yet have a account, you can create one here. During the submission process, you will be asked to complete the following agreements:
  1. Financial Disclosure
  2. Presenter Release
  3. Registration Acknowledgement

Any co-presenters/co-authors on your submission will also need to have an active account before you can add them to your proposal.

Important information for a successful submission:

  1. The submitted abstract(s) will be graded for the 2021 APA Annual Meeting, online May 2021.
  2. For guidelines and examples of abstracts, please click here.
  3. Acceptable browsers: Windows and MAC PCs: Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Opera. Other browsers, including Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge, may be incompatible.
  4. Only the director or chair of a submission (or the poster presenter for a poster submission) will be able to submit. If you are submitting on behalf of the session director or chair, you will need to obtain his or her login credentials.
  5. Email correspondence with the Office of Scientific Programs will come from Please ensure that you are able to receive emails from this address before submitting your proposal.
  6. We cannot accommodate requests to schedule your session at a particular date/time.

To begin, click on the button below.
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