Members can now submit a paper, poster, or symposium proposal for the March 3-5, 2016 Eastern Psychological Association meeting at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. The standard room rate will be $277 (plus taxes).  Rooms can be reserved at the group rate until February 10, 2016 by following this link:

EPA dues/registration for Members and Fellows is $70 and $30 for Associates (students) if paid by March 1, 2016. There are no other fees registration fees.

To pay dues/registration, go to, click on Members Only at the top of the left menu, and then click on Renew Your Membership. After you have paid your dues by credit card, click again on Members Only. Depending on your membership type, you will then click on either Member Proposals, Fellow Proposals, or Associate Proposals to submit your proposal.

Please remember that only paid-up Members, Fellows, and Associates may submit proposals for the meeting. If you are planning to submit a proposal, please do not wait until the last moment to pay dues, as payments may take up to 48 hours to process. All associates must have a faculty sponsor who, at the time of the submission, is a current EPA Member with dues paid for the current year.

The submissions site is open now and will close promptly at 5:00 PM EST on November 15, 2015

To access the site, please use one of the links on the Members Only page. Please be certain to read the EPA submissions guidelines and the FAQ page prior to preparing your submission.

As in recent years, another call for proposals for a special undergraduate poster session will be issued later for a December 1, 2015 deadline; however, space will be very limited, and undergraduate students (Associates) are strongly advised to apply for the regular November 15 deadline if at all possible.

This year's meeting continues EPA's tradition of offering cutting edge developments in psychological science, application and teaching in the form of exciting lectures, symposia and posters.  

Invited area presentations will include (so far):

Presidential Keynote Address
Larry Cahill (University of California, Irvine)

Presidential Keynote Address
Edvard Moser (Kavli Institute, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with John O'Keefe and May-Britt Moser, 2014)

Psi Chi Invited Address
Matthew Nock (Harvard University)

President's Address
Terry Davidson (American University)

Cognitive Science 
Reid Hastie (University of Chicago)

Virginia Staudt Sexton Distinguished Lecture
Cora Lee Wetherington (National Institutes of Health)

Josh Aronson(New York University)

Frances Champagne (Columbia University)

Behavioral Neuroscience
Eric Nestler (Mt Sinai Medical Center)

George De Leon (NY Medical Center)

Allen Neuringer (Professor Emeritus, Reed College)

Yaacov Trope (NYU)

Edward Krupat (Harvard Medical School)

Wade Pickren (Ithaca College)