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We are delighted that you will be joining us in Toronto for our 45th Annual Convention. The ABCT convention offers many opportunities for you to network with like-minded people and make new connections. Poster sessions, Invited addresses, SIG meetings, coffee areas, the elevator, and the hotel lobby are all good places to network! And don't overlook speaking with ABCT's members who have stars on their badges. Each star represents 5 years of membership.

A new format this year: Spotlight Research Presentations: They are 60- minute sessions intended for in-depth presentations of especially innovative findings. They can be made by a single investigator or multiple investigators from the same team, and may include, but are not limited to, new results from randomized trials or psychopathology studies of a great practical or theoretical importance.

See "Getting the Most out of the Conference" for more networking tips read more

Here is a brief listing of networking opportunities in Toronto:

Friday, November 11
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.Attendee Orientation to the ABCT Convention
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.Internship Training Site Overview (learn about the internship application and selection process)
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Internship Training Meet and Greet (informal meetings between internship site representatives and prospective internship applicants.
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.Postdoctoral Paths for Professional Development-Postdoctoral Training Panel (geared to interns and others considering applying to a postdoctoral residency training program and those who are interested in postdoctoral research funding)
12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.Student Special Interest Group Meeting
12:15 - 1:15 p.m.Postdoctoral Paths for Professional Development-Postdoctoral Meet and Greet (informal meetings between postdoctoral site representatives and prospective applicants)
2:15 - 3:45 p.m.Careers in Clinical Psychology: Which Path Makes Sense for Me? Panel Discussion 8
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.Getting in and Succeeding in Graduate School in Clinical Psychology
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.ABCT Awards Ceremony
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.Friday Night Welcoming Cocktail Party/SIG Expo

Saturday, November 12
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.Annual Meeting of Members-members only
3:15 - 4:45 p.m.What Professionals Look for When They Hire New Employees
5:15 - 6:15 p.m.Presidential Address: Exploring the Interaction of Learning, Culture, and Hormones in Anxiety
9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.Saturday Night Dance Party-"So you think you can dance?!"

 

 

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