Western Psychological Association


The Western Psychological Association was founded in 1921 for the purpose of stimulating the exchange of scientific and professional ideas and, in so doing to enhance interest in the processes of research and scholarship in the behavioral sciences. Support these goals by joining  and attending our annual convention.

Early registration for the 2017 convention in Sacramento is now closed. You will be able to register on-site at the Sacramento Grand Hotel.  

Students:  Sign up now for the Faculty-Student (Speed) Research Exchange.  Limited space available.

The Terman Teaching conference will be held Wednesday April 26.

We offer CE credit to professionals attending the convention. Over 50 hours of programming have been approved for CE credit – so there’s something for everyone.

The  2017 Convention Program has been updated to includes the posters.  We also have a listing highlighting the international psychology events.  Use these resources to plan your time at WPA. 

The Sheraton Grand Hotel is now sold out.  However, Holiday Inn Express may still have rooms.  It’s just a short walk away.

Connect with us on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #WPA2017

Students: Join us on Facebook to stay up-to-date with all the latest WPA happenings.