Psychological Association (EPA) was founded in 1896 and
is the oldest of the regional Psychological Associations
in the United States. Its sole purpose is to advance
the science and profession through the dissemination of professional
information about the field of
Psychology. EPA achieves this goal by conducting its annual
meeting where the members
of EPA present the latest advances in professional
and scientific work to their colleagues. EPA welcomes psychologists
from all fields across the discipline.
provides opportunities to
hear what is happening across the landscape of psychology
and to use that information
develop their own career. At EPA's Annual Meetings, luminaries
from all areas of psychology give master lectures about the
and future directions in
their particular area of expertise. In a single day, you
can be brought up to speed on the latest ideas across the
Master teaching lectures provide tips and examples
for instructors at all skill levels
provide platforms for discussions on technical
matters as well as tenure and promotion, academic administration,
laboratory and clinic management, etc.
present the latest textbooks for your perusal
and welcome discussions with prospective authors.
Funding agencies make themselves available for
discussion and exploration of possibilities.
Faculty can network, make connections, learn
about opportunities elsewhere.
Many long-time EPA members feel that at EPA they
have a unique opportunity to share ideas, problems
from outside their own expertise. Often, the
resulting discussion leads to a new perspective and a fresh
approach to their
own problem areas.