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upcoming conference

NEEPS 2023 will be in New Paltz, NY, on April 20-23, 2023.


NEEPS 2023 is now accepting abstracts for their 2023 hybrid conference!  

Visit the conference website for the submissions portal and conference information. 

Abstracts are due by 11:59pm in the last time zone on earth on December 8th. NEEPS will have presentations in three formats: 12-minute oral presentation, 5-minute data blitz, and poster. All presentation types can be either in person or virtual. Virtual presentations will be presented live during the conference. NEEPS accepts theoretical and empirical submissions. Submissions are accepted for projects that are still in data collection. All submissions are single submissions, NEEPS does not accept pre-arranged symposia. All accepted submissions will be grouped by topic and presenter availability. If you have questions, please contact the chair of the Program Committee, Stacey Makhanova (

If you would like to nominate someone for the NEEPS Lifetime Achievement Award, Fellow Award, or Early Career Research Award, click here for more information. Nominations and application materials for all awards will be due on February 25, 2023, to the NEEPS President (

Previous conference

The 15th annual NEEPS conference occurred in the virtual realm and Pittsburgh, PA! 

NEEPS 2022 Presentation Awards:

Gordon Bear Best Student Talk: Jordann Brandner, Kansas State University
Gordon Bear Best Student Poster: Zoe Gould-Thomspon, Arizona State University
Best Faculty Talk:  Khandis Blake, University of Melbourne

Best Faculty Poster: Rebecca Burch, SUNY Oswego

NEEPS 2022 FEPS Presentation Awards:

FEPS Poster Award: Molly M. Staley, Saint Mary's University
FEPS Poster Award: Arial Bloshinsky, University of Arkansas
FEPS Faculty Talk Award: Brett Pelham, Montgomery College
FEPS Student Talk Award: Alessandra Cassar, University of San Francisco

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