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Citation Help: Conference Sessions & Presentations

APA Citation Help: Conference Sessions and Presentations

Conference Sessions and Presentations

Conference sessions and presentations include keynotes and symposiums.  Proceedings that are also published in a journal or book should follow the formats for the latter.

Note: Citations with more than one line of text should have a hanging indent of 1/2 inch or 5 spaces.

Important Elements:

  • Author/ Presenter (last name, initials only for first and middle names)
  • Date of full conference
  • Title
  • Type of contribution
  • URL if available
  • Conference Information

Conference Sessions and Presentations

Presenter, A. A., & Presenter, B. B. (2020, September 18-20). Title of contribution [Type of contribution]. Conference Name, Location. DOI or URL

Fistek, A., Jester, E., & Sonnenberg, K. (2017, July 12-15). Everybody's got a little music in them: Using music therapy to connect, engage, and motivate [Conference session]. Autism Society National Conference, Milwaukee, WI, United States.


Symposium Contribution

Contributor A. A., & Contributor, B. B. (2020, September 18-20). Title of contribution. In C. C. Chairperson (Chair), Title of symposium [Symposium. Conference Name, Location. DOI or URL

De Boer, D., & LaFavor, T. (2018, April 26-29). The art and significant of successfully identifying resilient individuals: A person-focused approach. In A. M. Schmidt & A. Kryvanos (Chairs),  Perspectives on resilience: Conceptualization, measurement, and enhancement [Symposium]. Western Psychological Association 98th Annual Convention, Portland, OR, United States.

Some examples courtesy of APA Publication Manual

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