Pi Sigma Alpha

2024 National Student Research Conference

February 16-18, 2024

Washington D.C. (and Virtual)

The eleventh annual Pi Sigma Alpha National Student Research Conference includes in-person panels, a poster session, and career activities, as well as some virtual panels. Please join us for this exciting event, which will provide a highly interactive forum for students to share their research, participate in professional development activities, and network with their peers, as well as Pi Sigma Alpha alumni currently working in a range of settings. Learn more about the history of the conference here

Location: George Washington University, Washington, DC
Dates: February 16-18, 2024

(Accommodations and other logistical information can be found on the conference app.)

Thank you to our Faculty Program Committee:

Dr. Natasha Bingham, Loyola University New Orleans
Dr. Aaron Smith-Walter, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Menna Demessie

Senior Vice President and Executive Director of the Task Force for Meaningful Change, Universal Music Group


The conference is free and open to all who register (though student presenters must be Pi Sigma Alpha members). When registering, attendees will be asked whether they are attending virtually or in-person. All in-person attendees must conform to the COVID-19-related attendance requirements. Access to the conference app, which includes the full conference schedule and other details, will be provided to all registered participants closer to the event. Guests can register on-site at the conference. All attendees must register and get a badge to attend any conference events.

Do you have questions about the conference? Reach out to the PSA national office (office@pisigmaalpha.org).

Proposal and Eligibility Details

The proposal deadline has now passed. 

Thank You To Our Sponsors!


Health & Safety Protocols

Pi Sigma Alpha takes the health and safety of our conference attendees very seriously and will continue to monitor health risks related to the COVID-19 pandemic. At a minimum, all conference attendees will be required to follow the rules and guidelines laid out by George Washington University. Currently, rates of respiratory illness in the United States are very high. To protect your health and the health of your fellow participants, we encourage all attendees to mask when not eating or drinking. Additional COVID-19-related requirements may also be required to attend. Pi Sigma Alpha will notify all conference participants of any additional health requirements if applicable.