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Highlights for APA's 116th Annual Convention in Boston, Aug. 14-17
Date:5/12/2008

TO: Reporters/Editors/Producers

RE: American Psychological Association 116th Annual Convention in Boston, Aug. 14-17, 2008

Press Room Room 162A, Meeting Level 1, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

Facilities will include wireless connections for lap tops and two high-speed printers. We will also provide working space, telephones, fax machines, phone lines for data transmission and APA staff resources. This room will also be the site of any news briefings held during the convention.

Hours:

Thursday, Aug. 14, through Saturday, Aug. 16, 8:00 am 5:00 pm Sunday, Aug. 17, 8:00 am 12 noon

Registration

To book a hotel room, go to http://www.apa.org/convention08. For an advance registration form, e-mail pwillenz@apa.org To get a badge and convention book mailed before the convention, you must register before JULY 21, 2008. Media may also register onsite. Media registration is limited to credentialed journalists, those who have assignment letters on the letterhead of a media organization and public information officers from universities, nonprofit organizations and government agencies.

Program and Papers

The program will be available online in early July. Programs will also be available onsite. News releases and selected papers will be available electronically. We will supply you with disk key cards/CDs or e-mail the papers to you as attachments.

News Releases

Releases summarizing a select number convention sessions, presentations and papers will be sent to all pre-registered media by e-mail in August (a week to 10 days before the convention starts) and will be available at www.apa.org/releases.

Embargoes

All sessions are embargoed for the time of presentation unless otherwise indicated on the news release or
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Contact: Pam Willenz
pwillenz@apa.org
202-336-5707
American Psychological Association
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