Friday & Saturday, April 7 & 8, 2017
Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West | Plymouth, MN

Psychology: It IS our business
Psychologists live and work in communities and all facets of the health of our communities are the business of psychology. Locally, nationally and globally.

PROGRAM DETAILS - earn up to 14.5 continuing education credits!

This year's program delivers sessions that trigger discussion, provide answers and enhance the field of psychology. We're thrilled to bring you an exceptional variety of topics and speakers. 

Click here to download the 81st Annual Convention Program*


Pre-registration has now closed. You may still join us by registering onsite. Just complete the form found by clicking here, and bring it with you. Please note the onsite rate now applies. No exceptions.

Before you sure to look at the program details for Friday night! We are adding a full dinner so it's very helpful for us to know if you will be attending the thrilling event we have planned! Please be prepared to provide your RSVP during the registration process. 


Get involved today by exhibiting at or being a sponsor of the 81st Annual Convention! As an exhibitor and sponsor, you will receive recognition throughout the convention and through many other avenues! Our exhibit sells out every year so be sure to sign up right away.

Click here to learn about the sponsorship & advertising opportunities available!
Click here to learn about the exhibit opportunities available!


The deadline to receive discounted hotel rooms has passed. To make your reservation at the hotel rate, please call hotel at (800) 227-6963 or (763) 559-6600.

Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West
3131 Campus Drive
Plymouth, MN 55441
(763) 559-6600

*Program is subject to change at any time without notice.

Here's what 2016 Convention attendees had to say about their experience:

  • MPA is an enriching experience that involves education, networking, and sense of community to enhance our understanding of psychology and the growing demand for professional in this field.
  • This conference was a great place to get a diverse experience and a have diverse learning opportunity. 
  • Excellent opportunity to learn and to be inspired.
  • Excellent, new information on different mental health topics.
  • MPA convention is highly educational. The overall experience is engaging and entertaining. Thoroughly enjoyable! 

Diversity Statement

The Minnesota Psychological Association actively encourages the participation of all psychologists regardless of age, creed, race, ethnic background, gender, socio-economic status, region of residence, physical or mental status, political beliefs, religious or spiritual affiliation, and sexual or affectional orientation.Although we are an organization of individuals from diverse cultures and backgrounds, the Minnesota Psychological Association also recognizes our core unifying identities as Psychologists who practice in America. We also recognize that we may hold unintentional attitudes and beliefs that influence our perceptions of and interactions with others. Within this context of unity and self-exploration, we are committed to increasing our sensitivity to all aspects of diversity as well as our knowledge and appreciation of the unique qualities of different cultures and backgrounds.We aspire to becoming alert to aspects of diversity, previously unseen or unacknowledged in our culture. In this spirit, we are committed to collaborating with multicultural groups to combat racism and other forms of prejudice as we seek to promote diversity in our society. To this end, we are dedicated to increasing our multicultural competencies and effectiveness as educators, researchers, administrators, policy makers, and practitioners.