The 51st annual meeting of SESP will be held in the Mile High City of Denver, Colorado, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, September 24-26, 2015. Registration is now open!
Located in the heart of the city, the hotel is within walking distance of green space, bike trails, hip shopping, and farm-to-table dining, all against the backdrop of the beautiful Rocky Mountains!
Additionally, Denver boasts a number of hidden gems, including the Dikeou Collection, the Green Russell Speakeasy, and the Santa Fe Arts District. During the weekend of SESP, Denver will also host the Great American Beer Festival!
The SESP meeting is open only to SESP members (members are elected to the organization) and their guests. Only SESP members who will be in attendance at the conference may sponsor a guest. Non-members who are speaking in accepted symposia at the conference are exempt from the member sponsorship rule.
Through August 24, 2015, registration for the main conference is $335 for members and guests. Fees for the Attraction and Groups preconferences are $85; for the Women’s Leadership conference, $25. Payment for the main conference includes lunches on Friday and Saturday, a dinner event at the Denver Art Museum on Saturday, light breakfasts, and receptions.
Late registration (after August 24) will be $375 for the main conference, and preconferences will jump in cost by $5.
Note: Registration for the main conference, the Relationships and Groups preconferences, and the Women’s Leadership workshop can be accomplished through the single registration box above. The PMIG conference registration is handled separately through this page.
The Conference Program
The SESP program committee is being chaired by Serena Chen, and includes Nilanjana Dasgupta, Roxane Cohen Silver, and Josh Correll. A preliminary list of program symposia is available here.
Local organizers from Boulder/Denver include Leaf Van Boven (Chair), Chick Judd, Josh Correll, Lawrence Williams, Max Weisbuch, Kateri McCrae, and Peter McGraw.
In addition to the main conference events on Friday and Saturday, September 25 and 26, several preconferences will be held:
The Grand Hyatt Denver is now taking hotel reservations. Click here to make online reservations, or call (888) 421-1442. Rooms are $179 for single or double occupancy. To receive the SESP room rate, reservations must be made by September 2, 2015.