Annual Conference

Registration for SESP 2023 is now open! SESP 2023 will be in Madison, Wisconsin from October 12-14, 2023, at the Madison Concourse Hotel

The SESP meeting is open to SESP members and all post-docs and faculty who self-identify as social psychologists. Graduate students may attend by being sponsored by a current member of SESP. 

The registration deadline for early-bird pricing is September 1. Early-bird registration fees are $395 for members and $425 for non- members. After September 1, registration will be $425 for members and $455 for non-members. Registration costs cover a Thursday evening reception, light breakfasts and breaks, lunches on Friday and Saturday, a Saturday night reception, audiovisual rental, and other conference costs.
This year's Program Committee includes Lisa Molix (Chair), Gordon MoskowitzMina Cikara, and Markus Brauer (local host).

Please examine our Convention Code of Conduct if you plan to attend SESP 2023.

The final version of the program is available here


If you are a SESP member, please login to your account at the Member Login site to the left (your email address is your username), then click on "SESP 2023" under "Event Calendar" on the upper right side of the page to begin the registration process. You may also want to pay your yearly dues at the same time you register -- look for the "renew membership" box when you begin registration.

If you are NOT a SESP member, you may register here Or use the "SESP 2023" link appearing under "Event Calendar" at the SESP main page). If you are a graduate student, will be prompted to indicate the name of your SESP member host. Your host must attend the SESP 2023 meeting. 


You will need to book accommodations directly with the hotel, using 
this link

These heavily-discounted room rates will be available until Wednesday, September 13 (unless we sell out our room block prior to this date). Be sure to book as early as possible to secure your room.


Person Memory Interest Group (PMIG): 

The Person Memory Interest Group invites researchers in social cognition (broadly defined) to attend their preconference. Meeting and registration information is available at this link. Person Memory is co-organized by Jackie Chen ( and Gordon Moskowitz ( Contact Jackie and Gordon with any questions.


Social Science & Sustainability Solutions (4S):

Researchers interested in proenvironmental behaviors, sustainability, and climate change are invited to attend “Social Science & Sustainability Solutions,” a half-day conference that will take place on the morning of the Monday following SESP (Oct. 16). The goal is to bring together social psychologists interested in sustainability and scholars from the University of Wisconsin–Madison who conduct climate-related research that is relevant for social scientists (see the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies). Meeting information and registration can be found at this link. The Social Science & Sustainability Solutions postconference is co-organized by Markus Brauer <>, David Sherman <>, and Matt Ginder-Vogel <>.

Please see this link for additional details.

Looking ahead: We are seeking future sites for SESP -- if you are interested in hosting in 2024 or beyond, please email Steve Stroessner at