The PAA Program Committee invites submissions from individuals or groups to conduct workshops in conjunction with the PAA 2023 Annual Meeting. Workshops topics could include (but not limited to): statistical methods, data set usage, data visualization, research communication, and professional development. Workshop proposals that include a variety of instructional approaches and materials are strongly encouraged.


Proposals should include the following information:

  • Proposed title and organizers (names, affiliations, emails) Please identify one person as the primary contact person.
  • Description of workshop objectives, goals, and expected outcomes.
  • Statement on how the workshop can benefit PAA 2023 attendees.
  • Description of target audience and estimated number of participants (minimum and maximum).
  • Preferred workshop day(s) to be held: Tuesday, April 11, Wednesday, April 12, or Saturday, April 15.
  • Proposed workshop duration (1/2 day, 1 day, 1.5 day, 2 day), format, activities, and schedule.
  • Whether or not you'd be willing to convert to an online workshop if necessary.
  • A/V needs beyond what is provided (see below).
  • Short biographical sketches of presenters. Please include a link to a current CV.

Deadlines & Requirements

  • Workshop proposals are due October 8, 2022.
  • Workshop proposals should be submitted in PDF format.
  • Workshop proposals should be emailed to Bobbie Westmoreland.
  • Accepted workshops will be notified by November 1, 2022.
  • Descriptions of approved workshops are due by November 21, 2022.

Benefits for Workshop Organizers/ Presenters

  • Free meeting room including wi-fi, laptop, projector, screen, and power strips throughout the room.
  • Workshop information will be posted on PAA web and social media channels.
  • PAA will manage the workshop registration process.
  • PAA will cover one room night for up to two presenters at the host or overflow PAA hotel. Two nights maybe available for workshops that are two days in duration.
  • Complimentary registration for up to two presenters.

Please note, that attendees are charged a fee to attend PAA workshops to cover the cost of hosting the event.

If you have any questions, please contact Bobbie Westmoreland.