Call for Workshops

The PAA Program Committee invites submissions from individuals or groups to conduct workshops in conjunction with the PAA 2024 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 2024 attendees.
  • Description of target audience and estimated number of participants (minimum and maximum).
  • Preferred workshop day(s) to be held: Tuesday, April 16, Wednesday, April 17, or Saturday, April 20.
  • Proposed workshop duration (1/2 day, 1 day, 1.5 day, 2 day), format, activities, and schedule.
  • 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 9, 2023.
  • Workshop proposals should be submitted in PDF format.
  • Workshop proposals should be emailed to Bobbie Westmoreland.
  •  Accepted workshops will be notified the week of November 6.
  • Descriptions of approved workshops are due by November 21, 2023.

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.

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