Press & Media
About the Annual Meeting
The Psychonomic Society's 2020 Annual Meeting, Virtual Psychonomics, will be held online November 19-21, 2020.
The more than 2,400 attendees are researchers who perform and promote the basic science of behavior in areas such as memory, learning, problem solving, action planning, language, and perception that
connect with other fields of research.
The 2020 Keynote Speaker
is Lynn Hasher (University of Toronto, Canada). The keynote will occur on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. (time subject to change).
- Receive complimentary annual meeting registration upon request.
- One-on-one interview opportunities with attendees, based on availability. (Send requests for interviews to Tiffany Aurora. Because of this year's online format and the COVID-19 pandemic, all interviews will be conducted virtually.)
- Admission to all Psychonomic Society sessions.
Journalists who are employed by accredited news organizations attending the meeting for the purpose of editorial coverage will be granted media credentials. To qualify, journalists should contact Tiffany Aurora, Director of Membership, Marketing, & Communications, and provide the following information:
- A letter/email verifying assignment to the meeting on the letterhead of the news organization being represented.
- Media identification (such as an international, accredited press pass or an official media-outlet-issued credential).
- FOR 2020 ONLY:
Documentary film crews and video production companies must submit a written request in advance of the annual meeting no less than three weeks prior to the annual meeting that includes information about the company, the purpose of attending the annual meeting, synopsis of film/video/documentary, and information on the supporters of the project.
Companies or organizations producing publications, videos, and/or other electronic media intended for internal use, marketing, advertising, financial analysis, or public relations purposes may not register as media. Financial analysts, sales, advertising, marketing and public relations personnel may not register as media.
Onsite Media Guideline
The following rules apply only to registered media. All other meeting attendees are required to adhere to the general Meeting Rules and Regulations.
Registered media are required to register with the Psychonomic Society as Non-Member, Press attendees.
Photography, Videotaping, and Audio Recording
Registered media must request permission to:
- Photograph, videotape, or audio record any portion of the conference.
Members of the media are prohibited from taking photographs, video recordings, or audio recordings, without having obtained prior approval.
Disclaimer: Photos of copyrighted material reprinted without the prior consent of the study author/presenter is strictly prohibited.
The Virtual Psychonomics platform offers space for one-on-one conversations. Please note that these one-on-one spaces do not guarantee privacy. If you are concerned about the privacy of a conversation, you are responsible for conducting the interview in another virtual format. Members of the media must obtain permission from the person they are interviewing to photograph, video record, or audio record the conversation. All interviews express the opinions of the person being interviewed and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or views of the Psychonomic Society.
Violation of Psychonomic Society Policies by Reporters
The Psychonomic Society reserves the right to bar, from this and future annual conferences, any registered media who violate these policies, attempt to obtain advertising or subscriptions from any sponsor or registrant, deliberately promote the marketing objectives of a single company or institution, or who misuse media privileges to engage in activities other than journalistic pursuits.