Biennial Convention 2018 – Call for Papers has Ended

The Call for Papers for the 2018 Biennial Convention in New Orleans has now ended. The program will be finalized in approximately two weeks, at which time presenters will be notified of the date and time of their panel chair, to papers should be sent.  Papers are to be emailed to the assigned panel chair, not the PAT national office.  NOTE:  We are unable to accommodate individual requests for date and time of presentations.


Rooms at the InterContinental New Orleans are available at the group rate of $145/night for both single and double rooms ($30 for each additional person, per room, per night not including sales tax) up until December 18, 2017 (or until rooms are sold out). To make your hotel reservation click here


Pre-registration ($140 students, $160 faculty) is open through December 1, 2017.  After December 1, 2017, registration will be available at a higher rate ($160 students, $190 faculty).  All presenters must pay the registration fee in order to be on the program. 

Pay your registration fee online click here


Meals are available for purchase up until December 15, 2017.  To view the meal options click here