Program Committee

The Program Committee is responsible for the annual meeting, including identifying suitable topics and speakers, reviewing suggestions, and reviewing abstract and poster submissions from the Society's membership. Members of the committee are responsible for finding a suitable venue, managing event promotion, and media outreach.

The responsibilities of the committee are to:

  • Identify session and speaker topic areas for the core program of the Annual Meeting and the public session.
  • Solicit speakers.
  • Review abstract and poster submissions from the Society’s membership.
  • Fundraise for the Annual Meeting.
  • Work with the Executive Director to identify a suitable venue, manage event planning, advertise and promote the event, and reach out to the media and other communicators.



  • Stefanie Blain-Moraes, McGill University (Canada)
  • Laura Specker Sullivan, Fordham University (United States)
  • Anna Wexler, University of Pennsylvania (United States)