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AERA 2014
April 3 - 7, 2014, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
See full details at the 2014 AERA Annual MeetingHome Page.

MotSIG session program - download here
MotSIG Keynote
Keynote speaker: Professor Jacquelynne S. Eccles, University of California, Irvine
Session chair: Dr. Helen Watt, Monash University
Title: The role of parents in socialization expectancies and subjective task value
When: Scheduled for Friday April 4, 12:25-1:55
Convention Center, 100 Level, 114
For Keynote slides please click here.

Business meeting and reception
Scheduled for Sunday, April 6, 6:15-7:45 Convention Center 100, Level, 120B

Motivation SIG Dinner
Similar to the SIG Dinner Event format initiated last year, we have selected a restaurant with ample space for mingling. We will have available a light dinner reception of stationed and passed appetizers and desserts. We hope you will join us!
WHEN: Sunday, April 6th, after the Motivation SIG Business Meeting (~8:15 pm)
WHERE: Pennsylvania 6 Restaurant, 114 S. 12th Street (4 or 5 blocks from the Convention Center)
PRICE: $29.00/person
DETAILS: We have planned a light dinner reception (e.g., several passed hors d’oeuvres; cheese, meat and veggie stations; dessert & fruit). Soda, coffee and tea are included, while additional alcoholic beverages will be available for cash purchase. To reserve your space at this year’s SIG dinner, pay using the paypal link below. Please bring your paypal generated receipt with you to the dinner:

Paypal can be accessed in the U.S. and internationally. You will need a valid credit card for this transaction. You do not have to join PayPal as part of this transaction. Use the guest option in Paypal if you do not wish to join, and you will still be able to register and pay for the dinner. Please contact the SIG treasurer, Toni Kempler Rogat ( directly if you are not able to use paypal.

Lunch with a Motivation Researcher @AERA 2014
Graduate students can sign up for three AERA events – our traditional Lunch with a Motivation Researcher, the joint social event with Division C, and a new event, Motivation SIG Mentors. This initiative will pair graduate students who are attending AERA for the first time with graduate students who are returning attendees. More details about the three events and the sign up may be found at the following link:
Thedeadline to sign up is Tuesday, March 18.

Keep up with Graduate Student information and reports on our Facebook page:

APA 2014
  • August 7- August 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C.
    Information here

EARLI CONFERENCE 2014 - SIG 8 Motivation & Emotion
Information here

Gender & STEM, Berlin, July 3-5, 2014
Information here

ICM, Helsinki, June 12-14, 2014
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