Upcoming Conference

Save the date to join the NPSMA 11th Annual Conference and Workshop in Tampa, Florida at the  Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore.

National Conference

November 5-6, 2020


November 4, 2020

More information coming in Spring 2020.


Mark your calendar to attend the 2020 National Conference and Workshop to hear presentations by: Employers, Policy Makers, University Leadership, Program Directors, and other dynamic speakers. The workshop is being funded through a grant from the National Science Foundation. For more information please see here.

Events will be held at the Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore. The Conference and Workshop programs will be available in Spring 2020.  

Plan to nominate your PSM students for the Three Minute Presentation (3MP) Student Competition held during the conference on November 5. The Competition Guidelines and Nomination form will be available in Spring 2020. 

Help us find academic and industrial sponsors for the 3MP student session. Sponsorship starts at $250. Contact coordinator@npsma.org for more information. 

Registration will open in Spring 2020 - receive a discount for registering to attend both events.

Past Conferences

2019 National Conference and Pre-conference Workshop

Professional Science Master's Serving Workforce Needs / Faculty Engagement with the PSM

November 6-8, 2019

Salt Lake City, Utah

We extend our appreciation and thanks to the Sponsors of the 2019 National Events.

2018 National Conference and Pre-conference Workshop

Enhancing Advocacy for PSM Programs / Connecting with Students

November 7-9, 2018

Arlington, Virginia (D.C. Area)

Conference Program -- includes links to available presentations

Pre-Conference Program -- includes links to available presentations 

Build, Grow and Sustain / Marketing Your PSM Programs
November 8-10, 2017
Phoenix, Arizona

Listening to Employers
November 10-11, 2016
Arlington, Virginia

2015 National Conference
Professional Science Master's Programs:
The Vital Link between Higher Education and the STEM Workforce
November 13-14, 2015

Arlington, Virginia

2014 National Conference
Expanding Paths to Professional 21st Century STEM Careers: 

Creating a Vision for New Goals, Partnerships and Success

November 12-14, 2014
Atlanta, Georgia

2013 National Conference

High Impact Partnerships: Building on 15 Years of Innovative Professional Science Master's Education – Engaging Corporate, Government, University, and Nonprofit Leaders

November 13-15, 2013
Arlington, Virginia

2012 National Conference
Enhancing Global Workforce Competitiveness through PSM's
November 7-9, 2012
Denver, Colorado

2010 National Conference
Professional Science Master's Degrees:  Environmental Solutions and Workforce Development
November 17-19, 2010
Atlanta, Georgia

2008 Inaugural National Conference
November 13-14, 2008
Atlanta, Georgia

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