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Referencing Style Guide: Published conference proceedings

Published Proceedings of Meetings, Conference and Symposia - Reference List

Conference sessions and presentations include paper presentations, poster sessions, keynote addresses and symposium contributions. After the title  of the conference in italics, include in square brackets how the conference was presented, e.g. [Conference session], [Paper presentation], [Poster presentation] or [Symposium]. 

Use the template below to construct the reference.

Presenter, A., & Presenter, B. (YYYY, Month, dd-dd).  Title of contribution [Type of contribution]. Conference Name, Location. DOI or URL

Maddox, S., Hurling, J., Stewart, E., & Edwards, A. (2016, March 30–April 2). If mama ain't happy, nobody's happy: The effect of parental depression on mood dysregulation in children [Paper presentation]. Southeastern Psychological Association 62nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States.


De Boer, D., & LaFavor, T. (2018, April 26–29). The art and significance of successfully identifying resilient individuals: A person-focused approach. In A. M. Schmidt & A. Kryvanos (Chairs), Perspectives on resilience: Conceptualization, measurement, and enhancement [Symposium]. Western Psychological Association 98th Annual Convention, Portland, OR, United States.


Conference proceedings published in a journal or book follow the same format as for a journal article, edited book, or edited book chapter.


Published Proceedings of Meetings, Conference and Symposia - In-Text Citation






Parenthetical citations: (Maddox et al., 2016) 

Narrative citations: Maddox et al. (2016)


Parenthetical citation: (De Boer & LaFavor, 2018)

Narrative citation: De Boer & LaFavor (2018)






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