The NPSMA holds an annual National Conference each year. These events typically run for two days, with invited speakers, panel discussions, industry leaders, and relevant topics to help YOUR PSM program thrive. The conferences include a PSM networking reception.

2024 National Conference & Workshop

November 6-9, 2024

Tampa, Florida/ The Notary Hotel, Autograph Collection

2023 National Conference & Workshop

November 1-4, 2023

Tampa, Florida/ Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore


2022 National Conference & Workshop

25 Years of PSM and the Next

November 2-5, 2022

San Diego, California / Hilton San Diego Airport Harbor Island

Conference Program & Event Information

List of past NPSMA Workshops: 

2021 National Conference

Developing a Roadmap for your PSM Program

November 10-12, 2021

Tampa, Florida

The Pre-conference Workshop was funded by an NSF grant - more details HERE

2020 National Virtual Conference

Best Practices for the PSM in the Time of Coronavirus and Beyond

November 5,6, 13, 2020

Online (recordings viewable on the PSM YouTube Channel)

We extend our appreciation and thanks to all of the speakers and student presenters.

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 

We extend our appreciation and thanks to the Sponsors of the 2018 National Events.

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

National Professional STEM Master's Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, P.O. Box 571351, Salt Lake City, UT 84157

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