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MSHA’s annual Spring Convention features two full days of local and national speakers presenting on an array of subjects for speech-language pathologists and audiologists. The 2015 Spring Convention will offer the opportunity to earn CEUs and network at the Minneapolis Marriott Southwest in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

Keynote Presentation

Challenge 2015 – 2015: Integrating Expertise to Improve Outcomes

with Ellen C. Fagan, ASHA’s Director of Continuing Education

Do you have the skills needed to succeed on interprofessional teams? Learn the why, what and how of interprofessional education and interprofessional collaborative practice (IPE/IPP) and join the discussion about how to foster integrative and collaborative teams in education and practice.

Breakout Sessions

Attendees may choose from among 19 presentations across 5 sessions. There will be something for everyone — topics will include Speech, Language, Cognitive Rehabilitation, Fluency, Parent Coaching (a Hanen Centre presentation), Literacy, ASD, Feeding, Inter-professional Collaboration, and Practice Management. Click here to view the list of breakout sessions.


Attendees choose from among 9 small, moderated roundtable sessions, including such topics as stuttering, push-in service model, CFY, using APPs to help people after brain injury, bilingual/CLD, advocacy and doctoral study.  New this year:  attendees can participate in one-hour moderated sessions on both days of the convention. Click here to view the list of roundtables.

Posters and Contributed Papers

Attendees may visit clinical case presentations and reports, research projects, treatment outcomes, interdisciplinary programs, evidence-based practice, and related professional activities. Forums and papers will be presented during the poster session on Friday, April 10 from 5:00 – 6:30 pm.

There are even more reasons to come:

  • Maximized CEs – 14 hours applied for from ASHA.
  • Exhibitors – Visit the companies at the exhibit tables to peruse the latest professional products, services, and employment opportunities by experts who know them best. Attendees will leave with a few new ideas!
  • Meals and refreshments – Four meals and refreshment breaks are all included in the convention registration fee. Attendees celebrate with MSHA at our Honors and Awards Association luncheon on Friday. PLEASE plan to attend the Association breakfast and Annual Meeting on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. to hear what MSHA has done for you through statewide advocacy in education and health care.
  • "À la carte” handouts – Registrants will be able to download the handout materials prior to and after the convention.

Thank you to our 2015 exhibitors and sponsors!

  • Advance Therapy (Friend of MSHA)
  • Aegis Therapies
  • Big Stone Therapies, Inc.
  • Dysphagia-Diet
  • Prentke Romich Company

Friend of MSHA

MnCAN logo

Minnesota Connect Aphasia Now

Advance Therapy logo

Advance Therapy

Thank you to the 2015 Conference Planning Committee:

Emily Aust, Convention Chair
Judith Gelderman
Kristan Angerhofer
Jenny Banta
Bonnie Berg
Jodel Page
Michael Peterson
Dinaylnn Rosenbush
Jessica Weiche


Early Bird Registration Rates (before 5:00 pm March 6, 2015)

  Full Conference
(Fri. & Sat.)
Friday Only Saturday Only
MSHA Member $250 $170 $170
Life Member $165 $110 $110
Student Member $85 $65 $65
Non-Member $349 $260 $260
Student Non-Member $100 $85 $85
Non-Member PLUS One-Year Membership $345    

Regular Registration Rates (after 5:00 pm March 6, 2015)

  Full Conference
(Fri. & Sat.)
Friday Only Saturday Only
MSHA Member $270 $190 $190
Life Member $185 $130 $130
Student Member $105 $85 $85
Non-Member $369 $280 $280
Student Non-Member $120 $105 $105
Non-Member PLUS One-Year Membership $365    

Refunds, with the exception of a $25.00 administrative fee, are possible through April 3, 2015. NO REFUND is possible after that date.


The Minnesota Speech-Language-Hearing Association honors membership from any state or provincial speech-language-hearing association. If you live outside Minnesota and are a member of such an organization, you qualify for the member registration. You must include some type of verification when submitting your registration. If you are a related professional accompanied by a MSHA member, you may register at the member rates.

Join MSHA!

Pay the convention member rate by enclosing annual dues and a completed membership application with your convention registration. Click here or contact the MSHA office for membership applications.

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