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 California State University, Fullerton

Student-Friendly Conferences

The following conferences encourage undergraduate and graduate student participation. If you have questions about a particular conference, please contact the organization directly.

American Studies

California American Studies Association

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

Western Association of Women’s Historians

Western Literature Association

Chicana and Chicano Studies

Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS): Women Active in Letters and Social Change

National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies

National Association for Ethnic Studies

Child and Adolescent Studies

American Educational Research Association 

American Psychological Association

Orange County Association for the Education of Young Children

California Association for the Education of Young Children

National Association for the Education of Young Children

Occasional Temperament Conference

Society for Research in Child Development

Society for Research on Adolescence

Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research

UCLA Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference

Western Psychological Association


Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication: Southeast Colloquium

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)

Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE)

Broadcast Education Association (BEA)

Central States Communication Association (CSCA)

Eastern Communication Association (ECA)

Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities

International Conference on Communication and Mass Media

International Communication Association (ICA)

International Academy of Business Disciplines (IABD)

National Communication Association (NCA)

Southern States Communication Association (SSCA)

Western States Communication Association (WSCA)

World Journalism Education Conference


American Counseling Association Conference

The Couples Conference

Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference


Pacific Sociological Association

Western Society of Criminology


ACACIA graduate student conference at CSUF

European Studies

Oral History Association

Southwest Oral History Association (SOHA)


California Geographical Society 67th Annual Conference

Health Science

American Academy of Pain Management

American College Health Association

American Psychological Association (APA)

American Public Health Association (APHA)

Childhood Obesity Conference (may be better suited for graduate students)

Safety 2013 Professional Development Conference

Society for Prevention Research

Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)

Southern California Joint Technical Symposium

Southern California Public Health Association

Southwest Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine

Western Psychological Association

Military Science

Bataan Death March 

George C. Marshall ROTC Award Seminar

Natural Science and Mathematics

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention

American Association of Physics Teachers Winter Meeting

American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition

American Fisheries Society annual meeting

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting

American Physical Society Annual Meeting

American Physiological Society

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting

American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting

American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists /American Elasmobranch Society Meeting

American Society for Microbiology (ASM)

American Society of Plant Biologists

AMS-MAA-SIAM Joint Mathematics Meeting

Animal Behavior Society Meeting

Annual National McNair Research Conference and Graduate Fair (for McNair Scholars only)

Cal Paleo

California Academy of Sciences

California Mathematics Council – South Conference

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) meetings

CSU Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology Symposium (CSUPERB)

CSU Student Research Competition

Desert Symposium

European Geophysical Union Annual Meeting

Experimental Biology Annual Meeting

Geological Society of America Annual Conference (GSA)

Geological Society of America - Cordilleran Section

Informal Symposium on Kinetics and Photochemical Processes in the Atmosphere   (meeting rotates among universities: CSUF, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, etc.)

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

National Ground Water Association Annual Meeting

Pacific Seabird Group Meeting

Psychology of Mathematics Education North American Chapter (PMENA)

SEPM – Society for Sedimentary Petrology Annual Meeting

SEPM Pacific Section Meeting

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) Annual Meeting

Society for Microscopy and Microanalysis annual meeting

Society for Vertebrate Paleontology

Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR)

Southern California Academy of Sciences (SCAS) annual meeting

Southern California Branch of the American Society for Microbiology (SCASM)

Southern California Society for Microscopy and Micro-analysis meetings

Southern California Earthquake Center Annual Meeting

The Tuna Conference

West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference (WCBSUR)

Western Society of Naturalists Annual Meeting

Young Generation Technical and Leadership Conference


Western Institute of Nursing (WIN) conference


Association for Psychological Science

Stanford Undergraduate Psychology Conference

UCLA Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference

Western Psychological Association