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At SIPA's annual convention held the first weekend of March in Columbia, South Carolina, students and advisers attend sessions taught by national award-winning instructors. They also compete in onsite competitions and enjoy social and networking opportunities with other students and advisers from the Southeast.

SIPA 2018: March 2-4

Start planning your trip to Columbia now!

  • Convention registration – register for the convention, pre-convention workshops and SIPA's Best Visual Competition all in one place. Let Leslie know if you have any questions.
  • Convention program (pdf) – download a copy of the convention program before you arrive to plan what sessions you want to take and to see what we have in store for your weekend in Soda City!
  • Sessions (pdf) – just want a list of sessions? You got it!
  • Pre-convention workshops (pdf) – app creation, virtual reality, collaborative coverage and more! Find out what pre-convention workshops you can attend for only $15.
  • Convention planning guide (pdf) – download this for all you need to plan your #SIPA18 experience. This is your one-stop shop for competitions, convention overview and all other information.
  • Planning sheet (pdf) – creates an easy monthly-payment plan for your students to attend the convention
  • Behavior contract (pdf) – make sure each student signs one before you arrive

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Past conventions

2016 CONVENTION:

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