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ResilienceCon Deadlines & Registration Info

ResilienceCon 2025 will be held in person, April 6-8 in Nashville, TN, with a Resilience Portfolio Consortium meeting on April 9 (9-2pm Central)

ResilienceCon 2025 will be at the Scarritt Bennett Center
1027 18th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212
Click here to book a room at the Scarritt Bennett Center (they offer great rooms at affordable prices)

General Submission DeadlineOctober 21, 2024 by 11:59pm CST
Late-Breaking Submission DeadlineJanuary 24, 2025 by 11:59pm CST
Promising Scholar & Advocate Application DeadlineNovember 15, 2024 by 11:59pm CST
Regular Conference Registration**April 6, 2025$498
Regular Early Bird Conference Registration**March 1, 2025$448
Regular Student Registration- 30% discount**April 6, 2025$348
Early Bird Student Registration** March 1, 2025$299
Deluxe Conference Registration**April 6, 2025$597
Deluxe Early Bird Registration**March 1, 2025$547
Manuscript review by Dr. Hamby
For up to 30 pages inclusive$150
For 31 to 60 pages inclusive$275

**Before 12:00pm Eastern time, March 1, 2025, a $75 processing fee will be applied to refunds. After 12:00 pm Eastern time, March 1, 2025, refunds will not be issued for any reason.
**After April 4, 2025, on-site registration only.

Regular Registration

Note: Presenters are required to register for ResilienceCon. Registration fees include admission to all conference sessions and ResilienceCon materials provided throughout the conference, as well as
hors d’oeuvres during the poster session, and catered breakfasts and lunch on Monday and Tuesday of the conference. Registration fees also support technology, staff, and other expenses. Registration also includes pre-conference coaching on giving strong presentations. All ResilienceCon attendees may attend the Resilience Portfolio Consortium meeting on Wednesday, April 9 for no extra charge.

Attendees currently residing in low-income countries (as determined by World Bank) can contact the ResilienceCon office for information on eligibility for discounted registration, See the sliding scale discount percentages at link below.

Deluxe Registration

In addition to benefits of regular and regular early bird registration, deluxe registration also includes:

  • Deluxe tote bag
  • Deluxe lanyard
  • ResilienceCon candle (choice of all-natural scents)
  • Original Hatch Show Print (in Country Music Hall of Fame) limited edition poster, “Stronger Than You Know.”
  • Eligibility to submit a guest blog for Sherry Hamby’s Psychology Today blog (must meet editorial standards)
  • One signed copy of book:
    • Strengths-Based Prevention: Reducing Violence and Other Public Health Problems by Drs. Victoria Banyard & Sherry Hamby

Retail value of additional items: $191

Manuscript review by Dr. Hamby

Many fiction conferences offer the chance to have a manuscript reviewed by an experienced editor or author. We offer this option for scholarly manuscripts. Cost: $150 for up to 25 pages, inclusive of abstract, tables, figures, and references; $275 for 26 to 50 pages inclusive. If your manuscript is over 50 pages, you may select up to 50 pages for review. Click here to learn more about Dr. Hamby’s writing experience. This opportunity is limited to ResilienceCon attendees. Availability is limited.

Life Paths Promising Scholars & Advocates

We are offering EIGHT travel scholarships for presentations that focus on under-served or disadvantaged communities. Scholarships include conference registration. Scholarship winners are expected to attend the entire conference, April 6-8, 2025.

The deadline to apply for a ResilienceCon scholarship is November 15, 2024 (11:59 pm central time).

  • Eligibility for a Promising Scholar Award is limited to current students (Undergraduate, Masters, and PhD students), post-baccalaureate fellows, and post-doctoral fellows.
  • Eligibility for a Promising Advocate is limited to individuals currently working at a non-profit organization serving people or communities who are underserved or have experienced violence, marginalization, or distress.
    We give preference to people in full-time advocacy, first responder, and practitioner positions.