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APA 7th Edition Citation Examples

Format for conference paper


Author last name, first initial. (Date). Title of contribution [Paper presentation]. Conference Name, Location. DOI or URL


  • Author: List the last name, followed by the first initial (and second initial). See Authors for more information.
  • Date: List the date between parentheses, followed by a period. Provide the complete date(s) of the conference rather than just the date on which the presentation was given.
  • Title of contribution: In italics. Capitalize the first word of the title, subtitle, and proper nouns, followed by a period.
  • Conference Name: List the name of the conference
  • Location: List the location of the conference
  • DOI or URL: Use DOI or URL if available

See specific examples below.

Library database or free Web

Whipple, S. (2018, March 6-9). Control beliefs as a moderator of stress on anxiety [Paper presentation]. Southeastern Psychological Association 64th Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC, United States.


More info

See Publication Manual, 10.5.