June 2020: MMPI Workshops & 55th Annual Symposium

The MMPI Workshops & Annual Symposium Program (sponsored by Kent State University Department of Psychology, and coordinated by the University of Minnesota Press) conducts workshops and an annual symposium on recent MMPI® research. It is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists and maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
June 17-20, 2020

225 3rd Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401

Join us at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot for this year’s MMPI Workshops & Annual Symposium. Hotel guest room rates of $159 (plus tax) for single or double occupancy are available for attendees if reserved before May 16, 2020. Check-in time is 3 p.m. and checkout time is 12 p.m.


On-site Parking at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot:

We will be offering complimentary parking for all MMPI Workshop & Symposium attendees during the day (let us know you parked on-site when you check-in each morning). If you are planning to rent a car, the overnight rate is $27/night. We do not cover overnight parking.

Travel information
Located in downtown Minneapolis, The Depot is 10.4 miles NW of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP). The Depot does not provide shuttle service, but here are some alternate transportation options:

  • Madeena Car and Valet; fee: $50 (one way), reservation required
  • Bus service, fee: $16 (one way)
  • Estimated taxi fare: $35 (one way)


REGISTRATION: Early registration rates are available until April 15, 2020. We accept workshop registrations online, by phone, or mail. Please contact the Test Division Manager for availability if registering after Monday, June 15 (Email: nickerso@umn.edu - PH: 612-301-1956). 


- 1 workshop day:
$325 (Early registration: $300)
- 2 workshop days:
$475 (Early registration: $425)

- $225: Friday and Saturday (no early rate available)

Register with your colleagues! We offer group rates for professionals and students attending the MMPI workshops. Depending on the date of group registration, workshop discounts are applied to either the early or regular registration fees:

- 4-5 attendees: 20% discount
- 6-7 attendees: 25% discount
- 8 or more attendees: 30% discount 

Register Online | Download Form

: This year, our first workshop day features a single track: Introduction to the MMPI-3; Day 2 offers three full-day tracks of programming from which to choose. Workshop sessions start at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 5:00 p.m.

- Introduction to the MMPI-3

THURSDAY, June 18: (Choose one)

Track A: Advanced MMPI-3 Interpretation
Track B: Forensic Applications of the MMPI-3
- Track C: Using the MMPI-A-RF with Adolescents

, June 19-20
- 55th Annual Symposium on Recent Research (call for papers information)


Paul A. Arbisi, Ph.D., ABAP, ABPP, Minneapolis VA Medical Center
Robert Archer, Ph.D., ABPP, Bay Forensic Psychology & Eastern Virginia Medical School
Yossef S. Ben-Porath, Ph.D., Kent State University
David M. Corey, Ph.D., Corey & Stewart & Fielding Graduate University
Richard W. Handel, Ph.D., Eastern Virginia Medical School
Tayla T.C. Lee, Ph.D., Ball State University
Martin Sellbom, Ph.D., University of Otago, New Zealand
Anthony Tarescavage, Ph.D., John Carroll University
Dustin Wygant, Ph.D., Eastern Kentucky University


Six Continuing Education hours are awarded per workshop day. Full day attendance is required, no partial CE credits can be awarded.

Eleven Continuing Education hours are awarded for full attendance at the Symposium.

The MMPI Workshops & Symposium, sponsored by Kent State University and coordinated by the Test Division of the University of Minnesota Press, is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The MMPI Workshops & Symposium maintains responsibility for the program and its content.