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General Information: 2019 MMPI Symposium

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54th Annual MMPI Symposium on Recent Research

At the 54th Annual MMPI Symposium, June 14-15, 2019, brief studies, papers, and poster presentations will report on the most recent and salient research regarding the MMPI-2-RF, the MMPI-A-RF,  the MMPI-2, and the MMPI-A and current issues relating to the instruments that are significant for both research and clinical use.

Click here to download the 2019 MMPI Symposium schedule


Symposium Keynote Address: 

The symposium will also feature a keynote address on "Algorithmic, Clinical, and Theory-Based Understanding of Suicidal Behavior" by Thomas Joiner, Ph.D. of Florida State University. 

About Dr. Joiner: 

Thomas Joiner grew up in Georgia, went to college at Princeton, and received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. He is The Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology at Florida State University (FSU), Tallahassee, Florida. Dr. Joiner’s work is on the psychology, neurobiology, and treatment of suicidal behavior and related conditions. He was a consultant to NASA’s Human Research Program, is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal /Suicide & Life-Threatening Behavior/, and the Director, with Pete Gutierrez, Ph.D., of the DoD-funded Military Suicide Research Consortium, a $30 million project. The effort was extended for a second five-year phase at a similar funding level. Dr. Joiner runs a part-time clinical and consulting practice specializing in suicidal behavior, including legal consultation on suits involving death by suicide. He lives in Tallahassee, Florida, with his wife and two sons, the elder of whom is an FSU alumnus and the younger of whom, an FSU sophomore.



Symposium presenters and attendees are invited to attend a Friday evening reception beginning at 5:00 p.m., featuring complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. Please email Katie Nickerson, Marketing & Training Manager, at with questions.




Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
June 12-15, 2019

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 $150 (plus tax) for single or double occupancy are available for attendees. You may book a room at the conference hotel any time between now and May 15, 2019.

To reserve it online, click here or call 612-375-1700. Guest room rates include complimentary wi-fi and access to the on-site fitness center. Check-in time is 3 p.m. and checkout time is 12 p.m.