ICPS 2019 Program-at-a-Glance

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The 2019 International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS) will take place in Paris, France 7 – 9 March 2019. The program features Keynote Addresses by BJ Casey, Atsushi Iriki, and Frans B.M. de Waal, as well as 8 plenary-like Integrative Science Symposia with world-renowned scientists presenting cutting-edge research that combines multiple disciplinary perspectives and innovative methods. The program also includes workshops on cutting-edge methodologies, a pre-conference Teaching Institute with talks from leading experts in the research and application of empirical approaches to teaching psychological science, and other special events. The Call for Submissions for ICPS 2019 will open spring 2018.

ICPS 2019 Sessions

Integrative Science Symposia  – Solutions to our most pressing scientific questions come from cross-cutting efforts in which investigators deploy diverse research methods and attack problems at multiple levels of analysis. ICPS will showcase these efforts in thematic Integrative Science Symposia featuring leading investigators from not only psychological science, but also neuroscience, genetics, sociology, economics, anthropology, linguistics, and related fields. Each Integrative Science Symposium will be paired with Cutting-Edge Methodological Workshops that will provide scientific skill-building opportunities for all conference attendees.

Plenary – Plenary sessions bring the entire convention delegation together to hear from prominent psychological scientists. All attendees are encouraged to attend these evening events.

Workshop – A central part of the mission of the ICPS is to promote skill-building in integrative psychological science. The program includes workshops by some of the field’s leading experts on various cutting-edge methodologies designed to teach participants practical skills, techniques or ideas. There is no additional charge for these workshops; they are included with ICPS registration.

Invited Program– An invited symposium is a focused session in which participants present their views on a common issue. An invited address is an individual presentation by a recognized leader in the field. An invited talk is an individual presentation delivered by a primary researcher in a particular area of psychological science.

Symposium– A symposium is a focused session in which individual speakers present their research on a common issue. A symposium includes a chair, three to four presenters, and a discussant (optional). Symposia should have the dual goals of providing diversity of perspective and integrating those perspectives into a meaningful whole.

Poster– Posters offer the opportunity for individual presenters to present data and have substantive discussions with interested colleagues. The audience circulates among the posters, stopping to discuss research of particular interest to them. Authors present their research using a visual medium with key information displayed  free-standing bulletin board.

Special Events – Special events include non-traditional sessions including Inside the Psychologist’s Studio, Meet the Author events, specialty receptions and more.