Program Schedule and Themes

Theme Description Section Programming June 7 – 11 June 14 – 18 June 21 – 25
Examining our discipline and various psychological constructs from a theoretical, historical and/or philosophical lens History & Philosophy of Psychology

Exploring intellectual roots

 
Working to change human behavior to restore our environment Environmental Psychology

Creating a healthy(ier) planet

 
Helping people make healthy lifestyle choices, facilitating peak human performance, and improving the treatment of complex human problems Clinical Psychology
Addiction Psychology
Counselling Psychology
Traumatic Stress
Psychopharmacology

Improving and promoting health

 
Strengthening communities by seeking to understand and address the specific needs of a given community Community Psychology
Rural & Northern Psychology
Criminal Justice Psychology
Indigenous Peoples’ Psychology

Serving communities

 
Understanding what contributes to a successful workplace; what impact the workplace has on our lives and well-being Industrial & Organizational Psychology
Psychologists in Hospitals & Health Centres
Psychology in the Military
 

Understanding and improving the workplace

 
Highlights the ways in which psychological research – methods, analyses, design – can be improved and better used to inform the science, practice and education of psychology Quantitative Methods  

Improving psychological research

 
Helping people understand the world and improve our interactions within society and the people in our lives Family Psychology
Social & Personality Psychology
Extremism & Terrorism
International & Cross-Cultural Psychology
 

Understanding society and the world around us

 
Understanding what contributes to how the mind and brain works – or doesn’t work Brain & Cognitive Science
Clinical Neuropsychology
Quantitative Electrophysiology
 

Understanding the mind and the brain

 
Exploring the ways in which psychology – from the lenses of practice, science and education – can, does or should promote equity, diversity and inclusivity Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Women and Psychology
 

Promoting Human Rights and Social Justice

Exploring development across the lifespan from infancy, childhood, adolescence, adults, older adults and through to retirement Developmental Psychology
Adult Development & Aging
Psychologists and Retirement
 

Exploring life stages

Highlighting the ways in which psychology can and does inform public policy CPA Corporate Sessions  

Informing public policy

Examining issues related to our discipline as a profession including accreditation, ethics, funding, training Accreditation
Ethics
Internship Fair
 

Professional and training issues

Examining how people learn and helping facilitate peak performance in the classroom, on the playing field, and in other situations that require physical and mental execution Teaching of Psychology
Educational &School Psychology
Sport & Exercise Psychology
Students
 

Examining what, where, when, why and how we learn and perform