Psychology conferences in 2020 [UPDATED]

Psychology conferences in 2020 [UPDATED]

Posted by Natasja Bogers on Tue 28 Apr. 2020 - 3 minute read

Conferences are a great way to combine work, knowledge, and social interaction with your peers. Like previous years we’ve put together a list of international psychology conferences in 2020 to help you out, including meetings that have been rescheduled or postponed to next year due to the global coronavirus outbreak we are currently facing. 

The Ultimate List of Psychology Conferences in 2020

Conferences can be an interesting way to meet your peers and discover trends and insights in your area of research or work. But out of all the conferences that take place every year, which ones should you choose? There are so many conferences organized worldwide every year, how do you know where to start looking?

To give you some insight in the best psychology conferences that take place in 2020, we've put together this extensive list of meetings, sorted by region.

Psychology conferences in Europe in 2020

European countries will host plenty of psychology conferences where all aspects of psychology and related research will be discussed and showcased:

  • EPA 2020 (28th European Congress of Psychiatry) - July 4-7, 2020 in Madrid, Spain - going virtual
  • EHBEA 2021 (15th conference of the European Evolution and Human Behaviour Association) - postponed to March 10-13, 2021 in Krakow, Poland
  • Measuring Behavior 2020 - postponed to October 14-16, 2020 in Krakow, Poland

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  • IV International Conference of the Polish Society for the Integration in Psychotherapy: Research, Experiences, Perspectives - May 29-31, 2020 in Warsaw, Poland
  • ICCP 2020 (10th International Congress of Cognitive Psychotherapy) - June 18-21, 2020 in Rome, Italy - going virtual 
  • INS2020 (International Neuropsychological Society Meeting) -  originally taking place from July 1-4, 2020 in Vienna, Austria - still investigating alternative options including virtual conference 
  • ICIS 2020 (International Congress of Infant Studies) - July 6-9, 2020 in Glasgow, UK - virtual
  • ICP 2020 (32nd International Congress of Psychology) - postponed to July 18-23, 2021 in Prague, Czech Republic
  • XXX Congress of IACCP (International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology) - postponed to 2021 in Olomouc, Czech Republic 
  • 34th EFPSA Congress (European Federation of Psychology Students’ Associations) - Ireland - postponed indefinitely 

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Psychology conferences in USA + Canada in 2020

These psychology conferences are taking place on Northern American grounds in the USA and Canada in 2020:

  • 32nd APS Annual Convention (Association for Psychological Science) - May 21-24, 2020 in Chicago, IL, USA - canceled, maybe going virtual
  • CPA 2020 (81st Annual Convention & Tradeshow of the Canadian Psychological Assocation) - May 28-30, 2020 in Montreal, Québec, Canada - canceled (other options still being explored)
  • 53rd Annual Meeting of the ISDP, October 21-23, 2020 in Washington DC, USA

Psychology conferences in Asia and Oceania

Asia and Australia are hosting several conferences – both national and international – on psychology and related topics in 2020 (and 2021):

  • 17th World Congress, World Association for Infant Mental Health - June 7-11, 2020 in Brisbane, Australia - postponed to June 2021
  • 8th International Conference of Community Psychology - June 26-28, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia - postponed
  • IACAPAP 2020 (24th World Congress of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Applied Professions) - July 20-23, 2020 in Singapore - postponed
  • 20th World Congress of Psychiatry - October 14-17, 2020 in Bangkok, Thailand

Psychology conferences in Central and South America

  • 2020 Caribbean Regional Conference of Psychology (CRCP) - November 17-20, 2020 in Saint Croix, United States Virgin Islands

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