4th Congress of the ASEAN Regional Union of Psychological Societies (ARUPS) and 50th Annual Convention of the Psychological Association of the Philippines (PAP)

The 4th ARUPS Congress and 50th PAP Convention will take place in Quezon City, Oct. 23-26, 2013.

4th ARUPS Congress and 50th PAP Convention will take place in Quezon City, Oct. 23-26, 2013The Psychological Association of the Philippines (PAP) has partnered with the ASEAN Regional Union of Psychological Societies (ARUPS) for a joint conference on Oct. 23–26, 2013, themed “Building Hope and Resilience: The role of ASEAN psychologists.” The convention will take place at Miriam College in Quezon City, Philippines and will be a venue for exchange of best practices and cutting edge psychology research in ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations). It will feature international speakers and include learning, research and practice sessions, and skill-building workshops.

The joint 4th ARUPS Congress and 50th PAP Annual Convention will focus on the role of ASEAN psychologists in building hope and resilience among individuals, families, organizations and communities amidst adversity. Among the specific topics to be explored under the convention theme are (1) disaster preparedness and response; (2) peace, conflict and violence; (3) surviving human adversity; (4) change management; (5) poverty reduction, social development and community empowerment; and (6) applied positive psychology.

Congress organizers invite psychology researchers, academicians, practitioners and graduate students to participate in the convention and present papers. For more details, please visit the conference website. For inquiries, please email the conference organizers.