Save the dates

Upcoming conventions, conferences, meetings, and APA convention sessions

1.  PsySR Conference "Transforming a World in Crisis: The Role of Socially Responsible Psychology"
Call for Papers Closed
July 14 – 16, 2011
Boston-Brookline, MA

Information: In a relaxed and interactive environment, conference participants will examine the many crises in today’s world and explore the roles that socially responsible psychology can play in promoting positive social change. We’re anticipating a very special conference, one that will provide an unusual opportunity to learn together while building a stronger and broader community committed to shared social change work.
Questions about the conference? Please send all inquiries via email.

2.  National Sexual Assault Conference
September 14-16, 2011
Baltimore, MD

Information: The National Sexual Assault Conference is a two-and-a-half-day, advocacy-based conference providing advanced training opportunities and information regarding sexual violence intervention and prevention.

3.  Gender and Climate Change: Women, Research and Action International Conference
September 15-16, 2011
Prato, Italy

Information: Gender and Climate Change is an international conference that will seek to bring together the latest research in key areas of gender and climate change, to highlight impacts of climate change on women, and to draw together a body of knowledge for input into the 2011 United Nations Framework Convention (COP 17) and the Earth Summit 2012.

4.  “LGBTQ Health Disparities on College Campuses”
September 30, 2011
Indiana University—Purdue University Fort Wayne

Information: None available at this time.

5.  “Inequity to Equity: Promoting Health and Wellness of Women with Disabilities”
October 17-18, 2011
Washington, D.C.

Information: Mark your calendars! The Inequity to Equity Conference seeks to highlight special issues concerning women with disabilities, including health disparities, disease prevention, health promotion and maintenance, heath conditions, reproductive health, psychological health, abuse, access to care and services, and health equity. This two-day conference will target a national interdisciplinary cadre of psychologists and other health care professionals and consumers who are committed to the improved health outcomes for women and girls with disabilities. Registration will open August 2011.

6.  International Association for Relationship Research Mini-Conference: “Health, Emotion, and Relationships (HER)”
October 20-22, 2011
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Information: The conference will highlight research that focuses on the intersections/boundaries of health psychology, affective science, and relationship research.  Invited speakers include Burt Uchino, Mark Whisman, and Linda Luecken.  The conference will also include a New Scholar’s Workshop and a workshop on Methods for Analyzing Relationship Data.

7.  National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence
March 29-31, 2012
San Francisco Marriott Marquis San Francisco, CA

Information: The Family Violence Prevention Fund’s Sixth National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence will be held March 29-31, 2012 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis.  The National Conference provides valuable professional education on the latest research and innovative health prevention and clinical responses to domestic violence.  Co-chaired by 35 organizations, including the American Medical Association (AMA), the American Academy of Nursing (AAN), and the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), the gathering has been hailed as “the best violence related conference” in the country and is expected to draw more than 1,000 participants from around the world.  Specialized half and full-day pre-conference institutes will be held on March 29th followed by the two-day conference, March 30th-31st.  The conference includes an exhibit hall for vendors.

Who should attend: physicians, physician assistants, dentists, nurses, nurse midwives, mental and behavioral health providers, social workers, health professional students, health policy leaders, advocates for victims of domestic violence and others.