Reception for International Visitors

Thursday, Aug. 6, 3-3:50 p.m.
Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Imperial Room

Award Addresses

2015 APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology
Friday, Aug. 7, 1-1:50 p.m., Convention Centre, Room 703
Walter J. Lonner, PhD, “The Ongoing Quest to Build a Culturally Inclusive Global Psychology.”

2015 APA International Humanitarian Award
Saturday, Aug. 8, 2-2:50 p.m., Convention Centre, Room 205B
Sunil Bhatia, PhD, “Sanitation as a Social Justice Imperative: Reflections on Human Dignity and Psychological Well Being in a Globalized World.”


International Competencies – The Time has Come
Friday, Aug. 7, 2-2:50 p.m., Convention Centre, Room 717B
Members of APA’s Committee on International Relations in Psychology (CIRP) will discuss their ongoing project to develop competency guidelines for psychologists wishing to do work internationally.

Cuba – Integrated Health Care, Psychology, and Psychologists
Friday, Aug. 7, 3-3:50 p.m., Convention Centre, Room 715B
A panel of Cuban psychology leaders and practitioners will explore with the nature of the Cuban health system and psychology with three APA leaders who have participated in APA-led trips to Cuba.

Roundtables – Psychology Without Borders: Internationalizing your Psychology Teaching, Research and Service
Saturday, Aug. 8, 10-11:50 a.m., Convention Center, South Building, 718B
Join one of three interactive roundtables to discuss opportunities for International Research, International Service and International Teaching

UN Symposium: Reducing Inequality Within and Among Countries – Psychological Contributions to the UN’s Post-2015 Global Agenda
Saturday, Aug. 8, 3-3:50 p.m., Convention Center, Room 206D
APA’s NGO Representatives and student interns at the United Nations will explore the application of psychological science to the United Nations’ post-2015 Development Agenda and the integration of psychological research and behavioral intervention models with economic, social, and environmental sustainability.