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March 27-29, 2017, Tübingen, Germany

Event: Recontextualizing Knowledge. Situation in Science Communication
Websitehttp://www.recontextualizing-knowledge.org

Science and knowledge communication are crucial tasks in today’s globalized knowledge societies. Scientists and educators are able to use a multitude of platforms to disseminate knowledge to a wide range of audiences. At the same time, if they want their positions to be heard, they must adapt to the varying situational requirements of these platforms. With this conference, we aim to analyze the rhetorical situations involved in science and knowledge communication, their settings and audiences, and the process of the recontextualization of knowledge for these specific settings and audiences.

The conference Recontextualizing Knowledge wants to explore the audiences and settings of science communication from different points of view: rhetoric and communication studies, empirical approaches from social psychology and linguistics, as well as pedagogy or sociology will enter the conversation about the recontextualization of knowledge in Tübingen on March 27-29th 2017.

April 29 - May 1, 2017, Budapest, Hungary

Event: International Pyschological Applications Conference and Trends 2017 (InPACT 2017)
Websitehttp://www.inpact-psychologyconference.org/

= Keynote Speakers = * Professor Emeritus Leslie G. Walker, MA (Hons), PhD, DipClinPsychol, CClinPsychol, CBiol, CSci, FSB, FBPsS Professor of Cancer Rehabilitation at the University of Hull, United Kingdom * Professor Emeritus Howard S. Schwartz, PhD Professor of Organizational Behavior in the School of Business Administration, Oakland University, USA

= Conference Goals = The goal for this conference is to offer a new approach to the discussion and presentation of the psychological science nowadays. We expect to engage and interact with authors and researchers from various countries, cultures and fields in the area. We provide the answer to... Read more

June 6-7, 2017, Prague, Czech Republic

Event: 5th Annual International Weight Stigma Conference
Website: http://stigmaconference.com

We are now accepting abstracts for oral presentations and posters, as well as session proposals including brief symposia, round tables, debates, and workshops. We are also interested in non-traditional submissions (e.g. media, performance, art). For more information about the conference, please visit: stigmaconference.com

The Weight Stigma Conference is an inter-disciplinary event that brings together scholars and practitioners from a range of backgrounds (e.g., psychology, medicine, public health, allied health professions, education, sports and exercise science, social sciences, media studies, business, public policy, law) to consider research, policy, rhetoric, and practice around the issue of weight stigma.

Submission deadlines: Oral presentations and Session proposals 1st March; Posters 1st April.

June 25-29, 2017, Staten Island, New York, USA

Event: International Academy for Intercultural Research 2017 Conference
Websitehttp://www.csi.cuny.edu/iair/

This is the 10th Biennial Conference of the IAIR. This year's theme is: "Applying Research to Improve Intercultural Relations".

July 4, 2017, Grenada, Spain

Event: EASP Relationship & Health Conference
Websitehttp://easp.sites.uu.nl/

We are excited to announce the EASP preconference on Relationships & Health in Granada on Tuesday July 4th. The preconference is centered around research on the ways in which close relationships shape individuals’ well-being, as well as the ways in which health and well-being affect relationship quality. Five leading researchers will give present their work and, after that, there will be a data blitz session. To register for the preconference, please go to: www.easp.sites.uu.nl. Looking forward to seeing you in Granada!

July 12-14, 2017, Swansea University, Wales, UK

Event: 18th International Reversal Theory Conference
Websitehttp://www.bases.org.uk/Events/18th-International-Reversal-Theory-Confer...

Who would be interested: People working across a whole range of fields, interested in understanding and changing human behaviour and experience, whether existing Reversal Theory researchers or those wanting to find out more (see http://reversaltheory.net/org/ for details).

The Applied Sports Technology and Exercise Medicine Research Centre is delighted to be hosting the conference on the University's brand new Bay Campus (http://www.swansea.ac.uk/campus-development/baycampus/) and we look forward to welcoming you in July 2017.

Please save the date in your calendars and watch out for abstract calls and registration details coming soon! Follow our updates on twitter: https://twitter.com/RTconf2017

August 24 - 27, 2017, Two Harbors, Catalina Island, California, USA

Event: Science of Habits - Behavior Change Interventions for Health Habits
Website: http://dornsife.usc.edu/conferences/advances-in-the-science-of-habits/

This 3-day conference on Catalina Island will feature cutting-edge research on successful habit change interventions. Lifestyle health risks are a major contributor to disease across the globe. Insufficient physical activity, alcohol overindulgence, tobacco use, and an unhealthy diet are primary health-damaging behaviors. In developing countries, additional health risks arise from inadequate sanitation practices.

Interventions designed to change these health behaviors have successfully increased people’s knowledge about health. Many interventions have also been successful at creating immediate, short-term behavior change. However, longer-term maintenance of healthy behaviors remains a challenge.

Interventions create enduring change by altering existing unhealthy habits and by creating new, healthy habits. The conference talks will address the psychological, social, and neurological factors involved in altering and forming new habits. Conference participants could come from a variety of disciplines, including health, psychology, computer science, consumer behavior, and economics. Speakers could present research using a variety of methods and types of data, ranging from laboratory experimental approaches, experience-sampling diary research, field experiments, simulations, and econometric models.

The conference is supported by a generous grant from the Templeton Foundation. Conference participants will be responsible only for their own travel costs (plus $250 registration fee). To apply, please submit a one-page description of your research, along with the name of your institution, your academic title and email address to Asaf Mazar at habitconf@gmail.com.

Graduate Students are welcome to submit an abstract, and if selected, will be invited to present a poster at the conference (registration fee waived for students). Deadline for submissions is March 31, 2017.

August 29 - September 1, 2017, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Event: 18th European Conference on Developmental Psychology
Websitehttp://www.ecdp2017.nl/

The 18th edition of the European Association of Developmental Psychology (EADP) biennial conference (ECDP2017) will take place in Utrecht, the Netherlands, from August 29 to September 1, 2017, with preconference workshops on August 28 and 29.

We are pleased to announce the keynote speakers for ECDP2017: Rutger Engels, Catrin Finkenauer, Elliot Turiel, Henry Wellman, and Sonia Livingstone.

We are pleased to announce that the abstract submission website is now open for ECDP2017. We welcome submissions for Paper presentations, Poster presentations, Paper symposia, and Poster symposia, and encourage proposals from a wide variety of disciplines on topics related to human development. The abstract submission deadline is February 13, 2017.

October 12-14, 2017, Bali, Indonesia

Event: ARUPS Congress 2017
Websitehttp://arups2017.himpsi.or.id/

Theme “Driving Mental Revolution in the Psychological Century: Enhancing Psychological Services for a Better Future.”

The Aim: This congress is expected to be an exciting opportunity for academics and professionals in psychology to share their perspectives about the contributions of psychology and its profession in ASEAN and also in worldwide.

Host: ASEAN Regional Union of Psychological Societies (ARUPS)

Co-host: Indonesian Psychological Association (Himpunan Psikologi Indonesia/HIMPSI)

Supported by : International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS)

Location: Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel, Address: Kartika Plaza, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia; http://www.discoverykartikaplaza.com

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