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The Fourth International Conference on Psychology Education (ICOPE) will be held in Sydney, Australia, at the University of New South Wales, from Thursday July 8 to Sunday July 11. The theme of the conference is: "Global Psychology Education: Promise for the Future".

The conference will feature (a) research on the application of psychological principles to enhancing student learning in the university setting, (b) developments in education and training in psychology across the world, and (c) sharing of world best practice in psychology education.   The conference includes symposia, individual papers, poster and practice sessions, as well as plenary sessions with international keynote speakers.  The conference is being organised through the School of Psychology, the University of New South Wales, and is being supported by the Australian Psychology Educators Network (APEN; an interest group of the Australian Psychological Society) and the International Teaching of Psychology Network (InterTOP). Please see the sidebar for more information.

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A special symposium and workshop on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Issues in Psychology will run on Saturday 10 July 2010. Participation is encouraged and there will be a reduced registration fee of $80 for that day ONLY.

Keynote speakers

Diane Halpern, USA - Why We Teach: Education for Psychological Literacy and Critical Thinking

Victor Karandashev, Russia - International Psychology Education: Retrospective and Promise for the Global Future

Lyn Littlefield, Australia - Australian psychology education – preparation for professional practice?

Sarlito Sarwono, Indonesia - Toward an Asian Psychology: Learning from the Indonesian experience

AnnieTrapp, UK - Improving the Usability of Psychology Education

Other psychology conferences in the region at that time include:

The 27th International Conference on Applied Psychology
11 - 16 July, 2010.
Melbourne, Australia

The Asian Psychological Society
4 - 7 July, 2010.
Darwin, Australia

4th International Congress on Licensure, Certification and Credentialing of Psychologists
2 - 4 July, 2010
Sydney, Australia

7th International Test Commission Conference

Challenges and Opportunities in Testing and Assessment in a Globalized Economy
19 - 21 July, 2010 - Conference
18 July, 2010 - Pre-Conference Workshops
Chinese University of Hong Kong Shatin, Hong Kong

ICOPE 2010 Sponsors
Sydney Opera House Sydney Darling Harbour at nightCity of Sydney
  An interest group of the Australian Psychological Society University of New South WalesThe School of Psychology, UNSW


International Teaching of Psychology Network