Most conferences require submissions a few months before the actual conference occurs, so here are some basic dates to keep in mind while completing your research. These international psychology and law conferences are great venues for new and exciting research, including masters theses and doctoral dissertations. Some of these will require you to have your data collected and analyzed at time of submission in order to be eligible to present, so plan ahead!
While this list is by no means exhaustive, below are some of the major conferences in the area to look forward to. NOTE: This post will be updated as new information becomes available.
The Academic International Conference on Interdisciplinary Legal Studies (AICILS) will take place March 6 - 8 in Oxford, United Kingdom. Note that the submission deadline is February 4!
The International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS) will take place March 7 - 9 in Paris, France. Note that submissions are no longer accepted.
The American Psychology - Law Society (APLS) Conference will take place March 14 - 16 in Portland, United States. Note that submissions are no longer accepted.
The Association for Psychological Science (APS) Convention will take place May 23 - 26 in Washington DC, United States. Note that the submission deadline is November 15!
The Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC) Conference will take place June 6 - 9 in Cape Cod, United States. Note that the submission deadline is December 1!
The International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services (IAFMHS) Conference will take place June 25 - 27 in Montreal, Canada. Note that the submission deadline is November 30!
The international Investigative Interviewing Research Group (iIIRG) Conference will take place June 26 - 28 in Stavern, Norway.
The annual conference of the European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL) will take place July 17 - 20 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
The American Psychological Association (APA) Convention will take place August 8 - 11 in Chicago, United States. Note that the submission deadline is December 3!
Thank you to everyone who attended the 2018 EAPL Conference in Turku, Finland!
The scientific program will address the key issues that arise from machine learning and the prediction of future behaviour, psychology and law in a digital world, intercultural psychology and law. Intersections between these topics and the areas of forensic and criminological psychology will be explored, such as eyewitness testimonies, the investigative interviews, lie detection and credibility assessment, risk and dangerousness assessment, recidivism, treatment of offenders and victims.
Researchers and practitioners from Europe and other parts of the World are also invited to share their recent scientific work and field experience concerning new challenges faced by the society, such as human trafficking, terrorism, and cybercrime.
The EAPL hopes to call attention to high-quality student research (undergraduate, masters, and doctoral) and facilitate student involvement in the field. In line with this, the EAPL will host a number of events intended for student and early career members at the 2017 conference. There are also a number of student awards available for this conference. Undergraduate, masters, and PhD level members are eligible for this funding.
For more conference details go to our "Conferences" tab.
Awards encourage student attendance and Participation at EAPL conferences, and promote academic excellence among students.
Apply for EAPL-S Turku 2018 awards! Application deadline is June 28th 2018
EAPL-S aims to provide students with mobility awards and conference incentives for each psychology and law related conference. The following paper presentation and poster awards were all generously donated by the EAPL for the 2017-2018 year, and will be awarded at the EAPL Turku, Finland 2018 conference.
Apply for EAPL-S Finland 2018 awards today! Applications are due June 22nd, 2018.
You are eligible for these awards if you are.
NOTE: To apply for these awards provide proof of conference registration and EAPL membership, and evidence that you have been accepted to present a poster or paper at the conference.
The EAPL-S is encouraging international student conference attendance by providing a travel award. A grant of €300 will be awarded to the student who is travelling the furthest.
Additionally, you will need to provide a summary of the paper that you are presenting at the conference (max. 1000 words), including:
For the three most outstanding and innovative paper submitted to the EAPL 2018 conference.
First Place (€ 400), Second Place (€ 300), Third Place (€ 200).
There will also be a prize (€ 200) for the best poster presentation.
Award recipients will be officially presented a certificate and the monetary award during the EAPL conference.