2019 Conference at Taipei

The 13th Conference of AASP was held at Academia Sinica, Taiwan (July 11-13, 2019) on the theme "Consolidating the future of Culture-Oriented Psychology: Progress and achievements”. It was a well attended conference with more than 600 delegates from across 20 countries in attendance. The conference was supported financially by the Academia Sinica and Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology. During the conference about 400 oral presentations were made that included around70 symposiums and almost 120 posters.

The 13th Conference of AASP was held at Academia Sinica, Taiwan (July 11-13, 2019) on the theme "Consolidating the future of Culture-Oriented Psychology: Progress and achievements”. It was a well attended conference with more than 600 delegates from across 20 countries in attendance. The conference was supported financially by the Academia Sinica and Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology. During the conference about 400 oral presentations were made that included around70 symposiums and almost 120 posters.

Besides the keynote speakers, the Presidential Address was given by Hoon-Seok Choi on the topic “A new model of IND-COL that suggests us what to do within and between groups”. The plenary session had speakers like Gustavo Carlo who spoke on “Prosocial Development in Latino/a Immigrant Youth”, Steven Heine deliberating on “Psychology's WEIRD challenge: The nature of the problem and possible solutions”, the winner of Michael Harris Bond Early Career Award, Ronnel B. King, speaking on “The Great Divide: How Income Inequality Harms Student Motivation and Achievement”. In addition, and the winner of Kuo Shu Yang Medal Presentation, Susumu Yamaguchi, who spoke on “Importance of Indigenous Perspectives in Asian Social Psychology: A legacy of Prof. Kuo-Shu Yang.”

On the second day of the conference a memorial event was organized for Prof. Kuo-Shu Yang, who not only once served as the President of AASP but also was the Vice President of Academia Sinica. It was a well attended event with speakers sharing their reminiscences of Prof. Kuo-Shu Yang.

Report on 2019 Taipei Conference

 
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