International Council of Psychologists – 2020 Virtual Conference

   11.12.2020  bis  13.12.2020 | Online

The 2020 ICP annual conference will be a dynamic mix of plenaries, symposia, and short interactive talks/posters.


Invited Special Topic Symposia and Informal Conversation Hours

  • Women and Human Rights
  • COVID-19 and Human Rights
  • Climate Justice
  • Racism and Human Rights

Poster Sessions /Lightning Talks

  • View pre-loaded posters online
  • Listen to “Lightning Sessions” – series of 5-minute talks by Poster Authors on their work
  • Discuss in post-talk live discussion

ICP Special Meetings

  • Town Hall / Members’ Meeting- where is ICP now and where should it be going?
  • Awards and Tributes Ceremony
  • Updates on ICP:
    • ICP at the United Nations
    • ICP COVID-19 Projects
    • ICP and the Global Network of Psychologists for Human Rights


Keynote: Saths Cooper, South Africa
The Quest for Human Rights,

Sathasivian (Saths) Cooper, PhD has worked tirelessly for social justice causes in South Africa (SA) as well as internationally. As an activist in the anti-Apartheid struggle in SA, he was placed under house arrest in 1973 …   Read More

Keynote: Ellyn Kaschak, USA/Costa Rica
Human Rights and Wrongs: 50 Years of Struggle and Change for Women

Ellyn Uram Kaschak, Ph.D. is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning psychologist, author and teacher. She is well-known as a speaker, workshop leader, human rights advocate and a public intellectual. She is Professor Emeritus …  Read More…

Invited Talk: Brian Mishara, Canada (2018 Fukuhara Award Recipient)
Challenges in evidence based suicide prevention: Global commonalities and cultural specificities

About Dr. Mishara: Brian Mishara is Director of the Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide, Ethical Issues and End-of-Life Practices (CRISE) and Professor of Psychology at the Université du Québec à Montréal, in Montreal, Canada. Read More …..

Invited Talk: Anusha Kassan, Canada (ICP 2018 Sukemune/Bain Award Recipient)
Finding Balance: Approaching Youth’s Multiple and Intersecting Cultural Identities and Social Locations with Curiosity and Sensitivity

About Dr. Kassan: Dr. Kassan is an Associate Professor in child and youth mental health in the School and Applied Child Psychology program at the University of British Columbia, Canada. Read more …